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Mistake in Slovakian zunyite photo

Posted by Jakub Jirásek  
Mistake in Slovakian zunyite photo
June 24, 2012 11:09AM

picture [www.mindat.org] present pink crystalline diaspore in zunyite matrix and not otherways. Local zunyite forms crystals of microscopical size only!

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June 24, 2012 07:43PM
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Re: Mistake in Slovakian zunyite photo
July 04, 2012 10:38AM
Jakub is right. The picture shows a typical sample from Banská Belá: pink diaspore crystals in butter-coloured, clayey zunyite ("dillnite") matrix. Dillnite (F-rich zunyite) was first described from a similar sample by A. Hutzelmann in 1849 (!) and was named after the German name (Dilln) of the type locality (Banská Belá).
avatar Re: Mistake in Slovakian zunyite photo
July 04, 2012 07:43PM
Fixed, Thanks.

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