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Moroxite

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Name:Probably named from Pliny's morochies (morochthas) - a green gem.
A variety of Apatite

A blue-green variety of Apatite from Arendal, Norway.

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Classification of Moroxite

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Other Names for Moroxite

Other Languages:
German:Moroxit
Spanish:Moroxita

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Moroxite

Reference List:

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Abildgaard (1798) Moll’s Berg.-Hütten, Jb.: 2: 432.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 878.

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  • Localities for Moroxite

    (TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
    Norway
     
    • Aust-Agder
      • Arendal
        • Arendal Iron Mines
          • Barbudalen
    Scheerer, Th. (1845): Geognostisk-mineralogiske Skizzer samlede paa en Reise sommeren 1842. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaben 4: 126-164
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