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An ill-defined substance. Analysis indicates a hydrated sulphate of Na, K, Ca, Mg, Mn, Fe''', and Pb.
Classification of Lamprophanite
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Physical Properties of Lamprophanite
|Density (measured):||3.07 g/cm3|
Crystallography of Lamprophanite
|Morphology:||Occurs as thin, cleavable folia.|
|Other Information:||Not totally soluble in acids.|
|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 Lamprophanite
Igelström (1866) Svenska Vetenskapsakademien, Stockholm, Handlingar, Öfv.: 23: 93.
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.: 580.
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Localities for Lamprophanite
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(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.
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New Locality Added: Lambert's Mine, Orange, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USAFrom Harold Moritz, 3rd Sep 2014 01:58:09