Klaprothite (of Petersen)
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|Colour:||steel grey, yellowish||Hardness:||2½|
|Name:||After German mineralogist, M.H. Klaproth (1743-1817).|
|A Mixture Of:||Emplectite, Wittichenite|
This page provides mineralogical data about Klaprothite (of Petersen).
Classification of Klaprothite (of Petersen)
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Physical Properties of Klaprothite (of Petersen)
|Colour:||steel grey, yellowish|
|Density (calculated):||4.6 g/cm3|
Other Names for Klaprothite (of Petersen)
|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 Klaprothite (of Petersen)
C.F. Naumann, F. Zirkel (1898): "Elemente der Mineralogie", 13th ed., Engelmann (Leipzig): 449.
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 418-419.
Internet Links for Klaprothite (of Petersen)
Localities for Klaprothite (of Petersen)
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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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Locality Updated: Tintaya Mine, Ahuancata, Espinar Province, Cuzco Department, PeruFrom Uwe Kolitsch, 21st May 2013 15:29:48