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A paraffin wax.
Originally described from Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil (Mid Glamorgan; Glamorgan), Wales, UK.
Apparently identical to evenkite (Spangenberg & Meisser, 2000).
Classification of Hatchettite
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Other Names for Hatchettite
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References for Hatchettite
Spangenberg, J. E. & Meisser, N. (2000): Hatchettite and evenkite – two mineral names for the same natural crystalline paraffinic wax. Abstract for V Isotope Workshop of European Society for Isotope Research, July 2000, Kraków, Poland ; 188-191.
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Localities for Hatchettite
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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: Cadaval, Lisbon District, PortugalFrom Rui Nunes, 11th Dec 2013 11:11:39