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|Name:||After Thomas Andrews (1813-1885), English chemist.|
|A Mixture Of:||Hentschelite, Rockbridgeite|
Discredited mineral (Dunn, 1990) - a mixture of Hentschelite and Rockbridgeite, with minor Chalcosiderite.
Originally reported from Wheal Phoenix (Phoenix United Mine; West Phoenix Mine), Linkinhorne, Caradon & Phoenix Area (South-Eastern Bodmin Moor), Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, UK.
Classification of Andrewsite
|Explanation of status:||Found to be a mixture.|
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Other Names for Andrewsite
|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 Andrewsite
Maskelyne (1871) Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science, London: 24: 99.
Maskelyne (1875) Journal of the Chemical Society, London: 28: 586.
Frondel, C. (1949) American Mineralogist: 34: 534.
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.: 802-803.
Dunn, P.J. (1990) Andrewsite and laubmannite formally discredited. American Mineralogist, 75, 1197-1199.
Internet Links for Andrewsite
Localities for Andrewsite
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