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Manganoan Calcite

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Formula:
(Ca,Mn)CO
 
3
A variety of Calcite

A calcite rich in manganese.
Originally reported from Banská Štiavnica (Selmecbánya; Schemnitz), Banská Štiavnica Mining District, Štiavnica Mts, Banská Bystrica Region, Slovak Republic.

Classification of Manganoan Calcite

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Chemical Properties of Manganoan Calcite

Formula:
(Ca,Mn)CO
 
3
Simplified for copy/paste:(Ca,Mn)CO3
Essential elements:C, Ca, O
All elements listed in formula:C, Ca, Mn, O

Other Names for Manganoan Calcite

Synonyms:
CalcimangiteCalcite-rhodochrositeCalcium-RhodochrositeManganiferous CalciteMangankalkspat
ManganocalciteSpartaite
Other Languages:
German:Calciodadochit
Calciumrhodochrosit
Kalkmanganspat
Manganocalcit
Spartait
Simplified Chinese:锰方解石
Spanish:Calciumrhodochrosita
Manganocalcita
Spartaita

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 Manganoan Calcite

Reference List:

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Schulman, J.H., et al (1947) The sensitized luminescence of manganese-activated calcite. Journal of Applied Physics: 18: 732-739.

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