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Manaccanite

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A variety of Ilmenite

A ferrian variety of Ilmenite. [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"]
Originally reported from Tregonwell Mill, Manaccan, Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall, England, UK.

Classification of Manaccanite

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Other Names for Manaccanite

Synonyms:
Gregorite (of Paris)ManachaniteManackaniteMänakanMenacan
MenaccaniteMenacchaniteMenachaniteMenakanMenakanite
Menakeisenstein
Other Languages:
German:Manaccanit
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Menacconit
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Spanish:Manaccanita
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Menachanita
Menakanita

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 Manaccanite

Reference List:

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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: 537.

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  • Localities for Manaccanite

    The map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
    (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.
    UK
     
    • England
      • Cornwall
        • Lizard Peninsula
          • Manaccan
    [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"]
          • St Keverne
    Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 94; Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
    Paris, J.A. (1818): Gregorite (Menacchanite) discovered at Lanarth. Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 1, 226-227.
    USA
     
    • Connecticut
      • Middlesex Co.
        • Haddam
    5th and 6th Annual Reports of the Curators of the museum of Wesleyan University, Middletown, 1877.
    • Massachusetts
      • Worcester Co.
    Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
        • Sterling
    Emerson, 1917. Geology of Mass. & Rhode Island, p.61
    • New Hampshire
      • Grafton Co.
    Hitchcock, Charles Henry (1905). The Geology of Littleton, New Hampshire (Cambridge MA: University Press).
    The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 84.
    • North Carolina
      • Gaston Co.
    Genth,F.A and Kerr,W.C,1881,Mineral and Mineral Localities of North Carolina,Geologic Survey
      • Haywood Co.
    U.S Bureau of Mines/Spatial Data from the Minerals System/Mineral Industry System(Mas/Mils)CD-Rom,Sep,1995
    Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
    Genth,F.A.(1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
      • Madison Co.
        • Canton-Democrat
    Wilson,W.F and McKenzie,B.J :1978 ,Mineral Collecting Sites in North Carolina, Information Circular 24
    Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina: USGS Bulletion No.74
      • Mitchell Co.
        • Grassy Creek
    Genth,F.A and Kerr,W.C ,1881,Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina,Geologic Survey, North Carolina
    Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina:USGS Bulletion No.74
    Genth, F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina: USGS Bulletion No.74
    Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina: USGS Bulletion No.74
    Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina:USGS Bulletion No.74
    Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina:USGS Bulletion No.74
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