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Anthraconite

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A variety of Calcite

A black carboniferous, often bituminous variety of Calcite

Classification of Anthraconite

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Other Names for Anthraconite

Synonyms:
AnthracoliteAntrakoniteMadreporite
Other Languages:
German:Anthracolit
Anthraconit
Anthrakolith
Anthrakonit
Anthratolith
Antraconit
Antrakonit
Spanish:Anthracolita
Anthraconita
Antrakonita

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.

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  • Localities for Anthraconite

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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.
    Germany
     
    • Saxony-Anhalt
      • Harz
        • Harzgerode mining district
          • Harzgerode
    Thomas Lühr collection
    • Schleswig-Holstein
      • Lübeck
        • Travemünde
    A. Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", Schweizerbart (Stuttgart), 2001
    USA
     
    • Michigan
      • Alpena Co.
    ROCKS AND MINERALS OF MICHIGAN By O. F. Poindexter H. M. Martin S. G. Bergquist MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES 1971, p 17
      • Charlevoix Co.
    Rocks & Minerals 20:483 (1945)
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