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Kochenite

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Name:For the locality where it was found
A variety of Amber

Originally reported from Kochen valley, Telfs, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria.

Classification of Kochenite

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Physical Properties of Kochenite

Diaphaneity (Transparency):Transparent, Translucent

Other Names for Kochenite

Other Languages:
German:Kochenit

Other Information

Fluorescence in UV light:Intensiv blue-white in long-wave UV-light
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 Kochenite

Reference List:

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- A. Pichler: Jahrb. k. k. geol. Reichsanstalt (1868)
- Strasser, M. (2009): Kochenit: Trias-Bernstein aus dem Mieminger Gebirge, Tirol. Lapis 34 (5): 47 + 58

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  • Localities for Kochenite

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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.
    Austria
     
    • Tyrol
      • North Tyrol
        • Inn valley
          • Jenbach
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
          • Kramsach
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
          • Telfs
    A. Pichler: Jahrb. k. k. geol. Reichsanstalt (1868)
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