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Carbonite (of Heinrich)

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A natural coke formed by the action of igneous intrusions on coal. Composition is between anthracite and graphite.
Originally described from Edgehill Mines, Richmond City (City), Virginia, USA.

Classification of Carbonite (of Heinrich)

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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.
    • Kyushu Region
      • Fukuoka Prefecture
        • Tagawa City
    Masutomi Museum specimen (Kyoto)
    Field Guide of Common Rocks and Minerals- Fredrick Brewster Loomis-1948
    Field Book of Common Rocks and Minerals- Fredrick Brewster Loomis-1948
    • Virginia
      • Richmond City (City)
    O.J.Heinrich (1875) Engin. Mining J. 19,35
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