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Pateraite

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Colour:Black
Name:After A. Patera, who first examined the material.


An ill-defined substance, supposedly a cobalt molybdate.

Originally reported from Elias Mine, Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Ostrov, Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic.

Classification of Pateraite

IMA status:Not Approved
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Physical Properties of Pateraite

Colour:Black

Crystallography of Pateraite

Morphology:Massive.

Other Information

Other Information:Soluble in acids.
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 Pateraite

Reference List:

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Haidinger (1856) Jb. Geol. Bundesanst.: 7: 196.

Laube (1864) Jb. Geol. Bundesanst.: 14: 303.

Dana, E.S. (1892) System of Mineralogy, 6th. Edition, New York: 991.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 1098.

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  • Localities for Pateraite

    (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.
    Czech Republic
     
    • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
      • Karlovy Vary Region
        • Krušné Hory Mtns (Erzgebirge)
          • Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal)
            • Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal)
    Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 1098.
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