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Asteroite

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A variety of Augite

A stellate radiating iron-rich variety of Augite.

Originally described from Nordmark, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden.

Classification of Asteroite

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Other Names for Asteroite

Other Languages:
German:Asteroit
Spanish:Asteroita

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 Asteroite

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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.
    China
     
    • Jilin Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
      • Tonghua Prefecture
        • Ji'an Co.
    http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
    Sweden
     
    • Värmland
      • Filipstad
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