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Wassonite

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Formula:
TiS
This page provides mineralogical data about Wassonite.

Chemical Properties of Wassonite

Formula:
TiS
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Wassonite

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Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Wassonite

Reference List:
Nakamura-Messenger, K., Clemett, S.J., Rubin, A., Choi, B.-G., Keller, L.P., Zhang,
S., Rahman, Z. and Oikawa, K. (2011) Wassoni t e , IMA 2010-074. CNMNC Newsletter No. 8, April 2011, page 293; Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 289294.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/04/110405151612.htm

http://www.nasa.gov/centers/johnson/pdf/533412main_wassonite_images_for_press_release.pdf

Internet Links for Wassonite

Localities for Wassonite

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? 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.
Antarctica
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Queen Maud Land (Dronning Maud Land)
      • Queen Fabiola Mts (Yamato Mts)
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/04/110405151612.htm; Nakamura-Messenger et al., (2011) The Formation of Wassonite: A New Titanium Monosulfide Mineral in the Yamato 691 Enstatite Chondrite: Workshop on Formation of the First Solids in the Solar System: LPI Contribution No. 1639, p. 9091. (Nov 2011)
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