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Osumilite-(K,Mg)

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Name proposed by Chinner and Dixon (1973) for an osumilite of composition closely approaching that of the K,Mg end-member from Tieveragh, Ireland. The mineral was not formally approved by the IMA, and subsequently it was discredited by the CNMNC in 1980.

Classification of Osumilite-(K,Mg)

IMA status:Discredited 1980
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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 Osumilite-(K,Mg)

Reference List:

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Chinner, G. A. and Dixon, P.D. (1973): Irish osumilite. Mineralogical Magazine, 39, 189-192.

International Mineralogical Association: Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names. Mineralogical Magazine, 1980, 43, 1053-1055.

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