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Merumite

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Name:From the Merume river, Guyana.
A Mixture Of:Bracewellite, Eskolaite, Grimaldiite, Guyanaite, Mcconnellite


Originally described as"Cr2O3.H2O" [American Mineralogist, 34, 339 (1949)], but now known to be mostly eskolaite, intergrown with varying proportions of four other fine-grained chromium minerals. Occurs as hard black pebbles in river placers.

Classification of Merumite

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    • Mazaruni District
      • Kamakusa
    Am. Mineral., 34, 339 (1949)
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