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Barettite

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Formula:
near (Ca,Mg,Fe)6Si5O16 · 0.5H2O
A slag phase first found in 1994 by collector Bonifazi Marco.
Probably a mixture of Calcite and a pyroxene (near Diopside).
Originally reported from Traversella Mine, Traversella, Chiusella Valley, Canavese District, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy.

Classification of Barettite

Not Approved
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Chemical Properties of Barettite

Formula:
near (Ca,Mg,Fe)6Si5O16 · 0.5H2O
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Barettite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Barettit
Spanish:Barettita

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.

Internet Links for Barettite

Localities for Barettite

(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.
Italy
 
  • Piedmont
    • Torino Province
      • Canavese District
        • Chiusella Valley
          • Traversella
No reference listed
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