near (Ca,Mg,Fe) Si O · 0.5H O 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 IMA status: Not Approved mindat.org URL: http://www.mindat.org/min-521.html Please feel free to link to this page. Chemical Properties of Barettite Formula:
near (Ca,Mg,Fe) Si O · 0.5H O Essential elements: Ca, H, O, Si All elements listed in formula: Ca, Fe, H, Mg, O, Si Other Names for Barettite Other Languages: 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. Internet Links for Barettite Search Engines:
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