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Lancasterite

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A Mixture Of:Brucite, Hydromagnesite


Also may be aragonite.

Classification of Lancasterite

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References for Lancasterite

Reference List:

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Silliman (1850) American Journal of Science: 9: 216.

Smith, J.L. & G. J. Brush (1853) American Journal of Science, ser. 2 15: 214.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 271.

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  • Localities for Lancasterite

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    (TL) indicates type locality. ? 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.
    USA
     
    • Pennsylvania
      • Lancaster Co.
        • State Line Chromite District
          • Little Britain Township
            • Texas
    Gordon, Mineralogy of Pennsylvania, p. 205 (1922)
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