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A general term for yellowish oxidation crusts on bismuth minerals, referring both to the individual minerals as well as to mixtures thereof. Mostly bismite, bismutite and probably many other secondary Bi minerals.
Classification of Bismuth Ochre
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Other Names for Bismuth Ochre
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References for Bismuth Ochre
Dana, 1837, 210 - "Syst. Min. 1st ed.".
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 599.
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Localities for Bismuth Ochre
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