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|Name:||Named for Mr William Goodlet.|
|A Mixture Of:||Fuchsite, Margarite, Ruby, Sapphire|
A colourful metamorphic rock from New Zealand used as a gemstone. Found in glacial moraines and river deposits as float over a 20x20 km area from Taipo River in north to Cropp River in the south and west to the coast. Not found in situ. Also contains accessory chromite and mainly dravite tourmaline.
Found at Back Creek, Rimu, South Island, New Zealand.
Classification of Goodletite
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Other Names for Goodletite
|Health Warning:||No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.|
References for Goodletite
Journal of Petrology (1996) 37:293-315
Internet Links for Goodletite
Localities for Goodletite
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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.
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Locality Updated: Longwood Range peridotite outcrops, Southland, South Island, New ZealandFrom Judy Rowe, 5th Dec 2013 00:19:36