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|Name:||From the Greek αγκυλός ("ankylos") for "curved", in allusion to its usually rounded and distorted crystal shapes.|
This page provides mineralogical data about Ancylite.
Classification of Ancylite
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Crystallography of Ancylite
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Other Names for Ancylite
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References for Ancylite
Flink (1899) Meddelelser om Grønland: 14: 235 (as Ankylit).
Flink (1901) Meddelelser om Grønland: 24: 49.
Tschernik (1923) Bull. de académie des sciences Russie: (6): 17: 81.
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: 291-293.
Internet Links for Ancylite
|Specimens:||The following Ancylite specimens are currently listed for sale on minfind.com.|
Localities for Ancylite
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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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