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Schrötterite

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Colour:Whitish, yellowish, ...
A Mixture Of:Diaspore, Halloysite, Variscite


A whitish, yellowish, greenish or bluish coloured substance, resembling opal and allophane. Comparable to leobenite.

Originally reported from Tollingerberg Mt., Freienstein, Leoben, Styria, Austria.

Classification of Schrötterite

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Physical Properties of Schrötterite

Diaphaneity (Transparency):Transparent, Translucent
Colour:Whitish, yellowish, greenish or bluish

Other Names for Schrötterite

Synonyms:
Allophane opalOpal-AllophaneOpalin-AllophanSchroetterite
Other Languages:
German:Schrötterit
Spanish:Schrötterita

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.

References for Schrötterite

Reference List:

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Zepharovich, V.R. von (1859): "Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Kaiserthum Österreich", Vol. 1, Vienna.

Zepharovich, V.R. von (1893) in: F. Becke (ed.): "Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Kaiserthum Österreich", Vol. 3, Vienna.

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