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Roscoelite from
Engineer Gold Mine, Tagish Lake, Atlin Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Roscoelite
Formula:K(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Comments:Millonig et al (2017) reported that the "roscoelite" at the Engineer mine is, in fact, a vanadian illite.
Confirmation
Validity:Erroneously Reported
References
References:Millonig et al. (2017) "The Engineer Mine, British Columbia: An example of epithermal Au-Ag mineralization with mixed alkaline and sub alkaline characteristics." Ore Geology Reviews 83:235–257.

Mauthner, M.H. , Groat, L.A. and Raudsepp, M. (1996). "The Engineer Mine, Tagish Lake, British Columbia." Mineralogical Record, 27(4),pp:263-273.
G. W. Robinson, V. King (1993) Whats New in Minerals. Mineralogical Record 24:381-395
Mauthner, M. and C. A. Francis (2006) Gold Crystal Localities of British Columbia, Canada. Rocks & Minerals 81:14-22
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Roscoelite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Engineer Gold Mine, Tagish Lake, Atlin Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
 
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