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Quisqueite

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A variety of Lignite

A vanadium-rich variety of lignite.
Also "a highly sulphurous asphaltum" (spelling "Quiscqueite").

Originally described from Quisque District, Cerro de Pasco, Alcides Carrión Province, Pasco Department, Peru.


Classification of Quisqueite

Other Names for Quisqueite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Quisqueit
Spanish:Quisqueita

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Quisqueite

Reference List:
Hewett, D. F. (1910) Vanadium Deposits in Peru. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical Engineering 40:274-299

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