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Name:
After Thomas Andrews (1813-1885), English chemist.
Discredited mineral (Dunn, 1990) - a mixture of hentschelite and rockbridgeite, with minor chalcosiderite.

Originally reported from Wheal Phoenix (Phoenix United Mine; West Phoenix Mine), Linkinhorne, Caradon & Phoenix Area (South-Eastern Bodmin Moor), Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, UK.


Classification of AndrewsiteHide

Discredited

Pronounciation of AndrewsiteHide

Pronounciation:
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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Other Language Names for AndrewsiteHide

German:Andrewsit
Spanish:Andrewsita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Goethite1 photo of Andrewsite associated with Goethite on mindat.org.

Other InformationHide

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 AndrewsiteHide

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Maskelyne, N.S. (1871) On andrewsite. Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science, London: 24: 99.
Maskelyne, N.S. (1875) On andrewsite and chalkosiderite. Journal of the Chemical Society, London: 28: 586-591.
Frondel, C. (1949) The dufrenite problem. American Mineralogist: 34: 513-540. [discussion on p.534-536]
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. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 802-803.
Dunn, P.J. (1990) Andrewsite and laubmannite formally discredited. American Mineralogist, 75, 1197-1199.

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Localities for AndrewsiteHide

ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
France
 
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
    • Haute-Vienne
      • Razès
        • Chanteloube
          • Vilatte Quarries (La Vilate)
Boisson, J. M. (1988) - Les monts d'Ambazac, Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, (2), 3-33.
Ireland
 
  • Co. Cork
    • Glandore
Sir Arthur Russell Collection
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Linkinhorne
        • Minions
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: 802, 950.; Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 2, pp. 591-594
Rudler, F.W. (1905): A Handbook to a Collection of the Minerals of the British Islands, Mostly Selected from the Ludlam Collection. HMSO Publications (London), 241 pp.
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