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Manganoan Calcite

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A calcite rich in manganese.
Originally reported from Banská Štiavnica (Selmecbánya; Schemnitz), Banská Štiavnica Mining District, Štiavnica Mts, Banská Bystrica Region, Slovak Republic.

Classification of Manganoan Calcite

Chemical Properties of Manganoan Calcite

Elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Manganoan Calcite

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 Manganoan Calcite

Reference List:
Schulman, J.H., et al (1947) The sensitized luminescence of manganese-activated calcite. Journal of Applied Physics: 18: 732-739.

Polgári, M., Bajnóczi, B., Götze, J. & Vígh, T. (2007): Cathodoluminescence behaviour of Mn-rich carbonates. Goldschmidt 2007 Conference, 20-24 August, Cologne, Germany, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 71, no. 15., Special Supplement, A801.

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