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C10H16O + (H2S)
For the locality where it was found
A variety of Amber

Originally reported from Kochen valley, Telfs, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria.

Classification of Kochenite

Physical Properties of Kochenite

Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Transparent, Translucent

Chemical Properties of Kochenite

C10H16O + (H2S)
Elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Kochenite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

Intensiv blue-white in long-wave UV-light
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 Kochenite

Reference List:
- A. Pichler: Jahrb. k. k. geol. Reichsanstalt (1868)
- Strasser, M. (2009): Kochenit: Trias-Bernstein aus dem Mieminger Gebirge, Tirol. Lapis 34 (5): 47 + 58

Internet Links for Kochenite URL:
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Localities for Kochenite

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
      • Inn valley
        • Jenbach
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
        • Kramsach
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
        • Telfs
A. Pichler: Jahrb. k. k. geol. Reichsanstalt (1868)
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