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About GenthiteHide

Named in 1867 by James Dwight Dana in honor of Fredrick August Ludwig Karl Wilhelm Genth [May 17, 1820 Wächtersbach, Hesse-Cassel - February 2, 1893 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA], professor of mineralogy at the University of Pennsylvania.
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This page provides mineralogical data about Genthite.

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References for GenthiteHide

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George T. Faust,, 1966, The Hydrous Nickel-Magnesium Silicates - The Garnierite Group, American Mineralogist, v 51, 279-298.

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This 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.

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - 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.
  • Ontario
    • Thunder Bay District
Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49.
  • Analamanga
    • Ambohidratrimo
Behier, J., Delbos, L. & Laplaine, L. (1959): La gisement de peridotite nickelifere d'Ampangabe-Jabo. In Besaire, H. (ed): Rapport Annuel du Service Geologique pour 1959. Republique Madagascar, Tananarive. 153-157
  • Vatovavy Fitovinany
    • Mananjary
Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
  • Scotland
    • Shetland
      • Unst
        • Baltasound-Haroldswick area
Heddle, M.F. (1878) The Geognosy and Mineralogy of Scotland: Orkney and Shetland. Island of Unst. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 2, p. 12-35.
  • North Carolina
    • Jackson Co.
Wilson,W.F.,and McKenzie,B.J.,(1978) Mineral Collecting Sites in North Carolina
  • Pennsylvania
    • Lancaster Co.
      • State Line Chromite Mining District
        • Fulton Township
Pearre, N. C., & Heyl Jr, A. V. (1960). Chromite and other mineral deposits in serpentine rocks of the piedmont upland, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Delaware (No. 1082-K, pp. 707-833). US Government Printing Office.
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