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Capillitite

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Formula:
(Mn,Zn,Fe)CO3
Colour:
Yellowish brown, gray, ...
Name:
From the locality Capillitas in Argentina.
A variety of Rhodochrosite

Yellowish brown to gray banded ferro-zinciferous variety of rhodochrosite.


Classification of Capillitite

Physical Properties of Capillitite

Colour:
Yellowish brown, gray, dark brown

Chemical Properties of Capillitite

Formula:
(Mn,Zn,Fe)CO3
Elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Capillitite

Name in Other Languages:
Spanish:Capillitita

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.

Internet Links for Capillitite

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Localities for Capillitite

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.
(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.
Argentina
 
  • Catamarca
    • Andalgalá Department
Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
South Africa
 
  • Limpopo Province
    • Sekhukhune District
      • Groblersdal
Atanasova, M., Cairncross, B. and Windisch, W.R. (2016) Microminerals of the Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Popular Geoscience Series 6, Council for Geoscience, Pretoria, South Africa, 110 pg
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