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Trudellite

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Harry W. Trudell
Colour:
Golden yellow; light yellow in transmitted light
Lustre:
Sub-Vitreous
Name:
Named in 1925 by Samuel George Gordon in honor of Harry William Trudell [May 2, 1879 Richmond, Virginia, USA - January 26, 1964 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA], co-founder of The American Mineralogist and the journal's first business manager, mineral collector, amateur mineralogist, president of the Philadelphia Mineralogical Society (1917). Shown to be a mixture by Mary Emma Mrose (1971).
Extremely deliquescent and extremely difficult to preserve. Nearly impossible to preserve without protection in humidity-proof containers.


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Physical Properties of TrudelliteHide

Sub-Vitreous
Transparency:
Transparent, Translucent
Colour:
Golden yellow; light yellow in transmitted light

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Halotrichite1 photo of Trudellite associated with Halotrichite 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 TrudelliteHide

Reference List:
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Gordon, Samuel George (1926 [1925]) Proceedings of the Academy of Science, Philadelphia: 77: 317.
Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 131.
Mrose, Mary Emma (1971) U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 750-A, p. 115.

Internet Links for TrudelliteHide

Localities for TrudelliteHide

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Locality ListHide

- 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.
Chile
 
  • Tarapacá
    • El Tamarugal Province
      • Pampa del Tamarugal
Palache et al (1951), Dana's System of Mineralogy, seventh ed., vol. II: 131.
 
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