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Zincian Aragonite

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About Zincian AragoniteHide

Formula:
(Ca,Zn)CO3
A variety of Aragonite

A zinc-rich variety of aragonite.

Originally reported from Wolftone Mine, Carbonate Hill, Leadville, Leadville District, Lake Co., Colorado, USA.


Chemical Properties of Zincian AragoniteHide

Formula:
(Ca,Zn)CO3

Synonyms of Zincian AragoniteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
2 photos of Zincian Aragonite associated with Plumboan Aragonite(Ca,Pb)CO3
1 photo of Zincian Aragonite associated with AragoniteCaCO3
1 photo of Zincian Aragonite associated with DuftitePbCu(AsO4)(OH)
1 photo of Zincian Aragonite associated with CalciteCaCO3

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 Zincian AragoniteHide

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Butler (1913) Economic Geology: 8: 8 (as Nicholsonite).
Palache, C., Berman, H., & 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: 183, 189.

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Localities for Zincian AragoniteHide

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.

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.
Namibia
 
  • Oshikoto Region
    • Tsumeb
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 190.
USA
 
  • Colorado
    • Gunnison Co.
      • Tomichi Mining District (White Pine Mining District)
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
    • Lake Co.
      • Leadville
        • Carbonate Hill
Mineralogical Record:16(3):171-201; Rocks & Minerals 81:5 402-409
 
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