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About NemaliteHide

From the Greek for "thread" in allusion to its structure.
A variety of Brucite

A fibrous variety of brucite said to contain FeO. Occurs in fibres or laths, usually elongated along [1010], but sometimes [1120].

Originally described from Castle Point, Hoboken, Hudson Co., New Jersey, USA.

Chemical Properties of NemaliteHide


Other Language Names for NemaliteHide


Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Brucite3 photos of Nemalite associated with Brucite on mindat.org.
Antigorite2 photos of Nemalite associated with Antigorite on mindat.org.
Serpentine Subgroup2 photos of Nemalite associated with Serpentine Subgroup on mindat.org.
Lizardite1 photo of Nemalite associated with Lizardite on mindat.org.
Hydromagnesite1 photo of Nemalite associated with Hydromagnesite on mindat.org.
Pyroaurite1 photo of Nemalite associated with Pyroaurite on mindat.org.

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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 NemaliteHide

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Nuttall (1821), American Journal of Science: 4: 18.
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 637.

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Localities for NemaliteHide

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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.
  • Tasmania
    • West Coast municipality
      • Zeehan district
        • Dundas mineral field
Rbottrill, 2015, Unpub. MRT report
  • Liguria
    • La Spezia Province
      • Carro
Antofilli, Borgo, Palenzona, 1985. I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Edizioni Melita, La Spezia
North Macedonia
  • Lipkovo
Vesnik Geol. Inst. Jugoslavije (1938), 6,
  • Trøndelag
    • Oppdal
Witsø, Tor (1994): Oppdal. Et spennende geologisk område. Oppdal. 24 pp. Published by Fridtjov Witsø, Oppdal.
  • Košice Region
    • Gelnica Co.
      • Jaklovce (Jeckelsdorf)
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
  • Alaska
    • Northwest Arctic Borough
      • Shungnak District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
  • Massachusetts
    • Essex Co.
      • Newbury
Essex Institute (1885): Report of the Annual Meeting Held Monday, May 18, 1885. [Description of field trip of Oct 13, 1884]
  • New Jersey
    • Hudson Co.
      • Hoboken
NJ State Geol. Ann. Rpt(1900):186; Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index", p488.
  • New York
    • Putnam Co.
      • Town of Southeast
        • Brewster
Januzzi (1976) Mineral Localities of Connecticut & Southeastern New York State
    • Rockland Co.
      • Orangetown
The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 87.
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