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Silfbergite (of Niggli)

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Formula:
Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Name:
After the locality Väster Silfberg (Västra Silvberg), Ludvika, Dalarna, Sweden.
A variety of Magnetite

A manganoan variety of magnetite. Contains Mn 2+ substituting for Fe 2+.


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Chemical Properties of Silfbergite (of Niggli)Hide

Formula:
Fe2+Fe3+2O4

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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 Silfbergite (of Niggli)Hide

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Niggli (1924), Zs. Kr.: 60: 337.
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: 702.

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