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Eschwegite

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Colour:
Dark reddish gray; dark red (transmitted light)
Hardness:
Specific Gravity:
5.87
Name:
After Baron W.L. von Eschwege (1777-1855).
A doubtful species. Probably related to euxenite series.

Found as pebbles in the upper Rio Doce, Minas Gerais, Brazil.


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Physical Properties of EschwegiteHide

Colour:
Dark reddish gray; dark red (transmitted light)
Hardness:
5½ on Mohs scale
Fracture:
Conchoidal
Density:
5.87 g/cm3 (Measured)    

Optical Data of EschwegiteHide

Type:
Isotropic

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 EschwegiteHide

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Guimarães (1926), Bol. Inst. Brasil. Sc.: 2: 1.
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: 792-793.

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