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Arequipite

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Colour:
Honey-yellow
Lustre:
Waxy
Name:
After the locality at the Vistoria Mine, near Tibaya, Arequipa Province, Peru.
A Mixture Of:
A mixture, probably Quartz and Bindheimite.

Originally reported from Victoria Mine, Mt de la Trinité, Tibaya, Arequipa Department, Peru.


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Physical Properties of ArequipiteHide

Colour:
Honey-yellow
Fracture:
Conchoidal

Other Language Names for ArequipiteHide

German:Arequipit
Spanish:Arequipita

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 ArequipiteHide

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Raimondi, A. (1878) Minéraux du Pérou: Catalogue raisonné d’une collection des principaux types minéraux de la République. 336pp., Paris: 167.
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. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 1025.

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- 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.
Peru
 
  • Arequipa Department
    • Tiabaya (Tibaya)
      • Mt de la Trinité
Raimondi, A. (1878) Minéraux du Pérou: Catalogue raisonné d’une collection des principaux types minéraux de la République. 336pp., Paris: 167; 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: 1025.
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