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Austenite

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Formula:
(Fe,C)
An artificial solid-solution of carbon in iron.
See also the iron carbide mineral cohenite, Fe3C.


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Pronounciation of AusteniteHide

Pronounciation:
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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of AusteniteHide

Formula:
(Fe,C)

Other Language Names for AusteniteHide

German:Austenit
Spanish:Austenita

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.

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Localities for AusteniteHide

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.
Czech Republic
 
  • South Bohemian Region
    • Prachatice District
      • Bohumilice (Bohumilitz; Alt Skalitz)
Tuček K.: Meteority a jejich výskyt v Československu. 1981, Academia, Praha.
Mexico
 
  • Chihuahua
    • Mun. de Aquiles Serdán
Peter Megaw
USA
 
  • North Carolina
    • Burke Co.
      • Linville Mountain
Buchwald, Vagn F.,(1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites
    • Cherokee Co.
Buchwald,Vagn F.,(1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites
    • Guilford Co.
Buchwald,Vagn F.,(1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites
  • South Carolina
    • Chester Co.
Buchwald,Vagn F.,(1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites
 
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