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Roepperite (of Kenngott)

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Formula:
CaCO3
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Named in 1872 by Gustav Adolph Kenngott in honor of William Theodore Roepper [March 7, 1810 Peilau, Lower Silesia, Germany [now Poland] - March 11, 1880 Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA] professor of mineralogy and geology and curator of mineralogy at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA, noted researcher of Franklin-Ogdensburg, New Jersey minerals and who first described the species. Roepper also discovered the zinc deposits in the Saucon Valley of Pennsylvania.
A variety of Calcite


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Chemical Properties of Roepperite (of Kenngott)Hide

Formula:
CaCO3

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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.

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Kenngott, Gustav Adolph (1868) [Roepperite] A Mitteilungen an Professor G. Leonhard, Neues Jahbuch fur Mineralogie, Geologie, und paleontologie, Jahrgang 1872, p. 188.

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