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Usolite

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About UsoliteHide

Formula:
CaCO3
Name:
Named (unofficially) by John Hutchings of the eponymous museum in Utah for crystals found in the USA Mine, Bingham Canyon, Utah. Named both for the mine and for the US, according to reports here: http://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,104,323427,372595#msg-372595
A variety of Calcite

A casual name given to a small number of calcite crystals showing second generations rhombs growing up the edges and terminating a first generation scalenohedron.


Chemical Properties of UsoliteHide

Formula:
CaCO3

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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