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Tartuffite

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Named after odour resembling that of truffles, italian - tartufo.
A variety of Fetid Calcite

A fibrous variety of calcite which, when struck, emits an odour like that of truffles.


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Catullo T.A. (1812) Man.Min., p.19

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ⓘ - 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.
Italy (FRL)
 
  • Veneto
    • Vicenza Province
Catullo, T.A. (1812) Man.Min. p.19
 
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