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Troostite

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About TroostiteHide

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Dr Gerard Troost
Formula:
(Zn,Mn)2SiO4
Name:
Named in 1832 by Charles Upham Shepard in honor of Dr Gerard Troost (1776-1850), mineralogist and botanist, State Geologist of Tennessee.
A variety of Willemite

A Mn-bearing variety of willemite.


Pronounciation of TroostiteHide

Pronounciation:
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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of TroostiteHide

Formula:
(Zn,Mn)2SiO4

Other Language Names for TroostiteHide

German:Troostit
Spanish:Troostita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
22 photos of Troostite associated with CalciteCaCO3
17 photos of Troostite associated with FrankliniteZn2+Fe3+2O4
3 photos of Troostite associated with CleiophaneZnS
1 photo of Troostite associated with KraissliteZn3(Mn,Mg)25(Fe3+,Al)(As3+O3)2[(Si,As5+)O4]10(OH)16

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 TroostiteHide

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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.
USA
 
  • New Jersey
    • Sussex Co.
      • Franklin Mining District
        • Franklin
Rob Lavinsky
        • Ogdensburg
          • Sterling Hill
Dunn(1995):Pt3:384-399; Palache(1935):83-87.
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
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