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Haytorite

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About HaytoriteHide

Formula:
SiO2
Name:
From the Haytor Mine, where they were found.
A variety of Quartz

Although the original specimens from Haytor Mine were pseudomorphs of quartz after datolite, the name has been frequently used in Cornwall also for quartz pseudomorphs after a veriety of other minerals, including calcite dolomite and siderite (see e.g. Collins, 1892).

Originally described from Haytor Mine, Ilsington, Ilsington & Ashburton Area, Dartmoor & Teign Valley District, Devon, England, UK.


Pronounciation of HaytoriteHide

Pronounciation:
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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of HaytoriteHide

Formula:
SiO2

Other Language Names for HaytoriteHide

German:Haytorit
Spanish:Haytorita

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.

References for HaytoriteHide

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Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.

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- 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.
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Camborne
        • North Roskear
Hall, T.M. (1868): Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
    • Devon
      • Teignbridge
        • Ilsington
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