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Botryolite

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About BotryoliteHide

Formula:
Ca(HBSiO5)
Name:
Named in 1808 by Johann Friedrich Ludwig Hausmann in 1808 from the Greek for βοτρυξ = bunch of grapes in allusion to the botryoidal structure.
A variety of Datolite

A variety of Datolite found in a botryoidal form.



Chemical Properties of BotryoliteHide

Formula:
Ca(HBSiO5)

First Recorded Occurrence of BotryoliteHide

Other Language Names for BotryoliteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Axinite-(Mn)5 photos of Botryolite associated with Axinite-(Mn) on mindat.org.

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 BotryoliteHide

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- Borkowski, D. (1809): De la Botriolith. Journal de physique de chimie, d`histoire naturelle et des arts. 69, 159
- Klaproth, M. H. (1810): Chemisches Untersuchnung des Botryoliths. Beiträge zur chemischen Kenntniss der Mineralkörper. 5, 122-125

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Localities for BotryoliteHide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

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.
Norway (FRL)
 
  • Aust-Agder
    • Arendal
      • Arendal Iron Mines
        • Kjenli Mines
Holm,C. (1824): Samlinger til Norges topographiske Mineralogie 1: Fortegnelse over de i Omegnen af Arendal forekommende Fossilier. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne, 2: 111-115
        • Øyestad
Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
USA
 
  • Massachusetts
    • Franklin Co.
      • Deerfield
Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
  • New Jersey
    • Sussex Co.
      • Franklin mining district
        • Franklin
          • Franklin Mine
Palache, Charles (1935) USGS Professional Paper 180
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