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Brossite

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Formula:
CaMg(CO3)2
A variety of Dolomite

A ferroan variety of Dolomite with up to 10% FeCO3 (Siderite component).
Originally reported from Brosso Mine, Cálea, Léssolo, Canavese District, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy.


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Chemical Properties of BrossiteHide

Formula:
CaMg(CO3)2

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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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ⓘ - 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
 
  • Piedmont
    • Torino Province
      • Canavese District
        • Léssolo
          • Cálea
http://22.1911encyclopedia.org/D/DO/DOLOMITES.htm.
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