bromlite

bromlite

[′brōm‚līt]
(mineralogy)
BaCa(CO3)2 An orthorhombic mineral composed of a carbonate of barium and calcium. Also known as alstonite.
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In general, the sources of barium in groundwater can be barium-rich feldspars, plagioclases, micas, apatite, baryte, barium-carbonate minerals of the aragonite group, such as witherite and alstonite (= bromlite, barytocalcite), barium rare-earth uranium carbonates, etc.
Alstonite was at first given the name bromlite (Thomson, 1837) after the cotype locality, which is written Bromley (= Brownley) Hill in some early references.