hartite

hartite

[′här‚tīt]
(geology)
A white, crystalline, fossil resin that is found in lignites. Also known as bombiccite; branchite; hofmannite; josen.
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Species found thus far include anapaite, vivianite, kutnohorite, and the white hydrocarbon mineral hartite, [C.
X-ray powder diffraction analyses by Pellizzer (1955) have classified the material as hartite.
Hartite occurs rarely as colorless, vitreous blades on the lignite; crystals are often grouped to form fibrous-radiating spherules on lignite.