mackayite

mackayite

[′mak·ē‚īt]
(mineralogy)
FeTe2O5(OH) A green mineral composed of basic iron tellurite.
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Fred also wrote hundreds of popular magazine articles, and numerous articles in technical mineralogy journals; he published the first descriptions of the new minerals brazilianite, mackayite and blakeite.
Also new from New Mexico are some excellent, dark green (nearly black) dufrenite crystals to 5 mm from the Santa Rita mine, Grant County, obtained by Steve Pullman; and green microcrystals of mackayite have been collected from a prospect near the Lone Pine mine, Catron County, by Patrick Haynes (Virgin Mining Company, PO.