otavite


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otavite

[′ōd·ə‚vīt]
(mineralogy)
CdCO3 A mineral that crystallizes in the hexagonal system and is isostructural with calcite.
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Kohler, "Nucleation and crystallization of otavite, witherite, calcite, strontianite, hydrozincite and hydrocerussite by C[O.sub.2] membrane diffusion technique," Chemical Geology, vol.
In most carbonates rocks, the frequently occurring minerals are calcite (CaC[O.sub.3]), dolomite (CaMg(C[O.sub.3]).sub.2]), and Aragonite (CaC[O.sub.3]), other minerals are; otavite, smithsonite, siderite, magnesite, rhodochrosite, vaterite etc [2].
In mica ([CaMg(C[O.sub.3]).sub.2]), Cd or Pb can substitute for Ca or Mg, and a whole series of solid solutions between the mica and the otavite (CdC[O.sub.3]) or cerrusite (PbC[O.sub.3]) coexists.
(1997) Prosopite, doyleite, and otavite from Coldstones quarry, Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire.
However, this is in contradiction with some other earlier studies [17], in which the higher sorption of cadmium was found to be related to the formation of otavite (CdC[O.sub.3]).
Conversely, a number of species occurring at the Blanchard mine (antlerite, cinnabar, hydrozincite, sulfur, mottramite, otavite, and cuprite) have not been found at the Mex-Tex mine.
Next, "Discovery of Minerals" chronicles the characterization of Tsumeb species, from otavite in 1906 through the intensive work in the 1990's on the minerals of the third oxidation zone (did you know that there was a third?) between the mine's 41st and 48th levels.
(1990) Minerals from Kintore and Block 14 Opencuts, Broken Hill, New South Wales; A review of recent discoveries including tsumebite, kipushite and otavite. Australian Mineralogist, 5(4), 125-141.