Whitneyite

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Whit´ney`ite


n.1.(Min.) an arsenide of copper from Lake Superior.
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There follows the book's longest chapter, "Less Common Species," which offers nearly a hundred pages of short accounts of minerals ranging from adamite and algodonite (a copper arsenide) through weloganite, whewellite, wulfenite, xonotlite, yugawaralite, zincite, zunyite (and many others even within the sequence WXYZ)--all considered in light of their potentials as ornamental materials.
Associated minerals are: cuprite, copper, silver, algodonite, domeykite, malachite, connellite, olivenite, theoparacelsite and gerhardtite.
Occurrence: Associated minerals are: olivenite, conichalcite, clinotyrolite, cornubite, kolfanite, pharmacosiderite, gerhardtite, atacamite, gilmarite, wallkilldellite-(Fe), cuprite, domeykite, algodonite and native copper.