X-ray Study of Woodruffite from Sandur Ore Deposits, Mysore State, India

C. Naganna and Vl. Bouška
Department of Petrography, Charles University, Prague1
Department of Mineralogy, Charles University, Prague
1Present address: Dept. of Geology, Karnatak University, Dharwar, India.

Summary: The mineral woodruffite, which has so far been reported from only one locality, Sterling Hill, New Jersey, has been found to occur in the Sandur area. Its physical and chemical characters are given. Indexing of the X-ray powder photograph shows that the mineral is most probably tetragonal with a 8·42, c 9·28 Å.

Mineralogical Magazine; June 1963 v. 33; no. 261; p. 506-507; DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1963.033.261.07
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