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Romeite

Mineral

Roméite is a calcium mineral with the formula (Ca,Fe,Mn,Na)2(Sb,Ti)2O6(O,OH,F). Roméite is a honey-yellow mineral crystallizing in the hexoctahedral crystal system of 5.5-6.0. It occurs in Algeria , China, and the United States iron and in hydrothermal -bearing veins.

Its type locality is Prabornaz Mine , Saint-Marcel. It was named after Jean-Baptiste L. Romé de l'Isle. Brugger, et al. (1997) used infrared to measure water content in Roméite crystals.

Identification

Color of mineral

Yellow

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

5.5

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Hexoctahedral