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Notes on some recently discovered and other minerals occurring in Tasmania

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Petterd, William Frederick (1897) Notes on some recently discovered and other minerals occurring in Tasmania. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 62-65.

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Abstract

Mr. W. F. Petterd, C.M.Z.S., read valuable notes on some recently
discovered and other minerals occurring in Tasmania. Includes Aikenite
(sulpbatio-bismuthite of lead and copper), Analcite (hydrated silicate of aluminium and sodium),
Bismuthinite(sulphide of bismuth),
Boulangerite
(sulphantimorite of lead),
Chalcotrichite (fibrous cuprite),
Datolite (basic orthosolicate of
calcium and boron),
.Fayalite (iron
olivini),
Idocrase
(a basic silicate of calcium, aluminium, and iron),
Ilvarte (a basic ortho-silicate of iron and
calcium),
Palagonite (hydrous silicate of iron, etc.),
Pyroclore"(columbato and lilanate of calcium),
Prosopite (hydrous, fluoride of aluminium,
and calcium),
Pyrrnotite (sulphide of iron),
Sillimanite (a basic ortho-silicate of
aluminium),
Tetrahedrite (sulphantimonite of copper)
Uralite (a pseudomorphous hornblende with the external form of
augite), Vanadinite (an orthovanadate of lead with chloride of
lead), Zinkenite (sulphantimonite of
lead),
Zinnwaldite (lettia muscovile)

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 62-65
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Additional Information:

In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.

Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2013 05:17
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:48
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