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Whiteite

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Formerly described as whiteite (Moore & Ito, 1978), now split up into different isotypic species characterised by specific chemical compositions; synonymous with Whiteite Group.

Classification of Whiteite

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Other Names for Whiteite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Whiteit
Spanish:Whiteita

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Whiteite

Reference List:
Moore, P.B. & Ito, J. (1978): I. Whiteite, a new species, and a proposed nomenclature for the jahnsite-whiteite complex series. II. New data on xanthoxenite. III. Salmonsite discredited. Mineralogical Magazine, 42, 309-323.

Internet Links for Whiteite

Specimens:
The following Whiteite specimens are currently listed for sale on minfind.com.

Localities for Whiteite

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Australia
 
  • South Australia
    • Eyre Peninsula
      • Middleback Range
        • Iron Knob
Minerals of Iron Monarch, Glyn L. Francis
  • Victoria
    • East Gippsland Shire
      • Omeo
        • Mt Wills Mining District
          • Glen Wills
Museum Victoria Natural Sciences Collection
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Millstatt lake ridge
      • Spittal
        • Millstatt lake
[Whiteite-(CaMnMg)] G. Niedermayr: Carinthia II 187./107.:176 (1997)
[Whiteite-(CaFeMg)] G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995; U. Kolitsch, G. Giester and F. Brandstätter (2011): Mg-rich ludlamite and Mg-rich whiteite-(CaFeMg) from the phosphate pegmatite boulder at Laggerhof, Carinthia. Joint Meeting of the DGK, DMG and ÖMG, Salzburg, Austria, September 20-24, 2011; Abstracts Volume, p. 135.
        • Wolfsberg
Pichler (2009)
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Doce valley
      • Conselheiro Pena
Canadian Mlneralogist Vol. 20, pp. 87-89 (1982)
[Whiteite-(CaFeMg)] Sergio Varvello collection
      • Galiléia
        • Laranjeiras
[Whiteite-(CaFeMg)] [MinRec 12:69]
        • Sapucaia do Norte
[Whiteite-(CaMnMg)] Baijot, M., Hatert, F. & Philippo, S. (2012): Mineralogy and geochemistry of phosphates and silicates in the Sapucaia pegmatite, Minas Gerais, Brazil: Genetic implications. Canadian Mineralogist. 50, 1531-1554
    • Jequitinhonha valley
      • Itinga
        • Taquaral
[Whiteite-(CaFeMg)] Mineralogical Magazine 1978 42 : 309-323.
Canada
 
  • Yukon Territory
    • Dawson Mining District
[Whiteite-(CaFeMg)] Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G. & Sturman, B.D. (1992): Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47.
        • Kulan Camp (Area A; Area 1)
[Whiteite-(CaFeMg)] Capitelli, F., Chita, G., Cavallo, A., Bellatreccia, F. and Della Ventura, G. (2011): Crystal structure of whiteite-(CaFeMg) from Crosscut Creek, Canada. Z. Kristallogr. 226 (in press)
[Whiteite-(CaFeMg)] Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G. & Sturman, B.D. (1992): Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47
[Whiteite-(CaFeMg)] Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G. & Sturman, B.D. (1992): Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47
        • Stoneman Camp (Area B; Area 2)
Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G. & Sturman, B.D. (1992): Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Karlovy Vary Region
      • Aš (Asch)
Breiter K., Škoda R., Veselovský F.: Neobvyklý P-, Li- a Sn-bohatý pegmatit z Vernéřova u Aše, Česká republika. Bulletin Mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2009, roč. 17, č. 1, s. 41-59.
Germany
 
  • Thuringia
    • Gera
      • Ronneburg U deposit
[Whiteite-(CaFeMg)] T. Witzke & F. Rüger: Lapis 1998(7/8), 26-64
Morocco
 
  • Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
    • El Kelaâ des Sraghna Province
Fontan, F. (1978) : Etude minéralogique et essais expérimentaux sur les phosphates de fer et de manganèse des pegmatites des Jebilet (Maroc) et des Pyrénées (France), PhD thesis, Toulouse, 272 p.
Namibia
 
  • Erongo Region
    • Karibib District
      • Usakos
[Whiteite-(CaMnMg)] Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 409 (in English).
[Whiteite-(CaMnMg)] Thomas Witzke
Spain
 
  • Castile and Leon
    • Salamanca
      • Garcirrey
Encarnación Roda-Robles, Alfonso Pesquera (2007) Locality no. 4: The Phosphates-Rich Cañada Pegmatite (Aldehuela de La Bóveda, Salamanca, Spain) in ALEXANDRE LIMA & ENCARNACIÓN RODA ROBLES ed (2007) GRANITIC PEGMATITES: THE STATE OF THE ART - FIELD TRIP GUIDEBOOK. MEMÓRIAS N. º 9, UNIV. DO PORTO, FACULDADE DE CIÊNCIAS, DEPARTAMENTO DE GEOLOGIA pp 67-72.
USA
 
  • New Hampshire
    • Grafton Co.
      • Groton
[Whiteite-(CaMnMg)] Whitmore & Lawrence, 2004. The Pegmatite Mines Known As Palermo, p.95.; NIZAMOFF, James W., SIMMONS, William B., and FALSTER, Alexander U. (2004) PHOSPHATE MINERALOGY AND PARAGENESIS OF THE PALERMO #2 PEGMATITE, NORTH GROTON, NEW HAMPSHIRE Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 36, No. 5, p. 115
[Whiteite-(CaMnMg)] Journal of Pegmatology vol. 1, no. 1 ; Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 36, No. 5, p. 115
    • Sullivan Co.
      • Newport
  • North Carolina
    • Cleveland Co.
      • Kings Mountain District
[Whiteite-(MnFeMg)] Rocks & Min.:60:65 & 76-83.
  • South Dakota
    • Custer Co.
      • Custer District
        • Fourmile
[Whiteite-(CaMnMg)] Canadian Mineralogist Vol.27, pp. 699-702 (1989)
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