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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.


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Other Language Names for WhiteiteHide

German:Whiteit
Spanish:Whiteita

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Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Lazulite19 photos of Whiteite associated with Lazulite on mindat.org.
Quartz6 photos of Whiteite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Siderite2 photos of Whiteite associated with Siderite on mindat.org.
Jahnsite1 photo of Whiteite associated with Jahnsite on mindat.org.

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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 WhiteiteHide

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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.

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This 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.

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Australia
 
  • South Australia
    • Eyre Peninsula
      • Middleback Range
        • Iron Knob
Minerals of Iron Monarch, Glyn L. Francis
  • Victoria
    • East Gippsland Shire
      • Omeo
Eagle, R. M., Birch, W. D., & McKnight, S. (2015). Phosphate minerals in granitic pegmatites from the Mount Wills District, north-eastern Victoria. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, 127(2), 55-68.
          • Glen Wills
Eagle, R. M., Birch, W. D., & McKnight, S. (2015). Phosphate minerals in granitic pegmatites from the Mount Wills District, north-eastern Victoria. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, 127(2), 55-68.
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
    • 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
    • Itinga
      • Taquaral
[Whiteite-(CaFeMg)] Mineralogical Magazine 1978 42 : 309-323.
Canada
 
  • Yukon
    • 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., & Della Ventura, G. (2011). Crystal structure of whiteite-(CaFeMg) from Crosscut Creek, Canada. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie Crystalline Materials, 226(9), 731-738.
[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
 
  • Bavaria
    • Upper Palatinate
      • Waidhaus
        • Hagendorf
Grey, I. E., Macrae, C. M., Keck, E., & Birch, W. D. (2012). Aluminium-bearing strunzite derived from jahnsite at the Hagendorf-Süd pegmatite, Germany. Mineralogical Magazine, 76(5), 1165-1174.
  • Thuringia
    • Gera
      • Ronneburg U deposit
[Whiteite-(CaFeMg)] T. Witzke & F. Rüger: Lapis 1998(7/8), 26-64
Morocco
 
  • Marrakech-Safi Region
    • Rehamna Province
      • Jebilet Mtn (Djebilet Mtn)
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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