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Leuchtenbergite

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A variety of Clinochlore

A (nearly) iron-free variety of clinochlore (which usual contains some Fe replacing Mg). Very common in the magnesite/serpentine deposits of Austria and Norway.

Classification of Leuchtenbergite

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Other Names for Leuchtenbergite

Synonyms:
Rumpfite
Other Languages:
German:Leuchtenbergit
Rumpfit
Spanish:Leuchtenbergita

Other Information

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  • Localities for Leuchtenbergite

    The 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. ? 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.
    Austria
     
    • Carinthia
      • Friesach - Hüttenberg area
        • Hirt
          • Griesserhof (Gulitzen; Gullitzen)
    H. Meixner: Carinthia II 153./73.:126-127 (1963)
    G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
        • Hüttenberg
          • Hüttenberger Erzberg
            • Knappenberg
          • Lölling
      • Gurktaler Alpen
        • Radenthein
          • Millstätter Alpe
    G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
      • Kreuzeck group
        • Penk
          • Teuchlbach valley
    Pichler (2009)
    • Lower Austria
      • Industrieviertel
        • Gloggnitz
          • Eichberg
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993); Huber, S. & Huber, P. (1977): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. C. Weise Verlag, München, 270 pp.
    • Salzburg
      • Hohe Tauern
        • Habach valley
          • Nasenkopf
            • Leckbachgraben (Leckbachrinne)
    A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
        • Stubach valley
          • Enzingerboden
            • Tauernmoos lake
    A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
      • Lungau
        • Murwinkel
          • Rotgülden
            • Lower Rotgülden lake
    A. Strasser: Die MInerale Salzburgs (1989)
        • Ramingstein
          • Ochsenriegel
    A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
        • Zederhaus valley
          • Oberweißburg (Ober-Weisburg)
    A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
      • St Johann im Pongau
    A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
    • Styria
      • Bruck an der Mur
        • Laming valley
    peter neschen collection
            • Magnesite deposit
    Gerald Gesselbauer (2010)
    Gerald Gesselbauer (2010)
    Gerald Gesselbauer (2010)
      • Eisenerz
    Postl, W. & Moser, B. (1988): Mineralogische Notizen aus der Steiermark. Mitt. Abt. Miner. Landesmuseum Joanneum, 56, 5-47.
      • Leoben
    Freyn (1902), Redlich (1908)
        • St Michael in Obersteiermark
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
      • Mitterdorf
        • Veitsch
          • Sattlerkogel
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993); Gerald Gesselbauer (06.2010)
      • Neuberg an der Mürz
        • Arzbach (Arzbachleiten)
    Hackenberg 2003
      • Niedere Tauern
        • Hohentauern
          • Sunk
    MEIXNER, H. (1963): Neue Mineralfunde in den österreichischen Ostalpen XVIII. Carinthia II, 153./73., 124-135.; Aufschluss 1972(SB), 21-26
      • Stubalpe
        • Kleinfeistritz
    Boroviczeny (1961)
    Canada
     
    • British Columbia
      • Golden Mining Division
        • Radium Hot Springs
    Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2167
    China
     
    • Liaoning Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
      • Liaodong Peninsula
        • Dalian Prefecture
          • Wafangdian Co.
    Matsuda, K. (1969) Copper-bearing contact deposits of Hua-tung-kou, Fu Hsien, Feng-tien province, Manchuria (in: Geology and Mineral Resources of the Far East, vol. 2, pp 414-422, Tokyo University Press).
    France
     
    • Languedoc-Roussillon
      • Pyrénées-Orientales
        • Mosset
    Fortuné, J.-P. (1966): Le gisement de Talc de Caillau (Pyrénées-Orientales). Bull. Soc. Hist. nat. Toulouse, t.102, 367-370.
    • Midi-Pyrénées
      • Ariège
        • Betchat
    Jean-Marie Laurent collection
    Germany
     
    • Lower Saxony
      • Harz
        • Bad Harzburg
          • Radau valley
    Quakenack, K.-H. (1967): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 14, 204-223.
    Hungary
     
    • Győr-Moson-Sopron Co.
      • Soproni Mtns
        • Sopron-Brennbergbánya
    Mineral Species of Hungary, 2005
        • Sopron
    GEODA/1993
    Mineral Species of Hungary, 2005
    Japan
     
    • Kyushu Region
      • Fukuoka prefecture
    Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
      • Nagasaki Prefecture
        • Nagasaki City
          • Kinkai-Tone-machi
    Okamoto collection (curated at the Geological Survey museum, Japan); Uehara, S., et al. (2014) Minerals from Kyushu and Yamaguchi. (Fukuoka Mineral Club, 355 pages)
        • Nishisonogi-gun
    Mem. Fac. Sci., Kyushu University, Ser. D, 5, 185-198 (1957)
    Kazakhstan
     
    • Karagandy Province (Qaragandy Oblysy; Karaganda Oblast')
    World of Stones, 1995, Vol. 8, p. 24, A.A. Eseev, Kazakhstan and Middle East - A brief moneralogical guide.
    Madagascar
     
    • Fianarantsoa Province
      • Amoron'i Mania Region
        • Ambatofinandrahana District
    Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
    Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 25
    Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 25
    • Mahajanga Province (Majunga)
      • Betsiboka Region
        • Tsaratanàna District
          • Andriamena Commune
    Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p.25-6
    Mozambique
     
    • Zambezia Province
      • Alto Ligonha District
    Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéralo. Cristallo. , 1964, LXXXVII, p. 553-556.
    North Korea
     
    • South Hamgyong Province
    Satou, S. (1933) Journal of the Shanghai Science Institute, sect. 2, vol. 1, 17-24.
    Norway
     
    • Buskerud
      • Modum
        • Overntjern
    Knut Edvard Larsen collection
        • Snarum
    Schetelig, J. (1920): Anomit og leuchtenbergit fra Dypingdal, Snarum. Norsk Geolgisk Tidsskrift. 6, 109-112
    Knut Edvard Larsen collection
    Russia
     
    • Urals Region
      • Southern Urals
        • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
          • Zlatoust
    Freiberg Mining Academy specimen, now in C. Lemanski collection (#22622CL).
    Slovakia
     
    • Banská Bystrica Region
      • Lučenec Co.
        • Podrečany
    Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
      • Poltár Co.
    Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
      • Revúca Co.
        • Jelšava
    Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
    Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
    Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
        • Ploské
    Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
      • Rimavská Sobota Co.
        • Hnúšťa
    Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
    Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
        • Klenovec
    Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
    Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
      • Žiar nad Hronom Co.
        • Banská Štiavnica Mining District
          • Vyhne
    Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
    • Košice Region
      • Košice Co.
        • Košice (Kaschau)
    Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
      • Rožňava Co.
        • Ochtiná (Achten)
    Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
    Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
    Sweden
     
    • Dalarna
      • Avesta
        • Folkärna
      • Leksand
    • Uppland
      • Norrtälje
        • Söderby-Karl
    • Västmanland
      • Fagersta
    USA
     
    • Montana
      • Granite Co.
        • Lost Creek District
    Shannon, E. V. (1923). Note on leuchtenbergite from Philipsburg, Montana. American Mineralogist, 8, 8-10.
    • Nevada
      • Lyon Co.
        • Singatse Range
          • Yerington District
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    NBMG Bull 73 Geology and Mineral Deposits of Lyon, Douglas, and Ormsby Counties, Nevada
      • Nye Co.
        • Lodi District
          • Marble camp
    NBMG Bull 99B Geology and Mineral Resources of Northern Nye County, Nevada
        • Paradise Range
          • Gabbs District
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • New Mexico
      • Lincoln Co.
        • White Oaks District
    Walker, G. W., & Osterwald, F. W. (1956). Uraniferous magnetite-hematite deposit at the Prince Mine, Lincoln County, New Mexico. Economic Geology, 51(3), 213-222.
    • New York
      • Putnam Co.
        • Town of Southeast
          • Brewster
    (Januzzi, 1966, 1989) (Nightingale 2001)
    • Utah
      • Piute Co.
        • Tushar Mts
          • Cottonwood Creek
            • Mount Baldy District
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    • Vermont
      • Orleans & Lamoille Cos.
        • Lowell & Eden
    Rocks & Minerals: 22: 925; Rocks & Minerals (1996): Vol. 71.
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