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Turgite

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A Mixture Of:
Often referred to as a "variety" of either hematite or goethite, it is a mixture of the two minerals due to the alteration of goethite, typically found in the botryoidal habit of the "parent" goethite. It may be iridescent.

Originally described from Turjinskii Mine (Turginsk Mine), Turjinsk, Turya River, Krasnoturjinsk (Bogolovsk; Krasnotur'insk; Krasnoturyinsk), Ekateriinburgskaya (Sverdlovskaya) Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia.

Classification of Turgite

Rejected
Explanation of status:
Being a mixture of two minerals, it is not a valid species name.
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Other Names for Turgite

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:水赤铁矿
Spanish:Turgita

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 Turgite

Reference List:
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 532.

Internet Links for Turgite

Localities for Turgite

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
 
  • Western Australia
    • East Pilbara Shire
J M Bennett Collection
Bolivia
 
  • Oruro Department
    • Poopó Province
      • Pazña
        • Monserrat-Antequera district
Salomon Rivas y Federico Ahlfeld (1998) Los Minerales de Bolivia y sus Parajes. (Santa Cruz)
  • Potosí Department
    • Potosí City
MinRec 30:21
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Greenwood Mining Division
      • Beaverdell
        • Wallace Mt.
www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile
  • Ontario
    • Rainy River District
      • Freeborn Township
Collected specimen - Bill Morgenstern
China
 
  • Anhui Province
    • Tongling Prefecture
Bailin Chen (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(4), 17-22
      • Tongguanshan ore field
Dunchang Ma and Cheng Li (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(3), 42-47
      • Xinqiao ore field
Chaoyi Wang (1988): Geology and Prospecting 24(12), 19-21; Bailin Chen (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(4), 17-22
  • Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
    • Hechi Prefecture
      • Luocheng Co.
        • Baotan
Jinbang Wang (1988): Geology and Prospecting 24(5), 19-23
  • Hunan Province
    • Zhuzhou Prefecture
      • Chaling Co.
Zhengqin Li (1978): Geology and Prospecting 14(6), 55-58
Zhengqin Li (1978): Geology and Prospecting 14(6), 55-58
Zhengqin Li (1978): Geology and Prospecting 14(6), 55-58
Zhengqin Li (1978): Geology and Prospecting 14(6), 55-58
  • Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
    • Bayan Nur League (Bayannao'er Prefecture)
      • Urad Middle Banner (Wulate Zhongqi)
Zhaolong Li, Wendou Xu, Yijie Xi, and Xinming Jiang (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(6), 7-14
      • Urad Rear Banner (Wulate Houqi)
Zhaolong Li, Wendou Xu, Yijie Xi, and Xinming Jiang (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(6), 7-14
Zhaolong Li, Wendou Xu, Yijie Xi, and Xinming Jiang (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(6), 7-14
  • Jiangxi Province
    • Shangrao Prefecture
      • Yanshan Co. (Qianshan Co.)
Rengui Wu and Dagan Yu (2000): Uranium Geology 16(4), 204-211
  • Liaoning Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
    • Fushun Prefecture
      • Fushun Co.
Minzhi Yang (2000): Bulletin of Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry 19(4), 381-383
      • Qingyuan Co.
Guangyu Zhou (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 15-20
  • Shandong Province
    • Jiaodong Peninsula (Jiaodong Gold Province)
      • Weihai Prefecture
        • Wendeng Co.
Yijun Zhou, Guoqi He, Jinxian Wang, and Yanchun Zhang (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 796-799
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Kezilesu Autonomous Prefecture (Kizilsu Autonomous Prefecture; Qizilsu Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Aketao Co. (Akto Co.; Aqto Co.)
Jingchun Wang and Nan Fang (2005): Geology and Prospecting 41(6), 52-54
  • Yunnan Province
    • Honghe Autonomous Prefecture
      • Gejiu Co.
        • Gejiu Sn-polymetallic ore field
Baogui Zhang, Zhong Zhang, Linbo Yao, Jing Hu, Mingzai Wang, and Sanxue Wang (2002): Geology and Prospecting 38(6), 30-33
France
 
  • Midi-Pyrénées
    • Tarn
      • Alban - Le Fraysse area
LACROIX A: Mineralogie de la France et de ses territoires d'outre-mer 1963 Tome V p 169
Germany
 
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Lahn valley
      • Bad Ems District
        • Frücht
Der Aufschluss Vol.55, March/April 2004
Italy
 
  • Liguria
    • Genova Province
      • Casarza Ligure
        • Bargone
Antofilli, Borgo, Palenzona, 1985. I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Edizioni Melita, La Spezia.
      • Ne
        • Graveglia Valley
    • La Spezia Province
Antofilli, Borgo, Palenzona, 1985. I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Edizioni Melita, La Spezia
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chubu region
      • Shizuoka prefecture
        • Minamiizu
Alfredo Petrov, field trip observations, 12-2012
Mexico
 
  • Chihuahua
    • Mun. de Casas Grandes
www.dakotamatrix.com
Poland
 
  • Podkarpackie
    • Błażowa
Personally collected by Zając Piotr in 2013
  • Świętokrzyskie
    • Świętokrzyskie Mts (Holy Cross Mts)
Personally collected by Zając Piotr in 2010
Personally collected by Zając Piotr in 2010
Russia
 
  • Urals Region
    • Middle Urals
      • Sverdlovskaya Oblast'
        • Krasnoturjinsk (Bogolovsk; Krasnotur'insk; Krasnoturyinsk)
          • Turya River
            • Turjinsk
    • Southern Urals
      • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
        • Satka District
          • Bakal Fe deposit
Mikhailov, B.M. (2004): Lithology and Mineral Resources 39(2), 114-134.
Mikhailov, B.M. (2004): Lithology and Mineral Resources 39(2), 114-134.
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Huelva
      • Minas de Riotinto
  • Murcia
    • La Unión
      • Sierra Minera de Cartagena-La Unión
        • Sancti Spiritu
MITI Blog (http://www.mtiblog.com)
USA
 
  • Alabama
    • Barbour Co.
Rocks & Min 70:5 pp 320-333
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
      • Huachuca Mts
        • Hartford District (Huachuca Mountains District)
          • Carr Canyon
Rolf Luetcke
      • Mule Mts
        • Warren District
http://math.cochise.edu/wellerr/bisbeeminerals.php
    • Maricopa Co.
Harrer, C.M (1964), US Bur. Mines Info. Circ. 8236; MRDS file #10048189.
    • Pinal Co.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.:246
  • California
    • Inyo Co.
      • Saratoga District (Tecopa Mountain District; Shoshone District ?)
        • Dublin Hills
          • Shoshone
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 375.
    • Kern Co.
      • Mojave District
        • Soledad Mountain area
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 375.
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Baker
        • Otto Mountain
Eckhard D. Stuart collection
  • Colorado
    • Eagle Co.
      • Gilman District (Battle Mountain District; Red Cliff District)
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • Lake Co.
      • Leadville District
http://mars.mines.edu/smplist/GeoMHema/smplist.htm
    • Park Co.
      • Alma District
        • Lincoln Gulch
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
Jim Hall, 2009
      • Montezuma District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Summit Co.
      • Montezuma Area
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
  • Connecticut
    • Litchfield Co.
      • Salisbury
        • Salisbury District
John Betts (www.mindat.org/mesg-7-134775.html)
  • Georgia
    • Lincoln Co.
; Rob Lavinsky
    • Polk Co.
      • Cedartown
P Cristofono collection
  • Maine
    • Oxford Co.
      • Albany
King, V. T., 2009, Maine Feldspar, Families, and Feuds.
      • Oxbow
King, V. and Foord, E, 1994, Mineralogy of Maine.
      • Rumford
Scott Soucey and Tim Blake
    • Piscataquis Co.
      • Monson
King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V.1
  • Massachusetts
    • Essex Co.
Sears, John Henry (1905): The Physical Geography, Geology, Mineralogy and Paleontology of Essex County
    • Hampshire Co.
      • Easthampton
P. Cristofono collection
    • Norfolk Co.
      • Wrentham
Warren, Charles and Sidney Powers (1914): Geology of the Diamond Hill - Cumberland District in Rhode Island - Massachusetts. (Bulletin of the Geological Society of America25:435-476)
  • Nevada
www.bkminerals.gil.com.au/list/mineral.html
    • Nye Co.
      • San Antonio Mts
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
  • New Hampshire
    • Cheshire Co.
Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH, Part III
Rocks & Min 80:247
      • Walpole
P. Cristofono collection
      • Westmoreland
P. Cristofono collection
  • New York
Rocks & Min 26:409 (1951).
  • North Carolina
    • Montgomery Co.
      • Troy
The Adams Collection
Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina:USGS Bulletion No.74
  • Pennsylvania
    • Monroe Co.
      • Bossardville
Jeremy Zolan Collection
    • Montgomery Co.
      • Upper Merion Township
Mineralogy of Pennsylvania-1922; Samuel S. Gordon, pg. 217
      • Whitemarsh Township
Mineralogy of Pennsylvania-1922; Samuel S. Gordon, pg. 218
    • Northampton Co.
      • Forks Township
Miller, 1939: Northampton Co., PA Geology & Geography
  • Rhode Island
    • Providence Co.
      • Cranston
      • Cumberland
P Cristofono collection
  • South Dakota
    • Lawrence Co.
      • Galena District
Van King
  • Tennessee
    • Polk Co.
www.gamineral.org
  • Texas
    • Llano Co.
www.lib.utexas.edu/books/dumble/publications/07/07b390a.html
www.lib.utexas.edu/books/dumble/publications/07/07b390a.html
    • San Saba Co.
www.lib.utexas.edu/books/dumble/publications/07/07b390a.html
  • Utah
    • Juab Co.
      • East Tintic Mts
        • Tintic District
various added photos
          • Silver City
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
  • Virginia
    • Alleghany Co.
MSW collection
http://tomaszewski.net/Kreigh/Minerals/Seq1250.shtml
      • Farmville District
        • Sprouses Corner
John Lichtenberger
Mike Dennis
    • Craig Co.
Mike Dennis
      • Farmville District
        • Madisonville
Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
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