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Chlorospinel

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A variety of Spinel

A ferrian variety of spinel containing Fe 3+ next in abundance after Al.

Classification of Chlorospinel

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

References for Chlorospinel

Reference List:

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Rose (1840), Ann. Pys.: 50: 652.

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: 692.

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  • Localities for Chlorospinel

    (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.
    Czech Republic
     
    • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
      • Liberec Region
        • Jizerské Mtn (Iser Mtn)
    Lukas Jankaj specimen
    Iraq
     
    • Qala-Diz (Qala-Dizeh; Qala-Diza)
      • Hero
    Al-Hermezi, H. M., McKie, D., & Hall, A. J. (1986). Baghdadite, a new calcium zirconium silicate mineral from Iraq. Mineralogical Magazine, 50, 119-123.
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