Mindat Logo

Plattnerite

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.



Formula:
PbO
 
2
System:TetragonalColour:Jet-black; iron-black, ...
Lustre:Adamantine, Metallic, DullHardness:
Member of:Rutile Group
Name:Named in 1845 by Karl Wilhelm von Haidinger in honor of Karl Friedrich Plattner [January 2, 1800 Kleinwaltersdorf, Saxony, Germany – January 22, 1858 Freiburg, Saxony, Germany], Professor of Metallurgy and Assaying at the Bergacademie of Freiberg, Saxony, Germany.
Dimorph of:Scrutinyite

Classification of Plattnerite

IMA status:Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
Strunz 8th edition ID:4/D.02-60
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:4.DB.05

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
D : Metal: Oxygen = 1:2 and similar
B : With medium-sized cations; chains of edge-sharing octahedra
Dana 8th edition ID:4.4.1.6

4 : SIMPLE OXIDES
4 : AX2
Hey's CIM Ref.:7.11.23

7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
11 : Oxides of Sn and Pb
mindat.org URL:http://www.mindat.org/min-3237.html
Please feel free to link to this page.

Type Occurrence of Plattnerite

Type Locality:Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, UK
Year of Discovery:1845

Physical Properties of Plattnerite

Lustre:Adamantine, Metallic, Dull
Diaphaneity (Transparency):Opaque
Colour:Jet-black; iron-black, brownish black
Streak:Dark brown
Hardness (Mohs):
Tenacity:Brittle
Cleavage:None Observed
Fracture:Sub-Conchoidal, Fibrous
Density (measured):9.4 - 9.44 g/cm3
Density (calculated):9.63 g/cm3

Crystallography of Plattnerite

Crystal System:Tetragonal
Class (H-M):4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal
Cell Parameters:a = 4.95Å, c = 3.38Å
Ratio:a:c = 1 : 0.683
Unit Cell Volume:V 82.82 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Morphology:Prismatic [001]; also distorted platy. Usually nodular or botryoidal masses. Dense to fibrous, or in concentric shells.
Twinning:On {011}, as penetration twins.
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
3.500 (100)
2.793 (94)
2.469 (40)
1.855 (80)
1.568 (19)
1.524 (23)
0.823 (20)

Optical Data of Plattnerite

Type:Uniaxial (-)
RI values: nω = 2.350 nε = 2.250
Maximum Birefringence:δ = 0.100

Chart shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:Very High
Type:Anisotropic
Colour in reflected light:Gray-white
Internal Reflections:Red-brown
Pleochroism:Weak

Chemical Properties of Plattnerite

Formula:
PbO
 
2
Simplified for copy/paste:PbO2
Essential elements:O, Pb
All elements listed in formula:O, Pb

Relationship of Plattnerite to other Species

Member of:Rutile Group
Other Members of Group:

- +
Argutite
GeO
 
2
Cassiterite
SnO
 
2
Paratellurite
TeO
 
2
Pyrolusite
MnO
 
2
Rutile
TiO
 
2
Stishovite
SiO
 
2
Tripuhyite
Fe
3+
 
Sb
5+
 
O
 
4
Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
4.DB.05Argutite
GeO
 
2
4.DB.05Cassiterite
SnO
 
2
4.DB.05Pyrolusite
MnO
 
2
4.DB.05Rutile
TiO
 
2
4.DB.05Tripuhyite
Fe
3+
 
Sb
5+
 
O
 
4
4.DB.05Tugarinovite
MoO
 
2
4.DB.05Varlamoffite
(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)
 
2
4.DB.10Byströmite
MgSb
 
2
O
 
6
4.DB.10Tapiolite-(Fe)
(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)
 
2
O
 
6
4.DB.10Tapiolite-(Mn)
(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)
 
2
O
 
6
4.DB.10Ordoñezite
ZnSb
 
2
O
 
6
4.DB.15bAkhtenskite
ε-Mn
4+
 
O
 
2
4.DB.15cNsutite
(Mn
4+
 
,Mn
2+
 
)(O,OH)
 
2
4.DB.15aParamontroseite
V
4+
 
O
 
2
4.DB.15aRamsdellite
Mn
4+
 
O
 
2
4.DB.20Scrutinyite
alpha-PbO
 
2
4.DB.25Ishikawaite
U
4+
 
Fe
2+
 
Nb
 
2
O
 
8
4.DB.25Ixiolite
(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)
 
4
O
 
8
4.DB.25Samarskite-(Y)
(Y,Fe
3+
 
,Fe
2+
 
,U,Th,Ca)
 
2
(Nb,Ta)
 
2
O
 
8
4.DB.25Srilankite
ZrTi
 
2
O
 
6
4.DB.25Yttrocolumbite-(Y)
Y(U
4+
 
,Fe
2+
 
)Nb
 
2
O
 
8
4.DB.25Calciosamarskite
(Ca,Fe
3+
 
,Y)
 
2
(Nb,Ta,Ti)
 
2
O
 
8
4.DB.25Samarskite-(Yb)
(Yb,Y,Fe
3+
 
,Fe
2+
 
,U,Th,Ca)
 
2
(Nb,Ta)
 
2
O
 
8
4.DB.30Ferberite
FeWO
 
4
4.DB.30Hübnerite
MnWO
 
4
4.DB.30Sanmartinite
(Zn,Fe)WO
 
4
4.DB.30Krasnoselskite
CoWO
 
4
4.DB.30Heftetjernite
ScTaO
 
4
4.DB.30Huanzalaite
MgWO
 
4
4.DB.35Columbite-(Fe)
FeNb
 
2
O
 
6
4.DB.35Tantalite-(Fe)
FeTa
 
2
O
 
6
4.DB.35Columbite-(Mn)
(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)
 
2
O
 
6
4.DB.35Tantalite-(Mn)
MnTa
 
2
O
 
6
4.DB.35Columbite-(Mg)
(Mg,Fe,Mn)(Nb,Ta)
 
2
O
 
6
4.DB.35Qitianlingite
(Fe,Mn)
 
2
(Nb,Ta)
 
2
WO
 
10
4.DB.35Magnocolumbite
4.DB.35Tantalite-(Mg)
(Mg,Fe
2+
 
)(Ta,Nb)
 
2
O
 
6
4.DB.40Ferrowodginite
FeSnTa
 
2
O
 
8
4.DB.40Lithiotantite
Li(Ta,Nb)
 
3
O
 
8
4.DB.40Lithiowodginite
LiTa
 
3
O
 
8
4.DB.40Titanowodginite
MnTiTa
 
2
O
 
8
4.DB.40Wodginite
Mn(Sn,Ta)Ta
 
2
O
 
8
4.DB.40Ferrotitanowodginite
Fe
2+
 
TiTa
 
2
O
 
8
4.DB.40Wolframowodginite
Mn(Mn,Sn,Fe,Ta)(W,Ta,Nb)
 
2
O
 
8
4.DB.45Tivanite
V
3+
 
TiO
 
3
(OH)
4.DB.50Carmichaelite
(Ti,Cr,Fe)[O
 
2-x
(OH)
 
x
]
4.DB.55Alumotantite
AlTaO
 
4
4.DB.60Biehlite
((Sb,As)O)
 
2
[MoO
 
4
]
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
7.11.1Romarchite
SnO
7.11.2Cassiterite
SnO
 
2
7.11.4Schoenfliesite
Mg[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
7.11.5Burtite
Ca[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
7.11.6Vismirnovite
Zn[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
7.11.7Wickmanite
Mn
2+
 
[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
7.11.8Tetrawickmanite
Mn
2+
 
[Sn
4+
 
(OH)
 
6
]
7.11.9Jeanbandyite
(Fe
2+
 
,Mn
2+
 
)[Sn
4+
 
(OH)
 
6
]
7.11.10Natanite
Fe
2+
 
[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
7.11.11Mushistonite
(Cu,Zn,Fe
2+
 
)[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
7.11.12Ferronigerite-2N1S
(Al,Fe,Zn)
 
2
(Al,Sn)
 
6
O
 
11
(OH)
7.11.13Magnesionigerite
7.11.14Argutite
GeO
 
2
7.11.15Brunogeierite
Fe
2+
2
Ge
4+
 
O
 
4
7.11.16Stottite
Fe
2+
 
[Ge
4+
 
(OH)
 
6
]
7.11.17Carboirite
FeAl
 
2
(GeO
 
4
)O(OH)
 
2
7.11.18Otjisumeite
PbGe
 
4
O
 
9
7.11.19Bartelkeite
PbFe
2+
 
Ge
 
3
O
 
8
7.11.20Massicot
PbO
7.11.21Litharge
PbO
7.11.22Minium
Pb
 
3
O
 
4
7.11.24Scrutinyite
alpha-PbO
 
2
7.11.25Murdochite
PbCu
 
6
O
 
8-x
(Cl,Br)
 
2x
where x<=0.5
7.11.26Macedonite
PbTiO
 
3
7.11.27Cesàrolite
Pb(Mn
4+
 
)
 
3
O
 
6
(OH)
 
2
7.11.28Coronadite
Pb(Mn
4+
6
Mn
3+
2
)O
 
16
7.11.29Quenselite
PbMnO
 
2
(OH)
7.11.30Plumboferrite
Pb
 
2
Fe
3+
11-x
Mn
2+
x
O
 
19-2x
, x = 1/3
7.11.31Magnetoplumbite
(Pb,Mn)(Fe,Mn)
 
12
O
 
19
7.11.32Senaite
Pb(Ti,Fe,Mn)
 
21
O
 
38

Other Names for Plattnerite

Synonyms:
Diplasites plumbicusSchwerbleierz
Other Languages:
German:Braunbleioxyd
Plattnerit
Russian:Платтнерит
Simplified Chinese:块黑铅矿
Spanish:Plattnerita

Other Information

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 Plattnerite

Reference List:

- +
Yeates and Ayres (1892), American Journal of Science: 43: 407.

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: 581-583

Acta Crystallographica (1980): B36: 2394.

Internet Links for Plattnerite

Search Engines:
  • Look for Plattnerite on Google
  • Look for Plattnerite images on Google
  • External Links:
  • Look for Plattnerite on Webmineral
  • Look for Plattnerite on Athena Mineralogy
  • Look for Plattnerite on Wikipedia
  • Look for Plattnerite on Mineralien Atlas
  • Raman and XRD data at RRUFF project
  • American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database
  • Plattnerite details from Handbook of Mineralogy (PDF)
  • Mineral Dealers:
  • The Arkenstone - Fine Minerals
  • Rare and Unusual minerals at Mineralogical Research Company
  • Top quality minerals from Kristalle of California
  • SpiriferMinerals.com - high quality low prices
  • Buy minerals from YourMineralCollection
  • Fine Minerals from Weinrich Minerals, Inc.
  • DAKOTA MATRIX offers Cabinet and Rare Species from Worldwide Localities.
  • Buy fine minerals and gemstones from Pala International
  • Search for Plattnerite on Well-Arranged Molecules
  • Mineral Classics - Worldwide Collector Quality Minerals and Gems
  • Lapis Mineral Magazin
  • Fine minerals from bisbeeborn.com
  • Specimens:The following Plattnerite specimens are currently listed for sale on minfind.com.

    Localities for Plattnerite

    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.
    Australia
     
    • South Australia
      • Flinders Ranges
        • North Flinders Ranges
          • Arkaroola Region (Arkaroola Station)
            • Mount Fitton homestead
    Australian Mineralogist (5), 5-8. (1990); Noble R.J., Just J. and Johnson J. E., 1983, Catalogue of South Australian Minerals:1983, Government Printer, Adelaide.
    • Western Australia
      • Ashburton Shire
    [Mandarino, 1997]; Min. Record 24,203-218(1993)
    Ashburtonite, a new bicarbonate-silicate mineral from Ashburton Downs; J.D. Grice, E.H. Nickel, R.A. Gault; American Mineralogist, Vol 76, 001701-1707, 1991
    Lead, Zinc and Silver Deposits of Western Australia, 1999; International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-04 Magellan nonsulfide Pb and polymetallic Abra: Two stratabound giant deposits
        • Wiluna
    Pirajno, F., Burlow, R. and Huston, D. (2010): The Magellan Pb deposit, Western Australia; a new category within the class of supergene non-sulphide mineral systems. Ore Geology Reviews 37, 101-113.
    Austria
     
    • Carinthia
      • Karawanken
        • Hochobir
    G. Niedermayr: Der Hochobir, Verlag des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins für Kärnten (1999), Klagenfurt
    • Salzburg
      • Hohe Tauern
        • Rauris valley
          • Hüttwinkl valley
            • Alteck - Hoher Sonnblick area
              • Kolm-Saigurn
    A. Strasser: Die MInerale Salzburgs (1989)
    Niedermayr, G. & Wittern, A. (2009): Mineralreiches Österreich - Tirol, Salzburg, Vorarlberg. Bode Verlag, Haltern, 144 pp.
    France
     
    • Languedoc-Roussillon
      • Hérault
        • Lodève
    [Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 1998, 2, p.13-26]
    • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
      • Alpes-Maritimes
        • Saint-Martin-Vésubie
          • Belvédère
            • Capelet Mt.
    R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Féraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 4 : Alpes-Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
        • Saint-Sauveur-sur-Tinée
          • Roure
    R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J. Féraud, J. Vernet : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 4 : Alpes-Maritimes", BRGM, 1974
      • Hautes-Alpes
        • La Grave
          • Le Grand Clot mine
    R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain, "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France : Hautes-Alpes", BRGM, 1972
    R. Pierrot, P. Picot, P.A. Poulain, "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France : Hautes-Alpes", BRGM, 1972
      • Var
        • Le Pradet
    http://www.mine-capgaronne.fr/site/Mineraux/ListeMineraux.html
    • Rhône-Alpes
      • Drôme
        • Nyons
    • Martin, R., Meisser, N., Beaudet, D. (2004): La strontiodressérite, un minéral rarissime. Le Cristallier Suisse, 4/2004, 31-36.
    Germany
     
    • Lower Saxony
      • Harz
        • Bad Grund
          • Iberg
    Schnorrer, G. & Klänhardt, K. (2002): Die Minerale des Iberg-Winterberg-Massives bei Bad Grund/Harz. Aufschluss, 53 (4), 181-199; Jahn, S., K. Stedingk & K. Klänhardt (2012): Das Iberg-Winterberg-Massiv bei Bad Grund. Mineralien-Welt, 23 (4), 30-67.
        • Clausthal-Zellerfeld
          • Bockswies veins
            • Oberschulenberg
    Gröbner, J., Hajek, W., Junker, R. & Nikoleizig, J. (2011): Neue Mineralschätze des Harzes. Papierflieger Verlag GmbH, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 127 pp.
    • North Rhine-Westphalia
      • Bergisches Land
        • Engelskirchen
          • Loope
    Habel, B. & Linder, R. (2009): Die Grube "Castor" bei Loope und ihre Mineralien. Mineralien-Welt 20 (3), 10-23
      • Sauerland
        • Sundern
          • Bönkhausen
    Lapis, 14 (2), 22-27+33+42.
    Greece
     
    • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
      • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
        • Lavrion District Mines
          • Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza)
    LAPIS 24 (7/8) 1999; Wendel, W. and Markl, G. (1999) Lavrion: Mineralogische Klassiker und Raritäten für Sammler. LAPIS 24 (7/8):34-52
    Katerinopoulos, A. & Zissimopoulou, E. (1994): New mineral occurences from the Laurium mines. Mineralogical Record, 25, 279-280.
    Fritz Schreiber collection
              • Hilarion area
          • Botsaris area
            • Botsaris Mines
    Wendel, W. & Markl, G. (1996): Eine Antimonit-Paragenese und weitere Neufunde aus Lavrion. Lapis, 21 (11), 40-42; 62; Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
          • Elafos area
    Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
          • Lavrion (Laurion; Laurium)
    No reference listed
          • Megala Pefka area
            • Megala Pefka Mines
    Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
    Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999)
          • Sounion Area
            • Agia Varvara Mines (St Barbara Mines)
    No reference listed
    Greenland
     
    • Kujalleq
      • Narsaq
    Soerensen, H. (2001): The Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland: status of mineralogical research with new results, Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 190, GEUS; Petersen, O.V. (2001): List of all minerals identified in the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin. 190, 25-33
    Iran
     
    • Esfahan Province (Isfahan Province; Aspadana Province)
      • Esfahan County (Isfahan County)
        • Esfahan (Isfahan)
    Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (1). - LAPIS, 2, 6, p. 30-33
      • Nain County (Nayin County)
        • Anarak District
          • Chah Milleh (Chah-Mileh; Tchah-Mille)
    Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (2). - LAPIS, 2, 7, p. 24-27
    Fred Pough specimen
          • Madan-e Nakhlak (Ma'dan-e-Nahlak)
    Wilke, H.J. (1977): Persisches Tagebuch (2). - LAPIS, 2, 7, p. 24-27
    • Yazd Province
      • Taft District
    M Nazari collection
    Italy
     
    • Lombardy
      • Bergamo Province
        • Brembana Valley
          • Camerata Cornello
    Bertolini A. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana 1-1995 "Le miniere di Cespedosio" pagg. 75-78
          • Dossena
    G.M.Gramaccioli,1975,Minerali alpini e prealpini,Edizioni Atlas
          • Oltre il Colle
            • Vedra Valley
    No reference listed
        • Seriana Valley
          • Parre
    Maida, F. (2002): Descrizione delle specie e varietà di minerali e loro ritrovamento nella bergamasca. G.O.M. Gruppo Orobico Minerali - Novecento Grafico, Ed., Bergamo 82 pp.
          • Riso Valley
    Gianni Peracchi Collection
      • Sondrio Province
        • Valtellina
    Lapis, 19 (10), 15-21+86.
    • Piedmont
      • Torino Province
        • Canavese District
          • Léssolo
            • Cálea
    http://www.webmineralshop.com/articoli/brosso_eng.htm
    • Sardinia
      • Carbonia-Iglesias Province
        • Iglesias
    - Stara P., Rizzo R. e Tanca A.G. (1996) : Iglesiente e Arburese. Miniere e minerali. Vol. I (239 pagg.). EMSa Ed.
      • Sassari Province
        • Ozieri
    Olmi F., Sabelli C., Santucci, A., Brizzi, G. (1995): I silicati e i vanadati di Ozieri (SS). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2/1995, 145-160
    Mexico
     
    • Chihuahua
      • Mun. de Aquiles Serdán
        • Santa Eulalia District
          • East Camp
    Megaw, P.K.M., 1990b, Geology and geochemistry of the Santa Eulalia mining district, Chihuahua, Mexico.: Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, Univ. of Arizona, 549 p
    • Coahuila
      • Mun. de Sierra Mojada
    Peter Megaw, site visit
    • Durango
      • Mun. de Mapimí
        • Mapimí
    Rocks & Min.: 56:247.
    Thomas P. Moore (2008) Lapis, 33, #7-8, 33-40.
    Thomas P. Moore (2008) Lapis, 33, #7-8, 33-40.
    No reference listed
    Namibia
     
    • Kunene Region
      • Kaokoveld Plateau
    - Brandstätter, F.; Niedermayr, G.; Schnaitmann,E. A.; Walter F. (2011): Neue Fundstelle in Namibia: Die Van-der-Plas-Mine im Kaokoland. Mineralien Welt 22 (5), 66-75.; Bowell, R J et al (2013) Minerals of the Kaokoveld District, Kunene Region, Namibia. Mineralogical Record 44:485-504
    • Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto)
      • Tsumeb
    Gebhard, G. (1999): Tsumeb II. A Unique Mineral Locality. GG Publishing, Grossenseifen, Germany
    Poland
     
    • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
      • Legnica
        • Lubin District
    Kucha H. 2007: Mineralogia kruszcowa i geochemia ciała rudnego złoża Lubin-Sieroszowice. Biuletyn PIG, vol. 423, pp. 77-94
    Portugal
     
    • Beja District
      • Moura
        • Sobral da Adiça
    Pimentel, R., Nunes, R. & De Ascenção, R.(2007): Les minéraux d'altération de plomb (Pb) et zinc (Zn) du massif de Preguiça, Moura, Portugal. Le Règne Minéral, 75, 19-26.
    Russia
     
    • Far-Eastern Region
      • Sakhalinskaya Oblast'
        • Kuril Islands
          • Iturup Island
    http://maurice.strahlen.org/kurilles/kurilles.htm
    • Northern Region
      • Karelia Republic
        • Ladoga Region
    Ivashchenko, V. I., Valkama, M., Sundblad, K., Golubev, A. I., & Alekseev, V. Y. (2011, September). New data on mineralogy and metallogeny of scarns in the Pitkyaranta ore region. In Doklady Earth Sciences (Vol. 440, No. 1, pp. 1307-1311). SP MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica
    • Urals Region
      • Southern Urals
        • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
    Cesnokov, B., Kotrly, M. and Nisanbajev, T. (1998): Brennende Abraumhalden und Aufschlüsse im Tscheljabinsker Kohlenbecken - eine reiche Mineralienküche. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (3), 54-63 (in German).
    South Africa
     
    • Gauteng Province
      • Pretoria
    Minerals of South Africa
    • Mpumalanga Province
      • Nkangala District
        • Delmas
    Minerals of South Africa
    Spain
     
    • Cantabria
      • Peñarrubia
        • Piñeres
    - Calvo, M. (2009): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IV, Óxidos e Hidróxidos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 752 pp.
      • Sierra de Arnero
        • La Florida mining area
          • Rionansa (Herrerías)
    - Calvo, M. (2009): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IV, Óxidos e Hidróxidos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 752 pp.
      • Udías
        • Cobijón
          • La Gandara
            • Sel del Haya place
    Calvo, M. (2012): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. V, Carbonatos y Nitratos. Boratos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 711 pp.
    Calvo, M. (2009): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IV, Óxidos e Hidróxidos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 752 pp.
    • Catalonia
      • Tarragona
        • Priorat
          • Bellmunt del Priorat
    Joan Abella i Creus (2008): Minerals I Mines De La Conca De Bellmunt Del Priorat.
    Switzerland
     
    • Wallis (Valais)
      • Martigny
        • Mont Chemin
      • Nendaz Valley
        • Siviez
    Lapis 3/2008, p. 12 (ad)
    UK
     
    • England
      • Cornwall
        • St Agnes District
          • Crantock
    BMS Newsletter 79, March 2010 (http://britishmicromountsociety.homestead.com/Gannell-Smelter.html)
      • Somerset
        • Cranmore
    Turner, R.W. and Rumsey, M.S. (2010): Mineral Relationships in the Mendip Hills. Journal of the Russell Society, vol 13, pp 3-46.
        • Mendip Hills
          • Priddy
    [MinRec 27:253]
    • Scotland
      • Dumfries & Galloway (Dumfriesshire)
        • Wanlockhead
    Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.; BMS Database
          • Wanlock Dod-Whytes Cleuch
      • Strathclyde (Lanarkshire)
        • South Lanarkshire
    Haidinger W (1845) Zweite Klasse: Geogenide. II. Ordnung. Baryte VII. Bleibaryt. Plattnerit., in Handbuch der Bestimmenden Mineralogie, Bei Braumüller and Seidel (Wien) 499-506
            • Mine Hill-Broad Law
    XRD University Of Manitoba 2011
    USA
     
    • Arizona
      • Cochise Co.
        • Dragoon Mts
          • Turquoise District (Courtland-Gleeson District)
            • Gleeson
              • Costello Mine group (Costello claims)
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 331; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of Arizona, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56.
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 331; Knudson, H.P. (1983), The Silver Bill Mine, Gleeson, AZ, Min.Rec.: 14: 127-131; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of Arizona, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56.
            • Tejon group (Tejon Mining Company property)
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 331; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of Arizona, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56.
        • Little Dragoon Mts
          • Cochise District
            • Dragoon
    Rolf Luetcke
        • Mule Mts
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 331; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of Arizona, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56; Graeme, R. (1993), Bisbee revisited, Min.Rec.: 24: 421-436.
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.:69
    Minrecord 24:421-436
    Graeme, R. (1993), Bisbee revisited, Min.Rec.: 24: 421-436.
        • Tombstone Hills
          • Tombstone District
    Ron Layton self collected
      • Gila Co.
        • Dripping Spring Mts
          • Banner District
            • Hayden area
              • Chilito
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 123, 308, 331; Keith, S.B. (1972), Mineralogy and paragenesis of the 79 mine lead-zinc-copper deposit, Min.Rec.: 3: 247-264;
      • La Paz Co.
        • New Water Mts
          • New Water District
            • Moore Mine group
    Jungles collection specimen
        • Trigo Mts
          • Silver District
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 331; Edson, G.M. (1980), The Red Cloud mine, Yuma, AZ, Min.Rec.: 11: 141-152; Rocks & Min.: 61:55-56; Min.Rec.: 21: 160.
      • Maricopa Co.
        • Big Horn Mts
          • Osborn District
            • Tonopah
              • Belmont Mountain
    MinRec 19(3):81-87.
      • Pima Co.
        • Empire Mts
          • Empire District
            • Hilton (Lead Mountain)
              • Copper Camp
                • Hilton Mines (Hilton Mine group; Hiltano group; Hiltano & State of Maine group)
                  • Prince Mine group
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 331.
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 331.
            • The Narrows
              • Cienega Creek
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 248, 331; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of Arizona, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56.
        • Gunsight Hills
          • Gunsight District (Meyer District)
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 331.
        • Tucson Mts
          • Amole District
            • Saguaro National Monument
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 331; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of AZ, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56.
        • Waterman Mts
          • Waterman District
            • Silver Hill District
              • Silver Hill
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 123, 308, 331; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of Arizona, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56.
      • Santa Cruz Co.
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 331.
        • Santa Rita Mts
          • Tyndall District
            • Cottonwood Canyon
              • Amado
                • Devil's Cash Box ridge
                  • Glove Mine group (Zombie & Zeco claims; Festiago-Franklin; Blacksmith adit)
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 331; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 32.
    • California
      • Inyo Co.
        • Inyo Mts (Inyo Range)
          • Russ District
            • Reward
    Adams, Paul (2010) The Brown Monster and Reward Mines Inyo County, California. Mineralogical Record 41:175-193.; Adams, Paul (2010) The Brown Monster and Reward Mines Inyo County, California. Mineralogical Record 41:175-193.
        • Nopah Range
          • Upper Noonday Camp
            • Shoshone Mines (Shoshone Mines group; Shoshone Mine group; Grant Mine; Mabel Mine; Black Prince Mine)
    Robert M. Housley (2005) Noonday and War Eagle mines, Tecopa Pass, Inyo Co. CA. Abstracts from the 2005 Desert Symposium. California State University, Desert Studies Consortium and LSA Associates, Inc.
    Robert M. Housley (2005) Noonday and War Eagle mines, Tecopa Pass, Inyo Co. CA. Abstracts from the 2005 Desert Symposium. California State University, Desert Studies Consortium and LSA Associates, Inc.
        • Panamint Mts (Panamint Range)
          • Carbonate District
            • Warm Spring
    Morton, P.K. (1965) Geology of the Queen of Sheba lead mine, Death Valley, California. California Division of Mines and Geology Special Report 88, 18 pp.; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 184.
      • Riverside Co.
        • Crestmore
    [[email protected]]
      • San Bernardino Co.
        • Barstow
          • Lead Mountain
    www.mineralsocal.org; Dr Robert Housley using SEM-EDS
        • Soda Lake Mts
          • Baker
    The Blue Bell Claims San Bernardino County, California, Maynard, M. et al., pg. 34
    • Colorado
      • Clear Creek Co.
        • Georgetown District
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
      • El Paso Co.
        • Cheyenne District (St. Peters Dome District)
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
    • Idaho
      • Lemhi Co.
        • Gilmore District (Texas District)
          • Gilmore
    R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
        • Spring Mountain District
    Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
      • Shoshone Co.
        • Coeur d'Alene District
          • Canyon Creek
    R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
    Rocks & Min. 70:262
          • Kellogg
            • Bunker Hill properties
    R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
    Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
    Rocks & Min. 70:261
    R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
          • Mullan
    Dana 7:I:582.
          • Ninemile Creek
            • Custer Peak
    Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
    U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • Montana
      • Broadwater Co.
        • Radersburg District (Cedar Plains District; Lone Mountain District)
    Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240.
    Chris Tucker
    Chris Tucker
    Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240.
    Chris Tucker Collection
    • Nevada
      • Clark Co.
        • Goodsprings District
          • Goodsprings
    Collected in recent years by D. Kim Cathcart, Las Vegas, NV
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    Self collected by Brent Thorne
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • Eureka Co.
        • Diamond District
    Min Rec 3:6 p275
        • Eureka District
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
          • Prospect Ridge
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • Lincoln Co.
        • Ely Springs District
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • Nye Co.
        • Gabbs District
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • White Pine Co.
        • Muncy Creek District
    Min News (1993) 9:1 pp 1,2
    • New Mexico
      • Grant Co.
    Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
    Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
          • Georgetown
    2009 New Mexico Mineral Symposium abstracts
    Rocks & Minerals 83:1 pp 34-43
    2009 New Mexico Mineral Symposium abstracts
          • Mimbres
    Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
      • Hidalgo Co.
        • San Simon District
          • Granite Gap
    R&M 77:5 p298-305
    Twenty-fourth Annual New Mexico Mineral Symposium
    R&M 77:5 p298-305
      • Luna Co.
    Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
      • Santa Fe Co.
    Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
    Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.; 5th Annual New Mexico Mineral Symposium (1985) New Mexico Geology 7:41-42
    Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
    M Massis collection
      • Socorro Co.
    Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. ed., 1996
          • Bingham
    M Massis collection
    Min News 21:8 p 8
    [MinRecord 30:337]
    • South Dakota
      • Lawrence Co.
    R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
          • Spearfish
    Rocks & Min.:60:112.
    Rocks & Minerals: 75(3): 156-169.
    • Utah
      • Box Elder Co.
        • Pilot Range
          • Lucin District
    R&M 68:6 p381-393
      • Juab Co.
        • East Tintic Mts
          • Tintic District
            • Eureka
    R&M 68:6 p406-416
      • Salt Lake Co.
        • Wasatch Mts
          • Big Cottonwood District
    USGS Bull 340D
      • Tooele Co.
        • Oquirrh Mts
          • Ophir District
            • Ophir Hill area
    Min News 9:10 p1,4 ; Carl L. Ege (2005) Selected Mining Districts of Utah. Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous Publication 05-5
    Mineral and/or Locality  
    Search Google  
    Copyright © Jolyon Ralph and Ida Chau 1993-2014. Site Map. Locality, mineral & photograph data are the copyright of the individuals who submitted them. Site hosted & developed by Jolyon Ralph. Mindat.org is an online information resource dedicated to providing free mineralogical information to all. Mindat relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters. Mindat does not offer minerals for sale. If you would like to add information to improve the quality of our database, then click here to register.
    Current server date and time: August 28, 2014 19:08:28
    Mineral and Locality Search
    Mineral:
    and/or Locality:
    Options
    Fade toolbar when not in focusFix toolbar to bottom of page
    Hide Social Media Links
    Slideshow frame delay seconds