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Plumboan Aragonite

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A variety of Aragonite

Much 'Tarnowizite' has been identified as a mixture of Aragonite and Cerussite, but Plumboan Aragonite with up to 3%PbCO3 may be homogeneous.

Originally reported from Tarnowskie Góry (Tarnowitz), Upper Silesia (Śląskie), Poland.

Classification of Plumboan Aragonite

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Other Names for Plumboan Aragonite

Synonyms:
Pb-AragonitePlumbo-aragoniteTarnoviciteTarnoviziteTarnowizite
Tarnowskite
Other Languages:
German:Pb-Aragonit
Tarnovicit
Tarnovizit
Tarnowitzit
Tarnowizit
Tarnowskit
Spanish:Tarnovicita
Tarnovizita
Tarnowitzita
Tarnowizita
Tarnowskita

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 Plumboan Aragonite

Reference List:

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Breithaupt, A. (1841) Vollständige Handbuch der Mineralogie, Vol. 2: 252 (as Tarnovizit).

Collie (1889) Journal of the Chemical Society, London: 55: 95 (as Plumbo-aragonite).

O'Daniel (1930) Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, Mineralogie und Petrographie, Leipzig: 74: 333.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 183, 189.

Strunz (1980): 239.

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  • Localities for Plumboan Aragonite

    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.
    Greece
     
    • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
      • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
    Schnorrer-Köhler, G., Standfuss, K. & Standfuss, L. (1985): Neue Schlackenmineralien von Lavrion. Lapis, 10 (5), 13-16; 50.
    Morocco
     
    • Oriental Region
      • Oujda-Angad Province
        • Touissit District
    various added photos
    Van King
    Namibia
     
    • Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto)
      • Tsumeb
    Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 190.
    Poland
     
    • Małopolskie
      • Chrzanów District
        • Trzebinia
    Coppola, V., Boni, M., Gilg, A., and Strzelska-Smakowska, B. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 559-580.
    • Upper Silesia (Śląskie)
      • Bytom District (Beuthen)
    Coppola, V., Boni, M., Gilg, A., and Strzelska-Smakowska, B. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 559-580.
    Coppola, V., Boni, M., Gilg, A., and Strzelska-Smakowska, B. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 559-580.
    Coppola, V., Boni, M., Gilg, A., and Strzelska-Smakowska, B. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 559-580.
    Coppola, V., Boni, M., Gilg, A., and Strzelska-Smakowska, B. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 559-580.
    Coppola, V., Boni, M., Gilg, A., and Strzelska-Smakowska, B. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 559-580.
      • Tarnowskie Góry (Tarnowitz)
    Coppola, V., Boni, M., Gilg, A., and Strzelska-Smakowska, B. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 559-580.
    Coppola, V., Boni, M., Gilg, A., and Strzelska-Smakowska, B. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 559-580.;
    Serbia
     
    • Raška District
      • Novi Pazar
    Danas System of Mineralogy 7th ed. Vol II p 188
    Slovakia
     
    • Košice Region
      • Rožňava Co.
        • Ardovo
    Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
    UK
     
    • Scotland
      • Dumfries & Galloway (Dumfriesshire)
    [Specimen in the Natural History Museum, London]
    USA
     
    • Colorado
      • Lake Co.
        • Leadville District
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Nevada
      • Pershing Co.
        • Antelope District
          • Lovelock
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; American Mineralogist 37:438-446
    • Virginia
      • Wythe Co.
        • New River-Cripple Creek Region
          • Austinville-Ivanhoe District
    U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-195
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