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Thuringite

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Formula:
(Fe,Fe,Mg,Al)
 
6
(Si,Al)
 
4
O
 
10
(O,OH)
 
8
A variety of Chamosite

A ferroan variety of Chamosite, first reported from Reichmannsdorf, Thuringian Forest, Thuringia, Germany.

Chlorite Group.

Classification of Thuringite

IMA status:Rejected
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Chemical Properties of Thuringite

Formula:
(Fe,Fe,Mg,Al)
 
6
(Si,Al)
 
4
O
 
10
(O,OH)
 
8
Simplified for copy/paste:(Fe,Fe,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(O,OH)8
Essential elements:Fe, O, Si
All elements listed in formula:Al, Fe, H, Mg, O, Si

Other Names for Thuringite

Other Languages:
German:Thuringit
Simplified Chinese:鳞绿泥石
Spanish:Thuringita

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.

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  • Localities for Thuringite

    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.
    Argentina
     
    • Jujuy
      • El Carmen Department
        • Puesto Viejo
    Laznicka, P. (1981) Data on the worldwide distribution of stratiform and stratabound ore deposits. (chapter 2 in: Wolf, K.H. (Ed.) (1981) Handbook of Strata-Bound and Stratiform Ore Deposits. Vol. 10. (Elsevier))
      • Palpalá Department
        • Zapla District
    Laznicka, P. (1981) Data on the worldwide distribution of stratiform and stratabound ore deposits. (chapter 2 in: Wolf, K.H. (Ed.) (1981) Handbook of Strata-Bound and Stratiform Ore Deposits. Vol. 10. (Elsevier))
    Australia
     
    • Queensland
    Updated list originally distributed by University of Queensland
    part of list University of Queensland
    Austria
     
    • Burgenland
      • Oberwart
        • Stadtschlaining
    Huber, S. und Huber, P. (1977): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. C. Weise Verlag, München, 270 pp.; Huber, S. & Huber, P. (1981): Die Mineralien der Antimonitlagerstätte Schlaining, Burgenland. Die Eisenblüte, Jahrg. 2 NF., Nr. 3, 18-22.
    • Carinthia
      • Hohe Tauern
        • Goldberg group
          • Kleine Fleiß valley
            • Zirmsee area
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
    Azerbaijan
     
    • Daşkəsən District (Daskasan; Dashkyasan)
      • Dashkesan
    Pavel M. Kartashov data
    Bulgaria
     
    • Haskovo Oblast (Khaskovo Oblast)
      • Rhodope Mts
    Tarkian, M., & Breskovska, V. (1989). Greenockite from the Madjarovo Pb-Zn ore district, Eastern Rhodope, Bulgaria. Mineralogy and Petrology, 40(2), 137-144.
    China
     
    • Guizhou Province
      • Zunyi Prefecture
        • Zunyi Co.
    Kehua Yin (2009): Geology and Prospecting 45(3), 273-279
    • Hebei Province
      • Zhangjiakou Prefecture
        • Zhangbei Co.
    Youli Feng, Lijing Yu, and Ruizhong Hu (2006): Journal of The Virtual Explorer 24(2).
    • Yunnan Province
      • Pu'er Prefecture
        • Lancang Co.
    Dong Xu, Zhiji Ren, Haijun Yu, Guanghou Yin, and Jianzhong Duan (2011): Mineral Deposits 30(3), 477-487
    Czech Republic
     
    • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
      • Moravia-Silesia Region
        • Bruntál
    Kruťa, T.: O nerostech, nerostných surovinách a předních nalezištích ve Slezsku. Přírodovědecký sborník Ostravského kraje, 1949, roč. 10, s. 281-319.
    Kruťa, T.: O nerostech, nerostných surovinách a předních nalezištích ve Slezsku. Přírodovědecký sborník Ostravského kraje, 1949, roč. 10, s. 281-319.
        • Rýmařov
    Fojt, B. et al.: Paragenetická studie Ag-mineralizace ložiska Horní Město u Rýmařova. Acta Musei Moraviae, Scientiae naturales, 1992, roč. 77, s. 3 - 27.
      • Olomouc Region
    Duda, Rejl, Slivka: "Mineralien", 1991
        • Šumperk (Mährisch Schönberg)
          • Petrov nad Desnou (Petersdorf an der Tess)
    Novotný, P., Zimák, J.: Petrov nad Desnou – Petrovský vrch. In Exkurzní průvodce po mineralogických lokalitách na Sobotínsku. Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2002, Olomouc, s. 9-11.
          • Sobotín (Zöptau; Zoeptau)
            • Rudoltice
    Novotný, P.: Minerály žil alpského typu v severovýchodní části Českého masivu. Zprávy Vlastivědného muzea v Olomouci, 2004, č. 281, s. 13-63.
      • Vysočina Region
    Houzar, S.: Přehled minerálů amfibolitového lomu v Mirošově (západní Morava), Minerál, 1999, roč. 7, č. 4, s. 294-296.
    Germany
     
    • Bavaria
      • Franconia
        • Franconian Forest
          • Bad Steben
            • Lichtenberg
              • Lichtenberg Copper mines
    F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt und Druckerei GmbH (Hof), 1984
      • Upper Palatinate
        • Oberpfälzer Wald
          • Vohenstrauß
            • Waidhaus
              • Hagendorf
    http://www.berthold-weber.de/h_miner.htm
    • North Rhine-Westphalia
      • Siegerland
        • Wilnsdorf
    Lapis, 12 (1), 11-18+42.
    • Thuringia
      • Thuringian Forest
    No reference listed
    Israel
     
    • Negev
    Gross, S. (1977): The Mineralogy of the Hatrurim Formation, Israel. Geological Survey of Israel, Bulletin no. 70, 80 pp.
    Japan
     
    • Hokkaido
      • Okhotsk Subprefecture (Abashiri Province)
        • Tokoro-gun
    Watanabe J and Hasegawa K (1986) Borosilicates (datolite, schorl) and aluminosilicates (andalusite, sillimanite) in the Oketo rhyolite, Hokkaido. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, series 4, 21, 583-598.
    • Honshu Island
      • Chubu Region
        • Toyama Prefecture
          • Tateyama
    Ryoichi SADANAGA and Michiaki BUNNO (1974) THE WAKABAYASHI MINERAL COLLECTION Bulletin No. 7 The University Museum, The University of Tokyo
      • Tohoku Region
        • Akita Prefecture
          • Kitaakita City
            • Ani-machi
              • Ani Mine
    Dr. Yohachiro Okamoto collection (conserved by the Geological Survey of Japan)
        • Iwate Prefecture
          • Tono City
            • Miyamori
    Seki, Y., and Yamasaki, M. (1957): American Mineralogist 42, 506-520.
    Norway
     
    • Akershus
      • Nittedal
    Berg, H. J.(1994): Bjønndalen Bruk. STEIN 21 (3), 205-216
    Russia
     
    • Far-Eastern Region
      • Magadanskaya Oblast'
        • Kolyma River Basin
          • Ducat District
            • Omsukchan
              • Ducat ore field
    http://www.igem.ru/lmin/fil/metal.htm
    • Northern Region
      • Karelia Republic
        • Northern Karelia
          • Oulanka plutonic complex
            • Olanga River (Oulanka River)
    Semenov, S.V., Glebovitsky, V.A., Kol’tsov, A.B., Semenov, V.S., Korneev, S.I., and Savatenkov, V.M. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(4), 249-274.
    Slovakia
     
    • Banská Bystrica Region
      • Revúca Co.
        • Jelšava
    Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
        • Nandráž
    Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
    Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
    • Žilina Region
      • Tvrdošín Co.
        • Vitanová
    Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
    South Korea
     
    • Gyeongsangbuk-do (Kyongsang-bukto; Gyeongsangbugdo)
      • Yongyang-gun
        • Ilwol-myon
    Kinosaki, Y. (1941) Jour. Min. Soc. Korea, 24, 12.
    UK
     
    • England
      • Cornwall
        • St Just District
          • St Just
            • Pendeen
    No reference listed
    USA
     
    • Arizona
      • Yavapai Co.
        • Black Hills (Black Hill Range)
          • Verde District
            • Jerome
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 168; Anderson, C.A. & S.C. Creasy (1958), Geology and ore deposits of the Jerome area, Yavapai Co., AZ, USGS PP 308.
    Anderson, C.A. & S.C. Creasey (1958), Geology and ore deposits of the Jerome area, Yavapai Co., AZ, USGS PP 308: 93.
    • Colorado
      • Mineral Co.
        • Creede District
          • Amethyst Vein
    Rocks & Min.: 24:235.
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
      • Ouray Co.
        • Gold Hill District
    U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
        • San Juan Mts
    U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
    U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1753
    • Michigan
    www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-glm-rcim-geology-Minerals_Found_In_Michigan.Pdf.
    www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-glm-rcim-geology-Minerals_Found_In_Michigan.Pdf.
    • Montana
      • Silver Bow Co.
        • Butte District (Summit Valley District)
          • East Ridge
    Rocks & Min.: 16: 243, 247.
            • Silver Bow Park
    Rocks & Min.: 16:243, 247.
    • New Hampshire
    Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH: Part III, Minerals & Mines, p.57
    • New Mexico
      • Doña Ana Co.
        • Organ Mts
          • Organ District
    Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
    Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
      • Grant Co.
    Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
      • Hidalgo Co.
        • Sylvanite District
    Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
      • Sierra Co.
    Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
    • North Carolina
      • Iredell Co.
    Genth,F.A,1891,The Minerals of North Carolina,pg.67
    • Virginia
      • Albemarle Co.
        • Batesville
    Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
    • West Virginia
    Roberts, Rapp, & Weber, 1974. Encylopedia of Minerals
    • Wisconsin
      • Ashland Co.
        • Mt. Whittlesey
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