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Austinite

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Formula:
CaZn(AsO
 
4
)(OH)
System:OrthorhombicColour:Colorless to pale ...
Lustre:Sub-Adamantine, Sub-Vitreous, Greasy, SilkyHardness:4 - 4½
Member of:Adelite-Descloizite Group
Name:
Named by Lloyd Williams Staples in 1935 in honor of Austin Flint Rogers (August 16, 1877 Lathrop, Missouri, USA -March 10, 1957 Berkeley, California, USA), American mineralogist at Stanford University.

Classification of Austinite

IMA status:Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
Strunz 8th edition ID:7/B.26-40
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:8.BH.35

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
B : Phosphates, etc., with additional anions, without H2O
H : With medium-sized and large cations, (OH,etc.):RO4 = 1:1
Dana 7th edition ID:41.5.1.2
Dana 8th edition ID:41.5.1.3

41 : ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
5 : (AB)2(XO4)Zq
Hey's CIM Ref.:20.3.9

20 : Arsenates (also arsenates with phosphate, but without other anions)
3 : Arsenates of Zn, Cd or Hg
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Type Occurrence of Austinite

Type Locality:Gold Hill Mine (Western Utah Mine), Gold Hill, Gold Hill District (Clifton District), Deep Creek Mts, Tooele Co., Utah, USA
Year of Discovery:1935
Geological Setting of type material:Oxidized zone of metal deposit.
Associated Minerals at type locality:
QuartzLimoniteAdamite

Occurrences of Austinite

Geological Setting:A rare mineral in the oxidation zone of arsenic bearing base metal deposits.

Physical Properties of Austinite

Lustre:Sub-Adamantine, Sub-Vitreous, Greasy, Silky
Diaphaneity (Transparency):Transparent, Translucent
Comment:Silky in aggregates.
Colour:Colorless to pale yellowish white or bright green; colourless in transmitted light.
Streak:White
Hardness (Mohs):4 - 4½
Tenacity:Brittle
Cleavage:Distinct/Good
Good on {011}.
Density (measured):4.13 g/cm3
Density (calculated):4.31 g/cm3

Crystallography of Austinite

Crystal System:Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):2 2 2 - Disphenoidal
Space Group:P21 21 21
Space Group Setting:P21 21 21
Cell Parameters:a = 7.506(3) Å, b = 9.041(5) Å, c = 5.927(7) Å
Ratio:a:b:c = 0.83 : 1 : 0.656
Unit Cell Volume:V 403.01 ų
Z:4
Morphology:Enantiomorphous bladed crystals elongated [100], radial fibrous crusts and nodules.
Twinning:Left and right hand individuals joined on (100) with (010) and (001) coincident.
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
5.781 (50)
3.171 (100)
2.801 (100)
2.637 (100)
2.529 (60)
1.616 (90)
1.509 (70)
Comments:also ICDD 37-455

Optical Data of Austinite

Type:Biaxial (+)
RI values: nα = 1.759(3) nβ = 1.763(3) nγ = 1.783(3)
2V:Measured: 47° , Calculated: 50°
Birefringence:0.024
Maximum Birefringence:δ = 0.024

Chart shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:High
Dispersion:r > v weak
Optical Extinction:Parallel.
Pleochroism:Non-pleochroic

Chemical Properties of Austinite

Formula:
CaZn(AsO
 
4
)(OH)
Simplified for copy/paste:CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Essential elements:As, Ca, H, O, Zn
All elements listed in formula:As, Ca, H, O, Zn

Relationship of Austinite to other Species

Series:Forms a series with Conichalcite (see here)
Member of:Adelite-Descloizite Group
Other Members of Group:

- +
Adelite
CaMg(AsO
 
4
)(OH)
Arsendescloizite
PbZn(AsO
 
4
)(OH)
Čechite
Pb(Fe
2+
 
,Mn
2+
 
)(VO
 
4
)(OH)
Cobaltaustinite
CaCo(AsO
 
4
)(OH)
Conichalcite
CaCu(AsO
 
4
)(OH)
Descloizite
Pb(Zn,Cu)(VO
 
4
)(OH)
Duftite
PbCu(AsO
 
4
)(OH)
Gabrielsonite
PbFe(AsO
 
4
)(OH)
Gottlobite
CaMg(VO
 
4
,AsO
 
4
)(OH)
Hermannroseite
CaCu(PO
 
4
)(OH)
Mottramite
PbCu(VO
 
4
)(OH)
Nickelaustinite
Ca(Ni,Zn)(AsO
 
4
)(OH)
Pyrobelonite
PbMn
2+
 
(VO
 
4
)(OH)
Tangeite
CaCu(VO
 
4
)(OH)
Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
8.BH.05Thadeuite
Ca(Mg,Fe
2+
 
)
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH,F)
 
2
8.BH.10Durangite
NaAl(AsO
 
4
)F
8.BH.10Isokite
CaMg(PO
 
4
)F
8.BH.10Lacroixite
NaAl(PO
 
4
)F
8.BH.10Maxwellite
NaFe
3+
 
(AsO
 
4
)F
8.BH.10Panasqueiraite
CaMg(PO
 
4
)(OH,F)
8.BH.10Tilasite
CaMg(AsO
 
4
)F
8.BH.15Drugmanite
Pb(Fe
3+
 
,Al)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
2
8.BH.20Bjarebyite
(Ba,Sr)(Mn
2+
 
,Fe
2+
 
,Mg)
 
2
Al
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
3
8.BH.20Cirrolite
Ca
 
3
Al
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
3
(?)
8.BH.20Kulanite
Ba(Fe
2+
 
,Mn
2+
 
,Mg)
 
2
(Al,Fe
3+
 
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
3
8.BH.20Penikisite
Ba(Mg,Fe
2+
 
,Ca)
 
2
Al
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
3
8.BH.20Perloffite
Ba(Mn
2+
 
,Fe
2+
 
)
 
2
Fe
3+
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
3
8.BH.20Johntomaite
BaFe
2+
2
Fe
3+
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
3
8.BH.25Bertossaite
(Li,Na)
 
2
(Ca,Fe
2+
 
,Mn
2+
 
)Al
 
4
(PO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH,F)
 
4
8.BH.25Palermoite
(Li,Na)
 
2
(Sr,Ca)Al
 
4
(PO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH)
 
4
8.BH.30Carminite
PbFe
3+
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
2
8.BH.30Sewardite
CaFe
3+
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
2
8.BH.35Adelite
CaMg(AsO
 
4
)(OH)
8.BH.35Arsendescloizite
PbZn(AsO
 
4
)(OH)
8.BH.35Cobaltaustinite
CaCo(AsO
 
4
)(OH)
8.BH.35Conichalcite
CaCu(AsO
 
4
)(OH)
8.BH.35Duftite
PbCu(AsO
 
4
)(OH)
8.BH.35Gabrielsonite
PbFe(AsO
 
4
)(OH)
8.BH.35Nickelaustinite
Ca(Ni,Zn)(AsO
 
4
)(OH)
8.BH.35Tangeite
CaCu(VO
 
4
)(OH)
8.BH.35Gottlobite
CaMg(VO
 
4
,AsO
 
4
)(OH)
8.BH.35Hermannroseite
CaCu(PO
 
4
)(OH)
8.BH.40Čechite
Pb(Fe
2+
 
,Mn
2+
 
)(VO
 
4
)(OH)
8.BH.40Descloizite
Pb(Zn,Cu)(VO
 
4
)(OH)
8.BH.40Mottramite
PbCu(VO
 
4
)(OH)
8.BH.40Pyrobelonite
PbMn
2+
 
(VO
 
4
)(OH)
8.BH.45Bayldonite
PbCu
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
2
8.BH.45Vésigniéite
BaCu
 
3
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
2
8.BH.50Paganoite
NiBi(AsO
 
4
)O
8.BH.55Jagowerite
BaAl
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
2
8.BH.60Attakolite
(Ca,Sr)Mn(Al,Fe)
 
4
(HPO
 
4
,PO
 
4
)
 
3
(SiO
 
4
,PO
 
4
)(OH)
 
4
8.BH.65Leningradite
PbCu
 
3
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
Cl
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
20.3.1Adamite
Zn
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)(OH)
20.3.2Paradamite
Zn
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)(OH)
20.3.3Koritnigite
Zn(HAsO
 
4
) · H
 
2
O
20.3.4Legrandite
Zn
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)(OH) · H
 
2
O
20.3.5Warikahnite
Zn
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 2H
 
2
O
20.3.6Köttigite
Zn
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
20.3.7Stranskiite
Zn
 
2
Cu(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
20.3.8Philipsburgite
(Cu,Zn)
 
6
(AsO
 
4
,PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
· H
 
2
O
20.3.10Prosperite
CaZn
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)(HAsO
 
4
)(OH)
20.3.11Gaitite
Ca
 
2
Zn(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 2H
 
2
O
20.3.12Zincroselite
Ca
 
2
Zn(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 2H
 
2
O
20.3.13O'Danielite
Na(Zn,Mg)
 
3
H
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
3
20.3.14Johillerite
Na(Mg,Zn)
 
3
Cu(AsO
 
4
)
 
3
20.3.15Holdenite
(Mn
2+
 
,Mg)
 
6
Zn
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(SiO
 
4
)(OH)
 
8
20.3.16Chudobaite
(Mg,Zn)
 
5
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(HAsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 10H
 
2
O
20.3.17Chlorophoenicite
(Mn,Mg)
 
3
Zn
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)(OH,O)
 
6
20.3.18Lotharmeyerite
Ca(Zn,Mn
3+
 
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 2(H
 
2
O,OH)
20.3.19Metaköttigite
(Zn,Fe,Fe)
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8(H
 
2
O,OH)
20.3.20Ojuelaite
ZnFe
3+
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
2
· 4H
 
2
O
20.3.21Fahleite
Zn
 
5
CaFe
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
6
· 14H
 
2
O
20.3.22Keyite
Cu
2+
3
Zn
 
4
Cd
 
2
(AsO
 
4
)
 
6
· 2H
 
2
O
Related Minerals - Dana Grouping):

- +
41.5.1.9Arsendescloizite
PbZn(AsO
 
4
)(OH)

Other Names for Austinite

Synonyms:
Brickerite
Other Languages:
German:Austinit
Brickerit
Russian:Аустинит
Simplified Chinese:砷钙锌石
Spanish:Austinita
Brickerita
Varieties:
Cobaltoan AustiniteCuprian Austinite

Other Information

Fluorescence in UV light:Not fluorescent
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 Austinite

Reference List:

- +
Staples, L. W. (1935): Austinite, a new arsenate mineral, from Gold Hill, Utah. American Mineralogist: 20: 112-119.

Ahlfeld and Mosebach (1936) Zentralblatt Mineralien: 226, 287 (as Brickerit).

Brendler (1938) American Mineralogist: 23: 347.

Strunz, H. (1939): Mineralien der Descloizitgruppe. Konichalcit, Staszizit, Austinit, Duftit, Aräoxen, Volborthit, Pyrobelonit. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, Mineralogie und Petrographie, Leipzig (A) 101, 496-506.

Richmond (1940) American Mineralogist: 25: 441.

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. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 809-810.

Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (1988): 159-166.

Anthony, J.W., Bideaux, R.A., Bladh, K.W., and Nichols, M.C. (2000) Handbook of Mineralogy, Volume IV. Arsenates, Phosphates, Vanadates. Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson, AZ, 680pp.: 43.

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    Localities for Austinite

    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
          • Leigh Creek
            • Puttapa
    Personal collection of M. Willoughby. EDAX and SEM confirmed.
    Austria
     
    • 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.
    Bolivia
     
    • La Paz Department
      • Aroma Province
        • Laurani District
    Ahlfeld and Mosebach (1936) Zentralblatt Mineralien: 226, 287 (Brickerit); 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: 810.
    Bulgaria
     
    • Vratsa Oblast (Vratza)
      • Balkan Mts (Stara Planina)
    Minceva-Stefanova, J. (2001). Arsenate minerals diversity in oxidation zones of the polymetallic stratabound deposits in Western Balkan Mountain. Comptes Rendus de l'Academie Bulgare des Sciences, 54(6), 39.
    Chile
     
    • Atacama Region
      • Chañaral province
        • El Salado
          • Diego de Almagro
            • Pampa Capitana
              • La Florida district
    Ruiz Fuller C.-Peebles F.; "Yacimientos metalíferos de Chile", Fondecyt, Stgo 1988, Chile
      • Copiapó Province
        • Tierra Amarilla
          • Pampa Larga district
    M. Dini collection
    China
     
    • Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
      • Alxa League (Alashan Prefecture)
        • Ejin Banner (Ejina Co.)
    Dianhao Huang and Baolin Wang (1997): Journal of Precious Metallic Geology 6(2), 93-100; Wensong Yu, Changxi Liao, and Guo Chen (2013): Gold Science and Technology 21(2), 24-27
    France
     
    • Brittany
      • Finistère
        • Huelgoat (Locmarria-Berrien)
    R.PIERROT, L. CHAURIS, C. LAFORET (1973) : "Inventaire minéralogique de la France : 29- Finistère.", B.R.G.M. Paris.
    • Languedoc-Roussillon
      • Pyrénées-Orientales
        • Montferrer
    Berbain, C., Favreau, G. & Aymar, J. (2005): Mines et Minéraux des Pyrénées-Orientales et des Corbières. Association Française de Microminéralogie Ed., 53-59. Berbain, C. & Favreau, G. (2010): Austinite plombifère de Can Pei, Montferrer (Pyrénées-Orientales), Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 108(2), 31.
    Germany
     
    • Baden-Württemberg
      • Black Forest
        • Gengenbach
          • Haigerach valley
    Wittern,A. (1995) Mineralien finden im Schwarzwald
        • Lahr
          • Reichenbach
            • Weiler
    Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
    • Rhineland-Palatinate
      • Lahn valley
    Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
          • Frücht
    Der Aufschluss Vol.55, March/April 2004
    • Saxony
      • Erzgebirge
        • Schneeberg District
          • Wolfgang Maaßen Mine field
    J. Gröbner und U. Kolitsch (2005): Neufunde aus dem Bergrevier Schneeberg im Erzgebirge. Lapis 30 (7-8), 71-73; 81-82.
    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. (1996): Bisher nicht bekannte Minerale aus den Lavrion-Bergwerken. Lapis, 21 (11), 39; 62.
    No reference listed
              • Hilarion area
    Kolitsch, U., Rieck, B., Brandstätter, F., Schreiber, F., Fabritz, K. H., Blaß, G. & Gröbner, J. (2014): Neufunde aus dem altem Bergbau und den Schlacken von Lavrion (I). Mineralien-Welt 25 (1), 60-75 (in German).
    Kolitsch, U., Rieck, B., Brandstätter, F., Schreiber, F., Fabritz, K. H., Blaß, G. & Gröbner, J. (2014): Neufunde aus dem altem Bergbau und den Schlacken von Lavrion (I). Mineralien-Welt 25 (1), 60-75 (in German).
          • Lavrion (Laurion; Laurium)
    No reference listed
    Hungary
     
    • Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén Co.
      • Rudabányai Mtns
        • Rudabánya
    BRANDSTÄTTER, F. und G. NIEDERMAYR (2001) Austinit von Rudabánya, Ungarn.- Mineralien-Welt 12 (6), 31.; Szakáll: Minerals of Rudabánya, 2001
    Mexico
     
    • Chihuahua
      • Mun. de Casas Grandes
        • San Pedro Corralitos
    Min Rec 35:6 pp4-17
    Wendell W. (2004) - Famous Mineral Localities: San Pedro Corralitos. Mineralogical Record 35(6), 4-17,65.
    • Durango
      • Mun. de Mapimí
        • Mapimí
    Thomas P. Moore (2008) Lapis, 33, #7-8, 33-40.
    Rocks & Min.: 56:247.; Moore, T.P. and Megaw, P.K.M. (2003): Famous mineral localities: The Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico. The Mineralogical Record, 34(5), 1-91
    Moore, T.P. and Megaw, P.K.M. (2003): Famous mineral localities: The Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico. The Mineralogical Record, 34(5), 1-91
    Thomas P. Moore (2008) Lapis, 33, #7-8, 33-40.
    Thomas P. Moore (2008) Lapis, 33, #7-8, 33-40.
    Morocco
     
    • Souss-Massa-Draâ Region
      • Ouarzazate Province
        • Tazenakht
          • Bou Azer District (Bou Azzer District)
            • Aghbar
    Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
    JP Barral collection
    Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
    [var: Cuprian Austinite] Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
            • Oumlil
    [var: Cuprian Austinite] Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
    Namibia
     
    • Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto)
      • Tsumeb
    Gebhard, G. (1999): Tsumeb II. A Unique Mineral Locality. GG Publishing, Grossenseifen, Germany
    • Otjozondjupa Region
      • Grootfontein District
    Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 247 pp. (in English)
    Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV
    Poland
     
    • Świętokrzyskie
      • Świętokrzyskie Mts (Holy Cross Mts)
        • Kielce District
          • Chęciny
    Bzowska, G., Karwowski, Ł., Juzaszek, A. (2003): New phosphate and arsenate minerals from Miedzianka near Chęciny (Holy Cross Mts). Mineralogical Society of Poland - Special Papers, Vol. 23
    Spain
     
    • Catalonia
      • Tarragona
        • Priorat
          • El Molar
    Joan Abella i Creus (2008): Minerals I Mines De La Conca De Bellmunt Del Priorat.
    USA
     
    • Arizona
      • Cochise Co.
        • Tombstone Hills
    Raman analysis by Bob Jenkins on aspecimen in the Bruce J. Murphy collection;
      • Gila Co.
        • Dripping Spring Mts
          • Banner District
            • Hayden area
              • Chilito
    Keith, S.B. (1972), Mineralogy and paragenesis of the 79 mine lead-zinc-copper deposit, Min.Rec.: 3: 247-264.
      • Pinal Co.
        • Galiuro Mts
          • Table Mountain District
            • Table Mountain area
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 124; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of Arizona, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56; Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV
    • 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.
      • San Bernardino Co.
        • Clark Mts (Clark Mountain Range)
          • Clark Mountain District
            • Pactolus
              • Mohawk Hill
    [Mineralien Welt 1/93:44]
    • Colorado
      • Hinsdale Co.
    Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV
    MinRec 11:13
    • Nevada
      • Churchill Co.
        • Chalk Mountain District
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
        • Westgate District
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • Esmeralda Co.
        • Railroad Springs District
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
        • Weepah District
    Rocks & Minerals, Nov. 1999
      • Humboldt Co.
        • Iron Point District
          • Valmy
    Dr. William S. Wise presentation to Northwest Micro Mineral Study Group on 1 May 2004, Update on Mineralogy of the Silver Coin Mine, Iron Point District, Edna Mountains, Humboldt Co., Nevada
      • Lander Co.
        • Bullion District
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • Lincoln Co.
        • Silver King District
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • Mineral Co.
        • Bell District
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • Nye Co.
        • Lodi District
          • Quartz Mountain camp
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; Rocks & Minerals (2010) 85:512-524
        • Reveille District
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • Washoe Co.
        • Dogskin Mountain District
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • New Jersey
      • Sussex Co.
        • Franklin Mining District
          • Franklin
    Dunn (1995)
          • Ogdensburg
            • Sterling Hill
    Dunn, P.J., Mineralogical Record: 10: 160-165; Dunn, Pete J. (1995): Franklin and Sterling Hill New Jersey: the world’s most magnificent mineral deposits, part: 5: 658.
    • New Mexico
      • Hidalgo Co.
        • Peloncillo Mts
          • San Simon District
    Minerals of New Mexico, Northrup (3rd Ed., LaBruzza, 1996)
        • San Simon District
          • Granite Gap
    R&M 77:5 p298-305
    Twenty-fourth Annual New Mexico Mineral Symposium
      • Lincoln Co.
    Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
          • Gallinas Mts
    [var: Cuprian Austinite] Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
    • Utah
      • Tooele Co.
        • Deep Creek Mts
          • Gold Hill District (Clifton District)
            • Gold Hill
    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: 810; American Mineralogist (1971): 56: 1359. Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
    Min Rec 24:1 pp11-22
    Min Rec 24:1 pp11-22
    Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
    Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
    Min Rec 24:1 pp11-22
    • Washington
      • Stevens Co.
        • Huckleberry Range
          • Deer Trail & Cedar Canyon Districts
            • Adams Mountain
    Cannon, B. (1975): Minerals of Washington, p.52
    Zambia
     
    • Central Province
      • Kabwe District
    http://www.lrz.de/~mineralogische-sammlungen-dmg/analysen/austinit.htm (analysis Rubert Hochleitner)
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