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Blödite

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Formula:
Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
May contain some K replacing Na.
System:
Monoclinic
Colour:
Colourless, ...
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
2½ - 3
Member of:
Name:
For German chemist Carl August Blöde (1773-1820).
This page provides mineralogical data about Blödite.

Classification of Blödite

Approved
7.CC.50

7 : SULFATES (selenates, tellurates, chromates, molybdates, wolframates)
C : Sulfates (selenates, etc.) without additional anions, with H2O
C : With medium-sized and large cations
29.3.3.1

29 : HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
3 : A2B(XO4)2·xH2O
25.3.9

25 : Sulphates
3 : Sulphates of Mg
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First Recorded Occurrence of Blödite

Geological Setting of First Recorded Material:
Oceanic salt deposit.

Occurrences of Blödite

Geological Setting:
Oceanic salt deposits; lacustrine salt deposits; nitrate deposits in arid regions.

Physical Properties of Blödite

Vitreous
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Transparent
Colour:
Colourless, bluish-green, reddish; colourless in transmitted light.
Hardness (Mohs):
2½ - 3
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
None Observed

Crystallography of Blödite

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Cell Parameters:
a = 11.04Å, b = 8.15Å, c = 5.49Å
β = 100.41°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.355 : 1 : 0.674
Unit Cell Volume:
V 485.84 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Morphology:
Crystals short prismatic [001], frequently highly modified. Massive, granular or compact.

Crystallographic forms of Blödite

Crystal Atlas:
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Blödite no.1 - Goldschmidt (1913-1926)
Blödite no.4 - Goldschmidt (1913-1926)
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Radiation - Copper Kα
Data Set:
Data courtesy of RRUFF project at University of Arizona, used with permission.

Optical Data of Blödite

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.483 nβ = 1.486 nγ = 1.487
2V:
Measured: 71° , Calculated: 58°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.004
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
relatively strong

Chemical Properties of Blödite

Formula:
Na2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O

May contain some K replacing Na.
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Blödite to other Species

Member of:
Other Members of Group:
ChangoiteNa2Zn(SO4)2 · 4H2O
CobaltoblöditeNa2Co(SO4)2•4H2O
ManganoblöditeNa2Mn(SO4)2·4H2O
NickelblöditeNa2(Ni,Mg)(SO4)2 · 4H2O
7.CC.05KrausiteKFe(SO4)2 · H2O
7.CC.10TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
7.CC.15KaliniteKAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O Not confirmed
7.CC.15MendoziteNaAl(SO4)2 · 11H2O
7.CC.20Lonecreekite(NH4)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 12H2O
7.CC.20Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
7.CC.20Alum-(Na)NaAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
7.CC.20Tschermigite(NH4)Al(SO4)2 · 12H2O
7.CC.20LanmuchangiteTl+Al(SO4)2 · 12H2O
7.CC.25VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
7.CC.25ZincovoltaiteK2Zn5Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
7.CC.25PertlikiteK2(Fe2+,Mg)2Mg4Fe23+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
7.CC.25Ammoniomagnesiovoltaite(NH4)2Mg52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
7.CC.30KröhnkiteNa2Cu(SO4)2 · 2H2O
7.CC.35FerrinatriteNa3Fe(SO4)3 · 3H2O
7.CC.40GoldichiteKFe(SO4)2 · 4H2O
7.CC.45LöweiteNa12Mg7(SO4)13 · 15H2O
7.CC.50NickelblöditeNa2(Ni,Mg)(SO4)2 · 4H2O
7.CC.50ChangoiteNa2Zn(SO4)2 · 4H2O
7.CC.50Zincblödite
7.CC.55LeoniteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
7.CC.55MereiteriteK2Fe(SO4)2 · 4H2O
7.CC.60Boussingaultite(NH4)2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
7.CC.60CyanochroiteK2Cu(SO4)2 · 6H2O
7.CC.60Mohrite(NH4)2Fe(SO4)2 · 6H2O
7.CC.60Nickelboussingaultite(NH4)2Ni(SO4)2 · 6H2O
7.CC.60PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
7.CC.65PolyhaliteK2Ca2Mg(SO4)4 · 2H2O
7.CC.70LeightoniteK2Ca2Cu(SO4)4 · 2H2O
7.CC.75AmarilliteNaFe(SO4)2 · 6H2O
7.CC.80KonyaiteNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 5H2O
7.CC.85WattevilleiteNa2Ca(SO4)2 · 4H2O (?)
25.3.1KieseriteMgSO4 · H2O
25.3.2SanderiteMgSO4 · 2H2O
25.3.3StarkeyiteMgSO4 · 4H2O
25.3.4PentahydriteMgSO4 · 5H2O
25.3.5HexahydriteMgSO4 · 6H2O
25.3.6EpsomiteMgSO4 · 7H2O
25.3.7CaminiteMg7(SO4)5(OH)4 · H2O
25.3.8VanthoffiteNa6Mg(SO4)4
25.3.10KonyaiteNa2Mg(SO4)2 · 5H2O
25.3.11LöweiteNa12Mg7(SO4)13 · 15H2O
25.3.12UklonskoviteNaMg(SO4)F · 2H2O
25.3.13LangbeiniteK2Mg2(SO4)3
25.3.14LeoniteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 4H2O
25.3.15PicromeriteK2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
25.3.16Efremovite(NH4)2Mg2(SO4)3
25.3.17Boussingaultite(NH4)2Mg(SO4)2 · 6H2O
25.3.18PickeringiteMgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O

Other Names for Blödite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

Other Information:
Readily soluble in cold water.
Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Blödite

Reference List:
John (1821) Chemische Schriften: 6: 240 (as Blödit).

Rose, G. (1837) Reise nach dem Ural, dem Altai, und dem kaspischen Meere, Volume 2 (1842). Berlin: 2: 270 (as Astrakanit).

Tschermak (1869) Konigliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna, Ber.: 60(1): 718 (as Simonyit).

Quenstedt, Fr. Aug. (1877) Handbuch der Mineralogie, third edition: 645 (as Warthit).

Koechlin, R. (1900): Ueber Simonyit- und Glauberitkrystalle von Hallstatt. Ann. Naturhist. Hofmuseum, Vienna: 15: 103.

Koechlin, R. (1902): Mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen, Vienna: 21: 356 (as Natronkalisimonyit).

Goldschmidt, V. (1913) Atlas der Krystallformen. 9 volumes, atlas, and text, vol. 1: 207.

Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1913), Immense bloedite crystals: Washington Academy of Science Journal: 3: 75-76.

Laszkiewicz (1929) Arch. Min. Soc. Warsaw: 5: 79.

Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1932), The refractive indices of bloedite: American Mineralogist: 17: 530-533.

Lauro, C. (1940) Ricerche roentgenografiche sulla bloedite. Periodico di Mineralogia – Roma: 11: pp. 89-94.

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: 447-450.

Eady, A.F. (1966), Bloedite-Kristalle von Soda Lake, San Luis Obispo County, Kalifornien, Aufschluss: 17: 268-269;…(abstract) Min. Abst. (1967): 18(2): 145.

Lauro C., Di Sabatino B. (1970) - Contributo alla conoscenza dei solfati sodico- magnesiaci naturali; nota I: il comportamento della bloedite alle analisi diffrattometrica e termica. Periodico di mineralogia – Roma, pp. 279-314.

Canadian Mineralogist (1985): 23: 669-674.

Internet Links for Blödite

Localities for Blödite

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 for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? 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.
Antarctica
 
  • Western Antarctica
    • Thiel Mts.
Vennum, W. (1986) Unusual magnesium- and iron-bearing salts from West Antarctica. Antarctic Journal of the U.S., 21(5), 55-57.
Australia
 
  • Queensland
    • Mount Isa - Cloncurry area
      • Mount Isa district
        • Mount Isa Mines
Costas Constantinides pers comm
  • Western Australia
    • Wiluna Shire
      • Mount Keith
Mills, S. J., Wilson, S. A., Dipple, G. M. & Raudsepp, M. (2010) The decomposition of konyaite: Importance in CO2 fixation in mine tailings. Mineralogical Magazine, 74(5), 903–917.
Austria
 
  • Salzburg
    • Abtenau
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
      • Webing
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
    • Golling
      • Grubach
        • Moosegg
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
    • Hallein
      • Dürrnberg
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
      • Inn valley
        • Innsbruck
          • Hall
            • Hall valley
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: 430; R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
  • Upper Austria
    • Gmunden
      • Bad Ischl
        • Perneck
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: 449; Canadian Mineralogist (1985): 23: 669.
      • Hallstatt
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: 449; R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993); Schorn, A., Neubauer, F., Bernroider, M. (2013): Polyhalite microfabrics in an Alpine evaporite mélange: Hallstatt, Eastern Alps. Journal of Structural Geology 46, 57-75.
Canada
 
  • Northwest Territories
    • Mackenzie District
      • Fort Norman
Can Min vol 25 pp 221-226 (1987)
Chile
 
  • Antofagasta Region
    • El Loa Province
      • Calama
        • Chuquicamata District
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: 310, 449, 603.
    • Tocopilla Province
      • Pedro de Valdivia
Pueyo, J. J., Chong, G. & Vega, M. (1998): Mineralogy and parental brine evolution in the Pedro de Valdivia nitrate deposit, Antofagasta, Chile. Revista Geologica de Chile 25, 3-15. (in Spanish)
  • Tarapacá Region
    • El Tamarugal Province
      • Oficina Victoria
Am. Min.1989, V74, 1207-1214.
China
 
  • Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
    • Alxa League (Alashan Prefecture)
      • Alxa Left Banner (Alashan Zuoqi)
Zhenmin Liu, Boyun Li, Guoqing Liu, and Shaokang Xu (2007): Geology of Chemical Minerals 29(4), 193-201
  • Qinghai Province
    • Hainan Autonomous Prefecture
Sun Da-peng, Li Bing-xiao, Ma Yua-hua, and Lin Qun-zhu (2002): Journal of Salt Lake Research 10(4), 1-12.
    • Haixi Autonomous Prefecture
      • Da Qaidam Co. (Dachaidan Co.)
Shaoxiu Yang (1991): Journal of Lake Sciences 3(1), 1-10
Mianping Zheng (1997): An Introduction to Saline Lakes on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Kluwer Academic Publishers (Dordrecht, NL), 319 pp.
      • Lenghu Co.
Mianping Zheng (1997): An Introduction to Saline Lakes on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Kluwer Academic Publishers (Dordrecht, NL), 319 pp.
Qinghai Institute of Salt Lakes website
Shaoxiu Yang (1991): Journal of Lake Sciences 3(1), 1-10
      • Mangnai Co. (Mangya Co.)
Xiyu Zheng (1994): Journal of Lake Sciences 6(3), 267-275
Mianping Zheng (1997): An Introduction to Saline Lakes on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Kluwer Academic Publishers (Dordrecht, NL), 319 pp.
Shaoxiu Yang (1991): Journal of Lake Sciences 3(1), 1-10
Shaoxiu Yang (1991): Journal of Lake Sciences 3(1), 1-10
  • Shandong Province
    • Tai'an Prefecture
      • Daiyue District
        • Dawenkou depression
Zhongde Zhu (1988): Mineral Deposits 7(1), 87-96
  • Shanxi Province
    • Yuncheng Prefecture
      • Yanhu District
Zheng Mianping, Tang Jiayou, Liu Junying, and Zhang Fasheng (1993): Hydrobiologia 267(1-3), 23-36.
  • Tibet Autonomous Region
    • Nagchu Prefecture (Naqu Prefecture)
      • Nyima Co. (Nima Co.)
Xifang Liu and Mianping Zheng (2010): Acta Geologica Sinica 89(11), 1601-1612
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Akesu Prefecture (Aksu Prefecture; Aqsu Prefecture)
      • Akesu Co. (Aksu Co.; Aqsu Co.)
Akihiko Okada, Sadayo Yabuki, and Congqiang Liu (1994): RIKEN Review 5, 3-4
    • Bayin'gholin Autonomous Prefecture (Bayingolin Autonomous Prefecture; Bayinguoleng Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Ruoqiang Co. (Qakilik Co.; Chaqiliq Co.)
Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp.
Bingxiao Li (1992): Journal of Lake Sciences 4(1), 48-55
Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp.
    • Bo'ertala Autonomous Prefecture (Börtala Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Jinghe Co. (Jing Co.)
Bingxiao Li (1992): Journal of Lake Sciences 4(1), 48-55
    • Tulufan Prefecture (Turfan Prefecture; Turpan Prefecture)
      • Shanshan Co. (Piqan Co.; Pichan Co.)
        • Kanggur-Xifengshan gold belt
Zhaoxin Han, Lijun Luan, and Chaoyou Wang (2004): Journal of Xi'an University of Science and Technology 24(3), 324-327; Kaiyin Bai and Zhaoxin Han (2007): Northwestern Geology 40(2), 114-117
      • Tulufan Co. (Turfan Co.; Turpan Co.)
Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp.
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Tacheng Prefecture (Tarbaghatay Prefecture)
        • Hebukesai'er Co. (Hoboksar Co.; Kobuksar Co.; Qobuqsar Co.)
Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp.
France
 
  • Midi-Pyrénées
    • Tarn-et-Garonne
      • Orgueil
Steven M. Richardson (1978). Vein formation in the C1 carbonaceous chondrites. Meteoritics, 13, #1, 141-159. (March 1978).
  • Nord-Pas-de-Calais
    • Pas-de-Calais
Naze-Nancy Masalehdani, M., Mees, F., Dubois, M., Coquinot, Y., Potdevin, J.-L., Fialin, M. & Blanc-Valleron, M.-M. (2009): Condensate minerals from a burning coal-waste heap in Avion, Northern France. Can. Mineral. 47, 573-591.
Germany
 
  • Hesse
    • Fulda
      • Neuhof
        • Giesel
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Krah, O., (1988): Beobachtungen beim Durchbruch eines Basaltganges durch das Kalilager vom Werk Neuhof-Ellers, Der Aufschluss Vol. 39 (2), 103-113
    • Werra valley
      • Heringen
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
      • Phillippsthal
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Ruhr Coal Mining area
      • Herne
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
  • Saxony-Anhalt
    • Stassfurt Potash deposit
      • Egeln
        • Tarthun
No reference listed
        • Westeregeln
Naumann, Zirkel: "Elemente der Mineralogie", 13th Ed., 1898
  • Saxony
    • Dresden
Thalheim, K.; Reichel, W. & Witzke, T. (1991): Die Minerale des Döhlener Beckens.- Schriften des Staatlichen Museums für Mineralogie und Geologie zu Dresden, Nr. 3
  • Thuringia
    • Thuringian Forest
      • Merkers-Kieselbach
W.I. Borrisenkow (1968) Zeitschr. für angewandte Geologie 14, 7-10
Hungary
 
  • Heves Co.
    • Mátra Mts
      • Recsk
Szakáll & Gatter: Hun. Min.Spec., 1993; Sánoor Szakáll, Mária Foldvári, Gábor Papp, Péter Kovács-pálffy, Árpád Kovács (1997) Secondary Sulphate Minerals From Hungary. Acta Mineralogica-petrographica, Szeged, Xxxviii, Supplementum, 7-63.
Iceland
 
  • Vestmannaeyjar archipelago (Westman islands)
    • Surtsey Island
Jacobsson et al (1992) Encrustations from Lava Caves in Surtsey, Iceland. A Preliminary Report: Surtsey Research Progress Report X: 73-78 Reykjevik, Iceland.
Italy
 
  • Sicily
    • Catania Province
      • Etna Volcanic Complex
        • Mt Etna
www.cse.speleo.it
    • Enna Province
      • Calascibetta
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: 364, 449.
    • Messina Province
      • Eolie Islands (Aeolian Islands)
        • Lipari
          • Vulcano Island
            • Porto Levante
GARAVELLI A., GRASSO M.F., VURRO F. (1996): Mineral occurrence and depositional processes at Baia di Levante area (Vulcano Island, Italy). - Mineralogica et Petrographica Acta - 39, 251- 261.
Kazakhstan
 
  • Atyrau Province (Atyrau Oblysy; Atyrau Oblast')
    • Atyrau (Gur'yev)
Pekov, I. V. & Abramov, D. V. (1993): Boron deposit of the Inder and its minerals. World of Stones, 1, 23-30.
Namibia
 
  • Khomas Region
    • Windhoek District
      • Windhoek
        • Friedenau Farm 16
DILL, H.G., PÖLLMANN, H. , BOSECKER, K., HAHN, L. and MWIYA, S.(2002) Supergene mineralization in mining residues of the Matchless cupreous pyrite deposit (Namibia) – A clue to the origin of modern and fossil duricrusts in semiarid climates.- Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 75: 43-70
Pakistan
 
  • Punjab
    • Salt Range
[Specimen in collection of Natural History Museum, London]
Dana 6: 899; 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: 432 & 449.
      • Shahpur
Dana 6: 947; 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: 449.
      • Warcha Gorge
[Specimen in collection of Natural History Museum, London]
Poland
 
  • Upper Silesia (Śląskie)
Kruszewski, Ł. (2013). Supergene sulphate minerals from the burning coal mining dumps in the Upper Silesian Coal Basin, South Poland. International Journal of Coal Geology, 105, 91-109.
      • Katowice area
        • Łaziska
Lukasz Kruszewski 2005: Minerals arising in cause of underground fires of "Skalny" coal mine dump in Laziska (Upper Silesia, Poland). Mag. Thesis (unpublished)
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
      • Irkutskaya Oblast'
        • Zheleznogorsk
Mazurov, M.P., Grishina, S.N., Istomin, V.E., and Titov, A.T. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(4), 271-284.; Mazurov et al (2007) Geology of Ore Deposits, 49, 271–284.
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Aldan Shield
        • Aldan
          • Inagli Massif
Naumov, VB and Kamenetsky, VS and Thomas, R and Kononkova, NN and Ryzhenko, BN (2008): Inclusions of silicate and sulfate melts in chrome diopside from the Inagli deposit, Yakutia, Russia. Geochemistry International, 46, 554-564. [http://eprints.utas.edu.au/7673/1/GeochemInt2008-Inagli.pdf]
  • 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).
Tanzania
 
  • Mbeya Region
Brian Mason (1962). Meteorites. John Wiley and Sons, Inc.: New York & London. 274 pages.
Turkey
 
  • Central Anatolia Region
    • Konya Province
van Doesburg, J.D.J., L. Vergouwen, and L. van der Plas (1982): Konyaite, Na2Mg(SO4)2•5H2O, a new mineral from the Great Konya Basin, Turkey. American Mineralogist 67, 1035-1038.
Am Min 66:632-635
    • Niğde Province
Altay, T., Karakaya, M.Ç., and Murat, A. (2010): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2010.
Turkmenistan
 
  • Balkan Province
John K. Warren, Evaporites through time: Tectonic, climatic and eustatic controls in marine and nonmarine deposits, Earth-Science Reviews, Volume 98, Issues 3–4, February 2010, Pages 217-268, ; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
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: 449.
Ukraine
 
  • Crimea Oblast'
    • Crimea peninsula
      • Kerch peninsula (Kertch peninsula)
        • Vulcanovka Village area
Deyak M.A. Modern water-chemogenic formations of mud volcanoes of Kerch Peninsula. Dissertation to Scientific Candidate Degree in Geological Sciences in speciality 04.00.21 – lithology. –Department of marine geology and sedimentary ore formation of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. – Kyiv, 2010.
    • Simferopol area
      • Ukrainka Village area (Kurtsy)
- Dvoichenko P.A. The minerals of Crimea (1914) - Zapiski Krymskogo obshchestva estestvoispytatelei (Proceeding of the Crimea Society of Naturalistes), 1914, vol. 4, p. 1-208 (Rus.) - Popov S.P. Mineralogy of the Crimea (1938). - M.-L., AN SSSR, 1938, 352 p. (Rus.)
  • Ivano-Frankivs'k Oblast' (Ivanovo-Frankovsk Oblast')
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: 449.
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Coconino Co.
      • White Mesa District
        • Paria River
          • Lee's Ferry
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 140.
  • California
    • Fresno Co.
      • Diablo Range
        • Cantua
Murata, K.J. (1977) Occurrence of bloedite and related minerals in marine shale of Diablo and Tremblor Ranges, California. SGS Jour. Res.: 5: 638; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 267.
        • Wildcat Canyon area
Murata, K.J. (1977) Occurrence of bloedite and related minerals in marine shale of Diablo and Tremblor Ranges, California. USGS Jour. Res.: 5: 638; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 267.
      • Tumey Gulch
Murata, K.J. (1977) Occurrence of bloedite and related minerals in marine shale of Diablo and Tremblor Ranges, California. USGS Jour. Res.: 5: 638; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 267.
    • Imperial Co.
      • Bertram
        • Bertram siding
Sampson, Reid J. & W. Burling Tucker (1942), Mineral resources of Imperial County: California Mining Bureau. Report 38: 140; Ver Planck, Wm. E., Jr. (1954), Salines in southern California: California Division Mines Bulletin 170, ch. VIII: 5-14; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 108; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 267.
    • Inyo Co.
      • Death Valley
Econ Geol (1996) 91:622-635
      • Deep Springs Valley
Jones, Blair Francis (1961), Zoning of saline minerals at Deep Spring Lake, California: USGS PP 424-B, Article 83: B200; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 267.
    • Kern Co.
Murata, K.J. (1977) Occurrence of bloedite and related minerals in marine shale of Diablo and Tremblor Ranges, California. SGS Jour. Res.: 5: 638; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 267.
      • Taft
Murata, K.J. (1977) Occurrence of bloedite and related minerals in marine shale of Diablo and Tremblor Ranges, California. USGS Jour. Res.: 5: 638; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 267.
    • Merced Co.
      • Laguna Seca Creek area
Murata, K.J. (1977) Occurrence of bloedite and related minerals in marine shale of Diablo and Tremblor Ranges, California. USGS Jour. Res.: 5: 638; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 267.
    • Monterey Co.
Gunnar Farber
    • San Luis Obispo Co.
      • Carrizo Plain
Encyclopia of Minerals (Roberts, Rapp, Weber); M. K. Eghbal , R. J. Southard and L. D. Whittig (1988) Dynamics of Evaporite Distribution in Soils on a Fan-Playa Transect in the Carrizo Plain, California. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 53: 898–903
        • Soda Lake area
Gale, Hoyt Stoddard (1914e), Sodium sulphate in the Carrizo Plain, San Luis Obispo County, California: USGS Bulletin 540: 428-433; Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1916a), Mineralogic notes, USGS Bulletin 610: 148; Eady, A.F. (1966) Bloedite-Kristalle von Soda Lake, San Luis Obispo County, Kalifornien. Aufschluss: 17: 268-269; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 268.
    • Santa Barbara Co.
      • New Cuyama
        • Alamo Canyon
Murata, K.J. (1977) Occurrence of bloedite and related minerals in marine shale of Diablo and Tremblor Ranges, California. USGS Jour. Res.: 5: 638; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 267, 268.
  • Colorado
    • Garfield Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Mesa Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
    • Moffat Co.
      • Piceance Basin
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Rio Blanco Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
  • Hawaii
    • Hawaii Co. (Hawaii Island)
Hon, K., Bove, D.J., Lee, L., and Thornber, C., 2009, The origin and zonation of sublimates and precipitates in active Hawaiian lava tubes: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p.193.
  • New Mexico
    • Eddy and Lea Counties
Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd. rev. ed. (1996)
    • Otero Co.
2008 New Mexico Mineral Symposium abstracts
    • Torrance Co.
Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
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: 449; USGS Prof Paper 68 The Ore Deposits of New Mexico.
  • Utah
    • Box Elder Co.
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    • Davis Co.
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    • San Juan Co.
      • White Canyon District
        • Red Canyon
          • Chocolate Drop
J. Plášil, A.R. Kampf, A.V. Kasatkin, J. Marty, R. Škoda, S. Silva, J. Čejka (2013): Meisserite, Na5(UO2)(SO4)3(SO3OH)(H2O), a new uranyl sulfate mineral from the Blue Lizard mine, San Juan County, Utah, USA. Mineral. Mag. 77, 2975-2988
    • Tooele Co.
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
  • Washington
    • Yakima Co.
      • Mount Adams
Cannon, B. (1975): Minerals of Washington, p.40, 60, 63, 77, 120, 166
Uzbekistan
 
  • Karakalpakstan Respublikasi (Qaraqalpog'iston)
    • Lower Amu Darya River (Amydar'ya)
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
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