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Blödite

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Formula:
Na
 
2
Mg(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 4H
 
2
O
May contain some K replacing Na.
System:MonoclinicColour:Colourless, ...
Lustre:VitreousHardness:2½ - 3
Member of:Blödite Group
Name:For German chemist Carl August Blöde (1773-1820).
This page provides mineralogical data about Blödite.

Classification of Blödite

IMA status:Approved
Strunz 8th edition ID:6/C.18-10
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID: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
Dana 8th edition ID:29.3.3.1

29 : HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
3 : A2B(XO4)2·xH2O
Hey's CIM Ref.:25.3.9

25 : Sulphates
3 : Sulphates of Mg
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Type Occurrence of Blödite

Type Locality:Ischler Salzberg, Perneck, Bad Ischl, Gmunden, Upper Austria, Austria
Geological Setting of type material:Oceanic salt deposit.

Occurrences of Blödite

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

Physical Properties of Blödite

Lustre: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.
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Optical Data of Blödite

Type:Biaxial (-)
RI values: nα = 1.483 nβ = 1.486 nγ = 1.487
2V:Measured: 71° , Calculated: 58°
Maximum Birefringence:δ = 0.004

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Surface Relief:Moderate
Dispersion:relatively strong

Chemical Properties of Blödite

Formula:
Na
 
2
Mg(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 4H
 
2
O


May contain some K replacing Na.
Simplified for copy/paste:Na2Mg(SO4)2·4H2O
Essential elements:H, Mg, Na, O, S
All elements listed in formula:H, Mg, Na, O, S

Relationship of Blödite to other Species

Member of:Blödite Group
Other Members of Group:

- +
Changoite
Na
 
2
Zn(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 4H
 
2
O
Cobaltoblödite
Na
 
2
Co(SO
 
4
)
 
2
•4H
 
2
O
Manganoblödite
Na
 
2
Mn(SO
 
4
)
 
2
·4H
 
2
O
Nickelblödite
Na
 
2
(Ni,Mg)(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 4H
 
2
O
Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
7.CC.05Krausite
KFe(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· H
 
2
O
7.CC.10Tamarugite
NaAl(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
7.CC.15Kalinite
KAl(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 11H
 
2
O Not confirmed
7.CC.15Mendozite
NaAl(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 11H
 
2
O
7.CC.20Lonecreekite
(NH
 
4
)Fe
3+
 
(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 12H
 
2
O
7.CC.20Alum-(K)
KAl(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 12H
 
2
O
7.CC.20Alum-(Na)
NaAl(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 12H
 
2
O
7.CC.20Tschermigite
(NH
 
4
)Al(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 12H
 
2
O
7.CC.20Lanmuchangite
Tl
+
 
Al(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 12H
 
2
O
7.CC.25Voltaite
K
 
2
Fe
2+
5
Fe
3+
3
Al(SO
 
4
)
 
12
· 18H
 
2
O
7.CC.25Zincovoltaite
K
 
2
Zn
 
5
Fe
3+
3
Al(SO
 
4
)
 
12
· 18H
 
2
O
7.CC.25Pertlikite
K
 
2
(Fe
2+
 
,Mg)
 
2
Mg
 
4
Fe
3+
2
Al(SO
 
4
)
 
12
· 18H
 
2
O
7.CC.25Ammoniomagnesiovoltaite
(NH
 
4
)
 
2
Mg
2+
5
Fe
3+
3
Al(SO
 
4
)
 
12
· 18H
 
2
O
7.CC.30Kröhnkite
Na
 
2
Cu(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 2H
 
2
O
7.CC.35Ferrinatrite
Na
 
3
Fe(SO
 
4
)
 
3
· 3H
 
2
O
7.CC.40Goldichite
KFe(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 4H
 
2
O
7.CC.45Löweite
Na
 
12
Mg
 
7
(SO
 
4
)
 
13
· 15H
 
2
O
7.CC.50Nickelblödite
Na
 
2
(Ni,Mg)(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 4H
 
2
O
7.CC.50Changoite
Na
 
2
Zn(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 4H
 
2
O
7.CC.50Zincblödite
7.CC.55Leonite
K
 
2
Mg(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 4H
 
2
O
7.CC.55Mereiterite
K
 
2
Fe(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 4H
 
2
O
7.CC.60Boussingaultite
(NH
 
4
)
 
2
Mg(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
7.CC.60Cyanochroite
K
 
2
Cu(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
7.CC.60Mohrite
(NH
 
4
)
 
2
Fe(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
7.CC.60Nickelboussingaultite
(NH
 
4
)
 
2
Ni(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
7.CC.60Picromerite
K
 
2
Mg(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
7.CC.65Polyhalite
K
 
2
Ca
 
2
Mg(SO
 
4
)
 
4
· 2H
 
2
O
7.CC.70Leightonite
K
 
2
Ca
 
2
Cu(SO
 
4
)
 
4
· 2H
 
2
O
7.CC.75Amarillite
NaFe(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
7.CC.80Konyaite
Na
 
2
Mg(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 5H
 
2
O
7.CC.85Wattevilleite
Na
 
2
Ca(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 4H
 
2
O (?)
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
25.3.1Kieserite
MgSO
 
4
· H
 
2
O
25.3.2Sanderite
MgSO
 
4
· 2H
 
2
O
25.3.3Starkeyite
MgSO
 
4
· 4H
 
2
O
25.3.4Pentahydrite
MgSO
 
4
· 5H
 
2
O
25.3.5Hexahydrite
MgSO
 
4
· 6H
 
2
O
25.3.6Epsomite
MgSO
 
4
· 7H
 
2
O
25.3.7Caminite
Mg
 
7
(SO
 
4
)
 
5
(OH)
 
4
· H
 
2
O
25.3.8Vanthoffite
Na
 
6
Mg(SO
 
4
)
 
4
25.3.10Konyaite
Na
 
2
Mg(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 5H
 
2
O
25.3.11Löweite
Na
 
12
Mg
 
7
(SO
 
4
)
 
13
· 15H
 
2
O
25.3.12Uklonskovite
NaMg(SO
 
4
)F · 2H
 
2
O
25.3.13Langbeinite
K
 
2
Mg
 
2
(SO
 
4
)
 
3
25.3.14Leonite
K
 
2
Mg(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 4H
 
2
O
25.3.15Picromerite
K
 
2
Mg(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
25.3.16Efremovite
(NH
 
4
)
 
2
Mg
 
2
(SO
 
4
)
 
3
25.3.17Boussingaultite
(NH
 
4
)
 
2
Mg(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
25.3.18Pickeringite
MgAl
 
2
(SO
 
4
)
 
4
· 22H
 
2
O

Other Names for Blödite

Synonyms:
AstrachaniteAstrakaniteAstrakhanite
Other Languages:
German:Astrachanit
Astrakanit
Astrakhanit
Blödit
Bloedit
Simonyit
Warthit
Italian:Bloedite
Russian:Бледит
Simplified Chinese:白钠镁矾
Spanish:Astrachanita
Astrakhanita
Blödita
Traditional Chinese:白鈉鎂礬
Varieties:
Natronkalisimonyit

Other Information

Other Information:Readily soluble in cold water.
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 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.

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  • Localities for Blödite

    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.
    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.)
    Mianping Zheng (1997): An Introduction to Saline Lakes on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Kluwer Academic Publishers (Dordrecht, NL), 319 pp.
        • Golmud Co. (Ge'ermu Co.)
    Qinghai Institute of Salt Lakes website
        • Lenghu Co.
    Mianping Zheng (1997): An Introduction to Saline Lakes on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Kluwer Academic Publishers (Dordrecht, NL), 319 pp.
        • Mangnai Co. (Mangya Co.)
    Mianping Zheng (1997): An Introduction to Saline Lakes on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Kluwer Academic Publishers (Dordrecht, NL), 319 pp.
    • 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)
        • Xainza Co. (Shenzha 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 Mtns
        • 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
      • Caltanissetta Province
        • Monte Sambuco
    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.
      • Catania Province
        • Etna Volcanic Complex
          • Mt Etna
    www.cse.speleo.it
      • 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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