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Flos Ferri

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Name:Means "flowers of iron."
A variety of Aragonite

A stalactitic variety of Aragonite.

Originally reported from Styrian Erzberg, Eisenerz, Styria, Austria.

Classification of Flos Ferri

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Other Names for Flos Ferri

Synonyms:
Aragonite coralloideCoralloidal AragoniteFiore di FerroFlowers of IronStalactites Flos Ferri
Stalagmites coralloides
Other Languages:
French:Chaux carbonatée coralloide
German:Eisenblüte

Other Information

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References for Flos Ferri

Reference List:

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Linnaeus (1768): 183 (as Stalactites Flos Ferri).

Wallerius (1778) Wallerius, J.G. (1778) Systema mineralogicum. 2 volumes, Vienna: 2: 388 (as Stalagmites coralloides).

Haüy, R.J. (1801) Traité de minéralogie. First edition: in 4 volumes with atlas in fol., Paris: vol. 2 (as Chaux carbonatee coralloides).

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.

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  • Localities for Flos Ferri

    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
    Angelelli, V., Brodtkorb, M.K. de, Gordillo, C.E. y Gay, H.D., 1983. Las Especies Minerales de la República Argentina. Subsecretaría de Minería. Publicación Especial. 528 pp.
    • Tucumán
      • Trancas Department
    Raúl J. Tauber Larry´s collection;
    Austria
     
    • Carinthia
      • Friesach - Hüttenberg area
        • Friesach
          • Olsa
            • Gaisberg
    V. v. Zepharovich, F. Becke: Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Kaiserthum Österreich, Kais. Akad. Wiss. (Vienna), Vol. 3, p. 55 (1893)
        • Hüttenberg
    M. Puttner: Carinthia II 175./95.:253-255 (1985)
    H. Meixner: 32(3):85-97 (1981)
      • Gurktaler Alpen
        • St Veit an der Glan
    G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
    Chris Auer
      • Karawanken
        • Bad Eisenkappel (Bad Eisenkappl)
          • Lobniggraben
    C.Auer (2013)
      • Koralpe
        • Kamp
    V. Leitner: Der Karinthin 58:63-64 (1968)
      • Kreuzeck group
        • Penk
          • Teuchlbach valley
    Pichler (2009)
    • Lower Austria
      • Industrieviertel
        • Payerbach
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
        • Reichenau an der Rax
          • Hirschwang an der Rax
    Hackenberg 2003
      • Waldviertel
        • Raxendorf
          • Pfaffenhof
            • Pölla
    NIEDERMAYR, Gerhard & POSTL, Walter (1992a): 876. Todorokit aus einem Graphitvorkommen von Pfaffenhof bei Raxendorf, Niederösterreich.- In: NIEDERMAYR, Gerhard et al.: Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XIL, Carinthia II, 182/102, Teil 1, 138, Klagenfurt.
    • Salzburg
      • Abtenau
        • Annaberg
    A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
      • Dienten
        • Bürgl Alp (Bürgel Alp)
    A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
      • Kitzbühel Alps
        • Hinterglemm
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
      • Lungau
        • Zederhaus valley
          • Lamm
    A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
      • Saalfelden
        • Maria Alm
    A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
      • St Johann im Pongau
        • Mitterberg District
    A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
      • Werfen
        • Pfarrwerfen
    A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
    • Styria
      • Eisenerz
    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: 189; R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs, 1993.
      • Ennstaler Alpen
        • Johnsbach
    http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Odelsteinh%C3%B6hle
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
        • Radmer
          • Radmer an der Hasel
    Roger Lang, visit 2012
      • Knittelfeld
    C.Auer (2012)
          • Cu deposit (Schönberg)
    C.Auer (2012)
      • Liesing - Palten valley
        • Kammern
    http://www.vstm.at/Sammeln/Rahm.htm
      • Mitterdorf
        • Veitsch
          • Sattlerkogel
    Schweiger (1969)
      • Murau
        • Katsch an der Mur
    http://www.vstm.at/Sammeln/Sammeln1.htm
      • Neuberg an der Mürz
        • Arzbach (Arzbachleiten)
    Sigmund 1912
      • Peggau
        • Waldstein
    Steir.Mineralog 25/2011, p.30
    • Tyrol
      • North Tyrol
        • Inn valley
          • Brixlegg - Schwaz area
            • Schwaz
              • Falkenstein District
    Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
    Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
    Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
    Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
    China
     
    • Guizhou Province
    Wang Binghua
    Cyprus
     
    • Larnaca District (Larnaka District; İskele District)
    Prüfer, P. (2010): Mineralien der Insel Zypern. Der Aufschluss 61, 97-106. (in German)
    Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
     
    • Katanga (Shaba)
      • Katanga Copper Crescent
    Paul De Bondt.
    France
     
    • Alsace
      • Haut-Rhin
        • Ste Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch)
    Paul De Bondt.
    Paul De Bondt
    Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
    • Franche-Comté
      • Territoire-de-Belfort
        • Giromagny
    Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994
    • Rhône-Alpes
      • Isère
        • Vizille
          • Saint-Pierre-de-Mésage
    Yves Masson specimen
    Germany
     
    • Baden-Württemberg
      • Black Forest
        • Lahr
          • Reichenbach
            • Weiler
    K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
        • Münstertal
          • St Trudpert
    K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
    • Bavaria
      • Franconia
        • Franconian Forest
          • Bad Steben
            • Lichtenberg
              • Lichtenberg Copper mines
    F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt und Druckerei GmbH (Hof), 1984
    • Hesse
      • Diemelsee
        • Adorf
    Erik Hock Collection
      • Gießen (Giessen)
        • Grünberg
          • Bernsfeld
    S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
          • Mücke
    S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
    • North Rhine-Westphalia
      • Sauerland
        • Sundern
          • Bönkhausen
    R Lang collection
          • Hellefeld
    Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
    Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
    • Rhineland-Palatinate
      • Eifel
        • Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler
          • Ahrbrück
            • Martinsknipp
    Christof Schäfer
      • Hunsrück
        • St Goar
          • Werlau
    M Berghäuser collection
      • Lahn valley
        • Bad Ems District
          • Bad Ems
    Roger Lang collcetion
    Andreas Gerstenberg collection
        • Laurenburg
          • Holzappel
    Stefan Koch Collection
      • Westerwald
        • Bad Marienberg
          • Lautzenbrücken
    S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
    Greece
     
    • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
      • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
        • Lavrion District Mines
          • Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza)
            • Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines)
              • Hilarion area
    No reference listed
          • Megala Pefka area
            • Megala Pefka Mines
    Hanke, H. (1998): Laurion - ein Rückblick auf die Funde der letzten drei Jahre. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (2), 37-45.
    No reference listed
          • Plaka
            • Plaka Mines
    No reference listed
          • Sounion area
    No reference listed
            • Sounion Mines
    No reference listed
          • Soureza area
    No reference listed
    Italy
     
    • Lombardy
      • Bergamo Province
        • Scalve Valley
    Capitanio A. Il Ferro della Val di Scalve, Ferrari Grafiche Clusone, 2000, 159 pp
      • Brescia Province
    Fabio Brignoli
    • Sardinia
      • Carbonia-Iglesias Province
        • Domusnovas
    Salvatore Giagheddu specimen
    • Veneto
      • Vicenza Province
        • Torrebelvicino
          • Mercanti Valley
            • Monte Trisa Mines
    Personal found of Adriano Perugini
    Mexico
     
    Slovakia
     
    • Banská Bystrica Region
      • Žarnovica Co.
        • Hodruša-Hámre (Hodritsch)
    Kaňa R., 2005: Výskyt aragonitu-železného kvetu v opustených baniach na žile Jozef v Banskej Hodruši. Minerál, 13, 2, 104-105 (in Slovak).
    • Košice Region
      • Rožňava Co.
    various photographs
    Russ, A., M. Stevko & M. Timko (2012): Eisenblüte aus Dobsiná im Slowakischen Erzgebirge. Lapis, 37 (12), 24-29.
    Spain
     
    • Cantabria
      • Sierra de Arnero
    - Calderón, S. (1910): Los Minerales de España. Junta para Ampliación de Estudios e Investigaciones Científicas.
    Switzerland
     
    • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
    Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 48-49
    UK
     
    • England
      • Cornwall
        • Liskeard District
          • Menheniot
            • Roseland
    Tony Aldworth specimen
    USA
     
    • Arizona
      • Cochise Co.
        • Mule Mts
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 118.
    Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 49.
      • Santa Cruz Co.
        • Santa Rita Mts
          • Greaterville District
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 118; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 49.
    • California
      • Calaveras Co.
        • Murphys District (Esmeralda District; Sperry District)
          • Murphys
    Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 81.
    • Colorado
      • Clear Creek Co.
        • Georgetown District
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Idaho
      • Lemhi Co.
        • Gilmore District (Texas District)
    Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
    • Michigan
      • Iron Co.
        • Menominee iron range
          • Crystal Falls
    Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
    • New Jersey
      • Sussex Co.
        • Andover Township
    Dana 6: 1065.
    • New York
      • New York City
        • Manhattan (New York Co.)
          • Manhattan Island
    The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull., Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 27.
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