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Red Ball Mine, Calhoun Co., Alabama, USAi
Regional Level Types
Red Ball MineMine
Calhoun Co.County
AlabamaState
USACountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° North , 85° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~35km
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Ref.: Rocks & Min.: 58:57-62.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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6 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Beraunite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Description: IMA nomenclature revision re-instated eleonorite as the ferric dominant member of the group. 2015
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 58:57-62.
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 58:57-62.; Min Rec 1995 26:475-499
Eleonorite
Formula: Fe3+6(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
Reference: IMA nomenclature revision re-instated eleonorite as the ferric dominant member of the group. 2015
Kidwellite
Formula: NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Reference: Min Rec 1995 26:475-499
Rockbridgeite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 58:57-62.
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Min Rec 1995 26:475-499
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 58:57-62.; Min Rec 1995 26:475-499

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Beraunite ?8.DC.27Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Cacoxenite8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Kidwellite8.DK.20NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Rockbridgeite8.BC.10Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Strengite8.CD.10FePO4 · 2H2O
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Eleonorite-Fe3+6(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Strengite40.4.1.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq
Rockbridgeite41.9.2.1Fe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Kidwellite42.8.2.1NaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Beraunite ?42.11.16.1Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Miscellaneous
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Eleonorite-Fe3+6(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
H RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
H StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
H KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
H EleonoriteFe63+(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
H BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
OOxygen
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
O KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
O EleonoriteFe63+(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
O BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
FFluorine
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
NaSodium
Na KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
AlAluminium
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
PPhosphorus
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
P RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
P StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
P KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
P EleonoriteFe63+(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
P BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
FeIron
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe43+(PO4)3(OH)5
Fe StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
Fe EleonoriteFe63+(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
Fe BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O

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