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Rock Run Phosphate occurrence, Wolfden Mountain, Rock Run, Cherokee Co., Alabama, USAi
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Rock Run Phosphate occurrenceOccurrence
Wolfden MountainMountain
Rock Run- not defined -
Cherokee Co.County
AlabamaState
USACountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° North , 85° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~40km
Locality type:Occurrence
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


A phosphate occurrence located on the East slope of Wolfden Mountain. Dufrenite from Alabama was first reported from this locality. The locality is refered to as "Rock Run" in Palache et al (1951).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Beraunite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Dufrénite
Formula: Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Eleonorite
Formula: Fe3+6(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O

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
Dufrénite8.DK.15Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
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 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Dufrénite42.9.1.2Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
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 DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
H StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
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 DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
O StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O EleonoriteFe63+(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
O BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
FFluorine
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
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 DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
P StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
P EleonoriteFe63+(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
P BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
CaCalcium
Ca DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Fe StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe EleonoriteFe63+(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
Fe BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O

References

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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: 874.
Barwood, H. & Hajek, B. (1978), Notes of Some New Occurences in Alabama. Mineralogical Record: 9: 388-391.


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