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Rock Run Phosphate occurrence, Wolfden Mountain, Rock Run, Cherokee Co., Alabama, USA

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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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5 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 70:5 pp 320-333
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min 70:5 pp 320-333
Dufrénite
Formula: Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Habit: prismatic
Colour: dark brown, black
Description: As fracture coatings and fillings several cm wide in shaly iron ore
Reference: 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; Rocks & Minerals: 70(5): 320-333.; Barwood, H. & Hajek, B. (1978): Notes of Some New Occurences in Alabama. Mineralogical Record. 9: 388-391
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. Originally Rocks and Minerals, v. 50, p. 320-333.
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min 70:5 pp 320-333
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min 70:5 pp 320-333; Barwood, H. & Hajek, B. (1978): Notes of Some New Occurences in Alabama. Mineralogical Record. 9: 388-391

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
'Cacoxenite'8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
'Dufrénite'8.DK.15Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
'Strengite'8.CD.10FePO4 · 2H2O
'Wavellite'8.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, Rocks, etc.
Eleonorite-Fe3+6(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
H DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
H EleonoriteFe63+(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
H StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
OOxygen
O BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
O EleonoriteFe63+(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
O StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
O 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 BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
P DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
P EleonoriteFe63+(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
P StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
CaCalcium
Ca DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe BerauniteFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2O
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Fe EleonoriteFe63+(PO4)4O(OH)4 · 6H2O
Fe StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O

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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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