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Cuprian Melanterite

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About Cuprian MelanteriteHide

Formula:
(Fe,Cu)SO4 · 7H2O
Colour:
Glass Green
A variety of Melanterite

Crystals rare but usually simple in habit and pseudo-rhombohedral with {110} and {001} and short to long prismatic [001].


Physical Properties of Cuprian MelanteriteHide

Colour:
Glass Green

Chemical Properties of Cuprian MelanteriteHide

Formula:
(Fe,Cu)SO4 · 7H2O

Synonyms of Cuprian MelanteriteHide

Other Language Names for Cuprian MelanteriteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Halotrichite7 photos of Cuprian Melanterite associated with Halotrichite on mindat.org.
Römerite6 photos of Cuprian Melanterite associated with Römerite on mindat.org.
Baryte4 photos of Cuprian Melanterite associated with Baryte on mindat.org.
Aragonite3 photos of Cuprian Melanterite associated with Aragonite on mindat.org.
Pickeringite3 photos of Cuprian Melanterite associated with Pickeringite on mindat.org.
Alunogen3 photos of Cuprian Melanterite associated with Alunogen on mindat.org.
Krausite3 photos of Cuprian Melanterite associated with Krausite on mindat.org.
Anhydrite1 photo of Cuprian Melanterite associated with Anhydrite on mindat.org.

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Cuprian MelanteriteHide

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Schaller (1916) USGS Bull. 610: 161.
Goldschmidt, V. (1920) Atlas der Krystallformen. 9 volumes, atlas, and text: vol. 6: 157.
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, 1124 pp.: 499, 500.

Internet Links for Cuprian MelanteriteHide

Localities for Cuprian MelanteriteHide

This 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.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Narromine Co.
      • Peak Hill
JR Chapman - Geological Survey of NSW and CRC LEME Report, 2003 Peak Hill Au deposit, Peak Hill, NSW.
  • Tasmania
    • Break O'Day municipality
      • Scamander district
- Bottrill, R. S. & Baker, W. E. (2008): A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Bulletin 73, Mineral Resources Tasmania, 254 pp.
Austria
 
  • Lower Austria
    • Industrieviertel
      • Reichenau an der Rax
        • Großau
MEIXNER, H. (1966): Neue Mineralfunde in den österreichischen Ostalpen XXI. Carinthia II, 156./76., 97-108.; Carinthia II, 175./95. (1985) 235-252; R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
        • Hirschwang an der Rax
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993); Hackenberg 2003
Bolivia
 
  • La Paz
    • Inquisivi Province
      • Chicote Grande
collected by Alfredo Petrov
Salomon Rivas y Federico Ahlfeld (1998) Los Minerales de Bolivia y sus Parajes. (Santa Cruz)
Canada
 
  • Manitoba
AmMin 38:501
      • Schist Lake
Keating,L.F. & Berry, L.G. (1953) Pisanite fron Flin Flon, Manitoba. AM V38, p.501.
Chile
 
  • Antofagasta
    • El Loa Province
      • Calama
        • Chuquicamata District
British Natural History Museum online catalogue 2007; R.B. Cook: "Famous mineal locality; Chuquicamata, Chile": Mineralogical Record, sept.-oct. 1973
China
 
  • Inner Mongolia
    • Bayan Nur League (Bayannao'er Prefecture)
      • Urad Rear Banner (Wulate Houqi)
Zhaolong Li, Wendou Xu, Yijie Xi, and Xinming Jiang (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(6), 7-14
Zhaolong Li, Wendou Xu, Yijie Xi, and Xinming Jiang (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(6), 7-14
Ecuador
 
  • El Oro Province
    • Atahualpa Canton
Alejandro Felix Gutierrez
  • Guayas Province
    • Guayaquil Canton
      • Guayaquil
        • Pascuales
          • La Germania
Alejandro Felix Gutierrez
Finland
 
  • North Ostrobothnia
    • Pyhäjärvi
Pasi Eilu (2002) Documentation of Zn deposits in Finland and the FINZINC database. Ministry of Trade and Industry, Geological Survey of Finland
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Rhône
      • Beaujeu
        • Claveisolles
G. Demarcq, 1973, "Guides Géologiques Régionaux : Lyonnais, Vallée du Rhöne" , Masson.
      • Villefranche
        • Chessy-les-Mines
  • Occitanie
    • Gard
      • Saint-Laurent-le-Minier
- Gol, D, Martaud, A., Meisser, N. & Chollet, P. (2010): Minéralogie des Malines, Gard. Le Règne Minéral, HS XVI, 49-88.
- Gol, D, Martaud, A., Meisser, N. & Chollet, P. (2010): Minéralogie des Malines, Gard. Le Règne Minéral, HS XVI, 49-88.
Germany
 
  • Bavaria
    • Upper Palatinate
      • Leonberg
        • Pfaffenreuth
F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt (Hof), 1984
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Sauerland
      • Iserlohn
        • Letmathe
Bender, D. and Krimmelbein, W. (1994) Aktuelle Übersicht: Mineralien der Zinkhütte Genna/Sauerland. Stand Juni 1994. Mineralien-Welt, 4/94, 10.
  • Saxony
    • Mittelsachsen
Lapis 11(7/8), 13-60 (1986)
Hungary
 
  • Heves
    • Mátra Mts
      • Recsk
Koch: Minerals of Hungary, 1985
  • Pest
    • Börzsöny Mts
Koch: Minerals of Hungary, 1985
Italy
 
  • Liguria
    • Genova Province
      • Sestri Levante
Antofilli M., Borgo E., Palenzona A. (1983): I Nostri Minerali. Geologia e Mineralogia in Liguria. Sagep, Ed., Genova, 295 pp.
  • Sicily
    • Messina Province
      • Eolie Islands (Aeolian Islands)
        • Lipari
          • Vulcano Island
            • Porto Levante
              • Faraglioni di Levante (Grotte dei Faraglioni; Grotte del Faraglione; "Grotte de Faraglione")
                • Faraglione Nico (Faraglione Piccolo; Faragghiune Nicu)
P.Forti, M.Panzica La Manna and A.Rossi (1994) The peculiar mineralogic site of the Alum cave (Vulcano, Sicily). Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology November 1994 p.35-44.
  • Tuscany
    • Florence Province
      • Gambassi Terme
        • Podere Giuseppe
Betti C., Pagani G. (2000): Minerali del Senese. - Protagon Ed. Toscani, Siena.
    • Livorno Province
      • Elba Island
        • Capoliveri
          • Cape Calamita Mine (Calamita Mine)
C.L. Garavelli (1957) – Minerali di cobalto, bonattite, e solfato di Mg esaidrato e tetraidrato tra i minerali di alterazione del giacimento elbano di Capo Calamita Calamita – Rend. Soc. Min. It., 13: 268-270.
P. Rögner, M. Hanauer, F. Senesi (2000) - Elba orientale: nuovi ritrovamenti - Riv. Min. It., 24, 2: 102-109.
        • Porto Azzurro
C. Garavelli, 1955 - Ricerche su alcuni solfati del giacimento ferrifero di Terra Nera (Isola d'Elba) - Rend. Soc. Min. It., 11: 100-146.
Japan
 
  • Shiga
    • Higashiohmi City
      • Kohzubata
Alfredo Petrov specimen.
Portugal
 
  • Beja
    • Aljustrel
      • Aljustrel
        • Aljustrel Mine
Van King
Russia
 
  • Sverdlovsk Oblast
    • Kirovgrad
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: 502.
Slovakia
 
  • Košice Region
    • Gelnica Co.
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
    • Košice Co.
      • Medzev (Metzenseifen)
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
South Africa
 
  • Limpopo
    • Waterberg District
      • Rooiberg tin field
Minerals of South Africa
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Gila Co.
      • Dripping Spring Mts
        • Banner District
          • Hayden area
            • Chilito
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 292; Keith, S.B. (1972), Mineralogy and paragenesis of the 79 mine lead-zinc-copper deposit, Min.Rec.: 3: 247-264.
      • Globe-Miami District
        • Globe Hills District
          • Globe Hills
            • Globe
              • Old Dominion vein system
                • Buffalo Hill
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 292; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 61.
    • Pima Co.
      • Silver Bell Mts
        • Silver Bell District
          • Mineral Mountain
            • Silver Bell Mine
Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 61; Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 292.
    • Santa Cruz Co.
      • Santa Rita Mts
        • Wrightson District
          • Temporal Gulch
            • Anaconda Mine group
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 177, 292, 325; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of Arizona, AZ Geol. Soc. Digest: 3: 53-56.
  • California
    • Alameda Co.
      • Diablo Range
        • Oakland Hills (San Leandro Hills)
          • Oakland
            • Leona Heights
              • Leona Heights deposit
Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1903a), Minerals from Leona Heights, Alameda County, California: University of California, Department of Geological Sciences Bulletin: 3: 195, 199; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 270.
    • Del Norte Co.
      • Klamath Mts
        • Low Divide District
          • Low Divide
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 271.
    • Monterey Co.
      • Gonzales
Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1905b), Mineralogical notes: USGS Bulletin 262: 123; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 290.
    • Trinity Co.
      • Coastal Range
        • Island Mountain
          • Moose Peak
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 290; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 273.
  • Colorado
    • Dolores Co.
MinRec 16:203-216
        • C.H.C. Hill
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
  • Missouri
    • Franklin Co.
      • Stanton
R&M 73:2 pp 98-117
  • Montana
Jay Ellis Ransom,1974, Gems and Minerals of America
The Mineralogy of The Butte District, Montana; Guilbert and Zeihen
  • Nevada
    • Lander Co.
      • Reese River District
        • New York Canyon
USGS Bull 997
    • Pershing Co.
      • Antelope District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
  • Tennessee
    • Polk Co.
Emmons, W.H.,and Lancy, F. B. (1926) Geology And Ore Deposits Of The Ducktown Mining District, Tennessee : USGS Professional Paper 139
  • Utah
    • Salt Lake Co.
      • Oquirrh Mts
        • Bingham District (West Mountain District)
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    • Utah Co.
      • East Tintic Mts
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
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