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Ca-bearing Pyromorphite

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About Ca-bearing PyromorphiteHide

A variety of Pyromorphite

A "calcium-bearing variety of pyromorphite", although samples from several occurrences are now known to be in fact the species phosphohedyphane.

Chemical Properties of Ca-bearing PyromorphiteHide


Synonyms of Ca-bearing PyromorphiteHide

Other Language Names for Ca-bearing PyromorphiteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pyromorphite5 photos of Ca-bearing Pyromorphite associated with Pyromorphite on mindat.org.
Phosphohedyphane3 photos of Ca-bearing Pyromorphite associated with Phosphohedyphane on mindat.org.
Vanadinite1 photo of Ca-bearing Pyromorphite associated with Vanadinite on mindat.org.
Kidwellite1 photo of Ca-bearing Pyromorphite associated with Kidwellite 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 Ca-bearing PyromorphiteHide

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Breithaupt, A. (1832) Vollständige Characteristik etc., 2nd. Edition: 54 (as Polysphaerit).
Breithaupt, A. (1841) Vollständige Handbuch der Mineralogie, Vol. 2: 285 (as Miesit).

Internet Links for Ca-bearing PyromorphiteHide

Localities for Ca-bearing PyromorphiteHide

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.
  • South Australia
    • Flinders Ranges
      • North Flinders Ranges
        • Blinman
Czech Republic
  • Plzeň Region
    • Tachov District
Habermann, V.: Stříbrské miesity. Minerál, 2001, roč. 9, č. 5, s. 361-363.
  • Occitanie
    • Gard
      • Alzon
J.-P. Bourgarel collection. EDS by the Jean Wyart association
  • Saxony
    • Mittelsachsen
Lapis 11(7/8), 13-60 (1986)
  • Scotland
    • Dumfries and Galloway
      • Wanlockhead
        • Wanlock Dod-Whytes Cleuch
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