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Turgite

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About TurgiteHide

A Mixture Of:
Often referred to as a "variety" of either hematite or goethite, it is a mixture of the two minerals due to the alteration of goethite, typically found in the botryoidal habit of the "parent" goethite. It may be iridescent.

Originally described from Turjinskii Mine (Turginsk Mine), Turjinsk, Turya River, Krasnoturjinsk (Bogolovsk; Krasnotur'insk; Krasnoturyinsk), Ekateriinburgskaya (Sverdlovskaya) Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia.


Classification of TurgiteHide

Notes:
Rejected by the IMA

Synonyms of TurgiteHide

Other Language Names for TurgiteHide

Simplified Chinese:水赤铁矿
Spanish:Turgita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
18 photos of Turgite associated with QuartzSiO2
10 photos of Turgite associated with HematiteFe2O3
6 photos of Turgite associated with Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
6 photos of Turgite associated with RutileTiO2
5 photos of Turgite associated with KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
2 photos of Turgite associated with Blue QuartzSiO2
2 photos of Turgite associated with FluoriteCaF2
1 photo of Turgite associated with PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
1 photo of Turgite associated with WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
1 photo of Turgite associated with PyriteFeS2

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 TurgiteHide

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Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 532.

Internet Links for TurgiteHide

Localities for TurgiteHide

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
 
  • Western Australia
    • East Pilbara Shire
      • Weeli Wolli Creek Area
        • Mining Area C (Northern Flank; Packsaddle)
J M Bennett Collection
    • Kalgoorlie-Boulder Shire
Kim Macdonald
      • Kalgoorlie-Boulder
Kalgoorlie Western Argus newspaper (1912), Kalgoorlie Auriferous Area. A Description of the Geological Features of the Northern Most Portion, 24/12/1912
    • Yalgoo Shire
      • Noongal Station
Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, p 533
Gibb-Maitland, A. (1919), The Tungsten Deposits of Western Australia, GSWA, State Government of Western Australia, 1919
Bolivia
 
  • Oruro
    • Poopó Province
      • Pazña
        • Monserrat-Antequera mining district
Salomon Rivas y Federico Ahlfeld (1998) Los Minerales de Bolivia y sus Parajes. (Santa Cruz)
  • Potosí
    • Antonio Quijarro Province
Alfredo Petrov specimen
    • Potosí City
MinRec 30:21
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Greenwood Mining Division
      • Beaverdell
        • Wallace Mt.
www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile; BC Minfile
  • Ontario
    • Rainy River District
      • Freeborn Township
Collected specimen - Bill Morgenstern
China
 
  • Anhui
    • Tongling
Bailin Chen (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(4), 17-22
      • Tongguanshan ore field
Dunchang Ma and Cheng Li (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(3), 42-47
      • Xinqiao ore field
Chaoyi Wang (1988): Geology and Prospecting 24(12), 19-21; Bailin Chen (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(4), 17-22
  • Guangxi
    • Hechi
      • Luocheng Mulao Autonomous County
        • Baotan
Jinbang Wang (1988): Geology and Prospecting 24(5), 19-23
  • Hunan
    • Zhuzhou
      • Chaling Co.
Zhengqin Li (1978): Geology and Prospecting 14(6), 55-58
Zhengqin Li (1978): Geology and Prospecting 14(6), 55-58
Zhengqin Li (1978): Geology and Prospecting 14(6), 55-58
Zhengqin Li (1978): Geology and Prospecting 14(6), 55-58
  • Inner Mongolia
    • Bayan Nur League (Bayannao'er Prefecture)
      • Urad Middle Banner (Wulate Zhongqi)
Zhaolong Li, Wendou Xu, Yijie Xi, and Xinming Jiang (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(6), 7-14
      • 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
  • Jiangxi
    • Shangrao
      • Yanshan Co. (Qianshan Co.)
Rengui Wu and Dagan Yu (2000): Uranium Geology 16(4), 204-211
  • Liaoning
    • Fushun
      • Fushun Co.
Minzhi Yang (2000): Bulletin of Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry 19(4), 381-383
      • Qingyuan Co.
Guangyu Zhou (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(7), 15-20
  • Shandong
    • Jiaodong Peninsula (Jiaodong Gold Province)
      • Weihai
        • Wendeng Co.
Yijun Zhou, Guoqi He, Jinxian Wang, and Yanchun Zhang (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 796-799
  • Xinjiang
    • Kezilesu Autonomous Prefecture (Kizilsu Autonomous Prefecture; Qizilsu Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Aketao Co. (Akto Co.; Aqto Co.)
Jingchun Wang and Nan Fang (2005): Geology and Prospecting 41(6), 52-54
  • Yunnan
    • Honghe
      • Gejiu Co.
        • Gejiu Sn-polymetallic ore field
Baogui Zhang, Zhong Zhang, Linbo Yao, Jing Hu, Mingzai Wang, and Sanxue Wang (2002): Geology and Prospecting 38(6), 30-33
France
 
  • Occitanie
    • Tarn
      • Alban - Le Fraysse area
LACROIX A: Mineralogie de la France et de ses territoires d'outre-mer 1963 Tome V p 169
Germany
 
  • Hesse
    • Lahn-Dill
      • Wetzlar
        • Weilburg
          • Essershausen
Olivier Mével spécimen
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Rhein-Lahn-Kreis
      • Bad Ems
        • Frücht
Der Aufschluss Vol.55, March/April 2004
Greece
 
  • Attica
    • East Attica
      • Lavreotiki
On Jewel Tunnel Imports selenite specimens mined in 2016.
Indonesia
 
  • Java
    • Central Java Province
Jewel Tunnel Import specimens
Italy
 
  • Liguria
    • Genoa
      • Casarza Ligure
        • Bargone
Antofilli, Borgo, Palenzona, 1985. I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Edizioni Melita, La Spezia.
      • Ne
    • La Spezia Province
Antofilli, Borgo, Palenzona, 1985. I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Edizioni Melita, La Spezia
Japan
 
  • Shizuoka
    • Minamiizu
Alfredo Petrov, field trip observations, 12-2012
Kazakhstan
 
  • Pavlodar Region
    • Uspen District
Transactions of the Institution of Mining Engineers, Volume 27 p 659
Mexico
 
  • Chihuahua
    • Casas Grandes Municipality
www.dakotamatrix.com
  • Sonora
    • Yécora Municipality
Ed Coogan (Coogan Gold Co.) specimens
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesian Voivodeship
    • Jawor Co.
      • Gmina Bolków
Kornaga Collection
    • Kłodzko Co.
      • Gmina Stronie Śląskie
Kornaga collection
    • Ząbkowice Śląskie Co.
      • Gmina Złoty Stok
Kornaga Collection
  • Opole Voivodeship
    • Strzelce Co.
      • Gmina Jemielnica
        • Centawa
JMK'2011
  • Silesian Voivodeship
    • Częstochowa City Co.
      • Gnaszyn Dolny
Kornaga Collection
    • Rybnik Co.
      • Gmina Czerwionka-Leszczyny
Kornaga collection
  • Subcarpathian Voivodeship
    • Rzeszów Co.
      • Gmina Błażowa
Personally collected by Zając Piotr in 2013
  • Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship
Personally collected by Zając Piotr in 2010
Personally collected by Zając Piotr in 2010
Portugal
 
  • Setúbal
    • Santiago do Cacém
      • Cercal
Principais Jazigos Minerais do Sul de Portugal, D. Carvalho, J.A.C. Goinhas, L.J.G. Schermerhorn; Direcção-Geral de Minas e Serviços Geológicos, Lisboa, 1971
Russia
 
  • Chelyabinsk Oblast
    • Satkinsky District
      • Bakal Fe deposit
Mikhailov, B.M. (2004): Lithology and Mineral Resources 39(2), 114-134.
Mikhailov, B.M. (2004): Lithology and Mineral Resources 39(2), 114-134.
  • Sverdlovsk Oblast
    • Serovsky District
      • Turinsk-Auerbakovsk ore field
        • Turya river
          • Tur'insk
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Huelva
      • Minas de Riotinto
  • Murcia
    • Sierra de Cartagena
      • La Unión
        • Sancti Spiritu
MITI Blog (http://www.mtiblog.com)
Thailand
 
Supanut Buaraksa
USA
 
  • Alabama
    • Barbour Co.
Rocks & Min 70:5 pp 320-333
  • Arizona
    • Cochise County
http://math.cochise.edu/wellerr/bisbeeminerals.php
      • Carr Canyon
Rolf Luetcke
      • Dos Cabezas Mts
        • Dos Cabezas Mining District (Two Heads Mining District)
          • Dos Cabezas
Rolf Luetcke
    • Maricopa Co.
Harrer, C.M (1964), US Bur. Mines Info. Circ. 8236; MRDS file #10048189.
    • Pinal Co.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.:246
    • Santa Cruz Co.
      • Tyndall Mining District
        • Salero area
          • Alto Hill
Ronald Render-field collected at Alto Hill mine areas
  • California
    • Inyo Co.
      • Saratoga Mining District (Tecopa Mountain Mining District; Shoshone Mining District ?)
        • Dublin Hills
          • Shoshone
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 375.
    • Kern Co.
      • Mojave-Rosamond Mining District (Mojave Mining District)
        • Mojave
          • Soledad Mountain (Butte Mountain)
            • Soledad Mountain deposit
              • Soledad Mountain project (Victory)
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 375.
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Silver Lake Mining District
        • Soda Mts
          • Baker
            • Otto Mountain
Eckhard D. Stuart collection
  • Colorado
    • Eagle Co.
      • Gilman Mining District (Battle Mountain Mining District; Red Cliff Mining District)
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • Lake Co.
      • Leadville Mining District
http://mars.mines.edu/smplist/GeoMHema/smplist.htm
    • Park Co.
      • Alma Mining District
        • Lincoln Gulch
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Jim Hall, 2009
      • Montezuma Mining District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
    • Summit Co.
      • Montezuma Area
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
  • Connecticut
    • Litchfield Co.
      • Salisbury
        • Salisbury Mining District
John Betts (www.mindat.org/mesg-7-134775.html)
  • Georgia
    • Lincoln Co.
; Rob Lavinsky
    • Polk Co.
      • Cedartown
P Cristofono collection
  • Maine
    • Oxford County
      • Albany
King, V. T., 2009, Maine Feldspar, Families, and Feuds.
      • Oxbow
King, V. and Foord, E, 1994, Mineralogy of Maine.
      • Rumford
Scott Soucey and Tim Blake
    • Piscataquis Co.
      • Monson
King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V.1
  • Massachusetts
    • Essex Co.
Sears, John Henry (1905): The Physical Geography, Geology, Mineralogy and Paleontology of Essex County
    • Hampshire Co.
      • Easthampton
P. Cristofono collection
    • Norfolk Co.
      • Wrentham
Warren, Charles and Sidney Powers (1914): Geology of the Diamond Hill - Cumberland District in Rhode Island - Massachusetts. (Bulletin of the Geological Society of America25:435-476)
  • Nevada
www.bkminerals.gil.com.au/list/mineral.html
    • Nye Co.
      • Lodi Hills
        • Lodi Mining District
          • Quartz Mountain camp
Rolf Luetcke
      • San Antonio Mts
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
  • New Hampshire
    • Cheshire Co.
Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH, Part III
Rocks & Min 80:247
      • Walpole
P. Cristofono collection
      • Westmoreland
P. Cristofono collection
  • New Mexico
    • Sierra Co.
Jerry Cone Collection
  • New York
Rocks & Min 26:409 (1951).
  • North Carolina
    • Montgomery Co.
      • Troy
The Adams Collection
Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina:USGS Bulletion No.74
  • Pennsylvania
    • Monroe Co.
      • Bossardsville
Jeremy Zolan Collection
    • Montgomery Co.
      • Upper Merion Township
Mineralogy of Pennsylvania-1922; Samuel S. Gordon, pg. 217
      • Whitemarsh Township
Mineralogy of Pennsylvania-1922; Samuel S. Gordon, pg. 218
    • Northampton Co.
Miller, 1939: Northampton Co., PA Geology & Geography
  • Rhode Island
    • Providence Co.
      • Cranston
      • Cumberland
P Cristofono collection
  • South Dakota
    • Lawrence Co.
      • Galena Mining District
Van King
  • Tennessee
    • Polk Co.
www.gamineral.org
  • Texas
    • Llano Co.
www.lib.utexas.edu/books/dumble/publications/07/07b390a.html
www.lib.utexas.edu/books/dumble/publications/07/07b390a.html
    • San Saba Co.
www.lib.utexas.edu/books/dumble/publications/07/07b390a.html
  • Utah
    • Juab Co.
      • Tintic Mining District
various added photos
        • Silver City
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
  • Virginia
    • Alleghany Co.
MSW collection
http://tomaszewski.net/Kreigh/Minerals/Seq1250.shtml
      • Farmville Mining District
        • Sprouses Corner
John Lichtenberger
Mike Dennis
    • Craig Co.
Mike Dennis
    • Prince Edward Co.
      • Farmville District
        • Madisonville
Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
  • Washington
    • King Co.
      • North Bend
        • Hansen Creek
Eric He's Collection
 
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