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Fibroferrite

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Formula:
Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
Colour:
Light yellow, golden yellow, nearly white, greenish grey, yellowish green, light green; colourless to faint yellow in transmitted light.
Lustre:
Silky, Pearly
Hardness:
2 - 2½
Specific Gravity:
1.84 - 2.1
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
In allusion to its common FIBROus habit of aggregation and the composition, containing iron (Latin = FERRum).
This page provides mineralogical data about Fibroferrite.


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Classification of FibroferriteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
7.DC.15

7 : SULFATES (selenates, tellurates, chromates, molybdates, wolframates)
D : Sulfates (selenates, etc.) with additional anions, with H2O
C : With only medium-sized cations; chains of edge-sharing octahedra
31.9.12.1

31 : HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
9 : (AB)(XO4)Zq·xH2O
25.10.18

25 : Sulphates
10 : Sulphates of Fe alone

Pronounciation of FibroferriteHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of FibroferriteHide

Silky, Pearly
Comment:
Luster of aggregates.
Colour:
Light yellow, golden yellow, nearly white, greenish grey, yellowish green, light green; colourless to faint yellow in transmitted light.
Hardness:
2 - 2½ on Mohs scale
Cleavage:
Perfect
On {001}, perfect.
Density:
1.84 - 2.1 g/cm3 (Measured)    
Comment:
2.52 (value on Valachov material).

Optical Data of FibroferriteHide

Type:
Uniaxial (+)
RI values:
nω = 1.532 nε = 1.570
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.038
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Low
Pleochroism:
Visible
Comments:
X = Colourless
Y = Colourless
Z = c = Light golden yellow

Chemical Properties of FibroferriteHide

Formula:
Fe3+(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
IMA Formula:
Fe3+SO4(OH) · 5H2O

Crystallography of FibroferriteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Morphology:
Occurs as fine-fibrous crusts and masses; botryoidal; radial-fibrous structured. Fibers elongated [001].
Twinning:
Repeated on {110}, as triplets elongated [001].

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
12.10 (100)
6.98 (42)
4.57 (53)
4.07 (35)
3.346 (33)
2.989 (25)
2.784 (30)

Type Occurrence of FibroferriteHide

Synonyms of FibroferriteHide

Other Language Names for FibroferriteHide

Simplified Chinese:纤铁矾
Spanish:Fibroferrita

Relationship of Fibroferrite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
XitieshaniteFe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2OMon.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Magnesiocopiapite4 photos of Fibroferrite associated with Magnesiocopiapite on mindat.org.
Pickeringite4 photos of Fibroferrite associated with Pickeringite on mindat.org.
Turquoise1 photo of Fibroferrite associated with Turquoise on mindat.org.
Amarantite1 photo of Fibroferrite associated with Amarantite on mindat.org.
Copiapite1 photo of Fibroferrite associated with Copiapite on mindat.org.
Metahohmannite1 photo of Fibroferrite associated with Metahohmannite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

7.DC.05AluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
7.DC.05Meta-aluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 5H2O
7.DC.10ButleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
7.DC.10ParabutleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
7.DC.20XitieshaniteFe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2OMon.
7.DC.25BotryogenMgFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2OMon. 2/m
7.DC.25Zincobotryogen(Zn,Mg,Mn2+)Fe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 7H2OMon. 2/m
7.DC.30ChaidamuiteZnFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
7.DC.30GuilditeCuFe3+(SO4)2(OH) · 4H2OMon.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

25.10.1SzomolnokiteFeSO4 · H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
25.10.2RozeniteFeSO4 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
25.10.3SiderotilFeSO4 · 5H2OTric.
25.10.4FerrohexahydriteFeSO4 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
25.10.5MelanteriteFeSO4 · 7H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
25.10.6Rhomboclase(H5O2)Fe3+(SO4)2 · 2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
25.10.7LauseniteFe2(SO4)3·5H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
25.10.8KorneliteFe2(SO4)3 · 7H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
25.10.9CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3 1c
25.10.10ParacoquimbiteFe2(SO4)3 · 9H2OTrig. 3 : R3
25.10.11QuenstedtiteFe2(SO4)3 · 11H2OTric. 1 : P1
25.10.12FerricopiapiteFe5(SO4)6O(OH) · 20H2OTric. 1 : P1
25.10.13MetahohmanniteFe3+2(SO4)2O · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
25.10.14HohmanniteFe3+2(SO4)2O · 8H2OTric. 1
25.10.15ButleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
25.10.16ParabutleriteFe3+(SO4)(OH) · 2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
25.10.17AmarantiteFe3+2(SO4)2O · 7H2OTric. 1
25.10.19Hydroniumjarosite(H3O)Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
25.10.20RömeriteFe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2OTric. 1 : P1
25.10.21BíliniteFe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 22H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
25.10.22CopiapiteFe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2OTric. 1 : P1

Other InformationHide

Notes:
Decomposed by water, rendering an acidic solution and a brown precipitate of hydrated iron oxide. Raman bands [cm-1]: 3522, 3411, 3140 & some bands <1300
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 FibroferriteHide

Reference List:
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Rose (1833) Annalen der Physik, Halle, Leipzig: 27: 316.
Prideaux (1841) Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science: 18: 397.
Hausmann, J.F.L. (1847) Handbuch der Mineralogie, Göttingen. Second edition: vol. 2, in two parts: 2: 1202 (as Stypticit).
Smith (1854) American Journal of Science: 18: 375 (as Copiapite [of Smith]).
Headden (1905) Proceedings of the Colorado Scientific Society: 8: 60.
Manasse (1911) Proceedings, Società Toscana di scienze naturali di Pisa. Atti. Memorie: 27.
Larsen, E.S. (1921) The Microscopic Determination of the Nonopaque Minerals, First edition, USGS Bulletin 679: 75.
Walker (1922) University of Toronto Stud., Geology Series, no. 14: 87.
Scharizer (1927) Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, Mineralogie und Petrographie, Leipzig: 65: 335.
Hintze, Carl (1929) Handbuch der Mineralogie. Berlin and Leipzig. 6 volumes: 1 [3B]: 4428.
Jirovsky (1930) Časopis Nârod. Musea, Prague, Czech Republic: 104: 16.
Ulrich (1935) Časopis Nârod. Musea, Prague, Czech Republic: 109: 79.
Angelelli and Chaudet (1937) Revista minera, Soc. argentine min. geol.: 8: 46.
Bandy (1938) American Mineralogist: 23: 748.
Meixner (1939) Zbl. Min.: 110.
Gordon (1942) Academy of Natural Science of Philadelphia, Notulae Naturae, no. 102.
Prider (1943) Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia: 28: 79.
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.: 614-616.
Scordari, F. (1981) Fibroferrite: a mineral with a {Fe(OH)(H2O)2SO4} spiral chain and its relationship to Fe(OH)SO4, butlerite and parabutlerite. Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 28, 17-29.
Lombardo, Mariasole (2010) Fibroferrite: crystallographic, optical and synthesis experiments. MSc Thesis, Queens University, Ontario, Canada
Ventruti, G., Della Ventura, G., Bellatreccia, F., Lacalamita, M., and Schingaro, E. (2016): Hydrogen bond system and vibrational spectroscopy of the iron sulfate fibroferrite, Fe(OH)SO4·5H2O. European Journal of Mineralogy: 28, 943-952.

Internet Links for FibroferriteHide

Localities for FibroferriteHide

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.
Antarctica
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Princess Elizabeth Land
      • Ingrid Christensen Coast
Gore, D.B., Nichols, G.T., Lehmann, C.E.R., Burgess, J.S., Baird, A.S.&, Creagh, D.C. (2000) An atlas of surficial salts of the Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica: composition, distribution and origin ANARE Report 143. 146 pp
  • Western Antarctica
    • Antarctic Peninsula
      • Palmer Land
Vennum, W.R.; Nishi, J.M. (1981) New Antarctic mineral occurrences. Antarctic Journal of the U.S., 16(5), 14-15.
Vennum, W.R.; Nishi, J.M. (1981) New Antarctic mineral occurrences. Antarctic Journal of the U.S., 16(5), 14-15.
    • Thiel Mts.
Vennum, W. (1986) Unusual magnesium- and iron-bearing salts from West Antarctica. Antarctic Journal of the U.S., 21(5), 55-57.
Argentina
 
  • La Rioja
    • Chilecito department
      • Chilecito
Brotkorb (2002): las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina
  • San Juan
    • Calingasta Department
      • Calingasta
        • Quebrada Alcaparrosa
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:: 480, 609, 616, 1014.
Australia
 
  • Victoria
    • East Gippsland Shire
      • Nowa Nowa
  • Western Australia
    • Mundaring Shire
      • Chidlow
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: 616.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Hafner group
        • Pölla valley
          • Zanaischg (Zaneischg)
Meixner, H. (1950): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 2(3), 195-209.
  • Lower Austria
    • Waldviertel
      • Mühldorf
        • Amstall
GOLDMANN, Christoph & LÖFFLER, Erwin (2008): Die Mineralienfundstellen des Graphitbergbaues Amstall, NÖ.- Mefos, 19/35, 4-34, A-D, Wien.
  • Salzburg
    • Werfen
      • Pöham
        • Fritzbach valley
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: 616; A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
      • Inn valley
No reference listed
Bolivia
 
  • Oruro Department
    • Dalence Province
      • Huanuni
[MinRec 32:472]
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Nanaimo Mining Division
      • Vancouver Island
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: 616.
    • Skeena Mining Division
      • Anyox
Lombardo, Mariasole (2010) Fibroferrite: crystallographic, optical and synthesis experiments. MsC Thesis, Queens University, Ontario, Canada
  • Northwest Territories
    • Mackenzie District
      • Fort Norman
Battler, M. M., Osinski, G. R., Lim, D. S., Davila, A. F., Michel, F. A., Craig, M. A., ... & Preston, L. J. (2013). Characterization of the acidic cold seep emplaced jarositic Golden Deposit, NWT, Canada, as an analogue for jarosite deposition on Mars. Icarus, 224(2), 382-398.
  • Nova Scotia
    • Cape Breton Co.
      • Sydney coalfield
        • Point Aconi
E.L. Zodrow and K. McCandlish, "Hydrated Sulfates in the Sydney Coalfield, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia," Canadian Mineralogist, vol. 16, pt. 1, pp. 17-22, 1978.
  • Nunavut
    • Axel Heiberg Island
Lombardo, Mariasole (2010) Fibroferrite: crystallographic, optical and synthesis experiments. MsC Thesis, Queens University, Ontario, Canada
  • Ontario
    • Lennox and Addington Co.
      • Sheffield Township
SABINA, A.P. (1968), revised (1983) Rocks and Minerals for the collector. Kingston, Ontario to Lac St-Jean, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada Paper 67-51 (1968), Misc. Report No. 32 (1983), 46-49.
Chile
 
  • Antofagasta Region
    • Antofagasta Province
      • Sierra Gorda District
Uwe Kolitsch (single-crystal X-ray diffraction + SEM-EDS)
    • El Loa Province
      • Calama
        • Cerritos Bayos
Kampf, A.R.; Mills, S.J.; Housley, R.M.; Williams, P.A.; Dini, M. (2012): Alcaparrosaite, K3Ti4+Fe3+(SO4)4O(H2O)2, a new hydrophobic Ti4+ sulfate from Alcaparrosa, Chile. Mineralogical Magazine 76, 851-861.
        • Chuquicamata District
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: 614, 616.
          • Toki Cu deposit (Toki Cluster)
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: 616.
  • Atacama Region
    • Copiapó Province
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: 616; NJMM (1987), 171.
China
 
  • Gansu Province
    • Baiyin Prefecture
      • Baiyin District
        • Baiyinchang ore field
          • Baiyinchang Cu deposit
Bingbin Yang (1979): Geology and Prospecting 15(2), 54-58
Bingbin Yang (1979): Geology and Prospecting 15(2), 54-58
  • Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
    • 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
  • Qinghai Province
    • Haixi Autonomous Prefecture
      • Da Qaidam Co. (Dachaidan Co.)
        • Xitieshan
Qingtong Ye (1983): Acta Geologica Sinica 57(4)
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Kezilesu Autonomous Prefecture (Kizilsu Autonomous Prefecture; Qizilsu Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Wuqia Co. (Ulugqat Co.; Ulughchat Co.)
Minghua Zheng, Jiajun Liu, Shouting Zhang, and Xunrong Long (2002): Geology and Resources 11(3), 140-146; Jiajun Liu, Minghua Zheng, Cook, N.J., Xunrong Long, Jun Deng, and Yusheng Zhai (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 32, 125-156
    • Tulufan Prefecture (Turfan Prefecture; Turpan Prefecture)
      • Shanshan Co. (Piqan Co.; Pichan Co.)
Huaqin Li and Fuwen Chen (2003): Acta Geoscientica Sinica 24(6), 555-558
Cyprus
 
  • Nicosia District (Lefkoşa District; Lefkosia District)
    • Skouriotissa
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: 616.; Lombardo, Mariasole (2010) Fibroferrite: crystallographic, optical and synthesis experiments. MsC Thesis, Queens University, Ontario, Canada
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Central Bohemia Region
      • Skřivaň
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: 616; Duda, Rejl, Slivka: "Mineralien", 1991.
    • Pardubice Region
Prachař, I.: Současný stav výskytu nerostů ve Chvaleticích. Acta musei Reginaehradecensis, série A: vědy přírodní, 1981, roč. XVI., s. 99-102.
    • Prague District (Praha District)
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.: 616.; Kouřimský, J.: O fibroferritu ze Zličína u Prahy. Sborník Národního musea v Praze, 1971, 27B, 1, 1-8.
  • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
    • Olomouc Region
Žáček, V.: Nové sulfáty železa ze zlatohorského revíru v Jeseníkách. Časopis pro mineralogii a geologii, 1991, roč. 36, č. 4, s. 278-279.
France
 
  • Grand Est
    • Bas-Rhin
      • Bruche valley (Breuch valley)
        • Schirmeck
          • Framont - Grandfontaine area
            • Grandfontaine-les-Minières
A. Wittern, J.-R. Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
  • Occitanie
    • Gard
      • Anduze
        • Saint-Félix-de-Pallières
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: 616.
      • Saint-Laurent-le-Minier
Lombardo, Mariasole (2010) Fibroferrite: crystallographic, optical and synthesis experiments. MsC Thesis, Queens University, Ontario, Canada
Germany
 
  • Thuringia
    • Gera
      • Ronneburg U deposit
T. Witzke & F. Rüger: Lapis 1998(7/8), 26-64
    • Wurzbach
      • Lehesten
- Liebeskind, W., Lehrieder, E. (1992): Der Lehester Schieferbergbau, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 139-153
Greece
 
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
      • Lavrion District Mines
        • Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza)
Meixner, H. (1978): Fibroferrit von Lavrion. Lapis, 3 (10), 11.
        • Plaka
          • Plaka Mines
No reference listed
Branko Rieck Collection
        • Sounion area
Branko Rieck Collection
Hungary
 
  • Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén Co.
    • Rudabányai Mts
      • Rudabánya
Szakáll: Minerals of Rudabánya, 2001
Sánoor Szakáll, Mária Foldvári, Gábor Papp, Péter Kovács-pálffy, Árpád Kovács (1997) Secondary Sulphate Minerals From Hungary. Acta Mineralogica-petrographica, Szeged, Xxxviii, Supplementum, 7-63.
  • Veszprém Co.
    • Balaton Uplands
      • Bazsi
        • Prága Hill
KOVÁCS-PÁLFFY, P. et al. (2005): A Karikás-tető (Prága-hegy, Balaton-felvidék) bazaltjának üregkitöltő ásványai [The cavity filling minerals of the basalt from Karikás-tető (Prága Hill, Balaton Highland, Transdanubia)]. A Magyar Állami Földtani Intézet Évi Jelentése, 95-118. [http://www.mafi.hu/microsites/EJ_digi/EJ_2005PDF/Kovacs_Palffy.pdf]
Italy
 
  • Liguria
    • Savona Province
      • Bergeggi
Balestra C. (2013): Römerite e fibroferrite: segnalazione di due nuovi solfati di ferro per la Liguria. Prie, 9, 9-10.
  • Marche
    • Ancona Province
      • Fabriano
P. Mattias- M. Guerra (2008) - Le miniere nelle Marche II° parte Miniere e mineralizzazioni-Giacimenti e vicende Accademia Nazionale delle Scienze detta dei XL
  • Tuscany
    • Grosseto Province
      • Massa Marittima
Nannoni R., Capperi M., 1983. La miniera di "Fenice-Capanne". Minerali e genesi del giacimento. Quad. Mus. Stor. Nat. Livorno, 4: 19-32.
Brizzi G., Capperi M., Masotti A. - La miniera di pirite di Niccioleta, Massa Marittima (GR) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Fasc. 4 (1989) e Fasc. 1 - 2(1990)
    • Livorno Province
Barsotti, G., & Nannoni, R. (2006). Rocce, minerali e miniere delle isole dell'Arcipelago Toscano. Pacini editore, 152 pp.
      • Elba Island
        • Capoliveri
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: 616.
        • Porto Azzurro
E. Manasse, 1912 - Ricerche petrografiche e mineralogiche sul Monte Arco (Isola d'Elba) - Atti Soc. Tosc. Sc. Nat., Mem. Serie A, 28:118-199.
        • Rio Marina
          • Rio Mine (Rio Marina Mine)
E. Manasse, 1911 – Sopra alcuni minerali della Toscana – Atti Soc. Tosc. Sc. Nat., Mem. serie A, 27: 1-19; 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: 616.
    • Lucca Province
      • Apuan Alps
        • Vergemoli
Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Orlandi, P. (2011) Volaschioite: a new mineral from Fornovolasco, Apuan Alps, Tuscany (Italy). Canadian Mineralogist, 49, 605-614.
    • Siena Province
      • Chiusdino
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: 616; Mineralogical Record, 15 (1), 27-36.; Lombardo, Mariasole (2010) Fibroferrite: crystallographic, optical and synthesis experiments. MsC Thesis, Queens University, Ontario, Canada; Menchetti, S., Batoni, M., Batacchi, C., Borselli, G., Brogi, A., Ceccantini, L., Fassina, B., Marchesini, M., Rossellini, A. & Ruggieri, G. (2015): Le Cetine di Cotorniano. Miniera e minerali. Associazione Micro-Mineralogica Italiana, Cremona, 354 p.
  • Umbria
    • Perugia Province
      • Costacciaro
        • Monte Cucco
Forti P., Salvatori F. (1988): Un nuovo minerale di grotta: la fibroferrite della Grotta Ferrata. Riv. Mineral. Ital., 12, 4 (Ottobre 1988), 219-226.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chugoku Region
      • Tottori Prefecture
Sakurai & Ashizawa (1954) Koubutsugaku Zasshi, 1, 437-440.
Nicaragua
 
  • León Department
Hynek, B. M., McCollom, T. M., Marcucci, E. C., Brugman, K., & Rogers, K. L. (2013). Assessment of environmental controls on acid‐sulfate alteration at active volcanoes in Nicaragua: Applications to relic hydrothermal systems on Mars. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 118(10), 2083-2104.
    • Telica Volcano
Hynek, B. M., McCollom, T. M., Marcucci, E. C., Brugman, K. K., & Rogers, K. L. (2013, March). Assessing environmental controls on acid-sulfate alteration at active volcanoes in Nicaragua: applications to relic hydrothermal systems on mars. In 44th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, March (pp. 18-22).; Hynek, B. M., McCollom, T. M., Marcucci, E. C., Brugman, K., & Rogers, K. L. (2013). Assessment of environmental controls on acid‐sulfate alteration at active volcanoes in Nicaragua: Applications to relic hydrothermal systems on Mars. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 118(10), 2083-2104.
Norway
 
  • Buskerud
    • Øvre Eiker
      • Krekling
Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68 p. 112.
  • Oppland
    • Sel
      • Otta
Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p. 112.
Peru
 
  • Huancavelica Department
    • Castrovirreyna Province
      • Castrovirreyna District
Uwe Kolitsch (powder X-ray diffraction and SEM-EDS)
  • Pasco department
    • Pasco province
      • Cerro de Pasco
Smuda, Jochen; Dold, Bernhard; Friese, Kurt; Morgenstern, Peter; Glaesser, Walter (2007): Mineralogical and geochemical study of element mobility at the sulfide-​rich Excelsior waste rock dump from the polymetallic Zn-​Pb-​(Ag-​Bi-​Cu) ore deposit, Cerro de Pasco, Peru. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 92, 97-110.
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Rudawy Janowickie Mts
Siuda, R.: Wieściszowice. Otoczak, 2004, nr. 31, p. 58-65.
Republic of Macedonia
 
  • Kavadarci
    • Rožden (Rozhden; Roszdan)
[Rieck, B. (1993) - Famous mineral localities: Allchar, Macedonia, Mineralogical Record, 24 (6), 437-449]; Boevl, B., Bermanec, V., Serafimovski, T., Lepitkoval, S., & Mikulcic, S. (2001). Allchar Mineral Assemblage. Geologica Macedonica, Vol. 15-16, p. 1-23 (2001-2002) Suppl
Romania
 
  • Harghita Co.
Edited by Szakáll-Kristály(2010):Mineralogy of Székelyland,Eastern Transsylvania,Romania
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Verkhoyansk Fold Belt
        • Verkhoyansk Silver Province
          • Deputatsky ore cluster
Zhdanov Yu.Ya., Solov'ev L.I. (1998): Geology and mineralogical composition of the oxidized zone in the Deputatsk tin ore deposit. Otechestvennaya Geol. (6), 77-79 (in Russian).
  • Urals Region
    • Southern Urals
      • Orenburgskaya Oblast'
        • Mednogorsk District
          • Sakmara Zone
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: 616.
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
Ďuďa R.,Kotuľak P., Káňa R., 1993: Bergbau und Mineralien von Banská Štiavnica (Schemnitz), Slowakei. Emser Hefte, 14, 3, 1-70, Haltern
  • 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
  • Prešov Region
    • Prešov Co.
      • Červenica
        • Dubník
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Spain
 
  • Catalonia
    • Barcelona
      • Baix Llobregat
        • Gavà
          • Bruguers
Bareche, E (2005) "Els minerals de Catalunya. Segle XX" Ed. Grup Mineralògic Català, Barcelona, 269 p.
Switzerland
 
  • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
    • Medel Valley
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 165.
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Anniviers Valley
      • Ayer
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 165.; Ansermet, S. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais - II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. With contributions by N. Meisser, Ed. Porte-plumes (Ayer)
      • Saint-Luc
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 165.
    • Martigny
      • Mont Chemin
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 165.
UK
 
  • Wales
    • Conwy
      • Gwydyr Forest area
        • Trefriw
BMS Collection
Ukraine
 
  • Crimea Oblast'
    • Simferopol area
      • Mramornoe Village area
Alexander I. Tischenko (1996)/ Minerals of the Crimea. - World of stones, 1996, #9, p. 9-18.
  • Donetsk (Donets'k) Oblast'
    • Central Donbass
Möckel, S. & Frischmann, N. (1992): Mineralien der Quecksilberlagerstätte Nikitovka in der Ukraine. Mineralien-Welt, 3, 14-15. (in German)
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
      • Mule Mts
        • Warren District
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.:69
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 222.
  • California
Yale Peabody Museum
    • Napa Co.
      • Knoxville District
        • Knoxville
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: 616; Rogers, Austin Flint (1931b), Castanite, a basic ferric sulphate from Knoxville, California: American Mineralogist: 16: 397; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 273.
      • Mayacmas Mts (Mayacamas Mts)
        • Calistoga District (Silverado District)
Lombardo, Mariasole (2010) Fibroferrite: crystallographic, optical and synthesis experiments. MsC Thesis, Queens University, Ontario, Canada
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Barstow District
        • Barstow
          • Lead Mountain [2]
www.mineralsocal.org
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: 616.
        • Calico District (Daggett District; Calico-Daggett area)
          • Calico
            • Pacific Mine (Pacific Coast Borax Company properties; Borate; Borate Colemanite Mines; Calico; Old Borate; Pacific Coast Borax Co. workings)
Forrest Cureton specimens
Foshag, William Frederick (1931c), Krausite, a new sulphate from California: American Mineralogist: 16: 352-360; Moller, W.P. (1963) Sulfur Hole. Mineralogist: 31, part 1, N. 3: 12-16; part 2, No. 4: 13; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 273.
    • Trinity Co.
      • Coastal Range
        • Island Mountain
          • Moose Peak
Landon, Robert Emmanuel (1927), Roemerite from California: American Mineralogist: 12: 279; Melhase, John (1934), A diversity of many fine minerals available in California for collectors: Oregon Mineralogist: 2(6): 1-2; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 186; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 273; 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: 616.
  • Colorado
    • Eagle Co.
      • Gilman District (Battle Mountain District; Red Cliff District)
        • Gilman
Dana 6:1089.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
  • Nevada
    • Esmeralda Co.
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Humboldt Co.
      • Opalite District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Nye Co.
      • Hot Creek Range
        • Morey District
          • Morey Mine
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Washoe Co.
      • Galena District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd rev. ed, 1996
  • Utah
    • Emery Co.
      • Green River (South West)
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
      • San Rafael District (San Rafael Swell)
        • Calf Mesa
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Lombardo, Mariasole (2010) Fibroferrite: crystallographic, optical and synthesis experiments. MsC Thesis, Queens University, Ontario, Canada
  • Virginia
    • Louisa Co.
      • Gold-Pyrite Belt
        • Mineral
Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Mars
 
  • Aeolis quadrangle
    • Gusev Crater
      • Columbia Hills
        • Home Plate
Johnson, J.R., Bell, J.F. III, Cloutis, E., Staid, M., Farrand, W.H., McCoy, T., Rice, M., Wang, A., Yen, A. (2007): Mineralogic constraints on sulfur-ric soils from Pancam spectra at Gusev crater, Mars. Geophysical Research Letters: 34: L13202; Farrand, W.H., Johnson, J.R., Rice, M.S., Wang, A., Bell III, J.F. (2016): VNIR Multispectral Observations of Aqueous Alteration Materials by the Pancams on the Spirit and Opportunity Mars Exploration Rovers. American Mineralogist, in press;
        • Husband Hill
          • Cumberland Ridge
Johnson, J.R., Bell, J.F. III, Cloutis, E., Staid, M., Farrand, W.H., McCoy, T., Rice, M., Wang, A., Yen, A. (2007): Mineralogic constraints on sulfur-ric soils from Pancam spectra at Gusev crater, Mars. Geophysical Research Letters: 34: L13202; Farrand, W.H., Johnson, J.R., Rice, M.S., Wang, A., Bell III, J.F. (2016): VNIR Multispectral Observations of Aqueous Alteration Materials by the Pancams on the Spirit and Opportunity Mars Exploration Rovers. American Mineralogist, in press
        • Inner Basin
Johnson, J.R., Bell, J.F. III, Cloutis, E., Staid, M., Farrand, W.H., McCoy, T., Rice, M., Wang, A., Yen, A. (2007): Mineralogic constraints on sulfur-ric soils from Pancam spectra at Gusev crater, Mars. Geophysical Research Letters: 34: L13202; Farrand, W.H., Johnson, J.R., Rice, M.S., Wang, A., Bell III, J.F. (2016): VNIR Multispectral Observations of Aqueous Alteration Materials by the Pancams on the Spirit and Opportunity Mars Exploration Rovers. American Mineralogist, in press
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