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Pistomesite

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About PistomesiteHide

Formula:
(Fe,Mg)CO3
A variety of Mg-rich Siderite

Obsolete name for a magnesian variety of siderite with the Fe:Mg atomic ratio ranging from 70:30 to 50:50.
Originally reported from Thurnberg Mt., Flachau, Radstadt, Salzburg, Austria.


Chemical Properties of PistomesiteHide

Formula:
(Fe,Mg)CO3

Other Language Names for PistomesiteHide

German:Pistomesit
Simplified Chinese:菱镁铁矿

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
5 photos of Pistomesite associated with GersdorffiteNiAsS
4 photos of Pistomesite associated with AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
4 photos of Pistomesite associated with QuartzSiO2
4 photos of Pistomesite associated with RutileTiO2
4 photos of Pistomesite associated with MilleriteNiS
4 photos of Pistomesite associated with TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13
1 photo of Pistomesite associated with AdulariaKAlSi3O8
1 photo of Pistomesite associated with TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
1 photo of Pistomesite associated with PyriteFeS2
1 photo of Pistomesite associated with ChalcopyriteCuFeS2

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 PistomesiteHide

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Breithaupt (1847) Annalen der Physik, Halle, Leipzig: 70: 146.
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: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 162.

Internet Links for PistomesiteHide

Localities for PistomesiteHide

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
 
  • South Australia
    • Mt Lofty Ranges
      • South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills)
        • Balhannah
Record of Mines-Summary Card No:7, Onkaparinga SI 54-9 6628-II Gee, L.C.E. & Brown, H.Y.L., 1908, Record of The Mines of South Australia, 4th ed., Government Printer, Adelaide.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Gurktaler Alpen
      • Radenthein
        • Millstätter Alpe
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
    • Hafner group
      • Eisentratten
H. Meixner: Carinthia II 170./90.: 38(1980)
  • Salzburg
    • St. Johann im Pongau District
      • Ginau
        • Grub
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
      • Mühlbach am Hochkönig
        • Mitterberg District
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
      • Radstadt
        • Flachau
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
    • Zell am See District
      • Saalfelden
        • Biberg (Bieberg)
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
        • Leogang
          • Hütten
            • Schwarzleograben
              • Schwarzleo District
Paar, W. H. & Chen, T. T. (1985): Zur Mineralogie von Cu-Ni(Co)-Pb-Ag-Hg-Erzen im Revier Schwarzleo bei Leogang, Salzburg, Österreich. Mitt. österr. geol. Ges. 78, 125-148.
  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
      • Hochfilzen
        • Weißenstein
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
      • Inn valley
        • Brixlegg - Schwaz area
          • Schwaz
Wenger, H. (1979): Diskordante und konkordante Kupferkies- und Eisenspatvererzung im Bereich des Kaunzalm-Hochlegers im Öxeltal (Tuxer Voralpen). Veröffentl. d. Tiroler Landesmuseums Ferdinandeum 59, 85-98.
        • Landeck
Exel, R. (1982): Die Mineralien Tirols, Band 2: Nord- und Osttirol, Vorarlberg. Verlag Athesia, Bozen, 198 pp.
          • Thialkopf - Gatschkopf area
Exel, R. (1982): Die Mineralien Tirols, Band 2: Nord- und Osttirol, Vorarlberg. Verlag Athesia, Bozen, 198 pp.
      • Sill valley (Wipp valley)
        • Stubai valley
          • Fulpmes
            • Hoher Burgstall
Melcher, F. (1991): Fe-Ti-Oxide assemblages in the basal parts of the Central Alpine Brenner Mesozoic, Tyrol/Austria. Mineralogy and Petrology, 44, 197-212.
      • Stanz valley
Vohryzka, K. (1968): Die Erzlagerstätten von Nordtirol und ihr Verhältnis zur alpinen Tektonik. Jb. Geol. B.-A., 111, 3-88.
        • Grins
Exel, R. (1982): Die Mineralien Tirols, Band 2: Nord- und Osttirol, Vorarlberg. Verlag Athesia, Bozen, 198 pp.
      • Zillertal
        • Finsing Valley
          • Hochfügen
Wenger, H. (1973) Syngenetisches Eisenspatvorkommen von Lamark (Hochfügen, Zillertal). Veröffentlichungen des Tiroler Landesmuseums Ferdinandeum 53, 289-296.
        • Zell am Ziller
Schulz, O. (1984). Zell am Ziller, a Syngenetic Old Paleozoic Gold Deposit in the Innsbruck Quartz Phyllite Belt. In Syngenesis and Epigenesis in the Formation of Mineral Deposits (pp. 170-176). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.
China
 
  • Sichuan
    • Mianyang
      • Pingwu Co.
Changhua Huang, Chengjiang Zhang, and Zhiheng Liu (2010): Geoscience 24(1), 18-25
France
 
  • Occitanie
    • Pyrénées-Orientales
      • Llauro
Berbain, C., Favreau, G. & Aymar, J. (2005): Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées-Orientales et des Corbières, Association Française de Microminéralogie Ed., 103.
Italy
 
  • Tuscany
    • Grosseto Province
      • Civitella Paganico
        • Casal di Pari
Brizzi G., Meli R., 1990. La miniera della Selva (Casal di Pari-GR). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 14 (4): 225-239.
Japan
 
  • Oita
    • Bungo-Ono City
Dr Yohachiro Okamoto (1876-1960) collection, curated by the Geological Survey of Japan.
Russia
 
  • Chelyabinsk Oblast
    • Satkinsky District
Mikhailov, B.M. (2004): Lithology and Mineral Resources 39(2), 114-134.
  • Irkutsk Oblast
    • Bodaibo
      • Lena Gold District
        • Kropotkinsky ore cluster
Rusinov, V.L., Rusinova, O.V., Kryazhev, S.G., Shchegol’kov, Y.V., Alysheva, E.I., and Borisovsky, S.E. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(1), 1-40.
  • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
    • Aldan Shield
      • Tyry River
Bortnikov, N.S., Gamyanin, G.N., Vikent’eva, O.V., Prokof’ev, V.Y., lpatov, V.A., and Bakharev, A.G. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(2), 87-128.
Switzerland
 
  • Grisons
    • Vorderrhein Valley
      • Disentis
        • Mompé Medel
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 369.
  • Ticino
    • Leventina
      • Faido
        • Monte Piottino
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 369.
  • Uri
    • Reuss Valley
      • Amsteg
        • NEAT Construction site
M Henrich collection
    • Urseren
      • Realp
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 369.
  • Valais
    • Brig
      • Simplon pass area
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 369.
    • Goms
      • Oberwald
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 369.
      • Ulrichen
        • Ägene Valley (Äginen Valley; Aeginen Valley)
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 369.
Ukraine
 
  • Kirovohrad Oblast
    • Central Ukrainian Uranium Province
Cuney, M., Emetz, A., Mercadier, J., Mykchaylov, V., Shunko, V., & Yuslenko, A. (2012). Uranium deposits associated with Na-metasomatism from central Ukraine: a review of some of the major deposits and genetic constraints. Ore Geology Reviews, 44, 82-106.
 
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