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MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
For its iron content and the relation to pickeringite
A variety of Pickeringite

An iron-rich variety of pickeringite.
Originally reported from Dientnergraben, Eschenau, Lend, Schwarzach, Salzburg, Austria.

Classification of Ferropickeringite

Chemical Properties of Ferropickeringite

MgAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Ferropickeringite

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:铁镁明矾

Other Information

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 Ferropickeringite

Reference List:
Meixner, H., and W. Pillewizer (1937): Zentralbl. f. Min. Geol. Pal., Abt. A: 263-270 (as Eisenpickeringit).

Vertushkov (1941) Comptes rendus de l’académie des sciences de l’U.R.S.S., n.s.: 30: 334.

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.: 523.

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Localities for Ferropickeringite

(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
  • Salzburg
    • Schwarzach
      • Lend
        • Eschenau
H. Meixner, W. Pillewizer: Zentralbl. f. Min. Geol. Pal., Abt. A:263-270 (1937)
  • 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
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