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Chromian Mimetite

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About Chromian MimetiteHide

Charge balance uninvestigated(?).
Crimson-red, bright yellow to orange.
A variety of Mimetite

A bright red, chromium-bearing variety of mimetite.
See also bellite.

Physical Properties of Chromian MimetiteHide

Crimson-red, bright yellow to orange.

Chemical Properties of Chromian MimetiteHide


Charge balance uninvestigated(?).

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite4 photos of Chromian Mimetite associated with Calcite on
Wulfenite1 photo of Chromian Mimetite associated with Wulfenite on
Chrysocolla1 photo of Chromian Mimetite associated with Chrysocolla on
Chromian Wulfenite1 photo of Chromian Mimetite associated with Chromian Wulfenite on

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.

Internet Links for Chromian MimetiteHide

Localities for Chromian MimetiteHide

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.
  • Antofagasta Region
    • Tocopilla Province
      • Tocopilla District
Terry Szenics.
  • Saxony
    • Glauchau
      • Callenberg
Leonhardt, H. & Leonhardt, W. (1991): Das berühmte deutsche Krokoitvorkommen von Callenberg/Sachsen. Lapis 16 (9), 13-26 (in German).
  • California
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Silver Lake District
        • Soda Mts
          • Baker
Collected by and in the collection of Alex Earl, EDS and Raman spectroscopy analyzed by Bob Housley
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