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Ferruginous Quartz

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A variety of Quartz

A variety of quartz colored red, brown, or yellow by inclusions of hematite or limonite, and usually massive and opaque.

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Chemical Properties of Ferruginous QuartzHide


Synonyms of Ferruginous QuartzHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz10 photos of Ferruginous Quartz associated with Quartz on
Hematite9 photos of Ferruginous Quartz associated with Hematite on
Smoky Quartz7 photos of Ferruginous Quartz associated with Smoky Quartz on
Baryte6 photos of Ferruginous Quartz associated with Baryte on
Pyrite3 photos of Ferruginous Quartz associated with Pyrite on
Psilomelane3 photos of Ferruginous Quartz associated with Psilomelane on
Iris Quartz2 photos of Ferruginous Quartz associated with Iris Quartz on
Amethyst2 photos of Ferruginous Quartz associated with Amethyst on
Cerussite2 photos of Ferruginous Quartz associated with Cerussite on
Uranophane1 photo of Ferruginous Quartz associated with Uranophane 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 Ferruginous QuartzHide

Localities for Ferruginous QuartzHide

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.
Karel Bal Collection; de Brito Barreto, S., & Bretas Bittar, S. M. (2010). Los depósitos de gemas de Brasil: localización, producción e impacto económico. Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana, 62(1), 123-140.
  • Guangdong Province
    • Shaoguan Prefecture
      • Lechang Co.
Laurent Leisi
  • Jiangxi Province
    • Shangrao Prefecture
Karel Bal Collection
  • Shanxi Province
    • Xinzhou Prefecture
      • Wutai Co.
        • Dongye town (Dongyezhen; Tungyehchen)
Iwao, S. (1969) Banded magnetite ore deposits and metamorphic rocks in the vicinity of Yen-tou-tsun, Wu-tai-shan, Shan-hsi province, China (with appendix on hematite ore deposits in the vicinity of Ting-hsiang and Tung-yeh-chen). (In: Geology and Mineral Resources of the Far East, Vol 2, pp 425-441, Tokyo University Press).
Czech Republic
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Prague District (Praha District)
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Ardèche
      • Largentière
        • Valgorge
BRGM (1981)
    • Puy-de-Dôme
      • Jumeaux
        • La Chapelle-sur-Usson
Jonathan and Magalie Plasse Collection
      • Sauxillanges
        • Chaméane
François Périnet Collection
  • Grand Est
    • Haut-Rhin
      • Ste Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch)
Paul De Bondt collection
Paul De Bondt collection
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
    • Creuse
      • Crozant
M Arliguie collection
    • Deux-Sèvres
      • Le Temple
Jean-Marc Johannet collection
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Hunsrück
      • Idar-Oberstein
Dan Weinrich
  • Co. Mayo
    • Achill Island
  • Honshu Island
    • Chubu Region
    • Tohoku Region
      • Akita Prefecture
        • Kazuno City
Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
      • Aomori Prefecture
        • Hirosaki
Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
      • Iwate Prefecture
        • Kunohe-gun
          • Karumai-cho
Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
        • Shimohei-gun
          • Tanohata-mura
Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
  • Tokyo Metropolis
Dr Yohachiro Okamoto (1876-1960) collection (curated by the Geological Survey of Japan)
  • San Luis Potosí
Karel Bal Collection
  • Drâa-Tafilalet Region
    • Er Rachidia Province (Errachidia Province)
Norman King collection
  • Fès-Meknès Region
    • Meknès Prefecture
      • Meknès
        • El Hammam (El Hamman)
Karel Bal Collection
  • Marrakech-Safi Region
    • Safi Province
Yves Masson
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Primorskiy Kray
      • Kavalerovo Mining District
Amir Akhavan
  • Banská Bystrica Region
  • Asturias
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Mount's Bay District
        • Porthleven
Russell, A. and Hutchinson, A. (1927) On laurionite and associated minerals from Cornwall. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 21, n° 116, 221-228.
      • St Austell District
        • St Stephen-in-Brannel
          • Treviscoe
Peter Trebilcock collection
      • St Just
        • Botallack
Henry Harwood collection
  • Connecticut
    • Middlesex Co.
      • East Hampton (Chatham)
P Cristofono collection, 2007
  • Montana
    • Deer Lodge Co.
      • Gold Coin District
  • New Hampshire
    • Rockingham Co.
D Swenson collection
  • Pennsylvania
  • Utah
    • Iron Co.
      • Iron Springs District (Iron and Granite Mountains & Three Peaks)
Rick Dalrymple photo
  • Washington
    • Chelan Co.
T Douglas Schonewald Collection
    • Kittitas Co.
      • Swauk District
        • Liberty
T Douglas Schonewald Collection
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