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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.

Classification of Ferruginous Quartz

Chemical Properties of Ferruginous Quartz

Elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Ferruginous Quartz

Name in Other Languages:

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.

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Localities for Ferruginous Quartz

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.
(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.
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
      • St Austell District
        • St Stephen-in-Brannel
          • Treviscoe
Peter Trebilcock collection
      • St Just District
        • 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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