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Ferruginous Quartz

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About Ferruginous QuartzHide

A variety of Quartz

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

Chemical Properties of Ferruginous QuartzHide


Synonyms of Ferruginous QuartzHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
10 photos of Ferruginous Quartz associated with QuartzSiO2
9 photos of Ferruginous Quartz associated with HematiteFe2O3
7 photos of Ferruginous Quartz associated with Smoky QuartzSiO2
6 photos of Ferruginous Quartz associated with BaryteBaSO4
3 photos of Ferruginous Quartz associated with PyriteFeS2
3 photos of Ferruginous Quartz associated with PsilomelaneMn, O
2 photos of Ferruginous Quartz associated with Iris QuartzSiO2
2 photos of Ferruginous Quartz associated with AmethystSiO2
2 photos of Ferruginous Quartz associated with CerussitePbCO3
1 photo of Ferruginous Quartz associated with UranophaneCa(UO2)2(SiO3OH)2•5H2O

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.
  • Bahia
Sauer, J.R. (1982) Brazil, Paradise of Gemstones. Gemological Institute of America, 135 pp. (p. 96).
Sauer, J.R. (1982) Brazil, Paradise of Gemstones. Gemological Institute of America, 135 pp. (p. 94).
Sauer, J.R. (1982) Brazil, Paradise of Gemstones. Gemological Institute of America, 135 pp. (p. 96).
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
    • Shaoguan
      • Lechang Co.
Laurent Leisi
  • Jiangxi
    • Shangrao
Karel Bal Collection
  • Shanxi
    • Xinzhou
      • 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
  • Central Bohemian Region
    • Prague-East District
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Ardèche
      • Largentière
        • Valgorge
BRGM (1981)
    • Puy-de-Dôme
      • La Chapelle-sur-Usson
Jonathan and Magalie Plasse Collection
      • Le Vernet-Chaméane
François Périnet Collection
  • Grand Est
    • Haut-Rhin
      • Colmar-Ribeauvillé
        • Ste Marie-aux-Mines
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
    • Birkenfeld
      • Idar-Oberstein
Dan Weinrich
  • Connacht
    • County Mayo
      • Achill Island
  • Akita Prefecture
    • Kazuno City
Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
  • Aomori Prefecture
    • Hirosaki City
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 District
      • Tanohata-mura
Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
  • Tokyo Metropolis
    • Ogasawara Subprefecture
Dr Yohachiro Okamoto (1876-1960) collection (curated by the Geological Survey of Japan)
  • Inchiri Region
    • Akjoujt (Akjout; Fort Repoux)
Mauritanian Geological Survey (1995) database
  • San Luis Potosí
Karel Bal Collection
  • Drâa-Tafilalet Region
    • Errachidia Province
Norman King collection
  • Fès-Meknès Region
    • Meknès Prefecture
      • Meknès
        • El Hammam (El Hamman)
Karel Bal Collection
  • Marrakesh-Safi Region
    • Safi Province
Yves Masson
  • Primorsky Krai
    • Dalnegorsk Urban District
Amir Akhavan
  • Banská Bystrica Region
  • Asturias
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Porthleven
Russell, A. and Hutchinson, A. (1927) On laurionite and associated minerals from Cornwall. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 21, n° 116, 221-228.
      • St Just
        • Botallack
Henry Harwood collection
      • St Stephen-in-Brannel
        • Treviscoe
Peter Trebilcock collection
  • Wales
    • Ceredigion
      • Upper Llanfihangell-y-Creuddyn
        • Pontrhydygroes
Cotterell, T.F., Todhunter, P.K. (2007) Corkite and hinsdalite from Frongoch mine, Devil's Bridge, Ceredigion, Wales, including evidence to suggest that orpheite is a variety of hinsdalite. Journal of the Russell Society, 10, 57-64.; Rust, Steve A. (2019) Minerals of the Frongoch Mine. Published by the author, 180 pages. ISBN 978-1-9162641-0-6 (referring to Cotterell & Todhunter, 2007).
  • Connecticut
    • Middlesex Co.
      • East Hampton (Chatham)
P Cristofono collection, 2007
  • Montana
    • Deer Lodge Co.
      • Gold Coin Mining District
  • New Hampshire
    • Rockingham Co.
D Swenson collection
  • Pennsylvania
  • Utah
    • Iron Co.
      • Iron Springs Mining District
Rick Dalrymple photo
  • Washington
    • Chelan Co.
T Douglas Schonewald Collection
    • Kittitas Co.
      • Swauk Mining District
        • Liberty
T Douglas Schonewald Collection
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