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Mitridatite

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About MitridatiteHide

Formula:
Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Colour:
Greenish-yellow, olive green, brownish-green, etc.
Lustre:
Waxy, Greasy, Dull, Earthy
Hardness:
Specific Gravity:
3.25 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Named in 1914 by P. A. Dvoichenko after Mt. Mithridat in the historical part of the city of Kerch, Kerch peninsula, Ukraine.
The structure is presented by Moore & Araki (1977).


Classification of MitridatiteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
8.DH.30

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
D : Phosphates, etc. with additional anions, with H2O
H : With large and medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 < 1:1
42.8.4.1

42 : HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
8 : (AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
19.14.17

19 : Phosphates
14 : Phosphates of Fe and other metals

Physical Properties of MitridatiteHide

Waxy, Greasy, Dull, Earthy
Transparency:
Translucent
Comment:
Highest luster seen on rare crystals
Colour:
Greenish-yellow, olive green, brownish-green, etc.
Streak:
pale green
Hardness:
2½ on Mohs scale
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Very Good
{100} observed on crystals from Gap Lode Pegmatite, South Dakota
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven
Density:
3.25 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of MitridatiteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.785 nβ = 1.850 nγ = 1.850
2V:
Measured: 5° to 10°
Birefringence:
0.065
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.065
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Very High
Dispersion:
extreme
Comments:
X=greenish yellow Y, Z = deep greenish brown

Chemical Properties of MitridatiteHide

Formula:
Ca2Fe3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
IMA Formula:
Ca2Fe3+3O2(PO4)3 · 3H2O

Crystallography of MitridatiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
B2/b
Cell Parameters:
a = 17.53 Å, b = 19.35 Å, c = 11.25 Å
β = 95.92°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.906 : 1 : 0.581
Unit Cell V:
3,795.71 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
12
Morphology:
Massive, as nodules, crusts, and veinlets. Earthy and pulverulent or friable to dense and gum-like. Rare crystals are pseudohexagonal, usually platy and with rounded edges.
Twinning:
Similar to robertsite, multiple rotation (π/3) perpendicular to {100}
Comment:
A2/a non-standard setting

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
8.64 (100)
5.55 (60)
3.20 (40)
2.88 (40)
2.72 (70)
2.56 (40)
2.17 (40)
1.612 (40)
Comments:
26-1057

Type Occurrence of MitridatiteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
Earthy and compact masses of material. Pseudomorphs after other phosphate minerals.
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Oolitic sedimentary iron ores.
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of MitridatiteHide

Other Language Names for MitridatiteHide

Relationship of Mitridatite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
ArseniosideriteCa2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
KolfaniteCa2Fe3+3O2(AsO4)3 · 2H2OMon.
RobertsiteCa2Mn3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2OMon. m : Bb
Forms a series with:

Common AssociatesHide

DiadochiteFe3+2(PO4)(SO4)(OH) · 5H2O
JahnsiteA generic name for a number of difficult to distinguish members in the Jahnsite Subgroup.
LaueiteMn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
RockbridgeiteFe2+Fe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5
StrunziteMn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Rockbridgeite17 photos of Mitridatite associated with Rockbridgeite on mindat.org.
Strengite17 photos of Mitridatite associated with Strengite on mindat.org.
Siderite8 photos of Mitridatite associated with Siderite on mindat.org.
Beraunite8 photos of Mitridatite associated with Beraunite on mindat.org.
Phosphosiderite8 photos of Mitridatite associated with Phosphosiderite on mindat.org.
Messelite7 photos of Mitridatite associated with Messelite on mindat.org.
Hureaulite7 photos of Mitridatite associated with Hureaulite on mindat.org.
Montgomeryite6 photos of Mitridatite associated with Montgomeryite on mindat.org.
Vivianite6 photos of Mitridatite associated with Vivianite on mindat.org.
Bermanite5 photos of Mitridatite associated with Bermanite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.DH.05MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2OOrth. mm2 : Pba2
8.DH.10LeucophosphiteKFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.DH.10Spheniscidite(NH4,K)(Fe3+,Al)2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2OMon.
8.DH.10TinsleyiteKAl2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2OMon.
8.DH.15Jahnsite-(CaMnFe){Ca}{Mn2+}{Fe2+2}{Fe3+2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2OMon. 2/m : P2/b
8.DH.15Jahnsite-(CaMnMg){Ca}{Mn2+}{(Mg,Fe2+)2}{Fe3+2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2OMon. 2/m : P2/b
8.DH.15Jahnsite-(CaMnMn){Ca}{Mn2+}{Mn2+2}{Fe3+2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2OMon. 2/m : P2/b
8.DH.15KeckiteCaMn2+(Fe3+Mn2+)Fe3+2(PO4)4(OH)3 · 7H2OMon. 2/m : P2/b
8.DH.15Rittmannite{(Mn2+,Ca)}{Mn2+}{(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)2}{(Al,Fe3+)2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2OMon.
8.DH.15Whiteite-(CaFeMg){Ca}{(Fe2+,Mn2+)}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.DH.15Whiteite-(CaMnMg){Ca}{Mn2+}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2OMon. 2/m
8.DH.15Whiteite-(MnFeMg){(Mn2+,Ca)}{(Fe2+,Mn2+)}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.DH.15Jahnsite-(MnMnMn){Mn2+}{Mn2+}{Mn2+2}{Fe3+2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2OMon.
8.DH.15Kaluginite(Mn2+,Ca)MgFe3+(PO4)2(OH) · 4H2OOrth.
8.DH.15Jahnsite-(CaFeFe){Ca}{Fe2+}{Fe2+2}{Fe3+2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2OMon.
8.DH.15Jahnsite-(NaFeMg)NaFe3+Mg2Fe3+2(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2OMon. 2/m : P2/b
8.DH.15Jahnsite-(NaMnMg){(Na,Ca)}{(Mn2+,Fe3+)}{(Mg,Fe3+)2}{Fe3+2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2OMon. 2/m : P2/b
8.DH.15Jahnsite-(CaMgMg){Ca}{Mg}{Mg2}{Fe3+2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
8.DH.20Manganosegelerite(Mn2+,Ca)(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(PO4)2(OH) · 4H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbca
8.DH.20OveriteCaMgAl(PO4)2(OH) · 4H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbca
8.DH.20SegeleriteCa2 Mg2 Fe3+2(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pcca
8.DH.20WilhelmvierlingiteCaMnFe3+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2OOrth.
8.DH.20JuonniiteCaMgSc(PO4)2(OH) · 4H2OOrth.
8.DH.25CalcioferriteCa2Fe3+2(PO4)3(OH) · 7H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
8.DH.25KingsmountiteCa4(Fe2+,Mn2+)Al4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2OMon. 2 : B2
8.DH.25MontgomeryiteCa4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2OMon. 2 : B2
8.DH.25ZodaciteCa4Mn2+Fe3+4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2OMon.
8.DH.30ArseniosideriteCa2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
8.DH.30KolfaniteCa2Fe3+3O2(AsO4)3 · 2H2OMon.
8.DH.30PararobertsiteCa2Mn3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.DH.30RobertsiteCa2Mn3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2OMon. m : Bb
8.DH.30Sailaufite(Ca,Na,☐)2Mn3+3(AsO4)2(CO3)O2 · 3H2OMon.
8.DH.35MantienneiteKMg2Al2Ti(PO4)4(OH)3 · 15H2OOrth.
8.DH.35PaulkerriteK(Mg,Mn2+)2(Fe3+,Al,Ti,Mg)2Ti(PO4)4(OH)3 · 15H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbca
8.DH.35Benyacarite(H2O,K)2(Mn2+,Fe2+)2(Fe3+,Ti)2Ti(PO4)4(O,F)2 · 14H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbca
8.DH.40XanthoxeniteCa4Fe3+2(PO4)4(OH)2 · 3H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.DH.45MahnertiteNaCu3(AsO4)2Cl · 5H2OTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I4/mmm
8.DH.50AndyrobertsiteKCdCu5(AsO4)4(H2AsO4) · 2H2OMon.
8.DH.50CalcioandyrobertsiteKCaCu5(AsO4)4(H2AsO4) · 2H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
8.DH.55EnglishiteK3Na2Ca10Al15(PO4)21(OH)7 · 26H2OMon. 2/m
8.DH.60BouazzeriteBi6(Mg,Co)11Fe3+14(AsO4)18(OH)4O12 · 86H2OMon. 2/m

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

42.8.4.2RobertsiteCa2Mn3+3(PO4)3O2 · 3H2OMon. m : Bb
42.8.4.3ArseniosideriteCa2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

19.14.1CyriloviteNaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2OTet. 4 2 2 : P41 21 2
19.14.2KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33Mon. 2/m : P2/b
19.14.3Rosemaryite(Na,Ca,Mn)(Mn,Fe2+)(Fe3+,Mg)Al(PO4)3Mon. 2/m : P21/b
19.14.4Wyllieite(Na,Ca,Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Fe,Mg)Al(PO4)3Mon. 2/m
19.14.5Ferrowyllieite(Na,Ca,Mn)(Fe,Mn)(Fe,Fe,Mg)Al(PO4)3Mon. 2/m : P21/b
19.14.6NatrodufréniteNaFe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2OMon.
19.14.7LeucophosphiteKFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
19.14.8Spheniscidite(NH4,K)(Fe3+,Al)2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2OMon.
19.14.9BurangaiteNaFe2+Al5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
19.14.10Satterlyite(Fe2+,Mg,Fe)12(PO4)5(PO3OH)(OH,O)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3 1m
19.14.11UshkoviteMgFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric.
19.14.12Garyansellite(Mg,Fe)3(PO4)2(OH,O) · 1.5H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
19.14.13ThadeuiteCa(Mg,Fe2+)3(PO4)2(OH,F)2Orth. 2 2 2 : C2 2 21
19.14.14AnapaiteCa2Fe2+(PO4)2 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
19.14.15XanthoxeniteCa4Fe3+2(PO4)4(OH)2 · 3H2OTric. 1 : P1
19.14.16CalcioferriteCa2Fe3+2(PO4)3(OH) · 7H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
19.14.18MélonjosephiteCaFe2+Fe3+(PO4)2(OH)
19.14.19DelvauxiteCaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed · Amor.
19.14.20CollinsiteCa2Mg(PO4)2 · 2H2OTric. 1 : P1
19.14.21SegeleriteCa2 Mg2 Fe3+2(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pcca
19.14.22KingsmountiteCa4(Fe2+,Mn2+)Al4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2OMon. 2 : B2
19.14.23VauxiteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2OTric. 1 : P1
19.14.24MetavauxiteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
19.14.25ParavauxiteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric. 1 : P1
19.14.26SigloiteFe3+Al2(PO4)2(OH)3 · 7H2OTric.
19.14.27CacoxeniteFe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2OHex. 6/m : P63/m
19.14.28KoninckiteFe3+PO4 · 3H2OTet.
19.14.29LazuliteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
19.14.30ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
19.14.31Souzalite(Mg,Fe2+)3(Al,Fe3+)4(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2OTric.
19.14.32Gormanite(Fe2+,Mg)3(Al,Fe3+)4(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2OTric.
19.14.33ZaïriteBiFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m

Fluorescence of MitridatiteHide

Not fluorescent in UV

Other InformationHide

Notes:
Soluble in hot acids.
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 MitridatiteHide

Reference List:
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Popov (1910).
Dvoichenko (1914) Zapiski Krym. Obshchestva Est.: 4: 114.
Efremov (1936) Mem. Soc. russe min.: 65: 225 (as Calcium ferri-phosphate).
Chukhrov (1937) Transactions of the Lomonossov Institute, Bulletin de Académy des sciences de l'Union des Républiques Soviétiques Socialistes, Ser. Min.,no. 10: 131, 139.
Sidorenko (1945) Comptes rendus de l’académie des sciences de l’U.R.S.S.: 48: 53.
Gaines, R., Skinner, C., Foord, E., Mason, B., Rosenzweig, A., and King, V., 1997, Dana's New Mineralogy, 8th edition, John Wiley & Sons, NY,
American Mineralogist (1974): 59: 48-59.
Inorganic Chemistry: 16: 1096-1106.
Moore, P.B. and T. Araki (1977) Mitridatite: a remarkable octahedral sheet structure. Mineralogical Magazine: 41: 527-528.
Mineralogicheskii Zhurnal (1982): 4(2): 93.
Nikita Vladimirovich Chukanov (2005) Kerch Iron-Ore Basin. Mineralogical Almanac vol 8, 112pp.

Internet Links for MitridatiteHide

Localities for MitridatiteHide

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.
Argentina
 
  • Córdoba
Colombo, F., & Sfragulla, J. (2012). The Garnet–phosphate Buffer In Peraluminous Granitic Magmas: A Case Study From Pegmatites In The Pocho District, Córdoba, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 50(6), 1555-1571.
Colombo, F., & Sfragulla, J. (2012). The garnet–phosphate buffer in peraluminous granitic magmas: a case study from pegmatites in the Pocho district, Córdoba, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 50(6), 1555-1571.
  • Salta
    • La Poma department
      • Nevados de Palermo
Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); Galliski, M. A. (1983). Distrito minero El Quemado, Deptos. La Poma y Cachi, provincia de Salta. II. Geología de sus pegmatitas. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argentina, 38, 340-380.
  • San Luis
    • Coronel Pringles Department
Hatert, F., Roda-Robles, E., de Parseval, P. and Wouters, J. (2012): Zavalíaite, (Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)3(PO4)2, a new member of the sarcopside group from the La Empleada pegmatite, San Loius Province, Argentina. Canadian Mineralogist.50, 1445-1452
      • Totoral pegmatitic field
        • La Florida
Galliski, M. A., Zavalia, M. F. M., de Upton, I. L., & Oyarzabal, J. C. (1998). Mitridatite from the San Luis granitic pegmatite, La Florida, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 36(2), 395-397.
Australia
 
  • South Australia
    • Eyre Peninsula
      • Middleback Range
        • Iron Knob
www.crocoite.com (Steve Sorrell) and refs therein
    • Flinders Ranges
      • South Flinders Ranges
        • Wilmington
American Mineralogist (2000): 85: 1324.; Mineralogical Magazine 63, 735-741
    • Mt Lofty Ranges
      • North Mt Lofty Ranges
        • Barossa Valley
          • Angaston
Peter Elliott
        • Kapunda
Peter Elliott
    • Olary Province
      • Boolcoomatta Reserve (Boolcoomata Station; Boolcoomatta)
  • Western Australia
    • Meekatharra Shire
      • Milgun Station
Bridge. P.J. and M.W. Pryce (1974): Magnesian Collinsite from Milgun Station, Western Australia. Mineralogical Magazine (1974):39: 577-579.
Belgium
 
  • Hainaut Province (Henegouwen; Hennegau)
    • Mons
      • Blaton
Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M. & van der Meersche, E. (2002): Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Ed., 304 p.
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Conselheiro Pena
sergio varvello
Van King
      • Ferruginha
sergio varvello collection
Baijot, M., Hatert, F., Dal Rio, F. & Philipo, S. (2014) Mineralogy and petrography of phosphate mineral association from the Jocão pegmatite, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Canadian Mineralogist 52, 373-397.
    • Galiléia
      • Sapucaia do Norte
Cassedanne, J.P. & Baptista, A. (1999): Famous Mineral Localities: The Sapucaia Pegmatite Minas Gerais, Brazil. Mineralogical Record, 30: 347-360 + 365
  • Paraíba
    • Borborema mineral province
      • Frei Martinho
[MinRec 22:183]
      • Pedra Lavrada
Sergio Varvello collection
      • Picuí
Sergio Varvello collection
Canada
 
  • Yukon
    • Dawson mining district
Jordi Fabre
Chile
 
  • Antofagasta Region
    • Antofagasta Province
      • Mejillones
        • Mejillones peninsula
XRD by Joachim Lorenz, SEM-EDS by Joy Desor
Czech Republic
 
  • Central Bohemia Region
    • Kutná Hora (Kuttenberg)
Povondra, P., Pivec, E. (eds.) et al.: Přibyslavice peraluminuous granite. Acta universitatis carolinae, Geologica, 1987, no. 3, s . 183 – 283.
  • Plzeň Region
    • Poběžovice (Ronsperg; Ronsberg; Ronsperk)
      • Otov
Čech F., Staněk J., Dávidová Š. (1981): Minerály pegmatitů. - in: Bernard J.H. [ed.]: Mineralogie Československa. Academia, Praha.
  • Vysočina Region
    • Žďár nad Sázavou District
      • Křižanov
ŠKODA R., STANĚK J., Gayite from granitic pegmatite at Cyrilov near Velké Meziříčí, Moldanubicum. Acta Mus. Moraviae, Sci. geol., Brno: MZM Brno, 95, 2s. 87-180. ISSN 1211-8796. 2010.; Novak, M., Sejkora, J., & Cooper, M. A. (2000). Cyrilovite from Cyrilov, western Moravia, Czech Republic; new data on the type material. Journal of GEOsciences, 45(1-2), 101-106.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
 
  • Sud-Kivu
    • Mwenga
Van Wambeke, L. (1971) The problem of cation deficiencies in some phosphates due to alteration processes. American Mineralogist: 56: 1366-1384 (Van Wambeke suggests the name "keno-mitridatite" for relatively unaltered mitridatite from the Kobokobo pegmatite.); Daltry, V.D.C. and von Knorring, O. (1998) Type-mineralogy of Rwanda with particular reference to the Buranga pegmatite. Geologica Belgica: 1: 9-15 (referring to Van Wambeke, 1971).
Ethiopia
 
  • Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples' Region
    • Lower Omo Valley
American Mineralogist, Vol. 64, 1979, pp. 169-171.
Finland
 
  • Western and Inner Finland Region
    • Orivesi
      • Eräjärvi area
Sandström, F. & Lahti, S.I. (2009): Viitaniemipegmatiten i Eräjärvi, Orivesi, Finland. Litiofilen 26 (1): 11-38
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Allier
      • Ébreuil
        • Échassières
G. Aubert : "Les coupoles granitiques de Montebras et d'Echassières (Massif Central Français) et la genèse de leur minéralisations (BRGM, 1969)
  • Occitanie
    • Ariège
      • Ax-les-Thermes
Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéralo. Cristallo. , 1974, 97, p. 522.
    • Pyrénées-Orientales
Berbain,C., Riley, T., Favreau, G., (2012): Phosphates des pegmatites du massif des Albères (Pyrénées-Orientales). Le Cahier des Micromonteurs. 117, 121-172
        • Argelès-sur-Mer
BERBAIN. C, RILEY. T, FAVREAU. G, (2012). Phosphates des pegmatites du massif des Albères. Ed Association française de Microminéralogie,
        • Collioure (Cotlliure)
BERBAIN. C, RILEY. T, FAVREAU. G, (2012) Phosphates des pegmatites du massif des Albères. Ed Association Française de Microminéralogie
Germany
 
  • Bavaria
    • Lower Bavaria
      • Zwiesel
        • Rabenstein
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Obermüller, T., (1993): Über Phosphatmineralien aus Zwiesel/Bayerischer Wald, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 44, pp. 337-341
    • Upper Palatinate
      • Pleystein
DILL, H.G., MELCHER, F., GERDES, A. and WEBER, B. (2008): The origin and zoning of hypogene and supergene Fe-Mn-Mg-Sc-U-REE-Zn phosphate mineralization from the newly discovered Trutzhofmühle aplite (Hagendorf pegmatite province, Germany). Canadian Mineralogist 46, 1131-1157.; Dill, H. G., Melcher, F., Gerdes, A., & Weber, B. (2008). The origin and zoning of hypogene and supergene Fe–Mn–Mg–Sc–U–REE phosphate mineralization from the newly discovered Trutzhofmühle aplite, Hagendorf pegmatite province, Germany. The Canadian Mineralogist, 46(5), 1131-1157.
      • Waidhaus
        • Hagendorf
http://www.berthold-weber.de/h_miner.htm
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001; Dill, H. G., Weber, B., Gerdes, A., & Melcher, F. (2008). The Fe-Mn phosphate apliteSilbergrube'near Waidhaus, Germany: epithermal phosphate mineralization in the Hagendorf-Pleystein pegmatite province. Mineralogical Magazine, 72(5), 1119-1144.
      • Waldmünchen
        • Althütte
Lapis, 10 (4), 13-17.
  • Hesse
    • Wetzlar
      • Weilburg
        • Essershausen
Blaß, G. & Möhn, G. (2010): Neue Mineralien von der Grube Mark bei Essershausen im Taunus. Mineralien-Welt 21 (2), 26-29.
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Westerwald
      • Linz am Rhein
        • Rheinbreitbach
Habel, B. (2011): Rockbridgeit und Mitridatit von der ehemaligen Grube Virneberg. Mineralien-Welt. 22 (2): 37
  • Saxony
    • Oberlausitz
      • Görlitz
        • Neißeaue
Witzke, T. & Giesler, T. (2013): Seltene Phosphate und Vanadate von Emmerichswalde bei Görlitz/Sachsen. Mineralien-Welt 24 (2), 40-55
Greece
 
  • Thessalia Department (Thessaly)
    • Larissa
M.G. Stamatakis, N.K. Koukouzas (2001) The occurrence of phosphate minerals in lacustrine clayey diatomite deposits, Thessaly, Central Greece. Sedimentary Geology 139:33-47.
Italy
 
  • Liguria
    • Savona Province
      • Maremola Valley
        • Magliolo
Bracco R., Marchesini M. (2016): Le quarziti a lazulite della Liguria e la scoperta della fluorcarmoite-(BaNa). Micro, 14, 2 (2-2016), 68-84.
  • Lombardy
    • Lecco Province
      • Colico
        • Piona Peninsula
Vignola, P., Fransolet, A.M., Guastoni, A. & Appiani, R. (2011): Le pegmatiti di Piona. Recenti studi sui filoni Malpensata, Luna e Sommafiume. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/2011, 30-38.
  • Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol)
    • Trento Province
      • Sole Valley
"Giorgio Bortolozzi (visual identification)"
          • Rabbi
            • Ceresè
- Bertoldi G. e Boscardin M. (1989) – Crisoberillo ed altri minerali in una pegmatite della Val di Rabbi (Trentino). Riv. Mineral. Ital., 4 , pagg. 223-226.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Kanto Region
      • Ibaraki Prefecture
        • Kasumigaura City
          • Chiyoda-machi
Matsubara and Kato (1980) Koubutsugaku Zasshi, 14, 269-286.
    • Kinki region
      • Hyogo Prefecture
        • Kobe city
          • Nishi-ku
            • Ikawadani-cho
Ohe Rikosha specimens
Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.)
Ganko-Gakkai Koen-Yoshi (Abstracts of the Meetings of Japanese Association of Mineralogists...) (in japanese) 40 (1995)
Madagascar
 
  • Fianarantsoa Province
    • Amoron'i Mania Region
      • Ambatofinandrahana District
        • Mandrosonoro Commune
Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 49-50
    • Haute Matsiatra Region
      • Ikalamavony District
        • Fitampito Commune
Collection Musée National de la Geologie at Ampandrianomby in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Inventory # 21079
Morocco
 
  • Drâa-Tafilalet Region
    • Ouarzazate Province
      • Tazenakht
ČECH, F., JOHAN, Z. et POVONDRA, P. (1972) La barbosalite de la pegmatite d'Angarf-Sud, plaine de Tazenakht, Anti-Atlas, Maroc. Notes Serv. géol. Maroc, 32, 241, 121-128
  • Marrakech-Safi Region
    • Rehamna Province
      • Jebilet Mtn (Djebilet Mtn)
        • Sidi Bou Othmane
Favreau, G. (2012): Deux pegmatites à phosphates de Sidi Bou Othmane (Maroc). Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 3-2012, 71-109
Namibia
 
  • Erongo Region
    • Dâures
Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 409 (in English).
Keller, P. (1974): Phosphatmineralien aus Pegmatiten Sudwestafrikas, Der Aufschluss 25,577-591(1974)
    • Karibib
      • Okatjimukuju Farm 55 (Friedrichsfelde Farm)
P. Keller and O. von Knorring, Eur. J. Mineral. , 1989, 1, pp. 567-593.
      • Tsaobismund Farm 85
Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 654 pp (in English).
  • Karas Region
    • Karasburg District
Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 384 pp. (in English)
Philippines
 
  • Visayas
    • Negros Island Region
      • Negros Oriental Province
        • Negros Island
          • Bayawan City
            • San Roque
PXRD by John Attard, May 2014, on specimens collected by Herschel Ward.
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Michałkowa (Michelsdorf)
Pieczka, A., Włodek, A., Gołębiowska, B., Szełęg, E., Szuszkiewicz, A., Ilnicki, S., Nejbert, K., Turniak, K. (2015): Phosphate-bearing pegmatites in the Góry Sowie Block and adjacent areas, Sudetes, SW Poland. 7th International Symposium on Granitic Pegmatites, PEG 2015 Książ, Poland. Abstracts: 77-78; Pieczka, A., Hawthorne, F.C., Gołębiowska, B., Włodek, A., Grochowina, A. (2016): Maneckiite, ideally NaCa2Fe2+2(Fe3+Mg)Mn2(PO4)6(H2O)2, a new phosphate mineral of the wicksite supergroup from the Michałkowa pegmatite, Góry Sowie block, southwestern Poland. Mineralogical Magazine: 80: (in press
    • Ząbkowice Slaskie District
      • Ząbkowice (Frankenstein)
        • Szklary (Gläsendorf)
Pieczka A. 2007: Beusite and an unusual Mn-rich apatite from the Szklary granitic pegmatite, Lower Silesia, Southwestern Poland. Canadian Mineralogist, vol. 45, no.4, p. 901-914; Pieczka, A., Evans, R. J., Grew, E. S., Groat, L. A., Ma, C., & Rossman, G. R. (2013). The dumortierite supergroup. II. Three new minerals from the Szklary pegmatite, SW Poland: Nioboholtite,(Nb0. 6⃞0. 4) Al6BSi3O18, titanoholtite,(Ti0. 75⃞0. 25) Al6BSi3O18, and szklaryite, ⃞Al6BAs33+ O15. Mineralogical Magazine, 77(6), 2841-2856.
Portugal
 
  • Guarda District
    • Gouveia
      • Folgosinho
Pedro Alves collection
    • Sabugal
      • Bendada
Schnorrer-Köhler (1991), Mineral Occurrences.
Pedro Alves collection. Characterized by p-XRD
  • Vila Real District
    • Chaves
      • Vidago
Neiva, A. M. R., Silva, M. M. V. G., Antunes, I. M. H. R., & Ramos, J. M. F. (2000). Phosphate minerals of some granitic rocks associated quartz veins from northern and central Portugal.
  • Viseu District
    • Mangualde
Gramaccioli, C.M. (1981) Mangualde. Lapis, 6 (7-8), 27-30.; van den Berg, W. (1992) Enkele vermaarde mineralenvindplaatsen in Midden-Portugal. Gea, 1992(1), 38-39 (in Dutch).
Mineralien Atlas
      • Mesquitela
Pedro Alves collection (p-XRD and SEM EDS analysed samples); Pedro Alves collection and analytical data.
    • Sátão
      • Ferreira de Aves
        • Aldeia Nova
Rui Nunes 2010
Romania
 
  • Bihor Co.
    • Apuseni Mts
      • Bihor Mts
        • Firei valley
Exel T. & Ottner F. (2015): Nachweis von Crandallit in rumänischem Höhlensediment. Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft 161, 147-149.
Russia
 
  • Northern Caucasus Region
    • Krasnodarskiy Krai
      • Taman Peninsula
        • Anapa
Pavel M. Kartashov data
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 121(2): 95-103(1992); Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
  • Urals Region
    • Southern Urals
      • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
        • Ilmen Mts
          • Ilmen Natural Reserve
            • Bol'shoi Tatkul' Lake
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Rwanda
 
  • Western Province
American Mineralogist (1971), 56:1366-1384
    • Ngororero District
      • Gatumba
von Knorring, O. (1969) A note on the phosphate mineralisation at the Buranga pegmatite, Rwanda. Bulletin du Service Geologique de la Republique du Rwanda: 5: 42-45.; Van Wambeke, L. (1971) The problem of cation deficiencies in some phosphates due to alteration processes. American Mineralogist: 56: 1366-1384 (Van Wambeke suggests the name "keno-mitridatite" for relatively unaltered mitridatite from the Buranga pegmatite.); Daltry, V.D.C. and von Knorring, O. (1998) Type-mineralogy of Rwanda with particular reference to the Buranga pegmatite. Geologica Belgica: 1: 9-15 (referring to Van Wambeke, 1971).
South Africa
Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995), Minerals of South Africa.
  • North West Province
    • Dr Kenneth Kaunda District
      • Ventersdorp
Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
Spain
 
  • Castile and Leon
    • Salamanca
Roda, E., Fontán, F., Pesquera, A., & Keller, P. (2001). Phosphate mineral associations of the Aldehuela de la Bóveda, Li-Sn-Nb+-Tb bearing pegmatite, Salamanca, Spain: . In Mineral Deposits at the Beginning of the 21 st Century. Proceedings of the Joint sixth Biennial SGA-SEG Meeting (pp. 477-480).
      • Navasfrías
http://www.foro-minerales.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=85470#85470
    • Zamora
      • Villar del Buey
Robles, E. R., Fontan, F., Pesquera Pérez, A., & Keller, P. (1998). The Fe-Mn phosphate associations from the Pinilla de Fermoselle pegmatite, Zamora, Spain: occurrence of kryzhanovskite and natrodufrénite. European Journal of Mineralogy, 155-168.
  • Catalonia
    • Barcelona
      • Vallès Occidental
        • Montcada i Reixac
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data of 2016, Joan Abella i Creus samples
    • Girona (Gerona)
      • Alt Empordà
        • Cadaqués
Bareche, E. (2005) "Els minerals de Catalunya. Segle XX" Ed. Museu Mollfulleda de Mineralogia - Grup Mineralògic Català, 269 p.
    • Lleida (Lérida)
      • Cerdanya
Mineralogistes de Catalunya (1997) VII(1):22-33
Rosell, J. (2014): "Barita en els nòduls d'anapaïta de la Cerdanya catalana. INFOMINER, 60. Edita Grup Mineralògic Català, Barcelona."
Sweden
 
  • Norrbotten
    • Kiruna
      • Kiruna district
        • Svappavaara
Jansson, M. : Två nya fosfatmineral från Leveäniemigruvan: mitridatit och ferrostrunzit Published online: http://www.k1q.net/skarn/articles/article9.pdf
Switzerland
 
  • Ticino (Tessin)
    • Lago Maggiore
Vignola, P., Diella, V., Oppizzi, P., Tiepolo, M. & Weiss, S. (2008): Phosphate assemblages from the Brissago granitic pegmatite, Western Southern Alps, Switzerland. Can. Mineral. 46, 635-650.
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 277-278.
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Treverbyn
        • Stenalees
Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
  • Scotland
    • Highland
Livingstone, A. (1980) Johnsomervilleite, a New Transition-Metal Phosphate Mineral from the Loch Quoich Area, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 43, n° 331, p. 833-836.; Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
Ukraine
 
  • Crimea
    • Crimea peninsula
Geologiya SSSR (The geology of USSR) (1969) - Nedra (Moscou), 1969, vol. VIII, 575 p.
        • Kerch
Dvoichenko, P. A. (1914) Zapiski Krym. Obshchestva Est.: 4: 114.
        • Kerchenskyi (Fe)-ore basin
          • Kerchenskoe deposit
not refered listen
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: 956; American Mineralogist (1974): 59: 48; Nikita Vladimirovich Chukanov (2005) Kerch Iron-Ore Basin. Mineralogical Almanac vol 8, 112pp.
            • Katerlez Trough
Nikita V. Chukanov (2014) Infrared spectra of mineral species: Extended library. Springer
Pavel M. Kartashov data; Chukanov Nikita V. (2005) Minerals of the Kerch iron0ore basin in Eastern Crimea. - Mineralogical Almanac, vol.8, 109 p.
USA
 
  • California
    • San Diego Co.
      • Jacumba Mts
        • Jacumba District
          • Jacumba
            • Tule Mountain (Mount Tule; Tulley Mountain)
Mineralogical Record 33(5):363-407
  • Connecticut
    • Fairfield Co.
      • Brookfield
Personal Collection
      • Redding (Reading)
        • Branchville
Januzzi (1994) Mineral Data Book
    • Litchfield Co.
      • Harwinton
Observations of Januzzi material by Harold Moritz
    • Middlesex Co.
      • East Hampton (Chatham)
www.excaliburmineral.com/mink-n.htm
        • Cobalt
Schooner (1961)
      • Portland
        • Collins Hill
          • Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries)
Schooner, Richard. (circa 1985), Untitled manuscript on central Connecticut mineralogy.
  • Florida
    • Polk Co.
      • Central Florida Phosphate District (Bone Valley)
        • Homeland
Marc V. Hurst (2012) Central Florida Phosphate District. Southeastern Geological Society Field Trip Guidebook No. 57
        • Noralyn/Phosphoria Mines (IMC-Agrico)
Marc V. Hurst (2012) Central Florida Phosphate District. Southeastern Geological Society Field Trip Guidebook No. 57
  • Maine
    • Androscoggin Co.
      • Auburn
        • East Mount Apatite District
Mineralogy of Maine,Vol 2: Mining History, Gems, and Geology. By King & Mineral News Vol. 12 No. 5 May 1996 By Douglas Watts
      • Poland
King, V. T. and Foord, E. E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, Descriptive Mineralogy, volume 1, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, USA, pp. 418 + 88 plates.
    • Cumberland Co.
      • Baldwin
        • West Baldwin
Thompson, W.B., et,al., 2000, Rocks & Minerals, vol. 75, no. 6, pgs 408-418
    • Oxford Co.
      • Greenwood
        • Uncle Tom Mountain
No reference listed
      • Newry
King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1; King, V. (ed.), 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 2.
King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1; King, V. (ed.), 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 2, with updates by Van King
King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1; King, V. (ed), 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 2.
King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1; King, V. (ed), 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 2
      • Paris
King, V. T. and Foord, E. E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, Descriptive Mineralogy, volume 1, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, USA, pp. 418 + 88 plates. "Maine Mineral Localites, 3rd Ed." by Thompson, W.B., et.al. , 1998; Mineralogical Record 22:382
      • Peru
No reference listed
      • Rumford
No reference listed
Tim Blake and Scott Soucey specimens
      • Stoneham
W. B. Thompson, D. L. Joyner, R. G. Woodman, and V. T. King (2005) A Collector's Guide to Maine Mineral Localities. Maine Geological Survey Bulletin 41
  • Nevada
    • Humboldt Co.
      • Osgood Mts
        • Potosi District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • Potosi District
        • Twin Creeks Mine
Min News (1999) 15:6 pp 1,5-8
    • Lander Co.
      • Buffalo Valley District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
  • New Hampshire
    • Cheshire Co.
      • Alstead
Van King
      • Marlow
Kevin Czaja Collection
      • Walpole
Tom Mortimer collection
    • Grafton Co.
      • Groton
Am. Min. 50 (1965), 713-717; Mineralogical Record (1973) 4:103-130; NIZAMOFF, James W., SIMMONS, William B., and FALSTER, Alexander U. (2004) PHOSPHATE MINERALOGY AND PARAGENESIS OF THE PALERMO #2 PEGMATITE, NORTH GROTON, NEW HAMPSHIRE Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 36, No. 5, p. 115 ; Kampf, A. R., Falster, A. U., Simmons, W. B., & Whitmore, R. W. (2013). Nizamoffite, Mn2+ Zn2 (PO4) 2 (H2O) 4, the Mn analogue of hopeite from the Palermo No. 1 pegmatite, North Groton, New Hampshire. American Mineralogist, 98(10), 1893-1898.
Whitmore & Lawrence, 2004: The Pegmatite Mines Known As Palermo, p.96.
Rocks & Min., May 1999.; Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 36, No. 5, p. 115; NIZAMOFF, J. W. (2004, November). Phosphate mineralogy and paragenesis of the Palermo# 2 pegmatite, North Groton, New Hampshire. In 2004 Denver Annual Meeting.
  • North Carolina
    • Cleveland Co.
      • Kings Mountain District
Rocks and Minerals, (1985) 60:76-82; Carolina Geological Society Field Trip Guidebook 1981, 39-48
  • South Dakota
    • Custer Co.
      • Custer District
        • Custer
Seaman, 1976. Pegmatite Minerals of the World
R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
        • Fourmile
Rocks & Minerals: 60: 117.
        • Pringle
          • Cicero Peak
Rocks & Minerals: 75(3): 156-169.; Moore, P. B., (1976): I. Jahnsite, segelerite, and robertsite, three new transition metal phosphate species. II. Redefinition of overite, an isotype of segelerite. IIL Isotypy of robertsite, mitridatite, and arseniosiderite. Am. Mineral. 59: 48-59 (erratum: 640).
    • Pennington Co.
      • Hill City District
Rocks & Minerals: 75(3): 156-169.
      • Keystone District
        • Glendale
Rocks & Minerals: 60: 116.
R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
        • Keystone
Rocks & Minerals: 67(6): 380-388.
R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
      • Unorganized District
Van King specimen
  • Utah
    • Box Elder Co.
      • Pilot Range
        • Lucin District
          • Lucin
            • Utahlite Hill
Joe Marty, Donald G. Howard, Henry Barwood (1999) Minerals of the Utahlite Claim, Lucin, Box Elder County, Utah. Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous Publication 99-6.
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