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About ReiniteHide

Named for a Dr Rein, a German mineralogist teaching at the University of Tokyo during the late 19th century.
A variety of Ferberite

Ferberite pseudomorph after scheelite.

Chemical Properties of ReiniteHide


First Recorded Occurrence of ReiniteHide

Other Language Names for ReiniteHide


Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Anthoinite2 photos of Reinite associated with Anthoinite on mindat.org.
Pyrite1 photo of Reinite associated with Pyrite on mindat.org.
Pyrrhotite1 photo of Reinite associated with Pyrrhotite on mindat.org.
Chalcopyrite1 photo of Reinite associated with Chalcopyrite on mindat.org.

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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 ReiniteHide

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.

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- 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.
  • Western Australia
    • Toodyay Shire
Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, p487
  • La Paz
    • Inquisivi Province
      • Caracoles district
Ahlfeld & Muñoz Reyes (1955) Las Especies Minerales de Bolivia (Banco Minero de Bolivia)
  • Rio Grande do Norte
    • Borborema mineral province
      • Currais Novos
Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéralo. Cristallo. , 1964, LXXXVII, p. LVI.
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
    • Haute-Vienne
      • Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat
Queneau P. (2001), Un gîte historique: Puy-les-Vignes (Haute-Vienne), Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°4, pp: 18-26
Japan (FRL)
  • Yamanashi
    • Kinpuzan district
      • Kofu City
Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
  • Viana do Castelo
    • Vila Nova de Cerveira
      • Covas
  • Northern Province
    • Cyeru Commune
      • Gifurwe sector
Excalibur-Cureton specimens
South Korea
  • South Gyeongsang Province
    • Tongnae-gun
      • Ilgwang-myon
Econ Geol (1977) 72:753-768
  • Castile and Leon
    • Salamanca
      • Barruecopardo
Arribas,A. (1980) "El Yacimiento de Tungsteno de Barruecopardo". Bol.Geol. y Min.,T XCI-II,pp.408-416
  • Västmanland
    • Västerås
      • Tunby
Langhof, J. & Jonsson, E. (2002): En svensk "Reinit": ferberit som pseudomorfos efter euhedral scheelit från Tunby, Västmanland. Litiofilen. 19(1): 16-21
  • California
    • Inyo Co.
      • Bishop District (Tungsten Hills District)
        • Bishop
McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 76; Bateman, Paul C. (1956), Economic geology of the Bishop Tungsten district, California: California Division Mines Special Report 47: 76; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 233, 385.
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