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Aphrosiderite

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About AphrosideriteHide

Formula:
(Fe,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Non-approved member of the Chlorite Group. An iron-rich chlorite equivalent to chamosite.
Originally reported from Gelegenheit Mine, Weilburg, Wetzlar, Hesse, Germany.


Chemical Properties of AphrosideriteHide

Formula:
(Fe,Mg,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8

Other Language Names for AphrosideriteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Almandine4 photos of Aphrosiderite associated with Almandine on mindat.org.

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 AphrosideriteHide

Localities for AphrosideriteHide

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.
Antarctica
AmMin 36:361-367
China
 
  • Guangdong
    • Shaoguan
      • Nanxiong Co.
        • Baishun Uranium ore field
Zhanshi Zhang, Renmin Hua, Junfeng Ji, Yanchun Zhang, Guolin Guo, and Zhengping Yin (2007): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 27(2), 161-172
      • Shixing Co.
        • Baishun Uranium ore field
Zhanshi Zhang, Renmin Hua, Junfeng Ji, Yanchun Zhang, Guolin Guo, and Zhengping Yin (2007): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 27(2), 161-172
France
 
  • Brittany
    • Morbihan
Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 294.
Germany
 
  • Hesse
    • Lahn-Dill
      • Wetzlar
        • Weilburg
No reference listed
Japan
 
  • Yamaguchi
    • Iwakuni City
Nishimura, Y. (1971) Regional metamorphism of the Nishiki-cho district, southwest Japan. Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series C (geology and mineralogy), 6, #3, 203-268.
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesian Voivodeship
    • Świdnica Co.
Websky, M. (1878): Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 31, 211.
Slovakia
 
  • Prešov Region
    • Prešov Co.
Duda et. all.,1981:Minerály severnej časti Slanských vrchov. Min.Slovca,Monografia 2,Bratislava, 98 p
USA
 
  • Michigan
www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-glm-rcim-geology-Minerals_Found_In_Michigan.Pdf.
www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-glm-rcim-geology-Minerals_Found_In_Michigan.Pdf.
www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-glm-rcim-geology-Minerals_Found_In_Michigan.Pdf.
      • Marquette iron range
Rob Lavinsky photo
 
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