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Fairfieldite Group

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About Fairfieldite GroupHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
A group of triclinic phosphates and arsenates.
Closely related to the (monoclinic) Roselite Group.


Crystallography of Fairfieldite GroupHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic

Other Language Names for Fairfieldite GroupHide

Simplified Chinese:磷钙锰石族

Relationship of Fairfieldite Group to other SpeciesHide

Group Members:
Cassidyite Ca2Ni(PO4)2 · 2H2OTric.
Collinsite Ca2Mg(PO4)2 · 2H2OTric. 1 : P1
Fairfieldite Ca2Mn2+(PO4)2 · 2H2OTric. 1 : P1
Gaitite Ca2Zn(AsO4)2 · 2H2OTric.
Messelite Ca2Fe2+(PO4)2 · 2H2OTric. 1 : P1
Neomesselite Tric.
Nickeltalmessite Ca2Ni(AsO4)2 · 2H2OTric. 1 : P1
Parabrandtite Ca2Mn2+(AsO4)2 · 2H2OTric.
Talmessite Ca2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2OTric.
Unnamed (Fe2+-analogue of Parabrandtite) Ca2Fe2+(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
β-Roselite Ca2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2OTric.

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.

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Localities for Fairfieldite GroupHide

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
    • Punilla Department
      • Tanti
        • Cerro Blanco pegmatite district
[Fairfieldite] Mr. Nelson Valenzuela.
  • Salta
    • La Poma department
      • Nevados de Palermo
[Fairfieldite] 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.
[Fairfieldite] Galliski, M. A., & Hawthorne, F. C. (2002). Refinement of the crystal structure of ushkovite from Nevados de Palermo, Republica Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(3), 929-937.
Australia
 
  • Queensland
    • Cloncurry Shire
      • Kajabbi
[β-Roselite] S. Mills XRD data
  • South Australia
    • Eyre Peninsula
      • Middleback Range
        • Iron Knob
[Collinsite] Australian Jour.Min. v.6, no. 1
    • Flinders Ranges
      • South Flinders Ranges
        • Martins Well
[Collinsite] Johnston, C.W . & Hill, R.J. (1978): Zinc phosphates at Reaphook Hill South Australia. Mineralogical Record 9,(1), 20-24
        • Wilmington
[Collinsite] No reference listed
  • Western Australia
    • Halls Creek Shire
      • Carranya Station
[Cassidyite] AM 52 (1967), 1190; HB4 (2000); Song, Y., Moon, H. S., & Chon, H. T. (1995). New occurrence and characterization of Niserpentines in the Kwangcheon area, Korea. Clay Minerals, 30(3), 211-224.
    • Meekatharra Shire
      • Milgun Station
[Collinsite] Mineralogical Magazine 39,577-579(1974);
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Friesach - Hüttenberg area
      • Hüttenberg
        • Lölling
          • Stelzing
            • Klippitztörl road cuts
[Talmessite] Meixner, H. & Ruscha, S. (1979): Talmessit, ein für Österreich neues Mineral, aus der Umgebung des Klippitztörls, Saualpe, Kärnten. Karinthin 80, 86-88.; G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
    • Koralpe
      • Moschkogel - Weinebene area
        • Brandrücken
[Collinsite] G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Bahamas
 
  • San Salvador District
    • San Salvador Island
[Collinsite] Onac B.P., Mylroie J.E., White W.B. (2001): Mineralogy of cave deposits on San Salvador Island, Bahamas. Carbonates and Evaporites, 16, 1, 8-16.; Onac B.P., Sumrall J., Mylroie J.E., Kearns J. (2009): Cave minerals of San Salvador Island, Bahamas. The University of South Florida karst studies series, 1, 70 pp.
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Conselheiro Pena
[Messelite] Canadian Mlneralogist Vol. 20, pp. 87-89 (1982)
      • Ferruginha
[Fairfieldite] sergio varvello collection
[Fairfieldite] Min Rec 36:3 p293; Chukanov, N.V., Scholz, R., Zubkova, N.V., Pekov, I.V., Belakovskiy, D.I., Van, K.V., Lagoeiro, L., Graça, L.M., Krambrock, K., de Oliveira, L.C.A., Menezes Filho, L.A.D., Sa Carneiro Chaves, M.L., Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2014): Correianevesite, Fe2+Mn2+2(PO4)2·3H2O, a new reddingite-group mineral from the Cigana mine, Conselheiro Pena, Minas Gerais, Brazil. American Mineralogist, 99, 811-816
    • Galiléia
      • Laranjeiras
[Messelite] [MinRec 12:69]
      • Sapucaia do Norte
[Fairfieldite] Baijot, M., Hatert, F. & Philippo, S. (2012): Mineralogy and geochemistry of phosphates and silicates in the Sapucaia pegmatite, Minas Gerais, Brazil: Genetic implications. Canadian Mineralogist. 50, 1531-1554
    • Itinga
[Fairfieldite] Martins da Pedra collection
[Collinsite] Neil Hubbard specimen
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Omenica Mining Division
      • Francois Lake
[Collinsite] POITEVIN, E. (1926): A new Canadian occurrence of phosphorite from near Francois Lake, British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada, Museum Bulletin 46, 1-21. POITEVIN, E. & CONNOR, M.F. (1924): Collinsite (hydrated phosphate of lime), a new mineral. Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada 18, XLII.
  • Manitoba
    • Lac-du-Bonnet area
      • Bernic Lake
[Fairfieldite] Canadian Mineralogist47,1225(2009)
  • Yukon
    • Dawson mining district
[Collinsite] [Mineralogical Record 23 31]
[Collinsite] Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G. & Sturman, B.D. (1992): Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47.
[Collinsite] [Mineralogical Record 23 31]
        • Kulan Camp (Area A; Area 1)
[Collinsite] Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G. & Sturman, B.D. (1992): Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47
        • Stoneman Camp (Area B; Area 2)
[Collinsite] Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G. & Sturman, B.D. (1992): Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47
[Messelite] Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G. & Sturman, B.D. (1992): Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47
[Collinsite] Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data of 2017, Doug Wilson material
Chile
 
  • Antofagasta Region
    • Antofagasta Province
      • Santa Catalina
        • Guanaco (Huanaco)
[Talmessite] samples analysed by Jochen Schluter, Gerhard Mohn and Joy Desor
  • Arica and Parinacota Region
    • Arica Province
      • Los Camarones
[Talmessite] Samples analysed by Tony Kampf of LAC Mineralogical Museum, USA
  • Atacama Region
    • Chañaral province
      • Diego de Almagro
        • Pampa Capitana
          • La Florida district
[β-Roselite] Ruiz Fuller C.-Peebles F.; "Yacimientos metalíferos de Chile", Fondecyt, Stgo 1988, Chile
    • Copiapó Province
      • Pabellón
        • Chinchado-Sacramento district
[Talmessite] Yang, H., Downs, R.T., Jenkins, R.A., Evans, S.H. (2018): Segerstromite, Ca3(As5+O4)2[As3+(OH)3]2, the first mineral containing As3+(OH)3, the arsenite molecule, from the Cobriza mine in the Atacama Region, Chile. American Mineralogist, 103: 1497–1501
      • Tierra Amarilla
        • Pampa Larga district
[Talmessite] Yang, H., Jenkins, R.A., Downs, R.T., Evans, S.H., Tait, K.T. (2011): Rruffite, Ca2Cu(AsO4)2·2H2O,a new member of the roselite group, from Tierra Amarilla, Chile. Canadian Mineralogist, 49, 877-884
[Talmessite] samples analysed by Gerhard Mohn and Joy Desor
    • Huasco Province
      • Freirina
        • Sierra Perdices
[Talmessite] Samples analysed by Dr. Jochen Schluter (Hamburg University), Germany; http://www.lrz-muenchen.de/~mineralogische-sammlungen-dmg/analysen/talmessit.htm
[Nickeltalmessite] Tony Nikischer specimen
  • Tarapacá Region
    • Iquique Province
      • Salar Grande
[Talmessite] samples analysed by Anthony Kampf, Curator Emeritus of Mineral Sciences at NHM of LAC, California; Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Dini, M., Molina Donoso, A.A. (2016): Chongite, Ca3Mg2(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·4H2O, a new arsenate member of the hureaulite group from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Province, Chile. Mineralogical Magazine, 80, (in press).
Czech Republic
 
  • Central Bohemia Region
    • Kutná Hora (Kuttenberg)
[Messelite] Duda, Rejl, Slivka: "Mineralien", 1991
  • Karlovy Vary Region
    • Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge)
      • Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal)
[Talmessite] Lapis 2002(7/8), 63-65
  • Plzeň Region
    • Poběžovice (Ronsperg; Ronsberg; Ronsperk)
      • Otov
[Fairfieldite] Masau, M., Staněk, J., Černý, P., Chapman, R. (2000). Metasomatic wolfeite and associated phosphates from the Otov I granitic pegmatite, western Bohemia. J. Czech Geol. Soc. 45, 159-173.
  • Vysočina Region
    • Žďár nad Sázavou District
      • Křižanov
[Fairfieldite] Staněk, J.: Parageneze minerálů pegmatitových žil z Hatí u Dolních Borů na západní Moravě. Acta Mus. Moraviae, Sci. nat., vol. 76, pages 19-49.
[Fairfieldite] Staněk, J.: Asociace minerálů významnějších pegmatitových žil v Hatích u Dolních Borů na západní Moravě. Acta Musei Moraviae, Scientiae naturales, 1997, roč. 82, 3-19.
Finland
 
  • Pirkanmaa
    • Tampere
      • Orivesi
        • Eräjärvi area
[Fairfieldite] Lahti Seppo I., 1981. On the granitic pegmatites of the Eräjärvi area in Orivesi, Southern Finland. Geological Survey of Finland Bulletin 314, 82 s.
[Fairfieldite] Sandström, F. & Lahti, S.I. (2009): Viitaniemipegmatiten i Eräjärvi, Orivesi, Finland. Litiofilen 26 (1): 11-38
  • South Ostrobothnia
    • Kuusiokunnat
      • Kuortane
[Fairfieldite] Ilkka Mikkola collection
France
 
  • Grand Est
    • Haut-Rhin
[Talmessite] Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997
[Talmessite] P&T N°23-24, H. BARI 1982, Minéralogie des filons du Neuenberg à Sainte Marie aux Mines (Haut-Rhin).
  • Occitanie
    • Aude
      • Padern
[β-Roselite] Favreau, G., Berbain, C. & Meisser, N. (2003): Cyanophyllite et autres minéraux rares de Padern (Aude). Le Cahiers des Micromonteurs, 82(4), 17-23.
      • Salsigne
[Messelite] Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 4, 2000
    • Pyrénées-Orientales
[Messelite] 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
[Messelite] BERBAIN. C, RILEY. T, FAVREAU. G, (2012). Phosphates des pegmatites du massif des Albères. Ed Association française de Microminéralogie,
        • Collioure (Cotlliure)
[Messelite] BERBAIN. C, RILEY. T, FAVREAU. G, (2012) Phosphates des pegmatites du massif des Albères. Ed Association Française de Microminéralogie
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Alpes-Maritimes
[Talmessite] Feraud, J., Pillard, F. & Vernet, J. (1976): Talmessite, Ca2Mg(AsO4)2.2H2O, in the baritic karst of pre-albian age of Luceram (Maritime Alps, France). Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie 99, 331-333 (in French).; Cuchet S. (2000), Mystérieuse irhtémite à Lucéram, Alpes-Maritimes, Le Règne Minéral, n°36, pp: 38-42
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Schenkenzell
[Talmessite] Walenta, K. (2001): Neue Mineralfunde aus dem Schwarzwald. 8. Folge, 1. Teil. Lapis, 26 (2), 39-42.
  • Bavaria
    • Lower Bavaria
      • Zwiesel
        • Rabenstein
[Fairfieldite] 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: 721; Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
    • Upper Palatinate
      • Waidhaus
        • Hagendorf
[Fairfieldite] Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990; Dill H.G.: "Mineralogical and chemical composition of the Hagendorf-North Pegmatite, SE Germany - a monographic study", J. Min. Geochem, 2013
[Fairfieldite] http://www.berthold-weber.de/h_miner.htm
[Fairfieldite] 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.
  • Hesse
    • Darmstadt
      • Messel
[Messelite] 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. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 732; American Mineralogist (1955): 40: 829; Aufschluss: 1980(6), 192-204.
[Collinsite] U. Kolitsch and M. Fleck (2005): Second update on compounds with kröhnkite-type chains. Z. Kristallgr. 220, 31-41. [single-crystal structure refinement + EDS on sample labeled as "messelite"]
    • Odenwald
      • Mühltal
        • Nieder-Beerbach
[β-Roselite] Belendorff, K. (1986): Erze und Sekundärmineralien von Nieder-Beerbach/Odenwald. LAPIS 11 (10), 25-28 +58.
    • Richelsdorf District
      • Bauhaus
[Talmessite] Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
      • Nentershausen
        • Süß
          • Richelsdorf Smelter
[β-Roselite] S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1992
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
      • Braunlage
[β-Roselite] Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Niederberg area
      • Velbert
[β-Roselite] Schnorrer-Köhler, G. (1988): Der Niederbergische Erzbezirk des Werdener Bergreviers in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Lapis 13(1): 11-35
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Rhein-Lahn-Kreis
      • Bad Ems
        • Frücht
[Gaitite] Schnorrer, G., (1993): Mineralogische Notitzen VI, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 44, 44-58
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge District
[β-Roselite] C. Frondel (1955): Neomesselite and Beta-roselite: two new members of the fairfieldite group.- Amer. Mineral. 40, 828-833
        • Neustädtel
[β-Roselite] Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Greece
 
  • Attica
    • East Attica
      • Lavreotiki
        • Lavrion District Mines
          • Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza)
            • Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines)
[Gaitite] No reference listed
[Gaitite] Lapis No.7/8 1999 p.70-74
              • Hilarion area
[Unnamed (Fe2+-analogue of Parabrandtite)] Kolitsch, U., Rieck, B., Brandstätter, F., Schreiber, F., Fabritz, K. H., Blaß, G. & Gröbner, J. (2014): Neufunde aus dem altem Bergbau und den Schlacken von Lavrion (I). Mineralien-Welt 25 (1), 60-75 (in German).
          • Plaka
            • Plaka Mines
[Talmessite] Wendel, W., Blaß, G., Mühlbauer, W. & Markl, G. (1999): Hilarion - Plaka - Sounion: Lavrion-News 1997-1999. Lapis, 24 (7-8), 64-67; Branko Rieck and Karl-Heinz Fabritz information
[Gaitite] Fritz Schreiber collection
          • Sounion Area
            • Agia Varvara Mines (St Barbara Mines)
[Collinsite] Rieck, B., Kolitsch, U., Voudouris, P., Giester, G. and Tzeferis, P. (2018): Weitere Neufunde aus Lavrion, Griechenland. Mineralien-Welt 29 (5), 32-77 (in German).
Hungary
 
  • Baranya Co.
    • Mecsek Mts
[Talmessite] Szakáll & Jánosi: minerals of hungary, 1995
[Talmessite] Szakáll & Jánosi: Minerals of Hungary, 1995
  • Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén Co.
    • Rudabányai Mts
[Talmessite] collection: Herman Ottó Museum, Miskolc, analyzed by XDávid Szabó
Iran
 
  • Esfahan Province (Isfahan Province; Aspadana Province)
    • Nain County (Nayin County)
      • Anarak District
[Fairfieldite]
Italy
 
  • Liguria
    • Genova Province
      • Graveglia Valley
        • Ne
          • Reppia
            • Monte Copello
[Talmessite] Balestra, C., Armellino, G., Kolitsch, U., & Bracco, R. (2006). Talmessite di Gambatesa. MICRO (UK report), 2006, 25-26.
  • Lombardy
    • Lecco Province
      • Colico
[Fairfieldite] VIGNOLA, P., & DIELLA, V. (2007). Phosphates from Piona granitic pegmatites (Central Southern Alps, Italy). Granitic Pegmatites: the State of the Art. Book of Abstr.(T. Martins & R. Vieira, eds.). Universidade do Porto, Departamento de Geologia, Memórias, 8, 102-103.
[Fairfieldite] 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
  • Piedmont
    • Cuneo Province
      • Corsaglia Valley
        • Montaldo di Mondovì
          • Borgata Oberti
[Talmessite] Kolitsch, U., Ciriotti, M.E., Cadoni, M., Armellino, G., Piccoli, G.C., Ambrino, P., Blass, G., Odicino, G., Ciuffardi, M. (2011) Montaldo di Mondovì. Minerali della miniera di manganese e ferro. Micro, 9, 4-21.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Kanto Region
      • Ibaraki Prefecture
        • Kasumigaura City
          • Chiyoda-machi
[Messelite] Matsubara, S. & Kato, A. (1980) Koubutsugaku Zasshi, 14, 269-286.
    • Kinki region
      • Mie Prefecture
        • Kuwana City
[Messelite] Specimen on sale at Tokyo International Mineral Association show, 2011.
    • Tohoku Region
      • Fukushima Prefecture
        • Iwaki City
[Parabrandtite] Alfredo Petrov collection (named parabrandtite on original japanese label, but no analytical data presented). Feb. 2010: Single crystal XRD identification, G. Giester & F. Neuhold
  • Kyushu Region
    • Oita prefecture
      • Saiki City
        • Kiura mine (Shin-Kiura mine; Kiura emery mine)
[Talmessite] Masayuki OHNISHI, Norimasa SHIMOBAYASHI, Shigetomo KISHI, Mitsuo TANABE, Shoichi KOBAYASHI (2013) Talmessite from the Uriya deposit at the Kiura mining area, Oita Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 108, No. 2 (April), 116-120.
Morocco
 
  • Drâa-Tafilalet Region
    • Ouarzazate Province
      • Tazenakht
[Collinsite] Favreau, G. (2012): Les minéralisations à phosphates de la pegmatite d'Angarf-Sud (Maroc).Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 3-2012, 3-70.
        • Bou Azzer District (Bou Azer District)
          • Aghbar
[β-Roselite] Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
[β-Roselite] Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
          • Agoudal
[β-Roselite] http://www.spiriferminerals.com/70,IV-2010---Morocco-part-II.html
[Talmessite] Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
[β-Roselite] Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
[Talmessite] Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
[Talmessite] Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68. (in German)
[Talmessite] Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
[Talmessite] Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
[β-Roselite]
[β-Roselite] Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
          • Bou Azzer Mine (Bou Azer Mine; Bouazzar Mine)
[β-Roselite] Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
[β-Roselite] Fabre mineral specimen & photo (analyzed)
          • Ightem
[β-Roselite] Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
          • Méchoui
[β-Roselite] Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
          • Oumlil
[β-Roselite] Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
          • Tamdrost
[Talmessite] Favreau, G., Dietrich, J. E., Meisser, N., Brugger, J., Ait Haddouch, L. & Maacha, L. (2007): Bou Azzer, Morocco. Mineralogical Record 38, 345-407
[β-Roselite] Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
  • Marrakech-Safi Region
    • Rehamna Province
      • Jebilet Mtn (Djebilet Mtn)
        • Sidi Bou Othmane
[Collinsite] Favreau, G. (2012): Deux pegmatites à phosphates de Sidi Bou Othmane (Maroc). Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 3-2012, 71-109
Namibia
 
  • Erongo Region
    • Dâures
      • Sandamap North Farm 115 (Sandamab)
[Fairfieldite] in the collection from F.J.Emmerich
    • Karibib
      • Okatjimukuju Farm 55 (Friedrichsfelde Farm)
[Collinsite] P. Keller and O. von Knorring, Eur. J. Mineral. , 1989, 1, pp. 567-593.
  • Oshikoto Region
    • Tsumeb
[Gaitite] STURMAN, B.D. & DUNN, P.J. (1980): Gaitite, H2Ca2Zn(AsO4)2(OH)2, a new mineral from Tsumeb, Namibia. Canadian Mineralogist 18, 197-200. KELLER, P., HESS, H. & RIFFEL, H. (1981) Die Krystallstruktur von zwei neuen Calcium-Zink-Arsenat-mineralien von Tsumeb/Namibia. Zeitschrift für Krystallographie und Mineralogie 156, 70-71 (in German).
New Zealand
 
  • South Island
    • Tasman Region
      • Glenhope
[Collinsite] Stott, F. (pers. notes) Minerals Associated with Phosphate Nodules, Tadmer Dry Weather Road Locality/Micromounting Seminar-Nelson. Both collector articles downloaded to Otago Rock and Minerals Club website (Phosphate nodules were studied by the club, however it is uncertain the level of scientific investigation)
Norway
 
  • Buskerud
    • Modum
      • Overntjern
[Collinsite] Chopin, C., Ferraris,G..Prencipe, M., Brunet, F. and Medenbach, O. (2001): Raadeite, Mg7(PO4)2(OH)8: a new dense-packed phosphate from Modum (Norway). European Journal of Mineralogy. 13: 319-327.
  • Østfold
    • Halden
      • Idd
        • Aspedammen
[Messelite] Kristiansen, R. (2017): Fire nye mineraler for Norge. Stein. 44 (1): 24-27
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia
    • Michałkowa (Michelsdorf)
[Fairfieldite] 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
[Fairfieldite] Pieczka A., Łobos K., Sachanbiński M. 2004: The first occurence of elbaite in Poland. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 35, 3-14
    • Świdnica District
[Fairfieldite] Włodek, A., Pieczka, A. (2011): Primary phosphate mineralization in a granitic pegmatite at Lutomia (Sowie Mts block, SW Poland). Mineralogia Special Papers: 38: 188; Włodek, A., Grochowina, A., Gołębiowska, B., Pieczka, A. (2015): A phosphate-bearing pegmatite from Lutomia and its relationships to other pegmatites of the Góry Sowie Block, southwestern Poland. Journal of Geosciences: 60: 45-72
    • Ząbkowice Slaskie District
      • Ząbkowice (Frankenstein)
        • Szklary (Gläsendorf)
[Fairfieldite] 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
Portugal
 
  • Guarda District
    • Sabugal
      • Bendada
[Fairfieldite] Schnorrer-Köhler (1991), Mineral Occurrences.
[Fairfieldite] Pedro Alves collection and analytical data.
  • Viana do Castelo District
    • Ponte da Barca
      • São Lourenço de Touvedo
[Fairfieldite] Self-find by Nuno Afonso; optical and XRD analysed
  • Vila Real District
[Fairfieldite] Martins, T., Lima, A., Simmons, W.B. Falster, A.U. & Noronha, F. (2011): Geochemical fractionation of Nb-Ta oxides in Li-bearing pegmatites from the Barroso-Alvão pegmatite field, Northern Portugal. Canadian Mineralogist. 49, 777-791
  • Viseu District
    • Mangualde
[Fairfieldite] Rewitzer, C. and Röschl, N. (1984) Portugal. Lapis, 9(12).; van den Berg, W. (1992) Enkele vermaarde mineralenvindplaatsen in Midden-Portugal. Gea, 1992(1), 38-39 (in Dutch).
[Fairfieldite] Mineralien Atlas
      • Mesquitela
[Fairfieldite] Pedro Alves collection (p-XRD and SEM EDS analysed samples)
    • Sátão
      • Ferreira de Aves
        • Aldeia Nova
[Fairfieldite] Pedro Alves analytical data and collection.
Romania
 
  • Hunedoara Co.
    • Hunedoara
      • Boșorod
[Collinsite] Onac, B.P., Breban, R., Kearns, J., and Tamas, T. (2002) Unusual minerals related to phosphate deposits in Cioclovina Cave, Şureanu Mts. (Romania). Theoretical and Applied Karstology: 15: 27-34.; Onac, BP; Effenberger, HS; Collins, NC; Kearns, JB; Breban, RC (2011): Revisiting three minerals from Cioclovina Cave (Romania). International Journal of Speleology 40, 21-30.
Russia
 
  • Murmansk Oblast
[Collinsite] Ruslan P. Liferovich, Yakov A. Pakhomovsky, Alla N. Bogdanova, Elena G. Balaganskaya, Kauko V. O. Laajoki, Seppo Gehor and Nikita V. Chukanov (2001) Collinsite in hydrothermal assemblages related to carbonatites in the Kovdor Complex, northwestern Russia. The Canadian Mineralogist 39:1081-1094; Subbotin, R. P. L. V. V., & Pakhomovsky, Y. A. (1998). A new type of scandium mineralization in phoscorites and carbonatites of the Kovdor massif, Russia. Canadian Mineralogist 36:971-980.
[Collinsite] World of Stones 95: 5-6, 64.; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow.; Jambor, J.L. and Roberts, A.C. (2001) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 86: 197-200.
[Collinsite] Mikhailova, J. A., Kalashnikov, A. O., Sokharev, V. A., Pakhomovsky, Y. A., Konopleva, N. G., Yakovenchuk, V. N., ... & Ivanyuk, G. Y. (2016). 3D mineralogical mapping of the Kovdor phoscorite–carbonatite complex (Russia). Mineralium Deposita, 51(1), 131-149.
[Fairfieldite] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
  • Zabaykalsky Krai
    • Chitinskaya Oblast
      • Chita
        • Durulgui pegmatite field
[Messelite] Lykova I. S., Varlamov D. A., Chukanov N. V., Pautov L. A., Ksenofontov D. A. (2017): Phosphates of the Chalotskoe pegmatite deposit (Transbaikalia). Zapiski RMO 146, 44-53
Serbia
 
  • Raška District
    • Raška
      • Jarandol Basin
        • Baljevac na Ibru
[Collinsite] Stopanovic, Dobrica R. (1978): Carbonate apatite and collinsite in sedimentary magnesite at Bela Stena near Baljevac na Ibru, Serbia. Zapisnici Srpskog Geoloskog Drustva 1978, 11-14.
South Africa
 
  • North West Province
    • Dr Kenneth Kaunda District
      • Ventersdorp
[Collinsite] Minerals of South Africa
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Córdoba
      • Belalcázar
        • La Ventosilla farmhouse
[Gaitite] Rewitzer, C., Calvo, M. Hochleitner, R., and Utrera, C. (2018). Adamite, austinite, schlegelite, dugganite and other uncommon minerals in the “Cogolla Alta” claim,Belalcázar, Córdoba, Spain. Mineral Up, 5 (2), 50-77.
  • Balearic Islands
[Collinsite] B. Onac et al (2009) Mineral Diversity in Caves from Mallorca Island, Spain. Mineralogy 1 2009 ICS Proceedings. In 15th International Congress of Speleology. p 325
      • Llucmajor
[Collinsite] Onac, B.P., Fornós, J.J., Ginés, A., Ginés, J. (2005): Mineralogical reconnaissance of caves from Mallorca Island. Endins, 27, 131-140.
  • Castile and Leon
    • Salamanca
[Collinsite] 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).
      • Garcirrey
[Collinsite] Encarnación Roda-Robles, Alfonso Pesquera (2007) Locality no. 4: The Phosphates-Rich Cañada Pegmatite (Aldehuela de La Bóveda, Salamanca, Spain) in ALEXANDRE LIMA & ENCARNACIÓN RODA ROBLES ed (2007) GRANITIC PEGMATITES: THE STATE OF THE ART - FIELD TRIP GUIDEBOOK. MEMÓRIAS N. º 9, UNIV. DO PORTO, FACULDADE DE CIÊNCIAS, DEPARTAMENTO DE GEOLOGIA pp 67-72.
[Messelite] Roda-Robles, E., Vieira, R., Pesquera, A., & Lima, A. (2010). Chemical variations and significance of phosphates from the Fregeneda-Almendra pegmatite field, Central Iberian Zone (Spain and Portugal). Mineralogy and Petrology, 100(1-2), 23-34.
  • Catalonia
    • Barcelona
      • Baix Llobregat
[Collinsite] Camprubí, A., Costa, F., Melgarejo, J.C., 1994. Mineralizaciones de fosfatos férrico-alumínicos de Gavà (Catalunya): tipología. Boletín Geológico y Minero, v. 105-5, p. 444-453.
    • Lleida (Lérida)
      • Cerdanya
[Fairfieldite] De las Heras, X., Grimalt, J. O., Albaiges, J., Julia, R., & Anadon, P. (1989). Origin and diagenesis of the organic matter in Miocene freshwater lacustrine phosphates (Cerdanya Basin, Eastern Pyrenees). Organic geochemistry, 14(6), 667-677.
[Messelite] Rosell, J. (2014): "Barita en els nòduls d'anapaïta de la Cerdanya catalana. INFOMINER, 60. Edita Grup Mineralògic Català, Barcelona."
[Messelite] Alfredo Petrov collection; Dr. Anthony Kampf analysis; specimen originally obtained from INTAN, Barcelona.
Sweden
 
  • Södermanland
    • Nynäshamn
      • Norrö
[Messelite] No reference listed
  • Västerbotten
    • Skellefteå
      • Skellefte mining district
[Fairfieldite] Sandström, F. (2008) Varuträskpegmatiten. Litofilen, 25 (2), 17-46
Switzerland
 
  • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
    • Albula Valley
      • Oberhalbstein (Surses; Sursass)
        • Tinizong (Tinzen)
[Talmessite]
  • Ticino (Tessin)
    • Lago Maggiore
      • Brissago
[Fairfieldite] Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 196.
UK
 
  • England
    • Devon
      • West Devon
        • Belstone
[Talmessite] Braithwaite, R.S.W., et al., Journal of the Russell Society 6(2), 100-101(1996).
Ukraine
 
  • Crimea
    • Crimea peninsula
      • Kerch peninsula (Kertch peninsula)
        • Novoselovka Village area
[Messelite] Shnykov E.F. at al.(1971) Mud Volcanism and Ore Formation (Gryazevoi Vulkanizm i Rudoobrazovanie). Kiev:Naukova Dumka. 332 p. (Rus.)
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Mohave Co.
      • Hualapai Indian Reservation
[Talmessite] The Canadian Mineralogist; October 2007; v. 45; no. 5; p. 1177-1188
      • Peach Springs Canyon
[Talmessite] Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 253, 389; Wenrich, K.J. & H.B. Sutphin (1988), Recognition of breccia pipes in northern Arizona, AZ Bur. Geol. Min. Tech. Fieldnotes: 18:1-5, 11.
    • Yavapai Co.
[Fairfieldite] AmMin 67: 97-113 (1982)
        • Independence Gulch
[Fairfieldite] Am Min 67:97-113
  • California
    • San Diego Co.
      • Pala District
        • Pala
          • Chief Mountain
[Fairfieldite] Mineralogical Record (2002): 33(5): 388.
  • Connecticut
    • Fairfield Co.
      • Redding (Reading)
        • Branchville
[Fairfieldite] Brush and Dana (1878); 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: 671, 721; NJMM (1957), 78; Lapis (1984): 2: 5.; Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70:396-409
    • Middlesex Co.
      • East Hampton (Chatham)
        • Cobalt
[Messelite] Schooner (1961)
      • Haddam
        • Haddam Neck
[Fairfieldite] Schooner, Richard. (circa 1980s), Untitled manuscript on central Connecticut mineralogy.
      • Portland
        • Collins Hill
          • Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries)
[Fairfieldite] Schooner, Richard. (circa 1985), Untitled manuscript on central Connecticut mineralogy.; Schooner, Richard. (1955): 90 Minerals from 1 Connecticut Hill. Rocks & Minerals: 30(7-8): 351-8.
  • Maine
    • Androscoggin Co.
      • Auburn
        • West Mount Apatite District
[Fairfieldite] No reference listed
      • Poland
[Fairfieldite] 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
[Fairfieldite] Thompson, W.B., et,al., 2000, Rocks & Minerals, vol. 75, no. 6, pgs 408-418; Rocks and Minerals (1999) 74:188,189; Anthony R. Kampf, Stuart J. Mills, W.B. Simmons, James W. Nizamoff, and R.W. Whitmore (2012) Falsterite, A New Zinc-Bearing Secondary Phosphate From The Palermo #1 Mine, North Groton, New Hampshire. 39th Rochester Symposium abstracts.
    • Oxford Co.
      • Buckfield
[Fairfieldite] King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1.; King and Foord, 2000, Addenda to Volume 1, Mineralogy of Maine, v. 2.
      • Greenwood
[Fairfieldite] Maine Pegmatite Workshop 2004
[Fairfieldite] Kink, V. and Foord, E.E., 1992 Maine Mineralogy, Vol. 1, Maine Geologic Survey, Augusta.
[Fairfieldite] Mineral News (1993) 9:2 p. 8; Mineralogical Record (1973) 4:103-130
        • Uncle Tom Mountain
[Fairfieldite] Mineral News (1995) 11:2 pp1,2,5
      • Hebron
[Fairfieldite] King, V. and Foord, E, 1994, Mineralogy of Maine.
      • Newry
[Fairfieldite] King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1; King, V. (ed.), 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 2.
[Collinsite] Peter Cristofono collection, 2018; ex. Ingeborg Burggraf
[Fairfieldite] "Mineralogy of Maine, Vol. 1" by King, V.T. & Foord, E.E., Maine Geologic Survey, 1994
[Fairfieldite] King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1; King, V. (ed), 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 2
      • Norway
[Fairfieldite] No reference listed
      • Paris
[Fairfieldite] 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.
[Fairfieldite]
      • Peru
[Fairfieldite]
      • Rumford
[Fairfieldite] "Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd Ed." by Thompson, W.B., et.al., 1998)
[Fairfieldite] King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, Vol. 1
[Messelite] Tim Blake, Lookout Mine Owner
      • Stoneham
[Fairfieldite] 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
[Collinsite] Rocks & Minerals, Nov. 1999
[Gaitite] NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • Potosi District
        • Twin Creeks Mine
[Gaitite] Min News (1999) 15:6 pp 1,5-8
    • Mineral Co.
      • Candelaria District
[Collinsite] Kampf, A.R., Adams, P.M. and Nash, B.P. (2016) Whiteite-(CaMgMg),CaMg3Al2(PO4)4(OH)2·8H2O, a New Jahnsite-group Mineral from the Northern Belle Mine, Candelaria, Nevada, U.S.A. Canadian Mineralogist. 54: 1513-1523.
  • New Hampshire
    • Cheshire Co.
      • Alstead
[Messelite]
      • Marlow
[Fairfieldite] Kevin Czaja Collection
      • Walpole
[Fairfieldite] Etienne Médard collection, 2006
    • Grafton Co.
      • Groton
[Collinsite] 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
[Collinsite] 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.
    • Strafford Co.
      • Strafford
        • Parker Mountain
[Fairfieldite] Switzer, The Paragenesis of the Center Strafford NH Pegmatite (AmMin 23:811); Rocks & Minerals 80:4 pp234-241; USGS Prof Paper 255; American Mineralogist 23:811
  • New Jersey
    • Sussex Co.
      • Franklin mining district
        • Ogdensburg
          • Sterling Hill
[Parabrandtite] Dunn, P.J., et al: Neues Jahrbuch für Min. Abhandlungen:157:113-119 (1987); Dunn(1995):Pt5:675.
  • North Carolina
    • Cleveland Co.
      • Kings Mountain District
[Collinsite] Rocks and Minerals, (1985) 60:76-82
[Fairfieldite]
      • Bessemer City
[Collinsite] Smithsonian Institution Mineral Reference Collection No.168463-00 and 123891-00
      • Carolina Tin-Spodumene Belt
        • Bessemer City
[Fairfieldite] Saenger,Abigail L. and Swanson,Samuel E.(2012) Mineralogy Of Primary Phoshate Minerals In Li Pegmatites Of The Kings Mountain District,North Carolina; The Geological Society Of America
  • South Dakota
    • Custer Co.
      • Custer District
        • Custer
[Fairfieldite] R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
        • Fourmile
[Collinsite] Rocks & Minerals: 60: 117.
        • Pringle
          • Cicero Peak
[Collinsite] Rocks & Minerals: 75(3): 156-169.
    • Pennington Co.
      • Keystone District
        • Glendale
[Messelite] Rocks & Minerals: 60: 116.
[Messelite] R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
        • Keystone
[Fairfieldite] Rocks & Min.:10:147 & 60:112,116.
[Fairfieldite] R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
[Messelite] R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
  • Utah
    • Tooele Co.
      • Gold Hill District (Clifton District)
        • Gold Hill
[Talmessite] Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
[Talmessite] Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
    • Utah Co.
      • Oquirrh Mts
        • Fairfield
[Collinsite] Liferovich, R.P., Subbotin, V.V., Pakhomovsky, Y.A., Lyalina, M.F. (1998) A new type of scandium mineralization in phoscorites and carbonatites of the Kovdor Massif, Russia. The Canadian Mineralogist, 36, 971-980.
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