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Montgomeryite Group

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About Montgomeryite GroupHide

A group of chemically complex phosphates.
See also the related Schoonerite Group.

Relationship of Montgomeryite Group to other SpeciesHide

Group Members:
Calcioferrite Ca2Fe3+2(PO4)3(OH) · 7H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
Fanfaniite Ca4MnAl4(PO4)6(OH)4·12H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
Kingsmountite Ca4(Fe2+,Mn2+)Al4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2OMon. 2 : B2
Montgomeryite Ca4MgAl4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2OMon. 2 : B2
Zodacite Ca4Mn2+Fe3+4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2OMon.

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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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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.
[Montgomeryite] Trueman, N. A. (1965): The phosphate, volcanic, and carbonate rocks of Christmas Island, Indian Ocean. J. Geol. Soc. Australia 12, 261-283.
  • New South Wales
    • Westmoreland Co.
      • Oberon
[Kingsmountite] Podgson RE, Osborne RAL, Colchester DM, Minerals of Jenolan Caves, New South Wales, Australia: Geological and Biological Interactions, Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 134, 1-18.
  • South Australia
    • Eyre Peninsula
      • Middleback Range
        • Iron Knob
[Montgomeryite] Pilkington, E. S., Segnit, E. R., Watts, J. and Francis, G. (1979): Kleemanite, a new zinc aluminium phosphate. Mineralogical Magazine 43, 93-95.
    • Mt Lofty Ranges
      • North Mt Lofty Ranges
        • Barossa Valley
          • Angaston
[Calcioferrite] Henderson, W.A., jr., Peisley, V. (1985) Calcioferrite from the Moculta Quarry near Angaston, South Australia. Mineralogical Record 16:6, 477-480.
    • Olary Province
      • Boolcoomatta Reserve (Boolcoomata Station; Boolcoomatta)
  • Victoria
    • Moorabool Shire
      • Bacchus Marsh
[Montgomeryite] Birch, W.D. & Henry, D.J., 1993, Phosphate Minerals of Victoria, The Mineralogical Society of Victoria, Special Publication No. 3
  • Western Australia
    • Meekatharra Shire
      • Milgun Station
[Montgomeryite] Mineralogical Magazine 39,577-579(1974); ; Peter Downes, Benjamin Grguric, Margot Willing, Geoff Deacon, Michael Verrall (2018) Variscite and associated phosphate minerals from the Mt Deverell variscite deposits, Milgun Station, Gascoyne region, Western Australia. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 319
    • Upper Gascoyne Shire
      • Woodlands station
[Montgomeryite] Nickel, E. H. et al. (2008): The Woodlands variscite-gold occurrence in the north Gascoyne region of Western Australia. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 14, 27-36.
  • Styria
    • Leoben
[Montgomeryite] Mitteilungen der Abteilung für Mineralogie am Landesmuseum Joanneum (1998), 62/63, 55-58.
  • Minas Gerais
    • Itinga
      • Taquaral
[Montgomeryite] Min Rec (1973) 4 (5), 207-213
Cape Verde
  • Barlavento Islands
[Montgomeryite] Figueiredo, M. O.; Pereira da Silva, T.; Veiga, J. P.; Chevallier, P. (2003): Phosphatization of basaltic rocks from Sal Island, Cape Verde Archipelago: A microtopochemical approach using synchrotron radiation X-ray fluorescence. Journal de Physique IV: Proceedings, 104 (X-Ray Microscopy), 399-402.
  • Occitanie
    • Pyrénées-Orientales
[Montgomeryite] Lacroix, A. (1910): Minéralogie de la France et de ses colonies, Librairie Polytechnique, Ch. Béranger Editeur, Tome IV, 724. Guitard, G. (2010): Catalogue raisonné de la collection de minérBerbain, C., Favreau, G. & Aymar, J. (2005): Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées-Orientales et des Corbières, Association Française de Microminéralogie Ed., 223.
[Montgomeryite] Berbain, C., Favreau, G. & Aymar, J. (2005): Mines et minéraux des Pyrénées-Orientales et des Corbières, Association Française de Microminéralogie Ed., 223.; Quattropani, L., Charlet, L., Lumley, H. D., & Menu, M. (1999). Early Palaeolithic bone diagenesis in the Arago cave at Tautavel, France. Mineralogical Magazine, 63(6), 801-801.
  • Bavaria
    • Lower Bavaria
      • Zwiesel
        • Rabenstein
[Kingsmountite] Collection Elmar Lackner
    • Upper Palatinate
      • Waidhaus
        • Hagendorf
[Calcioferrite] http://www.berthold-weber.de/h_miner.htm
[Calcioferrite] Rolf Luetcke
  • Hesse
    • Odenwald
      • Heppenheim
        • Kirschhausen
[Kingsmountite] A. Wittern: Mineralfundorte in Deutschland, Schweizerbart (Stuttgart), 2001
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Bad Dürkheim
      • Leiningerland
[Calcioferrite] Blum, J.R. (1858): Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Geologie und Petrefacten-Kunde, 258; 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: 977
  • Haifa District
    • Mount Carmel
[Montgomeryite] Goldberg, P. S. & Nathan, Y. (1975): Phosphate mineralogy of et-Tabun cave, Mount Carmel, Israel. Mineralogical Magazine 40, 253-258.
  • Sardinia
    • South Sardinia Province
      • Sarrabus-Gerrei
        • Sarrabus
[Montgomeryite] Orlandi, P. (2011): Zibaldone di mineralogia italiana 2010: parte seconda. Micro, 3/2011, 98-100.
[Calcioferrite] Marchesini, A., De Michele, V. (1967) Su un affioramento fosfatico nel Sarrabus (Sardegna). Nota Preliminare. Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali, 106, 2, 167-170; Stara, P., Rizzo, R., Brizzi, G. (1993) Sarrabus. Miniere e Minerali. Associazione Mineralogica Sarda, Gruppo Mineralogico Lombardo, Associazione Piemontese Mineralogia Paleontologia e Mostra Torinese Minerali, Centro Mineralogico Varesino, Amici Mineralogisti Fiorentini, Gruppo Mineralogico Paleontologico Piacentino, et al., Stige Milano Srl, Milano, 208 pp.
  • Sicily
    • Trapani Province
      • Castellammare del Golfo
[Montgomeryite] Vattano M., Audra P., Benvenuto F., Bigot J.-Y., De Waele J., Galli E., Madonia G., Nobécourt J.-C. (2013): Hypogenic Caves of Sicily (Southern Italy). 16th International Congress of Speleology, Czech Republic, Brno, July 21-28, 2013. Proceedings, Vol. 3, 144-149.
  • Turkistan
    • Karatau Range
[Montgomeryite] Bernard & Hyrsl (2004) Minerals and their Localities.
  • Coahuila
    • Mun. de Cuatrociénegas
      • Cuatro Ciénegas (Cuatrociénegas de Carranza; Venustiano Carranza)
        • Limestone caves
[Kingsmountite] Forti, P. et al. (2006): ACTA CARSOLOGICA 35/1, 79–98.
  • Drâa-Tafilalet Region
    • Ouarzazate Province
      • Tazenakht
[Montgomeryite] FRANSOLET, A.-M. (1987) Les phosphates secondaires de la pegmatite d'Angarf-Sud, Plaine des Zenaga, Anti-Atlas, Maroc Notes Serv. géol. Maroc, 43, n°321, 339-347
  • Marrakech-Safi Region
    • Rehamna Province
      • Jebilet Mtn (Djebilet Mtn)
        • Sidi Bou Othmane
[Montgomeryite] Favreau, G. (2012): Deux pegmatites à phosphates de Sidi Bou Othmane (Maroc). Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 3-2012, 71-109
  • Erongo Region
    • Dâures
[Montgomeryite] Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 409 (in English).
[Montgomeryite] Der Aufschluss 36:117-119
  • Guarda
    • Sabugal
      • Bendada
[Kingsmountite] Schnorrer-Köhler (1991), Mineral Occurrences.
  • Viseu
    • Mangualde
[Zodacite] Am.Min.(1988), 73, 1179-1181; Grice, J. D., Dunn, P. J., & Ramik, R. A. (1990). Jahnsite-(CaMnMn), a new member of the whiteite group from Mangualde, Beira, Portugal. American Mineralogist, 75(3-4), 401-404.
[Kingsmountite] Vignola, P., Rizzi, A., Varvello, S. (2018) La kingsmountite di Regada, Mangualde, Portogallo. Micro, 16, 2-2018, 96-99.
    • Sátão
      • Ferreira de Aves
        • Aldeia Nova
  • Murmansk Oblast
[Kingsmountite] 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
[Kingsmountite] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
South Africa
[Montgomeryite] Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995), Minerals of South Africa.
  • Gauteng
    • West Rand District (West Rand)
      • Far West Rand (West Wits Line)
        • Western Sector
          • Carletonville
[Montgomeryite] Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
  • North West
    • Dr Kenneth Kaunda District
      • Ventersdorp
[Montgomeryite] Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
  • Catalonia
    • Barcelona
      • Baix Llobregat
[Calcioferrite] 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.
[Montgomeryite] Melgarejo, J.C., Galí, S. and Ayora, C. (1988): Tinticite: new structural and chemical data. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte 1988, 446-453.
[Montgomeryite] Joan Rosell - RosellMinerals
[Calcioferrite] 1.Tritlla, J. (1987).- “Sobre la presencia de dufrenita en las minas de Bruguers (Prov. de Barcelona)”. Mineralogistes de Catalunya, Vol.III, n.8, pp.208-209; http://www.fotominer.com/FOTOMINER/RECOPILATORI2/IndexMineralogic/MINAELVIRA/MElvira.htm
        • Sant Feliu de Llobregat
          • Collserola mountain range
            • Santa Creu d'Olorda
[Calcioferrite] Bareche, E. (2005): "Els minerals de Catalunya: segle XX". Grup Mineralògic Català & Institució Catalana d'Historia Natural. Barcelona.
      • Vallès Occidental
        • Montcada i Reixac
[Calcioferrite] Mineralogistes de Catalunya (1997), VII (1): 34-55
  • Navarre
    • Esteríbar
      • Eugui
[Montgomeryite] Calvo, M. (2015): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. VII, Fosfatos, arseniatos y vanadatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 479 pp.
  • Norrbotten
    • Kiruna
      • Kiruna district
        • Svappavaara
[Montgomeryite] No reference listed
  • Nevada
    • Elko Co.
[Montgomeryite] NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Esmeralda Co.
      • Candelaria District (Columbus District)
[Montgomeryite] Collected by Dick Thomssen.
    • Humboldt Co.
      • Osgood Mts
        • Potosi District
[Montgomeryite] Rocks & Minerals, Nov. 1999; Howard, D and D. Thomssen (2000) Occurrences of Native Selenium in Nevada; USA Micro Probe, newsletter of the NorthWest MicroMineral Study Group, Spring 2000, Volume 1X, Number 1, pgs 15-17.
[Kingsmountite] NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • Potosi District
        • Twin Creeks Mine
[Montgomeryite] Min News (1999) 15:6 pp 1,5-8
    • Mineral Co.
      • Candelaria District
[Montgomeryite] 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.
        • Candelaria Silver Mine
[Montgomeryite] Collected by Paul Adams. EDS and XRD analyzed.
    • Nye Co.
      • Toquima Range
        • Northumberland District
[Montgomeryite] NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Pershing Co.
      • Humboldt Range
        • Willard District
[Montgomeryite] NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
  • North Carolina
    • Cleveland Co.
      • Kings Mountain District
[Calcioferrite] JanH.Bernard and Jaroslav Hyrsl,2004,Minerals and their Localities,pg # 106
  • South Dakota
    • Custer Co.
      • Custer District
        • Fourmile
[Kingsmountite] Rocks & Minerals: 75(3): 156-169.
        • Pringle
          • Cicero Peak
[Montgomeryite] Rocks & Minerals: 75(3): 156-169.
    • Lawrence Co.
      • Bald Mountain District
[Montgomeryite] Loomis, T. (2011), "News from the Black Hills, South Dakota", Mineral News, in press
      • Keystone District
        • Keystone
[Montgomeryite] Rocks & Minerals: 57: 160 &/or 60: 110 & 112.
  • Utah
    • Box Elder Co.
      • Pilot Range
        • Lucin District
          • Lucin
            • Utahlite Hill
[Montgomeryite] Don Howard (1999) Montgomeryite. Microprobe 8-10:11-13
    • Utah Co.
      • Oquirrh Mts
        • Fairfield
[Montgomeryite] 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: 958, 979; UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
[Montgomeryite] Wilson, W. (2010): The Clay Canyon Variscite Mine, Fairfield Utah. Mineralogical Record. 41:321-349.
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