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Oil Quartz

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About Oil QuartzHide

Formula:
SiO2
A variety of Quartz

A variety of Quartz from Tyrol, Austria, which contains yellow stains in cracks. BM 1924,110 and 111 are two specimens in the Natural History Museum, London. [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"]


Chemical Properties of Oil QuartzHide

Formula:
SiO2

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Miargyrite1 photo of Oil Quartz associated with Miargyrite 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 Oil QuartzHide

Localities for Oil QuartzHide

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.
Austria
 
    • North Tyrol
      • Lechtaler Alpen
        • Lech valley
          • Elbigenalp
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
  • Vorarlberg
    • Dornbirn
      • Hohenems
        • Unterklien
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993); Lapis 33 (6), 49-52 (2008)
Germany
 
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Sauerland
      • Warstein
        • Hillenberg
D. Pawlowski: "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise (Munich), 1991
Switzerland
 
  • Appenzell-Innerrhoden
    • Alpstein Massif (Säntis Massif)
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 333.
  • Bern
    • Interlaken
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 391.
  • Nidwalden (Nidwald)
    • Stansstad
      • Rotzloch
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 333.
  • Schwyz
    • Seewen
      • Zingel
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 333.
  • St Gallen
    • Rhine valley
      • Oberriet
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 333.
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