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About GlaskopfHide

German, derived from "Glatzkopf", meaning baldhead.
A generic term actually referring to any botryoidal mineral, but mostly used for botryoidal varieties of iron and manganese oxides. Depending on the colour, Schwarzer Glaskopf (black), Brauner Glaskopf (brown) and Roter Glaskopf (red) are distinguished.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
4 photos of Glaskopf associated with MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2

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.

References for GlaskopfHide

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Agricola (1546): 468.
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 527.

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Localities for GlaskopfHide

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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.
  • Burgenland
    • Oberpullendorf District
      • Kobersdorf
        • Pauliberg
peter neschen collection
  • Carinthia
    • Sankt Veit an der Glan District
      • Hüttenberg
        • Hüttenberg
Groß, W. (1983) Mineralien suchen - Mineralien finden: "Wer immer grabend sich bemüht" - Mineralien von Hüttenberg / Kärnten. Mineralien-Magazin, 9/1983, 419-423.
A.Pichler (2012)
  • Lower Austria
    • Neunkirchen District
      • Reichenau an der Rax
        • Hirschwang an der Rax
Hackenberg 2003
peter neschen collection
  • Styria
    • Bruck-Mürzzuschlag District
      • Aflenz
        • Turnau
          • Eibelkogel
Chris Auer collection
      • Mariazell
        • Gollrad
VStM (2012) - Die Vereinigung steirischer Mineralien- und Fossiliensammler
    • Leoben District
peter neschen collection
    • Voitsberg District
      • Köflach
        • Köflach - Voitsberg lignite deposit
          • Maria Lankowitz
Archiv f.Lagerstättenforschung
    • Weiz District
      • Birkfeld
        • Waldbach
Tufar, W. (1967): Eine interessante Verdrängung von Siderit durch Sulfide im Buchwald ober Waldbach (Oststeiermark). Joanneum, Mineralogisches Mitteilungsblatt 1967 (1-2), 104-112.
      • Rettenegg
        • Prinzkogel (Prinzenkogel)
          • Prinzkogel mines
            • Southern District
C.Auer 2012
  • Bavaria
    • Upper Franconia
      • Hof
        • Bad Steben
Andreas Gerstenberg photo & specimen
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Arnsberg
      • Märkischer Kreis
        • Iserlohn
          • Letmathe
Bender, D. and Krimmelbein, W. (1994) Aktuelle Übersicht: Mineralien der Zinkhütte Genna/Sauerland. Stand Juni 1994. Mineralien-Welt, 4/94, 10.
  • Saxony
    • Vogtland
      • Oelsnitz
        • Bösenbrunn
WEISS, S. & NOACK, R. (2001): Die Diabas-Steinbrüche bei Bösenbrunn im Vogtland. Lapis 26 (7), 67-76.
  • Trentino-Alto Adige
    • Trento Province (Trentino)
      • Frassilongo
        • Roveda
peter neschen collection
  • Dalarna County
    • Säter
Hisinger, W. (1826): Versuch einer mineralogischen Geographie von Schweden. Leipzig 1826 p 76
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