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Schwarzer Glaskopf

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About Schwarzer GlaskopfHide

German, from "schwarz", black, and "Glaskopf", derived from "Glatzkopf", meaning baldhead.
A term generically referring to any black botryoidal mineral.

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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: 566 (wad); 668 (psilomelane).

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All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
  • Jujuy Province
    • Susques department
[Psilomelane] Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry
  • Tasmania
    • Burnie City
      • Hampshire district
        • Kara Mines
[Ranciéite] Bottrill (unpub)
  • Western Australia
    • East Pilbara Shire
      • Weeli Wolli Creek Area
        • Mining Area C (Northern Flank; Packsaddle)
[Pyrolusite] J M Bennett Collection
  • Lower Austria
    • Waldviertel
      • Raxendorf
        • Pfaffenhof
          • Pölla
[Todorokite] NIEDERMAYR, Gerhard & POSTL, Walter (1992a): 876. Todorokit aus einem Graphitvorkommen von Pfaffenhof bei Raxendorf, Niederösterreich.- In: NIEDERMAYR, Gerhard et al.: Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XIL, Carinthia II, 182/102, Teil 1, 138, Klagenfurt.
  • Mato Grosso do Sul
    • Corumbá
[Cryptomelane] Federico Ahlfeld and Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia. (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
  • Nova Scotia
    • Hants Co.
[Pyrolusite] Steve Sorrell Collection; Sir John William Dawson (1891) The geology of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island: or Arcadian Geology 4th ed. MacMillan Edinburgh
  • Ningxia
    • Zhongwei
      • Shapotou District
[Goethite] Zhaoxia Qiu (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(8), 39-42; Jianming Mei and Jielian Shao (1991): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 12(3), 1-6; Zhaoxia Qiu (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(3), 26-29
  • Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
    • Saône-et-Loire
      • La Chapelle-de-Guinchay
        • Romanèche-Thorens
[Romanèchite] 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: 954; Lapis (1989): 1: 6.
  • Centre-Val de Loire
    • Indre
      • Chaillac
[Goethite] Stanislas Sizaret et al (2001) Anisotropy of Magnetic Susceptibility (AMS) and Traces Chemistry: A New Approach to Discriminate between Hydrothermal and Supergene Processes in Goethite-Rich Ore Deposits. Application to the Ba-Fe-F Deposit of Chaillac (Indre, France) in (2001) European Union of Geosciences Conference XI (OS6)
  • Occitanie
    • Ariège
      • Vicdessos
        • Sem
[Ranciéite] [American Mineralogist, 54, 1741-1742 (1969); MinRec 9:133]
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Var
      • Fréjus
[Goethite] MAURY (S), 2016 - Les indices minéralogiques de l'Estérel, 2ème partie. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°132 (2-2016), pp 5-27
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Triberg
      • Gremmelsbach
[Pyrolusite] No reference listed
  • Lower Saxony
    • Peine
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Altenkirchen
      • Herdorf
        • Dermbach
[Goethite] Overkott, T. & Reinhardt, M. (2007): Dufrenit vom Hollerter Zug im Siegerland. Lapis 32 (11), 42.
  • Thuringia
    • Ilm-Kreis
      • Ilmenau
[Hausmannite] HAUSMANN, J.F.L. (1813): Blättricher Schwarz-Braunstein.- Handbuch der Mineralogie, Vol. 1, p. 293. Göttingen
    • Nordhausen
      • Harztor
        • Ilfeld
[Manganite] No reference listed
  • Madhya Pradesh
    • Jabalpur Division
      • Chhindwara District (Chindawara District; Chindwara District)
[Hollandite] Roy, S., and Purkait, P.K. (1968): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 20, 86-114; Biagioni, C., Capalbo, C., Pasero, M. (2013): Nomenclature tunings in the hollandite supergroup. European Journal of Mineralogy 25, 85-90.
  • Leinster
    • Co. Wicklow
      • Blessington
        • Kilbride
  • Munster
    • Co. Cork
      • Glandore
[Goethite] Stephen Moreton Collection
  • Emilia-Romagna
    • Parma Province
      • Varsi
[Todorokite] Adorni F., Battilocchi G., Bersani D., Bo S., Calderini V. (2005) - Rocca Predellara e La Pianazza, Varsi, Appennino Parmense - Mineral Parma, Anno IV, n.1, 5-8.
  • Sicily
    • Enna Province
      • Pietraperzia
[Manganese Oxides] Gaetano Sicurella collection (2006)
  • Tuscany
    • Livorno Province
      • Elba Island
        • Rio Marina
          • Rio Mine (Rio Marina Mine)
  • Hokkaidō
    • Shiribeshi Subprefecture
      • Yoichi
[Todorokite] Introduction to Japanese Minerals (Geological Survey of Japan, 1970)
  • Otjozondjupa Region
    • Grootfontein
      • Kombat
[Coronadite] XRD confirmed by Maria Atanasova , Council of Geoscience, Pretoria
  • Oppland
    • Gran
[Goethite] Goldschmidt, V.M. (1911): Die Kontaktmetamorphose im Kristianiagebiet . Videnskapsselskapets Skrifter. 1.Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1911. No 1. Kristiania. 483p. (p. 281).
  • Setúbal
    • Santiago do Cacém
      • Cercal
[Pyrolusite] Rui Nunes' collection
  • Bashkortostan
[Vernadite] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
  • Chelyabinsk Oblast
    • Kusinsky District
      • Magnitka
[Akhtenskite] [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index, 3rd Edition"]; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Revúca Co.
      • Sirk
[Goethite] Grecula,P. et al., 1995: Ložiska nerastných surovín Slovenského rudohoria. Zväz.1, Bratislava, 834 s
South Africa
  • North West
    • Bojanala Platinum District
      • Brits (Brits District)
[Goethite] Robert O. Meyer collection; Dr. Hans Börner collection; collected by Dr. Hans Börner; Windisch, W. R., (1999), South African Micromount Society, Locality data sheet.; Robert O. Meyer collection; Dr. Hans Börner collection; collected by Dr. Hans Börner; Robert O. Meyer collection; Dr. Hans Börner collection; collected by Dr. Hans Börner
  • Northern Cape
    • Kalahari manganese field
[Todorokite] Von Bezing, K. L. et al. (1991) The Kalahari manganese field: An Update, Mineralogical Record 22(4) 279-302; Cairncross, B., and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, Linden 2014, RSA, pg 249
  • Andalusia
    • Huelva
      • Alosno
        • Tharsis
          • Tharsis Mines
[Goethite] Calvo Rebollar, Miguel. (2009). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IV. Óxidos e hidróxidos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 751 págs
  • Basque Country
    • Vizcaya
      • Valle de Trápaga (Trapagaran)
[Goethite] Calvo, M. (2009): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IV, Óxidos e Hidróxidos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 752 pp. Gallistl, H. (2017): Goethit von La Arboleda, Bilbao, Spanien [Bemerkenswerter Eigenfund]. Lapis, 42 (1), 48-49.
  • Castile-La Mancha
    • Guadalajara
      • Tordelrábano
[Goethite] Calvo, M. (1999). Cristales de goethita en geodas de calcita y cuarzo en Tordelrábano (Guadalajara). Revista de Minerales, 1, 239-241. Calvo, Miguel. (2009). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. IV. Óxidos e hidróxidos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 751 págs.
  • Värmland County
    • Filipstad
      • Persberg ore district
        • Pajsberg
[Pyrochroite] [Am Min 50 (1965), 1296; MinRec 1:165]
  • Scotland
    • Aberdeenshire
      • Ellon
[Birnessite] Jones, L.H.P., Milne, A.A. (1956) Birnessite, a new manganese oxide mineral from Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine: 31: 283-288. Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177.
  • Kirovohrad Oblast
    • Haivoron district
[Groutite] Dominik Schlaefli - collection
  • Arizona
    • Cochise County
[Cryptomelane] Richmond, W.E. & M. Fleischer (1942), Cryptomelane, a new name for the commonest of the 'psilomelane' minerals, American Mineralogist: 27: 607-610.
    • Greenlee Co.
      • Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District)
        • Copper Plate Gulch
          • Coronado vein
            • Coronado Mine (Coronado Mining Co. property; Arizona Copper Co. group [in part])
[Coronadite] AmMin.: 27 (1942): 48; AmMin.: 74 (1989): 913; Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3 (1997).
  • Arkansas
    • Garland Co.
      • Blue Springs
[Goethite] Benjamin Shacar Collection
  • Connecticut
    • Litchfield Co.
      • Kent
[Goethite] Shepard, Charles U. (1837), A Report on the Geological Survey of Connecticut. Hamlem, New Haven.
      • Salisbury
        • Salisbury Mining District
[Goethite] Hobbs, William Herbert. (1907), The Iron Ores of the Salisbury District of Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts. Economic Geology: 2: 153-181.; Januzzi, Ronald E. and David Seaman. (1976), Mineral Localities of Connecticut and Southeastern New York State and Pegmatite Minerals of the World. Taylor Assoc./Mineralogical Press, Danbury.
    • New Haven Co.
      • East Haven
[Goethite] Powell, Richard C. and Wolfgang Vogt. (1987), Cinque Quarry, A Suburban Site in Connecticut Makes Collecting a Cinch. Rock and Gem: (6): 36-39.
        • Foxon
[Goethite] Mike Polletta specimen;
[Goethite] Vener, Herm. (1987): Report on the Road Cut [Mclay Avenue] off Grannis St [Laurel Street] Just Past the Cinque Quarry. Triassic Valley Bulletin.
  • Maine
    • Oxford County
      • Albany
[Todorokite] King, V. T., 2009, Maine Feldspar, Families, and Feuds.
  • Maryland
    • Carroll Co.
      • Medford
[Todorokite] Mr. Fred Parker, Columbia, MD.
  • Minnesota
    • Crow Wing Co.
      • Cuyuna North Range
        • Ironton
[Groutite] American Mineralogist (1947): 32: 654-659.
[Groutite] Amer.Min.(1945) 30, 169
  • Nevada
    • White Pine Co.
      • White Pine Mining District
        • Silver Belt
          • Treasure Hill
            • Summit area
[Aurorite] NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
  • New Jersey
    • Sussex Co.
      • Franklin Mining District
        • Franklin
[Feitknechtite] Frondel, C.: Am. Min.:38:761-769 (1953); Wadsley, A.D.: Am. Min.:40:349-353 (1955); Dunn(1995):Pt4:591-592.
  • New Mexico
    • Sierra Co.
[Ramsdellite] Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
  • North Carolina
    • Davidson Co.
      • Carolina Slate Belt
        • Cid Mining District
[Goethite] Pogue,J.E.,(1910)The Cid mining district of Davidison County,North Carolina:North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey Bulletin #22; Steve Adams
  • Pennsylvania
    • Montgomery Co.
      • Springfield Township
[Goethite] The Mineralogy of Pennsylvania - 1922 ; Samuel Gordon, Pg. 216
  • Rhode Island
    • Providence Co.
      • Cumberland
        • Diamond Hill
[Goethite] No reference listed
  • Vermont
    • Bennington Co.
[Romanèchite] Matthew Lambert
  • Washington
    • King Co.
      • North Bend
        • Hansen Creek
[Goethite] Eric He's Collection; Ray Claude (1995) Mineral Sites of King County, Washington: 27
    • Skagit Co.
      • Mount Vernon
[Goethite] George E. Mustoe, Dan G. Vandenburg, and LaVaonda M. Vandenburg, "The Minerals of Walker Valley, Skagit County, Washington," Washington Geology, vol. 24, no. 1, March 1996, pp 22-29
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