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Stink-Fluss

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Formula:
CaF2
Name:
From the German for "stink" and "flow" in allusion to the odor and the nature as fluorite (Flusspath).
A variety of Fluorite

A variety of fluorite, especially from Wölsendorf, Germany, that emits an odor of HF and ozone upon grinding due to the internal presence of free fluorine and calcium and the interaction of components with water upon grinding.


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Chemical Properties of Stink-FlussHide

Formula:
CaF2

Synonyms of Stink-FlussHide

Other Language Names for Stink-FlussHide

German:Stinkspat
Simplified Chinese:黑色萤石

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Uraninite11 photos of Stink-Fluss associated with Uraninite on mindat.org.
Quartz4 photos of Stink-Fluss associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Chalcopyrite4 photos of Stink-Fluss associated with Chalcopyrite on mindat.org.
Uranophane1 photo of Stink-Fluss associated with Uranophane on mindat.org.
Kasolite1 photo of Stink-Fluss associated with Kasolite 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.

References for Stink-FlussHide

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Hausmann (1847): 1441.
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 29.

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Localities for Stink-FlussHide

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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.
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Haliburton Co.
      • Cardiff Township
International Geological Congress Guidebook for Field Excursion A47 -C47.
Pegmatite Minerals of Ontario and Quebec by Hugh Spence
    • Hastings Co.
      • Monteagle Township
Thomson J. E. (1943) Mineral Occurrences in the North Hastings Area, Ontario Department of Mines, Annual Report ARV52, Pt.3, p.27.
China
 
  • Guangdong Province
    • Shaoguan Prefecture
      • Renhua Co.
        • Changjiang Uranium ore field (Uranium ore field No. 211)
Guolong Huang, Zhengping Yin, Hongfei Ling, Ping Deng, Ba Zhu, and Weizhou Shen (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(2), 352-360
  • Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
    • Guilin Prefecture
      • Ziyuan Co.
        • Miaoershan Uranium ore field (Ziyuan Uranium ore field)
Shaohua Shi, Ruizhong Hu, Hanjie Wen, Xiaomang Zhao, Shengqiong Song, and Wenfeng Wei (2011): Mineral Deposits 30(1), 33-44
  • Jiangxi Province
    • Ganzhou Prefecture
      • Huichang Co.
        • Hecaokeng Uranium ore field
Yunhuai Lin (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(4), 22-28
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Rhône
      • Poule-les-Echarmeaux
Chollet pascal Collection
  • Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
    • Saône-et-Loire
      • Issy-l'Evêque
perso.wanadoo.fr/rare.microminerals
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
    • Haute-Vienne
      • Bessines-sur-Gartempe
M Arliguie collection
  • Occitanie
    • Aveyron
      • Valzergues
www.fluorites.com
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Var
      • Les Adrets
TOUTIN-MORIN N., et al. (1994) : « Carte géologique de la France (1/50 000 feuille Fréjus-Cannes ». Orléans : BRGM. Notice explicative par N. TOUTIN-MORIN et al. (1994) MAURY (S), 2016 - Les indices minéralogiques de l'Estérel, 2ème partie. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°132 (2-2016), pp 5-27
MAURY (S), 2016 - Les indices minéralogiques de l'Estérel, 2ème partie. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°132 (2-2016), pp 5-27
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Wolfach
        • Oberwolfach
          • Rankach valley
GRÖBNER, J, KOLITSCH, U. & BAYERL, R. (2005): Interessante Uranmineralien im Stinkspat der Grube Clara. Lapis 30 (10), 34-39; 90.
  • Bavaria
    • Upper Palatinate
      • Wölsendorf Fluorite Mining District
        • Wölsendorf East District
          • Schwarzach bei Nabburg
            • Wölsendorf
P Haas collection
P Haas collection
          • Stulln
P Haas collection
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
Baumann, L., Kuschka, E. and Seifert, T. (2000): Lagerstätten des Erzgebirges. Enke Verlag, Stuttgart, pp. 159-169.
      • Schlema-Hartenstein District
        • Alberoda
Vollstädt,H. & Weiß,St. (1991): Mineralfundstellen Sächsisches Erzgebirge, München, S.26ff.
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Kłodzko District
Sofia Mathauser's post at http://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,6,153720,page=3
Spain
 
  • Asturias
    • Ribadesella
      • Berbes Mining area
Manuel Gutierrez Claverol, Carlos Luque Cabal, Jose Ramon Garcia Alvarez and Luis Miguel Rodriguez Terente (2009) La Fluorita - un siglo de mineria en Asturias. p260.
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