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Lawrencite Group

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About Lawrencite GroupHide

AX2 where A = Fe, Mn, Mg, Cu and X = Cl
This page provides mineralogical data about Lawrencite Group.

Chemical Properties of Lawrencite GroupHide

AX2 where A = Fe, Mn, Mg, Cu and X = Cl

Relationship of Lawrencite Group to other SpeciesHide

Group Members:
Chloromagnesite MgCl2Hex.
Lawrencite (Fe2+,Ni)Cl2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
Scacchite MnCl2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
Tolbachite CuCl2Mon.

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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.

References for Lawrencite GroupHide

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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, 1124 pp.: 39.

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Localities for Lawrencite GroupHide

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.
  • Chaco
    • Doce de Octubre Department
      • Gran Chaco
[Lawrencite] Kurat, G., Zinner, E., Varela, M. E. & Ntaflos, T. (2009) SiGrMet05: A Silicate-Graphite-Metal Inclusion from the Campo del Cielo (IAB) Iron (abstract). Lunar and Planetary Science XL, id.1536. (March 2009)
  • Northern Territory
    • Central Desert Region
      • Dneiper Station
        • Boxhole Crater
[Lawrencite] Madigan, C.T. (1940) The Boxhole meteoritic iron, Central Australia, The Mineralogical Magazine and Journal of the Mineralogical Society, Vol. XXV, No. 168, March 1940.
      • Huckitta Station
[Lawrencite] Madigan, C.T. (1939), The Huckitta meteorite, Central Australia, Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 25, No. 165, pp 353-371, June 1939
  • South Australia
    • Murray Basin
      • Murray Mallee
        • Pinnaroo
[Lawrencite] Alderman, A. R. (1940) A siderolite from Pinnaroo, South Australia. Transactions Royal Society South Australia. 64: 109-113.
  • Ontario
    • Sudbury District
      • Levack Township
[Lawrencite] Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I. M. & Douma, S L. (2003) Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE ore mineralogy compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI). Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787.
  • Guangxi
    • Hechi
      • Nandan Co.
        • Lihu - Yaochai area
[Lawrencite] No reference listed
Czech Republic
  • Vysočina Region
    • Třebíč District
      • Námešť nad Oslavou
        • Vícenice
[Lawrencite] Skála R., Frýda J., Sekanina J.: Mineralogy of the Vícenice octahedrite. Journal of the Geological Society, 2000, 45, 1-2, 175-192.
  • Greenland
    • Avannaata
      • Qeqertarsuaq Island (Disko Island)
[Lawrencite] 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: 40.
  • Veszprém
    • Bakony Mts
      • Nagyvázsony
[Lawrencite] Szakáll & Gatter: Hun. Min. Spec., 1993
  • Campania
    • Naples
      • Somma-Vesuvius Complex
[Chloromagnesite] 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: 41.
  • Tlaxcala
    • Nativitas
[Lawrencite] Buchwald, Vagn F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press, 1418 pp.
  • Luzon
    • Calabarzon Region
      • Quezon province
[Lawrencite] Hill Jr., L. C. (1974) Bondoc: An Unusual Brecciated Meteorite. Master's Thesis: Arizona State University. 109 pages.
  • Silesia
    • Upper Silesian Coal Basin
      • Rybnik Coal Area
        • Radlin
[Chloromagnesite] Łukasz Kruszewski (2012) Unique chloride assemblage of exhalative origin from burning coal-mining dump in Radlin (Rybnik Coal Area, S Poland). Mineralogical Society of Poland Special Papers 40
  • Chelyabinsk Oblast
[Lawrencite] Cesnokov, B., Kotrly, M. and Nisanbajev, T. (1998): Brennende Abraumhalden und Aufschlüsse im Tscheljabinsker Kohlenbecken - eine reiche Mineralienküche. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (3), 54-63 (in German).
  • Kamchatka Krai
[Lawrencite] http://www.kscnet.ru/ivs/conferences/kasp/JKASP04_circular2.pdf
    • Tolbachik volcano
[Tolbachite] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
        • Northern Breakthrough (North Breach)
[Tolbachite] DAN-SSSR,(1983) 270, 415-417; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
          • Second scoria cone
[Tolbachite] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
  • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
    • Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field
      • Daldyn
[Chloromagnesite] Sharygin, I. S., Golovin, A. V., Korsakov, A. V., & Pokhilenko, N. P. (2013). Eitelite in sheared peridotite xenoliths from Udachnaya-East kimberlite pipe (Russia)–a new locality and host rock type. European Journal of Mineralogy, 25(5), 825-834.
  • Žilina Region
    • Námestovo Co.
      • Námestovo
        • Slanica
[Lawrencite] Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
  • Alabama
    • Blount Co.
      • Summit
[Lawrencite] Mineralogy of Alabama Geol Surv Ala. Bull 120
    • Monroe Co.
[Lawrencite] Mineralogy of Alabama Geol Surv Ala. Bull 120
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
      • Mule Mts
        • Warren District
[Tolbachite] [MinRec 24:421]
[Tolbachite] Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 398; Graeme, R. (1993), Bisbee revisited, Min.Rec.: 24: 421-436.
    • Coconino Co.
      • Flagstaff
        • Elden Mountain area
[Lawrencite] Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 153: 10.
      • Winslow
        • Meteor Crater area
[Lawrencite] Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 129, 273.
  • California
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Ibex Hills
[Chloromagnesite] Bailey, Gilbert E. (1902), The saline deposits of California: California Mining Bureau Bulletin 24: 106; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 137.
  • Georgia
    • Jenkins Co.
[Lawrencite] Minerals of Georgia: Their properties and occurrences. Robert Cook GGWRD Bull 92
    • Walton Co.
[Lawrencite] Henderson, E., & Perry, S. (1951). A Restudy of the Social Circle, Georgia, Meteorite. American Mineralogist, 36(7-8), 603-608.
    • Whitfield Co.
      • Dalton
[Lawrencite] Wirt Tassin (1902) Descriptive catalogue of the meteorite collection in the United States National Museum to January 1, 1902
  • Kentucky
    • Barren Co.
      • Glasgow
[Lawrencite] Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. Volume 2. University of California Press.
    • Christian Co.
[Lawrencite] Tassin, W. (1905) The Mount Vernon meteorite. Proc. U. S. Natl.Mus.,vol.28,pp. 213-217.
[Lawrencite] Dana,E.S,1892,A System of Mineralogy,6th edition
      • Madison
        • Deep Springs Farm
[Lawrencite] Venable,F.P (1890) Two New Meteoric Irons: Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society,University of North Carolina,May 1890
  • Tennessee
    • Claiborne Co.
[Lawrencite] C. R. Acad. Sci. 84 (1877), 69
    • Cumberland Co.
[Lawrencite] Kunz, G.F. (1887) On some American Meteorites: American Journal of Arts and Science (3rd Series) 34: 467-477.; Farrington, O. C. (1915) Catalogue of the Meteorites of North America: Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. XIII. Washington, DC. [Available as Google ebook]
    • DeKalb Co.
      • Smithville
[Lawrencite] Travis A. Paris (2011) Tennessee Mineral Locality Index. Rocks & Minerals 86:300-328
  • Texas
    • Ector Co.
      • Odessa
[Lawrencite] Beck, C. W. and La Paz, L. (1951), The Odessa, Texas, Siderite (ECN =+ 1025,318). Contributions of the Meteoritical Society, 5: 27–33
  • Virginia
    • Henry Co.
[Lawrencite] Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
[Chloromagnesite] Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
  • Wisconsin
    • Walworth Co.
      • Zenda
[Lawrencite] Berquist, Goodwin F., Jr. (ed.) / Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters volume LII (1963) Read, William F. The Zenda meteorite, pp. 153-158
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