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About SideroplesiteHide

A variety of Mg-rich Siderite

Obsolete name for a magnesian variety of siderite with the Fe : Mg atomic ratio ranging from 70 : 30 to 90 : 10.

Chemical Properties of SideroplesiteHide


Synonyms of SideroplesiteHide

Other Language Names for SideroplesiteHide

Simplified Chinese:镁菱铁矿

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Hematite1 photo of Sideroplesite associated with Hematite on

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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 SideroplesiteHide

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Breithaupt: Berg.Hütt.Zeit. 17:54, 1858
Dana, 7th ed., 1951.
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: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 169.

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Localities for SideroplesiteHide

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.

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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.
  • Carinthia
    • Friesach - Hüttenberg area
      • Hüttenberg
H. Meixner: 32(3):85-97 (1981)
Puttner, M. (1987): Mineralien von St. Martin am Silberberg (Kärnten) und Sekundärbildungen in Schlackenhohlräumen. – Carinthia II, Klagenfurt, 177./97.: 149-157.
    • Koralpe
      • Waldenstein
    • Packalpe
      • Bad St Leonhard
    • Villach
      • Zauchen
H. Meixner: Carinthia II 167./87.:11 (1977)
  • Lower Austria
    • Industrieviertel
      • Bucklige Welt
        • Pitten
Tufar 1963
      • Reichenau an der Rax
        • Hirschwang an der Rax
Hackenberg (2003)
  • Salzburg
    • Dienten
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
    • Lungau
      • Murwinkel
        • Rotgülden
          • Lower Rotgülden lake
W.H. Paar, J. Weidinger, R. Mrazek, H. Heiss: Lapis 18(5):13-28 (1993)
    • Radstadt
      • Flachau
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
    • Radstädter Tauern
      • Obertauern
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
  • Styria
    • Fischbacher Alpen
      • Spital am Semmering
        • Steinhaus am Semmering
Hackenberg 2003
Tufar, W. (1963): Die Erzlagerstätten des Wechselgebietes. Mitteilungsblatt der Abteilung für Mineralogie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, 1, 1-60.
  • Saxony
    • Mittelsachsen
Lapis 11(7/8), 13-60 (1986)
  • Piedmont
    • Metropolitan City of Turin
      • Canavese District
        • Léssolo
          • Cálea
Luigi Possenti Collection
  • Belgorod Oblast
Belykh, V.I., Dunai, E.I., and Lugovaya, I.P. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(2), 147-159.
    • Kursk Magnetic Anomaly group
Belykh, V.I., Dunai, E.I., and Lugovaya, I.P. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(2), 147-159.
Belykh, V.I., Dunai, E.I., and Lugovaya, I.P. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(2), 147-159.
  • Chelyabinsk Oblast
    • Satkinsky District
      • Bakal Fe deposit
Mikhailov, B.M. (2004): Lithology and Mineral Resources 39(2), 114-134.
Mikhailov, B.M. (2004): Lithology and Mineral Resources 39(2), 114-134.
  • Irkutsk Oblast
    • Bodaibo
      • Lena Gold District
        • Kropotkinsky ore cluster
Rusinov, V.L., Rusinova, O.V., Kryazhev, S.G., Shchegol’kov, Y.V., Alysheva, E.I., and Borisovsky, S.E. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(1), 1-40.
  • Kursk Oblast
    • Kursk Magnet Anomaly
Tsekhovskii, Y.G., Lavrushin, V.Y., Kuleshov, V.N., Shchepetova, E.V., Stukalova, I.E., Nosik, L.P., Prokof’ev, V.Y., and Areshin, A.V. (2002): Lithology and Mineral Resources 37(3), 210-227.
  • Voronezh Oblast
    • Kursk Magnetic Anomaly group
Belykh, V.I., Dunai, E.I., and Lugovaya, I.P. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(2), 147-159.
  • Zabaykalsky Krai
    • Chitinskaya Oblast
      • Krasnokamensk
        • Strel'tsovskoe Mo-U ore field
Petrov, V. et al (2005) Evaluation of Uranium Migration Pathways in Fractured Welded Tuffs in The 10th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management September 4-8, 2005, Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Kirovohrad Oblast
    • Central Ukrainian Uranium Province
Cuney, M., Emetz, A., Mercadier, J., Mykchaylov, V., Shunko, V., & Yuslenko, A. (2012). Uranium deposits associated with Na-metasomatism from central Ukraine: a review of some of the major deposits and genetic constraints. Ore Geology Reviews, 44, 82-106.
  • South Dakota
    • Lawrence Co.
      • Lead Mining District
        • Lead
McCarthy, T.R. (1976) The metamorphic petrology of the sideroplesite and cummingtonite schist facies of the Homestake Formation, Homestake Mine, Lead, South Dakota
  • Virginia
    • Montgomery Co.
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
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