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Roscherite Group

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Group of complex monoclinic or triclinic metal-beryllium phosphates (and one arsenate).
Crystal aggregates are often zoned.


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Relationship of Roscherite Group to other SpeciesHide

Group Members:
Atencioite Ca2Fe2+3Mg2Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
Footemineite Ca2Mn2+Mn2+2Mn2+2Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2OTric. 1 : P1
Greifensteinite Ca2Fe2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2OMon.
Guimarãesite Ca2Be4Zn5(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
Okruschite Ca2Mn2+5Be4(AsO4)6(OH)4·6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
Roscherite Ca2Mn2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
Ruifrancoite Ca2(◻,Mn)2(Fe3+,Mn,Mg)4Be4(PO4)6(OH)4(OH,H2O)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
Zanazziite Ca2Mg5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b

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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 Roscherite GroupHide

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Atencio, D., Coutinho, J.M.V. & Menezes Filho, L. A. D. (2005): Roscherite-group minerals from Brazil. AXIS, 1 (6), 1-17. [http://www.minrec.org/pdfs/Roscherite%20Article-edited.pdf]
Chukanov, N.V., Rastsvetaeva, R.K., Möckel, St., Zadov, A.E., and Levitskaya, L.A. (2006): The roscherite group and its new representative member atencioite, Ca2Fe2+□Mg2Fe2+2Be4(PO4)6(OH)4•6H2O. New Data on Minerals, 41, 18-25.

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Localities for Roscherite 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.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Koralpe
      • Moschkogel - Weinebene area
        • Brandrücken
[Roscherite] G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
    • Millstatt lake ridge
      • Spittal
        • Millstatt lake
[Zanazziite] Walter, F. (1998): Exkursion E4 am 27.9.1998 - MinPet 98 (Pörtschach am Wörthersee/Kärnten) - Die Pegmatite des Millstätter See-Rückens. Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 143, 437-450. [http://www.uibk.ac.at/mineralogie/oemg/bd_143/143minpet98_437-450.pdf]
        • Wolfsberg
[Zanazziite] Pichler, A. (2009): Bergbau in Westkärnten, Eine Bestandsaufnahme der noch sichtbaren Merkmale der historischen Bergbaue in Westkärnten. Naturwissenschaftlicher Verein für Kärnten, Sonderheft 63, 1-416.
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Água Boa
[Roscherite] Dunn, P.J., Leavens, P.B., Sturman, B.D.,Gaines, R.V. & Barbosa, C. d. P. (1978): Hureaulite and Barbosalite from Lavra do Criminoso, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Mineralogical Record. 9: 147-151
    • Conselheiro Pena
[Roscherite] Canadian Mlneralogist Vol. 20, pp. 87-89 (1982)
[Greifensteinite] Baijot, M., Hatert, F., Dal Rio, F. & Philipo, S. (2014) Mineralogy and petrography of phosphate mineral association from the Jocão pegmatite, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Canadian Mineralogist 52, 373-397.
    • Divino das Laranjeiras
[Atencioite] Chukanov, N.V., Rastsvetaeva, R.K., Möckel, St., Zadov, A.E., and Levitskaya, L.A. (2006) The roscherite group and its new representative member atencioite, Ca2Fe2+□Mg2Fe2+2Be4(PO4)6(OH)4•6H2O. New Data on Minerals, 41,18-25; http://www.universia.com.br/materia/materia.jsp?materia=2964
[Roscherite] Cassedanne, J.P. (1983): Famous mineral localities: The Córrego Frio mine and vicinity, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Mineralogical Record, 14 (4): 227-237
[Zanazziite] Leon Hupperichs photo, ID: 103201
[Zanazziite] Sergio Varvello specimen & Photo, Photo ID: 460231
    • Galiléia
      • Laranjeiras
[Roscherite] [MinRec 12:69]
      • Sapucaia do Norte
[Roscherite] Cassedanne, J.P. & Baptista, A. (1999): Famous Mineral Localities: The Sapucaia Pegmatite Minas Gerais, Brazil. Mineralogical Record, 30: 347-360 + 365.
    • Iron Quadrangle
      • Ouro Preto
        • Main district
          • Saramenha
[Greifensteinite]
    • Itinga
[Zanazziite]
[Roscherite] Roberto Bosi collection
[Zanazziite] Lithiotantite, Ideally LiTa3O8 - Luiz A.D.Menezes Filho, Hexiong Yang, Robert T. Downs, Mário L.S.C. Chaves, Aba C. Persiano - Acta Cryst. (2012) E68, i27 - i28
[Zanazziite] https://www.shannonsminerals.com/shop/index.php/shannonsminerals/catalog/product/view/id/29449/s/zanazziite-xx-santa-maria-jenipapo-mg-brazil-ks/category/149/
      • Monte Belo
[Roscherite]
      • Taquaral
[Zanazziite] Leavens, P.B., White, J.S. & Nelen, J.A. (1990): Zanazziite, a new mineral from Minas Gerais, Brazil. Mineralogical Record. 21: 413-417.
[Zanazziite] Luiz Alberto Dias Menezes Filho, Mario Luiz de Sá Carneiro Chaves, Coralie Heinis Dias, Daniel Atencio (2016): Recent mineral discoveries in the Coronel Murta, Taquaral, and Medina pegmatite fields, northeastern Minas Gerais, Brazil. REM - Int. Eng. J. 69, 301-307. [http://www.scielo.br/pdf/remi/v69n3/2448-167X-remi-69-03-0301.pdf]
        • Piauí valley
[Zanazziite] Chukanov N V et al (2007) Guimarãesite, a new Zn-dominant monoclinic roscherite-group mineral from Itinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil, New Data on Minerals. Moscow, 42, 11-15
[Atencioite] Gunnar Färber
[Zanazziite] Luis Menezes
[Zanazziite] Confirmed
    • Mendes Pimentel
[Zanazziite] Paulo Matioli, 2006, pers. com. to Sergio Varvello
[Zanazziite] Atencio, D., Coutinho, J. M., & Menezes Filho, L. A. (2005) Roscherite-Group Minerals. Axis Vol 1 No. 6.
    • Virgem da Lapa
[Greifensteinite] Donald Doell Collection
Bulgaria
 
  • Haskovo Oblast (Khaskovo Oblast)
    • Mineralni Bani Obshtina
      • Spachievo ore field (Spahievo ore field)
[Roscherite] http://www.bgd.bg/CONFERENCES/Conferencia_2004/pdf_files/Kunov.pdf
France
 
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
    • Haute-Vienne
      • Compreignac
        • Margnac Quarry
[Greifensteinite] Patrice Queneau Collection; Boisson, J.-M. & Leconte, J. (2014): Analyses 2012-2013 MNHN-MICROMONTEURS. La revue de Micromonteurs, 21.
Germany
 
  • Bavaria
    • Franconia
      • Spessart
        • Hösbach
          • Sailauf
            • Hartkoppe
[Okruschite] Chukanov, N.V., Möhn, G., Pekov, I.V., Belakovskiy, D.I., Bychkova, Y.V., Lorenz, J.A. and Gurzhiy, V.V. (2013) Okruschite, IMA 2013-097. CNMNC Newsletter No. 18, December 2013, page 3257; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 3249-3258; Chukanov, N.V., Möhn, G., Pekov, I.V., Belakovskiy, D.I., Bychkova, Y.V., Gurzhiy, V.V., Lorenz, J.A. (2014): Okruschite, Ca2Mn2+5Be4(AsO4)6(OH)4∙6H2O, a new roscherite-group mineral from Sailauf, Bavaria, Germany. European Journal of Mineralogy, 26, 589-595
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
      • Ehrenfriedersdorf
[Roscherite] Slavik, F. (1914): Neue Phosphate vom Greifenstein bei Ehrenfriedersdorf.- Bulletin international de l’ Academie des Sciences de Bohéme, 19, 1-16; 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: 783, 969.
      • Schmiedeberg
[Roscherite] Frank Zschäbitz, Walter Hajek, Roland Stenzel (2011) Neufunde von Kolbeckit, Hübnerit und Roscherit aus Sadisdorf, Sachsen. Lapis, 36, #7-8, 37-39.
Italy
 
  • Lombardy
    • Lecco Province
      • Colico
        • Piona Peninsula
[Roscherite] Vignola, P., Fransolet, A.M., Guastoni, A. & Appiani, R. (2011). Le pegmatiti di Piona. Recenti studi sui filoni Malpensata, Luna e Sommafiume. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/2011, 30-38
Kazakhstan
 
  • Eastern Kazakhstan Province (Shyghys Qazaqstan Oblysy; Vostochno-Kazakhstanskaya Oblast')
    • Kalba Range
      • Irtysh River
[Greifensteinite] Chukanov, N. V. ; Möckel, S.; Raszvetaeva, R.K. & Zadov, A. E. (2003): Greifensteinit aus Sachsen, Österreich, Cornwall, USA, Brasilien und Kasachstan. Lapis 28 (4), 39
Portugal
 
  • Guarda District
    • Sabugal
      • Bendada
[Roscherite] Schnorrer-Köhler (1991), Mineral Occurrences.
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Callington District
        • Calstock
          • Gunnislake
            • Clitters United Mines
[Roscherite] Clark, A.M., Fejer, E.E., Couper, A.G., von Knorring, O., Turner, R.W., and Barstow, R.W. (1983): Mineralogical Magazine 47, 81-83; Golley, P., and Williams, R. (1995): Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications (Truro), 104 pp.
USA
 
  • Connecticut
    • Middlesex Co.
      • East Hampton (Chatham)
        • Cobalt
[Roscherite] Rocks & Min.: 70:403
  • Maine
    • Cumberland Co.
      • Baldwin
        • West Baldwin
[Greifensteinite] www.uno.edu/pegmatology/abstract/abstniz.html.
    • Oxford Co.
      • Buckfield
[Roscherite] King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1, King, V. (ed.), 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 2.
      • Newry
[Zanazziite] King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1; King, V. (ed.), 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 2.
[Zanazziite] King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1; King, V. (ed.), 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 2, with updates by Van King
[Greifensteinite] King, V.T., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, Descriptive Mineralogy, v. 1; King, V. T. in preparation, Mineralogy of Newry, Maine.
[Greifensteinite] King, V.T., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, Descriptive Mineralogy, v. 1; King, V. T. in preparation, Mineralogy of Newry, Maine.
[Greifensteinite] King, V. T., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, Descriptive Mineralogy, v. 1; King, V, 2006, Minerals of Halls Ridge and Plumbago-Puzzle Mountain, Newry, Oxford County, Maine, Mineral News, v. 22 (6), p. 1-3.
      • Paris
[Greifensteinite] King, V. T. and Foord, E. E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, Descriptive Mineralogy, volume 1, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, USA, pp. 418 + 88 plates.
      • Rumford
[Roscherite] King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1.; King and Foord, 2000, Addenda to Volume 1, Mineralogy of Maine, v. 2.
    • Sagadahoc Co.
      • Georgetown
[Greifensteinite] J,Nizamoff ef al, Rochester Mineralogical Symposium proceedings 2013
  • New Hampshire
    • Cheshire Co.
      • Walpole
[Greifensteinite] Bob Janules, Anna Wilken, Bob Wilken collections
    • Grafton Co.
      • Alexandria
[Roscherite] Rocks & Minerals (2005) 80:242-261 New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index
      • Groton
[Greifensteinite] Van King
[Roscherite] No reference listed
    • Sullivan Co.
      • Newport
[Roscherite] Rocks & Minerals (2005) 80:242-261 New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index
  • North Carolina
    • Cleveland Co.
      • Kings Mountain District
[Roscherite] Am Min 54 (1969), 1467-1469; Rocks and Minerals, (1985) 60:76-82; Carolina Geological Society Field Trip Guidebook 1981, 39-48
    • Gaston Co.
      • Bessemer City
[Roscherite] Kenny Gay Collection
  • South Dakota
    • Custer Co.
      • Custer District
        • Fourmile
[Roscherite] Rocks & Minerals: 60: 117; Rocks & Minerals: 79: 342.
  • Tennessee
    • Sevier Co.
      • East Fork District
        • East Fork Mine (East Fork manganese mine)
[Roscherite] Travis A. Paris (2011) Tennessee mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 86, #4, 300-328.
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