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Tile ore

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Formula:
Cu2O
Colour:
Brick Red
Crystal System:
Isometric
A variety of Cuprite

A brick-red massive variety of Cuprite, usually found with Malachite or other secondary copper minerals (eg. Atacamite)


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Physical Properties of Tile oreHide

Colour:
Brick Red

Optical Data of Tile oreHide

Type:
Isotropic

Chemical Properties of Tile oreHide

Formula:
Cu2O

Crystallography of Tile oreHide

Crystal System:
Isometric

Synonyms of Tile oreHide

Other Language Names for Tile oreHide

Simplified Chinese:砖红铜矿

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Malachite3 photos of Tile ore associated with Malachite on mindat.org.
Fluorite1 photo of Tile ore associated with Fluorite on mindat.org.
Cuprite1 photo of Tile ore associated with Cuprite 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 Tile oreHide

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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: 491.

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Localities for Tile oreHide

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.
Australia
 
  • Western Australia
    • Ashburton Shire
      • Mount Stuart Station
Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 1, p 415
Simpson, Edward S. (1952) Minerals of Western Australia Vol 3 (Facsimile ed. 1984). Hesperian Press, Carlisle, Western Australia, p.150.
    • Meekatharra Shire
      • Bulloo Downs Station
Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 1, p 414
    • Roebourne Shire
      • Whim Creek
        • Croydon Station
Maitland, A. Gibb, 1908 The Geological Features and Mineral Resources of the Pilbara Goldfield. Reprint of Bulletins 15, 20 & 23. Perth: Western Australia Geological Survey.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Friesach - Hüttenberg area
      • Friesach
        • Olsa
    • Karawanken
      • Finkenstein
        • Mallestiger Mittagskogel
G. Blass, H. W. Graf: Carinthia II 190./110.:188-190 (2000)
  • Salzburg
    • Lungau
      • Taurach valley
        • Mauterndorf
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
      • Inn valley
        • Brixlegg - Schwaz area
          • Brixlegg - Rattenberg
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
China
 
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Changji Autonomous Prefecture (Sanji Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Qitai Co. (Gucheng Co.; Guqung Co.)
Hengxiang Yu, Jinfu Lin, Jiayuan Liu, and Chengqi Hu (1998): Geology and Prospecting 34(5), 8-13
  • Yunnan Province
    • Qujing Prefecture
      • Huize Co.
Bugao Xue (1996): Mineral Resources and Geology 10(6), 388-394; Dongmei Tang, Zhuangzhi Qian, Zhengjun Zhang, and Shuguang Hou (2006): Mineral Deposits 25(suppl.), 371-374
    • Yuxi Prefecture
      • Yimen Co.
        • Yimen Cu ore field (Sanjiachang Cu ore field)
Bugao Xue (1996): Mineral Resources and Geology 10(6), 388-394
Bugao Xue (1996): Mineral Resources and Geology 10(6), 388-394
Bugao Xue (1996): Mineral Resources and Geology 10(6), 388-394
Bugao Xue (1996): Mineral Resources and Geology 10(6), 388-394
Bugao Xue (1996): Mineral Resources and Geology 10(6), 388-394
Bugao Xue (1996): Mineral Resources and Geology 10(6), 388-394
Bugao Xue (1996): Mineral Resources and Geology 10(6), 388-394
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Alpirsbach
Lapis 12(7/8), 13-55 (1987)
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Sauerland
      • Iserlohn
        • Letmathe
D. Pawlowski: "Mineralfundstellen im Sauerland", Weise (Munich), 1991
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
      • Schwarzenberg District
        • Langenberg
          • Graul
            • Gottes Geschick Vereinigt Feld Mine
http://www.dergraul.de
Ireland
 
  • Co. Kerry
    • Killarney
      • Lough Leane
Russell, A. (1927) Notice of an occurrence of niccolite and ullmannite at the Settlingstones mine, Fourstones, Northumberland; and of serpierite at Ross Island mine, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 21, n° 119, 383-387.
Peru
 
  • Arequipa Department
    • Caraveli Province
Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Camborne
        • Beacon
Hill, J.B., MacAlister, D.A., and Flett, J.S. (1906): The geology of Falmouth and Truro and of the mining district of Camborne and Redruth. HSMO Publications (London), 335 pp.
      • Carharrack CP
        • Redruth
          • Carharrack
            • West Clifford United Mines
[J.Ralph specimen, visual identification]
      • Carn Brea
        • Pool
Hill, J.B., MacAlister, D.A., and Flett, J.S. (1906): The geology of Falmouth and Truro and of the mining district of Camborne and Redruth. HSMO Publications (London), 335 pp.
      • Gwennap CP
        • Redruth
          • St Day
Hill, J.B., MacAlister, D.A., and Flett, J.S. (1906): The geology of Falmouth and Truro and of the mining district of Camborne and Redruth. HSMO Publications (London), 335 pp.
Smyth, W.M., Reeks, T., and Rudler, F.W. (1864): A Catalogue of the Mineral Collections in the Museum of Practical Geology. HMSO Publications (London), 190 pp.; Hill, J.B., MacAlister, D.A., and Flett, J.S. (1906): The geology of Falmouth and Truro and of the mining district of Camborne and Redruth. HSMO Publications (London), 335 pp.
      • Liskeard District
        • Linkinhorne
          • Liskeard
            • Minions
No reference listed
          • Sharptor
Steve Rust Collection
      • Mount's Bay District
        • Breage
          • Godolphin Cross
Reid, C., Flett, J.S., Wilkinson, B.S.N., Dixon, E.E.L., Pollard, W., and MacAlister, D.A. (1907): The Geology of the Land's End District. HMSO Publications (London), pp. 106-107.
      • St Day
Hill, J.B., MacAlister, D.A., and Flett, J.S. (1906): The geology of Falmouth and Truro and of the mining district of Camborne and Redruth. HSMO Publications (London), 335 pp.
      • St Just
        • Botallack
Peter Haas
Carne, J. (1822): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 2, 290-358; Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 32; Reid, C., Flett, J.S., Wilkinson, B.S.N., Dixon, E.E.L., Pollard, W., and MacAlister, D.A. (1907): The Geology of the Land's End District. HMSO Publications (London), p. 106.
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