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Atelestite Group

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About Atelestite GroupHide

Formula:
Bi2OXO4(OH)
Group of simple Bi oxysalts, where X = P, As, V.


Chemical Properties of Atelestite GroupHide

Formula:
Bi2OXO4(OH)

Relationship of Atelestite Group to other SpeciesHide

Group Members:
Atelestite Bi2(AsO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m
Hechtsbergite Bi2(VO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
Smrkovecite Bi2(PO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b

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.

Internet Links for Atelestite GroupHide

Localities for Atelestite GroupHide

ⓘ - 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
 
  • Victoria
    • East Gippsland Shire
      • Benambra
        • Morass Creek gorge
[Hechtsbergite] Museum Victoria Collection
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Goldberg group
        • Zirknitz
          • Große Zirknitz valley
[Atelestite] BRANDSTÄTTER, F., G. KANDUTSCH, E. KIRCHNER & G. NIEDERMAYR (1990): Skorodit, Arsenobismit und Bismuthinit aus der Zirknitz, Kärnten. Carinthia II, 180./100.: 256-257. (as "arsenobismite")
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Conceição do Mato Dentro
      • São José de Brejaúba
[Hechtsbergite] [MinRec 32:416]
Czech Republic
 
  • Karlovy Vary Region
    • Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge)
      • Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal)
[Atelestite] Lapis 2002(7/8), 63-65
    • Mariánské Lázně (Marienbad)
      • Slavkovský Les Mtn
[Atelestite] Ridkosil, T., Sejkora, J., Srein, V. (1996): Smrkovecite, monoclinic Bi2O(OH)(PO4), a new mineral of the atelestite group. Neues Jahrb.Mineral., Mh., 1996, 97-102; Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV; Sejkora, J., Pauliš, P., Toegel, V., Pour, O. (2016): Bi - Se - Au mineralizace z uranového rudního výskytu Smrkovec u Lázní Kynžvart (Česká republika). Bull. mineral.-petrolog. Odd. Nár. Muz. (Praha) 24 (2), 269-277 (in Czech with English abstract).
  • Liberec Region
    • Harrachov (Harrachsdorf)
[Atelestite] Sejkora, J., Veselovský, F., Šrein, V.: The supergene mineralization of uranium occurence Rýžoviště near Harrachov (Krkonoše Mts., Czech republic). Acta Mus. Nat. Prague, Ser. B, Hist. nat., 1994, 50, p. 55-91.
Finland
 
  • Western and Inner Finland Region
    • Luhanka
[Atelestite] Luukkonen, Ari (1994): Main geological features, metallogeny and hydrotermal alteration phenomena of certain gold and gold-tin-tungsten prospects in Southern Finland. Geological Survey of Finland. Bulletin 377. 153p.
France
 
  • Grand Est
    • Haut-Rhin
      • Fecht valley (Munster valley)
        • Munster
[Atelestite] Nicolas Meisser, Lausanne Geologic Museum
    • Vosges
      • Val-d'Ajol
        • Faymont
[Atelestite] - ESCANDE, J.-C., JOHAN, Z., LOUGNON, J., PICOT, P. & PILLARD, F. (1973): Note sur la présence de minéraux de bismuth dans un filon de barytine et fluorine à Faymont, près Le Val-d'Ajol (Vosges). - Bull. Soc. fr. Minéral. Cristallogr. 96, 398-399. - ASSELBORN, E. (1982): Le filon des roches en Val d'Ajol. - Minéraux et Fossiles 88, 32-37. - FLUCK, P. & STEIN, S. (1992): Espèces minérales des principaux districts miniers du massif vosgien. - Pierres et Terre 35 (December 1992), 120 pp. - L'HEUR, C. & MOREAU, F. (1994): Les minéralisations du filon du Bas Hérival près du Val d`Ajol (Vosges). – Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 2, 3-14. - HOHL, J. L. (1994): Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien. - Ed. du Rhin, Mulhouse, Frankreich. - U. Kolitsch (1997): New mineral occurrences from some localities in the Vosges, France: Triembach, Bluttenberg and Val d'Ajol. Aufschluss 48 (2), 65-91. (in German) - Favreau, G. et Iltis, A. (2000): Données complémentaires sur les minéraux du Val d'Ajol (Vosges). Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, (1), 39-54.
[Atelestite] - ESCANDE, J.-C., JOHAN, Z., LOUGNON, J., PICOT, P. & PILLARD, F. (1973): Note sur la présence de minéraux de bismuth dans un filon de barytine et fluorine à Faymont, près Le Val-d'Ajol (Vosges). - Bull. Soc. fr. Minéral. Cristallogr. 96, 398-399. - ASSELBORN, E. (1982): Le filon des roches en Val d'Ajol. - Minéraux et Fossiles 88, 32-37. - FLUCK, P. & STEIN, S. (1992): Espèces minérales des principaux districts miniers du massif vosgien. - Pierres et Terre 35 (December 1992), 120 pp. - L'HEUR, C. & MOREAU, F. (1994): Les minéralisations du filon du Bas Hérival près du Val d`Ajol (Vosges). – Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 2, 3-14. - HOHL, J. L. (1994): Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien. - Ed. du Rhin, Mulhouse, Frankreich. - U. Kolitsch (1997): New mineral occurrences from some localities in the Vosges, France: Triembach, Bluttenberg and Val d'Ajol. Aufschluss 48 (2), 65-91. (in German) - Favreau, G. et Iltis, A. (2000): Données complémentaires sur les minéraux du Val d'Ajol (Vosges). Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, (1), 39-54.
  • Occitanie
    • Lozère
      • Saint-Amans
        • Estables
[Atelestite] Queneau Patrice collection
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Var
      • Le Pradet
[Atelestite] EDXS analysis by P. Roth in September 2018, collection G. Favreau
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
[Atelestite] K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
      • Baiersbronn
        • Schönegründ
[Atelestite] No reference listed
      • Calw
[Atelestite] Walenta, K. (1992): "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich).; American Mineralogist: 69: 1190
[Atelestite] No reference listed
[Atelestite] Stephan Wolfsried collection
      • Hausach
[Hechtsbergite] Krause, W., Bernhardt, H.-J., Blaß, G., Effenberger, H., Graf, H.-W. (1997) Hechtsbergite, Bi2O(OH)(VO4), a new mineral from the Black Forest, Germany. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte: 271-287.; Jambor, J.L. and Roberts, A.C. (1998) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 83: 400-403.
      • Schenkenzell
        • Wittichen
          • Burgfelsen
[Atelestite] No reference listed
          • Heubach Valley
[Atelestite] No reference listed
[Atelestite] K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
          • Wüstenbächle
[Atelestite] Aufschluss 1981(5), 176
      • Wolfach
        • Oberwolfach
          • Rankach valley
[Atelestite] Walenta, K. (1992): Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 336 pp. (in German); Gröbner, J., Kolitsch, U. und Bayerl, R. (2005): Interessante Uranmineralien im Stinkspat der Grube Clara. Lapis 30 (10), 34-39; 90; Gröbner, J., Bayerl, R. und Kolitsch, U. (2006): Weitere Beobachtungen zu den Uran- und Vanadium-Paragenesen der Grube Clara aus den Jahren 2002, 2004 und 2005. Erzgräber 20, 1-10
  • Hesse
    • Odenwald
      • Lautertal (Odenwald)
        • Gadernheim
[Atelestite] No reference listed
        • Reichenbach
          • Hohenstein
[Atelestite] No reference listed
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
      • Johanngeorgenstadt District
        • Steinbach
[Atelestite] Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
      • Schneeberg
[Atelestite]
        • Neustädtel
[Atelestite] No reference listed
[Atelestite] Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
[Atelestite] Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
[Atelestite] Handbook of Mineralogy
[Atelestite] 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: 793; Lapis (2005): 30(7/8): 70.
[Atelestite] Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
[Atelestite] Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
[Atelestite] Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
[Atelestite] 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: 793; Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV.
[Atelestite] Stephan Wolfsried collection
[Atelestite] Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
        • Wolfgang Maaßen Mine field
[Atelestite] Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
[Atelestite] Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Greece
 
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium; Lavreotiki Municipality)
      • Lavrion District Mines
        • Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza)
          • Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines)
            • Hilarion area
[Atelestite] Rieck, B & Rieck, P (1999). LAPIS 24 7/8, 59-63 (the complete (at that time!) mineral list; in German)
[Atelestite] Branko Rieck Collection; Rieck, B., Kolitsch, U., Voudouris, P., Giester, G. and Tzeferis, P. (2018): Weitere Neufunde aus Lavrion, Griechenland. Mineralien-Welt 29 (5), 32-77 (in German).
Japan
 
  • Kyushu Region
    • Fukuoka Prefecture
[Hechtsbergite] Uehara, S. & Y. Shirose (2013), Namibite and hechtsbergite from the Nagatare mine, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 108,105-110
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Córdoba
      • Belalcázar
[Atelestite] Rewitzer C., Hochleitner R., Fehr T., Utrera C., Karibibite, schneiderhöhnite, tooeleite and other uncommon secondary minerals in the Nuestra Señora de las Alcantarillas mine, Belalcázar, Córdoba, Spain; MineralUp (Revista de Minerales) No.1 Oct. 2016 Page 9-39
Switzerland
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Anniviers Valley
      • Saint-Luc
[Atelestite] Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 56; Ansermet, S. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais - II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. With contributions by N. Meisser, Ed. Porte-plumes (Ayer)
UK
 
  • England
    • Somerset
      • West Somerset
        • Luxborough
[Atelestite] Steve Rust Collection;
USA
 
  • Utah
    • Juab Co.
      • East Tintic Mts
        • Tintic District
          • Mammoth
[Atelestite] Handbook of Mineralogy; Anthony, John W., et. al. Volume IV.
    • Tooele Co.
      • Gold Hill District (Clifton District)
        • Gold Hill
[Atelestite] Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
[Atelestite] collected by Brent Thorne
    • Utah Co.
      • Tintic District
[Atelestite] Handbook of Mineralogy
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