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Aubertite Group

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This page provides mineralogical data about Aubertite Group.

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Aubertite CuAl(SO4)2Cl · 14H2OTric. 1
Magnesioaubertite (Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
Svyazhinite (Mg,Mn2+,Ca)(Al,Fe3+)(SO4)2F · 14H2OTric.

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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.)

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  • San Juan
    • Calingasta Department
      • Calingasta
        • Quebrada Alcaparrosa
[Aubertite] Gunnar Färber
  • Antofagasta
    • Antofagasta Province
      • Mejillones
        • Mejillones peninsula
[Aubertite] SEM-EDS by Igor V. Pekov
[Aubertite] SEM-EDS by Günter Blaß
[Aubertite] Pieczonka, J., Piestrzyński, A., & Zygo, W. (2017). Złoże Cu-Mo Sierra Gorda, północne Chile. Biuletyn Państwowego Instytutu Geologicznego.
[Aubertite] Samples analysed by Dr. Jochen Schluter, Curator of Hamburg Mineralogical Museum, Germany
[Aubertite] Chukanov, N.V., Krivovichev, S.V., Chernyatieva, A.P., Mohn, G., Pekov, I.V., Belakovskiy, D.I., Van, K.V., Lorenz, J.A. (2013): Vendidaite, Al2(SO4)(OH)3Cl·6H2O, a new mineral from La vendida copper mine, Antofagasta Region, Chile. Canadian Mineralogist. 51, 559-568.
    • El Loa Province
      • Calama
        • Chuquicamata District
          • Toki Cu deposit (Toki Cluster)
[Aubertite] Bull.Min.(1979) 102, 348-350
  • Attica
    • East Attica
      • Lavreotiki
        • Lavrion District Mines
          • Sounion Area
            • Agia Varvara Mines (St Barbara Mines)
[Aubertite] No reference listed
  • East Macedonia and Thrace
    • Evros
[Aubertite] Skarpelis, N., & Triantafyllidis, S. (2004). Environmental impact from supergene alteration and exploitation of a high sulphidation epithermal type mineralisation (Kirki, NE Greece). Applied Earth Science, 113(1), 110-116.
  • Sardinia
    • South Sardinia Province
      • Furtei
[Aubertite] Da Pelo, S. & Frau, F (2000):, Magnesian aubertite, (Cu,Mg)Al(SO4)2Cl·14H4O, from the gold mine of Furtei in Sardinia, Italy. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2000(6), 279-288.
  • Sicily
    • Messina Province
      • Eolie Islands (Aeolian Islands)
        • Lipari
          • Vulcano Island
            • Porto Levante
              • Faraglioni di Levante (Grotte dei Faraglioni; Grotte del Faraglione; "Grotte de Faraglione")
                • Faraglione Nico (Faraglione Piccolo; Faragghiune Nicu)
[Aubertite] P.Forti, M.Panzica La Manna and A.Rossi (1994) The peculiar mineralogic site of the Alum cave (Vulcano, Sicily). Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology November 1994 p.35-44.
[Magnesioaubertite] GEBHARD G., MEDENBACH O., GEBERT W. (1988): Magnesioaubertit, (Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl.14H2O ein neues Chlorsulfat von Vulcano, Liparische Inseln. - Der Aufschluss - 39, 2, 97-102. GARAVELLI A., GRASSO M.F., VURRO F. (1996): Mineral occurrence and depositional processes at Baia di Levante area (Vulcano Island, Italy). - Mineralogica et Petrographica Acta - 39, 251- 261.
  • Tuscany
    • Livorno Province
      • Elba Island
        • Rio Marina
[Aubertite] Rolf Luetcke specimen
  • South governate
    • Jezzine District
[Aubertite] Kruszewski, Ł., 2018/2019. Secondary sulfate minerals from Bhanine valley coals (South Lebanon) – a crystallochemical and geochemical study. Geological Quarterly (in press)
  • Tacna
    • Jorge Basadre Province
[Aubertite] Diaby, N., Dold, B., Buselli, E., & Vicetti, R. (2006). EFFECTS ON ELEMENT MOBILITY BY THE CONSTRUCTION OF A WETLAND ON THE MARINE SHORE PORPHYRY COPPER TAILINGS DEPOSIT, BAHÍA DE ITE, PERU. In 7th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage (ICARD), March (pp. 26-30).
  • Chelyabinsk Oblast
    • Miass (Miask)
[Svyazhinite] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
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