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About MiddlebackiteHide

Crystal System:
For the Middleback Range, in which the type locality is situated.

Classification of MiddlebackiteHide

Approved, Pending publication
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Physical Properties of MiddlebackiteHide


Chemical Properties of MiddlebackiteHide


Crystallography of MiddlebackiteHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
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Type Occurrence of MiddlebackiteHide

Synonyms of MiddlebackiteHide

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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 MiddlebackiteHide

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Pring, A., Kolitsch, U. and Francis, G. (2000): Additions to the mineralogy of the Iron Monarch deposit, Middleback Ranges, South Australia. Australian J. Mineral. 6, 9-23. [as "UK05"]
Elliott, P. (2016) Middlebackite,IMA 2015-115. CNMNC Newsletter No. 30, April 2016, page 411; Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 407–413 [http://mineralchallenge.net/carbon-mineral-challenge-update-spring-2016-four-new-minerals-found/]

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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.
Australia (TL)
  • South Australia
    • Eyre Peninsula
      • Middleback Range
        • Iron Knob
Pring, A., Kolitsch, U. and Francis, G. (2000): Additions to the mineralogy of the Iron Monarch deposit, Middleback Ranges, South Australia. Australian J. Mineral. 6, 9-23. [as "UK05"]; Elliott, P. (2016): Middlebackite, IMA 2015-115. CNMNC Newsletter No. 30, April 2016; Mineralogical Magazine 80. [http://mineralchallenge.net/carbon-mineral-challenge-update-spring-2016-four-new-minerals-found/]
  • Trentino-Alto Adige
    • Trento Province (Trentino)
      • Fiemme Valley
        • Carano
Demartin, F.; Campostrini, I.; Ferretti, P.; Rocchetti, I. Fiemmeite Cu2(C2O4)(OH)2∙2H2O, a New Mineral from Val di Fiemme, Trentino, Italy. Minerals 2018, 8, 248.
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