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Copper-bearing Austinite

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About Copper-bearing AustiniteHide

Formula:
Ca(Zn,Cu)(AsO4)(OH)
A variety of Austinite

A Cu-bearing variety of Austinite.
Part of the Austinite-Conichalcite Series.

Originally reported from Guchab prospect, Guchab-Rodgerberg area, Grootfontein District, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia.


Chemical Properties of Copper-bearing AustiniteHide

Formula:
Ca(Zn,Cu)(AsO4)(OH)

Synonyms of Copper-bearing AustiniteHide

Other Language Names for Copper-bearing AustiniteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
7 photos of Copper-bearing Austinite associated with Copper-bearing Adamite(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
5 photos of Copper-bearing Austinite associated with CalciteCaCO3
5 photos of Copper-bearing Austinite associated with Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
5 photos of Copper-bearing Austinite associated with HematiteFe2O3
4 photos of Copper-bearing Austinite associated with ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)
3 photos of Copper-bearing Austinite associated with ArsendescloizitePbZn(AsO4)(OH)
2 photos of Copper-bearing Austinite associated with Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
2 photos of Copper-bearing Austinite associated with QuartzSiO2
1 photo of Copper-bearing Austinite associated with ChalcophaniteZnMn4+3O7 · 3H2O
1 photo of Copper-bearing Austinite associated with Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

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 Copper-bearing AustiniteHide

Localities for Copper-bearing AustiniteHide

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.
Greece
 
  • Attica
    • East Attica
      • Lavreotiki
        • Lavrion Mining District
          • Agios Konstantinos (Kamariza)
            • Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines)
              • Hilarion Mine
http://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,11,276482,276518#msg-276518
LAPIS 24 (7/8) 1999; Wendel, W. and Markl, G. (1999) Lavrion: Mineralogische Klassiker und Raritäten für Sammler. LAPIS 24 (7/8):34-52
            • Mercati mines
Mexico
 
  • Durango
    • Mapimí Municipality
      • Mapimí
Rocks & Minerals (March, 2001)
Morocco
 
  • Drâa-Tafilalet Region
    • Zagora Province
      • Ambed
Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
      • Oumlil
Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Namibia
 
  • Otjozondjupa Region
    • Grootfontein
      • Guchab-Rodgerberg area
No reference listed
USA
 
  • Colorado
MinRec (Jan/Feb 1980)
  • New Mexico
    • Hidalgo Co.
      • Peloncillo Mountains
        • San Simon District
Rocks & Minerals (Sept-Oct, 2002)
    • Lincoln Co.
      • Red Cloud District
        • Gallinas Mountains
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
  • Texas
    • Hudspeth Co.
Huffington, R.M. (1943) Geology of the northern Quitman Mountains, Trans-Pecos, Texas. GSA Bull. 54:987-1048. Harvard Mineralogical & Geological Museum Research Collection, Specimen No. 97267 ("Caruther's Mine").
  • Utah
    • Juab Co.
      • Tintic Mining District
        • Eureka
Collected by John Dagenais, in the collection of Alex Earl
        • Mammoth
Collected by John Dagenais and in the collection of Alex Earl
    • Tooele Co.
      • Gold Hill Mining District (Clifton Mining District)
        • Gold Hill
Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
Van King
 
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