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Copper-bearing Austinite

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About Copper-bearing AustiniteHide

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


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)

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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.

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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.
  • Attica
    • East Attica
      • Lavreotiki
        • Lavrion Mining District
          • Agios Konstantinos (Kamariza)
            • Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines)
              • Hilarion Mine,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
  • Durango
    • Mapimí Municipality
      • Mapimí
Rocks & Minerals (March, 2001)
  • 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
  • Otjozondjupa Region
    • Grootfontein
      • Guchab-Rodgerberg area
No reference listed
  • 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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