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Campylite

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Formula:
Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Name:
From the Greek 'kampylos' - bent, on account of the barrel-shaped bend of the crystals.
A variety of Mimetite

A variety of Mimetite forming barrel-shaped crystals.


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Pronounciation of CampyliteHide

Pronounciation:
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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of CampyliteHide

Formula:
Pb5(AsO4)3Cl

Synonyms of CampyliteHide

Other Language Names for CampyliteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz29 photos of Campylite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Baryte19 photos of Campylite associated with Baryte on mindat.org.
Manganese Oxides13 photos of Campylite associated with Manganese Oxides on mindat.org.
Mimetite8 photos of Campylite associated with Mimetite on mindat.org.
Psilomelane3 photos of Campylite associated with Psilomelane on mindat.org.
Plumbogummite3 photos of Campylite associated with Plumbogummite on mindat.org.
Pyrolusite2 photos of Campylite associated with Pyrolusite on mindat.org.
Pyromorphite1 photo of Campylite associated with Pyromorphite on mindat.org.
Calcite1 photo of Campylite associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Romanèchite1 photo of Campylite associated with Romanèchite on mindat.org.

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.

References for CampyliteHide

Reference List:
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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. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 889.

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Localities for CampyliteHide

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.
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Central Bohemia Region
      • Příbram
        • Březové Hory ore region (Birkenberg)
          • Bohutín
            • Bohutín deposit
Řídkošil, T., Švenek, J.: Nové nálezy nerostů na dole Řimbaba v Bohutíně. Časopis pro mineralogii a geologii, 1978, roč. 23, č. 3, s. 322.linarite
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Puy-de-Dôme
      • Pontgibaud
Van King
    • Rhône
      • Poule-les-Echarmeaux
my collection (Chollet Pascal)
  • Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
    • Territoire-de-Belfort
      • Giromagny
Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994
  • Grand Est
    • Bas-Rhin
      • Villé Valley
        • Urbeis
Thierry Brunsperger collection.
Germany
 
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
      • Clausnitz - Sayda District
        • Sayda
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
    • Glauchau
      • Callenberg
Lapis, 16 (9), 13-26.
Kazakhstan
 
  • Akmola Province (Aqmola Oblysy; Akmolinskaya Oblast')
Dyussembayeva, K., Kasenova, A., & Shakirova, G. (2013). The Intermetallic Compounds of Gold with Lead. International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference: SGEM: Surveying Geology & mining Ecology Management, 2, 643.
Sweden
 
  • Värmland
    • Filipstad
No reference listed
Thailand
 
  • Songkhla Province
UK
 
  • England
    • Cumbria
      • Caldbeck Fells
Hartley, J. (1959) Coronadite from Cumberland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 32: 343-344.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British Minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177.; Bridges, T.F., Green, D.I., Rumsey, M.S., and Leppington, C.M. (2008) A review of the mineralisation at Red Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England. Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 29-47.; Bridges, T.F. and Green, D.I (2008) Baryte formation in supergene environments in the Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria. Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 48-50.
        • Roughton Gill
No reference listed
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