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A variety of Siderite

A microcrystalline, botryoidal variety of siderite

Classification of Sphärosiderite

Chemical Properties of Sphärosiderite

Elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Sphärosiderite

Other Information

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 Sphärosiderite

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
  • Río Negro
    • Bariloche department
      • San Carlos de Bariloche
Juan Carlos Lodovichi (
  • Burgenland
    • Oberpullendorf
- Autorenkollektiv (Red. M. A. Götzinger & P. Huber) (2009): Die Mineralien des Burgenlandes - Geologie, Mineralogie und mineralische Rohstoffe. - Wissenschaftliche Arbeiten aus dem Burgenland 126, Amt der Burgenländischen Landesregierung, Abteilung 7 - Landesmuseum, Eisenstadt, 256 pp.
  • Carinthia
    • Karawanken
      • Bad Eisenkappel (Bad Eisenkappl)
        • Lobniggraben
H. Meixner: Carinthia II, special ed. no. 21 (1957)
    • Klagenfurt
      • Wörth Lake
        • Schiefling
  • Lower Austria
    • Mostviertel
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
      • Lilienfeld
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
  • Styria
    • Bad Gleichenberg
      • Klause
peter neschen collection
Czech Republic
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Central Bohemia Region
      • Beroun (Beraun)
Vtělenský J. (1959): Mineralogie oolitických železných rud z některých ložisek Barrandienu. Geotechnica, sv. 26, Nakladatelství ČSAV Praha.
Vtělenský J. (1959): Mineralogie oolitických železných rud z některých ložisek Barrandienu. Geotechnica, sv. 26, Nakladatelství ČSAV Praha.
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Haute-Loire
      • Le Puy-en-Velay
        • Ceyssac
LACROIX A. (1892) - Minéralogie de la France
  • Occitanie
    • Tarn-et-Garonne
TREILLARD Michel collection
  • Bavaria
    • Lower Bavaria
      • Passau
        • Rosenau
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • Hesse
    • Main valley
      • Dietesheim - Steinheim
S. Weiss: Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West, Weise (Munich), 1990; Own collection
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Cologne
      • Rhine-Erft County
        • Brühl
    • Siegerland
      • Neunkirchen
S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • Saxony-Anhalt
    • Harz
      • Gernrode
        • Hagental
Thomas Lühr collection
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
      • Freiberg District
        • Halsbrücke
P. Bluemner
    • Großenhain
Bartnik, D. (2010): Der Grauwackensteinbruch Wetterberg bei Großenhain und seine Mineralien. Mineralien-Welt 21 (6), 58-63.
    • Oberlausitz
      • Kamenz
Lapis, 16 (1),13-17.
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
  • Thuringia
    • Thuringian Forest
      • Eisenach
No reference listed
  • Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén Co.
    • Rudabányai Mts
      • Rudabánya
    • Zemplén Mts (Tokaj Mts)
      • Erdőbénye
      • Tállya
  • Fejér Co.
    • Velencei Mts
      • Pátka
        • Varga Hill
Dr. Koch Sándor: Minerals of Hungary 1966
  • Heves Co.
    • Mátra Mts
      • Kisnána
Szakáll-Gatter-Szendrei: Mineral Species of Hungary, 2006
  • Nógrád Co.
    • Mátra Mts
      • Szurdokpüspöki
Szakáll: 100 Hungarian Mineral Species, 2004
  • Maramureș Co.
    • Baia Mare (Nagybánya)
      • Chiuzbaia (Kisbánya)
Specimens in RWMW collection now at Royal Ontario Museum
  • Žilina Region
    • Dolný Kubín Co.
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • St Just District
Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
    • North Yorkshire
      • Staithes
Paul Render
  • Maryland
    • Baltimore Co.
Ostrander, C. W. & W. E. Price (1940) Minerals of Maryland: Natural History Society of Maryland , 92 p.
  • New Jersey
Gems and Minerals of America - Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 84.
    • New York City
      • Manhattan (New York Co.)
Manchester, J.G. (1931) The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull., Vol. 3, No. 1, (Plate 35).
  • Oregon
    • Clackamas Co.
      • Clackamas River localities
Bill Thompkins
Van King
  • Pennsylvania
    • Lancaster Co.
      • Bart Township
        • Gap
Gordon - Mineralogy of Pennsylvania, 1922 p. 202
  • Rhode Island
    • Providence Co.
Miller, 1971. RI Minerals & Their Locations
  • Washington
    • Grant Co.
      • Coulee City
Personally collected by T Douglas Schonewald, Catalog: MI-2016-0084, minID: GJT-5TD
      • Warden
T Douglas Schonewald Collection
    • Spokane Co.
Cannon, B. (1975): Minerals of Washington, p.49
Cannon, B. (1975): Minerals of Washington, p.79
    • Walla Walla Co.
      • Dixie
Minerals of Washington, Bart Cannon, 1975.
    • Whitman Co.
      • Pullman
Minerals of Washington, Bart Cannon, 1975
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