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Ca-rich Siderite

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A variety of Siderite

A calcian siderite, with up to 20 mol% of calcite.
Originally reported from Radstadt, Salzburg, Austria.

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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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Goldsmith, J.R., D.L. Graf, J. Witters & D.A. Northrop (1962), Studies in the system CaCO3•MgCO3•FeCO3: (1) Phase relations; (2) A method for major element spectrochemical analyses; and (3) Composition of some ferroan dolomites Jour. Geol.: 70: 659-688.

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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.
  • Western Australia
    • Roebourne Shire
      • Karratha
Marshall, A.E. (2001) Low temperature-low pressure ('epithermal') vein deposits of the North Pilbara granite-greenstone terrane, Western Australia. Australian Geological Survey Organisation, Department of Industry, Science & Resources, AGSO Record 2000/1.
  • Salzburg
[Hey CIM p635]
  • Ontario
    • Algoma District
      • Elliot Lake area
        • Gunterman Township
AmMIn 87:593-602
  • Shaanxi
    • Weinan
      • Tongguan Co.
Enkui Cao (1991): Geology Laboratory 7(5), 300-307
  • Svalbard
Lunar & Planetary Sci. XXIX; Lunar and Planetary Science XXIX : papers presented to the twenty-ninth Lunar and Planetary Science Conference : March 16-20, 1998
  • Lower Silesian Voivodeship
    • Kłodzko Co.
      • Nowa Ruda
        • Piast Mine
Kruszewski, Ł., Ciesielczuk, J., Misz-Kennan, M., Fabiańska, M. (2014): Chemical composition of glasses and associating mineral species in various pyrometamorphic rocks from coal-mining dumps of the Lower Silesia. Mineralogia Special Papers: 42: 70-71
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