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Flos Ferri

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Means "flowers of iron."
A variety of Aragonite

A stalactitic variety of Aragonite.

Originally reported from Styrian Erzberg, Eisenerz, Styria, Austria.

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Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Aragonite8 photos of Flos Ferri associated with Aragonite on mindat.org.
Chrysocolla2 photos of Flos Ferri associated with Chrysocolla on mindat.org.
Malachite2 photos of Flos Ferri associated with Malachite on mindat.org.

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Linnaeus (1768): 183 (as Stalactites Flos Ferri).
Wallerius (1778) Wallerius, J.G. (1778) Systema mineralogicum. 2 volumes, Vienna: 2: 388 (as Stalagmites coralloides).
Haüy, R.J. (1801) Traité de minéralogie. First edition: in 4 volumes with atlas in fol., Paris: vol. 2 (as Chaux carbonatee coralloides).
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: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 183.

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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.
  • Jujuy
    • El Carmen Department
      • Puesto Viejo
Angelelli, V., Brodtkorb, M.K. de, Gordillo, C.E. y Gay, H.D., 1983. Las Especies Minerales de la República Argentina. Subsecretaría de Minería. Publicación Especial. 528 pp.
Raúl J. Tauber Larry´s collection; Hugo A. Peña (1970): Minerales y rocas de aplicación de la Provincia de Tucumán. Secretaría de Estado de Comercio, Industria y Minería. Dirección Provincial de Minas. Tucumán. República Argentina.
    • Trancas Department
Raúl J. Tauber Larry´s collection;
  • Carinthia
    • Friesach - Hüttenberg area
      • Friesach
        • Olsa
          • Gaisberg
V. v. Zepharovich, F. Becke: Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Kaiserthum Österreich, Kais. Akad. Wiss. (Vienna), Vol. 3, p. 55 (1893)
      • Hüttenberg
M. Puttner: Carinthia II 175./95.:253-255 (1985)
H. Meixner: 32(3):85-97 (1981)
    • Gurktaler Alpen
      • St Veit an der Glan
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Chris Auer
    • Karawanken
      • Bad Eisenkappel (Bad Eisenkappl)
        • Lobniggraben
C.Auer (2013)
    • Koralpe
      • Kamp
V. Leitner: Der Karinthin 58:63-64 (1968)
    • Kreuzeck group
      • Penk
        • Teuchlbach valley
Pichler (2009)
  • Lower Austria
    • Industrieviertel
      • Payerbach
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
      • Reichenau an der Rax
        • Hirschwang an der Rax
Hackenberg 2003
    • Waldviertel
      • Raxendorf
        • Pfaffenhof
          • Pölla
NIEDERMAYR, Gerhard & POSTL, Walter (1992a): 876. Todorokit aus einem Graphitvorkommen von Pfaffenhof bei Raxendorf, Niederösterreich.- In: NIEDERMAYR, Gerhard et al.: Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XIL, Carinthia II, 182/102, Teil 1, 138, Klagenfurt.
  • Salzburg
    • Abtenau
      • Annaberg
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
    • Dienten
      • Bürgl Alp (Bürgel Alp)
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
    • Kitzbühel Alps
      • Hinterglemm
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
    • Lungau
      • Zederhaus valley
        • Lamm
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
    • Saalfelden
      • Leogang
        • Hütten
peter neschen collection
            • Schwarzleo District
peter neschen collection
      • Maria Alm
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
    • St Johann im Pongau
      • Mitterberg District
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
    • Werfen
      • Pfarrwerfen
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
  • Styria
    • Eisenerz
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: 189; R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs, 1993.
    • Ennstaler Alpen
      • Johnsbach
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
      • Radmer
        • Radmer an der Hasel
Roger Lang, visit 2012
    • Knittelfeld
C.Auer (2012)
        • Cu deposit (Schönberg)
C.Auer (2012)
C.Auer (2015)
    • Liesing - Palten valley
      • Kammern
    • Mitterdorf
      • Veitsch
        • Sattlerkogel
Schweiger (1969)
    • Murau
      • Katsch an der Mur
    • Neuberg an der Mürz
      • Arzbach (Arzbachleiten)
Sigmund 1912
    • Peggau
      • Semriach
Offenbacher (1991)
      • Waldstein
Steir.Mineralog 25/2011, p.30
  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
      • Inn valley
        • Brixlegg - Schwaz area
          • Schwaz
            • Falkenstein District
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
  • Guizhou Province
Wang Binghua
  • Larnaca District (Larnaka District; İskele District)
Prüfer, P. (2010): Mineralien der Insel Zypern. Der Aufschluss 61, 97-106. (in German)
Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Katanga (Shaba)
    • Kambove District
Paul De Bondt.
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Isère
      • Vizille
        • Saint-Pierre-de-Mésage
Yves Masson specimen
  • Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
    • Territoire-de-Belfort
      • Giromagny
Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994
  • Grand Est
    • Haut-Rhin
      • Ste Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch)
Paul De Bondt.
Paul De Bondt
        • Neuenberg
          • Sankt Jakob vein
Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Paul De Bondt collection
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Lahr
        • Reichenbach
          • Weiler
K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
      • Münstertal
        • St Trudpert
K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
  • Bavaria
    • Franconia
      • Franconian Forest
        • Bad Steben
          • Lichtenberg
            • Lichtenberg Copper mines
F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt und Druckerei GmbH (Hof), 1984
  • Hesse
    • Diemelsee
      • Adorf
Erik Hock Collection
    • Gießen (Giessen)
      • Grünberg
        • Bernsfeld
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
        • Mücke
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Sauerland
      • Sundern
        • Bönkhausen
R Lang collection
        • Hellefeld
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
    • Siegerland
      • Siegen
Andreas Gerstenberg collection
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Eifel
      • Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler
        • Ahrbrück
          • Martinsknipp
Christof Schäfer
    • Hunsrück
      • St Goar
        • Werlau
M Berghäuser collection
    • Lahn valley
      • Bad Ems District
        • Bad Ems
Roger Lang collcetion
Andreas Gerstenberg collection
      • Laurenburg
        • Holzappel
Stefan Koch Collection
    • Westerwald
      • Bad Marienberg
        • Lautzenbrücken
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
      • Lavrion District Mines
        • Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza)
          • Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines)
            • Hilarion area
No reference listed
        • Megala Pefka area
          • Megala Pefka Mines
Hanke, H. (1998): Laurion - ein Rückblick auf die Funde der letzten drei Jahre. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (2), 37-45.
No reference listed
        • Plaka
          • Plaka Mines
No reference listed
        • Sounion area
No reference listed
          • Sounion Mines
No reference listed
        • Soureza area
No reference listed
  • Lombardy
    • Bergamo Province
      • Scalve Valley
Capitanio A. Il Ferro della Val di Scalve, Ferrari Grafiche Clusone, 2000, 159 pp
    • Brescia Province
Fabio Brignoli
  • Sardinia
    • Carbonia-Iglesias Province
      • Domusnovas
Salvatore Giagheddu specimen
  • Sicily
    • Messina Province
      • Peloritani Mts
        • Fiumedinisi
          • Contrada Montagne
  • Veneto
    • Vicenza Province
      • Torrebelvicino
        • Mercanti Valley
          • Monte Trisa Mines
Personal found of Adriano Perugini
    • Mun. de Aquiles Serdán
      • Santa Eulalia District
        • West Camp
http://www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com/jhbnyc/mineralmuseum/picshow.php?id=33341 http://www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com/jhbnyc/mineralmuseum/picshow.php?id=33526 http://www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com/jhbnyc/mineralmuseum/picshow.php?id=35086
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Žarnovica Co.
      • Hodruša-Hámre (Hodritsch)
Kaňa R., 2005: Výskyt aragonitu-železného kvetu v opustených baniach na žile Jozef v Banskej Hodruši. Minerál, 13, 2, 104-105 (in Slovak).
  • Košice Region
    • Rožňava Co.
various photographs
Russ, A., M. Stevko & M. Timko (2012): Eisenblüte aus Dobsiná im Slowakischen Erzgebirge. Lapis, 37 (12), 24-29.
  • Cantabria
    • Sierra de Arnero
- Calderón, S. (1910): Los Minerales de España. Junta para Ampliación de Estudios e Investigaciones Científicas.
  • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 48-49
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Liskeard District
        • Menheniot
          • Roseland
Tony Aldworth specimen
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
      • Mule Mts
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 118.
Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 49.
    • Santa Cruz Co.
      • Santa Rita Mts
        • Greaterville District
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 118; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 49.
  • California
    • Calaveras Co.
      • East Belt
        • Murphys District (Esmeralda District; Sperry District)
          • Murphys
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 81.
  • Colorado
    • Clear Creek Co.
      • Georgetown District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
  • Idaho
    • Lemhi Co.
      • Gilmore District (Texas District)
Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
  • Michigan
    • Iron Co.
      • Menominee iron range
        • Crystal Falls
Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
  • New Jersey
    • Sussex Co.
      • Andover Township
Dana 6: 1065.
  • New York
    • New York City
      • Manhattan (New York Co.)
        • Manhattan Island
The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull., Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 27.
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