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Flos Ferri

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About Flos FerriHide

Formula:
CaCO3
Name:
Means "flowers of iron."
A variety of Aragonite

A helictitic, sometimes coral-like variety of Aragonite.

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


Chemical Properties of Flos FerriHide

Formula:
CaCO3

Synonyms of Flos FerriHide

Other Language Names for Flos FerriHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
8 photos of Flos Ferri associated with AragoniteCaCO3
2 photos of Flos Ferri associated with ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O, x < 1
2 photos of Flos Ferri associated with MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2

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 Flos FerriHide

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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.
Rossi, C. and Lozano, R.P. (2016): Hydrochemical controls on aragonite versus calcite precipitation in cave dripwaters. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 192, 70-96.

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Localities for Flos FerriHide

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.

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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.
Argentina
 
  • Jujuy Province
    • 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;
Austria
Mason, A. (1976) The world of Rocks and Minerals. New York, N.Y., Larousse & Co., 108 pages.
  • Carinthia
    • Sankt Veit an der Glan District
      • 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)
Groß, W. (1983) Mineralien suchen - Mineralien finden: "Wer immer grabend sich bemüht" - Mineralien von Hüttenberg / Kärnten. Mineralien-Magazin, 9/1983, 419-423.
      • Mölbling
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Chris Auer
    • Spittal an der Drau District
      • Reißeck
        • Penk
          • Teuchlbach valley
Pichler, A. (2009) Bergbau in Westkärnten, Eine Bestandsaufnahme der noch sichtbaren Merkmale der historischen Bergbaue in Westkärnten. Verlag des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins für Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Sonderheft 63, 416 pages [in German].
    • Völkermarkt District
      • Eisenkappel-Vellach
        • Lobniggraben
C.Auer (2013)
      • Griffen
        • Saualpe
          • Trixen
Groß, W. (1983) Mineralien suchen - Mineralien finden: "Wer immer grabend sich bemüht" - Mineralien von Hüttenberg / Kärnten. Mineralien-Magazin, 9/1983, 419-423.
    • Wolfsberg District
      • Frantschach-Sankt Gertraud
V. Leitner: Der Karinthin 58:63-64 (1968)
  • Lower Austria
    • Melk District
      • 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.
    • Neunkirchen District
      • Payerbach
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
      • Reichenau an der Rax
        • Hirschwang an der Rax
Hackenberg 2003
  • Salzburg
    • Hallein District
      • Abtenau
        • Annaberg
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
    • St. Johann im Pongau District
      • Mühlbach am Hochkönig
        • Mitterberg mining district
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
      • Pfarrwerfen
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
    • Tamsweg District
      • Zederhaus valley
        • Lamm
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
    • Zell am See District
      • Dienten am Hochkönig
        • Bürgl Alp (Bürgel Alp)
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
      • Leogang
        • Hütten
peter neschen collection
            • Schwarzleo mining district
peter neschen collection
      • Saalbach-Hinterglemm
        • Hinterglemm
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
      • Saalfelden
        • Maria Alm
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
  • Styria
    • Bruck-Mürzzuschlag District
      • Neuberg an der Mürz
        • Arzbach (Arzbachleiten)
Sigmund 1912
      • Sankt Barbara im Mürztal
        • Veitsch
          • Sattlerkogel
Schweiger (1969)
    • Graz-Umgebung District
      • Frohnleiten
Steir.Mineralog 25/2011, p.30
      • Semriach
Offenbacher (1991)
    • Leoben District
      • 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.
      • Kammern im Liesingtal
http://www.vstm.at/Sammeln/Rahm.htm
      • Radmer
        • Radmer an der Hasel
Roger Lang, visit 2012
        • Radmer an der Stube
Martin Reich collection
    • Liezen District
      • Admont
        • Johnsbach
http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Odelsteinh%C3%B6hle
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
    • Murau District
      • Teufenbach-Katsch
        • Katsch an der Mur
http://www.vstm.at/Sammeln/Sammeln1.htm
    • Murtal District
      • Spielberg
C.Auer (2012)
          • Cu deposit (Schönberg)
C.Auer (2012)
C.Auer (2015)
  • Tyrol
    • Schwaz District
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
      • Schwaz
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
Belgium
 
  • Wallonia
    • Liège
      • Wanze
Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
China
 
  • Guizhou
Wang Binghua
Cyprus
 
  • Larnaca District (Larnaka District; İskele District)
Prüfer, P. (2010): Mineralien der Insel Zypern. Der Aufschluss 61, 97-106. (in German)
DR Congo
 
  • Haut-Katanga
    • Kambove District
      • Likasi
Paul De Bondt.
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Isère
      • Grenoble
        • Saint-Pierre-de-Mésage
Yves Masson specimen
  • Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
    • Territoire-de-Belfort
      • Belfort
        • Giromagny
Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994
  • Grand Est
    • Haut-Rhin
      • Colmar-Ribeauvillé
        • Ste Marie-aux-Mines
Paul De Bondt.
Paul De Bondt collection
Les Minéraux de Sainte Marie-aux-Mines, Alain Martaud.
Les Minéraux de Sainte Marie-aux-Mines, Alain Martaud.
Paul De Bondt
          • Neuenberg
            • Sankt Jakob vein
Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", 1997
Paul De Bondt collection
Paul De Bondt collection
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Freiburg Region
      • Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald
        • Münstertal
          • St Trudpert
Walenta, K. (1992) Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes und ihre Fundstellan. Christian Weise Verlag, München, 336 pages [in German].
      • Ortenaukreis
        • Lahr
          • Reichenbach
            • Weiler
Walenta, K. (1992) Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes und ihre Fundstellan. Christian Weise Verlag, München, 336 pages [in German].
  • Bavaria
    • Upper Franconia
      • Hof District
        • Lichtenberg
F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt und Druckerei GmbH (Hof), 1984
  • Hesse
    • Giessen Region
      • Vogelsbergkreis
        • Mücke
          • Bernsfeld
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
    • Kassel Region
      • Waldeck-Frankenberg
        • Diemelsee
          • Adorf
Erik Hock Collection
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Arnsberg
      • Hochsauerlandkreis
        • Sundern
          • Bönkhausen
R Lang collection
          • Hellefeld
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
      • Siegen-Wittgenstein
        • Siegen
Andreas Gerstenberg collection
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Ahrweiler District
      • Altenahr
        • Ahrbrück
          • Martinsknipp
Christof Schäfer
    • Rhein-Hunsrück District
      • Hunsrück-Mittelrhein
        • Sankt Goar
          • Werlau
M Berghäuser collection
    • Rhein-Lahn District
      • Bad Ems-Nassau
        • Bad Ems
Roger Lang collcetion
Andreas Gerstenberg collection
      • Diez
        • Holzappel
Stefan Koch Collection
    • Westerwald District
      • Bad Marienberg
        • Lautzenbrücken
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Greece
 
  • Attica
    • East Attica
      • Lavreotiki
Frenzel, A. (1895): Mineralogisches. Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 14, 121-130 (in German).
          • Agios Konstantinos (Kamariza)
            • Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines)
              • Hilarion Mine
No reference listed
          • Legrena Valley
            • 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
No reference listed
          • Lophos
No reference listed
          • Plaka
            • Plaka Mines
No reference listed
          • Sounion
            • Cato Sounio mines
No reference listed
Italy
 
  • Lombardy
    • Bergamo Province
Capitanio A. Il Ferro della Val di Scalve, Ferrari Grafiche Clusone, 2000, 159 pp
    • Brescia Province
Fabio Brignoli
  • Piedmont
    • Metropolitan City of Turin
      • Pragelato
Bruno Marello specimen
  • Sardinia
    • South Sardinia Province
      • Domusnovas
Salvatore Giagheddu specimen
  • Sicily
    • Messina Province
      • Fiumedinisi
        • Contrada Montagne
http://www.tonyminerals.it/minerali-disponibili--sicilia.html
  • Trentino-Alto Adige
    • South Tyrol
      • Ortles-Cevedale Group
Mair, V. (1996): Die Kupferbergbaue von Stilfs, Eyrs und Klausen. Der Stoansucher 10 (1), 38-44.
  • Veneto
    • Vicenza Province
      • Torrebelvicino
        • Mercanti Valley
          • Monte Trisa Mines
Personal found of Adriano Perugini
Mexico
 
    • Aquiles Serdán Municipality
      • Santa Eulalia Mining 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
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Žarnovica District
      • Hodruša-Hámre
        • Hodruša-Hámre (Hodritsch) mines
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 District
various photographs
Russ, A., M. Stevko & M. Timko (2012): Eisenblüte aus Dobsiná im Slowakischen Erzgebirge. Lapis, 37 (12), 24-29.
Spain
 
  • Cantabria
    • Sierra de Arnero
- Calderón, S. (1910): Los Minerales de España. Junta para Ampliación de Estudios e Investigaciones Científicas.
Switzerland
 
  • Grisons
    • Surselva Region
      • Lumnezia
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 48-49
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Menheniot
        • Roseland
Tony Aldworth specimen
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Cochise County
Galbraith, F.W., Brennan, D.J. (1959) Minerals of Arizona. Tucson, University of Arizona Press: 116 p. (49).
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 118.
    • Santa Cruz Co.
      • Greaterville Mining 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 Mining District (Esmeralda Mining District; Sperry Mining 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) Eckel, E. B.
  • Idaho
    • Lemhi Co.
      • Gilmore Mining District (Texas Mining District)
Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
  • Michigan
    • Iron Co.
      • Crystal Falls
Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
  • New Jersey
    • Sussex County
      • Andover Township
Dana 6: 1065.
  • New York
    • New York City
      • Manhattan (New York Co.)
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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