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Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series

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About Chalcosiderite-Turquoise SeriesHide

Crystal System:
Series Formula:
CuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O to Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
A series between Chalcosiderite and Turquoise

Pronounciation of Chalcosiderite-Turquoise SeriesHide

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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Crystallography of Chalcosiderite-Turquoise SeriesHide

Crystal System:

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Limonite4 photos of Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series associated with Limonite on mindat.org.
Cacoxenite4 photos of Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series associated with Cacoxenite on mindat.org.
Bariopharmacosiderite4 photos of Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series associated with Bariopharmacosiderite on mindat.org.
Kidwellite3 photos of Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series associated with Kidwellite on mindat.org.
Ilmenorutile2 photos of Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series associated with Ilmenorutile on mindat.org.
Strengite2 photos of Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series associated with Strengite on mindat.org.
Quartz2 photos of Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Variscite2 photos of Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series associated with Variscite on mindat.org.
Goethite2 photos of Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series associated with Goethite on mindat.org.
Beraunite1 photo of Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series associated with Beraunite 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 Chalcosiderite-Turquoise SeriesHide

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Y. A. Abdu, S. K. Hull, M. Fayek & F. C. Hawthorne (2011): The turquoise-chalcosiderite Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8•4H2O solid-solution series: A Mössbauer spectroscopy, XRD, EMPA, and FTIR study. American Mineralogist 96, 1433-1442.

Internet Links for Chalcosiderite-Turquoise SeriesHide

Localities for Chalcosiderite-Turquoise SeriesHide

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.
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Allier
      • Ébreuil
        • Échassières
Jean-Marc Johannet collection
  • Saxony
    • Vogtland
      • Klingenthal
        • Kielberg
Harjo Neutkens collection
  • Évora
    • Vila Viçosa
      • Conceição
Rui Nunes
  • Castile-La Mancha
    • Ciudad Real
      • Minas de Horcajo
Sáinz de Baranda, B., Palero, F.J., García, G. (2004): El Horcajo, las piromorfitas más famosas del mundo. Bocamina, 13, 32-68.
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Towednack
        • Cripplesease
Eric Curtis collection (visual ID by Uwe Kolitsch)
  • Virginia
    • Campbell Co.
      • James River-Roanoke River Manganese District
Van King
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