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Hercynite-Spinel Series

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About Hercynite-Spinel SeriesHide

Crystal System:
Series Formula:
Fe2+Al2O4 to MgAl2O4
A series between Hercynite and Spinel

Optical Data of Hercynite-Spinel SeriesHide


Crystallography of Hercynite-Spinel SeriesHide

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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.

References for Hercynite-Spinel SeriesHide

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Andreozzi, G.B. and Lucchesi, S. (2002) Intersite distribution of Fe 2+ and Mg in the spinel (sensu-stricto)-hercynite series by single-crystal X-ray diffraction. American Mineralogist: 87: 1113-1120.

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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.
Czech Republic
  • Central Bohemian Region
    • Kutná Hora (Kuttenberg)
  • Vysočina Region
    • Havlíčkův Brod District
      • Golčův Jeníkov
        • Borek
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Haute-Loire
      • Craponne-sur-Arzon
        • Chomélix
Collected by François Périnet
      • Loudes
        • Saint-Jean-de-Nay
Collected by François Périnet
  • Occitanie
    • Pyrénées-Orientales
      • Le Barcarès
        • Port-Barcarès
Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet.
Heavy sands collected by Christian Moreno - Collection François Périnet.
  • East Macedonia and Thrace
    • Rhodope
      • Thermes
Eur. J. Mineral. , 1994, 6, pp. 733-738.
  • Podlaskie
    • Suwałki District
      • Suwałki Massif
Drzymała J., Łuszczkiewicz A., Simiczyjew P. 1982: Hercynite-pleonaste from ilmenite-magnetite rocks of Krzemianka (NE Poland). Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 13, no 2, 33-40.
  • Chelyabinsk Oblast
    • Zlatoust
      • Kusinsk Fe-Ti-V-deposit
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