Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat Articles
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Magnesite-Siderite Series

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Hide all sections | Show all sections

About Magnesite-Siderite SeriesHide

Crystal System:
Series Formula:
MgCO3 to FeCO3
A series between Magnesite and Siderite

Crystallography of Magnesite-Siderite SeriesHide

Crystal System:

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Sellaite10 photos of Magnesite-Siderite Series associated with Sellaite on mindat.org.
Fluorite6 photos of Magnesite-Siderite Series associated with Fluorite on mindat.org.
Quartz4 photos of Magnesite-Siderite Series associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Morinite3 photos of Magnesite-Siderite Series associated with Morinite on mindat.org.
Vivianite2 photos of Magnesite-Siderite Series associated with Vivianite on mindat.org.
Dickite2 photos of Magnesite-Siderite Series associated with Dickite on mindat.org.
Franckeite2 photos of Magnesite-Siderite Series associated with Franckeite on mindat.org.
Pyrite2 photos of Magnesite-Siderite Series associated with Pyrite on mindat.org.
Chalcopyrite1 photo of Magnesite-Siderite Series associated with Chalcopyrite on mindat.org.
Bavenite1 photo of Magnesite-Siderite Series associated with Bavenite 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 Magnesite-Siderite SeriesHide

Reference List:
Sort by Year (asc) | by Year (desc) | by Author (A-Z) | by Author (Z-A)
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.
E. Boulard, F. Guyot, G. Fiquet (2012): The influence on Fe content on Raman spectra and unit cell parameters of magnesite–siderite solid solutions. Phys. Chem. Minerals 39, 239-246.

Internet Links for Magnesite-Siderite SeriesHide

Localities for Magnesite-Siderite 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.
  • Tasmania
    • Waratah-Wynyard municipality
      • Waratah district
        • Waratah
R Bottrill, unpub data
  • Salzburg
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Gastein valley
        • Erzwies area
Makovicky, E., Paar, W.H., Putz, H., Zagler, G. (2010): Dantopaite, Ag5Bi13S22, the 6P natural member of the pavonite homologous series, from Erzwies, Austria. Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 467-481.
    • St Johann im Pongau
      • Mitterberg District
F Bernhard collection
  • Piedmont
    • Cuneo Province
      • Tanaro Valley
        • Priola
          • Casario
Rossetti P., Ferrero S. (2008): The Zn–Pb deposits of Casario (Ligurian Alps, NW Italy): late Palaeozoic sedimentary–exhalative bodies affected by the alpine metamorphism. Geodinamica Acta, 21,117-137.
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: May 24, 2019 14:21:25 Page generated: March 20, 2019 03:57:16
Go to top of page