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Descloizite-Mottramite Series

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About Descloizite-Mottramite SeriesHide

Crystal System:
Series Formula:
PbZn(VO4)(OH) to PbCu(VO4)(OH)
A series between Descloizite and Mottramite

Crystallography of Descloizite-Mottramite SeriesHide

Crystal System:

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
8 photos of Descloizite-Mottramite Series associated with WulfenitePb(MoO4)
6 photos of Descloizite-Mottramite Series associated with Arsenatian VanadinitePb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
2 photos of Descloizite-Mottramite Series associated with PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
1 photo of Descloizite-Mottramite Series associated with HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
1 photo of Descloizite-Mottramite Series associated with VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
1 photo of Descloizite-Mottramite Series associated with CalciteCaCO3

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 Descloizite-Mottramite SeriesHide

Reference List:
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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. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 811-815.

Internet Links for Descloizite-Mottramite SeriesHide

Localities for Descloizite-Mottramite 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.
  • Sardinia
    • South Sardinia Province
      • Arbus
        • Punta Su Guardianu Prospect
          • Capo Pecora
Stara, P.,Rizzo, R., Tanca, G.A. (1996) - Iglesiente e Arburese, miniere e minerali. Vol. II
  • Oriental
    • Jerada Province
      • Touissit-Bou Beker District
Van King
  • Scotland
    • Dumfries and Galloway
      • Wanlockhead
Van King
  • New Mexico
    • Sierra Co.
      • Caballo Mountain District
Jerry Cone Collection
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