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Childrenite-Eosphorite Series

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About Childrenite-Eosphorite SeriesHide

Crystal System:
Series Formula:
Fe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O to Mn2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
A series between Childrenite and Eosphorite

Crystallography of Childrenite-Eosphorite SeriesHide

Crystal System:

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Wardite5 photos of Childrenite-Eosphorite Series associated with Wardite on mindat.org.
Quartz3 photos of Childrenite-Eosphorite Series associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Microcline3 photos of Childrenite-Eosphorite Series associated with Microcline on mindat.org.
Atencioite3 photos of Childrenite-Eosphorite Series associated with Atencioite on mindat.org.
Fluorapatite2 photos of Childrenite-Eosphorite Series associated with Fluorapatite on mindat.org.
Albite2 photos of Childrenite-Eosphorite Series associated with Albite on mindat.org.
Chalcopyrite2 photos of Childrenite-Eosphorite Series associated with Chalcopyrite on mindat.org.
Siderite1 photo of Childrenite-Eosphorite Series associated with Siderite on mindat.org.
Ruifrancoite1 photo of Childrenite-Eosphorite Series associated with Ruifrancoite on mindat.org.
Beryllonite1 photo of Childrenite-Eosphorite Series associated with Beryllonite 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 Childrenite-Eosphorite SeriesHide

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Fransolet, A.-M. (1980) The eosphorite-childrenite series associated with the Li-Mn-Fe phosphate minerals from the Buranga pegmatite, Rwanda. Mineralogical Magazine: 43: 1015-1023.

Internet Links for Childrenite-Eosphorite SeriesHide

Localities for Childrenite-Eosphorite 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.
  • Nuristan
    • Wama District (Vama District)
William A. Thomas Collection
  • Minas Gerais
    • Divino das Laranjeiras
      • Linópolis
Cassedanne, J.P. (1983): Famous mineral localities: The Córrego Frio mine and vicinity, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Mineralogical Record, 14 (4): 227-237 [ p.233-4]
    • Itinga
      • Taquaral
        • Piauí Valley
António Manuel Ináçio Martins
Luigi Chiappino specimen
  • Nova Scotia
    • Yarmouth Co.
      • Argyle
        • East Kemptville
Mandarino, J.A., Richardson, J.M.G., Dunn, P.J., Spooner, E.T.C. (1984) Triplite from East Kemptville, Nova Scotia. Mineralogical Magazine: 48: 142-143. Richardson, J.M., Roberts, A.C., Grice, J.D., Ramik, R.A. (1988) Mcauslanite, a supergene hydrated iron aluminum fluorophosphate from the East Kemptville Tin Mine, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia. Canadian Mineralogist: 26: 917-921. Richardson, J.M. (1988) Genesis of the East Kemptville greisen-hosted tin deposit, Davis Lake complex, Southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada. Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, Carleton University: 293 pg.
  • Yukon
    • Dawson mining district
Pavel M. Kartashov data
Yukon Issue, Mineralogical Record, v. 23, p. 19
  • South Ostrobothnia
    • Kuortane
Joel Dyer Collection
  • Bavaria
    • Upper Palatinate
      • Pleystein
DILL, H.G., MELCHER, F., GERDES, A. and WEBER, B. (2008): The origin and zoning of hypogene and supergene Fe-Mn-Mg-Sc-U-REE-Zn phosphate mineralization from the newly discovered Trutzhofmühle aplite (Hagendorf pegmatite province, Germany). Canadian Mineralogist 46, 1131-1157.
  • Erongo Region
    • Karibib
      • Okongava Ost Farm 72
- Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Mineralien und Fundstellen. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 411 pp. (in English)
  • Murmansk Oblast
    • Voron'i Tundry
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
  • Galicia
    • Pontevedra
      • Forcarei
Fuertes-Fuente, M., Martin-Izard, A., Boiron, M.C., and Mangas, J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 332-345.
      • Lalín
Fuertes-Fuente, M., Martin-Izard, A., Boiron, M.C., and Mangas, J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 332-345.
  • New Hampshire
    • Cheshire Co.
      • Walpole
P Cristofono collection 2009
    • Grafton Co.
      • Groton
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