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Chlorophane

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Formula:
CaF2
Colour:
Reddish pink, red, ...
A variety of Fluorite

A variety of Fluorite that exhibits green thermoluminescence.
Originally described from Siberia, Russia.


Classification of Chlorophane

Physical Properties of Chlorophane

Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Transparent, Translucent
Colour:
Reddish pink, red, red-brown, purple, green
Comment:
Color fades upon prolonged exposure to light

Chemical Properties of Chlorophane

Formula:
CaF2
Elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Chlorophane

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

Green (NOTE: Some material may only fluoresce once or weaken after passage of time.
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 Chlorophane

Reference List:
De Grotthaus. In: Delamétherie (1794), Journal Phys.: 45: 398.

Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 29.

Internet Links for Chlorophane

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Localities for Chlorophane

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
China
 
  • Hunan Province
    • Chenzhou Prefecture
      • Linwu Co.
        • Xianghualing Sn-polymetallic ore field
Herschel Ward
Russia
 
"Traité de Minéralogie" by Abbe Haüy
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Camborne - Redruth - St Day District
        • Carn Brea
          • East Pool and Agar Mine
Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society (1870): 38. Annual Report, pp. 30-31; Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
        • Redruth
Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 131; Collins, J.H. (1892): A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon, 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
      • Little Dragoon Mts
        • Cochise District
          • Dragoon
            • Primos group of claims (Primos Mine)
          • Johnson Camp
Rolf Luetcke
  • Connecticut
    • Fairfield Co.
      • Redding (Reading)
        • Branchville
Januzzi, 1976. Mineral Localities of CT and Southeastern NY State
      • Trumbull
        • Long Hill
Harold Moritz collection
Hitchcock, Edward and Benjamin Silliman. (1826): Topaz. American Journal of Science: series 1: 10: 352-358.; Shepard, Charles U. (1835). Treatise on Mineralogy, Second Part, vol. 2, p. 237.; Shannon, Earl V. (1921b), Some Minerals from the Old Tungsten Mine at Long Hill in Trumbull, Connecticut. Proceedings U.S. National Museum: 58(2348): 469-482.; Sullivan, Earle C. (1985): History and Minerals of Old Mine Park. Second Edition, Revised and Expanded. Trumbull Historical Society, Inc.; Januzzi, Ronald E. (1994): Mineral Data Book - Western Connecticut and Environs. Mineralogical Press, Danbury, Connecticut.
Kevin Czaja Collection
Mike Polletta specimen
    • Hartford Co.
      • Glastonbury
        • South Glastonbury
Kevin Czaja Collection
    • Middlesex Co.
      • East Hampton (Chatham)
        • Airline Railroad
Zodac, Peter. (1940): A Chlorophane Occurrence Near East Hampton, Conn. Rocks & Minerals, vol. 15, no. 11, p. 376.; Schooner, Richard. (1958): The Mineralogy of the Portland-East Hampton-Middletown-Haddam Area in Connecticut (With a few notes on Glastonbury and Marlborough).; Schooner, Richard. (1961): THE MINERALOGY OF CONNECTICUT.
Eric Briggs, Leif DiValentino collections
      • Haddam
        • Haddam Neck
Richard Schooner collection
Hewitt, Herb. (circa 1960s): Hewitt Gem Mine advertisement flyer.; Harold Moritz field observations 2015.
      • Middletown
        • White Rock District (White Rocks District)
Kevin Czaja Collection
  • Michigan
    • Marquette Co.
      • Republic
Dan Fountain Collection
  • New Jersey
    • Sussex Co.
      • Franklin Mining District
        • Franklin
Andrew Kruegel
  • North Carolina
    • Mitchell Co.
      • Spruce Pine District
    • Yancey Co.
      • Spruce Pine District
        • Burnsville
          • Hurricane Mountain
www.mcrocks.com
  • Rhode Island
    • Providence Co.
AmMin 11:334-340
  • Texas
    • Burnet Co.
Franklin Roberts
    • Llano Co.
      • Bluffton
Art Smith (2008) The Baringer Hill Pegmatite, Llano County, Texas Back Benders Gazette Volume XXXIX - No. 9 pp 6-19
  • Virginia
    • Amelia Co.
      • Amelia (Amelia Court House)
AmMin 3:27-28 (1918)
      • Winterham
Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
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