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About CrocidoliteHide

A variety of Riebeckite Root Name Group

A fibrous form of Riebeckite or Magnesioriebeckite.

Chemical Properties of CrocidoliteHide


Synonyms of CrocidoliteHide

Other Language Names for CrocidoliteHide

Simplified Chinese:蓝石棉

Varieties of CrocidoliteHide

Cape AsbestosA variety of crocidolite occurring in narrow interbedded veins traversing the Griqua Town series of banded jaspers and ironstones in Griqualand, South Africa.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
3 photos of Crocidolite associated with Tiger's Eye
3 photos of Crocidolite associated with HematiteFe2O3
3 photos of Crocidolite associated with PyriteFeS2
1 photo of Crocidolite associated with KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
1 photo of Crocidolite associated with MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
1 photo of Crocidolite associated with Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2
1 photo of Crocidolite associated with OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
1 photo of Crocidolite associated with QuartzSiO2

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
This mineral is known to be a respirable carcinogen, and is a common form of asbestos. Exposure to very dusty air or long-term exposure to low level airborne dusts containing fine fibres of the mineral has been found to cause a high risk of serious lung disease including mesothelioma and lung cancer. Care should be taken working with samples that contain fibrous forms of this mineral, to avoid creating or inhaling dusts. Non-fibrous forms, such as in many amphibolites, are safer to handle, but can still produce potentially carcinogenic respirable fibre when crushed. Appropriate dust masks should be worn if working in areas which have dusts likely to be rich in this mineral. Storage and careful handling of specimens has little or no risk.

References for CrocidoliteHide

Reference List:
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Addison, C.C., Addison, W.E., Neal, G.H., and Sharp, J.H. (1962) Amphiboles. I. The oxidation of crocidolite. Journal Chem. Soc.: 1468-1471.

Internet Links for CrocidoliteHide

Localities for CrocidoliteHide

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.
  • South Australia
    • Flinders Ranges
      • South Flinders Ranges
        • Bunkers Range
          • Oraparinna homestead (Oraparinna National Park)
    • Mt Lofty Ranges
      • North Mt Lofty Ranges
        • Burra
Drexel, J.F., (2009), REVIEW OF THE BURRA MINE PROJECT, 1980–2008: A PROGRESS REPORT , South Australian Dept. of Mines & Energy, Adelaide, South Australia. Report Book 2008/16
        • Robertstown
Noble, R. J., Just, J. and Johnson, J. E. (1983): Catalogue of South Australian Minerals.
Dalgarno, C. R., & Johnson, J. E. (1965). Diapiric Structures and Upper Proterozoic to Lower Cambrian Sedimentation in the Flinders Ranges, South Australia. AAPG Bulletin, 49(3), 337-338. Ferguson, J., & Sheraton, J. W. (1979). Petrogenesis of kimberlitic rocks and associated xenoliths of southeastern Australia, 140–161. Kimberlites, Diatremes, and Diamonds:(1) Their Geology, Petrology, and Geochemistry. American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC. Nelson, D. R., Chivas, A. R., Chappell, B. W., & McCulloch, M. T. (1988). Geochemical and isotopic systematics in carbonatites and implications for the evolution of ocean-island sources. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 52(1), 1-17. Boyd, F. R., & Meyer, H. O. (Eds.). (1979). Kimberlites, Diatremes, and Diamonds: Their geology, petrology, and geochemistry. Proceedings of the Second International Kimberlite Conference. American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, 71-91. Tucker, D. H., & Collerson, K. D. (1972). Lamprophyric intrusions of probable carbonatitic affinity from South Australia. Journal of the Geological Society of Australia, 19(3), 387-391. Stracke, K.J., Ferguson, J. & Black, L.P. 1979. Structural setting of kimberlites in south-eastern Australia.
  • Western Australia
    • Ashburton Shire
Miyano, T., Klein, C. (1983): Conditions of Reibeckite Formation In The Iron Formation Of The Dales Gorge Member, Hamersley Group, Western Australia, American Mineralogist (1983): 68: 517-529
Ayres, D. E. (1972). Genesis of iron-bearing minerals in banded iron formation mesobands in the Dales Gorge Member, Hamersley Group, Western Australia. Economic Geology, 67(8), 1214-1233.; Takashi M., Miyano S. (1982): Ferri-Annite From The Dales Gorge Iron Formation, Wittenoom Area, Western Australia, American Mineralogist (December 1982):67:1179-1194
        • Wittenoom Gorge
Grubb, P. L. C. (1971). Silicates and their paragenesis in the Brockman Iron Formation of Wittenoom gorge, Western Australia. Economic Geology, 66(2), 281-292.
    • East Pilbara Shire
      • Newman
      • Weeli Wolli Creek Area
        • Mining Area C (Northern Flank; Packsaddle)
J M Bennett Collection
  • Lower Austria
    • Neunkirchen District
      • Puchberg am Schneeberg
Exel, R. (1993): Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs. Eigenverlag R. Exel, 447 pages.
  • Salzburg
    • Hallein District
      • Abtenau
        • Seydegg
Natural History Museum Vienna collection
  • Styria
    • Liezen District
      • Bad Aussee
        • Wienern
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
  • Vorarlberg
    • Bludenz District
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Polz, A. (1989): Mineralien aus Vorarlberg. Vorarlberger Verl.-Anst., Dornbirn, 80 pp.
Polz, A. (1989): Mineralien aus Vorarlberg. Vorarlberger Verl.-Anst., Dornbirn, 80 pp.
  • Beni
Federico Ahlfeld (1967) Mineralogía Boliviana (Enciclopedia Boliviana, Los Amigos del Libro)
  • Cochabamba
    • Chapare Province
      • Alto Chapare mining district
        • Cristalmayu subdistrict
          • Cristalmayu
            • Cristalmayu valley
Harvard Mineralogical Museum no. 112670
JR Montgomery Collection
  • British Columbia
    • Liard Mining Division
      • Galore Creek
BC Minfile 104G 091
  • Ontario
    • Renfrew County
      • Sebastopol Township
        • Miller property
GSC paper 70-50 Ann p Sabina
  • Québec
    • Outaouais
      • Gatineau TE
Erik Vercammen collection
  • Hebei
    • Handan
      • Congtai District
Shixin Yao, Liangshi Wu, and Rongfu Pei (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(5), 11-16
DR Congo
  • Lualaba
    • Kolwezi mining district
      • Tenke-Fungurume area
Johari, Umba Kyamitala
  • Corsica
    • Haute-Corse
Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.
  • Bavaria
    • Upper Franconia
      • Hof
F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt und Druckerei GmbH (Hof), 1984
      • Hof District
        • Gattendorf
F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt und Druckerei GmbH (Hof), 1984
  • Kujalleq
    • Igaliku
      • Narsaarsuk Plateau
Bøgghild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3., C.A. Reitzels Forlag, Copenhagen. 445 p (p.295-296); Petersen Ole V., Secher K. (1985) Gronland: Mineralien, Geologie, Geschichte. Verlag Bode & Partner K.G., Bochum, 87 p..
    • Narsaq
Petersen, O.V. (2001): List of all minerals identified in the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin. 190, 25-33
        • Tunulliarfik Fjord
Photo id.725349, visually identified
  • Vestfold
    • Larvik
Weibye, P.C. (1848): Beiträge zur topographischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde 22:465-544
    • Sandefjord
      • Vesterøya
Nordrum, F.S. (2005): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2004-2005. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 30: 117-124
        • Nedre Holtan
Berge, S. A. & Andersen, F. (2002): Mineralforekomster i Sandefjordområdet. Norsk Bergverksmuseums Skrift. 20, 50-59
South Africa
  • Limpopo
    • Capricorn District
      • Lepele-Nkumpi Municipality
MIYANO, T. and. BEUKES, J. (1997): Mineralogy and Petrology of the Contact Metamorphosed Amphibole Asbestos-bearing Penge Iron Formation, Eastern Transvaal, South Africa.- Journal of Petrology, Vol. 38 , n° 5, pp 651–676.
  • North West
    • Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District
      • Pomfret
Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, p 238;
  • Northern Cape
    • Pixley ka Seme
      • Siyathemba
M. Arliguie and Van King specimens.
  • Grisons
    • Bernina Region
      • Poschiavo
        • Selva
Romani E. (2000): Andar per cristalli - Tesori nascosti. Centro studi del Museo mineralogico naturalistico di Bormio, 151 p.
  • Kirovohrad Oblast
Cuney, M., Emetz, A., Mercadier, J., Mykchaylov, V., Shunko, V., & Yuslenko, A. (2012). Uranium deposits associated with Na-metasomatism from central Ukraine: a review of some of the major deposits and genetic constraints. Ore Geology Reviews, 44, 82-106.
  • Arizona
    • Pima Co.
      • Roskruge Mountains
        • Roskruge Mining District
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 355.
      • Sierrita Mountains
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 355.
  • California
    • Lake Co.
      • Lakeport
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 70.
Pelletier, 1962. Mineral Species & Localities of Marin County
    • Mendocino Co.
      • Coastal Range
        • Mina
Anonymous (1950), New jade occurrence in California: California Division of Mines, Mineral Information Service: 3(11): 2; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 66, 70; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 390.
        • Round Valley
Butler, 1995. Rockhounding California
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Clark Mts (Clark Mountain Range)
        • Mountain Pass District
          • Mountain Pass
USGS Open File report 2010-5220
      • Cowhole Mountain
Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1943b), Mineral resources of San Bernardino County: California Division Mines Report 39: 508.; Wright, L.A., et al (1953), Mines and mineral resources of San Bernardino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 49(1-2): 132; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 423.
    • Santa Clara Co.
      • Black Wonder Mining District
        • Mount Hamilton
Rogers, Austin Flint (1912), Notes on rare minerals from California: Columbia University, School of Mines Quarterly: 33: 377; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 70.
    • Sonoma Co.
      • West Mayacmas Mining District
        • Castle Rock Springs area
          • Jimtown
            • Pine Flat
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 70.
  • Colorado
    • Fremont Co.
USGS Prof Paper 649
Armbrustmacher, T. J. (1988) Geology and resources of thorium and associated elements in the Wet Mountains area, Fremont and Custer counties, Colorado. USGS Professional Paper: 1049-F
USGS Prof Paper 649
"Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", p. 16, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
  • Massachusetts
    • Essex Co.
P Cristofono collection , 2009
P Cristofono collection , 2009
    • Norfolk Co.
Rocks & Min.: 19:244; Januzzi, R.E. and Seaman, David M. (1976) Mineral Localities Of Connecticut and Southern New York State and Pegmatite Minerals of the World.
P. Cristofono collection
Rocks & Min.: 16:255.
  • Montana
    • Lincoln Co.
      • Libby Mining District (Snowshoe Mining District)
        • Libby
  • New Hampshire
    • Carroll Co.
      • Conway
        • North Conway
Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH: Part III, Minerals & Mines; Rocks and Minerals, (1990) 65:286-296
  • New Jersey
    • Morris Co.
The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 82.
Gems and Minerals of America - Jay Ellis Ransom -1974
    • Somerset Co.
      • Bernards Township
Maertens, J. (2007) Collecting Minerals at Tilcon's Millington Quarry. The Tilcon Times, Summer:10.
  • New York
Kunz,1892: Gems & Precious Stones of N. America, p.153.
    • Putnam Co.
      • Town of Southeast
        • Brewster
Jensen (1978) Minerals of New York State, 42-43
  • Pennsylvania
    • Philadelphia Co.
      • Philadelphia
Gordon, 1922. Mineralogy of Pennsylvania
Ref.: Gordon, S.G. (1922) "The Mineralogy of Pennsylvania," Special Publication No. 1, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia: p. 125.
        • Frankford
Benge and Wherry, XIII, 1906, 92
  • Rhode Island
    • Providence Co.
      • Cumberland
Miller, C. E. (1971) Rhode Island Minerals and Their Locations, O. D. Hermes, Ed., University of Rhode Island, Kingston
  • Utah
    • Duchesne Co.
Am Min 58:211-217
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
  • Virginia
    • Grayson Co.
      • Mouth of Wilson
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
  • Wisconsin
    • Marathon Co.
      • Wausau Intrusive Complex
        • Stettin pluton
R&M 73:11-12 pp 378-399 Wisconsin Mineral Locality Index
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