Alumotungstite is an aluminium-rich variety of hydrokenoelsmoreite
Ferritungstite is a ferric iron-rich variety of hydrokenoelsmoreite
Solubility: Decomposed by acids with the separation of yellow tungstic oxide (Mindat)
Hydrokenoelsmoreite was approved in 2003 as a new mineral and named "elsmoreite". In 2010 it was redefined and renamed
The Two Mile and Three Mile deposits, Paddy's River, Paddys River District, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, are skarn deposits at the contact between granodiorite and volcanic rocks. ferritungstite is a secondary oxide that occurs with ferrimolybdite associated with scheelite. Both ferritungstite and ferrimolybdite appear to have formed as weathering products of scheelite (AJM 22.1.41).
At the type locality, the Elsmore Tin Mine, Elsmore, Gough county, New South Wales, Australia, hydrokenoelsmoreite was formed as a result of the oxidation of ferberite in the oxidised zone of weakly mineralised granitic pegmatite dykes containing tin, tungsten, molybdenum and bismuth minerals (Webmin, AJM 13.1.51). Associated minerals include quartz, white mica, cassiterite, arsenopyrite, native bismuth, chalcopyrite, ferberite and molybdenite (HOM).
At the Drakelands Mine, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon, England, UK, hydrokenoelsmoreite is associated with wolframite and quartz (HOM).
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