Babingtonite occurrences, Qiaojia Co., Zhaotong Prefecture, Yunnan Province, ChinaThis page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Recent rumors have suggested that the mineral is not true babingtonite, but is its manganese analog. However, that rumor seems to have no basis. For instance, studies of babingtonites collected from basalt outcrops in Meigu County of Sichuan Province revealed only minor manganese contents in the order of 2-3% MnO (see: http://www.mindat.org/loc-195073.html).
5 entries listed. 5 valid minerals.
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Ottens, B. (2008): Lapis 33(6), 21-30.
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Locality Updated: Frankfort (iron) meteorite, Franklin Co., Kentucky, USAFrom Lon Clay Hill, 22nd Oct 2014 21:47:17