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Mautia Hill, Kongwa, Dodoma Region, Tanzania
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Yoderite
Mautia Hill, Kongwa, Dodoma Region, Tanzania

Photo: Maurice de Graaf
 
 
Skarn zone. Högbohmite-sapphirine assemblages at junction of dolomite marble and quartz-yoderite-kyanite talc schist.

Mineral List

Andalusite
Bixbyite
'Chlorite Group'
Corundum
Dolomite
Enstatite
Hematite
'Högbomite'
Hollandite
'Hornblende'
Kornerupine
Kyanite
Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S (TL)
Magnesio-hornblende
Piemontite
Pseudobrookite
Quartz
Rutile
Sapphirine
Talc
'Tourmaline'
Yoderite (TL)


22 entries listed. 18 valid minerals. 2 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

- McKie, D. (1965): The magnesium aluminium borosilicates: kornerupine and grandidierite. Mineralogical Magazine 34: 346-357 [on kornerupine from Mautia Hill]
- Grew, E.S., Pertsev, N.N., Vrána, S., Yates, M.G., Shearer, C.K., and Wiedenbeck, M. (1998): Kornerupine parageneses in whiteschists and other magnesian rocks: is kornerupine + talc a high-pressure assemblage equivalent to tourmaline + orthoamphibole? Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 131, 22-38.
- Chadwick, K.M. & Rossman, G.R. (2009) Orange kyanite from Tanzania. Gems & Gemology 45, 146-147.

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