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Chromian Diopside

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Formula:
(Ca,Cr)MgSi2O6
Colour:
Green
Lustre:
Name:
From the Greek dis - "two kinds" and opsis - "opinion."
A variety of Diopside

A green, Cr-bearing variety of diopside.

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Classification of Chromian Diopside

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Occurrences of Chromian Diopside

Geological Setting:
Basic and ultrabasic igneous and metamorphic rocks

Physical Properties of Chromian Diopside

Colour:
Green
Streak:
White green

Chemical Properties of Chromian Diopside

Formula:
(Ca,Cr)MgSi2O6
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Chromian Diopside

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:铬透辉石

Other Information

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 Chromian Diopside

Reference List:
Bromiley, G.D., Keppler, H., McCammon, C., Bromiley, F.A., and Jacobsen, S.D. (2004) Hydrogen solubility and speciation in natural, gem-quality chromian diopside. American Mineralogist: 89: 941-949.

Internet Links for Chromian Diopside

Localities for Chromian Diopside

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.
Angola
 
  • Lunda Sul Province
    • Catoca kimberlite field
http://www.venuewest.com/8IKC/s1post.htm; Cruz, S. R., Watangua, M., Melgarejo, J. C., & Gali, S. (2008). New insights into the concept of ilmenite as an indicator for diamond exploration, based on kimberlit petrographic analysis. Revista de la sociedad española de mineralogia, 9, 205-206.
Antarctica
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Victoria Land
Meteoritical Bulletin, 84 (Aug. 2000)
Argentina
 
  • Catamarca
    • Andalgalá Department
      • Cerro Caspichango
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry
      • Villa Vil
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry (2010).
  • Chaco
    • Doce de Octubre Department
      • Gran Chaco
Lunar and Planetary Science XXXIV (2003)
Hugo A. Peña (1970): Minerales y rocas de aplicación de la Provincia de Tucumán. Secretaría de Estado de Comercio, Industria y Minería. Dirección Provincial de Minas. Tucumán. República Argentina.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Yungnulgra Co.
      • White Cliffs
Eur. J. Mineral. , 1991, 3, pp. 293-322.
  • Tasmania
    • Burnie district
      • Oonah
Mathew Latham coll.
  • Victoria
    • City of Greater Geelong
      • Anakie
Judy Rowe Collection
Judy Rowe Collection
Judy Rowe Collection
    • Moyne Shire
      • Mortlake
Irving, A.J. 1980. American Jnl of Science v280.A pp389-426
    • Terang
Val Hannah Collection
  • Western Australia
    • Derby-West Kimberley Shire
      • Fitzroy Crossing
Fetherston, J, Stocklmayer, S, Stocklmayer, V(2013): Gemstones of WA, Geological Survey of WA
      • Noonkanbah Station
        • Walgidee Hills Lamproite
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
    • East Pilbara Shire
      • Kiwirrkurra community
www.meteoric.com.au
    • Wyndham-East Kimberley Shire
      • Bow River Station
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
      • Kachana Station
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
      • King George River
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Glockner group
        • Hochtor area
  • Lower Austria
    • Mostviertel
      • Dunkelstein Forest
peter neschen collection
    • Waldviertel
      • Brunn an der Wild
        • Dietmannsdorf an der Wild
Kolitsch, U., Löffler, E., Thinschmidt, A., Knobloch, G. & Prayer, A. (2012): 1761) Cr-haltiger Diopsid und Enstatit aus den Serpentinitbrüchen bei Dietmannsdorf an der Wild, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich. P. 163 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2012): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXI. Carinthia II, 202./122., 123-180.
  • Styria
    • Bad Gleichenberg
      • Kapfenstein
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
      • Klause
Aufschluss 1972(SB), 52-55
Botswana
 
  • Central District
    • Letlhakane
Stiefenhofer, J., Viljoen, K.S., and Marsh, J.S. (1997): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 127, 147-158.
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Jequitinhonha Valley
Rob Lavinsky
Burma (Myanmar)
 
Canada
 
  • Alberta
www.venuewest.com/8IKC/s1post.htm.
  • Manitoba
    • Sherridon District
      • Found Lake
Richard Gunther, collected in June 1987
  • Northwest Territories
    • Contwoyto Lake
Journal of Petrology 40:79-104
  • Nunavut Territory
    • Somerset Island
Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 18, pp.24l-250 (1980)
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 65, No. 22, pp. 4243–4255, 2001
Roger H. Mitchell (1979) Mineralogy of the Tunraq kimberlite Somerset Island NWT Canada. in Kimberlites, diatremes, and diamonds: their geology, petrology, and geochemistry By Francis R. Boyd, Henry O. A. Meyer pp161-171.
  • Ontario
    • Timiskaming District
  • Québec
    • Estrie
      • Le Val-Saint-François RCM
        • Saint-Cyr
Trzcienski, W E, Jr (1987) Studies in the Sterrett mine area, Eastern Townships, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2015
    • Nord-du-Québec
      • Baie-James
        • Otish Mts
Van Rythoven, A.D., McCandless, T.E., Schulze, D.J., Bellis, A., Taylor, L.A. & Liu, Y. (2011): Diamond crystals and their mineral inclusions from the Lynx Kimberlite dyke complex, central Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist. 49, 691-706.
China
 
  • Anhui Province
    • Anqing Prefecture
      • Qianshan Co.
The Island Arc, April 1998, V 7, N 1-2, pp. 135-141.
  • Gansu Province
    • Jiuquan Prefecture
      • Aksai Co. (Aksay Co.; Akesai Co.)
Peisheng Bao and Xibin Wang (1989): Mineral Deposits 8(1), 3-18
  • Jiangsu Province
    • Lianyungang Prefecture
      • Donghai Co.
        • Maobei
Liu Xiangwen, Jin Zhenmin, Qu Jing, and Wang Lu (2005): ExsolScience in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 48(9), 1368-1376.
Jinsheng Wei, Zili Zheng, and Sisong Chen (1985): Acta Mineralogica Sinica (2), 184-186
    • Nanjing Prefecture
      • Luhe District
Zhang, W.L., Chen, L.H., and Xu, X.S. (2007): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts, A 1160.
  • Shaanxi Province
Hongxing Zhou and Yuming Zhang (1995): Journal of Earth Sciences and Environment 17(1)
  • Shandong Province
    • Jiaodong Peninsula (Jiaodong Gold Province)
      • Weihai Prefecture
        • Rongcheng Co.
http://www.ngu.no/FileArchive/165/2003_055.pdf Geological Survey of Norway / The Alice Wain Memorial West Norway Eclogite Field Symposium / Abstract Volume.
      • Yantai Prefecture
        • Qixia Co.
Letian Du and Wenguang Wang (2012): Geological Review 58(6), 1017-1022
    • Linyi Prefecture
      • Yimeng Mts (Yimeng Shan)
        • Mengyin Co.
Jianhong Zhang, Guojie Yang, and Zhaohui Li (1986): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 6(4), 344-349
  • Tibet Autonomous Region
    • Shannan Prefecture (Lhokha Prefecture; Lhoka Prefecture)
      • Qusum Co. (Qusong Co.)
Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Tacheng Prefecture (Tarbaghatay Prefecture)
        • Tuoli Co. (Toli Co.)
          • Sartohay (Sartokay; Sartuohai; Saertuohai)
Zhou, M.-F., Robinson, P.T., Malpas, J., Sun, M., Aitchison, J., Bai, W.J., Hu, X.-F., and Yang, J.-S. (2001): Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 19(4), 517-534.
  • Zhejiang Province
    • Quzhou Prefecture
      • Qujiang District
Letian Du and Wenguang Wang (2012): Geological Review 58(6), 1017-1022
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Ústí Region
      • Třebenice (Trebnitz)
Rost R.: Doplňky k mineralogii pyropových štěrků v Českém středohoří. Časopis pro mineralogii a geologii, 1962, 7, 4, 407-417.
Rost R.: Doplňky k mineralogii pyropových štěrků v Českém středohoří. Časopis pro mineralogii a geologii, 1962, 7, 4, 407-417.
Finland
 
  • Eastern Finland Region
    • Outokumpu Cu-Co-Zn-Ni-Ag-Au ore field
Rocks & Min.: 22: 506-509.
    • Polvijärvi
No reference listed
France
 
  • Midi-Pyrénées
    • Ariège
      • Massat
        • Le Port
          • Col d'Agnès
            • Etang de Lherz
J.L. Bodinier et al. , Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 345-358 / A.B. Woodland , Chemical Geology, 10 December 1996, vol. 134, no. 1, pp. 83-112(30) / J.P. Lorand, 1989, Lithos, 23, 281-299
      • Saint-Girons
        • Aulus-les-Bains
          • Col d'Agnès
            • La Freychinède
J.L. Bodinier et al. , Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 345-358 / A.B. Woodland , Chemical Geology, 10 December 1996, vol. 134, no. 1, pp. 83-112(30) / J.P. Lorand, 1989, Lithos, 23, 281-299
French Southern and Antarctic Lands
 
Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 122, 174-190 (1995)
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Kaiserstuhl
      • Sasbach
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • Bavaria
    • Franconia
      • Fichtelgebirge
        • Marktredwitz
          • Pechbrunn
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Greece
 
  • Macedonia Department
    • Kozáni Prefecture
      • Kozáni and Grevena prefectures border area
        • Vourinos Mt ophiolite complex
No reference listed
Hungary
 
  • Nógrád Co.
    • Karancs-Medves Mts
      • Bárna
C. Szabó et al. , Eur. J. Mineral. , 1996, 8, pp. 881-899.
  • Veszprém Co.
    • Balaton Uplands
      • Kapolcs
Italy
 
  • Basilicata
    • Potenza Province
      • Melfi
        • Vulture Mount
Stoppa, F., and Woolley, A.R. (1997): Mineralogy and Petrology 59, 43-67
  • Piedmont
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Different Municipalities
Zaccarini, F., Stumpfl, E.F., and Garuti, G. (2004) Zirconolite and Zr-Th-U minerals in chromitites of the Finero complex, Western Alps, Italy: evidence for carbonatite-type metasomatism in a subcontinental mantle plume. Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 1825-1845.
  • Sicily
    • Siracusa Province
      • Melilli
S. Tonarini et al. , Eur. J. Mineral. , 1996, 8, pp. 1153-1173.
Japan
 
  • Hokkaido
    • Hidaka Province
      • Samani-gun
        • Samani-cho
M. Yamaguchi (1961) Mem. Fac. Sci., Kyushu University, Ser. D, Geology, 10, 2, 233-245.
E. Takazawa et al. , Journal of Petrology, V 40, N 12, December 1999, pp. 1827-1851.
  • Honshu Island
    • Chubu Region
      • Yamanashi Prefecture
        • Nanbu town (Nambu town)
Akira Kato (2011) Explanations of distributed specimens at the Ordinary Meeting of Mumeikai Group, No. 34 (January, 2011).
Akira Kato (2011) Explanations of distributed specimens at the Ordinary Meeting of Mumeikai Group, No. 34 (January, 20011).
    • Chugoku Region
      • Okayama Prefecture
        • Tsuyama City
Masaru Yamaguchi (1964) Petrogenic Significance of Ultrabasic Inclusions in Basaltic Rocks from Southwest Japan. Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 15, #1, 163-219.
      • Shimane Prefecture
        • Hamada City
Masaru Yamaguchi (1964) Petrogenic Significance of Ultrabasic Inclusions in Basaltic Rocks from Southwest Japan. Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 15, #1, 163-219.
    • Kanto Region
      • Kanagawa Prefecture
        • Yamakita
Alfredo Petrov, field observations, May 2011.
      • Saitama Prefecture
        • Chichibu City
Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
  • Kyushu Region
    • Saga Prefecture
      • Karatsu City (Higashi-Matsuura-gun)
Masaru Yamaguchi (1964) Petrogenic Significance of Ultrabasic Inclusions in Basaltic Rocks from Southwest Japan. Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 15, #1, 163-219.
  • Shikoku Island
    • Ehime prefecture
M. Yamaguchi (1961) Mem. Fac. Sci., Kyushu University, Ser. D, Geology, 10, 2, 233-245.
      • Shikokuchuo City
        • Doi
Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan); Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan); Nishio-Hamane, D., Ohnishi, M., Minakawa, T., Yamaura, J., Saito, S. & Kadota, R. (2012) Ehimeite, NaCa2Mg4CrSi6Al2O22(OH)2: the first Cr-dominant amphibole from the Akaishi Mine, Higashi-Akaishi Mountain, Ehime Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 107, 1-7.
Lesotho
 
  • Butha-Buthe District
American Mineralogist (1968): 53: 1833-1840.
Mauritania
 
  • Tiris Zemmour Region
    • Tenoumer area
http://www.rexmining.be/rdmc/Pressroom/1999/1999_06_29_E.htm; Rex Diamond Mining Corp. Investors Brief.
Mexico
 
  • Coahuila
    • Bolsom de Mapimí
  • Mexico
    • Jiquipilco (Xiquipilco)
Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols
Mongolia
 
  • Arhangay Aimag
    • Hangai highland
      • Tariat
Pavel M. Kartashov data
Mozambique
 
  • Nampula Province
Martins da Pedra photo and specimen.
New Caledonia
 
  • Southern Province
Mineralogical Magazine 1977 41 : 395-397
    • Ouen Island
33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
New Zealand
 
  • South Island
    • Otago
      • Kakanui
Mason, B. (1968): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 19, 316-327.
Norway
 
  • Jan Mayen Island
www.albany.edu/geosciences/cwhitems.html.
  • Møre og Romsdal
    • Midsund
Katayama,I., Karato, S-i., and Brandon, M. (2005): Evidence of high water content in the deep upper mantle inferred from deformation microstructures. Geology 33: 613-616
Hysingjord, J. (1967): Edel granat fra Otterøy ved Molde. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 255 (Årbok 1967): 5-9
    • Vanylven
Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Collection
Garmo, T. T. (2013): Olivine und Eklogite aus Åheim- und jetzt auch noch Diamanten. Mineralien Welt. 24 (2), 81-86
Augsten, R. (2014): Peridot-das "grüne Gold" vom Nordfjord. Lapis. 39 (11), 12-20.
Isaksen, B. (2001): Tur til Åheim 20 mai 2001. Geo-posten. Ålesund og omegn Geologiforening. Julen 2001.
Augsten, R. (2014): Peridot-das "grüne Gold" vom Nordfjord. Lapis. 39 (11), 12-20.
  • Nordland
    • Rana
Nordrum, F. S. (2007): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2006-2007. STEIN 34 (2), 14-26
Nordrum, F.S. (2005): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2004-2005. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 30: 117-124
    • Vefsn
Stuart Mills entry 17.11.2002
Pakistan
 
  • Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)
    • Baltistan
      • Skardu District
        • Haramosh Mts.
          • Chamachhu
Van King
[www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Marc Gravel
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Jawor District
      • Piotrowice
Matusiak M., Puziewicz J., 2005: PRELIMINARY DATA ON BASALT FROM WINNA GÓRA NEAR JAWOR (SW POLAND) AND ITS PERIDOTITIC ENCLAVES. Mineralogical Society of Poland - Special Papers, 26
    • Kłodzko District
      • Lądek Zdrój commune
        • Lutynia
Eligiusz Szełęg collection
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Aldan Shield
        • Aldan
          • Inagli Massif
Naumov, VB and Kamenetsky, VS and Thomas, R and Kononkova, NN and Ryzhenko, BN (2008): Inclusions of silicate and sulfate melts in chrome diopside from the Inagli deposit, Yakutia, Russia. Geochemistry International, 46, 554-564. [http://eprints.utas.edu.au/7673/1/GeochemInt2008-Inagli.pdf]
          • Ryabinovskoe Cu-Au deposit
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2012)
      • Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field
        • Daldyn
M. Kamenetsky et al. , Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 5, 2003.
      • Mirny
Van King
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Kamchatka Oblast'
Turner, A., Drummond, M.S., Kepezhinskas, P., and Defant, M.J. (1996) Mineralogy and Geochemistry of mantle Xenoliths and Host Volcanics of the Avachinsky Volcano, Kamchatka Arc, Russia. 1996 Abstracts with Programs, The Geological Society of America.
  • Northern Region
    • Arkhangel'skaja Oblast'
      • Zimny Bereg District
        • Zimny Bereg kimberlite field
          • Verkhotina occurrence
Kononova, V.A., Golubeva, Y.Y., Bogatikov, O.A., and Kargin, A.V. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(6), 421-441.
    • Murmanskaja Oblast'
      • Kola Peninsula
        • Kovdor Massif
Vorontsova, V. P. (2011). Dykes of the Kuru Vaara deposit in the Kola alkaline province. Moscow University Geology Bulletin, 66(2), 146-149.
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Lučenec Co.
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
      • Podrečany
Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
Ďuďa,R., Mrázek,Z., Košuth,M., 1984: Postmagmatická zeolitová mineralizácia Cérovej vrchoviny. Min.Slovaca, 16,2,157 - 172
South Africa
 
  • Free State Province
    • Xhariep District
      • Koffiefontein
Mathias, M., Siebert, J.C., and Rickwood, P.C. (1970): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 26, 75-123.
  • Northern Cape Province
    • Francis Baard District
      • Kimberley
S.E. Haggerty, J.R. Smyth, A.J. Erlank, R.S. Rickard, R.V. Danchin: Amer. Mineral. 68:494-505 (1983)
S.E. Haggerty, J.R. Smyth, A.J. Erlank, R.S. Rickard, R.V. Danchin: Amer. Mineral. 68:494-505 (1983)
Currie, J. (1897). On Apophyllite from Cape Colony. Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society, 7(3), 252-253.
      • Windsorton
Minerals of South Africa
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Granada
Takeda, H., Hsu, W., & Huss, G. R. (2003). Mineralogy of silicate inclusions of the Colomera IIE iron and crystallization of Cr-diopside and alkali feldspar from a partial melt. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 67(12), 2269-2287.
Switzerland
 
  • Ticino (Tessin)
    • Riviera
      • Bellinzona
        • Gorduno
UHPM Workshop 2001 at Waseda University 3P05 (Page 201-202) http://www.earth.edu.waseda.ac.jp/uhpm/cdrom/abstracts/3p05/3p05.pdf
    • Verzasca Valley
UHPM Workshop 2001 at Waseda University 3P05 (Page 201-202) http://www.earth.edu.waseda.ac.jp/uhpm/cdrom/abstracts/3p05/3p05.pdf
Taiwan
 
  • Taiwan Province
    • Hualien Co.
Al Falster collection
Tanzania
 
  • Kilimanjaro Region
    • Lashaine volcano
J.B. Dawson, Journal of Petrology, 2002, V 43, N° 9, pp. 1749-1777.
    • Olmani Cinder Cone (Olmani Hill)
R.L. Rudnick et al. , Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 114, 1993, pp. 463-475.
  • Manyara Region
    • Simanjiro District
      • Lelatema Mts
        • Merelani Hills (Mererani)
Van King
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Apache Co.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 204; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of AZ, AZ Geol.Soc.Digest: 3: 53-56.
New Mexico GeologicalSociety Guidebook, 54th Field Conference, Geology of the Zuni Plateau, 2003, pp. 133-138.
      • Navajo Indian Reservation
        • Monument Valley
          • Dinnehotso
Witkind, I.J. & R.E. Thaden (1963), Geology and uranium-vanadium deposits in the Monument Valley area, Apache & Navajo Cos., AZ, USGS Bull. 1103: 57.
    • Mohave Co.
      • Hualapai (Hualpai) Mts
McGuire, A. V., & Mukasa, S. B. (1997). Magmatic modification of the uppermost mantle beneath the Basin and Range to Colorado Plateau Transition Zone; Evidence from xenoliths, Wikieup, Arizona. Contributions to mineralogy and petrology, 128(1), 52-65.
  • Arkansas
    • Pike Co.
      • Murfreesboro
(Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 66:252-262).
  • California
    • Siskiyou Co.
      • Yreka
Diller, J.S. (1919) Recent studies of domestic chromite deposits. A.I.M.E. Bulletin 153: 1995; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 388.
  • Colorado
    • Boulder Co.
"Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
    • Larimer Co.
      • State Line Kimberlite District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
  • Hawaii
    • Honolulu Co.
      • Oahu Island
        • Koolau Range (Koolau caldera)
B. De Vivo et al. , Bull. Minéral. , 1988, 111, pp. 307-319.
  • Kentucky
    • Elliott Co.
Kunz,1892: Gems & Precious Stones of N. America, p.151.
  • Maryland
    • Montgomery Co.
      • Rockville
F. Parker (2005) "The Minerals of the Hunting Hill Quarry, Rockville, Maryland" Mineralogical Record 35:435-446.
  • New Mexico
    • McKinley Co.
      • Red Lake volcanic field
New Mexico GeologicalSociety Guidebook, 54th Field Conference, Geology of the Zuni Plateau, 2003, pp. 133-138.
  • New York
    • Tompkins Co.
      • Ithaca
Kay, S. M., Snedden, W. T., Foster, B.P., and Kay, R.W., 1983. Upper mantle and crustal fragments in the Ithaca kimberlites. Journal of Geology (91): p. 277-290.
  • Oklahoma
    • Caddo Co.
Conference Paper, 28th Annual Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, p. 409.
  • Pennsylvania
    • Indiana Co.
      • Dixonville
        • Tanoma Coal Mine
Bikerman, Michael et al. (1997). New Phlogopite K-Ar Dates and the Age of Southwestern Pennsylvania Kimberlite Dikes.
  • Utah
    • San Juan Co.
      • Bluff
New Mexico GeologicalSociety Guidebook, 54th Field Conference, Geology of the Zuni Plateau, 2003, pp. 133-138.
New Mexico GeologicalSociety Guidebook, 54th Field Conference, Geology of the Zuni Plateau, 2003, pp. 133-138.
New Mexico GeologicalSociety Guidebook, 54th Field Conference, Geology of the Zuni Plateau, 2003, pp. 133-138.
New Mexico GeologicalSociety Guidebook, 54th Field Conference, Geology of the Zuni Plateau, 2003, pp. 133-138.
  • Vermont
    • Orleans & Lamoille Cos.
      • Lowell & Eden
Henry Minot Collection
  • Virginia
    • Rockbridge Co.
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
  • Washington
    • Whatcom Co.
      • Twin Sisters Mountain
Cannon, B. (1975): Minerals of Washington, p.43,73
  • Wisconsin
    • Kenosha Co.
      • Kenosha
Carlson, S. & G. Adams (1998) The diamondiferous Six-Pak Ultramafic Lamprophyre Diatreme, Kenosha, Wisconsin, U.S.A.: 43rd. Institute on Lake Superior Geology Abst. with Programs: 11-12.
  • Wyoming
    • Carbon Co.
      • Seminoe Mountains District
W. Dan Hausel (1994) Economic Geology of the Seminoe Mountains Mining District, Carbon County, Wyoming. Wyoming Geological Survey Report of Investigation 50.
    • Laramie Co.
www.wsgsweb.uwyo.edu
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