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A variety of Ilmenite

A Mg-rich variety of ilmenite.

Classification of Picroilmenite URL:
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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 Picroilmenite

Reference List:
Groth (1898): 143.

Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 538.

Clark (1993): 545.

Burke, Ernest A.J. (2007) A Mass Discreditation of GQN Minerals. Canadian Mineralogist: 44(6): 1557-1560.

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Localities for Picroilmenite

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.
  • Lunda Norte Province
Pavel M. Kartashov data
  • New South Wales
    • Young Co.
  • Western Australia
    • Carnarvon Shire
      • Middalya Station
WAMEX Database 2000
    • Wyndham-East Kimberley Shire
      • King George River
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
  • Québec
    • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
      • La Vallée-de-l'Or RCM
        • Réservoir-Dozois
Olivier Langelier Collection
  • Liaoning Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
    • Liaodong Peninsula
      • Dalian Prefecture
        • Wafangdian Co.
          • Fuxian Kimberlite field
            • Toudaogou (incl. Pipes No. 51; 68 & 74)
Guangcheng Zhang et al. (1983): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 4(2)
  • Shandong Province
    • Linyi Prefecture
      • Yimeng Mts (Yimeng Shan)
        • Mengyin Co.
          • Mengyin Kimberlite field
            • Changma Kimberlite belt
Guangcheng Zhang et al. (1983): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 4(2)
              • Wangcun deposit
Guangcheng Zhang et al. (1983): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 4(2)
  • Eastern Finland Region
O´Brien Hugh,Tyni Matti 2005 Eastern Finland kimberlite province. Fifth international dyke conference 31.7-3.8. 2005 Rovaniemi, Finland
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field
        • Daldyn
Patchen, A. D., Taylor, L. A., & Pokhilenko, N. (1997). Ferrous freudenbergite in ilmenite megacrysts: A unique paragenesis from the Dalnaya kimberlite, Yakutia. American Mineralogist, 82(9), 991-1000.
  • 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.; Kostrovitsky, S. I., Malkovets, V. G., Verichev, E. M., Garanin, V. K., & Suvorova, L. V. (2004). Megacrysts from the Grib kimberlite pipe (Arkhangelsk province, Russia). Lithos, 77(1), 511-523.
    • 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.
  • Wisconsin
    • Kenosha Co.
      • Kenosha
Carlson, S.M. and Adams, G.W., 1998, "The diamondiferous Six-Pak Ultramafic Lamprophyre Diatreme, Kenosha, Wisconsin, U.S.A.", 43rd. Annual Institute on Lake Superior Geology, Abst. with Programs, p. 11-12
  • Wyoming
    • Laramie Co.
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