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Ferro-actinolite

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Formula:
☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
System:
Monoclinic
Colour:
black-green, dark green
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
5 - 6
Name:
Named in 1946 by Nils Sundius for its relationship to Actinolite.
Note: Tremolite is defined as having an Mg/(Mg+Fe2+) ratio ≥ 0.9; Actinolite has a ratio of 0.5–0.9 and Ferro-Actinolite has a ratio of less than 0.5.

Classification of Ferro-actinolite

Approved
9.DE.10

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
D : Inosilicates
E : Inosilicates with 2-periodic double chains, Si4O11; Clinoamphiboles
14.22.6

14 : Silicates not Containing Aluminum
22 : Silicates of Fe and Ca
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Physical Properties of Ferro-actinolite

Vitreous
Colour:
black-green, dark green
Streak:
greenish white
Hardness (Mohs):
5 - 6
Cleavage:
Distinct/Good
on {110}

Crystallography of Ferro-actinolite

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 9.91Å, b = 18.17Å, c = 5.27Å
β = 104.98°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.545 : 1 : 0.29
Unit Cell Volume:
V 916.69 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Optical Data of Ferro-actinolite

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.668 nβ = 1.685 nγ = 1.702
2V:
Measured: 10° to 12°, Calculated: 88°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.034
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
High
Dispersion:
r > v or r < v

Chemical Properties of Ferro-actinolite

Formula:
☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:
Common Impurities:
Ti,Al,Mn,Na,K,F,P

Relationship of Ferro-actinolite to other Species

Series:
Forms a series with Actinolite (see here)
Forms a series with Tremolite (see here)
Other Members of Group:
Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ferro-fluoro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe5}(Si8O22)F2
Fluoro-tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)F2
Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
9.DE.05Anthophyllite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
9.DE.05Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
9.DE.05Clino-holmquistite Root Name☐{Li2}{Z32+Z23+}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2
9.DE.05Grunerite☐{Fe22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
9.DE.05Manganocummingtonite☐{Mn22+}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
9.DE.05Manganogrunerite☐{Mn22+}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
9.DE.05Permanganogrunerite☐{Mn22+}{Mn52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
9.DE.05Ferro-fluoro-pedrizite{Na}{Li2}{Fe2Al2Li}(Al2Si6O22)F2
9.DE.05Ferri-fluoro-leakeite{Na}{Na2}{Mg2Fe23+Li}(Si8O22)F2
9.DE.10Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
9.DE.10Ferri-tschermakite☐{Ca2}{Mg3Fe23+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
9.DE.10Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
9.DE.10Ferro-tschermakite☐{Ca2}{Fe32+Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
9.DE.10Joesmithite{Pb}{Ca2}{Mg3Fe23+}(Be2Si6O22)(OH)2
9.DE.10Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
9.DE.10Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
9.DE.10Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
9.DE.10CannilloiteCa(Ca2)(Mg4Al)(Al3Si5O22)(OH)2
9.DE.10Fluoro-cannilloite{Ca}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al3Si5O22)(F,OH)2
9.DE.10Parvo-manganotremolite☐{CaMn2+}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
9.DE.10Fluoro-tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)F2
9.DE.10Potassic-fluoro-pargasite{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)F2
9.DE.15Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
9.DE.15Ferro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe52+}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
9.DE.15Ferro-kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe32+AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
9.DE.15Ferro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
9.DE.15Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
9.DE.15Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2
9.DE.15Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
9.DE.15Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
9.DE.15Sadanagaite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3Al2}(Al3Si5O22)(OH)2
9.DE.15Fluoro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(F,OH)2
9.DE.15Potassic-ferro-ferri-sadanagaite{K}{Ca2}{Fe32+Fe23+}(Al3Si5O22)(OH)2
9.DE.15Potassic-sadanagaite{K}{Ca2}{Mg3Al2}(Al3Si5O22)(OH)2
9.DE.15Potassic-pargasite{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
9.DE.15Potassic-ferro-sadanagaite{K}{Ca2}{Fe32+Al2}(Al3Si5O22)(OH)2
9.DE.15Fluoro-magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)F2
9.DE.15Potassic-fluoro-hastingsite{K}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
9.DE.15Potassic-chloro-hastingsite{K}{Ca2}{Fe42+Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(Cl,OH)2
9.DE.15Fluoro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2
9.DE.15Parvo-mangano-edenite{Na}{CaMn2+}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
9.DE.15Potassic-chloro-pargasite{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(Cl,OH)2
9.DE.15Potassic-ferro-chloro-edenite{K}{Ca2}{Fe52+}(AlSi7O22)(Cl,OH)2
9.DE.15Potassic-magnesio-hastingsite{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
9.DE.15Potassic-ferro-pargasite{K}{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
9.DE.15Chromio-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Cr3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
9.DE.20Ferro-taramiteNa(CaNa)(Fe32+Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
9.DE.20Barroisite☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
9.DE.20Ferro-ferri-barroisite☐(CaNa)(Fe32+Fe23+)(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
9.DE.20Ferro-ferri-winchite☐[CaNa][Fe42+(Fe3+,Al)]Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.20Ferri-barroisite☐(CaNa)(Mg3Fe23+)(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
9.DE.20Ferro-ferri-taramiteNa(CaNa)(Fe32+Fe23+)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
9.DE.20Ferro-ferri-katophoriteNaCaNaFe42+(Fe3+)[(AlSi7)O22](OH)2
9.DE.20Ferro-barroisite☐{CaNa}{Fe32+Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
9.DE.20Ferro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
9.DE.20Ferro-winchite ☐{CaNa}{Fe42+Al}(Si8O22)(OH)2
9.DE.20Ferro-katophorite{Na}{CaNa}{Fe42+Al}[(AlSi7)O22](OH)2
9.DE.20Ferri-taramiteNa(CaNa)(Mg3Fe23+)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
9.DE.20Magnesiotaramite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg3AlFe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
9.DE.20Richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
9.DE.20Winchite☐{CaNa}{Mg4Al}(Si8O22)(OH)2
9.DE.20Taramite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
9.DE.20Fluoro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
9.DE.20Katophorite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg4Al}[(AlSi7)O22](OH)2
9.DE.20Potassic-fluoro-richterite{K}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2
9.DE.20Potassic-richteriteK[CaNa][Mg5]Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.20Ferri-ghoseite☐[Mn2+Na][Mg4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.20Ferri-winchite☐[CaNa][Mg4(Fe3+,Al)]Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.20Fluoro-taramite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)F2
9.DE.25Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.25EckermanniteNaNa2(Mg4Al}Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.25Ferro-eckermanniteNaNa2(Fe2+,4Al)Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.25Ferro-glaucophane◻[Na2][Fe32+Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.25Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.25Potassic-mangani-leakeite[(Na,K)][Na2][Mg2Mn23+Li]Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.25Mangano-ferri-eckermannite[Na][Na2][Mn42+(Fe3+)]Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.25Ferri-leakeite[Na][Na2][Mg2Fe23+Li]Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.25Magnesio-riebeckite◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe23+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
9.DE.25Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
9.DE.25NybøiteNaNa2(Mg3Al2)(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
9.DE.25Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe32+Fe23+]Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.25Mangano-mangani-ungarettiiteNaNa2(Mn22+Mn33+)(Si8O22)O2
9.DE.25Ferro-ferri-nybøiteNaNa2[(Fe32+,Mg)Fe23+](AlSi7O22)(OH)2
9.DE.25Clino-ferro-ferri-holmquistite◻{Li2}{Fe32+Fe23+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
9.DE.25Ferri-nybøiteNaNa2(Mg3Fe23+](AlSi7O22)(OH)2
9.DE.25Ferro-ferri-leakeite[Na][Na2][Fe22+Fe23+Li]Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.25Ferro-ferri-fluoro-leakeiteNa(Na2)(Fe22+Fe23+Li)(Si8O22)(F)2
9.DE.25Sodic-ferri-clinoferroholmquistiteNa0.5{Li2}{Fe32+Fe23+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
9.DE.25Magnesio-fluoro-arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Mg4Fe3+][Si8O22](F,OH)2
9.DE.25Ferri-pedrizite[Na][Li2][Mg2Fe23+Li]Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.25Potassic-ferri-leakeite[K][Na2][Mg2Fe23+Li]Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.25Fluoro-nybøiteNaNa2(Mg3Al2)(AlSi7O22)(F,OH)2
9.DE.25Mangani-dellaventuraite{Na}{Na2}{MgMn23+LiTi4+}Si8O22O2
9.DE.25Fluoro-pedriziteNaLi2(Mg2Al2Li)(Si8O22)F2
9.DE.25Potassic-arfvedsonite[(K,Na)][Na2][Fe42+Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.25Mangani-obertiiteNa(Na2)(Mg3Mn3+Ti)(Si8O22)O2
9.DE.25Potassic-magnesio-fluoro-arfvedsonite[(K,Na)][Na2][Mg4Fe3+][Si8O22][(F,OH)2]
9.DE.25Ferro-ferri-pedrizite[Na][Li2][Fe22+Fe23+Li]Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.25Potassic-magnesio-arfvedsonite[K][Na2][Mg4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.25PedriziteNaLi2(LiMg2Al2)(Si8O22)(OH)2
9.DE.25Ferro-pedriziteNaLi2(Fe22+Al2Li)Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.25Fluoro-leakeiteNaNa2(Mg2Al2Li)(Si8O22)F2
9.DE.25Ferro-ferri-obertiiteNaNa2(Fe32+Fe3+Ti)Si8O22O2
14.22.1HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
14.22.2Pyroxferroite(Fe,Mn,Ca)SiO3
14.22.3 Ferro-akermaniteCa2FeSi2O7
14.22.4KirschsteiniteCaFe2+SiO4
14.22.5TungusiteCa4Fe2Si6O15(OH)6
14.22.7IlvaiteCaFe22+Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
14.22.8Julgoldite-(Fe2+)Ca2(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe3+,Al)2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
14.22.9AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3

Other Names for Ferro-actinolite

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:铁阳起石

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 Ferro-actinolite

Reference List:
Mineralogical Record: 29: 169-174.

Ishida, K. Hawthorne, F.C., and Ando, Y. (2002) Fine structure of infrared OH-stretching bands in natural and heat-treated amphiboles of the tremolite-ferroactinolite series. American Mineralogist: 87: 891-898.

Hawthorne, F. C. and Oberti, R. (2006): On the classification of amphiboles. Canadian Mineralogist 44, 1-21.

Internet Links for Ferro-actinolite

Localities for Ferro-actinolite

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.
Argentina
 
  • Córdoba
    • Punilla Department
Sureda, R., Lira, R., & Colombo, F. (2010). Gustavite, PbAgBi3S6-P21/c, with the bismuth and silver minerals at Los Guindos mining group, Pampa de Olaen, Córdoba, Argentina (31° 11'S/64° 33'W). Andean Geology, 33(1).
  • Mendoza
PONS, María Josefina; FRANCHINI, Marta; MAS, Graciela and RIOS, Francisco Javier. Genetic model of the Vegas Peladas Fe-sakarns, Mendoza, Argentina. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.4, pp. 615-634
  • San Juan
    • Jáchal department
      • Villa Mercedes
Brodtkorb (2002): Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina
Australia
 
  • Australian Capital Territory
    • Brindabella Range
      • Cotter Dam
A.G. Christy (unpubl. analyses, 2004)
  • New South Wales
    • Buccleuch Co.
      • Talbingo
Gole (1981)
    • Yancowinna Co.
Birch BH Book
  • Tasmania
    • Huon district
Bottrill, RS, 1997. The Minerals of the Cygnet District. The Mineralogical Society of Tasmania Newsletter, 25, p.12
    • Moina District (Middlesex District)
Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
  • Western Australia
    • Yilgarn Shire
      • Marvel Loch
Meinert, 1992. Skarns & Skarn Deposits
Austria
 
  • Lower Austria
    • Waldviertel
      • Geras
        • Kottaun
Götzinger, M. A. (1981): Mineralogische Untersuchungen des Magnetitvorkommens Kottaun bei Geras, niederösterreichisches Moldanubikum. Ein Beitrag zur Genese von Skarnen. Sitzungsber. Österr. Akad. Wiss., math.-naturw. Kl., 190, 45-78.; Götzinger, M. A., Beran, A. & Libowitzky, E. (1994): Exkursion A: Mineralvorkommen und Lagerstätten im östlichen Waldviertel. Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 139, 389-405.
  • Vorarlberg
    • Montafon
      • Verwall group
        • Rinder valley (Gafluna valley)
Kolitsch, U. & Brandstätter, F. (2012): 1739) Andradit, Kassiterit, Epidot, Ferro-Aktinolith, Hedenbergit und Woodruffit von der Putzkammeralpe im Rindertal (Gaflunatal), Montafon, Vorarlberg. Pp. 143-147 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2012): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXI. Carinthia II, 202./122., 123-180.
Brazil
 
  • Goiás
Jost, H., and de Tarso Ferro de Oliveira Fortes, P. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 358-376.
  • Minas Gerais
    • Jequitinhonha valley
Revista Brasileira de Geociências 30(2):306-310
  • Pará
    • Carajás mineral province
      • Canaã dos Carajás
        • Sossego Mine
Monteiro, L.V.S., Xavier, R.P., de Carvalho, E.R., Hitzman, M.W., Johnson, C.A., de Souza Filho, C.R., and Torresi, I. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 129-159.
      • Parauapebas
Dreher, A.M., Xavier, R.P., Taylor, B.E., and Martini, S.L. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 161-184.; Tazava, E. (1999). Mineralização de Au-Cu-(±ETR-U) associada às brechas hidrotermais do depósito de Igarapé Bahia, Província Mineral de Carajás, PA. MS Thesis
  • Paraíba
    • Borborema mineral province
      • Catingueira
Souza Neto, J.A., Legrand, J.M., Volfinger, M., Pascal, M.-L., and Sonnet, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 185-205.
Cameroon
 
  • North-West Region
    • Nkambe
Tetsopgang, S., Koyanagi, J., Enami, M., and Kihara, K. (2003): Mineralogical Magazine 67(3), 509-516.
Canada
 
  • Nunavut Territory
    • Mackenzie District
      • Itchen Lake
Hicken, A.K., McClenaghan, M.B., Layton-Matthews, D., Paulen, R.C., Averill, S.A. and Crabtree, D. (2013) Indicator mineral signatures of the Izok Lake Zn-Cu-Pb-Agvolcanogenic
  • Ontario
    • Sudbury District
      • Levack Township
McCormick, K.A. and McDonald, A. (1999) Chlorine-bearing amphiboles from the Fraser mine, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada: Description and crystal chemistry. Canadian Mineralogist, 37, 1385-1403.
    • Thunder Bay District
      • Gemmell Township
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 1992, 29(7): 1375-1388
  • Québec
    • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
      • Rouyn-Noranda TE
Galley, A.G., Jonasson, I.R., and Watkinson, D.H. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 619-637.; Econ Geol. (1995) 90:2006-2017
China
 
  • Hebei Province
    • Qinhuangdao Prefecture
      • Funing Co.
Lingdi Zhou, Deren Li, Zhenhua Zhao, and Yangchuan Wang (1989): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 9(3)
  • Hunan Province
    • Chenzhou Prefecture
      • Yizhang Co.
        • Dongpo ore field
Yiming Zhao and Daxin Li (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 345-359
  • Qinghai Province
    • Haixi Autonomous Prefecture
      • Golmud Co. (Ge'ermu Co.)
        • Qimantage Mts
Miao Yu, Chengyou Feng, Guangying Bao, Hongchuan Liu, Yiming Zhao, Daxin Li, Ye Xiao, and Jiannan Liu (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(1), 55-76
  • Yunnan Province
    • Baoshan Prefecture
      • Longyang District
Hua Huang, Changqing Zhang, Yunman Zhou, Bo Liu, Yongfu Xie, Yuntao Dong, Chunhai Yang, and Wenwei Dong (2014): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 33(1), 127-148
    • Dêqên Autonomous Prefecture (Deqin Autonomous Prefecture; Diqing Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Shangri-La Co. (Xianggelila Co.; Zhongdian Co.)
Tao Ren, Zhong Hong, Xingchun Zhang, Runsheng Han, and Meijuan Ma (2013): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 33(3), 278-286
Czech Republic
 
  • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
    • Olomouc Region
      • Javorník (Jauernig)
        • Horní Hostice
Zimák, J.: Mineralogie železných rud na historickém ložisku Horní Hoštice v Rychlebských horách (Česká republika). Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2008, vol. 16, 2, 238-242.
France
 
  • Midi-Pyrénées
    • Ariège
      • Cauflens
        • Seix
          • Salau
C. Derré, M. Fonteilles, L.Y. Nansot : "Le Gisement de Scheelite de Salau, Ariège - Pyrénées", Publications du 26è Congrès Géologique International, Paris, 7-17 July, 1980
  • Rhône-Alpes
    • Isère
      • Bourg d'Oisans
        • St Christophe-en-Oisans
Gautron, L. and Meisser, N. (2001). Prehnite from La Combe de la Selle, Saint Christophe en Oisans - Isère - France. Mineralogical Record, 32 (3), 223-232.
Germany
 
  • Bavaria
    • Franconia
      • Spessart
        • Aschaffenburg
          • Dörrmorsbach
A. Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", Schweizerbart (Stuttgart), 2001
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
Lapis 30(7/8):78-80 (2005)
      • Schwarzenberg District
Gunnar Farber
  • Schleswig-Holstein
    • Elmshorn
      • Barmstedt
A. Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", Schweizerbart (Stuttgart), 2001
Greenland
 
  • Kujalleq
    • Narsaq
      • Nunarssuit Island
J. Petrol. 44:1247-1280 (2003)
  • Sermersooq
    • Arsuk Fjord
Stephenson, D. & Upton, B.J.G.(1982): Ferromagnesian silicates in a differentiated alkaline complex: Kûngnât Fjeld, South Greenland. Mineralogical Magazine. 46, 283-300
Italy
 
  • Lombardy
    • Sondrio Province
      • Valtellina
        • Valfurva
Bedognè,F,,Montrasio; A. & Sciesa;E. (2006): I minerali della media-alta Valtellina delle Orobie valtellinesi e della Val Poschiavo. Bettini, Sondrio, Italia, 255.
          • Zebrù Valley
Bedognè, F., Montrasio, A., Sciesa, E. (2006). I minerali della medio-alta Valtellina, delle Orobie valtellinesi e della val Poschiavo. Aggiornamenti sulle altre località della provincia di Sondrio. Tip. Bettini, Sondrio, 255 pp.
  • Sardinia
    • Cagliari Province
      • Assemini
Verkaeren, J., & Bartholome, P. (1979). Petrology of the San Leone magnetite skarn deposit (SW Sardinia). Economic Geology, 74(1), 53-66.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chugoku Region
      • Yamaguchi Prefecture
        • Iwakuni City
American Mineralogist 87: 891–898 (2002); Econ Geol (1980) 75:1066-1082
    • Kinki Region
      • Nara Prefecture
Alfredo Petrov - private communication
    • Tohoku Region
      • Iwate Prefecture
        • Esashi City
Namibia
 
  • Khomas Region
Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 444 pp. (in English)
Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern: 543 (in English)
Norway
 
  • Telemark
    • Skien
      • Fossum Iron Mines
Larsen, A.O. (1993): Fossum jernverk. STEIN 20 (2), 112-116
Pakistan
 
  • Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA)
    • Khyber Agency
Jessie Fisher
Ikram Mineraology, Peshawar, Pakistan (ikram@pakistanminerals.com)
  • Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)
    • Diamar District (Diamir District)
      • Tangir Valley
Dudley Blauwet, Bill Smith and Carol Smith (2004) Table of mineral localities of the northern areas of Pakistan and other selected sites. (in "Pakistan: Minerals, Mountains & Majesty", Lapis International, East Hampton, Connecticut)
    • Gilgit District
Karel Bal specimen
Portugal
 
  • Leiria District
    • Leiria
      • Monte Redondo
Rui Nunes
Romania
 
  • Caraş-Severin Co.
    • Banat Mts
      • Ocna de Fier-Dognecea District
        • Ocna de Fier (Vaskö-Moraviţa; Vaskö-Moravicza; Eisenstein)
Ciobanu, Cristiana Liana and Cook, Nigel John, 2003, Skarn Textures and A Case Study: The Ocna de Fier - Dognecea Orefield, Romania, Ore Geology Reviews, p. 315-370.
Ciobanu, Cristiana Liana and Cook, Nigel John, 2003, Skarn Textures and A Case Study: The Ocna de Fier - Dognecea Orefield, Romania, Ore Geology Reviews, p. 315-370.
Slovakia
 
  • Košice Region
    • Gelnica Co.
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
    • Spišská Nová Ves Co.
      • Hnilec
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
  • Prešov Region
    • Prešov Co.
      • Vyšná Šebastová
Ďuďa,R., et al., 1981: Mineralógia severnej časti Slanských vrchov. Min.Slovaca, Monografia 2, 98s
  • Trenčín Region
    • Trenčín Co.
      • Veľká Hradná
Ozdín D. & Rojkovič I., 2006: Magnetitová mineralizácia na lokalite Železník v Považskom Inovci. Mineralia Slovaca, 38, 2, 109-123.
South Africa
 
  • Gauteng Province
    • Pretoria District (Tshwane District)
Rocks & Minerals 83:5 pp 410-421
  • Northern Cape Province
    • Pixley ka Seme District
      • Prieska
Minerals of South Africa
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Málaga
      • Antequera
Josep Sanchez-Lafuente Mariol specimens and powder XRD.
      • Ojén
        • Sierra Blanca
Romero Silva, JC (2003). Minerales y Rocas de la provincia de Malaga, Diputación de Málaga, 318 pp. .
  • Asturias
    • Salas
      • Carlés
D. Arcos et al. , Eur. J. Mineral. , 1996, 8, pp. 975-985.
  • Castile and Leon
    • Salamanca
      • Los Santos
- Timón,S.M.(2008). El Skarn de Scheelita de Los Santos (Salamanca).Química mineral, inclusiones fluidas e isótopos estables. Tesis Doctoral, Uni.de Salamanca, 396 págs.
  • Catalonia
    • Lleida (Lérida)
      • El Pallars Jussà
        • Tremp
          • Casterner de les Olles
Calvo, M., Calvo, G., Pocovi, A., Lago, M. & Viñals, J. (2011): Epidot und Axinit vom Escales-Stausee, Katalanische Pyrenäen, Nordspanien. Lapis 36 (5), 13-20; 58 (in German).
    • Tarragona
      • Priorat
        • Bellmunt del Priorat
Joan Abella i Creus (2008): Minerals I Mines De La Conca De Bellmunt Del Priorat.
  • Extremadura
    • Badajoz
      • Burguillos del Cerro
- Sanabria, R. and Calvo, M. (2002): Los yacimientos de magnetita de Burguillos del Cerro. Revista de minerales, 2(3), 4-25 & 61.
Sanabria, R. and Calvo, M. (2002). Los yacimientos de magnetita de Burguillos del Cerro. Revista de Minerales, 2 (3), 4-25
      • Jerez de Caballeros
  • Madrid
Tanago, J. G., Lozano, P. L., Larios, A. , La Iglesia, A. (2012) Stokesite crystals from La Cabrera, Madrid, Spain. Mineralogical Record 43:499-508
    • Manzanares el Real
AmMin 85:578–585
Sweden
 
  • Dalarna
    • Smedjebacken
      • Väster Silvberg
Damman, A.H. & Lustenhouwer, W.J. (1992): Manganese-rich calcic amphiboles of the tremolite-ferro-actinolite series. Mineralogical Magazine. 56, 391-398.
  • Småland
    • Vetlanda
      • Alseda
H.-J.Wilke: Die Mineralien und Fundstellen von Schweden.1997
      • Bäckaby
H.-J.Wilke: Die Mineralien und Fundstellen von Schweden.1997
      • Fröderyd
H.-J.Wilke: Die Mineralien und Fundstellen von Schweden.1997
H.-J.Wilke: Die Mineralien und Fundstellen von Schweden.1997
H.-J.Wilke: Die Mineralien und Fundstellen von Schweden.1997
H.-J.Wilke: Die Mineralien und Fundstellen von Schweden.1997
H.-J.Wilke: Die Mineralien und Fundstellen von Schweden.1997
H.-J.Wilke: Die Mineralien und Fundstellen von Schweden.1997
H.-J.Wilke: Die Mineralien und Fundstellen von Schweden.1997
H.-J.Wilke: Die Mineralien und Fundstellen von Schweden.1997
H.-J.Wilke: Die Mineralien und Fundstellen von Schweden.1997
H.-J.Wilke: Die Mineralien und Fundstellen von Schweden.1997
H.-J.Wilke: Die Mineralien und Fundstellen von Schweden.1997
  • Värmland
    • Filipstad
Nysten, P., Holtstam, D. and Jonsson, E. (1999) The Långban minerals. In Långban - The mines,their minerals, geology and explorers (D. Holtstam and J. Langhof, eds.), Swedish Museum of Natural History and Raster Förlag, Stockholm & Chr. Weise Verlag, Munich, pp. 89-183. ; K:Gatedal
      • Persberg district
        • Pajsberg
Kjell Gatedal
Switzerland
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Martigny
      • Mont Chemin
        • Bovernier
UK
 
  • England
    • Devon
      • Okehampton area (Northern Dartmoor)
http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
  • Scotland
    • North West Highlands (Inverness-shire)
      • Isle of Skye
        • Luib
Tindle.A.G Mineralds of Britian and Ireland
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Gila Co.
      • Dripping Spring Mts
        • Banner District
          • Hayden area
            • Chilito
              • Keystone Gulch
                • Reagan claims (Regan/Reagan Camp prospects; Lee Reagan property; Lee Reagan prospects; Kullman-McCool group)
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 221.
  • California
    • Calaveras Co.
      • Garnet Hill
Lordo, Kathleen M. and Lowell, Gary R. (2002), Composition of Color-Zoned Axinite from the Garnet Hill Skarn, California; Geological Society of America 2002 Denver Annual Meeting (October 22-30, 2002), Session 158, Paper No. 158-2.
    • Inyo Co.
      • Bishop District (Tungsten Hills District)
Dave Bunk specimen
    • San Bernardino Co.
  • Iowa
    • Pocahontas Co.
www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/impact2000/pdf/3112.pdf.
  • Minnesota
    • St. Louis Co.
      • Mesabi Range
        • Babbitt
Ross, Malcolm et al. (2007): The search for asbestos within the Peter Mitchell Taconite iron ore mine, near Babbitt, Regulatory Toxicology and PharmacologyVolume 52, Issue 1, Supplement 1, October 2008, Pages S43-S50
  • Nevada
    • Lander Co.
      • Battle Mountain District
Economic Geology; August 2002; v. 97; no. 5; p. 1119-1126
  • New Jersey
    • Hudson Co.
      • North Bergen Township
        • North Bergen
Bradley D. Plotkin collection
    • Sussex Co.
      • Franklin Mining District
        • Franklin
Dunn(1995):Pt3:454.
  • New York
    • Essex Co.
Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:242
        • Moriah Township
http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2005NE/finalprogram/abstract_83497.htm
    • Lewis Co.
      • Diana Township
        • Natural Bridge station
George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.; George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
    • Putnam Co.
      • Town of Southeast
        • Brewster
Lupulescu, Marian: Rocks& Min. -- May/June 2008
    • St. Lawrence Co.
      • Fine
Marian Lupulescu (2010) The Pegmatites of New York. The 37th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, April 15-18, 2010
NY State Museum spec. no. 6898
George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.; George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
speclab.cr.usgs.gov/spectral.lib 04/DESCRIPT/smaragdite.HS290.html
  • Rhode Island
    • Providence Co.
http://rruff.geo.arizona.edu/doclib/hom/ferroactinolite.pdf.
P Cristofono collection , 2008
  • Vermont
    • Windham Co.
      • Westminster
Robinson, Douglas (1996). Refining Local Mineralogy: Two Calcite Deposits in Westminster, Windham County, Vermont, Mineral News 12(5): 1-2.
  • Wisconsin
    • Jackson Co.
Kimball, K & F. Spear (1984,) Metamorphic Petrology of the Jackson County Iron Formation, Wisconsin, Canadian Mineralogist: 22: 605-619. Cordua, W.S., 1998, "Minerals of Wisconsin", Rocks and Minerals vol. 73 #6, p. 378 - 39
    • Marinette Co.
Hollister, V. & M. Cummings (1982) A summary of the Duval massive sulfide deposit, Marinette County, Wisconsin: Geoscience Wisconsin:6: 11-20
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