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Formula:
(Mg,Fe
2+
 
)
 
7
(SiO
 
4
)
 
3
(F,OH)
 
2
System:OrthorhombicColour:White, yellow, dark ...
Lustre:VitreousHardness:6
Member of:Humite series Group > Humite Group
Name:
Named in 1813 by Jacques Louis, Comte de Bournon in honor of Sir Abraham Hume [February 20, 1749 London, England, UK – March 24, 1838 Wormley Bury. England. UK], English connoisseur and collector of gems, minerals, and artwork.
Dimorph of:Leucophoenicite


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Classification of Humite

IMA status:Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
Strunz 8th edition ID:8/B.04-30
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:9.AF.50

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
A : Nesosilicates
F : Nesosilicates with additional anions; cations in [4], [5] and/or only [6] coordination
Dana 8th edition ID:52.3.2c.1

52 : NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
3 : Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Hey's CIM Ref.:17.1.11

17 : Silicates Containing other Anions
1 : Silicates with fluoride (not containing Al)
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Type Occurrence of Humite

Type Locality:Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy
Year of Discovery:1813

Physical Properties of Humite

Lustre:Vitreous
Colour:White, yellow, dark orange or brown.
Hardness (Mohs):6

Crystallography of Humite

Crystal System:Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:a = 10.24Å, b = 20.72Å, c = 4.73Å
Ratio:a:b:c = 0.494 : 1 : 0.228
Unit Cell Volume:V 1,003.58 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
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Radiation - Copper Kα
Data Set:
Horizontal Axis: ° to ° Vertical Axis: % Source Data: Filtered Data:
Data courtesy of RRUFF project at University of Arizona, used with permission.

Optical Data of Humite

Type:Biaxial (+)
RI values: nα = 1.607 - 1.643 nβ = 1.619 - 1.653 nγ = 1.639 - 1.675
2V:Measured: 68° to 81°, Calculated: 70° to 78°
Maximum Birefringence:δ = 0.032

Chart shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:Moderate
Dispersion:weak

Chemical Properties of Humite

Formula:
(Mg,Fe
2+
 
)
 
7
(SiO
 
4
)
 
3
(F,OH)
 
2
Simplified for copy/paste:(Mg,Fe2+)7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2
Essential elements:F, Mg, O, Si
All elements listed in formula:F, Fe, H, Mg, O, Si
Common Impurities:Ti,Al,Mn,Ca

Relationship of Humite to other Species

Member of:Humite series Group > Humite Group
Other Members of Group:

- +
Chondrodite
(Mg,Fe
2+
 
)
 
5
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(F,OH)
 
2
Clinohumite
Mg
 
9
(SiO
 
4
)
 
4
F
 
2
Hydroxylchondrodite
Mg
 
5
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
2
Hydroxylclinohumite
Mg
 
9
(SiO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH)
 
2
Norbergite
Mg
 
3
(SiO
 
4
)(F,OH)
 
2
Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
9.AF.05Sillimanite
Al
 
2
(SiO
 
4
)O
9.AF.10Andalusite
Al
 
2
(SiO
 
4
)O
9.AF.10Kanonaite
Mn
3+
 
Al(SiO
 
4
)O
9.AF.15Kyanite
Al
 
2
(SiO
 
4
)O
9.AF.20Mullite
Al
 
4+2x
Si
 
2-2x
O
 
10-x
9.AF.20Krieselite
(Al,Ga)
 
2
(GeO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
9.AF.23Boromullite
Al
 
9
BSi
 
2
O
 
19
9.AF.25Yoderite
Mg(Al,Fe
3+
 
)
 
3
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
O(OH)
9.AF.30Magnesiostaurolite
(Mg,Li,Fe
2+
 
)
 
1.5-2
Al
 
9
(SiO
 
4
)
 
4
O
 
6
(OH)
 
2
9.AF.30Staurolite
(Fe
2+
 
,Mg,Zn)
 
1.5-2
Al
 
9
(SiO
 
4
)
 
4
O
 
6
(OH,O)
 
2
9.AF.30Zincostaurolite
(Zn,Li,Fe
2+
 
,Mg)
 
1.5-2
Al
 
9
(SiO
 
4
)
 
4
O
 
6
(OH)
 
2
9.AF.35Topaz
Al
 
2
(SiO
 
4
)(F,OH)
 
2
9.AF.40Norbergite
Mg
 
3
(SiO
 
4
)(F,OH)
 
2
9.AF.45Alleghanyite
Mn
2+
5
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
2
9.AF.45Chondrodite
(Mg,Fe
2+
 
)
 
5
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(F,OH)
 
2
9.AF.45Reinhardbraunsite
Ca
 
5
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH,F)
 
2
9.AF.45Kumtyubeite
Ca
 
5
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
F
 
2
9.AF.45Hydroxylchondrodite
Mg
 
5
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
2
9.AF.50Manganhumite
(Mn
2+
 
,Mg)
 
7
(SiO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
2
9.AF.50Unnamed (Ca-analogue of Humite)
Ca
 
7
(SiO
 
4
)
 
4
F
 
2
9.AF.55Clinohumite
Mg
 
9
(SiO
 
4
)
 
4
F
 
2
9.AF.55Sonolite
Mn
2+
9
(SiO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH,F)
 
2
9.AF.55Hydroxylclinohumite
Mg
 
9
(SiO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH)
 
2
9.AF.60Leucophoenicite
Mn
2+
7
(SiO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
2
9.AF.65Ribbeite
(Mn
2+
 
,Mg)
 
5
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
2
9.AF.70Jerrygibbsite
Mn
2+
9
(SiO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH)
 
2
9.AF.75Franciscanite
Mn
2+
6
(V
5+
 
,☐)
 
2
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(O,OH)
 
6
9.AF.75Örebroite
Mn
2+
3
(Sb
5+
 
,Fe
3+
 
)(SiO
 
4
)(O,OH)
 
3
9.AF.75Welinite
Mn
2+
6
(W
6+
 
,Mg)
 
2
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(O,OH)
 
6
9.AF.80Ellenbergerite
Mg
 
6
(Mg,Ti,Zr,◻)
 
2
(Al,Mg)
 
6
Si
 
8
O
 
28
(OH)
 
10
9.AF.85Chloritoid
(Fe
2+
 
,Mg,Mn
2+
 
)Al
 
2
(SiO
 
4
)O(OH)
 
2
9.AF.85Magnesiochloritoid
MgAl
 
2
(SiO
 
4
)O(OH)
 
2
9.AF.85Ottrélite
(Mn
2+
 
,Fe
2+
 
,Mg)Al
 
2
(SiO
 
4
)O(OH)
 
2
9.AF.90Poldervaartite
CaCa[SiO
 
3
(OH)](OH)
9.AF.90Olmiite
CaMn
2+
 
[SiO
 
3
(OH)](OH)
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
17.1.1Hectorite
Na
 
0.3
(Mg,Li)
 
3
(Si
 
4
O
 
10
)(F,OH)
 
2
17.1.3Agrellite
NaCa
 
2
Si
 
4
O
 
10
F
17.1.4Fluorapophyllite-(Na)
NaCa
 
4
(Si
 
8
O
 
20
)F · 8H
 
2
O
17.1.5Fluorapophyllite-(K)
KCa
 
4
(Si
 
8
O
 
20
)(F,OH) · 8H
 
2
O
17.1.6Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)
KCa
 
4
(Si
 
8
O
 
20
)(OH,F) · 8H
 
2
O
17.1.7Hsianghualite
Ca
 
3
Li
 
2
(Be
 
3
Si
 
3
O
 
12
)F
 
2
17.1.8Leucophanite
NaCaBeSi
 
2
O
 
6
F
17.1.9Norbergite
Mg
 
3
(SiO
 
4
)(F,OH)
 
2
17.1.10Chondrodite
(Mg,Fe
2+
 
)
 
5
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(F,OH)
 
2
17.1.12Clinohumite
Mg
 
9
(SiO
 
4
)
 
4
F
 
2
17.1.13Canasite
K
 
2
Na
 
4
Ca
 
5
(Si
 
12
O
 
30
(OH,F)
 
4
17.1.14Charoite
(K,Sr)
 
15-16
(Ca,Na)
 
32
[Si
 
6
O
 
11
(O,OH)
 
6
]
 
2
[Si
 
12
O
 
18
(O,OH)
 
12
]
 
2
[Si
 
17
O
 
25
(O,OH)
 
18
]
 
2
(OH,F)
 
4
· ~3H
 
2
O
17.1.15Cuspidine
Ca
 
4
(Si
 
2
O
 
7
)(F,OH)
 
2
17.1.16Bultfonteinite
Ca
 
2
(HSiO
 
4
)F · H
 
2
O
17.1.17Zeophyllite
Ca
 
13
(Si
 
10
O
 
28
)F
 
10
· 6H
 
2
O
17.1.18Rowlandite-(Y)
(Y,Ce)
 
4
Fe
2+
 
(Si
 
2
O
 
7
)
 
2
F
 
2
(?)
17.1.19Yuksporite
(K,Ba)NaCa
 
2
(Si,Ti)
 
4
O
 
11
(F,OH) · H
 
2
O
17.1.20Yftisite-(Y)
(Y,Dy,Er)
 
4
(Ti,Sn)(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
O(F,OH)
 
6
17.1.21Mosandrite
(◻,Ca,Na)
 
3
(Ca,REE)
 
4
Ti(Si
 
2
O
 
7
)
 
2
[H
 
2
O,OH,F]
 
4
· H
 
2
O
17.1.22Hiortdahlite
(Ca,Na)
 
3
(Zr,Ti)(Si
 
2
O
 
7
)(O,OH,F)
 
2
17.1.23Burpalite
Na
 
2
CaZr(Si
 
2
O
 
7
)F
 
2
17.1.24Seidozerite
Na
 
8
Mn
2+
2
Zr
 
3
Ti
 
3
(Si
 
2
O
 
7
)
 
4
O
 
4
F
 
4
17.1.25Thorosteenstrupine
CaMnThSi
 
4
O
 
11
(OH)F · 6H
 
2
O
17.1.26Zircophyllite
(K,Na)
 
3
(Mn,Fe
2+
 
)
 
7
(Zr,Ti)
 
2
Si
 
8
O
 
24
(O,OH,F)
 
7
17.1.27Jinshajiangite
BaNaFe
2+
4
Ti
 
2
(Si
 
2
O
 
7
)
 
2
O
 
2
(OH)
 
2
F
17.1.28Rosenbuschite
(Ca,Na)
 
3
(Zr,Ti)(Si
 
2
O
 
7
)OF
17.1.29Narsarsukite
Na
 
4
(Ti,Fe)
 
2
[Si
 
8
O
 
20
](O,OH,F)
 
2
17.1.30Sonolite
Mn
2+
9
(SiO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH,F)
 
2

Other Names for Humite

Synonyms:
Umite
Other Languages:
German:Humit
Umit
Russian:Гумит
Simplified Chinese:硅镁石
Spanish:Humita
Umita

Other Information

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References for Humite

Reference List:

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American Mineralogist: 56: 1155-1173.

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    Localities for Humite

    The 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. ? 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.
    Australia
     
    • Tasmania
      • Zeehan district
        • Mt Heemskirk mineral field
    Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania D.J Kilpatrick and P.A Roberts (1982) St. Dizier Area, Progress report August 1981 to June 1982- Report Gold Fields Exploration PTY. Limited
    Austria
     
    • Carinthia
      • Koralpe
        • Ettendorf
    G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
    Brazil
     
    • 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.
    Canada
     
    • Québec
      • Outaouais
        • Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais RCM
          • La Pêche
    SABINA, A.P. (1987) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Hull-Maniwaki, Quebec, Ottawa-Peterborough, Ontario. GSC Misc. Report 41
    China
     
    • Anhui Province
      • Tongling Prefecture
        • Shizishan ore field
    Jingwen Mao, Yongjun Shao, Guiqing Xie, Jiandong Zhang, and Yuchuan Chen (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(2), 109-119 XiaoQiuXiang (2012): The Alteration Characteristics and Mineralization in Dongguashan Copper-gold deposit and Hucun Copper-molybdenum deposit of Tongling, Anhui Province, Abstract. Master's thesis, Hafei Univerity of technology.
        • Tongguanshan ore field
    Yiming Zhao, Yinan Zhang, and Chengsi Bi (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 14, 227-249; Junwu Lu and Yuanfa Xia (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(3), 29-31
        • Xinqiao ore field
    Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
    • Gansu Province
      • Jiuquan Prefecture
        • Guazhou Co. (Anxi Co.)
    Laigeng Yang (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(6), 9-13
    • Guangdong Province
      • Meizhou Prefecture
        • Mei Co.
    Jinyan Yao (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(4), 5-11
    • Hebei Province
      • Baoding Prefecture
        • Laiyuan Co.
    Xiangzhen Meng and Meifang Zhao (1985): Acta Petrological Sinica 1(3), 82-86
    Guoxi Ma (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 342-345
      • Chengde Prefecture
        • Chengde Co.
    Sergey M. Rodionov, Alexander I. Khanchuk, Alexander A. Obolenskiy, Masatsugu Ogasawara, Zhan V. Seminskiy, Andrei V. Prokopiev, Vladimir F. Timofeev and Warren J. Nokleberg (2010): Middle Jurassic through Quaternary Metallogenesis and Tectonics of Northeast Asia. Chapter 8, Metallogenesis and Tectonics of Northeast Asia Edited by Warren J. Nokleberg U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 176
    • Hubei Province
      • Huangshi Prefecture
        • Daye Co.
    Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
    Jianwei Li, Xinfu Zhao, Meifu Zhou, Vasconcelos, P., Changqian Ma, Xiaodong Deng, de Souza, Z.S., Yongxin Zhao, and Gang Wu (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 315-336.
    • Hunan Province
      • Chenzhou Prefecture
        • Linwu Co.
          • Xianghualing Sn-polymetallic ore field
    Dequan Zhang and Lihua Wang (1988): Mineral Deposits 7(4), 33-42
    • Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
      • Baotou League (Baotou Prefecture)
        • Bayan Obo Mining District
          • Bayan Obo
            • Bayan Obo deposit (Bayun-Obo deposit; Baiyunebo deposit)
    Zhang Peishan, Yang Zhuming, Tao Kejie, and Yang Xueming (1996): Mineralogy and Geology of Rare Earths in China, Science Press (Beijing), 226 pp.; Hongrui Fan, Yihan Xie, and Kaiyi Wang (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 808-811
    • Jiangxi Province
      • Ganzhou Prefecture
        • Yudu Co.
    Baogui Zhang (1996), In: Tu Guangzhi (Ed.): Geochemistry of strata-bound deposits in China. Science Press (Beijing), 240-253.
    • Liaoning Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
      • Dandong Prefecture
        • Fengcheng Co.
          • Saima complex
    Saima Deposit Research Group, Beijing Institute of Uranium Geology (1978): Scientia Sinica 11(3), 365-389
        • Kuandian Co.
    Jingdang Liu, Rongge Xiao, Shengzhi Wang, and Cuizhi Wang (2005): Geology and Resources 14(2), 126-131
      • Huludao Prefecture
        • Jianchang Co.
    http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
      • Liaodong Peninsula
        • Dalian Prefecture
          • Wafangdian Co.
    Matsuda, K. (1969) Copper-bearing contact deposits of Hua-tung-kou, Fu Hsien, Feng-tien province, Manchuria (in: Geology and Mineral Resources of the Far East, vol. 2, pp 414-422, Tokyo University Press).; Zhiqian Zhang and Jianning Wang (2009): Gold Science and Technology 17(2), 34-37, 53
      • Liaoyang Prefecture
        • Liaoyang Co.
    Mingshou Yang (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(2), 8-18
    • Sichuan Province
      • Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture
        • Dechang Co.
    Xiaoyu Li (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(2), 151-160
    • Tibet Autonomous Region
      • Ngari Prefecture
        • Coqên Co. (Cuoqin Co.)
          • Nixiong Fe-Cu ore field (Nyixung Fe-Cu ore field)
    Yushuai Yu, Zhusen Yang, Yingchao Liu, Shihong Tian, Can Zhao, Yuan Gao, Xianhua Ji, Weizheng Hu, and Shenghua Cao (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(4), 775-790
    • Yunnan Province
      • Dali Autonomous Prefecture
        • Midu Co.
          • Machangqing Cu-Mo-Au ore field (Baoxingchang Cu-Mo-Au ore field)
    Yunnan Metallurgical Geology Team No. 310 (1977): Geology and Prospecting 13(2), 20-28
    Finland
     
    • Southern Finland Region
      • Lappeenranta
    Hytönen,K. (1999): Suomen Mineraalit. Geologian tutkimuskeskus. Erillisjulkaisu, Jyväskylä, 399 pp.
    Arhe, Markku 1980. Iitin Perheniemen kalkkiivi-karsi esiintymästä ja sen ympäristön geologiasta. 155 s., 16 l. Geologian Tutkimuskeskus, arkistoraportti M/3111/-80/1/10.
    France
     
    • Midi-Pyrénées
      • Hautes-Pyrénées
        • Aure Valley
          • Vielle Aure
    DE ASCENCAO GUEDES R., TIXADOR Y., CASTERET A. & GOUJOU JC. (2002) La mine de Coustou, Vielle-Aure, Hautes-Pyrénées. Le Règne Minéral, 47, 23-31. (in french)
    Germany
     
    • Bavaria
      • Franconia
        • Spessart
          • Aschaffenburg
            • Gailbach
    S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990 Okrusch, Martin, Geyer, Gerd, Lorenz, Joachim (2011): Spessart. Geologische Entwicklung und Struktur, Gesteine und Minerale.- Sammlung Geologischer Führer Band 106, VIII, 368 Seiten, http://www.spessartit.de/46.htm#Mineralien
      • Lower Bavaria
        • Bavarian Forest
          • Arnschwang
    S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
    Indonesia
     
    • Irian Jaya (New Guinea)
      • Papua Province
        • New Guinea
          • Carstensz Mts
            • Gunung Bijih District (Grasberg District)
    New, B. T. (2006). Controls of copper and gold distribution in the Kucing Liar deposit, Ertsberg mining district, West Papua, Indonesia (Doctoral dissertation, James Cook University).
    Italy
     
    • Campania
      • Naples Province
        • Somma-Vesuvius Complex
    N.V. Chukanov(2014),Infrared spectra of mineral species: Extended library,Vol 1Springer Geochemistry/Mineralogy of mineral species
            • Ercolano
              • San Vito
    Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI N.V. Chukanov(2014),Infrared spectra of mineral species: Extended library,Vol 1Springer Geochemistry/Mineralogy of mineral species
            • Pollena - Trocchia area
    Carati M., 1982. Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana. Guide Calderini, Bologna.
      • Phlegrean Volcanic Complex
        • Salerno Province
          • Nocera
            • Lavorate
    Balassone, G., et al. (2002): Re-examination of fluosiderite an unknown mineral from southern Italy: equal to fluorite-rich Chondrodite, European Journal of Mineralogy, Vol. 14, 151-155
    • Lombardy
      • Sondrio Province
        • Valchiavenna
          • Novate Mezzola
            • Codera Valley
    D. Colzada - V. De Michele - località mineralogiche consigliate: S. Giorgio di Novate Mezola (SO) - Notizie del Gruppo Min. Lombardo - Milano - Vol 1 - (March, 1973) pagg. 10-11
    Madagascar
     
    Anthony,Bideaux,Bladhhttp://www.minsocam.org/msa/Handbook/Humite.PDF
    • Tuléar Province (Toliara)
      • Anosy Region (Fort Dauphin Region)
        • Amboasary District
          • Maromby Commune
    Wolfgang Hampel, site visit 13 August 2005
            • Belafa area
    Besairie, H. (1966): Les Gites Minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, Tananarive, 34.
          • Tranomaro Commune
    Besairie, H. (1966): Les Gites Minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, Tananarive, 34, p 397
    Norway
     
    • Nordland
      • Gildeskål
    Bradshaw, R. & Leake, B. E. (1964) : A chondrodite-humite-spinel marble from Sørfinnset, near Glomfjord, northern Norway. Mineralogical Magazine, 33: 1066-1080
    Russia
     
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
        • Irkutskaya Oblast'
          • Vitim Plateau
            • Biraya and Bya Rivers confluence area (Chara Basin)
    Koneva A.A., Konev A.A., Vladykin N.V. (2010) Vein complex of the Biraya carbonatite deposit. in Abstracts of XXVII International conference School «Geochemistry of Alkaline rocks». – Moscow-Koktebel’. pp. 240 pp.
    Mills, S. J., Kartashov, P. M., Kampf, A. R., Konev, A. A., Koneva, A. A., & Raudsepp, M. (2012). Cordylite-(La), A New Mineral Species In Fenite From The Biraya Fe–Ree Deposit, Irkutsk, Russia. The Canadian Mineralogist, 50(5), 1281-1290.
      • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
    [World of Stones 12:49]
        • Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field
          • Daldyn
    Sharygin I.S., Golovin A.V. (2001) Origin of djerfisherite in mantle xenoliths and its relation to kimberlite magmatism. Abstracts of XXVII International conference School «Geochemistry of Alkaline rocks». – Moscow-Koktebel’. pp. 240 pp.
    • Northern Region
      • Karelia Republic
        • Ladoga Region
    Aleksandrov, S. M., & Troneva, M. A. (2009). Composition and genesis of endogenous borates from the Pitkáranta ore field, Karelia. Geochemistry International, 47(9), 914-929.
      • Murmanskaja Oblast'
        • Kola Peninsula
    N.V. Chukanov(2014),Infrared spectra of mineral species: Extended library,Vol 1Springer Geochemistry/Mineralogy of mineral species
    Spain
     
    • Andalusia
      • Málaga
        • Igualeja
    Curras, J. y Torres, J. (1992).Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Mineralogía, 15 (1), 319-322.
    • Castile-La Mancha
      • Toledo
    Laverov, N.P., Petrov, V.A., Poluektov, V.V., Nasimov, R.M., Hammer, J., Burmistrov, A.A., and Shchukin, S.I. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(5), 339-361.
    Sweden
     
    • Dalarna
      • Hedemora
        • Garpenberg
    Öhman, L., F. Grensman (2000): Garpenberg (Södra). Litofilen, 17, 29-38
    • Lappland
      • Malå
    Imaña, M., Allen, R., & Barrett, T. (2005, January). Volcanic stratigraphy, chemical stratigraphy and alteration system of the Storliden massive sulphide deposit, Skellefte district, northern Sweden. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 627-630). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
    • Uppland
      • Norrtälje
        • Väddö
    Wilke, H.-J. (1997): Die Mineralien und Fundstellen von Schweden. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 200 pp. (in German)
    • Värmland
      • Filipstad
        • Långban district
    Kjell Gatedal
        • Nordmark (Nordmarksberg)
    Hj. Sjøgren (1894): Contribution to Swedish Mineralogy, Part II, On the Chemical Composition of Chondrodite, humite, and Clinohumite from Nordmark, and on the Constitution of the Minerals of the humite Group in general. page 39-54, Prolectite, a New Mineral of the Humite Group99-108. Bulletin of the geological institution of the university of Upsala, Vol II, Part 1
        • Persberg district
    Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
    Rocks & Min.: 63:145; Dana 6:535.; Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38; Hj. Sjögren:(1883) Kristallografiska studier IV. Humit fraan Ladugrufvan. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie and Paläontologie,Band 1 Pp 22-28
    Östra Värmlands Mineral Society,Långban,Sweden
    • Västerbotten
      • Skellefteå
        • Burträsk
    http://geonord.se/fyndort/i.html#anchor285525
    • Västmanland
      • Lindesberg
    Kjell Gatedal
      • Ljusnarsberg
        • Kopparberg
    G von Rath (?):Ueber Humitkrystalle von Nya-Kopparberg in Schweden. Mineralogische Mittelungen no 56
      • Nora
        • Timansberg
    Kjell Gatedal
      • Sala
    Kjell Gatedal; Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 25, pp. 647-658( 1987)
    Tajikistan
     
    • Viloyati Mukhtori Gorno-Badakhshan (Viloyati Badakhshoni Kuni)
      • Pamir Mts
        • Khorog Region
          • Shakhdara range
            • Badom-Dara
    P.M. Kartashov data
    UK
     
    • Scotland
      • North West Highlands (Inverness-shire)
        • Isle of Skye
    Paul Render
          • Broadford
            • Kilchrist
    USA
     
    • Alaska
      • Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Borough
        • Ketchikan District
          • Prince of Wales Island
    Min Rec 35:5 pp383-404, 419-420
    • California
      • Riverside Co.
        • Crestmore
    [micromounts@yahoogroups.com]
    • Colorado
      • Jefferson Co.
        • Bergen Park area
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Maine
      • Oxford Co.
        • Norway
    King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, Vol. 1., p.188.
    • Montana
      • Granite Co.
        • Lost Creek District
    Shannon, E. V. (1923). Note on leuchtenbergite from Philipsburg, Montana. American Mineralogist, 8, 8-10.
    • New Jersey
      • Sussex Co.
        • Franklin Mining District
    Dunn(1995):Pt3:347.
    Dunn(1995):Pt3:347.
          • Ogdensburg
            • Sterling Hill
    Dunn(1995):Pt3:347.
    • New Mexico
      • Luna Co.
    Virginia T. McLemore, Nelia Dunbar, Matt T. Heizler, Kelly Donahue (2000): Geology and mineral deposits of the Victorio mining district, Luna County , New Mexico- Preliominary observations, New Mexico Geologic Society Guidebook, 51st field Conference, Southwest passage – A trip through the Phanerozoic, pp267-278
    • New York
      • Putnam Co.
        • Town of Southeast
          • Brewster
    (Januzzi, 1966, 1989) (Manchester, 1931) (Trainer, 1938) (Whitlock, 1903). N.V. Chukanov(2014),Infrared spectra of mineral species: Extended library,Vol 1Springer Geochemistry/Mineralogy of mineral species
    A Listing of North Carolina Minerals- Leonard S. Wiener and Sigrid Ballew-1995
    • Utah
      • Tooele Co.
        • Deep Creek Mts
          • Gold Hill District (Clifton District)
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Nolan, T.B., 1935, The Gold Hill Mining District, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 177, 172 p.
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; Nolan, T.B., 1935, The Gold Hill Mining District, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 177, 172 p.
    • Vermont
      • Windham Co.
        • Town of Athens
          • Athens
    Rocks & Min. Vol. 71, (1996)
    • Washington
      • Stevens Co.
        • Huckleberry Range
          • Deer Trail & Cedar Canyon Districts
            • Deer Trail District
              • Adams Mountain
    Metal Mines of Washington-Preliminary Report; R. Derkey, N. Joseph, R. Lasmanis, 1990
    Vietnam
     
    • Yenbai Province (Yen Bai Province)
    Garnier, V., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D., Fallick, A.E., Dubessy, J., Banks, D., Vinh, H.Q., Lhomme, T., Maluski, H., Pêcher, A., Bakhsh, K.A., Long, P.V., Trinh, P.T., and Schwarz, D. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 169-191.
    Christian Bracke Collection.
    Pham Van Long, Gaston Giuliani, Virginie Garnier, Daniel Ohnenstetter (2004) Gemstones in Vietnam. The Australian Gemmologist Volume 22, Number 4, October–December 2004
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