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Kornerupine

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Formula:
Mg
 
3
Al
 
6
(Si,Al,B)
 
5
O
 
21
(OH)
System:OrthorhombicHardness:7


Kornerupine-Prismatine Series.

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Classification of Kornerupine

IMA status:Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
Strunz 8th edition ID:8/B.31-10
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:9.BJ.50

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
B : Sorosilicates
J : Sorosilicates with Si3O10, Si4O11, etc. anions; cations in octahedral [6] and greater coordination
Dana 8th edition ID:58.1.1.1

58 : SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
1 : Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [4] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n=1, 2)
Hey's CIM Ref.:17.5.15

17 : Silicates Containing other Anions
5 : Borosilicates
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Type Occurrence of Kornerupine

Type Locality:Fiskenaes old harbour, Fiskenaes (Fiskenaesset; Qeqertarsuatsiaat), Nuuk (Godthåb), Sermersooq, Greenland
Year of Discovery:1884

Physical Properties of Kornerupine

Hardness (Mohs):7

Crystallography of Kornerupine

Crystal System:Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:a = 15.99Å, b = 13.7Å, c = 6.7Å
Ratio:a:b:c = 1.167 : 1 : 0.489
Unit Cell Volume:V 1,467.72 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 Kornerupine

Type:Biaxial (-)
RI values: nα = 1.660 - 1.671 nβ = 1.673 - 1.683 nγ = 1.674 - 1.684
2V:Measured: 3° to 48°, Calculated: 30° to 32°
Maximum Birefringence:δ = 0.014

Chart 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 Kornerupine

Formula:
Mg
 
3
Al
 
6
(Si,Al,B)
 
5
O
 
21
(OH)
Simplified for copy/paste:Mg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)
Essential elements:Al, H, Mg, O, Si
All elements listed in formula:Al, B, H, Mg, O, Si
Common Impurities:Ti,Mn,Ca,Li,Na,F

Relationship of Kornerupine to other Species

Series:Forms a series with Prismatine (see here)
Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
9.BJ.05Orientite
Ca
 
2
Mn
2+
 
Mn
3+
2
(Si
 
3
O
 
10
)(OH)
 
4
9.BJ.10Rosenhahnite
HCa
 
3
[Si
 
3
O
 
9
(OH)]
9.BJ.15Trabzonite
Ca
 
4
(Si
 
3
O
 
10
) · 2H
 
2
O
9.BJ.20Thalénite-(Y)
Y
 
3
(Si
 
3
O
 
10
)(OH)
9.BJ.20Fluorthalénite-(Y)
Y
 
3
(Si
 
3
O
 
10
)F
9.BJ.25Tiragalloite
Mn
2+
4
(HAsSi
 
3
O
 
13
)
9.BJ.30Medaite
(Mn,Ca)
 
6
(V,As)Si
 
5
O
 
18
OH
9.BJ.35Ruizite
Ca
 
2
Mn
3+
2
[(OH)
 
2
|H
 
2
Si
 
4
O
 
13
] · 2H
 
2
O
9.BJ.40Ardennite-(As)
Mn
2+
4
(Al,Mg)
 
6
(Si
 
3
O
 
10
)(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
,VO
 
4
)(OH)
 
6
9.BJ.40Ardennite-(V)
Mn
2+
4
Al
 
4
(Mg,Al,Fe
3+
 
,Mn
3+
 
)
 
2
(Si
 
3
O
 
10
)(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(VO
 
4
,SiO
 
4
)(OH)
 
6
9.BJ.45Kilchoanite
Ca
 
6
(SiO
 
4
)(Si
 
3
O
 
10
)
9.BJ.50Prismatine
(◻,Fe,Mg)(Mg,Al,Fe)
 
5
Al
 
4
Si
 
2
(Si,Al)
 
2
(B,Si,Al)(O,OH,F)
 
22
9.BJ.55Zunyite
Al
 
13
Si
 
5
O
 
20
(OH,F)
 
18
Cl
9.BJ.60Hubeite
Ca
 
2
Mn
2+
 
Fe
3+
 
[HSi
 
4
O
 
13
] · 2H
 
2
O
9.BJ.65Cassagnaite
(Ca,Mn
2+
 
)
 
4
(Fe
3+
 
,Mn
3+
 
,Al)
 
4
(V
3+
 
,Mg,Al)
 
2
(Si
 
3
O
 
10
)(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH,O)
 
8
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
17.5.1Manandonite
LiAl
 
4
(BSi
 
3
O
 
10
)(OH)
 
6
17.5.2Reedmergnerite
Na[BSi
 
3
O
 
8
]
17.5.3Searlesite
Na(H
 
2
BSi
 
2
O
 
7
)
17.5.4Olenite
Na(Al
 
3
)Al
 
6
(Si
 
6
O
 
18
)(BO
 
3
)
 
3
O
 
3
(OH)
17.5.5Elbaite
Na(Li
 
1.5
Al
 
1.5
)Al
 
6
(Si
 
6
O
 
18
)(BO
 
3
)
 
3
(OH)
 
3
(OH)
17.5.6Kalborsite
K
 
6
Al
 
4
BSi
 
6
O
 
20
(OH)
 
4
Cl
17.5.7Boromuscovite
KAl
 
2
(BSi
 
3
O
 
10
)(OH)
 
2
17.5.8Poudretteite
KNa
 
2
B
 
3
Si
 
12
O
 
30
17.5.9Liddicoatite
Ca(Li
 
2
Al)Al
 
6
(Si
 
6
O
 
18
)(BO
 
3
)
 
3
(OH)
 
3
(OH)
17.5.10Datolite
Ca(HBSiO
 
5
)
17.5.11Danburite
CaB
 
2
Si
 
2
O
 
8
17.5.12Howlite
Ca
 
2
B
 
5
SiO
 
9
(OH)
 
5
17.5.13Bakerite
Ca
 
4
(H
 
5
B
 
5
Si
 
3
O
 
20
)
17.5.14Oyelite
Ca
 
10
Si
 
8
B
 
2
O
 
29
· 12.5H
 
2
O
17.5.16Harkerite
Ca
 
12
Mg
 
4
Al(BO
 
3
)
 
3
(SiO
 
4
)
 
4
(CO
 
3
)
 
5
· H
 
2
O
17.5.17Serendibite
(Ca,Na)
 
2
(Mg,Fe
2+
 
)
 
3
(Al,Fe
3+
 
)
 
3
[O
 
2
|(Si,Al,B)
 
6
O
 
18
]
17.5.18Stillwellite-(Ce)
(Ce,La,Ca)BSiO
 
5
17.5.19Tadzhikite-(Ce)
(Ca,Ce)
 
4
(Ce,Y)
 
2
(Ti
4+
 
,Fe
3+
 
,Al)[B
 
4
Si
 
4
O
 
22
](OH)
 
2
17.5.20Melanocerite-(Ce)
(Ce,Ca)
 
5
(Si,B)
 
3
O
 
12
(OH,F) · nH
 
2
O
17.5.21Okanoganite-(Y)
(Na,Ca)
 
3
(Y,Ce)
 
12
Si
 
6
B
 
2
O
 
27
F
 
14
17.5.22Tritomite-(Ce)
(Ce,La,Y,Th)
 
5
(Si,B)
 
3
(O,OH,F)
 
13
17.5.23Tritomite-(Y)
(Y,Ca,La,Fe)
 
5
(Si,B,Al)
 
3
(O,OH,F)
 
13
17.5.24Cappelenite-(Y)
Ba(Y,Ce)
 
6
Si
 
3
B
 
6
O
 
24
F
 
2
17.5.25Dumortierite
(Al,Fe
3+
 
)
 
7
(SiO
 
4
)
 
3
(BO
 
3
)O
 
3
17.5.26Holtite
(Ta
 
0.6
 
0.4
)Al
 
6
BSi
 
3
O
 
18
(O,OH)
 
2.25
17.5.27Dravite
Na(Mg
 
3
)Al
 
6
(Si
 
6
O
 
18
)(BO
 
3
)
 
3
(OH)
 
3
(OH)
17.5.28 Ferridravite
17.5.29Axinite-(Mg)
Ca
 
2
MgAl
 
2
BSi
 
4
O
 
15
OH
17.5.30Uvite
Ca(Mg
 
3
)MgAl
 
5
(Si
 
6
O
 
18
)(BO
 
3
)
 
3
(OH)
 
3
(F/OH)
17.5.31Garrelsite
Ba
 
3
NaSi
 
2
B
 
7
O
 
16
(OH)
 
4
17.5.32Tienshanite
KNa
 
3
Na
 
6
Ca
 
2
Ba
 
6
Mn
 
6
(Ti
4+
 
,Nb)
 
6
B
 
12
Si
 
36
O
 
114
(O,OH,F)
 
11
17.5.33Leucosphenite
BaNa
 
4
Ti
 
2
B
 
2
Si
 
10
O
 
30
17.5.34Taramellite
Ba
 
4
(Fe
3+
 
,Ti,Fe
2+
 
,Mg)
 
4
(B
 
2
Si
 
8
O
 
27
)O
 
2
Cl
 
x
17.5.35Titantaramellite
Ba
 
4
(Ti,Fe
3+
 
,Fe
2+
 
,Mg)
 
4
(B
 
2
Si
 
8
O
 
27
)O
 
2
Cl
 
x
17.5.36Nagashimalite
Ba
 
4
(V,Ti)
 
4
B
 
2
Si
 
8
O
 
27
(O,OH)
 
2
Cl
17.5.37Chromium-dravite
Na(Mg
 
3
)Cr
3+
6
(Si
 
6
O
 
18
)(BO
 
3
)
 
3
(OH)
 
3
(OH)
17.5.38Wawayandaite
Ca
 
6
Mn
 
2
BBe
 
9
Si
 
6
O
 
23
(OH,Cl)
 
15
17.5.39Werdingite
(Mg,Fe)
 
2
Al
 
14
Si
 
4
B
 
4
O
 
37
17.5.40Axinite-(Mn)
Ca
 
2
Mn
2+
 
Al
 
2
BSi
 
4
O
 
15
(OH)
17.5.41Axinite
17.5.42Tinzenite
(CaMn
2+
 
)
 
2
Mn
2+
 
Al
 
2
BSi
 
4
O
 
15
(OH)
17.5.44Schorl
Na(Fe
2+
3
)Al
 
6
(Si
 
6
O
 
18
)(BO
 
3
)
 
3
(OH)
 
3
(OH)
17.5.45Fluor-buergerite
Na(Fe
3+
3
)Al
 
6
(Si
 
6
O
 
18
)(BO
 
3
)
 
3
O
 
3
F
17.5.46Feruvite
Ca(Fe
2+
 
)
 
3
MgAl
 
5
(Si
 
6
O
 
18
)(BO
 
3
)
 
3
(OH)
 
3
(OH)
17.5.47Axinite-(Fe)
Ca
 
2
Fe
2+
 
Al
 
2
BSi
 
4
O
 
15
OH
17.5.48Homilite
Ca
 
2
(Fe
2+
 
,Mg)B
 
2
Si
 
2
O
 
10
17.5.49Grandidierite
(Mg,Fe
2+
 
)(Al,Fe
3+
 
)
 
3
(SiO
 
4
)(BO
 
3
)O
 
2
17.5.50Hyalotekite
(Pb,Ba,K)
 
4
(Ca,Y)
 
2
(B,Be)
 
2
(Si,B)
 
2
Si
 
8
O
 
28
(F,Cl)
17.5.51Hellandite-(Y)
(Ca,REE)
 
4
Y
 
2
Al(Be,Li)
 
2-x
B
 
4
Si
 
4
O
 
22
(OH)
 
2

Other Names for Kornerupine

Synonyms:
Kornerupite
Other Languages:
German:Kornerupin
Kornerupit
Russian:Корнерупин
Spanish:Kornerupita

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Kornerupine

Reference List:

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Grew, E., Herd, R., Marquez, N. (1987): Boron-bearing Kornerupine from Fiskenaesset, West Greenland: a re-examination of specimens from the type locality, Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 51, 695 - 708

American Mineralogist (1989): 74: 642-655.

Mineralogical Magazine (1996): 60: 483-491.

American Mineralogist (1999): 84: 536-549.

Ottolini, L. and Hawthorne, F.C. (2001) SIMS ionization of hydrogen in silicates: a case study of kornerupine. Journal of Anal. At. Spectroscopy: 16: 1266-1270.

Grew, E.S., and Anovitz, L.M. (1996) BORON: Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry, second edition, as revised (2002), Reviews in Mineralogy . 33, Mineralogical Society of America.

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.

Cooper, Mark and Hawthorne, Frank C., 2009, The Crystal Chemistry of the Kornerupine-Prismatine Series. 1. Crystal Structure and Site Populations, Canadian Mineralogist, v. 47, p. 233-262.

Cooper, M.A., Hawthorne, F.C., Grew, E.S., Kyser, T.K., Rossman, G.R. (2009): The crystal chemistry of the kornerupite-prismatine series. II. The role of hydrogen. Canadian Mineralogist, 47 Canadian Mineralogist, 47, 263-274.

Hawthorne, F.C., Cooper, M.A., Grew, E.S. (2009): The crystal chemistry of the kornerupite-prismatine series. III. Chemical relations. Canadian Mineralogist, 47, 275-296.

Cooper, M.A. & Hawthorne, F.C. (2009): The crystal chemistry of the kornerupine-prismatine series. IV. Complete chemical formulae from electron-microprobe data and X-ray powder diffraction. Canadian Mineralogist, 47, 297-302.

Cooper, M.A., Hawthorne, F.C., Grew, E.S. (2009): The crystal chemistry of the kornerupite-prismatine series. V. The site of beryllium in kornerupine. Canadian Mineralogist, 47, 303-314.

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    Localities for Kornerupine

    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.
    Antarctica
     
    • Eastern Antarctica
      • Enderby Land
        • Edward VIII Bay
    Journal of Petrology, 2004, 45 (7), pp. 1481-1512.
      • Princess Elizabeth Land
        • Ingrid Christensen Coast
          • Prydz Bay
    Cooper, Mark and Hawthorne, Frank C., 2009, The Crystal Chemistry of the Kornerupine-Prismatine Series. 1. Crystal Structure and Site Populations, Canadian Mineralogist, v. 47, p. 233-262.; C. J. Carson, M. Hand and P. H. G. M. Dirks (1995) Stable coexistence of grandidierite and kornerupine during medium pressure granulite facies metamorphism. Mineralogical Magazine 59:327-339
    C. J. Carson, M. Hand and P. H. G. M. Dirks (1995) Stable coexistence of grandidierite and kornerupine during medium pressure granulite facies metamorphism. Mineralogical Magazine 59:327-339
    C. J. Carson, M. Hand and P. H. G. M. Dirks (1995) Stable coexistence of grandidierite and kornerupine during medium pressure granulite facies metamorphism. Mineralogical Magazine 59:327-339
      • Queen Maud Land (Dronning Maud Land)
        • Lützow-Holm Bay
    Tetsuo Kawakami, et al (2005) Annual Meeting of the JAMP, 2005.
    Australia
     
    • Northern Territory
      • Arunta Region
    Cooper, Mark and Hawthorne, Frank C., 2009, The Crystal Chemistry of the Kornerupine-Prismatine Series. 1. Crystal Structure and Site Populations, Canadian Mineralogist, v. 47, p. 233-262.
      • Central Desert Shire
        • Harts Range (Harts Ranges; Hartz Range; Hartz Ranges)
    R.G.Warren & D.H.McColl 1983. Occurrences of boron-bearing kornerupine in the western Harts Range and near Mount Baldwin, Arunta Block, Central Australia. BMR Journal of Australian Geology & Geophysics, 8 pp93-96 1983.
    Neues Jahrb Mineral Monatsh1:15-35. (1976)
    Burma (Myanmar)
     
    • Mandalay Division
      • Pyin-Oo-Lwin District
        • Mogok Township
          • Chaung-gyi
    Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
          • Mogok Valley
    No reference listed
          • Pein-Pyit (Painpyit; Pyan Pyit)
    Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
    Canada
     
    • Québec
      • Outaouais
        • La Vallée-de-la-Gatineau RCM
          • Lac-Sainte-Marie (Lac Ste Marie)
    Sabina, A.P. (1987) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Hull-Maniwaki, Quebec, Ottawa-Peterborough, Ontario. GSC Misc. Report 41, 41-42 p.; J. Ackermand, et al (2005) Mineralogy and Petrology, 66, #4, 259-270; Alfred Stevenson collection.
    China
     
    • Heilongjiang Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
    Jisheng Jiang,Yaxian Guan, Gongqing Wang, and Guochuan Fan (1992): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 12(2), 165-171
    Colombia
     
    • Cauca Department
      • Mun. de Mercaderes
    Sutherland, F.L., Duroc-Danner, J.M., and Meffre, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 155-168.
    Finland
     
    • Eastern Finland Region
    Grew, E.S., Pertsev, N.N., Vrána, S., Yates, M.G., Shearer, C.K., and Wiedenbeck, M. (1998): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 131, 22-38.
    • Lapland Region
    Hytönen,K. (1999): Suomen Mineraalit. Geologian tutkimuskeskus. Erillisjulkaisu, Jyväskylä, 399 pp.
    Haapala, Ilmari; Siivola, Jaakko; Ojanperä, Pentti & Yletyinen, Veijo 1971. Red corundum, sapphirine and kornerupine from Kittilä, Finnish Lapland. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland 43 (2), 221-231.
    Greenland
     
    • Sermersooq
      • Nuuk (Godthåb)
    Petersen, O. V. & Secher, K. (1993): The Minerals of Greenland. Mineralogical Record 24 (2): 1-67
          • Bjørnesund
    Petersen, O.V & Johnsen, O. (1980): Giant crystals of Kornerupine. Mineralogical Record 11,93-96
    Mineralogical Magazine 1987 51 : 695-708.
    Friend C.R.L. (1995): Occurrences of Boron-free and Boron-poor Kornerupine, Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 59, 163-166
    India
     
    • Andhra Pradesh
      • Karimnagar District
        • Malial
    Sharma, I. N. and Prakash, D., 2006, Occurrence of Kornerupine-bearing granulite from Karimnagar, Andhra Pradesh, Current Science, v. 91, p. 678-683.
      • Krishna District
    Leelanandam, C, 1997, The Kondapalli Layered Complex, Andhra Pradesh, India : A Synoptic Overview, Gondwana Research, v. 1, Pages 95–114
    • Assam
    Lal, R. K., Ackermand, D., Seifert, F. and Haldar, S. K., Chemographic relationships in sapphirine-bearing rocks from Sonapahar, Assam, India. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 1978, 67, 169–187.
    • Tamil Nadu
      • Madurai District
    . Sajeev, K., Osanai, Y. and Santosh, M., Ultrahigh-temperature metamorphism followed by two-stage decompression of garnet– orthopyroxene–sillimanite granulites from Ganguvarpatti, Madurai block, southern India. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 2004, 148, 29–46.
      • Tiruchirapalli District
        • Ellammankovilpatti
    Balasubrahmanyan, M. N., 1965, Note on Kornerupine from Ellammankovilpatti, Madras, India, Mineralogical Magazine, v. 34, p. 662-664.
    • Uttar Pradesh
    Murthy, 1954.
    Kenya
     
    • Coast Province
      • Kwale District
    Lapis 8(4), 25 (1983)
      • Taita Taveta District
    Collection of NHM, Vienna
    Madagascar
     
    • Fianarantsoa Province
      • Horombe Region
    Knut Edvard Larsen collection ( # M-484, MM-2140)
    • Tuléar Province (Toliara)
      • Androy Region
        • Ambovombe District
          • Imanombo Commune
    Ackermand, D., Windley, B. F. & Razafiniparany, A. .H. (1991): Kornerupine breakdown reactions in paragneisses from southern Madagascar. Mineralogical Magazine 55: 71-80
      • Anosy Region (Fort Dauphin Region)
    California Institute of Technology photo
          • Ianabinda Commune
    Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive. p 46
          • Ianakafy Commune
    Knorring,v.O; Sahama, Th.G & Lehtinen, M.(1969): Kornerupine-bearing gneiss from Inanakafy nearBetroka, Madagascar. Bull.Geol.Soc. Finland 41, 79-84
          • Mahasoa East Commune
    Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871; American Mineralogist 9:22
      • Southwestern Region
    Behier, J. (1964): Travaux mineralogiques. in Besaire, H.: Rapport Annuel du Service Geologique pour 1965. Tananarive. p 243
    Norway
     
    • Aust-Agder
      • Arendal
        • Tromøy
    Nijland, T.G., Zwaan, J.C & Touret, L. (1998): Topograpical mineralogy of the Bamble sector, south Norway. Scripta Geologica 118, 46 pp
    Hulzebos-Sijen N.M.P.E., Visser, D., Maarschalkerweerd, M.H. & Maijer, C., (1990). Two new kornerupine localities in the Bamble Sector, south Norway. Abstract 19th Nordic Geological Winter Meeting, Geonytt, 17, 58
      • Froland
    Nijland, T.G., Zwaan, J.C & Touret, L. (1998): Topograpical mineralogy of the Bamble sector, south Norway. Scripta Geologica 118, 46 pp
      • Risør
        • Søndeled
    Hulzebos-Sijen N.M.P.E., Visser, D., Maarschalkerweerd, M.H. & Maijer, C. (1990): Two new kornerupine localities in the Bamble Sector, south Norway. Abstract 19th Nordic Geological Winter Meeting, Geonytt, 17, 58
    • Buskerud
      • Modum
        • Snarum
    NHM, Oslo collection + Knut Eldjarn photo & specimen
    • Telemark
      • Bamble (Bamle)
        • Bjordam
    Dirk van der Wel (1973): Kornerupine: A mineral new to Norway. Contribution to the Mineralogy of Norway, No.53. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 53, 349-357
      • Kragerø
    Jan Kihle photos & identification.
    Russia
     
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
    Cooper, Mark and Hawthorne, Frank C., 2009, The Crystal Chemistry of the Kornerupine-Prismatine Series. 1. Crystal Structure and Site Populations, Canadian Mineralogist, v. 47, p. 233-262.
    • Northern Region
      • Murmanskaja Oblast'
        • Kola Peninsula
          • Kovdor
    Pavel M. Kartashov data
    Slovakia
     
    • Košice Region
      • Rožňava Co.
        • Dobšiná Mining District (Dobschau; Topschau)
    Háber,M., Hovorka,D., 1981: Ore mineralisation on the contact of an alpine type ultramafic body (Dankova, SGR Mnts). Geol.Zbor. – Geol.Carpath., 91 – 113
    South Africa
     
    • KwaZulu-Natal Province
    Minerals of South Africa
    • Limpopo Province
      • Vhembe District
        • Soutpansberg (Zoutpansberg)
    Minerals of South Africa
    • Northern Cape Province
      • Namakwa District (Namaqualand)
    Contrib Mineral Petrol (1985) 91 : 369 382
        • Gordonia District
    Minerals of South Africa; Moore, J. M., Waters, D. J., & Niven, M. L. (1990). Werdingite, a new borosilicate mineral from the granulite facies of the western Namaqualand metamorphic complex, South Africa. American Mineralogist, 75(3-4), 415-420.
    Contrib Mineral Petrol (1985) 91 : 369 382
    Sri Lanka
     
    • Central Province
    Cooper, Mark and Hawthorne, Frank C., 2009, The Crystal Chemistry of the Kornerupine-Prismatine Series. 1. Crystal Structure and Site Populations, Canadian Mineralogist, v. 47, p. 233-262.
    • Southern Province
      • Matara District
        • Matara
    Natural History Museum Vienna collection
    Tajikistan
     
    • Viloyati Mukhtori Gorno-Badakhshan (Viloyati Badakhshoni Kuni)
      • Pamir Mts
        • Pyandzh River Valley
    Levitskii V.I. e.a. (1990) Peculiarities of mineralogy and petrology of metasomatites with cordierite and kornerupine, - Mineralogicheskii Zhurnal, 12(5), p.58-68 (in Russian); Grew, E.S., Pertsev, N.N., Vrána, S., Yates, M.G., Shearer, C.K., and Wiedenbeck, M. (1998): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 131, 22-38.
    Grew, E.S., Pertsev, N.N., Vrána, S., Yates, M.G., Shearer, C.K., and Wiedenbeck, M. (1998): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 131, 22-38.
    Tanzania
     
    • Dodoma Region
      • Kongwa
    McKie, D. (1965): The magnesium aluminium borosilicates: kornerupine and grandidierite. Mineralogical Magazine 34: 346-357; Grew, E.S., Pertsev, N.N., Vrána, S., Yates, M.G., Shearer, C.K., and Wiedenbeck, M. (1998): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 131, 22-38.
    Uganda
     
    • Kotido District (Karamoja District)
    http://www.min.uni-kiel.de/petrographie/schenk/ugandaweb/index1.html?/petrographie/schenk/ugandaweb/labwor.html
    USA
     
    • New Jersey
      • Morris Co.
        • Jefferson Township
    Young, Davis, 1995,Kornerupine-group Minerals in Grenville-Facies Paragneiss, Reading Prong, New Jersey, The Canadian Mineralogist, v. 33, p. 1255-1262.
      • Passaic Co.
    Volkert, Richard A., 2009, Kornerupine: A Rare and Unusual Mineral in the New Jersey Highlands, The Picking Table, v. 50 (1): 20-21.
    • New York
      • Lewis Co.
    NY State Museum spec. no. 18734
      • Warren Co.
    NY State Museum spec. no. 15770
    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.
    • Utah
      • San Juan Co.
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    Zambia
     
    • Copperbelt Province
    Grew, E.S., Pertsev, N.N., Vrána, S., Yates, M.G., Shearer, C.K., and Wiedenbeck, M. (1998): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 131, 22-38.
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