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Meionite

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Formula:
Ca
 
4
Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
CO
 
3
System:TetragonalColour:Colorless, white, grey, ...
Hardness:5 - 6
Member of:Scapolite Group
Name:Named in 1801 by Rene Just Haüy from μειωυ Greek for less, in reference to the less acute pyramidal form as compared to vesuvianite.


Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite Series).

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Classification of Meionite

IMA status:Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
Strunz 8th edition ID:8/J.13-20
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:9.FB.15

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
F : Tektosilicates without zeolitic H2O
B : Tektosilicates with additional anions
Hey's CIM Ref.:17.4.6

17 : Silicates Containing other Anions
4 : Silicates with carbonates
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Type Occurrence of Meionite

Type Locality:Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy
Year of Discovery:1801

Occurrences of Meionite

Geological Setting:Metamorphosed rock.

Physical Properties of Meionite

Lustre:Vitreous, Resinous, Pearly
Diaphaneity (Transparency):Transparent, Opaque
Colour:Colorless, white, grey, pink, violet, blue, yellow, orange-brown, brown
Streak:White
Hardness (Mohs):5 - 6
Tenacity:Brittle
Cleavage:Distinct/Good
Distinct on {100}{110}
Fracture:Irregular/Uneven, Conchoidal
Density (measured):2.74 - 2.78 g/cm3
Density (calculated):2.86 g/cm3

Crystallography of Meionite

Crystal System:Tetragonal
Class (H-M):4/m - Dipyramidal
Space Group:I4/m
Cell Parameters:a = 12.179(1) Å, c = 7.571(1) Å
Ratio:a:c = 1 : 0.622
Unit Cell Volume:V 1,122.99 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:2
Morphology:Prismatic, granular, nassive
Comment:On synthetic material
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 Meionite

Type:Uniaxial (-)
RI values: nω = 1.590 - 1.600 nε = 1.556 - 1.562
Maximum Birefringence:δ = 0.034 - 0.038

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

Chemical Properties of Meionite

Formula:
Ca
 
4
Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
CO
 
3
Simplified for copy/paste:Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Essential elements:Al, C, Ca, O, Si
All elements listed in formula:Al, C, Ca, O, Si
Common Impurities:Mg,Na,K,Cl,H2O,S

Relationship of Meionite to other Species

Series:Forms a series with Marialite (see here)
Member of:Scapolite Group
Other Members of Group:

- +
Kembleite
Marialite
Na
 
4
Al
 
3
Si
 
9
O
 
24
Cl
Scapolite
Silvialite
(Ca,Na)
 
4
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(SO
 
4
,CO
 
3
)
Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
9.FB.05Afghanite
(Na,Ca,K)
 
8
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(Cl
 
2
,SO
 
4
,CO
 
3
)
 
3
· 0.5H
 
2
O
9.FB.05Bystrite
(Na,K)
 
7
Ca(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(S
 
3
)
 
1.5
· H
 
2
O
9.FB.05Cancrinite
(Na,Ca,☐)
 
8
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(CO
 
3
,SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 2H
 
2
O
9.FB.05Cancrisilite
Na
 
7
(Al
 
5
Si
 
7
O
 
24
)(CO
 
3
) · 3H
 
2
O
9.FB.05Davyne
(Na,K)
 
6
Ca
 
2
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(Cl
 
2
,SO
 
4
)
 
2
9.FB.05Franzinite
(Na,K)
 
6
Ca
 
2
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 0.5H
 
2
O
9.FB.05Giuseppettite
(Na,K,Ca)
 
7-8
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(SO
 
4
,Cl)
 
1-2
9.FB.05Hydroxycancrinite
Na
 
8
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(OH)
 
2
· 2H
 
2
O
9.FB.05Liottite
(Na,K)
 
16
Ca
 
8
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)
 
3
(SO
 
4
)
 
5
Cl
 
4
9.FB.05Microsommite
Na
 
4
K
 
2
Ca
 
2
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(SO
 
4
)Cl
 
2
9.FB.05Pitiglianoite
Na
 
6
K
 
2
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(SO
 
4
) · 2H
 
2
O
9.FB.05Quadridavyne
(Na,K)
 
6
Ca
 
2
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)Cl
 
4
9.FB.05Sacrofanite
(Na,K)
 
98
Ca
 
20
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)
 
14
(SO
 
4
)
 
26
Cl
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
9.FB.05Tounkite
(Na,Ca,K)
 
8
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(SO
 
4
)
 
2
Cl · H
 
2
O
9.FB.05Vishnevite
(Na,K)
 
8
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(SO
 
4
,CO
 
3
) · 2H
 
2
O
9.FB.05Marinellite
(Na,K)
 
42
Ca
 
6
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)
 
6
(SO
 
4
)
 
8
Cl
 
2
· 3H
 
2
O
9.FB.05Farneseite
(Na,Ca,K)
 
56
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)
 
7
(SO
 
4
)
 
12
· 6H
 
2
O
9.FB.05Alloriite
(Na,Ca,K)
 
26
Ca
 
4
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)
 
4
(SO
 
4
)
 
6
Cl
 
6
9.FB.05Fantappièite
[Na
 
82.5
Ca
 
33
K
 
16.5
](Si
 
99
Al
 
99
O
 
396
)(SO
 
4
)
 
33
· 4H
 
2
O
9.FB.05Kyanoxalite
Na
 
7
(Al
 
6-x
Si
 
6+x
O
 
24
)(C
 
2
O
 
4
)
 
0.5+x
· 5H
 
2
O (0 < x < 0.5)
9.FB.05Balliranoite
(Na,K)
 
6
Ca
 
2
(Si
 
6
Al
 
6
O
 
24
)Cl
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
9.FB.05Carbobystrite
Na
 
8
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(CO
 
3
) · 3.5H
 
2
O
9.FB.05Depmeierite
Na
 
8
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(PO
 
4
,CO
 
3
)
 
1-x
· 3H
 
2
O (x<0.5)
9.FB.05Kircherite
Na
 
5
Ca
 
2
K(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 0.33H
 
2
O
9.FB.10Bicchulite
Ca
 
2
(Al
 
2
SiO
 
6
)(OH)
 
2
9.FB.10Danalite
Fe
2+
4
(Be
 
3
Si
 
3
O
 
12
)S
9.FB.10Genthelvite
Zn
 
4
(Be
 
3
Si
 
3
O
 
12
)S
9.FB.10Haüyne
(Na,Ca)
 
4-8
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(SO
 
4
,S,Cl)
 
1-2
9.FB.10Helvine
Mn
2+
4
(Be
 
3
Si
 
3
O
 
12
)S
9.FB.10Kamaishilite
Ca
 
2
(Al
 
2
SiO
 
6
)(OH)
 
2
9.FB.10Lazurite
Na
 
6
Ca
 
2
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(SO
 
4
,S,S
 
2
, S
 
3
,Cl,OH)
 
2
9.FB.10Nosean
Na
 
8
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(SO
 
4
) · H
 
2
O
9.FB.10Sodalite
Na
 
8
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)Cl
 
2
9.FB.10Tsaregorodtsevite
(N(CH
 
3
)
 
4
)(AlSi
 
5
O
 
12
)
9.FB.10Tugtupite
Na
 
4
(AlBeSi
 
4
O
 
12
)Cl
9.FB.15Marialite
Na
 
4
Al
 
3
Si
 
9
O
 
24
Cl
9.FB.15Silvialite
(Ca,Na)
 
4
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(SO
 
4
,CO
 
3
)
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
17.4.1Tilleyite
Ca
 
5
(Si
 
2
O
 
7
)(CO
 
3
)
 
2
17.4.2Spurrite
Ca
 
5
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
17.4.3Paraspurrite
17.4.4Scawtite
Ca
 
7
(Si
 
3
O
 
9
)
 
2
CO
 
3
· 2H
 
2
O
17.4.5Fukalite
Ca
 
4
[Si
 
2
O
 
6
][CO
 
3
](OH)
 
2
17.4.7Cancrinite
(Na,Ca,☐)
 
8
(Al
 
6
Si
 
6
O
 
24
)(CO
 
3
,SO
 
4
)
 
2
· 2H
 
2
O
17.4.8Carletonite
KNa
 
4
Ca
 
4
Si
 
8
O
 
18
(CO
 
3
)
 
4
(OH,F) · H
 
2
O
17.4.9Iimoriite-(Y)
Y
 
2
[SiO
 
4
][CO
 
3
]
17.4.10Kainosite-(Y)
Ca
 
2
(Y,Ce)
 
2
(Si
 
4
O
 
12
)(CO
 
3
) · H
 
2
O
17.4.11Caysichite-(Y)
Ca
 
2
Y
 
2
Si
 
4
O
 
10
(CO
 
3
)
 
3
· 4H
 
2
O
17.4.12Lepersonnite-(Gd)
Ca(Gd,Dy)
 
2
(UO
 
2
)
 
24
(SiO
 
4
)
 
4
(CO
 
3
)
 
8
(OH)
 
24
· 48H
 
2
O
17.4.13Ashburtonite
Pb
 
4
Cu
 
4
(Si
 
4
O
 
12
)(HCO
 
3
)
 
4
(OH)
 
3
Cl · H
 
2
O
17.4.14Surite
(Pb,Ca)
 
3
(Al,Fe
2+
 
,Mg)
 
2
((Si,Al)
 
4
O
 
10
)(CO
 
3
)
 
2
(OH)
 
2
17.4.15Tundrite-(Ce)
Na
 
2
Ce
 
2
Ti(SiO
 
4
)(CO
 
3
)
 
2
O
 
2
17.4.16Tundrite-(Nd)
Na
 
3
(Nd,La)
 
4
(Ti,Nb)
 
2
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
 
3
O
 
4
(OH) · 2H
 
2
O

Other Names for Meionite

Synonyms:
Meyonite
Other Languages:
German:Meionit
Mejonit
Meyonit
Nuttalit
Russian:Мейонит
Simplified Chinese:钙柱石
Spanish:Meionita
Meyonita
Nuttalita
Varieties:
KembleiteNuttallite

Other Information

Fluorescence in UV light:Commonly orange to bright yellow to red under SW and LW
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 Meionite

Reference List:

- +
Scacchi, A., (1851): Notiz über den Sommit (Nephelin), Mizzonit und Mejonit, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, Erg. Bd. III, 478-479, J.C. Poggendorff, Leipzig

American Mineralogist (1982): 67: 1229-1241.

Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen: 53: 385-393.

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    Localities for Meionite

    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.
    Afghanistan
     
    • Badakhshan Province (Badakshan Province; Badahsan Province)
      • Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts
        • Koksha Valley (Kokscha Valley; Kokcha Valley)
    Thames Valley Minerals Specimen, RWMW collection
    Antarctica
    AmMin 36:361-367
    Argentina
     
    • Córdoba
      • Santa María Department
        • Alta Gracia
    C. Gordillo y J. Rossi (1968). La escapolita de la Cantera El Pozo, Alta Gracia (Córdoba). 3rasJornadas Geológicas Argentinas, 3:1-12.; Raul Jorge Tauber Larry specimen
    Australia
     
    • Queensland
    Updated list originally distributed by University of Queensland
    part of list University of Queensland
    • South Australia
      • Olary Province
        • Mt Victor Plumbago Station
    Grguric, B.A. (1992) The petrology, geochemistry and fluid history of calc-silicate rocks and associated primary Cu-Co mineralisation in the Ethiudna Mines area, Olary Province, South Australia. Unpublished Honours thesis, University of Adelaide.
    • Tasmania
      • Waratah district
        • Mt Ramsay
    Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
    Austria
     
    • Carinthia
      • Koralpe
        • Moschkogel - Weinebene area
          • Brandrücken
    • Lower Austria
      • Waldviertel
        • Maria Laach am Jauerling
          • Felbring
    Löffler, E., Kolitsch, U. & Brandstätter, F. (2011): 1699) Apatit, Chamosit, Diopsid, Epidot, Grossular, Klinozoisit, Meionit, Titanit, gediegen Wismut, Zirkon und weitere Mineralien vom Steinbruch Siebenhandl an der Kraxnerklippe bei Felbring, Waldviertel. Pp. 165-167 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2011): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LX. Carinthia II, 201./121., 135-186.
          • Zintring
    Kolitsch, U. & Löffler, E. (2012): 1759) Apatit, Klinoptilolith-Ca, Meionit, Prehnit, Titanit, Zirkon und weitere Mineralien aus einem Steinbruch bei Zintring, Maria Laach am Jauerling, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich. Pp. 161-162 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2012): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXI. Carinthia II, 202./122., 123-180.
        • Mühldorf
          • Amstall
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
        • Persenbeug-Gottsdorf
          • Loja
    Löffler, E. & Kolitsch, U. (2011): Die Mineralien der Loja bei Persenbeug, Niederösterreich (II). Mineralien-Welt. 22 (4): 51-62
    • Styria
      • Koralpe
        • Schwanberg
    Aufschluss 1972(SB), 43-47
    Brazil
     
    • Rio Grande do Norte
      • Borborema mineral province
        • Currais Novos
    Souza Neto, J.A., Legrand, J.M., Volfinger, M., Pascal, M.-L., and Sonnet, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 185-205.
    Burma (Myanmar)
     
    • Mandalay Division
      • Pyin-Oo-Lwin District
        • Mogok Township
          • Mogok Valley
    Themelis, Ted, 2008, Gems and Mines of Mogok.
    Canada
     
    • British Columbia
      • Greenwood Mining Division
        • Grand Forks
    Richard Gunter
      • Osoyoos Mining Division
        • Hedley
    Econ Geol (1992) 87:1541-1565
    • Nunavut Territory
      • Baffin Island
    Joel Grice (1989) Famous Mineral Localities of Canada. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Markham Ontario 190pp
    • Ontario
      • Haliburton Co.
        • Cardiff Township
    Van King
        • Glamorgan Township
    Maggie Wilson
    Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols
        • Minden Township
    Al Burnett
      • Thunder Bay District
    Mitchell (1991)
    • Québec
      • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
        • La Vallée-de-l'Or RCM
          • Réservoir-Dozois
    Age of the Cabonga nepheline syenite, Grenville Province, western Quebec Hudon, Pierre; Friedman, Richard M.; Gauthier, Gilles; Martignole, Jacques Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 43, issue 9, pp. 1237-1249
        • Témiscamingue RCM
          • Les Lacs-du-Témiscamingue
      • Laurentides
        • Antoine-Labelle RCM
          • Notre-Dame-du-Laus
    Van Velthuizen, J. V. (1993): The Parker Mine, Notre Dame du Laus (Québec). Mineralogical Record, 24(5): 369-373.
        • Argenteuil RCM
          • Grenville-sur-la-Rouge
    Bourdeau, J. et al (2008) 35th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, Abstracts of contributed papers, 16.
    Van King
            • Pointe-au-Chêne
    Van King
      • Montérégie
        • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
          • Mont Saint-Hilaire
    Horváth, L and Gault, R.A. (1990), The mineralogy of Mont Saint-Hilaire Quebec. Mineralogical Record: 21: 284-359.
      • Outaouais
        • Pontiac RCM
          • Litchfield
    Cindy Hasler
    China
     
    • Jiangxi Province
      • Shangrao Prefecture
        • Yanshan Co. (Qianshan Co.)
          • Yongping
    Zongting Liao, Tingting Ma, and Yujia Li (2001): Journal of Tongji University 29(11), 1322-1326
    Finland
     
    • Southern Finland Region
      • Lappeenranta
    Hytönen,K. (1999): Suomen Mineraalit. Geologian tutkimuskeskus. Erillisjulkaisu, Jyväskylä, 399 pp.
    • Southwestern Finland Region
      • Pargas (Parainen)
    Hietala, Satu 2012. Paraisten kalkkilouhoksen mineraaleista. Kivi 1/2012 12-18.
    Niedermayr, (2008): Für den Sammler- Informationen für den Sammler – Ausgabe 2008. Carinthia II. 118, 275–290 (p.283)
    Germany
     
    • Bavaria
      • Lower Bavaria
        • Bavarian Forest
          • Hauzenberg
            • Kropfmühl-Untergriesbach Graphite Mining District
              • Pfaffenreuth
    S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
    • Rhineland-Palatinate
      • Eifel
        • Daun
          • Brück-Dreis
    Frechen, J., Kristallisation, Mineralbestand, Mineralchemismus und Förderfolge der Mafitite vom Dreiser Weiher in der Eifel, N. Jb. Min., Mh., 205-225, 1963
        • Gerolstein
          • Rockeskyll
            • Rockeskyll volcanic complex
    Haardt, W., Die vulkanischen Auswürflinge und Basalte am Killer Kopf bei Rockeskyll in der Eifel, Jb. Preuß. Geolog. Landesanstalt, Berlin 35, 177-252
        • Laach lake volcanic complex
          • Kruft
    Rath, G. v., Mejonit vom Laacher See, Ann. Phys. Chem. 119, 262-269., 1863
          • Mendig
            • Niedermendig
    Rath, G. v., Mejonit vom Laacher See, Ann. Phys. Chem. 119, 262-269., 1863
    Rath, G. v., Mejonit vom Laacher See, Ann. Phys. Chem. 119, 262-269, 1863
              • Wingertsberg
    Rath, G. v., Mejonit vom Laacher See, Ann. Phys. Chem. 119, 262-269, 1863
          • Niederzissen
            • Glees
    Rath, G. v., Mejonit vom Laacher See, Ann. Phys. Chem. 119, 262-269, 1863
        • Mayen
          • Ettringen
            • Bellerberg volcano
    [Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise (München), 1983] [Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990]
              • Southern lava flow
    Brauns, R. (1922): Die Mineralien der Niederrheinischen Vulkangebiete, Schweizerbart, Stuttgart
    Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise (München), 1983
              • Western lava flow
    Brauns, R. (1922): Die Mineralien der Niederrheinischen Vulkangebiete, Schweizerbart, Stuttgart
        • Niederzissen
          • Glees
    Brauns, R., Die Mineralien der Niederrheinischen Vulkangebiete, Schweizerbart, Stuttgart, 1922
        • Polch
          • Ochtendung
    Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
    India
     
    • Andhra Pradesh
      • Visakhapatnam District
    Gondwana Research 3(1): 65-77.
    • Rajasthan (Rajputana)
      • Jaipur Division
    Sarkar, S. C., Bhattacharyya, P. K., and Mukherjee, A. D., 1980, Evolution of the Sulfide Ores of Saladipura, Rajasthan, India, Economic Geology, 75:1152-1167.
    Italy
     
    • Campania
      • Naples Province
        • Somma-Vesuvius Complex
    [Traite Min.(1801) 1st ed., 2, 422; Scherillo A. (1935): La meionite del Somma-Vesuvio. Periodico di Mineralogia - Roma pp. 227-239. and Lapis 1994:5 p.13-23,58]
            • Ercolano
              • San Vito
    Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
            • Pollena - Trocchia area
    Carati M., 1982. Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana. Guide Calderini, Bologna.
    • Lombardy
      • Brescia Province
        • Adamello-Brenta Natural Park
          • Paspardo
    G. Branchi, Gruppo Mineralogico Camuno (2006): Cima Sablunera. Descrizione geologica e mineralogica della zona. 15 pp.
      • Sondrio Province
        • Valtellina
          • Malenco Valley
            • Chiesa in Valmalenco
          • Valfurva
    Bedognè, F., Montrasio, A., Sciesa, E. (2006) I minerali della media-alta Valtellina, delle Orobie valtellinesi e della Val Poschiavo. Aggiornamenti sulle altre località della provincia di Sondrio. Bettini, Sondrio, 255 pp.
    • Piedmont
      • Biella Province
        • Cervo Valley
          • Rosazza
    Piccoli, G. C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., & Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo F. Eusebio - Alba, 607 pag.
      • Torino Province
        • Canavese District
          • Chiusella Valley
            • Traversella
    Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
      • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
        • Ornavasso
    Piccoli, G.C., Maletto. G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo " F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
        • Ossola Valley
          • Crevoladossola
    Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
          • Vigezzo Valley
            • Santa Maria Maggiore
              • Basso Valley
                • Cedo Alp
    Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
    Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
    • Trentino-Alto Adige
      • Bolzano Province (South Tyrol)
    Thomson, T. (1825): The First Principles of Chemistry, Vol. 1, Baldwick, Cradock & Joy (London), pp. 292-295
    Japan
     
    • Honshu Island
      • Kinki Region
        • Mie Prefecture
          • Kameyama
    Banno, Y. et al (2008) Potasic-ferropargasite, a New Member of the Amphibole Group, from Japan. (poster, M&M6, Colorado School of Mines, 7-9 september 2008)
      • Tohoku Region
        • Iwate Prefecture
          • Kamaishi City
    Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated by the Geological Survey of Japan)
    Madagascar
     
    • Fianarantsoa Province
      • Horombe Region
        • Ihosy District
    Superchi, M., Pezzotta, F., Gambini, E. and Castaman, E. (2010): Yellow Scapolite from Ihosy, Madagascar. Gems & Gemology. 46 (4), 274-279.
      • Matsiatra Region
        • Ikalamavony Pegmatite Field
          • Ikalamavony District
    Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium collection Sample 13726
    • Tuléar Province (Toliara)
      • Androy Region
        • Bekily District
          • Beraketa Commune
    Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium collection Sample # 11308
    Mexico
     
    • Oaxaca
      • Mun. de La Pe
        • La Panchita
    Panczner (1987): 101-377
    Namibia
     
    • Erongo Region
      • Omaruru District
        • Otjihorongo area
    Natural History Museum Vienna collection
    Steven, N. M. and Moore, J. M., 1994, Pan-African tungsten skarn mineralization at the Otjua Prospect, central Namibia, Economic Geology, 89: 1431-1453.
    • Otjozondjupa Region
      • Otjiwarongo District
    A. Wohlschläger, U. Kolitsch and E. Libowitzky (2001): Large "gahnites" from near Okahua, Namibia: only Fe- and Zn-bearing spinels. Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 146, 323.
    Norway
     
    • Møre og Romsdal
      • Halsa
    Nordrum, F.S. (2009): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2008-2009. STEIN 36 (2), 6-17
    • Vest-Agder
      • Kristiansand
    Revheim, O. (2010): The vesuvianites of Kristiansand, southern Norway
        • Kalkheia
    Revheim, O. (2010): The vesuvianites of Kristiansand, southern Norway. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 43: 71-77
    Poland
     
    • Opolskie
      • Nysa District
        • Głuchołazy commune
    Szełęg E., 2002: Na-meionite (scapolite group) from pegmatite vein of the Sławniowice (Eastern Sudetes, Poland). Miner. Polon., Vol. 33, No 1; Szełęg, E. (2002) Na-meionite (scapolite group) from pegmatite vein of the Sławniowice (Eastern Sudetes, Poland). Miner. Polon., Vol. 33, No 1
    Russia
     
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
    [World of Stones 12:49]
    South Africa
     
    • KwaZulu-Natal Province
      • Ugu District
    Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. 141.
    • Limpopo Province
      • Eastern Bushveld Complex
    Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. 223.
      • Sekhukhune District
    Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. 223.
      • Vhembe District
        • Soutpansberg (Zoutpansberg)
    Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. 223.
    • Northern Cape Province
      • Pixley ka Seme District
        • Victoria West
    Mathias, M., Siebert, J.C., and Rickwood, P.C. (1970): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 26, 75-123.
    Spain
     
    • Extremadura
      • Badajoz
        • Monesterio
    Tornos, F., Galindo, C., Casquet, C., Pevida, L.R., Martínez, C., Martínez, E., Velasco, F., and Iriondo, A. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 737-769.
    Sweden
     
    • Lappland
      • Gällivare
        • Aitik
    C. Wanhainen & O. Martinsson (2000) The Aitik Cu-Au deposit, Gellivare area, northern Sweden. In Abstract volume and Field trip Guidebook, 2nd annual GEODE-Fennoscandian shield field workshop on Palaeoproterozoic and Archean greenstone belts and VMS districts in the Fennoscandian Shield (Vol. 28).
    • Södermanland
      • Nynäshamn
    No reference listed
    • Värmland
      • Filipstad
        • Gåsborn
    No reference listed
        • Persberg district
    Switzerland
     
    • Ticino (Tessin)
      • Blenio Valley
        • Santa Maria Valley
          • Acquacalda
    Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 340, 373.
    Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 373.
      • Leventina
        • Fiesso
    Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 373.
        • Piumogna Valley
    Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 373.
    USA
     
    • Arizona
      • Cochise Co.
        • Mule Mts
          • Warren District
            • Bisbee
              • Queen Hill
                • Copper Queen Mine (Halero Mine)
    Grant, Raymond W., Bideaux, R.A., and Williams, S.A. (2006) Minerals Added to the Arizona List 1995-2005: 6.
    • California
      • Riverside Co.
        • Crestmore
    [[email protected]]
      • Santa Cruz Co.
        • Santa Cruz
    Mineralogical Record: 17:315
    • Colorado
      • Grand Co.
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
      • Jefferson Co.
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Connecticut
      • Middlesex Co.
        • Haddam
    Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70:396-409
      • New Haven Co.
        • Orange
    Harold Moritz collection
    • Georgia
      • Fannin Co.
    www.minsocam.org/msa/Handbook/Meionite.PDF.
    • Idaho
      • Lemhi Co.
        • Spring Mountain District
          • Quartzite Canyon
    Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
    • Maine
      • Androscoggin Co.
        • Lewiston
    King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, Vol. 1., p.365.
        • Minot
    "Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd Ed." by Thompson, W.B., et.al., 1998
      • Cumberland Co.
        • Casco
    "Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd Ed." by Thompson, W.B., et.al., 1998
        • Harpswell
    www.maine.gov/doc/nrimc/mgs/explore/bedrock/b42/harpswell.htm
      • Franklin Co.
        • Farmington
    King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, volume 1.
      • Oxford Co.
        • Greenwood
    W. B. Thompson, D. L. Joyner, R. G. Woodman, and V. T. King (2005) A Collector's Guide to Maine Mineral Localities. Maine Geological Survey Bulletin 41
    W. B. Thompson, D. L. Joyner, R. G. Woodman, and V. T. King (2005) A Collector's Guide to Maine Mineral Localities. Maine Geological Survey Bulletin 41
        • Rumford
    No reference listed
      • Sagadahoc Co.
        • Phippsburg
    Thompson, W.B., et.al., 1991, Maine Mineral Localites, 2nd edition, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta.
      • York Co.
        • Cornish
    No reference listed
    No reference listed
        • Parsonsfield
    No reference listed
        • Sanford
    King, V. and Foord, E, 1994, Mineralogy of Maine.
    Van King
    Leavitt, D. L., and Leavitt, N. J., 1993: Mineralogy of the Sanford vesuvianite deposit. Mineralogical Record, v. 24 (5), p. 359-364
    • Massachusetts
      • Middlesex Co.
        • Marlborough
    Garza, Steve (1980): Routes 495 and 290, Marlborough, Massachusetts (Boston Mineral Club Newsletter Dec., 1980).
      • Worcester Co.
        • Bolton
    Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols; Sherriff, Barbara et al. (2000). Meionite: Rietveld Structure-Refinement 29Si MAS AND 27Al SATRAS NMR Spectroscopy, and Comments on the Marialite-Meionite Series. (Canadian Mineralogist 38:1201-1213.
    • Michigan
      • Dickinson Co.
        • Felch
    Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
    Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
    • Montana
      • Granite Co.
        • Philipsburg District (Flint Creek District)
          • Franklin Hill Iron Deposit (Tarriff; Courtney Manganiferous Iron Deposit; Courtney Prospect)
    Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240.
      • Lewis and Clark Co.
        • Helena District (Spring Hill District)
          • Helena
    Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240; Chris Tucker and John Betts specimens.; Gobla, M. J. (2012) Montana Mineral Locality Index. Rocks and Minerals 87:208-240.
    • Nevada
      • Pershing Co.
        • Mineral Basin District
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • New Hampshire
      • Hillsborough Co.
    Rocks & Minerals (2005) 80:242-261 New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index
    Stewart, 1941.
    • New Jersey
      • Sussex Co.
        • Franklin Mining District
          • Franklin
            • Franklin Marble
    Betancourt, P.P. (The Picking Table, Vol. 27(2):2-10.
    Dunn(1995):Pt4:512.
          • Ogdensburg
            • Sterling Hill
    Dunn, P.J. (1995): Franklin and Sterling Hill New Jersey: the world's most magnificent mineral deposits; 512.
        • Hamburg
          • Hardistonville
    Rocks & Min.: 21:668-669.
        • Hardyston Township
          • Rudeville
    New Jersey State Geologist Annual Report (1890): 33.
    • New Mexico
      • Hidalgo Co.
        • Sylvanite District
    Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.; Lasky, S. G. (1947) Geology and ore deposits of the Little Hatchet Mountains, Hidalgo and Grant Counties, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 208
    • New York
      • Essex Co.
    George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
        • Minerva Township
    New York State Museum mineral collection; specimen number 11081
    NY State Museum spec. no. 18143
        • Ticonderoga Township
          • Ticonderoga
    New York State Museum Bulletin No. 199, Alling, Harold L. (July, 1917), The Adirondack Graphite Deposits: 28; Econ. Geol.: 5: 147-148.; Rocks & Minerals 82:472-483
      • Jefferson Co.
        • Wilna Township
          • Natural Bridge
    George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
      • Lewis Co.
        • Diana Township
    [var: Nuttallite] Beck, Lewis, 1942, Mineralogy of New-York,
    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.
      • Orange Co.
        • Bear Mountain State Park
    Bear Mountain Museum Collection
    The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 95.
        • Town of Warwick
    The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull., Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 63.
    Rhein Collection
    The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull., Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 71.
            • Edenite Hill
    Van King
    NY State Museum spec. no. 18089
    George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
      • Rockland Co.
        • Bear Mountain State Park
    George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
      • St. Lawrence Co.
    NY State Museum spec. no. 18793
        • Pierrepont
    George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
    Steven C. Chamberlain (2012) New locality open for collecting near Pierrepoint, St Lawrence Co., New York. Mineral News, 28, #7, 12.
        • Pitcairn
          • Rose Road
    Steven C. Chamberlain
    Chamberlain, Steve C., M.R. Walter, D.G. Bailey, J. Chiarenzelli & G.W. Robinson (2014), A new collecting site at the Rose Road Locality, Pitcairn, St. Lawrence County, New York, a presentation to the 41st. Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, April 25, 2014.
      • Clay Co.
        • Elf
    Pratt,J.H., and Lewis,J.V.,(1906) Corundum and Peridotites of Western North Carolina,North Carolina Geological Survey,Vol.1, pg. 298-299
    • Rhode Island
      • Providence Co.
        • Providence
          • Manton
    Miller, C. E. (1971) Rhode Island Minerals and Their Locations, University of Rhode Island, Kingston
    • Tennessee
      • Carter Co.
        • Cranberry Magnetite District
    Paris, T.A. (2011) Tennessee mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 86, #4, 300-328.
    • Vermont
    Rocks & Min. vol. 71, (1996)
    • Washington
      • Okanogan Co.
        • Tonasket
    Minerals of Washington, Bart Cannon, 1975
        • Toroda
    Minerals of Washington, Bart Cannon, 1975
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