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Clinothulite

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Colour:
Pink
A variety of Clinozoisite

A pink, Mn3+-bearing variety of clinozoisite. Much so-called thulite is actually clinothulite. Compare thulite.

Classification of Clinothulite

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Occurrences of Clinothulite

Geological Setting:
Frequently found in granite pegmatite, such as in Mitchell and Yancey Counties, North Carolina (Richard C. Erd, U. S. Geological Survey, 1996, unpublished data).

Physical Properties of Clinothulite

Vitreous
Colour:
Pink

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 Clinothulite

Reference List:
Rocks & Minerals, July 2001.

Internet Links for Clinothulite

Specimens:
The following Clinothulite specimens are currently listed for sale on minfind.com.

Localities for Clinothulite

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.
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Central Bohemia Region
      • Čáslav (Tschaslau)
Ray and Alvin Schortmann
Italy
 
  • Lombardy
    • Sondrio Province
      • Valtellina
        • Malenco Valley
          • Chiesa in Valmalenco
www.puntointernet.com/naturalia/articolo18.html
Japan
 
  • Kyushu Region
    • Fukuoka Prefecture
      • Iizuka City
Alfredo Petrov specimen
Madagascar
 
  • Fianarantsoa Province
    • Amoron'i Mania Region
      • Ambatofinandrahana District
        • Mangatabohangy Commune
Jean Chervet collection
Spain
 
  • Madrid
ANGEL ORTIZ MAELLAS AOM
USA
 
  • New Hampshire
    • Hillsborough Co.
      • Amherst
P Cristofono collection, 2008
  • North Carolina
Pink Zoisite and Clinozoisite from Pegmatites of the Central and Southern Appalachians,Rocks and Minerals, July,2001
      • Bandana
various added photos
Richard C. Erd, US. Geological Survey unpublished data
      • Spruce Pine District
        • Penland
Richard C. Erd, US. Geological Survey unpublished data
        • Spruce Pine
Richard C. Erd, US. Geological Survey unpublished data
Richard C. Erd, U.S. Geological Survey
Richard C. Erd, U.S. Geological Survey
    • Yancey Co.
      • Spruce Pine District
        • Burnsville
          • Hurricane Mountain
Richard C. Erd, US. Geological Survey unpublished data
        • Celo
          • Micaville
Richard C. Erd, US. Geological Survey unpublished data
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