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pegmatite, such as in Mitchell and Yancey Counties, North Carolina (Richard C. Erd, U. S. Geological Survey, 1996, unpublished data).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

Lustre:Vitreous
Colour:Pink

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 Clinothulite

Reference List:

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Rocks & Minerals, July 2001.

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  • Localities for Clinothulite

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    (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.
    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
    Jean Chervet collection
    Spain
     
    • Madrid
      • Horcajuelo de la Sierra
    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 Geological Survey unpublished data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 Geological Survey unpublished data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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