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Monticellite

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Formula:
CaMgSiO4
System:
Orthorhombic
Colour:
Colourless, grey or ...
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
Member of:
Name:
Named by H.J.Brooke (1831) after Teodoro Monticelli (1759-1845). He published several works on Mount Vesuvius, including "Storia dei fenomeni del Vesuvio" (1823) and "Prodromo della mineralogia vesuviana" (1825). The latter together with Niccolò Covelli (see covellite)

Classification of Monticellite

Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
9.AC.10

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
A : Nesosilicates
C : Nesosilicates without additional anions; cations in octahedral [6] coordination
51.3.2.1

51 : NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
3 : Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
14.6.10

14 : Silicates not Containing Aluminum
6 : Silicates of Ca with alkali or Mg or both
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Type Occurrence of Monticellite

Year of Discovery:
1831

Physical Properties of Monticellite

Vitreous
Colour:
Colourless, grey or greenish
Hardness (Mohs):

Crystallography of Monticellite

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:
a = 4.81Å, b = 11.08Å, c = 6.37Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.434 : 1 : 0.575
Unit Cell Volume:
V 339.49 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
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Radiation - Copper Kα
Data Set:
Data courtesy of RRUFF project at University of Arizona, used with permission.

Optical Data of Monticellite

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.639 - 1.663 nβ = 1.645 - 1.674 nγ = 1.653 - 1.680
2V:
Measured: 88° to 65°, Calculated: 72° to 84°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.014 - 0.017
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
relatively weak

Chemical Properties of Monticellite

Formula:
CaMgSiO4
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:
Common Impurities:
Ti,Al,Fe,Mn,Zn,H2O

Relationship of Monticellite to other Species

Series:
Forms a series with Kirschsteinite (see here)
Member of:
Other Members of Group:
Calcio-olivineCa2SiO4
FayaliteFe22+SiO4
ForsteriteMg2SiO4
GlaucochroiteCaMn2+SiO4
KirschsteiniteCaFe2+SiO4
LaihuniteFe2+Fe23+(SiO4)2
Liebenbergite(Ni,Mg)2SiO4
Olivine(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
Roepperite (of Brush)(Fe22+,Mn,Zn)SiO4
TephroiteMn22+SiO4
9.AC.05FayaliteFe22+SiO4
9.AC.05ForsteriteMg2SiO4
9.AC.05GlaucochroiteCaMn2+SiO4
9.AC.05KirschsteiniteCaFe2+SiO4
9.AC.05LaihuniteFe2+Fe23+(SiO4)2
9.AC.05Liebenbergite(Ni,Mg)2SiO4
9.AC.05TephroiteMn22+SiO4
9.AC.15BrunogeieriteFe22+Ge4+O4
9.AC.15Ringwoodite(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4
9.AC.20ChesnokoviteNa2[SiO2(OH)2] · 8H2O
14.6.1CombeiteNa2Ca2(Si6O18)0.5
14.6.2PectoliteNaCa2(HSi3O9)
14.6.3Pectolite-M2abcNaCa2[HSi3O9]
14.6.4DenisoviteCa2(K,Na)Si3O8(F,OH)2
14.6.5TokkoiteK2Ca4Si7O17(O,OH,F)4
14.6.6MountainiteKNa2Ca2[Si8O19(OH)] · 6H2O
14.6.7RhodesiteKHCa2Si8O19 · 5H2O
14.6.8MiseriteK1.5-x(Ca,Y,REE)5(Si6O15)(Si2O7)(OH,F)2 · yH2O
14.6.9ÅkermaniteCa2Mg(Si2O7)
14.6.11MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
14.6.12DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
14.6.13Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2

Other Names for Monticellite

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:钙镁橄榄石
Spanish:Monticellita
Traditional Chinese:鈣鎂橄欖石

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 Monticellite

Reference List:
H.J. Brooke (1831): On Monticellite, a new Species of Mineral. The Philosophical Magazine, Or Annals of Chemistry, Mathematics, Astronomy, Natural History and General Science, Vol 10, pp 265-266

Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1935), Monticellite from San Bernardino County, California, and the monticellite series: American Mineralogist: 20: 815-827.

Neuvonen, Kalle J. (1952), Heat of formation of Merwinite and monticellite: American Journal of Science, Bowen volume: 373-380.

Onken H (1964) Verfeinerung der kristallstruktur von monticellit, Naturwissenschaften, 51, 334-335

Journal of the Mineral Society of Japan (1979): 14: 129.

Valley, J.W. and Essene, E.J. (1979) Vesuvianite, akermanite, monticellite and wollastonite equlibria and high X H2O/CO2 at Cascade slide, Mt Marcy Quad, Adirondack Mts. EOS: 60: 423.

Kimata M, Nishida N (1987) The crystal structure of Co-monticellite Ca1.255Co0.745SiO4 and its significance as a solid solution crystal, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1987, 160-170

Sharp Z D, Hazen R M, Finger L W (1987) High-pressure crystal chemistry of monticellite, CaMgSiO4, American Mineralogist, 72, 748-755

Chopelas A (1991) Single crystal Raman spectra of forsterite, fayalite, and monticellite, American Mineralogist, 76, 1101-1109

Pilati T, Demartin F, Gramaccioli C M (1995) Thermal parameters for minerals of the olivine group: their implication on vibrational spectra, thermodynamic functions and transferable force fields, Acta Crystallographica, B51, 721-733

Mouri T, Enami M (2008) Raman spectroscopic study of olivine-group minerals, Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 103, 100-104 [view file]

Internet Links for Monticellite

Localities for Monticellite

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.
Afghanistan
 
  • Badakhshan Province (Badakshan Province; Badahsan Province)
    • Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts
      • Koksha Valley (Kokscha Valley; Kokcha Valley)
        • Sar-e Sang (Sar Sang; Sary Sang)
Peters, S.G., Ludington, S.D., Orris, G.J., Sutphin, D.M., and Bliss, J.D., eds. (2007): USGS Open–File Report 07-1214
Antarctica
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Mac Robertson Land
      • Prince Charles Mts
S. F. Foley, A. V. Andronikov, S. Melzer (2002) Petrology of ultramafic lamprophyres from the Beaver Lake area of Eastern Antarctica and their relation to the breakup of Gondwanaland. Mineralogy and Petrology 74:361-384
Australia
 
  • South Australia
    • Olary Province
      • Pandappa
Reference: Keeling J. et al.MESA Journal 39, 30-33, Oct 2005
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Friesach - Hüttenberg area
      • Hüttenberg
        • Waitschach
Kolitsch, U., Brandstätter, F., Schreiber, F., Fink, R. & Auer, C. (2013): Die Mineralogie der weltweit einzigartigen Schlacken von Waitschach, Kärnten. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie A, 115, 19-87 (in German).
Bolivia
 
  • Cochabamba Department
    • Ayopaya Province
      • Independencia
Schultz, F. et al. (2004) Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 148, 391-408.
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Patos de Minas
      • Pântano
Gibson, S. A., Thompson, R. N., Leonardos, O. H., Dickin, A. P., & Mitchell, J. G. (1995). The Late Cretaceous impact of the Trindade mantle plume: evidence from large-volume, mafic, potassic magmatism in SE Brazil. Journal of Petrology, 36(1), 189-229.
  • Santa Catarina
1995, Geochimica Brasiliensis, 8: 179-214.; G Traversa et al (1994) Petrology and Mineral Chemistry of the Alkaline District of Lages, SC, Brazil. Geochem Brazil 8:179-214
  • São Paulo
    • Cajati
Berger, V.I., Singer, D.A., and Orris, G.J. (2009): USGS Open-File Report 09-1139
Bulgaria
 
  • Yambol Oblast
    • Bolyarovo Obshtina
I. Kostov, V. Breskovska, J. Mincheva-Stefanova, G. Kirov (1964): Minerals of Bulgaria. Sofia, Bulgaria, 540 pp. (in Bulgarian).
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Atlin Mining Division
      • Rainy Hollow District
I.C.L. Webster, G.E. Ray and A.R. Pettipas (1992) An Investigation of Selected Mineralized Skarns in British Columbia. British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 1992
    • Greenwood Mining Division
      • Grand Forks
Richard Gunter Collection
    • Liard Mining Division
Sabina, A.P. (1972) Rocks & minerals for the collector: The Alaska Highway, Dawson Creek, British Columbia to Yukon/Alaska border. GSC paper 72-32, 48.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Labrador
OWENS, B.E. & KREMSER, P.T. (2010) Åkermanite breakdown to cuspidine-bearing sympectite in a calc-silicate xenolith, Kiglapait intrusion, Labrador, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist 48, 809-819.
Am Min 85:1595–1605, (2000)
  • Northwest Territories
    • Camsell Lake
Maya G. Kopylova, Trevor Mogg, and Barbara Scott Smith (2010) Mineralogy of the Snap Lake Kimberlite, Northwest Territories, Canada, and compositions of phlogopite as records of its crystallization.The Canadian Mineralogist (June 2010), 48(3):549-570
Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148
  • Nova Scotia
    • Inverness Co.
A.K. Chatterjee, "Mineralization and associated wall rock alteration in the George River Group, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia", Ph.D. thesis, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 197 p., 1980.
    • Victoria Co.
A.K. Chatterjee, "Copper-Zinc Deposit at McMillan Brook, Victoria County, Cape Breton Island", Nova Scotia Dept. Mines, Report 77-1, 1977.
  • Nunavut Territory
    • Somerset Island
The Canadian Mineralogist; December 1994; v. 32; no. 4; p. 815-823
  • Ontario
    • Hastings Co.
      • Dungannon Township
Sabina, A.P. (1982): Some rare minerals of the Bancroft area. Mineralogical Record 13 (4), 226-228
  • Québec
    • Laurentides
      • Deux-Montagnes RCM
        • Oka
Gaston Pouliot (1970) Study of carbonatitic calcites from Oka, Quebec. Can Mineral 10:511-540; Sokolov S.V. (2010) On portlandite from carbonatite complexes. Abstracts of XXVII International conference School «Geochemistry of Alkaline rocks». – Moscow-Koktebel’. pp. 240 pp.
Sabina (1968); GOLD, D.P. (1972): The Monteregian Hills: ultra-alkaline rocks and the Oka carbonatite complex. 24th International Geological Congress (Montreal), Guidebook B-11.
Gold (1969)
Sabina (1968); Gaston Pouliot (1970) Study of carbonatitic calcites from Oka, Quebec. Can Mineral 10:511-540
    • Montérégie
      • Vaudreuil-Soulanges RCM
        • Vaudreuil-Dorion
Bowen, 1922 Williams, Turner, Gilbert, 1954. ; Henderson, C. M. B., Kogarko, L. N., & Plant, D. A. (1999). Extreme closed system fractionation of volatile-rich, ultrabasic peralkaline melt inclusions and the occurrence of djerfisherite in the Kugda alkaline complex, Siberia. Mineralogical Magazine, 63(3), 433-438.
    • Nord-du-Québec
      • Kativik
Daniel F. Rosa and Robert F. Martin (2010) A spurrite-, merwinite- and srebrodolskite-bearing skarn assemblage, West Clearwater Lake impact crater, northern Quebec. The Canadian Mineralogist (December 2010), 48(6):1519-1532
    • Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean
      • Le Fjord-du-Saguenay RCM
        • Saint-Honoré
Currie (1976) GSC Bulletin 239, 109-110
Berger, V.I., Singer, D.A., and Orris, G.J. (2009): USGS Open-File Report 09-1139
China
 
  • Guangdong Province
    • Heyuan Prefecture
      • Lianping Co.
Wang, S. (1983): Bull. lnst. Min. Deposits, Chinese Acad. Geol. Sci. 9, 72.
  • Hebei Province
    • Handan Prefecture
      • She Co.
Cao Zhengmin, and Zhu Hong (2000): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica [Yanshikuangwuxue Zazhi] 19(1), 69-77.
    • Xingtai Prefecture
      • Xingtai Co.
Zhengmin Cao and Weijiong Zhu (1993): Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Pekinensis 29(4)
  • Hubei Province
    • Jingmen Prefecture
      • Jingshan Co.
Huilong Yu (1985): Acta Petrologica Mineralogica et Analytica 4(2), 108-113
  • Qinghai Province
    • Haixi Autonomous Prefecture
      • Dulan Co.
Zhuangzhi Qian, Zhongli Tang, Jiangang Jiao, and Dongmei Tang (2004): Mineral Deposits 23(suppl.), 124-130
      • Golmud Co. (Ge'ermu Co.)
        • Qimantage Mts
Zhuangzhi Qian, Zhongli Tang, Jiangang Jiao, and Dongmei Tang (2004): Mineral Deposits 23(suppl.), 124-130; Ye Xiao, Chengyou Feng, Jiannan Liu, Miao Yu, Jianhou Zhou, Daxin Li, and Yiming Zhao (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(1), 177-186
  • 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
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Central Bohemia Region
      • Benešov (Beneschau)
        • Český Šternberk (Böhmisch Sternberg)
Šrein, V. et al.: Mineralogická charakteristika metasomatického rudního ložiska Malovidy u Českého Šternberka. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2007, roč. 14-15, s. 149-158.
Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
 
  • Katanga (Shaba)
    • Lake Mweru
MinMag 58:496
Finland
 
  • Eastern Finland Region
O´Brien Hugh,Tyni Matti 2005 Eastern Finland kimberlite province. Fifth international dyke conference 31.7-3.8. 2005 Rovaniemi, Finland
France
 
  • Franche-Comté
    • Doubs
      • Ornans
A. M. Davis (1985). Refractory Inclusions in the Ornans C3O Chondrite (Abstract). Lunar and Planetary Science XVI, pp. 165-166.
Germany
 
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Sauerland
      • Iserlohn
        • Letmathe
BLAß, G. & GRAF, H. W. (1995): Neufunde von bekannten Fundstellen (13). Mineralien-Welt 6 (3), 47-51.
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Eifel
      • Mayen
        • Ettringen
          • Bellerberg volcano
[Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise (München), 1983] [Lapis, 15 (5), 9-36]
Greenland
 
  • Tunu Province (East Greenland)
    • Kangerlussuaq Firth
      • Kangerlussuaq complex
MinRec 16:485-494
India
 
  • Andhra Pradesh
    • Mahabubnagar district
Mineralogical Magazine 1996 60 : 513-516
  • Rajasthan (Rajputana)
    • Udaipur Division
      • Sirohi District
        • Deri-Ambaji Zn-Pb-Cu deposit
Econ Geol (1980) 75:572-591
Indonesia
 
  • Irian Jaya (New Guinea)
    • Papua Province
      • New Guinea
        • Carstensz Mts
          • Gunung Bijih District (Grasberg District)
Econ Geol (1997) 92:535-550
Prendergast, K. (2003). Porphyry-related hydrothermal systems in the Estberg District, Papua, Indonesia (Doctoral dissertation, James Cook University).
Amer.Min.(1995) 80, 65-77
Am Min 73:3-4 pp 365-375
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).
Iraq
 
  • Qala-Diz (Qala-Dizeh; Qala-Diza)
    • Hero
Al-Hermezi, H. M., McKie, D., & Hall, A. J. (1986). Baghdadite, a new calcium zirconium silicate mineral from Iraq. Mineralogical Magazine, 50, 119-123.
Ireland
 
  • Co. Louth
    • Carlingford
S. R. Nockolds and H. G. C. Vincent (1947) On Tilleyite and Its Associated Minerals from Carlingford, Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine 28:151-158.
Israel
 
  • Negev
Gross, S. (1977): The Mineralogy of the Hatrurim Formation, Israel. Geological Survey of Israel, Bulletin no. 70, 80 pp.
Italy
 
  • Basilicata
    • Potenza Province
      • Melfi
        • Vulture Mount
Stoppa, F., Jones, A.P., and Sharygin, V.V. (2009): Central European Journal of Geosciences 1(2), 131-151
  • Campania
    • Naples Province
      • Somma-Vesuvius Complex
[Phil.Mag.(1831) 10, 265; Lapis 1994:5 p.13-23,58]
  • Emilia-Romagna
    • Ferrara Province
      • Vigarano Mainarda
        • Vigarano Pieve
Brearley, A. J. & Jones, R. H. (1998). Chondritic Meteorites. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J., Editor): Chapter 3, 398 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA. (1998)
  • Latium
    • Rieti Province
      • Rieti
        • Santa Rufina
F. Stoppa and Y. Liu, Eur. J. Mineral. , 1995, 7, pp. 391-402.
    • Rome Province
      • Alban Hills
        • Albano Laziale
Orlandi P. - (1975) La monticellite di Albano. Periodico di mineralogia – Roma, pp. 145-149
  • Lombardy
    • Bergamo Province
      • Cene
        • Rossa Valley
Maida, F. (2002): Descrizione delle specie e varietà di minerali e loro ritrovamento nella Bergamasca. G.O.M. Gruppo Orobico Minerali - Novecento Grafico, Ed., Bergamo 82 pp. (geologic part by F. Pezzotta). F. Brignoli
    • Sondrio Province
      • Valtellina
        • Valfurva
          • Zebrù Valley
Bedognè, F., Montrasio, A., Sciesa, E. (2006). I minerali della medio-alta Valtellina, delle Orobie valtellinesi e della val Poschiavo. Aggiornamenti sulle altre località della provincia di Sondrio. Tip. Bettini, Sondrio, 255 pp.
  • Piedmont
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
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)
      • Ortles-Cevedale Group
Klausner, S. et al. (2009): Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 155, 79. (Abs.)
    • Trento Province
      • Fassa Valley
        • Monzoni Mts
Exel, R. (1987): Guida mineralogica del Trentino e del Sudtirolo. Athesia, Bolzano, 204 pp.
De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
Exel, R. (1987): Guida mineralogica del Trentino e del Sudtirolo. Athesia, Bolzano, 204 pp.
      • Fiemme Valley
De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
  • Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol)
    • Trento Province
      • Giudicarie Valleys
        • Chiese Valley
          • Daone
            • Daone Valley
              • Fumo Valley
Avanzini M. & Wachtler M. (2007): Minerali e fossili del Trentino dalle Dolomiti al Lago di Garda. Athesia. Bressanone, 55pp.
  • Tuscany
    • Livorno Province
      • Piombino
Sperl, G. (1980): Über die Typologie urzeitlicher, frühgeschichtlicher und mittelalterlicher Eisenhüttenschlacken. Verlag der Österreichischem Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, Austria, 68 pp. & 61 Figures.
  • Umbria
    • Terni Province
F. Stoppa and Y. Liu, Eur. J. Mineral. , 1995, 7, pp. 391-402.
      • San Venanzo
Stoppa, F., Sharygin, V.V., and Cundari, A. (1997): Mineralogy and Petrology 61, 27-45.
  • Veneto
    • Vicenza Province
      • Laghi
Boscardin M., Daleffe A., Rocchetti I., Zordan A. “I minerali nel Vicentino”, Museo “G. Zannato”, Montecchio Maggiore (Vicenza), 2011.
      • Tretto di Schio
        • Val Munari
          • Contrade Maglio-Pornaro
- Boscardin M., Da Meda E., Zordan A., 1988. I minerali di un nuovo giacimento di contatto presso Schio (VI) - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, fasc. 2, pp.73-78
Japan
 
  • Hokkaido
    • Shiribeshi Province
Nagata, J. (1982)
  • Honshu Island
    • Chubu region
      • Nagano prefecture
Kishi et al (2003) Chigaku Kenkyu, 52, 131-137.
    • Chugoku Region
      • Hiroshima prefecture
        • Hiba-gun
Kusachi et al (1979) Koubutsugaku Zasshi, 14, 124-130.
    • Kanto Region
      • Kanagawa Prefecture
        • Yamakita
Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Alfredo Petrov collection
Malawi
 
  • Balaka District
Berger, V.I., Singer, D.A., and Orris, G.J. (2009): USGS Open-File Report 09-1139
Mexico
 
  • Chihuahua
    • Mun. de Urique
      • Piedras Verde (Piedras Verdes)
http://www.diabras.com/en/bolivar_field_reports.php
    • Pueblito de Allende
Brearley, A. J. & Jones, R. H. (1998). Chondritic Meteorites. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J., Editor): Chapter 3, 398 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA. (1998)
  • Hidalgo
    • Mun. de Zimapán
      • Zimapán
Panczner(1987): 93-396.
Namibia
 
  • Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto)
    • Tsumeb
Ettler, V., Johan, Z., Kříbek, B., Šebek, O. & Mihaljevič, M. (2009): Mineralogy and environmental stability of slags from the Tsumeb smelter, Namibia. Applied Geochemistry 24, 1-15.
Norway
 
  • Finnmark
    • Alta
Nordrum, F.S. (2000). Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 1999-2000. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 17:59-63
  • Telemark
    • Skien
Jamtveit B., Dahlgren S. and Austrheim H. (1997): High-grade contact metamorphism of calcareous rocks from the Oslo Rift, Southern Norway. American Mineralogist. 82 : 1241 - 1254
Romania
 
  • Alba Co.
    • Apuseni District
The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 39, pp. 1405-1434 (2001)
  • Caraş-Severin Co.
    • Banat Mts
Marincea, S., Dumitraş. D-G., Ghinet, C, Fransolet, A.-M., Hatert, F. & Rondeaux, M. (2011): Gehlenite from three occurrences of high-temperature skarns, Romania: new mineralogical data. Canadian Mineralogist. 49, 1001-1014
  • Hunedoara Co.
    • Hunedoara
Marincea, Ş., Bilal, E., Verkaeren, J., Pascal, M.-L., and Fonteilles, M. (2001) Superposed paragenesis in spurrite-, tilleyite- and gehlenite-bearing skarns from Cornet Hill, Apuseni Mountains, Romania. Canadian Mineralogist: 39: 1435-1453.; The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 39, pp. 1405-1434 (2001)
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Krasnoyarsk Territory (Krasnoyarsk Kray; Krasnoyarskii Krai)
      • Evenkia (Evenkiyskiy Autonomous okrug)
        • Nizhnyaya Tunguska River Basin (Lower Tunguska River)
Reverdatto, V. V., Pertsev, N. N., & Korolyuk, V. N. (1979). P_ {CO_2}-T-Evolution and origin of zoning in melilite during the regressive stage of contact metamorphism in carbonate-bearing rocks. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 70(2), 203-208
      • Maimecha and Kotui Rivers Basin
        • Gulinskii massif (Guli)
Kogarko, L. N., Plant, D. A., Henderson, C. M. B., & Kjarsgaard, B. A. (1991). Na-rich carbonate inclusions in perovskite and calzirtite from the Guli intrusive Ca-carbonatite, polar Siberia. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 109(1), 124-129.
Henderson, C. M. B., Kogarko, L. N., & Plant, D. A. (1999). Extreme closed system fractionation of volatile-rich, ultrabasic peralkaline melt inclusions and the occurrence of djerfisherite in the Kugda alkaline complex, Siberia. Mineralogical Magazine, 63(3), 433-438.
    • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
      • Irkutskaya Oblast'
        • Lake Baikal area
          • Slyudyanka (Sludyanka)
        • Narin-Kunta
Armbruster, T., Lazic, B., Gfeller, F., Galuskin, E.V., Galuskina, I.O., Savelyeva, V.B., Zadov, A.E., Pertsev, N.N., Dzierżanowski, P. (2011): Chlorine content and crystal chemistry of dellaite from the Birkhin gabbro massif, Eastern Siberia, Russia. Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 379-394.
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field
        • Daldyn
Boyd, F.R., Pokhilenko, N.P., Pearson, D.G., Mertzman, S.A., Sobolev, N.V., and Finger, L.W. (1997): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 128, 228-246.; 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.
    • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
      • Buriatia Republic (Buryatia)
        • Dovyren Highlands
Galuskin, Evgeny V. et al. (2007) Dovyrenite Ca6Zr[Si2O7]2(OH)4: Vol. 38(1) , 15-27.; Konnikov, E.G., Meurer, W.P., Neruchev, S.S., Prasolov, E.M., Kislov, E.V., and Orsoev, D.A. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 526-532.
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Khabarovskiy Kray
      • Ayan-Maya district
        • Aldan shield
P.M. Kartashov data
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaja Oblast'
      • Kola Peninsula
www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/khib.htm
Verhulst, A., Balaganskaya, E., Kirnarsky, Y., & Demaiffe, D. (2000). Petrological and geochemical (trace elements and Sr–Nd isotopes) characteristics of the Paleozoic Kovdor ultramafic, alkaline and carbonatite intrusion (Kola Peninsula, NW Russia). Lithos, 51(1), 1-25.; Downes, H., Balaganskaya, E., Beard, A., Liferovich, R., & Demaiffe, D. (2005). Petrogenetic processes in the ultramafic, alkaline and carbonatitic magmatism in the Kola Alkaline Province: a review. Lithos, 85(1), 48-75.; Subbotin, R. P. L. V. V., & Pakhomovsky, Y. A. (1998). A new type of scandium mineralization in phoscorites and carbonatites of the Kovdor massif, Russia. Canadian Mineralogist 36:971-980.
        • Turii Cape
www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/tury.htm; Keith Bell, Elizabeth Ann Dunworth, Andrei G. Bulakh, and Valeriy V. Ivanikov (1996) Alkaline rocks of the Turiy Peninsula, Russia, including type-locality turjaite and turjite; a review. Can Mineral, v. 34, p. 265-280
      • Northern Karelia
www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/vuori.htm
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
Ďuďa R.,Kotuľak P., Káňa R., 1993: Bergbau und Mineralien von Banská Štiavnica (Schemnitz), Slowakei. Emser Hefte, 14, 3, 1-70, Haltern
      • Vysoká
Koděra P., Uher P., Ozdín D., Kollárová V., Lexa J., 2009: Monticellit, clintonit a hydroxylellestadit-fluorellestadit: vzácne skarnové minerály na Cu-Au porfýrovo-skarnovom ložisku Vysoká – Zlatno (štiavnický stratovulkán). Mineralia Slovaca, 41, 2, 169-178.; P. UHER, P. KODĚRA, T. VACULOVIČ (2011): Perovskite from Ca-Mg skarn-porphyry deposit Vysoká – Zlatno, Štiavnica stratovolcano, Slovakia. Mineralia Slovaca, 43, 247-254.; Ozdín D., Uher P., Koděra P. (2013) Prvý výskyt kobaltpentlanditu na Slovensku (Ca-Mg skarn, Vysoka-Zlatno) [First occurrence of cobaltpentlandite in the Slovak Republic (Ca-Mg skarn, Vysoká-Zlatno)]. Bull. mineral.-petrolog. Odd. Nár. Muz. (Praha) 21, 2, 234-239.
South Africa
 
  • Mpumalanga Province
    • Eastern Bushveld Complex
      • Lydenburg
Minerals of South Africa
  • Northern Cape Province
    • Francis Baard District
      • Kimberley
Field, M., Stiefenhofer, J., Robey, J., and Kurszlaukis, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 33-75.
Sweden
 
  • Medelpad
    • Sundsvall
Sandström, F., Binett, T., Wiklund, C. & Vikström, J. (2010): Alnöområdets geologi och mineralogi. Litiofilen. 27 (2) :14-42
Tanzania
 
  • Arusha Region
Mitchell, R.H. and Belton, F. (2004) Niocalite-cuspidine solid solution and manganoan monticellite from natrocarbonatite, Oldoinyo Lengai, Tanzania. Mineralogical Magazine: 68: 787-799.
Uganda
 
  • Kabarole District
Barker, D.S. and Nixon, P.H. (1989) High-Ca, low-alkali carbonatite volcanism at Fort Portal, Uganda. Contributions to Minralogy and Petrology.: 103: 166-177.
UK
 
  • Scotland
    • North West Highlands
      • Ardnamurchan
Mineralogical Magazine 1965 34 : 1-15.
      • Isle of Muck
Tilley, C.E. (1947) The gabbro-limestone contact zone of Camas Mor, Muck, Inverness-shire. Comptes Rendus de la Société geologique de Finlande, No. 140, 97–105.
      • Isle of Skye
HOLNESS, M. B. (1992). Metamorphism and fluid infiltration of the calc-silicate aureole of the Beinn an Dubhaich granite, Skye. Journal of Petrology, 33(6), 1261-1293.
        • Broadford
          • Kilchrist
          • Torrin
[Specimen in the Natural History Museum, London]
    • Strathclyde
      • Isle of Mull
Mineralogical Magazine 1965 34 : 92-106.
USA
 
  • Alabama
    • Perry Co.
Greenwood, R. C., Hutchison, R., Huss, G. R. & Hutcheon, I. D. (1992). CAIs in CO3 Meteorites: Parent Body or Nebular Alteration? Meteoritics 27(3): p. 229. (July 1992)
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
      • Tombstone Hills
        • Tombstone District
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 179, 251, 414; Butler, B.S., et al (1938b), Geology and ore deposits of the Tombstone district, AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 143; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 95, 97, 99, 103.; Force, E. R. (1996) The Bisbee Group of the Tombstone Hills, southeastern Arizona; stratigraphy, structure, metamorphism, and mineralization USGS Bulletin: 2042-B
          • Tombstone
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 304; Butler, B.S., et al (1938b), Geology and ore deposits of the Tombstone district, AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 143.
  • Arkansas
    • Hot Spring Co.
Rocks and Minerals, (1999) 74:189; Rocks and Minerals, (1976) 51:495-507
Rocks and Minerals, (1988) 63:104-125
Berger, V.I., Singer, D.A., and Orris, G.J. (2009): USGS Open-File Report 09-1139
Rocks & Min.: 64:326.
  • California
    • Riverside Co.
      • Crestmore
Eakle, Arthur Starr (1916), Xanthophyllite in crystalline limestone: Washington Academy of Science Journal: 6: 332-335; Eakle, A.S. (1917) Minerals associated with crystalline limestone at Crestmore, Riverside County, California. University of California Bull. Department of Geology: 10: 342; Moehlman, R.S. and Gonyer, F.A. (1934) Monticellite from Crestmore, California. American Mineralogist: 19: 474-476; Heller, L. & H.F.W. Taylor (1956), Crystallographic data for the calcium silicates, H.M. Stationery Office, 79 pp.: 34; Carpenter, A.B., R.A. Chalmers, J.A. Gard, K. Speakman & H.F.W. Taylor (1966), Jennite, a new mineral: American Mineralogist: 51: 56-74.
          • Sky Blue Hill
Moehlman, Roberts Stevens & Forest A. Gonyer (1934), Monticellite from Crestmore, California: American Mineralogist: 19: 474-476; Woodford, A.O., Crippen, R.A., and Garner, K.B. (1941) Section Across Commercial Quarry, Crestmore, California. American Mineralogist: 26: 366, 371.
Woodford, A.O., Crippen, R.A., and Garner, K.B. (1941) Section Across Commercial Quarry, Crestmore, California. American Mineralogist: 26: 366.
Woodford, A.O., Crippen, R.A., and Garner, K.B. (1941) Section Across Commercial Quarry, Crestmore, California. American Mineralogist: 26: 366.
      • Jurupa Mts
        • Jurupa
Cooney, R.L. (1956), The mineralogy of the Jensen and Henshaw quarries near Riverside, California: Unpublished Master’s thesis, University of California at Los Angeles: 33; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 479; Devito, F. and Ordway, A. (1984), The Jensen Quarry, Riverside County, California. Mineralogical Record: 15(5): 273-290.
AmMin 20:815
Museum Quarterly 43:99-104.
        • Clark Mountain District
          • Clark Mountain area
Abstracts with Program of the Geological Society of America: 11: 65.
      • Ivanpah District (Copper World District)
        • Clark Mts (Clark Mountain Range)
          • Clark Mountain Sub-District
            • Clark Mountain
Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1935), Monticellite from San Bernardino County, California, and the monticellite series: American Mineralogist: 20: 815; Hewett, Donnel Foster (1956) Geology and mineral resources of the Ivanpah quadrangle, California and Nevada, USGS Professional Paper 275, 172 pp.: 70-72; Sahama, T.G. and Hytoenen, K. (1958) Calcium-bearing magnesium-iron olivines. American Mineralogist: 43: 867; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 272; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 394, 478.
  • Colorado
    • Gunnison Co.
      • Dorchester District
        • Taylor Park
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
      • White Earth District (Powderhorn District)
"Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", p. 17, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997; USGS ProfessionaL Paper 197A
    • San Juan Co.
      • Animas District
        • Silverton
          • Kendall Mountain
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
  • Michigan
    • Iron Co.
Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
  • Montana
    • Fergus Co.
Hearn (2004)
  • Nevada
    • Pershing Co.
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
  • New Mexico
    • Luna Co.
      • Tres Hermanas District
        • South Sisters Peak
NMGS 21st Field Conference
  • New York
    • Essex Co.
      • Keene
AmMin 63:991
EOS: 60: 423.; Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 74, 143-152 (1980); American Mineralogist, Volume 63, pages 991-999, 1978
  • Oklahoma
    • Washita Co.
Brearley, A. J. & Jones, R. H. (1998): Chondritic Meteorites. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J., Editor): Chapter 3, 398 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA. (1998)
  • Pennsylvania
    • Indiana Co.
      • Dixonville
        • Tanoma Coal Mine
Bikerman, Michael et al. (1997). New Phlogopite K-Ar Dates and the Age of Southwestern Pennsylvania Kimberlite Dikes.
  • Texas
    • Brewster Co.
      • Christmas Mts
Rocks & Minerals (1991): 66:3: 196-224.
    • Culberson Co.
      • Apache Peak area
Rocks & Minerals: 66(3): 196-224.
  • Utah
    • Salt Lake Co.
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    • Utah Co.
      • Wasatch Mts
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    • Wasatch Co.
Field, V.W. (1917) American Mineralogist, 2, #7, 92-93
  • Virginia
    • Highland Co.
      • Hightown
Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
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