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Monticellite

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Formula:
CaMgSiO
 
4
System:OrthorhombicColour:Colourless, grey or ...
Lustre:VitreousHardness:
Member of:Olivine Group
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

IMA status:Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
Strunz 8th edition ID:8/A.05-10
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:9.AC.10

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
A : Nesosilicates
C : Nesosilicates without additional anions; cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Dana 8th edition ID:51.3.2.1

51 : NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
3 : Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Hey's CIM Ref.: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

Type Locality:Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy
Year of Discovery:1831

Physical Properties of Monticellite

Lustre: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:
Horizontal Axis: ° to ° Vertical Axis: % Source Data: Filtered Data:
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°
Maximum Birefringence:δ = 0.014 - 0.017

Chart 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:
CaMgSiO
 
4
Simplified for copy/paste:CaMgSiO4
Essential elements:Ca, Mg, O, Si
All elements listed in formula:Ca, Mg, O, Si
Common Impurities:Ti,Al,Fe,Mn,Zn,H2O

Relationship of Monticellite to other Species

Series:Forms a series with Kirschsteinite (see here)
Member of:Olivine Group
Other Members of Group:

- +
Calcio-Olivine
Ca
 
2
SiO
 
4
Fayalite
Fe
2+
2
SiO
 
4
Forsterite
Mg
 
2
SiO
 
4
Glaucochroite
CaMn
2+
 
SiO
 
4
Kirschsteinite
CaFe
2+
 
SiO
 
4
Laihunite
Fe
2+
 
Fe
3+
2
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
Liebenbergite
(Ni,Mg)
 
2
SiO
 
4
Olivine
(Mg,Fe
2+
 
)
 
2
SiO
 
4
Roepperite (of Brush)
(Fe
2+
2
,Mn,Zn)SiO
 
4
Tephroite
Mn
2+
2
SiO
 
4
Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
9.AC.05Fayalite
Fe
2+
2
SiO
 
4
9.AC.05Forsterite
Mg
 
2
SiO
 
4
9.AC.05Glaucochroite
CaMn
2+
 
SiO
 
4
9.AC.05Kirschsteinite
CaFe
2+
 
SiO
 
4
9.AC.05Laihunite
Fe
2+
 
Fe
3+
2
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
9.AC.05Liebenbergite
(Ni,Mg)
 
2
SiO
 
4
9.AC.05Tephroite
Mn
2+
2
SiO
 
4
9.AC.15Brunogeierite
Fe
2+
2
Ge
4+
 
O
 
4
9.AC.15Ringwoodite
(Mg,Fe
2+
 
)
 
2
SiO
 
4
9.AC.20Chesnokovite
Na
 
2
[SiO
 
2
(OH)
 
2
] · 8H
 
2
O
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
14.6.1Combeite
Na
 
2
Ca
 
2
(Si
 
6
O
 
18
)
 
0.5
14.6.2Pectolite
NaCa
 
2
(HSi
 
3
O
 
9
)
14.6.3Pectolite-M2abc
NaCa
 
2
[HSi
 
3
O
 
9
]
14.6.4Denisovite
Ca
 
2
(K,Na)Si
 
3
O
 
8
(F,OH)
 
2
14.6.5Tokkoite
K
 
2
Ca
 
4
Si
 
7
O
 
17
(O,OH,F)
 
4
14.6.6Mountainite
KNa
 
2
Ca
 
2
[Si
 
8
O
 
19
(OH)] · 6H
 
2
O
14.6.7Rhodesite
KHCa
 
2
Si
 
8
O
 
19
· 5H
 
2
O
14.6.8Miserite
K(Ca,Ce)
 
4
Si
 
5
O
 
13
(OH)
 
3
14.6.9Åkermanite
Ca
 
2
Mg(Si
 
2
O
 
7
)
14.6.11Merwinite
Ca
 
3
Mg(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
14.6.12Diopside
CaMgSi
 
2
O
 
6
14.6.13Tremolite
☐{Ca
 
2
}{Mg
 
5
}(Si
 
8
O
 
22
)(OH)
 
2

Other Names for Monticellite

Other Languages:
German:Monticellit
Russian:Монтичеллит
Simplified Chinese:钙镁橄榄石
Spanish:Monticellita
Traditional Chinese:鈣鎂橄欖石

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 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]

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  • Localities for Monticellite

    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)
          • 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
      • 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
    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
        • Daone
    Avanzini M. & Wachtler M. (2007): Minerali e fossili del Trentino dalle Dolomiti al Lago di Garda. Athesia. Bressanone, 55pp.
        • 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.
    • 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 (Argyllshire)
        • Ardnamurchan
    Mineralogical Magazine 1965 34 : 1-15.
      • North West Highlands (Inverness-shire)
        • 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 (Argyllshire)
        • 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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