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New Melones Dam, Copperopolis, Calaveras Co., California, USA
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A group of triclinic borosilicate minerals.
Classification of Axinite Group
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Relationship of Axinite Group to other Species
Other Names for Axinite Group
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References for Axinite Group
Anderson, C. (1906): Mineralogical Notes: No. III - Axinite, petterdite, crocoite, datolite. Records of the Australian Museum: 6(3), 133-144.
Sanero, E. and Gottardi, G. (1968): Nomenclature and crystal chemistry of axinites. American Mineralogist: 53: 1407-1411.
Lumpkin, Gregory R. & Ribbe, Paul H. (1979): Chemistry and physical properties of axinites. American Mineralogist 64, 635-45.
Dunn, Pete J.; Leavens, Peter B. & Barnes, Cynthia (1980): Magnesioaxinite from Luning, Nevada, and some nomenclature designations for the axinite group. Mineralogical Record 11, 13-15.
Salviulo, Gabriella; Andreozzi, Giovanni B. & Graziani, Giorgio (2000): X-ray characterization of Mg, Fe, and Mn natural end-members of the axinite group. Powder Diffraction 15, 180-188.
Andreozzi, G.B., Lucchesi, S., Graziani, G., Russo, U. (2004): Site distribution of Fe2+ and Fe3+ in the axinite mineral group: New crystal-chemical formula. The American Mineralogist, 89, 1763-1771.
Internet Links for Axinite Group
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Localities for Axinite Group
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