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Orangite

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A variety of Thorite

An orange variety of Thorite which Bergeman & Krantz (the famous mineral dealer) described as a new mineral form 'Brevig' (= syenite pegmatites from Langesundsfjorden, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway) in 1851 (see also Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index").

Classification of Orangite

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Other Names for Orangite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Orangit
Spanish:Orangita

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.

Internet Links for Orangite

Localities for Orangite

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.
Brazil
 
  • Paraíba
    • Borborema mineral province
      • Pedra Lavrada
Am Min (1955) 40:55-63
Madagascar
 
  • Antananarivo Province
    • Itasy Region
      • Soavinandriana District
        • Ankisabe Commune
Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Besairie H. (1966): Les Gites Minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, Tananarive, 34, 92p
        • Mahavelona Commune
Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
    • Vakinankaratra Region
      • Antsirabé 2 District
        • Sahanivotry Manandona Commune
Besairie H. (1966): Les Gites Minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, Tananarive. 34, p. 71
      • Betafo District
Besairie, H. (1966): Les Gites Minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, Tananarive, 34, p 390
  • Fianarantsoa Province
    • Amoron'i Mania Region
      • Fandriana District
Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
  • Tuléar Province (Toliara)
    • Anosy Region (Fort Dauphin Region)
      • Amboasary District
Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la Minéralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p.71
        • Tranomaro Commune
Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 73
      • Betroka District
        • Benato-Toby Commune
Musée National de la Geologie at Ampandrianomby in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Inventory # 17568
Mongolia
 
  • Töv Aimag
    • Nailakh Soum
      • Janchivlan
Tumenbayar, B., Batbayar, M., and Grayson, R. (2000): World Placer Journal 1, 160-174
Tumenbayar, B., Batbayar, M., and Grayson, R. (2000): World Placer Journal 1, 160-174
Norway
 
  • Aust-Agder
    • Evje og Hornnes
      • Landsverk
Revheim, O. (2006): Landsverk 1, Jokeli-bruddet i Evje. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 33: 41-50
    • Tvedestrand
Brøgger, W.C. (1906): Die Mineralien der Südnorwegischen Granitpegmatitgänge, I. Niobate, tantalate, titanate und titanoniobate. Videnskapsselskapets Skrifter. I.Mat-Naturv. Klasse 1906, 6. 1-162 [p.45]
  • Oppland
    • Vågå
      • Tesse
Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp. (p.123)
  • Telemark
    • Kragerø
      • Lindvikskollen-Kalstadgangen pegmatite
Brøgger, W.C. (1903): Über Hellandit, ein neues Mineral (Vorlaüfige Mittheilungen). Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne 41, 213-221
Green, J.C.(1956): Geology of the Storkollen-Blankenberg area, Kragerø, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 36, 89-140
    • Porsgrunn
      • Langesundsfjorden
Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineral.16. p.126
      • Mørje
        • Sagåsen
Knut Eldjarn specimen and photo
  • Vestfold
    • Larvik
Daniel Russel photo and specimen (old specimen), Mindat-Photo id 191363
        • Arøyskjærene (Arøy skerries)
Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-5079
        • Barkevik area
          • Barkevik (Barkevika)
Knut Edvard Larsen observation in field aug.2012
Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. 663 pp (p.133)
Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-2944
Brøgger, W.C.(1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit- und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift fur Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16, XVI, p.259
        • Vesle Arøya
Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. p 462
Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. p. 126
Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. p 126
Russia
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaja Oblast'
      • Kola Peninsula
        • Kovdor Massif
Pavel M. Kartashov data
Sweden
 
  • Lappland
    • Jokkmokk
No reference listed
  • Uppland
    • Uppsala
      • Almunge
No reference listed
USA
 
  • Alaska
    • Northwest Arctic Borough
      • Fairhaven District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
  • California
    • Riverside Co.
      • Crestmore
        • Crestmore quarries
          • Sky Blue Hill
Jenni, Clarence M. (1957), Crestmore and its minerals: Gems & Minerals, No. 236: 64, (May, 1957); Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 462.
  • Massachusetts
    • Essex Co.
Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
McKinstry, H. E. (1921): The Minerals of Rockport, Massachusetts (American Mineralogist 6:56-60).
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Woburn
Richmond, W. E. Jr. (1936): Paragenesis of the Minerals From Blueberry Mountain, Woburn, Massachusetts (American Mineralogist 22:290).
Zimbabwe
 
  • Mashonaland East
    • Mutoko District (Mtoko District)
      • Mutoko parish (Mtoko)
Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59
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