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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

Other Languages:
German:Orangit
Spanish:Orangita

Other Information

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  • Localities for Orangite

    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.
    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
        • Langesundsfjorden
          • 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)
    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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