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Szaibélyite

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Formula:
MgBO
 
2
(OH)
System:MonoclinicColour:White to light yellow; ...
Lustre:Silky, DullHardness:3 - 3½
Name:Named in 1861 by Karl Ferdinand Peters in honor of Stephen Szaibely (Sjájbely) (1777-1855), mine surveyor of Rézbánya, Hungary, now the Băiţa Mining District (Baita Bihor), Romania.

Classification of Szaibélyite

IMA status:Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
Strunz 8th edition ID:5/H.02-10
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:6.BA.15

6 : BORATES
B : Diborates
A : Neso-diborates with double triangles B2(O,OH)5; 2(2D); 2(2D) + OH, etc.
Dana 8th edition ID:25.2.1.2

25 : ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
2 : Diborates
Hey's CIM Ref.:9.2.4

9 : Borates
2 : Borates of Be and Mg
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Type Occurrence of Szaibélyite

Type Locality:Băiţa Mining District (Baita Bihor; Rézbánya), Nucet, Bihor Co., Romania
General Appearance of Type Material:Nodular masses.
Year of Discovery:1861
Geological Setting of type material:Crystalline limestone

Occurrences of Szaibélyite

Geological Setting:Saline and borate deposits.

Physical Properties of Szaibélyite

Lustre:Silky, Dull
Diaphaneity (Transparency):Transparent, Translucent
Colour:White to light yellow; colourless in transmitted light
Streak:White
Hardness (Mohs):3 - 3½
Fracture:Fibrous
Density (measured):2.62 g/cm3

Crystallography of Szaibélyite

Crystal System:Monoclinic
Cell Parameters:a = 12.57Å, b = 10.39Å, c = 3.13Å
β = 95.88°
Ratio:a:b:c = 1.21 : 1 : 0.301
Unit Cell Volume:V 406.63 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Morphology:Veinlets or masses with a felted or matted fibrous structure. Nodules, dense or chalky at times. Microscopically presents as minute laths or flattened fibers.

Optical Data of Szaibélyite

Type:Biaxial (-)
RI values: nα = 1.530 - 1.670 nβ = 1.530 - 1.730 nγ = 1.550 - 1.740
Maximum Birefringence:δ = 0.020 - 0.070

Chart shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:Moderate
Dispersion:none

Chemical Properties of Szaibélyite

Formula:
MgBO
 
2
(OH)
Simplified for copy/paste:MgBO2(OH)
Essential elements:B, H, Mg, O
All elements listed in formula:B, H, Mg, O

Relationship of Szaibélyite to other Species

Series:Forms a series with Sussexite (see here)
Common Associates:
SylviteSerpentine GroupLudwigiteKainiteHalite
FluoboriteBoracite
Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
6.BA.05Suanite
Mg
 
2
[B
 
2
O
 
5
]
6.BA.10Clinokurchatovite
Ca(Mg,Fe
2+
 
,Mn
2+
 
)[B
 
2
O
 
5
]
6.BA.10Kurchatovite
Ca(Mg,Mn
2+
 
)[B
 
2
O
 
5
]
6.BA.15Sussexite
Mn
2+
 
BO
 
2
(OH)
6.BA.20Wiserite
(Mn,Mg)
 
14
[Cl|(OH)
 
8
|(Si,Mg)(O,OH)
 
4
|(B
 
2
O
 
5
)
 
4
]
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
9.2.1Hambergite
Be
 
2
(BO
 
3
)(OH)
9.2.2Suanite
Mg
 
2
[B
 
2
O
 
5
]
9.2.3Kotoite
Mg
 
3
[BO
 
3
]
 
2
9.2.5Preobrazhenskite
Mg
 
3
B
 
11
O
 
15
(OH)
 
9
9.2.6Aksaite
Mg[B
 
6
O
 
7
(OH)
 
6
] · 2H
 
2
O
9.2.7Wightmanite
Mg
 
5
(BO
 
3
)O(OH)
 
5
· 2H
 
2
O
9.2.8Pinnoite
Mg[B
 
2
O(OH)
 
6
]
9.2.9Kurnakovite
MgB
 
3
O
 
3
(OH)
 
5
· 5H
 
2
O
9.2.10Halurgite
Mg
 
2
[B
 
4
O
 
7
]
 
2
· 5H
 
2
O
9.2.11Inderite
MgB
 
3
O
 
3
(OH)
 
5
· 5H
 
2
O
9.2.12Hungchaoite
Mg(B
 
4
O
 
7
) · 9H
 
2
O
9.2.13Admontite
Mg[B
 
6
O
 
7
(OH)
 
6
] · 4H
 
2
O
9.2.14Mcallisterite
Mg
 
2
[B
 
6
O
 
7
(OH)
 
6
]
 
2
· 9H
 
2
O
9.2.15Rivadavite
Na
 
6
Mg[B
 
6
O
 
7
(OH)
 
6
]
 
4
· 10H
 
2
O
9.2.16Kaliborite
KMg
 
2
H[B
 
6
O
 
8
(OH)
 
5
]
 
2
(H
 
2
O)
 
4
9.2.17Iquiqueite
K
 
3
Na
 
4
Mg(CrO
 
4
)B
 
24
O
 
39
(OH) · 12H
 
2
O

Other Names for Szaibélyite

Synonyms:
α-AschariteAlpha-aschariteAschariteBeta-aschariteCamsellite
Magnesiosussexiteß-AschariteSzajbelyite
Other Languages:
German:α-Ascharit
Ascharit
Boromagnesit
Sjajbélit
ß-Ascharit
Szaibelyit
Russian:Ссайбелиит
Simplified Chinese:硼镁石
Spanish:α-Ascharita
Ascharita
ß-Ascharita
Szaibelyita
Traditional Chinese:硼鎂石
Varieties:
Hydroascharite

Other Information

Fluorescence in UV light:None.
Other Information:Slowly soluble in acids.

An alteration product of Colemanite, Inyoite, and Hydroboracite (Inder deposits).
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 Szaibélyite

Reference List:

- +
Peters (1861) Sitzungsber. Akad. Wissensch. Wien, 44, Abt. 1, 81-185 (as Sjajbélit).

Dana, J.D. (1868) System of Mineralogy, 5th. Edition, New York: 594.

Groth, P. (1874) Tabellarische Übersicht der Mineralien nach ihren krystallographish-chemischen Beziehungen. Braunschweig. 1st. edition: 38 (as Boromagnesit).

Feit (1891) Chemiker-Zeitung Cöthen: 15: 327 (as Ascharite).

van't Hoff (1909) Unters. ozean. Salzablag.: 2: 60.

Ellsworth and Poitevin (1921) Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada: 15: 1 (as Camsellite).

Eakle (1925) American Mineralogist: 10: 100 (also see Schaller, 1942).

Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1928), The probable identity of camsellite with szaibelyite: American Mineralogist: 13: 230-232.

Geijer (1930) Geologiska Föeningens I Stockholm. Förhandlinger, Stockholm: 61: 19.

Gruner (1932) American Mineralogist: 17: 509 (as Magnesiosussexite).

Godlevsky (1937) Mineralogicheskoe Obshchestvo, Leningrad, Zapiski: 66: 315, 345 (as Alpha-ascharite and Beta-ascharite).

Wantanabe (1939) Mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen, Vienna: 50: 454 (1, 3, 7).

Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1942), The identity of ascharite, camsellite and B-ascharite with szaibelyite; and some relationships of the magnesium borate minerals: American Mineralogist: 27: 467-486.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 375-377.

American Mineralogist (1975): 60: 273-279.

Canadian Mineralogist (1981): 19: 291.

Grew, E.S., and Anovitz, L.M. (1996) BORON: Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry, second edition, as revised (2002).

Lovas, Gy. A. & Dódony, I. (1998): Structural study of szaibelyite from its type-locality (Rézbánya, Bihar Mts., Rumania). Acta Mineral.-Petrogr. (Szeged), 38 (Suppl.), 89–99.

Marincea, S. (2001): New data on szaibelyite from the type locality, Băiţa Bihor. Can. Mineral. 39, 111-127. [http://rruff.geo.arizona.edu/doclib/cm/vol39/CM39_111.pdf]

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  • Localities for Szaibélyite

    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.
    Australia
     
    • Tasmania
      • Zeehan district
        • Mt Heemskirk mineral field
    Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
    Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
        • Zeehan mineral field
    Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
    Canada
     
    • British Columbia
      • Nicola Mining Division
    Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 377.
    • New Brunswick
      • Kings Co.
        • Cardwell Parish
          • Penobsquis
    Canadian Mineralogist (2002): 40(6): 1675-1686.
        • Studholm Parish
    Canadian Mineralogist: 43: 1469-1487.
    • Ontario
      • Hastings Co.
        • Herschel Township
    Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39
    China
     
    • Anhui Province
      • Huaibei Prefecture
        • Suixi Co.
    Yiming Zhao, Yinan Zhang, and Chengsi Bi (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 14, 227-249.
    • Guangdong Province
      • Heyuan Prefecture
        • Lianping Co.
    Wang, S. (1983): Bull. lnst. Min. Deposits, Chinese Acad. Geol. Sci. 9, 72; Lianshun Feng (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(3), 21-27
      • Qingyuan Prefecture
        • Yangshan Co.
    Zhenhai Wang (2000): Guangdong Geology 15(2), 9-18
    • Hebei Province
      • Baoding Prefecture
        • Laiyuan Co.
    Chang Zhaoshan and Feng Zhongyan (1996): Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Pekinensis 32(6), 724-733; Guoxi Ma (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 342-345
    • Hunan Province
      • Hengyang Prefecture
        • Changning Co.
          • Dayishan Sn-polymetallic ore field
    Rongwen Zhou and Zhishun Chen (1991): Geology and Prospecting 27(3), 29-31
    Yang Guangming, Peng Zhizhong, and Pan Zhaolu (1985): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 5(2), 97-101
    Rongwen Zhou and Zaixi Li (1992): Hunan Geology 11(1), 71-74
      • Yongzhou Prefecture
        • Dao Co.
    Fushun Li, Ruhua Kang, Xuyun Hu, Wuliang Ma, Xinhua Huang, Yonghong Zeng, Junbin Tang, Xian Zhu, Zhiwei Qin, Jie Zhao, and Libin He (2012): Geology in China 39(2), 445-457
    • Jiangsu Province
      • Nanjing Prefecture
        • Luhe District
    Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
    • Jilin Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
      • Tonghua Prefecture
        • Ji'an Co.
    http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn702
    Zhaobin Su and Shaoying Jiang (1984): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 5(3), 102-108
    • Liaoning Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
      • Dandong Prefecture
        • Fengcheng Co.
    Rongge Xiao, Oi Takao, Hongcai Fei, and Masao Nomura (2003): Geoscience 17(2), 137-142; Yiming Zhao and Daxin Li (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 345-359; Xuehui Xia, Fei Yan, Yuhai Zhao, and Wenzong Chang (2006): Mineral Deposits 25(1), 83-88; Yanjun Li, Tai Gao, and Yuexin Han (2006): Non-Ferrous Mining and Metallurgy 22(6), 14-16
    Kamitani, M., Okumura, K., Teraoka, Y., Miyano, S., and Watanabe, Y. (2007): Mineral Resources Map of East Asia. Geological Survey of Japan.
        • Kuandian Co.
    Xie Hongyuan, Fen Benzhi, Zhou Ri and Ju Yitai (1998): Mineral Deposits 17(4), 355-362.
    Jingdang Liu, Rongge Xiao, Shengzhi Wang, and Cuizhi Wang (2005): Geology and Resources 14(2), 126-131
    Rongge Xiao, Oi Takao, Hongcai Fei, and Masao Nomura (2003): Geoscience 17(2), 137-142
      • Liaodong Peninsula
        • Dalian Prefecture
          • Wafangdian Co.
    Matsuda, K. (1969) Copper-bearing contact deposits of Hua-tung-kou, Fu Hsien, Feng-tien province, Manchuria (in: Geology and Mineral Resources of the Far East, vol. 2, pp 414-422, Tokyo University Press).
        • Yingkou Prefecture
          • Dashiqiao Co.
    Rongge Xiao, Oi Takao, Hongcai Fei, and Masao Nomura (2003): Geoscience 17(2), 137-142; Cuizhi Wang, Rongge Xiao, Jingdang Liu, Hongcai Fei, Wenwu Wang, Hongchun Zhou, and Jingqing Liu (2006): Mineral Deposits 25(6), 683-692
    • Qinghai Province
    Qian Yang (1989): Acta Sedimentologica Sinica 7(2)
    • Tibet Autonomous Region
      • Ngari Prefecture
        • Gê'gyai Co. (Geji Co.)
    http://www.tibet.cn/tibetzt/yze/pearl/d/menu_d.htm
    • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
      • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
        • Tacheng Prefecture (Tarbaghatay Prefecture)
          • Tuoli Co. (Toli Co.)
            • Sartohay (Sartokay; Sartuohai; Saertuohai)
    Zhou, M.-F., Robinson, P.T., Malpas, J., Sun, M., Aitchison, J., Bai, W.J., Hu, X.-F., and Yang, J.-S. (2001): Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 19(4), 517-534.
    • Yunnan Province
      • Baoshan Prefecture
        • Tengchong Co.
          • Tengchong Sn belt
            • Diantan
    Shilu Zhang (1986): Mineral Deposits 5(3), 19-26
    France
     
    • Languedoc-Roussillon
      • Pyrénées-Orientales
        • Prats de Mollo-La Preste (Prats de Molló-La Presta)
    Goujou J-C., Guitard G., Berbain C. (2000), Le massif de Costabonne, 2464 m (Pyrénées-Orientales), Le Règne Minéral, n°32, pp: 5-12; Aleksandrov, S.M. and Troneva, M.A. (2011). Genesis and composition of endogenous borates in the skarns of the Eastern and Centran Pyrenees. Geochemistry International, 49, 849-862.
    Germany
     
    • Lower Saxony
      • Diepholz
    A. Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", Schweizerbart (Stuttgart), 2001, 23
      • Hanover
        • Lehrte
    Weiss: "Mineralienfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
    • Saxony-Anhalt
      • Stassfurt Potash deposit
        • Aschersleben
    Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 376.
        • Egeln
          • Tarthun
    No reference listed
    • Saxony
      • Erzgebirge
    Lapis, 17 (10), 13-24+82.
        • Schwarzenberg District
          • Pöhla
    Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
    Greece
     
    • Aegean Islands Department (Aiyaíon)
      • Kykládes Prefecture
        • Cyclade Islands (Cyclades; Kikladhes; Nomos Kikladhon)
    No reference listed
    Italy
     
    • Lombardy
      • Sondrio Province
        • Valtellina
          • Valfurva
    Bedognè,F,,Montrasio; A. & Sciesa;E. (2006): I minerali della media-alta Valtellina delle Orobie valtellinesi e della Val Poschiavo. Bettini, Sondrio, Italia, 255.
            • Zebrù Valley
    Bedognè, F., Montrasio, A., Sciesa, E. (2006) I minerali della media-alta Valtellina, delle Orobie valtellinesi e della Val Poschiavo. Aggiornamenti sulle altre località della provincia di Sondrio. Bettini, Sondrio, 255 pp.
    • Piedmont
      • Torino Province
        • Canavese District
          • Léssolo
            • Cálea
    "Le miniere di Brosso" I.Campostrini 2001 - ed. Museo Regionale Torino
    Japan
     
    • Honshu Island
      • Kanto Region
        • Saitama Prefecture
          • Chichibu City
            • Ohtaki-mura
              • Nakatsugawa
    Kato, K. and Hori, H. (2006) Suisyou, 18, april, 26-28.
      • Tohoku Region
        • Iwate Prefecture
          • Miyako City
            • Neichi mine
    Dr. Yohachiro Okamoto collection (curated at Geological Survey museum, Japan)
    Watanabe et al (1963) Kotoite, Mg3(BO3)2, from the Neichi mine, Iwate prefecture, Japan. Proceedings of the Japan Academy, series B, 39, 164-169.
    • Kyushu Region
      • Fukuoka prefecture
    上原誠一郎. (1987). Serpentine minerals from Sasaguri area, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. 岩石鉱物鉱床学会誌, 82(3), 106-118.
    • Shikoku Island
      • Ehime Prefecture
        • Shikokuchuo City
          • Doi
    Minakawa (1977) Chigaku Kenkyu, 28, 51-54.
    Kazakhstan
     
    • Atyrau Province (Atyrau Oblysy; Atyrau Oblast')
      • Atyrau (Gur'yev)
    World of Stones #1; Pekov, I. V. & Abramov, D. V. (1993): Boron deposit of the Inder and its minerals. World of Stones, 1, 23-30.
    Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
    Morocco
     
    • Souss-Massa-Draâ Region
      • Ouarzazate Province
        • Tazenakht
    S. Weiß: Lapis 31(7/8), 72-73 (2006)
    North Korea
     
    • North Hwanghae Province
      • Suan-gun
    Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 323, 370, 376.
    Norway
     
    • Buskerud
      • Modum
        • Snarum
          • Dypingdal serpentine-magnesite deposit
    Jøsang, O.(1966): Geologiske og petrologiske undersøkelser i Modumfeltet. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse nr 235, 91-97
    Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p 104
    Raade, G. & Tyssedal, M. (1975): Althausite, a new mineral from Modum, Norway. LITHOS 8, 215-219.
    Poland
     
    • Wielkopolskie
    Fijał J. 1970: On the occurence of ascharite in the Kłodawa salt dome. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 1, 29-36
    Romania
     
    • Bihor Co.
      • Nucet
    Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 376; American Mineralogist (1975): 60: 273; Nickel & Nichols (1991) "Mineral Reference Manual", p204; Lovas, Gy. A. & Dódony, I. (1998): Structural study of szaibelyite from its type-locality (Rézbánya, Bihar Mts., Rumania). Acta Mineral.-Petrogr. (Szeged), 38 (Suppl.), 89–99.; Marincea, S. (2001): New data on szaibelyite from the type locality, Băiţa Bihor. Can. Mineral. 39, 111-127. [http://rruff.geo.arizona.edu/doclib/cm/vol39/CM39_111.pdf]
    Ş. Marincea: "Suanite in two boron-bearing magnesian skarns from Romania: data on a longtime ignored mineral species", Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie - Abhandlungen 182:183-192 (2006)
    • Caraş-Severin Co.
      • Banat Mts
        • Ocna de Fier-Dognecea District
    http://minerals-of-the-carpathians.eu; Marincea, S. (1999). Ludwigite from the type locality, Ocna de Fier, Romania; new data and review. The Canadian Mineralogist, 37(6), 1343-1362.
    Russia
     
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
        • Irkutskaya Oblast'
          • Zheleznogorsk
    Mazurov, M.P., Grishina, S.N., Istomin, V.E., and Titov, A.T. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(4), 271-284.
    American Mineralogist 42:582-583; American Mineralogist 49:1501
        • Aldan Shield
          • Aldan
    Schreyer et al (1998), Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology: 133: 382-388.; Seltmann, R., Soloviev, S., Shatov, V., Pirajno, F., Naumov, E., & Cherkasov, S. (2010). Metallogeny of Siberia: tectonic, geologic and metallogenic settings of selected significant deposits*. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 57(6), 655-706
        • Polar Yakutia
          • Dogdo River Basin
            • Tas-Khayakhtakh Range
              • Izvestkovyi Stream
    Galuskina I.O., Kadiyski M., Armbruster T., Galuskin E.V., Pertsev N.N., Dzierzanowski P., Wrzalik R. (2008) A new natural phase in the system Mg2SiO4-Mg2BO3F-Mg2BO3(OH): composition, paragenesis and structure of OH-dominant pertsevite, - Eur. J. Mineral., 20, p. 951-964.
    Pavel M. Kartashov data
    Rudnev, V.V., Chukanov, N.V., Nechelyustov, G.N., Yamnova, N.A. (2007): Hydroxylborite, Mg3(BO3)(OH)3, a new mineral, and the isomorphous fluoborite-hydroxylborite series. Proceedings of the Russian Mineralogical Society, 136(1), 69-82.; http://maurice.strahlen.org/yakutia/yakutia.htm; Seltmann, R., Soloviev, S., Shatov, V., Pirajno, F., Naumov, E., & Cherkasov, S. (2010). Metallogeny of Siberia: tectonic, geologic and metallogenic settings of selected significant deposits*. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 57(6), 655-706
      • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
        • Buriatia Republic (Buryatia)
          • Vitim Plateau
    Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
    • Far-Eastern Region
      • Khabarovskiy Kray
        • Dzhugdzhur Ridge
    Galuskina, I. O., Kadiyski, M., Armbruster, T., Galuskin, E. V., Pertsev, N. N., Dzierzanowski, P., & Wrzalik, R. (2008). A new natural phase in the system Mg2SiO4Mg2BO3FMg2BO3 (OH): composition, paragenesis and structure of OH-dominant pertsevite. European Journal of Mineralogy, 20(5), 951-964.
    • Northern Region
      • Karelia Republic
        • Ladoga Region
    Ivashchenko, V. I., Valkama, M., Sundblad, K., Golubev, A. I., & Alekseev, V. Y. (2011, September). New data on mineralogy and metallogeny of scarns in the Pitkyaranta ore region. In Doklady Earth Sciences (Vol. 440, No. 1, pp. 1307-1311). SP MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica; Aleksandrov, S. M., & Troneva, M. A. (2009). Composition and genesis of endogenous borates from the Pitkáranta ore field, Karelia. Geochemistry International, 47(9), 914-929.
    • Urals Region
      • Middle Urals
        • Sverdlovskaya Oblast'
          • Asbest
    Pavel M. Kartashov data
      • Southern Urals
        • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
          • Satka District
    Varlakov, A.S. (1962): Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR 143, 207–209.
    Slovakia
     
    • Banská Bystrica Region
      • Poltár Co.
        • Kalinovo
    Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
    Sweden
     
    • Uppland
      • Norrtälje
        • Söderby-Karl
    http://www.k1q.net/skarn/articles/article47.pdf
    • Värmland
      • Filipstad
        • Persberg district
    Kjell Gatedal
    • Västmanland
      • Norberg
        • Kallmora
    Appel, P.W.U. and Brigatti, M. F. (1999): Ludwigite from central Sweden: new data and crystal structure refinement. Mineralogical Magazine. 63(4),511-518
    UK
     
    • Scotland
      • North West Highlands (Inverness-shire)
        • Isle of Skye
          • Broadford
            • Kilchrist
            • Torrin
    A. Livingstone: Minerals of Scotland, NMS Publications (2002)
    USA
     
    • Alabama
      • Clarke Co.
    Rocks & Min.: 64:472.
    • California
    Pelletier, 1962. Mineral Species & Localities of Marin County
    Eakle, Arthur Starr (1925b), Camsellite from California: American Mineralogist: 10: 100-102; Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1928), The probable identity of camsellite with szaibelyite: American Mineralogist: 13: 230-232; Watanabe, T. (1939), Kotoit, ein neues gesteinsbildenes magnesiumborat: Min. p. Petr. Mitth., vol. 50: 454; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 237.
      • Riverside Co.
        • Crestmore
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    • Michigan
      • Gogebic Co.
        • Gogebic iron range
          • Ramsay
    Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 377; Rocks & Minerals: 58: 108.
    • Nevada
    AmMin 10:137
        • Bristol and Jackrabbit Districts
    NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    Rocks & Minerals, Nov. 1999
    Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 377.; American Mineralogist 10:137-139
      • Lyon Co.
        • Yerington District
    NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • New Jersey
      • Sussex Co.
        • Franklin Mining District
          • Ogdensburg
            • Sterling Hill
    RRUFF project; XRD and Microprobe
    • Utah
      • Beaver Co.
        • Beaver Lake Mts
          • Beaver Lake District
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
      • Grand Co.
    Omer B. Raup and Beth M. Madsen (1986) Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, 56, #2, 248-251
      • Salt Lake Co.
        • Wasatch Mts
          • Big Cottonwood District
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
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