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Babingtonite

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Formula:
Ca
 
2
(Fe,Mn)FeSi
 
5
O
 
14
(OH)
System:TriclinicColour:Dark greenish-black
Lustre:VitreousHardness:5½ - 6
Member of:Babingtonite Group
Name:
Named after Dr. William Babington [May 21, 1756 Portglenone, near Coleraine, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK - April 29, 1833 London, England, UK, physician and mineralogist, curator of the John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute mineral collection until 1792, founding member and President (from 1822 to 1824) of the Geological Society of London and author of noted systematic books on mineralogy (1796, 1799).

Classification of Babingtonite

IMA status:Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
Strunz 8th edition ID:8/F.27-20
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:9.DK.05

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
D : Inosilicates
K : Inosilicates with 5-periodic single chains
Dana 8th edition ID:65.4.1.2

65 : INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
4 : Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Hey's CIM Ref.:14.18.38

14 : Silicates not Containing Aluminum
18 : Silicates of Mn and Na, K, Mg, Ca or Fe
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Type Occurrence of Babingtonite

Type Locality:Arendal Iron Mines, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway
Year of Discovery:1824

Occurrences of Babingtonite

Geological Setting:Veins cutting granitic pegmatites and diorites, cavities and vugs in mafic volcanic rocks and gneisses, skarns.

Physical Properties of Babingtonite

Lustre:Vitreous
Diaphaneity (Transparency):Opaque
Colour:Dark greenish-black
Hardness (Mohs):5½ - 6
Tenacity:Brittle
Cleavage:Perfect
Perfect on {001}
Good on {010} and {100}
Fracture:Irregular/Uneven
Density (measured):3.34 - 3.37 g/cm3
Density (calculated):3.26 g/cm3

Crystallography of Babingtonite

Crystal System:Triclinic
Class (H-M):1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:P1
Cell Parameters:a = 7.5Å, b = 12.18Å, c = 6.68Å
α = 86.3°, β = 93.59°, γ = 112.19°
Ratio:a:b:c = 0.616 : 1 : 0.548
Unit Cell Volume:V 563.36 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:2
Morphology:Stubby, prismatic striated crystals
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Optical Data of Babingtonite

Type:Biaxial (-)
RI values: nα = 1.700 nβ = 1.710 nγ = 1.725
2V:Measured: 50° (2), Calculated: 76°
Maximum Birefringence:δ = 0.025

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Surface Relief:High
Dispersion:r > v strong
Pleochroism:Visible
Comments:X= deep green
Y= lilac-brown
Z= pale to deep brown

Chemical Properties of Babingtonite

Formula:
Ca
 
2
(Fe,Mn)FeSi
 
5
O
 
14
(OH)
Simplified for copy/paste:Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Essential elements:Ca, Fe, H, O, Si
All elements listed in formula:Ca, Fe, H, Mn, O, Si
Common Impurities:Ti,Al,Mg,Na

Relationship of Babingtonite to other Species

Series:Forms a series with Manganbabingtonite (see here)
Member of:Babingtonite Group
Other Members of Group:

- +
Manganbabingtonite
Ca
 
2
(Mn,Fe)FeSi
 
5
O
 
14
(OH)
Scandiobabingtonite
Ca
 
2
(Fe
2+
 
,Mn)ScSi
 
5
O
 
14
(OH)
Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
9.DK.05Lithiomarsturite
LiCa
 
2
Mn
 
2
Si
 
5
O
 
14
(OH)
9.DK.05Manganbabingtonite
Ca
 
2
(Mn,Fe)FeSi
 
5
O
 
14
(OH)
9.DK.05Marsturite
NaCaMn
 
3
Si
 
5
O
 
14
(OH)
9.DK.05Nambulite
(Li,Na)Mn
 
4
Si
 
5
O
 
14
(OH)
9.DK.05Natronambulite
(Na,Li)(Mn,Ca)
 
4
Si
 
5
O
 
14
OH
9.DK.05Rhodonite
MnSiO
 
3
9.DK.05Scandiobabingtonite
Ca
 
2
(Fe
2+
 
,Mn)ScSi
 
5
O
 
14
(OH)
9.DK.05Fowlerite
9.DK.10Santaclaraite
CaMn
 
4
[Si
 
5
O
 
14
OH](OH) · H
 
2
O
9.DK.15Saneroite
Na
 
2
(Mn,Mn)
 
10
Si
 
11
VO
 
34
(OH)
 
4
9.DK.20Hellandite-(Y)
(Ca,REE)
 
4
Y
 
2
Al(Be,Li)
 
2-x
B
 
4
Si
 
4
O
 
22
(OH)
 
2
9.DK.20Tadzhikite-(Ce)
(Ca,Ce)
 
4
(Ce,Y)
 
2
(Ti
4+
 
,Fe
3+
 
,Al)[B
 
4
Si
 
4
O
 
22
](OH)
 
2
9.DK.20Mottanaite-(Ce)
Ca
 
4
(CeCa)AlBe
 
2
(Si
 
4
B
 
4
O
 
22
)O
 
2
9.DK.20Ciprianiite
Ca
 
4
[(Th,U)(REE)]Al◻
 
2
(Si
 
4
B
 
4
O
 
22
)(OH,F)
 
2
9.DK.20Hellandite-(Ce)
(Ca,REE)
 
4
Ce
 
2
Al(Be,Li)
 
2-x
B
 
4
Si
 
4
O
 
22
(OH)
 
2
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
14.18.1Nambulite
(Li,Na)Mn
 
4
Si
 
5
O
 
14
(OH)
14.18.2Natronambulite
(Na,Li)(Mn,Ca)
 
4
Si
 
5
O
 
14
OH
14.18.3Zakharovite
Na
 
4
Mn
 
5
Si
 
10
O
 
24
(OH)
 
6
· 6H
 
2
O
14.18.4Norrishite
KLiMn
3+
2
(Si
 
4
O
 
10
)O
 
2
14.18.5Shafranovskite
(Na,K)
 
6
(Mn,Fe)
 
3
Si
 
9
O
 
24
· 6H
 
2
O
14.18.6Abswurmbachite
CuMn
3+
6
(SiO
 
4
)O
 
8
14.18.7Donpeacorite
(Mn
2+
 
,Mg)Mg[SiO
 
3
]
 
2
14.18.8Kanoite
Mn
2+
 
(Mg,Mn
2+
 
)Si
 
2
O
 
6
14.18.9Caryopilite
(Mn,Mg)
 
3
(Si
 
2
O
 
5
)(OH)
 
4
14.18.10Gonyerite
(Mn
2+
 
,Mg)
 
5
Fe
3+
 
(Fe
3+
 
Si
 
3
O
 
10
)(OH)
 
8
14.18.11Tirodite
14.18.12Manganhumite
(Mn
2+
 
,Mg)
 
7
(SiO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
2
14.18.13Bustamite
CaMn
2+
 
(Si
 
2
O
 
6
)
14.18.14Glaucochroite
CaMn
2+
 
SiO
 
4
14.18.15Truscottite
(Ca,Mn)
 
14
Si
 
24
O
 
58
(OH)
 
8
· 2H
 
2
O
14.18.16Santaclaraite
CaMn
 
4
[Si
 
5
O
 
14
OH](OH) · H
 
2
O
14.18.17Ferrobustamite
Ca(Fe
2+
 
,Ca,Mn
2+
 
)(Si
 
2
O
 
6
)
14.18.18Johannsenite
CaMn
2+
 
Si
 
2
O
 
6
14.18.19Neltnerite
CaMn
3+
6
(SiO
 
4
)O
 
8
14.18.20Orlymanite
Ca
 
4
Mn
 
3
Si
 
8
O
 
20
(OH)
 
6
· 2H
 
2
O
14.18.21Inesite
Ca
 
2
(Mn,Fe)
 
7
Si
 
10
O
 
28
(OH)
 
2
· 5H
 
2
O
14.18.22Orientite
Ca
 
2
Mn
2+
 
Mn
3+
2
(Si
 
3
O
 
10
)(OH)
 
4
14.18.23Ruizite
Ca
 
2
Mn
3+
2
[(OH)
 
2
|H
 
2
Si
 
4
O
 
13
] · 2H
 
2
O
14.18.24Bostwickite
CaMn
 
6
Si
 
3
O
 
16
· 7H
 
2
O
14.18.25Kittatinnyite
Ca
 
2
Mn
 
2
Mn(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
4
· 9H
 
2
O
14.18.26Lithiomarsturite
LiCa
 
2
Mn
 
2
Si
 
5
O
 
14
(OH)
14.18.27Sérandite
Na(Mn
2+
 
,Ca)
 
2
(HSi
 
3
O
 
9
)
14.18.28Kvanefjeldite
Na
 
4
(Ca,Mn)(Si
 
3
O
 
7
)
 
2
(OH)
 
2
14.18.29Marsturite
NaCaMn
 
3
Si
 
5
O
 
14
(OH)
14.18.30Raite
Na
 
4
Mn
2+
3
Ti
 
0.25
Si
 
8
O
 
20
(OH)
 
2
· 10H
 
2
O
14.18.31Richterite
{Na}{CaNa}{Mg
 
5
}(Si
 
8
O
 
22
)(OH)
 
2
14.18.32Byelorussite-(Ce)
NaBa
 
2
Ce
 
2
MnTi
 
2
[Si
 
4
O
 
12
]
 
2
O
 
2
(F,OH) · H
 
2
O
14.18.33Deerite
(Fe,Mn)
 
6
(Fe,Al)
 
3
[Si
 
6
O
 
17
]O
 
3
(OH)
 
5
14.18.34Calderite
(Mn
2+
 
,Ca)
 
3
(Fe
3+
 
,Al)
 
2
(SiO
 
4
)
 
3
14.18.35Pyroxmangite
MnSiO
 
3
14.18.36Dannemorite
14.18.37Neotocite
(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO
 
3
· H
 
2
O
14.18.39Manganbabingtonite
Ca
 
2
(Mn,Fe)FeSi
 
5
O
 
14
(OH)
14.18.40Örebroite
Mn
2+
3
(Sb
5+
 
,Fe
3+
 
)(SiO
 
4
)(O,OH)
 
3

Other Names for Babingtonite

Other Languages:
German:Babingtonit
Russian:Бабингтонит
Spanish:Babingtonita

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 Babingtonite

Reference List:

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Washington, H.S. & Merwin, H.E. (1923) On Babingtonite. American Mineralogist: 8: 215-223

American Mineralogist: 17: 295-303.

Zeitschrift für Kristallographie: 135: 355-373.

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    Localities for Babingtonite

    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.
    Antarctica
     
    • Eastern Antarctica
      • Victoria Land
        • Litell Rocks
    Australia
     
    • Australian Capital Territory
    \"Zeolites in Tertiary basalts of the Canberra Region\" (author not known at this time).
    • New South Wales
      • Buccleuch Co.
        • Talbingo
    Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 19, pp.269-277 (1981)
    • Victoria
      • Mount Alexander Shire
        • Harcourt North
    W.D.Birch 1983. Babingtonite, fluorapophyllite and sphene from Harcourt, Victoria, Australia. Mineralogical Magazine, Sept. 1983, Vol.47,pp.377-380
    • Western Australia
      • Cue Shire
        • Madoonga Station
    MINERALOGICAL MAGAZINE, MARCH 1982, VOL, 46, PP. 127-30
      • East Pilbara Shire
        • Nullagine
    Bailey, M.E.(1982): Babingtonite in an early Archaean Metabasalt from the Pilbara Block Western Australia, Mineralogical Magazine (Sept 1982):46:401-402
    Austria
     
    • Carinthia
      • Hohe Tauern
        • Ankogel group
    Walter, F., K. Ettinger & K. Worel (2004): Babingtonit aus einer alpinen Kluft im Seebachtal bei Mallnitz, Kärnten. - Carinthia II, 194./114.: 209-216; Walter, F. & Ettinger, K. (2005): 1404) Babingtonit vom Seebachtal bei Mallnitz und Bemerkungen zum Vorkommen von „Babingtonit" vom Krennkogel, südliche Koralpe. Pp. 287-288 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2005): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIV. Carinthia II, 195./115., 277-315.
      • Koralpe
        • Großer Speikkogel - Steinschneider area
    G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
    F. Walter: Mitt. Öster. Miner. Ges. 137:212-216 (1992); Walter, F. & Ettinger, K. (2005): 1404) Babingtonit vom Seebachtal bei Mallnitz und Bemerkungen zum Vorkommen von „Babingtonit" vom Krennkogel, südliche Koralpe. Pp. 287-288 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2005): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIV. Carinthia II, 195./115., 277-315.
    • Tyrol
      • North Tyrol
        • Pitz valley
          • St Leonhard
    Kolitsch, U. & Gröbner, J. (2011): 1686) Babingtonit vom Krummsee bei St. Leonhard im Pitztal. P. 154 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2011): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LX. Carinthia II, 201./121., 135-186.
    Canada
     
    • New Brunswick
      • Charlotte Co.
        • Saint Patrick Parish
    Donald Doell, Doug Wilson
    China
     
    • Hubei Province
      • Huangshi Prefecture
        • Daye Co.
    De Zhang (1996): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 17(3)
    • Sichuan Province
      • Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture
    Liangju Zhang, Qingfeng Ruan, Can Rao, Changlong Zhang, Wei Lei, Baoli Liao, and Tao He (2008): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 28(4), 360-366
    Rock Currier specimens (Jewel Tunnel Imports); Safaa Yu specimen.
    • Yunnan Province
      • Zhaotong Prefecture
        • Qiaojia Co.
    Ottens, B. (2008): Lapis 33 (6), 21-30; Fabre Minerals.
    Colombia
     
    Rolf Luetcke specimen
    Czech Republic
     
    • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
      • Plzeň Region
        • Tachov
    Kouřimský, J.: Thaumasit und Babingtonit, Neue Minerale für die ČSSR. Acta Universitatis Carolinae – Geologica, 1977, vol. 21, nos. 3-4, s. 213-217.
    • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
      • Olomouc Region
        • Vernířovice
    Novotný, P.: Babingtonit z Vernířovic. Minerál, 2002, roč. 10, č. 5, s. 337-340.
    Novotný, P.: Minerály žil alpského typu v severovýchodní části Českého masivu. Zprávy Vlastivědného muzea v Olomouci, 2004, č. 281, s. 13-63.
    France
     
    • Alsace
      • Haut-Rhin
    Schupp, M., Hohl, J.L. & Parodi, G.C. (2012): Une occurence à babingtonite, datolite et préhnite dans le massif du Rossberg, Vosges du Sud. Le Règne Minéral, 104, 27-32.
    • Lorraine
      • Vosges
    Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997, 27-28
    Germany
     
    • Baden-Württemberg
      • Black Forest
        • Haslach
          • Steinach
    Walenta, K. (1991): Neufunde aus dem Schwarzwald (4. Folge). Lapis, 16 (2), 19-xx; Wittern, A. (1995) Mineralien finden im Schwarzwald
        • Kandern
    Brill, A. R. (2011): Die Malsburger Granitsteinbrüche bei Kandern im südwestlichen Schwarzwald. Lapis 36 (7-8), 43-51; 70.
    • Bavaria
      • Lower Bavaria
        • Bavarian Forest
          • Tittling
            • Stützersdorf
    Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
    • Hesse
      • Dillenburg District
        • Dillenburg
        • Herbornseelbach
          • Bornberg
    Vom Rath, G. (1871): Ein neues Vorkommen von Babingtonit bei Herbornseelbach im Nassauischen, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, Ergänzungsband V, pp. 420-425
    Kurz, H.R. (1975): Pumpellyit als Kluftmineral aus Herbornseelbach, Der Aufschluss. Vol.26, 293
    • Rhineland-Palatinate
      • Palatinate
        • Wolfstein
          • Kreimbach-Kaulbach
    Wittern: "Mineralfundstellen in Deutschland", 2001; Bungert, R., Konrad, J., Hofmeister, W. (1992): Babingtonit ein Neufund aus den hydrothermalen Alterationszonen der Saar-Nahe-Vulkanite, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 297-299
    • Thuringia
      • Thuringian Forest
        • Floh-Seligenthal
          • Schnellbach
    Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland"
    Iceland
     
    • Capital Region
    Schnorrer, G., (2006): Babingtonit - ein neues Mineral in den tholeyitischen Basalten der westlichen Fjorde Islands, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 57, 355-358
    India
     
    • Maharashtra
      • Mumbai District (Bombay District)
        • Mumbai (Bombay)
          • Ward 38
            • Malad
    Personal experience-Rock Currier
    Wise and Moller (1990) Occurrence of Ca-Fe silicate minerals with zeolites in basalt cavities at Bombay, India. European Journal of Mineralogy, v. 2, pp. 875-883.
      • Nashik District (Nasik District)
    Italy
     
    • Lombardy
      • Lecco Province
        • Colico
    • Piedmont
      • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
        • Baveno
          • Oltrefiume
            • Mount Camoscio
    Grill, E. (1935): I minerali del granito di Baveno, la fayalite. Periodico di Mineralogia, 129-133. - Gallitelli, P. (1936): Le miche del granito di Baveno. . Periodico di Mineralogia, 61-76 - Pagliani, G. (1948): Le Zeoliti del granito di Baveno. Periodico di Mineralogia, 175-188. - Ravagnani, D. (1974): I giacimenti uraniferi italiani - Gruppo Mineralogico Lombardo - Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano, Ed., Milano, 188 pp. - min. Rec. 14 (3), 157-168 - Am. Min. 83, 1330-1334 (1998) - Am. Min. 84, 782-789 (1999). - Guastoni, A. & Pezzotta, F. (2004): Kristiansenite a Baveno, second ritrovamento Mondiale della specie. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/2004, 247-251. - Guastoni, A., Demartin, F., Pezzotta, F. (2004): Sekaninaite delle pegmatiti granitiche di Feriolo e Baveno (VB). Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano, 145, 59-68. - Mineralogist americano (2005) 90, 1442-1452.
    No reference listed
        • Omegna
          • Agrano
    Lapis, 13 (9), 29-33+42.
    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.
    - Albertini,C. (2000) : Ritrovamenti nel Rio Inferno, Brughiere di Omegna. Prima segnalazione nel granito di Baveno : uranofane-beta - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, XXIV, 2, 88-92.
        • Ossola Valley
          • Crodo
    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.
    • Sardinia
      • Cagliari Province
        • Assemini
    Stara, P. (1990): La miniera di San Leone (CA). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 3/1990, 121-136.
        • San Vito
          • Idda Mt.
    Stara P., Astolfi M. (1990) - San Priamo - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, fasc. 1, pp. 51-63
      • Olbia-Tempio Pausania Province
        • Arzachena
          • Mt. Mazzolu
    • Gamboni, A., Cuccuru, S., Casini, L. & Marini, A. (2012)- I minerali del Monte Mazzolu, Cava Lu Patenti, Arzachena (OT), Sardegna. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 3/2012, 144-157.
    S. Cuccuru, A. Gamboni & L. Casini (2011): The Mt. Mazzolu quarry: a new mineralogical locality. PLINIUS 37, 304.
        • Calangianus
    - Gamboni, A., Gamboni, T., Pileri, P. (1997): Su alcuni minerali del massiccio granitico del monte Limbara zona "Furru e Conca", comune di Calangianus. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2/1997, 123-134.
        • La Maddalena
          • La Maddalena Island
    Gamboni, A. (2003): Cala Francese - La Maddalena (SS). Micro (località), 2003, 11-20
        • Sant'Antonio di Gallura
    Gamboni, A., Gamboni, T. (1998) - Babingtonite e "Granati" delle pegmatiti granitiche della Gallura, Sardegna nord-orientale. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4, Milano.
        • Telti
    Gamboni, A., Gelosa, M., Gamboni, T. (2001): Ortoclasio ed altri minerali delle pegmatiti di S. Bachisio, Telti, Gallura, Sardegna N.E. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/2001, 30-40
    • Tuscany
      • Florence Province
        • Firenzuola
          • Monte Beni
    Bardi, T., Becucci, A. & Biagioni, C. (2012): Monte Beni - I minerali dell'ex cava Fantoni (Pietramala, Firenzuola, Firenze). MICRO, 3/2012, 98-109.
      • Lucca Province
        • Garfagnana
          • San Romano Garfagnana
      • Prato Province
        • Prato
    Franzini M., Leoni L., Mellini M., Orlandi P.: (1978) - The babingtonite of Figline (Prato, Italy) - Rend. S.I.P., Milano, vol. 34 (I), pp. 45-50 and Boscardin. M - Informazioni di mineralogia Italiana - 75) Babingtonite di Figline (Toscana)- Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol. 9, fasc. 4, pag. 86 - 1978
    Japan
     
    • Honshu Island
      • Chugoku Region
        • Okayama Prefecture
          • Takahashi City
            • Bicchu-cho (Bitchu-cho)
              • Shitouyouzei
    Matsueda, H. (1983) Journal of the Mining College, Akita University, Ser. A, Mining Geology, 6, #3, 259-292.
        • Shimane Prefecture
    Nomura et al (1984) Chigaku Kenkyu, 35, 153-156.
        • Yamaguchi Prefecture
          • Mine City
    Uehara, S., et al. (2014) Minerals from Kyushu and Yamaguchi. (Fukuoka Mineral Club, 355 pages)
      • Tohoku Region
        • Fukushima Prefecture
          • Iwaki
    The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara; USGS Bulletin 1930
    Namibia
     
    • Erongo Region
      • Brandberg Area
    Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 264 pp (in English).
    Cairncross, B. & Bahmann, U. (2007): Zepterquarz und Prehnit vom Tafelkop, Goboboseb-Berge, Namibia. Lapis 32 (6), 37-43. (in German)
    New Zealand
     
    • North Island
      • Northland
        • Far North
          • Cape Brett
    http://crownminerals.med.govt.nz/minerals/docs/comreports/report06_zinc.pdf
    Railton, G.L. & Watters, W.A., Minerals of New Zealand, New Zealand Geological Survey Bull. #104 (1990).
    • South Island
      • Southland
    Railton, G.L. & Watters, W.A., Minerals of New Zealand, New Zealand Geological Survey Bull. #104 (1990).
    Norway
     
    • Aust-Agder
      • Arendal
    Washington, H.S. & Merwin, H.E.(1923): On babingtonite. American Mineralogist. 8: 215-223; EJM 4 (1992), 307; Lapis 2 (1996), 8
          • Barbudalen
    Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
          • Øyestad
    Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
            • Lerestvedt Mines
    Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
    Knut Edvard Larsen collection
    Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
      • Risør
        • Søndeled
    Breivik, H. (2001): Mineralene i Ravneberget pukkverk, Søndeled. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 18: 31- 36
    • Buskerud
      • Drammen
        • Konnerud
          • Konnerudkollen Mines (Konnerud Mines)
    Hansen, B. (1982): Funn av babingtonitt i Konnerudkollen gruver i Drammen. NAGS-nytt 9(1),27
    • Møre og Romsdal
      • Molde
    Pers. comm. Rune S. Selbekk 2007; Selbekk R.S. (2010): Norges mineraler. En revidert utgave av Norges mineraler (Neumann 1985).Tapir-NGU-NHM.
      • Norddal
        • Tafjord
    Eldjarn,K.(1981)."Mineralene i Tafjord-tunnelen".NAGS-nytt 8(4),13-15 (in norwegian)
      • Stranda
    Pers.com R.Selbekk 2007
    • Nordland
      • Hamarøy
    Selbekk R.S. (2010): Norges mineraler. En revidert utgave av Norges mineraler (Neumann 1985). Tapir-NGU-NHM. 552p (p. 405)
    • Oppland
      • Skjåk
    Garmo, T.T. (2007): Liste over mineralfunna ved Øvre Otta-utbyggjinga 2003-2007. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 35: 38-40
    • Sogn og Fjordane
    Wiik, G.H. (2000): I skapet til Odd Nausheller. Stein. 27 (3), 20
      • Stryn
    Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-5045 (Visually identified)
    • Sør-Trøndelag
      • Oppdal
    Witsø, T. (1995): Mineraler i Oppdal med beskrivelse. Driva Kro og Steinsenter. Unpublished paper. http://vinstradalen.no/pdf/Mineraler.pdf
    Witsø, T. (1995): Mineraler i Oppdal med beskrivelse. Driva Kro og Steinsenter. Unpublished paper. http://vinstradalen.no/pdf/Mineraler.pdf
    Witsø, T. (1995): Mineraler i Oppdal med beskrivelse. Driva Kro og steinsenter. Unpublished paper
    • Telemark
    Nordrum, F.S. (2008): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2007-2008. STEIN 35 (2), 8-20
    • Vestfold
      • Re
        • Ramnes
    Andersen, F. & Berge, S. A. (1994): Himberg pukkverk, Ramnes, Vestfold. STEIN 21 (2), 96-102
    Poland
     
    • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
      • Karkonosze Mts (Karkonosze Massif)
        • Szklarska Poręba District
    www.geo.uw.edu.pl/PTMINSP/2004/085.pdf.
    Eligiusz Szełęg private collection
      • Strzegom-Sobótka Massif
        • Świdnica District
    J. Janeczek and M. Sachanbinski, Eur. Journ. Mineral. , 1992, 4, pp. 307-319.
    Romania
     
    • Brașov Co.
      • Racoş Commune
    Szakáll, S., Kristály, F., 2010. Mineralogy of Székelyland, Eastern Transylvania, Romania. Sfântu Gheorghe-Miercurea Ciuc-Târgu Mureş. 2010.
    • Harghita Co.
      • Odorheiu Secuiesc (Székelyudvarhely; Oderhellen)
        • Racoş (Racoşu de Jos)
    Szakáll, S. & Kristály, F., Eds. (2010): Mineralogy of Székelyland, Eastern Transylvania, Romania. Csík County Nature and Conservation Society, Miercurea-Ciuc, Romania, 321 pp.
    Russia
     
    • Far-Eastern Region
      • Kamchatka Oblast'
    No reference listed
      • Sakhalinskaya Oblast'
        • Kuril Islands
          • Iturup Island
    http://maurice.strahlen.org/kurilles/kurilles.htm
    Spain
     
    • Asturias
      • Río Narcea Gold Belt
        • Belmonte de Miranda
    Mesa, M., Calvo, M. & Viñals,(2002). El Valle - Boinás, un proyecto moderno con m inerales de excepción. Bocamina, 9, 40-85.
    • Madrid
    Tanago, J. G., Lozano, P. L., Larios, A. , La Iglesia, A. (2012) Stokesite crystals from La Cabrera, Madrid, Spain. Mineralogical Record 43:499-508
    Sweden
     
    • Dalarna
      • Borlänge
    Forsberg, A. (1996): Babingtonite von Grönsjöberget, Borlänge, Schweden. Lapis. 21 (2), 33-36 + 50
    • Södermanland
      • Utö
    Otter, B. (2004): Utö-mineralriket. Berg & Mineral. 14 (nr 44), 28-36
    • Uppland
      • Östhammar
        • Barkö mines
        • Dannemora
    No reference listed
    [Anonymous] (1991): B & M Notiser. Berg & Mineral 1, nr 2, 1991, p.11
    Switzerland
     
    • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
      • Misox (Mesolcina Valley)
        • Calanca Valley
          • Arvigo
    Weibel, M., Graeser, St., Oberholzer, W. F., Stalder, H. A. & Gabriel, W. (1990): Die Mineralien der Schweiz. 5th ed., Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel, 222 pp.
    Ukraine
     
    • Crimea Oblast'
      • Crimea peninsula
        • Bakhchisaray area
          • Trudolyubovka Village
    Karpenko V., Ignatenko K. Babingtonite form the Pervomaiskii quarry in the Crimea // Novye dannye o mineralakh (New Data on Minerals), 1991, #37, 58 - 63 (in Russ.) Getling R.V. Datolith of the Bodrak area in the Crimea and some features of his genesis // ZVMO, 1960, vol. 89, #1, 102 - 106 (in Russ.)
    USA
     
    • Arizona
      • Graham Co.
        • Aravaipa District
          • Santa Teresa Mts
            • Aravaipa
              • Landsman Camp (Landsman group)
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 333.
    • Connecticut
      • Fairfield Co.
        • Bridgeport
    Dana, James D. (1855). Manual of Mineralogy, 7th ed., p.365
      • Hartford Co.
        • East Granby
    Rocks & Min.: 70:398
    John Burnham
    P Cristofono collection
    P. Cristofono collection
    R.Shepard Collection
      • Litchfield Co.
        • Woodbury
          • Orenaug Hills
    Weber, Marcelle H. and Earle C. Sullivan. (1995), Connecticut Mineral Locality Index. Rocks & Minerals (Connecticut Issue), 70(6): 401.
      • Middlesex Co.
    Roberts, Rapp, & Weber, 1974. Encylopedia of Minerals, plate 11.
    Rocks & Min.: 70:423; Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70:396-409; Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70:396-409
        • Haddam
    Januzzi, 1976. Mineral Localities of CT and Southeastern NY State, p.209.
      • New Haven Co.
        • Milford
    Shepard, Charles U. (1852). A Treatise on Mineralogy, 3rd ed., p.183.
        • Southbury
    Bill Barrett collection
    P. Cristofono collection
    • Maine
      • Sagadahoc Co.
        • Bath
    King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1.
    • Massachusetts
      • Essex Co.
    P Cristofono collection , 2009
    P Cristofono collection
      • Franklin Co.
        • Buckland
    Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
        • Deerfield
    Harvard Museum of Natural History, no.119140
      • Hampden Co.
        • Holyoke
          • Mount Tom
    Rocks & Min.: 11:124.
    F. William Miller collection
    Harvard Museum of Natural History, no.118084
        • Westfield
    Harvard Museum of Natural History, no.129241; [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
      • Hampshire Co.
        • Amherst
    Rocks & Min.: 11:124.; Michael Haritos
      • Middlesex Co.
        • Ashland
    No reference listed
        • Reading
    Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
    Harvard Mineralogical Museum
        • Somerville
    Rocks & Min. 21:849; Harvard Mineralogical Museum no. 133355
    Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
    Harvard Museum of Natural History, no.91540; Yale Peabody Museum no. YPM6418
        • Woburn
    Rocks & Min.: 13:183; 19:244; 21:75.; Richmond, W. E. Jr. (1936): Paragenesis of the Minerals From Blueberry Mountain, Woburn, Massachusetts (American Mineralogist 22:290).
    P. Cristofono collection
      • Suffolk Co.
        • Boston
          • West Roxbury
    P Cristofono collection
      • Worcester Co.
    Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Yale Peabody Museum specimen #YPM241
    Palache, C. and Fraprie, F. R. (1902). Babingtonite from Athol, Mass. (Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 38:391-393).
        • Hardwick
    Shaub, B. M. (1941): Occurrence and Origin of Babingtonite and Other Minerals From Quabbin Aqueduct, Massachusetts (American Mineralogist 26:121-129.)
    Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
    Palache, Charles and Gonyer, F. A. (1931): On Babingtonite. American Mineralogist: 17: 295.
    • Michigan
      • Keweenaw Co.
        • Copper Harbor
    Larry Maltby, verified by Dr. Robinson and Dr. Jaszczak, Raman Spectroscopy
        • Mandan
    Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
        • Phoenix
    Rocks & Minerals 84:298-323.
    R&M 71:6 p381-390
    Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
    • New Hampshire
      • Hillsborough Co.
        • Amherst
    Rocks & Minerals (2005) 80:242-261 New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index
    • New Jersey
      • Essex Co.
        • Livingston Township
          • Livingston
    Observed/collected August 2011 and in the early 1970s by David S. Bernstein when the Quarry was in operation.
    Rothstein, J. 1978. The Minerals of Riker Hill, Livingston, New Jersey. Lapidary Journal 32:1124-35
        • Montclair Township
          • Upper Montclair
    Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.; NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64 (1960), Mason, B.
      • Passaic Co.
        • Little Falls Township
          • Great Notch
    Rocks & Min.: 15:111-115 (1940), Sachs; 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984); Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64 (1960), Mason, B.
        • Paterson
    Min. Rec.: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
        • Prospect Park
    Lapidary Jour.: 32:1700-1720, Mins. of the Watchungs, Part II, Vitali, G. (1978); Min. Rec.: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183 (1984), Peters, J.J.; A Quest for NJ Mins., R. Speiser (1978): 18.; Rocks & Minerals 80:4 pp234-241
      • Somerset Co.
        • Bernards Township
    Kent, B.P. and Butkowski, B. (2000): Minerals of the Millington Quarry, Somerset County, New Jersey. Mineralogical Record, 31: 411.
    • New York
      • Lewis Co.
        • Diana Township
    Chamberlain, Steven C., Vandall T. King, Donald Cooke, George W. Robinson & Wayne Holt (1999), Minerals of the Gouverneur Talc Company No. 4 Quarry (Valentine deposit), Town of Diana, Lewis County, New York: Rocks & Minerals: 74(4): 236-249 (July, 1999).
    • North Carolina
      • Caldwell Co.
    http://rruff.geo.arizona.edu/doclib/hom/babingtonite.pdf.
    www.mcrocks.com
      • Catawba Co.
        • Hickory
    K. Wood collection
    • Pennsylvania
      • Berks Co.
        • Birdsboro
          • Gickerville (Gibralter)
    Reed, Juliet C. (1976), Annotated Biblio. of Minerals New to the Pennsylvania List 1965-1974, The Mineralogical Society of PA, Inc.: 17-18; Montgomery, A. (Nov 1970) PA Minerals (PM) (95), Keystone Newsletter & PM (Aug 1972) PM(116); Grant, R.W. (Feb & Ma
    • Rhode Island
      • Kent Co.
    Rocks & Min (March, 2001)
    • Virginia
      • Fairfax Co.
        • Culpeper Basin
          • Centreville
    Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
      • Fauquier Co.
        • Casanova
    Uwe Kolitsch collection
      • Loudoun Co.
        • Chantilly
    Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
        • Conklin
    Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
        • Leesburg
    Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
      • Prince William Co.
        • Manassas
    Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
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