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Barkevikite

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An obsolete name for a dark amphibole from pegmatites in the Langesundsfjord area.
The composition of barkevikite corresponds to several species within the range ferroedenite-hastingsite-magnesiohastingsite, depending on and varying from locality to locality.
"Barkevikite" from its "type locality", Skutesundskjær near Barkevik, in the eastern part of the Langesundsfjord, is ferroedenite (Larsen 1995, Larsen 1998).

Classification of Barkevikite

IMA status:Discredited 1978
Explanation of status:Amphibole with variable composition (ferroedenite-hastingsite-magnesiohastingsite).
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Other Names for Barkevikite

Synonyms:
Barkevicite
Other Languages:
German:Barkevicit
Barkevikit
Simplified Chinese: 棕闪石
Spanish:Barkevicita
Barkevikita

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 Barkevikite

Reference List:

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Larsen, A.O. (1995): Identiteten til de sorte amfibolene fra Oslofeltets syenittpegmatitter. Norsk Bergverksmuseum, Skrift 9, 27-34.

Larsen, A.O. (1998): Revisjon av nomenklatur for de sorte amfibolene fra Oslofeltets syenittpegmatitter. Norsk Bergverksmuseum, Skrift 14, 9.

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  • Localities for Barkevikite

    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.
    Bolivia
     
    • Cochabamba Department
      • Ayopaya Province
    Schultz, F., et al. (2004) Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 148, 391-408
    China
     
    • Yunnan Province
      • Honghe Autonomous Prefecture
        • Jinping Co.
    Tao Guan, Zhibing Huang, Deru Xu, Zhenliang Zhang, Zaifei Yan, and Cheng Xu (2006): Chinese Journal of Geology 41(3), 441-454
    Greenland
     
    • Kujalleq
      • Narsaq
        • Igaliku (Igaliko)
          • Narsaarsuk Plateau
    Bøgghild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3., C.A. Reitzels Forlag, Copenhagen. 445 p (p.298)
    Petersen, O.V. (2001): List of all minerals identified in the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin. 190, 25-33
          • Tunulliarfik Fjord (Tunugdliarfik)
    Boeggild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland, Meddelelser om Groenland, Vol. 149/3, Reitzels Forlag Koebenhavn
    • Sermersooq
      • Arsuk Fjord
    Hodson, M.E., and Finch, A.A. (1997): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 127, 46-56.
    India
     
    • Assam
      • Karbi Anglong District
    S. Nag, S. K. Sengupta, R. K. Gaur and A. Absar (1999) Alkaline rocks of Samchampi-Samteran, District Karbi Anglong, Assam, India. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Earth and Planetary Sciences, 108, 33-48.
    Madagascar
     
    • Antsiranana Province
      • Diana Region (Northern Region)
        • Nosy Be District
    Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
    North Korea
     
    • Yanggang Province (Ryanggang Province)
      • Paektu Mountain (Baektu Mountain; Mt Hakuto)
    Suzuki, J. (1938) On a rock of nordmarkitic composition from Hakutou volcano, Korea. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University, Series IV, 4, #1-2, 173-181.
    Norway
     
    • Telemark
      • Porsgrunn
        • Langangen
    Larsen, A. O. & Åsheim, A. (1976): Mineraler fra Langangen. NAGS-nytt 3 (1), 9-12.
    • Vestfold
      • Larvik
        • Langesundsfjorden
          • Barkevik area
            • Kjeøya
    Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. 663 pp + 28 plates (p. 468-477)
    Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. 663 pp ; Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p.
          • Helgeroa
    Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. p. 65-67
      • Sandefjord
        • Bugården
    Segalstad, T.V. & Larsen, A.O.(1978): Chevkinite and perrierite from the Oslo region, Norway. American Mineralogist 63,499-505
        • Vesterøya
    Raade, G & Larsen, A. O. (1980): Polylithionite from syenite pegmatite at Vøra, Sandefjord, Oslo Region, Norway. Contributions to the Mineralogy of Norway, no 65. Norsk Geologisk Tidskrift 60, 117-124
    South Korea
     
    • Gyeongsangbuk-do (Kyongsang-bukto; Gyeongsangbugdo)
      • Ulleung-gun
    Atsuo Harumoto (1970) Volcanic Rocks and Associated Rocks of Utsuryoto Island, (Japan Sea). (39pp + geological map)
    Ukraine
     
    • Zaporozhskaya Oblast' (Zaporiz'ka; Zaporozh'e)
      • Priazovie
    Ryabchikov, I.D., Kogarko, L.N., Krivdik, S.G., and Ntaflos, T. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(6), 423-432.
    USA
     
    • California
      • Fresno Co.
        • Diablo Range
          • New Idria District
            • Archer Camp
    Arnold, Ralph & Robert Anderson (1910), Geology and oil resources of the Coalinga district, California: USGS Bulletin 398: 158; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 68-69, 309.
      • Los Angeles Co.
        • Santa Monica Mts
          • Los Angeles
            • Hollywood Hills
              • Hollywood
                • Griffith Park
    Personal communication of Neuerburg to Murdoch & Webb; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 69.
      • San Benito Co.
        • Diablo Range
          • New Idria District
            • San Benito River headwaters area
              • Dallas Gem Mine area
                • West of the Dallas Gem Mine
    Eckel, Edwin Butt & W.B. Myers (1946), Quicksilver deposits of the New Idria district, San Benito and Fresno Counties, California: California Division Mines Report 42: 91; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 69.
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