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morphological variety
A variety of Pyrolusite

This term using for description of Pyrolusite pseudomorphoses after pseudoorthorombic Manganite crystals (really manganite has monoclinic structure).

Classification of Polianite

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Chemical Properties of Polianite

morphological variety
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Other Names for Polianite

Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:黝锰矿

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 Polianite

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Breithaupt (1844), Ann. Phys.: 61: 191.

Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 562.

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  • Localities for Polianite

    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.
    Burkina Faso
    • Centre-Nord Region
    Sattran, V. & Wenmenga, U. (2002): Géologie du Burkina Faso - Geology of Burkina Faso. Czech Geological Survey, 136 pp.
    • Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
      • Guigang Prefecture
        • Guiping Co.
    Shouquan Zhu (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(2), 19-21
    • Yunnan Province
      • Dali Autonomous Prefecture
        • Heqing Co.
    Xingyu Yang (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(8), 23-27
      • Honghe Autonomous Prefecture
        • Jianshui Co.
    Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
    JSS photo
      • Katanga Copper Crescent
        • Kambove District
    Yannick Verbelen collection
      • Lulua
    Paul De Bondt collection
    • South Sinai Governorate
      • Abu Zeneima (Abu Zenima)
    Manganese Reserves and Resources of the World and its Industrial
    • Lower Saxony
      • Peine
    P Haas collection
    • Madhya Pradesh
      • Jhabua District
    Nayak, V. K. (1966): Mineralogy and genesis of the manganese ores of Kajlidongri mine, district Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh, India. Economic Geology 61, 1280-1282.
    • Maharashtra
      • Bhandara District
    S.P. Deshpande (1959) Ore-Microscopic Studies of the Manganese Ore-Minerals of Old M.P. I. Dongribuzurg, Bhandara District - Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Section A, 49, #3, 165-173.
    • District of Pristina (District of Prishtina)
    • Buskerud
      • Drammen
        • Drammensmarka
    Berg, H.-J. (198?): Myrseter-Landfall. Turguide. (unpublished collectors guide)
    • Beja District
      • Aljustrel
        • Aljustrel
    LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia (Siorminp ID 633Mn )
    • Castelo Branco District
      • Penamacor
        • Salvador
    LNEG Siorminp database
    • Urals Region
      • Southern Urals
        • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
          • Kusinskii raion
            • Magnitka
    Pavel M. Kartashov data
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