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Pleonaste

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Name:
From the greek for 'abundant' for its many crystal forms.
A variety of Spinel

An intermediate variety of the Hercynite-Spinel Series,
= iron-rich spinel or magnesium-rich hercynite.

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Classification of Pleonaste

Rejected
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Other Names for Pleonaste

Name in Other Languages:
German:Pleonast
Simplified Chinese:亚铁尖晶石

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Pleonaste

Reference List:
Haüy (1801).

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: 689.

Internet Links for Pleonaste

Localities for Pleonaste

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 for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? 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.
Algeria
 
  • Sahara Desert
    • Lakhbi
www.meteoriticalsociety.org/bulletin/mb88.pdf.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Clarke Co.
      • Mt Mitchell
L.B. Gilligan et al. Dorrigo-Coffs Harbour 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets.
    • Gough Co.
      • Elsmore
R.E Brown and W.J Stroud, Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, 1997.
  • South Australia
    • Murray Basin
      • Murray Mallee
        • Karoonda
J. S. Delaney, C. P. Stokes, C. O'Neill & M. Prinz (1985). The Karoonda Chondrule Corundum Conundrum (Abstract). Lunar and Planetary Science XVI, pp. 175-176.
    • Western Region
      • Maralinga
Keller, L. P. (1992) Petrography and Mineral Chemistry of Calcium-and Aluminum-rich Inclusions in the Maralinga CK4 Chondrite (abstract). Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XXIII: 671-672. (March 1992)
  • Tasmania
    • Blue Tier district
Bottrill, R.S. & Baker, W.E. (2008) A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Bull. 73. Minerals Resources Tasmania
  • Victoria
    • Belgrave
    • Rural City of Wangaratta
      • Eldorado
Dunn, E.J.,(1913). Bulletins of the Geological Survey of Victoria No. 25. The Woolshed Valley, Beechworth. Department of Mines.
Austria
 
  • Lower Austria
    • Mostviertel
      • Dunkelstein Forest
        • Dunkelsteinerwald
          • Gansbach
D.A. Carswell et al., Eur.J. Mineral., 1989, 1, pp. 455-466.
    • Waldviertel
      • Kottes-Purk
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993); MEIXNER, H. (1976): 378. Spinell (Pleonast) von Kottes, Waldviertel, NÖ. P. 37 in MEIXNER, H. (1976): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XXVI. Carinthia II, 166./86., 11-42.
  • Upper Austria
    • Mühlviertel
      • Perg
        • St Georgen an der Gusen
Brandstetter, G. & M. Reich (1998): Luftenberg - eine bedeutende Pegmatitmineralisation in Oberösterreich. OÖ. Geonachr. 13, 11-25; Brandstetter, G. & Reich, M. (1999): Luftenberg - eine bedeutende Pegmatitmineralisation in Oberösterreich. Mineralien-Welt 10 (3), 12-18.
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
Jour. of South American Earth Sci. 15:709–723
Burma (Myanmar)
 
  • Mandalay Division
    • Pyin-Oo-Lwin District
      • Mogok Township
        • Kyauk-Pyat-That
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data, Sieghard Ellenberger specimens
Canada
 
  • Northwest Territories
Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148
China
 
  • Tibet Autonomous Region
    • Ngari Prefecture
      • Gê'gyai Co. (Geji Co.)
Zhi Zhang, Yuchuan Chen, Juxing Tang, Lin He, Xiaofeng Yao, Yi Yang, Zhenghua Hu, Hongxing Wang, and Junlong Song (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(5), 915-931
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Liberec Region
      • Jizerské Mtn (Iser Mtn)
Lukas Jankaj specimen
Finland
 
  • Eastern Finland Region
O´Brien Hugh,Tyni Matti 2005 Eastern Finland kimberlite province. Fifth international dyke conference 31.7-3.8. 2005 Rovaniemi, Finland
  • Southwestern Finland Region
    • Pargas (Parainen)
Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp.(p 283)
France
 
  • Auvergne
    • Cantal
      • Cantal Mts
        • Mandailles-Saint-Julien
R. Pierrot, P. Picot, J.J. Périchaud : "Inventaire Minéralogique du Cantal", BRGM and Editions G. de Bussac, 1971
    • Haute-Loire
      • Lavoûte-Chilhac
        • Saint-Ilpize
FORESTIER F. H., LASNIER B. (1969) – Découverte de niveaux d’amphibolites à pargasite, anorthite, corindon et saphirine dans les schistes cristallins de la vallée du Haut-Allier – Existence du faciès granulite dans la massif Central Français, Contr. Mineral. And Petrol. 23, pp. 194-235.
      • Le Puy-en-Velay
        • Ceyssac
LACROIX A. (1892) - Minéralogie de la France
Germany
 
  • Bavaria
    • Lower Bavaria
      • Bodenmais
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Hungary
 
  • Nógrád Co.
    • Karancs-Medves Mts
      • Salgótarján
Koch: Minerals of Hungary
India
 
  • Andhra Pradesh
    • Guntur District
Canadian Mineralogist (1965) 8:334-338
Ireland
 
  • Co. Louth
    • Carlingford
S. R. Nockolds and H. G. C. Vincent (1947) On Tilleyite and Its Associated Minerals from Carlingford, Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine 28:151-158.
Italy
 
  • Campania
    • Naples Province
      • Somma-Vesuvius Complex
AmMin: 12:14-19 (1927)
  • Latium
    • Rome Province
      • Bracciano Lake
        • Castel Giuliano
Dario Di Domenico collection
    • Viterbo Province
Lapis 28(12), 19-28 (2003)
  • Lombardy
    • Bergamo Province
      • Cene
        • Rossa Valley
Maida, F. (2002): Descrizione delle specie e varietà di minerali e loro ritrovamento nella Bergamasca. G.O.M. Gruppo Orobico Minerali - Novecento Grafico, Ed., Bergamo 82 pp. (geologic part by F. Pezzotta).
  • Trentino-Alto Adige
    • Trento Province
      • Fassa Valley
        • Monzoni Mts
De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Kanto Region
      • Saitama Prefecture
        • Chichibu City
          • Ohtaki-mura
            • Nakatsugawa
              • Chichibu mining district (Chichibu mine)
Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.)
Madagascar
 
  • Toamasina Province (Tamatave)
    • Eastern Region (Atsinanana Region)
      • Toamasina II District (Tamatave)
Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
  • Tuléar Province (Toliara)
    • Anosy Region (Fort Dauphin Region)
Knut Edvard Larsen collection (# M-323)
Knut Edvard Larsen collection & photo
[www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Morocco
 
  • Meknès-Tafilalet Region
    • Er Rachidia Province (Errachidia Province)
      • Erfoud (Erfud)
Weisberg et al., (2008) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 94: Meteoritics and Planetary Science 43 (9): 1551-1588. (Sept 2008) ; Anorthite, Diopside, Olivine; Merrillite, Pleonaste, Spinel, Troilite
New Zealand
 
  • South Island
    • Otago
      • Kakanui
Railton, G. L. and Watters, W.A., Minerals of New Zealand, New Zealand Geological Survey Bulletin #104 (1990).
    • Southland
      • Fiordland
C. M. Ward (1984) Magnesium staurolite and green chromian staurolite from Fiordland, New Zealand . American Mineralogist, Volume 69, pages 531-540.
Nigeria
 
  • Katsina State
Meteoritics (ISSN 0026-1114), vol. 20, pt. 1, June 30, 1985, p. 229-243.
Norway
 
  • Aust-Agder
    • Arendal
      • Arendal Iron Mines
        • Neskilen Mines
Scheerer, Th. (1845): Bidrag til Kundskab om norske Mineralier. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne.4:333-349
        • Øyestad
Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
      • Tromøy
Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
SCHEERER, Th. (1845): Geognostisk-mineralogiske Skizzer- samlede paa en Reise i sommeren 1842. Nyt Magasin for Naturvidenskaberne, 4, 126-164
  • Vest-Agder
    • Kristiansand
Scheerer, Th. (1845):Geognostisk-mineralogiske skizzer, samlede paa en Reise i Sommeren 1842. Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne 4:126-164 (p. 159); Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68. p. 53
Oman
 
  • Dhofar Province (Al Janubiyah Province)
Meteoritical Bulletin No. 86
The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 88, 2004 JULY, Meteoritics & Planetary Science 39, Axxx–Axxx (2004)
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Ząbkowice District
      • Ząbkowice (Frankenstein)
Sachanbiński et al. 2000: Heavy minerals in the serpentinite weathering cover of the Szklary massif. Geologia Sudetica, vol. 33, pp. 131-141.
  • Podlaskie
    • Suwałki District
      • Suwałki Massif
Morgan, J.W., Stein, H.J., Hannah, J.L., Markey, R.J., and Wiszniewska, J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 391-401.
Morgan, J.W., Stein, H.J., Hannah, J.L., Markey, R.J., and Wiszniewska, J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 391-401.
Kozlowski A & Wiszniewska J: (2001) The Nelsonite problem: the origin by melt immiscibility. in Abstracts – GEODE field workshop 8-12th July 2001 on ilmenite deposits in the Rogaland anorthosite province, S. Norway.
Morgan, J.W., Stein, H.J., Hannah, J.L., Markey, R.J., and Wiszniewska, J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 391-401.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Aldan Shield
        • Aldan
          • El'konskii Gorst
Pavel M. Kartashov data
Pavel M. Kartashov data
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Detva Co.
Rojkovičová,Ľ., 1982: Rudná mineralizácia v Javorí. Min.Slovaca, 14,5,461 – 470
    • Lučenec Co.
M. Huraiova et al. , Eur. J. Mineral. , 1996, 8, pp. 901-916.
    • Žarnovica Co.
      • Hodruša-Hámre (Hodritsch)
        • Kopanice
Pauliš,P.,Ďuďa,R.,2002: Nejzajímavejší mineralogická naletište Slovenska. Kuttna,K.Hora, 136p
    • Žiar nad Hronom Co.
Ďuďa R., 1993 : Die mineralien der Gold und Silber - lagersttäte von Kremnitz ( Kremnica) in der Slowakei. Mineralien Welt /Haltern,Nemecko/,5, s. 20 - 32
  • Prešov Region
    • Prešov Co.
Ďuďa,R., et al., 1981: Mineralógia severnej časti Slanských vrchov. Min.Slovaca, Monografia 2, 98s
      • Vyšná Šebastová
Ďuďa,R., et al., 1981: Mineralógia severnej časti Slanských vrchov. Min.Slovaca, Monografia 2, 98s
South Africa
 
  • Northern Cape Province
    • Francis Baard District
      • Windsorton
Field, M., Stiefenhofer, J., Robey, J., and Kurszlaukis, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 33-75.
Sri Lanka
 
  • Sabaragamuwa Province
    • Ratnapura District
      • Ratnapura
Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Surinam
 
  • Sipaliwini District
Am Min 61:3-4 pp 193-199
Sweden
 
  • Dalarna
    • Falun
No reference listed
  • Östergötland
    • Åtvidaberg
No reference listed
  • Småland
    • Jönköping
      • Månsarp
Nils Hollander: Electron microprobe analysis of iron-titanium oxides in Månsarp and Taberg, southern Sweden. GFF 91 , 1969
  • Uppland
    • Norrtälje
      • Stabby ore field
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
  • Värmland
    • Filipstad
      • Persberg district
        • Gåsgruvan ore field
Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
Thailand
 
  • Kanchanaburi Province
    • Bo Phloi District
      • Bo Phloi
Srithai, B. (2005, November). Petrography and mineral chemistry of ultramafic xenoliths from Bo Ploi basalt, Kanchanaburi, Thailand. In Proceeding of international conference on geology, geotechnology and mineral resources of Indochina (pp. 28-30).
USA
 
  • California
    • Inyo Co.
      • Panamint Mts (Panamint Range)
        • Butte Valley District
          • Butte Valley (Hidden Valley)
McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 61; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 345.
    • San Diego Co.
      • Lakeside
SDSU Geology Department unpublished field trip guide, circa 1980.
      • Pala District
        • Pala
Jahns, Richard Henry & Wright, Lauren A. (1951), Gem and lithium-bearing pegmatites of the Pala district, San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines Special Report 7-A: p. 31.
      • Rincon District
        • Rincon
          • Rincon Mountain
Kunz, G. F. (1905a), Gems, jeweler's materials, and ornamental stones of California. California State Mining Bureau bulletin 37: 48; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 346.
Rogers, A. F. 1910. Minerals From The Pegmatite Veins Of Rincon, San Diego Co., California. Columbia University School Of Mines Quarterly Journal Of Applied Science, Vol. 31 pp. 208-218.
  • Georgia
    • Columbia Co.
      • Phinizy
Minerals of Georgia: Their properties and occurrences. Robert Cook GGWRD Bull 92
    • Towns Co.
      • Youngstown
Minerals of Georgia: Their properties and occurrences. Robert Cook GGWRD Bull 92
  • Hawaii
    • Honolulu Co.
      • Oahu Island
Geology; January 1988; v. 16; no. 1; p. 69-72
  • Kentucky
    • Elliott Co.
Jeffrey J. Agee, James R. Garrison, Jr. and Lawrence A. Taylor (1982) Petrogenesis of oxide minerals in kimberlite, Elliot County, Kentucky. American Mineralogist 67:28-42
  • Massachusetts
    • Middlesex Co.
Hitchcock, 1841. Geology of Massachusetts
  • Montana
    • Judith Basin Co.
      • Little Belt Mts
        • Yogo District
http://www.eos.ubc.ca/personal/groat/sapphires.htm
  • Nevada
AmMin 27:462
      • Kinkaid Siding
American Mineralogist 27:462-463
  • North Carolina
    • Cabarrus Co.
      • Concord
Barbara A.Olsen,Harry Y.Mcsween,Jr, American Mineralogist,Vol.68,pg 315-333,1983,Petrogenesis of the Concord gabbro-syenite complex,North Carolina,pg # 324
    • Macon Co.
      • Cowee Valley
        • Ellijay District
          • Franklin
Gerald M.Friedman,Sept 27,1951,Study Of Hoegbomite
Dana 6: 1077.
  • Vermont
    • Windsor Co.
Nielson, Dennis L. (1973). Silica diffusion at Ascutney Mountain, Vermont, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 40(2):141-148.
  • Virginia
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
    • Hanover Co.
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Vietnam
 
  • Son La Province
Nguyôn Kinh Quèc, Nguyôn Quúnh Anh () Aquamarine, Beryl And Possibility Of Finding Emerald And Alexandrite In Việt Nam. Generations, 41, 50-58.
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