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Grossular-Hibschite Series

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Series Formula:
Ca3Al2(SiO4)3 to Ca3Al2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x
A series between Grossular and Hibschite

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Localities for Grossular-Hibschite Series

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.
  • Australian Capital Territory
    • Brindabella Range
      • Cotter River
McQueen, Ken G.; J. R. Caldwell; P. W. Millsteed (July 1988). "Primary and Secondary Minerals at the Paddy's River Mine, Australian Capital Territory". Australian Mineralogist 3: 83–100.
  • Tasmania
    • Huon district
      • Weld river
Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
    • Waratah district
      • Waratah
Bottrill, unpub.
  • Manitoba
Richard Gunter Collection
  • Ontario
    • Cochrane District
      • Timmins area
        • Porcupine Mining District
          • Deloro Township
Econ Geol (1990) 85:1273-1276
  • Henan Province
    • Nanyang Prefecture
      • Tongbai Co.
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3 (1997)
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Tacheng Prefecture (Tarbaghatay Prefecture)
        • Junggar basin
Genyong Peng, John Lewis, Bruce Lipin, James McGee, Peisheng Bao, Xibin Wang (1995) Inclusions of phlogopite and phlogopite hydrates in chromium from the Hongguleleng ophiolite in Xinjiang, northwest China. American Mineralogist 80:1307-1316
  • Eastern Finland Region
Peltonen, P., Kontinen, A., Huhma, H., and Kuronen, U. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 559-617.
  • Bavaria
    • Franconia
      • Maroldsweisach
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
      • Bad Harzburg
        • Radau valley
No reference listed
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Palatinate
      • Otterberg
        • Niederkirchen
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • Pest Co.
    • Szentendre
      • Dunabogdány
Topographia Mineralogica Hungariae VI.
  • Piedmont
    • Torino Province
      • Lanzo Valleys
        • Balangero
Castelli, D., Rolfo, F., Rossetti, P. (1995): Petrology of ore-bearing rodingite veins from the Balangero asbestos mine (Western Alps). In: Lombardo, B. (Ed.), “Studies on metamorphic rocks and minerals in the western Alps. A Volume in Memory of Ugo Pognante”, Boll. Museo Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino, suppl. Vol. 13, 2, 153-189.
  • Tuscany
    • Lucca Province
      • Garfagnana
        • Villa Collemandina
  • Veneto
    • Padova Province
      • Euganei Hills
        • Faedo
Zorzi F. and Boscardin M. (2014): Minerali del Veneto. Alla scoperta dei tesori della nostra regione. Cierre Ed.. Sommacampagna (VR), p. 332.
  • Honshu Island
    • Chugoku Region
      • Okayama Prefecture
        • Takahashi City
          • Bicchu-cho (Bitchu-cho)
            • Fuka
I. Kusachi, Y. Takechi, C. Henmi and S. Kobayashi (1998) Parasibirskite, a New Mineral from Fuka, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Mineralogical Magazine 62:521-525.
    • Kanto Region
      • Chiba Prefecture
        • Minamiboso City
          • Tomiyama-machi
Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan); Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
    • Kinki region
      • Mie Prefecture
        • Ise City
Minakawa, T., Inaba, S., Noto, S. (1986) Oyelite from Suisho-dani, Ise, Mie Prefecture. Ganseki Koubutsu Koushou Gakkaishi, 81, 138-142
    • Tohoku Region
      • Fukushima Prefecture
Matsuyama, F. (2001)
  • Queretaro
    • Mun. de Cadereyta
      • Maconi
[MinRec 32:421]
New Caledonia
  • Southern Province
    • Ouen Island
33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
New Zealand
  • North Island
    • Northland
      • Kaipara
Mason, B. (1957): Larnite, scawtite, and hydrogrossular from Tokatoka, New Zealand. American Mineralogist 42, 379-392.; Baker, C. K. & Black, P. M. (1980): Assimilation and metamorphism at a basalt-limestone contact, Tokatoka, New Zealand. Mineralogical Magazine 43, 797-807.
  • South Island
    • Livingstone Range
Craw, D., Landis, C. A., & Kawachi, Y. (1979). Vuagnatite in New Zealand (Note). New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 22(5), 627-629.
  • Nordland
    • Vefsn
      • Mosjøen
Nissen (1972): Fluorescent hydrogrossular from Nordland, Norway. American Mineralogist. 57: 1535-1540
  • Telemark
    • Hjartdal
      • Sauland
        • Kleppan
Wachtmeister, T. (1831): Undersøkning af ett hvitt Granatformigt mineral från Norrige. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 1831, 155-158; Neumann, H. & Svinndal, S.(1955): The Cyprin-Thulite deposit at Øvstebø, near Kleppan in Sauland, Telemark, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 34,139-156 p. 155); Selbekk R.S. (2010): Norges mineraler. En revidert utgave av Norges mineraler (Neumann 1985). Tapir-NGU-NHM. 552p (p. 295)
    • Skien
Jamtveit B., Dahlgren S. and Austrheim H. (1997): High-grade contact metamorphism of calcareous rocks from the Oslo Rift, Southern Norway. American Mineralogist. 82 : 1241 - 1254
  • Muscat Province (Masqat Province)
    • Baushar
Gordon Stanger and Colin Neal (1984) A New Occurrence of Suolunite, from Oman. Mineralogical Magazine 48:143-146
    • Sib
Pacific Ocean
  • East Pacific Rise
Matsukage, K., and Arai, S. (1998): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 131, 111-122.
  • Alba Co.
    • Apuseni District
The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 39, pp. 1405-1434 (2001)
  • Hunedoara Co.
    • Hunedoara
The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 39, pp. 1405-1434 (2001)
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
      • Irkutskaya Oblast'
        • Narin-Kunta
Armbruster, T., Lazic, B., Gfeller, F., Galuskin, E.V., Galuskina, I.O., Savelyeva, V.B., Zadov, A.E., Pertsev, N.N., Dzierżanowski, P. (2011): Chlorine content and crystal chemistry of dellaite from the Birkhin gabbro massif, Eastern Siberia, Russia. Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 379-394.
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Polar Yakutia
        • Dogdo River Basin
          • Tas-Khayakhtakh Range
            • Munilkan river basin
Pavel M. Kartashov data
Am Min 90: 1688-1692
[var: Achtaragdite] [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index, 3rd Edition"]; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
    • Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug
      • Taimyr Peninsula
        • Putoran Plateau
[var: Achtaragdite] M.S. Alferova. Achtaragdite and gem varieties of garnets – derivatives of low-temperature metamorphism (Ahtarandit i samocvetnye raznovidnosti granatov – proizvodnye nizkogradnogo metamorfizma). PhD thesis. Moscow, 2010. 168 p. (in Russian)
            • Talnakh Cu-Ni Deposit
[var: Achtaragdite] Mariya S. Alferova (2007) Grossular, Vesuvianite and Achtarandite Mineralogy of the Talnakh Region. New Data on Minerals 42:50-61
  • Northern Caucasus Region
    • Kabardino-Balkarian Republic
      • Baksan Valley
        • Upper Chegem volcanic caldera (Verkhnechegemskaya caldera)
          • Lakargi Mt.
Galuskina, I. O., Galuskin, E. V., Kusz, J., Dzierżanowski, P., Prusik, K., Gazeev, V. M., ... & Dubrovinsky, L. (2013). Dzhuluite, Ca3SbSnFe3+ 3O12, a new bitikleite-group garnet from the Upper Chegem Caldera, Northern Caucasus, Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia. European Journal of Mineralogy, 25(2), 231-239
Galuskin, E.V., Galuskina, I.O., Gazeev, V.M., Dzierżanowski, P., Prusik, K., Pertsev, N.N., Zadov, A.E., Bailau, R., Gurbanov, A.G. (2011): Megawite, CaSnO3: a new perovskite-group mineral from skarns of the Upper Chegem caldera, Kabardino-Balkaria, Northern Caucasus, Russia. Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 2563-2572.
  • Košice Region
    • Rožňava Co.
Pauliš P., Ďuďa R., 2002:Nejznámejší mineralogická nalezište Slovenska. Kuttna, Kutná Hora, 136p
South Africa
  • Northern Cape Province
Cairncross/Dixon, 1995. Minerals of South Africa
  • Värmland
    • Filipstad
No reference listed
      • Persberg district
        • Pajsberg
Kjell Gatedal
  • Hualien Co.
    • Wanjung (Wan-Lon)
  • Taiwan Province
    • Hualien Co.
Zhengzhang Tao (1992): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 13(4), 21-27
  • Mediterranean Region
    • Burdur Province
      • Taurus Mts
        • Doganbaba
American Mineralogist, Volume 61, pages 825-830, 1976
American Mineralogist: 63: 1282
  • England
    • Co. Durham
      • North Pennines
        • Teesdale
          • Harwood
Dunham, Sir K. C. Geology of the North Pennine Orefield, Volume 1 Tyne to Stainmore (2nd Edition), pp 239.
  • Northern Ireland
    • Co. Antrim
      • Glenoe
Henmi C, Kusachi I, Henmi K, Sabine P A, Young B R (1973) A new mineral bicchulite, the natural analogue of gehlenite hydrate, from Fuka, Okayama Prefecture, Japan and Carneal, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, Mineralogical Journal, 7, 243-251
  • Scotland
    • Strathclyde
      • Girvan
Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 814-815
      • Landelfoot
Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 814-815
  • Crimea Oblast'
    • Simferopol area
      • Teploye Village area
Dvoichenko P.A. The minerals of Crimea (1914) - Zapiski Krymskogo obshchestva estestvoispytatelei (Proceeding of the Crimea Society of Naturalistes), 1914, vol. 4, p. 1-208 (Rus.) - Popov S.P. Mineralogy of the Crimea (1938). - M.-L., AN SSSR, 1938, 352 p. (Rus.)
  • California
    • Amador Co.
      • Mother Lode Belt
        • Jackson-Plymouth District
          • Plymouth
            • West of Plymouth
Duffield, W.A. ad M.H. Beeson (1973) Two-garnet rodingite from Amador County, California. USGS Jour. Res.: 1: 665-672; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 494.
    • Mendocino Co.
      • Cloverdale area
        • Russian River
Pabst, Adolf, Gross, E.B., and Alfors, J.T. (1967) Rosenhahnite, a new hydrous calcium silicate from Mendocino County, California. American Mineralogist: 52: 336; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 496.
      • Mayacmas Mts (Mayacamas Mts)
        • Red Mountain District
          • Red Mountain
No reference listed
Pabst, A. (1977): Vuagnatite from California. Mineralogical Record 8, 497-500
    • Riverside Co.
      • Crestmore
Foshag, W.F. (1920d) Plazolite, a new mineral from Riverside, California. American Mineralogist: 5: 183-185; Woodford, A.O., Crippen, R.A. and Garner, K.B. (1941) Section across Commercial Quarry, Crestmore, California, American Mineralogist: 26: 367; Wilkins, R.W.T. and Sabine, W. (1973) Water content of nominally anhydrous silicates. American Mineralogist: 58: 512-513; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 497.
    • San Benito Co.
      • Diablo Range
        • New Idria District
          • Picacho Peak
            • Clear Creek area
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 498.
    • Tuolumne Co.
      • Mother Lode Belt
        • Jacksonville District
          • Jacksonville
            • Highway 49 South of Jacksonville
Leonardo, O.H. and Fyfe, W.S. (1967) Serpentinites and associated albitites, Moccasin quadrangle, California. American Journal of Science: 265: 614; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 500.
  • Maryland
    • Montgomery Co.
      • Rockville
minerals of washington d.c. area; L.R. Bernstein
  • Montana
    • Lewis and Clark Co.
      • Helena District (Spring Hill District)
        • Helena
Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240; Chris Tucker and John Betts specimens.; Gobla, M. J. (2012) Montana Mineral Locality Index. Rocks and Minerals 87:208-240.
  • Nevada
    • Churchill Co.
      • Stillwater Range
Contrib Mineral Petrol (1982) 277-289
  • New Mexico
    • Luna Co.
      • Tres Hermanas District
        • South Sisters Peak
NMGS 21st Field Conference
  • Oregon
    • Deschutes Co.
      • East Lake
Mineralogy of 10 Geothermal boreholes drilled in and around the Newberry Caldera U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, Issue 1578 By Keith E. Bargar, Terry E. C. Keith 1999
  • Washington
    • Whatcom Co.
      • Sumas Mountain
Minerals of Washington, B. Cannon, 1975
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