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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

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(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.
  • Manitoba
    • Bird River Sill
Richard Gunter Collection
  • Ontario
    • Cochrane District
      • Timmins area
        • Porcupine Mining District
          • Deloro Township
Econ Geol (1990) 85:1273-1276
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
    • 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
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
  • 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.
  • Muscat Province (Masqat Province)
    • Baushar
Gordon Stanger and Colin Neal (1984) A New Occurrence of Suolunite, from Oman. Mineralogical Magazine 48:143-146
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
      • Vilyui River Basin (Vilui River Basin; Wilui River Basin)
[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)
  • Northern Caucasus Region
    • Kabardino-Balkarian Republic
      • Verkhnechegemskaya caldera (Verkhni Chegem caldera; Upper Chegem caldera)
A. E. Zadov data; 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.; 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
      • Mayacmas Mts (Mayacamas Mts)
        • Red Mountain District
          • Red Mountain
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.
  • 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
  • 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
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