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Emmonite

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Formula:
(Sr,Ca)CO
 
3
A variety of Strontianite

A calcian (calcium-bearing) strontianite. This variety is not uncommon - strontianite very often contains minor calcium.

Originally reported from Großkogel Mt., St Gertraudi, Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria and Kleinkogel Mt., St Gertraudi, Brixlegg - Rattenberg, Brixlegg - Schwaz area, Inn valley, North Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria.

Classification of Emmonite

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Chemical Properties of Emmonite

Formula:
(Sr,Ca)CO
 
3
Simplified for copy/paste:(Sr,Ca)CO3
Essential elements:C, O, Sr
All elements listed in formula:C, Ca, O, Sr

Other Names for Emmonite

Synonyms:
Calcareo-carbonate of StrontianCalcian StrontianiteCalcium Strontianite
Other Languages:
German:Calciostrontianit
Emmonit
Simplified Chinese:钙菱锶矿
Spanish:Emmonita

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 Emmonite

Reference List:

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Thomson (1836) Records of General Science, London: 3: 415.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 196.

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  • Localities for Emmonite

    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.
    Austria
     
    • Styria
      • Köflach
        • Voitsberg
          • Stallhofen
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
      • Mariazell
        • Niederalpl
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993); Gerald Gesselbauer (06.2010); Taucher, J. & Postl, W. (1991)
    • Tyrol
      • North Tyrol
        • Inn valley
          • Brixlegg - Schwaz area
            • Brixlegg - Rattenberg
              • St Gertraudi
    A. Cathrein: Zeitschr. f. Kryst. (1888)
    A. Cathrein: Zeitschr. f. Kryst. (1888)
            • Schwaz
              • Falkenstein District
    Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
    Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
    China
     
    • Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
      • Baotou League (Baotou Prefecture)
        • Bayan Obo Mining District
          • Bayan Obo
            • Bayan Obo deposit (Bayun-Obo deposit; Baiyunebo deposit)
    Youbin Liang, Zhonglong Xu, and Zhiyin Hu (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(9), 29-33
    Croatia
     
    • Gorski kotar
    Siftar, D., Sinkovec, B. (1973) Pojave celestina i kalciostroncijanita kod Mrzlih Vodica u Gorskom Kotaru. Geol. Vjesnik, Vol. 25, pg. 237-244.
    Czech Republic
     
    • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
      • Moravia-Silesia Region
        • Příbor
    Jirásek, J., Skupien, P., Matýsek, D. (2013): Stroncianit z obchvatu města Příbor (Morava, Česká republika). Acta Mus. Morav., Sci. geol., 98, 1, 49–57.
    New Zealand
     
    • South Island
      • West Coast (Westland)
        • Burke River
    Mineralogical Magazine 1996 60 : 473-482
    Russia
     
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
        • Irkutskaya Oblast'
          • Vitim Plateau
            • Biraya and Bya Rivers confluence area (Chara Basin)
              • Biraya Fe-REE ore occurrence
    Pavel M. Kartashov data
    Vietnam
     
    • Lai Chau Province
      • Phong Tho District
        • Mt Fansipan
    Feldman l.G., Sarkisyan S.Sh., Boriskin V.P., Purusova S.P., Nguen Van Hoai, Chin Suan Ben (1987) Crystalline beckelite from Nam Se deposit (Northern Vietnam), - Mineralogicheskiy Zhurnal, v.9, N1, pp. 78-86 (in Rus.)
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