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A variety of Kyanite

A chromian Kyanite

Classification of Chrome-Kyanite

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Chemical Properties of Chrome-Kyanite

Simplified for copy/paste:(Al,Cr)2SiO5
Essential elements:Al, O, Si
All elements listed in formula:Al, Cr, O, Si

Other Names for Chrome-Kyanite

Chrome Cyanite
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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 Chrome-Kyanite

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Sobolev, N.V., Jr., Kuznetsova, I.K., and Zyuzin, N.I. (1968) The petrology of grospydite xenoliths from the Zagadochnaya Kimberlite pipe in Yakutia. Journal of Petrology: 9: 253-280.

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  • Localities for Chrome-Kyanite

    (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.
    New Zealand
    • South Island
    Stallard & Shelley in Journal of Metamorphic Geology 23:425 (2005)
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
        • Irkutskaya Oblast'
          • Lake Baikal area
    AmMin 81:249-254 (1996)
      • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
    Sobolev, et al (1968) Journal of Petrology: 9(2): 253-280.
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