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Făgăraș Mountains, Sibiu, Romaniai
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Făgăraș MountainsMountain Range
SibiuCounty
RomaniaCountry

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Waterfall in Făgăraș Mountains

Făgăraș Mountains, Sibiu, Romania
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45° 35' North , 24° 45' East
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8 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Szakáll, S. (2004): Sebeşu de Sus (Felsősebes). In: Szakáll, S. (Ed.): 120 ásványlelőhely a Kárpátokból [120 mineral localities from the Carpathians]. Kőország Kiadó és Magyar Minerofil Társaság, Budapest-Miskolc, pp. 121-122.
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Reference: Negulescu, E. & Săbău, G. (2012) Chromium-rich lawsonite in high-Cr eclogites from the Făgăras Massif (South Carpathians). American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2012, abstract #V23D-2862.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Reference: Negulescu, E. & Săbău, G. (2012) Chromium-rich lawsonite in high-Cr eclogites from the Făgăras Massif (South Carpathians). American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2012, abstract #V23D-2862.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: Negulescu, E. & Săbău, G. (2012) Chromium-rich lawsonite in high-Cr eclogites from the Făgăras Massif (South Carpathians). American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2012, abstract #V23D-2862.
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Negulescu, E. & Săbău, G. (2012) Chromium-rich lawsonite in high-Cr eclogites from the Făgăras Massif (South Carpathians). American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2012, abstract #V23D-2862.
Kyanite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 83:6 pp520-526
Lawsonite
Formula: CaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Negulescu, E. & Săbău, G. (2012) Chromium-rich lawsonite in high-Cr eclogites from the Făgăras Massif (South Carpathians). American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2012, abstract #V23D-2862.
Lawsonite var: Chromian Lawsonite
Formula: Ca(Al,Cr)2[Si2O7](OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Negulescu, E. & Săbău, G. (2012) Chromium-rich lawsonite in high-Cr eclogites from the Făgăras Massif (South Carpathians). American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2012, abstract #V23D-2862.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Negulescu, E. & Săbău, G. (2012) Chromium-rich lawsonite in high-Cr eclogites from the Făgăras Massif (South Carpathians). American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2012, abstract #V23D-2862.
Staurolite
Formula: Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Szakáll, S. (2004): Sebeşu de Sus (Felsősebes). In: Szakáll, S. (Ed.): 120 ásványlelőhely a Kárpátokból [120 mineral localities from the Carpathians]. Kőország Kiadó és Magyar Minerofil Társaság, Budapest-Miskolc, pp. 121-122.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 9 - Silicates
Almandine9.AD.25Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Kyanite9.AF.15Al2(SiO4)O
Lawsonite9.BE.05CaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2 · H2O
var: Chromian Lawsonite9.BE.05Ca(Al,Cr)2[Si2O7](OH)2 · H2O
Staurolite9.AF.30Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Almandine51.4.3a.2Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Kyanite52.2.2c.1Al2(SiO4)O
Staurolite52.2.3.1Fe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Lawsonite56.2.3.1CaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2 · H2O
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Lawsonite
var: Chromian Lawsonite
-Ca(Al,Cr)2[Si2O7](OH)2 · H2O
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
H Lawsonite (var: Chromian Lawsonite)Ca(Al,Cr)2[Si2O7](OH)2 · H2O
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H LawsoniteCaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2 · H2O
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
O AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
O StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Lawsonite (var: Chromian Lawsonite)Ca(Al,Cr)2[Si2O7](OH)2 · H2O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O RutileTiO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O LawsoniteCaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2 · H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Al AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Al Lawsonite (var: Chromian Lawsonite)Ca(Al,Cr)2[Si2O7](OH)2 · H2O
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al LawsoniteCaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2 · H2O
SiSilicon
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
Si AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si Lawsonite (var: Chromian Lawsonite)Ca(Al,Cr)2[Si2O7](OH)2 · H2O
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si LawsoniteCaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2 · H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Lawsonite (var: Chromian Lawsonite)Ca(Al,Cr)2[Si2O7](OH)2 · H2O
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca LawsoniteCaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2 · H2O
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
CrChromium
Cr Lawsonite (var: Chromian Lawsonite)Ca(Al,Cr)2[Si2O7](OH)2 · H2O
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
FeIron
Fe AlmandineFe32+Al2(SiO4)3
Fe StauroliteFe22+Al9Si4O23(OH)
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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