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Nashik District (Nasik District), Maharashtra, Indiai
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Neighbouring regions:
Locality type:District
Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Nashik1,289,497 (2014)
Mālegaon435,362 (2015)
Manmād76,722 (2015)
Deolāli52,958 (2014)
Yeola46,762 (2015)
Ozar44,935 (2014)
Museums in region:


Nashik (देवनागरी नाशिक) is a city located in the northwest of Maharashtra, 180 km from Mumbai and 202 km from Pune.

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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

28 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aluminoceladonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Al(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: R. Murao, K. Yubuta, R. Miyawaki and K. Sugiyama (2009): Analysis of aluminoceladonite included in green heulandite. JAKOKA: 2009 Annual Meeting of the Japan Association of Mineralogical Sciences, abs. R4-11, p. 105.
'Apophyllite'
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Babingtonite
Formula: Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Peter Hargis
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Epistilbite
Formula: CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: White (2008)
Goosecreekite
Formula: Ca[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Gyrolite
Formula: NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Mineralogical Record v34 #1
Heulandite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
'Heulandite subgroup'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: Georges Claeys (2009) Mineralogische reis naar Deccan Traps, India, 2008. Geonieuws, 34, #3, 63-77.
Mordenite
Formula: (Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Reference: Richard Dale collection
Mozartite
Formula: CaMn3+(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Ottens, B. (2011): Indien: Mineralien, Fundorte, Lagerstätten. Chr. Weise Verlag, Munich, Germany, 384 pp. (in German);
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Nontronite
Formula: Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Bill Wise XRD
Okenite
Formula: Ca10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: White (2008)
Powellite
Formula: Ca(MoO4)
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: P Haas collection
Scolecite
Formula: CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Stellerite
Formula: Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Stilbite-Ca
Formula: NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
'Stilbite subgroup'
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
'Thomsonite' ?
Description: (Very similar pieces allegedly come from Aurangabad as well as Nashik, and it is not certain whether one or the other, or both, is the true locality.)
Reference: Numerous specimens from Weinrich minerals, Khyber Minerals, Arkenstone, David K Joyce, Well-Arranged Molecules.
Yugawaralite
Formula: CaAl2Si6O16 · 4H2O
Reference: Collection Elmar Lackner (and many others).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Powellite7.GA.05Ca(MoO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Aluminoceladonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Al(Si4O10)(OH)2
Babingtonite9.DK.05Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Celadonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Epistilbite9.GD.45CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Fluorapophyllite-(K)9.EA.15KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Goosecreekite9.GB.25Ca[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Gyrolite9.EE.30NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Heulandite-Ca9.GE.05(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Mordenite9.GD.35(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Mozartite ?9.AG.60CaMn3+(SiO4)(OH)
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Nontronite9.EC.40Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Okenite9.EA.40Ca10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Stellerite9.GE.15Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Stilbite-Ca9.GE.10NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Yugawaralite9.GB.15CaAl2Si6O16 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite' ?-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Powellite48.1.2.2Ca(MoO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Mozartite ?52.4.2.1CaMn3+(SiO4)(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Babingtonite65.4.1.2Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Celadonite71.2.2a.6K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Nontronite71.3.1a.3Na0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Fluorapophyllite-(K)72.3.1.1KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Okenite72.3.2.5Ca10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Group 73 - PHYLLOSILICATES Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets
Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets with double and single layers
Gyrolite73.2.2c.1NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Epistilbite77.1.6.2CaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Goosecreekite77.1.7.3Ca[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Heulandite-Ca77.1.4.1(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Mordenite77.1.6.1(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Stellerite77.1.4.4Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Stilbite-Ca77.1.4.3NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Yugawaralite77.1.7.2CaAl2Si6O16 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aluminoceladonite-K(Mg,Fe2+)Al(Si4O10)(OH)2
'Apophyllite'-
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Heulandite subgroup'-
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Rock Crystal-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite' ?-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GoosecreekiteCa[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
H OkeniteCa10Si18O46 · 18H2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
H BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
H Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
H Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
H CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
H YugawaraliteCaAl2Si6O16 · 4H2O
H Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
H StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H AluminoceladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Al(Si4O10)(OH)2
H MozartiteCaMn3+(SiO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O GoosecreekiteCa[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O PowelliteCa(MoO4)
O OkeniteCa10Si18O46 · 18H2O
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
O BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
O CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
O YugawaraliteCaAl2Si6O16 · 4H2O
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
O StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O AluminoceladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Al(Si4O10)(OH)2
O MozartiteCaMn3+(SiO4)(OH)
FFluorine
F Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Na Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Na Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Mg AluminoceladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Al(Si4O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al GoosecreekiteCa[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Al Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Al YugawaraliteCaAl2Si6O16 · 4H2O
Al Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Al StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al AluminoceladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Al(Si4O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si GoosecreekiteCa[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si OkeniteCa10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Si BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Si CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si YugawaraliteCaAl2Si6O16 · 4H2O
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Si StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si AluminoceladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Al(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si MozartiteCaMn3+(SiO4)(OH)
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
KPotassium
K Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
K CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
K Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
K AluminoceladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Al(Si4O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca GoosecreekiteCa[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Ca PowelliteCa(MoO4)
Ca OkeniteCa10Si18O46 · 18H2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Ca BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Ca Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca EpistilbiteCaAl2Si6O16 · 5H2O
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Ca YugawaraliteCaAl2Si6O16 · 4H2O
Ca Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Ca StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca MozartiteCaMn3+(SiO4)(OH)
MnManganese
Mn BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Mn MozartiteCaMn3+(SiO4)(OH)
FeIron
Fe BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Fe CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe NontroniteNa0.3Fe2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MoMolybdenum
Mo PowelliteCa(MoO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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Ottens, B. (2003) Minerals of the Deccan Traps, India. The Mineralogical Record, 34(1), 1-82.
Ottens, B. (2011) Indien: Mineralien, Fundorte, Lagerstätten [Minerals, localities, deposits]. Christian Weise Verlag, Munich, Germany, 384 pp. [in German].

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