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Calzirtite from
Afrikanda complex, Murmansk Oblast, Russia

Locality type:Complex
Classification
Species:Calzirtite
Formula:CaZr3TiO9
Comments:crystals up to 3 mm.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Бритвин С.Н., Иванюк Г.Ю., Яковенчук В.Н. Минералогические экскурсии по Кольскому полуострову. IV. Массив Африканда. - Мир камня, 1995, № 5/6, С. 31-32 (World of Stones, 1995, № 5/6, 56-57).; Chakhmouradian A.R., Zaitsev A.N. (1999): Calcite–amphibole–clinopyroxene rock from the Afrikanda complex, Kola Peninsula, Russia: mineralogy and a possible link to carbonatites. I. Oxide minerals. - Canadian Mineralogist, Vol.37,pp. 177-198.; Wu, F. Y., Yang, Y. H., Mitchell, R. H., Bellatreccia, F., Li, Q. L., & Zhao, Z. F. (2010). In situ U–Pb and Nd–Hf–(Sr) isotopic investigations of zirconolite and calzirtite. Chemical Geology, 277(1), 178-195.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calzirtite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Afrikanda complex, Murmansk Oblast, Russia
Nearest other occurrences of Calzirtite
96.9km (60.2 miles) Kovdor Massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russia
 
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