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Titanclinohumite from
Buell Park diatreme (Buell Park kimberlite), Buell Park, Sawmill, Defiance Plateau, Sanders-Defiance Plateau area (Sanders-Cheto District), Apache Co., Arizona, USA

Classification
Species:Clinohumite var: Titanclinohumite
Formula:Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Comments:Prominent constituent of a kimberlite tuff plug.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Aoki, K. (1976): Titanochondrodite and titanoclinohumite derived from the upper mantle in the Buell Park Kimberlite, Arizona, USA. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 56, 243-253.; Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 177; Bideaux, R.A., et al (1960), Some new occurrences of minerals of AZ, AZ Geol.Soc.Digest: 3: 53-56; Balk, R. (1954), Petrology section, in Mineral resources of Fort Defiance and Tohatchi quadrangles, AZ & NM, NM Bur. of mines, Min. Resource Bull. 36: 192; Sun, M.S. (1954), Titanclinohumite in kimberlitic tuff, Buell Park, AZ (abstract), Geol.Soc.Amer.Bull. 65: 1311-1312; McGetchin, T.R., et al (1970), Titanclinohumite: A possible mineralogical site for water in the upper mantle, Jour.Geophys.Res.: 75: 255-259.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Titanclinohumite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Buell Park diatreme (Buell Park kimberlite), Buell Park, Sawmill, Defiance Plateau, Sanders-Defiance Plateau area (Sanders-Cheto District), Apache Co., Arizona, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Titanclinohumite
7.7km (4.8 miles) A Green Knobs, Red Lake volcanic field, McKinley Co., New Mexico, USA
143.8km (89.3 miles) B Moses Rock, San Juan Co., Utah, USA
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