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Marsturite from
Molinello Mine, Ne, Genoa, Liguria, Italy

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Marsturite
Formula:NaCaMn3Si5O14(OH)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Palenzona, A. (1987): Tangeite e marsturite di Molinello (1a segnalazione). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 3/1987, 149-151; Mineralogical Record 32: 356; U. Kolitsch (2008): Implications for the nomenclature of p-p hydropyroxenoids: the crystal structure of marsturite from the Molinello mine, Liguria, Italy. Poster, Annual Meeting of the DMG, Berlin, Germany, September 14-17, 2008; CD with abstracts, Abs. no. 120; Nagashima, M., Armbruster, T., Kolitsch, U. and Pettke, T. (2014): The relation between Li <-> Na substitution and hydrogen bonding in five-periodic single-chain silicates nambulite and marsturite: A single-crystal X-ray study. American Mineralogist 99, 1462–1470.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Rhodochrosite1 photo of Marsturite associated with Rhodochrosite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Marsturite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Molinello Mine, Ne, Genoa, Liguria, Italy
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Nearest other occurrences of Marsturite
25.7km (15.9 miles) Cerchiara Mine, Borghetto di Vara, La Spezia Province, Liguria, Italy
 
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