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Forsterite from
Marble quarry, Kochholz, Dunkelsteinerwald, Melk District, Lower Austria, Austria

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Forsterite
Formula:Mg2SiO4
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Uwe Kolitsch (single-crystal X-ray diffraction); Kolitsch, U. & Gröbner, J. (2008); Kolitsch, U., Löffler, E. & Knobloch, G. (2012): 1766) Dravit, Pyrrhotin und Tremolit von Kochholz, Dunkelsteinerwald, Niederösterreich. Pp. 165-166 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2012): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXI. Carinthia II, 202./122., 123-180.; Kolitsch, U. (2018): 2095) Arsenopyrit (Co-haltig), Fluorapatit, Geikielith, Klinochlor und Zirkonolith im Spinell-Forsterit-Marmor von Kochholz, Dunkelsteinerwald, Niederösterreich. Pp. 238-240 in Walter, F. et al. (2018): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXVII. Carinthia II, 208./128., 185-254.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Forsterite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Marble quarry, Kochholz, Dunkelsteinerwald, Melk District, Lower Austria, Austria
Nearest other occurrences of Forsterite
1.6km (1.0 miles) In der Luck’n, Häusling, Dunkelsteinerwald, Melk District, Lower Austria, Austria
15.4km (9.6 miles) Granulite quarry (Asamer quarry; Wanko gravel works), Meidling, Paudorf, Krems-Land District, Lower Austria, Austria
65.5km (40.7 miles) Hengl Quarry, Eibenstein an der Thaya, Raabs an der Thaya, Waidhofen an der Thaya District, Lower Austria, Austria
 
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