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Volkonskoite from
Nabi Musa, Hatrurim Formation, West Bank, Palestine

Classification
Species:Volkonskoite
Formula:Ca0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · 4H2O
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Ella V. Sokol, Olga L. Gaskova, Svetlana N. Kokh, Olga A. Kozmenko, Yuri V. Seryotkin, Yevgeny Vapnik, and Michail N. Murashko (2011): Chromatite and its Cr3+- and Cr6+-bearing precursor minerals from the Nabi Musa Mottled Zone complex, Judean Desert. American Mineralogist, 96, 659-674.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Volkonskoite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Nabi Musa, Hatrurim Formation, West Bank, Palestine
Nearest other occurrences of Volkonskoite
12.8km (8.0 miles) Ma'ale Adumim (Ma'aleh Adumim; Maale Adummim), Hatrurim formation, West Bank, Palestine
63.2km (39.3 miles) Hatrurim Formation, Negev, Israel
68.8km (42.7 miles) Daba, Amman, Jordan
86.7km (53.9 miles) Khan ez Zabid, Amman, Jordan
95.7km (59.5 miles) Khushaym Matruk (Khyshaym Matruk), Jordan
 
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