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Salite

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Originally reported from Sala, Västmanland, Sweden.
A variety of Diopside

An obsolete name for a pyroxene that would now be classified as an Fe-bearing variety of diopside.




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Classification of SaliteHide

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Previous petrological nomenclature of clinopyroxenes from basaltic magmas (after Poldervaart & Hess, 1951)

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Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for SaliteHide

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A. Poldervaart , and H. H. Hess , "Pyroxenes in the Crystallization of Basaltic Magma," The Journal of Geology 59, no. 5 (Sep., 1951): 472-489.

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Antarctica
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Queen Elizabeth Land
      • Pensacola Mountains
Leat, P. T., Riley, T. R., Storey, B. C., Kelley, S. P., & Millar, I. L. (2000). Middle Jurassic ultramafic lamprophyre dyke within the Ferrar magmatic province, Pensacola Mountains, Antarctica. Mineralogical Magazine, 64(1), 95-111.
China
 
  • Gansu
    • Longnan
      • Li County
Yu, X. H., Mo, X. X., Flower, M., Su, S. G., & Zhao, X. (2001). Cenozoic kamafugite volcanism and tectonic meaning in west Qinling area, Gansu province. Acta Petrologica Sinica, 17(3), 366-+. Xuehu, Y., ZlllDAN, Z. H. A. O., Xuanxue, M., Shangguo, S., DEQIN, Z., & Yonglei, W. (2003). The petrological and mineralogical characteristics of Cenozoic kamafugite and carbonatite association in West Qinling, Gansu province: China. Mineral, 72, 161-179. Zhao, Z., Zhang, H., Yu, X., Mo, X., & Depaolo, D. J. (2005). Cenozoic kamafugite in west Qinling, China: Age and geochemistry. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, 69, A111.
Kyrgyzstan
 
  • Issyk-Kul Region
Soloviev, S. G. (2011). Geology, mineralization, and fluid Inclusion characteristics of the Kensu W-Mo skarn and Mo-W-Cu-Au alkalic porphyry deposit, Tien Shan, Kyrgyzstan. Economic Geology, 106(2), 193-222.
Morocco
 
  • Béni Mellal-Khénifra
    • Khénifra Province
      • M'Rirt
Cheilletz, A., & Giuliani, G. (1988). Epigenesis versus syngenesis: a contribution to the debate based on the stratiform tungsten skarn, nnineralizations of Djebel Aouam, central Morocco. Seventh Quadrennial IAGOD Symposium
Russia
 
  • Kamchatka Krai
Kaminsky, F. V., Wirth, R., Anikin, L. P., Morales, L., & Schreiber, A. (2016). Carbonado-like diamond from the Avacha active volcano in Kamchatka, Russia. Lithos, 265, 222-236.
Ukraine
 
  • Zaporizhia Oblast
    • Priazovske
Ryabchikov, I.D., Kogarko, L.N., Krivdik, S.G., and Ntaflos, T. (2008): Constraints of the Formation of Carbonatites in the Chernigovka Massif, Azov Region, Ukraine. Geology of Ore Deposits 50(6), 423-432.
 
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