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Cobaltoan Calcite

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About Cobaltoan CalciteHide

Formula:
(Ca,Co)CO3
A variety of Calcite

A variety of calcite containing Co2+ replacing Ca.

Originally described from Vallone stope, Cape Calamita Mine (Calamita Mine), Capoliveri, Elba Island, Livorno Province, Tuscany, Italy.

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Chemical Properties of Cobaltoan CalciteHide

Formula:
(Ca,Co)CO3

Synonyms of Cobaltoan CalciteHide

Other Language Names for Cobaltoan CalciteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
47 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
18 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with CalciteCaCO3
12 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with KolweziteCuCo(CO3)(OH)2
12 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with CopperCu
11 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with HeterogeniteCo3+O(OH)
8 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Cobaltoan Dolomite(Ca,Mg,Co)CO3
6 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Zeiringite
5 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with RoseliteCa2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
5 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Cuprian Smithsonite
5 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with QuartzSiO2

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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.

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Localities for Cobaltoan CalciteHide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- 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.
Angola
 
  • Uíge Province
A. M. I. Martins collection
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Yancowinna Co.
      • Broken Hill district
        • Broken Hill
Vera Munro-Smith (2006) Cobalt Mineralisation in Selected Australian Deposits. PhD thesis, University of Western Sydney.
  • South Australia
    • Flinders Ranges
      • North Flinders Ranges
        • Vulkathunha - Gammon Ranges National Park
Steve Sorrell Collection
  • Western Australia
    • Roebourne Shire
      • Roebourne
Australian Journal of Mineralogy 10: 35
Canada
 
Mason, A. (1976) The world of Rocks and Minerals. New York, N.Y., Larousse & Co., 108 pages.
DR Congo
 
  • Haut-Katanga
    • Kambove District
Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
      • Shinkolobwe
www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com; http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
    • Lubudi
Deliens, M. (1996) Overzicht van de mineralogie van de koper-, kobalt- en uraniumvoorkomens in Zuid-Shaba (Zaïre). Pages 35-49 in: Schatten der Aarde. Van mineraal tot juweel. Tentoonstelling in de abdij Saint-Gérard de Brogne van 27 april tot 27 oktober 1996. Catalogus opgemaakt onder de leiding van R. Warin, AGAB en P. Van hee, MKA (in Dutch).
[www.thamesvalleyminerals.com]
Mason, A. (1976) The world of Rocks and Minerals. New York, N.Y., Larousse & Co., 108 pages.
  • Lualaba
    • Kolwezi mining district
      • Kamoto
Lapis (1992) 17(3), 13-40.
      • Kolwezi
Rob Lavinsky specimen
Deliens, M. (1996) Overzicht van de mineralogie van de koper-, kobalt- en uraniumvoorkomens in Zuid-Shaba (Zaïre). Pages 35-49 in: Schatten der Aarde. Van mineraal tot juweel. Tentoonstelling in de abdij Saint-Gérard de Brogne van 27 april tot 27 oktober 1996. Catalogus opgemaakt onder de leiding van R. Warin, AGAB en P. Van hee, MKA (in Dutch).; Wilson, W.E. (2018) The Musonoi mine, Kolwezi District, Lualaba Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mineralogical Record, 49(2), 236-304.
Deliens, M. (1996) Overzicht van de mineralogie van de koper-, kobalt- en uraniumvoorkomens in Zuid-Shaba (Zaïre). Pages 35-49 in: Schatten der Aarde. Van mineraal tot juweel. Tentoonstelling in de abdij Saint-Gérard de Brogne van 27 april tot 27 oktober 1996. Catalogus opgemaakt onder de leiding van R. Warin, AGAB en P. Van hee, MKA (in Dutch).; www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
France
 
  • Occitanie
    • Hautes-Pyrénées
      • Aure Valley
Queneau Patrice Collection
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Freiburg Region
      • Rottweil
        • Schenkenzell
          • Wittichen
            • Böckelsbach valley
S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirgskreis
      • Schneeberg
        • Neustädtel
Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Italy
 
  • Liguria
    • Genoa
      • Sestri Levante
Antofilli M., Borgo E., Palenzona A. (1983): I Nostri Minerali. Geologia e Mineralogia in Liguria. Sagep, Ed., Genova, 295 pp.
    • Savona Province
      • Castelvecchio di Rocca Barbena
Pelloux, A. (1926) Res Ligusticae LVI. Sferocobaltite e altri minerali della valle del Neva. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria, 52 (1925-1928), 269-272; Antofilli, M., Borgo, E., Palenzona, A. (1985) I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. II Edizione. SAGEP Editrice, Genova, 296 pp.; Belmonte, D., Bracco, R., Marchesini, M. (2010) Ma la sferocobaltite in Liguria ...? Prie - Notiziario di mineralogia ligure, 6, Maggio – Agosto 2010, 50-55.
  • Trentino-Alto Adige
    • Trento Province (Trentino)
      • Vignola-Falesina
Alessandro Mattiello collection
  • Tuscany
    • Livorno Province
      • Elba Island
        • Capoliveri
          • Cape Calamita Mine (Calamita Mine)
F. Millosevich (1910) - Una varietà di calcite cobaltifera del Capo Calamita nell'Isola d'Elba - Atti R. Acc. Naz. Lincei, Rend., 19: 91-92.
Mexico
 
  • Baja California Sur
    • Mulegé Municipality
      • Santa Rosalía
Van King
          • Arroyo de la Providencia
Van King
          • Arroyo de la Soledad
Van King
          • Arroyo del Boleo
Van King
Morocco
Mason, A. (1976) The world of Rocks and Minerals. New York, N.Y., Larousse & Co., 108 pages.
  • Drâa-Tafilalet Region
    • Ouarzazate Province
      • Amerzgane
Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
    • Zagora Province
      • Aghbar
No reference listed
      • Agoudal
Tomasz Praszkier (2010) Lapis, 35, #11, 29-31.
Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Kristalle specimen
      • Oumlil
Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Romania
 
  • Hunedoara
    • Deva
[Specimen in the collection of The Natural History Museum, London]
Slovakia
 
  • Košice Region
    • Rožňava Co.
Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
Spain
 
  • Catalonia
    • Lleida (Lérida)
      • Pallars Sobirà
        • Baix Pallars
          • Peramea
Calvo, M. (2012): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. V, Carbonatos y Nitratos. Boratos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 711 pp
Sweden
Mason, A. (1976) The world of Rocks and Minerals. New York, N.Y., Larousse & Co., 108 pages.
Switzerland
 
  • Valais
    • Anniviers
      • Saint-Luc
Ansermet, S. with contributions of Meisser, N. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais. II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. Musée de la Nature (Sion), Musée Cantonal de Géologie (Lausanne), and Editions Porte-Plumes (Ayer), 374 pp.
    • Martigny
      • Riddes
        • Isérables
MEISSER, N. (1999) : La calcite cobaltifère d'Isérables, Valais. Schweizer Strahler, 12/11, 594-598.
UK
 
  • England
    • Cumbria
      • Eden
        • Alston Moor
          • Garrigill
Ixer, R.A. and Stanley, C.J. (1987): Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 46, 133-139.
USA
Mason, A. (1976) The world of Rocks and Minerals. New York, N.Y., Larousse & Co., 108 pages.
  • Utah
    • Emery Co.
      • San Rafael Mining District (San Rafael Swell)
        • Delta
Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp263-279
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
 
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