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Cobaltoan Calcite

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About Cobaltoan CalciteHide

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


Synonyms of Cobaltoan CalciteHide

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Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Malachite47 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Malachite on mindat.org.
Calcite18 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Kolwezite12 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Kolwezite on mindat.org.
Copper12 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Copper on mindat.org.
Heterogenite11 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Heterogenite on mindat.org.
Cobaltoan Dolomite8 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Cobaltoan Dolomite on mindat.org.
Zeiringite6 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Zeiringite on mindat.org.
Roselite5 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Roselite on mindat.org.
Cuprian Smithsonite5 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Cuprian Smithsonite on mindat.org.
Quartz5 photos of Cobaltoan Calcite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.

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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.

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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.
  • Uíge Province
A. M. I. Martins collection
  • 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
DR Congo
  • Haut-Katanga
    • Kambove District
      • Kakanda deposit
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
  • Lualaba
    • Kolwezi District
      • Kamoto
Lapis 17(3), 13-40 (1992)
      • Kolwezi
Rob Lavinsky specimen
Wilson, W. E. (2018) The Musonoi mine, Kolwezi District, Lualaba Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mineralogical Record 49:236-304
www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com; http://www.champ-hannut.be/fichierpdf/Rev%20SP%202017%20NL.pdf
  • Occitanie
    • Hautes-Pyrénées
      • Aure Valley
Queneau Patrice Collection
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Schenkenzell
        • Wittichen
          • Böckelsbach valley
S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge District
      • Schneeberg
        • Neustädtel
Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
  • Liguria
    • Genova Province
      • 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.
  • 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.
  • Baja California Sur
    • Mun. de Mulegé
      • Santa Rosalía
Van King
          • Arroyo de la Providencia
Van King
          • Arroyo de la Soledad
Van King
          • Arroyo del Boleo
Van King
  • Drâa-Tafilalet Region
    • Ouarzazate Province
      • Tazenakht
        • Bou Azzer District (Bou Azer District)
          • 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
Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
          • Oumlil
Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
  • Hunedoara
    • Deva
[Specimen in the collection of The Natural History Museum, London]
  • Košice Region
    • Rožňava Co.
Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
  • 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
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Anniviers Valley
      • 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.
    • Riddes
      • Isérables
MEISSER, N. (1999) : La calcite cobaltifère d'Isérables, Valais. Schweizer Strahler, 12/11, 594-598.
  • England
    • Cumbria
      • Eden
        • Alston Moor
          • Garrigill
Ixer, R.A. and Stanley, C.J. (1987): Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 46, 133-139.
  • Utah
    • Emery Co.
      • San Rafael 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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