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About GrothiteHide

A variety of Titanite

Titanite containing admixtures of Al (up to 6 mass%) and Fe3+ with low amounts of Y and REE. First described in granites of Plauen, Germany.

Not to be confused with grothine (a synonym of norbergite).

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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 GrothiteHide

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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.
  • Amur Oblast
Vakh, A. S., Avchenko, O. V., Karabtsov, A. A., & Stepanov, V. A. (2009, October). The first find of grothite in gold ore deposits. In Doklady Earth Sciences (Vol. 428, No. 1, pp. 1083-1087). MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica.
  • Västra Götaland
    • Tanum
Petersson, J., & Eliasson, T. (1997). Mineral evolution and element mobility during episyenitization. Lithos, 42, 123-146.
  • Washington
    • Grant Co.
      • Coulee City
T Douglas Schonewald Collection
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