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Picroilmenite

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Formula:
(Fe2+,Mg)TiO3
A variety of Ilmenite

A Mg-rich variety of ilmenite.


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Chemical Properties of PicroilmeniteHide

Formula:
(Fe2+,Mg)TiO3

Synonyms of PicroilmeniteHide

Other Language Names for PicroilmeniteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Serpentine Subgroup3 photos of Picroilmenite associated with Serpentine Subgroup on mindat.org.
Garnet1 photo of Picroilmenite associated with Garnet on mindat.org.
Phlogopite1 photo of Picroilmenite associated with Phlogopite on mindat.org.
Leucoxene1 photo of Picroilmenite associated with Leucoxene 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.

Picroilmenite in petrologyHide

An essential component of rock names highlighted in red, an accessory component in rock names highlighted in green.

References for PicroilmeniteHide

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Groth (1898) 143.
Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1944) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 538.
Clark, A.M. (1993) Hey's mineral index, 3rd. ed.: 545.
Burke, E.A.J. (2006) A mass discreditation of GQN minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist: 44(6): 1557-1560.

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Localities for PicroilmeniteHide

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
 
  • Lunda Norte Province
Pavel M. Kartashov data
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Young Co.
www.minerals.nsw.gov.au/minfo/62_elinforc.html.
  • South Australia
    • Flinders Ranges
      • South Flinders Ranges
        • Cradock
Tappert, R., Foden, J., Stachel, T., Muehlenbachs, K., Tappert, M., & Wills, K. (2009). The diamonds of South Australia. Lithos, 112, 806-821.
  • Western Australia
    • Carnarvon Shire
      • Middalya Station
WAMEX Database 2000
    • Leonora Shire
Kiviets, G. B., Phillips, D., Shee, S. R., Vercoe, S. C., Barton, E. S., Smith, C. B., & Fourie, L. F. (1998). 40Ar/39Ar dating of yimengite from Turkey Well kimberlite, Australia: the oldest and the rarest. Ext. Abstr. In 7th International Kimberlite Conference (pp. 432-434).
    • Wyndham-East Kimberley Shire
      • King George River
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
Canada
 
  • Québec
    • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
      • La Vallée-de-l'Or RCM
        • Réservoir-Dozois
Olivier Langelier Collection
China
 
  • Liaoning Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
    • Liaodong Peninsula
      • Dalian Prefecture
        • Wafangdian Co.
          • Fuxian Kimberlite field
            • Toudaogou (incl. Pipes No. 51; 68 & 74)
Guangcheng Zhang et al. (1983): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 4(2)
  • Shandong Province
    • Linyi Prefecture
      • Yimeng Mts (Yimeng Shan)
        • Mengyin Co.
          • Mengyin Kimberlite field
            • Changma Kimberlite belt
Guangcheng Zhang et al. (1983): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 4(2)
              • Wangcun deposit
Guangcheng Zhang et al. (1983): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 4(2)
Finland
 
  • Eastern Finland Region
O´Brien Hugh,Tyni Matti 2005 Eastern Finland kimberlite province. Fifth international dyke conference 31.7-3.8. 2005 Rovaniemi, Finland
India
 
  • Andhra Pradesh
    • Anantapur District
      • Wajrakarur kimberlite field
        • Chigicherla cluster
Rao, N. C., & Srivastava, R. K. (2009). Petrology and geochemistry of diamondiferous Mesoproterozoic kimberlites from Wajrakarur kimberlite field, Eastern Dharwar craton, southern India: genesis and constraints on mantle source regions. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 157(2), 245-265.
        • Kalyandurg cluster
Rao, N. C., & Srivastava, R. K. (2009). Petrology and geochemistry of diamondiferous Mesoproterozoic kimberlites from Wajrakarur kimberlite field, Eastern Dharwar craton, southern India: genesis and constraints on mantle source regions. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 157(2), 245-265.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field
        • Daldyn
Patchen, A. D., Taylor, L. A., & Pokhilenko, N. (1997). Ferrous freudenbergite in ilmenite megacrysts: A unique paragenesis from the Dalnaya kimberlite, Yakutia. American Mineralogist, 82(9), 991-1000.
  • Northern Region
    • Arkhangel'skaja Oblast'
      • Zimny Bereg District
        • Zimny Bereg kimberlite field
          • Verkhotina occurrence
Kononova, V.A., Golubeva, Y.Y., Bogatikov, O.A., and Kargin, A.V. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(6), 421-441.; Kostrovitsky, S. I., Malkovets, V. G., Verichev, E. M., Garanin, V. K., & Suvorova, L. V. (2004). Megacrysts from the Grib kimberlite pipe (Arkhangelsk province, Russia). Lithos, 77(1), 511-523.
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • Kovdor Massif
Vorontsova, V. P. (2011). Dykes of the Kuru Vaara deposit in the Kola alkaline province. Moscow University Geology Bulletin, 66(2), 146-149.
USA
 
  • Wisconsin
    • Kenosha Co.
      • Kenosha
Carlson, S.M. and Adams, G.W., 1998, "The diamondiferous Six-Pak Ultramafic Lamprophyre Diatreme, Kenosha, Wisconsin, U.S.A.", 43rd. Annual Institute on Lake Superior Geology, Abst. with Programs, p. 11-12
  • Wyoming
    • Laramie Co.
www.wsgsweb.uwyo.edu
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