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Titanian Augite

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(Ca,Na)(Mg,Ti, Fe,Al,)(Si,Al)2O6
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A variety of Augite

A Ti-rich variety of Augite, usually notably pink in thinsection.

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Physical Properties of Titanian AugiteHide


Chemical Properties of Titanian AugiteHide

(Ca,Na)(Mg,Ti, Fe,Al,)(Si,Al)2O6

Synonyms of Titanian AugiteHide

Other Language Names for Titanian AugiteHide

Simplified Chinese:钛辉石

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Kaersutite3 photos of Titanian Augite associated with Kaersutite on
Nepheline2 photos of Titanian Augite associated with Nepheline on
Tridymite1 photo of Titanian Augite associated with Tridymite on

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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.

Titanian Augite in petrologyHide

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Localities for Titanian AugiteHide

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.
AmMin 36:361-367
  • Salta
    • Iruya Department
Woolley, A.R. (1987) Alkaline rocks and carbonatites of the world. p 163.
  • Tasmania
    • Dorset municipality
      • Scottsdale district
        • West Scottsdale
    • Waratah-Wynyard municipality
  • Victoria
    • City of Hume
      • Kalkallo
    • East Gippsland Shire
      • Omeo
        • Mt Wills Mining District
          • Glen Wills
Eagle, R. (2009) . Petrology, petrogenesis and mineralisation of the Silurian pegmatites of the Mount Wills district, northeastern Victoria. B.Sc (Hons) thesis, University of Ballarat (unpubl.)
  • Western Australia
    • Derby-West Kimberley Shire
      • Napier Downs Station
Fetherston, J.M. (2010), Dimension Stone in Western Australia, Vol 2, Mineral Resources Bulletin 24, Dept of Mines and Petroleum, State Government of Western Australia, 2010
  • Burgenland
    • Oberpullendorf
      • Kobersdorf
        • Pauliberg
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
  • Salzburg
    • Saalfelden
      • Biberg (Bieberg)
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
  • Pernambuco
    • Fernando de Noronha archipelago
      • Fernando de Noronha island
Rao, A. B., & Sial, A. N. (1972). Observations on alkaline plugs near Fortaleza city, Ceará State, Brazil. In International Geological Congress (Vol. 24, pp. 56-61)
Rao, A. B., & Sial, A. N. (1972). Observations on alkaline plugs near Fortaleza city, Ceará State, Brazil. In International Geological Congress (Vol. 24, pp. 56-61)
  • British Columbia
    • Golden Mining Division
Jennifer Pell (1994) Carbonatites, Nepheline Syenites, Kimberlites and Related Rocks in British Columbia. Brithish Columbia Ministry of Energy Bulletin 88.
  • Nova Scotia
    • Yarmouth Co.
Canadian Mineralogist 38:217-232 (2000)
  • Québec
    • Laurentides
      • Deux-Montagnes RCM
        • Oka
Davidson, A. (1963) A study of okaite and associated rocks near Oka, Quebec. A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of master in science in the degree of geology. The university of British Columbia. 158 p.
    • Montréal
      • Montréal-Est
Alarie, E. and Martin, R.F., (2006) Striking Megacrysts of Potassian Titanian Pargasite in a Camptonite Dike in East-End Montreal, Quebec in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
  • Yunnan Province
    • Chuxiong Autonomous Prefecture
      • Mouding Co.
Zhihua Zhu (2010): Yunnan Geology 29(3), 235-244
  • Zhejiang Province
    • Huzhou Prefecture
      • Wuxing District
National Geological Archives of China database, record no. X00021602
  • Napo Province
Ricardo D Escobar, Jennifer M Garrison, Kenneth W Sims, Timothy P Matthews, Gene M Yogodzinski (2012) V11D-2801: Geochemistry and petrogenetic history of lavas from Sumaco Volcano, Northern Volcanic Zone, Ecuador. AGU Fall meeting
French Polynesia
  • Society Islands
    • Windward Islands
      • Tahiti
        • Tahiti Nui
          • Papeete
AmMin 62:634 (1977)
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Kaiserstuhl
      • Oberbergen
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
      • Sasbach
collection of Tony Peterson
  • Hesse
    • Vogelsberg
      • Schotten
        • Gonterskirchen
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Siegerland
      • Neunkirchen
        • Salchendorf
Klein, E. (1999): Ein Basanit-Vorkommen nordwestlich von Salchendorf bei Neunkirchen / Siegerland. Der Aufschluss, 50, 203-206.
  • Qaasuitsup
    • Uummannaq (Umanak)
Benson, W.N. (1940): Kaersutite and other brown Amphiboles in the Cainozoic Igneous rocks of the Dunedin District, Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand, Vol. 69, 283-308
  • Nógrád Co.
    • Karancs-Medves Mts
      • Salgótarján
EGU / EGS - AGU - EUG Joint Assembly, Abstracts from the meeting held in Nice, France, 6 - 11 April 2003, abstract #748 "Silicate melt inclusions in olivine phenocrysts from Hegyestu (Bakony-Balaton Highland) and Pecsko alkaline basalts (Nograd-Gomor), Hungary"
  • Veszprém Co.
    • Balaton Uplands
      • Zánka
XVI ECROFI European Current Research On Fluid Inclusions, Porto 2001, Abstracts (Eds F. Noronha, A. Dória and A. Guedes), Faculdade de Ciências do Porto, Departamento de Geologia, Memória nº 7, pp. 237-240. Porto, 2001
  • Assam
    • Karbi Anglong District
S. Nag, S. K. Sengupta, R. K. Gaur and A. Absar (1999) Alkaline rocks of Samchampi-Samteran, District Karbi Anglong, Assam, India. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Earth and Planetary Sciences, 108, 33-48.
  • Iraqi Kurdistan
    • Sulaymaniyah province
      • Qala-Diz (Qala-Dizeh; Qala-Diza)
        • Hero
Al-Hermezi, H. M., McKie, D., & Hall, A. J. (1986). Baghdadite, a new calcium zirconium silicate mineral from Iraq. Mineralogical Magazine, 50, 119-123.
  • Co. Louth
    • Carlingford
S. R. Nockolds and H. G. C. Vincent (1947) On Tilleyite and Its Associated Minerals from Carlingford, Ireland. Mineralogical Magazine 28:151-158.
  • Abruzzo
    • Pescara Province
      • Pescosansonesco
Barbieri, M., Ferrini, V. (1984): Il rapporto 87Sr/86Sr nella ipoabissalite di Pescosansonesco (PE). Rend. Soc. Ital. Mineral. Petrol., 39, 497-501.
  • Sicily
    • Messina Province
      • Eolie Islands (Aeolian Islands)
        • Lipari
F. Andreoli, P.Mariani, G. Scaini (1978): I minerali d'Italia. Sagdos S.p.A. Brugherio, Rizzoli Ed., Milano 569 pp
F. Andreoli, P.Mariani, G. Scaini (1978): I minerali d'Italia. Sagdos S.p.A. Brugherio, Rizzoli Ed., Milano 569 pp
    • Trapani Province
Civetta L., D’Antonio M., Orsi G., Tilton G.R. (1998): The geochemistry of volcanic rocks from Pantelleria Island, Sicily Channel: petrogenesis and characteristics of the mantle source region. Journal of Petrology, 1453-1491.
  • Honshu Island
    • Chugoku region
      • Shimane Prefecture
        • Hamada City
Masaru Yamaguchi (1964) Petrogenic Significance of Ultrabasic Inclusions in Basaltic Rocks from Southwest Japan. Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 15, #1, 163-219.
  • Kyushu Region
    • Nansei Archipelago
      • Kagoshima Prefecture
        • Tokara Archipelago
Alfredo Petrov specimen
New Zealand
  • North Island
    • Auckland
      • Auckland City
E. J. Searle (1961): The petrology of the Auckland Basalts, New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 4:2, 165-204
      • North Shore City
        • Lake Pupuke
E. J. Searle (1961) The petrology of the Auckland Basalts, New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 4:2, 165-204,
E. J. Searle (1961) The petrology of the Auckland Basalts, New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 4:2, 165-204,
  • South Island
    • Nelson
Palmer, D.F. (1966) The Collins River serpentinite and contact rock. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 9:3, 195-202.
  • Guairá Department
Geological Survey Professional Paper 327 (U.S. Department of the Interior, 1959); Gomes, C. B., Comin-Chiaramonti, P., Velázquez, V. F., & Orué, D. (1996). Alkaline magmatism in Paraguay: a review. Alkaline Magmatism in Central-Eastern Paraguay. Relationships with Coeval Magmatism in Brazil, 31-56.
  • Harghita Co.
Hirtopanu Paulina, Andersen C. Jens, Fairhurst J. Robert and Jakab Gyula (2013) Allanite-(Ce) and its associations, from the Ditrau alkaline intrusive massif. Proc. Rom. Acad., Series B, 2013, 15(1), p. 59–74
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Aldan Shield
        • Aldan
Shcheka, S. A., Ignat’ev, A. V., Nechaev, V. P., & Zvereva, V. P. (2006). First diamonds from placers in Primorie. Petrology, 14(3), 299-317.
    • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
      • Yeniseisk Autonomous Oblast'
        • Kuznetsk Alatau Range
Sazonov Anatoliy, Vulf Marina, Leont’ev Sergey (2001) Geochemical Zoning of Ore Body of Kiya-shaltyr Deposit (Kyznetskiy Alatay). Abstracts of XXVII International conference School «Geochemistry of Alkaline rocks». – Moscow-Koktebel’. pp. 240 pp.; USGS Open File Report 2005-1252 p76
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Lučenec Co.
M. Huraiova et al. , Eur. J. Mineral. , 1996, 8, pp. 901-916.
Ďuďa,R., Mrázek,Z., Košuth,M., 1984: Postmagmatická zeolitová mineralizácia Cérovej vrchoviny. Min.Slovaca, 16,2,157 - 172
    • Rimavská Sobota Co.
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
South Korea
  • Gyeongsangbuk-do (Kyongsang-bukto; Gyeongsangbugdo)
    • Ulleung-gun
Atsuo Harumoto (1970) Volcanic Rocks and Associated Rocks of Utsuryoto Island, (Japan Sea). (39pp + geological map)
  • Canary Islands
    • Las Palmas Province
      • Gran Canaria (Grand Canary)
H.U. Schmincke and M. Sumita : "Tephra Event Stratigraphy and Emplacement of Volcanoclastic Sediments, Mogan and Fataga Stratigraphic Intervals, Part II : Origin and Emplacement of Volcanoclastic Layers", LEG 157—SCIENTIFIC RESULTS (ISSN: 1096-7451), Gran Canaria and Madeira Abyssal Plain, Sites 950-956,
  • Kilimanjaro Region
C.T. Lee et al. , Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. , 2000, 139, pp. 470-484.
  • Northern Ireland
    • Co. Antrim
      • Larne
Tilley, C.E. (1937) Wollastonite Solid Solutions from Scawt Hill, Co. Antrim. Mineralogical Magazine; September 1937 v. 24; no. 158; p. 569-572. (
  • Scotland
    • Strathclyde
      • Isle of Mull
Mineralogical Magazine 1963 33 : 718-720
  • Arizona
    • Yavapai Co.
Canadian Mineralogist 34:221-240
  • Arkansas
    • Hot Spring Co.
Rocks and Minerals, (2001) 76:257
  • Colorado
    • Fremont Co.
      • Iron Mountain complex
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
  • Connecticut
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Middlefield
Philpotts, Anthony R. and Doreen E. Philpotts. (2007), Upward and downward flow in a camptonite dike as recorded by deformed vesicles and the anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility (AMS). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research: 161: 81-94.
  • Maine
    • Hancock Co.
King & Foord, 1994: Mineralogy of Maine, V.1
  • Massachusetts
    • Middlesex Co.
Emerson, B.K. Geology of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, 1917. (USGS Bulletin 597), p.206.
  • Montana
    • Powell Co.
  • New Hampshire
    • Grafton Co.
Williams, Turner, Gilbert, 1954. Petrography
  • North Carolina
Denison,R.E.,Raveling,H.P., and Rouse,J.T.,(1967) Age and Descriptions of Subface Basement Rocks,Pamlico and Albemarle Sound Area,North Carolina:American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletion,v.51,p.268-272
  • Texas
    • Brewster Co.
      • Big Bend National Park
Am Min 55:5-6 pp 864-874
  • Vermont
    • Rutland Co.
      • Shrewsbury
Eby, G. N. and McHone, J. G. (1997) Plutonic and hypabyssal intrusions of the Early Cretaceous
The Moon
  • Taurus-Littrow Valley
Longhi, J., Walker, D., Grove, T. L., Stolper, E. M., & Hays, J. F. (1974) The petrology of the Apollo 17 mare basalts. In: Lunar Science Conference, 5th, Houston, Tex., March 18-22, 1974, Proceedings. Volume 1. (A75-39540 19-91) New York, Pergamon Press, Inc., 1974, p. 447-469.
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