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About Allanite-EpidoteHide

A variety of Epidote

Epidote enriched with REE and Y transitive to allanite-(Ce) or -(Y). Its REE+Y content is below 0.5 apfu. Sometimes such epidotes are selectively enriched in Eu (as at the Tsakhirin Khuduk deposit in Mongolian Altai).

Chemical Properties of Allanite-EpidoteHide


Synonyms of Allanite-EpidoteHide

Varieties of Allanite-EpidoteHide

YttroepidoteYttrium-bearing epidote with a Y+REE content below 0.5 apfu. Transitive to allanite-(Y).
First described from Slyudorudnik, Southern Urals, in 1959.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Allanite-(La)2 photos of Allanite-Epidote associated with Allanite-(La) on mindat.org.
Diopside2 photos of Allanite-Epidote associated with Diopside on mindat.org.
Magnetite2 photos of Allanite-Epidote associated with Magnetite on mindat.org.

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Allanite-EpidoteHide

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Dollase, W.A. (1971), Refinement of the crystal structures of epidote, allanite and hancockite: American Mineralogist: 56: 447-464.

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Localities for Allanite-EpidoteHide

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.
  • Ontario
    • Nipissing District
      • Murchison Township
[var: Yttroepidote] The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 40, pp. 1411-1419 (2002) The Mess That is "Allanite" T. Scott Ercit
  • South Ostrobothnia
    • Alavus
[var: Yttroepidote] Pavel Kartashov analytical data, J. Dyer material
  • Kerala
    • Palghat District
  • Piedmont
    • Cuneo Province
      • Po Valley
        • Oncino
http://www.ngu.no/FileArchive/165/2003_055.pdf Geological Survey of Norway / The Alice Wain Memorial West Norway Eclogite Field Symposium / Abstract Volume p. 37.
  • Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag)
    • Altai Mts
      • Khaldzan Buragtag Massif
        • Mount Ulyn Khuren
Kartashov P.M., Voloshin A.V., Pakhomovskii, Ya.A. (1993): On the zonal crystaline gadolinite from the alkaline granite pegmatites of Haldzan Buragtag (Mongolian Altai). - Zapiski VMO, N3, 65-79.
Pavel M. Kartashov data
  • Telemark
    • Bamble
      • Skogstad
[var: Yttroepidote] Larsen, A.O., Škoda, R., Åsheim, A. (2016): Yttrian epidote and allanite-(Y) from a granite pegmatite in Bamble, Telemark, Norway. Norsk mineralsymposium 2016, 33-38.
  • Chelyabinsk Oblast
    • Kyshtym
[var: Yttroepidote] Mineev D.A. (1959) REE-epidote from pegmatites of Middle Ural, - Doklady AN SSSR, v. 127, №4.
  • Krasnoyarsk Krai
    • Severo-Yeniseysky District
Rundqvist, D.V & Gillen C. eds (1997), Precambrian Ore Deposits of the East European and Siberian Cratons, Developments in Economic Geology 30
  • Washington
    • Grant Co.
      • Coulee City
Collected by Doug Schonewald, Collection of Alex Earl
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