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Corundophilite

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About CorundophiliteHide

Formula:
(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Name:
Named for friend and corundum, for its association with corundum.
A variety of Chamosite


Classification of CorundophiliteHide

Discredited
16.19.8

16 : Silicates Containing Aluminum and other Metals
19 : Aluminosilicates of Fe and Mg

Chemical Properties of CorundophiliteHide

Formula:
(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8

Synonyms of CorundophiliteHide

Other Language Names for CorundophiliteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Margarite10 photos of Corundophilite associated with Margarite on mindat.org.
Emery6 photos of Corundophilite associated with Emery on mindat.org.
Clinochlore2 photos of Corundophilite associated with Clinochlore on mindat.org.
Dravite2 photos of Corundophilite associated with Dravite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

16.19.1IndialiteMg2Al3(AlSi5O18)Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P6/mcc
16.19.2Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cccm
16.19.3Sekaninaite(Fe,Mg)2Al3(AlSi5O18)Orth.
16.19.4Ferro-gedrite☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Orth.
16.19.5StauroliteFe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)Mon. 2/m : B2/m
16.19.6Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
16.19.7AmesiteMg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4Tric. 1 : P1
16.19.9YoderiteMg(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)2O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
16.19.10Delessite(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(O,OH)8
16.19.11Ferrocarpholite(Fe2+,Mg)Al2(Si2O6)(OH)4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Ccca
16.19.12Magnesiocarpholite(Mg,Fe2+)Al2(Si2O6)(OH)4Orth.
16.19.13Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8Mon.
16.19.14Orthochamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH,O)8
16.19.15Berthierine(Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4Mon. m : Bm
16.19.16Odinite(Fe,Mg,Al,Fe,Ti,Mn)2.4((Si,Al)2O5)(OH)4Mon. m : Bm
16.19.17ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8Mon. 2/m : B2/m
16.19.18Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Orth.
16.19.19Magnesiogedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
16.19.20Diabantite(Mg,Fe,Al)6((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)8
16.19.21SudoiteMg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8Mon.
16.19.22VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2OMon. 2/m
16.19.23Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2OOrth.

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 CorundophiliteHide

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Can. Min. (1975) 13, 178.

Internet Links for CorundophiliteHide

Localities for CorundophiliteHide

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.
Italy
 
  • Piedmont
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Ossola Valley
        • Antigorio Valley
          • Devero Valley
            • Baceno
              • Devero Alp
Russia
 
  • Urals Region
    • Middle Urals
      • Permskaya Oblast'
        • Gornozavodskii area
          • Laki Railway Station
Jahn, S. (2004): Shuiskit. Mineralien Welt 15 (6), 62
          • Saranovskaya Village (Sarany)
Ivanov, O. K.; Shilova, T. A. (1978): Chromium-containing corundophilite from the Sarany chromite deposit (the Urals). Miner. Paragenezisy Miner. 1978, 144-147.
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Rimavská Sobota Co.
      • Hnúšťa
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Sweden
 
  • Lappland
    • Kiruna district
Valentin Alain (2014) Mineral Chemistry and Texture Paragenesis of Alteration Minerals in the Pahtohavare Cu-Au Deposit, Sweden. Masters Thesis Luleå University of Technology
UK
 
  • England
    • Derbyshire
      • South Darley
Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British Minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177. Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993) The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire. UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13:16-55;
    • Devon
      • West Devon
        • Okehampton Hamlets
http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
  • Scotland
    • Argyll and Bute
      • Isle of Mull
        • Ben More
Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British Minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177.
USA
 
  • Massachusetts
    • Hampden Co.
      • Chester
Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
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