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Delessite

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About DelessiteHide

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Achille-Joseph Delesse
Formula:
(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(O,OH)8
Name:
Named by Karl Friedrich Naumann in 1850 in honor of Achille-Joseph Delesse (1817 Metz, France – March 24, 1881 Paris, France), mineralogist and geologist of the Sorbonne University and later, the Ecole des Mines.
Fe-bearing variety of clinochlore.


Classification of DelessiteHide

16.19.10

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

Chemical Properties of DelessiteHide

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

Synonyms of DelessiteHide

Other Language Names for DelessiteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
2 photos of Delessite associated with QuartzSiO2
1 photo of Delessite associated with LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
1 photo of Delessite associated with ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
1 photo of Delessite associated with Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
1 photo of Delessite associated with AmethystSiO2

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
16.19.8Corundophilite(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
16.19.9YoderiteMg(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)2O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
16.19.11FerrocarpholiteFe2+Al2Si2O6(OH)4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Ccca
16.19.12MagnesiocarpholiteMgAl2Si2O6(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.

Internet Links for DelessiteHide

Localities for DelessiteHide

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.
Antarctica
AmMin 36:361-367
Brazil
 
Sauer, J.R. (1982) Brazil, Paradise of Gemstones. Gemological Institute of America, 135 pp. (p. 82).
Bulgaria
 
  • Sofia City Province
    • Stolichna Municipality (Sofia Capital Municipality)
I. Kostov, V. Breskovska, J. Mincheva-Stefanova, G. Kirov (1964): Minerals of Bulgaria. Sofia, Bulgaria, 540 pp. (in Bulgarian).
China
 
  • Jiangxi
    • Shangrao
      • Yanshan Co. (Qianshan Co.)
        • Yongping
Bi Zhu, Shaoyong Jiang, Xin Ding, Yaohui Jiang, Pei Ni, and Liangxin Gu (2008): Acta Petrologica Sinica 24(8), 1900-1916
  • Qinghai
    • Haixi Mongol and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture
      • Golmud City (Ge'ermu Co.)
Miao Yu, Chengyou Feng, Guangying Bao, Hongchuan Liu, Yiming Zhao, Daxin Li, Ye Xiao, and Jiannan Liu (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(1), 55-76
Czech Republic
 
  • Central Bohemian Region
    • Beroun District
      • Hudlice
Vtělenský J. (1959): Mineralogie oolitických železných rud z některých ložisek Barrandienu. Geotechnica, sv. 26, Nakladatelství ČSAV Praha.
  • Karlovy Vary Region
    • Sokolov District
      • Kraslice
Beran, P.: Mineralogie ložiska Cu (Ag, Au, Co) rud Tisová u Kraslic. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1997, roč. 4-5, s. 65-77.
  • Ústí nad Labem Region
    • Ústí nad Labem District
      • Ústí nad Labem
Ulrych, J. et al. (2000): Tertiary phonolite laccolith of Mariánská hora hill, N. Bohemia: geological, petrological and mineralogical characteristics. Acta Montana IRSM AS CR, series A No. 15 (116), p. 5-44.
  • Vysočina Region
    • Žďár nad Sázavou District
Houzar, S.: Přehled minerálů amfibolitového lomu v Mirošově (západní Morava), Minerál, 1999, roč. 7, č. 4, s. 294-296.
Germany
 
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Birkenfeld District
      • Herrstein-Rhaunen
        • Gerach
Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
        • Niederwörresbach
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • Thuringia
    • Nordhausen District
      • Harztor
        • Hermannsacker
Thomas Lühr collection
Madagascar
 
  • Atsimo-Atsinanana
Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A. Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. p 603
New Zealand
 
  • Canterbury Region
    • Ashburton District
Railton, G.L., Watters, W.A. (1990) Minerals of New Zealand, New Zealand Geological Survey Bulletin No. 104.
    • Selwyn District
      • Coalgate
Railton, G.L., Watters, W.A. (1990) Minerals of New Zealand, New Zealand Geological Survey Bulletin No. 104.
  • Otago Region
    • Queenstown-Lakes District
Railton, G.T., Watters, W.A. (1990) Minerals of New Zealand. New Zealand Geological Survey Bulletin 104, 89 pages.
  • Waikato Region
    • Thames-Coromandel District
      • Tararu
Railton, G.T., Watters, W.A. (1990) Minerals of New Zealand. New Zealand Geological Survey Bulletin 104, 89 pages.
Norway
 
  • Agder
    • Valle
      • Strømsheia (Straumsheia)
Neumann, H. (1955): Kobberforekomstene på Straumsheia. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 191, 18-29
Panama
 
  • Panamá Province
    • Panama District
      • Panama City
BMNH specimen #BM.1985,MI26935
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesian Voivodeship
    • Kamienna Góra County
Traube, H. (1888) Die Minerale Schlesiens. J.U. Kern's Verlag, Breslau, 286 pages [in German].
    • Lwówek Śląski County
      • Gmina Wleń
Lis, J., Sylwestrzak, H. (1986) Minerały Dolnego Śląska [Minerals of the Lower Silesia]. Wydawnictwa Geologiczne, Warszawa, 791 pages [in Polish].
Russia
 
  • Primorsky Krai
    • Arminsky ore district
      • Vostok
Soloviev, S. G., & Krivoshchekov, N. N. (2011). Vostok-2 gold-base-metal-tungsten skarn deposit, Central Sikhote-Alin, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 53(6), 478-500.
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Brezno District
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
      • Mýto pod Ďumbierom
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
  • Bratislava Region
    • Malacky District
      • Sološnica
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
  • Košice Region
    • Gelnica District
      • Švedlár
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
    • Košice-okolie District
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
    • Rožňava District
      • Vyšná Slaná
Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
  • Prešov Region
    • Poprad District
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
  • Trnava Region
    • Trnava District
      • Smolenice
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
  • Žilina Region
    • Liptovský Mikuláš District
      • Východná
Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
South Korea
 
  • Gangwon Province
    • Samchok City
      • Puksam-myon
Kinosaki, Y. (1941) Jour. Min. Soc. Korea, 24, 12.
Sweden
 
  • Gävleborg County
    • Ljusdal
  • Norrbotten County
    • Kiruna
      • Kiruna Town Mining 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
  • Västernorrland County
    • Timrå
UK
 
  • England
    • Derbyshire
      • Derbyshire Dales District
        • Blackwell in the Peak
[Specimen in the Natural History Museum, London]
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Cochise County
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.:66
    • Santa Cruz Co.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 339-340.
  • Massachusetts
    • Essex Co.
Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
    • Middlesex Co.
Yale Peabody Museum #5236
Palache & Fraprie, Proc.Am.Acad.Arts.Sci. 38:383-393.
Gleba, P. (1978) Massachusetts Mineral and Fossil Localities.
  • Michigan
www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-glm-rcim-geology-Minerals_Found_In_Michigan.Pdf.
    • Keweenaw Co.
      • Phoenix
Mineralogy of Michigan (E. W. Heinrich & G. W. Robinson)
  • Utah
    • Utah Co.
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
  • Virginia
    • Floyd Co.
Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
 
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