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About DiabantiteHide

A variety of Clinochlore

A ferroan clinochlore.

Classification of DiabantiteHide


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

Chemical Properties of DiabantiteHide


Synonyms of DiabantiteHide

Other Language Names for DiabantiteHide


Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite3 photos of Diabantite associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Stilbite-Ca2 photos of Diabantite associated with Stilbite-Ca on mindat.org.
Quartz2 photos of Diabantite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Laumontite1 photo of Diabantite associated with Laumontite on mindat.org.
Prehnite1 photo of Diabantite associated with Prehnite on mindat.org.
Kaolinite1 photo of Diabantite associated with Kaolinite on mindat.org.
Gmelinite1 photo of Diabantite associated with Gmelinite on mindat.org.
Fluorapophyllite-(K)1 photo of Diabantite associated with Fluorapophyllite-(K) 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
16.19.5StauroliteFe2+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
16.19.11Ferrocarpholite(Fe2+,Mg)Al2(Si2O6)(OH)4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Ccca
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
16.19.22VermiculiteMg0.7(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 DiabantiteHide

Localities for DiabantiteHide

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.
  • New South Wales
    • Buckland Co.
      • Ardglen
Hodge-Smith, T. (1924) Notes on the occurrence of Zeolites, Ardglen, New South Wales. Records of the Australian Museum 14(3): 213–222.
  • Western Australia
    • Kalgoorlie-Boulder Shire
      • Kalgoorlie-Boulder
Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 1, pp453, 1948
  • Shandong
    • Jining
      • Sishui Co.
Gufeng Luo, Yuhua Wang, Jiyue Xue, and Fusheng Zhang (2001): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 21(3), 295-298
  • Lower Silesia
    • Kamienna Góra
field work and sampling, examination of thin sections using the standard petrographic microscope, determination of mineral chemistry using the electron microprobe (EDS, WDS), cathodoluminescence observations (CL) and X-ray diffraction determinations (XRD)
  • Örebro
    • Hällefors
No reference listed
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Chamoson
M. Delaloye (1966): Contributation à l'étude des silicates de fer sédimentaires Le gisement de Chamoson (Valais). in: Schweizerische Geotechnische Kommision. Beiträge zur Geologie der Schweiz: Geotechnische Serie. Die Eisen- und Manganerze der Schweiz 13.9. Le gisement de Chamoson (Valais).
  • England
    • Derbyshire
      • South Darley
Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993) The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13:16-55
      • Wormhill
Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993) The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13:16-55
  • Arizona
    • Pima Co.
Gilluly, J. (1946), The Ajo mining district, Arizona, USGS PP 209: 95.
        • Little Ajo Mts
          • Ajo
Gilluly, J. (1946), The Ajo mining district, Arizona, USGS PP 209: 95.
    • Yavapai Co.
      • Black Hills (Black Hill Range)
        • Verde District
          • Jerome
Anderson, C.A. & S.C. Creasey (1958), Geology and ore deposits of the Jerome area, Yavapai Co., AZ, USGS PP 308: 121.
  • Connecticut
    • New Haven Co.
      • Meriden
Shannon, Earl V. (1920), The Trap Quarry at Meriden, Connecticut. The American Mineralogist: 5(2):34.
  • Massachusetts
Emerson, 1917. Geology of Mass. & Rhode Island
    • Hampden Co.
      • Westfield
Shannon, Earl V. (1920) Diabantite, stilpnomelane, and chalcodite from Westfield (Proc. Unites States Nat. Mus. 57:397).
  • Michigan
  • New Jersey
    • Bergen Co.
      • Edgewater
Mins. of NYC & Environs (1931), Manchester.
    • Hudson Co.
The Minerals of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 64.
      • Jersey City
        • Bergen Hill
Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, Vol. 3, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester.
          • Mt Pleasant
The Minerals of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 58.
      • Secaucus
The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 5, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 91.
    • Passaic Co.
      • Wayne Township
The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 82.
  • Virginia
    • Loudoun Co.
      • Leesburg
Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
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