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About GuariniteHide

(Na, Ca, Zr, Si, F, O)
A silicate and fluoride of Na, Ca and Zr. See also Clinoguarinite and Orthoguarinite. Possibly a mixture of Hiortdahlite and Wöhlerite (look Photo ID: 221633).
Originally reported from Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy.

Chemical Properties of GuariniteHide

(Na, Ca, Zr, Si, F, O)

Other Language Names for GuariniteHide


Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Sanidine4 photos of Guarinite associated with Sanidine on mindat.org.
Thorianite4 photos of Guarinite associated with Thorianite on mindat.org.
Ferro-hornblende3 photos of Guarinite associated with Ferro-hornblende on mindat.org.
Zircon3 photos of Guarinite associated with Zircon on mindat.org.
Hornblende2 photos of Guarinite associated with Hornblende on mindat.org.
Thorite1 photo of Guarinite associated with Thorite on mindat.org.
Britholite-(Ce)1 photo of Guarinite associated with Britholite-(Ce) 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.

Internet Links for GuariniteHide

Localities for GuariniteHide

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.
  • Campania
    • Naples
      • Somma-Vesuvius Complex
[Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index", 274]
          • Ercolano
            • San Vito
Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
          • Pollena - Trocchia area
Carati M., 1982. Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana. Guide Calderini, Bologna.
          • Sant'Anastasia
Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
  • Lazio
    • Metropolitan City of Rome Capital
Federico, M., Peccerillo, A., (2002): Mineral chemistry and petrogenesis of granular ejecta from the Alban Hills volcano, Mineralogy and Petrology, Vol 74, 223-252
        • Albano Laziale
Gianfagna A., Merlino S., Perchiazzi N.(1988): Guarinite, a new finding in the sanidinite ejecta of the IV Hydromagmatic Unit from Albano lake crater, Latium, Italy. Per. Mineral., 57, 1-4.
    • Viterbo Province
      • Vico volcanic complex (Vico Lake)
        • Vetralla
Pucci, R. e Edgardo Signoretti, E. (2006): La "guarinite" di Tre Croci, Vetralla (VT). Il Cercapietre, 2/2006, 47-50.
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