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Manganophyllite

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Formula:
K(Mn,Mg,Al)2-3(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
System:
Hexagonal
A variety of Biotite

A Mn-rich variety of Biotite.

Originally described from Harstigen Mine, Pajsberg, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden.


Classification of Manganophyllite

Chemical Properties of Manganophyllite

Formula:
K(Mn,Mg,Al)2-3(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Manganophyllite

Crystal System:
Hexagonal

First Recorded Occurrence of Manganophyllite

Other Names for Manganophyllite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

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 Manganophyllite

Reference List:
- Hamberg, A. (1890): Mineralogische Studien. 7. Über die Manganophylle von der Grube Harstigen bei Pajsberg in Vermland. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar 133, 567-579

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Localities for Manganophyllite

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
China
 
  • Hunan Province
    • Chenzhou Prefecture
      • Yizhang Co.
        • Dongpo ore field
Zhenhua Zhou, Hongwei Liu, Guoxiong Chang, Linsu Li, Tao Li, Yongjun Yang, Ruijun Zhang, and Xianhe Ji (2011): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 30(1), 97-112
India
 
  • Andhra Pradesh
Econ Geol (1980) 75:1083-1104
  • Gujarat
    • Panch Mahal District
V. K. Nayak(1961 ): A Note on Manganophyllite from Goldongri, India. Mineralogical Magazine Vol 32 pp 908-909
  • Madhya Pradesh
    • Balaghat District
Kilpady, S.R. (1964): Winchite from Ponia, Balaghat District, Madhya Pradesh. J. Univ. Geol. Soc. Nagpur 1, 7.
    • Jabalpur Division
      • Chhindwara District (Chindawara District; Chindwara District)
Roy, S., and Purkait, P.K. (1968): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 20, 86-114.
    • Jhabua District
Nayak, V. K. (1966): Mineralogy and genesis of the manganese ores of Kajlidongri mine, district Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh, India. Economic Geology 61, 1280-1282.
  • Maharashtra
    • Bhandara District
Bilgrami, S. A. (1955). Manganese amphiboles from Chikla, Bhandara district, India. Min. Mag, 30, 633-644.
Italy
 
  • Lombardy
    • Sondrio Province
      • Valtellina
        • Malenco Valley
          • Lanterna Valley
            • Lanzada
              • Scerscen Valley
Bedognè, F., Montrasio, A., Sciesa, E. (1993) I minerali della provincia di Sondrio: Valmalenco. Bettini, Sondrio, 275 pp.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chubu Region
      • Aichi Prefecture
        • Kita-Shidara-gun
          • Shidara-cho
Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsankoubutsu Gojuonhairetsu sanchi-ichiranhyou, p 61.
    • Kinki Region
      • Kyoto Prefecture
        • Kyotango city
          • Ohro (Ōro; Ouro; Ooro)
Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.)
      • Shiga Prefecture
        • Ritto City
Dr. Yohachiro Okamoto collection (conserved by the Geological Survey of Japan)
    • Tohoku Region
      • Iwate Prefecture
        • Kunohe-gun
          • Noda-mura
Watanabe, T. (1959) Mineralogical Journal, 2, 6, 408-421
        • Shimohei-gun
          • Iwaizumi-cho
Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated by the Geological Survey of Japan)
Norway
 
  • Telemark
    • Tokke
      • Botnedal
Wel, D.van der. (1999): The Minerals of the Brandsnuten Manganes Deposit, Tokke, Norway. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 15: 74-86
South Africa
 
  • North West Province
    • Bojanala Platinum District
      • Western Bushveld Complex
The Canadian Mineralogist, V 42, 2004, pp. 1169-1178.
Sweden
 
  • Värmland
    • Filipstad
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 782, 1021, 1028.
Flink, G. (1922): Akrochordit, ett nytt mineral från Långbans gruvor. Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlinger. 44: 773-776.
      • Nordmark district
Magnusson, N.H. (1929): Nordmarks malmtrakt. Sveriges Geologiska Undersökning, series Ca 13, 98p.
Ulf Nyberg photo & specimen
      • Persberg district
        • Pajsberg
Igelström (1872) Översigt KVA, pp. 63-64. ; Hamberg, A. (1890): Mineralogische Studien. 7. Über die Manganophylle von der Grube Harstigen bei Pajsberg in Vermland. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar 133, 567-579
No reference listed
  • Västmanland
    • Hällefors
      • Grythyttan
No reference listed
    • Lindesberg
No reference listed
Koark, H. (1970): Zur Geologie des Neuentdeckten Jakobsit-Braunit-Hämatit-Mangansilikatlagers Slöjdartorp im Nybergetfelde in Zentralschweden. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar (GFF). 92, 388-401
    • Norberg
Switzerland
 
  • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
    • Hinterrhein Valley
      • Ferrera Valley
        • Ausserferrera
Brugger, J., Berlepsch, P. (1997): Johninnesite Na2(Mn)9(Mn,Mg)7(AsO4)2(Si6O17)2(OH)8: a new occurrence in Val Ferrera (Graubünden, Switzerland): Schweiz. Mineral. Petrogr. Mitt., 77, 449-455.
  • Ticino (Tessin)
    • Blenio Valley
      • Camadra Valley
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 78
USA
 
  • Colorado
    • Pitkin Co.
      • Snowmass Area
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
  • Maine
    • Androscoggin Co.
Thompson, et al., 1991. Maine Mineral Localities, 2nd ed.
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