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About ManganophylliteHide

Dark brownish
Crystal System:
A variety of Biotite

A Mn-rich variety of biotite.

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

Physical Properties of ManganophylliteHide

Dark brownish

Chemical Properties of ManganophylliteHide


Crystallography of ManganophylliteHide

Crystal System:

First Recorded Occurrence of ManganophylliteHide

Synonyms of ManganophylliteHide

Other Language Names for ManganophylliteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
5 photos of Manganophyllite associated with GanomalitePb9Ca5Mn(Si2O7)4(SiO4)O
5 photos of Manganophyllite associated with MelanotekitePb2Fe3+2(Si2O7)O2
5 photos of Manganophyllite associated with CymriteBaAl2Si2(O,OH)8 · H2O
5 photos of Manganophyllite associated with AndraditeCa3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
3 photos of Manganophyllite associated with Magnetoplumbite(Pb,Mn)(Fe,Mn)12O19
1 photo of Manganophyllite associated with Jacobsite-QMn2+(Fe3+,Mn3+)2O4
1 photo of Manganophyllite associated with CalciteCaCO3
1 photo of Manganophyllite associated with PlumboferritePb2(Fe3+,Mn2+,Mg)11O19
1 photo of Manganophyllite associated with JacobsiteMn2+Fe3+2O4
1 photo of Manganophyllite associated with Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2

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 ManganophylliteHide

Reference List:
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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

Internet Links for ManganophylliteHide

Localities for ManganophylliteHide

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.
  • Hunan
    • Chenzhou
      • 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
  • Andhra Pradesh
    • Uttarandhra Region
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
    • Chhindwara District (Chindawara District; Chindwara District)
Roy, S., and Purkait, P.K. (1968): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 20, 86-114.
    • Jabalpur division
      • Balaghat District
Kilpady, S.R. (1964): Winchite from Ponia, Balaghat District, Madhya Pradesh. J. Univ. Geol. Soc. Nagpur 1, 7.
    • 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.
  • Lombardy
    • Sondrio Province
      • Lanzada
        • Scerscen Valley
Bedognè, F., Montrasio, A., Sciesa, E. (1993) I minerali della provincia di Sondrio: Valmalenco. Bettini, Sondrio, 275 pp.
  • Aichi Prefecture
    • Kitashitara County
      • Shitara
Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsankoubutsu Gojuonhairetsu sanchi-ichiranhyou, p 61.
  • Iwate Prefecture
    • Kunohe-gun
      • Noda
Watanabe, T. (1959) Mineralogical Journal, 2, 6, 408-421
    • Shimohei District
      • Iwaizumi
Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated by the Geological Survey of Japan)
  • 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)
  • Karaganda Region
    • Karazhal
      • Ushkatyn deposits (Ushkatan)
Kayupova, M. M. (1964) Pyrosmalite from the Dzhumart and Ushkatyn Deposits, Central Kazakhstan. Translated from: Pirosmalit iz mestorozhdeniy Dzhumart i Ushkatyn v Tsentral'nom Kazakhstane. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 1964, Vol. 159, No.3, pp.560-663.
  • Vestfold og Telemark
    • Tokke
      • Botnedal
Wel, D.van der. (1999): The Minerals of the Brandsnuten Manganes Deposit, Tokke, Norway. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 15: 74-86
  • Caraş-Severin
Hârtopanu, P., Hârtopanu, I. (1996): NEW DATA ON MN-FE DELINEŞTI DEPOSIT, SEMENIC MOUNTAINS. Rom. Mineral.: 77: 35-47
  • Maramureș
    • Târgu Lăpuș
Udubașa, G., Ďud'a, R., Szakáll, S., Kvasnytsya, V., Koszowska, E., Novák, M. (2002): Minerals of the Carpathians (Szakáll, S., ed.). Granit, Prague, Czech Rep., 482 pp.
South Africa
  • North West
    • Bojanala Platinum District Municipality
Mitchell, R.H., Liferovich, R.P. (2004) Ecandrewsite - zincian pyrophanite from lujavrite, Pilansberg alkaline complex, South Africa. The Canadian Mineralogist: 42: 1169-1178.
  • Örebro County
    • Hällefors
      • Grythyttan
No reference listed
    • Lindesberg
Roy, S. (1972). Metamorphism of sedimentary manganese deposits. Acta Mineralogica-Petrographica, 20(2), 325-336.
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
  • Värmland County
    • Filipstad
      • Långban Ore District
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.
Wiklund, S. (2016) Om ett fynd av kristalliserad pyrobelonit från Långban. LångbansNytt 22 (1): 20-21
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 ore 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 County
    • Norberg
Ounchanum, P. & Morad, S. (1987): Paragenesis of akatoreite and ganophyllite in the manganiferous rocks of the Häste Field, Norberg ore district, central Sweden. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen 157, 225-244.
Nysten, P. & Lorin, T. (2016) Nyupptäckta Ca-, Mn-, Pb-, Ba-, As- och Sb-förande mineral i Norbergs malmtrakt. LångbansNytt 22 (1): 7-19
  • Grisons
    • Viamala Region
      • Ferrera
        • 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
    • Blenio
      • Blenio Valley
        • Camadra Valley
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 78
  • 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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