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Magnesio-riebeckite

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About Magnesio-riebeckiteHide

Formula:
◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Magnesio-riebeckite is defined as a member of the riebeckite group with Mg>Fe2+ in the C2+ position and (OH) in the W position.
Colour:
Light blue to blue-black.
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
5 - 5½
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Named in 1957 by Akiho Miashiro for its relationship to riebeckite and its magnesium content.
This page provides mineralogical data about Magnesio-riebeckite.


Classification of Magnesio-riebeckiteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
9.DE.25

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
D : Inosilicates
E : Inosilicates with 2-periodic double chains, Si4O11; Clinoamphiboles
14.24.1

14 : Silicates not Containing Aluminum
24 : Silicates of Fe, Mg and alkalis

Physical Properties of Magnesio-riebeckiteHide

Vitreous
Colour:
Light blue to blue-black.
Streak:
Pale grey to bluish-grey.
Hardness:
5 - 5½ on Mohs scale
Cleavage:
Perfect
on {110}

Optical Data of Magnesio-riebeckiteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.668 nβ = 1.672 nγ = 1.680
2V:
Measured: 75° to 85°, Calculated: 72°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.012
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
High
Dispersion:
r > v or r < v

Chemical Properties of Magnesio-riebeckiteHide

Formula:
◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)(OH)2

Magnesio-riebeckite is defined as a member of the riebeckite group with Mg>Fe2+ in the C2+ position and (OH) in the W position.
IMA Formula:
◻Na2(Mg3Fe3+2)Si8O22(OH)2
Common Impurities:
Ti,Al,Mn,Ca,K,H2O

Crystallography of Magnesio-riebeckiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 9.745 Å, b = 17.912 Å, c = 5.278 Å
β = 103.82°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.544 : 1 : 0.295
Unit Cell V:
894.62 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
2
Comment:
Oberti et al. (2017) give a = 9.6481(14), b = 17.873(3), c = 5.3013(7) Å, β = 103.630(2)°, V = 888.4 (2) Å3.

Type Occurrence of Magnesio-riebeckiteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
Dark blue, asbestiform fibers up to 1 meter long.
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Veins in slightly metamorphosed sandstone and carbonates associated with evaporites.

Synonyms of Magnesio-riebeckiteHide

Other Language Names for Magnesio-riebeckiteHide

Relationship of Magnesio-riebeckite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Fluoro-riebeckite◻{Na2}{Fe2+3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)F2
Magnesio-fluoro-riebeckite◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)F2
Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
41 photos of Magnesio-riebeckite associated with DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
27 photos of Magnesio-riebeckite associated with Blue QuartzSiO2
5 photos of Magnesio-riebeckite associated with QuartzSiO2
2 photos of Magnesio-riebeckite associated with CleiophaneZnS
1 photo of Magnesio-riebeckite associated with HendricksiteKZn3(Si3Al)O10(OH)2
1 photo of Magnesio-riebeckite associated with JohninnesiteNa2Mn2+9Mg7(OH)8[AsO4]2[Si6O17]2
1 photo of Magnesio-riebeckite associated with JacobsiteMn2+Fe3+2O4

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.DE.Clino-suenoite□{Mn2+2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.05Cummingtonite☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.05Clino-holmquistite Root Name☐{Li2}{Z2+3Z3+2}(Si8O22)(OH,F,Cl)2Mon.
9.DE.05Grunerite☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.05Permanganogrunerite☐{Mn2+2}{Mn2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.05Ferri-fluoro-leakeite{Na}{Na2}{Mg2Fe3+2Li}(Si8O22)F2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.10Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.10Ferri-tschermakite☐{Ca2}{Mg3Fe3+2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.10Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.10Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.10Ferro-tschermakite☐{Ca2}{Fe2+3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.10Joesmithite{Pb}{Ca2}{Mg3Fe3+2}(Be2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.10Magnesio-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.10Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.10Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.10CannilloiteCa(Ca2)(Mg4Al)(Al3Si5O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.10Fluoro-cannilloite{Ca}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al3Si5O22)(F,OH)2Mon.
9.DE.10Parvo-manganotremolite☐{CaMn2+}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.10Fluoro-tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)F2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.10Ferro-ferri-hornblende☐Ca2(Fe2+4Fe3+)(AlSi7O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.15Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.15Ferro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.15Ferro-kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2Mon.
9.DE.15Ferro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.15Hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.15Kaersutite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3AlTi}(Al2Si6O22)O2Mon.
9.DE.15Magnesio-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.15Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.15Sadanagaite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg3Al2}(Si5Al3O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.15Fluoro-edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(F,OH)2Mon. 2/m : P2/m
9.DE.15Potassic-ferro-ferri-sadanagaite{K}{Ca2}{Fe2+3Fe3+2}(Al3Si5O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.15Potassic-sadanagaite{K}{Ca2}{Mg3Al2}(Al3Si5O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.15Potassic-pargasite{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.15Potassic-ferro-sadanagaite{K}{Ca2}{Fe2+3Al2}(Al3Si5O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.15Magnesio-fluoro-hastingsite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)F2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.15Potassic-fluoro-hastingsite{K}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.15Potassic-chloro-hastingsite{K}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(Cl,OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.15Fluoro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.15Parvo-mangano-edenite{Na}{CaMn2+}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.15Potassic-chloro-pargasite{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(Cl,OH)2
9.DE.15Potassic-ferro-chloro-edenite{K}{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(AlSi7O22)(Cl,OH)2
9.DE.15Potassic-magnesio-hastingsite{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.15Potassic-ferro-pargasite{K}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.15Chromio-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Cr3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.15Potassic-fluoro-pargasite{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)F2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.15Ferri-kaersutiteNaCa2(Mg3Fe3+Ti)(Al2Si6O22)O2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.15Vanadio-pargasiteNaCa2(Mg3+4V)(Al2Si6)O22(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.20Ferro-taramiteNa(CaNa)(Fe2+3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.20Barroisite☐{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.20Ferro-ferri-barroisite☐(CaNa)(Fe2+3Fe3+2)(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
9.DE.20Ferro-ferri-winchite☐[CaNa][Fe2+4(Fe3+,Al)]Si8O22(OH)2
9.DE.20Ferri-barroisite☐(CaNa)(Mg3Fe3+2)(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
9.DE.20Ferro-ferri-taramiteNa(CaNa)(Fe2+3Fe3+2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
9.DE.20Ferro-ferri-katophoriteNa(NaCa)(Fe2+4Fe3+)(Si7Al)O22(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.20Ferro-barroisite☐{CaNa}{Fe2+3Al2}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.20Ferro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.20Ferro-winchite ☐{CaNa}{Fe2+4Al}(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.20Ferro-katophorite{Na}{CaNa}{Fe2+4Al}[(AlSi7)O22](OH)2
9.DE.20Ferri-katophoriteNa(CaNa)(Mg4Fe3+)(AlSi7O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.20Ferri-taramiteNa(CaNa)(Mg3Fe3+2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.20Magnesiotaramite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg3AlFe3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.20Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.20Winchite☐{CaNa}{Mg4Al}(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m
9.DE.20Taramite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.20Fluoro-richterite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2Mon. 2/m
9.DE.20Katophorite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg4Al}[(AlSi7)O22](OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.20Potassic-fluoro-richterite{K}{CaNa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(F,OH)2Mon.
9.DE.20Potassic-richterite{K}{CaNa}{Mg5}Si8O22(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.20Ferri-ghoseite☐[Mn2+Na][Mg4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2Mon. 2/m
9.DE.20Ferri-winchite☐[CaNa][Mg4(Fe3+,Al)]Si8O22(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.20Fluoro-taramite{Na}{CaNa}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)F2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.20Fluoro-katophoriteNa(CaNa)(Mg4Al)(AlSi7O22)F2Mon.
9.DE.20Ferri-fluoro-katophoriteNa(CaNa)(Mg4Fe3+)(AlSi7O22)F2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25Arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25EckermanniteNaNa2(Mg4Al}Si8O22(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25Ferro-eckermanniteNaNa2(Fe2+4Al)Si8O22(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.25Ferro-glaucophane◻[Na2][Fe2+3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.25Glaucophane◻[Na2][Mg3Al2]Si8O22(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.25Potassic-mangani-leakeite[(Na,K)][Na2][Mg2Mn3+2Li]Si8O22(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.25Mangano-ferri-eckermannite{Na}{Na2}{Mn2+4Fe3+}Si8O22(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.25Ferri-leakeite[Na][Na2][Mg2Fe3+2Li]Si8O22(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.25Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25NybøiteNaNa2(Mg3Al2)(AlSi7O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25Mangano-mangani-ungarettiiteNaNa2(Mn2+2Mn3+3)(Si8O22)O2Mon.
9.DE.25Ferro-ferri-nybøiteNaNa2[(Fe2+3,Mg)Fe3+2](AlSi7O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25Clino-ferro-ferri-holmquistite◻{Li2}{Fe2+3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25Ferri-nybøiteNaNa2(Mg3Fe3+2](AlSi7O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.25Ferro-ferri-leakeite[Na][Na2][Fe2+2Fe3+2Li]Si8O22(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.25Ferro-ferri-fluoro-leakeiteNa(Na2)(Fe2+2Fe3+2Li)(Si8O22)(F)2Mon.
9.DE.25Sodic-ferri-clinoferroholmquistiteNa0.5{Li2}{Fe2+3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.25Magnesio-fluoro-arfvedsonite[Na][Na2][Mg4Fe3+][Si8O22](F,OH)2Mon.
9.DE.25Ferri-pedrizite[Na][Li2][Mg2Fe3+2Li]Si8O22(OH)2Mon.
9.DE.25Potassic-ferri-leakeite[K][Na2][Mg2Fe3+2Li]Si8O22(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25Fluoro-nybøiteNaNa2(Mg3Al2)(AlSi7O22)(F,OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25Mangani-dellaventuraite{Na}{Na2}{MgMn3+2LiTi4+}Si8O22O2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25Fluoro-pedriziteNaLi2(Mg2Al2Li)(Si8O22)F2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25Potassic-arfvedsonite[(K,Na)][Na2][Fe2+4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25Mangani-obertiiteNa(Na2)(Mg3Mn3+Ti)(Si8O22)O2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25Potassic-magnesio-fluoro-arfvedsonite[(K,Na)][Na2][Mg4Fe3+][Si8O22][(F,OH)2]
9.DE.25Ferro-ferri-pedrizite[Na][Li2][Fe2+2Fe3+2Li]Si8O22(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25Potassic-magnesio-arfvedsonite[K][Na2][Mg4Fe3+]Si8O22(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25PedriziteNaLi2(LiMg2Al2)(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25Ferro-pedriziteNaLi2(Fe2+2Al2Li)Si8O22(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25Ferro-fluoro-pedrizite{Na}{Li2}{Fe2Al2Li}(Al2Si6O22)F2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25Fluoro-leakeiteNaNa2(Mg2Al2Li)(Si8O22)F2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25Ferro-ferri-obertiiteNaNa2(Fe2+3Fe3+Ti)Si8O22O2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DE.25Ferri-obertiiteNa(Na2)(Mg3Fe3+Ti)(Si8O22)O2Mon. 2/m : B2/m

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

14.24.2Magnesio-arfvedsonite{Na}{Na2}{Mg4Fe3+}(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
14.24.3CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
14.24.4Roedderite(Na,K)2(Mg,Fe)5Si12O30Hex. 6 m2 : P62c
14.24.5Merrihueite(K,Na)2(Fe,Mg)5Si12O30Hex.
14.24.6ChayesiteKMg4Fe3+[Si12O30]Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P6/mcc

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
The asbestiform variety of magnesioriebeckite can cause lung disease when inhaled, as in other species of asbestos minerals.

Magnesio-riebeckite in petrologyHide

An essential component of rock names highlighted in red, an accessory component in rock names highlighted in green.

References for Magnesio-riebeckiteHide

Reference List:
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Whittaker, E.J.W. (1949) The structure of Bolivian crocidolite. Acta Crystallographica: 2: 312.
(1980) Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen: 139: 308.
Mandarino, J.A. (1998) The Second List of Additions and Corrections to the Glossary of Mineral Species (1995). The Amphibole Group. Mineralogical Record: 29: 169-174.
Hawthorne, F.C., Oberti, R. (2006) On the classification of amphiboles. The Canadian Mineralogist: 44: 1-21.
Hawthorne, F.C., Oberti, R., Zanetti, A. (2008) The crystal chemistry of alkali amphiboles from the Kajlidongri Manganese Mine, India. Canadian Mineralogist 46, 455-466.
Hawthorne, F.C., Oberti, R., Harlow, G.E., Maresch, W.V., Martin, R.F., Schumacher, J.C., Welch, M.D. (2012) Nomenclature of the amphibole supergroup. American Mineralogist: 97: 2031-2048.
Oberti, R., Boiocchi, M., Hawthorne, F.C., Ciriotti, M.E. (2017): Magnesio-riebeckite from the Varenche mine (Aosta Valley, Italy): crystal-chemical characterization of a grandfathered end-member. Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 1431-1437.

Internet Links for Magnesio-riebeckiteHide

Localities for Magnesio-riebeckiteHide

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.
Australia
 
  • Queensland
    • Mount Isa City Shire
Andy Wilde, Alex Otto, John Jory, Colin MacRae, Mark Pownceby, Nick Wilson and Aaron Torpy (2013) Geology and Mineralogy of Uranium Deposits from Mount Isa, Australia: Implications for Albitite Uranium Deposit Models. Minerals, 3(3), 258-283
  • Tasmania
    • Circular Head municipality
      • Corinna-Savage River district
Bottrill & Taheri, 2008, Savage River mine, Unpub. Rept, Mineral Resources Tasmania Trevor H. Green and Anthony R. Spiller(1977):Blue amphibole from Precambrian metabasalts, Savage River, Tasmania. American Mineralogist, Volume 62, pages 164_166.
Austria
 
  • Salzburg
    • Hallein District
      • Abtenau
        • Seydegg
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
        • Webing
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
      • Golling an der Salzach
        • Grabenbach area
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
        • Grubach
          • Moosegg (Mooseck)
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
    • Tamsweg District
      • Taurach valley
Kolitsch, U., Schachinger, T. and Bernhard, F. (2015): Ardennite-(As), ardennite-(V), gasparite-(Ce) and chernovite-(Y): first results of a mineralogical study of the metaradiolarite-hosted manganese ore mineralisations in the Fuchssee area, Radstadt Tauern, Salzburg, Austria. MinPet 2015, Leoben, Austria, September 10-13; abstract in Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 161, 67.
  • Styria
    • Liezen District
      • Bad Aussee
        • Wienern
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
  • Vorarlberg
    • Bludenz District
Meixner, H. (1978): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XXVIII. Carinthia II, 168./88., 81-103.; R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Belarus
 
  • Gomel Region
    • Zhytkavichy District
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; E.P. Shpanov, G.N. Netschelyustov, S.V. Baturin, L.S. Solntseva (1989) Byelorussite-(CelNaMnBarTi,- Si8Or6(F,OH).HrO-A new mineral of the joaquinite group. Zapiski Vses. Mineralog. Obshch., I l8(5), 100- 107 (in Russian).
Bolivia (TL)
 
  • Cochabamba
    • Chapare Province
Whittaker: Acta Crystallographica (1949) [MinRec 32:461]
        • Cristalmayu subdistrict
          • Campovía
GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977. (as "crocidolite")
          • Chocolatal (Rocko Rancho)
            • Minasmayu valley
GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977. (as "crocidolite")
GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977. (as "crocidolite")
GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977.
          • Cristalmayu
GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977. (as "crocidolite")
Alfredo Petrov, field collected specimens.
Alfredo Petrov collection
            • Capilla Pampa
GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977. (as "crocidolite")
            • Cristalmayu valley
Alfredo Petrov collection
Federico Ahlfeld and Jorge Muñoz Reyes (1955) Las Especies Minerales de Bolivia. 180pp. (Banco Minero de Bolivia)
GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977. (as "crocidolite")
GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977. (as "crocidolite")
GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977. (as "crocidolite")
                • Paraje Uno
GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977. (as "crocidolite")
GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977. (as crocidolite")
        • El Palmar subdistrict
GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977. (as "crocidolite")
GEOBOL-PNUD, Proyecto Asbesto, March 1977. (as "crocidolite")
        • Limbo subdistrict
Alfredo Petrov field studies; Federico Ahlfeld and Jorge Muñoz Reyes (1955) Las Especies Minerales de Bolivia. 180pp. (Banco Minero de Bolivia)
Federico Ahlfeld and Jorge Muñoz Reyes (1955) Las Especies Minerales de Bolivia. 180pp. (Banco Minero de Bolivia)
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Omenica Mining Division
      • Pinchi Lake
Ghent, E.D., Stout, M.Z., erdmer, P. (1990) Howieite in blueschists, Pinchi Lake, British Columbia. Canadian Mineralogist, 28, 855-858.
      • Wicheeda Lake
Dalsin, M.L. (2013) The Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Geochronology of the Wicheeda Carbonatite Complex, British Columbia. M.Sc. Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Labrador
KLEIN, C. (1966): Mineralogy and petrology of the metamorphosed Wabush iron formation, southwest Labrador. Journal of Petrology 7, 246-305.
  • Québec
    • Outaouais
      • Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais RCM
Donald D. Hogarth, and Pierre LaPointe, 1984, Amphibole and pyroxene development in fenite from Cantley, Quebec, Canadian Mineralogist; May 1984; v. 22; no. 2; p. 281-295.
China
 
  • Inner Mongolia
    • Baotou City (Baotou Prefecture)
      • Bayan Obo mining district
        • Bayan Obo
Smith, M.P. (2006): Lithos 93(1/2), 126-148.
Kuifeng Yang, Hongrui Fan, Fangfang Hu, Xianghui Li, Jianyong Liu, Yonggang Zhao, Shuang Liu, and Kaiyi Wang (2007): Acta Petrologica Sinica 23(5), 1018-1022
          • Dulahala
Yang, X.M., Yang, X.Y., Zheng, Y.F., and Le Bas, M.J. (2003): Mineralogy and Petrology 78, 93-110.
  • Liaoning
    • Dandong
      • Kuandian County
        • Saima complex
Yiming Zhao and Daxin Li (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 345-359
  • Sichuan
    • Liangshan
      • Mianning County
Denghong Wang, Yuchuan Chen, Jue Xu, Jianmin Yang, Chunji Xue, and Shenghao Yan (2000): Acta Geologica Sinica 74(3), 478-484.
  • Tibet
    • Nagchu Prefecture (Naqu Prefecture)
      • Shuanghu Co.
        • Shuanghu
Kapp, P., Yin, A., Manning, C.E., Murphy, M., Harrison, T.M., Spurlin, M., Lin, D., Xiguang, D., and Cunming, W. (2000): Geology 28(1), 19-22.
    • Ngari
      • Gêrzê Co. (Gaize Co.)
Ding, L., Kapp, P., Zhong, D., & Deng, W. (2003). Cenozoic volcanism in Tibet: evidence for a transition from oceanic to continental subduction. Journal of Petrology, 44(10), 1833-1865. Guo, Z., Wilson, M., Liu, J., & Mao, Q. (2006). Post-collisional, potassic and ultrapotassic magmatism of the northern Tibetan Plateau: Constraints on characteristics of the mantle source, geodynamic setting and uplift mechanisms. Journal of Petrology, 47(6), 1177-1220.
  • Xinjiang
    • Akesu Prefecture (Aksu Prefecture; Aqsu Prefecture)
      • Baicheng Co. (Bay Co.)
Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp.
Greece
 
  • Attica
    • East Attica
      • Lavreotiki
        • Lavrion District Mines
          • Thorikos area
Schreiber, F. & Hammer, V.M.F. (2007): Lavrion 2003-2007: Es hat sich einiges getan! Neufunde - Nachsuche - Archäologie. Lapis 32 (4), 32-38; 50.
  • Central Greece
    • Euboea
P. Xypolias, I. Iliopoulos, V. Chatzaras, and S. Kokkalas (2012) Subduction- and exhumation-related structures in the Cycladic Blueschists: Insights from south Evia Island (Aegean region, Greece)TECTONICS, VOL. 31, 22pp
India
 
  • Karnataka
    • Chikkamagaluru District
C. S. Pichamuthu (1950) Soda metasomatism in the ferruginous quartzites of the bababudan hills, Mysore state —Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Section A, p 191-193
  • Madhya Pradesh
    • Jhabua District
Hawthorne, F.C., Oberti, R., Zanetti, A. (2008) The crystal chemistry of alkali amphiboles from the Kajlidongri Manganese Mine, India. Canadian Mineralogist 46, 455-466.
  • Rajasthan
    • Ajmer District
Niyogi, D. (1966). Petrology of the alkalic rocks of Kishangarh, Rajasthan, India. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 77(1), 65-82.
    • Udaipur Division
      • Udaipur District
        • Udaipur
Viladkar, S. G. Graphite-bearing dolomite carbonatites in Newania, Western India.
  • Telangana
    • Nalgonda District
Kaur, G., & Mitchell, R. H. (2017) Mineralogy of the baotite-bearing Gundrapalli lamproite, Nalgonda district, Telangana, India. 11th International Kimberlite Conference Extended Abstract No. 11IKC-4499, 2017
Talukdar, D., Pandey, A., Rao, N. C., Kumar, A., Pandit, D., Belyatsky, B., & Lehmann, B. (2018). Petrology and geochemistry of the Mesoproterozoic Vattikod lamproites, Eastern Dharwar Craton, southern India: evidence for multiple enrichment of sub-continental lithospheric mantle and links with amalgamation and break-up of the Columbia supercontinent. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 173(8), 67.
Italy
 
  • Aosta Valley
    • Nus
      • Saint-Barthélemy
Barresi, A.A., Kolitsch, U., Ciriotti, M.E., Ambrino, P., Bracco, R., Bonacina, E. (2005): La miniera di manganese di Varenche (Aosta, Italia nord-occidentale): ardennite, arseniopleite, manganberzeliite, pirofanite, sarkinite, thortveitite, nuovo As-Sc-analogo della metavariscite e altre specie. Micro (località), 2/2005, 81-122; Oberti, R., Boiocchi, M., Hawthorne, F.C., Ciriotti, M.E. (2017): Magnesio-riebeckite from the Varenche mine (Aosta Valley, Italy): crystal-chemical characterization of a grandfathered end-member. Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 1431-1437.
  • 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.; Oberti R, Boiocchi M, Hawthorne F C, Ciriotti M E, Revheim O, Bracco R (2018) Clino-suenoite, a newly approved magnesium-iron-manganese amphibole from Valmalenco, Sondrio, Italy. Mineralogical Magazine 82, 189-198
  • Piedmont
    • Cuneo Province
      • Bellino
Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
      • Canosio
        • Vallone della Valletta
Cámara, F., Ciriotti, M.E., Bittarello, E., Nestola, F., Massimi, F., Radica, F., Costa, E., Benna, P., Piccoli, G.C. (2014) Arsenic-bearing new mineral species from Valletta mine, Maira Valley, Piedmont, Italy: I. Grandaite, Sr2Al(AsO4)2(OH), description and crystal structure. Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 757-774; Cámara, F., Bittarello, E., Ciriotti, M.E., Nestola, F., Radica, F., Massimi, F., Balestra, C., Bracco, R. (2017a) As-bearing new mineral species from Valletta mine, Maira Valley, Piedmont, Italy: III. Canosioite, Ba2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH), description and crystal structure. Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 305–317.
    • Metropolitan City of Turin
      • Pragelato
Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
      • Sparone
M.E. Ciriotti; Minnigh, L.D. (1978a) Petrological and structural investigations of the Sparone area in the Orco valley (southern Sesia-Lanzo border zone, western Italian Alps). University of Leiden Dissertation, 121 pp.
  • Tuscany
    • Grosseto Province
Azzaro E., Caravani L., Di Sabatino B., Negretti G. (1977): Aspetti petrologici delle rocce verdi del Promontorio Argentario (Toscana). Rend. Soc. Ital. Miner. Petrol., 33, 689-698.
Azzaro E., Caravani L., Di Sabatino B., Negretti G. (1977): Aspetti petrologici delle rocce verdi del Promontorio Argentario (Toscana). Rend. Soc. Ital. Miner. Petrol., 33, 689-698.
Azzaro E., Caravani L., Di Sabatino B., Negretti G. (1977): Aspetti petrologici delle rocce verdi del Promontorio Argentario (Toscana). Rend. Soc. Ital. Miner. Petrol., 33, 689-698.
Japan
 
  • Niigata
    • Itoigawa City
      • Ōmi
Alfredo Petrov collection
Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.)
Hiroaki Tano specimen
  • Tokushima
    • Tokushima City
Miyashiro, A. and Iwasaki, M. (1957) Magnesioriebeckite in crystalline schists of Bizan in Sikoku, Japan. Journal of the Geological Society of Japan, 63, 698.
    • Yoshinogawa City
      • Yamakawa-cho
Petrology exhibit at Stone Fair, Tokushima City, May 2014.
Kazakhstan
 
  • Karaganda Region
    • Ulytau
Box, S.E., Syusyura, Boris, Hayes, T.S., Taylor, C.D., Zientek, M.L., Hitzman, M.W., Seltmann, Reimer, Chechetkin, Vladimir, Dolgopolova, Alla, Cossette, P.M., and Wallis, J.C., 2012, Sandstone copper assessment of the Chu-Sarysu Basin, Central Kazakhstan: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010–5090–E, 63 p
Madagascar
 
  • Amoron'i Mania
Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium collection Sample # 11342
      • Itremo
        • Imorona valley
Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871; Rasoamalala, V., Salvi, S., Béziat, D., Ursule, J.-Ph., Cuney, M., Parseval, Ph. de, Guillaume, D., Moine, B. & Andriamampihantona, J. (2014): Geology of bastnaesite and monazite deposits in the Ambatofinandrahana area, central part of Madagascar: An overview. Journal of African Earth Sciences. 94, 128-140
Myanmar
 
  • Kachin State
    • Mohnyin District
      • Hpakant Township (Hpakan; Phakant; Phakan)
        • Hpakant-Tawmaw Jade Tract
          • Hpakant (Hpakan; Phakant; Phakan)
Jing Wang, Guanghai Shi, Jun Wang, Ye Yuan, and Mengchu Yang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(4), 1450-1460
Namibia
 
  • Otjozondjupa Region
    • Omatako
Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 368 pp. (in English)
New Zealand
 
  • West Coast Region
    • Westland District
Cooper, A.F. (1996) Nb-rich baotite in carbonatites and fenites at Haast River, New Zealand. Mineralogical Magazine Vol. 60, 473-482.
      • Okuru River
Cooper, A.F. (1996) Nb-rich baotite in carbonatites and fenites at Haast River, New Zealand. Mineralogical Magazine Vol. 60, 473-482.
North Macedonia
 
  • Kavadarci
    • Ržanovo
Todor Serafimovski, Blažo Boev, Goran Tasev (2012): SOME QUANTITATIVE ASPECTS OF THE MAJOR TYPES OF ORES AT THE RŽANOVO FE-NI LATERITIC DEPOSIT, R. MACEDONIA. Geologica Macedonica, 26, 21–35.
  • Veles
    • Nežilovo
      • Jakupica Mts
        • Babuna Valley
Jančev, S., Karamachoska, B., & Boev, B. (2017). Phase relations between Baryte–BaSO4, cymrite–BaAl2Si2O8· H2O and Hyalophane–(K, Ba) Al Si3 O8 from the ore occurrence no. 2 at Kalugjeri micro-locality near Nezhilovo village, Macedonia. Journal of Natural Sciences and Mathematics of UT, 2(3), 100-106.
Chukanov, Nikita V., Jančev, Simeon., Pekov, Igor V. (2015): The association of Oxygen-bearing minerals of the chalcophile elements in the orogenetic zone related to the “mixed series” complex near Nežilovo, Republic of Macedonia. Macedonian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 115–124
Pakistan
 
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
    • Khyber Agency
Mian, I., & Le Bas, M. J. (1986). Sodic amphiboles in fenites from the Loe Shilman carbonatite complex, NW Pakistan. Mineral Magazine, 50, 187-197.
Romania
 
  • Harghita
Pál Molnár, E. (2000): Hornblendites and diorites of the Ditró syenite massif. University of Szeged, Szeged Hungary, 172 p.
    • Gheorgheni
Szakáll, S. & Kristály, F., Eds. (2010): Mineralogy of Székelyland, Eastern Transylvania, Romania. Csík County Nature and Conservation Society, Miercurea-Ciuc, Romania, 321 pp.
  • Suceava
    • Suceava district
      • Iacobeni (Jakobeny; Jacobeny; Jakabfalva)
http://minerals-of-the-carpathians.eu
Russia
 
  • Chelyabinsk Oblast
    • Vishnevye Mountains
http://webmineral.ru/deposits/item.php?id=841
  • Irkutsk Oblast
    • Vitim Plateau
      • Biraya and Bya Rivers confluence area (Chara Basin)
        • Biraya Fe-REE ore occurrence
Pavel M. Kartashov data
  • Murmansk Oblast
    • Khibiny Massif
Konopleva, N.G., Ivanyuk, G.Y., Pakhomovsky, Y.A., Yakovenchuk, V.N., Men’shikov, Y.P., and Korchak, Y.A. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(8), 720-731.
www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/lovo.htm
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Málaga
      • Antequera
(alleged by some collectors to colour the quartz blue, but might be mistaken ID; no analyses presented); Romero Silva, J.C (2003). Minerales y Rocas de la Provincia de Málaga. CEDMA County Council 318 pp 1 map
  • Valencian Community
    • Castellón
      • Altura
Adrian Pesudo collection
Sweden
 
  • Jönköping County
    • Jönköping
      • Gränna
http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/magnesioriebeckite.pdf
Switzerland
 
  • Grisons
    • Bregaglia Valley (Bergell)
      • Vicosoprano
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 64
    • Engadin
      • Maloja
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 349.
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 64
      • Sils im Engadin
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 350.
    • Hinterrhein Valley
      • Ferrera Valley
        • Ausserferrera
Brugger, J. (1996): The Fe, Mn, (V, Sb, As, Be, W) deposits of Val Ferrera (Graubünden, Switzerland). Unpublished PhD Thesis, Univ. Basel., 188 p.; 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.
  • Valais
    • Brig
      • Simplon pass area
        • Rosswald
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 264-265.
Ukraine
 
  • Dnepropetrovsk Oblast
Roberto Bosi collection
USA
 
  • California
    • Mendocino Co.
      • Coastal Range
        • Laytonville
Onucki, H. and Ernst, W.G. (1969) Coexisting sodic amphiboles and sodic pyroxenes from blueschist facies metamorphic rocks. Mineralogical Association of America Special Paper 2: 244; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California: 403.
    • Sonoma Co.
Peter Cristofono
  • Colorado
    • Fremont Co.
      • Gem Park complex
"Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", p. 16, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
  • Michigan
    • Marquette Co.
      • Palmer
Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
  • Minnesota
    • Crow Wing Co.
      • Cuyuna North Range
McSwiggen, P. L., Morey, G. B., & Cleland, J. M. (1994). Occurrence and genetic implications of hyalophane in manganese-rich iron-formation, Cuyuna Iron Range, Minnesota, USA. Mineralogical Magazine, 58(392), 387-400.
  • Montana
    • Lincoln Co.
      • Libby Mining District (Snowshoe Mining District)
        • Libby
American Mineralogist, Volume 88, pages 1955–1969, 2003; Lowers, H.A., Wilson, S.A., Hoefen, T.M., Benzel, W.M., and Meeker, G.P., 2012, Preparation and characterization of “Libby Amphibole” toxicological testing material: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1012, 20 p.
  • New Jersey
    • Somerset Co.
      • Bernards Township
Maertens, J. (2007) Collecting Minerals at Tilcon's Millington Quarry. The Tilcon Times, Summer:10.
    • Sussex Co.
      • Franklin Mining District
        • Franklin
Dunn(1995):Pt3:456.
FOMS Millsite Committee (1986) (circa), List of Mineral Species Found on the Franklin Mill Site, Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society (unpublished).
Dunn(1995):Pt3:456.
  • New York
    • Westchester Co.
      • Cortlandt Township
SEM/EDS analysis by Excalibur Mineral Co.
  • Utah
    • Duchesne Co.
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
Am Min 45:188-199
Am Min 58:211-217
  • Wyoming
    • Fremont Co.
      • South Pass-Atlantic City Mining District
        • Atlantic City
James Cheshire collection
 
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