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Mesitine Spar

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About Mesitine SparHide

Formula:
(Mg,Fe)CO3
A variety of Ferroan Magnesite

A ferroan variety of magnesite with the Mg : Fe atomic ratio ranging from 70 : 30 to 50 : 50.
Compare breunnerite.


Chemical Properties of Mesitine SparHide

Formula:
(Mg,Fe)CO3

Synonyms of Mesitine SparHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
3 photos of Mesitine Spar associated with QuartzSiO2
1 photo of Mesitine Spar associated with ScheeliteCa(WO4)
1 photo of Mesitine Spar associated with ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8

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 Mesitine SparHide

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Dana, 7th ed., 1951

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Localities for Mesitine SparHide

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.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Friesach - Hüttenberg area
      • Hirt
        • Griesserhof (Gulitzen; Gullitzen)
I. Anglberger: Der Karinthin 91:195-198 (1984)
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Glockner group
        • Hochtor area
      • Hafner group
        • Eisentratten
H. Meixner: Carinthia II 170./90.: 38(1980)
  • Salzburg
    • Abtenau
      • Annaberg
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
      • Webing
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
    • Bischofshofen
Natural History Museum Vienna ore deposit collection
    • Dienten
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
    • Golling
      • Grabenbach area
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
    • Lungau
      • Murwinkel
        • Rotgülden
          • Lower Rotgülden lake
W.H. Paar, J. Weidinger, R. Mrazek, H. Heiss: Lapis 18(5):13-28 (1993)
      • Zederhaus valley
        • Fell
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
    • Radstadt
      • Hüttau
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
    • Saalfelden
      • Leogang
        • Hütten
          • Schwarzleograben
            • Schwarzleo District
Paar, W. H. & Chen, T. T. (1985): Zur Mineralogie von Cu-Ni(Co)-Pb-Ag-Hg-Erzen im Revier Schwarzleo bei Leogang, Salzburg, Österreich. Mitt. österr. geol. Ges. 78, 125-148.
    • St Johann im Pongau
      • Mitterberg District
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
        • Palfnerkogel
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
    • Werfen
      • Pfarrwerfen
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
      • Pöham
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
      • Inn valley
        • Landeck
Exel, R. (1982): Die Mineralien Tirols, Band 2: Nord- und Osttirol, Vorarlberg. Verlag Athesia, Bozen, 198 pp.
          • Thialkopf - Gatschkopf area
Exel, R. (1982): Die Mineralien Tirols, Band 2: Nord- und Osttirol, Vorarlberg. Verlag Athesia, Bozen, 198 pp.
        • Pfunds
          • Serfaus
            • Komperdell (Komperdell Alp)
Vohryzka, K. (1968): Die Erzlagerstätten von Nordtirol und ihr Verhältnis zur alpinen Tektonik. Jb. Geol. B.-A., 111, 3-88.
      • Kitzbühel Alps
        • Kitzbühel
          • Oberndorf in Tirol
Gasser (1913), cited in: Vohryzka, K. (1968): Die Erzlagerstätten von Nordtirol und ihr Verhältnis zur alpinen Tektonik. Jb. Geol. B.-A., 111, 3-88.
          • Reith bei Kitzbühel
Vohryzka, K. (1968): Die Erzlagerstätten von Nordtirol und ihr Verhältnis zur alpinen Tektonik. Jb. Geol. B.-A., 111, 3-88.
      • Stanz valley
        • Grins
Exel, R. (1982): Die Mineralien Tirols, Band 2: Nord- und Osttirol, Vorarlberg. Verlag Athesia, Bozen, 198 pp.
France
 
  • Grand Est
    • Bas-Rhin
      • Sélestat-Erstein
        • Urbeis
Lacroix Minéralogie de la France, Tome III, p. 594 mésitine : old name for magnésite
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Hautes-Alpes
      • La Grave
Yves Masson specimen
Germany
 
  • Saxony
    • Mittelsachsen
Lapis 11(7/8), 13-60 (1986)
Italy
 
  • Sardinia
    • Metropolitan City of Cagliari
      • Assemini
Rui Nunes' collection
    • South Sardinia Province
      • Sarrabus-Gerrei
De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol
  • Trentino-Alto Adige
    • Trento Province (Trentino)
      • Valsugana
        • Roncegno
De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
Switzerland
 
  • Valais
    • Goms
      • Ernen
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 369.
 
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