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Marialite

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About MarialiteHide

Formula:
Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Colour:
Bluish, Brownish, Colorless, Violet, Greenish
Lustre:
Vitreous, Resinous, Pearly
Hardness:
5½ - 6
Specific Gravity:
2.5 - 2.62
Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Member of:
Name:
Named in 1866 by Gerhard vom Rath in honor of his wife, Maria Rosa vom Rath (1830-1888).
Scapolite (Marialite-Meionite Series).

An unusual, Pb-rich and Be-bearing marialite was described by Christy & Gatedal (2005).

Visit gemdat.org for gemological information about Marialite.


Classification of MarialiteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
9.FB.15

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
F : Tektosilicates without zeolitic H2O
B : Tektosilicates with additional anions
Dana 7th ed.:
76.3.1.1
76.3.1.1

76 : TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
3 : Al-Si Framework with other Be/Al/Si frameworks
17.3.4

17 : Silicates Containing other Anions
3 : Silicates with chloride (including aluminosilicates)

Physical Properties of MarialiteHide

Vitreous, Resinous, Pearly
Transparency:
Transparent, Translucent
Colour:
Bluish, Brownish, Colorless, Violet, Greenish
Streak:
White
Hardness:
5½ - 6 on Mohs scale
Tenacity:
Very brittle
Cleavage:
Distinct/Good
Distinct on the {100} and the {110}
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven, Conchoidal
Density:
2.5 - 2.62 g/cm3 (Measured)    2.54 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of MarialiteHide

Type:
Uniaxial (-)
RI values:
nω = 1.539 - 1.550 nε = 1.532 - 1.541
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.007 - 0.009
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Low

Chemical Properties of MarialiteHide

Formula:
Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Common Impurities:
Fe,Ca,K,S

Crystallography of MarialiteHide

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Class (H-M):
4/m - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
I4/m
Cell Parameters:
a = 12.060(3) Å, c = 7.572(3) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 0.628
Unit Cell V:
1 ų
Z:
2
Morphology:
Prismatic, granular, massive.
Comment:
Teertstra & Sherriff (1996) give a = 12.06(1) and c = 7.551(5) Å for end-member marialite.

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

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Radiation - Copper Kα
Data Set:
Data courtesy of RRUFF project at University of Arizona, used with permission.
Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.80 Å(8)
3.45 Å(10)
3.05 Å(9)
2.68 Å(7)
2.29 Å(5)
1.907 Å(7)
1.363 Å(6)

Type Occurrence of MarialiteHide

Synonyms of MarialiteHide

Other Language Names for MarialiteHide

Simplified Chinese:钠柱石
中柱石
Spanish:Marialita
Traditional Chinese:鈉柱石
中柱石

Relationship of Marialite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
AlgeriteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3Tet. 4/m : I4/m
ScapoliteThis term generally refers to just the marialite-meionite series, not the full scapolite group, ...Tet.
Silvialite(Ca,Na)4(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3)Tet. 4/m : I4/m
Forms a series with:

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
14 photos of Marialite associated with CalciteCaCO3
11 photos of Marialite associated with OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
8 photos of Marialite associated with DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
8 photos of Marialite associated with FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
7 photos of Marialite associated with Afghanite(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
7 photos of Marialite associated with MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
6 photos of Marialite associated with PyriteFeS2
6 photos of Marialite associated with PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
4 photos of Marialite associated with TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
3 photos of Marialite associated with QuartzSiO2

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.FB.05Afghanite(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6Trig. 3m : P3 1c
9.FB.05Bystrite(Na,K)7Ca(Al6Si6O24)(S5)ClHex.
9.FB.05Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2OHex. 6 : P63
9.FB.05CancrisiliteNa7(Al5Si7O24)(CO3) · 3H2OHex.
9.FB.05Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2Hex. 6/m : P63/m
9.FB.05Franzinite(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)2 · 0.5H2OHex.
9.FB.05Giuseppettite(Na,K,Ca)7-8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,Cl)1-2Hex.
9.FB.05HydroxycancriniteNa8(Al6Si6O24)(OH)2 · 2H2OHex.
9.FB.05Liottite(Na,K)16Ca8(Al6Si6O24)3(SO4)5Cl4Hex.
9.FB.05MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2Hex.
9.FB.05PitiglianoiteNa6K2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · 2H2OHex.
9.FB.05Quadridavyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)Cl4Hex.
9.FB.05Sacrofanite(Na61K19Ca32)(Si84Al84O336)(SO4)26Cl2F6•2H2OHex.
9.FB.05Tounkite(Na,Ca,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)2Cl · H2OHex.
9.FB.05Vishnevite(Na,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3) · 2H2OHex. 6 : P63
9.FB.05Marinellite(Na,K)42Ca6(Al6Si6O24)6(SO4)8Cl2 · 3H2OTrig. 3m : P3 1c
9.FB.05Farneseite(Na,Ca,K)56(Al6Si6O24)7(SO4)12 · 6H2OHex. 6/m : P63/m
9.FB.05Alloriite(Na,Ca,K)26Ca4(Al6Si6O24)4(SO4)6Cl6Trig. 3m : P3 1c
9.FB.05Fantappièite[Na82.5Ca33K16.5](Si99Al99O396)(SO4)33 · 4H2OTrig. 3 : R3
9.FB.05KyanoxaliteNa7(Al6-xSi6+xO24)(C2O4)0.5+x · 5H2O (0 < x < 0.5)Hex. 6 : P63
9.FB.05Balliranoite(Na,K)6Ca2(Si6Al6O24)Cl2(CO3)Hex. 6 : P63
9.FB.05CarbobystriteNa8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3) · 3.5H2OTrig. 3m : P3 1c
9.FB.05DepmeieriteNa8(Al6Si6O24)(PO4,CO3)1-x · 3H2O (x<0.5)Hex. 6 : P63
9.FB.05KircheriteNa5Ca2K(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)2 · 0.33H2OTrig. 3 2 : R3 2
9.FB.10BicchuliteCa2(Al2SiO6)(OH)2Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
9.FB.10DanaliteBe3Fe2+4(SiO4)3SIso. 4 3m : P4 3n
9.FB.10GenthelviteBe3Zn4(SiO4)3SIso. 4 3m : P4 3n
9.FB.10Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)Iso. 4 3m : P4 3n
9.FB.10HelvineBe3Mn2+4(SiO4)3SIso. 4 3m : P4 3n
9.FB.10KamaishiliteCa2(Al2SiO6)(OH)2Tet.
9.FB.10LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2,S3,Cl,OH)2Iso. 4 3m : P4 3n
9.FB.10NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2OIso. 4 3m : P4 3n
9.FB.10SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2Iso. 4 3m : P4 3n
9.FB.10Tsaregorodtsevite(N(CH3)4)(AlSi5O12)Orth.
9.FB.10TugtupiteNa4BeAlSi4O12ClTet. 4 : I4
9.FB.15MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3Tet. 4/m : I4/m
9.FB.15Silvialite(Ca,Na)4(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3)Tet. 4/m : I4/m

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

17.3.1RustumiteCa10(Si2O7)2(SiO4)(OH)2Cl2Mon.
17.3.2ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18ClIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
17.3.3SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2Iso. 4 3m : P4 3n
17.3.5TugtupiteNa4BeAlSi4O12ClTet. 4 : I4
17.3.6EudialyteNa15Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)3Zr3[Si25O73](O,OH,H2O)3(OH,Cl)2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
17.3.7AlluaiviteNa19(Ca,Mn)6(Ti,Nb)3Si26O74Cl · 2H2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
17.3.8NasonitePb6Ca4(Si2O7)3Cl2Hex.
17.3.9AsisitePb7SiO9Cl2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I4/mmm
17.3.10JagoitePb18Fe3+4[Si4(Si,Fe3+)6][Pb4Si16(Si,Fe)4]O82Cl6Hex.
17.3.11FriedeliteMn2+8Si6O15(OH,Cl)10Mon. 2/m : B2/m
17.3.12Pyrosmalite-(Fe)Fe2+8Si6O15(OH,Cl)10Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
17.3.13Pyrosmalite
17.3.14Pyrosmalite-(Mn)Mn2+8Si6O15(OH,Cl)10Trig.
17.3.16Mcgillite(Mn,Fe)8Si6O15(OH)8Cl2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
17.3.17TraskiteBa21Ca(Fe2+,Mn,Ti)4(Ti,Fe,Mg)12(Si12O36)(Si2O7)6(O,OH)30Cl6·14H2O Hex.
17.3.18MuiriteBa10Ca2Mn2+Ti[HSi2O7]5(OH,Cl,F)5Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
17.3.19VerplanckiteBa2(Mn,Fe,Ti)Si2O6(O,OH,Cl,F)2 · 3H2O or nearHex.

Fluorescence of MarialiteHide

Commonly orange to bright yellow or red in SW or LW
PhotoChromic scapolite has been found in Baffin Island and Afghanistan

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 MarialiteHide

Reference List:
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vom Rath, G. (1866) Mineralogisch-geognostische Fragmente aus Italien. Zeitschrift der deutschen geologischen Gesellschaft: 18: 634-637.
Papike, J.J., Zoltai, T. (1965) The crystal structure of a marialite scapolite. American Mineralogist: 50: 641-655.
Lin, S.B., Burley, B.J. (1973) Crystal structure of a sodium and chlorine-rich scapolite. Acta Crystallographica: B29: 1272-1278.
Ulbrich, H.H. (1973) Crystallographic data and refractive indices of scapolites. American Mineralogist: 58: 81-92.
Bayliss, P. (1987) Mineral nomenclature: scapolite. Mineralogical Magazine: 51: 176-176.
Belokoneva, E.L., Sokolova, N.V., Urusov, V.S. (1993) Scapolite: crystal structures of marialite (Ma11) and meiorite (Me88) with space groups as functions of composition. Kristallografiya: 38(1): 52-57 (in Russian).
Kabalov, Yu.K., Sokolova, E.V., Urusov, V.S. (1995) Rietveld refinement of scapolite crystal structures: marialite (4.7% Me). Kristallografiya: 40(5): 829-832 (in Russian).
Sokolova, E.V., Kabalov, Y.K., Sherriff, B.L., Teertstra, D.K., Jenkins, D.M., Kunath-Fandrei, G., Goetz, S., Jäger, C. (1996) Marialite: Rietveld structure-refinement and 29Si MAS and 27Al satellite transition NMR spectroscopy. The Canadian Mineralogist: 34: 1039-1050.
Teertstra, D.K., Sherriff, B.L. (1996) Scapolite cell-parameter trends along the solid-solution series. American Mineralogist: 81: 169-180.
Sokolova, E.V., Gobechiya, E.R., Zolotarev, A.A., Kabalov, Yu.K. (2000) Refinement of the crystal structures of two marialites from the Kukurt deposit of the East Pamirs. Kristallografiya: 45: 1014-1018 (in Russian).
Seto, Y., Shimobayashi, N., Miyake, A., Kitamura, M. (2004) Composition and I4/m - P42/n phase transition in scapolite solid solutions. American Mineralogist: 89: 257-265.
Christy, A.G., Gatedal, K. (2005) Extremely Pb-rich rock-forming silicates including a beryllian scapolite and associated minerals in a skarn from Långban, Värmland, Sweden. Mineralogical Magazine: 69: 995-1018.
Sokolova, E., Hawthorne, F.C. (2008) The crystal chemistry of the scapolite-group minerals. I. Crystal structure and long-range order. The Canadian Mineralogist: 46: 1527-1554.
Anato, S.M., Hassan, I. (2011) The structures of marialite (Me6) and meionite (Me93) in space groups P42/n and I4/m, and the absence of phase transitions in the scapolite series. Powder Diffraction: 26: 119-125.
Antao, S.M., Hassan, I. (2011) Complete Al-Si order in scapolite Me37.5, ideally Ca3Na5[Al8Si16O48]Cl(CO3), and implications for antiphase domain boundaries (APBs). Canadian Mineralogist: 49: 581-586.
https://www.gia.edu/gems-gemology/spring-2014-gemnews-tenebrescent-scapolite Photochromic Afghan Scapolite (no where to put Internet ref!!!)

Internet Links for MarialiteHide

Localities for MarialiteHide

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.
Afghanistan
 
  • Badakhshan
    • Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts
      • Koksha Valley (Kokscha Valley; Kokcha Valley)
        • Sar-e Sang (Sar Sang; Sary Sang)
(Dudley Blauwet private communication)
Moore, T.P.,Woodside, R.M.W. (2014): The Sar-e-Sang Lapis Mines, Kuran Wa Munjan district, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan. Mineralogical Record 45 (3), 280-336.
http://www.mindat.org/mesg-105-318134.html
Moore, T.P.,Woodside, R.M.W. (2014): The Sar-e-Sang Lapis Mines, Kuran Wa Munjan district, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan. Mineralogical Record 45 (3), 280-336.
RWMW Collection
Argentina
 
  • Mendoza Province
    • Malargüe Department
specimen from Roberto Kurcbart, 11-2000.
Australia
 
  • Queensland
    • Cloncurry Shire
      • Cloncurry
Edwards, A.B. and Baker, G., 1953. Scapolitisation in the Cloncurry district of northwestern Queensland. Journal of the Geological Society of Australia, 1:1-2, 1-33.
Edwards, A.B. and Baker, G., 1953. Scapolitisation in the Cloncurry district of northwestern Queensland. Journal of the Geological Society of Australia, 1:1-2, 1-33.
      • Selwyn District
Wang, S., and Williams, P.J. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 109-124.
    • North Burnett Region
part of list University of Queensland
  • South Australia
    • Central North
      • Coober Pedy
Clark, J. M. (2014). Defining the style of mineralisation at the Cairn Hill magnetite-sulphide deposit; Mount Woods Inlier, Gawler Craton, South Australia (Honors thesis).
  • Tasmania
    • Huon Valley municipality
      • Huon-Channel region
Bottrill, RS, 1997. The Minerals of the Cygnet District. The Mineralogical Society of Tasmania Newsletter, 25, p.12; Taheri, J., and Bottrill, R. S., 1998, Porphyry and Sedimentary-hosted Gold Deposits near Cygnet: New Styles of Gold Mineralisation in Tasmania: Unpub Rept, Mineral Resources Tasmania. 1999/01
Bottrill, R.S., Everard, J.L. and Taheri, J., 2014. Cretaceous Igneous Rocks. In: Corbett, K.D., Quilty, P.G. and Calver, C.R. (editors), Section 10.3. Geological Evolution of Tasmania. Geological Society of Australia Special Publication 24, Geological Society of Australia (Tasmania Division), 453–463.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Völkermarkt District
      • Griffen
        • Saualpe
          • Ladinger Spitze - Speikkogel area
Raith, Johann G. (1998) Petrographie und Mineralchemie von Skapolith aus dem Kristallin östlich der Hohen Tauern. Mitt. Abt. Miner. Landesmuseum Joanneum. Heft 62/63, pp.23-38 (https://www.museum-joanneum.at/upload/file/Mineralogie/Mitteilungen/mitt62-63_1998_23-38_Raith.pdf)
    • Wolfsberg District
      • Frantschach-Sankt Gertraud
        • Brandrücken
Brazil
 
  • Espírito Santo
Tony Nikischer specimen ands analysis
Blue Chip Minerals
Burundi
The Royal Museum for Central Africa (RMCA), sample # 11251; http://www.metafro.be/mineralogy/browse_hierarchical_geo?country=Burundi
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Osoyoos Mining Division
      • Hedley
Econ Geol (1992) 87:1541-1565
  • Nova Scotia
    • Cumberland Co.
      • Parrsboro
Owen, J.V., Greenough, J.D. (1999) Scapolite Pegmatite from the Minas Fault, Nova Scotia. Mineralogical Magazine: 63(3): 387-397.
  • Nunavut
    • Kivalliq Region
Jones, S. (2019). Paragenesis of Gold Mineralization and Integrated Exploration Techniques of the Kiyuk Lake Project, Kivalliq Region, Nunavut, Canada (MS thesis Queen’s University Kingston, Ontario, Canada).
    • Qikiqtaaluk Region
      • Baffin Island
Can Min 38:1193-1199
[Canadian Mineralogist 38 p1193-1199 - "Violet-colored diopside from southern Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada - C.D.K. Herd, R.C. Peterson and G.R. Rossman"]
  • Ontario
    • Haliburton County
      • Glamorgan Township
Canadian Mineralogist V.6,page 670
No reference listed
The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 46, pp. 1577-1591 (2008)
    • Hastings County
      • Herschel Township
element51.com. Fouts, C. (1998) Bancroft & District Mineral Collecting Guidebook. Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce, 50pp.
    • Renfrew County
      • Brougham Township
http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31F07SW00016.html
      • Griffith Township
Carter T. R., Colvine A.C. and Meyn H.D. (1980) Geology of Base Metal, Precious Metal, Iron, and Molybdenum Deposits in the Pembroke-Renfrew Area, Ontario geological Survey, Mineral Deposits Circular 20, p. 162.
  • Québec
    • Montérégie
      • Vaudreuil-Soulanges RCM
        • Vaudreuil-Dorion
Bowen 1922 Williams, Turner, Gilbert, 1954.
  • Saskatchewan
D. D. Hogarth (1957): The apatite-bearing veins of Nisikkatch Lake, Saskatchewan. Can. Mineral. 6, 140-150.
  • Yukon
    • Mayo mining district
      • Wernecke Mts
Hunt, J., Baker, T., and Thorkelson, D. (2005): Mineralium Deposita 40, 492-514.
Hunt, J., Baker, T., and Thorkelson, D. (2005): Mineralium Deposita 40, 492-514.
Chile
 
  • Antofagasta
    • Antofagasta Province
      • Mejillones
        • Mejillones peninsula
SEM-EDS and XRD by Joy Desor and Gerhard Möhn
    • El Loa Province
      • San Pedro de Atacama
Wegner, R. (1982): El Laco/Chile. Lavaströme aus Eisenerz. LAPIS 7 (5), 15-18; - Wegner, R. (1982): El Laco/Chile. Lavaströme aus Eisenerz. LAPIS 7 (5), 15-18
  • Atacama
    • Copiapó Province
      • Tierra Amarilla
        • Pampa Larga district
          • Alacrán
SEM-EDS by Joy Desor, XRD by Joachim Lorenz
SEM-EDS by Joy Desor
China
 
  • Anhui
    • Anqing
      • Huaining County
        • Yueshan ore field
Xuncheng Wang and Yucai Zhou (1995): Geology and Prospecting 31(3), 9, 16-23
    • Ma'anshan
      • Yushan District
        • Aoshan pyrite ore field (Xiangshan pyrite ore field)
Yuanming Pan and Ping Dong (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15, 177-242.
  • Hubei
    • Huangshi
      • Tieshan District
Fenghua Yang (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(6), 20-24
  • Jiangsu
    • Nanjing
      • Jiangning District
Chuanxian Lin and Zheru Zhang (1984): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 1984(1), 12-20.
  • Shaanxi
    • Shangluo
      • Shanyang County
Shaoyong Jiang, Palmer, M.R., Chunji Xue, and Yanhe Li (1994): Mineralogical Magazine 58(4), 543-552
  • Xinjiang
    • Kezilesu Autonomous Prefecture (Kizilsu Autonomous Prefecture; Qizilsu Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Aketao Co. (Akto Co.; Aqto Co.)
        • Subashi (Subashen)
Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp.
      • Atushi Co. (Artux Co.; Atux Co.; Atush Co.)
Fuquan Yang, Huijuan Deng, Haodong Xia, Boyong Ma, and Liben Wang (2003): Xinjiang Geology 21(4), 426-432
Czech Republic
 
  • Karlovy Vary Region
Ondruš, P., Veselovský, F., Gabašová, A., Hloušek, J., Šrein, V. (2003) Supplement to secondary and rock-forming minerals of the Jáchymov ore dsitrict. Journal of the Czech Geological Society, 48, 149–155
  • Vysočina Region
    • Žďár nad Sázavou District
David Parfitt collection
Uwe Kolitsch
Finland
 
  • North Ostrobothnia
    • Pudasjärvi
Karinen, Tuomo 2010. The Koillismaa intrusion northeasten Finland - evidence for PGE reef forming processes in the layered series. Geological Survey of Finland Bulletin 404
  • Satakunta
    • Siikainen
Joel Dyer Collection
  • Southwest Finland
    • Pargas
Hytönen,K. (1999): Suomen Mineraalit. Geologian tutkimuskeskus. Erillisjulkaisu, Jyväskylä, 399 pp
Hytönen,K. (1999): Suomen Mineraalit. Geologian tutkimuskeskus. Erillisjulkaisu, Jyväskylä, 399 pp
France
 
  • Centre-Val de Loire
    • Cher
      • Sancerre-Couy drilling
Eur. J. Mineral. , 1993, 5, pp. 85-96.
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
    • Pyrénées-Atlantiques
      • Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port
        • Mauléon
          • Libarrenx (Libarenz; Libarens)
Tschermak, G. (1883): Die Skapolithreihe, Monatshefte für Chemie, Vol. 4, 851-888
  • Occitanie
    • Ariège
      • Miglos
Chollet pascal Collection
Greece
 
  • Attica
    • East Attica
      • Lavreotiki
        • Lavrion District Mines
          • Plaka
            • Plaka Mines
Rieck, B., Kolitsch, U., Voudouris, P., Giester, G. and Tzeferis, P. (2018): Weitere Neufunde aus Lavrion, Griechenland. Mineralien-Welt 29 (5), 32-77 (in German).
Kolitsch, U., Rieck, B. and Voudouris, P. (2015): Mineralogy and genesis of the Lavrion ore deposit: new insights from the study of ore and accessory minerals. Poster, MinPet 2015, Leoben, Austria, September 10-13; abstract in Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 161, 66.
India
 
  • Rajasthan
    • Jaipur Division
      • Sikar District
        • Khetri
Baidya, A. S., Sen, A., & Pal, D. C. (2018). Textures and compositions of cobalt pentlandite and cobaltian mackinawite from the Madan-Kudan copper deposit, Khetri Copper Belt, Rajasthan, India. Journal of Earth System Science, 127(4), 56.
    • Jhunjhunu District
Baidya, A. S., Sen, A., & Pal, D. C. (2018). Textures and compositions of cobalt pentlandite and cobaltian mackinawite from the Madan-Kudan copper deposit, Khetri Copper Belt, Rajasthan, India. Journal of Earth System Science, 127(4), 56.
Iran
 
  • East Azerbaijan
    • Varzaqan County
      • Kharvana District
        • Arzil Rural District
Saeed Alirezaei, Morteza Einali, Peter Jones, Shohreh Hassanpour, Reza Arjmandzadeh (2015): Mineralogy, geochemistry, and evolution of the Mivehrood skarn and the associated pluton, northwest Iran. International Journal of Earth Sciences (in press).
  • Semnan
    • Damghan County
Sheibi, M. (2014) Mineral chemistry and mass changes of elements during alteration of Panj-Kuh intrusive body (Damghan, Iran). Geopersia, 4, 1, 87-102; Sheibi, M., Mirnejad, H., and Pooralizadeh Moghaddam, M. (2016) Magnetic susceptibility anisotropy as a predictive exploration tool of metasomatic iron oxide deposits: Example from the Panj-Kuh iron ore body, NE Iran. Ore Geology Reviews, 72, 1, 612-628.
Italy
 
  • Campania
    • Naples
      • Bacoli
Fedele L., Tarzia M., Belkin H.E., De Vivo B., Lima A., Lowenstern J.B. (2006): Magmatic–hydrothermal fluid interaction and mineralization in alkali-syenite nodules from the Breccia Museo pyroclastic deposit, Naples, Italy. In: De Vivo B. (ed.), Volcanism in the Campania Plain: Vesuvius, Campi Flegrei and Ignimbrites. Developments in Volcanology, vol. 9, Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, pages 125-161.
vom Rath, G. (1866): Mineralogisch-geognostische Fragmente aus Italien, Zeitschrift der deutschen geologischen Gesellschaft, Vol. 18, pp. 634-637
Pichler, H., (1970): Italienische Vulkangebiete II, Bornträger Berlin Stuttgart
in the colletion of Ch. & H. Schäfer
      • Somma-Vesuvius Complex
[Lapis 1994:5 p.13-23,58]
          • Ercolano
Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I Minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
          • Sant'Anastasia
Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
    • Salerno
      • Nocera Inferiore
Carati, M. (1988): I minerali degli inclusi metamorfosati nel Tufo Grigio Campano. Notiziario del Gruppo Mineralogico Geologico Napoletano, 18, 5-12.
  • Lombardy
    • Brescia Province
      • Niardo
Van King; Del Caldo A., Moro C., Gramaccioli C.M., Boscardin M. (1973): Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano, 208 pp.; Gramaccioli, C.M. (1975): Minerali alpini e prealpini. Istituto Italiano Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 2 vol., 472 pp.
  • Tuscany
    • Grosseto Province
      • Pitigliano
Analysis by Dr. Tumaini
    • Livorno Province
      • Elba Island
        • Porto Azzurro
E. Manasse, 1910 - Oxalite di Capo d'Arco (Isola d'Elba) - Atti R. Acc. Lincei, Rend., v.19, s.5, f.3: 138-146.
Japan
 
  • Iwate
    • Oshu City
      • Esashi ward
Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
  • Miyazaki
    • Hinokage
Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
  • Nagano
    • Minamisaku district
      • Kawakami-mura
Masutomi Museum specimen (Kyoto)
National Science Museum, Tokyo, displayed specimen #211.
  • Saitama
    • Chichibu City
      • Ohtaki-mura
        • Nakatsugawa
Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Nepal
 
  • Province No. 3
Oleg
Norway
 
  • Aust-Agder
    • Arendal
      • Arendal Iron Mines
        • Øyestad
Bugge, J. A. W. (1945): Løddesøl skarnforekomst. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 25: 35-57
  • Nordland
    • Flakstad
      • Flakstadøya
        • Nusfjord
Kullerud, K. and Erambert, M. (1999) Cl-scapolite, Cl-amphibole, and plagioclase equilibria in ductile shear zones at Nusfjord, Lofoten, Norway: Implications for fluid compositional evolution during fluid-mineral interaction in the deep crust. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 63, 3829-3844.
  • Sogn og Fjordane
    • Vågsøy
      • Vågsøy Island
Identified by XRD, NTH, Sveinung Bergstøl ( Cfr Geo-posten. Ålesund og omegn geologiforening. Julenummer 1989)
Larsen, E. (1989): Beretningen om en tur til Søre Sunnmøre. Geo-Posten. Medlemsblad for Ålesund og omegn Geologiforening. Julenummer 1989, 2 + 6-8.; Larsen, K.E. (2017) Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2016-20. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2017. 109-116
  • Telemark
    • Bamble
Lieftink, D.J., Nijland, T.G. & Maijer, C. (1993): Cl-rich scapolite from Ødegårdens Verk, Bamble, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidskrift 73 (1), 55-57
    • Kragerø
      • Valberg
Nordrum, F.S. Larsen, A.O. & Austrheim, H. (2000): Ni,Co-mineralizations in the Valberg quarry, Kragerø, South Norway: a progress report. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 17: 64-70
    • Skien
Jamtveit B., Dahlgren S. and Austrheim H. (1997): High-grade contact metamorphism of calcareous rocks from the Oslo Rift, Southern Norway. American Mineralogist. 82 : 1241 - 1254
Peru
 
  • Ica
    • Pisco Province
      • Tambo Colorado
J.Hyrsl (2012) Gemstones of Peru, p71
  • Lima
    • Cañete Province
      • Raúl-Condestable Mine
De Haller, A., Corfu, F., Fontboté, L., Schaltegger, U., Barra, F., Chiaradia, M., ... & Alvarado, J. Z. (2006). Geology, geochronology, and Hf and Pb isotope data of the Raúl-Condestable iron oxide-copper-gold deposit, central coast of Peru. Economic Geology, 101(2), 281-310.; Williams, P. J., Barton, M. D., Johnson, D. A., Fontboté, L., De Haller, A., Mark, G., ... & Marschik, R. (2005). Iron oxide copper-gold deposits: Geology, space-time distribution, and possible modes of origin. Economic Geology, 371-405.
Russia
 
  • Chelyabinsk Oblast
    • Miass
Sorokina, E. S., Rassomakhin, M. A., Nikandrov, S. N., Karampelas, S., Kononkova, N. N., Nikolaev, A. G., ... & Kotlyarov, V. A. (2019). Origin of Blue Sapphire in Newly Discovered Spinel–Chlorite–Muscovite Rocks within Meta-Ultramafites of Ilmen Mountains, South Urals of Russia: Evidence from Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Rb-Sr and Sm-Nd Isotopic Data. Minerals, 9(1), 36.
  • Murmansk Oblast
    • Sal nye Tundry
Chukanov, N.V., et al. (2002): Zap. Vses. Min. Obs. 131(2), 58-62; American Mineralogist 88, 933 (2003)
  • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
[World of Stones 12:49]
  • Tuva
    • Eastern Sayan
Doroshkevich, A. G., Veksler, I. V., Izbrodin, I. A., Ripp, G. S., Khromova, E. A., Posokhov, V. F., ... & Vladykin, N. V. (2016). Stable isotope composition of minerals in the Belaya Zima plutonic complex, Russia: Implications for the sources of the parental magma and metasomatizing fluids. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 116, 81-96.
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Lučenec Co.
Farsang, Š., Szakáll, S., Ozdín, D., Zajzon, N., Gaál, Ľ. (2014) Minerals of volcanites of the Cerová Highlands, Slovakia. In: Fehér, B. (ed.): In the attraction of minerals. Studies in honour of the 60-year old Sándor Szakáll. Herman Ottó Múzeum & Magyar Minerofil Társaság, Miskolc, 27-43. (in Hungarian with English abstract)
South Africa
 
  • KwaZulu-Natal
    • Ugu District
Minerals of South Africa
  • Mpumalanga
Minerals of South Africa
Spain
 
  • Asturias
    • Salas
      • Carlés
JRGL collection
  • Extremadura
    • Badajoz
      • Burguillos del Cerro
MinRec 33:498
Sweden
 
  • Norrbotten County
    • Gällivare
      • Aitik
C. Wanhainen & O. Martinsson (2000) The Aitik Cu-Au deposit, Gellivare area, northern Sweden. In Abstract volume and Field trip Guidebook, 2nd annual GEODE-Fennoscandian shield field workshop on Palaeoproterozoic and Archean greenstone belts and VMS districts in the Fennoscandian Shield (Vol. 28).
    • Kiruna
      • Kiruna district
Valentin Alain (2014) Mineral Chemistry and Texture Paragenesis of Alteration Minerals in the Pahtohavare Cu-Au Deposit, Sweden. Masters Thesis Luleå University of Technology
      • Kiruna town
        • Vittangi
IMA 18th General Meeting, Programme with Abstracts, 266
  • Örebro County
    • Askersund
      • Zinkgruvan
Henriques, Å.(1964): Geology and Ores of the Åmmeberg District (Zinkgruvan), Sweden. Arkiv för mineralogi och geologi, 4 (1). Almqvist & Wiksell. 246 pages + 3 plates
  • Värmland County
    • Filipstad
Nysten, P., Holtstam, D. and Jonsson, E. (1999) The Långban minerals. In Långban - The mines,their minerals, geology and explorers (D. Holtstam and J. Langhof, eds.), Swedish Museum of Natural History and Raster Förlag, Stockholm & Chr. Weise Verlag, Munich, pp. 89-183. ; Christy, A.G. & Gatedal, K. (2005): Extremely Pb-rich rock-forming silicates including a beryllian scapolite and associated minerals in a skarn from Långban, Värmland, Sweden. Mineralogical Magazine, 69, 995-1018.
  • Västmanland County
    • Sala
      • Västerfärnebo
SAMLA 4.2 - Swedish Mineral Database in Swedish
Tajikistan
 
  • Gorno-Badakhshan
    • Kukurt river
Sokolova, E. V., Gobechiya, E. R., Zolotarev, A. A., & Kabalov, Y. K. (2000). Refinement of the Crystal Structures of Two Marialites from the Kukurt Deposit of the East Pamirs. Crystallography Reports, 45(6).
Tanzania
 
  • Dodoma Region
Tony Nikischer specimen and analysis
      • Mpapwa
Van King
  • Morogoro Region
    • Uluguru Mts (Uruguru Mts)
      • Morogoro
Harvard Museum of Natural History specimen no. 124903
  • Tanga Region
Zwaan, P. C., & Zwaan, P. C. (1974). Garnet, corundum and other gem minerals from Umba, Tanzania. Rijksmuseum van Geologie en Mineralogie.
UK
 
  • England
    • Devon
      • West Devon
        • Okehampton Hamlets
http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
  • Scotland
Drever, H.I. (1936) Geol. Mag. 73, 452, 457.; Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
    • Shetland
      • Mainland
        • West Mainland
Tindle, A.G. (2008) Minerals of Britain and Ireland, Terra Publishing.
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Cochise County
      • Middle Pass Mining District
        • Cochise Stronghold area
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 362.
  • California
    • Calaveras Co.
      • West Belt
        • New Melones Dam
Albino, G. V. (1995). Sodium metasomatism along the Melones fault zone, Sierra Nevada foothills, California, USA. Mineralogical Magazine, 59(3), 383-399.
    • Inyo Co.
      • Lee Mining District
        • Nelson Range
          • Summit 2347 meters
            • Cerussite Mine area
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press.
      • Panamint Mts (Panamint Range)
        • Cottonwood Mts
          • Ubehebe Mining District
            • Big Dodd Spring
McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 60; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 366.
McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 60; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 366.
    • Los Angeles Co.
      • Lake Hughes
Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California: 63; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 367.
    • Riverside Co.
      • Jurupa Valley
        • Jurupa Mts
Cooney, R.L. (1956), The mineralogy of the Jensen and Henshaw quarries near Riverside, California: Unpublished Master’s thesis, University of California at Los Angeles: 21; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 367; Devito, F. and Ordway, A. (1984), The Jensen Quarry, Riverside County, California. Mineralogical Record: 15(5): 273-290.
  • Colorado
    • Pitkin Co.
      • Elk Mts
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
  • Connecticut
    • Fairfield County
      • Trumbull
        • Long Hill
Harold Moritz collection
Shannon, Earl V. (1921b), Some Minerals from the Old Tungsten Mine at Long Hill in Trumbull, Connecticut. Proceedings U.S. National Museum: 58(2348): 469-482.; Harold Moritz collection.
Harold Moritz collection
    • Litchfield Co.
      • Canaan
        • Falls Village
Harold Moritz collection
  • Maine
    • Cumberland Co.
Anderson, 1991. Maine Mineral Localities, 2nd ed.
King & Foord, 1994: Mineralogy of Maine, V.1
  • Massachusetts
    • Worcester Co.
      • Northborough
P Cristofono collection
  • Nevada
    • Churchill Co.
      • Stillwater Range
Vanko, David A. & Finley C. Bishop (1982), Occurrence and Origin of Marialitic Scapolite in the Humboldt lopolith, N.W. Nevada, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology: 81: 277-289.
    • Eureka Co.
      • Carlin Trend
        • Maggie Creek Mining Subdistrict
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Lyon Co.
      • Singatse Range
    • Mineral Co.
      • Fitting Mining District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Washoe Co.
      • Peavine Mining District
        • Copperfield
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
  • 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
Dunn(1995):Pt4:512.
  • New Mexico
    • Grant Co.
      • Hanover-Fierro Mining District
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
  • New York
    • Essex Co.
      • Minerva Township
Harvard Museum of Natural History specimen no. 130846
Rocks & Min. (2007) 82:242
NY State Museum spec. no. 11086
    • Orange Co.
      • Town of Tuxedo
Marian Lupulescu (2008) Rocks and Minerals, 83, #3.
    • Putnam Co.
      • Town of Southeast
        • Brewster
(Januzzi, 1966, 1989) (Trainer, 1940) (Nightingale 2001)
    • St. Lawrence Co.
NY State Museum spec. no. 19585
      • Pitcairn
        • Rose Road
Steven C. Chamberlain
Chamberlain, Steve C., M.R. Walter, D.G. Bailey, J. Chiarenzelli & G.W. Robinson (2014), A new collecting site at the Rose Road Locality, Pitcairn, St. Lawrence County, New York, a presentation to the 41st. Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, April 25, 2014.
      • Russell
Lupulescu, Marian V., and Jeffrey R. Chiarenzelli. (2014) "Geochemistry of Tourmaline from Some Adirondacks Locations: Indicator of the Host Environment."Field Trip A-3 NYSGA 2014
      • West Pierrepont
Chamberlain, Steve C., Walter, M., and Richards, R. P., 2011, Phlogopite Triplets from the Selleck Road Occurrence, West Pierrepont, St. Lawrence County, NY, 38th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium Progran and Abstracts, p. 14-15.
  • Pennsylvania
    • Berks Co.
      • Morgantown
Reed, Juliet C. (1976), Annotated Biblio. of Mins. New to the PA List 1965-1974, The Min. Soc. of PA, Inc.: 54; Sims, Samuel J. (1968), "The Grace Mine Magnetite Dep., Berks Co., PA" in Ridge, John D. ed., Ore Deps. of the US 1933-1967, Vol I:115.
    • Bucks Co.
      • Southampton Township
Reed, Juliet C., Annotated Bibliography of Minerals New to the Pennsylvania List - 1965-1974,Min. Soc. of PA, Inc. (1976): 53; Gordon, Samuel G. (1922), Mineralogy of PA:89.
    • Chester Co.
      • East Bradford Township
Reed, Juliet C., Annotated Bibliography of Minerals New to the Pennsylvania List - 1965-1974,Min. Soc. of PA, Inc. (1976): 53; Gordon, Samuel G. (1922), Mineralogy of PA:89.
      • East Goshen Township
Reed, Juliet C. (1976), Annotated Biblio. of Minerals New to the PA List 1965-1974, The Min. Soc. of PA, Inc.: 53; Gordon, Samuel G. (1922), Mineralogy of PA:89.
      • Kennett Township
Reed, Juliet C. (1976), Annotated Biblio. of Minerals New to the PA List 1965-1974, The Min. Soc. of PA, Inc.: 53; Gordon, Samuel G. (1922), Mineralogy of PA:89.
      • Warwick Township
        • St. Peters
Reed, Juliet C. (1976), Annotated Biblio. of Minerals New to the PA List 1965-1974, The Min. Soc. of PA, Inc.: 53; Tomlinson, W. Harold (1943), "Occurrence of Sodic Scapolite at Falls of French Creek, Chester Co., PA," Am.Min.:28:110-114.
Reed, Juliet C. (1976), Annotated Biblio. of Minerals New to the PA List 1965-1974, The Min. Soc. of PA, Inc.: 53; Gordon, Samuel G. (1922), Mineralogy of PA:89.
      • West Marlboro Township
Reed, Juliet C., Annotated Bibliography of Minerals New to the Pennsylvania List - 1965-1974,Min. Soc. of PA, Inc. (1976): 53; Gordon, Samuel G. (1922), Mineralogy of PA:89.
Reed, Juliet C., Annotated Bibliography of Minerals New to the Pennsylvania List - 1965-1974,Min. Soc. of PA, Inc. (1976): 53; Gordon, Samuel G. (1922), Mineralogy of PA:89.
    • Montgomery Co.
      • Marlborough Township
        • Perkiomenville
Reed, Juliet C. (1976), Annotated Biblio. of Minerals New to the PA List 1965-1974, The Min. Soc. of PA, Inc.: 19 & 25-26, 39, 44-45, 54; Montgomery, Arthur (Jul & Aug, 1973) PA Mins. (PM), PM(127) & (128).
    • Northampton Co.
      • Easton
        • Chestnut Hill (College Hill; Lafayette Hill; Mount Lafayette; Paxinosa Ridge)
Reed, Juliet C. (1976), Annotated Biblio. of Minerals New to the PA List 1965-1974, The Min. Soc. of PA, Inc.: 53; Gordon, Samuel G. (1922), Mineralogy of PA:89.
 
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