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Meionite

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Formula:
Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
Colour:
Colorless, white, grey, pink, violet, blue, yellow, orange-brown, brown
Lustre:
Vitreous, Resinous, Pearly
Hardness:
5 - 6
Specific Gravity:
2.74 - 2.78
Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Member of:
Name:
Named in 1801 by Rene Just Haüy from μειωυ Greek for less, in reference to the less acute pyramidal form as compared to vesuvianite.
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Classification of MeioniteHide

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

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
F : Tektosilicates without zeolitic H2O
B : Tektosilicates with additional anions
17.4.6

17 : Silicates Containing other Anions
4 : Silicates with carbonates

Physical Properties of MeioniteHide

Vitreous, Resinous, Pearly
Transparency:
Transparent, Opaque
Colour:
Colorless, white, grey, pink, violet, blue, yellow, orange-brown, brown
Streak:
White
Hardness:
5 - 6 on Mohs scale
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Distinct/Good
Distinct on {100}{110}
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven, Conchoidal
Density:
2.74 - 2.78 g/cm3 (Measured)    2.86 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of MeioniteHide

Type:
Uniaxial (-)
RI values:
nω = 1.590 - 1.600 nε = 1.556 - 1.562
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.034 - 0.038
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Low

Chemical Properties of MeioniteHide

Formula:
Ca4Al6Si6O24CO3
IMA Formula:
(Ca,Na)4(Si,Al)12O24(CO3,SO4,Cl)
Common Impurities:
Mg,Na,K,Cl,H2O,S

Crystallography of MeioniteHide

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Class (H-M):
4/m - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
I4/m
Cell Parameters:
a = 12.179(1) Å, c = 7.571(1) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 0.622
Unit Cell V:
1,122.99 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
2
Morphology:
Prismatic, granular, massive.
Comment:
On synthetic material. Teertstra & Sherriff (1996) give a = 12.20(1) and c = 7.556(5) Å for end-member meionite.

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.

Type Occurrence of MeioniteHide

Synonyms of MeioniteHide

Other Language Names for MeioniteHide

Varieties of MeioniteHide

AlgeriteSquare unterminated prisms to several cm, rarely shows the normal pyramid. Varies from fresh to an altered meionite partly replaced by muscovite and possibly minor vesuvianite.
KembleiteSlender pale yellow to brown elongated square prismatic crystals, often intergrown with fine-grained phlogopite.
Nuttallitegray with slight tint of purple or blue, occasional slight chatoyancy.

Relationship of Meionite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
AlgeriteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24ClTet. 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:
Calcite21 photos of Meionite associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Diopside17 photos of Meionite associated with Diopside on mindat.org.
Phlogopite15 photos of Meionite associated with Phlogopite on mindat.org.
Graphite11 photos of Meionite associated with Graphite on mindat.org.
Titanite9 photos of Meionite associated with Titanite on mindat.org.
Scheelite7 photos of Meionite associated with Scheelite on mindat.org.
Marialite7 photos of Meionite associated with Marialite on mindat.org.
Fluorapatite6 photos of Meionite associated with Fluorapatite on mindat.org.
Quartz6 photos of Meionite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Pyroxene Group6 photos of Meionite associated with Pyroxene Group on mindat.org.

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.15MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24ClTet. 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

17.4.1TilleyiteCa5(Si2O7)(CO3)2Mon.
17.4.2SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)Mon.
17.4.3ParaspurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)Mon.
17.4.4ScawtiteCa7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2OMon. 2/m
17.4.5FukaliteCa4[Si2O6][CO3](OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
17.4.7Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2OHex. 6 : P63
17.4.8CarletoniteKNa4Ca4Si8O18(CO3)4(OH,F) · H2OTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mbm
17.4.9Iimoriite-(Y)Y2[SiO4][CO3]Tric.
17.4.10Kainosite-(Y)Ca2(Y,Ce)2(Si4O12)(CO3) · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
17.4.11Caysichite-(Y)Ca2Y2Si4O10(CO3)3 · 4H2OOrth. mm2
17.4.12Lepersonnite-(Gd)Ca(Gd,Dy)2(UO2)24(SiO4)4(CO3)8(OH)24 · 48H2O
17.4.13AshburtonitePb4Cu4(Si4O12)(HCO3)4(OH)3Cl · H2OTet.
17.4.14Surite(Pb,Ca)3(Al,Fe2+,Mg)2((Si,Al)4O10)(CO3)2(OH)2Mon.
17.4.15Tundrite-(Ce)Na2Ce2Ti(SiO4)(CO3)2O2Tric. 1 : P1
17.4.16Tundrite-(Nd)Na2(Nd,Ce)2Ti(SiO4)(CO3)2O2

Fluorescence of MeioniteHide

Commonly orange to bright yellow to red under SW and LW

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 MeioniteHide

Reference List:
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Scacchi, A., (1851): Notiz über den Sommit (Nephelin), Mizzonit und Mejonit, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, Erg. Bd. III, 478-479, J.C. Poggendorff, Leipzig
American Mineralogist (1982): 67: 1229-1241.
Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen: 53: 385-393.
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)
Teertstra, D.K. and Sherriff, B.L. (1996): Scapolite cell-parameter trends along the solid-solution series. American Mineralogist, 81, 169-180.
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.
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.

Internet Links for MeioniteHide

Localities for MeioniteHide

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 Province (Badakshan Province; Badahsan Province)
    • Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts
      • Koksha Valley (Kokscha Valley; Kokcha Valley)
Thames Valley Minerals Specimen, RWMW collection
Antarctica
AmMin 36:361-367
Argentina
 
  • Córdoba
    • Santa María Department
      • Alta Gracia
C. Gordillo y J. Rossi (1968). La escapolita de la Cantera El Pozo, Alta Gracia (Córdoba). 3rasJornadas Geológicas Argentinas, 3:1-12.; Raul Jorge Tauber Larry specimen
Australia
 
  • Queensland
Updated list originally distributed by University of Queensland
part of list University of Queensland
  • South Australia
    • Olary Province
      • Mt Victor Plumbago Station
Grguric, B.A. (1992) The petrology, geochemistry and fluid history of calc-silicate rocks and associated primary Cu-Co mineralisation in the Ethiudna Mines area, Olary Province, South Australia. Unpublished Honours thesis, University of Adelaide.
  • Tasmania
    • Waratah-Wynyard municipality
      • Waratah district
        • Mt Ramsay
Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Koralpe
      • Moschkogel - Weinebene area
        • Brandrücken
Carinthia II (2013)
    • 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)
  • Lower Austria
    • Waldviertel
      • Maria Laach am Jauerling
        • Felbring
Löffler, E., Kolitsch, U. & Brandstätter, F. (2011): 1699) Apatit, Chamosit, Diopsid, Epidot, Grossular, Klinozoisit, Meionit, Titanit, gediegen Wismut, Zirkon und weitere Mineralien vom Steinbruch Siebenhandl an der Kraxnerklippe bei Felbring, Waldviertel. Pp. 165-167 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2011): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LX. Carinthia II, 201./121., 135-186.
        • Zintring
Kolitsch, U. & Löffler, E. (2012): 1759) Apatit, Klinoptilolith-Ca, Meionit, Prehnit, Titanit, Zirkon und weitere Mineralien aus einem Steinbruch bei Zintring, Maria Laach am Jauerling, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich. Pp. 161-162 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2012): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXI. Carinthia II, 202./122., 123-180.
      • Mühldorf
        • Amstall
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
      • Persenbeug-Gottsdorf
        • Loja
Löffler, E. & Kolitsch, U. (2011): Die Mineralien der Loja bei Persenbeug, Niederösterreich (II). Mineralien-Welt. 22 (4): 51-62
  • Styria
    • Koralpe
      • Schwanberg
Aufschluss 1972(SB), 43-47
Brazil
 
  • Bahia
Projeto Apatita - DNPM
      • Capim Grosso
Projeto Apatita, DNPM
  • Rio Grande do Norte
    • Borborema mineral province
      • Currais Novos
Souza Neto, J.A., Legrand, J.M., Volfinger, M., Pascal, M.-L., and Sonnet, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 185-205.
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Greenwood Mining Division
      • Grand Forks
Richard Gunter
    • Osoyoos Mining Division
      • Hedley
Econ Geol (1992) 87:1541-1565
  • Nunavut
    • Baffin Island
Joel Grice (1989) Famous Mineral Localities of Canada. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Markham Ontario 190pp
Belley, P, et al. (2017) Origin Of Scapolite-Hosted Sapphire (Corundum) Near Kimmirut, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada The Canadian Mineralogist,55(4):669 http://dx.doi.org/10.3749/canmin.1700018
  • Ontario
    • Haliburton Co.
      • Cardiff Township
Van King
      • Glamorgan Township
Maggie Wilson
Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols
      • Minden Township
Al Burnett
    • Hastings Co.
      • Hastings Highlands
        • Maynooth
Van King
      • Herschel Township
JR Montgomery Collection
    • Thunder Bay District
Mitchell (1991)
  • Québec
    • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
      • La Vallée-de-l'Or RCM
        • Réservoir-Dozois
Age of the Cabonga nepheline syenite, Grenville Province, western Quebec Hudon, Pierre; Friedman, Richard M.; Gauthier, Gilles; Martignole, Jacques Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 43, issue 9, pp. 1237-1249 Olivier Langelier Collection
      • Témiscamingue RCM
        • Les Lacs-du-Témiscamingue
    • Laurentides
      • Antoine-Labelle RCM
        • Notre-Dame-du-Laus
Van Velthuizen, J. V. (1993): The Parker Mine, Notre Dame du Laus (Québec). Mineralogical Record, 24(5): 369-373.
      • Argenteuil RCM
        • Grenville-sur-la-Rouge
Bourdeau, J. et al (2008) 35th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, Abstracts of contributed papers, 16.
Van King
          • Pointe-au-Chêne
Van King
    • Montérégie
      • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
        • Mont Saint-Hilaire
Horváth, L and Gault, R.A. (1990), The mineralogy of Mont Saint-Hilaire Quebec. Mineralogical Record: 21: 284-359.
    • Outaouais
      • Pontiac RCM
        • Litchfield
Cindy Hasler
BELLEY, P.M., GRICE, J.D., FAYEK, M., KOWALSKI, P.M. & GREW, E.S. (2014): A new occurrence of the borosilicate serendibite in tourmaline-bearing calc-silicate rocks, Portage-du-Fort marble, Grenville Province, Québec: evolution of boron isotope and tourmaline compositions in a metamorphic context. Canadian Mineralogist 52, 595-616.
China
 
  • Jiangxi Province
    • Shangrao Prefecture
      • Yanshan Co. (Qianshan Co.)
        • Yongping
Zongting Liao, Tingting Ma, and Yujia Li (2001): Journal of Tongji University 29(11), 1322-1326
Finland
 
  • Southern Finland Region
    • Lappeenranta
Hytönen,K. (1999): Suomen Mineraalit. Geologian tutkimuskeskus. Erillisjulkaisu, Jyväskylä, 399 pp.
  • Southwestern Finland Region
    • Pargas (Parainen)
Eskola et. al 1919
Hietala, Satu 2012. Paraisten kalkkilouhoksen mineraaleista. Kivi 1/2012 12-18.
Niedermayr, (2008): Für den Sammler- Informationen für den Sammler – Ausgabe 2008. Carinthia II. 118, 275–290 (p.283)
  • Western and Inner Finland Region
    • Siikainen
Joel Dyer Collection
Germany
 
  • Bavaria
    • Lower Bavaria
      • Untergriesbach
        • Kropfmühl-Untergriesbach Graphite Mining District
          • Pfaffenreut
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Eifel
      • Daun
        • Dreis
Frechen, J., Kristallisation, Mineralbestand, Mineralchemismus und Förderfolge der Mafitite vom Dreiser Weiher in der Eifel, N. Jb. Min., Mh., 205-225, 1963
      • Gerolstein
        • Rockeskyll
          • Rockeskyll volcanic complex
Haardt, W., Die vulkanischen Auswürflinge und Basalte am Killer Kopf bei Rockeskyll in der Eifel, Jb. Preuß. Geolog. Landesanstalt, Berlin 35, 177-252
      • Laach lake volcanic complex
        • Glees
Rath, G. v., Mejonit vom Laacher See, Ann. Phys. Chem. 119, 262-269, 1863
        • Kruft
Rath, G. v., Mejonit vom Laacher See, Ann. Phys. Chem. 119, 262-269., 1863
        • Mendig
          • Niedermendig
Rath, G. v., Mejonit vom Laacher See, Ann. Phys. Chem. 119, 262-269., 1863
Rath, G. v., Mejonit vom Laacher See, Ann. Phys. Chem. 119, 262-269, 1863
            • Wingertsberg
Rath, G. v., Mejonit vom Laacher See, Ann. Phys. Chem. 119, 262-269, 1863
      • Mayen
        • Ettringen
          • Bellerberg volcano
[Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise (München), 1983] [Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990]
            • Southern lava flow
Brauns, R. (1922): Die Mineralien der Niederrheinischen Vulkangebiete, Schweizerbart, Stuttgart
Brauns, R. (1922): Die Mineralien der Niederrheinischen Vulkangebiete, Schweizerbart, Stuttgart
Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise (München), 1983
      • Niederzissen
        • Glees
Brauns, R., Die Mineralien der Niederrheinischen Vulkangebiete, Schweizerbart, Stuttgart, 1922
      • Polch
        • Ochtendung
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
India
 
  • Andhra Pradesh
    • Visakhapatnam District
Gondwana Research 3(1): 65-77.
  • Rajasthan (Rajputana)
    • Jaipur Division
Sarkar, S. C., Bhattacharyya, P. K., and Mukherjee, A. D., 1980, Evolution of the Sulfide Ores of Saladipura, Rajasthan, India, Economic Geology, 75:1152-1167.
Italy (TL)
 
  • Campania
    • Naples Province
      • Somma-Vesuvius Complex
[Traite Min.(1801) 1st ed., 2, 422; Scherillo A. (1935): La meionite del Somma-Vesuvio. Periodico di Mineralogia - Roma pp. 227-239. and Lapis 1994:5 p.13-23,58]
          • Ercolano
            • San Vito
Russo, M., Punzo, I. (2004): I minerali del Somma-Vesuvio, AMI
          • Pollena - Trocchia area
Carati M., 1982. Guida alla mineralogia vesuviana. Guide Calderini, Bologna.
        • Mt Vesuvius
          • Torre del Greco
Russo, M. (2003): Mineralogia Vesuviana - Villa Inglese. Micro (località), 2003, 1-10
  • Latium
    • Rome Province
      • Sacrofano Caldera
        • Sacrofano
Stoppani F.S., Curti E. (1982): I minerali del Lazio. Editoriale Olimpia, Firenze, 291 pp.; Liotti L., Tealdi E. (1983): Il vulcanismo Sabatino ed i minerali della Caldera di Sacrofano. Riv. Miner. Ital., 7, 2 (2-1983), 35-58.
  • Lombardy
    • Brescia Province
      • Camonica Valley
        • Adamello-Brenta Natural Park
          • Paspardo
G. Branchi, Gruppo Mineralogico Camuno (2006): Cima Sablunera. Descrizione geologica e mineralogica della zona. 15 pp.
    • Sondrio Province
      • Valchiavenna
        • Bregaglia Valley
          • Villa di Chiavenna
Bedogné F., Montrasio A., Sciesa E. (1995): I minerali della provincia di Sondrio e della Bregaglia grigionese. Val Bregaglia, Val Masino, Val Codera e Valle Spluga. Bettini, Sondrio, 300 pp.
      • Valtellina
        • Malenco Valley
          • Chiesa in Valmalenco
        • Valfurva
Bedognè, F., Montrasio, A., Sciesa, E. (2006) I minerali della media-alta Valtellina, delle Orobie valtellinesi e della Val Poschiavo. Aggiornamenti sulle altre località della provincia di Sondrio. Bettini, Sondrio, 255 pp.
  • Piedmont
    • Biella Province
      • Cervo Valley
        • Rosazza
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, 607 pag.
    • Torino Province
      • Canavese District
        • Chiusella Valley
          • Traversella
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.
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Ossola Valley
        • Crevoladossola
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.
        • Ornavasso
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.
        • Vigezzo Valley
          • Santa Maria Maggiore
            • Basso Valley
              • Cedo Alp
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.
  • Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol)
    • Bolzano Province (South Tyrol)
Thomson, T. (1825): The First Principles of Chemistry, Vol. 1, Baldwick, Cradock & Joy (London), pp. 292-295
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Kinki Region
      • Mie Prefecture
        • Kameyama City
Banno, Y. et al (2008) Potasic-ferropargasite, a New Member of the Amphibole Group, from Japan. (poster, M&M6, Colorado School of Mines, 7-9 september 2008)
    • Tohoku Region
      • Iwate Prefecture
        • Kamaishi City
Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated by the Geological Survey of Japan)
Madagascar
 
  • Fianarantsoa Province
    • Horombe Region
      • Ihosy District
Superchi, M., Pezzotta, F., Gambini, E. and Castaman, E. (2010): Yellow Scapolite from Ihosy, Madagascar. Gems & Gemology. 46 (4), 274-279.
    • Matsiatra Region
      • Ikalamavony Pegmatite Field
        • Ikalamavony District
Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium collection Sample 13726
  • Tuléar Province (Toliara)
    • Androy Region
      • Bekily District
        • Beraketa Commune
Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium collection Sample # 11308
    • Anosy Region (Fort Dauphin Region)
      • Amboasary District
Pavel M. Kartashov data of 2015
Mexico
 
  • Oaxaca
    • Mun. de La Pe
      • La Panchita
Panczner (1987): 101-377
Myanmar
 
  • Mandalay Region (Mandalay Division)
    • Pyin-Oo-Lwin District
      • Mogok Township
        • Mogok Valley
Themelis, Ted, 2008, Gems and Mines of Mogok.
Namibia
 
  • Erongo Region
    • Omaruru District
      • Otjihorongo area
Natural History Museum Vienna collection
Steven, N. M. and Moore, J. M., 1994, Pan-African tungsten skarn mineralization at the Otjua Prospect, central Namibia, Economic Geology, 89: 1431-1453.
  • Otjozondjupa Region
    • Otjiwarongo District
A. Wohlschläger, U. Kolitsch and E. Libowitzky (2001): Large "gahnites" from near Okahua, Namibia: only Fe- and Zn-bearing spinels. Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 146, 323.
Norway
 
  • Hordaland
    • Bergen
      • Ytrebygda
Peter Andresen collection, 2015.
  • Møre og Romsdal
    • Halsa
Nordrum, F.S. (2009): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2008-2009. STEIN 36 (2), 6-17
  • Vest-Agder
    • Kristiansand
Revheim, O. (2010): The vesuvianites of Kristiansand, southern Norway
      • Kalkheia
Revheim, O. (2010): The vesuvianites of Kristiansand, southern Norway. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 43: 71-77
Poland
 
  • Opolskie
    • Nysa District
      • Głuchołazy commune
Szełęg E., 2002: Na-meionite (scapolite group) from pegmatite vein of the Sławniowice (Eastern Sudetes, Poland). Miner. Polon., Vol. 33, No 1; Szełęg, E. (2002) Na-meionite (scapolite group) from pegmatite vein of the Sławniowice (Eastern Sudetes, Poland). Miner. Polon., Vol. 33, No 1
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
      • Irkutskaya Oblast'
        • Lake Baikal area
salvatore natalizia.collection
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
[World of Stones 12:49]
South Africa
 
  • KwaZulu-Natal Province
    • Ugu District
Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. 141.
  • Limpopo Province
    • Eastern Bushveld Complex
Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. 223.
    • Sekhukhune District
Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. 223.
    • Vhembe District
      • Soutpansberg (Zoutpansberg)
Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa. 223.
  • Northern Cape Province
    • Pixley ka Seme District
      • Victoria West
Mathias, M., Siebert, J.C., and Rickwood, P.C. (1970): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 26, 75-123.
Spain
 
  • Extremadura
    • Badajoz
      • Monesterio
Tornos, F., Galindo, C., Casquet, C., Pevida, L.R., Martínez, C., Martínez, E., Velasco, F., and Iriondo, A. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 737-769.
Sweden
 
  • Lappland
    • 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).
  • Södermanland
    • Nynäshamn
No reference listed
  • Värmland
    • Filipstad
      • Gåsborn
No reference listed
      • Persberg district
Switzerland
 
  • Ticino (Tessin)
    • Blenio Valley
      • Santa Maria Valley
        • Acquacalda
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 340, 373.
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 373.
    • Leventina
      • Fiesso
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 373.
      • Piumogna Valley
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 373.
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
      • Mule Mts
        • Warren District
          • Bisbee
            • Queen Hill
              • Copper Queen Mine (Halero Mine)
Grant, Raymond W., Bideaux, R.A., and Williams, S.A. (2006) Minerals Added to the Arizona List 1995-2005: 6.
  • California
    • Riverside Co.
      • Crestmore
[micromounts@yahoogroups.com]
    • Santa Cruz Co.
      • Santa Cruz
Mineralogical Record: 17:315
  • Colorado
    • Grand Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Jefferson Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
  • Connecticut
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Haddam
Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70:396-409
    • New Haven Co.
      • Orange
Harold Moritz collection
  • Georgia
    • Fannin Co.
www.minsocam.org/msa/Handbook/Meionite.PDF.
  • Idaho
    • Lemhi Co.
      • Spring Mountain District
        • Quartzite Canyon
Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
  • Maine
    • Androscoggin Co.
      • Lewiston
King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, Vol. 1., p.365.
      • Minot
"Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd Ed." by Thompson, W.B., et.al., 1998
    • Cumberland Co.
      • Casco
"Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd Ed." by Thompson, W.B., et.al., 1998
      • Harpswell
www.maine.gov/doc/nrimc/mgs/explore/bedrock/b42/harpswell.htm
    • Franklin Co.
      • Farmington
King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, volume 1.
    • Oxford Co.
      • Greenwood
W. B. Thompson, D. L. Joyner, R. G. Woodman, and V. T. King (2005) A Collector's Guide to Maine Mineral Localities. Maine Geological Survey Bulletin 41
W. B. Thompson, D. L. Joyner, R. G. Woodman, and V. T. King (2005) A Collector's Guide to Maine Mineral Localities. Maine Geological Survey Bulletin 41
      • Rumford
No reference listed
    • Sagadahoc Co.
      • Phippsburg
Thompson, W.B., et.al., 1991, Maine Mineral Localites, 2nd edition, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta.
    • York Co.
      • Cornish
No reference listed
No reference listed
      • Parsonsfield
No reference listed
      • Sanford
King, V. and Foord, E, 1994, Mineralogy of Maine.
Van King
Leavitt, D. L., and Leavitt, N. J., 1993: Mineralogy of the Sanford vesuvianite deposit. Mineralogical Record, v. 24 (5), p. 359-364
  • Massachusetts
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Marlborough
Garza, Steve (1980): Routes 495 and 290, Marlborough, Massachusetts (Boston Mineral Club Newsletter Dec., 1980).
    • Worcester Co.
      • Bolton
Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols; Sherriff, Barbara et al. (2000). Meionite: Rietveld Structure-Refinement 29Si MAS AND 27Al SATRAS NMR Spectroscopy, and Comments on the Marialite-Meionite Series. (Canadian Mineralogist 38:1201-1213.
  • Michigan
    • Dickinson Co.
      • Felch
Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
  • Montana
    • Granite Co.
      • Philipsburg District (Flint Creek District)
        • Franklin Hill Iron Deposit (Tarriff; Courtney Manganiferous Iron Deposit; Courtney Prospect)
Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240.
    • Jefferson Co.
      • Pipestone District
        • Delmoe Lake Road occurrences
Gibson, R.I., 2017, Geology and mineralogy of the eastern margin of the Butte Pluton, Montana: Proceedings, Montana Mining and Mineral Symposium 2017, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, in press.
    • Lewis and Clark Co.
      • Helena District (Spring Hill District)
        • Helena
Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240; Chris Tucker and John Betts specimens.; Gobla, M. J. (2012) Montana Mineral Locality Index. Rocks and Minerals 87:208-240.
  • Nevada
    • Pershing Co.
      • Mineral Basin District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
  • New Hampshire
    • Coos Co.
      • Carroll
P. Cristofono collection, 2016
    • Hillsborough Co.
Rocks & Minerals (2005) 80:242-261 New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index
Stewart, 1941.
  • New Jersey
    • Sussex Co.
      • Franklin Mining District
        • Franklin
          • Franklin Marble
Betancourt, P.P. (The Picking Table, Vol. 27(2):2-10.
[var: Algerite] Hunt (1852)
        • Ogdensburg
          • Sterling Hill
Dunn, P.J. (1995): Franklin and Sterling Hill New Jersey: the world's most magnificent mineral deposits; 512.
      • Hamburg
        • Hardistonville
Rocks & Min.: 21:668-669.
      • Hardyston Township
        • Rudeville
New Jersey State Geologist Annual Report (1890): 33.
  • New Mexico
    • Hidalgo Co.
      • Sylvanite District
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.; Lasky, S. G. (1947) Geology and ore deposits of the Little Hatchet Mountains, Hidalgo and Grant Counties, New Mexico. USGS Professional Paper 208
  • New York
    • Essex Co.
      • Keene Township
George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
      • Minerva Township
New York State Museum mineral collection; specimen number 11081
NY State Museum spec. no. 18143
      • Ticonderoga Township
        • Ticonderoga
New York State Museum Bulletin No. 199, Alling, Harold L. (July, 1917), The Adirondack Graphite Deposits: 28; Economic Geology: 5: 147-148.; Rocks & Minerals 82:472-483
    • Jefferson Co.
      • Wilna Township
        • Natural Bridge
George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
    • Lewis Co.
      • Diana Township
Beck, Lewis, 1942, Mineralogy of New-York,
George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.; George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
    • Orange Co.
      • Bear Mountain State Park
Bear Mountain Museum Collection
The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 95.
      • Town of Warwick
The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull., Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 63.
Rhein Collection
The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull., Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 71.
          • Edenite Hill
Van King
NY State Museum spec. no. 18089
George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
    • Rockland Co.
      • Bear Mountain State Park
George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
    • St. Lawrence Co.
NY State Museum spec. no. 18793
      • Pierrepont
George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
Steven C. Chamberlain (2012) New locality open for collecting near Pierrepoint, St Lawrence Co., New York. Mineral News, 28, #7, 12.
      • 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.
    • Clay Co.
      • Elf
Pratt,J.H., and Lewis,J.V.,(1906) Corundum and Peridotites of Western North Carolina,North Carolina Geological Survey,Vol.1, pg. 298-299
  • Rhode Island
    • Providence Co.
      • Providence
        • Manton
Miller, C. E. (1971) Rhode Island Minerals and Their Locations, University of Rhode Island, Kingston
  • Tennessee
    • Carter Co.
      • Cranberry Magnetite District
Paris, T.A. (2011) Tennessee mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 86, #4, 300-328.
  • Vermont
Rocks & Min. vol. 71, (1996)
  • Washington
    • Okanogan Co.
      • Tonasket
Minerals of Washington, Bart Cannon, 1975
      • Toroda
Minerals of Washington, Bart Cannon, 1975
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