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Bowlingite

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Formula:
Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
A variety of Saponite

Obsolete name for pseudomorphs of saponite after olivine


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Chemical Properties of BowlingiteHide

Formula:
Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O

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 BowlingiteHide

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R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)

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Localities for BowlingiteHide

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
 
  • New South Wales
    • Cumberland Co.
Crawford, E.A. (1973) Igneous Rock Deposits, Central Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales Department of Mines Report GS1973/441.
Austria
 
  • Styria
    • Leoben
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Finland
 
  • Northern Finland Region
    • Pudasjärvi
http://www.geologinenseura.fi/bulletin/Volume69/sgs_bt_069_pages_005_030.pdf
France
 
  • French Polynesia
    • Society Islands
      • Windward Islands
        • Tahiti
          • Tahiti Nui
            • Papeno'o
Lacroix A. (1904): Note sur la minéralogie de Tahiti. Bulletin de la Société française de minéralogie et crystallographie: 27: 272-279.
Japan
 
  • Kyushu Region
    • Fukuoka Prefecture
      • Fukuoka City
Masaru Yamaguchi (1964) Petrogenic Significance of Ultrabasic Inclusions in Basaltic Rocks from Southwest Japan. Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 15, #1, 163-219.
Madagascar
 
  • Mahajanga Province (Majunga)
    • Boeny Region
      • Mitsinjo District
        • Antseza Commune
Lacroix, A. (1898): Matériaux pour la Minéralogie de Madagascar. I. Zeolites et minéraux cuprifères de Bekiady. Bulletin du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle 4 : 291-292
New Zealand
 
  • North Island
    • Waikato Region
      • Waikato District
Spratt, P.R., Rodgers, K.A. (1975) The Ngatutura Volcanics, Southwest Auckland. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 5:2, 163-178.
    • Wellington Region
      • Wairarapa
        • Red Hill
Hutton, C.O. (1942) The igneous rocks of the Brocken Range-Ngahape area Eastern Wellington, Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 01 January 1942.
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Strzegom-Sobótka Massif
      • Wrocław District
        • Sobótka (Zobten; Zobten am Berge)
Spangenberg, K. (1949): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 1(5/6), 529-535.
    • Ząbkowice Slaskie District
      • Ząbkowice (Frankenstein)
Spangenberg, K., and Müller, M. (1949): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 1(5/6), 560-572.
Spangenberg, K., and Müller, M. (1949): Die lateritische Zersetzung des Peridotits bei der Bildung der Nickelerzlagerstätte von Frankenstein in Schlesien. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 1(5/6), 560-572
South Korea
 
  • Gyeonggi-do (Kyonggi-do)
    • Yonchon-gun
      • Wangjing-myon
        • Nodong-ni
Hideo Tsuda (1969) Supplement to "Minerals of Korea".
UK
 
  • Scotland
    • West Dunbartonshire
Jan Bernard & Jaroslav Hyrsl (2004) Minerals and their Localities; www.mindat.org/mesg-9-106733.html
USA
 
  • Massachusetts
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Cambridge
Ross, Martin E. (2010): An Early Triassic 40Ar/39Ar age for a camptonite dyke in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA (Atlantic Geology, Volume 46).
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