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Clinothulite

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About ClinothuliteHide

Formula:
{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Colour:
Pink
Lustre:
Vitreous
A variety of Clinozoisite

A pink, Mn3+-bearing variety of clinozoisite. Much so-called "thulite" (defined as a pink variety of zoisite) is actually clinothulite. Compare thulite.


Pronounciation of ClinothuliteHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of ClinothuliteHide

Vitreous
Colour:
Pink

Chemical Properties of ClinothuliteHide

Formula:
{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

Other Language Names for ClinothuliteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Vesuvianite11 photos of Clinothulite associated with Vesuvianite on mindat.org.
Quartz4 photos of Clinothulite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Muscovite2 photos of Clinothulite associated with Muscovite on mindat.org.
Wollastonite2 photos of Clinothulite associated with Wollastonite on mindat.org.
Almandine2 photos of Clinothulite associated with Almandine on mindat.org.
Garnet Group2 photos of Clinothulite associated with Garnet Group on mindat.org.
Powellite2 photos of Clinothulite associated with Powellite on mindat.org.
Scheelite2 photos of Clinothulite associated with Scheelite on mindat.org.
Clinozoisite1 photo of Clinothulite associated with Clinozoisite on mindat.org.
Hessonite1 photo of Clinothulite associated with Hessonite on mindat.org.

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 ClinothuliteHide

Reference List:
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Rocks & Minerals, July 2001.

Internet Links for ClinothuliteHide

Localities for ClinothuliteHide

ⓘ - 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.
Czech Republic
 
  • Central Bohemia Region
    • Čáslav (Tschaslau)
Ray and Alvin Schortmann
Italy
 
  • Lombardy
    • Sondrio Province
      • Valtellina
        • Malenco Valley
          • Chiesa in Valmalenco
www.puntointernet.com/naturalia/articolo18.html
Japan
 
  • Kyushu Region
    • Fukuoka Prefecture
      • Iizuka City
Alfredo Petrov specimen
Madagascar
 
  • Fianarantsoa Province
    • Amoron'i Mania Region
      • Ambatofinandrahana District
        • Mangatabohangy Commune
Jean Chervet collection
Spain
 
  • Madrid
ANGEL ORTIZ MAELLAS AOM
USA
 
  • California
    • Inyo Co.
      • White Mts
Chris Lehmann field collected specimens.
  • Connecticut
    • Hartford Co.
      • Burlington
Eric Briggs collection
  • New Hampshire
    • Hillsborough Co.
      • Amherst
P Cristofono collection, 2008
  • North Carolina
Pink Zoisite and Clinozoisite from Pegmatites of the Central and Southern Appalachians,Rocks and Minerals, July,2001
      • Bandana
various added photos
Richard C. Erd, US. Geological Survey unpublished data
      • Spruce Pine District
        • Penland
Richard C. Erd, US. Geological Survey unpublished data
        • Spruce Pine
Richard C. Erd, US. Geological Survey unpublished data
Richard C. Erd, U.S. Geological Survey
    • Yancey Co.
      • Spruce Pine District
        • Burnsville
          • Hurricane Mountain
Richard C. Erd, US. Geological Survey unpublished data
        • Celo
          • Micaville
Richard C. Erd, US. Geological Survey unpublished data
        • Crabtree Creek
Richard C. Erd, U.S. Geological Survey
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