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Mg-rich Calcite

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About Mg-rich CalciteHide

A variety of Calcite

A magnesium-rich variety of calcite. Not to be confused with Magnesio-Calcite.

Chemical Properties of Mg-rich CalciteHide


Synonyms of Mg-rich CalciteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz2 photos of Mg-rich Calcite associated with Quartz on
Ankerite1 photo of Mg-rich Calcite associated with Ankerite on
Kaolinite1 photo of Mg-rich Calcite associated with Kaolinite on

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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 Mg-rich CalciteHide

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Hélisson Nascimento dos Santos, Reiner Neumann, Ciro Alexandre Ávila (2017): Mineral Quantification with Simultaneous Refinement of Ca-Mg Carbonates Non-Stoichiometry by X-ray Diffraction, Rietveld Method. Minerals 2017, 7(9), 164.

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Localities for Mg-rich CalciteHide

ⓘ - 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.
  • Exuma District
Dix G.R. (2001): Origin of Sr-rich magnesian calcite mud in a Holocene pond basin (Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas). Journal of Sedimentary Research, 71, 1, 167-175.
  • Nunavut
Geology; January 1977; v. 5; no. 1; p. 11-15
  • Shaanxi Province
    • Hanzhong Prefecture
      • Ningqiang Co.
Yeh, H.-W., Hein, J.R., Ye, J., and Fan, D. (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15(1), 55-69.
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Tacheng Prefecture (Tarbaghatay Prefecture)
        • Tuoli Co. (Toli Co.)
          • Hatu ore field
Daqian Hu, Yixing He, and Jie Yao (1992): Contributions to Geology and Mineral Resources Research 7(3)
  • Latium
    • Rome Province
      • Bracciano Lake
        • Cesano geothermal field
Cavarretta, G., Mottana, A., Tecce, F. (1981): Cesanite, Ca2Na3[(OH)(SO4)3], a sulphate isotypic to apatite, from the Cesano geothermal field (Latium, Italy). Mineral. Mag., 44, 269-273.
  • Zambezia Province
Mineralogical Magazine, Feb. 2002, V. 66, N° 1, pp. 201-213.
  • Troms
    • Tromsø
Broska, I., Krogh Ravna, E.J., Vojtko, P., Janák, M., Konečný, P., Pentrák, M., Bačík, Luptáková, J., Kullerud, K. (2014): Oriented inclusions in apatite in a post-UHP fluid-mediated regime (Tromsø Nappe, Norway). European Journal of Mineralogy: 26(5): 623-634
Pacific Ocean
  • China Sea
Dong, H., Ye, Y., Jiang, H., Wu, N., Edelmann, R.E., and Zhang, C. (2006): Presented at the Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, Beijing (China), July 24-27, 2006.
    • Taiwan Basin
Mei Zhang, Xiaoming Sun, Yang Lu, Li Xu, Huifang Xu, and Hongfeng Lu (2011): Mineral Deposits 30(4), 725-734
Hongfeng Lu, Jian Liu, Fang Chen, Zhiliang Liao, Xiaoming Sun, and Xin Su (2005): Earth Science Frontiers 12(3), 268-276
  • Sea of Okhotsk
Derkachev, A.N., Bohrmann, G., Greinert, J., and Mozherovskii, A.V. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(6), 504-508.
  • Świętokrzyskie
    • Skarżysko County
      • Łączna area
        • Zagórze
Krzykawski, T., Wrzołek, T., Szopa, K. (2015): Mineralization of Emsian corals as a result of hydrothermal processes in the Bukowa Góra Formation - preliminary results. Mineralogia Special Papers: 44: 115
  • Arizona
    • Maricopa Co.
Garvie, L.A.J. (2016): Mineralogy of paloverde (Parkinsonia microphylla) tree ash from the Sonoran Desert: A combined field and laboratory study. American Mineralogist: 101 : 1584-1595; (2016
  • Kansas
    • Decatur Co.
Meteoritics & Planetary Science 40, Nr 4, 1–crossref to last page (2005)
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