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Mg-rich Calcite

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About Mg-rich CalciteHide

Formula:
(Ca,Mg)CO3
A variety of Calcite

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


Chemical Properties of Mg-rich CalciteHide

Formula:
(Ca,Mg)CO3

Synonyms of Mg-rich CalciteHide

Common AssociatesHide

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

Reference List:
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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.

Internet Links for Mg-rich CalciteHide

Localities for Mg-rich CalciteHide

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.
Bahamas
 
  • 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.
Canada
 
  • Nunavut
Geology; January 1977; v. 5; no. 1; p. 11-15
China
 
  • Shaanxi
    • Hanzhong
      • Ningqiang Co.
Yeh, H.-W., Hein, J.R., Ye, J., and Fan, D. (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15(1), 55-69.
  • Xinjiang
    • 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)
Italy
 
  • 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.
Mozambique
 
  • Zambezia Province
Mineralogical Magazine, Feb. 2002, V. 66, N° 1, pp. 201-213.
Norway
 
  • 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.
Poland
 
  • 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
USA
 
  • 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; http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12875 (2016
  • Kansas
    • Decatur Co.
Meteoritics & Planetary Science 40, Nr 4, 1–crossref to last page (2005) http://www.unm.edu/~abreu/NAbreu.pdf
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