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Oligonite

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About OligoniteHide

Formula:
(Fe,Mn)CO3
Name:
From the Greek όλίγος, small, due to the lower specific gravity of this variety due to substituted Mn for Fe.
A variety of Siderite

An unnecessary name for a manganoan variety of siderite, with up to 40% MnCO3 [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"].


Chemical Properties of OligoniteHide

Formula:
(Fe,Mn)CO3

Synonyms of OligoniteHide

Other Language Names for OligoniteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Rhodochrosite2 photos of Oligonite associated with Rhodochrosite 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 OligoniteHide

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Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 170.

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Localities for OligoniteHide

ⓘ - 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
 
  • Pardubice Region
Prachař, I.: Současný stav výskytu nerostů ve Chvaleticích. Acta musei Reginaehradecensis, série A: vědy přírodní, 1981, roč. XVI., s. 99-102.
Hungary
 
  • Pest Co.
    • Börzsöny Mts
Koch: Minerals of Hungary, 1985
Kosovo
 
  • District of Kosovska Mitrovica
    • Kosovska Mitrovica
      • Trepča valley
http://www.spathfluor.com/_open/open_us/us_op_mines/us_divtrepca.htm
Joana Koà Odziejczyk ,Jaroslav Pršek , Halilqela ( 2012) MIneralogical Diversity In Orebodies Within Xth Horizon.At Stan Terg Mine, Kosovo. Buletini i Shkencave Gjeologjike pp84-
Peru
 
  • Pasco Department
    • Pasco Province
      • Simón Bolívar District
7th Biennial, SGA, Athens, 2003
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia
Pieczka A., Łobos K., Sachanbiński M. 2004: The first occurence of elbaite in Poland. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 35, 3-14
Portugal
 
  • Guarda District
    • Sabugal
      • Bendada
        • Bendada Mines
Pedro Alves collection
Russia
 
  • Khabarovsk Krai
    • Malyi Khingan Range
Varentsov, I.M. (1996): Manganese ores of supergene zone: Geochemistry of formation. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg, New York), 342 pp.
  • Primorsky Krai
Dobrovol’skaya, M.G., Genkin, A.D., Bortnikov, N.S., and Golovanova, T.I. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(1), 75-85.
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Rimavská Sobota Co.
      • Tisovec
Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
    • Žarnovica Co.
Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
  • Košice Region
    • Rožňava Co.
Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
  • Prešov Region
    • Prešov Co.
Duda et. all.,1981:Minerály severnej časti Slanských vrchov. Min.Slovca,Monografia 2,Bratislava, 98 p
USA
 
  • Colorado
    • Lake Co.
      • Leadville District
AmMin 19:304
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