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Orangite

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About OrangiteHide

Formula:
Th(SiO4)
A variety of Thorite

An orange variety of Thorite which Bergeman & Krantz (the famous mineral dealer) described as a new mineral form 'Brevig' (= syenite pegmatites from Langesundsfjorden, Larvik, Vestfold, Norway) in 1851 (see also Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index").



Pronounciation of OrangiteHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of OrangiteHide

Formula:
Th(SiO4)

Other Language Names for OrangiteHide

German:Orangit
Spanish:Orangita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Natrolite1 photo of Orangite associated with Natrolite on mindat.org.
Feklichevite1 photo of Orangite associated with Feklichevite on mindat.org.
Pectolite1 photo of Orangite associated with Pectolite on mindat.org.
Zircon1 photo of Orangite associated with Zircon on mindat.org.
Thorite1 photo of Orangite associated with Thorite on mindat.org.
Orthoclase1 photo of Orangite associated with Orthoclase on mindat.org.
Allanite1 photo of Orangite associated with Allanite on mindat.org.
Feldspar Group1 photo of Orangite associated with Feldspar Group on mindat.org.
Diopside1 photo of Orangite associated with Diopside 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.

Internet Links for OrangiteHide

Localities for OrangiteHide

ⓘ - 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.
Brazil
 
  • Paraíba
    • Borborema mineral province
      • Pedra Lavrada
Am Min (1955) 40:55-63
Madagascar
 
  • Antananarivo Province
    • Itasy Region
      • Soavinandriana District
        • Amparaky Commune
Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A. Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. p. 243.
Besairie, H. (1966): Les Gites Minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, Tananarive. 34: 390.
Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
Lacroix, A. (1923): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome III. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A. Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. p. 309.
Lacroix, A. (1923): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome III. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A. Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. p. 309.
        • Ankisabe Commune
Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
        • Mahavelona Commune
Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871 :Lacroix, A. (1923): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome III. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A. Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. p. 309.
    • Vakinankaratra Region
      • Antsirabe II District
        • Sahanivotry Manandona Commune
Besairie H. (1966): Les Gites Minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, Tananarive. 34, p. 71
      • Betafo District
Besairie, H. (1966): Les Gites Minéraux de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar, Tananarive, 34, p 390
      • Faratsiho District
        • Vinaninony Atsimo Commune
Musée National de la Geologie at Ampandrianomby in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Inventory # 4713; Lacroix, A. (1923): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome III. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A. Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. p. 309.
  • Fianarantsoa Province
    • Amoron'i Mania Region
      • Fandriana District
        • Tsarazaza Commune
Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
  • Tuléar Province (Toliara)
    • Anosy Region (Fort Dauphin Region)
      • Amboasary Sud District
Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la Minéralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p.71
        • Tranomaro Commune
Behier, J. (1960): Contribution á la mineralogie de Madagascar. Annales Géologiques de Madagascar XXIX, Tananarive, p 73
      • Betroka District
        • Benato Toby Commune
Musée National de la Geologie at Ampandrianomby in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Inventory # 17568
Mongolia
 
  • Töv Aimag
    • Nailakh Soum
      • Janchivlan
Tumenbayar, B., Batbayar, M., and Grayson, R. (2000): World Placer Journal 1, 160-174
Tumenbayar, B., Batbayar, M., and Grayson, R. (2000): World Placer Journal 1, 160-174
Norway
 
  • Aust-Agder
    • Evje og Hornnes
      • Landsverk
Revheim, O. (2006): Landsverk 1, Jokeli-bruddet i Evje. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 33: 41-50
    • Iveland
      • Birkeland
Frigstad, O.F. (1968): En undersøkelse av cleavelandittsonerte pegmatittganger i Iveland-Evje, Nedre Setesdal. Hovedfagsoppgave (Thesis), University of Oslo
    • Tvedestrand
Brøgger, W.C. (1906): Die Mineralien der Südnorwegischen Granitpegmatitgänge, I. Niobate, tantalate, titanate und titanoniobate. Videnskapsselskapets Skrifter. I.Mat-Naturv. Klasse 1906, 6. 1-162 [p.45]
  • Oppland
    • Vågå
      • Tesse
Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp. (p.123)
  • Telemark
    • Kragerø
      • Lindvikskollen-Kalstadgangen pegmatite
Brøgger, W.C. (1903): Über Hellandit, ein neues Mineral (Vorlaüfige Mittheilungen). Nyt Magazin for Naturvidenskaberne 41, 213-221
Green, J.C.(1956): Geology of the Storkollen-Blankenberg area, Kragerø, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 36, 89-140
    • Porsgrunn
      • Langesundsfjorden
Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineral.16. p.126
      • Mørje
        • Sagåsen
Knut Eldjarn specimen and photo
  • Vestfold
    • Larvik
Daniel Russel photo and specimen (old specimen), Mindat-Photo id 191363
        • Arøyskjærene (Arøy skerries)
Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-5079
        • Barkevik area
          • Barkevika
Knut Edvard Larsen observation in field aug.2012
Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. 663 pp (p.133)
Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-2944
Brøgger, W.C.(1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit- und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift fur Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16, XVI, p.259
        • Vesle Arøya
Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. p 462
Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. p. 126
Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. p 126
Russia
 
  • Murmansk Oblast
    • Kovdor Massif
Pavel M. Kartashov data
Sweden
 
  • Norrbotten
    • Jokkmokk
No reference listed
  • Uppland
    • Uppsala
      • Almunge
No reference listed
USA
 
  • Alaska
    • Northwest Arctic Borough
      • Fairhaven District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
  • California
    • Riverside Co.
      • Crestmore
        • Crestmore quarries
          • Sky Blue Hill
Jenni, Clarence M. (1957), Crestmore and its minerals: Gems & Minerals, No. 236: 64, (May, 1957); Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 462.
  • Massachusetts
    • Essex Co.
Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
McKinstry, H. E. (1921): The Minerals of Rockport, Massachusetts (American Mineralogist 6:56-60).
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Woburn
Richmond, W. E. Jr. (1936): Paragenesis of the Minerals From Blueberry Mountain, Woburn, Massachusetts (American Mineralogist 22:290).
Zimbabwe
 
  • Mashonaland East
    • Mutoko District (Mtoko District)
      • Mutoko parish (Mtoko)
Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59
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