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Ferropericlase

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About FerropericlaseHide

Formula:
(Mg,Fe)O
A variety of Periclase

A Fe(II)-bearing variety of periclase (the pure iron end member is wüstite).
A high-pressure phase, metastable as inclusion in other minerals.

Used synonymously with magnesiowüstite.


Chemical Properties of FerropericlaseHide

Formula:
(Mg,Fe)O

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Spinel Group1 photo of Ferropericlase associated with Spinel Group 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 FerropericlaseHide

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Moore, R.O., Otter, M.L., Rickard, R.S., Harris, J.W., and Gurney, J.J. (1986) The occurrence of moissanite and ferro-periclase as inclusions in diamond. In 4th International Kimberlite Conference, Perth, Extended Abstracts; Abstract Geological Society of Australia, 16, 409–411.

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Localities for FerropericlaseHide

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.
Brazil
 
  • Mato Grosso
    • Juína
Cid, J. P., Nardi, L. V. S., Cid, C. P., Gisbert, P. E., & Balzaretti, N. M. (2014). Acid compositions in a veined-lower mantle, as indicated by inclusions of (K, Na)-Hollandite+ SiO 2 in diamonds. Lithos, 196, 42-53.
      • Sorriso river
Hayman, P., Kopylova, M., and Kaminsky, F. 2005. Lower mantle diamonds from Rio Soriso (Juina area, Mato Grosso, Brazil). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 149(4): 430–445; Kaminsky, F. V., Wirth, R., & Schreiber, A. (2015). A microinclusion of lower-mantle rock and other mineral and nitrogen lower-mantle inclusions in a diamond. The Canadian Mineralogist, 53(1), 83-104.; Kaminsky, F.V., Wirth, R., Schreiber, A. (2015): A microinclusion of lower-mantle rock and other minerals and nitrogen lower-mantle inclusions in a diamond. Canadian Mineralogist: 53(1): 83-104
Canada
 
  • Northwest Territories
    • Lac de Gras
      • Diavik Mine
Donnelly, C. L. et al. (2007): Lithos 98, 160-176.
      • Ekati Mine
Tappert, R., Stachel, T., Harris, J. W., & Shimizu, N. (2005). Mineral inclusions in diamonds from the Panda kimberlite, Slave Province, Canada. European Journal of Mineralogy, 17(3), 423-440.
Guinea
 
  • Kankan Region
McCammon, C. A., Stachel, T., & Harris, J. W. (2004). Iron oxidation state in lower mantle mineral assemblages: II. Inclusions in diamonds from Kankan, Guinea. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 222(2), 423-434.
Israel
 
  • Negev
    • Hatrurim Formation
Sharygin, V.V., Sokol, E.V. & Vapnik, Ye. (2008): Minerals of the pseudobinary perovskite-brownmillerite series from combustion metamorphic larnite rocks of the Hatrurim Formation (Israel). Russian Geology and Geophysics 49, 709-726.
Italy
 
  • Campania
    • Naples Province
      • Somma-Vesuvius Complex
        • Monte Somma
          • Ercolano
            • San Vito
Luigi Chiappino data, Pavel M. Kartashov analytical confirmation
Lesotho
 
  • Mokhotlong District
    • Maluti Mts.
Field, M., Stiefenhofer, J., Robey, J., and Kurszlaukis, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 33-75.
South Africa
 
  • Free State Province
    • Xhariep District
      • Koffiefontein
Field, M., Stiefenhofer, J., Robey, J., and Kurszlaukis, S. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 33-75.
Zimbabwe
 
  • Matabeleland South
    • Beitbridge District
Kopylova, M.G., Gurney, J.J., and Daniels, L.R.M. (1997): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 129, 366-384.
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