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Fillowite Group

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About Fillowite GroupHide

This page provides mineralogical data about Fillowite Group.

Relationship of Fillowite Group to other SpeciesHide

Group Members:
Chladniite {Ca}{Na8}{Ca4Na4}{(Mg,Fe2+)43}(PO4)36Trig. 3 : R3
Fillowite {Mn2+}{Na8}{Ca4Na4}{(Mn2+,Fe2+)43}(PO4)36Trig. 3 : R3
Galileiite {Fe2+}{Na8}{Fe2+4Na4}{Fe2+43}(PO4)36Trig. 3 : R3
Johnsomervilleite Na10Ca6Mg18Fe25(PO4)36Trig.
Stornesite-(Y) {(Y, Ca)}{Na62}{(Ca,Na)8}{(Mg,Fe2+)43}(PO4)36Trig. 3 : R3
Xenophyllite Na4Fe2+7(PO4)6Tric. 1 : P1

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Localities for Fillowite GroupHide

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.
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Princess Elizabeth Land
      • Ingrid Christensen Coast
        • Prydz Bay
          • Larsemann Hills (Larseman Hills)
[Stornesite-(Y)] Grew, E., Armbruster, Th., Medenbach, O., Yates, M.G., Carson, C.J. (2006): Stornesite-(Y), (Y,Ca)[]2Na6(Ca,Na)8(Mg,Fe)43(PO4)36, the first terrestrial Mg-dominant member of the fillowite group, from granulite-facies paragneiss in the Larsemann Hills, Prydz Bay, East Antarctica. American Mineralogist, 91, 1412-1424
            • Stornes Peninsula
[Stornesite-(Y)] Grew, E., Armbruster, Th., Medenbach, O., Yates, M.G., Carson, C.J. (2006): Stornesite-(Y), (Y,Ca)[]2Na6(Ca,Na)8(Mg,Fe)43(PO4)36, the first terrestrial Mg-dominant member of the fillowite group, from granulite-facies paragneiss in the Larsemann Hills, Prydz Bay, East Antarctica. American Mineralogist, 91, 1412-1424; Grew, E.S., Armbruster, T., Medenbach, O., Yates, M.G., Carson, C.J. (2006): Tassieite, (Na,◻)Ca2(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)2(Fe3+,Mg)2(Fe2+,Mg)2(PO4)6•2H2O, a hydrothermal wicksite-group mineral in fluorapatite nodules from granulite-facies paragneiss in the Larsemann Hills, Prydz Bay, East Antarctica. Canadian Mineralogist, 45, 293-305(2007).
    • Transantarctic Mts
      • Wisconsin Range
[Chladniite] AmMin 84:1354-1359
[Chladniite] American Mineralogist, Volume 84, pages 1354–1359, 1999
  • Chubut
    • Tehuelches department
      • Nueva Lubecka
[Galileiite] Meteoritics Planetary Sci.(1997) 32, A155-A156
[Chladniite] Vallcorba, O., Casas, L., Colombo, F., Frontera, C., & Rius, J. (2017). First terrestrial occurrence of the complex phosphate chladniite: crystal-structure refinement by synchrotron through-the-substrate microdiffraction. European Journal of Mineralogy, 29(2), 287-293.
  • Minas Gerais
    • Galiléia
      • Sapucaia do Norte
[Johnsomervilleite] Cassedanne, J.P. & Baptista, A. (1999): Famous Mineral Localities: The Sapucaia Pegmatite Minas Gerais, Brazil. Mineralogical Record, 30: 347-360 + 365
  • Manitoba
    • Cross Lake
      • North Group
[Fillowite] Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols; The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 36,pp. 367-376 (1998)
  • Nova Scotia
    • Yarmouth Co.
[Fillowite] Hughes, Steven G., "Internal Zonation and Mineralogy of the Brazil Lake Pegmatite", Unpublished B.Sc. Thesis, Saint Mary's University, Augist 1995.
  • Ontario
    • Kenora District
      • Campfire Lake
[Johnsomervilleite] The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 36,pp. 367-376 (1998)
  • Guangdong
    • Shaoguan
      • Wengyuan Co.
[Galileiite] Xie, X., Chen, M., Zhai, S., & Wang, F. (2014). Eutectic metal+ troilite+ Fe‐Mn‐Na phosphate+ Al‐free chromite assemblage in shock‐produced chondritic melt of the Yanzhuang chondrite. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 49(12), 2290-2304.
  • Xinjiang
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Aletai Prefecture (Altay Prefecture)
        • Qinghe Co. (Qinggil Co.; Chinggil Co.)
[Fillowite var: Mg-Fillowite] Ma Zhesheng, Shi Nicheng, and Ye Danian (2005): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 48(5), 635-646.
  • South Ostrobothnia
    • Seinäjoki
      • Nurmo
[Johnsomervilleite] Ilkka Mikkola collection, XRD+EPMA
  • Occitanie
    • Pyrénées-Orientales
      • Albères massif
        • Argelès-sur-Mer
[Fillowite] FONTAN, F. (1971) Pegmatites phospholithinifères des massifs d'Arize, d'Aston et des Albères. Thèse 3ème cycle Université P. Sabatier, Toulouse, p 87-99
[Fillowite] BERBAIN. C, IOB. S, ROATTINO. T, RILEY. T, (2016). Phosphates des pegmatites du massif des Albères 2ème partie : zones minéralisées. Ed Association française de Microminéralogie,
  • Chihuahua
    • Mun. de Jiménez
[Johnsomervilleite] Meteoritics 28:415 (July, 1993)
  • Chelyabinsk Oblast
    • Chelyabinsk coal basin
      • Kopeisk
[Galileiite] Victor Victorovich Sharygin (2016) Phosphate inclusions in cohenite from “black blocks” of the 45 mine burned dump, Kopeisk, Chelyabinsk Coal Basin
[Galileiite] Na- V. V. Sharygin, N. S. Karmanov and N. M. Podgornykh (2016) Fe-Phosphate Globules in Impact Metal-Troilite Associations of Chelyabinsk Meteorite. 79th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society (2016)
  • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
    • Oimyakon ulus
[Chladniite] Litasov, K. D., & Podgornykh, N. M. (2017). Raman spectroscopy of various phosphate minerals and occurrence of tuite in the Elga IIE iron meteorite. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 48(11), 1518-1527.
  • Western Province
[Johnsomervilleite] The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 36,pp. 355-366 (1998)
    • Ngororero District
      • Gatumba
[Fillowite] Daltry, V.D.C. and von Knorring, O. (1998) Type-mineralogy of Rwanda with particular reference to the Buranga pegmatite. Geologica Belgica: 1: 9-15.
[Fillowite] Can Mineral April 1998 v. 36 no. 2 p. 355-366
  • Castile and Leon
    • Salamanca
[Johnsomervilleite] Roda, E., Fontán, F., Pesquera, A., & Keller, P. (2001). Phosphate mineral associations of the Aldehuela de la Bóveda, Li-Sn-Nb+-Tb bearing pegmatite, Salamanca, Spain: . In Mineral Deposits at the Beginning of the 21 st Century. Proceedings of the Joint sixth Biennial SGA-SEG Meeting (pp. 477-480).
      • Garcirrey
[Johnsomervilleite] American Mineralogist 89:110-125 (2004); Encarnación Roda-Robles, Alfonso Pesquera (2007) Locality no. 4: The Phosphates-Rich Cañada Pegmatite (Aldehuela de La Bóveda, Salamanca, Spain) in ALEXANDRE LIMA & ENCARNACIÓN RODA ROBLES ed (2007) GRANITIC PEGMATITES: THE STATE OF THE ART - FIELD TRIP GUIDEBOOK. MEMÓRIAS N. º 9, UNIV. DO PORTO, FACULDADE DE CIÊNCIAS, DEPARTAMENTO DE GEOLOGIA pp 67-72.
  • Catalonia
    • Girona (Gerona)
      • Alt Empordà
        • Cadaqués
[Fillowite] Bareche, E. (2005) "Els minerals de Catalunya. Segle XX" Ed. Museu Mollfulleda de Mineralogia - Grup Mineralògic Català, 269 p.
  • Central Region
    • Masaka District
[Fillowite] American Mineralogist, Volume 66, pages 827-842, 1981
  • Scotland
    • Highland
[Johnsomervilleite] Livingstone, A. (1980) Johnsomervilleite, a New Transition-Metal Phosphate Mineral from the Loch Quoich Area, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 43, n° 331, p. 833-836.; Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
  • Dnepropetrovsk Oblast
[Xenophyllite] IMA website
  • Arizona
    • Yavapai Co.
[Fillowite] American Mineralogist (1982): 67: 97-113.
  • Arkansas
    • Independence Co.
[Johnsomervilleite] Meteoritics 28:415 (July, 1993)
  • Connecticut
    • Fairfield Co.
      • Redding (Reading)
        • Branchville
[Fillowite] Brush and Dana (1878); American Mineralogist (1946): 31: 329-345; 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: 720.; Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70:396-409
  • New Hampshire
    • Cheshire Co.
      • Sullivan
[Fillowite] unverified Rob Lavinsky specimen
  • New Mexico
    • Cibola Co.
      • Zuni Mts
        • Zuni Mountains District
[Galileiite] Meteoritics Planetary Sci.(1997) 32, A155-A156
  • Texas
    • Hamilton Co.
      • Carlton
[Chladniite] American Mineralogist, Volume 79, pages 375-380, 1994
  • Wisconsin
    • Florence Co.
      • Fern
        • Pine River pegmatites
[Fillowite] Falster, A. , W.B. Simmons & P.B. Moore (1988) Fillowite, Lithiophilite, Heterosite/Purpurite and Allvaudite--Varulite Group Minerals from a Pegmatite in Florence County, WI, Abst. 15th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, Rocks and Minerals: 63(6) p. 455. Falster, A. , W.B. Simmons & P.B. Moore (1996) The mineralogy and geochemistry of the Animikie Red Ace pegmatite in Florence County, Wisconsin: Recent Research Developments in Mineralogy: 1: 7-67.
[Fillowite] Richardson, P., A.U. Falster & W. B. Simmons (1996) A new locality for nigerite in Florence County, Wisconsin: Mineral News: July, 1996, page 4.
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