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Chromium-bearing Lawsonite

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Ca(Al,Cr)2[Si2O7](OH)2 · H2O
A variety of Lawsonite

A chromium-bearing variety of Lawsonite.

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Pronounciation of Chromium-bearing LawsoniteHide

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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of Chromium-bearing LawsoniteHide

Ca(Al,Cr)2[Si2O7](OH)2 · H2O

Synonyms of Chromium-bearing LawsoniteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
6 photos of Chromium-bearing Lawsonite associated with QuartzSiO2

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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 Chromium-bearing LawsoniteHide

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Sherlock, S.C., and Okay, A.I. (1999): Oscillatory zoned chrome lawsonite in the Tavsanli Zone, northwest Turkey. Mineralogical Magazine 63(5), 687-692.

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Localities for Chromium-bearing LawsoniteHide

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.

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- 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.
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Hautes-Alpes
      • Ceillac
Mevel, C., and J. R. Kienast (1980) Chromian jadeite, phengite, pumpellyite, and lawsonite in a high-pressure metamorphosed gabbro from the French Alps. Mineralogical Magazine : 43 (332): 979-984.
  • South Aegean
    • Syros
      • Syros Island
        • Grammata Bay
Jordi Fabre
  • Sibiu
    • Făgăraș Mountains
Negulescu, E. & Săbău, G. (2012) Chromium-rich lawsonite in high-Cr eclogites from the Făgăras Massif (South Carpathians). American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2012, abstract #V23D-2862.
  • Eskişehir Province
Sherlock, S.C., and Okay, A.I. (1999): Oscillatory zoned chrome lawsonite in the Tavsanli Zone, northwest Turkey. Mineralogical Magazine 63(5), 687-692
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