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Tektite-like glasses of mafic and ultramafic composition.

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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.

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Skublov, G.T., Marin, Y.B., Semikolennykh, V.M., Skublov, S.G., and Tarasenko, Y.N. (2007): Volkhovite: A New Type of Tektite-Like Glass. Geology of Ore Deposits 49(8), 681-696.
Skublov, G. T.; Marin, Yu. B.; Semikolennykh, V. M.; Skublov, S. G.; Tarasenko, Yu. N. (2007): Volkhovites - a new type of tektite-like glasses. Zapiski Rossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 136, 50-68 (in Russian).

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β“˜ - 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.
  • Leningrad Oblast
    • Kirishi
Skublov, G.T., Marin, Y.B., Semikolennykh, V.M., Skublov, S.G., and Tarasenko, Y.N. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(8), 681-696.
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