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Hilgardite Group

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About Hilgardite GroupHide

This page provides mineralogical data about Hilgardite Group.


Relationship of Hilgardite Group to other SpeciesHide

Group Members:
Hilgardite Ca2B5O9Cl · H2OTric. 1 : P1
Kurgantaite CaSr[B5O9]Cl · H2OTric. 1 : P1
Leucostaurite Pb2[B5O9]Cl · 0.5H2OOrth. mm2 : Pnn2
Tyretskite Ca2B5O9OH · H2OTric.

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Localities for Hilgardite GroupHide

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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.
Canada
 
  • New Brunswick
    • Kings Co.
      • Cardwell Parish
[Kurgantaite] CM 43, 1469-1487
[Hilgardite] Canadian Mineralogist (1996): 34: 657-665.; Canadian Mineralogist (1996): 34: 881-892
      • Hammond Parish
        • Salt Springs evaporite deposit
[Hilgardite] P.C. Burns, F.C. Hawthorne, J.A.R. Stirling: Can. Mineral. 30:445-448 (1992); Roulston, B.V. and Waugh, D.C.E. (1981) A borate mineal assemblage from the Penobsquis and Salt Springs evaporite deposits of southern New Brunswick. Canadian Mineralogist: 19: 291-301.
      • Studholm Parish
[Hilgardite] Grice, J.D., Gault, R.A., Van Velthuizen, J. (2005) Borate minerals of the Penobsquis and Millstream deposits, southern New Brunswick, Canada. The Canadian Mineralogist: 43: 1469-1487.
Chile
 
  • Antofagasta Region
    • Antofagasta Province
      • Sierra Gorda District
        • Caracoles
[Leucostaurite] Brugger J, Meisser N, Ansermat S, Krivovichev S V, Kahlenberg V, Belton D, Ryan C G (2012) Leucostaurite, Pb2[B5O9]Cl·0.5H2O, from the Atacama Desert: The first Pb-dominant member of the hilgardite group, and micro-determination of boron minerals by PIGE. American Mineralogist 97, 1206-1212
        • Caracoles mining district
          • Quebrada Honda
[Leucostaurite] Brugger J, Meisser N, Ansermat S, Krivovichev S V, Kahlenberg V, Belton D, Ryan C G (2012) Leucostaurite, Pb2[B5O9]Cl·0.5H2O, from the Atacama Desert: The first Pb-dominant member of the hilgardite group, and micro-determination of boron minerals by PIGE. American Mineralogist 97, 1206-1212
China
 
  • Tibet Autonomous Region
    • Ngari Prefecture
      • Gê'gyai Co. (Geji Co.)
[Kurgantaite] Anthony, J.W. et al.: Handbook of Mineralogy
  • Yunnan Province
    • Pu'er Prefecture
      • Jiangcheng Co.
[Hilgardite-3Tc] Li, M., Yan, M., Wang, Z., Liu, X., Fang, X., & Li, J. (2015). The origins of the Mengye potash deposit in the Lanping–Simao Basin, Yunnan Province, Western China. Ore Geology Reviews, 69, 174-186.
Germany
 
  • Lower Saxony
    • Göttingen
      • Reyershausen
[Hilgardite] [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"]
Israel
 
  • Southern District (HaDarom District)
[Hilgardite] Anthony, et al (2003) Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 5, p. 288.
Kazakhstan
 
  • Aktobe Region
    • Aksai Valley
[Hilgardite] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; ERCOSPAN (2011) Independent Geological Report on the Zhilianskoe and Chelkar Potash Deposits in Kazakhstan EGB 11-012
  • Atyrau Region
    • Atyrau (Gur'yev)
[Hilgardite] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30; Pekov, I. V. & Abramov, D. V. (1993): Boron deposit of the Inder and its minerals. World of Stones, 1, 23-30.
[Kurgantaite] I.V. Pekov et al. (2001) Zap. Vser. Min. Ob. 130(3), 71-79 (in russ.).
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
      • Irkutskaya Oblast'
[Kurgantaite] AmMin 87:1509-1512
        • Lena-Angara salt Basin
[Tyretskite] Museum Victoria Registration Number: M 33372
[Tyretskite] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
        • Lower Tunguska
          • Nepa River basin
[Kurgantaite] I.V. Pekov et al. (2001) Zap. Vser. Min. Ob. 130(3), 71-79 (in russ.).
        • Zheleznogorsk (Korshunikha)
[Hilgardite] Mazurov, M.P., Grishina, S.N., Istomin, V.E., and Titov, A.T. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(4), 271-284.
Turkey
 
  • Central Anatolia Region
    • Eskişehir Province
      • Kirka
[Hilgardite-4M] Koçak, İ. & Koç, Ş. (2016): Geochemical characteristics of Kırka (Sarıkaya) borate deposit, northwestern Anatolia, Turkey. Journal of Earth System Science: 125: 147-164; http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12548 (2016)
UK
 
  • England
    • North Yorkshire
      • Redcar and Cleveland
        • Loftus
[Hilgardite] BMS Collection hilgardite-1TC; UK Journal of Mines and Minerals, No. 14 p4-7; Milne, J. K. (1978). The potash deposits and their associates in the area of the Boulby mine, Cleveland. PhD thesis University of Edinburgh
      • Scarborough
[Hilgardite] Smith, F.W., Dearlove, J.P.L., Kemp, S.J., Bell, C.P., Milne, C.J. and Pottas, T.L. (2014) Potash – Recent exploration developments in North Yorkshire. Pp. 45-50 in Hunger, E., Brown, T. J. and Lucas, G. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 17th Extractive Industry Geology Conference, EIG Conferences Ltd. 202pp
[Hilgardite] Smith, F.W., Dearlove, J.P.L., Kemp, S.J., Bell, C.P., Milne, C.J. and Pottas, T.L. (2014) Potash – Recent exploration developments in North Yorkshire. Pp. 45-50 in Hunger, E., Brown, T. J. and Lucas, G. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 17th Extractive Industry Geology Conference, EIG Conferences Ltd. 202pp
USA
 
  • Alabama
    • Clarke Co.
[Hilgardite] Rocks & Min.: 64:472.
  • Louisiana
    • Iberville Parish
      • Plaquemine
[Hilgardite] Hurlbut, C. S., Taylor, R. E. (1937): Hilgardite, a new mineral species from Choctaw Salt Dome, Louisiana. American Mineralogist. 22, 1052-1057; American Mineralogist 23:898
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