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Inderite Group

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This page provides mineralogical data about Inderite Group.


Relationship of Inderite Group to other SpeciesHide

Group Members:
Inderborite CaMg(H3B3O7)2 · 8H2OMon. 2/m
Inderite MgB3O3(OH)5 · 5H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
Inyoite Ca(H4B3O7)(OH) · 4H2OMon. 2/m
Kurnakovite MgB3O3(OH)5 · 5H2OTric. 1 : P1
Meyerhofferite Ca2(H3B3O7)2 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
Solongoite Ca2(H3B3O7)(OH)ClMon.

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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.
Argentina
 
  • Jujuy
    • Susques Department
      • Coranzuli
[Inyoite] Dr, Jorge Dascal (Patagonia Minerals) specimens; Alonso, R. N. (1999). On the origin of La Puna borates. Acta geológica hispánica, 34(2), 141-166.; CAHIT HELVACI & RICARDO N. ALONSO (2000) Borate Deposits of Turkey and Argentina; A Summary and Geological Comparison. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 9:1-27.
  • Salta
    • Los Andes department
[Inyoite] Smith, G.I. and Medrano, M.D. (2002) in: Boron, Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry, p 274 (Mineralogical Society of America).
      • Salar del Hombre Muerto
[Inderite] Alonso, R. N. (1999). On the origin of La Puna borates. Acta geológica hispánica, 34(2), 141-166.; CAHIT HELVACI & RICARDO N. ALONSO (2000) Borate Deposits of Turkey and Argentina; A Summary and Geological Comparison. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 9:1-27.
      • Sijes
[Inyoite] www.sijes.com.ar
[Inyoite] www.sijes.com.ar
[Inyoite] CAHIT HELVACI & RICARDO N. ALONSO (2000) Borate Deposits of Turkey and Argentina; A Summary and Geological Comparison. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 9:1-27.
[Inyoite] Alonso, R. N. (1999). On the origin of La Puna borates. Acta geológica hispánica, 34(2), 141-166.
[Inyoite] Jewel Tunnel Import specimens.
[Inyoite] Garrett, D.E. (1998): Borates - Handbook of Deposits, Processing, Properties and Use. Academic Press (San Diego, London), 475 pp.; Alonso, R. N. (1999). On the origin of La Puna borates. Acta geológica hispánica, 34(2), 141-166.; CAHIT HELVACI & RICARDO N. ALONSO (2000) Borate Deposits of Turkey and Argentina; A Summary and Geological Comparison. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 9:1-27.
[Inyoite] Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum specimen
[Inderborite] Galliski, M.A., Cooper, M.A., Márquez-Zavalía, M.F., and Hawthorne, F.C. (2010) Alfredstelznerite: a new calcium borate hydrate from Santa Rosa mine, Salta, northwestern Argentina. Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 123-128
Canada
 
  • New Brunswick
    • Albert Co.
[Inyoite] 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: 359.
  • Nova Scotia
    • Hants Co.
[Inyoite] Papezik, V.S., Fong, C.C.K. (1975) Howlite and Ulexite from Carboniferous Gypsum and Anhydrite Beds in Western Newfoundland. Canadian Mineralogist: 13: 370-376.
  • Saskatchewan
[Inderborite] Shang, Y. (2000). Mineralogy, lithostratigraphy and geochemistry of North Ingebright Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada. PhD thesis University of Manitoba.
China
 
  • Qinghai Province
    • Haixi Autonomous Prefecture
      • Da Qaidam Co. (Dachaidan Co.)
[Inderite] Shaoxiu Yang (1991): Journal of Lake Sciences 3(1), 1-10; Garrett, D.E. (1998): Borates: Handbook of deposits, processing, properties, and use. Academic Press (San Diego, London), 491 pp.; Zheng, M. P., Qi, W., & Yuan, H. R. (2005). Characteristics of salt lake boron deposits and magnesium borate deposits of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, China. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 1123-1125). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
[Inderite] Xiyu Zheng (1994): Journal of Lake Sciences 6(3), 267-275
      • Delhi Co. (Delingha Co.)
[Kurnakovite] Qingzhong Wang, Yingkai Xiao, Chonggeng Zhang, Haizhen Wei, and Zhiqi Zhao (2001): Bulletin of Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry 20(4), 344-366
[Inyoite] National Geological Archives of China database, record no. X00022726
[Inyoite] National Geological Archives of China database, record no. X00022726
  • Tibet Autonomous Region
    • Ngari Prefecture
      • Gê'gyai Co. (Geji Co.)
[Inderite] Xiyu Zheng and Shengsong Yu (1981): Scientia Geographica Sinica 1(1), 66-76; Mianping Zheng and Wengao Liu (1982): Geological Review 28(3), 263-266; Shaoxiu Yang (1991): Journal of Lake Sciences 3(1), 1-10; Xiyu Zheng (1994): Journal of Lake Sciences 6(3), 267-275; Xifang Liu and Mianping Zheng (2010): Acta Geologica Sinica 89(11), 1601-1612; Mianping Zheng and Xifang Liu (2010): Acta Geologica Sinica 84(11), 1585-1600
[Kurnakovite] Xiyu Zheng and Shengsong Yu (1981): Scientia Geographica Sinica 1(1), 66-76; Shaoxiu Yang (1991): Journal of Lake Sciences 3(1), 1-10
[Kurnakovite] Xiyu Zheng and Shengsong Yu (1981): Scientia Geographica Sinica 1(1), 66-76; Shaoxiu Yang (1991): Journal of Lake Sciences 3(1), 1-10; Wenzhi Li, Mianping Zheng, and Yuanyi Zhao (2004): Resources & Industries 6(5), 33-37; Xifang Liu and Mianping Zheng (2010): Acta Geologica Sinica 89(11), 1601-1612
[Kurnakovite] Shaoxiu Yang (1991): Journal of Lake Sciences 3(1), 1-10
      • Gêrzê Co. (Gaize Co.)
[Kurnakovite] Wenzhi Li, Mianping Zheng, and Yuanyi Zhao (2004): Resources & Industries 6(5), 33-37
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Hami Prefecture (Kumul Prefecture; Qumul Prefecture)
      • Yiwu Co. (Aratürük Co.)
[Inyoite] Renyi Chen, Haiguang Liu, and Wenyi Ma (1995): Geology and Prospecting 31(1), 26-31
Italy
 
  • Piedmont
    • Torino Province
      • Canavese District
        • Léssolo
          • Cálea
[Inderite] M.E. Ciriotti (2006) EDX probed
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chugoku Region
      • Okayama Prefecture
        • Takahashi City
          • Bicchu-cho (Bitchu-cho)
            • Fuka
[Inyoite] Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences Vol. 99 (2004) , No. 2 April 67-71
Kazakhstan
 
  • Atyrau
    • Atyrau (Gur'yev)
[Inderborite] [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index", p322]; Pekov, I. V. & Abramov, D. V. (1993): Boron deposit of the Inder and its minerals. World of Stones, 1, 23-30.
[Inderborite] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
[Kurnakovite] Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
        • Mt Kzyl-tau
[Inderite] Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Mexico
 
  • Sonora
    • Mun. de Magdalena
      • Aguja
[Meyerhofferite] Garrett, D.E. (1998): Borates - Handbook of Deposits, Processing, Properties and Use. Academic Press (San Diego, London), 475 pp.; Miranda-Gasca, M. A., Gomez-Caballero, J. A., & Eastoe, C. J. (1998). Borate deposits of northern Sonora, Mexico; stratigraphy, tectonics, stable isotopes, and fluid inclusions. Economic Geology, 93(4), 510-523.
Peru
 
  • Arequipa Department
    • Arequipa Province
      • Arequipa
[Inyoite] Hyrsl & Rosales (2003), Min. Record 34:251
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
      • Polar Yakutia
        • Dogdo River Basin
          • Tas-Khayakhtakh Range
[Inderite] http://maurice.strahlen.org/yakutia/yakutia.htm
    • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
      • Buriatia Republic (Buryatia)
        • Vitim Plateau
[Solongoite] American Mineralogist, Volume 87, pages 1509–1513, 2002; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
  • Northern Caucasus Region
    • Krasnodarskiy Krai
      • Taman Peninsula
[Inyoite] Dmitry Tonkacheev
South Africa
 
  • Northern Cape Province
[Inyoite] Gutzmer, J. (1996). Genesis and alteration of the Kalahari and Postmasburg manganese deposits, Griqualand West, South Africa (Doctoral dissertation, Rand Afrikaans University).
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Almería
      • Pulpí
[Inyoite] Navarro, A., Cardellach, E., & Corbella, M. (2009). Mercury mobility in mine waste from Hg-mining areas in Almería, Andalusia (Se Spain). Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 101(3), 236-246.
Turkey
 
  • Aegean Region
    • Aydin Province
[Meyerhofferite]
    • Kütahya Province
      • Emet
        • Emet Borate deposit
[Meyerhofferite] CAHIT HELVACI & RICARDO N. ALONSO (2000) Borate Deposits of Turkey and Argentina; A Summary and Geological Comparison. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 9, 2000, pp. 1-27; American Mineralogist; April 1979; v. 64; no. 3-4; p. 362-366
[Meyerhofferite] J.W. Anthony, R.A. Bideaux, K.W. Bladh, M.C. Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. V (2003)
  • Central Anatolia Region
    • Eskişehir Province
      • Kirka
[Inderborite] CAHIT HELVACI & RICARDO N. ALONSO (2000) Borate Deposits of Turkey and Argentina; A Summary and Geological Comparison. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 9, 2000, pp. 1-27; http://www.mineralienatlas.de/lexikon/index.php/T%FCrkei/Eskisehir/Kirka/Sarikaya; Baysal, O. (1972) : A mineralogical study and genesis of Sarıkaya (Kırka) borate deposits. Hacettepe University, Ankara.
  • Marmara Region
    • Balikesir Province
      • Bigadiç
[Inyoite] CAHIT HELVACI & RICARDO N. ALONSO (2000) Borate Deposits of Turkey and Argentina; A Summary and Geological Comparison. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol. 9, 2000, pp. 1-27
[Meyerhofferite] Helvaci, C., & Alaca, O. (1991). Geology and mineralogy of the Bigadiç borate deposits and vicinity. Mineral Res. Expl. Bull, 113, 31-63.
[Meyerhofferite] Meixner, H. (1953): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 3(6), 445-455.
[Inyoite] Helvaci, C., & Alaca, O. (1991). Geology and mineralogy of the Bigadiç borate deposits and vicinity. Mineral Res. Expl. Bull, 113, 31-63.
        • Faraşköy (Faraş)
[Meyerhofferite] Erik Vercammen collection
[Meyerhofferite] Ex Wolfgang Schneider collection and label
        • Iskeleköy (Iskele)
[Inyoite] Meixner, H. (1953): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 3(6), 445-455.; Helvaci, C., & Alaca, O. (1991). Geology and mineralogy of the Bigadiç borate deposits and vicinity. Mineral Res. Expl. Bull, 113, 31-63.
[Meyerhofferite] Helvaci, C., & Alaca, O. (1991). Geology and mineralogy of the Bigadiç borate deposits and vicinity. Mineral Res. Expl. Bull, 113, 31-63.
USA
 
  • California
    • Inyo Co.
      • Amargosa Range
        • Black Mts
          • Monte Blanco
[Inyoite] Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences (1914): 4: 354-356; 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: 359; Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1916b), Inyoite and meyerhofferite, two new calcium borates: USGS Bulletin 610: 35; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 264.
          • Zabriskie Point
[Meyerhofferite] www.mineralsocal.org
[Inyoite] Korbel & Novak, 1999. Min.Encylopaedia, p.132.
        • Ryan
[Inyoite] Schaller, Waldemar Theodore (1916b), Inyoite and meyerhofferite, two new calcium borates: USGS Bulletin 610: 35; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 228.
[Inderite] Erd, R.C., J.F. McAllister, and A.C. Vlisidis (1970) Wardsmithite 5CaO • MgO •12B2O3 •30H2O, a new borate mineral from the Death Valley region, California. American Mineralogist: 55: 349-357; Erd, R.C., J.F. McAllister, and G.D. Eberlein (1979) New data on hungchaoite, the second world occurrence, Death Valley region, California. American Mineralogist: 64: 369-375; Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols.
[Inyoite] Erd, R.C., J.F. McAllister, and A.C. Vlisidis (1970) Wardsmithite 5CaO • MgO •12B2O3 •30H2O, a new borate mineral from the Death Valley region, California. American Mineralogist: 55: 349-357.
        • Twenty Mule Team Canyon
[Meyerhofferite] Erd, R.C., J.F. McAllister & H. Almond (1959), Gowerite, a new hydrous calcium borate from Death Valley, California: American Mineralogist: 44: 911-919.
    • Kern Co.
      • Kramer District (Kramer Borate District)
[Inderite] www.mineralsocal.org
[Inderite] Frondel, Clifford & V. Morgen (1956), Inderite and gerstleyite from the Kramer borate district, Kern County, California: American Mineralogist: 41: 839-843; Frondel, Clifford, V. Morgan & J.L.T. Waugh (1956), Lesserite, a new borate mineral American Mineralogist: 41: 927-928; Schaller, Waldemar Theodore & Mary Emma Mrose (1960), The naming of the hydrous magnesium borate minerals from Boron, California – a preliminary note: American Mineralogist: 45: 732-734; Rumanova, I.M. and Ashirov, A. (1964) The determination of the crystal structure of inderite. Soviet Physics-Crystallography: 8: 414-428; Bowser, C.J. (1965a), Geochemistry and petrology of the sodium borates in the non-marine evaporative environment: Unpublished Ph.. dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles, 307 pp.: 49-50; Morgan, V. and Erd, R.C. (1969) Minerals of the Kramer borate district, California California Division of Mines and Geology Mineral Information Service: 22(9&10): 150-152; Razmanova, .P., Rumanova, I.M., and Belov, N.V. (1970) Crystal structure of kurnakovite Mg2B6O11•15H2O = 2Mg[B3O3(OH)5]•5H2O. Soviet Physics, Doklady: 14: 1139; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 240.
[Inderite] Minerals Notes and News (1948), Inderite discovered at Boron: Mineral Notes & News Bulletin 127: 12; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 227-228.
[Inderite] American Mineralogist 41 (1956), 839-843
[Inderite] Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 227-228.
[Inderite] Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 228.
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Bullion Mts (Bullion Range)
        • Stedman District (Ludlow; Rochester; Buckeye)
          • Stedman
[Inyoite] USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10189217.
    • Shasta Co.
      • Klamath Mts
        • West Shasta Copper - Zinc District
          • Iron Mountain [town]
            • Iron Mountain
[Inyoite] USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10216041.
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