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Rhönite Group

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Relationship of Rhönite Group to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Aenigmatite GroupA subgroup of the Sapphirine Supergroup.
BeckettiteCa2V6Al6O20Tric. 1 : P1
KhesiniteCa4(Mg3Fe3+9)O4(Fe3+9Si3)O36Tric. 1 : P1
Sapphirine GroupSubgroup of the Sapphirine Supergroup.
Surinamite(Mg,Fe)3Al4BeSi3O16Mon.
UM1988-26-SiO:AlMgMg4Al2O[Si3Al2O15]
Group Members:
Dorrite Ca4(Mg3Fe3+9)O4(Si3Al8Fe3+O36)Tric.
Høgtuvaite Ca4[Fe2+6Fe3+6]O4[Si8Be2Al2O36]Tric. 1 : P1
Leucorhönite Ca2(Mg,Fe3+,Al)6(Si,Al)6O20Tric.
Makarochkinite (Ca,Na)2Fe2+4Fe3+Ti[O2|BeAlSi4O18]Tric. 1 : P1
Rhönite Ca2(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+,Ti)6[O2|(Si,Al)6O18]Tric. 1 : P1
Serendibite Ca4[Mg6Al6]O4[Si6B3Al3O36]Tric. 1 : P1
Welshite Ca4Mg9Sb3O4[Si6Be3AlFe2O36]Tric. 1 : P1

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References for Rhönite GroupHide

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Grew, E.S.; Hålenius, U.; Pasero, M.; Barbier, J. (2008): Recommended nomenclature for the sapphirine and surinamite groups (sapphirine supergroup). Mineralogical Magazine 72, 839-876.
Mills, S.J., Hatert, F., Nickel, E.H., Ferraris, G. (2009): The standardisation of mineral group hierarchies: application to recent nomenclature proposals. European Journal of Mineralogy, 21, 1073-1080.

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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.
Algeria
 
  • Béchar Province
    • Béchar
[Rhönite] Kuehner, S. M. & Irving, A. J. (2007) Primary Ferric Iron-Bearing Rhönite in Plutonic Igneous Angrite NWA 4590: Implications for Redox Conditions on the Angrite Parent Body. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2007, abstract #P41A-0219. (Dec 2007)
Antarctica
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Victoria Land
      • Ross Island
[Rhönite] Am Min 60:722-725
  • Western Antarctica
    • Marie Byrd Land
      • Executive Committee Range
[Rhönite] R.H. Grapes et al. , Mineralogical Magazine , August 2003, Vol. 67, N°4, pp. 639-651.
Argentina
 
  • Buenos Aires
    • Coronel Suaréz
      • D'Orbigny
[Rhönite] Jambon, A. & Boudouma, O. (2011). Evidence for Rhönite in Angrites D'Orbigny and Sahara 99555: 74th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society. Meteoritics & Planetary Science Supplement, id.5167. (Sept 2011)
Australia
 
  • Tasmania
    • Dorset municipality
      • Scottsdale district
        • West Scottsdale
[Rhönite] http://www.crocoite.com/locationbulletins/part1/zeolites.pdf
Austria
 
  • Burgenland
    • Oberpullendorf
      • Kobersdorf
        • Pauliberg
[Rhönite] R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993); U. Kolitsch, W. Postl, H.-P. Bojar and W. Trattner (2009): Die Mineralvorkommen im Basalt des Pauliberges. In: Autorenkollektiv (Red. M. A. Götzinger und P. Huber) (2009): Die Mineralien des Burgenlandes - Geologie, Mineralogie und mineralische Rohstoffe. – Wissenschaftliche Arbeiten aus dem Burgenland, Band 126, Amt der Burgenländischen Landesregierung, Abteilung 7 - Landesmuseum, Eisenstadt, 83-99.
Canada
 
[Serendibite] Hutcheon, I., Gunter, A.E. and Lecheminant, A.N. (1977) Serendibite from Penrhyn group marble, Melville Peninsula, District of Franklin. Canadian Mineralogist, 15, 108-112.
  • Québec
    • Outaouais
      • Pontiac RCM
[Serendibite] Belley (2013) Abstracts with Program GAC/MAC Meeting, Winnipeg; McDougall, Raymond (2014), What's New? short presentations before the 41st. Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, April 25, 2014.; BELLEY, P.M., GRICE, J.D., FAYEK, M., KOWALSKI, P.M. & GREW, E.S. (2014): A new occurrence of the borosilicate serendibite in tourmaline-bearing calc-silicate rocks, Portage-du-Fort marble, Grenville Province, Québec: evolution of boron isotope and tourmaline compositions in a metamorphic context. Canadian Mineralogist 52, 595-616.
Cape Verde
 
  • Barlavento Islands
[Rhönite] De Ignacio, C., Muñoz, M., & Sagredo, J. (2012). Carbonatites and associated nephelinites from Sao Vicente, Cape Verde Islands. Mineralogical magazine, 76(2), 311-355.
Denmark
 
  • Greenland
    • Northeast Greenland National Park
[Rhönite] http://www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/green.htm
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Ardèche
      • Privas
        • Alissas
[Rhönite] Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéralo. Cristallo. , 1974, 97, pp. 450-464.
        • Freyssenet
[Rhönite] Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéralo. Cristallo. , 1974, 97, pp. 450-464.
    • Puy-de-Dôme
      • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise
        • Murol
[Rhönite] Queneau Patrice collection
[Rhönite] hède
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Stuttgart
      • Ostfildern
[Rhönite] Walenta, K. (1960) Jber. u. Mitt. oberrh. geol. Ver. Vol 42 (1960): 23-53
  • Hesse
    • Fulda
[Rhönite] Soellner, J. (1907): Über Rhönit, ein neues änigmatitähnliches Mineral und über das Vorkommen desselben in basaltischen Gesteinen, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie und Geologie, Beilage, 24, 1-57.
    • Vogelsberg
      • Schotten
        • Gonterskirchen
[Rhönite] S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Andernach
      • Kruft
[Rhönite] Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der basaltischen Gesteine im Laacher Vulkangebiet, Der Aufschluß, Heft 2, 1975
      • Nickenich
[Rhönite] Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der basaltischen Gesteine im Laacher Vulkangebiet, Der Aufschluß, Heft 2, 1975
[Rhönite] Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München, 1983
    • Daun
      • Oberstadtfeld
[Rhönite] Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München, 1983
      • Üdersdorf
[Rhönite] Schüller, W., Betz, V., Die Mineralien vom Emmelberg, Lapis 12/1986
    • Kelberg
      • Drees
[Rhönite] Schüller, W., Die Mineralien des Niveligsberges bei Drees in der Eifel, Der Aufschluß SB 33, 1990
    • Mayen
      • Ettringen
        • Bellerberg volcano
[Rhönite] [Hentschel, G., Seltene Minerale in Calcium-reichen Auswürflingen vom Bellerberg bei Mayen/Eifel, Aufschluß 29, 77-83, 1978] [Lapis, 15 (5), 9-36]
    • Niederzissen
      • Wassenach
[Rhönite] Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der basaltischen Gesteine im Laacher Vulkangebiet, Der Aufschluß, Heft 2, 1975
[Rhönite] Soellner, J. (1907): Über Rhönit, ein neues aenigmatitähnliches Mineral und über das Vorkommen desselben in basaltischen Gesteinen, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie und Geologie, Beilage, Vol. 24, 1-57
    • Polch
      • Ochtendung
[Rhönite] Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
[Rhönite] Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
[Rhönite] Lapis 1988(7+8), 70-72
Hungary
 
  • Nógrád Co.
    • Karancs-Medves Mts
      • Bárna
[Rhönite] Mineral Species of Hungary, 2005
      • Salgótarján
[Rhönite] EGU / EGS - AGU - EUG Joint Assembly, Abstracts from the meeting held in Nice, France, 6 - 11 April 2003, abstract #748 "Silicate melt inclusions in olivine phenocrysts from Hegyestu (Bakony-Balaton Highland) and Pecsko alkaline basalts (Nograd-Gomor), Hungary"
  • Veszprém Co.
    • Balaton Uplands
      • Zánka
[Rhönite] XVI ECROFI European Current Research On Fluid Inclusions, Porto 2001, Abstracts (Eds F. Noronha, A. Dória and A. Guedes), Faculdade de Ciências do Porto, Departamento de Geologia, Memória nº 7, pp. 237-240. Porto, 2001
Italy
 
  • Sicily
    • Catania Province
      • Etna Volcanic Complex
[Rhönite] http://perso.club-internet.fr/rivierec/decembre_-_novembre_2001.htm.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chugoku region
      • Shimane Prefecture
[Rhönite] Monkawa et al. (2002) Abstract of the Meeting of the Mineralogical Society of Japan, 65.
Jordan
 
  • Amman
    • Hashem region
      • Lisdan-Siwaga Fault
        • Siwaga
[Dorrite] Khoury, H.N., Sokol, E.V., Kokh, S.N., Seryotkin, Y.V., Nigmatulina, E.N., Goryainov, S.V., Belogub, E.V., Clark, I.D. (2016): Tululite, Ca14(Fe3+,Al)(Al,Zn,Fe3+,Si,P,Mn,Mg)15O36: a new Ca zincate-aluminate from combustion metamorphic marbles, central Jordan. Mineralogy and Petrology, 110, 125-140
Kazakhstan
 
  • Pavlodar
[Rhönite] Lunar and Planetary Science XXXI
Madagascar
 
  • Fianarantsoa Province
    • Ihorombe Region
      • Ihosy District
        • Sahambano Commune
[Serendibite] Nicollet, C. (1990) Occurrences of grandidierite, serendibite and tourmaline near Ihosy, southern Madagascar. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 54, n° 374, 131-133.
  • Tuléar Province (Toliara)
    • Anosy Region (Fort Dauphin Region)
      • Amboasary Sud District
        • Behara Commune
[Serendibite] Razakamanana, T., Windley, B.F. & Ackermand, D. (2010): Petrology, chemistry and phase relations of borosilicate phases in phlogopite diopsidites and granitic pegmatites from the Tranomaro belt, SE Madagascar; boron-fluid evolution. IN Kusky, T. M., Zhai, M.-G. & Xiao, W. (eds) The Evolving Continents: Understanding Processes of Continental Growth. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 338, 139–161.
    • Atsimo-Andrefana Region
      • Benenitra District
        • Ianapera Commune
[Serendibite] www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/Serendibite.PDF; Nicollet, Christian (1985) Thèse d'Etat. Clermont Fd, 350pp.; Nicollet, Christian (1990) In Granulites and Crustal Differentiation (Vielzeuf, D. and Vidal, P., eds.), Kluwer Academic publishers, in press.; Nicollet, C. (1990) Occurrences of grandidierite, serendibite and tourmaline near Ihosy, southern Madagascar. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 54, n° 374, 131-133.
Mexico
 
  • Chihuahua
    • Pueblito de Allende
[Rhönite] American Mineralogist (1971): 56: 2053.
Morocco
 
  • Drâa-Tafilalet Region
    • Er Rachidia Province (Errachidia Province)
[Rhönite] http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2007AGUFM.P41A0219K (as rhönite); http://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/lpsc2014/pdf/1818.pdf; Kuehner, S. M. & Irving, A. J. (2007) Primary Ferric Iron-Bearing Rhönite in Plutonic Igneous Angrite NWA 4590: Implications for Redox Conditions on the Angrite Parent Body, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2007, abs. #P41A-0219. (Dec 2007)
Myanmar
 
  • Mandalay Region (Mandalay Division)
    • Pyin-Oo-Lwin District
[Serendibite] Rob Lavinsky collection; Greg Dainty collection
        • Mogok Valley
[Serendibite] Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
[Serendibite] Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
[Serendibite] Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
New Zealand
 
  • South Island
    • Otago Region
      • Dunedin City
[Rhönite] Kyle, P.R., Price, R.C. (1975) Occurrences of Rhönite in Alkalic Lavas of the McMurdo Volccanic Group, Antarctica, and Dundedin Volcano, New Zealand. American Mineralogist, 60: 722-725.
Northwest Africa Meteorites
 
[Rhönite] Mikouchi, T., McKay G., Koizumi E., Monkawa, A. & Miyamoto, M. (2003) Northwest Africa 1670: A new quenched angrite. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 38(7,Suppl.): A115.
Norway
 
  • Nordland
    • Rana
[Høgtuvaite] Grauch et al. (1994): Høgtuvaite, a new beryllian member of the aenigmatite group fom Norway, with x-ray data on aenigmatite. Canadian Mineralogist. 32: 439-448; Schilling, J., Bingen, B., Skår, O., Wenzel, T., Markl, G. (2015): Formation and evolution of the Høgtuva beryllium deposit, Norway. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 170, 30. (21 pp.)
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
      • Aldan Shield
        • Aldan
[Serendibite]
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Kamchatka Oblast'
      • Klyuchevskiy volcano (Klyuchevskaya)
[Rhönite] Anan’ev, V. V., & Selyangin, O. B. (2011). Rhonite in molten inclusions from the olivine of allivalite nodules from Malyi Semyachik Volcano and basalts of Klyuchevskoi Volcano, Kamchatka. Journal of Volcanology and Seismology, 5(5), 335-340.
[Rhönite] Anan’ev, V. V., & Selyangin, O. B. (2011). Rhonite in molten inclusions from the olivine of allivalite nodules from Malyi Semyachik Volcano and basalts of Klyuchevskoi Volcano, Kamchatka. Journal of Volcanology and Seismology, 5(5), 335-340.
[Rhönite] 6th orogenic lherzolite conference 2014 Morocco
  • Urals Region
    • Southern Urals
      • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
[Dorrite] Cesnokov, B., Kotrly, M. and Nisanbajev, T. (1998): Brennende Abraumhalden und Aufschlüsse im Tscheljabinsker Kohlenbecken - eine reiche Mineralienküche. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (3), 54-63 (in German).
[Leucorhönite] Cesnokov, B., M. Kotrly, and T. Nisanbajev (1998): Brennende Abraumhalden und Aufschlüsse im Tscheljabinsker Kohlenbecken - eine reiche Mineralienküche. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (3), 54-63 (in German).
            • Coal mine No. 204
[Leucorhönite] Igor Pekov (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
            • Coal Mine No. 42
[Leucorhönite] Igor Pekov (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
[Leucorhönite] Igor Pekov (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
        • Ilmen Mts
[Makarochkinite] http://un2sg4.unige.ch/athena
            • Lake Ishkul'
[Makarochkinite] Am. Min. 90:1402-1412 (2005); Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Sahara Desert
 
[Rhönite] Jambon, A. & Boudouma, O. (2011). Evidence for Rhönite in Angrites D'Orbigny and Sahara 99555: 74th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society. Meteoritics & Planetary Science Supplement, id.5167. (Sept 2011)
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Lučenec Co.
[Rhönite] Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
[Rhönite] Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
    • Rimavská Sobota Co.
[Rhönite] Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
Spain
 
  • Canary Islands
    • Las Palmas Province
      • Gran Canaria (Grand Canary)
        • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
[Rhönite] Analyzed by XRD by Dr. Joan Vinals (Barcelona)- Col. Agustin Agudo Espinosa
Sri Lanka
 
  • Central Province
    • Ambakotte
[Serendibite] Nature (1902) 65, 383; Prior, G.T., Coomáraswámy, A.K. (1903) Serendibite, a new borosilicate from Ceylon. Mineralogical Magazine vol. 13, n° 61, 224-227.
  • Sabaragamuwa Province
    • Ratnapura District
      • Embilipitiya (Embilipitya; Ambilipitiya)
        • Kolonne (Kolonna; "Kollonne")
[Serendibite] Müller, H. D. & Jahn, S. (2006): Kolonne bei Embilipitiya auf Sri Lanka-eine interessante Fundstelle für Olivin, Hornblende und Spinelle. Mineralien Welt 17 (4), 44-51.
Sweden
 
  • Värmland
    • Filipstad
[Welshite] Mineralogical Magazine(1978) 42, 129-132; Nysten, P., Holtstam, D. and Jonsson, E. (1999) The Långban minerals. In Långban - The mines,their minerals, geology and explorers (D. Holtstam and J. Langhof, eds.), Swedish Museum of Natural History and Raster Förlag, Stockholm & Chr. Weise Verlag, Munich, pp. 89-183.
Tanzania
 
  • Tanga Region
[Serendibite] Research Institute for African Geology, University of Leeds, 11th Annual Report, 40.
USA
 
  • California
    • Riverside Co.
      • Crestmore
        • Crestmore quarries
          • Sky Blue Hill
[Serendibite] Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 334.
      • Riverside
[Serendibite] Richmond, Gerald Martin (1939), Serendibite and associated minerals from the New City Quarry, Riverside, California: American Mineralogist: 24: 725-726; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 508.
  • Hawaii
    • Kauai Co.
[Rhönite] AmMin 69:57
  • New York
    • Orange Co.
      • Town of Warwick
[Serendibite] http://www.colgate.edu/portaldata/imagegallerywww/05777dac-97c8-4ba0-aef5-86db2fa9f363/ImageGallery/rader-peck-poster-06.pdf
[Serendibite] http://departments.colgate.edu/geology/research/Rader&Peck06.pdf
[Serendibite] http://departments.colgate.edu/geology/research/Rader&Peck06.pdf
    • St. Lawrence Co.
      • Russell Township
[Serendibite] Grew, E.S., Yates, M.G. and deLorraine, W. (1990) Serendibite from the Northwest Adirondack Lowlands, in Russell, New York, USA. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 54, n° 374, pp. 133-136.
    • Warren Co.
[Serendibite] www.excaliburmineral.com; Grew, E.S., Yates, M.G. and deLorraine, W. (1990) Serendibite from the Northwest Adirondack Lowlands, in Russell, New York, USA. Mineralogical Magazine vol. 54, n° 374, 133-136.
[Serendibite] Jensen (1978) Minerals of New York State, p.129; Harvard Museum of Natural History, no.115941
[Serendibite] Smithsonian collection, USNM nr R3995 [http://collections.si.edu/search/record/nmnhmineralsciences_1170574]
  • Texas
    • Brewster Co.
      • Big Bend National Park
[Rhönite] Am Min 55:5-6 pp 864-874
  • Wyoming
    • Campbell Co.
      • Reno Junction
[Dorrite] Amer.Min.(1988) 73, 1440-1448
    • Johnson Co.
      • Buffalo
[Dorrite] American Mineralogist, Volume 73, pages 1440-1448, 1988
Zimbabwe
 
  • Matabeleland South
    • Beitbridge District
[Rhönite] Kopylova, M.G., Gurney, J.J., and Daniels, L.R.M. (1997): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 129, 366-384.
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