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Pyknochlorite

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Formula:
Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
A variety of Clinochlore

An iron-rich variety of clinochlore.


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Chemical Properties of PyknochloriteHide

Formula:
Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8

Synonyms of PyknochloriteHide

Other Language Names for PyknochloriteHide

Simplified Chinese:密绿泥石

Other InformationHide

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 PyknochloriteHide

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Fromme, J. (1901): Minerale aus dem Radautale, u. a. Pyknochlorit, eine neue Chloritart. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, Mineralogie und Petrographie 22(1), 62-73.

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Localities for PyknochloriteHide

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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.
China
 
  • Guangdong Province
    • Shaoguan Prefecture
      • Nanxiong Co.
        • Baishun Uranium ore field
Zhanshi Zhang, Renmin Hua, Junfeng Ji, Yanchun Zhang, Guolin Guo, and Zhengping Yin (2007): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 27(2), 161-172
      • Shixing Co.
        • Baishun Uranium ore field
Zhanshi Zhang, Renmin Hua, Junfeng Ji, Yanchun Zhang, Guolin Guo, and Zhengping Yin (2007): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 27(2), 161-172
  • Tibet Autonomous Region
    • Ngari Prefecture
      • Coqên Co. (Cuoqin Co.)
        • Nixiong Fe-Cu ore field (Nyixung Fe-Cu ore field)
Yushuai Yu, Zhusen Yang, Yingchao Liu, Shihong Tian, Can Zhao, Yuan Gao, Xianhua Ji, Weizheng Hu, and Shenghua Cao (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(4), 775-790
Indonesia
 
  • Sulawesi (Celebes)
    • Sulawesi Selatan Province (South Sulawesi Province)
      • Tana Toraja Regency
doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.13179.41767; Hakim, A.Y.A. (2017). Genesis of orogenic gold in the Latimojong district, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. PhD dissertation. Montanuniversität Leoben
Hakim, A.Y.A. (2017). Genesis of orogenic gold in the Latimojong district, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. PhD dissertation. Montanuniversität Leoben
Taiwan
 
  • Taiwan Province
    • Hualien Co.
Zhengzhang Tao (1992): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 13(4), 21-27
USA
 
  • Nevada
    • Eureka Co.
Peter G. Vikre (1998) Intrusion-related, polymetallic carbonate replacement deposits in the Eureka district, Eureka County, Nevada. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Bulletin 110
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