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About RadentheiniteHide

For a locality at Radenthein, Carinthia.
A metamorphic rock composed of light-red garnet, pale blue kyanite and deep-brown biotite.

Polished pieces have been used as semiprecious stone.

Other Language Names for RadentheiniteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
2 photos of Radentheinite associated with AlmandineFe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
2 photos of Radentheinite associated with KyaniteAl2(SiO4)O
2 photos of Radentheinite associated with BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2

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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.

References for RadentheiniteHide

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ROSTHORN, F. v. & J. L. CANAVAL (1854): Uebersicht der Mineralien und Felsarten Kärntens und der geognostischen Verhältnisse ihres Vorkommens. Jb. Naturhist. Mus. Kärnten, 2, 113-176.
ZEPHAROVICH, V. v. (1859): Mineralogisches Lexicon für das Kaiserthum, Österreich. W. Braumüller, Wien, 628 pp.
Angel, F. (1948): Radex-Rundschau 1948, p. 91.
ANGEL, F. (1953): Petrographischlagerstättenkundlicher Führer durch die Magnesitlagerstätte der Millstätter Alpe (Radenthein), Kärnten. Der Karinthin, 25, 315-320.
ANGEL, F., A. AWERZGER, A. KUSCHINSKY, & H. MEIXNER (1953): Die Magnesitlagerstätte Millstätter Alpe bei Radenthein. Carinthia II, 143./63., 98-118.
ANGEL, F. (1972): Disthen und die zu ihm heteromorphen Minerale Andalusit und Sillimanit in Österreich. Radex-Rundschau 1972, 45-56.

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Localities for RadentheiniteHide

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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.
  • Carinthia
    • Gurktaler Alpen
      • Radenthein
        • Millstätter Alpe
Pichler (2009)
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