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Ferroaugite

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Named as a ferroan Augite
A variety of Augite

An obsolete term for a pyroxene that would now be categorized as augite.


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Classification of FerroaugiteHide

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Previous petrological nomenclature of clinopyroxenes from basaltic magmas (after Poldervaart & Hess, 1951)

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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 FerroaugiteHide

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Min Mag 26 p336
Poldervaart, A , Hess, H.H. (1951) , "Pyroxenes in the Crystallization of Basaltic Magma," The Journal of Geology 59, no. 5 (Sep., 1951): 472-489.
Hey, M., 1962: An Index of mineral species and varieties.

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Localities for FerroaugiteHide

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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.
Antarctica
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Queen Elizabeth Land
      • Pensacola Mountains
Leat, P. T., Riley, T. R., Storey, B. C., Kelley, S. P., & Millar, I. L. (2000). Middle Jurassic ultramafic lamprophyre dyke within the Ferrar magmatic province, Pensacola Mountains, Antarctica. Mineralogical Magazine, 64(1), 95-111.
    • Victoria Land
LeMasurier, W. E., Thomson, J. W., Baker, P. E., Kyle, P. R., Rowley, P. D., Smellie, J. L., & Verwoerd, W. J. (1990). Volcanoes of the Antarctic Plate and Southern Ocean (Vol. 48). American Geophysical Union, 128-133
  • Western Antarctica
    • Marie Byrd Land
Woolley A.R. (2019) Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World. Part 4: Antarctica, Asia and Europe, p. 6 LeMasurier, W. E., Thomson, J. W., Baker, P. E., Kyle, P. R., Rowley, P. D., Smellie, J. L., & Verwoerd, W. J. (1990). Volcanoes of the Antarctic Plate and Southern Ocean (Vol. 48). American Geophysical Union, 169-174 LeMasurier, W. E., Choi, S. H., Hart, S. R., Mukasa, S., & Rogers, N. (2016). Reconciling the shadow of a subduction signature with rift geochemistry and tectonic environment in Eastern Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica. Lithos, 260, 134-153.
Australia
 
  • Western Australia
    • Dundas Shire
Palme, H., Wlotzka, F. & Spettel, B. (1988) Camel Donga, a Eucrite with High Metal Content: Meteoritics 21(4): 481-482. (Dec 1988)
Burkina Faso
 
  • Hauts-Bassins Region
    • Houet
Mason B., Jarosewich, E. & Nelen, J. A. (1979) The pyroxene-plagioclase achondrites. Smithson. Contrib. Earth Sci. 22: 2745.
China
 
  • Sichuan
    • Panzhihua
      • Dong District
Shellnutt, J. G., & Iizuka, Y. (2011). Mineralogy from three peralkaline granitic plutons of the Late Permian Emeishan large igneous province (SW China): evidence for contrasting magmatic conditions of A-type granitoids. European Journal of Mineralogy, 23(1), 45-61. Shellnutt, J. G., & Jahn, B. M. (2010). Formation of the Late Permian Panzhihua plutonic-hypabyssal-volcanic igneous complex: implications for the genesis of Fe–Ti oxide deposits and A-type granites of SW China. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 289(3-4), 509-519. Shellnutt, J. G., & Zhou, M. F. (2007). Permian peralkaline, peraluminous and metaluminous A-type granites in the Panxi district, SW China: their relationship to the Emeishan mantle plume. Chemical Geology, 243(3-4), 286-316. Zhang, Y., Luo, Y., & Yang, C. (Eds.). (1990). Panxi Rift and its geodynamics. Geological Publishing House. Zhong, H., Zhu, W. G., Hu, R. Z., Xie, L. W., He, D. F., Liu, F., & Chu, Z. Y. (2009). Zircon U–Pb age and Sr–Nd–Hf isotope geochemistry of the Panzhihua A-type syenitic intrusion in the Emeishan large igneous province, southwest China and implications for growth of juvenile crust. Lithos, 110(1-4), 109-128. Zhong, H., Campbell, I. H., Zhu, W. G., Allen, C. M., Hu, R. Z., Xie, L. W., & He, D. F. (2011). Timing and source constraints on the relationship between mafic and felsic intrusions in the Emeishan large igneous province. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 75(5), 1374-1395. Zhou, M. F., Robinson, P. T., Lesher, C. M., Keays, R. R., Zhang, C. J., & Malpas, J. (2005). Geochemistry, petrogenesis and metallogenesis of the Panzhihua gabbroic layered intrusion and associated Fe–Ti–V oxide deposits, Sichuan Province, SW China. Journal of Petrology, 46(11), 2253-2280.
Ethiopia
 
  • Oromia Region
    • Gimbi
      • Yubdo District (Joubdo District; Youbdo District; Joubda District)
        • Bir Bir River
Cabri, L. J., Criddle, A. J., Laflamme, J. H. G., Bearne, G. S., & Harris, D. C. (1981). Mineralogical study of complex Pt-Fe nuggets from Ethiopia. Bulletin de Mineralogie, 104(4), 508-525.
Hungary
 
  • Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County
    • Tokaj District
      • Erdőbénye
Society of Economic Geologists Student Chapter University of Miskolc (2018) Short course – Industrial minerals in the NE part of Hungary. Telkibánya November 5–8. 2018.
India
 
  • Andhra Pradesh
    • Prakasam District
Reddy, K. K., Ratnakar, J., & Leelanandam, C. (1998). A petrochemical study of the Proterozoic alkaline complex of Uppalapadu, Prakasam Province, Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of the Geological Society of India, 52(1), 41-52.
  • Uttar Pradesh
    • Mau District
Bridges, J. C., Alexander, C. M. O'D, Hutchison, R., Franchi, I. A. & Pillinger, C. T. (1997) Sodium-, chlorine-rich mesostases in chondrules in Chainpur (LL3) and Parnalle (LL3) chondrules: Meteoritics 32 (4): 555-566. (July 1997)
Iran
 
  • West Azerbaijan Province
    • Piranshahr County
Mazhari, S. A., Bea, F., Amini, S., Ghalamghash, J., Molina, J. F., Montero, P., ... & Williams, I. S. (2009). The Eocene bimodal Piranshahr massif of the Sanandaj–Sirjan Zone, NW Iran: a marker of the end of the collision in the Zagros orogen. Journal of the Geological Society, 166(1), 53-69.
Ireland
 
  • Leinster
    • Co. Louth
      • Carlingford
Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Japan
 
  • Shimane Prefecture
    • Oki District
      • Okinoshima
        • Oki Islands
Woolley A.R. (2019) Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World. Part 4: Antarctica, Asia and Europe, p.145 Tomita, T. (1936). Geology of Dogo, Oki islands in the Japan sea. Shanghai Sci Inst, Sec. 2, 2, 37-146. UCHIMIZU, M. (1966). Geology and petrology of alkali rocks from Dogo, Oki Islands. J. Fac. Sci. Univ. Tokyo, Sec. 2, 16, 85-159. Nagasawa, H. (1973). Rare-earth distribution in alkali rocks from Oki-Dogo Island, Japan. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 39(4), 301-308. Nakamura, E., Campbell, I. H., McCulloch, M. T., & Sun, S. S. (1989). Chemical geodynamics in a back arc region around the Sea of Japan: implications for the genesis of alkaline basalts in Japan, Korea, and China. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 94(B4), 4634-4654. Nakamura, E., McCulloch, M. T., & Campbell, I. H. (1990). Chemical geodynamics in the back-arc region of Japan based on the trace element and Sr Nd isotopic compositions. Tectonophysics, 174(3-4), 207-233.
  • Shizuoka Prefecture
    • Shizuoka City
Tiba, T. (1966). Petrology of the alkaline rocks of the Takakusayama district, Japan. Sci. Rept. Tohoku Univ., 9, 541-610.
Lithuania
 
  • Panevėžys County
Mason B., Jarosewich E. & Nelen J. A. (1979) The pyroxene-plagioclase achondrites. Smithson. Contrib. Earth Sci. 22: 27-45.
Mauritania
 
  • Hodh el Gharbi Region
    • Ayoun El Atrous
Lomena, I.S.M., Toure, F., Gibson, E.K. Jr., Clanton, U.S. & Reid, A.M. (1976) Aioun el Atrouss: a new hypersthene achondrite with eucritic inclusions. Meteoritics 11 (1): 451-57. (Mar 1976)
Mexico
 
  • Tamaulipas
Duke, M. B & Silver, L. T. (1967) Petrology of eucrites, howardites and mesosiderites: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 31:1637-1665. (Oct 1967); Takeda, H., Ishii, T., Miyamoto, M., & Duke, M. B. (1978) Crystallization of pyroxenes in lunar KREEP basalt 15386 and meteoritic basalts: Lunar and Planetary Science Conference IX, Vol. 1: 1157-1171.
North Korea
 
  • Ryanggang Province
    • Samjiyon City
Abstracts of the Eighth International Conference on Geochronology and Isotope Geology (1994) USGS CIrcular 1107 p87
Norway
 
  • Nordland
    • Hadsel
      • Hadseløya
Devaraju, T.C. & Heier, K .S. (1974): Pre-Cambrian Rocks on Hadseløy, Lofoten-Vesterålen. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 312: 31-58
Romania
 
  • Caraş-Severin
    • Banat Mountains
      • Oraviţa-Ciclova Cu-Mo-(W) ore field
Cioflica, G. & Vlad, Ş.N. (1980) European Copper Deposits, Belgrade, 67–71.; Ilinca, G. (2012) Upper Cretaceous contact metamorphism and related mineralization in Romania. Acta Mineralogica-Petrographica, Abstract Series, Szeged, Vol. 7.
Russia
 
  • Republic of Karelia
    • Prääsä District
Ivashchenko, V. I., Bushmin, S. A., Ruchyev, A. M., Kornakov, A. S., Bogomolov, E. S., Savva, E. V., ... & Frolov, P. V. (2018, June). First Evidence of the Archean Age of Orogenic Gold of the Russian Part of the Karelian Craton (Fennoscandian Shield): Sm–Nd Mineral Isochron for Gold-Bearing Metasomatites of the Novye Peski Deposit. In Doklady Earth Sciences (Vol. 480, No. 2, pp. 804-809). Pleiades Publishing.
South Africa
 
  • KwaZulu-Natal
    • Uthungulu District
Reid, A. M. (1974) The Macibini Meteorite and some thoughts on the Origin of Basaltic Achondrites: Meteoritics 9(4): 398-399. (Dec 1974); Mason B., Jarosewich E. & Nelen J. A. (1979) The pyroxene-plagioclase achondrites. Smithson. Contrib. Earth Sci. 22: 27-45.
South Korea
 
Haraguchi, K. (1931). Saishu volcano. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Chosen (Korea), 10, 1-12. Won, J. K., Matsuda, J. I., Nagao, K., Kim, K. H., & Lee, M. W. (1986). Paleomagnetism and radiometric age of trachytes in Jeju Island, Korea. Economic and Environmental Geology, 19(1), 25-33. Lee, D.S. (ed) 1988. Geology of Korea. Kyohak-Sa Publishing, Seoul. Choi, S. H., Jwa, Y. J., & Lee, H. Y. (2001). Geothermal gradient of the upper mantle beneath Jeju Island, Korea: Evidence from mantle xenoliths. Island arc, 10(2), 175-193. Tatsumi, Y., Shukuno, H., Yoshikawa, M., Chang, Q., Sato, K., & Lee, M. W. (2005). The petrology and geochemistry of volcanic rocks on Jeju Island: plume magmatism along the Asian continental margin. Journal of Petrology, 46(3), 523-553. Brenna, M., Cronin, S. J., Smith, I. E., Sohn, Y. K., & Maas, R. (2012). Spatio-temporal evolution of a dispersed magmatic system and its implications for volcano growth, Jeju Island Volcanic Field, Korea. Lithos, 148, 337-352. Yang, K., Arai, S., Yu, J. E., Yun, S. H., Kim, J. S., & Hwang, J. Y. (2012). Gabbroic xenoliths and megacrysts in the Pleisto-Holocene alkali basalts from Jeju Island, South Korea: The implications for metasomatism of the lower continental crust. Lithos, 142, 201-215. Woolley A.R. (2019) Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World. Part 4: Antarctica, Asia and Europe, p.155
UK
 
  • Northern Ireland
    • Ulster
      • Co. Antrim
R. J. Murray (1954) Geol. Mag. 91, 17-31 (analysis p. 22).; Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
  • Scotland
    • Aberdeenshire
Clarke, P.D. and Wadsworth, W.J. (1970) Scott. J. Geol. 6, 20, anal. 4. [M.A. 72-568.]; Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
USA
 
  • Maine
    • Lincoln Co.
      • Nobleboro
Mason B., Jarosewich E. & Nelen J. A. (1979) The pyroxene-plagioclase achondrites. Smithson. Contrib. Earth Sci. 22: 27-45.
  • Nebraska
    • Sioux Co.
Mason B., Jarosewich, E. & Nelen, J. A. (1979) The pyroxene-plagioclase achondrites. Smithson. Contrib. Earth Sci. 22: 27-45.
  • New Mexico
    • Union Co.
Duke, M. B & Silver, L. T. (1967) Petrology of eucrites, howardites and mesosiderites: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 31:1637-1665.; Hunt, W. F., Schwartz, J. M. & McCallum, I. S. (2005) Comparative study of equilibrated and unequilibrated eucrites: Subsolidus thermal histories of Haraiya and Pasamonte. The American Mineralogist 90 (11): 1871-1886.
  • Virginia
Badger,R.L.,and Sinha,A.K (1988) Age and Sr Isotopic Signature of the Catoctin Volcanic Province:Implications for Subcrustral Mantle Evolution:Geology,v.16,p.692-695
 
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