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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

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

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- 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.
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.
Ethiopia
 
  • Oromia Region (Oromiya 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.
India
 
  • Uttar Pradesh
    • Azamgarh 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)
Ireland
 
  • 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.
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
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
 
  • Yanggang Province (Ryanggang Province)
Abstracts of the Eighth International Conference on Geochronology and Isotope Geology (1994) USGS CIrcular 1107 p87
Romania
 
  • Caraş-Severin Co.
    • Banat Mts
      • 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.
South Africa
 
  • KwaZulu-Natal Province
    • 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.
UK
 
  • Northern Ireland
    • 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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