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Babingtonite

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William Babington
Formula:
Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Colour:
Dark greenish-black
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
5½ - 6
Specific Gravity:
3.34 - 3.37
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Member of:
Name:
Named after Dr. William Babington [May 21, 1756 Portglenone, near Coleraine, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK - April 29, 1833 London, England, UK, physician and mineralogist, curator of the John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute mineral collection until 1792, founding member and President (from 1822 to 1824) of the Geological Society of London and author of noted systematic books on mineralogy (1796, 1799).
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Classification of BabingtoniteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
9.DK.05

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
D : Inosilicates
K : Inosilicates with 5-periodic single chains
65.4.1.2

65 : INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
4 : Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
14.18.38

14 : Silicates not Containing Aluminum
18 : Silicates of Mn and Na, K, Mg, Ca or Fe

Pronounciation of BabingtoniteHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of BabingtoniteHide

Vitreous
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Dark greenish-black
Hardness:
5½ - 6 on Mohs scale
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Perfect
Perfect on {001}
Good on {010} and {100}
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven
Density:
3.34 - 3.37 g/cm3 (Measured)    3.26 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of BabingtoniteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.700 nβ = 1.710 nγ = 1.725
2V:
Measured: 50° (2), Calculated: 76°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.025
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
High
Dispersion:
r > v strong
Pleochroism:
Visible
Comments:
X= deep green
Y= lilac-brown
Z= pale to deep brown

Chemical Properties of BabingtoniteHide

Formula:
Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
IMA Formula:
Ca2Fe2+Fe3+Si5O14(OH)
Common Impurities:
Ti,Al,Mg,Na

Crystallography of BabingtoniteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.5 Å, b = 12.18 Å, c = 6.68 Å
α = 86.3°, β = 93.59°, γ = 112.19°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.616 : 1 : 0.548
Unit Cell V:
563.36 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
2
Morphology:
Stubby, prismatic striated crystals

Crystallographic forms of BabingtoniteHide

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Type Occurrence of BabingtoniteHide

Other Language Names for BabingtoniteHide

Relationship of Babingtonite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
FerrorhodoniteCaMn3Fe(Si5O15)Tric. 1
LithiomarsturiteLiCa2Mn2Si5O14(OH)Tric.
ManganbabingtoniteCa2(Mn,Fe)FeSi5O14(OH)Tric.
MarsturiteNaCaMn3Si5O14(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
Nambulite(Li,Na)Mn4Si5O14(OH)Tric.
Natronambulite(Na,Li)(Mn,Ca)4Si5O14OHTric.
RhodoniteCaMn3Mn(Si5O15)Tric. 1
ScandiobabingtoniteCa2(Fe2+,Mn)ScSi5O14(OH)Tric.
Forms a series with:

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz351 photos of Babingtonite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Prehnite335 photos of Babingtonite associated with Prehnite on mindat.org.
Calcite136 photos of Babingtonite associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Heulandite-Ca39 photos of Babingtonite associated with Heulandite-Ca on mindat.org.
Epidote30 photos of Babingtonite associated with Epidote on mindat.org.
Stilbite-Ca21 photos of Babingtonite associated with Stilbite-Ca on mindat.org.
Heulandite21 photos of Babingtonite associated with Heulandite on mindat.org.
Albite14 photos of Babingtonite associated with Albite on mindat.org.
Byssolite11 photos of Babingtonite associated with Byssolite on mindat.org.
Apophyllite10 photos of Babingtonite associated with Apophyllite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.DK.05LithiomarsturiteLiCa2Mn2Si5O14(OH)Tric.
9.DK.05ManganbabingtoniteCa2(Mn,Fe)FeSi5O14(OH)Tric.
9.DK.05MarsturiteNaCaMn3Si5O14(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
9.DK.05Nambulite(Li,Na)Mn4Si5O14(OH)Tric.
9.DK.05Natronambulite(Na,Li)(Mn,Ca)4Si5O14OHTric.
9.DK.05RhodoniteCaMn3Mn(Si5O15)Tric. 1
9.DK.05ScandiobabingtoniteCa2(Fe2+,Mn)ScSi5O14(OH)Tric.
9.DK.05FowleriteCaMn3Mn(Si5O15)
9.DK.10SantaclaraiteCaMn4[Si5O14OH](OH) · H2OTric.
9.DK.15SaneroiteNaMn2+5[Si5O14(OH)](VO3)(OH)Tric.
9.DK.20Hellandite-(Y)(Ca,REE)4Y2Al◻2(B4Si4O22) (OH)2Mon.
9.DK.20Tadzhikite-(Ce)Ca4Ce3+2Ti◻(B4Si4O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DK.20Mottanaite-(Ce)Ca4(CeCa)AlBe2(Si4B4O22)O2Mon.
9.DK.20CiprianiiteCa4[(Th,U)(REE)]Al◻2(Si4B4O22)(OH,F)2Mon.
9.DK.20Hellandite-(Ce)(Ca,REE)4Ce2Al□2(B4Si4O22) (OH)2

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

65.4.1.1RhodoniteCaMn3Mn(Si5O15)Tric. 1
65.4.1.3ManganbabingtoniteCa2(Mn,Fe)FeSi5O14(OH)Tric.
65.4.1.4Nambulite(Li,Na)Mn4Si5O14(OH)Tric.
65.4.1.5Natronambulite(Na,Li)(Mn,Ca)4Si5O14OHTric.
65.4.1.6MarsturiteNaCaMn3Si5O14(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
65.4.1.7LithiomarsturiteLiCa2Mn2Si5O14(OH)Tric.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

14.18.1Nambulite(Li,Na)Mn4Si5O14(OH)Tric.
14.18.2Natronambulite(Na,Li)(Mn,Ca)4Si5O14OHTric.
14.18.3ZakharoviteNa4Mn5Si10O24(OH)6 · 6H2OTrig.
14.18.4NorrishiteKLiMn3+2(Si4O10)O2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
14.18.5Shafranovskite(Na,K)6(Mn,Fe)3Si9O24 · 6H2OTrig.
14.18.6AbswurmbachiteCuMn3+6(SiO4)O8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/acd
14.18.7Donpeacorite(Mn2+,Mg)Mg[SiO3]2Orth.
14.18.8KanoiteMn2+(Mg,Mn2+)Si2O6Mon. 2/m : P21/b
14.18.9CaryopiliteMn2+3Si2O5(OH)4Mon.
14.18.10Gonyerite(Mn2+,Mg)5Fe3+(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH)8
14.18.11Tirodite
14.18.12Manganhumite(Mn2+,Mg)7(SiO4)3(OH)2Orth.
14.18.13BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)Tric. 1 : P1
14.18.14GlaucochroiteCaMn2+SiO4Orth.
14.18.15Truscottite(Ca,Mn)14Si24O58(OH)8 · 2H2OTrig.
14.18.16SantaclaraiteCaMn4[Si5O14OH](OH) · H2OTric.
14.18.17FerrobustamiteCaFe2+(Si2O6)Tric.
14.18.18JohannseniteCaMn2+Si2O6Mon. 2/m : B2/b
14.18.19NeltneriteCaMn3+6(SiO4)O8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/acd
14.18.20OrlymaniteCa4Mn3Si8O20(OH)6 · 2H2OHex.
14.18.21InesiteCa2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2OTric. 1 : P1
14.18.22OrientiteCa8Mn3+10(SiO4)3(Si3O10)3(OH)10 · 4H2O Orth.
14.18.23RuiziteCa2Mn3+2[Si4O11(OH)2](OH)2·2H2OMon. 2
14.18.24BostwickiteCaMn6Si3O16 · 7H2OOrth.
14.18.25KittatinnyiteCa2Mn2Mn(SiO4)2(OH)4 · 9H2OHex.
14.18.26LithiomarsturiteLiCa2Mn2Si5O14(OH)Tric.
14.18.27SeranditeNaMn2+2Si3O8(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
14.18.28KvanefjelditeNa4(Ca,Mn)(Si3O7)2(OH)2Orth.
14.18.29MarsturiteNaCaMn3Si5O14(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
14.18.30RaiteNa4Mn2+3Ti0.25Si8O20(OH)2 · 10H2OOrth. 2 2 2 : C2 2 2
14.18.31Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon.
14.18.32Byelorussite-(Ce)NaBa2Ce2MnTi2[Si4O12]2O2(F,OH) · H2O
14.18.33Deerite(Fe,Mn)6(Fe,Al)3[Si6O17]O3(OH)5Mon.
14.18.34Calderite(Mn2+,Ca)3(Fe3+,Al)2(SiO4)3Iso.
14.18.35PyroxmangiteMnSiO3Tric. 1
14.18.36Dannemorite☐{Mn2+2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
14.18.37Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2OAmor.
14.18.39ManganbabingtoniteCa2(Mn,Fe)FeSi5O14(OH)Tric.
14.18.40ÖrebroiteMn2+3(Sb5+,Fe3+)(SiO4)(O,OH)3Hex.

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 BabingtoniteHide

Reference List:
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Washington, H.S. & Merwin, H.E. (1923) On Babingtonite. American Mineralogist: 8: 215-223
American Mineralogist: 17: 295-303.
Zeitschrift für Kristallographie: 135: 355-373.

Internet Links for BabingtoniteHide

Localities for BabingtoniteHide

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.
Antarctica
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Victoria Land
      • Litell Rocks
Australia
 
  • Australian Capital Territory
\"Zeolites in Tertiary basalts of the Canberra Region\" (author not known at this time).
  • New South Wales
    • Buccleuch Co.
      • Talbingo
Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 19, pp.269-277 (1981)
  • Victoria
    • Mount Alexander Shire
      • Harcourt North
W.D.Birch 1983. Babingtonite, fluorapophyllite and sphene from Harcourt, Victoria, Australia. Mineralogical Magazine, Sept. 1983, Vol.47,pp.377-380
  • Western Australia
    • Cue Shire
      • Madoonga Station
MINERALOGICAL MAGAZINE, MARCH 1982, VOL, 46, PP. 127-30
    • East Pilbara Shire
      • Nullagine
Bailey, M.E.(1982): Babingtonite in an early Archaean Metabasalt from the Pilbara Block Western Australia, Mineralogical Magazine (Sept 1982):46:401-402
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Ankogel group
Walter, F., K. Ettinger & K. Worel (2004): Babingtonit aus einer alpinen Kluft im Seebachtal bei Mallnitz, Kärnten. - Carinthia II, 194./114.: 209-216; Walter, F. & Ettinger, K. (2005): 1404) Babingtonit vom Seebachtal bei Mallnitz und Bemerkungen zum Vorkommen von „Babingtonit" vom Krennkogel, südliche Koralpe. Pp. 287-288 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2005): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIV. Carinthia II, 195./115., 277-315.
    • Koralpe
      • Großer Speikkogel - Steinschneider area
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
F. Walter: Mitt. Öster. Miner. Ges. 137:212-216 (1992); Walter, F. & Ettinger, K. (2005): 1404) Babingtonit vom Seebachtal bei Mallnitz und Bemerkungen zum Vorkommen von „Babingtonit" vom Krennkogel, südliche Koralpe. Pp. 287-288 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2005): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIV. Carinthia II, 195./115., 277-315.
  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
      • Pitz valley
        • St Leonhard
Kolitsch, U. & Gröbner, J. (2011): 1686) Babingtonit vom Krummsee bei St. Leonhard im Pitztal. P. 154 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2011): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LX. Carinthia II, 201./121., 135-186.
Canada
 
  • New Brunswick
    • Charlotte Co.
      • Saint Patrick Parish
Donald Doell, Doug Wilson
China
 
  • Hubei Province
    • Huangshi Prefecture
      • Daye Co.
De Zhang (1996): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 17(3)
  • Sichuan Province
    • Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture
Liangju Zhang, Qingfeng Ruan, Can Rao, Changlong Zhang, Wei Lei, Baoli Liao, and Tao He (2008): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 28(4), 360-366
Rock Currier specimens (Jewel Tunnel Imports); Safaa Yu specimen.
  • Yunnan Province
    • Zhaotong Prefecture
      • Qiaojia Co.
Ottens, B. (2008): Lapis 33 (6), 21-30; Fabre Minerals.
Colombia
 
Rolf Luetcke specimen
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Plzeň Region
      • Tachov
Kouřimský, J.: Thaumasit und Babingtonit, Neue Minerale für die ČSSR. Acta Universitatis Carolinae – Geologica, 1977, vol. 21, nos. 3-4, s. 213-217.
  • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
    • Olomouc Region
      • Vernířovice
Novotný, P.: Babingtonit z Vernířovic. Minerál, 2002, roč. 10, č. 5, s. 337-340.
Novotný, P.: Minerály žil alpského typu v severovýchodní části Českého masivu. Zprávy Vlastivědného muzea v Olomouci, 2004, č. 281, s. 13-63.
France
 
  • Grand Est
    • Haut-Rhin
Schupp, M., Hohl, J.L. & Parodi, G.C. (2012): Une occurence à babingtonite, datolite et préhnite dans le massif du Rossberg, Vosges du Sud. Le Règne Minéral, 104, 27-32.
    • Vosges
      • Raon-l'Etape
Wittern, Journée: "Mineralien finden in den Vogesen", von Loga (Cologne), 1997, 27-28
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Haslach
        • Steinach
Walenta, K. (1991): Neufunde aus dem Schwarzwald (4. Folge). Lapis, 16 (2), 19-xx; Wittern, A. (1995) Mineralien finden im Schwarzwald
      • Kandern
Brill, A. R. (2011): Die Malsburger Granitsteinbrüche bei Kandern im südwestlichen Schwarzwald. Lapis 36 (7-8), 43-51; 70.
  • Bavaria
    • Lower Bavaria
      • Tittling
        • Hötzendorf
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • Hesse
    • Dillenburg District
      • Dillenburg
      • Herbornseelbach
        • Bornberg
Vom Rath, G. (1871): Ein neues Vorkommen von Babingtonit bei Herbornseelbach im Nassauischen, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, Ergänzungsband V, pp. 420-425
Kurz, H.R. (1975): Pumpellyit als Kluftmineral aus Herbornseelbach, Der Aufschluss. Vol.26, 293
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Palatinate
      • Wolfstein
        • Kreimbach-Kaulbach
Wittern: "Mineralfundstellen in Deutschland", 2001; Bungert, R., Konrad, J., Hofmeister, W. (1992): Babingtonit ein Neufund aus den hydrothermalen Alterationszonen der Saar-Nahe-Vulkanite, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 43, 297-299
  • Thuringia
    • Thuringian Forest
      • Floh-Seligenthal
        • Schnellbach
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland"
Iceland
 
  • Capital Region
Schnorrer, G., (2006): Babingtonit - ein neues Mineral in den tholeyitischen Basalten der westlichen Fjorde Islands, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 57, 355-358
India
 
  • Maharashtra
    • Mumbai District (Bombay District)
      • Mumbai (Bombay)
        • Ward 38
          • Malad
Personal experience-Rock Currier
Wise and Moller (1990) Occurrence of Ca-Fe silicate minerals with zeolites in basalt cavities at Bombay, India. European Journal of Mineralogy, v. 2, pp. 875-883.
    • Nashik District (Nasik District)
Italy
 
  • Emilia-Romagna
    • Piacenza Province
      • Aveto Valley
        • Ferriere
Baldizzone, G. (2008): I minerali del piacentino – come riconoscerli dove trovarli. Stampa Tipolito Farnese, Piacenza, 113 pp.
  • Piedmont
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Baveno
        • Oltrefiume
          • Mount Camoscio
Grill, E. (1935): I minerali del granito di Baveno, la fayalite. Periodico di Mineralogia, 129-133. - Gallitelli, P. (1936): Le miche del granito di Baveno. . Periodico di Mineralogia, 61-76 - Pagliani, G. (1948): Le Zeoliti del granito di Baveno. Periodico di Mineralogia, 175-188. - Ravagnani, D. (1974): I giacimenti uraniferi italiani - Gruppo Mineralogico Lombardo - Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano, Ed., Milano, 188 pp. - min. Rec. 14 (3), 157-168 - Am. Min. 83, 1330-1334 (1998) - Am. Min. 84, 782-789 (1999). - Guastoni, A. & Pezzotta, F. (2004): Kristiansenite a Baveno, second ritrovamento Mondiale della specie. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/2004, 247-251. - Guastoni, A., Demartin, F., Pezzotta, F. (2004): Sekaninaite delle pegmatiti granitiche di Feriolo e Baveno (VB). Atti della Società Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano, 145, 59-68. - Mineralogist americano (2005) 90, 1442-1452.
No reference listed
      • Omegna
        • Agrano
Lapis, 13 (9), 29-33+42.
Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
- Albertini,C. (2000) : Ritrovamenti nel Rio Inferno, Brughiere di Omegna. Prima segnalazione nel granito di Baveno : uranofane-beta - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, XXIV, 2, 88-92.
      • Ossola Valley
        • Antigorio Valley
          • Crodo
            • Crodo gneiss quarries
Gentile P. (1985): Babingtonite di Rencio, Crodo (Valle Antigorio - NO). Riv. Mineral. Ital., 9, 4 (4-1985), 145; Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
  • Sardinia
    • Cagliari Province
      • Assemini
Stara, P. (1990): La miniera di San Leone (CA). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 3/1990, 121-136.
      • San Vito
        • Idda Mt.
Stara P., Astolfi M. (1990) - San Priamo - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, fasc. 1, pp. 51-63
    • Olbia-Tempio Pausania Province
      • Arzachena
        • Mt. Mazzolu
• Gamboni, A., Cuccuru, S., Casini, L. & Marini, A. (2012)- I minerali del Monte Mazzolu, Cava Lu Patenti, Arzachena (OT), Sardegna. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 3/2012, 144-157.
S. Cuccuru, A. Gamboni & L. Casini (2011): The Mt. Mazzolu quarry: a new mineralogical locality. PLINIUS 37, 304.
      • Calangianus
- Gamboni, A., Gamboni, T., Pileri, P. (1997): Su alcuni minerali del massiccio granitico del monte Limbara zona "Furru e Conca", comune di Calangianus. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2/1997, 123-134.
      • La Maddalena
        • La Maddalena Island
Gamboni, A. (2003): Cala Francese - La Maddalena (SS). Micro (località), 2003, 11-20
      • Sant'Antonio di Gallura
Gamboni, A., Gamboni, T. (1998) - Babingtonite e "Granati" delle pegmatiti granitiche della Gallura, Sardegna nord-orientale. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4, Milano.
      • Telti
Gamboni, A., Gelosa, M., Gamboni, T. (2001): Ortoclasio ed altri minerali delle pegmatiti di S. Bachisio, Telti, Gallura, Sardegna N.E. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/2001, 30-40
  • Tuscany
    • Florence Province
      • Firenzuola
        • Futa Pass area
          • Monte Beni
Bardi, T., Becucci, A. & Biagioni, C. (2012): Monte Beni - I minerali dell'ex cava Fantoni (Pietramala, Firenzuola, Firenze). MICRO, 3/2012, 98-109.
    • Lucca Province
      • Garfagnana
        • San Romano Garfagnana
    • Prato Province
      • Prato and Montemurlo
        • Monte Ferrato
Franzini M., Leoni L., Mellini M., Orlandi P. (1978): The babingtonite of Figline (Prato, Italy). Rend. Soc. Ital. Mineral. Petr., 34, 1, 45-50; Boscardin. M (1978): Informazioni di mineralogia Italiana. 75 - Babingtonite di Figline (Toscana). Riv. Mineral. Ital., 9, 4, 86.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chugoku Region
      • Okayama Prefecture
        • Takahashi City
          • Bicchu-cho (Bitchu-cho)
            • Shitouyouze
Matsueda, H. (1983) Journal of the Mining College, Akita University, Ser. A, Mining Geology, 6, #3, 259-292.
      • Shimane Prefecture
        • Matsue City
          • Kitaura
Nomura et al (1984) Chigaku Kenkyu, 35, 153-156.
      • Yamaguchi Prefecture
        • Mine City
Uehara, S., et al. (2014) Minerals from Kyushu and Yamaguchi. (Fukuoka Mineral Club, 355 pages)
    • Tohoku Region
      • Fukushima Prefecture
        • Iwaki City
The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara; USGS Bulletin 1930; Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.)
  • Shikoku Island
    • Kochi Prefecture
      • Kochi City
erroneously reported in Handbook of Mineralogy.
Namibia
 
  • Erongo Region
    • Brandberg Area
Von Bezing, L., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2008) Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern. 264 pp (in English).
Cairncross, B. & Bahmann, U. (2007): Zepterquarz und Prehnit vom Tafelkop, Goboboseb-Berge, Namibia. Lapis 32 (6), 37-43. (in German)
New Zealand
 
  • North Island
    • Northland
      • Far North
        • Cape Brett
http://crownminerals.med.govt.nz/minerals/docs/comreports/report06_zinc.pdf
Railton, G.L. & Watters, W.A., Minerals of New Zealand, New Zealand Geological Survey Bull. #104 (1990).
  • South Island
    • Southland
Railton, G.L. & Watters, W.A., Minerals of New Zealand, New Zealand Geological Survey Bull. #104 (1990).
Norway (TL)
 
  • Aust-Agder
    • Arendal
Washington, H.S. & Merwin, H.E.(1923): On babingtonite. American Mineralogist. 8: 215-223; European Journal of Mineralogy 4 (1992), 307; Lapis 2 (1996), 8
        • Barbudalen
          • Steinsås
Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
        • Øyestad
Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
          • Lerestvedt Mines
Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
Knut Edvard Larsen collection MM-3485
Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
    • Risør
      • Akland
Larsen, K.E. (2016): Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2015-2016. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2016: 127-135
      • Søndeled
Breivik, H. (2001): Mineralene i Ravneberget pukkverk, Søndeled. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 18: 31- 36
  • Buskerud
    • Drammen
      • Konnerud
        • Konnerudkollen Mines (Konnerud Mines)
Braastad, K. (1982): Babingtonitt fra Konnerud. in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 96; Hansen, B. (1982): Funn av babingtonitt i Konnerudkollen gruver i Drammen. NAGS-nytt 9(1),27
  • Møre og Romsdal
    • Molde
Pers. comm. Rune S. Selbekk 2007; Selbekk R.S. (2010): Norges mineraler. En revidert utgave av Norges mineraler (Neumann 1985).Tapir-NGU-NHM.
    • Norddal
      • Tafjord
Braastad, K. (1982): Babingtonitt og datolitt fra Fjøra, Sunnmøre. in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 96; Eldjarn, K.(1981). Mineralene i Tafjord-tunnelen. NAGS-nytt 8(4),13-15
    • Rauma
Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM- 6230
    • Stranda
Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-3482 (Ex-Herman Fylling collection)
Pers.com R.Selbekk 2007
    • Sunndal
Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-2365 (Ex Harald Taagvold collection), visual ID
  • Nordland
    • Hamarøy
      • Innhavet
Knut Edvard Larsen collection # 2407 ( ex Stein Rørvik collection)
Selbekk R.S. (2010): Norges mineraler. En revidert utgave av Norges mineraler (Neumann 1985). Tapir-NGU-NHM. 552p (p. 405)
  • Oppland
    • Skjåk
Garmo, T.T. (2007): Liste over mineralfunna ved Øvre Otta-utbyggjinga 2003-2007. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 35: 38-40
  • Sogn og Fjordane
Wiik, G.H. (2000): I skapet til Odd Nausheller. Stein. 27 (3), 20
    • Stryn
Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-5045 (Visually identified)
  • Sør-Trøndelag
    • Oppdal
Witsø, T. (1995): Mineraler i Oppdal med beskrivelse. Driva Kro og Steinsenter. Unpublished paper. http://vinstradalen.no/pdf/Mineraler.pdf
Witsø, T. (1995): Mineraler i Oppdal med beskrivelse. Driva Kro og Steinsenter. Unpublished paper. http://vinstradalen.no/pdf/Mineraler.pdf
Witsø, T. (1995): Mineraler i Oppdal med beskrivelse. Driva Kro og steinsenter. Unpublished paper
  • Telemark
Nordrum, F.S. (2008): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2007-2008. STEIN 35 (2), 8-20
  • Vestfold
    • Re
      • Ramnes
Andersen, F. & Berge, S. A. (1994): Himberg pukkverk, Ramnes, Vestfold. STEIN 21 (2), 96-102
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Karkonosze Mts (Karkonosze Massif)
      • Szklarska Poręba District
www.geo.uw.edu.pl/PTMINSP/2004/085.pdf.
Eligiusz Szełęg private collection
    • Strzegom-Sobótka Massif
      • Świdnica District
J. Janeczek and M. Sachanbinski, Eur. Journ. Mineral. , 1992, 4, pp. 307-319.
Romania
 
  • Brașov Co.
    • Racoş Commune
Szakáll, S., Kristály, F., 2010. Mineralogy of Székelyland, Eastern Transylvania, Romania. Sfântu Gheorghe-Miercurea Ciuc-Târgu Mureş. 2010.
  • Harghita Co.
    • Odorheiu Secuiesc (Székelyudvarhely; Oderhellen)
      • Racoş (Racoşu de Jos)
Szakáll, S. & Kristály, F., Eds. (2010): Mineralogy of Székelyland, Eastern Transylvania, Romania. Csík County Nature and Conservation Society, Miercurea-Ciuc, Romania, 321 pp.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug
      • Taimyr Peninsula
        • Putoran Plateau
(2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p320
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Kamchatka Oblast'
No reference listed
    • Sakhalinskaya Oblast'
      • Kuril Islands (Kurile Islands)
        • Iturup Island
http://maurice.strahlen.org/kurilles/kurilles.htm
Spain
 
  • Asturias
    • Belmonte de Miranda
Mesa, M., Calvo, M. & Viñals,(2002). El Valle - Boinás, un proyecto moderno con m inerales de excepción. Bocamina, 9, 40-85.
  • Madrid
Tanago, J. G., Lozano, P. L., Larios, A. , La Iglesia, A. (2012) Stokesite crystals from La Cabrera, Madrid, Spain. Mineralogical Record 43:499-508
Sweden
 
  • Dalarna
    • Borlänge
Forsberg, A. (1996): Babingtonite von Grönsjöberget, Borlänge, Schweden. Lapis. 21 (2), 33-36 + 50
  • Södermanland
    • Haninge
      • Utö
Otter, B. (2004): Utö-mineralriket. Berg & Mineral. 14 (nr 44), 28-36
  • Uppland
    • Östhammar
      • Barkö mines
      • Dannemora
No reference listed
[Anonymous] (1991): B & M Notiser. Berg & Mineral 1, nr 2, 1991, p.11
Switzerland
 
  • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
    • Misox (Mesolcina Valley)
      • Calanca Valley
        • Arvigo
Weibel, M., Graeser, St., Oberholzer, W. F., Stalder, H. A. & Gabriel, W. (1990): Die Mineralien der Schweiz. 5th ed., Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel, 222 pp.
Ukraine
 
  • Crimea Oblast'
    • Crimea peninsula
      • Bakhchisaray area
        • Trudolyubovka Village
Karpenko V., Ignatenko K. Babingtonite form the Pervomaiskii quarry in the Crimea // Novye dannye o mineralakh (New Data on Minerals), 1991, #37, 58 - 63 (in Russ.) Getling R.V. Datolith of the Bodrak area in the Crimea and some features of his genesis // ZVMO, 1960, vol. 89, #1, 102 - 106 (in Russ.)
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Graham Co.
      • Aravaipa District
        • Santa Teresa Mts
          • Aravaipa
            • Landsman Camp (Landsman group)
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 333.
  • Connecticut
    • Fairfield Co.
      • Bridgeport
Dana, James D. (1855). Manual of Mineralogy, 7th ed., p.365
    • Hartford Co.
      • East Granby
Rocks & Min.: 70:398
John Burnham
P Cristofono collection
P. Cristofono collection
R.Shepard Collection
      • Plainville
Harold Moritz collection
    • Litchfield Co.
      • Woodbury
        • Orenaug Hills
Weber, Marcelle H. and Earle C. Sullivan. (1995), Connecticut Mineral Locality Index. Rocks & Minerals (Connecticut Issue), 70(6): 401.
    • Middlesex Co.
Roberts, Rapp, & Weber, 1974. Encylopedia of Minerals, plate 11.
Rocks & Min.: 70:423; Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70:396-409; Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70:396-409
      • Haddam
Januzzi, 1976. Mineral Localities of CT and Southeastern NY State, p.209.
    • New Haven Co.
      • Milford
Shepard, Charles U. (1852). A Treatise on Mineralogy, 3rd ed., p.183.
      • Southbury
Bill Barrett collection
P. Cristofono collection
  • Maine
    • Sagadahoc Co.
      • Bath
King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1.
  • Massachusetts
    • Essex Co.
P Cristofono collection , 2009
P Cristofono collection
    • Franklin Co.
      • Buckland
Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
      • Deerfield
Harvard Museum of Natural History, no.119140
    • Hampden Co.
      • Holyoke
        • Mount Tom
Rocks & Min.: 11:124.
F. William Miller collection
Harvard Museum of Natural History, no.118084
      • Westfield
Harvard Museum of Natural History, no.129241; [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
    • Hampshire Co.
      • Amherst
Rocks & Min.: 11:124.; Michael Haritos
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Ashland
No reference listed
      • Reading
Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Harvard Mineralogical Museum
      • Somerville
Rocks & Min. 21:849; Harvard Mineralogical Museum no. 133355
Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Harvard Museum of Natural History, no.91540; Yale Peabody Museum no. YPM6418
      • Woburn
Rocks & Min.: 13:183; 19:244; 21:75.; Richmond, W. E. Jr. (1936): Paragenesis of the Minerals From Blueberry Mountain, Woburn, Massachusetts (American Mineralogist 22:290).
P. Cristofono collection
    • Suffolk Co.
      • Boston
        • West Roxbury
P Cristofono collection
    • Worcester Co.
Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Yale Peabody Museum specimen #YPM241
Palache, C. and Fraprie, F. R. (1902). Babingtonite from Athol, Mass. (Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 38:391-393).
      • Hardwick
Shaub, B. M. (1941): Occurrence and Origin of Babingtonite and Other Minerals From Quabbin Aqueduct, Massachusetts (American Mineralogist 26:121-129.)
Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Palache, Charles and Gonyer, F. A. (1931): On Babingtonite. American Mineralogist: 17: 295.
  • Michigan
    • Keweenaw Co.
      • Copper Harbor
Larry Maltby, verified by Dr. Robinson and Dr. Jaszczak, Raman Spectroscopy
      • Mandan
Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
      • Phoenix
Rocks & Minerals 84:298-323.
R&M 71:6 p381-390
Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
  • New Hampshire
    • Hillsborough Co.
      • Amherst
Rocks & Minerals (2005) 80:242-261 New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index
  • New Jersey
    • Essex Co.
      • Livingston Township
        • Livingston
Observed/collected August 2011 and in the early 1970s by David S. Bernstein when the Quarry was in operation.
Rothstein, J. 1978. The Minerals of Riker Hill, Livingston, New Jersey. Lapidary Journal 32:1124-35
      • Montclair Township
        • Upper Montclair
Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; 59-157-183 (1984), Peters, Joseph J.; NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64 (1960), Mason, B.
    • Morris Co.
      • Randolph Township
Handbook of Mineralogy
    • Passaic Co.
      • Little Falls Township
        • Great Notch
Rocks & Min.: 15:111-115 (1940), Sachs; 59:157-183, Peters, Joseph J. (1984); Mins. of NYC & Its Environs, NY Min. Club (1931), Manchester, J.G.; NJ Geol. Survey Bull. #64 (1960), Mason, B.
      • Paterson
Mineralogical Record: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183, Peters, J.J. (1984)
      • Prospect Park
Lapidary Jour.: 32:1700-1720, Mins. of the Watchungs, Part II, Vitali, G. (1978); Mineralogical Record: 9:157-179., Peters, T.A. & Peters, J.J. (1978); Rocks & Min.: 59:157-183 (1984), Peters, J.J.; A Quest for NJ Mins., R. Speiser (1978): 18.; Rocks & Minerals 80:4 pp234-241
    • Somerset Co.
      • Bernards Township
Kent, B.P. and Butkowski, B. (2000): Minerals of the Millington Quarry, Somerset County, New Jersey. Mineralogical Record, 31: 411.
  • New York
    • Lewis Co.
      • Diana Township
Chamberlain, Steven C., Vandall T. King, Donald Cooke, George W. Robinson & Wayne Holt (1999), Minerals of the Gouverneur Talc Company No. 4 Quarry (Valentine deposit), Town of Diana, Lewis County, New York: Rocks & Minerals: 74(4): 236-249 (July, 1999).
  • North Carolina
    • Caldwell Co.
http://rruff.geo.arizona.edu/doclib/hom/babingtonite.pdf.
www.mcrocks.com
    • Catawba Co.
      • Hickory
K. Wood collection
  • Pennsylvania
    • Berks Co.
      • Birdsboro
        • Gickerville (Gibralter)
Reed, Juliet C. (1976), Annotated Biblio. of Minerals New to the Pennsylvania List 1965-1974, The Mineralogical Society of PA, Inc.: 17-18; Montgomery, A. (Nov 1970) PA Minerals (PM) (95), Keystone Newsletter & PM (Aug 1972) PM(116); Grant, R.W. (Feb & Ma
  • Rhode Island
    • Kent Co.
Rocks & Min (March, 2001)
  • Virginia
    • Fairfax Co.
      • Culpeper Basin
        • Centreville
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
    • Fauquier Co.
      • Casanova
Uwe Kolitsch collection
    • Loudoun Co.
      • Chantilly
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
      • Conklin
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
      • Leesburg
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
    • Prince William Co.
      • Manassas
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
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