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Calcite-carbonatite

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About Calcite-carbonatiteHide

A carbonatite where more than 90% of the carbonate is calcite.


Classification of Calcite-carbonatiteHide

Classification of carbonatites with SiO2 < 20%

Sub-divisions of Calcite-carbonatiteHide

Mineralogy of Calcite-carbonatiteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
CalciteCaCO3

Synonyms of Calcite-carbonatiteHide

Internet Links for Calcite-carbonatiteHide

Localities for Calcite-carbonatiteHide

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.
Angola
 
  • Huíla Province
    • Lubango City Council
Amores Casals S, Bambi A C J M, Gonçalves A O, Melgarejo J C (2014) Mineral chemistry of pyrochlore from the Bonga Carbonatite (Huila, Angola). 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 195
Brazil
 
  • Goiás
[Søvite] Bilal, E., De Mello, F. M., Soubiès, F., & Bounakhla, M. (2012). REE minerals in Catalão II, Goias, Brazil. Romanian Journal of Mineral Deposits, 85(1), 14-18.
Burundi
 
  • Kayanza Province
    • Matongo
http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn1523
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Kamloops Mining Division
      • Blue River carbonatites
Chudy T, Groat L, Cempírek J (2014) The magmatic evolution of the Fir carbonatite system and implications for Ta enrichment in carbonatites. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 73
    • Omenica Mining Division
      • Mansoon Lakes
[Søvite] BC Minfile
  • Québec
    • Laurentides
      • Deux-Montagnes RCM
        • Oka
Chen, W., Kamenetsky, V. S., & Simonetti, A. (2013). Evidence for the alkaline nature of parental carbonatite melts at Oka complex in Canada. Nature communications, 4, ncomms3687.
Finland
 
  • Lapland
    • Savukoski
      • Tulppio
Lee, M. J., Lee, J. I., Garcia, D., Moutte, J., Williams, C. T., Wall, F., & Kim, Y. (2006). Pyrochlore chemistry from the Sokli phoscorite-carbonatite complex, Finland: implications for the genesis of phoscorite and carbonatite association. Geochemical Journal, 40(1), 1-13.
India
 
  • Gujarat
[Søvite] Viladkar, S. G. (2015). Mineralogy and geochemistry of fenitized nephelinites of the Amba Dongar complex, Gujarat. Journal of the Geological Society of India, 85(1), 87-97.; Viladkar, S. G., & Wimmenauer, W. (1992). Geochemical and petrological studies on the Amba Dongar carbonatites (Gujarat, India). Chem. Erde, 52, 277-291.
  • Tamil Nadu
Ackerman, L., Magna, T., Rapprich, V., Upadhyay, D., Krátký, O., Čejková, B., ... & Hrstka, T. (2017). Contrasting petrogenesis of spatially related carbonatites from Samalpatti and Sevattur, Tamil Nadu, India. Lithos, 284, 257-275.
[Søvite] Ackerman, L., Magna, T., Rapprich, V., Upadhyay, D., Krátký, O., Čejková, B., ... & Hrstka, T. (2017). Contrasting petrogenesis of spatially related carbonatites from Samalpatti and Sevattur, Tamil Nadu, India. Lithos, 284, 257-275.
Kenya
 
  • Kwale County
[Søvite] Coetzee, G.L., Edwards, C.B. (1959) The Mrima Hill Carbonatite, Coast Province, Kenya. South African Journal of Geology, 62:1, 373-397.
Malawi
 
  • Southern Region
    • Phalombe
http://www.mkango.ca/s/songwe.asp; Broom-Fendley S, Brady A, Horstwood M, Wall F, Gunn G, Dawes W, Andersen J (2014) The Songwe-Hill Carbonatite, Malawi: new mapping, geochemistry and U-Pb dating. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 195
Mongolia
 
  • Dornogovi Aimag
    • Hövsgöl
Kynicky, J., et al., (2018) The role of carbonate-fluoride melt immiscibility in shallow REE deposit evolution, Geoscience Frontiers.
Mozambique
 
  • Nampula Province
Hurai, V., Paquette, J. L., Huraiová, M., Slobodník, M., Hvožďara, P., Siegfried, P., ... & Milovská, S. (2017). New insights into the origin of the Evate apatite-iron oxide-carbonate deposit, Northeastern Mozambique, constrained by mineralogy, textures, thermochronometry, and fluid inclusions. Ore Geology Reviews, 80, 1072-1091.
Namibia
 
  • Karas Region
    • Lüderitz District
Reid, D. L., & Cooper, A. F. (1998, April). Carbonatite and silicate magmas at Dicker Willem, southern Namibia: their origin and source region characteristics. In International Kimberlite Conference: Extended Abstracts (Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 727-729).
  • Kunene Region
    • Epupa
      • Epembe
[Søvite] Zimmermann, R., Brandmeier, M., Andreani, L., Mhopjeni, K., Gloaguen, R. (2016) Remote Sensing Exploration of Nb-Ta-LREE-Enriched Carbonatite (Epembe/Namibia). Remote Sensing, 8, 620.
Norway
 
  • Telemark
    • Nome
[Søvite] Nilsen, B. (1963): [No title]. Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p. 11
        • Søve Mines
[Søvite] Adamson, O. J. (1950) Report on the Columbium occurrence of the Fen region near Ulefoss i Southern Norway. Norges geologiske undersøkelse. Bergarkivet. BA 1343. 34p [p. 8-9]
[Søvite] Adamson, O. J. (1950) Report on the Columbium occurrence of the Fen region near Ulefoss i Southern Norway. Norges geologiske undersøkelse. Bergarkivet. BA 1343. 34p [p. 9-11]
        • Ulefoss
[Søvite] Mitchell, R.H. (1980): Pyroxenes of the Fen alkaline complex, Norway. American Mineralogist. 65: 45-54
Poland
 
  • Podlaskie
    • Suwałki District
Specjalne, P. T. M. P. (2005) Fluid Inclusions and Cathodoluminescence of Fluorite from Carbonatites of the Tajno Massif, NE Poland. in Mineralogical Society of Poland – Special Papers; Volume 26, 2005
Russia
 
  • Krasnoyarsk Krai
    • Maimecha and Kotui Rivers Basin
Zaitsev, V. A., Aksenov, S. M., Rastsvetaeva, R. K., & Chukanov, N. V. (2017). Sr-rich Eudialyte Group Mineral (Cl-deficient Analogues of Taseqite) from Odikhincha Massif, Polar Siberia, Russia. In Magmatism of the Earth and related strategic metal deposits (pp. 319-321).
  • Murmansk Oblast
    • Northern Karelia
      • Vuoriyarvi alkaline-ultrabasic massif
Kalashnikov, A. O., Konopleva, N. G., Pakhomovsky, Y. A., & Ivanyuk, G. Y. (2016). Rare Earth Deposits of the Murmansk Region, Russia—A Review. Economic Geology, 111(7), 1529-1559.
Kozlov, E. N., Fomina, E. N., Mytsa, D. D., & Kirkin, V. V. (2017). Rare-earth carbonatites of the Vuori-Yarvi (Kola Region): First results of the study. In Magmatism of the Earth and related strategic metal deposits (pp. 117-120).
Kukharenko et aI., 1965; Kononova and Shanin, 1971; Orlova, 1959.
  • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
    • Aldan Shield
      • Eastern Aldan
Shadenkov, Y. M. (1989). Metasomatic assemblages in wall rocks of the Ingili pluton, eastern Aldan. International Geology Review, 31(7), 697-706.
South Africa
 
  • North West
    • Bojanala Platinum District
      • Pilanesberg Alkaline Complex
[Søvite] Clarke, L. B. (1989). The Geology of the Kruidfontein Volcanic Complex Transvaal. S. Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of Leicester).
Tanzania
 
  • Mbeya Region
    • Mbeya
Mgonde, F. (1994). Mobilization and Redistribution of Phosphate and Rare Earth Elements in the Weathering Zone above Panda Hill Carbonatite, SW Tanzania (Doctoral dissertation, Carleton University Ottawa).
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