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Søvite

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A coarse-grained calcite-carbonatite.


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CalciteCaCO3

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Le Maitre (ed.) (2002) Igneous Rocks - A Classification and Glossary of Terms. Cambridge Press

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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.)

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Afghanistan
 
  • Helmand
    • Dushan District
      • Khanneshin complex
Vikhter, B. Y., Yeremenko, G. K., & Chmyrev, V. M. (1976). A young volcanogenic carbonatite complex in Afghanistan. International Geology Review, 18(11), 1305-1312. Mars, J. C., & Rowan, L. C. (2011). ASTER spectral analysis and lithologic mapping of the Khanneshin carbonatite volcano, Afghanistan. Geosphere, 7(1), 276-289.
  • Nangarhar
    • Khogyani District
      • Spin Ghar range (Speen Ghar range)
Kempe, D. R. C., & Jan, M. Q. (1980). The Peshawar plain alkaline igneous province, NW Pakistan. University of Peshawar. Geological Bulletin, University of Peshawar, 13, 71-77
Australia
 
  • Western Australia
    • Ashburton Shire
      • Barradale
Woolley A.R. (2019) Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World. Part 4: Antarctica, Asia and Europe, p.243.
    • Laverton Shire
      • Mount Weld Station
Dunkan, R.K. & Willett, G.C. 1990. Mount Weld carbonatite. Hughes, F. E. (Ed.). (1990). Geology of the mineral deposits of Australia and Papua New Guinea. Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Melbourne, 591-597. Middlemost, E. (1990). Mineralogy and petrology of the rauhaugites of the Mt Weld carbonatite complex of Western Australia. Mineralogy and Petrology, 41(2-4), 145-161. Nelson, D. R., Chivas, A. R., Chappell, B. W., & McCulloch, M. T. (1988). Geochemical and isotopic systematics in carbonatites and implications for the evolution of ocean-island sources. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 52(1), 1-17.; Dunkan, R.K. & Willett, G.C. 1990. Mount Weld carbonatite. Hughes, F. E. (Ed.). (1990). Geology of the mineral deposits of Australia and Papua New Guinea. Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Melbourne, 591-597. Middlemost, E. (1990). Mineralogy and petrology of the rauhaugites of the Mt Weld carbonatite complex of Western Australia. Mineralogy and Petrology, 41(2-4), 145-161. Nelson, D. R., Chivas, A. R., Chappell, B. W., & McCulloch, M. T. (1988). Geochemical and isotopic systematics in carbonatites and implications for the evolution of ocean-island sources. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 52(1), 1-17.
Brazil
 
  • Goiás
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
    • Omineca Mining Division
      • Mansoon Lakes
BC Minfile
China
 
  • Hubei
    • Shiyan
      • Zhushan Co.
Li, S. (1982). Geochemical features and petrogenesis of Miaoya carbonatites, Hubei Province. Geochemistry, 1(4), 409-420. Xu, C., Kynicky, J., Chakhmouradian, A. R., Li, X., & Song, W. (2015). A case example of the importance of multi-analytical approach in deciphering carbonatite petrogenesis in South Qinling orogen: Miaoya rare-metal deposit, central China. Lithos, 227, 107-121. Xu, C., Kynicky, J., Chakhmouradian, A. R., Campbell, I. H., & Allen, C. M. (2010). Trace-element modeling of the magmatic evolution of rare-earth-rich carbonatite from the Miaoya deposit, Central China. Lithos, 118(1-2), 145-155. Yang, Z., & Woolley, A. (2006). Carbonatites in China: a review. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 27(5), 559-575.
DR Congo
 
  • North Kivu
    • Beni Territory
      • Bashu
Berger, V.I., Singer, D.A., and Orris, G.J., 2009, Carbonatites of the world, explored deposits of Nb and REE— database and grade and tonnage models: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1139, 17 p. and database [http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1139/].
Finland
 
  • Lapland
    • Savukoski
      • Tulppio
H. Vartiainen, A.R. Woolley (1974) The age of the Sokli carbonatite, Finland and some relationships of the North Atlantic Igneous Province. Bull. Geol. Soc. Finl. vol 46, 81- 91, Kononova, V. A., Shanin, L. L., & Arakelyants, M. M. (1974). Times of formation of alkaline massifs and carbonatites. International Geology Review, 16(10), 1119-1130. H. Vartiainen, A.R. Woolley (1976) The petrology, mineralogy and chemistry of the fenites of the Sokli carbonatite intrusion, Finland. Geol. Surv. of Finland, Bull. 280 Mäkelä, M., & Vartiainen, H. (1978). A study of sulfur isotopes in the Sokli multi-stage carbonatite (Finland). Chemical Geology, 21(3-4), 257-265. Vartiainen, H., Kresten, P., & Kafkas, Y. (1978). Alkaline lamprophyres from the Sokli complex, northern Finland. Bull. Geol. Soc. Finland, 50(1-2), 59-68. Vartiainen, H. E. I. K. K. I., & Paarma, H. E. I. K. K. I. (1979). Geological characteristics of the Sokli carbonatite complex, Finland. Economic Geology, 74(5), 1296-1306. Vartiainen, H. (1980). The petrography, mineralogy and petrochemistry of the Sokli carbonatite massif, northern Finland. Bulletin of Geological Survey of Finland. Heinänen, K., & VARTIAINEN, H. (1981). Magnetite in Sokli carbonatite Massif and in Tulppio olivinite. Bull. Geol. Soc. Finland, 53, 83-90. Lapin, A. V., & Vartiainen, H. (1983). Orbicular and spherulitic carbonatites from Sokli and Vuorijärvi. Lithos, 16(1), 53-60. Vartiainen, H. (1989). The phosphate deposits of the Sokli Carbonatite Complex, Finland. In Phosphate deposits of the world. Phosphate rock resources (pp. 398-402). Kramm, U. (1993). Mantle components of carbonatites from the Kola Alkaline Province, Russia and Finland: a Nd-Sr study. European Journal of Mineralogy, 985-990. Kramm, U., Kogarko, L. N., Kononova, V. A., & Vartiainen, H. (1993). The Kola Alkaline Province of the CIS and Finland: Precise Rb Sr ages define 380–360 Ma age range for all magmatism. Lithos, 30(1), 33-44. Albers, K.-H., Woolley, A.R., Garcia, D. & Sonnet, P. 1998. Development of new technology for utilisation of the unique Nb deposit at Sokli, Finland, for the European super-alloy industry. Ingrid, H. K. (1998). Rare earth elements in sövitic carbonatites and their mineral phases. Journal of Petrology, 39(11-12), 2105-2121. Lee, M. J., Garcia, D., Moutte, J., Wall, F., Williams, C. T., Woolley, A. R., & Stanley, C. J. (1999). Pyrochlore and whole rock chemistry of carbonatites and phoscorites at Sokli, Finland. Pp. 651-653 in: Mineral Deposits: Processes to Processing (CJ Stanley et al., editors), 1. Lee, M. J., Garcia, D., Moutte, J., Williams, C. T., & Wall, F. (2004). Carbonatites and phoscorites from the Sokli Complex, Finland. Phoscorites and Carbonatites from Mantle to Mine: the Key Example of the Kola Alkaline Province”, eds. F. Wall and AN Zaitev, The Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland, London, 133-162. 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. 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. Rukhlov, A. S., & Bell, K. (2010). Geochronology of carbonatites from the Canadian and Baltic Shields, and the Canadian Cordillera: clues to mantle evolution. Mineralogy and Petrology, 98(1-4), 11-54. O’Brien, H., & Hyvönen, E. (2015). The Sokli carbonatite complex. In Mineral deposits of Finland (pp. 305-325). Elsevier. Woolley A.R. (2019) Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World. Part 4: Antarctica, Asia and Europe, p.315 Proceedings of the First Annual Workshop (Eurothen '98), Athens, Greece, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, 449-472.
  • Northern Savonia
    • Siilinjärvi
Basu, A. R., Goodwin, A. M., & Tatsumoto, M. (1984). SmNd study of Archean alkalic rocks from the Superior Province of the Canadian Shield. Earth and planetary science letters, 70(1), 40-46. Ingrid, H. K. (1998). Rare earth elements in sövitic carbonatites and their mineral phases. Journal of Petrology, 39(11-12), 2105-2121. Kononova, V. A., Shanin, L. L., & Arakelyants, M. M. (1974). Times of formation of alkaline massifs and carbonatites. International Geology Review, 16(10), 1119-1130. O'Brien, H. E., Peltonen, P., & Vartiainen, H. (2005). Kimberlites, carbonatites, and alkaline rocks. In Developments in Precambrian Geology (Vol. 14, pp. 605-644). Elsevier. O’Brien, H., Heilimo, E., & Heino, P. (2015). The Archean Siilinjärvi carbonatite complex. In Mineral deposits of Finland (pp. 327-343). Elsevier. Patchett, P. J., Kouvo, O., Hedge, C. E., & Tatsumoto, M. (1982). Evolution of continental crust and mantle heterogeneity: evidence from Hf isotopes. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 78(3), 279-297. Puustinen, K. 1971. Geology of the Siilinjarvi carbonatite complex, eastern Finland. Bulletin e la Comission Geologique de Finlande, 249, 1-43. Puustinen, K. (1972). Richterite and actinolite from the Siilinjarvi carbonatite complex, Finland. Bull Geol Soc Finland, 44, 83-86. Puustinen, K. A. U. K. O. (1973). Tetraferriphlogopite from the Siilinjärvi carbonatite complex, Finland. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland, 45, 35-42. Puustinen, K. (1974). DOLOMITE EXSOLUTION TEXTURES IN CALCITE FROM THE SIILINJAERVI CARBONATITE COMPLEX, FINLAND, 46, 151-159. Puustinnen, K. & Kauppinen, H. 1989. The Siilinjarvi carbonatite complex, eastern Finland. Notholt, A. J. G., Sheldon, R. P., & Davidson, D. F. (Eds.). (2005). Phosphate deposits of the world: volume 2, phosphate rock resources (Vol. 2). Cambridge University Press. 394-397. Rukhlov, A. S., & Bell, K. (2010). Geochronology of carbonatites from the Canadian and Baltic Shields, and the Canadian Cordillera: clues to mantle evolution. Mineralogy and Petrology, 98(1-4), 11-54. Tichomirowa, M., Whitehouse, M. J., Gerdes, A., Götze, J., Schulz, B., & Belyatsky, B. V. (2013). Different zircon recrystallization types in carbonatites caused by magma mixing: Evidence from U–Pb dating, trace element and isotope composition (Hf and O) of zircons from two Precambrian carbonatites from Fennoscandia. Chemical Geology, 353, 173-198. Tilton, G. R. (1983). Evolution of depleted mantle: the lead perspective. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 47(7), 1191-1197.
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Freiburg Region
      • Konstanz
Alibert, C., Michard, A., & Albarède, F. (1983). The transition from alkali basalts to kimberlites: isotope and trace element evidence from melilitites. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 82(2-3), 176-186. Dunworth, E. A., & Wilson, M. (1998). Olivine melilitites of the SW German Tertiary Volcanic Province: mineralogy and petrogenesis. Journal of Petrology, 39(10), 1805-1836. Hegner, E., & Vennemann, T. W. (1997). Role of fluids in the origin of Tertiary European intraplate volcanism: evidence from O, H, and Sr isotopes in melilitites. Geology, 25(11), 1035-1038. Keller, J. (1989). Extrusive carbonatites and their significance. Carbonatites: genesis and evolution. Unwin Hyman, London, 70-88. Keller, J., Brey, G., Lorenz, V., & Sachs, P. (1990). Volcanism and petrology of the upper Rhinegraben (Urach-Hegau-Kaiserstuhl). Fieldguide, IAVCEI 1990 preconference excursion, 2. Wedepohl, K. H., Gohn, E., & Hartmann, G. (1994). Cenozoic alkali basaltic magmas of western Germany and their products of differentiation. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 115(3), 253-278. Wilson, M., Rosenbaum, J. M., & Dunworth, E. A. (1995). Melilitites: partial melts of the thermal boundary layer?. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 119(2-3), 181-196.
Bogaard, P. V., & Schmincke, H. U. (1985). Laacher See Tephra: A widespread isochronous late Quaternary tephra layer in central and northern Europe. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 96(12), 1554-1571. Van den Bogaard, P. (1995). 40Ar/39Ar ages of sanidine phenocrysts from Laacher See Tephra (12,900 yr BP): Chronostratigraphic and petrological significance. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 133(1-2), 163-174. Ginibre, C., Wörner, G., & Kronz, A. (2004). Structure and dynamics of the Laacher See magma chamber (Eifel, Germany) from major and trace element zoning in sanidine: a cathodoluminescence and electron microprobe study. Journal of Petrology, 45(11), 2197-2223. Lippolt, H. J. (1982). K/Ar age determinations and the correlation of Tertiary volcanic activity in Central Europe. Geologisches Jahrbuch. Reihe D. Mineralogie, Petrographie, Geochemie, Lagerstättenkunde, 52D, 113-135. Taylor Jr, H. P., Frechen, J., & Degens, E. T. (1967). Oxygen and carbon isotope studies of carbonatites from the Laacher See District, West Germany and the Alnö District, Sweden. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 31(3), 407-430. Schumacher, R., & Schmincke, H. U. (1990). The lateral facies of ignimbrites at Laacher See volcano. Bulletin of Volcanology, 52(4), 271-285. Harms, E., Gardner, J. E., & Schmincke, H. U. (2004). Phase equilibria of the Lower Laacher See Tephra (East Eifel, Germany): constraints on pre-eruptive storage conditions of a phonolitic magma reservoir. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 134(1-2), 125-138.
India
 
  • Andhra Pradesh
    • Nellore District
Vasudevan, D., Rao, T.M. & Reddy, C.K. 1977. A note on the occurrence of carbonatite in the Nellur schist belt, near Vinjamur, Udayagiri Taluk, A.P. Journal of the Geological Society of India, 18, 515-518. Kumar, A., Srinivasan, R., Gopalan, K., & Patil, D.J. 1992. Reply. Journal of the Geological Society of India, 42, 305-307. Subbarao, K. V., Bhaskar, R., & Le Bas, M. J. (1995). Are the Vinjamur rocks carbonatites or meta-limestones?. Journal of the Geological Society of India, 46(2), 125-137.
  • Assam
    • East Karbi Anglong District
      • Samchampi-Samteran alkaline igneous complex
Kumar, D., Mamallan, R., Saravanan, B., Jain, S. K., & Krishnamurthy, P. (1989). Petrology and geochemistry of the Samchampi alkaline carbonatite complex, Mikir Hills, Assam, India. Exploration and Research of Atomic Minerals, 2, 183-199. Nag, S., Sengupta, S. K., Gaur, R. K., & Absar, A. (1999). Alkaline rocks of Samchampi-Samteran, District Karbi-Anglong, Assam, India. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences-Earth and Planetary Sciences, 108(1), 33-48.
    • West Karbi Anglong District
Heaman, L. M., Srivastava, R. K., & Sinha, A. K. (2002). A precise U–Pb zircon/baddeleyite age for the Jasra igneous complex, Karbi–Analong District, Assam, NE India. Current Science, 744-748. Kumar, D., Mamallan, R., & Dwivedy, K. K. (1996). Carbonatite magmatism in northeast India. Journal of Southeast Asian Earth Sciences, 13(2), 145-158. Melluso, L., Srivastava, R. K., Guarino, V., Zanetti, A., & Sinha, A. K. (2010). Mineral compositions and petrogenetic evolution of the ultramafic-alkaline–carbonatitic complex of Sung Valley, northeastern India. The Canadian Mineralogist, 48(1), 205-229. Srivastava, R. K., & Sinha, A. K. (2004). Geochemistry of Early Cretaceous alkaline ultramafic-mafic complex from Jasra, Karbi Anglong, Shillong plateau, northeastern India. Gondwana Research, 7(2), 549-561. Srivastava, R. K., & Sinha, A. K. (2007). Nd and Sr isotope systematics and geochemistry of a plume-related Early Cretaceous alkaline-mafic-ultramafic igneous complex from Jasra, Shillong Plateau, northeastern India. SPECIAL PAPERS-GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, 430, 815-830.
  • Gujarat
    • Chhota Udaipur District
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.; Deans, T., Sukheswala, R. N., Sethna, S. F., & Viladkar, S. G. (1972). Metaso-matic feldspar rocks (potash fenites) associated with the fluorite deposits and earbonatites of Amba Dongar, Gujarat, India: Institution of Mining and Metallurgy Transactions, v. 81, p. Deans, T., Sukheswala, R. N., Sethna, S. F., & Viladkar, S. G. (1973). Discussion and contributions: Metasomatic feldspar rocks (potash fenites) associated with the fluorite deposits and carbonatites of Amba Dongar, Gujarat, India. Inst. Mining Metall. Trans, 82, 33-40. Notholt, A. J. G., Highley, D. E., & Deans, T. (1990). Economic minerals in carbonatites and associated alkaline igneous rocks. Institution of Mining and Metallurgy Transactions. Section B. Applied Earth Science, 99. Viladkar, S. G., & Wimmenauer, W. (1992). Geochemical and petrological studies on the Amba Dongar carbonatites (Gujarat, India). Chem. Erde, 52, 277-291. Srivastava, R. K. (1994). Petrology, petrochemistry and genesis of the alkaline rocks associated with the Ambadungar Carbonatite Complex, Baroda district, Gujarat, India. JOURNAL-GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF INDIA, 43, 23-23. Viladkar, S. G. (1981). The carbonatites of Amba Dongar, Gujarat, India. Bull. Geol. Soc. Finland, 53, 17-28. Viladkar, S. G. (1984). Alkaline rocks associated with the carbonatites of Amba Dongar, Chhota Udaipur, Gujarat, India. Indian Mineral, 130-135. Rock, N. M. S., Gwalani, L. G., & Griffin, B. J. (1994). Alkaline rocks and carbonatites of Amba Dongar and adjacent areas, Deccan Alkaline Province, Gujarat, India. 2. Complexly zoned clinopyroxene phenocrysts. Mineralogy and Petrology, 51(2-4), 113-135.
Sethna, S. F., SF, S., & SM, B. (1981). Petrology of the carbonatites and associated alkaline rocks of Siriwasan, Chhota Udaipur. Journal of the Geological Society of India, 22, 417-425. Gwalani, L. G., Rock, N. M. S., Chang, W. J., Fernandez, S., Allegre, C. J., & Prinzhofer, A. (1993). Alkaline rocks and carbonatites of Amba Dongar and adjacent areas, Deccan Igneous Province, Gujarat, India: 1. Geology, petrography and petrochemistry. Mineralogy and Petrology, 47(2-4), 219-253. Sukheswala, R. N., & Borges, S. M. (1975). The carbonatite-injected sandstones of Siriwasan, Chhota Udaipur, Gujarat. Indian Jour. Earth Sci, 2(1), 1-10.
  • Rajasthan
    • Barmer District
Chandrasekaran, V., & Chawade, M. P. (1990). Carbonatites of Barmer district, Rajasthan. Indian Minerals, 44(4), 315-324.
Bhushan, S. K. (2015). Geology of the Kamthai rare earth deposit. Journal of the Geological Society of India, 85(5), 537-546.
  • Tamil Nadu
    • Krishnagiri District
Natarajana, M., Rao, B. B., Parthasarathy, R., Kumar, A., & Gopalan, K. (1994). 2.0 ga old pyroxenite-carbonatite complex of Hogenakal, Tamil Nadu, south India. Precambrian Research, 65(1-4), 167-181. Srinivasan, V. (1977). The carbonatite of Hogenakal, Tamil Nadu, South India. Geological Society of India, 18(11), 598-604.
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.
Italy
 
  • Basilicata
    • Potenza Province
      • Rionero in Vulture
Beccaluva, L., Coltorti, M., Di Girolamo, P., Melluso, L., Milani, L., Morra, V., & Siena, F. (2002). Petrogenesis and evolution of Mt. Vulture alkaline volcanism (Southern Italy). Mineralogy and Petrology, 74(2-4), 277-297. Bindi, L., Cellai, D., Melluso, L., Conticelli, S., Morra, V., & Menchetti, S. (1999). Crystal chemistry of clinopyroxene from alkaline undersaturated rocks of the Monte Vulture Volcano, Italy. Lithos, 46(2), 259-274. De Astis, G., Kempton, P. D., Peccerillo, A., & Wu, T. W. (2006). Trace element and isotopic variations from Mt. Vulture to Campanian volcanoes: constraints for slab detachment and mantle inflow beneath southern Italy. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 151(3), 331-351. D'orazio, M., Innocenti, F., Tonarini, S., & Doglioni, C. (2007). Carbonatites in a subduction system: the Pleistocene alvikites from Mt. Vulture (southern Italy). Lithos, 98(1-4), 313-334. Downes, H., Kostoula, T., Jones, A., Beard, A., Thirlwall, M., & Bodinier, J. L. (2002). Geochemistry and Sr–Nd isotopic compositions of mantle xenoliths from the Monte Vulture carbonatite–melilitite volcano, central southern Italy. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 144(1), 78-92. Jones, A. P., Kostoula, T., Stoppa, F., & Woolley, A. R. (2000). Petrography and mineral chemistry of mantle xenoliths in a carbonate-rich melilititic tuff from Mt. Vulture volcano, southern Italy. Mineralogical Magazine, 64(4), 593-613. La Volpe, L., Patella, D., Rapisardi, L., & Tramacere, A. (1984). The evolution of the Monte Vulture volcano (Southern Italy): inferences from volcanological, geological and deep dipole electrical soundings data. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 22(3-4), 147-162. Melluso, L., Morra, V., & Di Girolamo, P. (1996). The Mt. Vulture volcanic complex (Italy): evidence for distinct parental magmas and for residual melts with melilite. Mineralogy and Petrology, 56(3-4), 225-250. Rosatelli, G., Wall, F., & Stoppa, F. (2007). Calcio-carbonatite melts and metasomatism in the mantle beneath Mt. Vulture (Southern Italy). Lithos, 99(3-4), 229-248. Solovova, I. P., Girnis, A. V., Kogarko, L. N., Kononkova, N. N., Stoppa, F., & Rosatelli, G. (2005). Compositions of magmas and carbonate–silicate liquid immiscibility in the Vulture alkaline igneous complex, Italy. Lithos, 85(1-4), 113-128. Stoppa, F., & Principe, C. (1997). Eruption style and petrology of a new carbonatitic suite from the Mt. Vulture Southern Italy: The Monticchio Lakes Formation. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 78(3-4), 251-265. Stoppa, F., Jones, A.P. & Sharygin, V.V. 2009. Nyereite from carbonatite rocks at Vulture volcano; implications for mantle metasomatism and petrogenesis of alkali carbonate melts. Central European Journal of Geoscience, 1, 131-151. Villa, I. M., & Buettner, A. (2009). Chronostratigraphy of Monte Vulture volcano (southern Italy): secondary mineral microtextures and 39 Ar-40 Ar systematics. Bulletin of volcanology, 71(10), 1195.
Kenya
 
  • Kwale County
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
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
    • Zomba
Dowman, E., Wall, F., Treloar, P. J., Rankin, A. H., & Corkhill, C. (2017). Rare-earth mobility as a result of multiple phases of fluid activity in fenite around the Chilwa Island Carbonatite, Malawi. Mineralogical Magazine, 81(6), 1367-1395.
Mongolia
 
  • Dornogovi Province
    • Khatanbulag District
Kynicky, J., et al., (2018) The role of carbonate-fluoride melt immiscibility in shallow REE deposit evolution, Geoscience Frontiers.
Namibia
 
  • Kunene Region
    • Epupa
      • Epembe
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.
  • ǁKaras Region
    • ǃNamiǂNûs Constituency
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).
Norway
 
  • Telemark
    • Nome
Nilsen, B. (1963): [No title]. Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p. 11
Bowen, N. L. (1926). Carbonate rocks of Fen area, Norway. American Journal of Science, (72), 499-502. Saether, E. (1957). The alkaline rock province of the Fen area in southern Norway. Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter, 1, 1-150. Bjørlykke, H., & SviNNDAL, S. (1960). The carbonatite and per-alkaline rocks of the Fen area. Mining and exploration work. Geology of Norway, Norges Geol. Unders, 208, 105-110. Barth, T. F. W., & Ramberg, I. B. (1966). The Fen circular complex. In Carbonatites (pp. 225-257). Interscience New York, NY. Griffin, W. L. (1973). Lherzolite nodules from the Fen alkaline complex, Norway. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 38(2), 135-146. Mitchell, R. H., & Brunfelt, A. O. (1975). Rare earth element geochemistry of the Fen alkaline complex, Norway. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 52(4), 247-259. Deans, T. (1978). Mineral production from carbonatite complexes: a world review. In Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Carbonatites (pp. 123-133). Andersen, T. (1983): Iron ores in the Fen central complex, Telemark (S.Norway): Petrography, chemical evolution and conditions of equilibrium. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 63, 73-82 Verschure, R. H., Maijer, C., Andriessen, P. A. M., Boelrijk, N. A. I. M., Hebeda, E. H., Priem, H. N. A., & Verdurmen, E. T. (1983). Dating explosive volcanism perforating the Precambrian basement in southern Norway. Nor. Geol. Unders., 380, 35-49. Andersen, T. (1984). Secondary processes in carbonatites: petrology of “rødberg”(hematite-calcite-dolomite carbonatite) in the Fen central complex, Telemark (South Norway). Lithos, 17, 227-245. Berg, B. I. & Nordrum, F. S. (1985): Bergverk i Telemark. Del 1: Malmgruver. Telemark Historie. Tidsskrift for Telemark Historielag. 6: 16-35 (p.25) Andersen, T. (1986): Compositional variation of some rare earth minerals from the Fen complex (Telemark, SE Norway): implications for the mobility of rare earths in a carbonatite system. Mineralogical Magazine. 50: 503-509 Andersen, T., & Qvale, H. (1986). Pyroclastic mechanisms for carbonatite intrusion: Evidence from intrusives in the Fen central complex, SE Norway. The Journal of Geology, 94(5), 762-769. Kresten, P., & Morogan, V. (1986). Fenitization at the Fen complex, southern Norway. Lithos, 19(1), 27-42. Andersen, T. (1987). Mantle and crustal components in a carbonatite complex, and the evolution of carbonatite magma: REE and isotopic evidence from the Fen complex, southeast Norway. Chemical Geology: Isotope Geoscience section, 65(2), 147-166. Andersen, T., & Sundvoll, B. (1987). Strontium and neodymium isotopic composition of an early tinguaite (nepheline microsyenite) in the Fen complex, Telemark, Southeast Norway: Age and petrogenetic implications. Bulletin-Norges geologiske undersokelse, (409), 29-34. Andersen, T. (1988). Evolution of peralkaline calcite carbonatite magma in the Fen complex, southeast Norway. Lithos, 22(2), 99-112. Andersen, T., & Taylor, P. N. (1988). Pb isotope geochemistry of the Fen carbonatite complex, SE Norway: Age and petrogenetic implications. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 52(1), 209-215. Andersen, T. (1989). Carbonatite-related contact metasomatism in the Fen complex, Norway: effects and petrogenetic implications. Mineralogical Magazine, 53(372), 395-414. Andersen, T., & Austrheim, H. (1991). Temperature-HF fugacity trends during crystallization of calcite carbonatite magma in the Fen complex, Norway. Mineralogical Magazine, 55(378), 81-94. Dahlgren, S. (1994). Late Proterozoic and Carboniferous ultramafic magmatism of carbonatitic affinity in southern Norway. Lithos, 31(3-4), 141-154. Meert, J. G., Torsvik, T. H., Eide, E. A., & Dahlgren, S. (1998). Tectonic significance of the Fen Province, S. Norway: constraints from geochronology and paleomagnetism. The Journal of geology, 106(5), 553-564. Verschure, R., & Maijer, C. O. R. N. E. L. I. S. (2005). A new Rb-Sr isotopic parameter for metasomatism,▵ t, and its application in a study of pluri-fenitised gneisses around the Fen ring complex, South Norway. Norges geologiske undersøkelse, Bulletin, 445, 45-71. Woolley A.R. (2019) Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World. Part 4: Antarctica, Asia and Europe, 405-407.
Sæther, E. (1957) The alkaline rock province of the Fen area in southern Norway. Det Konglige Norske Videnskabsselskaps Skrifter 1957, 1, 150p (p. 51) ; Mitchell, R.H. (1980): Pyroxenes of the Fen alkaline complex, Norway. American Mineralogist. 65: 45-54
Hansen, S. K. (1991): Utkast til verneplan for Fensfeltet, Nome kommune. Rapport nr 14/91
      • Søve Mines
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]
Dahlgren, S. (REE mineralization in the Fen Carbonatite Complex, Telemark, Norway - A world-class exploration target for the Hi-Tech and “Green-shift”. Industry Report from the Geological Advisor 1-2019. Buskerud Telemark Vestfold County Councils. 86pp
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  • Troms og Finnmark
    • Hasvik
Appleyard, E. C. (1965). A preliminary description of the geology of the Dønnesfjord area, Sørøy. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse, 231, 143-164. Appleyard, E. C. (1980). Mass balance computations in metasomatism: metagabbro/nepheline syenite pegmatite interaction in northern Norway. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 73(2), 131-144. Daly, J. S., Aitcheson, S. J., Cliff, R. A., Gayer, R. A., & Rice, A. H. N. (1991). Geochronological evidence from discordant plutons for a late Proterozoic orogen in the Caledonides of Finnmark, northern Norway. Journal of the Geological Society, 148(1), 29-40. Gresens, R. L. (1967). Composition-volume relationships of metasomatism. Chemical geology, 2, 47-65. Kirkland, C. L., Daly, J. S., & Whitehouse, M. J. (2005). Early Silurian magmatism and the Scandian evolution of the Kalak nappe complex, Finnmark, Arctic Norway. Journal of the Geological Society, 162(6), 985-1003. Speedyman, D. L. (1983). The Husfjord Plutonic Complex, Sørøy, Northern Norway. Norges geologiske undersøkelse, 378, 1-48. Roberts, R. J., Corfu, F., Torsvik, T. H., Hetherington, C. J., & Ashwal, L. D. (2010). Age of alkaline rocks in the Seiland igneous province, northern Norway. Journal of the Geological Society, 167(1), 71-81. Kirkland, C. L., Daly, J. S., & Whitehouse, M. J. (2006). Granitic magmatism of Grenvillian and late Neoproterozoic age in Finnmark, Arctic Norway—constraining pre-Scandian deformation in the Kalak Nappe Complex. Precambrian Research, 145(1-2), 24-52. Sturt, B. A. (1961). Preferred orientation of nepheline in deformed nepheline syenite gneisses from Soeroey, northern Norway. Geological Magazine, 98(6), 464-466. Sturt, B. A., & Ramsay, D. M. (1965). The alkaline complex of the Breivikbotn area, Sørøy, northern Norway (Vol. 231). Universitetsforlaget, pp. 1-142. Sturt, B. A., Miller, J. A., & Fitch, F. J. (1967). The age of alkaline rocks from west Finnmark, northern Norway, and their bearing on the dating of the Caledonian orogeny. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift, 47(3), 255-273. Sturt, B. A., Pringle, I. R., & Ramsay, D. M. (1978). The Finnmarkian phase of the Caledonian orogeny. Journal of the Geological Society, 135(6), 597-610.
Sturt, B. A., Miller, J. A., & Fitch, F. J. (1967). The age of alkaline rocks from west Finnmark, northern Norway, and their bearing on the dating of the Caledonian orogeny. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift, 47(3), 255-273.
Pakistan
 
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province
    • Khyber District
Jan, M. Q., Kamal, M., & Qureshi, A. Á. (1981). Petrography Of The Loe Shilman Carbonatite Gomplex, Khyber Agengy. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 14, 29-43. Tilton, G. R., Bryce, J. G., & Mateen, A. (1998). Pb–Sr–Nd isotope data from 30 and 300 Ma collision zone carbonatites in northwest Pakistan. Journal of Petrology, 39(11-12), 1865-1874. Mian, I., & Le Bas, M. J. (1987). The biotite-phlogopite series in fenites from the Loe Shilman carbonatite complex, NW Pakistan. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(361), 397-408.; Jan, M. Q., Kamal, M., & Qureshi, A. Á. (1981). Petrography Of The Loe Shilman Carbonatite Gomplex, Khyber Agengy. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 14, 29-43. Tilton, G. R., Bryce, J. G., & Mateen, A. (1998). Pb–Sr–Nd isotope data from 30 and 300 Ma collision zone carbonatites in northwest Pakistan. Journal of Petrology, 39(11-12), 1865-1874. Mian, I., & Le Bas, M. J. (1987). The biotite-phlogopite series in fenites from the Loe Shilman carbonatite complex, NW Pakistan. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(361), 397-408.
    • Malakand District
Le Bas, M. J., Mian, I., & Rex, D. C. (1987). Age and nature of carbonatite emplacement in North Pakistan. Geologische Rundschau, 76(2), 317-323. Butt, K. A., Arif, A. Z., Ahmed, J. A. M. I. L., Ahmed, A. B. I. D., & Qadir, A. H. M. E. D. (1989). Chemistry and petrography of the Sillai Patti carbonatite complex, North Pakistan. Geol. Bull. Univ. Peshawar, 22, 197-215.
Russia
 
  • Murmansk Oblast
    • Northern Karelia
      • Vuoriyarvi alkaline-ultrabasic massif
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).
South Africa
 
  • North West
    • Bojanala Platinum District
      • Pilanesberg Alkaline Ring Complex
Clarke, L. B. (1989). The Geology of the Kruidfontein Volcanic Complex Transvaal. S. Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of Leicester).
Ukraine
 
  • Zaporizhia Oblast
    • Priazovske
Ryabchikov, I.D., Kogarko, L.N., Krivdik, S.G., and Ntaflos, T. (2008): Constraints of the Formation of Carbonatites in the Chernigovka Massif, Azov Region, Ukraine. Geology of Ore Deposits 50(6), 423-432.
 
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