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Silicocarbonatite

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A carbonatite with more than 20% silica.


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Classification of SilicocarbonatiteHide

Mineralogy of SilicocarbonatiteHide

Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
Alkali pyroxeneA petrological name for the sodium-rich pyroxenes aegirine and aegirine-augite.
FeldsparA petrological term for Feldspar Group.
Mica > BiotiteA series or subgroup of the Mica Group.
Mica > PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
OlivineEquivalent to Fayalite-Forsterite Series; usually a more or less Fe-bearing forsterite.
Sodic amphiboleA petrological term for amphibole rich in sodium.

Pronounciation of SilicocarbonatiteHide

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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Internet Links for SilicocarbonatiteHide

Localities for SilicocarbonatiteHide

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.
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
 
  • 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).
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