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Foiditoid

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About FoiditoidHide

Fine grained igneous rocks with >60% foids.


Classification of FoiditoidHide

Foiditic rock appears in fields 15a, 15b and 15c in the QAPF diagram.

Sub-divisions of FoiditoidHide

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Localities for FoiditoidHide

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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.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Cowper Co.
      • Byrock (Byerock)
[Leucitite] Byrnes, J.G. (1993) Bourke 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map (SH/55-10): Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 127p.
    • Yanda Co.
      • Tindarey
[Leucitite] Brocx, M, 2017, Heritage matters. The Australian geologist, 182, p.13-14
  • Queensland
    • Charters Towers Region
      • McBride Province
[Nephelinite] Stolz, A. J. (1987). Fluid activity in the lower crust and upper mantle: mineralogical evidence bearing on the origin of amphibole and scapolite in ultramafic and mafic granulite xenoliths. Mineralogical Magazine, 51(5), 719-732.
  • Tasmania
    • Central Highlands municipality
      • Derwent Bridge
[Nephelinite] Bottrill, R. S. & Baker, W. E. (2008): A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Bulletin 73, Mineral Resources Tasmania, 254 pp.
    • Kingborough municipality
      • Kingston
[Nephelinite] R Bottrill unpublished MRT report 2018
    • Waratah-Wynyard municipality
[Nephelinite] Bottrill, R. S. & Baker, W. E. (2008): A Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania. Geological Survey Bulletin 73, Mineral Resources Tasmania, 254 pp.
Cameroon
 
  • South-West Region
    • Buea
      • Cameroon Mt
[Nephelinite] Bindi, L., Bonazzi, P., & Fitton, J. G. (2001). Crystal chemistry of strontian soda melilite from nephelinite lava of Mt. Etinde, Cameroon. European Journal of Mineralogy, 13(1), 121-125.
Czech Republic
 
  • Karlovy Vary Region
    • Mariánské Lázně (Marienbad)
[Olivine nephelinite] - Ulrych, J., Pivec, E., Bouše, P. (1995) Minerální parageneze ijolitových vyloučenin v olivinickém nefelinitu Podhorního vrchu u Mariánských Lázní. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1995, roč. 3, 51-56.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
 
  • Nord-Kivu
    • Goma
      • Mt Nyiragongo
[Nephelinite] Sahama, T. G., & Meyr, A. (1958). Study of the Volcano Nyragongo: A Progress Report. Institut des Parcs Nationaux du Congo Belge.
Germany
[Nephelinite] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geology_of_Germany
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Mayen
      • Ettringen
[Foidite] Meyer, W. (1994) Geologie der Eifel, Schweitzerbart, Stuttgart
India
 
  • Gujarat
[Nephelinite] 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.
Kenya
 
  • Kajiado County
[Ankaratrite] Saggerson, E.P., Williams, L.A.J. (1964) Ngurumanite from Southern Kenya and its Bearing on the Origin of Rocks in the Northern Tanganyika Alkaline District. Journal of Petrology, Volume 5:1, 1 January 1964, Pages 40–81. https://doi.org/10.1093/petrology/5.1.40
  • Makueni County
[Nephelinite] Späth, A., Le Roex, A.P., Opiyo-Akech, N. (2001) Plume–lithosphere interaction and the origin of continental rift-related alkaline volcanism—the Chyulu Hills Volcanic Province, southern Kenya. Journal of Petrology, 42:4, 765-787.
  • Trans-Nzoia County
    • Mount Elgon
[Foidite] Bowell, R. J., Warren, A., & Redmond, I. (1996). Formation of cave salts and utilization by elephants in the Mount Elgon region, Kenya. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 113(1), 63-79.
Madagascar
 
  • Antananarivo Province
    • Itasy Region
      • Arivonimamo District
        • Arivonimamo II Commune
[Ankaratrite] Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. 624p (p.598)
Norway
 
  • Vestfold
    • Larvik
      • Brunlanes
[Nephelinite] Dahlgren, S. & Larsen, A.O. (2012): Minerals of the banalsite-stronalsite series in amygdules from the Brunlanes ultramafic series. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter: 49: 93-100.
Paraguay
 
  • Central
    • Asuncion
[Nephelinite] Automatically generated from locality name
[Nephelinite] Automatically generated from locality name
[Nephelinite] Automatically generated from locality name
[Nephelinite] Automatically generated from locality name
[Nephelinite] Automatically generated from locality name
[Nephelinite] Automatically generated from locality name
    • Greater Asuncion
      • Lambaré
[Nephelinite] Automatically generated from locality name
      • Ñemby
[Nephelinite] Automatically generated from locality name
Poland
 
  • Opolskie
    • Opole District
      • Niemodlin commune
[Nephelinite] Jakubiak, A., Pietranik, A (2010) Olivine phenocrysts: a tool to reconstruct the crystallization history of basaltoids from the Niemodlin
[Nephelinite] Jakubiak, A., Pietranik, A (2010) Olivine phenocrysts: a tool to reconstruct the crystallization history of basaltoids from the Niemodlin
    • Strzelce Opolskie District
      • Izbicko commune
[Nephelinite] Chodyniecka (1967) Bazalt z Góry Św. Anny
      • Leśnica commune
[Nephelinite] Chodyniecka (1967), Bazalt z Góry Św. Anny
[Nephelinite] Chodyniecka (1967) Bazalt z Góry Św. Anny
South Africa
 
  • North West Province
    • Bojanala Platinum District
      • Western Bushveld Complex
        • Pilanesberg Alkaline Complex
[Nephelinite] Clarke, L. B. (1989). The Geology of the Kruidfontein Volcanic Complex Transvaal. S. Africa (Doctoral dissertation, University of Leicester).
Spain
 
  • Castile-La Mancha
    • Ciudad Real
[Nephelinite] Hernández, A., Jébrak, M., Higueras, P., Oyarzun, R., Morata, D., and Munhá, J. (1999): The Almadén mercury mining district, Spain. Mineralium Deposita 34, 539-548.
Tanzania
 
  • Arusha Region
[Nephelinite] Zaitsev, A. N., Marks, M. A. W., Wenzel, T., Spratt, J., Sharygin, V. V., Strekopytov, S., & Markl, G. (2012). Mineralogy, geochemistry and petrology of the phonolitic to nephelinitic Sadiman volcano, Crater Highlands, Tanzania. Lithos, 152, 66-83.
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