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Bastite

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Formula:
D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Name:
named after the Baste-valley in the Harz (Germany)
A variety of Serpentine Subgroup

Name for pseudomorphs of serpentine group minerals after enstatite

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Classification of Bastite

Chemical Properties of Bastite

Formula:
D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Bastite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

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 Bastite

Reference List:
Carl Friedrch Naumann (1874) Elemente der Mineralogie (neunte,vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage), 341-342

Internet Links for Bastite

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Localities for Bastite

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Australia
 
  • Western Australia
    • Sandstone Shire
Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 1, p 229 (please remove cordierite, sillimanite, granite-mistake)
Austria
 
  • Lower Austria
    • Industrieviertel
      • Willendorf
        • Rothengrub
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
    • Wachau
      • Dürnstein
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Liard Mining Division
      • Cassiar
O'Hanley, D.S., Wicks, F.J. (1995) Conditions of formation of lizardite, chrysotile and antigorite, Cassiar, British Columbia. Canadian Mineralogist, 33, 753-773.
China
 
  • Liaoning Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
    • Dandong Prefecture
      • Fengcheng Co.
Ruheng Fang and Yafan Zhang (1983): Geological Review 48(6), 527-533
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Tacheng Prefecture (Tarbaghatay Prefecture)
        • Tuoli Co. (Toli Co.)
          • Sartohay (Sartokay; Sartuohai; Saertuohai)
Zhou, M.-F., Robinson, P.T., Malpas, J., Sun, M., Aitchison, J., Bai, W.J., Hu, X.-F., and Yang, J.-S. (2001): Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 19(4), 517-534.
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Haute-Loire
      • Auzon
        • Azérat
Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 359-371.
      • Lavoûte-Chilhac
        • Saint-Cirgues
Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 359-371.
      • Torsiac
        • Lanau
Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 359-371.
    • Puy-de-Dôme
      • Jumeaux
        • Champagnat-le-Jeune
Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 359-371.
Germany
 
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
      • Bad Harzburg
Carl Friedrich Naumann (1874) Elemente der Mineralogie
Russia
 
  • Urals Region
    • Southern Urals
      • Orenburgskaya Oblast'
        • Gay
Zaikov, V.V., and Melekestseva, I.Y. (2006): Geology of Ore Deposits 48(3), 151-174.
        • Orsk
          • Khalilovskii District
            • Khabarninskii massif
Mikhailov, B.M. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(4), 351-364.
        • Svetlyi
          • Buruktal District
Mikhailov, B.M. (2000): Lithology and Mineral Resources 35(4), 351-364.
Serbia
 
  • Raška District
    • Kopaonik
Milojkovic, Aleksandar (1977): Some specific characteristics of waste materials from asbestos production at the Korlace mine. Tehnika (Belgrade, Yugoslavia) 32(7-8), RGM 20-RGM 24.
Slovakia
 
  • Košice Region
    • Košice Co.
      • Jasov (Jossau; Joss)
Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
    • Rožňava Co.
      • Dobšiná Mining District (Dobschau; Topschau)
Háber,M., Hovorka,D., 1981: Ore mineralisation on the contact of an alpine type ultramafic body (Dankova, SGR Mnts). Geol.Zbor. – Geol.Carpath., 91 – 113
      • Kobeliarovo (Schwarzseifen)
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
  • Prešov Region
    • Prešov Co.
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Switzerland
 
  • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
    • Albula Valley
      • Landwasser Valley
        • Davos
          • Wolfgang
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 256-257.
Turkey
 
  • Eastern Anatolia Region
    • Elazig Province
Tandoğan ENGİN; Mehmet BALCI; Yücel SÜMER and Yusuf Z. ÖZKAN: GENERAL GEOLOGICAL SETTING AND THE STRUCTURAL FEATURES OF THE GULEMAN PERIDOTITE UNIT AND THE CHROMITE DEPOSITS (ELAZIĞ, EASTERN TURKEY) (http://dergipark.ulakbim.gov.tr/bulletinofmre/article/view/5000123751/5000114044)
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Lizard Peninsula
        • Grade-Ruan
          • Kennack
Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
Alysson Rowan Collection
          • Ruan Minor
Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
        • St Keverne
          • Coverack
Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 146
      • St Just District
        • St Just
          • Botallack
Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 146
USA
 
  • California
    • Mariposa Co.
      • Mother Lode Belt
        • Coulterville District
          • Coulterville
            • Mary Harrison group
Knopf, Adolf (1929), The Mother Lode system of California: USGS PP 157, 88 pp.: 36; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 335.
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