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Topazolite

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About TopazoliteHide

Formula:
Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Name:
Named in allusion to the resemblance with Topaz (in colour and transparency).
A variety of Andradite

A variety of Andradite resembling Topaz (in colour and transparency).

Visit gemdat.org for gemological information about Topazolite.


Chemical Properties of TopazoliteHide

Formula:
Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3

Other Language Names for TopazoliteHide

German:Topazolit
Spanish:Topazolita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
24 photos of Topazolite associated with ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
7 photos of Topazolite associated with AndraditeCa3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
7 photos of Topazolite associated with DemantoidCa3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
6 photos of Topazolite associated with TridymiteSiO2
4 photos of Topazolite associated with CristobaliteSiO2
3 photos of Topazolite associated with CalciteCaCO3
3 photos of Topazolite associated with MagnetiteFe2+Fe3+2O4
3 photos of Topazolite associated with QuartzSiO2
3 photos of Topazolite associated with Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
2 photos of Topazolite associated with MilleriteNiS

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

Internet Links for TopazoliteHide

Localities for TopazoliteHide

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.
Antarctica
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Victoria Land
      • Transantarctic Mountains
Austria
 
  • Salzburg
    • Zell am See District
      • Hollersbach im Pinzgau
        • Scharnbachgraben
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
      • Uttendorf
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
  • Tyrol
    • Lienz District
      • Prägraten am Großvenediger
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Germany
 
  • Bavaria
    • Lower Bavaria
      • Regen District
        • Bodenmais
Obermüller, T., (1993): Der Silberberg bei Bodenmais/Bayer. Wald, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 44, 201-224
    • Upper Franconia
      • Hof District
        • Rehau
          • Wurlitz
Rost, F. (1949): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 1(5/6), 627-688.
        • Zell im Fichtelgebirge
F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt (Hof), 1984
      • Kulmbach District
        • Kupferberg
F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt (Hof), 1984
  • Hesse
    • Giessen Region
      • Lahn-Dill
        • Eschenburg
          • Hirzenhain
Andreas Gerstenberg collection
      • Marburg-Biedenkopf
        • Gladenbach
          • Rachelshausen
Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
Iran
 
  • Kerman Province
    • Baft County
Rob Lavinsky collection
Italy
 
  • Aosta Valley
    • Ayas
      • Champoluc
De Michele, V. (1972) Il Monte Rosso di Verra (Ayas, Aosta). Notizie del Gruppo Mineralogico Lombardo, 3, 4 (dicembre 1972), 83-85.
Grill, E. (1922): Sui giacimenti d'amianto delle Alpi piemontesi. Atti Soc. Ital. Sci. Nat., 60, III-IV, 287-301; Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973): Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano, 208 pp.; Castello, P. (1974): Il giacimento di amianto di Emarèse. Bull. Soc. Flore Valdôtaine, 28, 63-67; Castello, P. (1981): Il giacimento di amianto di Emarèse (AO). Riv. Mineral. Ital., 5, 3 (3-1981), 86-90.
Grill, E. (1922): Sui giacimenti d'amianto delle Alpi piemontesi. Atti Soc. Ital. Sci. Nat., 60, III-IV, 287-301; Del Caldo, A., Moro, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Boscardin, M. (1973): Guida ai minerali. Fratelli Fabbri Editori, Milano, 208 pp.; Castello, P. (1974): Il giacimento di amianto di Emarèse. Bull. Soc. Flore Valdôtaine, 28, 63-67; Castello, P. (1981): Il giacimento di amianto di Emarèse (AO). Riv. Mineral. Ital., 5, 3 (3-1981), 86-90.
    • Montjovet
Arrigoni, G. (1982) Topazolite della Valle di Rhodo (Aosta). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 6, 1 (1-1982), 16; Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., and Lombardo, B. (2007) Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, L'Artigiana Srl - Azienda Grafica, Alba (Cuneo), 607 pp.
    • Valtournenche
C.M. Gramaccioli (1975)-Minerali alpini e Prealpini-Edizioni Atlas Bergamo
C.M. Gramaccioli (1975)-Minerali alpini e Prealpini-Edizioni Atlas Bergamo
  • Lombardy
    • Sondrio Province
      • Lanzada
Van King
      • Torre di Santa Maria
        • Torreggio Valley
          • Airale Valley
Gramaccioli, C.M. (1962) I minerali valtellinesi nella raccolta di Pietro Sigismund. Ed. privata, Milano, 179 pp. Bedognè, F., Montrasio, A., Sciesa, E. (1993) I minerali della provincia di Sondrio: Valmalenco. Bettini, Sondrio, 275 pp.
  • Piedmont
    • Metropolitan City of Turin
      • Balme
        • Mussa Alp (Pian della Mussa; Piano della Mussa; La Mussa; Lamussa)
Gramaccioli, C.M. (1975). Minerali alpini e prealpini. Istituto Italiano Edizioni Atlas, Bergamo, 2 vol.
      • Condove
Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007) Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.
No reference listed
      • San Giorio di Susa
Barresi, A. (1996) La Val di Susa e i suoi minerali. Volume I. Gruppo Mineralogico e Paleontologico C.A.I.-U.G.E.T., Torino, 37 pp.; Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., and Lombardo, B. (2007) Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, L'Artigiana Srl - Azienda Grafica, Alba (Cuneo), 607 pp.
      • Usseglio
bartolomeo tosco
      • Villar Focchiardo
Barresi, A. (1996) La Val di Susa e i suoi minerali. Volume I. Gruppo Mineralogico e Paleontologico C.A.I.-U.G.E.T., Torino, 37 pp.; Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., and Lombardo, B. (2007) Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, L'Artigiana Srl - Azienda Grafica, Alba (Cuneo), 607 pp.
  • Sardinia
    • Metropolitan City of Cagliari
      • Assemini
Stara, P. (1990): La miniera di San Leone (CA). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 3/1990, 121-136.
  • Trentino-Alto Adige
    • South Tyrol
      • Burggrafenamt (Burgraviato)
        • Moos in Passeier (Moso in Passiria)
Exel, R. (1987): Guida mineralogica del Trentino e del Sudtirolo. Athesia, Bolzano, 204 pp.
    • Trento Province (Trentino)
      • Moena
Exel, R. (1987): Guida mineralogica del Trentino e del Sudtirolo. Athesia, Bolzano, 204 pp.
  • Tuscany
    • Livorno Province
      • Rosignano Marittimo
Orlandi, P., & Troysi, M. (1974). Nota di Mineralogia Toscana: i granati di Gabbro (Livorno). Atti Società Toscana Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 81: 174-177. ; Orlandi, P., Troysi, M. (1974): Nota di Mineralogia Toscana: i granati di Gabbro (Livorno). Atti Società Toscana Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 81, 174-177.
Sammartino, F. (2014) I minerali del Torrente Ugione. Codice Armonico 2014. Quinto congresso di scienze naturali. Ambiente toscano, 183-194.
    • Lucca Province
      • Garfagnana
        • Villa Collemandina
Barsanti M., 1989. "I granati di Villa Collemandina". Tesi di laurea inedita, Università di Pisa.
    • Metropolitan City of Florence
      • Impruneta
Capperi M., Bazzoni C., 1996 - Impruneta (FI). Nuovi ritrovamenti. - Riv. Mineral. Ital., 20 4: 331-333.
    • Pisa Province
      • Santa Luce
Orlandi P., (2005). "Geositi minerari e mineralogici della provincia di Pisa" in La geologia della provincia di Pisa. Cartografia, geositi e banche dati, pp. 55-280, Provincia di Pisa, 2005
Giuliano Bettini Collection
    • Prato Province
      • Prato
        • Monte Ferrato
Brizzi G., Meli R., Olmi F. (1996): I minerali delle ofioliti del Monte Ferrato (Prato). Riv. Mineral. Ital., 20, 4 (4-1996), 217-234.
Madagascar
 
  • Diana
    • Ambanja
      • Antsakoamanondro
Pezzotta, F. (2009). Demantoide e Topazolite: nuovo ritrovamento in Madgascar. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, n.3-2009, 198-200; Pezzotta, F. (2010): Demantoid und Topazolith aus Antetezambato, Nordmadagaskar. Lapis, 35 (10), 31-39; 90; Hintze, J. (2010): Eine Reise zu den Demantoiden von Antetezambato. Lapis, 35 (10), 40-43 (in German).
Mexico
 
  • Veracruz
    • Tatatila Municipality
      • Piedra Parada
Jordi Fabre photo
New Zealand
 
  • Northland Region
    • Kaipara District
      • Dargaville
ko jansen
Russia
 
  • Perm Krai
    • Suksunsky District
S.Šimko
Slovakia
 
  • Košice Region
    • Rožňava District
      • Dobšiná
Pauliš P., Ďuďa R., 2002:Nejznámejší mineralogická nalezište Slovenska. Kuttna, Kutná Hora, 136p
South Korea
Rolf Luetcke
Switzerland
 
  • Grisons
    • Bernina Region
      • Poschiavo
        • Selva
Romani E. (2000): Andar per cristalli - Tesori nascosti. Centro studi del Museo mineralogico naturalistico di Bormio, 151 p.
    • Surselva Region
      • Disentis
        • Sogn Placi Valley
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 200.
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Graham Co.
      • Santa Teresa Mountains
        • Stanley Mining District
  • Arkansas
Dorothy M. Schlegal (1957) Gem Stones of the United States : USGS Bulletin 1042-G
  • California
    • San Benito Co.
John Betts
        • Idria (New Idria)
Melhase, John (1935c), Some garnet localities of California: Mineralogist: 3(11): 22; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 195.
Van King
        • Santa Rita Peak
Pabst, Adolf (1951), Minerals of the serpentine area in San Benito County, California Rocks & Minerals: 26: 482; Moller, W.P. (1965) Minerals of southern San Benito County, California. Gems and Minerals: 331: 28-32; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 498.
    • Tulare Co.
      • Drum Valley
Kunz, George Frederick (1905a), Gems, jewelers’ materials, and ornamental stones of California: California Division Mines Bulletin 37, 171 pp.: 53; Melhase, John (1935c), Some garnet localities of California: Mineralogist: 3(11): 7-8, 22; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 196.; California journal of mines and geology, Volume 12
  • Colorado
    • Ouray Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
  • Connecticut
    • New Haven Co.
      • Hamden
Dana, Edward S. (1877): On the occurrence of Garnets with the Trap of New Haven, Connecticut. American Journal of Science Series 3, Volume 14, page 215.; Longwell & Dana, 1932. Walks & Rides in Central CT & MA, p.228.
The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 84.
  • Virginia
    • Amelia Co.
Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Arthur A. Pegau (1932) Pegmatite Deposits of Virginia. Virginia Geological Survey; Bulletin 33.
 
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