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Topazolite

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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).

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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:
Clinochlore24 photos of Topazolite associated with Clinochlore on mindat.org.
Andradite7 photos of Topazolite associated with Andradite on mindat.org.
Demantoid7 photos of Topazolite associated with Demantoid on mindat.org.
Tridymite6 photos of Topazolite associated with Tridymite on mindat.org.
Cristobalite4 photos of Topazolite associated with Cristobalite on mindat.org.
Calcite3 photos of Topazolite associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Magnetite3 photos of Topazolite associated with Magnetite on mindat.org.
Quartz3 photos of Topazolite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Stilbite-Ca3 photos of Topazolite associated with Stilbite-Ca on mindat.org.
Millerite2 photos of Topazolite associated with Millerite on mindat.org.

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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 Mts
Austria
 
  • Salzburg
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Hollersbach valley
        • Scharnbachgraben
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
      • Stubach valley
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
  • Tyrol
    • East Tyrol
      • Virgen Valley
        • Prägraten
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Germany
 
  • Bavaria
    • Franconia
      • Münchberg Metamorphic complex
        • Kupferberg
F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt (Hof), 1984
        • Oberkotzau
          • Wurlitz
Rost, F. (1949): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 1(5/6), 627-688.
        • Zell
F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt (Hof), 1984
    • Lower Bavaria
      • Bodenmais
Obermüller, T., (1993): Der Silberberg bei Bodenmais/Bayer. Wald, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 44, 201-224
  • Hesse
    • Dillenburg District
      • Gladenbach
        • Rachelshausen
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
      • Hirzenhain
Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Iran
 
  • Kerman Province
    • Baft County
Rob Lavinsky collection
Italy
 
  • Aosta Valley
    • Ayas 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.
    • Valtournanche Valley
      • Valtournanche
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
      • Valtellina
        • Malenco Valley
          • Lanterna Valley
            • 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
    • Torino Province
      • Lanzo Valleys
        • Ala Valley
          • 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.
        • Viù Valley
          • Usseglio
bartolomeo tosco
      • Susa Valley
        • 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
- Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
  • Sardinia
    • Cagliari Province
      • Assemini
Stara, P. (1990): La miniera di San Leone (CA). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 3/1990, 121-136.
  • Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol)
    • Bolzano Province (South Tyrol)
      • Passiria Valley (Passeier Valley)
Exel, R. (1987): Guida mineralogica del Trentino e del Sudtirolo. Athesia, Bolzano, 204 pp.
    • Trento Province
      • Fiemme Valley
Exel, R. (1987): Guida mineralogica del Trentino e del Sudtirolo. Athesia, Bolzano, 204 pp.
  • Tuscany
    • Florence Province
      • Impruneta
Capperi M., Bazzoni C., 1996 - Impruneta (FI). Nuovi ritrovamenti. - Riv. Mineral. Ital., 20 4: 331-333.
    • 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.
    • Lucca Province
      • Garfagnana
        • Villa Collemandina
Barsanti M., 1989. "I granati di Villa Collemandina". Tesi di laurea inedita, Università di Pisa.
    • Pisa Province
      • Castellina Marittima
Giuliano Bettini Collection
      • 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
    • Prato Province
      • Prato and Montemurlo
        • 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
 
  • Antsiranana Province
    • Diana Region (Northern Region)
      • Ambanja District
        • Maherivaratra Commune
          • Antetezambato (Tetezambato)
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
    • Mun. de Tatatila
      • Piedra Parada (Piedras Parado)
Jordi Fabre photo
New Zealand
 
  • North Island
    • Northland
      • Kaipara
        • Dargaville
ko jansen
Russia
 
  • Urals Region
    • Middle Urals
      • Permskiya region
S.Šimko
Slovakia
 
  • Košice Region
    • Rožňava Co.
Pauliš P., Ďuďa R., 2002:Nejznámejší mineralogická nalezište Slovenska. Kuttna, Kutná Hora, 136p
Switzerland
 
  • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
    • Poschiavo Valley
      • Poschiavo (Puschlav)
        • Selva
Romani E. (2000): Andar per cristalli - Tesori nascosti. Centro studi del Museo mineralogico naturalistico di Bormio, 151 p.
    • Vorderrhein Valley
      • 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.
      • San Carlos Indian Reservation
        • Santa Teresa Mts
          • Stanley District
  • California
    • San Benito Co.
      • Diablo Range
www.mineralsocal.org
          • 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.
          • San Benito Mountain Natural Area
Van King
          • San Benito River headwaters area
            • Dallas Gem Mine area
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) Eckels, 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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