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Viridine

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Formula:
(Al,Mn3+)2SiO4O
Colour:
Grass green
Lustre:
Vitreous
A variety of Andalusite

A manganese-bearing, green Andalusite.

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Classification of ViridineHide

Discredited

Physical Properties of ViridineHide

Vitreous
Colour:
Grass green

Chemical Properties of ViridineHide

Formula:
(Al,Mn3+)2SiO4O

Synonyms of ViridineHide

Other Language Names for ViridineHide

German:Gosselit

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.

References for ViridineHide

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Abswurmbach, L., Langer, K., Seifert, F., and Tillmanns, E. (1981) The crystal-chemistry of (Mn 3+,Fe 3+) substituted andalusites (viridines and kanonaite), (Al 1-x-y Mn x 3+Fe y 3+)2-(O-SiO4): Crystal-structure refinements, Mössbauer, and polarized optical-absorption spectra. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie: 155: 81-113.

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Localities for ViridineHide

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.
Australia
 
  • Western Australia
    • Dundas Shire
      • Norseman
Fetherston, J., Stocklmayer, S., Stocklmayer, V(2013): Gemstones of WA, Geological Survey of WA
Belgium
 
  • Luxembourg Province
    • Stavelot Massif
      • Vielsalm
        • Salmchâteau
Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M. & van der Meersche, E. (2002): Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Ed., 304 p.
Brazil
 
  • Bahia
Rob Lavinsky
Germany
 
  • Hesse
    • Odenwald
      • Mühltal
        • Nieder-Ramstadt
          • Kirchberg
S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Greece
 
  • Macedonia Department
    • Kavála Prefecture
Seen in Munich 2015
        • Theologos
Jordi Fabre
Sri Lanka
 
  • Sabaragamuwa Province
    • Ratnapura District
      • Ratnapura
Ceylon Aluvial Mine, (Book, Co. 2002)
Sweden
 
  • Lappland
Contr Min Petr 69, 143; Ödman, O.H. (1950): Manganese mineralization in the Ultevis district, Jokkmokk, North Sweden. Part 2: Mineralogical notes. Sveriges Geologiska Undersökning. Serie C 516. 1-27
Ödman, O.H. (1950): Manganese mineralization in the Ultevis district, Jokkmokk, North Sweden. Part 2: Mineralogical notes. Sveriges Geologiska Undersökning. Serie C 516. 1-27
  • Skåne
    • Bromölla
      • Näsum
Harvard Museum of Natural History specimen no. 118233.
    • Kristianstad
      • Vånga
Swedish Nat.Musuem ( O.Gabrielson)
Swedish Nat.Museum( F.E.Wickman)
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Maricopa Co.
      • Phoenix
        • Phoenix Mts
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 376.
  • New Mexico
    • Rio Arriba Co.
Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
    • Taos Co.
      • Glenwoody District
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
New Mexico Bureau of Geology Mineral Museum display
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