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About BustamiteHide

Anastasio Bustamente
Pale to medium pink; brownish red; colourless to yellowish pink in transmitted light
Sub-Vitreous, Resinous, Waxy
5½ - 6½
Specific Gravity:
3.32 - 3.43
Crystal System:
Name re-used in 1922 by Esper Signius Larsen, Jr. and Earl Victor Shannon for a new mineral somewhat chemically similar to the original material, but which had proved to be a mixture. The original bustamite from Real de Minas, Fetela (Tetela de Ocampo), Jonotla, Mexico was a mixture of rhodonite and johannsenite. Originally named in 1826 by Alexandre Brongniart in honor of Anastasio Bustamente y Oseguera [July 27, 1780 Jiquilpan, Michoacán, Mexico - February 6, 1853 San Miguel de Allende, Mexico], a medical doctor, revolutionary, general, and three time president of Mexico. Keatingine described in 1876 by Charles Upham Shepard and was later discredited as fowlerite (Dana, 1892) before there was the ability to determine the structure of the mineral.
The Mn analogue of ferrobustamite. Compare the closely related dalnegorskite.

May appear visually similar to schizolite (also temporarily known as marshallsussmanite).

Visit for gemological information about Bustamite.

Classification of BustamiteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
D : Inosilicates
G : Inosilicates with 3-periodic single and multiple chains

65 : INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
2 : Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3

14 : Silicates not Containing Aluminum
18 : Silicates of Mn and Na, K, Mg, Ca or Fe

Physical Properties of BustamiteHide

Sub-Vitreous, Resinous, Waxy
Transparent, Translucent
Pale to medium pink; brownish red; colourless to yellowish pink in transmitted light
Usually paler pink than rhodonite, often has an orange tint.
5½ - 6½ on Mohs scale
On {100} perfect; on {110} and {110} good; on {010} poor.
Irregular/Uneven, Splintery
3.32 - 3.43 g/cm3 (Measured)    3.421 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of BustamiteHide

Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.640 - 1.695 nβ = 1.651 - 1.708 nγ = 1.653 - 1.710
Measured: 34° to 60°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.013 - 0.015
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
r > v or r < v
X=Z= orange
Y= rose

Chemical Properties of BustamiteHide

IMA Formula:
Common Impurities:

Crystallography of BustamiteHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
Cell Parameters:
a = 15.41 Å, b = 7.15 Å, c = 13.82 Å
α = 89.48°, β = 94.85°, γ = 102.93°
a:b:c = 2.155 : 1 : 1.933
Unit Cell V:
1,478.71 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Crystals prismatic, acicular; tabular on {001}. Commonly fibrous, cleavable massive.
On {110} as the composition plane, simple twins, rare.

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

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Radiation - Copper Kα
Data Set:
Data courtesy of RRUFF project at University of Arizona, used with permission.
Powder Diffraction Data:
4.46 Å(30)
3.75 Å(30)
3.655 Å(30)
3.447 Å(50)
3.238 Å(50)
3.035 Å(50)
2.922 Å(100)
2.730 Å(50)
2.647 Å(30)
2.591 Å(50)
2.422 Å(50)
2.301 Å(30)
2.251 Å(50)
2.142 Å(50)
1.826 Å(50)
1.791 Å(80)
1.674 Å(50)
1.569 Å(50)
ICDD 27-86 (synthetic); see also 26-1066 (ferroan)

Type Occurrence of BustamiteHide

Synonyms of BustamiteHide

Other Language Names for BustamiteHide

Varieties of BustamiteHide

KeatingineBustamite, not the same structure as rhodonite.

Relationship of Bustamite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Barrydawsonite-(Y)Na1.5Y0.5CaSi3O9HMon. 2/m : P21/b
CascanditeCa(Sc,Fe3+)(HSi3O9)Tric. 1
MendigiteMn2Mn2MnCa(Si3O9)2Tric. 1 : P1
MurakamiiteCa2LiSi3O8(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
SchizoliteNaCaMnSi3O8(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
SeranditeNaMn2+2Si3O8(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
TanohataiteLiMn2(HSi3O9)Tric. 1 : P1
VistepiteSnMn4B2Si4O16(OH)2Tric. 1
WollastoniteCaSiO3Tric. 1 : P1

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
26 photos of Bustamite associated with WillemiteZn2SiO4
22 photos of Bustamite associated with GalenaPbS
22 photos of Bustamite associated with CalciteCaCO3
19 photos of Bustamite associated with FrankliniteZn2+Fe3+2O4
19 photos of Bustamite associated with RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
16 photos of Bustamite associated with HardystoniteCa2Zn(Si2O7)
15 photos of Bustamite associated with ClinohedriteCaZn(SiO4) · H2O
12 photos of Bustamite associated with AndraditeCa3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
5 photos of Bustamite associated with GoldAu
5 photos of Bustamite associated with SphaleriteZnS

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.DG.05PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
9.DG.05SeranditeNaMn2+2Si3O8(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
9.DG.05WollastoniteCaSiO3Tric. 1 : P1
9.DG.05Wollastonite-1ACaSiO3Tric. 1 : P1
9.DG.07CascanditeCa(Sc,Fe3+)(HSi3O9)Tric. 1
9.DG.08Plombièrite[Ca4Si6O16(OH)2 · 2H2O]·(Ca·5H2O)Orth.
9.DG.10Clinotobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)Mon.
9.DG.10RiversideiteCa5(HSi3O9)2 · 2H2OOrth.
9.DG.10Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)Orth.
9.DG.20JenniteCa9(Si3O9)2(OH)8 · 8H2OTric.
9.DG.25ParaumbiteK3Zr2H(Si3O9)2 · nH2OOrth.
9.DG.25UmbiteK2(Zr,Ti)Si3O9 · H2OOrth.
9.DG.30SørenseniteNa4SnBe2Si6O16(OH)4Mon. 2/m : B2/b
9.DG.35XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2Mon. 2/m
9.DG.40HillebranditeCa2(SiO3)(OH)2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
9.DG.45ZoriteNa8(Ti,Nb)5(Si6O17)2(OH,O)5 · 14H2OOrth.
9.DG.45ChivruaiiteCa4(Ti,Nb)5(Si6O17)2(OH,O)5 · 13-14H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmmm
9.DG.50Haineaultite(Na,Ca)5Ca(Ti,Nb)5(Si6O17)2(OH,F)8 · 5H2OOrth. 2 2 2 : C2 2 2
9.DG.55EpididymiteNa2Be2Si6O15 · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
9.DG.60EudidymiteNa2Be2Si6O15 · H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
9.DG.65ElpiditeNa2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2OOrth.
9.DG.75SenkevichiteCsKNaCa2TiO[Si7O18](OH)Tric. 1 : P1
9.DG.80FluorcanasiteK3Na3Ca5Si12O30F4 · H2OMon. m : Bm
9.DG.85MiseriteK1.5-x(Ca,Y,REE)5(Si6O15)(Si2O7)(OH,F)2 · yH2OTric.
9.DG.90FrankameniteK3Na3Ca5(Si12O30)(F,OH)4 · H2OTric.
9.DG.92Charoite(K,Sr)15-16(Ca,Na)32[Si6O11(O,OH)6]2[Si12O18(O,OH)12]2[Si17O25(O,OH)18]2(OH,F)4 · ~3H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
9.DG.97Eveslogite(Na,K,Ca,Sr,Ba)48 [(Ti,Nb,Mn,Fe2+)12Si48O144(OH)12](F,OH,Cl)14Mon. 2/m : P2/m

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide 2/m : P21/b 1 : P1 1 : P1 1 : P1 1 : P1,Fe3+)(HSi3O9)Tric. 1,Na,Mn,Fe)48[Si60O162]F16(Ox,OH4−x)·2H2OMon.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

14.18.3ZakharoviteNa4Mn5Si10O24(OH)6 · 6H2OTrig.
14.18.4NorrishiteKLiMn3+2(Si4O10)O2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
14.18.5ShafranovskiteNa3K2(Mn,Fe,Na)4[Si9(O,OH)27](OH)2 · nH2OTrig.
14.18.6AbswurmbachiteCuMn3+6(SiO4)O8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/acd
14.18.8KanoiteMn2+(Mg,Mn2+)Si2O6Mon. 2/m : P21/b
14.18.14GlaucochroiteCaMn2+SiO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
14.18.15Truscottite(Ca,Mn)14Si24O58(OH)8 · 2H2OTrig.
14.18.16SantaclaraiteCaMn4[Si5O14OH](OH) · H2OTric.
14.18.18JohannseniteCaMn2+Si2O6Mon. 2/m : B2/b
14.18.19NeltneriteCaMn3+6(SiO4)O8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/acd
14.18.20OrlymaniteCa4Mn3Si8O20(OH)6 · 2H2OHex.
14.18.21InesiteCa2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2 · 5H2OTric. 1 : P1
14.18.22OrientiteCa8Mn3+10(SiO4)3(Si3O10)3(OH)10 · 4H2O Orth.
14.18.23RuiziteCa2Mn3+2[Si4O11(OH)2](OH)2·2H2OMon. 2
14.18.24BostwickiteCaMn6Si3O16 · 7H2OOrth.
14.18.25KittatinnyiteCa2Mn2Mn(SiO4)2(OH)4 · 9H2OHex.
14.18.27SeranditeNaMn2+2Si3O8(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
14.18.29MarsturiteNaCaMn3Si5O14(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
14.18.30RaiteNa4Mn2+3Ti0.25Si8O20(OH)2 · 10H2OOrth. 2 2 2 : C2 2 2
14.18.31Richterite{Na}{NaCa}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
14.18.32Byelorussite-(Ce)NaBa2Ce2MnTi2[Si4O12]2O2(F,OH) · H2O
14.18.35PyroxmangiteMnSiO3Tric. 1
14.18.37Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2OAmor.
14.18.38BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)Tric. 1 : P1

Fluorescence of BustamiteHide

Magenta-red to cherry red (LW UV)(Franklin Mine, NJ).

Other InformationHide

Special Storage/
Display Requirements:
Pink color fades on exposure to sunlight.
Health Risks:

Bustamite in petrologyHide

An essential component of rock names highlighted in red, an accessory component in rock names highlighted in green.

References for BustamiteHide

Reference List:
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Shepard, Charles U. (1876) Keatingine, Contributions to Mineralogy, Amherst College.
Dana, Edward S., Keatingine, Scientific Intelligence II Geology and Mineralogy, American Journal of Science, v. 12, Third Series p. 231.
Larsen, Esper S. and Shannon, Earl V. (1922) Bustamite from Franklin Furnace, New Jersey. American Mineralogist: 7: 95-100.
Hutton, C. Osborne (1956) Manganpyrosmalite, Bustamite, And Ferroan Johannsenite From Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, American Mineralogist, v. 41, p. 581-591.
Peacor, Donald R. and Buerger, Martin J. (1962) Determination and refinement of the crystal structure of bustamite, CaMnSi2O6. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie: 117: 331-343.
Harada, K., Sekino, H., Nagashima, K., Watanabe, T., and Momoi, K. (1974) High-iron bustamite and fluorapatite from the Broken Hill mine, New South Wales, Australia. Mineralogical Magazine: 39: 601-604.
Deer, W. A., Howie, R. A., and Zussman, J. (1978) Rock-forming minerals, 2nd. edition, Vol. 2A: 574-585.
Ohashi, Y. and Finger, L. W. (1978) The role of octahedral cations in pyroxenoid crystal chemistry. I. Bustamite, wollastonite, and the pectolite-schizolite-serandite series. American Mineralogist: 63: 274-288.
Mineralogical Magazine: 49: 37-48.
Dunn, Pete J. (1995): Franklin and Sterling Hill New Jersey: the world's most magnificent mineral deposits, Part 3: 438. (

Internet Links for BustamiteHide

Localities for BustamiteHide

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.
  • Skikda Province
    • Azzaba area
Byramjee R.and Meindre M.(1956): Le gisement de manganèse de Guettara. Symposium du manganèse XX congrès international de géologie,
  • Jujuy Province
    • Humahuaca Department
      • Aguilar mining district
Econ Geol (1992) 87:2085-2112; Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
  • New South Wales
    • Inglis Co.
      • Bendemeer
Brown, R.E., Brownlow, J.W., Krynen, J.P. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, Manilla-Narrabri 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-9, SH/55-12. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 319 pages.
      • Danglemah
Hall, L.R. (1959) The Mineral Industry of NSW - No. 25 Manganese, Geological Survey of New South Wales, 33p.
    • Yancowinna Co.
      • Broken Hill district
Ramdohr, P. (1950) Die Lagerstatte von Broken Hill in New South Wales. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 2:4, 291-333 (in German). Worner, H.K., Mitchell, R.W., eds. Birch, W.D. (et al) (1982) Minerals of Broken Hill. Australian Mining & Smelting Limited, Melbourne, 259 pages.
Minerals Of Broken Hill, Worner and Mitchell Editors, AMS Ltd. Publishers
Demetrius Pohl collection, Rock Currier photo
"Minerals of Broken Hill" Worner and Mitchell editors, AMS LTD publishers
  • Queensland
    • Cloncurry Shire
      • Rosebud Station
        • Mary Kathleen district
Econ Geol (1985) 80:513-518
    • North Burnett Region
      • Gayndah
Ashley, P. M. (1980): Geology of the Ban Ban zinc deposit, a sulfide-bearing skarn, Southeast Queensland, Australia. Economic Geology 75, 15-29.
  • Salzburg
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Kaprun valley
        • Mooserboden reservoir
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
  • Kardzhali Province
    • Ardino Obshtina
Marcus Voigt and Jesse Crawford specimens
  • Smolyan Province
[MinRec 22 p.439]
Bonev, I. K., Vladykin, N. V., Vassileva, R. D., & Daieva, L. A. (2003) Rare-earth and some trace elements in the metasomatic skarn-ore bodies of the Madan Pb-Zn deposits, Bulgaria. Bulgarian Academy of Sciences 40:73-85
  • Yukon
    • Whitehorse mining district
Gunnar Färber
  • Fujian
    • Longyan
      • Liancheng Co.
        • Liancheng Mn deposit
Nanlai Zheng, Xingli Mao, and Jiansheng Ding (1986): Geology and Prospecting 22(3), 17-20
      • Zhangping Co.
Yiming Zhao, Huijing Tan, and Jinghua Sun (1982): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 1(1), 11-22; Yiming Zhao, Yongguan Dong, Daxin Li, and Chengsi Bi (2003): Ore Geology Reviews 23, 153-182.; Yiming Zhao and Daxin Li (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 345-359; Chengshuai Zhang, Jingwen Mao, Changqing Zhang, and Miao Yu (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(2), 289-307
    • Quanzhou
      • Dehua Co.
Yiming Zhao, Huijing Tan, and Jinghua Sun (1982): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 1(1), 11-22
  • Inner Mongolia
    • Ulanhad League (Chifeng Prefecture)
      • Bairin Left Banner (Balin Zuoqi)
Chengdong Xiao and Yongfu Wei (2004): Geological Survey and Research 27(suppl.), 9-15
  • Jiangxi
    • Ganzhou
      • Shangyou Co.
Yiming Zhao and Daxin Li (2003): Mineral Deposits 22(4), 345-359; Yiming Zhao, Yongguan Dong, Daxin Li, and Chengsi Bi (2003): Ore Geology Reviews 23, 153-182
  • Liaoning
    • Chaoyang
      • Chaoyang Co.
Fan, D., Ye, J., and Li, J. (1999): Ore Geology Reviews 15(1), 31-53.
  • Yunnan
    • Lincang
      • Zhenkang Co.
YANG, YU-LONG & Ye, Lin & BAO, TAN & GAO, WEI & LI, ZHEN-LI. (2018). Mineralization of Luziyuan Pb–Zn skarn deposit, Baoshan, Yunnan Province, SW China: evidence from petrography, fluid inclusions and stable isotopes. Geological Magazine. 1-20. 10.1017/S001675681700111X.
  • Šibenik-Knin County
Bilinski, H., Kwokal, Ž., & Branica, M. (1996). Formation of some manganese minerals from ferromanganese factory waste disposed in the Krka River Estuary. Water Research, 30(3), 495-500.
  • Occitanie
    • Hautes-Pyrénées
Le Règne Minéral 47: 5-21
        • Vielle-Aure
DE ASCENCAO GUEDES R., TIXADOR Y., CASTERET A. & GOUJOU JC. (2002) La mine de Coustou, Vielle-Aure, Hautes-Pyrénées. Le Règne Minéral, 47, 23-31. (in french)
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Mayen-Koblenz
      • Kruft
Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag, München (2. Auflage), 1987
      • Mendig
Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag, München (2. Auflage), 1987
Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag, München (2. Auflage), 1987
        • Wingertsberg
Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag, München (2. Auflage), 1987
  • Saxony-Anhalt
    • Harz
      • Oberharz am Brocken
        • Elbingerode
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
  • Santa Bárbara Department
Econ Geol (2004) 99:1223-1231
  • Zanjan
    • Glojeh district
Mehrabi, B., Siani, M. G., Goldfarb, R., Azizi, H., Ganerod, M., & Marsh, E. E. (2016). Mineral assemblages, fluid evolution, and genesis of polymetallic epithermal veins, Glojeh district, NW Iran. Ore Geology Reviews, 78, 41-57.
  • Piedmont
    • Metropolitan City of Turin
      • Cesana Torinese
Brizio, P., Ambrino, P., Ciriotti, M.E., Blass, G. (2010). L'affioramento a Mn, SiO, Fe, S di Roccia Rossa, Cesana, Torino. Micro (località) 1/2010, 313-328
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Baceno
        • Devero Alp
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.
      • Valstrona
        • Campello Monti
Bertolani, M. (1976): Il giacimento manganesifero di Ravinella di Sotto presso Forno (Valle Strona di Omegna).
  • Trentino-Alto Adige
    • Trento Province (Trentino)
      • Fersina Stream Basin
        • Baselga di Pinè
          • "Le Trote" ("La Trota")
Ferretti, P., Fassina, B. and Rocchetti, I. (2018) Il giacimento manganesifero della miniera Erla (Baselga di Pinè, TN). I minerali e il sito estrattivo. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 42, 4 (4-2018), 246-261.
  • Tuscany
    • Livorno Province
        • Campiglia Marittima
Abrecht J. (1985): Manganiferous pyroxenes and pyroxenoids from three Pb-Zn-Cu skarn deposits. Contr. Mineral. Petrol., 89, 4, 379-393.
  • Veneto
    • Vicenza Province
Handbook of Mineralogy
  • Fukui
    • Mikata-kaminaka District
      • Wakasa-cho
Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
    • Ono City
      • Nakatatsu mine
Masutomi Museum specimen (Kyoto)
Tokunaga, M. (1965): Science Reports of the Tokyo Kyoiku Daigaku, 9:67-87
Nakamura, Kenji; Shimazaki, Hidehiko (1987): Geology and mineralization of the Nakatenjo ore deposit in the Nakatatsu area - zonal arrangement of skarn and ore minerals. Kozan Chishitsu 37, 237-252.
  • Iwate
    • Kuji City
      • Yamagata
Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
    • Kunohe-gun
      • Noda-mura
Watanabe, T. (1959) Mineralogical Journal, 2, 6, 408-421
Dr. Matsuo Nambu ore collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
    • Shimohei District
      • Iwaizumi-cho
Nambu, M., Tanida, K., & Kitamura, T. (1977). Mineralogical study of manganese silicate ores in Northeastern Japan (XXI) Bustamite from Hijikuzu mine, Iwate Prefecture. Bull Res Inst Mineral Dressing and Metall, Tohoku Univ, 33, 31-42.; Shimazaki, H., & Bunno, M. (1978). Subsolidus Skarn Equilibria in the System. Canadian Mineralogist, 16, 539-545.
      • Iwaizumi
Dr. Matsuo Nambu collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
  • Miyazaki
    • Hinokage
Fuzimoto, M. (2006): Manganese minerals from manganese mines, Takachiho district, Miyazaki Prefecture. Part 1. Shimozuru Mine. Chigaku Kenkyu 54, 213-221. (in Japanese)
  • Saitama
    • Chichibu City
      • Ohtaki-mura
        • Nakatsugawa
Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan); Professor Takashi Kitagawa (1949-2009) collection, Hiroshima University.
Harada, K., Sakamoto, O., Nakao, K., & Nagashima, K. (1970). Bournonite from Daikoku, Chichibu Mine, Saitama, Japan. Mineralogical Journal, 6(3), 186-188.
  • Shiga
    • Konan City
      • Ishibe
Tanida et al. (1977) Geoscience Magazine, 28, 395-396 (in japanese).; Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.)
Handbook of Mineralogy
  • Shizuoka
    • Shimoda City
      • Rendaiji
(unpublished species lists maintained by local collectors; needs confirmation)
  • Tochigi
    • Kanuma City
Takaharu Araki collection label; Handbook of Mineralogy.
  • Toyama
Dr Yohachiro Okamoto (1876-1960) collection (curated by the Geological Survey of Japan)
  • Yamagata
    • Mogami
Geological Survey of Japan, 1960.; Akira Kato (2011) Reference informations on distributed specimens at the Ordinary Meeting of Mumeikai Group, No. 1 (April, 2011).
  • Yamanashi
    • Minobu
      • Shimobe
  • Chihuahua
    • Aquiles Serdán Municipality
Peter Megaw
    • Saucillo Municipality
      • Naica
Querol, F., 1986 Internal Penoles Mineralogical Report
    • Urique Municipality
      • Piedras Verdes
  • Hidalgo
    • Pachuca Municipality
Simmons, S. F., White, N. C., & John, D. A. (2005). Geological characteristics of epithermal precious and base metal deposits. Economic Geology 100th anniversary volume, 29, 485-522.
Handbook of Mineralogy
  • Puebla
Dana 6:569; Rammelsberg C (1866) Ueber den Xonaltit, ein neues wasserhaltiges Kalksilikat, und den Bustamit aus Mexiko, Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 18, 33-34
  • Sühbaatar Aimag (Sükhbaatar Aimag)
    • Baruun-Urt
Gottesmann, W. et al. (2009): N. Jb. Mineral. 185, 249-280
  • Otjozondjupa Region
    • Omatako
Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 368 pp. (in English); Cabral, A. R., Moore, J. M., Mapani, B. S., Koubová, M., & Sattler, C. D. (2011). Geochemical and mineralogical constraints on the genesis of the Otjosondu ferromanganese deposit, Namibia: hydrothermal exhalative versus hydrogenetic (including snowball-earth) origins. South African Journal of Geology, 114(1), 57-76.
New Zealand
Railton, G.T., Watters, W.A. (1990) Minerals of New Zealand. New Zealand Geological Survey Bulletin 104, 89 pages.
North Macedonia
  • Probistip
Baric, Lj. (1961): Ferrojohannsenite and bustamite from the Sasa leadzinc deposit in Macedonia. Fortschritte der Mineralogie 39, 137-139.; Strmić Palinkas, Sabina and Tasev, Goran and Serafimovski, Todor and Palinkas, Ladislav and Šmajgl, Daniela and Peltekovski, Zlatko (2013) Ore-fluid evolution at the Sasa Pb-Zn skarn deposit, Republic of Macedonia. AusIMM New Zealand Branch Annual Conference 2013, 1 (1). pp. 487-494. []
  • Buskerud
    • Øvre Eiker
      • Gunhildrud
Jahren, J.; Berg, H.J.; Hurum, J.H. & Wulff-Pedersen, E. (1998): Nye undersøkelser av amazonitt-genthelvin pegmatitten fra Fiskum, Øvre Eiker. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 14, 13-16
  • Oslo
    • Vestre Aker
      • Oslomarka
        • Årvoll
Neumann, H. & Nilssen, B.(1981): Inesitt (?) Bustamitt. NAGS-Nytt 8 (2),33 (in norwegian)
  • Telemark
    • Tokke
      • Botnedal
Wel, D.van der. (1999): The Minerals of the Brandsnuten Manganes Deposit, Tokke, Norway. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 15: 74-86
  • Lima
    • Oyon Province
Oudin E, Picot P, Pillard F, Moëlo Y, Burke E A J, Zakrzewski M A (1982) La bénavidésite, Pb4(Mn,Fe)Sb6S14, un nouveau minéral de la série de la jamesonite, Bulletin de Minéralogie 105, 166-169; Economic Geology November 1990 v. 85 no. 7 p. 1348-1383
  • Bihor
    • Nucet
www.minerals-of-the (2009)
  • Maramureș
Udubasa, G., Hartopanu, P., Ilinca, G. (1996). The Regionally metamorphosed Fe-Mn Ore Deposit at Razoare, Preluca Mts., Romania. Romanian Journal of Mineralogy, 77, 3-20.
  • Neamt
Paulina Hirtopanu, W. Peter Scott, Nicolae Calin (2018) New data on johannsenite and its mineral associations in Bistrita Mts, Romania. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 461
  • Bashkortostan
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
  • Kabardino-Balkaria
    • Baksan Valley
Pavel M. Kartashov data
  • Primorsky Krai
American Mineralogist, Vol. 64, 1979, pp. 432-435
  • Zabaykalsky Krai
    • Yeniseisk Autonomous Oblast
      • Kuznetsk Alatau Range
Kuleshov, V.N., and Bych, A.F. (2002): Lithology and Mineral Resources 37(4), 330-343.
  • Zaječar District
    • Bor area
Pačevski, A., Cvetković, V., Šarić, K.,Banješević, M., Hoefer, H.E., Kremenović, A. (2016): Manganese mineralization in andesites of Brestovačka Banja, Serbia: evidence of sea-floor exhalations in the Timok Magmatic Complex. Mineralogy and Petrology: 110: 491-502; (2016)
  • Nitra Region
    • Levice Co.
BAHNA, B., & CHOVAN, M. (2001). Low-sulfidation type of epithermal Au-Ag mineralization near Pukanec (Central Slovakia Neogene Volcanic fields). GeoLines 13, 11, 17.
South Africa
  • Northern Cape
    • Kalahari manganese field
      • Hotazel
Maggie Wilson Collection
      • Kuruman
        • N'Chwaning Mines
[Von Bezing, K. L. et al. (1991) - The Kalahari (Afrique du Sud) manganese field : an update, Mineralogical Record, 22 (3), 279-302.]
Minerals of South Africa
  • Catalonia
    • Tarragona
      • Priorat
        • Bellmunt del Priorat
Joan Abella i Creus (2008): Minerals I Mines De La Conca De Bellmunt Del Priorat.
        • El Molar
Joan Abella i Creus (2012)
  • Dalarna County
    • Ludvika
No reference listed
  • Örebro County
    • Hällefors
      • Grythyttan
No reference listed
  • Värmland County
    • Filipstad
Rocks & Min.: 60:237; Nysten, P., Holtstam, D. and Jonsson, E. (1999) The Långban minerals. In Långban - The mines,their minerals, geology and explorers (D. Holtstam and J. Langhof, eds.), Swedish Museum of Natural History and Raster Förlag, Stockholm & Chr. Weise Verlag, Munich, pp. 89-183.
      • Persberg ore district
        • Pajsberg
Nysten, P. (2004): Harstigen ett mineralogisk eldorado i Bergslagen. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 28: 5-13
  • Västra Götaland County
    • Åmål
      • Strandhem ore field
No reference listed
  • Aegean Region
    • Denizli Province
      • Kale
Öztürk, H. (1997): Ore Geology Reviews 12, 187-203.
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Altarnun
Russell, A. (1946). On rhodonite and tephroite from Treburland manganese mine, Altarnun, Cornwall; and on rhodonite from other localities in Cornwall and Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, 27(194), 221-235.
      • Lezant
Dale Foster Collection
    • Devon
      • West Devon
        • Okehampton Hamlets ; BMS Database; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 991-994.
Tindle, A.G. (2008) Minerals of Britian and Ireland
    • Highland
      • Isle of Skye
        • Broadford
          • Torrin
  • California
AmMin 21:69
    • Madera Co.
      • Agnew Meadows
        • Olaine Lake
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 116; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 411.
  • Colorado
    • Park Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
    • San Juan Co.
      • Eureka Mining District
        • Gladstone
juanita Curtiss specimen
  • Connecticut
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Haddam
Schooner, Richard. (circa 1980s), Untitled manuscript on central Connecticut minerals.
  • New Jersey
    • Sussex Co.
      • Franklin Mining District
        • Franklin
Palache (1935): 69; Mason, B.: Am. Min.: 60: 209-212 (1975); Dunn (1995):Pt3:438.
Gary Moldovany
FOMS Millsite Committee (1986) (circa), List of Mineral Species Found on the Franklin Mill Site, Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society (unpublished).
        • Ogdensburg
          • Sterling Hill
Leavens, P. B., Zullo, J., & Verbeek, E. (2009). A complex, genthelvite-bearing skarn from the Passaic pit, Sterling Hill mine, Ogdensburg, New Jersey. Axis, 5, 26.
  • New Mexico
    • Grant Co.
      • Hanover-Fierro Mining District
Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology (1985) 89:379-393
  • Washington
    • Clallam Co.
      • Lake Crescent
Cannon, B. (1975): Minerals of Washington, p.62
    • Jefferson Co.
      • Mount Jupiter
        • Elkhorn Group
Cannon, B. (1975): Minerals of Washington, p.63
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