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Almandine-Pyrope Series

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Crystal System:
Isometric
Series Formula:
Fe32+Al2(SiO4)3 to Mg3Al2(SiO4)3
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Optical Data of Almandine-Pyrope SeriesHide

Type:
Isotropic

Crystallography of Almandine-Pyrope SeriesHide

Crystal System:
Isometric

Synonyms of Almandine-Pyrope SeriesHide

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Varieties of Almandine-Pyrope SeriesHide

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Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Graphite4 photos of Almandine-Pyrope Series associated with Graphite on mindat.org.
Zoisite2 photos of Almandine-Pyrope Series associated with Zoisite on mindat.org.
Phlogopite2 photos of Almandine-Pyrope Series associated with Phlogopite on mindat.org.
Clinopyroxene Subgroup2 photos of Almandine-Pyrope Series associated with Clinopyroxene Subgroup on mindat.org.
Epidote1 photo of Almandine-Pyrope Series associated with Epidote on mindat.org.
Tschermakite1 photo of Almandine-Pyrope Series associated with Tschermakite on mindat.org.
Omphacite1 photo of Almandine-Pyrope Series associated with Omphacite on mindat.org.
Phengite1 photo of Almandine-Pyrope Series associated with Phengite on mindat.org.
Kyanite1 photo of Almandine-Pyrope Series associated with Kyanite on mindat.org.
Olivine1 photo of Almandine-Pyrope Series associated with Olivine 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.

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Localities for Almandine-Pyrope SeriesHide

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- 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.
Algeria
 
  • Tamanghasset Province
    • Ahaggar Mtn (Hoggar Mtn)
      • In Ouzzal
M. Guiraud, J.R. Kienast, A. Rahmani : "Petrological study of high-temperature granulites from In Ouzal, Algeria : some implications on the phase relationships in the FMASTOCr system", Eur. J. Mineral. , 1996, 8, 1375-1390.
Australia
 
  • Western Australia
    • Wyndham-East Kimberley Shire
      • Lake Argyle area
Kubel, S. Argyle Diamond Mine–Geology and Mining of the AK1 Pipe, Kimberley region, Northwest Australia.
Austria
 
  • Lower Austria
    • Mostviertel
      • Dunkelstein Forest
        • Dunkelsteinerwald
          • Gansbach
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
Chris D. Parkinson et al. , " Ultrahigh-pressure pyrope-kyanite granulites and associated eclogites in Neoproterozoic nappes of southeast Brazil", 2001, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, http://akmotoki.tripod.com/2001/Waseda/Cdp.html
    • Itanhomi
Van King
Chris D. Parkinson et al. , " Ultrahigh-pressure pyrope-kyanite granulites and associated eclogites in Neoproterozoic nappes of southeast Brazil", 2001, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, http://akmotoki.tripod.com/2001/Waseda/Cdp.html
Canada
 
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Labrador
C. Lemanski, Jr. (re-entry of lost Mindat data).
China
 
  • Anhui Province
    • Anqing Prefecture
      • Tongcheng Co.
Yican Liu, Shutong Xu, Shuguang Li, Laili Jiang, Weiping Wu, Guanbao Chen, and Wen Su (2000): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 43(suppl.), 178-188.
Yican Liu, Shutong Xu, Shuguang Li, Laili Jiang, Weiping Wu, Guanbao Chen, and Wen Su (2000): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 43(suppl.), 178-188.
    • Lu'an Prefecture
      • Shou Co.
Am. Min. , V 90, pp. 801-813, 2005 / Journal of Petrology, June 2004, V 45, N° 6, pp. 1125-1145.
      • Shucheng Co.
Yican Liu, Shutong Xu, Shuguang Li, Laili Jiang, Weiping Wu, Guanbao Chen, and Wen Su (2000): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 43(suppl.), 178-188.
Yican Liu, Shutong Xu, Shuguang Li, Laili Jiang, Weiping Wu, Guanbao Chen, and Wen Su (2000): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 43(suppl.), 178-188.
  • Henan Province
    • Xinyang Prefecture
      • Luoshan Co.
        • Sujiahe
Ratschbacher, L., Franz, L., Enkelmann, E., Jonckheere, R., Pörschke, A., Hacker, B.R., Dong, S., and Zhang, Y. (2006), In: Hacker, B.R., McClelland, W.C., and Liou, J.G. (eds.): Ultrahigh-pressure metamorphism: Deep continental subduction. Geological Society of America Special Paper 403, 45–75.
  • Hubei Province
    • Huanggang Prefecture
      • Yingshan Co.
Guxian Lü, Jing Chen, Tiping Ding, Xiaobo Li, Fangzheng Wang, and Ruixun Li (2001): Journal of Geosciences of China 3(1), 1-12.
  • Jiangsu Province
    • Lianyungang Prefecture
      • Donghai Co.
        • Maobei
http://www.icdp-online.de/news/workshops/abstracts/AGU04/V14A-07.htm
Rong Yan and Jianjun Yang (2013): Acta Petrologica Sinica 29(5), 1621-1633
  • Qinghai Province
    • Haixi Autonomous Prefecture
      • Da Qaidam Co. (Dachaidan Co.)
Jingsui Yang, Shuguang Song, Zhiqin Xu, Fulai Liu, Shigenori Maruyama, Liou, J.G., Jianxin Zhang, Cailai Wu, Haibing Li, and Rendeng Shi (2001): Presented at the 11th Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Abstract no. 3088.
        • Xitieshan
Yang Jingsui et al.(2001): UHPM workshop, Waseda University.
      • Dulan Co.
Jingsui Yang, Shuguang Song, Zhiqin Xu, Fulai Liu, Shigenori Maruyama, Liou, J.G., Jianxin Zhang, Cailai Wu, Haibing Li, and Rendeng Shi (2001): Presented at the 11th Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Abstract no. 3088.; American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 222–228, 2009
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Aletai Prefecture (Altay Prefecture)
        • Fuyun Co. (Koktokay Co.)
Li Zi-Long et al. , Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE, 2004 5(10), pp. 1180-1182.
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Central Bohemia Region
      • Kutná Hora (Kuttenberg)
Ecuador
 
  • El Oro Province
Eur. Journ. Mineral. , Vol. 15, N° 6, 2003, pp. 977-989.
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Rhône
      • Lyonnais Mts
http://alex.geosciences.univ-rennes1.fr:85/Document.htm&numrec=031994168917690 and http://christian.nicollet.free.fr/page/enseignement/LicenceSN/manteauMetam.html and http://www.ens-lyon.fr/Planet-Terre/Infosciences/Geodynamique/Chimie-enveloppes/Articles/peridotite.html
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
    • Haute-Vienne
D. Coffrant, Bull. Soc. Fr. Minéral. Cristallogr. , 1974, 97, pp. 70-78.
  • Occitanie
    • Aveyron
      • Pont-de-Salars
G. Trolliard et al. , Bull. Minéral; , 1987, 110, pp. 439-448.
    • Pyrénées-Orientales
      • Agly Massif
P. Andrieux, Bull. Minéral, 1982, 105, pp. 253-266, France.
Germany
 
  • Bavaria
    • Franconia
      • Münchberg Metamorphic complex
        • Bad Berneck
India
 
  • Odisha (Orissa)
    • Subarnapur
Gems, Sixth Edition by Michael O'Donoghue (May 2, 2006)
  • Tamil Nadu
GSA Bulletin; March 1956; v. 67; no. 3; p. 317-390
Italy
 
  • Aosta Valley
    • Lys Valley
Ch. Robert et al. , Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 699-711.
  • Calabria
    • Cosenza Province
Raman Spectroscopy (Michigan University)
  • Piedmont
    • Cuneo Province
      • Vermenagna Valley
        • Vernante
          • Val Grande
Colombo F., Compagnoni R., Lombardo B. (1994): Le rocce eclogitiche dei Laghi del Frisson (Argentera sud-orientale, Alpi Marittime). Atti Tic. Sci. Terra, Serie speciale, 1, 75-82; Piccoli G.C. (2002): Minerali delle Alpi Marittime e Cozie Provincia di Cuneo. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 366 pp.; 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.; Ferrando S., Lombardo B., Compagnoni R. (2008): Metamorphic history of HP mafic granulites from the Gesso-Stura Terrain (Argentera Massif, Western Alps, Italy). Eur. J. Mineral., 20, 777-790.
    • Torino Province
      • Canavese District
Ch. Robert et al. , Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 699-711.
Madagascar
 
  • Antananarivo Province
    • Vakinankaratra Region
      • Antsirabe II District
Rakotondrazafy, A.F.M., Giuliani, G., Ohnenstetter, D., Fallick, A.E., Rakotosamizanany, S., Andriamamonjy, A., Ralantoarison, T., Razanatseheno, M., Offant, Y., Garnier, V., Maluski, H., Dunaigre, C., Schwarz, D., and Ratrimo, V. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 134-154.
  • Fianarantsoa Province
    • Horombe Region
      • Ihosy District
        • Ilakaka Commune
Schmetzer, K., Glas, M. & Bernhardt, H-J. (2002): Sterngranate aus Madagaskar. Lapis 27 (2), 20-27
Norway
 
  • Finnmark
    • Loppa
      • Øksfjord
Elvevold, S. & Reginiussen, H. (1996): Reaction textures in contact metamorphosed xenoliths; implications for the tectonothermal evolution of the Seiland Igneous Province, Norwegian Caledonides. European Journal of Mineralogy, 8, 777-789
  • Hordaland
    • Lindås
Kolderup, C. F. (1903): Die Labradorfelse des westlichen Norwegens. II: Die Labradorfelse und die mit denselben verwandten Gesteine in dem Bergensgebiete. Bergens Museums Aarbog. Afhandlinger og Aarsberetning 1903, 12: 1-129; Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p 131
  • Nordland
    • Meløy
      • Meløyfjorden
Østergaard, T.V. (1969): Sapphirine in a kyanite- and staurolite- bearing rock. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse nr 258. (Årbok 1968), 62-65
  • Sogn og Fjordane
    • Selje
Carswell, D. A., Brueckner,H. K.,Cuthbert, S. J.,Mehta, K. & O'Brien,P. J. (2003): The timing of stabilisation and the exhumation rate for ultra-high pressure rocks in the Western Gneiss Region of Norway. Journal of Metamorphic Geology. 21, 601-612.
    • Vågsøy
Carswell, D. A., Brueckner,H. K.,Cuthbert, S. J.,Mehta, K. & O'Brien,P. J. (2003): The timing of stabilisation and the exhumation rate for ultra-high pressure rocks in the Western Gneiss Region of Norway. Journal of Metamorphic Geology. 21, 601-612
Sweden
 
  • Värmland
    • Filipstad
      • Persberg district
Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
Switzerland
 
  • Ticino (Tessin)
    • Verzasca Valley
UHPM Workshop 2001 at Waseda University 3P05 (Page 201-202) http://www.earth.edu.waseda.ac.jp/uhpm/cdrom/abstracts/3p05/3p05.pdf
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Zermatt - Saas Fee area
      • Saas Valley
        • Saas-Almagell
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 32
Tanzania
 
  • Dodoma Region
    • Mpwapwa District (Mpwampwa)
      • Mpapwa
Van King
USA
 
  • Alaska
    • Kenai Peninsula Borough
      • Kachemak Bay
        • Seldovia
Geological Society of America Bulletin, 1974, V 85, N 2, pp. 285-292.
  • California
    • San Benito Co.
      • Diablo Range
        • New Idria District
          • Picacho Peak
T. Tsujimori et al., Paper N° 21-6, The Geological Society of America, Joint Meeting Cordilleran Section and Pacific Section, 101st Annual Meeting, 29 April-1 May 2005, San Jose, California.
    • Santa Clara Co.
      • Diablo Range
Harris Mason specimen
  • Massachusetts
    • Franklin Co.
      • Erving
Wilson, Jeff (2014). "Garnet from Red Embers Mine, Erving MA" article posted at http://www.minerals.net/news/ September 11, 2014.
  • New York
    • Westchester Co.
www.excaliburmineral.com
  • Washington
    • Skagit Co.
      • Hamilton
Collected by Bart Cannon.
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