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Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series

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Crystal System:
Triclinic
Series Formula:
LiAl(PO4)F to LiAl(PO4)(OH)
A series between Amblygonite and Montebrasite

Most members of the series have a chemical composition assigning them to montebrasite.


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Crystallography of Amblygonite-Montebrasite SeriesHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Lepidolite3 photos of Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series associated with Lepidolite on mindat.org.
Zircon2 photos of Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series associated with Zircon on mindat.org.
Mica Group2 photos of Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series associated with Mica Group on mindat.org.
Cleavelandite1 photo of Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series associated with Cleavelandite on mindat.org.
Autunite1 photo of Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series associated with Autunite on mindat.org.
Eosphorite1 photo of Amblygonite-Montebrasite Series associated with Eosphorite on mindat.org.

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 Amblygonite-Montebrasite SeriesHide

Reference List:
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Moss, A.A., Fejer, E.E. and Embrey, P.G. (1969) On the X-ray identification of amblygonite and montebrasite: Mineralogical Magazine 37, 412-422.
London, D., Morgan, G.B., and Wolf, M.B. (2001) Amblygonite-montebrasite solid solution as monitors of fluorine in evolved granitic and pegmatitic melts. American Mineralogist, 86, 225-233.

Internet Links for Amblygonite-Montebrasite SeriesHide

Localities for Amblygonite-Montebrasite SeriesHide

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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.
Afghanistan
 
  • Laghman Province (Lagman Province; Nuristan)
    • Alingar District (Alinghar District)
Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110.
Argentina
 
  • Catamarca
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry's collcetion
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry´s collection.
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry´s collection.
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry's collection
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry´s collection.
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry´s collection.
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry´s collection.
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry´s collection.
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry's collection
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry´s collection.
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Conselheiro Pena
various photographs
    • Divino das Laranjeiras
      • Linópolis
Lapis 29(1), 7-9 (2004)
[MinRec 14:235]
Cassedanne, J.P. (1983): Famous minera localities: The Córrego Frio Mine and vicinity, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Mineralogical Record 14: 227-237
    • Galiléia
      • Laranjeiras
[MinRec 21:411]
    • Itinga
      • Taquaral
        • Laranjeira
Cassedanne, J.P. & J.O. (1980): A find of crystallized Rose Quartz in Minas Gerais. Mineralogical Record 11, 377-379.
        • Piauí valley
No original reference
    • São Geraldo do Baixio
Dunn, P.J.; Gaines, R. W.; Wolfe, C.Wroe & Barbosa, C.do P. (1978): Epitaxial Wodginite and Cassiterite from Lavra Jabuti, Baixio, Galileia, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Mineralogical Record 9 (1), 14-19.
    • São José da Safira
Cassedanne, J.P & J.O. (1980): Famous mineral localities: The Cruzeiro mine, past and present. Mineralogical Record 11: 363-367 + 370.
  • Paraíba
    • Borborema mineral province
      • Frei Martinho
[MinRec 22:183]
        • Quixaba
No original reference
      • Pedra Lavrada
Am Min (1955) 40:55-63
R. Wegner, H. Pöllmann, T. Witzke, & W. Schuckmann (1998): Colquiriite, carlhintzeite, ralstonite and pachnolite from Serra Branca-Pegmatite/Brazil.- Proceedings 17th General Meeting, IMA, August 1998, Toronto, A151
  • Rio Grande do Norte
    • Borborema mineral province
      • Carnaúba dos Dantas
Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.
      • Tenente Ananias
Lapis 29(1), 7-9 (2004)
Finland
 
  • Western and Inner Finland Region
    • Orivesi
      • Eräjärvi area
Sandström, F. & Lahti, S.I. (2009): Viitaniemipegmatiten i Eräjärvi, Orivesi, Finland. Litiofilen 26 (1): 11-38
France
 
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
    • Creuse
      • Soumans
        • Montebras
Pirard, C., Hatert, F., and Fransolet, A.-M. (2007) Alteration sequences of aluminium phosphates from Montebras Pegmatite, Massif Central, France. Granitic Pegmatites: The State of the Art – International Symposium. 06th – 12th May 2007, Porto, Portugal.; Patureau, J., Chiaperro, P.-J., and Lebocey, J. (2011) Mines et minéraux de Montebras, Soumans (Creuse). Le Règne Minéral, 99, 5-33.
Guyana
 
  • Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo Region
Rolf Luetche
Mozambique
 
  • Zambezia Province
    • Alto Ligonha District
Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
Namibia
 
  • Erongo Region
    • Karibib
      • Okatjimukuju Farm 55 (Friedrichsfelde Farm)
P. Keller and O. von Knorring, Eur. J. Mineral. , 1989, 1, pp. 567-593.
Romania
 
  • Sibiu Co.
    • Lotru-Cibin Mts
Androne, D.A.M., Buzgar, N., and Kasper, H.U. (2005): Proceedings of the Annual Scientific Session of The Geological Society of Romania, Rosia Montana, 20-21 May 2005, 16-26.; Săbău, G. (2010) Lanthanide-free fersmite in the lithian pegmatites at Conţu, Lotru Mts., and its relationship with other niobo-tantalates. Annual Conference of the Geological Society of Romania, Bucharest, 5-6 November 2010
Rwanda
 
  • Western Province
A-M Fransolet (1989) The problem of Na-Li substitution in primary Li-Al phosphates: new data on lacroixite, a relatively widespread mineral. Canadian Mineralogist 27: 211-217
Uganda
 
  • Western Region
    • Mbarara District
Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59
Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59
Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59
Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59
UK
 
  • England
    • Devon
      • Okehampton area (Northern Dartmoor)
von Knorring, O., and Condliffe, E. (1984) On the occurrence of niobium-tantalum and other rare-element minerals in the Meldon aplite, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 48, n° 348, 443-448.
USA
 
  • California
    • San Diego Co.
      • Pala District
        • Pala
          • Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill)
Van King
Van King
          • Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn)
Van King
      • Warner Springs District
        • Warner Springs
Rocks & Minerals, May-June 2003
  • North Carolina
    • Cleveland Co.
      • Kings Mountain District
Wilson,W.F and Mckenzie,B.J ,1978, Mineral Collecting Sites in North Carolina,Information Circular 24
Kings Mountain Belt, Carolina Geological Society, Fieldtrip Oct 13 -15 ,1956, Thomas L. Kesler: Kesler,T.L.,1942,The Tin-Spodumene Belt of The Carolinas;USGS Bulletion No.936-J
  • South Dakota
    • Pennington Co.
      • Keystone District
Page, Lincoln R. et al, 1953, Pegmatite Investigations 1942-1945 Black Hills, South Dakota U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; USGS Prof Paper 247
        • Keystone
R&M 75:3 pp 156-169; Meeves, H., et al (1966), Reconnaissance of beryllium-bearing pegmatite deposits in six western states, US Bur. Mines Info. Circ. 8298: 33 (Table A-1).
  • Wyoming
    • Fremont Co.
      • Bridger Mts (Bridger Range)
Jacobson, M.I. (2001). "The Copper Mountain Pegmatite District, Fremont county, Wyoming." Rocks & Minerals, 76(4),pp:234-241.
Zimbabwe
 
  • Harare
Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59
  • Mashonaland East
    • Mutoko District (Mtoko District)
      • Mutoko
Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59
  • Mashonaland West
    • Karoi District (Urungwe; Hurungwe District)
      • Mwami (Miami)
Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59
  • Masvingo
    • Bikita area
Gallagher, M.J. (1967): Phosphates and other minerals in pegmatites of Rhodesia and Uganda. Mineralogical Magazine. 36, 50-59
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