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Ankerite-Dolomite Series

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About Ankerite-Dolomite SeriesHide

Crystal System:
Series Formula:
Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2 to CaMg(CO3)2
A series between Ankerite and Dolomite

Pronounciation of Ankerite-Dolomite SeriesHide

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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Crystallography of Ankerite-Dolomite SeriesHide

Crystal System:

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz5 photos of Ankerite-Dolomite Series associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Siderite5 photos of Ankerite-Dolomite Series associated with Siderite on mindat.org.
Pyrite4 photos of Ankerite-Dolomite Series associated with Pyrite on mindat.org.
Millerite2 photos of Ankerite-Dolomite Series associated with Millerite on mindat.org.
Baryte2 photos of Ankerite-Dolomite Series associated with Baryte on mindat.org.
Magnetite2 photos of Ankerite-Dolomite Series associated with Magnetite on mindat.org.
Orthoclase2 photos of Ankerite-Dolomite Series associated with Orthoclase on mindat.org.
Aragonite2 photos of Ankerite-Dolomite Series associated with Aragonite on mindat.org.
Sphalerite1 photo of Ankerite-Dolomite Series associated with Sphalerite on mindat.org.
Chalcopyrite1 photo of Ankerite-Dolomite Series associated with Chalcopyrite 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 Ankerite-Dolomite SeriesHide

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Goldsmith, J.R., Graf, D.L., Witters, J., D.A. Northrop (1962) Studies in the system CaCO3•MgCO3•FeCO3: (1) Phase relations; (2) A method for major element spectrochemical analyses; and (3) Composition of some ferroan dolomites. Journal of Geology: 70: 659-688.
Reeder, R., Dollase, W. (1989) Structural variation in the dolomite-ankerite solid-solution series: An X-ray, Mössbauer, and TEM study. American Mineralogist: 74: 1159-1167.
Ross, N.L., Reeder, R. (1992) High-pressure structural study of dolomite and ankerite. American Mineralogist: 77: 412-421.

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Localities for Ankerite-Dolomite SeriesHide

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.
  • Salzburg
    • Radstädter Tauern
      • Großarl valley
Friedrich, O.M. (1936): Zur Geologie der Kieslager des Großarltals. Sitzungsberichte d. mathem.-naturw. Kl., Abt. I, 145 (5 & 6), 121-152.
  • Styria
    • Peggau
      • Guggenbach
        • Notberg
          • Topenauer farm
Unpublished, Franz Bernhard
    • Stubalpe
      • Salla
SEM-EDS, Franz Bernhard, 2011
    • Weiz
      • Weizbach valley
Bernhard, F. (2010)
  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
      • Sill valley (Wipp valley)
        • Stubai valley
          • Fulpmes
            • Hoher Burgstall
Tischler, S. E. (1978): The Verrucano and Buntsandstein ores in Northern Tyrol. Verh. Geol. B.-A., 1978, 491-497.
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Hautes-Alpes
      • Upaix
Self colected S. Maury 2015
    • Var
      • Les Arcs
Chollet Pascal collection
  • Silesia
    • Gliwice District
      • Knurów
Elek Szełęg collection
    • Rybnik District
      • Czerwionka-Leszczyny Commune
Kornaga collection
  • Andalusia
    • Almería
      • Sierra de Gádor
        • Enix
          • El Marchal de Antón López
FMF Forum
  • Basque Country
    • Álava
      • Arratzua-Ubarrundia
        • Landa
Personally collected by Roberto Galcerán
      • Legutiano (Villarreal de Álava)
Personally collected by Roberto Galcerán in 2011/2012
    • Vizcaya
      • Muskiz (San Julián de Musques)
FMF Forum
  • Cantabria
    • Castro Urdiales
      • Ontón
FMF Forum
  • Castile-La Mancha
    • Ciudad Real
      • Cabezarrubias
Geominero Museum of Madrid
  • Madrid
    • Gargantilla del Lozoya y Pinilla de Buitrago
- Vindel, E. 1980. Estudio mineralógico y metalogénico de las mineralizaciones de la Sierra de Guadarrama. Doctoral thesis. Universidad Complutense de Madrid. pp. 249
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