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Grossular-Hibschite Series

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About Grossular-Hibschite SeriesHide

Crystal System:
Series Formula:
Ca3Al2(SiO4)3 to Ca3Al2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x
A series between Grossular and Hibschite

Crystallography of Grossular-Hibschite SeriesHide

Crystal System:

Synonyms of Grossular-Hibschite SeriesHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
4 photos of Grossular-Hibschite Series associated with Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
1 photo of Grossular-Hibschite Series associated with BicchuliteCa2(Al2SiO6)(OH)2
1 photo of Grossular-Hibschite Series associated with Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

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 Grossular-Hibschite SeriesHide

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Hutton, C.O. (1943) Hydrogrossular, a new mineral of the garnet-hydrogarnet series. Royal Society of New Zealand Transactions and Proceedings, 73, 174–180.

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Localities for Grossular-Hibschite 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.

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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.
  • Australian Capital Territory
    • Brindabella Range
      • Cotter River
McQueen, Ken G.; J. R. Caldwell; P. W. Millsteed (July 1988). "Primary and Secondary Minerals at the Paddy's River Mine, Australian Capital Territory". Australian Mineralogist 3: 83–100.
  • Tasmania
    • Huon Valley municipality
      • Huon-Channel region
        • Weld river district
Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
    • Waratah-Wynyard municipality
      • Waratah district
        • Waratah
Bottrill, unpub.
  • Manitoba
Richard Gunter Collection
  • Ontario
    • Cochrane District
      • Timmins area
        • Porcupine mining district
          • Deloro Township
Econ Geol (1990) 85:1273-1276
  • Henan
    • Nanyang
      • Tongbai Co.
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. 3 (1997)
  • Xinjiang
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Tacheng Prefecture (Tarbaghatay Prefecture)
        • Junggar basin
Genyong Peng, John Lewis, Bruce Lipin, James McGee, Peisheng Bao, Xibin Wang (1995) Inclusions of phlogopite and phlogopite hydrates in chromium from the Hongguleleng ophiolite in Xinjiang, northwest China. American Mineralogist 80:1307-1316
Czech Republic
  • Central Bohemian Region
    • Beroun District
Tasáryová, Z., Frýda, J., Janoušek, V., & Racek, M. (2014). Slawsonite-celsian-hyalophane assemblage from a picrite sill (Prague Basin, Czech Republic). American Mineralogist, 99(11-12), 2272-2279.
  • North Karelia
Peltonen, P., Kontinen, A., Huhma, H., and Kuronen, U. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 559-617.
  • New Caledonia
    • Southern Province
      • Mont-Dore Commune
        • Ouen Island
33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
  • Bavaria
    • Lower Franconia
      • Haßberge
        • Maroldsweisach
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
  • Lower Saxony
    • Goslar
      • Bad Harzburg
        • Radau valley
No reference listed
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • City of Kaiserslautern
      • Otterbach-Otterberg
        • Niederkirchen
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • Central Greece
    • Phthiotis
      • Domokos
Zaccarini, F., Bindi, L., Ifandi, E., Grammatikopoulos, T., Stanley, C., Garuti, G., Mauro, D. (2019): Tsikourasite, Mo3Ni2P1+x (x < 0.25), a New Phosphide from the Chromitite of the Othrys Ophiolite, Greece. Minerals: 9: 248; Kapsiotis, A., Ewing Rassios, A., Antonelou, A., & Tzamos, E. (2016). Genesis and multi-episodic alteration of zircon-bearing chromitites from the ayios stefanos mine, othris Massif, Greece: Assessment of an unconventional hypothesis on the origin of zircon in ophiolitic chromitites. Minerals, 6(4), 124.
  • Pest County
    • Szentendre District
      • Dunabogdány
Topographia Mineralogica Hungariae VI.
  • Piedmont
    • Metropolitan City of Turin
      • Balangero
Castelli, D., Rolfo, F., Rossetti, P. (1995): Petrology of ore-bearing rodingite veins from the Balangero asbestos mine (Western Alps). In: Lombardo, B. (Ed.), “Studies on metamorphic rocks and minerals in the western Alps. A Volume in Memory of Ugo Pognante”, Boll. Museo Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino, suppl. Vol. 13, 2, 153-189.
  • Sardinia
    • South Sardinia Province
      • Sarrabus-Gerrei
        • Sarrabus
          • San Vito
Stara, P., Rizzo, R., Brizzi, G. (1993) Sarrabus. Miniere e Minerali. Associazione Mineralogica Sarda, Gruppo Mineralogico Lombardo, Associazione Piemontese Mineralogia Paleontologia e Mostra Torinese Minerali, Centro Mineralogico Varesino, Amici Mineralogisti Fiorentini, Gruppo Mineralogico Paleontologico Piacentino, et al., Stige Milano Srl, Milano, 208 pp.
          • Villaputzu
Stara, P., Rizzo, R., Brizzi, G. (1993) Sarrabus. Miniere e Minerali. Associazione Mineralogica Sarda, Gruppo Mineralogico Lombardo, Associazione Piemontese Mineralogia Paleontologia e Mostra Torinese Minerali, Centro Mineralogico Varesino, Amici Mineralogisti Fiorentini, Gruppo Mineralogico Paleontologico Piacentino, et al., Stige Milano Srl, Milano, 208 pp.
  • Tuscany
    • Lucca Province
      • Garfagnana
        • Villa Collemandina
  • Veneto
    • Padova Province
      • Euganean Hills (Euganei Hills)
        • Cinto Euganeo
          • Faedo
            • Monte Fasolo
Fabris, L., Guastoni, A. (2014) Provincia di Padova. In: Zorzi, F., Boscardin, M., (eds.), Minerali del Veneto. Alla scoperta dei tesori della nostra regione. Museo di Storia Naturale e Archeologia di Montebelluna - Treviso, Cierre Edizioni, Sommacampagna, pages 121-141.
  • Chiba
    • Minamiboso City
      • Tomiyama-machi
Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
  • Fukushima
Matsuyama, F. (2001)
  • Mie
    • Ise City
Minakawa, T., Inaba, S., Noto, S. (1986) Oyelite from Suisho-dani, Ise, Mie Prefecture. Ganseki Koubutsu Koushou Gakkaishi, 81, 138-142
  • Okayama
    • Takahashi City
      • Bicchu-cho (Bitchu-cho)
        • Fuka
Henmi, C., Kusachi, I., Henmi, K., Sabine, P.A., Young, B.R. (1973) A new mineral bicchulite, the natural analogue of gehlenite hydrate, from Fuka, Okayama Prefecture, Japan and Carneal, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Mineralogical Journal: 7: 243-251.; I. Kusachi, Y. Takechi, C. Henmi and S. Kobayashi (1998) Parasibirskite, a New Mineral from Fuka, Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Mineralogical Magazine 62:521-525.
  • Almaty Region
    • Zhambyl
Pilitsyna, A. V., Tretyakov, A. A., Degtyarev, K. E., Alifirova, T. A., Batanova, V. G., Cuthbert, S. J., ... & Ermolaev, B. V. (2018). Multi-stage metamorphic evolution and protolith reconstruction of spinel-bearing and symplectite-bearing ultramafic rocks in the Zheltau massif, Southern Kazakhstan (Central Asian Orogenic Belt). Gondwana Research, 64, 11-34.
  • Queretaro
    • Cadereyta Municipality
      • Maconi
[MinRec 32:421]
New Zealand
  • Nelson Region
Palmer, D.F. (1966) The Collins River serpentinite and contact rock. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 9:3, 195-202.
  • Northland Region
    • Kaipara District
Mason, B. (1957) Larnite, scawtite, and hydrogrossular from Tokatoka, New Zealand. American Mineralogist 42, 379-392.; Harker, R.I. (1965) Scawtite and its synthesis. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, 232-236 (referring to Mason, 1957).; Baker, C.K. and Black, P.M. (1980) Assimilation and metamorphism at a basalt-limestone contact, Tokatoka, New Zealand. Mineralogical Magazine 43, 797-807.
Baker, C.K., Black, P.M. (1980) Assimilation and metamorphism at a basalt limestone contact, Tokatoka, New Zealand. Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 43:330, 797-807.
  • Southland Region
    • Southland District
      • Catlins Coast
Craw, David, Charles A. Landis, and Yosuke Kawachi. "Vuagnatite in New Zealand (Note)." New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 22.5 (1979): 627-629.
      • Livingstone Mountains
Craw, D., Landis, C. A., & Kawachi, Y. (1979). Vuagnatite in New Zealand (Note). New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 22(5), 627-629.
      • Orepuki
Local council Site Signage, pers. visit Kim Macdonald. Several photos under Orepuki Mindat heading of specimens from the beach. Several photographs of the sign appear on Google under images for 'gemstone beach'.
  • Waikato Region
    • Waitomo District
      • Piopio
Leach, T.M., Rodgers, K.A. (1978) Metasomatism in the Wairere Serpentinite King Country New Zealand, Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 42, 45-62.
  • Nordland
    • Vefsn
      • Mosjøen
Nissen (1972): Fluorescent hydrogrossular from Nordland, Norway. American Mineralogist. 57: 1535-1540
  • Telemark
    • Hjartdal
      • Sauland
        • Kleppan
Wachtmeister, T. (1831): Undersøkning af ett hvitt Granatformigt mineral från Norrige. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 1831, 155-158; Neumann, H. & Svinndal, S.(1955): The Cyprin-Thulite deposit at Øvstebø, near Kleppan in Sauland, Telemark, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 34,139-156 p. 155); Selbekk R.S. (2010): Norges mineraler. En revidert utgave av Norges mineraler (Neumann 1985). Tapir-NGU-NHM. 552p (p. 295)
    • Skien
Jamtveit B., Dahlgren S. and Austrheim H. (1997): High-grade contact metamorphism of calcareous rocks from the Oslo Rift, Southern Norway. American Mineralogist. 82 : 1241 - 1254
  • Muscat
    • Baushar
Gordon Stanger and Colin Neal (1984) A New Occurrence of Suolunite, from Oman. Mineralogical Magazine 48:143-146
    • Sib
Pacific Ocean
  • East Pacific Rise
Matsukage, K., and Arai, S. (1998): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 131, 111-122.
  • Hunedoara
    • Brad
The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 39, pp. 1405-1434 (2001)
    • Hunedoara
The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 39, pp. 1405-1434 (2001)
  • Crimea
    • Simferopol area
      • Teploye Village area
Dvoichenko P.A. The minerals of Crimea (1914) - Zapiski Krymskogo obshchestva estestvoispytatelei (Proceeding of the Crimea Society of Naturalistes), 1914, vol. 4, p. 1-208 (Rus.) - Popov S.P. Mineralogy of the Crimea (1938). - M.-L., AN SSSR, 1938, 352 p. (Rus.)
  • Irkutsk Oblast
    • Narin-Kunta
Armbruster, T., Lazic, B., Gfeller, F., Galuskin, E.V., Galuskina, I.O., Savelyeva, V.B., Zadov, A.E., Pertsev, N.N., Dzierżanowski, P. (2011): Chlorine content and crystal chemistry of dellaite from the Birkhin gabbro massif, Eastern Siberia, Russia. Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 379-394.
  • Kabardino-Balkaria
    • Baksan Valley
Bailau, R., Gałuskin, E. V., Gazeev, V. M., & Gałuskina, I. O. Raman investigation of potential new mineral-Fe 3-analogue of wadalite from calcareous-silicate xenoliths of the Upper Chegem caldera, Northern Caucasus, Russia.
        • Lakargi Mt.
Galuskina, I. O., Galuskin, E. V., Kusz, J., Dzierżanowski, P., Prusik, K., Gazeev, V. M., ... & Dubrovinsky, L. (2013). Dzhuluite, Ca3SbSnFe3+ 3O12, a new bitikleite-group garnet from the Upper Chegem Caldera, Northern Caucasus, Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia. European Journal of Mineralogy, 25(2), 231-239
Galuskin, E.V., Galuskina, I.O., Gazeev, V.M., Dzierżanowski, P., Prusik, K., Pertsev, N.N., Zadov, A.E., Bailau, R., Gurbanov, A.G. (2011): Megawite, CaSnO3: a new perovskite-group mineral from skarns of the Upper Chegem caldera, Kabardino-Balkaria, Northern Caucasus, Russia. Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 2563-2572.
  • Krasnoyarsk Krai
    • Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug
      • Taimyr Peninsula
        • Putoran Plateau
(2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p320
            • Talnakh Cu-Ni Deposit
Mariya S. Alferova (2007) Grossular, Vesuvianite and Achtarandite Mineralogy of the Talnakh Region. New Data on Minerals 42:50-61
  • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
    • Mirninsky District
Am Min 90: 1688-1692
[Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index, 3rd Edition"]; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
    • Polar Yakutia
      • Dogdo River Basin
        • Tas-Khayakhtakh Range
          • Munilkan river basin
Pavel M. Kartashov data
  • Košice Region
    • Rožňava Co.
Pauliš P., Ďuďa R., 2002:Nejznámejší mineralogická nalezište Slovenska. Kuttna, Kutná Hora, 136p
South Africa
  • Northern Cape
Cairncross/Dixon, 1995. Minerals of South Africa
  • Värmland County
    • Filipstad
No reference listed
      • Persberg ore district
        • Pajsberg
Kjell Gatedal
  • Taiwan Province
    • Hualien Co.
Zhengzhang Tao (1992): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 13(4), 21-27
      • Wanjung (Wan-Lon)
  • Mediterranean Region
    • Burdur Province
      • Doganbaba
American Mineralogist, Volume 61, pages 825-830, 1976
American Mineralogist: 63: 1282
  • England
    • County Durham
      • Forest and Frith
        • Harwood
Dunham, Sir K. C. Geology of the North Pennine Orefield, Volume 1 Tyne to Stainmore (2nd Edition), pp 239.
  • Northern Ireland
    • Ulster
      • Co. Antrim
        • Glenoe
Henmi, C., Kusachi, I., Henmi, K., Sabine, P.A., and Young, B.R. (1973) A new mineral bicchulite, the natural analogue of gehlenite hydrate, from Fuka, Okayama Prefecture, Japan and Carneal, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, Mineralogical Journal, 7, 243-251.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177.
  • Scotland
    • South Ayrshire
      • Girvan
Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 814-815
      • Lendalfoot
Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 814-815
  • California
    • Amador Co.
      • Mother Lode Belt
        • Jackson-Plymouth Mining District
          • Plymouth
            • West of Plymouth
Duffield, W.A. ad M.H. Beeson (1973) Two-garnet rodingite from Amador County, California. USGS Jour. Res.: 1: 665-672; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 494.
    • Mendocino Co.
      • Cloverdale area
        • Russian River
Pabst, Adolf, Gross, E.B., and Alfors, J.T. (1967) Rosenhahnite, a new hydrous calcium silicate from Mendocino County, California. American Mineralogist: 52: 336; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 496.
      • Red Mountain Mining District
        • Red Mountain
No reference listed
Pabst, A. (1977): Vuagnatite from California. Mineralogical Record 8, 497-500
    • Riverside Co.
      • Crestmore
Foshag, W.F. (1920d) Plazolite, a new mineral from Riverside, California. American Mineralogist: 5: 183-185; Woodford, A.O., Crippen, R.A. and Garner, K.B. (1941) Section across Commercial Quarry, Crestmore, California, American Mineralogist: 26: 367; Wilkins, R.W.T. and Sabine, W. (1973) Water content of nominally anhydrous silicates. American Mineralogist: 58: 512-513; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 497.
    • San Benito Co.
      • New Idria Mining District
        • Idria Peak
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 498.
    • Tuolumne Co.
      • Mother Lode Belt
        • Jacksonville Mining District
          • Jacksonville
            • Highway 49 South of Jacksonville
Leonardo, O.H. and Fyfe, W.S. (1967) Serpentinites and associated albitites, Moccasin quadrangle, California. American Journal of Science: 265: 614; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 500.
  • Maryland
    • Montgomery Co.
      • Rockville
minerals of washington d.c. area; L.R. Bernstein
  • Montana
    • Lewis and Clark Co.
      • Helena Mining District (Spring Hill Mining District)
        • Helena
Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240; Chris Tucker and John Betts specimens.; Gobla, M. J. (2012) Montana Mineral Locality Index. Rocks and Minerals 87:208-240.
  • Nevada
    • Churchill Co.
      • Stillwater Range
Contrib Mineral Petrol (1982) 277-289
  • New Mexico
    • Luna Co.
      • Tres Hermanas Mts
        • Tres Hermanas District
          • South Peak (South Sisters Peak)
NMGS 21st Field Conference
  • Oregon
    • Deschutes Co.
      • East Lake
Mineralogy of 10 Geothermal boreholes drilled in and around the Newberry Caldera U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, Issue 1578 By Keith E. Bargar, Terry E. C. Keith 1999
  • Washington
    • Whatcom Co.
      • Sumas Mountain
Minerals of Washington, B. Cannon, 1975
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