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Enstatite-Ferrosilite Series

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About Enstatite-Ferrosilite SeriesHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Series Formula:
MgSiO3 to FeSiO3
A series between Enstatite and Ferrosilite


Crystallography of Enstatite-Ferrosilite SeriesHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pseudobrookite1 photo of Enstatite-Ferrosilite Series associated with Pseudobrookite on mindat.org.
Hematite1 photo of Enstatite-Ferrosilite Series associated with Hematite on mindat.org.
Albite-Anorthite Series1 photo of Enstatite-Ferrosilite Series associated with Albite-Anorthite Series 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 Enstatite-Ferrosilite SeriesHide

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Henry, N.F.M. (1935) Some data on the iron-rich hypersthenes. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 24, n° 151, 221-226.
Tarantino, S.C., Domeneghetti, M.C., Carpenter, M.A., Shaw, C.J.S., and Tazzoli, V. (2002) Mixing properties of the enstatite-ferrosilite solid solution: I. A macroscopic perspective. European Journal of Mineralogy: 14: 525-536.
Tarantino, S.C., Boffa Ballaran, T., Carpenter, M.A., Domeneghetti, M.C., and Tazzoli, V. (2002) Mixing properties of the enstatite-ferrosilite solid solution: II A microscopic perspective. European Journal of Mineralogy: 14: 537-547.

Internet Links for Enstatite-Ferrosilite SeriesHide

Localities for Enstatite-Ferrosilite 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.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Yungnulgra Co.
      • White Cliffs
Eur. J. Mineral. , 1991, 3, pp. 293-322.
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Haute-Loire
      • Le Puy-en-Velay
        • Espaly-Saint-Marcel
collected by François Périnet
    • Puy-de-Dôme
      • Avèze
collected by François Périnet
      • Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise
        • Chambon-sur-Lac
          • Voissière
Collected by François Périnet
        • Murol
          • Boissières
collected by François périnet
      • Châtelguyon
        • Charbonnières-les-Varennes
C. Lemanski, Jr. (re-entry of lost Mindat data).
      • La Tour d'Auvergne
collected by François Périnet
collected by François Périnet
      • Orcines
        • Saint-Saturnin
Gaétan Bouclet collecton
      • Pontgibaud
        • Olby
Collected by François Périnet
      • Rochefort-Montagne
        • La Gratade
Collected by François Périnet
        • Vernines
collected by François Périnet
      • Saint-Amant-Tallende
        • Le Vernet-Sainte-Marguerite
          • Les Arnats
collected by François Périnet
        • Saulzet-le-Froid
collected by François Périnet
      • Singles
collected by François Périnet
      • Tauves
        • Pontvieux
collected by François Périnet
  • Centre-Val de Loire
    • Loiret
      • Gien
collected by François Périnet
  • Occitanie
    • Aveyron
      • Saint-Beauzély
Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéralo. Cristallo. , 1974, 97, pp. 465-469.
Germany
 
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Mayen-Koblenz
      • Mayen
        • Ettringen
          • Bellerberg volcano
Chukanov, N.V., Aksenov, S.M., Pekov, I.V., Ternes, В., Schüller, W., Belakovskiy, D.I., Van, K.V., Blass, G. (2014): Ferroindialite (Fe2+,Mg)2Al4Si5O18, a new beryl-group mineral from the Eifel volcanic region, Germany. Zapiski RMO, 143, 46-56.
Italy
 
  • Campania
    • Naples
"Giorgio Bortolozzi (visual identification)"
"Giorgio Bortolozzi (visual identification)"
  • Latium
    • Viterbo Province
"Giorgio Bortolozzi (visual identification)"
  • Sardinia
    • Sassari Province
Guarino V., Fedele L., Franciosi L., Lonis R., Lustrino Michele, Marrazzo M., Melluso L., Morra V., Rocco I., Ronga F. (2011): Mineral compositions and magmatic evolution of the calcalkaline rocks of nortwestern Sardinia, Italy. Per. Mineral., 80, 3 (Spec. Issue), 517-545.
"Giorgio Bortolozzi (visual identification)"
"Giorgio Bortolozzi (visual identification)"
"Giorgio Bortolozzi (visual identification)"
  • Sicily
    • Agrigento Province (Girgenti Province)
      • Pelagie Islands (Pelagian Islands)
        • Lampedusa (Lampedusa Island)
"Giorgio Bortolozzi (visual identification)"
    • Catania Province
      • Etna Volcanic Complex
        • Biancavilla
- Preite, D. (1982): I minerali etnei di Biancavilla (CT). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 6(4), 112-114. - Preite, D. (1985): Note di mineralogia italiana: augite e flogopite di Biancavilla (CT). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 9(4), 144. - Preite, D. (1985): Die Fundstelle Biancavilla am Ätna, Italien. Lapis, 10(3), 23. - Sicurella, G., Ciriotti, M.E., Gianfagna, A., Mazziotti-Tagliani, S., Blass, G. (2010): Minerali di Monte Calvario, Biancavilla (Catania, Sicilia). Micro (località), 2/2010, 329-368.
New Zealand
 
  • North Island
    • Waikato Region
      • Taupo District
        • Poihipi Road
Collection of RJ Martin correlated to examples in Tarawera xenoliths
Oman
 
  • Dhofar
D.D. Badjukov et al. , Lunar and Planetary Science, XXXVI (2005), 1684.pdf
Russia
 
  • Chelyabinsk Oblast
Cesnokov, B., Kotrly, M. and Nisanbajev, T. (1998): Brennende Abraumhalden und Aufschlüsse im Tscheljabinsker Kohlenbecken - eine reiche Mineralienküche. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (3), 54-63 (in German).
  • Murmansk Oblast
    • Kataranskii Cape
Yefimov, M.M., et al (1986), ZVMO: 115(6): 720-721; Bukanov, V.V. (1989) ZVMO: 118(2): 104-110.
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