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Basanite

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Colour:
Black
Tephritic rocks, with felsics comprising 10-60% foids and alkali feldspar/total feldspar <0.1, >10% olivine

A black flinty jasper or chert once used for estimating the purity of gold alloys.
Not to be confused with bassanite, the mineral, or basanite [glossary item missing], the basaltic rock.


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Classification of BasaniteHide

Sub-divisions of BasaniteHide

Mineralogy of BasaniteHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
FeldsparA petrological term for Feldspar Group.
FeldspathoidA family of rock-forming minerals consisting of aluminosilicates of sodium, potassium, or calcium and having too ...
OlivineEquivalent to Fayalite-Forsterite Series; usually a more or less Fe-bearing forsterite.

Physical Properties of BasaniteHide

Colour:
Black

Synonyms of BasaniteHide

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References for BasaniteHide

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Dana's System of Mineralogy 4th edition, 1854

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Localities for BasaniteHide

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.
Brazil
 
  • Santa Catarina
Comin-Chiaramonti, P., de Barros Gomes, C., Castorina, F., di Censi, P., Antonini, P., Furtado, S., ... & Scheibe, L. F. (2008). Geochemistry and geodynamic implications of the Anitápolis and Lages alkaline-carbonatite complexes, Santa Catarina State, Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Geology, 32(1), 43-58.
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Ardèche
      • Privas
        • Freyssenet
Automatically generated from locality name
Germany
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geology_of_Germany
  • Hesse
    • Korbach
      • Goldhausen
Krul, H. (1969) Geologische zwerftochten. N.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie - Zutphen, Netherlands, 161 pp. (in Dutch).
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Siegerland
      • Neunkirchen
        • Salchendorf
Automatically generated from locality name
Madagascar
 
  • Antananarivo Province
    • Vakinankaratra Region
      • Antsirabe I District
Knut Edvard Larsen observation in field 1989
G. S. Chapus (1951): Antsirabe. Passé, présent, avenir. Tananarive. Imprimerie Lutherienne. p. 49-50
Norway
 
  • Vestfold
    • Larvik
      • Brunlanes
Dahlgren, S. & Larsen, A.O. (2012): Minerals of the banalsite-stronalsite series in amygdules from the Brunlanes ultramafic series. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter: 49: 93-100.
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Złotoryja District
      • Świerzawa commune
Nonna BAKUN-CZUBAROW, Anna BIAŁOWOLSKA INTERNAL BLEBS WITHIN MANTLE PERIDOTITE ENCLAVES FROM LOWER SILESIAN BASALTOIDS – PRELIMINARY RESULTS POLSKIE TOWARZYSTWO MINERALOGICZNE – PRACE SPECJALNE MINERALOGICAL SOCIETY OF POLAND – SPECIAL PAPERS Zeszyt 26, 2005; Volume 26, 2005
Russia
 
  • Central Region
    • Moscow Oblast' (Moskovskaya Oblast')
Pekin, A. (2011) Minerals of Moscow. Russian Journal of General Chemistry. Jun2011, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p1381-1391.
Spain
 
  • Catalonia
    • Barcelona
      • Barcelonès
        • Santa Coloma de Gramenet
Laura Palacios Pérez, Minerals i roques, Pòrtic Natura, 2003
      • Maresme
        • Malgrat de Mar
Joaquim Mollfulleda, Minerales, Omega, 1996
USA
 
  • California
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Trojan
Wilshire, H. G., & Trask, N. J. (1971). Structural and textural relationships of amphibole and phlogopite in peridotite inclusions, Dish-Hill, California. American Mineralogist, 56(1-2), 240.
  • Colorado
    • Grand Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
  • Louisiana
    • Ouachita Parish
Johnson, 1960. Source Book for the Rock & Mineral Collector
  • Massachusetts
    • Essex Co.
Alfred Lane (1890) Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, Volume 24 pp 91-95
  • Minnesota
    • Cook Co.
Rapp Jr, G. R., & Wallace, D. T. (1979). Educational Series 2. Guide to Mineral Collecting in Minnesota_Revision2.
  • New Jersey
    • Middlesex Co.
The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 83.
The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 84.
    • Orange Co.
Dake, Fleener & Wilson, 1938. Quartz Family Minerals
  • North Carolina
    • Iredell Co.
Kunz,George Frederick (1907) History Of The Gems Found In North Carolina;NCGS Bulletin No.12
  • Rhode Island
    • Bristol Co.
      • Bristol
Miller, 1972. Minerals of Rhode Island.
    • Newport Co.
Miller, 1971. RI Minerals & Their Locations
    • Providence Co.
      • Cumberland
Miller, 1972. Minerals of Rhode Island.
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