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Strontian Calcite

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About Strontian CalciteHide

Formula:
(Ca,Sr)CO3
A variety of Calcite

A strontian calcite.


The original name 'Strontiano-calcite' referred to a variety with Ca and Sr in about equal proportions.


Chemical Properties of Strontian CalciteHide

Formula:
(Ca,Sr)CO3

Synonyms of Strontian CalciteHide

Other Language Names for Strontian CalciteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Strontianite7 photos of Strontian Calcite associated with Strontianite on mindat.org.
Ferriallanite-(Ce)5 photos of Strontian Calcite associated with Ferriallanite-(Ce) on mindat.org.
Unnamed (O- and Fe-analogue of Västmanlandite-(Ce))4 photos of Strontian Calcite associated with Unnamed (O- and Fe-analogue of Västmanlandite-(Ce)) on mindat.org.
Biraite-(Ce)4 photos of Strontian Calcite associated with Biraite-(Ce) on mindat.org.
Törnebohmite-(Ce)4 photos of Strontian Calcite associated with Törnebohmite-(Ce) on mindat.org.
Fluorite1 photo of Strontian Calcite associated with Fluorite on mindat.org.
Cordylite-(La)1 photo of Strontian Calcite associated with Cordylite-(La) on mindat.org.
Talc1 photo of Strontian Calcite associated with Talc on mindat.org.
Unnamed (La-analogue of Daqingshanite-(Ce))1 photo of Strontian Calcite associated with Unnamed (La-analogue of Daqingshanite-(Ce)) on mindat.org.
Thorite1 photo of Strontian Calcite associated with Thorite 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.

Internet Links for Strontian CalciteHide

Localities for Strontian CalciteHide

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.
Austria
 
  • Styria
    • Niedere Tauern
      • Pöls valley
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
China
 
  • Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
    • Baotou League (Baotou Prefecture)
      • Bayan Obo Mining District
        • Bayan Obo
USGS Bull. 2143, Table 1, Principal minerals of the Bayan Obo ore deposit .
Italy
 
  • Basilicata
    • Potenza Province
Stoppa, F., and Liu, Y. (1995): European Journal of Mineralogy 7(2), 391-402
Morocco
 
  • L'oriental Region
    • Taourirt Province
      • Taourirt
Journal of Petrology, Vol. 44, Number 5, 2003, pp. 937-965.
Poland
 
  • Podlaskie
    • Suwałki District
      • Tajno alkaline-carbonatite massif
Pańczyk, M., Bazarnik, J., Zieliński, G., Giro, L., Nawrocki, J., Krzemiński, L. (2015): REE bearing minerals in carbonatite veins from the Tajno massif (East European Platform, NE Poland). Mineralogia Special Papers: 44: 80-81
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
      • Irkutskaya Oblast'
        • Vitim Plateau
          • Biraya and Bya Rivers confluence area (Chara Basin)
Koneva A.A., Konev A.A., Vladykin N.V. (2010) Vein complex of the Biraya carbonatite deposit. in Abstracts of XXVII International conference School «Geochemistry of Alkaline rocks». – Moscow-Koktebel’. pp. 240 pp.
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data; Mills, S. J., Kartashov, P. M., Kampf, A. R., Konev, A. A., Koneva, A. A., & Raudsepp, M. (2012). Cordylite-(La), A New Mineral Species In Fenite From The Biraya Fe–Ree Deposit, Irkutsk, Russia. The Canadian Mineralogist, 50(5), 1281-1290.
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Granada
      • Alhendín (La Malahá)
        • Montevives
A. M. I. Martins collection
USA
 
  • California
    • Merced Co.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 118.
  • Virginia
    • Pulaski Co.
      • Dublin
various added photos
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