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Strontian Calcite

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About Strontian CalciteHide

A variety of Calcite

A strontian calcite.

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

Pronounciation of Strontian CalciteHide

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Jolyon RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of Strontian CalciteHide


Synonyms of Strontian CalciteHide

Other Language Names for Strontian CalciteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
7 photos of Strontian Calcite associated with StrontianiteSrCO3
5 photos of Strontian Calcite associated with Ferriallanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
4 photos of Strontian Calcite associated with Unnamed (O- and Fe-analogue of Västmanlandite-(Ce))Ca(Ce,La)3Al2Fe2+Fe3+(Si2O7)(SiO4)3O(OH)2
4 photos of Strontian Calcite associated with Biraite-(Ce)Ce2Fe2+(Si2O7)(CO3)
4 photos of Strontian Calcite associated with Törnebohmite-(Ce)(Ce,La)2Al(SiO4)2(OH)
1 photo of Strontian Calcite associated with FluoriteCaF2
1 photo of Strontian Calcite associated with Cordylite-(La)(Na,Ca)Ba(La,Ce,Sr)2(CO3)4F
1 photo of Strontian Calcite associated with TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
1 photo of Strontian Calcite associated with Unnamed (La-analogue of Daqingshanite-(Ce))(Sr,Ca,Ba)3(La,Ce,Nd)[PO4][CO3]3
1 photo of Strontian Calcite associated with ThoriteTh(SiO4)

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

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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.
  • Styria
    • Murtal District
      • Pölstal
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
  • Inner Mongolia
    • Baotou City (Baotou Prefecture)
      • Bayan Obo mining district
        • Bayan Obo
USGS Bull. 2143, Table 1, Principal minerals of the Bayan Obo ore deposit .
  • Basilicata
    • Potenza Province
      • Rionero in Vulture
Stoppa, F., and Liu, Y. (1995): European Journal of Mineralogy 7(2), 391-402
  • Oriental Region
    • Taourirt Province
      • Taourirt
Journal of Petrology, Vol. 44, Number 5, 2003, pp. 937-965.
  • Podlaskie Voivodeship
    • 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
  • Irkutsk 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.
  • Andalusia
    • Granada
      • Alhendín (La Malahá)
        • Montevives
A. M. I. Martins collection
  • 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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