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Pinite

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About PiniteHide

Fine-grained pseudomorphs after silicate minerals, especially cordierite, nepheline and scapolite. Mineralogically, "pinite" is primarily composed of mica (usually muscovite) and clay group minerals.

First reported from Pini adit, Aue, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany.


Synonyms of PiniteHide

Other Language Names for PiniteHide

Varieties of PiniteHide

Cordierite-pinitePinitic pseudomorphs after Cordierite
PolyargiteA pinitic alteration product of anorthite.
PolychroiliteA name which was first used by Weibye (1846) for an altered cordierite from Valberg [Valeberg], Kragerø, Telemark, Norway.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Spodumene5 photos of Pinite associated with Spodumene on mindat.org.
Cordierite3 photos of Pinite associated with Cordierite on mindat.org.
Schorl3 photos of Pinite associated with Schorl on mindat.org.
Montebrasite2 photos of Pinite associated with Montebrasite on mindat.org.
Orthoclase2 photos of Pinite associated with Orthoclase on mindat.org.
Andalusite1 photo of Pinite associated with Andalusite 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.

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Localities for PiniteHide

ⓘ - 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.
Antarctica
AmMin 36:361-367
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Farnell Co.
      • Byjerkerno Creek
Lishmund, S.R. (1982) Non-metallic and tin deposits of the Broken Hill district. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Bulletin 28. Department of Mineral Resources, New South Wales, 176 pages.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Gailtaler Alpen & Karnische Alpen
      • Kirchbach
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
    • Kreuzeck group
      • Obervellach
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
      • Penk
        • Teuchlbach valley
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
  • Lower Austria
    • Mostviertel
      • Dunkelstein Forest
        • Dunkelsteinerwald
          • Hessendorf
Huber, S. und Huber, P. (1977): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. C. Weise Verlag, München, 270 pp.
        • Wölbling
          • Ambach
KIESEWETTER, Ludwig (1996a): Ambach/NÖ.. Ein Fundstellenporträt.- Mefos, 7/12, 4-19, Wien.
    • Waldviertel
      • Klein-Pöchlarn
        • Ebersdorf (Lehen-Ebersdorf)
Huber, S. and Huber, P. (1977): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 8: Oberösterreich, Niederösterreich und Burgenland. C. Weise Verlag, München, 270 pp.; Hlawatsch, K. (1911): Über einige Mineralien der Pegmatitgänge im Gneise von Ebersdorf bei Pöchlarn, N.-Ö. Verh. k.k. geol. Reichsanst., 1911, 259-261.
  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
      • Sellrain valley
        • Lüsens valley (Lisens valley; Lüsens Alp; Lisens Alp)
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
  • Upper Austria
    • Linz-Land
      • Leonding
Reiter, E. (2012): Kurzberichte zu einigen altbekannten und neuen Mineralfunden aus Oberösterreich. Pp. 7-28 in: Steinerne Schätze - Zur Mineralogie und Gesteinskunde der näheren Heimat. Ausstellungsbroschüre, Stadtgemeinde Leonding, 41 pp.
    • Mühlviertel
      • Freistadt
- Erich Reiter, in: Die Mineralvorkommen Oberösterreichs anhand ihrer Literatur. 2. Ausgewählte Fundorte und Vorkommen. Eigenverlag, (1999), Druck: Compact Druck, Pucking bei Linz, ISBN 3 - 9501130 - 0 - 2. Seite 24.
      • Rohrbach
        • Schlägl
Wittern, A. (1994 ): Taschenbuch der Mineralien-Fundstellen Mitteleuropas: Österreich. Bode Verlag, Haltern, 228 pp.
Bolivia
 
  • Potosí
Federico Ahlfeld and Jorge Muñoz Reyes (1955) Las Especies Minerales de Bolivia. (Banco Minero de Bolivia, 180 pp)
Canada
 
  • Saskatchewan
    • Foster River
Steadman, J. A., & Spry, P. G. (2015). Metamorphosed Proterozoic Zn-Pb-Ag Mineralization in the Foster River Area, Northern Saskatchewan, Canada. Economic Geology, 110(5), 1193-1214.
Czech Republic
 
  • Liberec Region
    • Frýdlant (Frýdlant v Čechác)
Seifert, W.; Thomas, R.; Rhede, D.; Förster, H.-J. (2010): Origin of coexisting wustite, MgFe and REE phosphate minerals in graphite-bearing fluorapatite from the Rumburk granite. European Journal of Mineralogy 22, 495-507.
Denmark
 
  • Greenland
    • Sermersooq
      • Nuuk (Godthåb)
        • Fiskenæsset (Fiskenaesset; Qeqertarsuatsiaat)
Grew, E., Herd, R., Marquez, N. (1987): Boron-bearing Kornerupine from Fiskenaesset, West Greenland: a re-examination of specimens from the type locality, Mineralogical Magazine,51, 695-708
Finland
 
  • Lapland Region
    • Rovaniemi
Personally collected by Jyrki Autio in 1978
  • Southern Finland Region
Nordenskiöld A.E. (1863) Beskrifning öfver de i Finland funna Mineralier. Finska Litteratur-sällskapets tryckeri, 1563. 69-70
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Haute-Loire
      • Goudet
François Périnet collection
    • Loire
      • Montbrison
        • Ecotay-l'Olme
BRGM (1981) - Fiche BSS 07205X4004/GT
        • Essertines-en-Châtelneuf
F. Gonnard (1906) - Minéralogie des départements du Rhône et de la Loire, pp: 6 & 36
    • Puy-de-Dôme
DMW collection
      • Menat
        • Blot-l'Église
Chollet Pascal collection
      • Riom
        • Volvic
collected by François Périnet
Carles Curto Milà collection
  • Brittany
    • Finistère
Georget, Y., Nature et origine des granites peralumineux à cordiérite et des roches associées, Exemple des granitoïdes du Massif Armoricain (France) : Pétrologie et géochimie, Thèse de Doctorat de l'Université de Rennes I, 1986, 86-97.
      • Plounéour-Brignogan-Plages
Georget, Y. (1986): Nature et origine des granites peralumineux à cordiérite et des roches associées, Exemple des granitoïdes du Massif Armoricain (France) : Pétrologie et géochimie, Thèse de Doctorat de l'Université de Rennes I, 86-97.
  • Occitanie
    • Lozère
      • St Chély-d'Apcher
        • Rimeize
J.P. Couturié : "Le Massif Granitique de La Margeride (Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Annales Scientifiques de l'Université de Clermont, N° 62, 29 ème fascicule, 1977.
  • Pays de la Loire
    • Loire-Atlantique
      • Nantes
        • Chantenay
Baret, Ch. (1905): Catalogue de la Collection de Minéralogie de la Loire-Inférieure, Muséum de Nantes, 122.
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Waldshut
        • Detzeln
Falkenstein, F. (2010): Ein bislang unbekanntes Mineral- und Fossilvorkommen im Porphyr-Steinbruch bei Detzeln, im südöstlichsten Schwarzwald. Aufschluss, 61, 157-74.
  • Bavaria
    • Lower Bavaria
      • Vilshofen
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
      • Zwiesel
        • Pauliberg
http://www.mineralienatlas.de/lexikon/index.php/Deutschland/Bayern/Niederbayern/Bayerischer%20Wald/Zwiesel/Pauliberg
    • Upper Palatinate
      • Bärnau
Laubmann, H., and Steinmetz, H. (1920): Zeitschrift für Krystallographie und Mineralogie 55, 523-586
      • Lam
        • Schmelz
      • Schwarzach bei Nabburg
        • Weiding
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
  • Saxony-Anhalt
    • Harz
      • Blankenburg
Koch (1886): Die Kersantite des Unterharzes. Jahrbuch der deutschen geologischen Landesanstalt und Bergakademie, 44 pp.
  • Saxony
    • Chemnitz
      • Hartmannsdorf
Vollstädt, H. (1979): Einheimische Minerale, VEB Deutscher Verlag für Grundstoffindustrie, Leipzig, p. 289.
      • Penig
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001, 146
    • Erzgebirge
      • Aue
Dana 6:619.
Italy
 
  • Calabria
    • Reggio Calabria Province
      • Bivongi
Prof. Bartolomeo Baldanza pers. com.
  • Sardinia
    • Cagliari metropolitan city (Metropolitan City of Cagliari)
      • Sinnai
Busatti, L. (1893) I porfidi della miniera di Tuviois nel Sarrabus (Sardegna). Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 12, 162-180.
  • Trentino-South Tyrol
    • Trento
      • Fassa Valley
        • Monzoni Mts
De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
  • Tuscany
    • Grosseto Province
      • Roccastrada
        • Roccatederighi
http://www.socgeol.info/altro/documents/guide_books/P70.pdf
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chubu region
      • Shizuoka prefecture
        • Hamamatsu City
          • Tenryuu-ku
            • Sakuma-cho
              • Nakappe
Tsuboi, S. (1936) Petrological notes (11 - 18), Japanese Journal of Geology and Geography, 13, # 3-4.
    • Chugoku Region
      • Okayama Prefecture
        • Kume-gun
          • Misaki-cho
Kano, H. (1963) Journal of the Mining College, Akita University, Ser. A, Mining Geology, 3, #3, 1-17.
Norway
 
  • Telemark
    • Kragerø
      • Valberg
Weibye, P.C. (1846): Polychroilith, ein neues Mineral. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Geologie und Petrefakten-Kunde. 1846, 289-292. + Tafel IIa
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia
www.geo.uw.edu.pl/AM/VOL54/wierzcholowski.pdf.
    • Ząbkowice Slaskie District
      • Zloty Stok Commune
Eligiusz Szełęg collection
Rwanda
 
  • Western Province
    • Ngororero District
      • Gatumba
Daltry, V.D.C. and von Knorring, O. (1998) Type-mineralogy of Rwanda with particular reference to the Buranga pegmatite. Geologica Belgica: 1: 9-15.
Spain
 
  • Extremadura
    • Cáceres
Merino, E., Villaseca, C., Orejana, D., & Jeffries, T. (2013). Gahnite, chrysoberyl and beryl co-occurrence as accessory minerals in a highly evolved peraluminous pluton: the Belvís de Monroy leucogranite (Cáceres, Spain). Lithos, 179, 137-156.
Switzerland
 
  • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
    • Bregaglia Valley (Bergell)
      • Forno Valley
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 122.
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Binn Valley
      • Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld)
U. Kolitsch und F. C. A. de Wit (1996): Die Mineralien vom Messerbach im Binntal. Lapis 21 (9), 23-31; 58. (in German)
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Ludgvan
        • Higher Trenowin
Reid, C., Flett, J.S., Wilkinson, B.S.N., Dixon, E.E.L., Pollard, W., and MacAlister, D.A. (1907): The Geology of the Land's End District. HMSO Publications (London), pp. 46-47.
      • Madron
        • Mulfra
Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
      • Roche
        • Trezaise (Tresayes)
Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
      • Sennen
        • Land's End
Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
      • St Buryan
Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
      • St Just
        • Trewellard
Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
      • St Levan
Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 161; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1892): A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon, 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
USA
 
  • Arkansas
Jay Ellis Ransom,1974, Gems and Minerals of America
  • Colorado
    • Fremont Co.
      • Micanite District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.; Am Min 35:173-184; USGS Prof. Paper 227
    • Routt Co.
      • Clark
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
  • Connecticut
    • Litchfield Co.
      • Litchfield
Gaines, M. R. (1887): Notes on some Mineral localities in Litchfield, Conn. American Journal of Science: s. 3, 34:406-7.
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Portland
        • Collins Hill
          • Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries)
Am Min 35:173-184; Bartsch, Rudolf C. B. (1940): New England Notes. Rocks & Minerals, vol. 15, no. 6, p. 202.
Schooner, Richard. (1955): 90 Minerals from 1 Connecticut Hill. Rocks & Minerals: 30(7-8): 351-8.; Schooner, Richard. (1958): The Mineralogy of the Portland-East Hampton-Middletown-Haddam Area in Connecticut (With a few notes on Glastonbury and Marlborough). Published by Richard Schooner; Ralph Lieser of Pappy’s Beryl Shop, East Hampton; and Howard Pate of Fluorescent House, Branford, Connecticut.
  • Maine
    • Knox Co.
      • Warren
Morrill & Hinckley, 1959. Maine Mines & Minerals, Vol. 2
    • Oxford Co.
      • Greenwood
      • Newry
King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1; King, V. (ed.), 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 2, with updates by Van King
King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V.1
    • Somerset Co.
King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V.1
  • Massachusetts
    • Essex Co.
Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
      • Salisbury
Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
  • New Hampshire
    • Cheshire Co.
      • Richmond
Ticknor, 1855. Part II: A Gazetteer of New Hampshire
    • Rockingham Co.
      • Raymond
Francis, C. A. (1985): Minerals of the Chandler Mine, A Zoned Lithium Rich Pegmatite (Rocks and Minerals, 60:263-264); Rocks & Minerals (2005) 80:242-261 New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index
The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 84.
    • Lewis Co.
Yale Peabody Museum
    • New York City
      • Manhattan (New York Co.)
        • Manhattan Island
          • Washington Heights
Russell, DE "The Minerals of Fort George, Manhattan"; http://www.mindat.org/article.php/477/The+Minerals+of+Fort+George%2C+Manhattan
  • North Carolina
Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
  • Pennsylvania
    • Lancaster Co.
      • Manor Township
Thomlinson, Harold W. (1942). Idiomorphic Cordierite From Safe Harbor, Pennsylvania. American Mineralogist 27:646-648.
  • Vermont
    • Windham Co.
Morrill & Chaffee, 1957. VT Mines & Mineral Localities, p.17
  • Virginia
    • Grayson Co.
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
      • Iron Mountain
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
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