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near (Mn,Ca,Mg)3(Fe3+,Al)4Si6O21
Incompletely characterised, doubtful mineral.
According to Weibull (1898), it is an impure manganese garnet enclosing quartz, pyrophyllite, chloritoid, kyanite and ore particles (hematite?)​.

Originally reported from Bliabergen, Ransäter, Munkfors, Värmland, Sweden.

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Classification of RansätiteHide

Discredited, Questionable

Chemical Properties of RansätiteHide

near (Mn,Ca,Mg)3(Fe3+,Al)4Si6O21

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References for RansätiteHide

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Igelström, L. J. (1897): Munkforssite, bliabergite and ransätite, three new swedish minerals. Zeitschrift für Krystallographie, 27, 601-604.
Weibull, M. (1898): Ransätite. Geol. Foer. Foerh. 20, 53.

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- 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.)

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  • Värmland County
    • Munkfors
      • Ransäter
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