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Chrome-Kyanite

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Formula:
(Al,Cr)2SiO5
Colour:
Turquoise-blue
A Cr-bearing kyanite. Contains up to 17 wt.% Cr2O3, this highest value reported for the Slovenia material.


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Physical Properties of Chrome-KyaniteHide

Colour:
Turquoise-blue

Chemical Properties of Chrome-KyaniteHide

Formula:
(Al,Cr)2SiO5

Synonyms of Chrome-KyaniteHide

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Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Chrome-KyaniteHide

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Sobolev, N.V., Jr., Kuznetsova, I.K., and Zyuzin, N.I. (1968) The petrology of grospydite xenoliths from the Zagadochnaya Kimberlite pipe in Yakutia. Journal of Petrology: 9: 253-280.
C.A. Hauzenberger, H. Taferner J. Konzett (2015): Genesis of chromium-rich kyanite in eclogite-facies Cr-spinel-bearing gabbroic cumulates; Pohorje Massiv, Eastern Alps. American Mineralogist, 100, 448–460.
Janák, M., Uher, P., Ravna, E.K., Kullerud, K., Vrabec, M. (2015): Chromium-rich kyanite, magnesiostaurolite and corundum in ultrahigh-pressure eclogites (examples from Pohorje Mountains, Slovenia and Tromsø Nappe, Norway). European Journal of Mineralogy: 27(3): 377-392

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Localities for Chrome-KyaniteHide

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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.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
New Zealand
 
  • South Island
Stallard & Shelley in Journal of Metamorphic Geology 23:425 (2005)
Norway
 
  • Troms
    • Tromsø
Janák, M., Uher, P., Ravna, E.K., Kullerud, K., Vrabec, M. (2015): Chromium-rich kyanite, magnesiostaurolite and corundum in ultrahigh-pressure eclogites (examples from Pohorje Mountains, Slovenia and Tromsø Nappe, Norway). European Journal of Mineralogy: 27(3): 377-392
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
      • Irkutskaya Oblast'
        • Lake Baikal area
AmMin 81:249-254 (1996)
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
Sobolev, et al (1968) Journal of Petrology: 9(2): 253-280.
Slovenia
 
Janák, M., Uher, P., Ravna, E.K., Kullerud, K., Vrabec, M. (2015): Chromium-rich kyanite, magnesiostaurolite and corundum in ultrahigh-pressure eclogites (examples from Pohorje Mountains, Slovenia and Tromsø Nappe, Norway). European Journal of Mineralogy: 27(3): 377-392
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