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Salite

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Originally reported from Sala, Västmanland, Sweden.
A variety of Diopside

An obsolete name for a pyroxene that would now be classified as an Fe-bearing variety of diopside.




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Classification of SaliteHide

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Previous petrological nomenclature of clinopyroxenes from basaltic magmas (after Poldervaart & Hess, 1951)

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References for SaliteHide

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A. Poldervaart , and H. H. Hess , "Pyroxenes in the Crystallization of Basaltic Magma," The Journal of Geology 59, no. 5 (Sep., 1951): 472-489.

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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.
Antarctica
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Queen Elizabeth Land
      • Pensacola Mountains
Leat, P. T., Riley, T. R., Storey, B. C., Kelley, S. P., & Millar, I. L. (2000). Middle Jurassic ultramafic lamprophyre dyke within the Ferrar magmatic province, Pensacola Mountains, Antarctica. Mineralogical Magazine, 64(1), 95-111.
China
 
  • Gansu
    • Longnan
      • Li County
Yu, X. H., Mo, X. X., Flower, M., Su, S. G., & Zhao, X. (2001). Cenozoic kamafugite volcanism and tectonic meaning in west Qinling area, Gansu province. Acta Petrologica Sinica, 17(3), 366-+. Xuehu, Y., ZlllDAN, Z. H. A. O., Xuanxue, M., Shangguo, S., DEQIN, Z., & Yonglei, W. (2003). The petrological and mineralogical characteristics of Cenozoic kamafugite and carbonatite association in West Qinling, Gansu province: China. Mineral, 72, 161-179. Zhao, Z., Zhang, H., Yu, X., Mo, X., & Depaolo, D. J. (2005). Cenozoic kamafugite in west Qinling, China: Age and geochemistry. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, 69, A111.
India
 
  • Gujarat
    • Kutch District
      • Nakhatrana Taluka
Guha, D., Das, S., Srikarni, C., & Chakraborty, S. K. (2005). Alkali basalt of Kachchh: its implication in the tectonic framework of Mesozoic of western India. JOURNAL-GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF INDIA, 66(5), 599. Karmalkar, N. R., Rege, S., Griffin, W. L., & O'Reilly, S. Y. (2005). Alkaline magmatism from Kutch, NW India: implications for plume–lithosphere interaction. Lithos, 81(1-4), 101-119. Krishnamurthy, P., Pande, K., Gopalan, K., & Macdougall, J. D. (1988). Upper mantle xenoliths in alkali basalts related to Deccan Trap volcanism. Deccan Flood Basalts, 10, 53-67. Krishnamurthy, P., Pande, K., Gopalan, K., & Macdougall, J. D. (1999). Mineralogical and chemical studies on alkaline basaltic rocks of Kutch, Gujarat, India. Memoirs-Geological Society of India, (2), 757-784. Kshirsagar, P. V., Sheth, H. C., & Shaikh, B. (2011). Mafic alkalic magmatism in central Kachchh, India: a monogenetic volcanic field in the northwestern Deccan Traps. Bulletin of Volcanology, 73(5), 595-612. Le Maitre, R. W., Streckeisen, A., Zanettin, B., Le Bas, M., Bonin, B., Bateman, P., ... & Lameyre, J. 2002, Igneous Rocks: A Classification and Glossary of Terms: Recommendations of the International Union of Geological Sciences Subcommission on the Systematics of Igneous Rocks.
  • Rajasthan
    • Udaipur Division
      • Udaipur District
        • Udaipur
Viladkar, S. G., & Wimmenauer, W. (1986). Mineralogy and geochemistry of the Newania carbonatite-fenite complex, Rajasthan, India. Neues Jahrb. Mineral. Abh, 156, 1-21. Viladkar, S. G. (1980). The fenitized aureole of the Newania carbonatite, Rajasthan. Geological Magazine, 117(3), 285-292.
  • Tamil Nadu
    • Dharmapuri district
Ramanathan, S. & Navaneethakrishnan, C. (1982). Theralites around Pikkili, Dharmapuri district, Tamil Nadu. Journal of the Geological Survey of India, 23, 199-200.
    • Krishnagiri District
Natarajana, M., Rao, B. B., Parthasarathy, R., Kumar, A., & Gopalan, K. (1994). 2.0 ga old pyroxenite-carbonatite complex of Hogenakal, Tamil Nadu, south India. Precambrian Research, 65(1-4), 167-181. Srinivasan, V. (1977). The carbonatite of Hogenakal, Tamil Nadu, South India. Geological Society of India, 18(11), 598-604.
  • West Bengal
    • Paschim Bardhaman District
Mitchell, R. H. & Fareeduddin (2009). Mineralogy of peralkaline lamproites from the Raniganj Coalfield, India. Mineralogical Magazine, 73, 457-477. Middlemost, E. A., Paul, D. K., & Fletcher, I. R. (1988). Geochemistry and mineralogy of the minette-lamproite association from the Indian Gondwanas. Lithos, 22(1), 31-42.
Indonesia
 
  • Central Java Province
    • Jepara Regency
Leterrier, J., Yuwono, Y. S., Soeria-Atmadja, R., & Maury, R. C. (1990). Potassic volcanism in central Java and south Sulawesi, Indonesia. Journal of Southeast Asian Earth Sciences, 4(3), 171-187. EDWARDS, C., MENZIES, M., & THIRLWALL, M. (1991). Evidence from Muriah, Indonesia, for the interplay of supra-subduction zone and intraplate processes in the genesis of potassic alkaline magmas. Journal of Petrology, 32(3), 555-592.; Leterrier, J., Yuwono, Y. S., Soeria-Atmadja, R., & Maury, R. C. (1990). Potassic volcanism in central Java and south Sulawesi, Indonesia. Journal of Southeast Asian Earth Sciences, 4(3), 171-187. EDWARDS, C., MENZIES, M., & THIRLWALL, M. (1991). Evidence from Muriah, Indonesia, for the interplay of supra-subduction zone and intraplate processes in the genesis of potassic alkaline magmas. Journal of Petrology, 32(3), 555-592.
  • East Java Province
    • Gresik Regency
Leterrier, J., Yuwono, Y. S., Soeria-Atmadja, R., & Maury, R. C. (1990). Potassic volcanism in central Java and south Sulawesi, Indonesia. Journal of Southeast Asian Earth Sciences, 4(3), 171-187. Soeria-Atmadja, R., Maury, R. C., Bellon, H., Yuwono, Y. S., & Cotten, J. (1988). Remarques sur la répartition du volcanisme potassique quaternaire de Java (Indonésie). Comptes rendus de l'Académie des sciences. Série 2, Mécanique, Physique, Chimie, Sciences de l'univers, Sciences de la Terre, 307(6), 635-641.
  • East Nusa Tenggara Province
Stolz, A. J., Varne, R., Wheller, G. E., Foden, J., & Abbott, M. J. (1988). The geochemistry and petrogenesis of K-rich alkaline volcanics from the Batu Tara volcano, eastern Sunda arc. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 98(3), 374-389. Brouwer, H. A. (1940). Geological and Petrological Investigations on Alkali and Calc-alkali Rocks of the Islands Andonara, Lomblen and Batoe Tara. NV Noord-Hollandsche Uitgevers Maatschappij. Van Bergen, M. J., Vroon, P. Z., Varekamp, J. C., & Poorter, R. P. E. (1992). The origin of the potassic rock suite from Batu Tara volcano (East Sunda Arc, Indonesia). Lithos, 28(3-6), 261-282.
  • West Nusa Tenggara Province
    • Sumbawa Island
Foden, J. D., & Varne, R. (1980). The petrology and tectonic setting of Quaternary—recent volcanic centres of Lombok and Sumbawa, Sunda arc. Chemical Geology, 30(3), 201-226. Foden, J. D., & Varne, R. (1981). Petrogenetic and tectonic implications of near coeval calcalkaline to highly alkaline volcanism on Lombok and Sumbawa islands in the eastern Sunda Arc. In The Geology and Tectonics of Eastern Indonesia (Vol. 2, pp. 135-152). Geological Research and Development Centre. Varne, R., & Foden, J. D. (1986). Geochemical and isotopic systematics of eastern Sunda arc volcanics: implications for mantle sources and mantle mixing processes. In Developments in Geotectonics (Vol. 21, pp. 159-189). Elsevier.
Iran
 
  • East Azerbaijan Province
    • Kaleybar County
Hajialioghli, R., Moazzen, M., & Milke, R. (2011). Titanian garnet in nepheline syenite from the Kaleybar area, East Azerbaijan Province, NW Iran. Central European Geology, 54(3), 295-311.
    • Osku County
Moine-Vaziri, H., Khalili-Marandi, S., & Brousse, R. (1991). Importance d'un volcanisme potassique, au Miocène supérieur, en Azerbaidjan (Iran). Comptes rendus de l'Académie des sciences. Série 2, Mécanique, Physique, Chimie, Sciences de l'univers, Sciences de la Terre, 313(13), 1603-1610. Le Maitre, R. W., Streckeisen, A., Zanettin, B., LeBase, M. J., Bonin, B., Batemen, P., ... & Lameyre, J. 2002, Igneous rocks: A classification and glossary of Terms. Moayyed, M., Moazzen, M., Calagari, A. A., Jahangiri, A., & Modjarrad, M. (2008). Geochemistry and petrogenesis of lamprophyric dykes and the associated rocks from Eslamy peninsula, NW Iran: Implications for deep-mantle metasomatism. Chemie der Erde-Geochemistry, 68(2), 141-154. Stocklin, J., & Nabavi, M. H. (1973). Tectonic map of Iran. Geological Survey of Iran, Tehran. Pang, K. N., Chung, S. L., Zarrinkoub, M. H., Lin, Y. C., Lee, H. Y., Lo, C. H., & Khatib, M. M. (2013). Iranian ultrapotassic volcanism at~ 11 Ma signifies the initiation of post‐collisional magmatism in the A rabia–E urasia collision zone. Terra Nova, 25(5), 405-413.; Moine-Vaziri, H., Khalili-Marandi, S., & Brousse, R. (1991). Importance d'un volcanisme potassique, au Miocène supérieur, en Azerbaidjan (Iran). Comptes rendus de l'Académie des sciences. Série 2, Mécanique, Physique, Chimie, Sciences de l'univers, Sciences de la Terre, 313(13), 1603-1610. Le Maitre, R. W., Streckeisen, A., Zanettin, B., LeBase, M. J., Bonin, B., Batemen, P., ... & Lameyre, J. 2002, Igneous rocks: A classification and glossary of Terms. Moayyed, M., Moazzen, M., Calagari, A. A., Jahangiri, A., & Modjarrad, M. (2008). Geochemistry and petrogenesis of lamprophyric dykes and the associated rocks from Eslamy peninsula, NW Iran: Implications for deep-mantle metasomatism. Chemie der Erde-Geochemistry, 68(2), 141-154. Stocklin, J., & Nabavi, M. H. (1973). Tectonic map of Iran. Geological Survey of Iran, Tehran. Pang, K. N., Chung, S. L., Zarrinkoub, M. H., Lin, Y. C., Lee, H. Y., Lo, C. H., & Khatib, M. M. (2013). Iranian ultrapotassic volcanism at~ 11 Ma signifies the initiation of post‐collisional magmatism in the A rabia–E urasia collision zone. Terra Nova, 25(5), 405-413.
Kyrgyzstan
 
  • Issyk-Kul Region
Soloviev, S. G. (2011). Geology, mineralization, and fluid Inclusion characteristics of the Kensu W-Mo skarn and Mo-W-Cu-Au alkalic porphyry deposit, Tien Shan, Kyrgyzstan. Economic Geology, 106(2), 193-222.
Morocco
 
  • Béni Mellal-Khénifra Region
    • Khénifra Province
      • M'Rirt
Cheilletz, A., & Giuliani, G. (1988). Epigenesis versus syngenesis: a contribution to the debate based on the stratiform tungsten skarn, nnineralizations of Djebel Aouam, central Morocco. Seventh Quadrennial IAGOD Symposium
Russia
 
  • Kamchatka Krai
Kaminsky, F. V., Wirth, R., Anikin, L. P., Morales, L., & Schreiber, A. (2016). Carbonado-like diamond from the Avacha active volcano in Kamchatka, Russia. Lithos, 265, 222-236.
Ukraine
 
  • Zaporizhia Oblast
    • Priazovske
Ryabchikov, I.D., Kogarko, L.N., Krivdik, S.G., and Ntaflos, T. (2008): Constraints of the Formation of Carbonatites in the Chernigovka Massif, Azov Region, Ukraine. Geology of Ore Deposits 50(6), 423-432.
 
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