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Department

Geosciences

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2018

Abstract

An occurrence of the rare mineral tuhualite (NaFe3+Fe2+Si6O15) is reported in a peralkaline rhyolitic ignimbrite from the 11 island of Pantelleria, Italy. The mineral formed during devitrification of glassy fiamme and varies in form from anhedral plates to 12 perfect euhedral in open vesicles. There is significant replacement of Fe2+ by Mn (FMQ in the presence of a 14 hydrous fluid.

Journal Title

European Journal of Mineralogy

Journal Volume

30

Journal Issue

2

Article Starting Page

367

Article Ending Page

373

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