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Eur. J. Mineral., 34, 451–462, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-34-451-2022
Eur. J. Mineral., 34, 451–462, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/ejm-34-451-2022
Research article
12 Oct 2022
Research article | 12 Oct 2022

Ferri-taramite, a new member of the amphibole supergroup, from the Jakobsberg Mn–Fe deposit, Värmland, Sweden

Dan Holtstam et al.

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A new mineral has been discovered, an amphibole, with the name ferri-taramite, which has now been approved by the International Mineralogical Association. The paper discusses the significance of the discovery in relation to other amphiboles found worldwide. This taramite is unique in that it is from a skarn associated with ore and is not of magmatic origin. For the description we have used many methods, including X-ray diffraction, chemical analyses and several types of spectroscopy.