Mineralpedia Details for Takovite
Named for its type locality and the location at which the mineral we first described at Takovo in Serbia. This rare mineral is found in only a few localities including France, Aurstralia, and the USA as a component of karstic bauxite deposits along the contact with limestone and metamorphosed seprentenite and additionally as an alteration mineral after nickel sulfides.
Ref. Handbook of Mineralogy, Anthony et al (1995) and MSA at http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/takovite.pdf
Takovite from Rocky's Reward, Goldfields, Western Australia, Australia
Rich crust of rare light pastel green Takovite.
Takovite from Otter Shoot, Kambalda, Western Australia, Australia
Pastel green masses of rare Takovite to 5mm in matrix. Rich.