Mineralpedia Details for Eleomelanite
Eleomelanite from Tolbachik Volcano, Kamchatka, Russia
- Special Info
- XRD Confirmed,EDS Confirmed,Type & Only Locality,Author's Material
This is a specimen from the author's study material, Dr. Igor Pekov. The exact locality is: Arsenatnaya fumarole, Second scoria cone of the Northern Breakthrough of the Great Tolbachik Fissure Eruption, Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka, Russia. The Eleomelanite is the dark green or black crystal grains in the matrix of Euchlorine.
Please refer to: Pekov, I.V., Zubkova, N.V., Agakhanov, A.A., Chukanov, N.V., Belakovskiy, D.I., Sidorov, E.G., Britvin, S.N. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2016) Eleomelanite, IMA 2015-118. CNMNC Newsletter No. 30, April 2016, page 412; Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 407–413.