References to Rossmanite

Scientific Journals and Popular Publications

Diella V, Pezzotta F, Bocchio R, Marinoni N, Cámara F, Langone A, Adamo I, Lanzafame G (2018) Gem-Quality Tourmaline from LCT Pegmatite in Adamello Massif, Central Southern Alps, Italy:
An Investigation of Its Mineralogy, Crystallography and 3D Inclusions. Minerals 8, 593; doi:10.3390/min8120593.

Falster AU, Simmons WB (2019) Rubellite Chemistry. Mineral Monograph 20, 24-27.

Gil-Crespo PP, Ostaikoetxea U, Roda-Robles E, Simmons W, Nizamoff J (2012): Caracterización por XRD y Espectroscopía NIR de Turmalinas de la Serie Chorlo-Elbaita-Rossmanita de la Pegmatita de Berry-Havey (Maine, USA). Macla 16, p. 222-223. 

Kutzschbach M, Wunder B, Krstulovic MJ, Ertl A, Trumbull R, Rocholl A, Giester G (2017) First high-pressure synthesis of rossmanitic tourmaline and evicence for the incorporation of Li at the X site. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 44: 353-363.

Laurs BM (2002) Gem News International. Gems & Gemology, 38(4):348–369.

Lupulescu M, Rakovan J (2008) The 35th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, Contributed Papers in Specimen Mineralogy, 10.

Novak M, Stanek J (1999) Lepidolitovy pegmatit od Dobre Vody u Velkeho Mezirici, zapadni Morava. Acta Musei Moraviae. Scientiae Geologicae. Casopis Moravskeho Muzea 84, 3-44.

Pezzotta P, Guastoni A, Aurisicchio C (1998) La rossmanite di Roznŕ e dell'Elba. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 22(1): 45-50.

Pezzotta, Federico (1998) Ein neues Mineral der Turmalin-Gruppe; Rossmanit aus Rozna (CR) und Elba (I) Mineralien-Magazin Lapis 23(9), 38-40.

Selway JB, Smeds S-A, Cerný P, Hawthorne FC (2002) Compositional evolution of tourmaline in the petalite-subtype Nyköpingsgruvan pegmatites, Utö, Stockholm archipelago, Sweden. GFF, 124(2):93–102.

Selway JB,  Cerný P, Hawthorne FC, Novák M (2000) The Tanco pegmatite at Bernic Lake, Manitoba, XIV. Internal tourmaline. Canadian Mineralogist, 38(4):877–891.

Selway JB, Novák M, Cerný P, Hawthorne FC (1999) Compositional evolution of tourmaline in lepidolite-subtype pegmatites.  European Journal of Mineralogy, 11(3):569–584.

Selway GJB, Novák M, Hawthorne FC, Cerný P, Ottolini L, Kyser TK (1998) Rossmanite [](LiAl2)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)4, a new alkali deficient tourmaline: description and crystal structure. American Mineralogist, 83(7-8):896–900.

Shirose Y, Uehara S (2013) Li tourmaline from Nagatare, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 108, 238-243.

Simmons WB (2002) Species by species - the tourmaline group minerals. extraLapis English 3:18-23.

Simmons WB, Laurs BM, Falster AU, Koivula JI, Webber KL. (2005) Mt. Mica: A renaissance in Maine's gem tourmaline production. Gems and Gemology ,  1(2), 150-163.

Wilson WE (2007) Tourmaline from the Minh Tien Pegmatite, Luc Yen Mining District, Yenbai Province, Vietnam. The Mineralogical Record, 38, 453-457.

Wise MA (2000) Chemical Evolution in Tourmaline from Pegmatites of Maine. 26 Rochester Mineralogical Symposium. page 6-7. Rocks and Minerals July 2000

Wunder B, Berryman E, Kutzschbach M, Koch-Müller M, Erth A, Heinrich W (2015) Multi-method characterization of synthetic tourmaline: Rossmanite, magnesio-foitite, dravite, and maruyamaite.  Goldschmidt Conference, 16-21 August 2015, Prague, Czech Republic. Abstract p 3466.

Zhang AC, Wang RC, Hu H, Chen XM, Zhang H (2004) Occurrences of foitite and rossmanite from the Koktokay No. 3 granitic pegmatite dyke, Altai, northwestern China: a record of hydrothermal fluids. Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 873-882.

Zhang AC, Wang RC, Jiang SY, Hu H, Zhang H (2008) Chemical and textural features of tourmaline from the spodumene-subtype Koktokay No. 3 pegmatite, Altai, northwestern China: a record of magmatic to hydrothermal evolution. Canadian Mineralogist  46, 41-58.

Zolotarev AA, Bulakh, AG (1999) Rossmanite, olenite, elbaite and fifty percent rule to select boundaries between mineral species among Li-Al tourmalines.Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva (Proceedings of the Russian Mineralogical Society), 128(2), 32-38.

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Giller BS, Falster AU, Laurs BM, Simmons WB (2003) Gem Tourmaline From Nigeria.  (Discontinued web link)

Guisewite A (2003) Mineral Collection Images

Hedegaard C (2005) Tucson 2005 - green rocks galore. (Discontinued web link)

Wise MA (2000) Geochemical evolution of tourmaline in the Black Mountain pegmatite, Maine. Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Conference Abstracts.  (Discontinued web link)

Last updated: 26-Nov-2019