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(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Australia
 
  • South Australia
    • Flinders Ranges
      • North Flinders Ranges
        • Arkaroola Region (Arkaroola Station)
    • Olary Province
Noble et al., 1983 Catalogue of mineral of South Australia. Carr, P.F., 2003. Chiastolite – andalusite or pseudomorphs after andalusite? Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 9, 91-96.
Martins da Pedra collection
      • Boolcoomatta Reserve (Boolcoomata Station; Boolcoomatta)
Judy Rowe collection
Record of Sth.Aust. mines summary Olary SI5402 card 235
      • Kalabity homestead area
      • Old Boolcoomata Station
No reference listed
  • Western Australia
    • Coolgardie Shire
      • Spargoville
Fetherston, J., Stocklmayer, S., Stocklmayer, V.(2013): Gemstones of WA, Geological Survey of WA
Austria
 
  • Salzburg
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Habach valley
        • Nasenkopf
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Burma (Myanmar)
 
  • Mandalay Division
    • Kyaukse District
      • Kyaukse Township
Maung Thein & Soe Win (1970): The metamorphic petrology, structures and mineral resources of the Shantaung-U - Thandawmywet Range, Kyaukse District. Union of Burma Journ. Sci. Techn. 3(3): pp. 487-514.
    • Pyin-Oo-Lwin District
      • Singu Township
        • Letpanhla
          • Male (Marle; Marla)
Kyaw Kaing Win and Sieghart Ellenberger data.
  • Shan State
    • Loilem District (Loilen District)
Kyaw Khaing Win (2004): A study on gemstones occurrences of Monghsu and its environs. Unpublishes M.Res. thesis, University of Yangon, Department of Geology.
Chile
 
  • Bío-Bío Region
    • Bío-Bío Province
Alfredo Petrov and Martins da Pedra specimens.
China
 
  • Henan Province
    • Nanyang Prefecture
      • Xixia Co.
Shiquan Zhou and Zujie Feng (1999): Mineral Resources and Geology 13(1), 40-43
John Betts specimen
  • Jiangxi Province
    • Jiujiang Prefecture
      • De'an Co.
Hansheng Cao (1982): Geology and Prospecting 18(12), 1-7
  • Qinghai Province
    • Haixi Autonomous Prefecture
      • Da Qaidam Co. (Dachaidan Co.)
http://www.eldoradogold.com/s/tanjianshan.asp
France
 
  • Brittany
    • Finistère
      • Plouigneau
      • Plourin-lès-Morlaix
R.PIERROT, L. CHAURIS, C. LAFORET (1973) : "Inventaire minéralogique de la France : 29- Finistère.", B.R.G.M. Paris.
Germany
 
  • Saxony
    • Oberlausitz
      • Kamenz
Lapis, 16 (1),13-17.
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
India
 
  • Karnataka
    • Bagalkot District
B.V. Govinda Rajulu and M.J. Chandrasekhara Gowda (1972) Journal of the Geological Society of India, 13, #3, 247-261.
Ireland
 
  • Co. Dublin
    • Killiney
Tony Nickischer
  • Co. Wicklow
F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900)
Italy
 
  • Sardinia
    • Cagliari Province
      • Assemini
Stara, P. (1990): La miniera di San Leone (CA). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 3/1990, 121-136.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Kinki Region
      • Kyoto Prefecture
        • Sohraku-gun
Alfredo Petrov collection
    • Tohoku Region
      • Iwate Prefecture
        • Tono City
          • Miyamori
Seki, Y., and Yamasaki, M. (1957): American Mineralogist 42, 506-520.
Hiroaki Tano specimens
Madagascar
 
  • Fianarantsoa Province
    • Amoron'i Mania Region
      • Ambositra District
A.Lacroix (1956): Notes posthumes mineralogie, petrographie. Madagascar. Travaux du Bureau Geologigue nr 78. Service Geologique, Tananarive.
Portugal
 
  • Viana do Castelo District
Museu Geologico of Lisbon mineral collection
    • Viana do Castelo
Carreço, Viana do Castelo District, Portugal
Russia
 
  • Northern Region
    • Karelia Republic
      • Ladoga Region
        • Pitkyaranta District (Pitkäranta District)
          • Sortavala
            • Ruskeala
[Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"]; Om maltesit en kiastolitartad andalnsitvarietet från östra Finland Af JJ Sederholm. Forhandlingar / Geologiska foreningen (Sweden).
    • Murmanskaja Oblast'
      • Kola Peninsula
        • Keivy Mountains
P.M. Kartashov data
South Africa
 
  • KwaZulu-Natal Province
    • Zululand District
      • (Pongola District)
        • Pongola
          • Nsuze group
            • Ngotsche District
Minerals of South Africa
South Korea
 
  • Chungcheongbukdo (Chungchong-pukto)
    • Chongju-gun
      • Yonghumg-myon
Hideo Tsuda (1969) Supplement to "Minerals of Korea".
    • Nonsan-gun
      • Polgong-myon
Hideo Tsuda (1969) Supplement to "Minerals of Korea".
Spain
 
  • Asturias
    • Boal
J. Hernandez collection
http://www.soydeboal.es/Turismo.htm
JRGL collection
José Rafael González López.
  • Castile and Leon
    • León
      • Quintana del Castillo
        • Villameca
J.A.CENDON collection
  • Catalonia
    • Barcelona
      • Barcelonès
        • Barcelona city
          • Collserola mountain range
            • Sant Pere Màrtir
-Perez, D. Rosell, J. (1991) "Minerals de St. Pere Màrtir (Serra de Collserola)". Mineralogistes de Catalunya. Vol. V nº 2. pp.36-39
    • Tarragona
      • Conca de Barberà
        • Vimbodí
          • Poblet Monastery
C.. Canet et al. , The Canadian Mineralogist, 2003, V41, pp. 581-595
C.. Canet et al. , The Canadian Mineralogist, 2003, V41, pp. 581-595
C.. Canet et al. , The Canadian Mineralogist, 2003, V41, pp. 581-595
Switzerland
 
  • Ticino (Tessin)
    • Lago Maggiore
      • Locarno
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 38
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Camborne - Redruth - St Day District
        • Camborne
          • Tuckingmill
            • Dolcoath Mine
Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 282-284.
      • St Erth - Gwithian Area
        • St Erth
Le Neve Foster, C. (1879): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 10, xxxiii
    • Cumbria
      • North and Western Region (Cumberland)
        • Greystoke District
          • Dacre
Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
        • Keswick District
          • Skiddaw
BMS Database
        • Lorton District
          • Loweswater
            • Loweswater Fell
BMS Database
        • Mungrisdale
BMS Database
BMS Database
        • Threlkeld District
          • Blencathra
Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
BMS Database
          • Threlkeld
BMS Database
    • Devon
      • Okehampton area (Northern Dartmoor)
Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
      • South Devon
Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
  • Scotland
    • Buchan Grampian (Aberdeenshire)
      • Alford
F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900)
    • Buchan Grampian (Banffshire)
F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900)
F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900)
USA
 
  • Alabama
    • Clay Co.
Mineralogy of Alabama Geol Surv Ala. Bull120
    • Tallapoosa Co.
Mineralogy of Alabama Geol Surv Ala. Bull120
  • Alaska
    • Yukon-Koyukuk Borough
      • Tolovana District
American Mineralogist 50:285
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 110.
      • Dos Cabezas Mts
        • Teviston District
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 110.
      • Little Dragoon Mts
        • Cochise District
          • Dragoon
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 110; Cooper, J.R. & L.T. Silver (1964), Geology and ore deposits of the Dragoon quadrangle, Cochise Co., AZ, USGS PP 416.
  • California
    • Inyo Co.
      • Inyo Mts (Inyo Range)
        • Cerro Gordo District
          • Cerro Gordo Peak
McAllister, James Franklin (1955), Geology of mineral deposits in the Ubehebe Peak quadrangle, Inyo County, California. California Division Mines, Special Report 42, 63 pp.: 53; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 450.
    • Kern Co.
      • Walker Basin Creek
Sampson, Reid J. & W. Burling Tucker (1931), Feldspar, silica, andalusite, and cyanite deposits of California: California Mining Bureau. Report 27: 453; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 73.
    • Los Angeles Co.
      • Santa Monica Mts
        • Beverly Hills
          • Coldwater Canyon
            • End of La Altura Road roadcut
Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California; Neuerberg, George J., (1951), Minerals of the Eastern Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles City; American Mineralogist, vol. 36, pp. 159; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 450.; Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California: 20; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 450.
        • Coldwater & Franklin Canyon Roads junction
Funk, Benjamin Gordon (1940), What we found in the Santa Monica Mountains: Pacific Mineralogist: 6(2): 33-34; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 73; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 450.
Neuerberg, George Joseph (1951), Minerals of the eastern Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles city: American Mineralogist: 36: 156-160; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 73; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 450.
        • Los Angeles
          • Hollywood Hills
            • Hollywood
              • Nichols Canyon
Neuerberg, George Joseph (1951), Minerals of the eastern Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles city: American Mineralogist: 36: 159; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 73; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 450.
Kunz, George Frederick (1905a), Gems, jewelers’ materials, and ornamental stones of California: California Division Mines Bulletin 37, 171 pp; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 74; Harvard Museum of Natural History specimen no. 99190.
      • Chowchilla River
Blake, Wm. P. (1858), Report of a geological reconnaissance in California 370 pp., New York: 304; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 73.
      • Daulton District
        • Daulton
          • Daulton group
Turner, Henry Ward (1894b), The rocks of the Sierra Nevada: USGS, 14th. Annual Report, part 2: 455; Logan, Clarence August (1950), Mines and mineral resources of Madera County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 46: 42, 450; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 450.
    • Mariposa Co.
Hanks, Henry Garber (1884), Fourth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 4, 410 pp.: 70; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 74.
      • Mother Lode Belt
        • Bagby-Mariposa-Mount Bullion-Whitlock District
          • Mariposa
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • Mono Co.
[www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
  • Maine
www.maine.gov/doc/nrimc/mgs/explore/bedrock/sites/jul05.htm
King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, Vol.1
      • Phillips
Van King
    • Knox Co.
Morrill & Hinckley, 1959. Maine Mines & Minerals, Vol. 2
      • Union
King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, Vol.1
  • Massachusetts
    • Essex Co.
Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
    • Hampshire Co.
      • Hatfield
Gleba, 1978. Mass. Mineral & Fossil Localities
    • Middlesex Co.
Kunz, Gems and Precious Stones of North America (1892)
    • Worcester Co.
Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
[www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Robinson S., 1825: A Catalogue of American Minerals, with Their Localities
  • Nevada
    • Churchill Co.
      • Mountain Wells District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • Sand Springs District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • Sand Springs Range
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Pershing Co.
      • Blue Wing Mts
        • Blue Wing District
http://www.minrec.org/pdfs/CHIASTOLITE%20ARTICLE.pdf
      • East Range
        • Sierra District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; Castor and Ferdock (2004), Minerals of Nevada: 137.
  • New Hampshire
    • Cheshire Co.
Rocks & Min. 65(4):303 (1990)
Rocks & Min. 65(4):303 (1990)
Jackson, Charles T. (1844): Final Report on The Geology and Mineralogy of New Hampshire.
    • Grafton Co.
No reference listed
    • Merrimack Co.
      • Pittsfield
Jackson, 1844. Final Report on The Geology and Mineralogy of NH
    • Rockingham Co.
Morrill, 1960. NH Mines and Mineral Localities.
    • Strafford Co.
Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH, Part III.
    • Sullivan Co.
      • Acworth
No reference listed
Robinson, S. 1825: A Catalogue of American Minerals, with Their Localities
Robinson, S. 1825: A Catalogue of American Minerals, with Their Localities
Robinson, S. 1825: A Catalogue of American Minerals, with Their Localities
Meyers, T. R. and G. W. Stewart (1977) The Geology of New Hampshire
Jackson, 1844. Final Report on The Geology and Mineralogy of NH
  • Vermont
Rocks & Min. vol. 71 (1996)
Grant, 1968. Mineral Collecting in Vermont
    • Windham Co.
Child, 1884: Gazetteer and Business Directory of Windham Co., Vermont
  • Virginia
    • Fairfax Co.
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
      • Fairfax
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
    • Pittsylvania Co.
      • Altavista
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
  • Washington
    • Chelan Co.
Minerals of Washington, Bart Cannon, 1975
  • Wisconsin
    • Ashland Co.
      • Bad River
Van Hise, C. R. and R. Irving, 1892, The Penokee iron-bearing series of Northern Wisconsin and Michigan, U.S.Geo. Survey Monograph 19, 634 pp.
Zimbabwe
 
  • Mashonaland West
Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa. 30
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