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Picrolite

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A variety of Antigorite

Columnar or fibrous variety of antigorite.

Classification of Picrolite

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No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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Localities for Picrolite

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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
 
  • New South Wales
    • Drake Co.
      • Baryulgil
Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Grafton-Maclean Metallogenic Map (SH/56-10, SH/56-11), Geological Survey of New South Wales, 2001: HF Henley, RE Brown, JW Brownlow, RG Barnes and WJ Stroud. Published by the Geological Survey of New South Wales.
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Cochrane District
      • Munro Township
Ann P.Sabina (2000), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 57, p.126
      • Timmins area
        • Porcupine Mining District
          • Deloro Township
Van King
    • Sudbury District
      • Reeves Township
Ann P.Sabina (2000), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 57, p.178
Czech Republic
 
  • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
    • South Moravia Region
      • Letovice (Lettowitz)
Ulrych, J.: Stichtit z hadcového tělesa od Slatinky u Letovic. Časopis pro mineralogii a geologii, 1966, roč. 11, č. 3, s. 311-315.
Germany
 
  • Hesse
Faust and Hahey (1962) The Serpentine Group Minerals; Brauns, Reinhard (1888)
Japan
 
  • Hokkaido
    • Kamikawa Province
      • Furano city
Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University. Series 4, Geology and mineralogy = 北海道大學理學部紀要, 8(2): 175-210
Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University. Series 4, Geology and mineralogy = 北海道大學理學部紀要, 8(2): 175-210
  • Honshu Island
    • Kanto Region
      • Saitama Prefecture
        • Iruma-gun
Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
Slovakia
 
  • Košice Region
    • Rožňava Co.
Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
USA
 
  • California
    • El Dorado Co.
      • Georgetown District
        • Georgetown
          • Traverse Creek Special Interest Area
            • Traverse Creek
Collected by Matthew Stanley in 2014
    • Nevada Co.
      • Nevada City District (Grass Valley District)
        • Grass Valley
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 335.
  • Connecticut
    • New Haven Co.
      • Orange
Harold Moritz collection
  • Maryland
Ostrander, C.W., and Price, W.E., Jr., (1940), Minerals of Maryland: Baltimore, Md., Natural History Society of Maryland; Bangs, Herbert, 1946, Asbestos in Maryland: Baltimore, Md., Natural History Society of Maryland, Maryland Journal of Natural History, v. 16, no. 4, p. 67-73; Pearre, N.C., and Heyl, A.V., Jr., 1960, Chromite and other mineral deposits in serpentine rocks of the Piedmont Upland, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Delaware: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1082-K, p. 707-833, plates 40-47.
      • Cardiff
Minerals of Maryland (1940) Charles Ostrander and Walter E. Price, Jr., Natural History Society of Maryland. p. 56
      • Dublin
Ostrander, C. W. & W. E. Price (1940) Minerals of Maryland: Natural History Society of Maryland , 92 p.
Ostrander, C. W. & W. E. Price (1940) Minerals of Maryland: Natural History Society of Maryland , 92 p.
Ostrander, C. W. & W. E. Price (1940) Minerals of Maryland: Natural History Society of Maryland , 92 p.
Ostrander, C. W. & W. E. Price (1940) Minerals of Maryland: Natural History Society of Maryland , 92 p.
  • Massachusetts
    • Berkshire Co.
      • Florida
Western Massachusetts Geologic Resource Inventory, 3rd Ed., Alan R. Plante (Privately Published), 1994
Western Massachusetts Geologic Resource Inventory, 3rd Ed., Alan R. Plante (Privately Published), 1994
    • Essex Co.
      • Newbury
Sears, John Henry (1905): The Physical Geography, Geology, Mineralogy and Paleontology of Essex County
Bud Harmon collection, 1966
  • Michigan
    • Marquette Co.
Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
      • Ishpeming Greenstone belt (Marquette Greenstone belt)
Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
  • North Carolina
    • Clay Co.
Mineral Collecting Sites in North Carolina-W.F. Wilson and B.J. Mc Kenzie-1980
Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina:USGS Bulletion No.74
  • Oregon
    • Josephine Co.
      • Josephine Creek District
(inclusions in "josephinite" nuggets) Dick, H.J.B. (1974) Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 24, 291-298.
  • Pennsylvania
    • Chester Co.
      • Newlin Township
        • Unionville
Mineralogy of Pennsylvania - 1922; Samual S. Gordon, pg. 173
    • Delaware Co.
      • Upper Providence Township
        • Media
Min PA 1922 S. Gordon pg. 199
    • Lancaster Co.
      • State Line Chromite District
        • Fulton Township
Lapham & Geyer, 1965: Mineral Collecting in PA;
Personally Collected 4/12/2008, Mark J. Sigouin, Pennsylvania Licenced Professional Geologist
        • Little Britain Township
          • Texas
Mineralogy of Pennsylvania-1922; Samuel S. Gordon, pg. 122
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