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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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Other Names for Picrolite

Synonyms:
Pikrolith
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  • Localities for Picrolite

    The map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
    (TL) indicates type locality. ? 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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