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Glendonite

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Name:After the locality at Glendon, Australia.
A variety of Calcite

Name for a calcite pseudomorph after ikaite.

Originally reported from Glendon, NSW, Australia.

Classification of Glendonite

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Other Names for Glendonite

Synonyms:
FundyliteJarrowiteThinolite
Other Languages:
German:Glendonit
Thinolit
Japanese:玄能石
Spanish:Thinolita
Varieties:
Gennoishi

Other Information

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

References for Glendonite

Reference List:

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David and Taylor (1905) Records of the Geological Survey of New South Wales: 8, 161.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 160.

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    Localities for Glendonite

    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
      • Durham Co.
        • Hunter River
    Rec. Geol. Surv. New South Wales (1905) 8, 161
    Steve Sorrell Collection
    Steve Sorrell Collection
      • Northumberland Co.
        • Quarrobolong
    Keith Compton collection
    • South Australia
      • Flinders Ranges
        • North Flinders Ranges
    Keith F. Compton collection
    • Tasmania
      • Maydena district
    Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania, Bottrill & Baker
    Canada
     
    • New Brunswick
      • Westmorland Co.
    Steacy, H.R., and D.R. Grant, "Tidal Muds Reveal Mineral Curiosity", Canadian Geographic Journal, pp. 36-38, Jan 1974.
    • Nova Scotia
      • Kings Co.
    • Nunavut Territory
      • Ellesmere Island
    Van King
    Germany
     
    • Saxony-Anhalt
      • Sangerhausen
    Japan
     
    • Hokkaido
      • Sorachi Province
        • Mikasa City
    Nichika specimens
    • Honshu Island
      • Chubu region
        • Nagano prefecture
    Masutomi Museum (Kyoto) specimens
    Ohe Rikosha specimens; Keith Harshbarger specimen
      • Tohoku Region
        • Fukushima Prefecture
    Masutomi Museum (Kyoto) specimens
    Russia
     
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug
        • Taimyr Peninsula
    Dmitriy I. Belakovskiy (2003): New Data on Minerals: 38: 101-112.
    • Northern Region
      • Karelia Republic
    Martins da Pedra collection
      • Murmanskaja Oblast'
        • Kola Peninsula
          • White Sea Coast
    specimens widespread in innumerable collections; Dmitriy I. Belakovskiy (2003): New Data on Minerals: 38: 101-112.
    South Africa
     
    • KwaZulu-Natal Province
      • Uthukela District
    South African Journal of Geology Date: September 1, 2001 p265
    UK
     
    • England
      • Tyne & Wear
        • Jarrow
    USA
     
    • Alaska
      • North Slope Borough
        • Barter Island
    William W Besse
    • California
      • Mono Co.
    Dana, Edward Salisbury (1884), A crystallographic study of the thinolite of Lake Lahonton: USGS Bulletin 12: 19; Russell, Israel Cook (1889), Quaternary history of Mono Valley, California: USGS 8th. Annual Report: 315-316; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 118.
    • Nevada
      • Washoe Co.
    http://pubs.water.usgs.gov/circ1267
    • Utah
      • Salt Lake Co.
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
      • Utah Co.
    UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    • Washington
    various added photos
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