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Paraspurrite

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System:
Monoclinic
Colour:
colourless
Name:
For the relation to spurrite.
Synonym:
A synonym of Spurrite
Discredited in 2009 (IMA 09-B) after it was recognised as a polysynthetically microtwinned spurrite.

References for Paraspurrite

Reference List:
Colville, A.A. & P.A. Colville (1977): Paraspurrite, a new polymorph of spurrite from Inyo County, California. American Mineralogist 62, 1003-1005.

Grice, J., Adams, P.M., Rowe, R. (2010): Discreditation of paraspurrite. American Mineralogist, 95, 876-879 (discreditation).

Internet Links for Paraspurrite

Localities for Paraspurrite

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 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.
USA
 
  • California
    • Inyo Co.
      • Darwin Hills
Colville, A.A. & P.A. Colville (1977), Paraspurrite, a new polymorph of spurrite from Inyo County, California: American Mineralogist: 62: 1003-1005; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 478; www.mineralsocal.org.
          • Darwin
[Nickel & Nichols, 1991, p160 - "Mineral Reference Manual"]; Am Min (1962) 47:1003-1005
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