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Percylite

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Colour:
Sky-blue
Hardness:
Name:
After John Percy (1817-1889), English metallurgist.
A Mixture Of:
This page provides mineralogical data about Percylite.

Classification of Percylite

Questionable/Doubtful
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Physical Properties of Percylite

Vitreous
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Transparent
Colour:
Sky-blue
Streak:
Sky-blue
Hardness (Mohs):

Other Names for Percylite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Percylit
Spanish:Percylita

Other Information

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

References for Percylite

Reference List:
Brooke (1850) Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science: 36: 131.

Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (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: 81-82.

Winchell, R.E. & Rouse, R.C. (1974): The mineralogy of the boleite group. The Mineralogical Record, 5, 280-287.

Mineralogical Record (1998): 42.

Burke, Ernest A.J. (2007) A Mass Discreditation of GQN Minerals. Canadian Mineralogist: 44(6): 1557-1560.

Internet Links for Percylite

Localities for Percylite

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.
Chile
 
  • Antofagasta Region
    • Antofagasta Province
      • Cerro Palestina
        • Estación Cerro Negro
          • Magallanes district
Samples analysed by Dr. Jochen Schluter (Hamburg University), Germany.
R Munoz collection
      • Sierra Gorda District
        • Caracoles
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: 82, 547.
Samples analysed by Dr. Jochen Schluter (Hamburg University), Germany.
        • Caracoles mining district
          • Quebrada Honda
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: 317.
  • Tarapacá Region
    • El Tamarugal Province
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: 60.
Germany
 
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Ruhr Coal Mining area
      • Essen
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Greece
 
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
      • Lavrion District Mines
        • Sounion area
          • Sounion Mines
Lapis, 24, 7/8 (1999); Kolitsch, U., Rieck, B., Brandstätter, F., Schreiber, F., Fabritz, K. H., Blaß, G. & Gröbner, J. (2014): Neufunde aus dem altem Bergbau und den Schlacken von Lavrion (I). Mineralien-Welt 25 (1), 60-75 (in German).
Mexico
 
  • Baja California Sur (BC Sur)
    • Mun. de Mulegé
      • Boleo District
        • Santa Rosalía (El Boleo)
Panczner(1987):92-350.
  • Sonora
    • Mun. de Arizpe
      • Arizpe
Panczner(1987):83-359.
USA
 
  • Massachusetts
    • Hampshire Co.
      • Easthampton
Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
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