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Peristerite

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A variety of Albite

A variety of albite showing slight iridescence and sometimes adularescence (as in moonstone).

Classification of Peristerite

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Other Names for Peristerite

Other Languages:
German:Peristerit
Spanish:Peristerita
Varieties:
Albite Moonstone

Other Information

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  • Localities for Peristerite

    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.
    Canada
     
    • Ontario
      • Frontenac Co.
        • Portland Township
    Ann P.Sabina (1983), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector; Kingston,Ontario to Lac St.Jean, Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 32, p.6
        • Dudley Township
    Chris Rohricht Collection
      • Hastings Co.
        • Dungannon Township
    Michal Adamowicz collection.
        • Faraday Township
    Ontario MDI Number: MDI31F04SW00036; Masson, S. L., & Gordon, J. B. (1981). Radioactive mineral deposits of the Pembroke-Renfrew area. Ministry of Natural Resources.Survey, Mineral Deposits Circular 23, 155
    Sabina, Ann P., Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39, Madawaska Faraday Mine, page 42.; Hewitt, D. F. (1967) Pegmatite Mineral Resources of Ontario. Geological Survey of Canada Industrial Mineral Report 21
    Yale Peabody Museum #8646; Hugh S. Spence (1930) Pegmatite minerals of Ontario and Quebec. American Mineralogist 15:430-450
        • Monteagle Township
    John Sinkankas (1959) Gemstones of North America, Volume 1
    GSC Misc Report 39 p 31
        • Bathurst Township
    GSC Misc Report 41 p 57
    GSC Misc Report 41 p 57
      • Parry Sound District
        • McConkey Township
    Ann P.Sabina (2007), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario; Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Temiscaming, Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 48, p118
      • Peterborough Co.
    Maggie Wilson collected July 2008
    Reiner Mielke
      • Renfrew Co.
        • Brudenell Township
    Collection of Michal adamowicz
        • Head Township
    Ann P. Sabina Rocks and Minerals for the collector; Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 48 2007 pg 83
        • Lyndoch Township
    Steacy, H.R., Rose, E. R., Moyd, L. & Hogarth, D.D. (1982): Some classic Mineral Localities of Southeastern Ontario. Mineralogical Record 13: 197-203; Hugh S. Spence (1930) Pegmatite minerals of Ontario and Quebec. American Mineralogist 15:430-450; Sangster, P.J., McGuinty, W.J., Papertzian, V.C., Steele, K.G., Lee, C.R., Barua, M., Laidlaw, D.A. and Carter, T.R. 2003. Report of Activities 2002, Resident Geologist Program, Southern Ontario Regional Resident Geologist Southeastern and Southwestern Districts, Mines and Minerals Information Centre, and Petroleum Resources Centre; Ontario Geological Survey, Open File Report 6115, 118p.
        • Sebastopol Township
          • Miller Property
            • Miller Property Trenches
    Van King
    • Québec
      • Lanaudière
        • Matawinie RCM
          • Saint-Michel-des-Saints
    Sabina, A.P. (1983) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kingston, Ontario to Lac St-Jean, Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 32, 65-66 p.; Sabina, A.P. (1983) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kingston, Ontario to Lac St-Jean, Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 32, 65-66 p.
      • Outaouais
        • Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais RCM
          • Val-des-Monts
    Rocks & Min. 40(7):485-488.; Van King specimen
        • Papineau RCM
          • Val-des-Bois
    Ann P. Sabina 68-51 1986; Hugh S. Spence (1930) Pegmatite minerals of Ontario and Quebec. American Mineralogist 15:430-450
        • Pontiac RCM
          • Otter Lake
    M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
    China
     
    • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
      • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
        • Aletai Prefecture (Altay Prefecture)
          • Fuhai Co. (Burultokay Co.)
    [var: Albite Moonstone] Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp.
    Mexico
     
    • Chihuahua
      • Mun. de Carmargo
    Rob Lavinsky
    Norway
     
    • Aust-Agder
      • Iveland
        • Frøyså
    Pedersen, R. (ed) (2007): Iveland V: Gruvedrift. Iveland Bygdesogenemd. p 334
    USA
     
    • Connecticut
      • Middlesex Co.
        • Portland
          • Collins Hill
    Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70:396-409
    • Maine
      • Kennebec Co.
        • Litchfield
    Doug Watts
      • Oxford Co.
        • Stoneham
    Bill Bunn
    • Michigan
      • Houghton Co.
    Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
      • Keweenaw Co.
        • Ahmeek
    Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
    Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
    • New York
      • St. Lawrence Co.
        • Macomb Township
          • Macomb
    George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
        • Pierrepont
    Steven C. Chamberlain (2012) New locality open for collecting near Pierrepoint, St Lawrence Co., New York. Mineral News, 28, #7, 12.
      • Westchester Co.
        • Mount Pleasant
    George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Delaware Co.
        • Middletown Township
          • Elwyn
            • Mineral Hill
    [var: Albite Moonstone] Gordon's Mineralogy of Pennsylvania (1922) p. 191
    [var: Albite Moonstone] Gordon, "Mineralogy of Pennsylvania" 1922 p. 193.
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