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Goshenite

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Colour:Colourless
Name:From the locality where it was first found.
A variety of Beryl

An almost colourless variety of Beryl.
Originally described from Barrus Farm locality, Goshen, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA.

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Classification of Goshenite

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Physical Properties of Goshenite

Colour:Colourless

Other Names for Goshenite

Other Languages:
German:Goshenit
Simplified Chinese:无色绿宝石
纯绿宝石
Spanish:Goshenita

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.

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    Localities for Goshenite

    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.
    Afghanistan
     
    • Konar Province (Kunar Province; Konarh Province; Konarha Province; Nuristan)
      • Chapa Dara District
    various photographs
    • Nuristan Province (Nurestan Province; Nooristan Province; Nuristan)
      • Kamdesh District
    José Zendrera collection
    Argentina
     
    • Córdoba
      • Punilla Department
        • Tanti
    Colombo, F. y Lira, R. (2006) Geología y mineralogía de algunas pegmatitas del borde oriental del distrito Punilla, Córdoba. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina 61:
    Austria
     
    • Upper Austria
      • Mühlviertel
        • Freistadt
          • Neumarkt im Mühlkreis
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
    Brazil
     
    • Minas Gerais
      • Doce valley
        • Conselheiro Pena
    Van King
    Rob Lavinsky photo; Arligue Michel photo
      • Jequitinhonha Valley
    Rob Lavinsky
    Bulgaria
     
    • Kardzhali Oblast (Kurdzhali; Kărdžali; Kurdjali)
      • Ardino Obshtina
    Burma (Myanmar)
     
    • Mandalay Division
      • Pyin-Oo-Lwin District
        • Mogok Township
          • Bernardmyo
    Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
          • Chaung-gyi
    Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok
    Ted Themelis (2008) Gems and Mines of Mogok
          • Kin (Guard Post)
    Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
          • Kyatpyin North
    Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
    Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
    Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
          • Kyauk-Pyat-That
    Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
    Harald Schillhammer collection
    Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
          • Mogok Valley
            • Dattaw Hill
    Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
    Themelis, Ted, 2008, Gems and Mines of Mogok.; Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
          • Pein-Pyit (Painpyit; Pyan Pyit)
            • Gaw-Ra-Khar village
    Mine owner, personal communication
    Ted Themelis (2008) Gems & mines of Mogok
        • Singu Township
          • Letpanhla
            • Marle (Marla; Male)
    In coll Schillhammer
    • Shan State
      • Kyaukme District
        • Momeik Township
    Themelis, Ted, 2008, Gems and Mines of Mogok.
    Canada
     
    www.alpinegems.net
      • Lac-du-Bonnet area
        • Bernic Lake
    Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 15, pp.489-499 (1977)
    • Northwest Territories
      • Tungsten
    The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 41, pp. 139-160 (2003)
    China
     
    • Sichuan Province
      • Mianyang Prefecture
        • Pingwu Co.
          • Mt Xuebaoding
            • Huya township
    Yan Liu, Bin Zhang, and Xiaoyan Yu (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(2), 55-57
    • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
      • Hami Prefecture (Kumul Prefecture; Qumul Prefecture)
        • Hami Co. (Kumul Co.; Qumul Co.)
          • Huangshan-Jing'erquan ore belt
    Lanying Ma and Jianhua Chen (2000): Journal of Gems and Gemmology 2(3), 61-62
      • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
        • Aletai Prefecture (Altay Prefecture)
          • Fuyun Co. (Koktokay Co.)
            • Koktokay pegmatite field (Keketuohai pegmatite field)
              • Altay Mine
    Lieti Te and Ningbin Yang (1999): Xinjiang Nonferrous Metals 1999(2), 1-9
    Czech Republic
     
    • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
      • South Bohemia Region
        • Písek
    Historic mineral collection National museum of Czech Republic
    Italy
     
    • Tuscany
      • Livorno Province
        • Elba Island
          • Campo nell'Elba
            • San Piero in Campo
    F. Pezzotta, F.C. Hawthorne, M.A. Cooper, D.K. Teerstra (1996) - Fibrous foitite from S. Piero in Campo, Elba, Italy. - Canad. Min., 34: 741-744.
    Mongolia
     
    • Töv Aimag
      • Gorkhi massif (Ghorkhi massif)
    Jindřich Kynický, Ondřej Jaroš. Drahé kameny miarolitických pegmatitů masívu Gorkhi v Mongolsku.
    Namibia
     
    • Erongo Region
      • Karibib District
    Andreas Brand specimen
      • Omaruru District
    Rob Lavinsky (es. Heini Soltau specimen); Cairncross, B. and U. Bahmann (2006) Famous Mineral Localities: The Erongo Mountains Namibia. Mineralogical Record 37, #5, page 457.
        • Omaruru
    Jahn, S. & Bast, R. (2006): Der Krantzberg bei Omaruru, Namibia, und die Mineralvorkommen in seiner Umgebung. Mineralien-Welt 17 (3), 32-48.
    Pakistan
     
    • Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)
      • Astor District (Astore District)
        • Astor valley (Astore valley)
    E.Ya. Kievlenko (2003) Geology of gems, p. 110
      • Baltistan
        • Skardu District
          • Braldu Valley
    Dudley Blauwet; Pakistan: Minerals, Mountains and Majesty, pag. 44; Lapis International, 2004
          • Haramosh Mts.
            • Chamachhu
    Dudley Blauwet, Bill Smith and Carol Smith (2004) Table of mineral localities of the northern areas of Pakistan and other selected sites. (in "Pakistan: Minerals, Mountains & Majesty", Lapis International, East Hampton, Connecticut); Dudley Blauwet, Bill Smith and Carol Smith (2004) Table of mineral localities of the northern areas of Pakistan and other selected sites. (in "Pakistan: Minerals, Mountains & Majesty", Lapis International, East Hampton, Connecticut)
    Dudley Blauwet, Bill Smith and Carol Smith (2004) Table of mineral localities of the northern areas of Pakistan and other selected sites. (in "Pakistan: Minerals, Mountains & Majesty", Lapis International, East Hampton, Connecticut); Dudley Blauwet, Bill Smith and Carol Smith (2004) Table of mineral localities of the northern areas of Pakistan and other selected sites. (in "Pakistan: Minerals, Mountains & Majesty", Lapis International, East Hampton, Connecticut); Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 36, Part 1, 1998, pp. 1-47.
    Dudley Blauwet, Bill Smith and Carol Smith (2004) Table of mineral localities of the northern areas of Pakistan and other selected sites. (in "Pakistan: Minerals, Mountains & Majesty", Lapis International, East Hampton, Connecticut)
    Technical/ Sub – Sector Study On Gemstones In Baltistan, Northern Areas Gem Sector Development Project. Baltistan Culture & Development Foundation
      • Gilgit District
        • Hunza Valley
    Portugal
     
    • Viseu District
      • Mangualde
        • Chãs de Tavares
    Martins da Pedra
    Russia
     
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
        • Chitinskaya Oblast'
          • Menza District
    Sri Lanka
     
    • Sabaragamuwa Province
      • Ratnapura District
    Econ Geol (1981) 76:733-738
        • Ratnapura
    Econ Geol (1981) 76:733-738
    USA
     
    • Alabama
      • Coosa Co.
        • Rockford District
    Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 27, pp. 93-105 (1989)
    • California
      • Riverside Co.
        • Cahuilla District
          • Cahuilla
            • Little Cahuilla Mountain
    Osborn, P. 2006. Personal communication between Philip Osborn, Hemet CA. (discoverer/owner) and Scott L. Ritchie, SDMC; 07/25.
      • San Diego Co.
        • Aguanga Mountain District (Smith Mountain District)
          • Oak Grove
            • Aguanga Mountain
    Tucker, W. B. and Reed, C. H. (1939) Los Angeles Field District, Mineral Resources of San Diego County - Gems. California Journal of Mines and Geology. Quarterly Chapter of State Mineralogist's Report 35, January, 1939, No. 1. State of California, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mines: Page 40.
        • Jacumba District
          • Jacumba
            • Tule Mountain (Mount Tule; Tulley Mountain)
    Todd, V. R. et al. 1987. Mineral Resources of the Sawtooth Mountains and Carrizo Gorge/ Eastern McCain Valley Wilderness Study Areas, San Diego County, California. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1711-B, 26 p., maps.
    Todd, V. R. et al. 1987. Mineral Resources of the Sawtooth Mountains and Carrizo Gorge/ Eastern McCain Valley Wilderness Study Areas, San Diego County, California. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1711-B, 26 p., maps.
        • Mesa Grande District
          • Gem Hill
    Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: p. 100.
    Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: p. 104.
    Fisher, J. 2002. Gem and rare-element pegmatites of southern California. Mineralogical Record, Volume 33, Number 5: pages 390-396, photographs.
    Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: 309 p., illus., maps.
          • Mesa Grande
    Weber, F. H. 1963. Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: p. 113.
        • Pala District
          • Pala
            • Chief Mountain
    Osborn, P. (2005) Personal communication between Phillip Osborn of Hemet and Scott L. Ritchie of Temecula, California; description of beryl discovery on southwestern most Oceanview lode exposure; March.
            • Hiriart Mountain (Hariat Mtn; Harriot Mtn; Heriart Mtn; Heriot Mtn; Hiriat Hill)
    Jahns, R. H. and Wright, L. A. (1951), Gem and Lithium-bearing pegmatites of the Pala District, San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines special report 7A: 40.
    Kunz, G. F. 1906. The Production of Precious Stones in 1905. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Division of Mining and Mineral Resources. GPO, Washington: pages 26-27; 40 pp.
            • Tourmaline Queen Mountain (Pala Mtn; Queen Mtn)
    Jahns, R. H. and Wright, L. A. 1951. Gem and Lithium-bearing pegmatites of the Pala District, San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines special report 7A: pages 59-61.
        • Ramona District
          • Ramona
    Foord, Eugene E. et al (1989), Mineralogy and Paragenesis of the Little Three Mine Pegmatites, Ramona District, San Diego County, California. Mineralogical Record, 20(2): p. 106.
    Foord, Eugene E. et al (1989), Mineralogy and Paragenesis of the Little Three Mine Pegmatites, Ramona District, San Diego County, California. Mineralogical Record, 20(2): p. 119.
    Kunz, G. F. 1905. Gems, jeweler's materials, and ornamental stones of California. California State Mining Bureau bulletin 37: p. 146-47.
        • Warner Springs District
          • Chihuahua Valley
    San Diego Mining Company, 1998.
    Rob Lavinsky
          • Previtt Canyon
    Michael Fender.
    • Colorado
      • Chaffee Co.
    Colorado Central Magazine 30:13 (1996)
        • Nathrop
          • Upper Browns Creek area
    Rocks & Min.:59:15 & 64:7.
      • Teller Co.
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
    • Connecticut
      • Fairfield Co.
        • Ridgefield
          • Branchville
    Januzzi, 1976. Mineral Localities of CT and Southeastern NY State
      • Hartford Co.
        • Glastonbury
          • East Glastonbury
    Rocks & Min.: 70:379
      • Middlesex Co.
        • Haddam
          • Haddam Neck
    Harvard Mineralogical Museum; Scovil, Jeffrey A. (1992): Famous Mineral Localities: the Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Connecticut. (Mineralogical Record, 23(1):19-28.); Harold Moritz collection.
    Harold Moritz collection
        • Middletown
          • White Rock District (White Rocks District)
    Harold Moritz collection
        • Portland
    Rocks & Minerals (1970) 45:595-600
    • Georgia
      • Troup Co.
        • La Grange
    Radcliffe, Dennis and Bailey, Arthur C. Jr, (1972) Beryl from the Oxford Mine, Troup County, Georgia. The American Mineralogist Vol. 57: 272-276
    • Maine
      • Androscoggin Co.
        • Auburn
          • East Mount Apatite District
    No reference listed
          • West Mount Apatite District
    Thompson, W, Joyner, D., Woodman, R., and King, V., 1998. Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd ed.; King and Foord, 1994, Mineralogy of Maine
      • Cumberland Co.
        • Standish
    Van King
      • Oxford Co.
        • Buckfield
    Mineralogical Record 22:382
    No reference listed
        • Greenwood
          • Uncle Tom Mountain
    King & Foord, 1994. Mineralogy of Maine, V.1., p.53
        • Hebron
    No reference listed
        • Newry
    King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1; King, V. (ed.), 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 2.
    King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 1; King, V. (ed), 2000, Mineralogy of Maine, V. 2.
    King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, v. 1; King, V, 2006, Minerals of Halls Ridge and Plumbago-Puzzle Mountain, Newry, Oxford County, Maine, Mineral News, v. 22 (6), p. 1-3.
    King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, v. 1; King, V, 2006, Minerals of Halls Ridge and Plumbago-Puzzle Mountain, Newry, Oxford County, Maine, Mineral News, v. 22 (6), p. 1-3.
        • Norway
    Daniel Levesque
        • Paris
    King, V. T. and Foord, E. E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, Descriptive Mineralogy, volume 1, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, USA, pp. 418 + 88 plates.
        • Rumford
    Cameron, Eugene N.; and others (1954) Pegmatite investigations, 1942-45, in New England. USGS Professional Paper 255.
    Tim Blake, Lookout Mine Owner
        • Stoneham
    Bastin, Edson Sunderland (1911) Geology of the pegmatites and associated rocks of Maine, including feldspar, quartz, mica, and gem deposits. USGS Bulletin 445.
    • Massachusetts
      • Hampshire Co.
        • Goshen
    "Western Massachusetts Mineral Localities" by Plante, A.R., Valley Geology Press, 1992
      • Worcester Co.
        • Fitchburg
    Kunz, George Frederick (1890). Gems and Precious Stones of North America, p. 94.
    P Cristofono collection 2010; Michael Shih
    • New Hampshire
      • Cheshire Co.
        • Alstead
    Rocks & Min. 65:301; Rocks & Minerals (2005) 80:242-261 New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index
      • Sullivan Co.
        • Acworth
    Jeremy Zolan Collection
        • Springfield
    Morrill, 1960. NH Mines and Mineral Localities.
    • North Carolina
      • Alexander Co.
        • Hiddenite
    Speer,Wade Edward.,(2008) Emerald Crystal Pockets Of The Hiddenite District Alexander Co., North Carolina:The Geological Society of America
    • Virginia
      • Amelia Co.
        • Winterham
    USGS Bulletin 248B (1952)
    Zimbabwe
     
    • Mashonaland East
      • Mutoko District (Mtoko District)
    • Mashonaland West
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