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Pig's Egg

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A variety of Muscovite

A pseudomorph of fine-grained Muscovite ("Sericite") after Orthoclase, found in kaolinized granite.

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Health Risks:
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 Pig's Egg

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.
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • St Austell District
        • St Enoder
          • Fraddon
No reference listed
        • Treverbyn
          • Bugle
Paul De Bondt collection
      • St Just District
        • St Just
Rowe, T.P., and Le Neve Foster, C. (1879): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 10, 10-17
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