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Emery

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Name:Named after the locality where it was discovered: Cape Emeri, Island of Naxos, Greece


A rock - a mixture of granular Corundum and other minerals; usually contains Spinel and/or iron oxides, such as Magnetite and Hematite.

Classification of Emery

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Other Names for Emery

Synonyms:
EmerilNaxiumNaxium ex ArmeniaSmirisSmiris ferrea
Smyris
Other Languages:
Dutch:Amaril
Smergel
French:Corindon granuleux
German:Schmirgel
Smirgel
Italian:Smeriglio
Norwegian (Bokmål):Smergel

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.

References for Emery

Reference List:

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Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 520-527.

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  • Localities for Emery

    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.
    Greece
     
    • Aegean Islands Department (Aiyaíon)
      • Kykládes Prefecture
        • Cyclade Islands (Cyclades; Kikladhes; Nomos Kikladhon)
    Markl, G. & Scharlau, A. (2008): Große Saphire, Margarit und Tremolit aus den Smirgelgruben auf Naxos, Griechenland. Lapis 33 (12), 26-28; 33-35; 58 (in German).
            • Drimalia
    Rocks & Min.: 23: 124; Bureau of Mines Mineral Trade Notes (Sep, 1947).
    Russia
     
    • Urals Region
      • Middle Urals
        • Sverdlovskaya Oblast'
          • Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk)
    Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
    Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
    Turkey
     
    • Aegean Region
      • Denizli Province
        • Serinhisar District
          • Yatağan
    http://e-collection.library.ethz.ch/eserv/eth:21496/eth-21496-02.pdf
    Uruguay
     
    • Lavalleja Department
      • Minas
    Marstrander, R. (1916): The mineral resources of Uruguay. Mining Mag., v. 14.
    Miller and Singewald (1919): Mineral deposits of South America. New York and London, p. 522.
    USA
     
    • Massachusetts
    Gems and Minerals of America -Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
        • Chester
    Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
    Min Rec (1978) 9:235-242
    Min Rec (1978) 9:235-242
    Alan R. Plante, Personal field and lab notes, 1984-1987
    Min Rec (1978) 9:235-242
    Min Rec (1978) 9:235-242
      • Hampshire Co.
    Gems and Minerals of America -Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
    • Montana
    Jay Ellis Ransom,1974, Gems and Minerals of America
    • New York
      • Westchester Co.
    Jensen (1978) Minerals of New York State, p.153
    Van King
          • Montrose
    Rocks & Min.:8:39.
          • Toddville
    Rocks & Min.: 7:91; 8:38.
    The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 86.
    Rocks & Min.: 17:107.
    Rocks & Min.: 15: 375.
    • North Carolina
    Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
    Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
    Genth,F.A and Kerr,W.C,1881,Mineral and Mineral Localities of North Carolina,Geologic Survey
    Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
    Mineral Commodity Files , Asheville Regional Office, North Carolina Geological Survey
        • Cowee Valley
          • Ellijay District
            • Franklin
    Gerald M.Friedman,Sept 27,1951,Study Of Hoegbomite
    • South Carolina
    Gems and Minerals of America- Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
    • Vermont
    Rocks & Min. vol. 71 (1996)
    • Virginia
      • Henry Co.
        • Blue Knob
    Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
    Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
    U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
    U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
      • Pittsylvania Co.
    Dana 7:694
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