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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 (predominante component) and other minerals; usually contains Spinel and/or iron oxides, such as Magnetite and Hematite.
Emery is used as a natural abrasive.
Classification of Emery
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Other Names for Emery
|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
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
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(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.
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Locality Updated: Pendennis Point, Falmouth, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UKFrom Peter Haas, 2nd Sep 2014 14:11:55