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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 (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

Name in Other Languages:
Italian:Smeriglio
Norwegian (Bokmål):Smergel

Other Information

Health Risks:
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:
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.

Internet Links for Emery

Localities for Emery

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.
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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