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Pellyite from
Gun claim (Gunn claim), Wilson Lake, Itsi Mountain, Watson Lake mining district, Yukon, Canada

Locality type:Claim
Classification
Species:Pellyite
Formula:Ba2Ca(Fe,Mg)2Si6O17
Habit:Massive, crystalline
Colour:Colorless to paleyellow
Luminescent properties:none
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Montgomery, J.H., Thompson, R.M., Meagher, E.P. (1972) Pellyite, a new barium silicate mineral from the Yukon Territory. The Canadian Mineralogist: 11: 444-447.; Pabst, A., Harris, J. (1984) Pellyite: new localities and new data. The Canadian Mineralogist: 22: 653-658.; Alfors, J.T., Pabst, A. (1984) Titanian taramellites in western North America. American Mineralogist: 69: 358-373.; Dunning, G.E., Walstrom, R.E., Lechner, W. (2018) Barium Silicate Mineralogy of the Western Margin, North American Continent, Part Geology, Origin, Paragenesis and Mineral Distribution from Baja California Norte, Mexico, Western Canada and Alaska, USA. Baymin Journal: 19(5): 70 pgs.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Gillespite3 photos of Pellyite associated with Gillespite at this locality.
Sanbornite3 photos of Pellyite associated with Sanbornite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pellyite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Gun claim (Gunn claim), Wilson Lake, Itsi Mountain, Watson Lake mining district, Yukon, Canada
 
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