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A variety of Clinochlore

An aluminium-rich clinochlore (compare also sudoite).
Originally described from Sheridan Co., Wyoming, USA.

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Simplified Chinese:透绿泥石

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Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
3 photos of Sheridanite associated with ChrysoberylBeAl2O4

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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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Mineralogical Magazine 1954 30 : 277-292

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

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  • Northern Territory
    • Central Desert Region
      • Strangways Range
Wilson, A. F. (1977) A zincian högbomite and some other högbomites from the Strangways Range, Central Australia. Mineralogical Magazine, Vol.41, pp. 337-44.
  • Western Australia
    • Menzies Shire
      • Davyhurst Goldfield
        • Callion
Lintern, M.J., Calcrete Sampling for Mineral Exploration, CRC LEME (date?) (there is not date listed on this source but is likely to be around 1998 when an interest was taken by the CSIRO for the site)
  • Salzburg
    • Radstädter Tauern
      • Großarl valley
        • Großarl
          • Unterberg
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
  • Ontario
    • Kenora District
      • Ring of Fire
        • BMA527861 Area
Laarman,J.E. 2014. A DETAILED METALLOGENIC STUDY OF THE MCFAULDS LAKE CHROMITE DEPOSITS, NORTHERN ONTARIO , PhD Thesis, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
  • Québec
    • Nord-du-Québec
      • Nunavik
        • Lac Mistamisk
L. Kish and M. Cuney (1981) Uraninite-Albite Veins from the Mistamisk Valley of the Labrador Trough, Quebec. Mineralogical Magazine 44:471-483.
  • Hainan
    • Tunchang Co.
Deru Xu, Bin Xia, Bakun-Czubarow, N., Chi Ma, Pengchun Li, Bachlinski, R., and Guanghao Chen (2006): Acta Petrologica Sinica 22(12), 2987-3006
Jordan-HernAndez, R., Vega-Sanchez, N., Zayas-Saucedo, M. E., Arizpe-Chavez, H., Diaz, C., & Rincon, J. M. (2005). Sheridanite: A New Raw Material for Industrial Glass. American Ceramic Society Bulletin, 84(8), 9301-9304.
  • Greenland
    • Sermersooq
      • Nuuk (Godthåb)
        • Fiskenæsset (Fiskenaesset; Qeqertarsuatsiaat)
Windley B.F. et al. (1989): Geikielite and ilmenite in Archaean meta-ultramafic rocks, Fiskenaesset, West Greenland. European Journal of Mineralogy. 1, 427-437
Friend C.R.L. (1995): Occurrences of Boron-free and Boron-poor Kornerupine, Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 59, 163-166
  • Red Sea
    • Eastern Desert
      • Bir Semna
Azer, M. K., & Stern, R. J. (2007). Neoproterozoic (835–720 Ma) serpentinites in the Eastern Desert, Egypt: fragments of forearc mantle. The Journal of Geology, 115(4), 457-472.
  • Brittany
    • Morbihan
Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 294.
  • Occitanie
    • Pyrénées-Orientales
      • Prats-de-Mollo-la Preste (Prats de Molló-la Presta)
Dubru. M, (1986) Pétrologie et géochimie du marbre à brucite et des borates associés au gisement de tungstène de Costabonne, (Pyrénées orientales, France) 930p
  • Lower Saxony
    • Göttingen
      • Reyershausen
Niemann, H. (1960): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 7, 137-165.
  • Piedmont
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Ossola Valley
        • Antigorio Valley
          • Devero Valley
            • Baceno
              • Devero Alp
  • Shimane
    • Izumo City
Sudo, T., Shimoda, S., Nishigaki, S., & Aoki, M. (1967). Energy changes in dehydration processes of clay minerals. Clay Minerals, 7(1), 33-42.
New Zealand
  • West Coast Region
    • Westland District
Grapes, R., Palmer, K. (1996) (Ruby—Sapphire)—Chromian Mica—Tourmaline Rocks from Westland, New Zealand. Journal of Petrology, 37(2), 293-315.
  • Telemark
    • Bamble
      • Havredal (Hafredal)
        • Midtre Havredal
Smith, D.G.W. (1969): Contributions to the Mineralogy of Norway No.42. A reinvestigation of the pseudobrookite from Havredal (Bamble), Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 49: 284-288
  • Lower Silesian Voivodeship
    • Ząbkowice Śląskie Co.
      • Gmina Bardo
H.Traube (1888) Die Minerale Schlesiens
  • Republic of Karelia
    • Louhi District
      • Oulanka plutonic complex
        • Olanga River (Oulanka River)
Semenov, S.V., Glebovitsky, V.A., Kol’tsov, A.B., Semenov, V.S., Korneev, S.I., and Savatenkov, V.M. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(4), 249-274.
  • Sverdlovsk Oblast
    • Malyshevo
      • Izumrudnye Kopi area
P.M. Kartashov data
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Rimavská Sobota Co.
      • Hnúšťa
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
  • Castile and Leon
    • León
      • Puebla de Lillo
        • Fuentes de Respina
M. Hardy and J.P. Ildefonse : Dolomitisation, chloritisation et talcification de la formation viséenne à faciès griotte dans la région de Pueble de Lillo (Bonar, Espagne)", Bull. Minéral. , 1981, 104, pp. 445-451, France.
  • Valais
    • Binn Valley
  • California
    • El Dorado Co.
      • Salmon Falls Mining District (Flagstaff Hill area)
        • Flagstaff Hill
Post, J.L. and Plummer, C.C. (1972) The chlorite series of Flagstaff Hill area, California. Clays and Clay Minerals: 20: 271-283; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 433.
    • Fresno Co.
      • Diablo Range
        • New Idria Mining District
          • Wright Mountain
            • Butler Estate Chrome deposit
  • Massachusetts
    • Middlesex Co.
Fairbanks, Ernest E. (1923). Notes on Massachusetts Minerals (American Mineralogist 8:130)
  • Pennsylvania
Yale Peabody Museum; Mineralogical Magazine 1954 30 : 277-292
  • Wyoming
Wolff (1912) Am. J. Sci. ser 4 34:476
Osterwald, F. W. and D. B. Osterwald (1952) Wyoming Mineral Resources. Wyoming Geological Survey Bulletin 45
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