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A variety of Feldspar Group

An intergrowth of orthoclase (often as lamellae) enclosed in a plagioclase host. Result of an exsolution process (cf. also perthite).

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Other Language Names for AntiperthiteHide

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Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
1 photo of Antiperthite associated with NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)

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Health Risks:
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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- 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.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
  • Queensland
    • Western Downs Region
      • Moonie
Ikeda, Y. & Prinz, M. (1996) Petrology of silicate inclusions in the Miles IIE iron: Antarctic Meteorite Research. Twentieth Symposium on Antarctic Meteorites, NIPR Symposium No. 9: Editor, Kojima, H. & others: 143-173.; Ebihara, M., Ikeda, Y., & Prinz, M. (1997) Petrology and chemistry of the Miles IIE iron. II: Chemical characteristics of the Miles silicate inclusions. Antarctic Meteorite Research. Twenty first Symposium on Antarctic Meteorites, NIPR Symposium No. 10: Editor, Hirasawa, T. : 373-388.
  • Ontario
    • Hastings Co.
      • Dungannon Township
David Joyce; Joyce, D. K. (2006) Calcite Vein-Dikes of the Grenville Geological Province, Ontario, Canada. Rocks and Minerals 81:34-42
    • Sudbury District
      • Bigwood Township
Dolan, M.L., Hains, D.H. and Ash, D.R. (1991) High Alumina Rocks in Ontario; Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines, Industrial Minerals Background Paper 10, 130p
  • Québec
    • Laurentides
      • Antoine-Labelle RCM
        • Notre-Dame-du-Laus
Belley, P.M., O'Neil, J. & Hattori, K. (2016) Spinel and Aspidolite from the Des Cèdres Dam Occurrence, Notre-Dame-du-Laus, Québec, Canada. Rocks & Minerals 91, #5, 448-452.
  • Ihorombe
    • Ihosy
      • Sakalalina
Lacroix, A. (1939): La lamboanite, schiste cristallin à faciès gneissique dépourvu de quartz et à pegmatite à cordiérite qui l'accompagne à Ankaditany (S. Madagascar) . Bulletin de Minéralogie 62: 289-298
  • Aust-Agder
    • Evje og Hornnes
      • Åvesland
Andersen, O. (1931): Feltspat II. Forekomster i fylkene Buskerud og Telemark, i flere herreder i Aust-Agder og i Hidra i Vest-Agder. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse nr 128b, p 97-98
  • Finnmark
    • Alta
      • Seiland Island
Miller, J., & Fitch, F. (1967) The Age of Alkaline Rocks from West Finnmark, Northern Norway, and Their Bearing on the Dating of the Caledonian Orogeny. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 47, 255-273.
Barth, T. (1927): Die Pegmatitgänge der kaledonischen intrusivgesteine in Seiland-gebiete. Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi Skrifter. 1. Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1927. No.8. 123p; Barth, T. (1927): Die Pegmatitgänge der kaledonischen intrusivgesteine in Seiland-gebiete. Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi Skrifter. 1. Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1927. No.8. 123p.
    • Hammerfest
      • Seiland Island
Robins, B. (1971): Syenitic-Carbonatite Relationships in the Seiland Gabbro Province, Finnmark, Northern Norway. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 272, 43-58
  • Setúbal
    • Santiago do Cacém
      • Cercal
Plimer, I.R. & de Carvalho, D. (1982): The geochemistry of hydrothermal alteration at the Salgadinho copper deposit, Portugal. Mineralium Deposita 17, 193-211.
  • New York
    • St. Lawrence Co.
      • Hammond
Marian Lupulescu (2009) The 36th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, April 23-26, programme abstracts, 21-23.
  • North Carolina
    • Cabarrus Co.
      • Concord
Barbara A.Olsen,Harry Y.McSween Jr.(1983) Petrogensis of the Concord Gabbro-Syenite Complex,North Carolina:American Mineralogist, 315-333,1983,pg #325
Susina,Dana L.(2010) Characterization of a Ultra High Purity Quartz Deposit,Spruce Pine Mining District,North Carolina,Paper No.132-6
  • Oklahoma
    • Comanche Co.
      • Wichita Mts
        • Mount Scott
J.D. Price et al. , Eur. J. Mineral. , 1996, 8, pp. 435-451.
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