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Ontariolite

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An aluminosilicate and chlorite of calcium and sodium, an impure member of the Scapolite group, with a composition possibly near that of Wernerite.
Originally reported from Galway, Peterborough Co., Ontario, Canada.

From Johnston, "a glossy scapolite, often black from inclusions, probably of graphite. It may probably, as suggested by Shepard, belong with mizonite and dipyre.


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German:Ontariolit
Spanish:Ontariolita

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Jonhston, R.A.A. "A list of Canadian Mineral Occurrences," GSC Memoir 74, 1915.
Shepard, C.U. American Journal of Science, Ser. 3, Vol. XX, p.54

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ⓘ - 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.
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Peterborough Co.
Shepard, C.U. American Journal of Science, Ser. 3, Vol. XX, p.54
 
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