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About SchernikiteHide

A variety of Muscovite

A pink variety of muscovite, described by Bowman (1902).

Chemical Properties of SchernikiteHide


First Recorded Occurrence of SchernikiteHide

Other Language Names for SchernikiteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
11 photos of Schernikite associated with ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
9 photos of Schernikite associated with Lepidolite
7 photos of Schernikite associated with AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
6 photos of Schernikite associated with Smoky QuartzSiO2
5 photos of Schernikite associated with MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
4 photos of Schernikite associated with CalciteCaCO3
3 photos of Schernikite associated with Cookeite(Al2Li)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
3 photos of Schernikite associated with QuartzSiO2
2 photos of Schernikite associated with CleavelanditeNa(AlSi3O8)
2 photos of Schernikite associated with Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

Internet Links for SchernikiteHide

Localities for SchernikiteHide

This 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.

Locality ListHide

- 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.
  • Connecticut
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Haddam
        • Haddam Neck
Bowman, H. L. (1902) ON AN OCCURRENCE OF MINERALS AT HADDAM NECK, CONNECTICUT, USA. Mineralogical Magazine, 13 (no. 60), 97—122; DS Martin (1912) Annals New York Academy Science 21:189; Scovil, Jeffrey A. (1992): Famous Mineral Localities: the Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Connecticut. (Mineralogical Record, 23(1):19-28.)
Adam Berlutti collection
      • Middletown
        • White Rock Mining District
Harold Moritz collection
      • Portland
        • Collins Hill
          • Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries)
Harold Moritz collection
  • Maine
    • Androscoggin Co.
      • Auburn
        • East Mount Apatite Mining District
Cliff Trebilcock collection
        • West Mount Apatite Mining District
Harold Moritz collection
    • Sagadahoc Co.
      • Topsham
Cliff Trebilcock collection; Clara Brennan, Samuel M. Cameron, and Mona-Liza C. Sirbescu (2016) Crystallization of the Fisher Quarry Pegmatite, Sagadahoc Co., Maine: Preliminary Insights from Fluid Inclusions. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado
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