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Peristerite

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Formula:
Na(AlSi3O8)
A variety of Albite

A variety of albite showing slight iridescence and sometimes adularescence (as in moonstone).


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Chemical Properties of PeristeriteHide

Formula:
Na(AlSi3O8)

Other Language Names for PeristeriteHide

German:Peristerit
Spanish:Peristerita

Varieties of PeristeriteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Schorl12 photos of Peristerite associated with Schorl on mindat.org.
Biotite10 photos of Peristerite associated with Biotite on mindat.org.
Muscovite9 photos of Peristerite associated with Muscovite on mindat.org.
Nepheline5 photos of Peristerite associated with Nepheline on mindat.org.
Augite4 photos of Peristerite associated with Augite on mindat.org.
Aquamarine1 photo of Peristerite associated with Aquamarine on mindat.org.
Smoky Quartz1 photo of Peristerite associated with Smoky Quartz on mindat.org.
Amazonite1 photo of Peristerite associated with Amazonite on mindat.org.

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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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Localities for PeristeriteHide

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.
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Frontenac Co.
      • Portland Township
Ann P.Sabina (1983), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector; Kingston,Ontario to Lac St.Jean, Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 32, p.6
      • Dudley Township
Chris Rohricht Collection
      • Glamorgan Township
http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/mdi/data/records/MDI31D16NW00236.html
      • Lutterworth Township
Sabina A.P. (1986) GSC, Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Miscellaneous report 39, p.66.
      • Monmouth Township
http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/mdi/data/records/MDI31E01SE00199.html
Satterly J. (1956) Radioactive Mineral Occurrences in the Bancroft Area, Ontario Department of Mines, Annual report ARV65, pt.6, p.98-99.
    • Hastings Co.
      • Dungannon Township
        • York River area
Michal Adamowicz collection.
      • Faraday Township
Ontario MDI Number: MDI31F04SW00036; Masson, S. L., & Gordon, J. B. (1981). Radioactive mineral deposits of the Pembroke-Renfrew area. Ministry of Natural Resources.Survey, Mineral Deposits Circular 23, 155
Sabina, Ann P., Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39, Madawaska Faraday Mine, page 42.; Hewitt, D. F. (1967) Pegmatite Mineral Resources of Ontario. Geological Survey of Canada Industrial Mineral Report 21
Yale Peabody Museum #8646; Hugh S. Spence (1930) Pegmatite minerals of Ontario and Quebec. American Mineralogist 15:430-450
      • Monteagle Township
http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31F04NW00003.html
John Sinkankas (1959) Gemstones of North America, Volume 1
http://www.geologyontario.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndmfiles/MDI/data/records/MDI31F04NW00019.html
GSC Misc Report 39 p 31
      • Bathurst Township
GSC Misc Report 41 p 57
GSC Misc Report 41 p 57
    • Parry Sound District
      • McConkey Township
Ann P.Sabina (2007), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario; Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Temiscaming, Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 48, p118
    • Peterborough Co.
Maggie Wilson collected July 2008
Reiner Mielke
    • Renfrew Co.
      • Brudenell Township
Collection of Michal adamowicz
      • Head Township
Sabina, A. P. (2007) Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario; Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Témiscaming, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous Report 48, 249p, p.83.
      • Lyndoch Township
Steacy, H.R., Rose, E. R., Moyd, L. & Hogarth, D.D. (1982): Some classic Mineral Localities of Southeastern Ontario. Mineralogical Record 13: 197-203; Hugh S. Spence (1930) Pegmatite minerals of Ontario and Quebec. American Mineralogist 15:430-450; Sangster, P.J., McGuinty, W.J., Papertzian, V.C., Steele, K.G., Lee, C.R., Barua, M., Laidlaw, D.A. and Carter, T.R. 2003. Report of Activities 2002, Resident Geologist Program, Southern Ontario Regional Resident Geologist Southeastern and Southwestern Districts, Mines and Minerals Information Centre, and Petroleum Resources Centre; Ontario Geological Survey, Open File Report 6115, 118p.
      • Sebastopol Township
        • Miller property
          • Miller property trenches
Van King
      • Wilberforce Township
Sabina, A. P. (2007) Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario; Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Témiscaming, Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous Report 48, 249p.
  • Québec
    • Lanaudière
      • Matawinie RCM
        • Saint-Michel-des-Saints
Sabina, A.P. (1983) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kingston, Ontario to Lac St-Jean, Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 32, 65-66 p.; Sabina, A.P. (1983) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kingston, Ontario to Lac St-Jean, Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 32, 65-66 p.
    • Outaouais
      • Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais RCM
        • Val-des-Monts
Rocks & Min. 40(7):485-488.; Van King specimen
      • Papineau RCM
        • Val-des-Bois
Ann P. Sabina 68-51 1986; Hugh S. Spence (1930) Pegmatite minerals of Ontario and Quebec. American Mineralogist 15:430-450
      • Pontiac RCM
        • Otter Lake
M A G Lafontaine (1979) Uranium-Thorium Deposite at the Yates Mine, Huddersfield Township, Quebec. MSc thesis, University of Ottawa.
China
 
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Aletai Prefecture (Altay Prefecture)
        • Fuhai Co. (Burultokay Co.)
[var: Albite Moonstone] Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp.
Mexico
 
  • Chihuahua
    • Mun. de Carmargo
Rob Lavinsky
Norway
 
  • Aust-Agder
    • Iveland
      • Frøyså
Pedersen, R. (ed) (2007): Iveland V: Gruvedrift. Iveland Bygdesogenemd. p 334
  • Nordland
    • Tysfjord
Van King
USA
 
  • Connecticut
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Portland
        • Collins Hill
Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70:396-409
  • Maine
    • Kennebec Co.
      • Litchfield
Doug Watts
    • Oxford Co.
      • Stoneham
Bill Bunn
  • Michigan
    • Houghton Co.
Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
    • Keweenaw Co.
      • Ahmeek
Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
  • New York
    • St. Lawrence Co.
      • Macomb Township
        • Macomb
George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
      • Pierrepont
Steven C. Chamberlain (2012) New locality open for collecting near Pierrepoint, St Lawrence Co., New York. Mineral News, 28, #7, 12.
    • Westchester Co.
      • Mount Pleasant
George Robinson & Steven Chamberlain (2007) Gazetteer of major New York State mineral localities. Rocks & Minerals, 82, #6, 472-483.
  • Pennsylvania
    • Delaware Co.
      • Middletown Township
        • Elwyn
          • Mineral Hill
[var: Albite Moonstone] Gordon's Mineralogy of Pennsylvania (1922) p. 191
[var: Albite Moonstone] Gordon, "Mineralogy of Pennsylvania" 1922 p. 193.
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