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White mica

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About White micaHide

This page provides mineralogical data about White mica.

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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.
  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
      • Zillertal
        • Zemmgrund
[Margarite] W. Senger: "Oryctographie der Gefürsteten Grafschaft Tirols", Wagner (Innsbruck), 1821, pp. 32-33
  • Québec
    • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
      • La Vallée-de-l'Or RCM
        • Réservoir-Dozois
[Muscovite] Olivier Langelier Collection
  • Tuscany
    • Lucca Province
      • Pietrasanta
[Pyrophyllite] Dini A., Bramanti A., Mancini S., Orlandi P. (1997) - La lazulite del Monte Folgorito (Alpi Apuane), Pietrasanta, Lucca - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Fasc. 2, 1997
  • Áncash
    • Pallasca Province
      • Pampas District
[Muscovite] Mineralogical Record 28, No. 4 (1997); collections of Rock Currier, Jack Crowley, Jaroslav Hyrsl and Alfredo Petrov.
  • Sverdlovsk Oblast
    • Beryozovsky
[Pyrophyllite] - Yushkin N.P., Ivanov O.K., Popov V.A. (1986) Introduction in topomineralogy of Ural. Nauka, Moscow, 294 pp. (in Russian).
[Pyrophyllite] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
  • Ticino
    • Leventina
      • Chironico Valley
[Paragonite] Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 296.; Weiß, S. (2014): Disthen von der Alpe Sponda. Lapis, 39 (9), 12-25; 62; Charlotte Redler, Alfred Irouschek, Teresa Jeffries and Reto Gieré (2016): Origin and Formation of Tourmaline-rich Cordierite-bearing Metapelitic Rocks from Alpe Sponda, Central Alps (Switzerland). Journal of Petrology, 57, 277-308.
  • Valais
    • Martigny
      • Mont Chemin
  • Wales
    • Carmarthenshire
[Paragonite var: Brammallite] DAN Earth Sci. 208 (1973), 157; CM 36 (1998), 905
  • California
    • San Luis Obispo Co.
      • Santa Lucia Mts (Santa Lucia Range)
        • San Simeon
[Muscovite] Ron Layton collection
  • Connecticut
    • Fairfield Co.
      • Redding (Reading)
        • Branchville
[Muscovite] Cameron et al (1954) USGS Prof Paper 255; Shainin (1946); Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70:396-409
      • Trumbull
        • Long Hill
[Margarite] Shannon, Earl V. (1921a): The Old Tungsten Mine in Trumbull, Connecticut. American Mineralogist 6:126-128.; Shannon, Earl V. (1921b), Some Minerals from the Old Tungsten Mine at Long Hill in Trumbull, Connecticut. Proceedings U.S. National Museum: 58(2348): 469-482.
    • Hartford Co.
      • Glastonbury
        • South Glastonbury
[Muscovite] Rocks & Min 74:121 (1999); Rocks and Minerals (1999) 74:110-121
    • Middlesex Co.
      • East Hampton (Chatham)
[Muscovite] LMSCC Newsletter, Sept. 2005 Harold Moritz collection, 1991-2009
      • Haddam
        • Haddam Neck
[Muscovite] Mineralogical Magazine 1902 13 : 97-121.; Scovil, Jeffrey A. (1992): Famous Mineral Localities: the Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Connecticut. (Mineralogical Record, 23(1):19-28.); Cameron, Eugene N. and others. (1954) PEGMATITE INVESTIGATIONS 1942-45 NEW ENGLAND. U.S. Geological Survey, Professional Paper 255.
[Muscovite var: Schernikite] Adam Berlutti collection
      • Portland
        • Collins Hill
          • Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries)
[Muscovite] Cameron, Eugene N., Larrabee, David M., McNair, Andrew H., Page, James T., Stewart, Glenn W., and Shainin, Vincent E. (1954): Pegmatite Investigations 1942-45 New England; USGS Professional Paper 255: 333-338.; Sterrett, Douglas B. (1923), Mica Deposits Of The United States, USGS Bulletin 740: 65-67.
[Muscovite] Januzzi, Ronald. (1976), Mineral Localities of Connecticut and Southeastern New York State. Taylor Associates/Mineralogical Press, Danbury.
  • Illinois
    • Calhoun Co.
      • Gilead
[Muscovite var: Illite] GSA Bulletin; August 2001; v. 113; no. 8; p. 1092-1104
  • Maine
    • Sagadahoc Co.
      • Topsham
[Muscovite var: Schernikite] 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
  • Massachusetts
    • Hampden Co.
      • Chester
[Margarite] Min Rec (1978) 9:235-242
[Margarite] Min Rec (1978) 9:235-242
  • North Carolina
    • Catawba Co.
      • Hickory
[Muscovite] K. Wood collection
    • Mitchell Co.
      • Spruce Pine District
        • Spruce Pine
[Muscovite] U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
  • Pennsylvania
    • Delaware Co.
      • Middletown Township
[Muscovite] Gordon, Mineralogy of Pennsylvania, 1922 p. 190
    • Schuylkill Co.
[Pyrophyllite] Stephen Peterson, George H. Myer, Barbara S. Grandstaff, and David E. Grandstaff (2011) A multistage model of preservation in fossil plants from the Llewellyn Formation (Pennsylvanian), St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA. Paper no. 173-5, 2011 GSA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis (9-12 October 2011)
  • South Dakota
    • Pennington Co.
      • Keystone District
        • Keystone
[Muscovite] Dana 6: 1088; Rocks & Minerals: 10: 121-122,146-147.; USGS Bull 380D; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; Norton, James J. (1964) Pegmatites and other Precambrian Rocks in the Southern Black Hills; Geology and mineral deposits of some pegmatites in the southern Black Hills, South Dakota. USGS Professional Paper 297E.
  • Texas
    • Burnet Co.
[Muscovite] F Roberts, 2006
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