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Talc

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Talc is used in paper making, plastic, paint and coatings, rubber, food, electric cable, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, ceramics, and more.


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Properties of TalcHide

Formula:
Mg3Si4O10(OH)2

May contain variable amounts of minor Fe, Al and F.
Hardness:
Density:
2.58 - 2.83 g/cm3 (Measured)    2.78 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Other Commodities associated with Talc *Hide

CommodityAssociated LocalitiesTotal Localities% Association (commodity)% Association (Talc)
Clay72,6130.27% of all Clay deposits have Talc.1.87% of all Talc deposits have Clay.
Asbestos42071.93% of all Asbestos deposits have Talc.1.07% of all Talc deposits have Asbestos.
Dimension Stone49070.44% of all Dimension Stone deposits have Talc.1.07% of all Talc deposits have Dimension Stone.
Mica32,2810.13% of all Mica deposits have Talc.0.80% of all Talc deposits have Mica.
Gold320,8860.01% of all Gold deposits have Talc.0.80% of all Talc deposits have Gold.
Graphite31891.59% of all Graphite deposits have Talc.0.80% of all Talc deposits have Graphite.
Silver29,5350.02% of all Silver deposits have Talc.0.53% of all Talc deposits have Silver.
Kaolin (China Clay)25170.39% of all Kaolin (China Clay) deposits have Talc.0.53% of all Talc deposits have Kaolin (China Clay).
* in exploitable quantities, based on associations listed on mindat.org

Deposits of TalcHide

This map shows a selection of deposits 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

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Australia
 
  • South Australia
    • Eyre Peninsula
      • Cowell
      • Tumby Bay
    • Flinders Ranges
      • North Flinders Ranges
        • Arkaroola Region (Arkaroola Wilderness Sanctuary; Arkaroola Station)
          • Mount Fitton homestead
    • Mt Lofty Ranges
      • North Mt Lofty Ranges
        • Barossa Valley
          • Lyndoch
      • South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills)
        • Gumeracha
  • Western Australia
    • Bridgetown-Greenbushes Shire
    • Kalgoorlie-Boulder Shire
      • Mount Monger Goldfield
        • Mount Monger
    • Meekatharra Shire
      • Mount Gould Station
    • Three Springs Shire
      • Three Springs
    • Victoria Plains Shire
      • Bolgart
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Hastings Co.
      • Madoc Area
        • Huntingdon Township
  • Québec
    • Chaudière-Appalaches
      • Les Appalaches RCM
        • Saint-Pierre-de-Broughton (West Broughton)
    • Estrie
      • Memphrémagog RCM
        • Bolton-Est
Egypt
 
  • Red Sea
    • Eastern Desert
      • Central Eastern Desert
Finland
 
  • North Karelia
    • Polvijärvi
France
 
  • Occitanie
    • Ariège
      • Luzenac
Italy
 
  • Piedmont
    • Metropolitan City of Turin
      • Lanzo Valleys
        • Ala Valley
          • Voragno
Madagascar
 
  • Amoron'i Mania
    • Ambositra
      • Sahatsiho Ambohimanjaka
Norway
 
  • Hordaland
    • Kvam
  • Nordland
    • Rana
      • Altermark area
  • Rogaland
    • Sandnes
Slovakia
 
  • Košice Region
    • Rožňava Co.
      • Gemerská Poloma (Poloma; Veszverés)
USA
 
  • Alabama
    • Clay Co.
    • Talladega Co.
      • Winterboro Mine
  • Alaska
    • Matanuska-Susitna Borough
      • Willow Creek District
    • Northwest Arctic Borough
      • Ambler District
  • California
    • Alameda Co.
      • Diablo Range
        • Sunol
          • Apperson Creek
    • Butte Co.
      • Big Bend
        • Big Bend Mountain
    • Inyo Co.
      • Death Valley-Kingston Range District
        • Kingston Range
          • Crystal Spring
      • Inyo Mts (Inyo Range)
        • Beveridge
        • Cerro Gordo Peak area
        • Haystack Mountain (Haystack; Boulder Mountain; Kern Knob)
        • Lime Hill
        • Talc City Hills
          • Talc City District
            • Eagle Point
        • Tibbetts District
          • Johnson Spring
        • Willow Creek Camp
      • Kid Mountain
      • McLain Park
      • Mount Tom (Mt. Tom)
      • Nopah Range
        • Upper Noonday Camp
      • Panamint Mts (Panamint Range)
        • Carbonate District
          • Warm Spring
        • Cottonwood Mts
          • Goldbelt District
        • Needle Peak
    • Los Angeles Co.
      • Mint Canyon [town]
        • Mint Canyon
          • Head of Mint Canyon
      • Sierra Pelona Mts (Sierra Pelona Range)
        • Green Valley
    • Mariposa Co.
      • Mother Lode Belt
        • Bagby-Mariposa-Mount Bullion-Whitlock District
          • Bagby
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Alexander Hills
      • Ibex Hills
  • District of Columbia (Washington D.C.)
    • NW Washington
  • Georgia
    • Cherokee Co.
    • Gilmer Co.
    • Gordon Co.
    • Murray Co.
      • Chatsworth
      • Crandall
        • Cohutta Mt.
  • Idaho
    • Fremont Co.
  • Massachusetts
    • Berkshire Co.
      • Hinsdale
      • Savoy
    • Franklin Co.
      • Rowe
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Groton
  • Montana
    • Beaverhead Co.
      • Argenta Mining District
      • Ruby Range
    • Lewis and Clark Co.
      • Helena Mining District (Spring Hill Mining District)
    • Lincoln Co.
    • Madison Co.
      • Alder Gulch Mining District (Virginia City Mining District; Fairweather Mining District)
      • Gravelly Range
      • Greenhorn Range
      • Mineral Hill Mining District (Pony Mining District)
      • Ruby Range
      • Sheridan Mining District (Mill Creek Mining District; Wisconsin Mining District)
      • Silver Star Mining District
      • Summit Mining District
      • Varney Mining District
  • Nevada
    • Churchill Co.
      • Broken Hills District
    • Esmeralda Co.
      • Palmetto District
      • Sylvania District
    • Mineral Co.
      • Fitting District
  • New Mexico
    • Doña Ana Co.
      • San Andreas Mts
        • Hembrillo District
  • New York
    • St. Lawrence Co.
      • Balmat-Edwards Zinc District
        • Balmat
      • Talcville
  • North Carolina
    • Alamance Co.
    • Avery Co.
      • Frank
      • Spruce Pine District
    • Buncombe Co.
      • Democrat
    • Caldwell Co.
      • Collettsville
    • Chatham Co.
      • Snow Camp
    • Cherokee Co.
      • Murphy Marble Belt
    • Granville Co.
      • Bowlings Mountain
      • Robbins-Uzzell property
    • Harnett Co.
    • Johnston Co.
    • Macon Co.
      • Murphy Marble Belt
    • Madison Co.
      • Madison County Soapstone District
    • Montgomery Co.
    • Moore Co.
      • Dry Creek Mine
      • Glendon District
      • Robbins District
    • Orange Co.
      • Hillsborough
    • Randolph Co.
    • Swain Co.
      • Murphy Marble Belt
  • Oregon
    • Baker Co.
      • Baker District (Pocahontas District; Auburn District; Minersville District)
      • Upper Burnt River District
    • Grant Co.
    • Jackson Co.
      • Upper Applegate District
    • Josephine Co.
      • Lower Applegate District
    • Malheur Co.
      • Malheur District (Mormon Basin District)
  • Rhode Island
    • Providence Co.
      • Lincoln
        • Manville
  • South Carolina
    • Oconee Co.
  • South Dakota
    • Lawrence Co.
    • Pennington Co.
      • Keystone District
      • Mystic District
  • Tennessee
    • Unicoi Co.
  • Utah
    • Davis Co.
      • Clearfield Area
  • Vermont
    • Addison Co.
      • Granville
    • Lamoille Co.
      • Waterville
    • Washington Co.
      • Duxbury
      • Moretown
      • Waterbury
    • Windsor Co.
      • Chester
      • Ludlow
      • Woodstock
  • Virginia
    • Fluvanna Co.
    • Franklin Co.
    • Goochland Co.
    • Grayson Co.
      • Delhart
      • Independence
    • Nelson Co.
      • Schuyler
    • Orange Co.
  • Wisconsin
    • Wood Co.
  • Wyoming
    • Albany Co.
    • Carbon Co.
    • Platte Co.
    • Teton Co.
    • Washakie Co.
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