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A lamellar variety of calcite with a silvery lustre.

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Simplified Chinese:层解石

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Kirwan, R. (1794) Elements of Mineralogy, second edition: 1: 104.
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 153.

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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.

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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.
  • Hunan Province
    • Chenzhou Prefecture
      • Yizhang Co.
        • Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field
Yirang Chen (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(2), 25-30
    • Hengyang Prefecture
      • Changning Co.
        • Shuikoushan ore field
Yongsheng Li, Xinyou Zhu, Shimin Zhen, Fanying Gong, Fanyu Qi, and Xiaodong Gong (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(suppl.), 963-964
  • Sichuan Province
    • Garzê Autonomous Prefecture (Ganzi Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Kangding Co.
Chenghua Zhang and Guodong Ji (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(9), 15-20, 40
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Camborne
        • South Roskear group (Pendarves Consols)
Specimen in the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences collection.
      • St Just
        • Botallack
Carne, J. (1822): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 2, 290-358
  • Idaho
    • Custer Co.
      • Bay Horse District
Rocks & Minerals (March, 2001)
  • Massachusetts
    • Hampshire Co.
      • Northampton
Emerson, 1917. Geology of Mass. & RI, p.104-105.
Nash, Alanson (1827): Notices of the Lead Mines and Veins of Hampshire County, Mass. and of the Geology and Mineralogy of that Region (American Journal of Science and Arts vol. 7, pp. 238-270.)
  • New Hampshire
    • Grafton Co.
      • Sugar Hill
        • Ore Hill
Meyers & Stewart,1956. Geology of NH, part III.
  • Virginia
    • Amelia Co.
      • Amelia (Amelia Court House)
AmMin 3:27-28 (1918)
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