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Satin Spar Gypsum

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CaSO4 · 2H2O
A variety of Gypsum

A fibrous variety of Gypsum. See also the main page on Satin Spar.

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Chemical Properties of Satin Spar GypsumHide

CaSO4 · 2H2O

Synonyms of Satin Spar GypsumHide

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Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Bitumen1 photo of Satin Spar Gypsum associated with Bitumen on
Calcite1 photo of Satin Spar Gypsum associated with Calcite on

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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 Satin Spar GypsumHide

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.
  • Catamarca
    • Antofagasta de la Sierra Department
      • Salar del Hombre Muerto
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry
  • South Australia
    • Central North
  • Western Australia
    • Derby-West Kimberley Shire
      • Fitzroy Crossing
John Keith Warren Richard Kempton (2012) Evaporite Sedimentology and the Origin of Evaporite-Associated Mississippi Valley-type Sulfides in the Cadjebut Mine Area, Lennard Shelf, Canning Basin, Western Australia. in SEPM Special Publication: Basinwide diagenetic patterns: Integrated petrologic, geochemical, and hydrologic considerations, Volume: 57
  • Nova Scotia
    • Colchester Co.
      • Five Islands
Ronnie Van Dommelen collection
    • Hants Co.
CanRockhound v.6, n.1 (2001)
  • Abruzzo
    • Pescara Province
      • San Valentino in Abruzzo Citeriore
        • Trovigliano
  • Calabria
    • Reggio Calabria Province
De Stefano G.(1900). Sopra alcuni minerali della Calabria. Bollettino del Naturalista, XX (7) pp.74-79. Siena
  • Tuscany
    • Pisa Province
      • Castellina Marittima
        • Marmolaio Valley
          • Pomaia
G. Carobbi, F. Rodolico (1976): I Minerali della Toscana - Acc. Tosc. Sc. e Lett. "La Colombaria", Leo Olschki Ed. Firenze, pp. 278
  • Riga Region
    • Stopiņi Municipality
Edgars Endzelins photo
  • Małopolskie
    • Bochnia
Personally collected by Piotr Zając in 2008
    • Kraków
      • Dębniki
Grzegorz Słowik collection
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
      • Benson
Dennis Tryon collection
    • Pima Co.
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10060183, MRDS ID #TC10140.
      • Marsh Station vicinity
        • Cross Hill
  • Arkansas
    • Howard Co.
      • Briar
Arkansas Geological Commission
    • Pike Co.
      • Highland
Rocks and Minerals, (1988) 63:104-125
      • Murfreesboro
        • Plaster Bluff
Rocks & Min.: 63:118.
  • California
    • Fresno Co.
      • Coalinga
Bradley, W.W. (1916b), Fresno and Kings Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 14: 452; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 210; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 285.
    • Kern Co.
      • Kramer District (Kramer Borate District)
        • Boron
Morgan, V. and Erd, R.C. (1969) Minerals of the Kramer borate district, California California Division of Mines and Geology Mineral Information Service: 22(9&10): 152; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 286.
      • San Joaquin Valley
Troxel, Bennie Wyatt & P.K. Morton (1962), Mines and mineral resources of Kern County, California: California Division Mines & Geology County Report 1, 370 pp.: 197-209; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 286.
    • Los Angeles Co.
      • Mint Canyon [town]
        • Mint Canyon
Oakeshott, Gordon Blaisdell (1958) Geology and mineral deposits of San Fernando quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California. California Division of Mines Bulletin 172: No. 40: 130; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 286.
      • Sierra Pelona Mts (Sierra Pelona Range)
        • Castaic
Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California: 60; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 287.
    • San Bernardino Co.
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 287.
  • Colorado
    • Douglas Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
    • Fremont Co.
"Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", p. 15, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
    • Larimer Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
  • Connecticut
    • Hartford Co.
      • New Britain
Van King
  • Indiana
    • Crawford Co.
Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp
    • Martin Co.
      • Shoals
  • Iowa
    • Des Moines Co.
      • Mediapolis (Mediopolis)
R&M 77:6 pp 404-413
  • Kentucky
    • Hardin Co.
Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
Rocks & Minerals 81:420-440
  • Michigan
    • Delta Co.
      • Isabella
        • Nahma junction
Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
    • Kent Co.
      • Grandville
Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
    • Mackinac Co.
Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
  • Nevada
    • Esmeralda Co.
      • Rock Hill District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Humboldt Co.
      • Virgin Valley
USGS Bull 1538D
USGS Bull 1538D
    • Washoe Co.
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
  • Oklahoma
    • Canadian Co.
      • Calumet
Rocks & Minerals 72:4 pp 252-264
  • Utah
    • Grand Co.
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
  • Virginia
    • Alleghany Co.
Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
    • Giles Co.
Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
    • Lee Co.
Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
    • Wythe Co.
Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
  • Wyoming
John Betts photo
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