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Leverrierite

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Formula:
KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
A variety of Illite

A kaolinite-group clay.
Originally reported from Saint-Etienne, Loire, Rhône-Alpes, France.




Classification of Leverrierite

Chemical Properties of Leverrierite

Formula:
KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Leverrierite

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Other Information

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 Leverrierite

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Loire
Grim, 1968. Clay Mineralogy, 2nd ed., p.47
Germany
 
  • Brandenburg
    • Doberlug-Kirchhain
Schüller, A., and Grassmann, H. (1949): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 2, 269-278.
USA
 
  • Nevada
    • Nye Co.
      • Toquima Range
        • Manhattan District
          • Manhattan
            • Litigation Hill
NBMG files No. 29600035
USGS Bull 723
  • Utah
    • Salt Lake Co.
      • Oquirrh Mts
        • Bingham District (West Mountain District)
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
  • Virginia
    • Amelia Co.
      • Amelia (Amelia Court House)
Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich; Pegau, A. A. (1932). Pegmatite deposits of Virginia. Virginia Geological Survey Bulletin No. 33.
      • Winterham
USGS Bulletin 248B (1952)
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