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CombarbaliteMulticolored variety of soapstone from the vicinity of Combarbalá, Choapa Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile.

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Steatite1 photo of Soapstone associated with Steatite on mindat.org.
Talc1 photo of Soapstone associated with Talc on mindat.org.

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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.
Algeria
 
  • Tamanghasset Province
    • Tanezrouft
[Saponite] Greshake, A., Krot, A. N. & Keil, K. (2004) Mineralogy and Chemistry of Fine-grained Matrices, Rims, and Dark Inclusions in the CR Carbonaceous Chondrites Acfer/El Djouf 001 and the Ungrouped Carbonaceous Chondrites Acfer 094 and Adelaide. Workshop on Chondrites and Protoplanetary Disk, pdf.9041. (Nov 2004)
Antarctica
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Queen Maud Land
[Saponite] Brearley, A. J. & Jones, R. H. (1998): Chondritic Meteorites. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J., Editor): Chapter 3, 398 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA. (1998)
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Buckland Co.
      • Ardglen
[Saponite] Brian M. England: Additonal Na-rich zeolite species and their associations from Ardglen, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Mineralogy Vo. 6 No1 June 2000 p 33-40.
[Saponite] England, B.M. (1996) Zeolites and associated minerals from Borambil, New South Wales, Australia. Australian Journal of Mineralogy, Vol.2, p11-20.
[Saponite] England, B.M. (2002) Zeolites and associated minerals from the Krui Valley, Merriwa, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Mineralogy, Vol. 8, 61-71.
    • Cumberland Co.
[Saponite] Crawford, E.A. (1973) Igneous Rock Deposits, Central Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales Department of Mines Report GS1973/441.
    • Gloucester Co.
      • Copeland
[Talc var: Steatite] NSW MR00207
    • Hardinge Co.
[Saponite] Australian Journal of Mineralogy 4:123-129
    • Pottinger Co.
[Saponite] Mineralogical Record (1988) 19:389-406.
  • Queensland
    • Toowoomba Region
[Saponite] Vic Cloete.
  • South Australia
    • Flinders Ranges
      • North Flinders Ranges
        • Arkaroola Region (Arkaroola Station)
          • Mount Fitton homestead
SA Geodata Database - Mineral Deposit Details Deposit Number: 4088
    • Mt Lofty Ranges
      • North Mt Lofty Ranges
        • Barossa Valley
          • Angaston
[Saponite]
    • Yorke Peninsula
      • Port Clinton
[Talc var: Steatite] Record of mines (1980), Summary card No: 73, Maitland SI 5409
  • Tasmania
    • Break O'Day municipality
      • Blue Tier district
[Saponite] R Bottrill, unpublished. Analyses
    • Brighton municipality
      • Bridgewater
[Saponite] R Bottrill unpub data
    • Burnie City
      • Hampshire district
        • Guilford
[Saponite] Ref: FL Sutherland & RS Bottrill (2004) Zeolites of western Tasmania. Australian Jornal of Mineralogy 10:2 pp 59-72
[Saponite]
    • Central Coast municipality
      • Penguin
[Saponite] Ref: FL Sutherland & RS Bottrill (2004) Zeolites of western Tasmania. Australian Jornal of Mineralogy 10:2 pp 59-72
    • Circular Head municipality
      • Marrawah district
        • Redpa
[Saponite] http://www.crocoite.com/locationbulletins/part1/zeolites.pdf
    • Kentish municipality
      • Moina - Middlesex District
        • Middlesex Plains
[Saponite] Ref: FL Sutherland & RS Bottrill (2004) Zeolites of western Tasmania. Australian Jornal of Mineralogy 10:2 pp 59-72
    • Waratah-Wynyard municipality
      • Heazlewood district
[Saponite] Anderson, P., Bottrill, R. & Davidson, P. (2002): Famous mineral localities: The Lord Brassey mine, Tasmania. Mineralogical Record 33, 321-332
      • Table Cape
[Saponite] Ref: FL Sutherland & RS Bottrill (2004) Zeolites of western Tasmania. Australian Jornal of Mineralogy 10:2 pp 59-72
    • West Coast municipality
[Saponite] Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
  • Western Australia
    • Kalgoorlie-Boulder Shire
      • Mount Monger Goldfield
        • Mount Monger
Fetherston, J.M., Stocklmayer, S.M., Stocklmayer, V.C. (2013) Gemstones of Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Mineral Resources Bulletin 25, 306p.
    • Leonora Shire
      • Eulaminna (Murrin Murrin mining centre)
[Saponite] Murrin Murrin Nickel Laterite Deposit, WA; M.A. Wells, CSIRO Exploration and Mining; CRC LEME 2003
    • Meekatharra Shire
      • Mount Gould Station
Fetherston, J.M., Stocklmayer, S.M., Stocklmayer, V.C. (2013) Gemstones of Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Mineral Resources Bulletin 25, 306p.
    • Murchison Shire
      • Nookawarra Station
Abeysinghe, P.B. (1996) Talc, Pyrophyllite and Magnesite in Western Australia: Western Australia Geological Survey, Mineral Resources Bulletin 16, 129p.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Reißeck group
        • Gmünd
          • Radlgraben
[Talc var: Steatite] Pichler (2009)
    • Karawanken
      • Feistritz im Rosental
[Talc var: Steatite]
    • Koralpe
      • Waldenstein
[Saponite] matrixx 5, p.26-30
    • St Paul im Lavanttal
      • Kollnitz
[Saponite] G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
  • Lower Austria
    • Industrieviertel
      • Gloggnitz
        • Eichberg
[Talc var: Steatite] R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
[Talc var: Steatite] R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
    • Waldviertel
      • Brunn an der Wild
        • Dietmannsdorf an der Wild
[Saponite] Götzinger, M. A. (1987): Vermiculitvorkommen der Böhmischen Masse in Österreich und ihre Entstehung. Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges., 132, 135-156.
      • Drosendorf-Zissersdorf
        • Pingendorf
[Saponite] Niedermayr, G. (1990): Eine bemerkenswerte Zeolithparagenese aus einem Serpentinitsteinbruch bei Pingendorf in Niederösterreich. Mineralien-Welt, 1 (2), 31-34.; Götzinger, M. A., Beran, A. & Libowitzky, E. (1994): Exkursion A: Mineralvorkommen und Lagerstätten im östlichen Waldviertel. Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 139, 389-405.
      • Gföhl
        • Rastbach
[Saponite] Database „Minerale NÖ“ (A. Thinschmidt and co-workers)
      • St Oswald
[Saponite] GÖTZINGER, Michael A. (1987a): Mineralogy and Genesis of Vermiculite in Serpentinites of the Bohemian Massif in Austria.- Miner. Petr., 36/2, 93-110, Wien - New York.
      • Waldkirchen an der Thaya
[Saponite] Götzinger, M. A. (1987): Vermiculitvorkommen der Böhmischen Masse in Österreich und ihre Entstehung. Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges., 132, 135-156.
  • Salzburg
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Fusch valley
        • Brennkogel area
[Talc var: Steatite] R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
  • Styria
    • Bad Radkersburg
      • Klöch
[Saponite] Taucher, J. et al. (1989)
    • Graz
      • Wildon
        • Weitendorf
[Saponite] Aufschluss 1972(SB), 76-79
    • Leoben
[Saponite] Aufschluss 1972(SB), 80-83
Bhutan
 
[Talc var: Steatite] Neil Fraser, Anima Bhattacharya, Bimalendu Bhattachary (2001) Geography of a Himalayan kingdom: Bhutan
Bolivia
 
  • Potosí Department
    • Sud Lípez Province
      • San Antonio de Lípez
[Saponite] Salomon Rivas y Federico Ahlfeld (1998) Los Minerales de Bolivia y sus Parajes. (Santa Cruz)
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Iron Quadrangle
[Talc var: Steatite] www.cprm.gov.br/ingles/bens/ifer0101.html.
      • Mariana (Marianna de Itacolumy)
[Talc var: Steatite] Martins da Pedra collection
  • Paraná
    • Foz do Iguaçu
[Saponite] Geological Survey Professional Paper 327 (U.S. Department of the Interior, 1959)
  • São Paulo
    • São Paulo
[Saponite] D Atencio & R Hypolito ()Fosfatos e silicatos secunderos de uranio de Perus, Sao Paulo
[Saponite] Fosfatos e Silicatos Secundários de Urânio de Perus, São Paulo - Atencio, Daniel and Hypolito, Raphael - Revista Brasileira de Geociências, março de 1994
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Vernon Mining Division
      • Vernon
[Saponite] www.em.gov.bc.ca/cf/minfile; Simandl, G. J., Hancock, K. D., Callaghan, B., Paradis, S., & Yorke-Hardy, R. (1997). Klinker Precious Opal Deposit, South Central British Columbia, Canada-Field Observations and Potential Deposit-Scale Controls. British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, 321-327.
  • Nova Scotia
[Saponite] Tanner, L.H. (1994) "Distribution and origin of clay minerals in the Lower Jurrasic McCoy Brook Formation, Minas Basin, Nova Scotia", Sedimentary Geology, 92, 229-239.
  • Nunavut
    • Baffin Island
[Saponite] Hogarth (1997) Canadian Mineralogist 35, 53-78.
  • Ontario
    • Carleton Co.
      • Pakenham Township
Ann P.Sabina (2007), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Ottawa to North Bay and Huntsville, Ontario; Gatineau (Hull) to Waltham and Temiscaming, Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 48, p.9
    • Cochrane District
      • Timmins area
        • Porcupine Mining District
          • Deloro Township
Ann P.Sabina (2000), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 57
    • Hastings Co.
      • Elzevir Township
Ann P.Sabina (1987), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Hull-Maniwaki, Quebec; Ottawa-Peterborough, Ontario. GSC Misc. Report 41, p77
      • Faraday Township
Chris Rohricht;
SABINA, A.P. (1963): Rocks & minerals for the collector: Sudbury to Winnipeg. Geological Survey of Canada Paper 63-13, 44-45.
      • Contact Bay Area
Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.179
Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.179
      • Garnet Bay Area
Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.180
      • Sabaskosing Bay Area
Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.202
    • Sudbury District
      • Penhorwood Township
Ann P.Sabina (2000), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 57 p.178
      • Reeves Township
Ann P.Sabina (2000), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Cobalt-Belleterre-Timmins, Ontario and Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 57, p.178
    • Thunder Bay District
      • Scoble Township
[Saponite] Willet Miller (1905) Sessional Papers (Mines Report) By Ontario. Legislative Assembly (11th Session)
  • Québec
    • Chaudière-Appalaches
      • Les Appalaches RCM
        • East Broughton
[Talc var: Steatite] Voyage au coeur des Appalaches, Serge Gaudard
[Saponite] [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
          • Robertsonville
[Talc var: Steatite] SIGEOM
    • Montérégie
      • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
        • Mont Saint-Hilaire
[Saponite] Wight & Chao (1995) Rocks & Minerals 70(2), 133.
    • Montréal
[Saponite] TARASSOFF, P., HORVÁTH, L. and PFENNINGER-HORVÁTH, E. (2006) Famous mineral localities: the Francon quarry, Montréal, Québec. Mineralogical Record, 37, 5-60.
  • Yukon
    • Whitehorse Mining District
      • Carcross
        • Tagish Lake
[Saponite] Lunar and Planetary Science XXXII (2001); Zolensky, T., Nakamura, K. & Gounelle,M., Mikouchi,T., Tachikawa. O. & Tonui E. (2002). Phyllosilicate-rich Micrometeorites and Their Origins: Implication from Comparison of Mineralogy of Tagish Lake: An ungrouped type 2 carbonaceous Chondrite. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 37(5), 737-761. (May 2002.) ; Izawa, M. R. M., Flemming, R . L., King, P. L., Peterson, R. C. & McCausland, P. J. A.(2010) Mineralogical and spectroscopic investigations of the Tagish Lake carbonaceous chondrite by X-ray diffraction and infrared reflectance spectra. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 45 (4): 675-698. (April 2010).; Geological Association of Canada (2014) Abstracts Fredericton Vol 37
Central African Republic
 
  • Lobaye Prefecture
    • Lobaye River (Bali River)
[Saponite] Brearley, A. J. & Jones, R. H. (1998). Chondritic Meteorites. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J., Editor): Chapter 3, 398 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA. (1998)
Channel Islands
 
  • Sark
    • Great Sark
[Talc var: Steatite] Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 530-539
Chile
 
  • Arica and Parinacota Region
    • Arica Province
      • Los Camarones
[Saponite] Howard Minerals specimens, April 1984; Diederik Visser photo.
  • Coquimbo Region
    • Choapa Province
Kelm, U., Pincheira, M., Oyarzún, J., & Sucha, V. (2001). Combarbalá advanced argillic alteration zone, Chile: geology, geochemistry, mineralogy and mineralization potential. Applied Earth Science, 110(2), 91-102.
China
 
  • Heilongjiang Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
    • Jixi Prefecture
      • Jidong Co.
[Talc var: Steatite] Shuneng Liang, Guanghui Li, Jinggui Sun, Dong Chen, Wei Pang, and Yan Chang (2009): Global Geology 28(1), 28-36
  • Liaoning Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
    • Fushun Prefecture
      • Qingyuan Co.
[Saponite] Minzhi Yang (2004): Contributions to Geology and Mineral Resources Research 19(3), 143-156
    • Liaoyang Prefecture
      • Gongchangling District
Guangyuan Chen, Meihua Li, Daisheng Sun, and Chuanmin Sun (1983): Journal of Chengdu University of Technology, Science & Technology Edition 24(1)
  • Shaanxi Province
    • Hanzhong Prefecture
      • Mian Co.
[Saponite] Vielreicher, R.M., Vielreicher, N.M., Hagemann, S.G., and Jones, G. (2003): Mineralium Deposita 38, 538-554
  • Shandong Province
    • Linyi Prefecture
      • Yishui Co.
[Saponite] Hongkui Li, Xiulin Tian, Yuelin Wang, Yubo Zhang, Taitao Liang, and Jimei Liu (2010): Shandong Land and Resources 26(11), 1-7
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Tulufan Prefecture (Turfan Prefecture; Turpan Prefecture)
      • Tuokexun Co. (Toksun Co.; Toqsun Co.)
[Saponite] Yanling Tang (2005): Non-metallic deposits of Xinjiang, China [Zhongguo Xinjiang Fei Jinshu Kuangchuang]. Geological Publishing House (Beijing), 289 pp.
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Aletai Prefecture (Altay Prefecture)
        • Fuyun Co. (Koktokay Co.)
[Saponite] Haiyang Zou, Tagen Dai, and Xiangzhao Hu (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 565-568
Curaçao
 
[Saponite] www.excaliburmineral.com/cdintro/sapon.htm.
Cyprus
 
  • Larnaca District (Larnaka District; İskele District)
[Saponite] Prüfer, P. (2010): Mineralien der Insel Zypern. Der Aufschluss 61, 97-106. (in German)
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Central Bohemia Region
      • Čáslav (Tschaslau)
[Saponite] Litochleb, J.: Markovice a Horky u Čáslavi – klasické lokality zeolitů v alpských žilách. Minerál, 1996, roč. 4, č. 2, s. 98-100.
    • Hradec Králové Region
      • Jičín (Jitschin; Gitschin)
[Saponite] Pauliš, P.: Nejzajímavější mineralogická naleziště Čech. Kutná Hora: Kuttna, 2000, s. 61.
    • Liberec Region
      • Kozákov (Kosakow)
[Saponite] Pauliš, P.: Nejzajímavější mineralogická naleziště Čech. Kutná Hora: Kuttna, 2000, s. 57-58.
    • South Bohemia Region
      • České Budějovice (Budweis)
[Saponite] Welser, P.: Minerály pegmatitů a alpské parageneze z Rudolfova u Českých Budějovic. Bulletin Mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2002, roč. 10, s. 293-297.
    • Ústí Region
      • Ústí nad Labem (Aussig)
        • Krásné Březno
[Saponite] Melka, K. et al.: Celadonite and saponite nodules from Tertiary volcanic breccia of Račí vrch Hill, České středohoří Mts. Acta Universitatis Carolinae – Geologica, 2000, vol. 44, nos. 2-4, pp. 109-116.
  • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
    • Olomouc Region
      • Šumperk (Mährisch Schönberg)
        • Sobotín (Zöptau; Zoeptau)
Burkart E. (1953) : Moravské nerosty a jejich literatura. - ČSAV, Praha.
    • South Moravia Region
      • Letovice (Lettowitz)
        • Olešnice
[Talc var: Steatite] Pelíšek J.: Některé nové minerály v krystalických vápencích moravika. Časopis pro mineralogii a geologii, 1979, 24, 4, 435-346.
    • Vysočina Region
      • Havlíčkův Brod District
        • Chotěboř
[Saponite] Pauliš, P.: Nejzajímavější mineralogická naleziště Čech II. Kutná Hora: Kuttna, 2003, s. 96 - 98.
      • Žďár nad Sázavou
        • Věžná
[Saponite] Petr Pauliš (2001): Nejzajímavější mineralogická naleziště Moravy a Slezska. Kuttna, Kutná Hora.
      • Žďár nad Sázavou District
        • Křižanov
[Saponite] Houzar, S.: Přehled minerálů amfibolitového lomu v Mirošově (západní Morava), Minerál, 1999, roč. 7, č. 4, s. 294-296.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
 
  • Orientale
[Saponite] Zolensky, M. E. (1991) Mineralogy and matrix composition of CR chondrites Renazzo and EET 87770, and ungrouped chondrites Essebi and MAC 87300. In: Lunar and Planetary Inst., Abstracts for the 54th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society: p 263. (Jan 1991).
Denmark
 
  • Faroe Islands
[Saponite] Knut Edvard Larsen collection # 415
[Saponite] Sussex Mineral and Lapidary Society (SMLS) Journal 234 Nov/Dec 2011
Egypt
 
  • Al Iskandanyah Governorate (Alexandria Governorate)
    • Abu Hommos
      • Nakhla
[Saponite] Treiman, A. H. & Gooding, J. L. (1991) Iddingsite in the Nakhla meteorite: TEM study of mineralogy and texture of pre-terrestrial (Martian?) alterations. Meteoritics, vol. 26, p. 402.
El Salvador
 
  • Usulután Department
[Saponite] Raymond, J., Williams-Jones, A. E., & Clark, J. R. (2005). Mineralization associated with scale and altered rock and pipe fragments from the Berlin geothermal field, El Salvador; implications for metal transport in natural systems. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 145(1), 81-96.
Finland
 
  • Eastern Finland Region
    • Juuka
[Talc var: Steatite] Eberhard Riech collection; Loukola-Ruskeeniemi, K. and Sorjonen-Ward, P. (eds.) ORE DEPOSITS IN EASTERN FINLAND. Geologian tutkimuskeskus, Opas — Geological Survey of Finland, Guide 42
    • Outokumpu Cu-Co-Zn-Ni-Ag-Au ore field
[Saponite] Uusinoka, R. 1975. A study of composition of rock-gouge in fractures of Finnish Precambrian bedrock. Commentationes Physico-Mathematicae Societas Scientiarum Fennica, 45 (1). 101 s.
  • Northern Finland Region
    • Pudasjärvi
[Saponite] http://www.geologinenseura.fi/bulletin/Volume69/sgs_bt_069_pages_005_030.pdf
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Ardèche
      • Villeneuve-de-Berg
        • Mirabel
[Saponite] Ch. Robert, B. Goffé and P. Saliot : "Zeolitization of a basaltic flow in a continental environment : an example of mass transfer under thermal control", Bull. Minéral., 1988, 111, pp. 207-223.
[Saponite] Ch. Robert, B. Goffé and P. Saliot : "Zeolitization of a basaltic flow in a continental environment : an example of mass transfer under thermal control", Bull. Minéral., 1988, 111, pp. 207-223.
        • Saint-Jean-le-Centenier
[Saponite] E. Passaglia et al. , Bull. Minéral. , 1985, 108, pp. 719-724. see also : http://membres.lycos.fr/volcanogeol/prismation/sites_france.htm
  • Brittany
    • Morbihan
[Saponite] Chauris, L. (2014): Minéraux de Bretagne, Les Editions du Piat, 292.
  • Grand Est
    • Haut-Rhin
      • Ste Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch)
        • Altenberg
[Talc var: Steatite] Les minéraux de Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, Editions du Piat 2013, Editor Alain Martaud
  • Ile-de-France
    • Paris
[Saponite] Marrocchi, Y., Gounelle, M., Blanchard, I., Caste, F. & Kearsley, A.T. (2014) The Paris CM chondrite: secondary minerals and asteroidal processing. Meteoritics & Planetary Science: 49 (7): 12321249. (July 2014).
  • Occitanie
    • Tarn-et-Garonne
      • Orgueil
[Saponite] Kazushige Tomeoka & Peter R. Buseck (1988). Matrix mineralogy of the Orgueil CI carbonaceous chondrite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 52, #6, 1627-1640. (June 1988).; Gounelle, M. & Zolensky, M. E. (2014) The Orgueil Meteorite: 150 years of history. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 49(10): 1769-1794. (Oct 2014)
French Polynesia
 
  • Society Islands
    • Windward Islands
      • Tahiti
        • Tahiti Nui
          • Papenoo
[Saponite] Lacroix A. (1904): Note sur la minéralogie de Tahiti. Bulletin de la Société française de minéralogie et crystallographie: 27: 272-279.
French Southern and Antarctic Lands
 
  • Kerguelen Islands
[Saponite] Giret, A., Verdier, O. & Nativel, P. (1992). The zeolitisation of Kerguelen Islands, Southern Indian Ocean. In: Yoshida, Y., et al. (eds) Recent Progress in Antarctic Earth Science, Tokyo: Terra Publishing 32, 1–36. Co., pp. 457–463.
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
[Saponite] K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
  • Bavaria
    • Franconia
      • Fichtelgebirge
        • Marktredwitz
          • Iron mines
[Talc var: Steatite] Stefan Koch Collection
          • Pechbrunn
[Saponite] Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
        • Wunsiedel
          • Göpfersgrün
[Talc var: Steatite] F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd. ed. (1984), pp. 49-59
      • Maroldsweisach
[Saponite] Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
      • Münchberg Metamorphic complex
        • Schwarzenbach an der Saale
[Talc var: Steatite] F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt (Hof), 1984
        • Wirsberg
[Talc var: Steatite] F. Müller: "Bayerns steinreiche Ecke", 2nd ed., Oberfränkische Verlagsanstalt (Hof), 1984
      • Spessart
        • Aschaffenburg
          • Dörrmorsbach
[Saponite] A. Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", Schweizerbart (Stuttgart), 2001
    • Lower Bavaria
      • Röhrnbach
[Saponite] Habel, M. (2009): Der Granodioritbruch der Fa. Josef Uhrmann OHG, Steinerleinbach bei Röhrnbach. Mineralien-Welt 20 (2), 66-86.
    • Upper Palatinate
      • Wald
        • Roßbach
[Saponite] S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990; Sperling, T., and Zahnleiter, W. (1991): Lapis 17(4), 18-20
      • Wiesau
        • Triebendorf
[Saponite] Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
  • Hesse
    • Greifenstein
      • Allendorf
[Saponite] Lapis 2/2011
    • Großalmerode
      • Hundelshausen
[Talc var: Steatite] Dreizler, I. (1962): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 8, 323-338.
    • Vogelsberg
      • Ortenberg
[Saponite]
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
      • St Andreasberg District
[Saponite] No reference listed
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Eifel
      • Gerolstein
        • Birresborn
[Saponite] Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag, München (2. Auflage), 1987
      • Niederzissen
        • Hannebach
[Saponite] Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag, München (2. Auflage), 1987
        • Wassenach
[Saponite] Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag, München (2. Auflage), 1987
  • Saarland
    • St Wendel
      • Walhausen
[Saponite] D.F. Mertz et al. : "Isotopic dating of adularia-bearing epigenetic mineralizations : I. Saar-Nahe region/Southwest Germany", Eur. J. Mineral, 1990, 2, pp. 89-102..
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
      • Breitenbrunn District
        • Breitenbrunn
[Talc var: Steatite] Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.
      • Schwarzenberg District
        • Langenberg
[Saponite] Schüller, A., Köhler, R., and Reh, H. (1950): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 2(4), 279-290.
Germany & Czech Republic
 
  • Erzgebirge; Krusné Hory Mts (Ore Mts)
[Talc var: Steatite] Lapis 17(2), 31-35 (1992)
Greece
 
  • Aegean Islands Department (Aiyaíon)
    • Kykládes Prefecture
      • Cyclade Islands (Cyclades; Kikladhes; Nomos Kikladhon)
        • Tinos Island
          • Panormos Bay
[Saponite] Gunnar Färber specimens
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
      • Lavrion District Mines
        • Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza)
[Saponite] Katerinopoulos, A. & Zissimopoulou, E. (1994): New mineral occurences from the Laurium mines. Mineralogical Record, 25, 279-280.
        • Plaka
          • Plaka Mines
[Saponite] No reference listed
[Saponite] No reference listed
Hungary
 
  • Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén Co.
    • Zemplén Mts (Tokaj Mts)
      • Erdőbénye
[Saponite] Tokody, L., Mándy, T. & Nemes-Varga, S. (1957): Mauritzit, ein neues Mineral von Erdőbénye (Ungarn). Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie - Monatshefte, 33-39. Tokody, L. (1962): Mauritzit ein selbständiges Mineral. Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici, 54, 27-30. Weiszburg, T., Bada, G., Dódony, I., Jánosi, M., Lovas, Gy., Nagy-Balogh, J., Czakó-Nagy, I., Nagy, S. & Papp, G. (1993): "Mauritzite", a special saponite variety from Erdőbénye, NE Hungary. Topographia Mineralogica Hungariae, 1, 57-67 (in Hung. with English abstract). ; Tokody, L., Mándy, T. & Nemes-Varga, S. (1957): Mauritzit, ein neues Mineral von Erdőbénye (Ungarn). Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie - Monatshefte, 33-39. Tokody, L. (1962): Mauritzit ein selbständiges Mineral. Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici, 54, 27-30. Weiszburg, T., Bada, G., Dódony, I., Jánosi, M., Lovas, Gy., Nagy-Balogh, J., Czakó-Nagy, I., Nagy, S. & Papp, G. (1993): "Mauritzite", a special saponite variety from Erdőbénye, NE Hungary. Topographia Mineralogica Hungariae, 1, 57-67 (in Hung. with English abstract)
  • Fejér Co.
    • Szár Hill
      • Kőszárhegy
[Saponite] Szakáll & Jánosi: Minerals of Hungary, 1995
  • Hajdú-Bihar Co.
    • Great Hungarian Plain
      • Kaba
[Saponite] Brearley, A. J. & Jones, R. H. (1998). Chondritic Meteorites. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J., Editor): Chapter 3, 398 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA. (1998) ; Kimura, M., & Ikeda, Y. (1998). Hydrous and anhydrous alterations of chondrules in Kaba and Mokoia CV chondrites. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 33(5), 1139-1146.; Grady, M. M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.
  • Heves Co.
    • Mátra Mts
      • Gyöngyösoroszi
[Saponite] Koch: Minerals of Hungary, 1985
      • Kisnána
[Saponite]
      • Recsk
[Saponite] Szakáll-Gatter-Szendrei:Mineral Species of Hungary,2005
  • Nógrád Co.
    • Cserhát Mts
      • Nagylóc-Zunypuszta
[Saponite] Mineral Species of Hungary, 2005
  • Pest Co.
    • Börzsöny Mts
      • Nagybörzsöny (Deutsch Pilsen; Deutschpilsen)
[Saponite] Szakáll & Jánosi: Minerals of Hungary, 1995
    • Szentendre
      • Dunabogdány
[Saponite] Topographia Mineralogica Hungariae VI.; Harangi, S. et al. (2009): Dunabogdány: Zeolites, laccolith, contact zone, Field Trip 2, 9th September 2009. MinPet2009 field trip booklet, 17 pp.
  • Veszprém Co.
    • Balaton Uplands
      • Bakony Mts
        • Sümegprága
[Saponite] Analized in Geological Institute of Hungary (Péter Kónya)
      • Bazsi
        • Prága Hill
[Saponite] KOVÁCS-PÁLFFY, P. et al. (2005): A Karikás-tető (Prága-hegy, Balaton-felvidék) bazaltjának üregkitöltő ásványai [The cavity filling minerals of the basalt from Karikás-tető (Prága Hill, Balaton Highland, Transdanubia)]. A Magyar Állami Földtani Intézet Évi Jelentése, 95-118. [http://www.mafi.hu/microsites/EJ_digi/EJ_2005PDF/Kovacs_Palffy.pdf]
India
 
  • Maharashtra
    • Buldhana District
[Saponite] Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Volume 38, Issue 3, Pages 327-478 (March 2003) , pp. 365-381(17)
    • Latur District
[Saponite] AmMin 88:1983–1988, (2003)
  • Odisha (Orissa)
    • Maurbhanj district
      • Deoli pargana
[Saponite] Buchanan, P. C., Zolensky, M. E., & Reid, A. M. (1993) Carbonaceous chondrite clasts in the howardites Bholghati and EET87513: Meteoritics 28 (5): 659-669. (Dec 1993)
[Talc var: Steatite] karel Bal Collection
Indian Ocean
 
  • Ninety East Ridge (90° E Ridge; Indian Ridge)
    • D.S.D.P.
      • Leg 26
[Saponite] D. Besse et al. , Bell. Minéral. , 1981, 104, pp. 56-63.
Indonesia
 
  • Sulawesi (Celebes)
    • Sulawesi Barat Province (West Sulawesi Province)
[Saponite] Analyses by Alfredo Petrov and John Attard, January 2017.
Israel
 
  • Negev
[Saponite] Gross, S. (1977): The Mineralogy of the Hatrurim Formation, Israel. Geological Survey of Israel, Bulletin no. 70, 80 pp.
Italy
 
  • Aosta Valley
    • Nus
      • Saint-Barthélemy
[Saponite] • Barresi, A.A., Kolitsch, U., Ciriotti, M.E., Ambrino, P., Bracco, R., Bonacina, E. (2005): La miniera di manganese di Varenche (Aosta, Italia nord-occidentale): ardennite, arseniopleite, manganberzeliite, pirofanite, sarkinite, thortveitite, nuovo As-Sc-analogo della metavariscite e altre specie. Micro (località), 2/2005, 81-122.
  • Calabria
    • Vibo Valentia Province
      • Serre Massif
[Talc var: Steatite] - Cortese E.(1895). Descrizione geologica della Calabria. Memorie descrittive della Carta geologica d'Italia. vol.IX. Roma. (2°ed. 1934, Firenze)
  • Emilia-Romagna
    • Ferrara Province
      • Cento
        • Renazzo
[Saponite] Peter R. Buseck & Xin Hua (1993). Matrices of carbonaceous chondrite meteorites. Annual Review of Earth & Planetary Sciences 21, 255-305.
      • Vigarano Mainarda
        • Vigarano Pieve
[Saponite] www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/metsoc2000/pdf/5103.pdf.
    • Parma Province
      • Berceto
        • Corchia mine
[Saponite] ADORNI F., GUELFI F. (1997) - La miniera di Fe e Cu di Corchia, Berceto, Appennino Parmense. - Riv. Min. It., N. 3, 217-250.
    • Piacenza Province
      • Nure Valley
        • Ferriere
[Saponite] Veniale, F., and van der Marel, H.W. (1968): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 17, 237-254.
    • Reggio Emilia Province (Reggio nell'Emilia Province)
      • Canossa
[Talc var: Steatite] I minerali delle ofioliti: Rossena e Campotrera - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana n.4 / 2003, Milano - Omar Bartoli, Danilo Bersani, Enroico Borghi & Maurizio Scacchetti.
  • Liguria
    • Genova Province
      • Cogoleto
[Saponite] www.asahi-net.or.jp/~UG7S-KTU/e_saponi.htm.
      • Tiglieto
        • Olbicella
[Saponite] Antofilli, Borgo, Palenzona, 1985. I nostri minerali. Geologia e mineralogia in Liguria. Edizioni Melita, La Spezia.
    • La Spezia Province
      • Vara Valley
        • Borghetto Vara
[Saponite]
  • Lombardy
    • Brescia Province
      • Camonica Valley
        • Adamello-Brenta Natural Park
          • Adamello Massif
            • Mt. Foppa
[Saponite] E. Passaglia and A. Tagliavini : "Chabazite-offretite epitaxial overgrowths in cornubianite from Passo Forcel Rosso, Adamello, Italy", European Journal of Mineralogy, 1994, Vol. 6, N° 3, pp. 397-405.
    • Sondrio Province
      • Valtellina
        • Malenco Valley
          • Lanterna Valley
            • Lanzada
[Saponite] Bedognè, F., Montrasio, A., Sciesa, E. (1993) I minerali della provincia di Sondrio: Valmalenco. Bettini, Sondrio, 275 pp.
              • Scerscen Valley
[Saponite] Bedognè, F., Montrasio, A., Sciesa, E. (2006) I minerali della media-alta Valtellina, delle Orobie valtellinesi e della Val Poschiavo. Aggiornamenti sulle altre località della provincia di Sondrio. Bettini, Sondrio, 255 pp.
  • Piedmont
    • Torino Province
      • Canavese District
        • Chiusella Valley
          • Traversella
[Talc var: Steatite] Gruppo Mineralogico Lombardo, (10), 1-54.
      • Germanasca valley
        • Prali
[Saponite] G.C. Piccoli, G. Maletto, P. Bosio, B. Lombardo. I minerali del Piemonte e della Vall d'Aosta. Ass. Amici del museo "F. Eusebio", Alba, 2007.
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Ossola Valley
        • Vigezzo Valley
          • Trontano
            • Pizzo Marcio
[Saponite] Appiani, R., Cini, V., Gentile, P., Mattioli, V., Preite, D., Vignola, P. (1995): Val Vigezzo - I minerali delle albititi. Ed. Linea Due S.r.l., Marnate (Varese), 90 pp.; Boscardin, M., Mattioli, V., Rocchetti, I. (2013): Minerali della Valle Vigezzo. Litotipografia Alcione, Lavis (Trento), 229 pp.
  • Sardinia
    • Cagliari Province
[Saponite] "Giorgio Bortolozzi (visual identification)"
[Saponite] "Giorgio Bortolozzi (visual identification)"
[Talc var: Steatite] De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol
  • Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol)
    • Trento Province
      • Fassa Valley
        • Monzoni Mts
[Talc var: Steatite] De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
[Talc var: Steatite] De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
[Talc var: Steatite] De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
[Talc var: Steatite] De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.
[Talc var: Steatite] Exel, R. (1987): Guida mineralogica del Trentino e del Sudtirolo. Athesia, Bolzano, 204 pp.
  • Tuscany
    • Florence Province
[Saponite] Brizzi G., Meli R., 1996. I minerali della formazione ofiolitica dell'Impruneta (FI). Riv. Miner. Ital., 20: 81-98.
    • Pisa Province
      • Montecatini Val di Cecina
[Talc var: Steatite] Terenzi A. (1988) - La miniera cuprifera di Montecatini in Val di Cecina (PI) - Rivista Minetralogica Italiana, Milano, fasc. 1, pp.19-26
    • Prato Province
      • Prato and Montemurlo
        • Monte Ferrato
[Saponite] Brizzi G., Meli R., Olmi F. (1996): I minerali delle ofioliti del Monte Ferrato (Prato). Riv. Mineral. Ital., 20, 4 (4-1996), 217-234.
  • Veneto
    • Verona Province
[Saponite] I minerali del Veronese. Le mineralizzazioni secondarie delle rocce vulcaniche dei Monti Lessini (2008). M.Mattioni, M.Cenni, G.Raffaelli. Memorie del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona, pagg. 161-172.
      • Soave
[Saponite] Pegoraro, S., Bressan, F., Mattioli, M. (2017): Le zeoliti di quota 194 m s.l.m. del Monte Foscarino (Soave, Monte Lessini, Veneto). Micro, 15, 2-2017, 66-91.
    • Vicenza Province
      • Astico Valley
        • Valdastico
[Saponite] "Giorgio Bortolozzi (visual identification)"
      • Cornedo Vicentino
        • Spagnago
[Saponite] Boscardin M.,Daleffe A.,Rocchetti I., Zordan A. (2011) " Minerali del Vicentino - Aggiornamenti, località e nuove determinazioni " Museo di Archeologia e Scienze Naturali “G. Zannato” – Montecchio Maggiore (Vicenza), pp.183; - Boscardin M.,Daleffe A.,Rocchetti I., Zordan A. (2011) " Minerali del Vicentino - Aggiornamenti, località e nuove determinazioni " Museo di Archeologia e Scienze Naturali “G. Zannato” – Montecchio Maggiore (Vicenza), pp.183
      • Posina
        • Borcola Pass
[Saponite] Analysis by Michele Mattioli (Urbino University)
Ivory Coast
 
  • Worodougou region
    • Séguéla department
      • Toubabouko
[Saponite] Pouclet A. et al. (2004) C.R.Geoscience 336, 9-17
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chubu Region
      • Niigata Prefecture
        • Kashiwazaki City
[Saponite] Ohe Rikosha specimens
      • Shizuoka Prefecture
        • Kawazu
[Saponite] PXRD + XRF by Alfredo Petrov, 28-08-2017.
[Saponite] Alfredo Petrov collection
      • Yamanashi prefecture
[Saponite] No reference listed
    • Chugoku Region
      • Tottori Prefecture
        • Hino-gun
          • Nichinan-cho
[Saponite] Alfredo Petrov - unpublished
    • Kanto Region
      • Kanagawa Prefecture
        • Yamakita
[Saponite] Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsankoubutsu Gojuonhairetsu sanchi-ichiranhyou. p 60.
    • Kinki Region
      • Hyogo Prefecture
        • Yabu City
          • Oya-cho
[Saponite] Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
    • Tohoku Region
      • Akita Prefecture
        • Odate
[Saponite] Hideo Kuroda (1978) Kuroko deposits occurring in mudstone at the Matsuki mine, Akita Prefecture, northeast Japan. Mining Geology 28:313-323.
  • Kyushu Region
    • Fukuoka Prefecture
      • Fukuoka City
[Saponite] Masaru Yamaguchi (1964) Petrogenic Significance of Ultrabasic Inclusions in Basaltic Rocks from Southwest Japan. Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 15, #1, 163-219.
    • Kagoshima Prefecture
      • Kushikino City
[Saponite] Econ Geol (1985) 80:283-293
Lithuania
 
  • Panevėžys County
[Saponite] Zolensky, M. E., Weisberg, M. K., Buchanan, P. C. & Mittlefehldt, D. W. (1996) Mineralogy of carbonaceous chondrite clasts in HED achondrites and the Moon: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 31 ( 4): 518-537. (July 1996)
Madagascar
 
  • Antananarivo Province
    • Vakinankaratra Region
      • Betafo District
[Talc var: Steatite] Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
  • Mahajanga Province (Majunga)
    • Boeny Region
      • Soalala District
[Saponite] Lacroix, A. (1898): Matériaux pour la Minéralogie de Madagascar. I. Zeolites et minéraux cuprifères de Bekiady. Bulletin du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle 4 : 291-292
Mexico
 
  • Guerrero
    • Mun. de Taxco
      • Taxco de Alarcón (Taxco; Tasco)
[Saponite] Yta, M., Mundo, N. F., Gutiérrez, C. D., Tovar, R. M., Almazán, A. D., & Mendoza, O. T. (2005). Mineralogy and geochemistry of sulfide-bearing tailings from silver mines in the Taxco, Mexico area to evaluate their potential environmental impact. Geofísica internacional, 44(1), 49-64.
New Caledonia
 
  • Northern Province
    • Poya North Commune
      • Népoui
[Saponite] T. Sameshima et al. , Am. Min. , 1983, 68, pp. 1076-1082. / C. Campiglio et al. , Bull. Minéral. , 1986, 109, pp. 423-440.
New Zealand
 
  • Kermadec Islands
[Saponite] de Ronde, C.E.J.; Hannington, M.D.; Stoffers, P.; Wright, I.C.; Ditchburn, R.G.; Reyes, A.G.; Baker, E.T.; Massoth, G.J.; Lupton, J.E.; Walker, S.L.; Greene, R.R.; Soong, C.W.R.; Ishibashi, J.; Lebon, G.T.; Bray, C.J.; Resing, J.A. 2005 Evolution of a submarine magmatic-hydrothermal system : Brothers volcano, southern Kermadec arc, New Zealand. Economic geology, 100(6): 1097-1133
  • North Island
    • Northland
[Saponite] Susan F. Courtney, 1991, SECONDARY MINERALS IN THE WAIPOUA BASALT AT KAWERUA. Tane, Vol. 33, 1-8
    • Taranaki
[Saponite] Kimura, M. & Ikeda, Y. (1998). Hydrous and anhydrous alterations of chondrules in Kaba and Mokoia CV chondrites. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 33 (5): 955–1198. (Sept 1998).
  • South Island
    • Nelson Region
[Talc var: Steatite] Palmer, D.F. (1966) The Collins River serpentinite and contact rock. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 9:3, 195-202.
Northwest Africa Meteorites
 
[Saponite] Fintor, K., Park, C., Nagy, S., Pál-Molnár, E. & Krot, A. N (2014) Hydrothermal origin of hexagonal CaAl2Si2O8 (dmisteinbergite) in a type A CAI from the Northwest Africa 2086 CV3 Chondrite: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 49 (5): 812-823 (May 2014)
Norway
 
  • Akershus
    • Fet
  • Aust-Agder
    • Risør
      • Søndeled
[Saponite] Breivik, H. (2001): Mineralene i Ravneberget pukkverk, Søndeled. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 18: 31- 36
  • Oppland
    • Lom
[Saponite] Moum, J. & Soppen, J. I. (1964): Contribution to the Mineralogy of Norway No 27. Saponite from Veo, Jotunheimen. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 44: 365-371
    • Lunner
      • Øståsen
        • Surka
[Saponite] Kvamsdal, L.O. (1993): Noen mineraler fra nordmarkitten mellom Roa og Maura. STEIN 20 (1), 30-45
  • Sogn og Fjordane
    • Askvoll
[Saponite] Furnes, H., Mitchell, J.G., Robins, B., Ryan, P., Skjerlie, F. J. (1982): Petrography and geochemistry of peralkaline, ultrapotassic syenite dykes of Middle Permian age, Sunnfjord, West Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift, 62, 147-159.
  • Telemark
    • Bamble (Bamle)
[Talc var: Steatite] Knut Edvard Larsen collection
[Talc var: Steatite] Arliguie Michel photo & specimen
    • Skien
[Saponite] Jamtveit B., Dahlgren S. and Austrheim H. (1997): High-grade contact metamorphism of calcareous rocks from the Oslo Rift, Southern Norway. American Mineralogist. 82 : 1241 - 1254
  • Vestfold
    • Larvik
      • Hedrum
[Saponite] Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM-2446
Pacific Ocean
 
  • Kermadec-Tonga trench
[Saponite] A. G. Reyes, C.E.J. DE Ronde, and C. W. R. Soong (2004) a Submarine Magmatic-hydrothermal System at Brothers Volcano, Kermadecs. Proceedings 26th NZ Geothermal Workshop pp 46-52
Papua New Guinea
 
  • Central Province
[Saponite] Gonzalez-Alvarez, I., Sweetapple, M., Lindley, I. D., & Kirakar, J. (2013). Hydrothermal Ni: Doriri Creek, Papua New Guinea. Ore Geology Reviews, 52, 37-57.
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Gogołów-Jordanów Massif
      • Wiry
[Saponite] Czeslaw Haranczyk and Karol Prchazka (1974) Hydrous magnesium-nickel silicates from Wiry, Lower Silesia. Prace Muzeum Ziemi, 22, 3-64 (in Polish, with English summary, p.56-62)
    • Strzegom-Sobótka Massif
      • Wrocław District
        • Sobótka (Zobten; Zobten am Berge)
[Saponite] Spangenberg, K. (1949): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 1(5/6), 529-535.
    • Ząbkowice District
      • Ząbkowice (Frankenstein)
[Saponite] Spangenberg, K., and Müller, M. (1949): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 1(5/6), 560-572.
[Saponite] Spangenberg, K., and Müller, M. (1949): Die lateritische Zersetzung des Peridotits bei der Bildung der Nickelerzlagerstätte von Frankenstein in Schlesien. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 1(5/6), 560-572
  • Małopolskie
    • Chrzanów District
      • Alwernia commune
[Saponite] Personally collected by Zając Piotr in 2008-2012
    • Kraków District
      • Krzeszowice Community
[Saponite] Eligiusz Szełęg collection
Portugal
 
  • Bragança District
    • Bragança
      • Carrazedo
[Talc var: Steatite] LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 249Cr
      • Castrelos
[Talc var: Steatite] Rui Nunes collection
      • Gostei
[Talc var: Steatite] LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 250Cr
    • Macedo de Cavaleiros
      • Vale da Porca
[Talc var: Steatite] LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 293Talco
[Talc var: Steatite] LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 294Talco
    • Vinhais
      • Soeira
[Talc var: Steatite] Rui Nunes collection
      • Vila Boa de Ousilhão
[Talc var: Steatite] LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Siorminp ID 245Cr
  • Lisbon District
    • Sintra
      • Montelavar
[Saponite] Pedro Alves collection
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Aldan Shield
        • Aldan
          • Kuranakh Au Deposit
[Saponite] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Mills, S. J., Kampf, A. R., Kolitsch, U., Housley, R. M. & Raudsepp, M. (2010) The crystal chemistry and crystal structure of kuksite, Pb3Zn3Te6+P2O14, and a note on the crystal structure of yafsoanite, (Ca,Pb)3Zn(TeO6)2. American Mineralogist, 95(7), 933–938.
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Primorskiy Kray
      • Kavalerovo Mining District
        • Dal'negorsk (Dalnegorsk; Tetyukhe; Tjetjuche; Tetjuche)
[Saponite] Rogulina, L.I., and Sveshnikova, O.L. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(1), 60-74.
  • Northern Caucasus Region
    • Chechen Republic (Chechnya)
      • Mekensk
[Saponite] Keller, L. P. & McKay, D. S. (1993). Aqueous Alteration of the Grosnaja CV3 Carbonaceous Chondrite, Meteoritics 28 (3), p. 378. (1993).
    • Kabardino-Balkarian Republic
      • Baksan Valley
        • Upper Chegem volcanic caldera (Verkhnechegemskaya caldera)
[Saponite] A. E. Zadov data
      • Elbrus Mt
[Saponite] Gurbanov, A.G., Bogatikov, O.A., Dokuchaev, A.Y., Gazeev, V.M., Abramov, S.S., Groznova, E.O., and Shevchenko, A.V. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(3), 199-217.
  • Northern Region
    • Arkhangel'skaja Oblast'
      • Zimny Bereg District
        • Zimny Bereg kimberlite field
          • Verkhotina occurrence
[Saponite] Kononova, V.A., Golubeva, Y.Y., Bogatikov, O.A., and Kargin, A.V. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(6), 421-441.
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • Khibiny Massif
[Saponite] Pekov, I.V. & Podlesnyi, A.S. (2004): Kukisvumchorr Deposit: Mineralogy of Alkaline Pegmatites and Hydrotermalites. Mineralogical Almanac, vol. 7, 140 pages + xxiv photo's pages
[Saponite]
[Saponite] www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/lovo.htm
  • Urals Region
    • Middle Urals
      • Sverdlovskaya Oblast'
        • Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk)
[Talc var: Steatite] P.M. Kartashov data
    • Southern Urals
      • Bashkortostan Republic (Bashkiria Republic)
        • Baymak-Buribay District
[Saponite] Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology Volume 147, Number 3, 363-383
      • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
        • Magnitogorsk
          • Sakhara District (Sakharinskii)
            • Sakhara massif
[Saponite] Talovina, I.V., Lazarenkov, V.G., Ryzhkova, S.O., Ugol'kov, V.L., and Vorontsova, N.I. (2008): Lithology and Mineral Resources 43(6), 588-595.
        • Plast
          • Kochkar' District
            • Svetlyi
[Saponite] Igor Savin's data
        • Ufaley District (Ufalei District)
[Saponite] Talovina, I.V., Lazarenkov, V.G., Ryzhkova, S.O., Ugol'kov, V.L., and Vorontsova, N.I. (2008): Lithology and Mineral Resources 43(6), 588-595.; Berger, V.I., Singer, D.A., Bliss, J.D., and Moring, B.C., 2011, Ni-Co laterite deposits of the world; database and grade and tonnage models: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1058.
      • Orenburgskaya Oblast'
        • Svetlyi
          • Buruktal District
            • Buruktal massif
[Saponite] Talovina, I.V., Lazarenkov, V.G., and Vorontsova, N.I. (2003): Lithology and Mineral Resources 38(5), 403-415.
Saudi Arabia
 
  • Mintaqah Al Madinah
[Saponite] Guan, Y. & Zolensky, M. E. (1997) The D/H ratios of round phyllosilicate and glass spherules in the AL Rais (CR) chondrite. Conference Paper, Lunar and Planetary Science XXVIII: p. 485. (March 1997)
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Rimavská Sobota Co.
[Saponite] Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
  • Košice Region
    • Košice Co.
[Saponite] Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
    • Rožňava Co.
[Saponite] Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
South Africa
 
  • KwaZulu-Natal Province
    • eThekwini District
      • Durban
        • Umhlatuzana valley
[Saponite] Cairncross, B. & Dixon, R. (1995). Minerals of South Africa. Geological Society of South Africa: Linden
    • Ugu District
[Saponite] Minerals of South Africa
  • Limpopo Province
    • Phalaborwa
      • Loolekop
[Saponite] [Gliddon, J. P. and Braithwaite, R. S. (1991) - Zeolites and associated minerals from the Palabora mine, Transvaal (Afrique du Sud), Mineralogical Record, 22 (4), 255-262.]
  • Northern Cape Province
    • Kalahari manganese field
      • Kuruman
        • N'Chwaning Mines
[Saponite] Minerals of South Africa
South Korea
 
  • Gyeonggi-do (Kyonggi-do)
    • Yonchon-gun
      • Wangjing-myon
        • Nodong-ni
[Saponite] Hideo Tsuda (1969) Supplement to "Minerals of Korea".
South Sudan
 
[Saponite] Zolensky, M. E., Weisberg, M. K., Buchanan, P. C., & Mittlefehldt, D. W. (1996) Mineralogy of carbonaceous chondrite clasts in HED achondrites and the Moon: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 31(4): 518-537. (July 1996)
Spain
 
  • Aragón
    • Teruel
[Saponite] Schüller, A., Köhler, R., and Reh, H. (1950): Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 2(4), 279-290.
  • Canary Islands
    • Las Palmas Province
      • Fuerteventura
        • Pájara
          • Morro de Jable
[Saponite] Analyzed by XRD by Dr. Joan Vinals (Barcelona)- Col. Agustin Agudo Espinosa
      • Lanzarote
        • Yaiza
          • Playa Blanca
[Saponite] Kratzsch E. (2001) Mineralfundstellen auf Lanzarote, Kanarische Inseln; Lapis 2001, 3, 13-23 (reference via Ferdinando Giovine)
  • Catalonia
    • Tarragona
      • Priorat
[Saponite] Joan Abella i Creus (2008): Minerals I Mines De La Conca De Bellmunt Del Priorat.
Sri Lanka
 
  • Sabaragamuwa Province
    • Ratnapura District
      • Embilipitiya (Embilipitya; Ambilipitiya)
        • Kolonne (Kolonna; "Kollonne")
[Saponite] Müller, H. D. & Jahn, S. (2006): Kolonne bei Embilipitiya auf Sri Lanka-eine interessante Fundstelle für Olivin, Hornblende und Spinelle. Mineralien Welt 17 (4), 44-51.
Sweden
 
  • Dalarna
    • Falun
      • Svärdsjö
[Saponite]
  • Jämtland
    • Strömsund
Länsstyrelsen i Jämtlands län, 2010. Sten-, mineral- och lerindustri i Jämtlands lön. Kulturmiljöer i Jämtlands län. (2010:3)
[Saponite]
  • Värmland
    • Filipstad
      • Nordmark district
[Saponite] No reference listed
  • Västmanland
    • Norberg
[Saponite] No reference listed
Switzerland
 
  • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
    • Engadin
      • Tschlin (Schleins)
        • Piz Mundin (Piz Mondin)
[Saponite] Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 163.
  • Schaffhausen
    • Ramsen
[Saponite] Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 377.
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Turtmann Valley
[Saponite] Ansermet, S. with contributions of Meisser, N. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais. II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. Musée de la Nature (Sion), Musée Cantonal de Géologie (Lausanne), and Editions Porte-Plumes (Ayer), 374 pp.
Taiwan
 
  • Taiwan Province
[Saponite] Yui, T. F., & Chang, S. S. (1999). Formation conditions of vesicle/fissure-filling smectites in Penghu basalts: a stable-isotope assessment. Clay Minerals, 34(3), 381-381.
Tanzania
 
  • Mbeya Region
[Saponite] Adrian J. Brearley (1992). Mineralogy of fine-grained matrix in the Ivuna CI Carbonaceous Chondrite. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 1992.
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Carn Brea
        • Pool
[Talc var: Steatite] Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
      • Liskeard District
        • Linkinhorne
          • Minions
Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1892): A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon, 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
      • Lizard Peninsula
        • Grade-Ruan
          • Kennack
[Saponite] Power, M.R., Shail, R.K., Alexander, A.C., and Scott, P.W. (1997): Proceedings of the Ussher Society 9, 188-194.
[Saponite]
        • Landewednack
[Saponite] Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
[Saponite] No reference listed
        • Mawgan-in-Meneage
[Talc var: Steatite] Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
        • Mullion
[Talc var: Steatite] Collins, J.H. (1892): A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon, 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
[Talc var: Steatite] A.K. Hamilton Jenkin: Annotations to Ordnance Survey Map, Sheet 84NW.
[Talc var: Steatite] Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
[Talc var: Steatite] No reference listed
        • St Keverne
[Talc var: Steatite] Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
          • Coverack
[Talc var: Steatite] Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
          • Porthoustock
[Talc var: Steatite] Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
      • Mount's Bay District
        • Breage
          • Carleen
[Talc var: Steatite] Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
      • St Austell District
        • St Austell Bay
          • Duporth
[Talc var: Steatite] Henwood, W.J. (1843): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 5, 1-386.
      • St Just
        • Botallack
[Talc var: Steatite] Carne, J. (1822): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 2, 290-358; Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
[Talc var: Steatite] Carne, J. (1822): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 2, 290-358; Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 148; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
        • Pendeen
[Talc var: Steatite] Carne, J. (1822): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 2, 49-128; Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 148; Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
      • Wendron & Falmouth District
        • Veryan
[Talc var: Steatite] Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1871): A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon. D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
    • Cumbria
      • Coniston District
[Saponite] BMS Database
    • Derbyshire
      • Blackwell-in-the-Peak
[Saponite] Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993) The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13:16-55
      • Brassington
[Talc var: Steatite] Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993) The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13:16-55
    • Somerset
      • Cranmore
[Saponite] Turner, R.W. and Rumsey, M.S. (2010): Mineral Relationships in the Mendip Hills. Journal of the Russell Society, vol 13, pp 3-46; Turner R.W. and Rumsey, M.S. (2007) Merehead Mineralogy - an Update. Russell Soc Newsletter, No 50, pp 17-18 (March 2007)
  • Northern Ireland
    • Co. Antrim
      • Ballyclare
[Saponite] Mineralogical Magazine 1962 33 : 187-201.
[Saponite] Trevor Boyd collection
[Saponite] Fleischmann, F. N. A. (1910) On the Occurrence of Gyrolite in County Antrim. Mineralogical Magazine, 15, 288-293.
      • Island Magee
[Saponite] S Rust collection
[Saponite] Mineralogical Magazine 1962 33 : 173-186.
    • Co. Down
      • Mourne Mts
        • Newcastle
[Saponite] Green, D.I., Bell, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) UK J. Mines & Minerals, No. 25, p.25-30.
  • Scotland
    • North West Highlands
      • Isle of Skye
        • Trotternish
          • Portree
[Saponite] Sweet, J. M., Bothwell, D. I., & Williams, D. L. (1961). Tacharanite and Other Hydrated Calcium Silicates from Portree, Isle of Skye. Mineral. Mag, 32, 745-53.
          • Staffin
[Saponite]
    • Stirling District
      • Killin
[Talc var: Steatite] Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 643-649
    • Strathclyde
      • Barrhead
[Saponite] No Reference
[Saponite] Jan Bernard & Jaroslav Hyrsl (2004) Minerals and their Localities; www.mindat.org/mesg-9-106733.html
      • Isle of Mull
        • Treshnish
[Saponite] S. Moreton observation.
  • Wales
    • Powys
      • Builth Wells
[Saponite] NNational Museum of Wales database; Garvie, L. A. J., & Metcalfe, R. (1997). A vein occurrence of co-existing talc, saponite, and corrensite, Builth Wells, Wales. Clay Minerals, 32(2), 223-240.
USA
 
  • Alabama
    • Tallapoosa Co.
      • Easton-Dudleyville area
Mineralogy of Alabama Geol Surv Ala. Bull120
  • Alaska
    • Matanuska-Susitna Borough
      • Willow Creek District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
      • Tombstone Hills
        • Tombstone District
          • Tombstone
[Saponite] Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 361.
    • Maricopa Co.
      • Big Horn Mts
        • Osborn District
          • Tonopah
            • Belmont Mountain
[Saponite] Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 357.
[Saponite] Dana Slaughter Minerals
[Saponite] Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 361; Shannon, D.M. (1983b), Zeolites and associated minerals from Horseshoe Dam, AZ, Min.Rec.: 14: 115-117; Tschernich, R. (1992): Zeolites of the World, 63
    • Mohave Co.
[Saponite] Arizona Dept. of Mines & Min. Resources, 1989, Directory of active mines in Arizona, incorporating sand and gravel operations - 1989-90; MRDS file #10062144.
    • Pima Co.
      • Pantano
[Saponite] Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 361.
    • Santa Cruz Co.
      • Patagonia Mts
        • Harshaw District
          • Alum Gulch
            • Flux Gulch
[Saponite] Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 361.
    • Yavapai Co.
      • Eureka District
        • Bagdad
[Saponite] Anderson, C.A., et al (1955), Geology and ore deposits of the Bagdad area, Yavapai County, Arizona, USGS PP 278: 51.
  • Arkansas
Arkansas Geological Commission
U.S. Geological Survey,2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S Geological Survey,Reston, Virginia
      • Salem
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey,2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S Geological Survey,Reston, Virginia
  • California
    • Amador Co.
      • Rocky Point
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • Butte Co.
      • Feather River
        • Intake - Blinzig area
Logan, Clarence August (1928), Tuolumne County, Butte County: California Mining Bureau. Report 24: 210; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 416.
    • Calaveras Co.
      • Mother Lode Belt
        • Carson Hill District (Melones District)
          • Carson Hill
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • El Dorado Co.
[Talc var: Steatite] Logan, Clarence August (1926), El Dorado, Shasta and Trinity Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 22: 45; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 416.
      • Weber Creek
[Talc var: Steatite] Browne, J.R. (1869), Report of J. Ross Browne on the mineral resources of the states and territories west of the Rocky Mountains (US Treasury Dept.), 674 pp., H.H. Bancroft and Co., San Francisco [reprint of 2]; Logan, Clarence August (1926), El Dorado, Shasta and Trinity Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 22: 45.
      • West Belt
        • Shingle Springs District
          • Brandon Corner
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
          • Frenchtown
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
          • Mount Aigare
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • Inyo Co.
      • Death Valley
[Saponite] Starkey, H.C. and Blackmon, P.D. (1979) Clay mineralogy of Pleistocene Lake Tecopa, Inyo County, California. USGS Professional Paper 1061, 34 pp.: 23, 25; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 439.
      • Inyo Mts (Inyo Range)
        • Talc City Hills
          • Talc City District
            • Eagle Point
[Talc var: Steatite] Norman, L.A. & Richard M. Stewart (1951), Mines and mineral resources of Inyo County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 47(1): 114-117, 119-121; Page, Benjamin Markham (1951), Talc deposits of steatite grade, Inyo County, California: California Division Mines, Special Report 8, 35 pp.: 13-22, 29-30; Hall, Wayne Everett & E.M. Mackevett (1958), Economic geology of the Darwin quadrangle, Inyo County, California: Calif Division of Mines Special Report 51, 77 pp.: 67-72; Hall, Wayne Everett & Edward M. Mackevett (1963), Geology and ore deposits of the Darwin quadrangle, Inyo County, California: USGS PP 368: 80; Wright, L.A. (1966) Talc and soapstone. California Division of Mines and Geology Bulletin 191: 414-420.
        • Willow Creek Camp
[Talc var: Steatite] Wright, L.A. (1948) White Eagle talc deposit, an example of steatization of granite. (abstract) Geological Society of America Bulletin: 58: 1385; Norman, L.A. & Richard M. Stewart (1951), Mines and mineral resources of Inyo County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 47(1): 114; Page, Benjamin Markham (1951), Talc deposits of steatite grade, Inyo County, California: California Division Mines, Special Report 8, 35 pp.: 32-35; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 418.
[Talc var: Steatite] Wright, L.A. (1948) White Eagle talc deposit, an example of steatization of granite. (abstract) Geological Society of America Bulletin: 58: 1385; Norman, L.A. & Richard M. Stewart (1951), Mines and mineral resources of Inyo County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 47(1): 114; Page, Benjamin Markham (1951), Talc deposits of steatite grade, Inyo County, California: California Division Mines, Special Report 8, 35 pp.: 32-35; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 418.
[Talc var: Steatite] Wright, L.A. (1948) White Eagle talc deposit, an example of steatization of granite. (abstract) Geological Society of America Bulletin: 58: 1385; Norman, L.A. & Richard M. Stewart (1951), Mines and mineral resources of Inyo County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 47(1): 114; Page, Benjamin Markham (1951), Talc deposits of steatite grade, Inyo County, California: California Division Mines, Special Report 8, 35 pp.: 32-35; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 418.
      • Lake Tecopa Basin
        • Chicago Valley
          • Twelvemile Spring
[Saponite] Starkey, H.C. and Blackmon, P.D. (1979) Clay mineralogy of Pleistocene Lake Tecopa, Inyo County, California. USGS Professional Paper 1061, 34 pp.: 23, 25; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 439.
      • Panamint Mts (Panamint Range)
        • Panamint District (Ballarat District)
          • Ballarat
[Saponite] Post, J. L. (1984) Saponitye from near Ballarat, California. Clays and Clay Minerals, Vol. 32, No. 2, 147-153.
    • Kern Co.
      • Kramer District (Kramer Borate District)
        • Boron
          • Kramer Borate deposit
[Saponite] Wise, W. S., & Kleck, W. D. (1988). Sodic clay-zeolite assemblage in basalt at Boron, California. Clays and Clay Minerals, 36(2), 131-136.
[Saponite] Clays and Clay Minerals, Vol. 36, No. 2, 131-136, 1988.
    • Los Angeles Co.
      • Mint Canyon [town]
        • Mint Canyon
          • Head of Mint Canyon
[Talc var: Steatite] Sharp, W.E. (1959) Minerals from Los Angeles County, California. Printed privately, Los Angeles, California: 54; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 396.
      • Santa Monica Mts
        • Agoura Hills
[Saponite] Fred DeVito collection
        • Los Angeles
          • Hollywood Hills
            • Hollywood
              • Brush Canyon
[Saponite] Ross, C. S., 1946, Sauconite - a Clay Mineral of the Montmorillonite Group, American Mineralogist, v. 31, p. 411-424.
              • Cahuenga Pass
                • Cahuenga Boulevard roadcut
[Saponite] Fred DeVito collection
[Saponite] Neuerburg, 1951
[Saponite] Ross, C. S., 1946, Sauconite - a Clay Mineral of the Montmorillonite Group, American Mineralogist, v. 31, p. 411-424.
[Saponite] Ross, C. S., 1946, Sauconite - a Clay Mineral of the Montmorillonite Group, American Mineralogist, v. 31, p. 411-424.
[Saponite]
    • Napa Co.
      • Mayacmas Mts (Mayacamas Mts)
        • Calistoga District (Silverado District)
          • Calistoga
            • Twin Peaks
[Saponite] U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • Placer Co.
      • Colfax District (Illinois District)
        • Cape Horn
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Bristol Mts
        • Amboy area
[Saponite] Otton, James K.; Glanzman, Richard K.; Brenner-Tourtelot, Elizabeth F. (1980) Uranium, rare-earth and thorium mineralization at the Hope Mine, eastern Bristol Mountains, San Bernardino County, California. USGS Open file report 80-821.
      • Hector
[Saponite] Ames, Lloyd L., Jr., et al (1958), A contribution on the Hector, California bentonite deposit: Economic Geology: 53: 28; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 151.
    • San Diego Co.
      • Ramona District
        • Ramona
[Talc var: Steatite] Kunz, G. F. 1905. Gems, jeweler's materials, and ornamental stones of California. California State Mining Bureau bulletin 37: pages 140-142.
    • Santa Clara Co.
      • Diablo Range
        • Mount Hamilton
[Saponite]
    • Ventura Co.
      • Santa Monica Mts
        • Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy
          • Sandstone Peak
[Saponite] http://www.mineralsocal.org/scfm/california/v.htm
  • Colorado
    • Eagle Co.
      • Wolcott
[Saponite] Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Gunnison Co.
      • Dorchester District
        • Taylor Park
[Saponite] Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Mineral Co.
      • San Juan Mts
        • Wolf Creek Pass
[Saponite] Rocks & Minerals 79:5 pp316-324
  • Connecticut
    • Litchfield Co.
      • Barkhamsted
[Talc var: Steatite] John Burnham
    • New Haven Co.
[Saponite] Januzzi, 1976. Mineral Localities of CT and Southeastern NY State
    • Tolland Co.
      • Somers
Skehan, James W. (2008). Roadside Geology of Connecticut and Rhode Island (Missuola, MT: Mountain Press), p. 110.
  • Georgia
    • Carroll Co.
      • Carrollton
Minerals of Georgia: Their properties and occurrences. Robert Cook GGWRD Bull 92
    • Cherokee Co.
      • Canton
    • Columbia Co.
      • Phinizy
Minerals of Georgia: Their properties and occurrences. Robert Cook GGWRD Bull 92
  • Hawaii
    • Honolulu Co.
      • Oahu Island
[Saponite] specimens associated with epistilbite, exhibited at Franklin NJ show, sept 2009.
[Saponite]
  • Maine
    • Knox Co.
      • Warren
[Talc var: Steatite] Morrill & Hinckley, 1959. Maine Mines & Minerals, Vol. 2
    • Washington Co.
      • Edmunds
[Saponite] King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, v1
      • Pembroke
[Saponite] King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, v1
      • Perry
[Saponite] Thompson, W.B., et.al., 1999, Maine Mineral Localities, 3rd edition, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta.
  • Massachusetts
    • Berkshire Co.
[Talc var: Steatite] Gleba, 1978. Mass. Mineral & Fossil Localities
[Talc var: Steatite] Gleba, 1978. Mass. Mineral & Fossil Localities
[Talc var: Steatite] Gleba, 1978. Mass. Mineral & Fossil Localities
[Talc var: Steatite] Gleba, 1978. Mass. Mineral & Fossil Localities
    • Essex Co.
      • Andover
[Talc var: Steatite] Gleba, 1978. Mass. Mineral Loc.
      • Lynnfield
[Talc var: Steatite]
[Talc var: Steatite]
[Saponite] Emerson, 1917. Geology of Mass. & Rhode Island
      • Deerfield
[Saponite] Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities; Emerson, B. K (1882) The Deerfield Dyke and its minerals. American Journal of Science 3rd series XXIV:270-278,349-359.
      • Rowe
Chute, Newton E. (1969) The talc, soapstone, and asbestos deposits of Massachusetts; USGS Open-File Report 69-39, p. 8-10.
    • Hampden Co.
      • Blandford
"Western Massachusetts Mineral Localities" by Plante, A.R., Valley Geology Press, 1992
    • Hampshire Co.
[Talc var: Steatite] Gleba, 1978. Mass. Mineral & Fossil Localities
Holland, Gilbert H. (1855): History of Western Massachusetts, Vol. 1. Chute, Newton E. (1969) The talc, soapstone, and asbestos deposits of Massachusetts; USGS Open-File Report 69-39, p. 8-10.
    • Middlesex Co.
      • Cambridge
[Saponite] Ross, Martin E. (2010): An Early Triassic 40Ar/39Ar age for a camptonite dyke in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA (Atlantic Geology, Volume 46).
Jackson, 1844. Final Report on The Geology and Mineralogy of NH, p.169
      • Groton
[Talc var: Steatite] Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
    • Worcester Co.
[Talc var: Steatite] Gleba, 1978. Massachusetts Mineral & Fossil Localities
      • Millbury
[Talc var: Steatite] Bullen, Ripley P. (1940). The Dolly Bond Steatite Quarry (Bull. of the Mass. Arch. Soc. 2:14).
[Talc var: Steatite] Bullen, Ripley P. (1940). The Dolly Bond Steatite Quarry (Bull. of the Mass. Arch. Soc. 2:14).
      • Petersham
Gleba, 1978: MA Mineral and Fossil Localities
      • Shrewsbury
[Talc var: Steatite] Emerson, 1917. Geology of Mass. & Rhode Island, p.85
      • Worcester
Hitchcock, Edward (1841): Final Report on the Geology of Massachusetts, Vol. 1., p. 157.
  • Michigan
[Saponite] www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-glm-rcim-geology-Minerals_Found_In_Michigan.Pdf.
      • Calumet Township
[Saponite] T. Kennedy collection
        • Tamarack
[Saponite] Dana 6: 1086.
      • Centennial
        • Centennial Mine
[Saponite] Travis Olds photo
[Saponite] Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
      • Houghton
[Saponite] Robinson, George, 2004, Mineralogy of Michigan, Rocks & Min.:58:109.
      • Laurium
[Saponite] Collection Elmar Lackner; Robinson, George, 2004, Mineralogy of Michigan
[Saponite] Mineralogy of Michigan, Heinrich-Robinson.
      • Osceola
[Saponite] Robinson, George, 2004, Mineralogy of Michigan
[Saponite] USGS PP144
    • Keweenaw Co.
      • Ahmeek
[Saponite] Rocks & Min.:58:111.
      • Central
[Saponite] Rocks & Min.:58:111.
      • Mandan
[Saponite] Rocks & Min.: 58:111.
      • Mohawk
[Saponite] Rocks & Min.:58:111.
    • Marquette Co.
[Talc var: Steatite] Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
    • Ontonagon Co.
[Saponite] Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
      • Greenland Township
        • Greenland
[Saponite] Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
[Saponite] Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
[Saponite] Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
[Saponite] Ref.: Rocks & Min.: 58:112; 63:494; 65:240-243.
      • Rockland
[Saponite] Robinson, George, 2004, Mineralogy of Michigan
  • Minnesota
    • Lake Co.
[Saponite] AmMin 46:430
  • Missouri
    • Iron Co.
      • Graniteville
[Saponite] R&M 73:2 pp 98-117
  • Nevada
    • Douglas Co.
      • Pine Nut Mts
        • Gardnerville District
[Saponite] NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Nye Co.
      • Amargosa Desert
[Saponite] Rocks & Minerals, Nov. 1999.
[Saponite] NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • White Pine Co.
[Saponite] NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
  • New Hampshire
    • Cheshire Co.
      • Richmond
Francis, C. A. and D. E. Lange (1988): Four Occurrences of Dravite in Western New England (Rocks and Minerals 63:455).
Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH part III.
    • Grafton Co.
Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH: Part III, Minerals & Mines
      • Orford
Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH, Part III, p.57, 59
    • Hillsborough Co.
      • Francestown
[Talc var: Steatite] http://99.1911encyclopedia.org/T/TA/TALC.htm.
Jackson, 1844. Final Report on The Geology and Mineralogy of NH, p. 169
Meyers & Stewart, 1956. Geology of NH part III.
Hitchcock, Charles (1869). First Annual Report upon the Geology and Mineralogy of the State of New Hampshire.
    • Merrimack Co.
      • Canterbury
      • Warner
Jackson, 1844. Final Report on The Geology and Mineralogy of NH
  • New Jersey
    • Somerset Co.
      • Bernards Township
[Saponite] Maertens, J. (2007) Collecting Minerals at Tilcon's Millington Quarry. The Tilcon Times, Summer:10.
  • New Mexico
    • Catron Co.
[Saponite] Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
    • Eddy Co.
      • Carlsbad
[Saponite] Clays and Clay Minerals; June 2000; v. 48; no. 3; p. 317-321
    • Grant Co.
[Talc var: Steatite] Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
    • Hidalgo Co.
      • Pyramid Mts
[Saponite] Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
          • Lordsburg
            • Virginia District
[Saponite] Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
[Saponite] Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd rev. ed., 1996
    • Rio Arriba Co.
[Saponite] Patrick haynes
    • San Miguel Co.
      • Rociada District
[Talc var: Steatite] Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
[Saponite] Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
  • New York
    • New York City
      • Staten Island (Richmond Co.)
Sloan, 1975. Minerals & Gem Trails of NY, NJ, PA, CT (4th ed.)
    • Orange Co.
      • Town of Warwick
[Talc var: Steatite] The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull. Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 96.
    • Putnam Co.
      • Town of Southeast
        • Brewster
[Talc var: Steatite] Januzzi (1976) Mineral Localities of Connecticut & Southeastern New York State
  • North Carolina
Bannister,Cowan and Company (1869) The Resources of North Carolina;Its Natural Wealth,Condition,and Advantages,as Existing in 1869
[Talc var: Steatite] Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
    • Madison Co.
Mineral Commodity Files, Asheville Regional Office ,NCGS
Mineral Commodity Files, Asheville Regional Office, NCGS
Mineral Commodity Files, Asheville Regional Office , NCGS
Mineral Commodity Files, Asheville Regional Office, NCGS
Mineral Commodity Files , Asheville Regional Office, NCGS
Mineral Commodity Files , Asheville Regional Office ,NCGS
Mineral Commodity Files ,Asheville Regional Office , NCGS
      • Madison County Soapstone District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Mineral Commodity Files, Asheville Regional Office, NCGS
Mineral Commodity Files , Asheville REgional Office , NCGS
Mineral Commodity Files, ASheville Regional Office,NCGS
[Saponite] Genth,F.A.,1891,The Minerals Of North Carolina;USGS Bulletion No.74
    • Montgomery Co.
Bannister,Cowan and Company(1869) The Resources of North Carolina:Its Natural Wealth,Condition,and Advantages,as Existing in 1869
Bannister,Cowan and Company (1869) The Resources of North Carolina;Its Natural Wealth,Condition,and Advavtages,as Existing in1869
Bannister,Cowan and Company(1869) The Resources of North Carolina :Its Natural Wealth,Condition,and Advantages,as Existing in 1869
[Talc var: Steatite] Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina:USGS Bulletion No.74
    • Swain Co.
Mineral Commodity Files, Asheville Regional Office, NCGS
[Talc var: Steatite] Genth,F.A (1891) The Minerals Of North Carolina: USGS Bulletion No.74
Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina : NCGS Bulletion 84
[Saponite] Donald R. Privett, P.G (2011) Formation And Occurrences Of Laumontite And Related Minerals In The Carolina and Virginia,Middle Mesozoic Zeolite, Facies Metamorphism Southern Appalachian Piedmont
    • Watauga Co.
Mineral Commodity Files , Asheville Regional Office, NCGS
    • Wilkes Co.
Mineral Commodity Files, Asheville Regional Office , NCGS
  • Oregon
    • Clackamas Co.
[Saponite] Micro Probe Vol. 6 No. 4
  • Pennsylvania
    • Delaware Co.
      • Ridley Township
        • Leiperville
[Saponite] Rocks & Min.:59:109-120.
    • Montgomery Co.
      • Lower Merion Township
        • Gladwyne
[Talc var: Steatite] Dana 6: 1069.
    • Philadelphia Co.
      • Lafayette
[Talc var: Steatite] Mineralogy of Pennsylvania-1922; Samuel S. Gordon, pg. 221-222
  • Rhode Island
    • Providence Co.
      • Cranston
        • Oaklawn
[Talc var: Steatite] Miller, 1972. Minerals of Rhode Island.
      • Johnston
[Talc var: Steatite] AmMin 11:334-340
      • Providence
        • Manton
[Talc var: Steatite] AmMin 11:334-340
  • South Carolina
National Geochemical Database : Rocks : USGS File # W244750
  • Tennessee
    • Unicoi Co.
U.S. Geological Survey,2005,Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey,Reston,Virginia
  • Texas
Dimble, 1888; Dumble, E. T. (1888) First Report of progress. Geological Survey of Texas p66
    • DeWitt Co.
[Saponite] Tony Nikischer
    • Grayson Co.
[Saponite] Brearley, A. J. & Jones, R. H. (1998). Chondritic Meteorites. In: Planetary Materials (Papike, J. J., Editor): Chapter 3, 398 pages. Mineralogical Society of America: Washington, DC, USA. (1998)
  • Utah
    • Beaver Co.
      • Star Range
[Saponite] UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    • Grand Co.
[Saponite] UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    • Juab Co.
      • Thomas Range
        • Spor Mountain
[Saponite] Montoya, Havens, and Bridges (1962)
    • Utah Co.
      • East Tintic Mts
[Saponite] UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
  • Vermont
    • Orange Co.
[Talc var: Steatite] Morrill & Chaffee, 1957. VT Mines & Mineral Localities
    • Washington Co.
[Talc var: Steatite] Dana 4:479 (1854)
    • Windham Co.
      • Townshend
[Talc var: Steatite] Rocks & Min 71:333
[Talc var: Steatite] Robinson, S. 1825: A Catalogue of American Minerals, with Their Localities
    • Windsor Co.
      • Chester
Vermont Office of the State Geologist (1908) Report of the State Geologist on the Mineral Industries and Geology of Vermont 1907-1908. p53
Wright, S.F., 1988, Report on the geology of the Holden Soapstone Quarry
[Talc var: Steatite] USGS Circular 95
      • Weathersfield
[Talc var: Steatite] Nicolay & Stone (1967), Rocks & Minerals: A Guide For Collectors of the Eastern US, p.181
  • Virginia
    • Albemarle Co.
      • Alberene
Virginia Minerals (1998) vol32 no.3; Rocks and Minerals, (1963) 38:565-570; Smith, J. W. (1961) Talc, Soapstone, and related stone deposits of Virginia. Virginia Minerals, Virginia Division of Mineral Resources 7:1-7 ; James L. Calver (1962) Geology and Mineral Resources of Albermarle County. Virginia Geological Survey; Bulletin 77.
      • Old Dominion
Watson (1907) Mineral Resources of Virginia
[Talc var: Steatite] Gems and Minerals of America-Jay Ellis Ransom-1974
    • Fairfax Co.
[Talc var: Steatite] Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
    • Floyd Co.
      • Shelors Mill
Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
    • Highland Co.
[Saponite] Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
  • Washington
    • Wahkiakum Co.
      • Altoona
[Saponite] Rudy Tschernich Zeolite Collection
  • Wisconsin
    • Douglas Co.
      • Amnicon Falls
[Saponite] Cordua, W.S. (1991) Minerals of the Buckley Quarry, Douglas County, Wisconsin: Mineral News : 7(6): 2-3.
  • Wyoming
    • Sweetwater Co.
      • Green River Formation
[Saponite] Am Min 49:778-781
Yemen
 
  • Hadramawt Governorate
[Saponite] LPSC 25, 1565(1994); Zolensky, M. & A.Ivanov, Chemie der Erde 63,185-246(2003)
Mars
[Saponite] Gornitz, V. (2008) Mineral News, 24, #9, 1-2.
  • Aeolis quadrangle
    • Gale Crater
      • Aeolis Palus
[Saponite] Several papers on: Science Express, www.sciencemag.org , 9 December 2013, summarized by Dr Vivien Gornitz, Bulletin of the New York Mineralogical Club, February 2014.
Outer Space
 
[Saponite] Posch, Th., Baier, A., Mutschke, H., Henning, Th. (2007): Carbonates in Space: The Challenge of Low-Temperature Data. Astrophysical Journal: 668: 993-1000
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