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After the locality at Glendon, Australia.
A variety of Calcite

Name for a calcite pseudomorph after ikaite.

Originally reported from Glendon, NSW, Australia.

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Chemical Properties of GlendoniteHide


Synonyms of GlendoniteHide

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Varieties of GlendoniteHide

GennoishiJapanese name for pseudomorphs of calcite after ikaite.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite4 photos of Glendonite associated with Calcite on
Ikaite4 photos of Glendonite associated with Ikaite on
Pyrite2 photos of Glendonite associated with Pyrite on
Calcite Group2 photos of Glendonite associated with Calcite Group on
Calcareous Tufa1 photo of Glendonite associated with Calcareous Tufa 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.

References for GlendoniteHide

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David and Taylor (1905) Records of the Geological Survey of New South Wales: 8, 161.
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: 160.

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Localities for GlendoniteHide

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.
  • New South Wales
    • Durham Co.
      • Hunter River
Rec. Geol. Surv. New South Wales (1905) 8, 161
Steve Sorrell Collection
Steve Sorrell Collection
    • Northumberland Co.
      • Quarrobolong
Keith Compton collection
  • South Australia
    • Flinders Ranges
      • North Flinders Ranges
Keith F. Compton collection
  • Tasmania
    • Derwent Valley municipality
      • Maydena district
Catalogue of the Minerals of Tasmania, Bottrill & Baker
  • New Brunswick
    • Westmorland Co.
Steacy, H.R., and D.R. Grant, "Tidal Muds Reveal Mineral Curiosity", Canadian Geographic Journal, pp. 36-38, Jan 1974.
  • Nova Scotia
    • Kings Co.
  • Nunavut
    • Ellesmere Island
Van King
  • Hubei Province
    • Yichang Prefecture
      • Yiling District
Zhou Wang, Jiasheng Wang, Erwin Seuss, Guangzhe Wang, Can Chen, and Shuhai Xiao (2017) Silicified glendonites in the Ediacaran Doushantuo Formation (South China) and their potential paleoclimatic implications
  • Saxony-Anhalt
    • Sangerhausen
  • Hokkaido
    • Sorachi Province
      • Mikasa City
Nichika specimens
  • Honshu Island
    • Chubu region
      • Nagano prefecture
Masutomi Museum (Kyoto) specimens
Ohe Rikosha specimens; Keith Harshbarger specimen
    • Tohoku Region
      • Fukushima Prefecture
Masutomi Museum (Kyoto) specimens
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug
      • Taimyr Peninsula
Dmitriy I. Belakovskiy (2003): New Data on Minerals: 38: 101-112.
  • Northern Region
    • Karelia Republic
Martins da Pedra collection
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • White Sea Coast
specimens widespread in innumerable collections; Dmitriy I. Belakovskiy (2003): New Data on Minerals: 38: 101-112.; Geptner, A. R., Vetoshkina, O. S., & Petrova, V. V. (2014). New data on the composition of stable isotopes in glendonites of the White Sea and their genesis. Lithology and Mineral Resources, 49(6), 473-490.
South Africa
  • Northern Cape Province
    • Francis Baard District
      • Kimberley
South African Journal of Geology Date: September 1, 2001 p265
  • England
    • Tyne & Wear
      • Jarrow
  • Alaska
    • North Slope Borough
      • Barter Island
William W Besse
  • California
    • Mono Co.
Dana, Edward Salisbury (1884), A crystallographic study of the thinolite of Lake Lahonton: USGS Bulletin 12: 19; Russell, Israel Cook (1889), Quaternary history of Mono Valley, California: USGS 8th. Annual Report: 315-316; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 118.
  • Nevada
    • Washoe Co.
  • Utah
    • Salt Lake Co.
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    • Utah Co.
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
  • Washington
various added photos
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