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Where is Feldspar found?

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    Feldspar is one of the most common minerals, and is found throughout the world. Most US production seems to be in New England.

    There is a good discussion of the varieties, properties and sources of feldspar at
    http://www.ozarkrockexchange.com/ore_features/2003/feldspar.shtml

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    From Wikipedia, about 7/8 down from the top, is this reference.
    "Feldspar is an ingredient in Bon Ami US brand household cleaner.
    In 2005, Italy was the top producer of feldspar with almost one-fifth world share followed by Turkey, China and Thailand, reports the International Monetary Fund."

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feldspar

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