Pyrophyllite occurs in phyllite and schistose rocks, often associated with kyanite, of which it is an alteration product. It also occurs as hydrothermal deposits. Typical associated minerals include: kyanite, andalusite, topaz, mica and quartz.
<h2>Pyrophyllite</h2> is used for ceramics, in paints, insecticides, and in the production of rubber. It is also used as a minor ornamental stone for carvings and sculptures.
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