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Name:From the Greek σποδιος, "spodios", ash-gray, referring to its color.
A Mixture Of:Calcite, Fluorapatite, Serpentine Group


Originally reported from Kran Mine, Nyttsta ore field, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden.

Classification of Spodiosite

IMA status:Discredited 2003
Dana 8th edition ID:41.6.11.1

41 : ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
6 : A2(XO4)Zq
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Other Names for Spodiosite

Synonyms:
IMA2003-B
Other Languages:
German:Spodiosit
Russian:Сподиозит
Spanish:Spodiosita

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Spodiosite

Reference List:

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Tiberg (1872) Geologiska Föeningens I Stockholm. Förhandlinger, Stockholm: 1: 84.

Sjögren (1885) Geologiska Föeningens I Stockholm. Förhandlinger, Stockholm: 7: 666.

Nordenskiöld (1893) Geologiska Föeningens I Stockholm. Förhandlinger, Stockholm: 15: 460.

Cameron and McCaughey (1911) Journal of Physical Chemistry: 15: 463.

Larsen, E.S. (1921) The Microscopic Determination of the Nonopaque Minerals, First edition, USGS Bulletin 679: 136.

Strunz (1939) Naturwiss.: 27: 423.

Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Seventh edition, Volume II: 848.

Mineralogical Magazine (1953): 30: 166.

Holtstam, D. (2004): Spodiosite discredited. GFF 126, 253-254.

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  • Localities for Spodiosite

    (TL) indicates type locality. ? 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.
    Sweden
     
    • Värmland
      • Filipstad
    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: 848.
    GFF 15, 73
        • Nyttsta ore field
    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: 848.
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