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Atheriastite

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Formula:
near Ca
 
5
MgFeAl
 
6
Si
 
8
O
 
32
· 5H
 
2
O
Colour:Spanish green


An alteration product of scapolite described from Nes mine, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway; an uncertain material.

Classification of Atheriastite

IMA status:Questionable/Doubtful
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Physical Properties of Atheriastite

Colour:Spanish green

Chemical Properties of Atheriastite

Formula:
near Ca
 
5
MgFeAl
 
6
Si
 
8
O
 
32
· 5H
 
2
O
Simplified for copy/paste:near Ca5MgFeAl6Si8O32·5H2O
Essential elements:Al, Ca, Fe, H, Mg, O, Si
All elements listed in formula:Al, Ca, Fe, H, Mg, O, Si

Other Names for Atheriastite

Synonyms:
AetheriastiteAetheristite
Other Languages:
German:Aetheriastit
Aetheristit
Ateriastit
Atheriastit
Spanish:Aetheriastita
Aetheristita
Atheriastita

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 Atheriastite

Reference List:

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- Weibye, P. C. (1850): Neue Mineralien aus Norwegen, beschrieben von P.H. [sic!] Weibye; analysirt von N.J. Berlin, K.A. Sjögren und J.B. von Borck (Erster Theil). [1.Tritomit, 2. Katapleiit, 3.Atheriasit, 4. Eudnophit.], Annalen der Physik und Chemie (herausgegeben zu Berlin von J.C. Poggendorff), 79: 299-304

- Raade, G. (1996): Minerals originally described from Norway. Including notes on type material. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 11, 104s + plates 1-7.

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  • Localities for Atheriastite

    (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.
    Norway
     
    • Aust-Agder
      • Arendal
        • Arendal Iron Mines
          • Neskilen Mines
    Weibye, P. C. (1850): Neue Mineralien aus Norwegen, beschrieben von P.H. [sic!] Weibye; analysirt von N.J. Berlin, K.A. Sjögren und J.B. von Borck (Erster Theil). [1.Tritomit, 2. Katapleiit, 3.Atheriasit, 4. Eudnophit.], Annalen der Physik und Chemie (herausgegeben zu Berlin von J.C. Poggendorff), 79: 299-304
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