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|A Mixture Of:||Hisingerite, Neotocite|
Variety/synonym of either Hisingerite or Neotocite.
Originally described from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.
Classification of Sturtite
|IMA status:||Discredited 2006|
|Strunz 8th edition ID:||8/.-|
8 : Silicates
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Physical Properties of Sturtite
Relationship of Sturtite to other Species
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Other Names for Sturtite
|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 Sturtite
Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR (1978) 243, 1292.
Amer. Mineral. (1980) 65, 210
Clay Minerals (1983) 18, 21
Amer. Mineral. (1984) 69, 215
Can. Mineral. (2006) 44, 1557-1560
Birch, W.D., 1999, Minerals of Broken Hill. Broken Hill City Council.
Hodge-Smith, T., 1930, Sturtite, a new mineral, Broken Hill, NSW. records of the Australian Museum. 17, 410-412.
Internet Links for Sturtite
Localities for Sturtite
The 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.
(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.
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