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Sagenite (of Saussure)
Conveau quarry, Gourin, Morbihan, Brittany, France
© P Le Roch




Synonym of:Sagenite (of Kunz), Sagenite (of Saussure)


Two different usages of this name, both of which are in common usage by collectors around the world today. However, sagenite on specimen labels usually refers to the twinned variety of acicular rutile (Sagenite (of Saussure)).

Classification of Sagenite

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Other Names for Sagenite

Other Languages:
German:Sagenit
Spanish:Sagenita

Other Information

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References for Sagenite

Reference List:

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http://www.geocities.com/minmaven/sagenite.htm

Cleaveland, Parker (1816) An Elementary Treatise on Mineralogy and Geology Published 1816, Boston

Dana, James Dwight (1850) A System of Mineralogy Published 1850, Third Edition New York

Dana, Edward Salisbury (1896) A System of Mineralogy Published 1896, Sixth Edition New York

Hart, Golbert (1927) The Nomenclature of Silica. American Mineralogist Volume 12, pages 383-395, 1927

Kunz, George Frederick Gems and Precious Stones of North America Published 1892, Second Edition

Metherie, Jean Paul de la (1795) Theorie de la Terre Published 1795 Chez Maradan, Paris

Saussure, Horace Bénédict de (1796) Voyages dans les Alpes, précédés d'un essai sur l'histoire naturelle des environs le Genève. Published 1796 S. Fauche

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    Localities for Sagenite

    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.
    Austria
     
    • Carinthia
      • Gurktaler Alpen
        • Metnitz
          • Laßnitz
    C.Auer 2012
      • Hohe Tauern
        • Ankogel group
          • Ankogel area
    R. Hasler Collection
        • Goldberg group
          • Innerfragant
            • Wurten
    [Rutile var: Sagenite (of Saussure)] Paar, W.H., and Niedermayr, G. (1998): Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Mineralogischen Gesellschaft 143, 425-435.
        • Malta valley
          • Koschach
    J.Metzger (1997)
    • Lower Austria
      • Mostviertel
        • Dunkelstein Forest
          • Wölbling
    peter neschen collection
      • Waldviertel
        • Leiben
          • Ebersdorf (Lehen-Ebersdorf)
    peter neschen collection
    • Salzburg
      • Hohe Tauern
        • Gastein valley
          • Anlauf valley
    G.Mutschlechner (Innsbruck)
        • Rauris valley
          • Hüttwinkl valley
            • Grieswies - Krumlkeeskopf area
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
    peter neschen collection;
    [Rutile var: Sagenite (of Saussure)] G Brandstetter collection
            • Krumlbach valley
              • Kruml glacier
    [Rutile var: Sagenite (of Saussure)] Gerd Stefanik collection
    peter neschen collection
        • Stubach valley
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
      • Saalfelden
        • Biberg (Bieberg)
    peter neschen collection
    • Styria
      • Koralpe
        • Schwanberg
    Sammlungszugänge 1996 und 1997 (1998) : Min. Abt. Miner. Landesmuseum Joanneum Heft 62/63, Graz 1998, p. 81 – 90
    • Tyrol
      • North Tyrol
        • Zillertal
          • Zemmgrund
    Steir.Mineralog 25/2011, p.49-50
            • Mörchner area
    Gerd Stefanik
    Gerd Stefanik
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
    Belgium
     
    • Luxembourg Province
      • Bastogne
    [Rutile var: Sagenite (of Saussure)] Harjo Neutkens collection
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
     
    • Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
      • Central Bosnia Canton
        • Fojnica
    [Rutile var: Sagenite (of Saussure)] igor Dolinar specimens
    Czech Republic
     
    • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
      • Moravia-Silesia Region
        • Bruntál
    Kruťa, T.: Nerostný výzkum ve Slezsku v letech 1956-1957. Přírodovědecký sborník Ostravského kraje, 1957, 18, 543-571.
      • Olomouc Region
        • Jeseník
          • Žulová (Friedeberg)
    Novotný, P.: Žulová - Korálové jámy, ověřovací práce. Minerál, 1997, roč. 5, č. 1, s. 25 - 27.
        • Moravský Beroun
    Mísař, Z.: Nález turmalínu v diabasovém lomu u Ondrášova v Nízkém Jeseníku. Přírodovědecký sborník Ostravského kraje, 1955, roč. 16, s. 145-146.
    France
     
    • Auvergne
      • Puy-de-Dôme
        • Jumeaux
          • Champagnat-le-Jeune
    Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 359-371.
    • Brittany
      • Morbihan
        • Gourin
    Pierre Le Roch
    • Limousin
      • Haute-Vienne
    D. Coffrant, Bull. Soc. Fr. Minéral. Cristallogr. , 1974, 97, pp. 70-78.
    • Midi-Pyrénées
      • Ariège
        • Cauflens
          • Seix
            • Salau
    Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 633-644.
    • Pays de Loire
      • Loire-Atlantique
        • Nantes
          • La Chapelle-sur-Erdre
    Guiraud R. (2006) La bertrandite retrouvée. Le Cahier des Micomonteurs, 93, 26-33. (in French)
    • Rhône-Alpes
      • Haute-Savoie
        • Chamonix
          • Mont Blanc Massif (Monte Bianco Massif)
    hède frédéric
    Germany
     
    • Baden-Württemberg
      • Black Forest
        • Kandern
    Brill, A. R. (2011): Die Malsburger Granitsteinbrüche bei Kandern im südwestlichen Schwarzwald. Lapis 36 (7-8), 43-51; 70.
    • Saxony
      • Vogtland
        • Lengenfeld
          • Irfersgrün
    [Rutile var: Sagenite (of Saussure)] M Adelt collection
    Greece
     
    • Macedonia Department
      • Thessaloníki Prefecture (Salonica)
        • Polydentri - Kolchiko area
          • Vertiskos Mt
    K. Michailidis et al. , Eur. J. Mineral. , 1996, 8, pp. 393-404.
    Italy
     
    • Aosta Valley
      • Courmayeur
        • Monte Bianco Massif (Mont Blanc Massif)
          • Veny Valley
    Alberto Vaghi's collection
    • Lombardy
      • Sondrio Province
        • Valchiavenna
          • Spluga Valley (San Giacomo Valley)
            • Madesimo
    http://www.mineralimottarella.it/val_loga.html
        • Valtellina
          • Piateda
    Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 283-303.
    • Piedmont
      • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
        • Formazza Valley
    Alberto Vaghi specimen
    Alberto Vaghi's collection
        • Ossola Valley
          • Baceno
            • Devero Alp (Devero Valley; Val Devero)
    Alberto Vaghi's collection
    • Trentino-Alto Adige
      • Bolzano Province (South Tyrol)
        • Vizze Valley (Pfitsch Valley)
    Matteo Chinellato collection
          • San Giacomo
            • Vizze pass (Pfitsch pass)
    Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
    Folie, K., P. Gentile, M. Hanke & I. Rocchetti (2010): Mineralien aus der Umgebung des Pfitscher Jochs in Südtirol (II). Mineralien-Welt 21 (4), 42-67.
    Mexico
     
    • Aguascalientes
      • Mun. de Calvillo
        • Calvillo
    Karel Bal Collection;
    Mongolia
     
    • Dornogovi Aimag
      • Hövsgöl
    Kynický, J. & Samec, P. (2005): Hydrothermally-metasomatic and exsolution-like mineralization of the carbonatites from selected localities at Gobi. Mongolian Geoscientist. sv. 9, č. 27, s. 52-55.
    Namibia
     
    • Khomas Region
      • Gamsberg Area
    Locker, H. (2011): "Alpine" Rutile und Quarzkristalle: Rooisand am Gamsberg/Namibia. Lapis 36 (7-8), 21-25.
    Norway
     
    • Møre og Romsdal
      • Halsa
    [Rutile var: Sagenite (of Saussure)] Photo & Collection: Egil Hollund, Norway
    • Nordland
      • Meløy
    [Rutile var: Sagenite (of Saussure)] Aksel Österlöf collection
      • Rødøy
    [Rutile var: Sagenite (of Saussure)] Nordrum, F.S. (2006): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2005-2006. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 33: 56-62
    • Sør-Trøndelag
      • Oppdal
    Witsø, T. (1995): Mineraler i Oppdal med beskrivelse. Driva Kro og steinsenter. Unpublished paper. http://vinstradalen.no/pdf/Mineraler.pdf
    Pakistan
     
    • Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)
      • Baltistan
        • Skardu District
          • Shigar Valley
            • Hachupa (Hashupi)
    TVM Specimen
    Russia
     
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
        • Buriatia Republic (Buryatia)
          • Vitim Plateau
    Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2011)
    Slovakia
     
    • Banská Bystrica Region
      • Brezno Co.
    Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
      • Rimavská Sobota Co.
    Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
    • Košice Region
      • Košice Co.
        • Medzev (Metzenseifen)
    Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
    Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
      • Rožňava Co.
    Pauliš P., Ďuďa R., 2002:Nejznámejší mineralogická nalezište Slovenska. Kuttna, Kutná Hora, 136p
      • Sobrance Co.
    Bacsó,Z.,Ďuďa,R.,1988: Metalogenéza a rudné formácie rudného poľa Remetské Hámre. Min.Slovaca,Bratislava, 3, 193-220p
    Spain
     
    • Catalonia
      • Lleida (Lérida)
        • Alt Urgell
          • Arsèguell
    [Rutile var: Sagenite (of Saussure)] Col. Agustin Agudo Espinosa.
    • Galicia
      • Pontevedra
        • Tomiño
    Juan Usoz
    Switzerland
     
    • Ticino (Tessin)
      • Leventina
        • Bedretto Valley
    Alberto Vaghi's collection
      • Maggia Valley
        • Bavona Valley
          • Monte Basòdino
    Harjo Neutkens
    • Uri
      • Urseren
    Ref.: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 116
    E. Rosenzweig collection
    • Wallis (Valais)
      • Binn Valley
        • Lercheltini area (Lärcheltini)
    Enrico Bonacina
      • Brig
        • Simplon pass area
          • Steinu Valley
    [Rutile var: Sagenite (of Saussure)] Frédéric Hède specimen
      • Goms
        • Furka pass area
          • Gletsch
    Ref.: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 115
    Ref.: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 116
        • Oberwald
    Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 113
    Ref.: Stalder, H. A., de Quervain, Niggli, E., Graeser, St., Die Mineralfunde der Schweiz, (1973), p. 116
    USA
     
    • Oregon
      • Lane Co.
    various added photos
      • Tillamook Co.
    Gem Trails of Oregon, James R. Mitchell 1998
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