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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 URL:
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Other Names for Sagenite

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Other Information

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

References for Sagenite

Reference List:

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

Internet Links for Sagenite

Localities for Sagenite

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 for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? 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.
  • Carinthia
    • Gurktaler Alpen
      • Metnitz
        • Laßnitz
C.Auer 2012
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Ankogel group
Peter Neschen collection (07409b) (from Coll. A.Thinschmidt), photo id: 743946
peter neschen collection
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.
        • Kleine Fleiß valley
peter neschen collection
      • Malta valley
        • Koschach
J.Metzger (1997)
  • Lower Austria
    • Mostviertel
      • Dunkelstein Forest
        • Wölbling
          • Ambach
KIESEWETTER, Ludwig (1996a): Ambach/NÖ.. Ein Fundstellenporträt.- Mefos, 7/12, 4-19, Wien.
    • Waldviertel
      • Klein-Pöchlarn
        • Ebersdorf (Lehen-Ebersdorf)
peter neschen collection
  • Salzburg
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Gastein valley
        • Anlauf valley
G.Mutschlechner (Innsbruck)
        • Naßfeld valley
peter neschen collection
      • Obersulzbach valley
        • Hopffeld area
peter neschen collection
      • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Macedonia Department
    • Thessaloníki Prefecture (Salonica)
      • Polydentri - Kolchiko area
        • Vertiskos Mt
K. Michailidis et al. , Eur. J. Mineral. , 1996, 8, pp. 393-404.
  • 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
            • Isola
Bedognè F., Montrasio A., Sciesa E. (1995): I minerali della provincia di Sondrio e della Bregaglia grigionese: Val Bregaglia, Val Masino, Val Codera e Valle Spluga. Bettini, Sondrio, 300 pp.
      • Valtellina
        • Piateda
Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 283-303.
  • Piedmont
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Ossola Valley
        • Antigorio Valley
          • Devero Valley
            • Baceno
              • Devero Alp
Alberto Vaghi's collection
        • Formazza Valley
          • Formazza
Mattioli V. (1979): Minerali Ossolani. Ed. Arti Grafiche Medesi, Milano, 268 pp.
            • Sabbione Glacier
Alberto Vaghi specimen
Alberto Vaghi collection
Alberto Vaghi's collection
  • Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol)
    • 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.
  • Aguascalientes
    • Mun. de Calvillo
      • Calvillo
Karel Bal Collection;
  • 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.
  • Khomas Region
    • Gamsberg Area
Locker, H. (2011): "Alpine" Rutile und Quarzkristalle: Rooisand am Gamsberg/Namibia. Lapis 36 (7-8), 21-25.
  • 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.
    • Selbu
      • Stamnesåsen
Larsen, K.E. (2016): Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2015-2016. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2016: 127-135
  • Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas)
    • Baltistan
      • Skardu District
        • Shigar Valley
          • Hachupa (Hashupi)
TVM Specimen
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
      • Buriatia Republic (Buryatia)
        • Vitim Plateau
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2011)
  • 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
  • Catalonia
    • Lleida (Lérida)
      • Alt Urgell
        • Arsèguell
[Rutile var: Sagenite (of Saussure)] Col. Agustin Agudo Espinosa.
  • Galicia
    • Pontevedra
      • Tomiño
Juan Usoz
  • 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
      • Ulrichen
Kipfer, A. (1981): Mineral-Paragenesen in Orthogneisbändern des westlichen Aeginentals (Goms, Kt. Wallis). Schweizer Strahler, 1981, Nr. 10, 397-417.
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Wadebridge District
        • Tintagel
          • Treknow
Jay I G Roland collection
  • Oregon
    • Lane Co.
various added photos
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