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Sagenite (of Saussure)
Conveau quarry, Gourin, Morbihan, Brittany, France
© P Le Roch
|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
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References for Sagenite
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
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(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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Locality Updated: Arandis Tin Mine, Arandis, Swakopmund District, Erongo Region, NamibiaFrom Debbie Woolf, 23rd May 2013 22:19:58