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Oerstedtite

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Formula:
Zr(SiO4)
A variety of Zircon

Varietal name used by Forchhammer (1835) for a metamict zircon from Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway.


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Chemical Properties of OerstedtiteHide

Formula:
Zr(SiO4)

Other Language Names for OerstedtiteHide

German:Örstedtit

Other InformationHide

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 OerstedtiteHide

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- Forchhammer, [J.G.] (1835): Oerstedit, ein neues Mineral. Annalen der Physik und Chemie, 35: 360

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Localities for OerstedtiteHide

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Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Norway
 
  • Aust-Agder
Forchhammer, [J.G.] (1835): Oerstedit, ein neues Mineral. Annalen der Physik und Chemie, 35: 360
      • Arendal Iron Mines
        • Neskilen Mines
Scheerer, Th. (1845): Geognostisk-mineralogiske Skizzer- samlede paa en Reise i sommeren 1842. Nyt Magasin for Naturvidenskaberne. 4, 126-164; Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralologie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
        • Øyestad
Weibye, P. C. (1848): Beiträge zur topograpischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde. 22: 465-544
 
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