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Named in 1884 by Christian Wilhelm Blomstrand to honor one of the great petrologists of an age of great petrologists Waldemar Christofer Brøgger [November 10, 1851 Oslo - February 17, 1940 Oslo, Norway] whose description of paragenesis of nepheline syenite pegmatites first published in 1890 is still quoted today.
A synonym of Thorian Uraninite
A Thorian Uraninite with up to 14% ThO2
References for BrøggeriteHide
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Blomstrand, C.W. (1884): Om ett uranmineral från trakten of Moss samt om de nativa uranaterna i allmånhet. Geologiska Föreningen i Stockholm Förhandlingar. 7, 59-101
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 613.