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About NordstranditeHide

Robert A. "Bucco" Van Nordstrand
colorless, coral pink and reddish brown
Vitreous, Pearly
Specific Gravity:
2.43 - 2.436
Crystal System:
For Robert A. Van Nordstrand (Feb. 17, 1918 - Feb. 6, 2000 San Rafael Marin County California, USA), Sinclair Research Laboratories, Harvey, Illinois, USA, who synthesized the compound in 1956, later named for him, then transferred to the natural mineral.
This page provides mineralogical data about Nordstrandite.

Classification of NordstranditeHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
F : Hydroxides (without V or U)
E : Hydroxides with OH, without H2O; sheets of edge-sharing octahedra

3 : X(OH)3

7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
6 : Oxides of Al

Physical Properties of NordstranditeHide

Vitreous, Pearly
Transparent, Opaque
pearly on cleavage
colorless, coral pink and reddish brown
reddish brown due to included goethite
basal {110}
2.43 - 2.436 g/cm3 (Measured)    2.45 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of NordstranditeHide

Biaxial (+)
RI values:
nα = 1.580(4) nβ = 1.580(4) nγ = 1.596(4)
Measured: 24° , Calculated: 44°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.016
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
r < v moderate

Chemical Properties of NordstranditeHide


Crystallography of NordstranditeHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
1 - Pedial
Space Group:
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.08 Å, b = 5.12 Å, c = 4.98 Å
α = 93.67°, β = 118.92°, γ = 70.27°
a:b:c = 0.992 : 1 : 0.973
Unit Cell V:
105.94 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
thick tabular crystals.
Non-standard unit-cell setting

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0009375NordstranditeBosmans H J (1970) Unit cell and crystal structure of nordstrandite, Al(OH)3 Acta Crystallographica B26 649-6521970synthetic0293
0014701NordstranditeSaalfeld H, Jarchow O (1968) Die Kristallstruktur von Nordstrandit, Al(OH)3 Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie, Abhandlungen 109 185-19119680293
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X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
4.789 Å(100)
4.322 Å(12)
4.207 Å(10)
2.392 Å(9)
2.263 Å(15)
2.016 Å(8)
1.9008 Å(8)

Geological EnvironmentHide

Geological Setting:

Type Occurrence of NordstranditeHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada, M145608; Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 108353; National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C., USA, 117275, 145608.
Geological Setting of Type Material:
sinkholes in limestones

Synonyms of NordstranditeHide

Other Language Names for NordstranditeHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
11 photos of Nordstrandite associated with Phillipsite-K(K,Na,Ca0.5,Ba0.5)4-7[Al4-7Si12-9O32] . 12H2O
7 photos of Nordstrandite associated with BaryteBaSO4
5 photos of Nordstrandite associated with CalciteCaCO3
5 photos of Nordstrandite associated with DawsoniteNaAlCO3(OH)2
4 photos of Nordstrandite associated with HydrotalciteMg6Al2(CO3)(OH)16 · 4H2O
3 photos of Nordstrandite associated with Gonnardite(Na,Ca)2(Si,Al)5O10 · 3H2O
3 photos of Nordstrandite associated with Phillipsite subgroup
2 photos of Nordstrandite associated with QuartzSiO2
1 photo of Nordstrandite associated with BehoiteBe(OH)2
1 photo of Nordstrandite associated with BöhmiteAlO(OH)

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.FE.05BruciteMg(OH)2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
4.FE.05PortlanditeCa(OH)2Trig. 3m (3 2/m)
4.FE.05PyrochroiteMn(OH)2Trig. 3m (3 2/m)
4.FE.05TheophrastiteNi(OH)2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
4.FE.10BayeriteAl(OH)3Mon. 2/m : P21/m
4.FE.10GibbsiteAl(OH)3Mon. 2/m
4.FE.15BöhmiteAlO(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
4.FE.15Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)Orth. mm2 : Cmc21
4.FE.25FeitknechtiteMn3+O(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
4.FE.25Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
4.FE.30QuenselitePbMnO2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P2/b
4.FE.40Vernadite(Mn4+,Fe3+,Ca,Na)(O,OH)2 · nH2OHex.
4.FE.45QuetzalcoatliteZn6Cu3(TeO6)2(OH)6 · AgxPbyClx+2yTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

7.6.1CorundumAl2O3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c
7.6.2BöhmiteAlO(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
7.6.2DiasporeAlO(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
7.6.4GibbsiteAl(OH)3Mon. 2/m
7.6.5BayeriteAl(OH)3Mon. 2/m : P21/m

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 NordstranditeHide

Reference List:
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Wall, J.R.D., E.B. Wolfenden, E.H. Beard, and T. Deans (1962): Nordstrandite in soil from West Sarawak, Borneo. Nature, 196, 264–265.
Hathaway, J.C. and S.O. Schlanger (1962): Nordstrandite from Guam. Nature, 196, 265–266.
American Mineralogist (1963): 48: 214.
Saalfeld, H. and O. Jarchow (1968): Die Kristallstruktur
von Nordstrandite, Al(OH)3. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 109, 185-191.
Chao, G.Y. and J. Baker (1982): Nordstrandite from Mont St-Hilaire, Quebec. Can. Mineral., 20, 77–85.

Internet Links for NordstranditeHide

Localities for NordstranditeHide

This 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.

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.
Goldbery, R., Loughnan, F.C. (1970) Dawsonite and nordstrandite in the Permian Berry Formation of the Sydney Basin, New South Wales. American Mineralogist, Vol. 55, March-April, pp.477-490. Milton, G., Dwornik, E.J., Finkleman, R.B. (1975) Nordstrandite, Al(OH)3, from the Green River Formation in Rio Blanco County, Colorado, American Mineralogist, Volume 60, pages 285-291.
  • Carinthia
    • Spittal an der Drau District
      • Rennweg am Katschberg
        • Pölla valley
          • Zanaischg (Zaneischg)
A.Pichler, A. (2009) Bergbau in Westkärnten, Eine Bestandsaufnahme der noch sichtbaren Merkmale der historischen Bergbaue in Westkärnten. Verlag des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins für Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Sonderheft 63, 416 pages [in German].
  • Lower Austria
    • Krems-Land District
      • Mühldorf
        • Amstall
GOLDMANN, Christoph & LÖFFLER, Erwin (2008): Die Mineralienfundstellen des Graphitbergbaues Amstall, NÖ.- Mefos, 19/35, 4-34, A-D, Wien.
  • Salzburg
    • Zell am See District
      • Rauris
        • Grieswies - Krumlkeeskopf area
Walter, F. (2009)
  • Styria
    • Südoststeiermark District
      • Bad Gleichenberg
        • Wilhelmsdorf
Alker, A., Golob, P., Postl, W. & Waltinger, H. (1981): Hydrotalkit, Nordstrandit und Motukoreait vom Stradner Kogel, südlich Gleichenberg, Steiermark. Mitt.-Bl. Abt. Mineral. Landesmuseum Joanneum 49, 1-13.; R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993); Postl, W., Taucher, J. & Moser, B. (1996): Neue Mineralfunde im oststeirischen Vulkangebiet. Mitt. Abt. Miner. Landesmuseum Joanneum, 60/61, 3-76.
  • Cochabamba
    • Ayopaya Province
Alfredo Petrov collection; Laszlo Horvath collection
  • Santa Catarina
Norberto Dani et al (2001) Nordstrandite in Bauxite Derived from Phonolite, Lages, Santa Catarina, Brazil Clays and Clay Minerals, 49:216-226
  • Ontario
Grice, Joel D. (1989) Bancroft: the Mineral Capital of Canada. In: Famous mineral localities of Canada. Published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited & the National Museum of Natural Sciences, 190 pages, 92-99; 162-165.
    • Hastings County
      • Dungannon Township
Sabina, A.P. (1982): Some rare minerals of the Bancroft area. Mineralogical Record 13 (4), 226-228
  • Québec
    • Montérégie
      • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
        • Mont Saint-Hilaire
CHAO, G.Y., BAKER, J. (1982) Nordstrandite from Mont St-Hilaire, Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist, 20, 77-85.; GRICE, J.D. (1989) Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec: Canada's Most Diverse Mineral Locality. In: Famous mineral localities of Canada. Published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited & the National Museum of Natural Sciences, 190 pages: 100-108; 166-175.
      • Lajemmerais RCM
        • Varennes & St-Amable
          • Saint-Amable sill
HORVÁTH, L. (2010) The minerals of the Saint-Amable sill: an update. MICRONEWS 44(4), 23-28.
    • Montréal
      • Mont Royal
Tarassoff collection
  • Saskatchewan
D. M. Egan (1986) The Occurrence of Scarbroite at Muskiki Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada. Mineralogical Magazine 50:180
AmMin 60:285-291 (1975)
Czech Republic
  • Karlovy Vary Region
    • Karlovy Vary District
      • Čichalov
        • Mokrá
Černý, P. et al.: Mokrá u Žlutic, lokalita gibbsitu, böhmit a zeolitů. Minerál, 2002, roč. 10, č. 6, s. 403 - 408.
      • Děpoltovice
Sejkora J., Jebavá I., Plášil J., Bureš B., Tvrdý J.: Nordstrandit z lomu v Děpoltovicích u Karlových Varů (Česká republika). Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2010, roč. 18, č. 1, s. 33-41.
  • Liberec Region
    • Česká Lípa District
      • Tachov
P.Pauliš,O.Janeček,L.Hrůzek,J.Sejkora,R.Malíková,F.Fediuk,O.Pour (2017) Nordstrandite and zeolite mineralization in phonolite of Tachovský Hill near Doksy(Czech Republic).Bulletin Mineralogie Petrologie 25,1,2017 Prag
  • Bavaria
    • Lower Franconia
      • Haßberge District
        • Maroldsweisach
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Arnsberg
      • Siegen-Wittgenstein
        • Siegen
          • Eiserfeld
Henrich, J. M. (1998): Die Königin der Eisensteingruben. Die Grube Eisenzecher Zug bei Eiserfeld im Siegerland – ein Fundort begehrter Mineralien. Mineralien-Welt 9 (5), 16-35.
    • Niederberg area
      • Wülfrath
        • Rohdenhaus
Schnorrer-Köhler, G. (1991): Mineralogische Notizen V. Aufschluss 42, 155-171.
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Mayen-Koblenz District
      • Vordereifel
        • Ettringen
[Hentschel, G., Neue Mineralfunde aus Vulkanvorkommen der Eifel, Mainzer geowiss. Mitt. 11, 87-90, 1982] [Lapis, 15 (5), 9-36]
    • Vulkaneifel District
      • Daun
        • Üdersdorf
Hentschel, G., Die Minerale der Üdersdorfer Lava, Lapis, Weise Verlag, München, 11/1989
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirgskreis
      • Bärenstein
T. Witzke (1994): Neufunde aus Sachsen (II): Nordstrandit vom Bärenstein bei Annaberg in Sachsen.- Lapis 19, 10, 36-39
  • Attica
    • East Attica
      • Lavreotiki
        • Lavrion mining district
          • Agios Konstantinos (Kamariza)
            • Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines)
No reference listed
  • Kujalleq
    • Igaliku
      • Narsaarsuk Plateau
Petersen Ole V., Secher K. (1985) Gronland: Mineralien, Geologie, Geschichte. Verlag Bode & Partner K.G., Bochum, 87 p.; Petersen, O.V., Johnsen, O. & Leonardsen, E.S. (1976): Nordstrandite from Narssârssuk, Greenland. Mineralogical Record 7, 78-82
  • Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County
    • Putnok District
      • Aggtelek
Kovács-Pálffy, P., Velledits, F., Kónya, P., Földvári, M., & Sólymos, K. G. (2008). Nordstrandite, a new occurrence from Hungary. Acta Mineralogica-Petrographica, 48, 43-48.
Szakáll S.,2007; Kovács-Pálffy, P., Velledits, F., Kónya, P., Földvári, M., & Sólymos, K. G. (2008). Nordstrandite, a new occurrence from Hungary. Acta Mineralogica-Petrographica, 48, 43-48.
  • Liguria
    • Genoa
      • Ne
        • Reppia
          • Monte Copello
analysed by Dr. Anthony Kampf, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, USA
  • Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-South Tyrol)
    • South Tyrol
      • Überetsch-Unterland (Oltradige-Bassa Atesina)
Vannucci S. –(1975) Su un nuovo ritrovamento di nordstrandite a Terlano (Bolzano). Periodico di mineralogia – Roma, pp. 55-67
Exel, R. (1987): Guida mineralogica del Trentino e del Sudtirolo. Athesia, Bolzano, 204 pp.
  • Tuscany
    • Massa-Carrara Province
Orlandi, P., and Franzini, M. (1994) I minerali del marmo di Carrara. Cassa di Risparmio di Carrara - Amilcare Pizzi Editore S.p.A., Milano, 109 pp.; Orlandi, P., and Criscuolo, A. (2009) Minerali del marmo delle Alpi Apuane. Parco delle Alpi Apuane - Pacini Editore, Ospedaletto-Pisa, 180 pp.
        • Colonnata quarrying basin
          • Colonnata
Orlandi, P., and Criscuolo, A. (2009) Minerali del marmo delle Alpi Apuane. Parco delle Alpi Apuane - Pacini Editore, Ospedaletto-Pisa, Pisa, 180 pp.
        • Miseglia quarrying basin (Miseglia-Fantiscritti quarrying basin; Fantiscritti quarrying basin)
Orlandi, P., and Criscuolo, A. (2009) Minerali del marmo delle Alpi Apuane. Parco delle Alpi Apuane - Pacini Editore, Ospedaletto-Pisa, 180 pp.
        • Torano quarrying basin
Orlandi, P., and Del Chiaro, L. (1989) Nuovi dati sui minerali delle geodi del marmo di Carrara. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, Serie A, 96, 313-325.
Orlandi, P., and Criscuolo, A. (2009) Minerali del marmo delle Alpi Apuane. Parco delle Alpi Apuane - Pacini Editore, Ospedaletto-Pisa, Pisa, 180 pp.
        • Casette
Orlandi, P., and Bellè, E. (2002) I minerali del marmo del bacino del Frigido, Massa. Comune della Città di Massa - Tipografia Ceccotti, Massa, 144 pp.;
  • Veneto
    • Vicenza Province
      • Schio
        • Tretto
          • Val Munari
            • Contrade Maglio-Pornaro
Saccardo, D., Zordan, A. (2002): Il giacimento metamorfico di contatto di Maglio-Pornaro al Tretto di Schio (Vicenza). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 26, 4 (4-2002), 234-236; Boscardin, M., Zordan, A. (2004): Chantalite di Val Munari: valori spettrofotometrici nell'infrarosso. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 28, 3 (3-2004), 161-164; Boscardin, M., Daleffe, A., Rocchetti, I., Zordan, A. (2011): Minerali del Vicentino - Aggiornamenti, località e nuove determinazioni. Museo di Archeologia e Scienze Naturali “G. Zannato”, Montecchio Maggiore (Vicenza), 183 pp.; Zordan, A. (2014): Provincia di Vicenza. In: Zorzi, F., Boscardin, M., (eds.), Minerali del Veneto. Alla scoperta dei tesori della nostra regione. Museo di Storia Naturale e Archeologia di Montebelluna - Treviso, Cierre Edizioni, Sommacampagna, 173-246.
AmMin 60:285-291 (1975)
  • Gunma Prefecture
    • Fujioka City
Hori; H., Nagashima, K., Yamada, M., Miyawaki, R., Marubashi , T. (1986) Ammonioleucite, a new mineral from Tatarazawa, Fujioka, Japan. American Mineralogist: 71(7-8): 1022-1027.
  • Kostanay Region
    • Rudny
Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
  • South Governorate
    • Jezzine District
Kruszewski, Ł., 2018/2019. Secondary sulfate minerals from Bhanine valley coals (South Lebanon) – a crystallochemical and geochemical study. Geological Quarterly (in press)
Malaysia (TL)
  • Sarawak
    • Kuching Division
      • Bau
Wall J R D, Wolfenden E B, Beard E H, Deams T (1962) Nordstrandite in soil from West Sarawak, Borneo, Nature, 196, 264-265
  • Adrar Region
Guillaumen Matton (2008) Le Complexe Crétacé Du Rlchat (Mauritanie); Un Processus Alcalin Péri-Atlantiqu. PhD Thesis University of Montreal.
  • Chihuahua
    • Saucillo Municipality
      • Naica
Gazquez, et al., 2016, The Caves of Naica: a decade of research: Boletin geologico y Minero 1`27 (1) 147-`63
AmMin 60:285-291 (1975)
  • Vestfold og Telemark
    • Larvik
      • Hedrum
        • Lågendalen
Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 pp.
      • Malerød
Nordrum, F.S. (2012): Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2011-2012. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter. 49, 117-124; Peter Andresen collection
Peter Andresen collection.
Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM- 6310 ( Ex- Svein A Berge collection 2010)
      • Tvedalen
Knut Edvard Larsen collection # MM- 6393
    • Porsgrunn
      • Auenlandet
        • Sagåsen
Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 pp.
Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 pp.
      • Langesundsfjorden
        • Siktesøya
Larsen, A.O. & Raade, G. (1991): Gaidonnayite from the nepheline syenite pegmatite on Siktesøya in the southern part of the Oslo Region, norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 71: 303-306
  • Silesian Voivodeship
    • Wodzisław County
      • Radlin
Łukasz Kruszewski (2012) Unique chloride assemblage of exhalative origin from burning coal-mining dump in Radlin (Rybnik Coal Area, S Poland). Mineralogical Society of Poland Special Papers 40
      • Wodzisław Śląski
Kruszewski, Ł., Fabiańska, M.J., Ciesielczuk, J., Segit, T., Orłowski, R., Motyliński, R., Kusy, D., Moszumańska, I. (2018): First multi-tool exploration of a gas-condensate-pyrolysate system from the environment of burning coal mine heaps: An in situ FTIR and laboratory GC and PXRD study based on Upper Silesian materials. Science of the Total Environment: 640-641: 1044-1071
  • Chelyabinsk Oblast
    • Vishnevye Mountains
  • Krasnoyarsk Krai
    • Enisei Range (Yenisei Ridge; Enisei Ridge)
  • Murmansk Oblast
    • Khibiny Massif
      • Kukisvumchorr Mt
Lapis 29(1), 47 (2004)
Zaitsev, A.N., Men'shikov, Yu.P., Yakovenchuk, V.N. [Зайцев, А.Н., Меньшиков, Ю.П., Яковенчук, В.Н.] (1992): Barium zeolites of the Khibiny alkaline massif [Бариевые цеолиты Хибинского щелочного массива]. Zapiski Vserossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva [Записки Всероссийского Минералогического Общества], 121, 2, 54-61 (in Russian); Zaitsev, A.N. (1996): Rhombohedral carbonates from carbonatites of the Khibina massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Canadian Mineralogist, 34, 453-468; Yakovenchuk, V.N., Ivanyuk, G.Yu., Pakhomovsky, Ya.A., Men'shikov, Yu.P. (2005): Khibiny. Laplandia Minerals Ltd. (in association with the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland), Apatity, 468 pp.
    • Northern Karelia
Specimen from Dr. Igor Pekov, Moscow State University
  • Balearic Islands
    • Majorca
      • Llucmajor
Onac, B.P., Fornós, J.J., Merino, A., Ginés, J., Diehl, J. (2014): Linking mineral deposits to speleogenetic processes in Cova des Pas de Vallgornera (Mallorca, Spain). International Journal of Speleology, 43, 2, 143-157.
  • Canary Islands
    • Las Palmas Province
      • Lanzarote
        • Haría
Strasser, A., Kirchner, E., (2006): Minerale aus einem Alkali-Basalt-Differentiat vom Risco Famara, Lanzarote, Kanarische Inseln, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 57, 335-338
  • Catalonia
    • Barcelona
      • Baix Llobregat
        • Gavà
          • Bruguers
Bareche, E (2005) "Els minerals de Catalunya. Segle XX" Ed. Grup Mineralògic Català, Barcelona, 269 p.
  • England
    • East Sussex
      • Lewes
        • Newhaven
  • Colorado
AmMin 60:285
      • Piceance Creek Basin
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; MILTON, C. (1977): Mineralogy of the Green River Formation. Mineralogical Record 8, 368-379.
  • Guam
    • Lamlan Ridge
Nature,(1962) 196, 265-266; Hathaway, J. C., & Schlanger, S. O. (1965). Nordstrandite (A12O3· 3H2O) from Guam. American Mineralogist: Journal of Earth and Planetary Materials, 50(7-8), 1029-1037.
Hathaway, J. C., & Schlanger, S. O. (1965). Nordstrandite (A12O3· 3H2O) from Guam. American Mineralogist: Journal of Earth and Planetary Materials, 50(7-8), 1029-1037.
  • Montana
    • Mineral Co.
Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240.
  • New Mexico
    • Eddy Co.
      • Carlsbad Caverns National Park
NMBMMR New Mexico Mineral symposium (2002) pp. 6-7
    • Otero Co.
      • Cornudas Mountains
Jerry Cone Collection
  • Utah
    • Duchesne Co.
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
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