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Spreustein

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About SpreusteinHide

Formula:
Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Name:
Named by A.G. Werner in 1811 and derived from the German word "spreu" = awn, due to its colour and appearance.
A variety of Natrolite

A fine-grained natrolite replacing a hydrothermally altered sodalite and/or nepheline. Not uncommon in some nepheline-syenite pegmatites.

Compare also hydronephelite.


Chemical Properties of SpreusteinHide

Formula:
Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O

Synonyms of SpreusteinHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Microcline3 photos of Spreustein associated with Microcline on mindat.org.
Aegirine2 photos of Spreustein associated with Aegirine on mindat.org.
Molybdenite1 photo of Spreustein associated with Molybdenite on mindat.org.
Arsenopyrite1 photo of Spreustein associated with Arsenopyrite on mindat.org.
Rinkite Group1 photo of Spreustein associated with Rinkite Group on mindat.org.
Böhmite1 photo of Spreustein associated with Böhmite on mindat.org.
Natrolite1 photo of Spreustein associated with Natrolite on mindat.org.
Nepheline1 photo of Spreustein associated with Nepheline on mindat.org.

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 SpreusteinHide

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Hoffmann, C.A.S (1815): Handbuch der Mineralogie, p.303.

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Localities for SpreusteinHide

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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
 
  • Telemark
    • Porsgrunn
      • Langesundsfjorden
        • Håøya
Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p
Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineral.16. p.5
Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineral.16. p.5
Åsheim, A., Berge, S.A. & Larsen, A.O. (2008): Sporelementer i ænigmatitt fra larvik plutonkompleks. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 38: 63-65
      • Mørje
        • Sagåsen
Andersen, F.,Berge, S.A. & Burvald, I. (1996): Die Mineralien des Langesundsfjords und des umgebenden Larvikit-Gebietes, Oslo-Region, Norwegen. MineralienWelt 7(4):21-100
Larsen, A.O., Åsheim, A. and Gault, R. A. (2005): Minerals of the eudialyte group from the Sagåsen larvikite quarry, Porsgrunn, Norway. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter 30: 58-62
Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p.
    • Skien
Larsen, A.O. (1993): Gruver og skjerp i Skien. Stathelle 1993. 72p
  • Vestfold
    • Larvik
      • Hedrum
        • Lågendalen
Berge, S. A. (2011): Micheelsenitt-et nytt mineral for Norge. Stein. 8 (2): 12-13
Knut Edvard Larsen collection # 1832
      • Langesundsfjorden
        • Arøya (Arö)
Brøgger, W.C.(1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit- und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift fur Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16, XVI, p.257
        • Arøyskjærene (Arøy skerries)
Knut Edvard Larsen, observation on site May 2007
Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p
        • Barkevik area
Brøgger, W.C.(1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit- und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift fur Kristallographie und Mineralogie, 16, 663 pp, p. 54
Knut Edvard Larsen observation in field aug.2012
Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p
          • Kjeøya
Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. 663 pp + 28 plates (p. 468-477)
Andersen, F.,Berge, S.A. & Burvald, I. (1996): Die Mineralien des Langesundsfjords und des umgebenden Larvikit-Gebietes, Oslo-Region, Norwegen. MineralienWelt 7(4):21-100
Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p
Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p
        • Helgeroa
Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. p. 65-67
Larsen, A.O. (2006): Låven, et fredet naturminne. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift, 33 : 37-40
        • Stokkøya (Stokø; Stockö; Stocköe)
Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 p.
        • Vesle Arøya
Brøgger, W. C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineral. 16, 663 pp (p.461)
Brøgger, W.C. (1890): Die Mineralien der Syenitpegmatitgänge der südnorwegischen Augit-und Nephelinsyenite. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie und Mineralogie 16. p 462
Weibye, P.C. (1848): Beiträge zur topographischen Mineralogie Norwegens. Archiv für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Bergbau und Hüttenkunde 22:465-544
Knut Edvard Larsen, observed in collected material sept. 2012
Schumacher, C.F (1801): Versuch eines Verzeichnisses der in den Dänisch-Nordischen Staaten sich findenden einfachen Mineralien. Kopenhagen, p 47; Hoffmann, C. A.S. (1815): Handbuch der Mineralogie. Graz und Gerlach, Freiberg;
      • Tjølling
        • Klåstad
Larsen, K.E. & Stensvold, B.K.(2015): Berylliummineraler og andre sjeldne mineraler i syenittpegmatitter i Skallist larvikittbrudd, Tjølling, Larvik, Vestfold. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2015, 47-56
      • Tvedalen
Knut Edvard Larsen collection
Knut Edvard Larsen collection june 2015
        • Tuften (Tuften 1 Quarry; Tuften 2 Quarry)
Nordrum, F. S. (2007): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2006-2007. STEIN 34 (2), 14-26; Andresen, P. (2013): Gedigent bly og andre spennende mineraler fra en unik pegmatitt i Tvedalen. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter. 50, 83-87
    • Sandefjord
      • Østerøya
Knut Edvard Larsen collection # 235
      • Tønsbergfjorden
Berge, S. A. & Andersen, F. (2002): Mineralforekomster i Sandefjordområdet. Norsk Bergverksmuseums Skrift. 20, 50-59
      • Vesterøya
Knut Edvard Larsen collection (MM-1559)
Russia
 
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Khabarovskiy Kray
      • Ayan-Maya district
        • Aldan shield
Lennikov, A. M., Zalishak, B. L., & Oktyabrsky, R. A. (2004). The Konder massif of ultramafic and alkaline rocks and related PGM mineralization. In Interim IAGOD Conf. Excursion Guidebook. Vladivostok: Dalnauka (p. 29).
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