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Alfred Wilhelm Stelzner
Crystal System:
Named for Alfred Wilhelm Stelzner [December 20, 1840 Dresden, Germany - February 25, 1895 Nierenschwund, Germany]. Professor of mineralogy at the Bergakademie Freiberg.
This page provides mineralogical data about Alfredstelznerite.

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Classification of AlfredstelzneriteHide

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D : Tetraborates
0 :

4 : Tetraborates

Chemical Properties of AlfredstelzneriteHide


Crystallography of AlfredstelzneriteHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
mm2 - Pyramidal
Space Group:
Cell Parameters:
a = 12.161 Å, b = 40.477 Å, c = 10.1843 Å
a:b:c = 0.3 : 1 : 0.252
Unit Cell V:
5,013.13 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of AlfredstelzneriteHide

Geological Setting of Type Material:
Sedimentary-evaporitic borate-bearing clays.

Synonyms of AlfredstelzneriteHide

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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 AlfredstelzneriteHide

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Galliski, M.A., Cooper, M.A., Márquez-Zavalía, M.F., and Hawthorne, F.C. (2010) Alfredstelznerite: a new calcium borate hydrate from Santa Rosa mine, Salta, northwestern Argentina. Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 123-128

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Localities for AlfredstelzneriteHide

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- 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.
Argentina (TL)
  • Salta
    • Los Andes department
      • Sijes
Galliski, M.A., Cooper, M.A., Márquez-Zavalía, M.F., and Hawthorne, F.C. (2010) Alfredstelznerite: a new calcium borate hydrate from Santa Rosa mine, Salta, northwestern Argentina. Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 123-128
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