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Struvite Group

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Hazenite KNaMg2(PO4)2 · 14H2OOrth. mm2
Struvite (NH4)Mg(PO4) · 6H2OOrth. mm2
Struvite-(K) KMg(PO4)·6H2OOrth. mm2 : Pmn21

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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.
Antarctica
 
  • Western Antarctica
[Struvite] Barczuk A. & Tatur A. 2003: BIOGENIC PHOSPHATE AND SULPHATE MINERALS IN THESOILS OF ANTARCTIC PENINSULA. Mineralogical Society of Poland - Special Papers, vol. 23, pp. 41-43
Australia
 
  • Tasmania
    • Flinders municipality
      • Bass Strait
[Struvite] http://www.crocoite.com/locationbulletins/part1/zeolites.pdf
    • Huon Valley municipality
      • Southern Islands
[Struvite] Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
  • Victoria
    • City of Warrnambool
[Struvite]
    • Corangamite Shire
      • Skipton
        • Mt. Widderin (Anderson's Hill)
[Struvite] Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 699, 716.; Webb, J. A., Joyce, E. B., & Stevens, N. C. (1982). Lava caves of Australia. In Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology. International Speleological Foundation, Seattle. p74-85.
Austria
 
  • Styria
    • Schladming
      • Schladminger Tauern
        • Obertalbach valley
          • Eschach Alp (Eschachboden; Martinlager)
[Struvite-(K)] Postl, W., Walter, F., Ettinger K.. &. Bojar, H.-P. (2000): Erster Nachweis des Kalium-Analogons MgK(PO4).6H2O von Struvit, und der kristallinen Phase Mg2KH(PO4)2.15H2O aus dem ehemaligen Bleibergbau Rossblei, Eschachalm, Schladminger Tauern, Steiermark, Österreich. Joannea Min., 1, 45-52; Roth, Ph. (2007): Minerals first discovered in Switzerland and minerals named after Swiss individuals. Philippe Roth, Ed., Zurich, 239 pp.; S. Graeser, W. Postl, H. Bojar, P. Berlepsch, T. Armbruster, T. Raber, K. Ettinger & F. Walter (2008): Struvite-(K), KMgPO4.6H2O, the potassium equivalent of struvite - a new mineral. European Journal of Mineralogy 20, 629-633.
Botswana
 
  • North-West District
    • Ngamiland West District
[Struvite] Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols
Canada
 
  • Québec
    • Montérégie
      • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
        • Mont Saint-Hilaire
[Struvite] HORVÁTH, L. & PFENNINGER-HORVÁTH, E. (2000) I minerali di Mont-Saint-Hilaire (Québec, Canada) Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, XXIV, 140-202 (in Italian with English summary).
  • Yukon
[Struvite] Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 710.
      • Klondike Area (Klondyke District; Klondike District)
        • Indian River Drainage
          • Quartz Creek Drainage
            • Quartz Creek
[Struvite] Traill, R. J. (1980) Catalog of Canadian Minerals: Revised 1980. Geological Survey of Canada Paper 80-18.
Denmark
 
  • Nordjylland Region
    • Aalborg
[Struvite] Bøggild, Ove Balthasar. 1907. Struvit fra Limfjorden, Meddelelser fra Dansk Geologiske Forening, 3(13), 25 Bøggild, Ove Balthasar. 1943. Danmarks mineraler, Danmarks Geologiske Undersøgelse, II. Række, no. 71 Johnstrup, Frederik. 1887. Struvit fra Limfjorden, 13. Skandinaviske Naturforskermøde Forhandlinger, 97 Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 716.
Falkland Islands
[Struvite] [Specimens in the Natural History Museum, London]
Germany
 
  • Hamburg
[Struvite] Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 716.
  • Hesse
    • Taunus
[Struvite] Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 716.
  • Lower Saxony
    • Lüneburg
[Struvite] A. Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Ireland
 
  • Co. Dublin
[Struvite] Farley, E. and Doff, D. Unpublished data on NMI specimens.; Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Kosovo
 
  • District of Kosovska Mitrovica
    • Kosovska Mitrovica
      • Trepča valley
        • Trepča complex
[Struvite] Féraud J. (1979) - La mine " Stari-Trg " (Trepca, Yougoslavie) et ses richesses minéralogiques. Avec la collaboration de Mari D. et G. (1979) Minéraux et Fossiles, n° 59-60, p. 19-28
Malaysia
 
  • Sarawak
[Struvite] Mineralogical Magazine (1983): 47: 79-80.
Namibia
 
  • Karas Region
    • Lüderitz District
[Struvite] J.W. Anthony, R.A. Bideaux, K.W. Bladh, M.C. Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV (2000)
Netherlands
 
  • Noord-Holland
    • Amsterdam
[Struvite] geonieuws-1982-07-144
Réunion Island
[Struvite] Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 716.
Russia
 
  • Urals Region
    • Southern Urals
      • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
        • Ilmen Mts
          • Ilmen Natural Reserve
[Struvite] Galina Gubko, Natalia Levtsova (2009) Blyum Pit in the Ilmeny Mountains. Fifth International Symposium Mineral Diversity Research and Preservation pp59-64
South Africa
 
  • Limpopo Province
    • Bushveld Complex
      • Waterberg District
        • Mokopane (Potgietersrus)
[Struvite] Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
  • North West Province
    • Ngaka Modiri Molema District
[Struvite] Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
[Struvite] Martini, I. (1978). Mineralogy of the Transvaal caves. South African Journal of Geology, 81(1), 47-54.
  • Western Cape Province
    • West Coast District
      • Saldanha Bay
[Struvite] No reference listed; Minerals of South Africa
Switzerland
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Binn Valley
      • Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld)
[Struvite-(K)] Roth, Ph. (2007): Minerals first discovered in Switzerland and minerals named after Swiss individuals. Philippe Roth, Ed., Zurich, 239 pp; S. Graeser, W. Postl, H. Bojar, P. Berlepsch, T. Armbruster, T. Raber, K. Ettinger & F. Walter (2008): Struvite-(K), KMgPO4.6H2O, the potassium equivalent of struvite - a new mineral. European Journal of Mineralogy 20, 629-633.
USA
 
  • California
    • Mono Co.
      • Mono Lake
[Struvite] Cohen, L.H. & P.H. Ribbe (1966), Magnesium phosphate mineral replacdement at Mono Lake California: American Mineralogist: 51: 1755-1765; Ribbe, P.H. and Cohen, L. (1966) Newberyite and monetite from Paoha Island, Mono Lake, California. California Division of Mines and Geology Mineral Information Service: 19: 46; Cooper, J.F. & G.E. Dunning (1969), Struvite found at Mono Lake: California Division Mines & Geol. Min. Info Svc.: 22: 44-45; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 314; Walker, J. (1988): Paoha Island phosphates. Quarterly of San Bernardino County Museum Association, 35, 46-47.
[Hazenite] Yang, H., Sun, H. J. and Downs, R. T. (2011): Hazenite, KNaMg2(PO4)2·14H2O, a new biologically related phosphate mineral, from Mono Lake, California, U.S.A. American Mineralogist, 96:675–681.
  • Colorado
    • Chaffee Co.
[Struvite] Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
  • Maine
    • Oxford Co.
      • Rumford
[Struvite] King, V. and Foord, E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, v. 1.
Venezuela
 
  • Miranda
[Struvite] Urbani, 1997. Bol. Soc. Venezolana de Espeleología, no.30.
[Struvite] Franco Urbani (2009) Venezuelan Cave Minerals: Second Review. Mineralogy 1 2009 ICS Proceedings. In 15th International Congress of Speleology. p 345
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