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Vanadian Aegirine

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A variety of Aegirine

A V3+-bearing variety of aegirine. A member of Aegirine-natalyite series with V2O3 content up to 4 mas.%.
A vanadiferous aegirine was first described by Larsen & Hunt (1913) from Libby, Lincoln Co., Montana, USA.

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No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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Larsen, E. S. & Hunt, W.F. (1913) Two vanadiferous aegirites from Libby, Montana American Journal of Science. 36: 290- 296

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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.
  • Iwate Prefecture
    • Shimohei District
      • Tanohata-mura
Matsubara, S., Miyawaki, R., Kurosawa, M. and Suzuki, Y. (2003): Watatsumiite, KNa2LiMn2V2Si8O24, a new mineral from the Tanohata mine, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences. 98: 142-150.; http://www.mineralogicalassociation.ca/doc/Watatsumiite.pdf
  • California
    • Mendocino Co.
      • Coastal Range
        • Laytonville
Deer, W. A., Howie, R.A. & Zussman, J. (1997) Rock-Forming Minerals: Single-chain Silicates, Volume 2A. Geological Society of London, 1997. 668p. (p.495)
  • Montana
    • Lincoln Co.
      • Libby Mining District (Snowshoe Mining District)
        • Libby
Larsen, E. S. & Hunt, W.F. (1913) Two vanadiferous aegirites from Libby, Montana American Journal of Science. 36: 290- 296
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