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Spodiophyllite

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About SpodiophylliteHide

Formula:
(Na,K)4(Mg,Fe2+)3(Fe3+,Al)2(Si8O24)
Lustre:
Pearly
Hardness:
3 - 3½
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Originally reported from Narssârssuk pegmatite (Narsarsuk pegmatite), Narssârssuk (Narsarsuk), Igaliku (Igaliko), Narsaq, Kitaa (West Greenland) Province, Greenland.


Classification of SpodiophylliteHide

Discredited
8/H.29-20

8 : Silicates
H : Phyllosilicates (layered), Tetragonal or pseudotetragonal layered structures [Si4O10]4- and others
29 : Naujakasite - Spodiophyllite series

Physical Properties of SpodiophylliteHide

Pearly
Hardness:
3 - 3½ on Mohs scale

Chemical Properties of SpodiophylliteHide

Formula:
(Na,K)4(Mg,Fe2+)3(Fe3+,Al)2(Si8O24)

Crystallography of SpodiophylliteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic

Other Language Names for SpodiophylliteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Apatite1 photo of Spodiophyllite associated with Apatite on mindat.org.
Aegirine1 photo of Spodiophyllite associated with Aegirine on mindat.org.
Natrolite1 photo of Spodiophyllite associated with Natrolite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping (8th Edition)Hide

8/H.29-10Naujakasite(Na,K)6(Fe2+,Mn2+,Ca)(Al,Fe)4Si8O26Mon. 2/m : B2/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 SpodiophylliteHide

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Discreditation: Canad.Mineral. (1998) 36, 905

Internet Links for SpodiophylliteHide

Localities for SpodiophylliteHide

ⓘ - 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.
Denmark
 
  • Greenland
    • Kujalleq
      • Narsaq
        • Igaliku (Igaliko)
          • Narsaarsuk Plateau
Bøgghild, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland, Bd. 149. Nr. 3., C.A. Reitzels Forlag, Copenhagen. 445 p (p.339-340)
Russia
 
  • Murmanskaya Oblast'
www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/khib.htm
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