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3 - 3½
Originally reported from Narssârssuk pegmatite (Narsarsuk pegmatite), Narssârssuk (Narsarsuk), Igaliku (Igaliko), Narsaq, Kitaa (West Greenland) Province, Greenland.

Classification of Spodiophyllite


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

Physical Properties of Spodiophyllite

Hardness (Mohs):
3 - 3½

Chemical Properties of Spodiophyllite

Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Spodiophyllite

Crystal System:

Relationship of Spodiophyllite to other Species

Other Names for Spodiophyllite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

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 Spodiophyllite

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

Internet Links for Spodiophyllite URL:
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Localities for Spodiophyllite

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
  • 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)
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaja Oblast'
      • Kola Peninsula
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