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Abitibi-Tmiscamingue,
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Agrellite, etc.
Kipawa alkaline complex, Les Lacs-du-Tmiscamingue,
Tmiscamingue RCM, Abitibi-Tmiscamingue, Qubec,
Canada

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Agrellite
Kipawa alkaline complex, Les Lacs-du-Tmiscamingue,
Tmiscamingue RCM, Abitibi-Tmiscamingue, Qubec,
Canada

Formula: NaCa 2 Si 4 O 10 F

System: Triclinic Colour: White to greyish or ...

Lustre: Pearly Hardness: 5

Name: Named after Stuart Olof Agrell, British mineralogist (5 March 1913 29 January 1996)

This page provides mineralogical data about Agrellite.

Classification of Agrellite
IMA status: Approved

Approval Year: 1973

Strunz 8th ed.: 8/H.15-10

Nickel-Strunz 9.DH.75
10th (pending)
ed.: 9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
D : Inosilicates
H : Inosilicates with 4-periodic single chains, Si4O12

Dana 8th ed.: 70.1.1.4

70 : INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures


1 : Column or Tube Structures with columnar silicate units

Hey's CIM Ref.: 17.1.3

17 : Silicates Containing other Anions


1 : Silicates with fluoride (not containing Al)

Physical Properties of Agrellite


Lustre: Pearly

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Diaphaneity Transparent, Translucent


(Transparency):
Comment: Pearly on cleavages.

Colour: White to greyish or greenish white.

Streak: White

Hardness 5
(Mohs):
Cleavage: Perfect
Excellent on {110} and {110}, poor on {010}

Optical Data of Agrellite


Type: Biaxial (-)

RI values: n = 1.567 n = 1.579 n = 1.581


Max = 0.014
Birefringence: Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30m thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.

Surface Relief: Low

Dispersion: r > v strong

Chemical Properties of Agrellite


Formula: NaCa 2 Si 4 O 10 F

Elements listed Ca, F, Na, O, Si - search for minerals with similar chemistry
in formula:

Crystallography of Agrellite
Crystal System: Triclinic

Morphology: Crystals elongated k [001], to 10 cm; platy aggregates.

Type Occurrence of Agrellite


Type Locality: Kipawa alkaline complex, Les Lacs-du-Tmiscamingue, Tmiscamingue RCM, Abitibi-Tmiscamingue, Qubec, Canada

Place of Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa;


Conservation of University of Toronto, Toronto;
Type Material: Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada, M34496;
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 117050; National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C., USA, 127007;
Cambridge Un

Geological In pegmatite lenses and pods and in mafic gneisses in a regionally metamorphosed agpaitic alkalic rock complex
Setting of Type
Material:
Associated Zircon Vlasovite Phlogopite Norbergite Mosandrite-(Ce)
Minerals at Type
Locality: Miserite Miserite Hiortdahlite Gittinsite Galena

Fluorite Clinohumite Calcite Biotite

Relationship of Agrellite to other Species


Common Aegirine Eudialyte Miserite Quartz
Associates:

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Related Minerals 9.DH.05 Leucophanite NaCaBeSi 2 O 6 F


- Nickel-Strunz
Grouping): 9.DH.10 Ohmilite Sr 3 (Ti,Fe
3+
)(Si 4 O 12 )(O,OH) 2-3H 2 O

9.DH.15 Haradaite SrVSi 2 O 7

9.DH.15 Suzukiite BaVSi 2 O 7

9.DH.20 Batisite BaNaNaTi 2 (Si 4 O 12 )O 2

9.DH.20 Shcherbakovite (K,Ba)KNa(Ti,Nb) 2 (Si 4 O 12 )O 2

2+
9.DH.25 Taikanite Sr 3 BaMn 2 (Si 4 O 12 )O 2

9.DH.30 Krauskopfite BaSi 2 O 5 3H 2 O

2+ 3+ 2+
9.DH.35 Balangeroite (Mg,Fe ,Fe ,Mn ) 42 Si 16 O 54 (OH) 40

9.DH.35 Gageite Mn 21 (Si 4 O 12 ) 2 O 3 (OH) 20

2+
9.DH.40 Aenigmatite Na 2 Fe 5 Ti(Si 6 O 18 )O 2

3+ 3+
9.DH.40 Dorrite Ca 4 (Mg 3 Fe 9 )O 4 (Si 3 Al 8 Fe O 36 )

2+ 3+
9.DH.40 Hgtuvaite Ca 4 [Fe 6 Fe 6 ]O 4 [Si 8 Be 2 Al 2 O 36 ]

3+
9.DH.40 Krinovite Na 2 Mg 4 Cr 2 (Si 6 O 18 )O 2

2+ 3+
9.DH.40 Makarochkinite (Ca,Na) 2 Fe 4 Fe Ti[O 2 |BeAlSi 4 O 18 ]

2+ 3+
9.DH.40 Rhnite Ca 2 (Mg,Fe ,Fe ,Ti) 6 [O 2 |(Si,Al) 6 O 18 ]

9.DH.40 Serendibite Ca 4 [Mg 6 Al 6 ]O 4 [Si 6 B 3 Al 3 O 36 ]

9.DH.40 Welshite Ca 4 Mg 9 Sb 3 O 4 [Si 6 Be 3 AlFe 2 O 36 ]

2+ 3+
9.DH.40 Wilkinsonite Na 2 Fe 4 Fe 2 (Si 6 O 18 )O 2

9.DH.45 Sapphirine Mg 4 (Mg 3 Al 9 )O 4 [Si 3 Al 9 O 36 ]

9.DH.50 Khmaralite (Mg,Al,Fe) 16 [(Al,Si,Be) 12 O 36 ]O 4

9.DH.55 Surinamite (Mg,Fe) 3 Al 4 BeSi 3 O 16

9.DH.60 Deerite (Fe,Mn) 6 (Fe,Al) 3 [Si 6 O 17 ]O 3 (OH) 5

9.DH.65 Howieite Na(Fe,Mn) 10 (Fe,Al) 2 Si 12 O 31 (OH) 13

9.DH.65 Taneyamalite (Na,Ca)(Mn,Mg,Fe) 12 Si 12 (O,OH) 44

2+
9.DH.70 Johninnesite Na 2 Mn 9 Mg 7 (OH) 8 [AsO 4 ] 2 [Si 6 O 17 ] 2

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Related Minerals 17.1.1 Hectorite Na 0.3 (Mg,Li) 3 (Si 4 O 10 )(F,OH) 2


- Hey's Index
Grouping: 17.1.4 Fluorapophyllite-(Na) NaCa 4 (Si 8 O 20 )F 8H 2 O

17.1.5 Fluorapophyllite-(K) KCa 4 (Si 8 O 20 )(F,OH) 8H 2 O

17.1.6 Hydroxyapophyllite-(K) KCa 4 (Si 8 O 20 )(OH,F) 8H 2 O

17.1.7 Hsianghualite Ca 3 Li 2 (Be 3 Si 3 O 12 )F 2

17.1.8 Leucophanite NaCaBeSi 2 O 6 F

17.1.9 Norbergite Mg 3 (SiO 4 )(F,OH) 2

2+
17.1.10 Chondrodite (Mg,Fe ) 5 (SiO 4 ) 2 (F,OH) 2

2+
17.1.11 Humite (Mg,Fe ) 7 (SiO 4 ) 3 (F,OH) 2

17.1.12 Clinohumite Mg 9 (SiO 4 ) 4 F 2

17.1.13 Canasite K 3 Na 3 Ca 5 Si 12 O 30 (OH) 4

17.1.14 Charoite (K,Sr) 15-16 (Ca,Na) 32 [Si 6 O 11 (O,OH) 6 ] 2 [Si 12 O 18 (O,OH) 12 ] 2 [Si 17 O 25 (O,OH) 18 ] 2 (OH,F) 4 ~3H 2 O

17.1.15 Cuspidine Ca 4 (Si 2 O 7 )(F,OH) 2

17.1.16 Bultfonteinite Ca 2 (HSiO 4 )F H 2 O

17.1.17 Zeophyllite Ca 13 Si 10 O 28 (OH) 2 F 8 6H 2 O

2+
17.1.18 Rowlandite-(Y) (Y,Ce) 4 Fe (Si 2 O 7 ) 2 F 2 (?)

17.1.19 Yuksporite K 4 (Ca,Na) 14 (Sr,Ba) 2 ( ,Mn,Fe)(Ti,Nb) 4 (O,OH) 4 (Si 6 O 17 ) 2 (Si 2 O 7 ) 3 (H 2 O,OH) 3

17.1.20 Yftisite-(Y) (Y,Dy,Er) 4 (Ti,Sn)(SiO 4 ) 2 O(F,OH) 6

17.1.21 Mosandrite-(Ce) (Ca 3 REE)[(H 2 O) 2 Ca 0.5 0.5 ]Ti(Si 2 O 7 ) 2 (OH) 2 (H 2 O) 2

17.1.22 Hiortdahlite (Na,Ca) 2 Ca 4 Zr(Mn,Ti,Fe)(Si 2 O 7 ) 2 (F,O) 4

17.1.23 Burpalite Na 2 CaZr(Si 2 O 7 )F 2

17.1.24 Seidozerite Na 4 MnZr 2 Ti(Si 2 O 7 ) 2 O 2 F 2

17.1.25 Thorosteenstrupine (Ca,Th,Mn) 3 Si 4 O 11 F 6H 2 O

2+
17.1.26 Zircophyllite (K,Na) 3 (Mn,Fe ) 7 (Zr,Ti) 2 Si 8 O 24 (O,OH,F) 7

2+
17.1.27 Jinshajiangite BaNaFe 4 Ti 2 (Si 2 O 7 ) 2 O 2 (OH) 2 F

17.1.28 Rosenbuschite Na 6 Ca 6 Zr 3 Ti(Si 2 O 7 ) 4 O 2 F 6

17.1.29 Narsarsukite Na 4 (Ti,Fe) 2 [Si 8 O 20 ](O,OH,F) 2

2+
17.1.30 Sonolite Mn 9 (SiO 4 ) 4 (OH) 2

Other Names for Agrellite


Synonyms: IMA1973-032

Name in Other German: Agrellit


Languages:
Italian: Agrellite

Latvian: Agrelts

Russian:

Spanish: Agrellita

Other Information
Fluorescence in Fluoresces bright pink under LW UV and duller pink under SW UV.
UV light:
Health Risks: 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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References for Agrellite


Reference List: Gittins, J., Bown, M.G., Sturman, D. (1976) Agrellite, a new rock-forming mineral in regionally metamorphosed agpaitic alkalic rocks. The Canadian
Mineralogist: 14: 120-126.

Ghose, S., Wan, C. (1979) Agrellite, Na(Ca,RE)2Si4O10F: a layer structure with silicate tubes. American Mineralogist: 64: 563-572.

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Localities for Agrellite


This 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.

Canada (TL)
Qubec
Abitibi-Tmiscamingue
Tmiscamingue RCM
GITTINS, J., BOWN, M.G. & STURMAN, D. (1976): Agrellite, a new rock-forming mineral in regionally
Les Lacs-du-Tmiscamingue metamorphosed agpaitic alkalic rocks. Canadian Mineralogist 14, 120-126.; Smithsonian Museum USNM
Kipawa alkaline complex (TL) NUMBER: 169743

Russia
Eastern-Siberian Region
Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
Aldan Shield
Chara and Tokko Rivers Confluence
Murunskii Massif [Lapis 1993:4 p.13-20]
Kedrovyi alkaline Massif Konev, A.A., Vorob'yev, E.I., and Lazebnik, K.A. (1996) The Mineralogy of the Murun Massif. Russian
Academy of Science Press, Siberian Branch, Novosbirsk, Russia (in Rus.)
Sirenevyi Kamen' Deposit Konev, A.A., Vorob'yev, E.I., and Lazebnik, K.A. (1996) The Mineralogy of the Murun Massif. Russian
Podsnezhnik area (Snowdrop) Academy of Science Press, Siberian Branch, Novosbirsk, Russia (in Rus.)
Northern Region
Murmanskaja Oblast'
Kola Peninsula Yakovenchuk, V. N., Ivanyuk, G., Pakhomovsky, Y. & Men'shikov, Y. (2005): Khibiny. Apatity & London
Khibiny Massif (Laplandia Minerals in association with the Mineral. Soc. of GB & Ireland), 468 pp.
Lovozero Massif Pakhomovsky, Y. A., Ivanyuk, G. Y., & Yakovenchuk, V. N. (2014). Loparite-(Ce) in rocks of the Lovozero
Karnasurt Mt layered complex at Mt. Karnasurt and Mt. Kedykvyrpakhk. Geology of Ore Deposits, 56(8), 685-698.

Tajikistan
Region of Republican Subordination http://www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/dara.htm

Tien Shan Mtn

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Alai Range (Alayskiy)
Darai-Pioz Glacier (Dara-i-Pioz; Dara-Pioz)

USA
Wisconsin
Marathon Co.
Wausau Intrusive Complex Rocks and Minerals, (1987) 62:188-195
Stettin pluton Rocks & Min.: 62: 190-193.

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