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Rinmanite

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Formula:
Zn
 
2
Sb
 
2
Mg
 
2
Fe
 
4
O
 
14
(OH)
 
2
System:HexagonalColour:Black, (translucent dark ...
Lustre:Sub-MetallicHardness:6 - 7
Name:Named after Sven Rinman (1720–1792), pioneer of the Swedish iron mining and industry.
Isostructural with:Nolanite
This page provides mineralogical data about Rinmanite.

Classification of Rinmanite

IMA status:Approved 2000
Strunz 8th edition ID:4/C.07-42
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:4.CB.40

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
C : Metal: Oxygen = 2: 3,3: 5, and similar
B : With medium-sized cations
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Type Occurrence of Rinmanite

Type Locality:Garpenberg Norra Mine (North), Garpenberg, Hedemora, Dalarna, Sweden
General Appearance of Type Material:Tiny flat prisms intergrown up to 0.5 mm length intergrown with franklinite.
Place of Conservation of Type Material:Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm
Geological Setting of type material:Skarn deposit

Physical Properties of Rinmanite

Lustre:Sub-Metallic
Diaphaneity (Transparency):Translucent
Colour:Black, (translucent dark red)
Streak:Brown
Hardness (Mohs):6 - 7
Hardness (Vickers):VHN100=841 - 907
Tenacity:Brittle
Cleavage:Very Good
Well developed {100}
Fracture:Splintery
Density (calculated):5.13(1) g/cm3

Crystallography of Rinmanite

Crystal System:Hexagonal
Class (H-M):6 - Pyramidal
Space Group:P63
Cell Parameters:a = 5.9889(4) Å, c = 9.353(1) Å
Ratio:a:c = 1 : 1.562
Unit Cell Volume:V 290.53 ų
Z:1
Morphology:Euhedral, prismatic crystals, elongate [001] to 0.5 mm.
Twinning:Common penetration twinning.

Optical Data of Rinmanite

Type:Uniaxial (-)
Internal Reflections:Orange red
Pleochroism:Visible
Comments:O = dark red,
E = orange red

Chemical Properties of Rinmanite

Formula:
Zn
 
2
Sb
 
2
Mg
 
2
Fe
 
4
O
 
14
(OH)
 
2
Simplified for copy/paste:Zn2Sb2Mg2Fe4O14(OH)2
Essential elements:Fe, H, Mg, O, Sb, Zn
All elements listed in formula:Fe, H, Mg, O, Sb, Zn

Relationship of Rinmanite to other Species

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
4.CB.05Brizziite
NaSb
5+
 
O
 
3
4.CB.05Corundum
Al
 
2
O
 
3
4.CB.05Ecandrewsite
(Zn,Fe
2+
 
,Mn
2+
 
)TiO
 
3
4.CB.05Eskolaite
Cr
 
2
O
 
3
4.CB.05Geikielite
MgTiO
 
3
4.CB.05Hematite
Fe
 
2
O
 
3
4.CB.05Ilmenite
Fe
2+
 
TiO
 
3
4.CB.05Karelianite
V
3+
2
O
 
3
4.CB.05Melanostibite
Mn
2+
 
(Sb
5+
 
,Fe
3+
 
)O
 
3
4.CB.05Pyrophanite
Mn
2+
 
TiO
 
3
4.CB.05Akimotoite
(Mg,Fe
2+
 
)SiO
 
3
4.CB.05Auroantimonate
AuSbO
 
3
4.CB.05Romanite
(◻,Pb,Ca)UFe
2+
2
(Ti,Fe
3+
 
)
 
6
Ti
 
12
O
 
38
4.CB.05UM1998-11-O-AuHSb
Au
+
2
Sb
3+
 
O
 
2
(OH)
4.CB.05Tistarite
Ti
3+
2
O
 
3
4.CB.10Avicennite
Tl
 
2
O
 
3
4.CB.10Bixbyite
Mn
3+
2
O
 
3
4.CB.15Armalcolite
(Mg,Fe
2+
 
)Ti
 
2
O
 
5
4.CB.15Pseudobrookite
Fe
 
2
TiO
 
5
4.CB.20Zincohögbomite-2N2S
[(Zn,Al,Fe
2+
 
)
 
3
(Al,Fe
3+
 
,Ti)
 
8
O
 
15
(OH)]
 
2
4.CB.20Zincohögbomite-2N6S
[(Zn,Mg)
 
7
(Al,Fe
3+
 
,Ti)
 
16
O
 
31
(OH)]
 
2
4.CB.20Magnesiohögbomite-6N6S
[(Mg,Fe
2+
 
)
 
3
(Al,Ti,Fe
3+
 
)
 
8
O
 
15
(OH)]
 
6
4.CB.20Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S
[(Mg,Fe
2+
 
,Zn)
 
4
(Al,Ti,Fe
3+
 
)
 
10
O
 
19
(OH)]
 
2
4.CB.20Magnesiohögbomite-2N2S
[(Mg,Fe
2+
 
)
 
3
[Al
 
7
(Ti,Fe
3+
 
)]O
 
15
(OH)]
 
2
4.CB.20Ferrohögbomite-6N12S
[(Fe
2+
 
,Mg,Zn)
 
5
(Al,Ti,Fe
3+
 
)
 
12
O
 
23
(OH)]
 
6
4.CB.25Pseudorutile
Fe
 
2
Ti
 
3
O
 
9
4.CB.25Kleberite
FeTi
 
6
O
 
11
(OH)
 
5
4.CB.30Berdesinskiite
V
3+
2
TiO
 
5
4.CB.30Oxyvanite
V
3+
2
V
4+
 
O
 
5
4.CB.35Olkhonskite
(Cr,V)
 
2
Ti
 
3
O
 
9
4.CB.35Schreyerite
V
3+
2
Ti
 
3
O
 
9
4.CB.40Kamiokite
Fe
 
2
Mo
 
3
O
 
8
4.CB.40Nolanite
(V
3+
 
,Fe
3+
 
,Fe
2+
 
,Ti)
 
10
O
 
14
(OH)
 
2
4.CB.40Iseite
Mn
 
2
Mo
 
3
O
 
8
4.CB.40Majindeite
Mg
 
2
Mo
 
3
O
 
8
4.CB.45Claudetite
As
 
2
O
 
3
4.CB.45Stibioclaudetite
AsSbO
 
3
4.CB.50Arsenolite
As
 
2
O
 
3
4.CB.50Sénarmontite
Sb
 
2
O
 
3
4.CB.55Valentinite
Sb
 
2
O
 
3
4.CB.60Bismite
Bi
 
2
O
 
3
4.CB.65Sphaerobismoite
Bi
 
2
O
 
3
4.CB.70Sillénite
Bi
 
12
SiO
 
20
4.CB.75Kyzylkumite
Ti
 
2
V
3+
 
O
 
5
(OH)
4.CB.80Tietaiyangite
Fe
3+
4
Fe
2+
 
TiO
 
9

Other Names for Rinmanite

Synonyms:
IMA2000-036
Other Languages:
German:Rinmanit
Russian:Ринманит
Simplified Chinese:羟铁镁锑锌矿
Spanish:Rinmanita

Other Information

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

References for Rinmanite

Reference List:

- +
Holtstam, D., Gatedal, K. Söderberg, K. and Norrestam, R (2001) Rinmanite, Zn2Sb2Mg2Fe4O14(OH)2, a new mineral species with a nolanite-type structure from the Garpenberg Norra mine, Dalarna, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist: 39: 1675-1685.

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    Sweden
     
    • Dalarna
      • Hedemora
        • Garpenberg
    Holtstam, D., Gatedal, K., Söderberg, K. & Norrestam, R. (2001): Rinmanite, Zn2Sb2Mg2Fe4O14(OH)2, a new mineral species with a nolanite-type structure from the Garpenberg Norra Mine, Dalarna, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist, 39 : 1675-1683
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