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Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S

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Formula:
[(Mg,Fe
2+
 
,Zn)
 
4
(Al,Ti,Fe
3+
 
)
 
10
O
 
19
(OH)]
 
2
System:TrigonalColour:yellowish, brownish, ...
Member of:Högbomite Group
Name:named as an Mg dominant mineral of the Högbomite group and the 2N3S polysome
This page provides mineralogical data about Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S.

Classification of Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S

IMA status:Approved
Strunz 8th edition ID:4/C.07-
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:4.CB.20

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 Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S

Co-type Localities:Dentz Farm, Gravelotte, Murchison Range, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Mautia Hill, Kongwa, Kongwa District, Dodoma Region, Tanzania

Physical Properties of Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S

Lustre:Adamantine
Colour:yellowish, brownish, black
Cleavage:Distinct/Good
(100)
Density (measured):3.699 - 3.8 g/cm3

Crystallography of Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S

Crystal System:Trigonal
Class (H-M):3m (3 2/m) - Hexagonal Scalenohedral
Space Group:P3 1m
Cell Parameters:a = 5.72Å, c = 23Å
Ratio:a:c = 1 : 4.021
Unit Cell Volume:V 651.70 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:2

Optical Data of Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S

Type:Uniaxial (-)
RI values: nω = 1.805 nε = 1.783
Maximum Birefringence:δ = 0.022

Chart shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:Very High

Chemical Properties of Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S

Formula:
[(Mg,Fe
2+
 
,Zn)
 
4
(Al,Ti,Fe
3+
 
)
 
10
O
 
19
(OH)]
 
2
Simplified for copy/paste:[(Mg,Fe2+,Zn)4(Al,Ti,Fe3+)10O19(OH)]2
Essential elements:Al, H, Mg, O
All elements listed in formula:Al, Fe, H, Mg, O, Ti, Zn

Relationship of Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S to other Species

Member of:Högbomite Group
Other Members of Group:

- +
Ferrohögbomite-2N2S
[(Fe
2+
 
,Mg,Zn,Al)
 
3
(Al,Ti,Fe
3+
 
)
 
8
O
 
15
(OH)]
 
2
Ferrohögbomite-6N12S
[(Fe
2+
 
,Mg,Zn)
 
5
(Al,Ti,Fe
3+
 
)
 
12
O
 
23
(OH)]
 
6
Magnesiohögbomite-2N2S
[(Mg,Fe
2+
 
)
 
3
[Al
 
7
(Ti,Fe
3+
 
)]O
 
15
(OH)]
 
2
Magnesiohögbomite-2N4S
Zincohögbomite-2N2S
[(Zn,Al,Fe
2+
 
)
 
3
(Al,Fe
3+
 
,Ti)
 
8
O
 
15
(OH)]
 
2
Zincohögbomite-2N6S
[(Zn,Mg)
 
7
(Al,Fe
3+
 
,Ti)
 
16
O
 
31
(OH)]
 
2
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-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.40Rinmanite
Zn
 
2
Sb
 
2
Mg
 
2
Fe
 
4
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 Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S

Synonyms:
Högbomite-10T
Other Languages:

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 Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S

Reference List:

- +
T. Armbruster (2002) Revised nomenclature of högbomite, nigerite, and taaffeite minerals.- Eur. Journ. Mineralogy 14, 389-395

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  • Localities for Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S

    (TL) indicates type locality. ? 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.
    Russia
     
    • Northern Region
      • Karelia Republic
        • Northern Karelia
          • Loukhi
            • Tedino
              • Dyadino lake
    P.M. Kartashov data,
    South Africa
     
    • Limpopo Province
      • Murchison Range
        • Gravelotte
    T. Armbruster (2002) Eur. Journ. Mineralogy 14, 389-395
    Tanzania
     
    • Dodoma Region
      • Kongwa District
        • Kongwa
    T. Armbruster (2002) Eur. Journ. Mineralogy 14, 389-395
    USA
     
    • North Carolina
      • Macon Co.
        • Cowee Valley
          • Ellijay District
            • Franklin
    Peterson,E.U.,Essence,E.J.,Peacor,D.R.,and Marcotty,L.A.,(1989) The occurrence of hogbomite in high-grade metamorphic rocks:Contrib Mineral Petrol(1989)101:350-360
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