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Häggite

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Formula:
V
3+
 
V
4+
 
O
 
2
(OH)
 
3
For synthetic häggite, Wu et al. (2009) suggest the formula V4O6(OH)4.
System:MonoclinicColour:Black
This page provides mineralogical data about Häggite.

Classification of Häggite

IMA status:Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
Strunz 8th edition ID:4/G.08-10
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:4.HE.25

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
H : V[5,6] Vanadates
E : Phyllovanadates
Dana 8th edition ID:6.4.3.1

6 : HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
4 : Miscellaneous
Hey's CIM Ref.:7.12.4

7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
12 : Oxides of V, Nb and Ta
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Type Occurrence of Häggite

Type Locality:Drill Hole TR-713, Carlile, Crook Co., Wyoming, USA

Physical Properties of Häggite

Colour:Black

Crystallography of Häggite

Crystal System:Monoclinic

Chemical Properties of Häggite

Formula:
V
3+
 
V
4+
 
O
 
2
(OH)
 
3


For synthetic häggite, Wu et al. (2009) suggest the formula V4O6(OH)4.
Simplified for copy/paste:V3+V4+O2(OH)3
Essential elements:H, O, V
All elements listed in formula:H, O, V

Relationship of Häggite to other Species

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
4.HE.05Melanovanadite
Ca(V
5+
 
,V
4+
 
)
 
4
O
 
10
· 5H
 
2
O
4.HE.10Shcherbinaite
V
5+
2
O
 
5
4.HE.15Hewettite
CaV
 
6
O
 
16
· 9H
 
2
O
4.HE.15Metahewettite
CaV
 
6
O
 
16
· 3H
 
2
O
4.HE.20Bariandite
Al
 
0.6
(V
5+
 
,V
4+
 
)
 
8
O
 
20
· 9H
 
2
O
4.HE.20Bokite
(Al,Fe
3+
 
)
 
1.3
(V
5+
 
,V
4+
 
,Fe
3+
 
)
 
8
O
 
20
· 7.4H
 
2
O
4.HE.20Corvusite
(Na,K,Ca,Mg)
 
2
(V
5+
 
,V
4+
 
,Fe
2+
 
)
 
8
O
 
20
· 6-10H
 
2
O
4.HE.20Fernandinite
(Ca,K)(V
5+
 
,V
4+
 
,Fe
2+
 
)
 
8
O
 
20
· 10H
 
2
O
4.HE.20Straczekite
(Ca,K,Ba)(V
5+
 
,V
4+
 
)
 
8
O
 
20
· 3H
 
2
O
4.HE.30Doloresite
V
4+
3
O
 
4
(OH)
 
4
4.HE.35Duttonite
V
4+
 
O(OH)
 
2
4.HE.40Cavoite
CaV
4+
3
O
 
7
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
7.12.1Montroseite
(V
3+
 
,Fe
3+
 
)O(OH)
7.12.2 Scherbinaite
7.12.3Paramontroseite
V
4+
 
O
 
2
7.12.5Duttonite
V
4+
 
O(OH)
 
2
7.12.6Doloresite
V
4+
3
O
 
4
(OH)
 
4
7.12.7Lenoblite
V
4+
2
O
 
4
· 2H
 
2
O
7.12.8Navajoite
Fe
3+
 
V
5+
9
O
 
24
· 12H
 
2
O
7.12.9Vanoxite
V
4+
4
V
5+
2
O
 
13
· 8H
 
2
O
7.12.10Bariandite
Al
 
0.6
(V
5+
 
,V
4+
 
)
 
8
O
 
20
· 9H
 
2
O
7.12.11Corvusite
(Na,K,Ca,Mg)
 
2
(V
5+
 
,V
4+
 
,Fe
2+
 
)
 
8
O
 
20
· 6-10H
 
2
O
7.12.12Simplotite
CaV
4+
4
O
 
9
· 5H
 
2
O
7.12.13Kyzylkumite
Ti
 
2
V
3+
 
O
 
5
(OH)
7.12.14Schreyerite
V
3+
2
Ti
 
3
O
 
9
7.12.15Berdesinskiite
V
3+
2
TiO
 
5
7.12.16Tivanite
V
3+
 
TiO
 
3
(OH)
7.12.17Mannardite
Ba(Ti
4+
6
V
3+
2
)O
 
16
7.12.18Karelianite
V
3+
2
O
 
3
7.12.19Coulsonite
Fe
2+
 
V
3+
2
O
 
4
7.12.20Nolanite
(V
3+
 
,Fe
3+
 
,Fe
2+
 
,Ti)
 
10
O
 
14
(OH)
 
2
7.12.21Vuorelainenite
(Mn,Fe)(V,Cr)
 
2
O
 
4
7.12.22Tantite
Ta
 
2
O
 
5
7.12.23Kimrobinsonite
(Ta,Nb)(OH)
 
5-2x
(O,CO
 
3
)
 
x
; x near 1.2

Other Names for Häggite

Other Languages:
German:Häggit
Russian:Хеггит
Simplified Chinese:三水钒石
Spanish:Häggita
Traditional Chinese:三水釩石

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 Häggite

Reference List:

- +
American Mineralogist: 45: 1144-1166.

Acta Crystallographica: 11: 56-58.

Changzheng Wu, Jun Dai, Xiaodong Zhang, Jinlong Yang, Yi Xie (2009): Synthetic häggite V4O6(OH)4 nanobelts: Oxyhydroxide as a new catalog of smart electrical switch materials. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 131, 7218–7219.

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  • Localities for Häggite

    The 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. ? 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.
    Germany
     
    • Lower Saxony
      • Harz
        • St Andreasberg District
          • St Andreasberg
    Mücke, A., (1993): Die hydrothermale polymineralische Gangvererzung mit oxidischen Vanadiummineralien, Tucholith und Pechblende von der Grube Roter Bär, St. Andreasberg/Harz, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 44, 59-72
    Italy
     
    • Liguria
      • Genova Province
        • Ne
          • Graveglia Valley
            • Reppia
    Balestra, C., Bracco, R., Armellino, G., Leporatti, C., Callegari, A.M., Boiocchi, M., Costa, E., Ciriotti, M.E. (2012): Aggiornamenti di mineralogia sistematica ligure. Nuove specie della Val Graveglia. Micro 2/2012, 56-65.
    Kazakhstan
     
    • Almaty Province (Almaty Oblysy; Almati Oblast')
      • Middle Ili River
        • Dzharkenskaya Depression
    P.M. Kartashov data
    Russia
     
    • Northern Region
      • Karelia Republic
        • Lake Onega
          • Zaonezhie peninsula
            • Velikaya Guba uran-vanadium deposit
    P.M. Kartashov data
    USA
     
    • Colorado
      • Montrose Co.
        • Uravan District
          • Paradox Valley
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Nevada
      • Eureka Co.
        • Carlin Trend
          • Maggie Creek Subdistrict
    MinRec 26(5):449-469.
        • Lynn District
          • Elko
    MinRecord 26:467
    • New Mexico
      • Cibola Co.
        • Grants District
    Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.; Am Min (1964) 49:1511-1526; Kittel, Kelley Melancon (1966) Uranium Deposits of the Grants Region. New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook pp 173-183
      • McKinley Co.
    Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
          • Ambrosia Lake area
    NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
    NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
    NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
    Jeff Weismann
    • South Dakota
      • Fall River Co.
    R&M 75:3 pp 156-169; USGS Bull 1063D
    SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"; USGS Bull 1063D; USGS Bull 1063E
    • Utah
      • Grand Co.
        • Thompsons District (S. E. Thomsons)
          • Parco Mine Group
    • Wyoming
      • Crook Co.
        • Carlile
    Am Min 45:1144-1166
        • Northern Black Hills District
    USGS Bull 1082J
    Uzbekistan
     
    • Kyzylkum Desert
      • Central Kyzylkum Region
        • Auminzatau Mts
    Pavel M. Kartashov data
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