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Classification of Manganochromite
|Strunz 8th edition ID:||4/B.03-30|
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||4.BB.05|
4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
B : Metal: Oxygen = 3:4 and similar
B : With only medium-sized cations
|Dana 8th edition ID:||22.214.171.124|
7 : MULTIPLE OXIDES
2 : AB2X4
|Hey's CIM Ref.:||7.19.7|
7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
19 : Oxides of Mn and Fe
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Type Occurrence of Manganochromite
|Type Locality:||Shepherd Hill Quarry (Brukunga Quarry), Nairne, Mount Barker, South Mt Lofty Ranges (Adelaide Hills), Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia|
|Year of Discovery:||1978|
Physical Properties of Manganochromite
Chemical Properties of Manganochromite
|Essential elements:||Cr, Mn, O|
|All elements listed in formula:||Cr, Fe, Mn, O, V|
Relationship of Manganochromite to other Species
|Series:||Forms a series with Vuorelainenite (see here)|
|Member of:||Spinel Group|
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Other Names for Manganochromite
|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 Manganochromite
American Mineralogist (1978): 63: 1166-1174.
Canadian Mineralogist(1982): 20: 287.
Internet Links for Manganochromite
Localities for Manganochromite
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(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.
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Locality Updated: Challenge deposit, Emerald Lake Hills, San Mateo Co., California, USAFrom Brent Thorne, 7th Dec 2013 23:31:03