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|Hardness:||4 - 4½|
This page provides mineralogical data about Mushistonite.
Classification of Mushistonite
|IMA status:||Approved 1982|
|Strunz 8th edition ID:||4/F.16-50|
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||4.FC.10|
4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
F : Hydroxides (without V or U)
C : Hydroxides with OH, without H2O; corner-sharing octahedra
|Dana 8th edition ID:||126.96.36.199|
6 : HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
3 : X(OH)3
|Hey's CIM Ref.:||7.11.11|
7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
11 : Oxides of Sn and Pb
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Type Occurrence of Mushistonite
|Type Locality:||Mushiston Deposit, Kaznok Valley, Pendzhikent (Penjikent; Panjakent), Zeravshan Range, Viloyati Sogd (Viloyati Sughd; Viloyati Khodzhent; Viloyati Leninabad), Tajikistan|
|Year of Discovery:||1982|
Physical Properties of Mushistonite
|Hardness (Mohs):||4 - 4½|
Chemical Properties of Mushistonite
|Essential elements:||Cu, H, O, Sn|
|All elements listed in formula:||Cu, Fe, H, O, Sn, Zn|
Relationship of Mushistonite to other Species
|Member of:||Schoenfliesite Group|
|Other Members of Group:|
|Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):|
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Other Names for Mushistonite
|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 Mushistonite
American Mineralogist (1985): 70: 1331.
Internet Links for Mushistonite
|Specimens:||The following Mushistonite specimens are currently listed for sale on minfind.com.|
Localities for Mushistonite
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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: Taskazgan Mine (Tazkazgan Mine), Buxoro Viloyati (Bukhara), UzbekistanFrom David Von Bargen, 22nd May 2013 20:42:10