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Natanite

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Formula:
Fe
2+
 
[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
Hardness:5
Member of:Schoenfliesite Group
This page provides mineralogical data about Natanite.

Classification of Natanite

IMA status:Approved 1980
Strunz 8th edition ID:4/F.16-40
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:6.3.6.3

6 : HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
3 : X(OH)3
Hey's CIM Ref.:7.11.10

7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
11 : Oxides of Sn and Pb
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Type Occurrence of Natanite

Co-type Localities:Trudovoe Sn deposit, Inyl'chek Range, Issyk-Kul'skaya Oblast, Kyrgyzstan
Mushiston Deposit, Kaznok Valley, Pendzhikent (Penjikent; Panjakent), Zeravshan Range, Viloyati Sogd (Viloyati Sughd; Viloyati Khodzhent; Viloyati Leninabad), Tajikistan
Year of Discovery:1980

Physical Properties of Natanite

Hardness (Mohs):5

Chemical Properties of Natanite

Formula:
Fe
2+
 
[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
Simplified for copy/paste:Fe2+[Sn(OH)6]
Essential elements:Fe, H, O, Sn
All elements listed in formula:Fe, H, O, Sn

Relationship of Natanite to other Species

Member of:Schoenfliesite Group
Other Members of Group:

- +
Burtite
Ca[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
Mushistonite
(Cu,Zn,Fe
2+
 
)[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
Schoenfliesite
Mg[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
Vismirnovite
Zn[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
Wickmanite
Mn
2+
 
[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
4.FC.05Bernalite
Fe(OH)
 
3
· nH
 
2
O (n = 0.0 to 0.25)
4.FC.05Dzhalindite
In(OH)
 
3
4.FC.05Söhngeite
Ga(OH)
 
3
4.FC.10Burtite
Ca[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
4.FC.10Mushistonite
(Cu,Zn,Fe
2+
 
)[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
4.FC.10Schoenfliesite
Mg[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
4.FC.10Vismirnovite
Zn[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
4.FC.10Wickmanite
Mn
2+
 
[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
4.FC.15Jeanbandyite
(Fe
2+
 
,Mn
2+
 
)[Sn
4+
 
(OH)
 
6
]
4.FC.15Mopungite
Na[Sb
5+
 
(OH)
 
6
]
4.FC.15Stottite
Fe
2+
 
[Ge
4+
 
(OH)
 
6
]
4.FC.15Tetrawickmanite
Mn
2+
 
[Sn
4+
 
(OH)
 
6
]
4.FC.20Ferronigerite-2N1S
Sn(Fe,Mg)Al
 
6
O
 
11
(OH)
4.FC.20Magnesionigerite-6N6S
Sn(Mg,Fe)
 
2
Al
 
8
O
 
15
(OH)
4.FC.20Magnesionigerite-2N1S
Sn(Mg,Fe)Al
 
6
O
 
11
(OH)
4.FC.20Ferronigerite-6N6S
Sn(Fe,Mg)
 
2
Al
 
8
O
 
15
(OH)
4.FC.20Zinconigerite-2N1S
Sn(Zn,Fe,Mg)Al
 
6
O
 
11
(OH)
4.FC.20Zinconigerite-6N6S
4.FC.25Magnesiotaaffeite-6N’3S
Mg
 
2
BeAl
 
6
O
 
12
4.FC.25Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2S
Mg
 
3
Al
 
8
BeO
 
16
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
7.11.1Romarchite
SnO
7.11.2Cassiterite
SnO
 
2
7.11.4Schoenfliesite
Mg[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
7.11.5Burtite
Ca[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
7.11.6Vismirnovite
Zn[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
7.11.7Wickmanite
Mn
2+
 
[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
7.11.8Tetrawickmanite
Mn
2+
 
[Sn
4+
 
(OH)
 
6
]
7.11.9Jeanbandyite
(Fe
2+
 
,Mn
2+
 
)[Sn
4+
 
(OH)
 
6
]
7.11.11Mushistonite
(Cu,Zn,Fe
2+
 
)[Sn(OH)
 
6
]
7.11.12Ferronigerite-2N1S
Sn(Fe,Mg)Al
 
6
O
 
11
(OH)
7.11.13Magnesionigerite
7.11.14Argutite
GeO
 
2
7.11.15Brunogeierite
Fe
2+
2
Ge
4+
 
O
 
4
7.11.16Stottite
Fe
2+
 
[Ge
4+
 
(OH)
 
6
]
7.11.17Carboirite
FeAl
 
2
(GeO
 
4
)O(OH)
 
2
7.11.18Otjisumeite
PbGe
 
4
O
 
9
7.11.19Bartelkeite
PbFe
2+
 
Ge
 
3
O
 
8
7.11.20Massicot
PbO
7.11.21Litharge
PbO
7.11.22Minium
Pb
 
3
O
 
4
7.11.23Plattnerite
PbO
 
2
7.11.24Scrutinyite
alpha-PbO
 
2
7.11.25Murdochite
PbCu
 
6
O
 
8-x
(Cl,Br)
 
2x
where x<=0.5
7.11.26Macedonite
PbTiO
 
3
7.11.27Cesàrolite
Pb(Mn
4+
 
)
 
3
O
 
6
(OH)
 
2
7.11.28Coronadite
Pb(Mn
4+
6
Mn
3+
2
)O
 
16
7.11.29Quenselite
PbMnO
 
2
(OH)
7.11.30Plumboferrite
Pb
 
2
Fe
3+
11-x
Mn
2+
x
O
 
19-2x
, x = 1/3
7.11.31Magnetoplumbite
(Pb,Mn)(Fe,Mn)
 
12
O
 
19
7.11.32Senaite
Pb(Ti,Fe,Mn)
 
21
O
 
38

Other Names for Natanite

Synonyms:
IMA1980-028
Other Languages:
German:Natanit
Russian:Натанит
Simplified Chinese:铁锡石
Spanish:Natanita

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 Natanite

Reference List:

- +
American Mineralogist (1982): 67: 1077.

Mneralogical Magazine (1998): 62: 707-712.

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  • Localities for Natanite

    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.
    Australia
     
    • Western Australia
      • Coolgardie Shire
        • Nepean
    M. Jacobson, M. Calderwood, B. Grguric; Pegmatites of Western Australia; (Perth 2007)
    Bolivia
     
    • Potosí Department
      • Rafael Bustillo Province (Bustillos Province)
        • Llallagua
    Hyrsl, J. & A. Petrov (2006): Famous Mineral Localities: Llallagua, Bolivia. Mineralogical Record. 37: 117-162
    France
     
    • Limousin
      • Creuse
        • Soumans
          • Montebras
    Patureau, J., Chiappero, P-J. & Lebocey, J. (2011): Mines et minéraux de Montebras, Soumans, Creuse. Le Règne Minéral. 99, 5-33 and Patrice Queneau Collection ( ex Varlamoffite , visual identification )
    Kyrgyzstan
     
    • Issyk-Kul'skaya Oblast
      • Inyl'chek Range
    ZVMO,(1981) 110, 492-500; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
    • Talas Oblast
      • Tallas Alatan
    Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
    Mexico
     
    • Chihuahua
      • Mun. de Aquiles Serdán
        • Santa Eulalia District
          • East Camp
    http://rruff.geo.arizona.edu/doclib/hom/natanite.pdf.
          • West Camp
            • Francisco Portillo
    Panczner (1987):94-366.
    Russia
     
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
        • Verkhoyansk
          • Yana River Basin
            • Yana-Adycha Region
              • Arga-Ynnakh-Khaya granite Massif
    Pavel M. Kartashov data
    • Far-Eastern Region
      • Magadanskaya Oblast'
        • Kolyma River Basin
          • Ducat District
            • Omsukchan
    http://rruff.geo.arizona.edu/doclib/hom/natanite.pdf.
      • Primorskiy Kray
        • Kavalerovo Mining District
          • Karadubsky ore field
    N.V., Gorelikova analytical data
    Tajikistan
     
    • Viloyati Sogd (Viloyati Sughd; Viloyati Khodzhent; Viloyati Leninabad)
      • Zeravshan Range
        • Pendzhikent (Penjikent; Panjakent)
          • Kaznok Valley
    ZVMO,(1981) 110, 492-500; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
    UK
     
    • England
      • Cornwall
        • Callington District
          • Calstock
            • Gunnislake
    [C.Jewson, pers. comm.]; Weiss, S., Green, D.H., Hooper, J.J. & Elton, N. (2007): Erzgänge und "alpine " klüfte: Die Mineralien des Hingston Quarry, Calstock, Cornwall. LAPIS 32 (11), 13-25
        • Mount's Bay District
          • Paul
    G. Curtis collection (Uwe Kolitsch SXRD and EDS analyses)
          • St Hilary
    [UKJMM 20:7-37]
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