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Natrodufrénite

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Formula:
NaFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
System:
Monoclinic
Hardness:
3½ - 4½
Name:
For being the Na analogue of dufrénite.
The Na analogue of dufrénite and the ferrous iron analogue of gayite.

Classification of Natrodufrénite

Approved 1981
7/D.11-130
8.DK.15

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
D : Phosphates, etc. with additional anions, with H2O
K : With large and medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 > 1:1 and < 2:1
42.9.1.3

42 : HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
9 : (AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
19.14.6

19 : Phosphates
14 : Phosphates of Fe and other metals
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First Recorded Occurrence of Natrodufrénite

Physical Properties of Natrodufrénite

Hardness (Mohs):
3½ - 4½

Crystallography of Natrodufrénite

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 25.83Å, b = 5.15Å, c = 13.77Å
β = 111.53°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 5.016 : 1 : 2.674
Unit Cell Volume:
V 1,703.94 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
12.04 (80)
5.040 (60)
4.124 (50)
3.400 (80)
3.204 (80)
3.152 (100)
2.989 (50)
Comments:
Close to dufrénite.

Optical Data of Natrodufrénite

Type:
Biaxial
RI values:
nα = 1.756 nγ = 1.775
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.019
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
distinct to strong

Chemical Properties of Natrodufrénite

Formula:
NaFe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Natrodufrénite to other Species

Other Members of Group:
BurangaiteNaFe2+Al5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
GayiteNaMn2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
MatioliiteNaMgAl5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
8.DK.RichelsdorfiteCa2Cu5Sb(AsO4)4(OH)6Cl · 6H2O
8.DK.10BariopharmacosideriteBa0.5Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 5H2O
8.DK.10PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
8.DK.10Natropharmacosiderite(Na,K)Fe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
8.DK.10Hydroniumpharmacosiderite(H3O)Fe4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
8.DK.12PharmacoalumiteKAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6.5H2O
8.DK.12NatropharmacoalumiteNaAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
8.DK.12BariopharmacoalumiteBa0.5Al4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 4H2O
8.DK.15BurangaiteNaFe2+Al5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
8.DK.15DufréniteCa0.5Fe2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
8.DK.15MatioliiteNaMgAl5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
8.DK.15GayiteNaMn2+Fe53+(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
8.DK.20KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
8.DK.25Bleasdaleite(Ca,Fe3+)2Cu5(Bi,Cu)(PO4)4(H2O,OH,Cl)13
8.DK.30Matulaite(Fe3+,Al)Al7(PO4)4(PO3OH)2(OH)8(H2O)8 · 8H2O
8.DK.35KrasnoviteBa(Al,Mg)(PO4,CO3)(OH)2 · H2O
19.14.1CyriloviteNaFe33+(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2O
19.14.2KidwelliteNaFe3+9+x(PO4)6(OH)11 · 3H2O, x = 0.33
19.14.3Rosemaryite(Na,Ca,Mn)(Mn,Fe2+)(Fe3+,Mg)Al(PO4)3
19.14.4Wyllieite(Na,Ca,Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Fe,Mg)Al(PO4)3
19.14.5Ferrowyllieite(Na,Ca,Mn)(Fe,Mn)(Fe,Fe,Mg)Al(PO4)3
19.14.7LeucophosphiteKFe23+(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
19.14.8Spheniscidite(NH4,K)(Fe3+,Al)2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
19.14.9BurangaiteNaFe2+Al5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
19.14.10Satterlyite(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)2(PO4)(OH,O)
19.14.11UshkoviteMgFe23+(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
19.14.12Garyansellite(Mg,Fe)3(PO4)2(OH,O) · 1.5H2O
19.14.13ThadeuiteCa(Mg,Fe2+)3(PO4)2(OH,F)2
19.14.14AnapaiteCa2Fe2+(PO4)2 · 4H2O
19.14.15XanthoxeniteCa4Fe23+(PO4)4(OH)2 · 3H2O
19.14.16CalcioferriteCa2Fe23+(PO4)3(OH) · 7H2O
19.14.17MitridatiteCa2Fe33+(PO4)3O2 · 3H2O
19.14.18MélonjosephiteCaFe2+Fe3+(PO4)2(OH)
19.14.19DelvauxiteCaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed ·
19.14.20CollinsiteCa2(Mg,Fe2+)(PO4)2 · 2H2O
19.14.21SegeleriteCa2 Mg2 Fe23+(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
19.14.22KingsmountiteCa4(Fe2+,Mn2+)Al4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 12H2O
19.14.23VauxiteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2O
19.14.24MetavauxiteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
19.14.25ParavauxiteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
19.14.26SigloiteFe3+Al2(PO4)2(OH)3 · 7H2O
19.14.27CacoxeniteFe243+Al(PO4)17O6(OH)12 · 17H2O
19.14.28KoninckiteFe3+PO4 · 3H2O
19.14.29Lazulite(Mg,Fe2+)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
19.14.30ScorzaliteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2
19.14.31Souzalite(Mg,Fe2+)3(Al,Fe3+)4(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
19.14.32Gormanite(Fe2+,Mg)3(Al,Fe3+)4(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
19.14.33ZaïriteBiFe33+(PO4)2(OH)6

Other Names for Natrodufrénite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Natrodufrénite

Reference List:
Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie (1982): 105: 321-326.

American Mineralogist (1983): 68: 1039.

Internet Links for Natrodufrénite

Localities for Natrodufrénite

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 for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? 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.
Argentina
 
  • Córdoba
    • Punilla Department
Kampf, A.R., Colombo, F., González del Tánago, J. (2010): Gayite, a new dufrénite-group mineral from the Gigante granitic pegmatite, Córdoba province, Argentina. American Mineralogist, 95, 386–391.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Yancowinna Co.
      • Broken Hill
Australian Min. 3:1 (1997)
[UKJMM 19:28]
  • Queensland
    • Mount Isa - Cloncurry area
      • Gunpowder District
        • Mount Gordon
Day, B. E. & Beyer, B. D. (1996): Some mines of the Mt Isa district. Part 3 - The Mt Oxide mine. Australian J. of Mineralogy 2 (1), 3-10.
  • South Australia
    • Mt Lofty Ranges
      • North Mt Lofty Ranges
        • Barossa Valley
          • Angaston
Peter Elliott
        • Kapunda
Vince Peisley specimen
        • Robertstown
Peter Elliott
    • Olary Province
      • Ameroo Hill
Australian Journal of Mineralogy, Vol.3, N°2, Dec.1997
Australian Journal of Mineralogy, Vol.3, N°2, Dec.1997
  • Victoria
    • Castlemaine
      • Campbells Creek
P. Sutton (2007): Cyrilovite and natrodufrenite from near Campbells Creek, Victoria. Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 13(2), 65-71.
    • City of Greater Shepparton
      • Dookie
        • Ascot Hills
    • Swan Hill Rural City
      • Lake Boga
W.D.Birch 1996. Portlandite and other recent mineral discoveries in the granites at Lake Boga, and Wycheproof and Pyramid Hill, Victoria. Australian Journal of Mineralogy Vol.2 No.2 Dec. 1996, pp. 47-50
Austria
 
  • Lower Austria
    • Waldviertel
      • Großdietmanns
        • Unterlembach
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Doce valley
      • Galiléia
        • Sapucaia do Norte
Sergio Varvello collection
Chile
 
  • Antofagasta Region
    • El Loa Province
      • Calama
        • Chuquicamata District
maurizio dini collection - analysed material
  • Atacama Region
    • Chañaral Province
      • El Salvador district
maurizio dini collection - analysed material
  • Tarapacá Region
    • El Tamarugal Province
      • Collahuasi District
Sulphides analysed by geology dep. of company; sulphates, phosphates, analysed by Bob Jenkins (Usa) 2007
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Karlovy Vary Region
      • Horní Slavkov (Schlaggenwald)
        • Krásno (Schönfeld)
Sejkora, J., Škoda, R., Ondruš, P., Beran, P. & Susser, C. (2006): Mineralogy of phosphate accumulations in the Huber stock, Krásno ore district, Slavkovský les area, Czech Republic. Journal of the Czech Geological Society 51, 103-147.
          • Vysoký Kámen
Sejkora, J., Süsser, C., Plášil, J.: Natrodufrénit a asociace fosfátů, ložisko Vysoký kámen – greisen, Krásno u Horního Slavkova. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2007, roč. 14-15, s. 116-125.
    • Liberec Region
      • Jilemnice (Starkenbach)
Škoda, R., Rus, P.: Revize dufrenitu z Poniklé. Minerál, 2010, roč. 18, č. 2, s. 119-123.
    • South Bohemia Region
      • Písek
Sejkora J., Cícha J., Jebavá I.: Minerální asociace fosfátů z Čížové u Písku (Česká republika). Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2011, 19, 1, 1-26.
  • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
    • Vysočina Region
      • Velké Meziříčí
Škoda, R., Staněk, J., Čopjaková, R.: Minerální asociace fosfátových nodulí z granitického pegmatitu od Cyrilova u Velkého Meziříčí, Moldanubikum; část 1 – primární a exsoluční fáze. Acta Mus. Moraviae, Sci. geol., 2007, 92, 59-74.
France
 
  • Auvergne
    • Allier
      • Ébreuil
        • Échassières
Uwe Kolitsch (SXRD + SEM-EDS)
J.M. Boisson et al. : "Filon Sainte Barbe, Commune d'Echassières, Allier, France", Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 2000, 4, 3-46; Mestrom, P., Lustenhouwer, W. & Kars, S. (2011): Les Montmins (Massif Central, F) nader bekeken. GEA, 44 (1), 16-21 (in Dutch).
  • Brittany
    • Morbihan
      • Plumelin
Pierre Le Roch & Jean-Marc Johannet collections
      • Rochefort-en-Terre
Bull.Mineral. (1982): 105, 321-326.
  • Midi-Pyrénées
    • Aveyron
      • La Capelle-Bleys
Gayraud, L., Gineste, C., Bernadi, G. & Johannet, J.-M. (2011) - Bleys et Puech de Compolibat: deux localités minéralogiques remarquables du massif de leucogranite de La Capelle-Bleys (Aveyron), Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 111(1), 7-23
Germany
 
  • Hesse
    • Wetzlar
      • Weilburg
        • Essershausen
Blaß, G. (2002): Eine neue Phosphatmineralien-Paragenese von der Grube Mark bei Essershausen, mittleres Lahngebiet, Taunus. Mineralien-Welt, 13 (6), 18-43. (in German)
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Siegerland
      • Herdorf
        • Dermbach
Hucko, S. (2010): Phosphatparagenesen auf Brauneisensteingängen am Windhahn. Mineralien-Welt 21 (2), 14-25.
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
      • Ehrenfriedersdorf
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Italy
 
  • Liguria
    • Savona Province
Bruno Marello collection
Marco Ciriotti 2010
Balestra C. (2009): Sistematica ligure 2009. Prie, 5, 97-100.
Morocco
 
  • Souss-Massa-Draâ Region
    • Ouarzazate Province
      • Tazenakht
Favreau, G. (2012): Les minéralisations à phosphates de la pegmatite d'Angarf-Sud (Maroc).Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, 3-2012, 3-70.
Portugal
 
  • Viseu District
    • Vila Nova de Paiva
      • Queiriga
        • Lagares do Estanho Mines
Nuno Afonso collection
Spain
 
  • Castile and Leon
    • Zamora
      • Villar del Buey
        • Pinilla de Fermoselle
  • Extremadura
    • Cáceres
      • Zarza la Mayor
Viñals, J. and Calvo, M. (2011). Secondary phosphates of La Paloma mine, Zarza la Mayor, Cáceres, Spain. Mineral Up 2 (5), 8-31.
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Graham Co.
      • Gila Mts
        • Lone Star District (Safford District; Dos Pobres District)
          • Lone Star
            • Lone Star Mountain
Grant, Raymond W., Bideaux, R.A., and Williams, S.A. (2006) Minerals Added to the Arizona List 1995-2005: 6.
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