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Nolanite

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Formula:
(V3+,Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti)10O14(OH)2
System:
Hexagonal
Hardness:
5 - 5½
Name:
For geologist, Thomas B. Nolan (1901-1992), former director of the USGS.
This page provides mineralogical data about Nolanite.

Classification of Nolanite

Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
4.CB.40

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
C : Metal: Oxygen = 2: 3,3: 5, and similar
B : With medium-sized cations
4.6.7.1

4 : SIMPLE OXIDES
6 : Miscellaneous
7.12.20

7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
12 : Oxides of V, Nb and Ta
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First Recorded Occurrence of Nolanite

Year of Discovery:
1955

Physical Properties of Nolanite

Hardness (Mohs):
5 - 5½

Crystallography of Nolanite

Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.84Å, c = 9.25Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 1.584
Unit Cell Volume:
V 273.21 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Chemical Properties of Nolanite

Formula:
(V3+,Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti)10O14(OH)2
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Nolanite to other Species

4.CB.05BrizziiteNaSb5+O3
4.CB.05CorundumAl2O3
4.CB.05Ecandrewsite(Zn,Fe2+,Mn2+)TiO3
4.CB.05EskolaiteCr2O3
4.CB.05GeikieliteMgTiO3
4.CB.05HematiteFe2O3
4.CB.05IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
4.CB.05KarelianiteV23+O3
4.CB.05MelanostibiteMn2+(Sb5+,Fe3+)O3
4.CB.05PyrophaniteMn2+TiO3
4.CB.05Akimotoite(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3
4.CB.05AuroantimonateAuSbO3
4.CB.05Romanite(◻,Pb,Ca)UFe22+(Ti,Fe3+)6Ti12O38
4.CB.05UM1998-11-O-AuHSbAu2+Sb3+O2(OH)
4.CB.05TistariteTi23+O3
4.CB.10AvicenniteTl2O3
4.CB.10BixbyiteMn23+O3
4.CB.15Armalcolite(Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5
4.CB.15PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
4.CB.20Zincohögbomite-2N2S[(Zn,Al,Fe2+)3(Al,Fe3+,Ti)8O15(OH)]2
4.CB.20Zincohögbomite-2N6S[(Zn,Mg)7(Al,Fe3+,Ti)16O31(OH)]2
4.CB.20Magnesiohögbomite-6N6S[(Mg,Fe2+)3(Al,Ti,Fe3+)8O15(OH)]6
4.CB.20Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S[(Mg,Fe2+,Zn)4(Al,Ti,Fe3+)10O19(OH)]2
4.CB.20Magnesiohögbomite-2N2S[(Mg,Fe2+)3[Al7(Ti,Fe3+)]O15(OH)]2
4.CB.20Ferrohögbomite-6N12S[(Fe2+,Mg,Zn)5(Al,Ti,Fe3+)12O23(OH)]6
4.CB.25PseudorutileFe2Ti3O9
4.CB.25KleberiteFeTi6O11(OH)5
4.CB.30BerdesinskiiteV23+TiO5
4.CB.30OxyvaniteV23+V4+O5
4.CB.35Olkhonskite(Cr,V)2Ti3O9
4.CB.35SchreyeriteV23+Ti3O9
4.CB.40KamiokiteFe2Mo3O8
4.CB.40RinmaniteZn2Sb2Mg2Fe4O14(OH)2
4.CB.40IseiteMn2Mo3O8
4.CB.40MajindeiteMg2Mo3O8
4.CB.45ClaudetiteAs2O3
4.CB.45StibioclaudetiteAsSbO3
4.CB.50ArsenoliteAs2O3
4.CB.50SénarmontiteSb2O3
4.CB.55ValentiniteSb2O3
4.CB.60BismiteBi2O3
4.CB.65SphaerobismoiteBi2O3
4.CB.70SilléniteBi12SiO20
4.CB.75KyzylkumiteTi2V3+O5(OH)
4.CB.80TietaiyangiteFe43+Fe2+TiO9
7.12.1Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
7.12.2 Scherbinaite
7.12.3ParamontroseiteV4+O2
7.12.4HäggiteV3+V4+O2(OH)3
7.12.5DuttoniteV4+O(OH)2
7.12.6DoloresiteV34+O4(OH)4
7.12.7LenobliteV24+O4 · 2H2O
7.12.8NavajoiteFe3+V95+O24 · 12H2O
7.12.9VanoxiteV44+V25+O13 · 8H2O
7.12.10BarianditeAl0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2O
7.12.11Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2O
7.12.12SimplotiteCaV44+O9 · 5H2O
7.12.13KyzylkumiteTi2V3+O5(OH)
7.12.14SchreyeriteV23+Ti3O9
7.12.15BerdesinskiiteV23+TiO5
7.12.16TivaniteV3+TiO3(OH)
7.12.17MannarditeBa(Ti64+V23+)O16
7.12.18KarelianiteV23+O3
7.12.19CoulsoniteFe2+V23+O4
7.12.21Vuorelainenite(Mn,Fe)(V,Cr)2O4
7.12.22TantiteTa2O5
7.12.23Kimrobinsonite(Ta,Nb)(OH)5-2x(O,CO3)x ; x near 1.2

Other Names for Nolanite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Nolanit
Simplified Chinese:铁钒矿
黑钒铁矿
Spanish:Nolanita

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 Nolanite

Reference List:
ROBINSON, S.C., EVANS, H.T., JR., SCHALLER, W.T. & FAHEY, J.J. (1957) Nolanite, a new iron-vanadium mineral from Beaverlodge, Saskatchewan. American Mineralogist, 42, 619-628.

HANSON, A.W. (1958) The crsytal structure of nolanite. Acta Crystallographica, 11, 703-709.

TAYLOR, C.M. & RADTKE, A.S. (1967) New occurrence and data of nolanite. American Mineralogist, 52, 734-743.

GATEHOUSE, B.M., GREY, I.E. & NICKEL, E.H. (1983) The crystal chemistry of nolanite, (V,Fe,Ti,Al)10O14(OH)2, from Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. American Mineralogist, 68, 833-839.



Internet Links for Nolanite

Localities for Nolanite

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.
Australia
 
  • Western Australia
    • Kalgoorlie-Boulder Shire
      • Kalgoorlie-Boulder
        • Golden Mile Mines
American Mineralogist, Volume 68, pages 833-839, 1983
American Mineralogist, Volume 68, pages 833-839, 1983; American Mineralogist, Volume 66, pages 866-871, 1981
Canada
 
  • Saskatchewan
    • Beaverlodge Region
ROBINSON, S.C., EVANS, H.T., JR., SCHALLER, W.T. & FAHEY, J.J. (1957) Nolanite, a new iron-vanadium mineral from Beaverlodge, Saskatchewan. American Mineralogist, 42, 619-628.
      • Lake Athabasca
        • Cornwall Bay
          • Consolidated Nicholson Mines
ROBINSON, S.C., EVANS, H.T., JR., SCHALLER, W.T. & FAHEY, J.J. (1957) Nolanite, a new iron-vanadium mineral from Beaverlodge, Saskatchewan. American Mineralogist, 42, 619-628.
        • Uranium City
ROBINSON, S.C., EVANS, H.T., JR., SCHALLER, W.T. & FAHEY, J.J. (1957) Nolanite, a new iron-vanadium mineral from Beaverlodge, Saskatchewan. American Mineralogist, 42, 619-628.
American Mineralogist (1957): 42: 619-628
China
 
Shengyang Wu and Desheng Wang (1986): Acta Petrologica Mineralogica et Analytica 5(1), 68-75
  • Zhejiang Province
    • Hangzhou Prefecture
      • Jiande Co.
http://www.mining120.com/html/1306/20130608_35691.asp
      • Yuhang District
Huijin Lu and Jian Wang (2005): Mineral Deposits 24(5), 567-574
Fiji
 
  • Viti Levu
    • Tavua Gold Field
      • Vatukoula
16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide, ; Spry, P. G., & Scherbarth, N. L. (2006). The gold–vanadium–tellurium association at the Tuvatu gold–silver prospect, Fiji: conditions of ore deposition. Mineralogy and Petrology, 87(3-4), 171-186
Finland
 
  • Eastern Finland Region
Long, J.V.P., Vuorelainen, Y. & Kouvo, O. 1963. Karelianite, a new vanadium mineral. The American Mineralogist 48 (1-2), 33-41.
Gabon
 
  • Haut-Ogooué Province
    • Franceville
Handbook of Mineralogy
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
Russia
 
  • Northern Region
    • Karelia Republic
      • Lake Onega
        • Zaonezhie peninsula
          • Velikaya Guba uran-vanadium deposit
P.M. Kartashov data
Switzerland
 
  • Vaud (Waadt)
    • Lavey-les-Bains
Meisser, N. (2012): La minéralogie de l'uranium dans le massif des Aiguilles Rouges. Matér. Géol. Suisse, Sér. géotech. 96, 183 p.
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Binn Valley
      • Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld)
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 289.
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
      • Mule Mts
        • Warren District
          • Bisbee
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 314; Graeme, R. (1993), Bisbee revisited, Min.Rec.: 24: 421-436.
  • Utah
    • San Juan Co.
      • La Sal District (Paradox Valley District)
        • La Sal Creek Canyon
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
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