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Gadolinite-Datolite Group

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This page provides mineralogical data about Gadolinite-Datolite Group.

Classification of Gadolinite-Datolite Group

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Relationship of Gadolinite-Datolite Group to other Species

Group Members:
Bakerite 
Ca
 
4
(H
 
5
B
 
5
Si
 
3
O
 
20
)
Calcybeborosilite-(Y) 
(Y,Ca)
 
2
(□,Fe
2+
 
)(B,Be)
 
2
[SiO
 
4
]
 
2
(OH,O)
 
2
Datolite 
Ca(HBSiO
 
5
)
Gadolinite-(Ce) 
(Ce,La,Nd,Y)
 
2
Fe
2+
 
Be
 
2
Si
 
2
O
 
10
Gadolinite-(Y) 
Y
 
2
Fe
2+
 
Be
 
2
Si
 
2
O
 
10
Hingganite-(Ce) 
(Ce,REE)
 
2
(□,Fe
2+
 
)Be
 
2
[SiO
 
4
]
 
2
(OH)
 
2
Hingganite-(Y) 
(Y,REE,Ca)
 
2
(□,Fe
2+
 
)Be
 
2
[SiO
 
4
]
 
2
(OH)
 
2
Hingganite-(Yb) 
(Yb,Y,REE)
 
2
□Be
 
2
[SiO
 
4
]
 
2
(OH)
 
2
Homilite 
Ca
 
2
(Fe
2+
 
,Mg)B
 
2
Si
 
2
O
 
10
Minasgeraisite-(Y) 
CaBe
 
2
Y
 
2
Si
 
2
O
 
10

Other Names for Gadolinite-Datolite Group

Synonyms:
Datolite GroupGadolinite Group
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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 Gadolinite-Datolite Group

Reference List:

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DeMartin, F., Pilati, T., Diella, V., Gentile, P. & Gramaccioli, C. M. (1993): A crystal-chemical investigation of Alpine gadolinite. Can. Mineral. 31, 127-136.

Demartin, F., Minaglia, A. & Gramaccioli, C. M. (2001): Characterization of gadolinite-group minerals using crystallographic data only: the case of hingganite-(Y) from Cuasso al Monte, Italy. Canadian Mineralogist 39, 1105-1114.

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