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Relationship of Gadolinite-Datolite Group to other Species

Group Members:
Bakerite Ca4(H5B5Si3O20)
Calcybeborosilite-(Y) (Y,Ca)2(□,Fe2+)(B,Be)2[SiO4]2(OH,O)2
Datolite Ca(HBSiO5)
Gadolinite-(Ce) (Ce,La,Nd,Y)2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Gadolinite-(Y) Y2Fe2+Be2Si2O10
Hingganite-(Ce) (Ce,REE)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Hingganite-(Y) (Y,REE,Ca)2(□,Fe2+)Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Hingganite-(Yb) (Yb,Y,REE)2□Be2[SiO4]2(OH)2
Homilite Ca2(Fe2+,Mg)B2Si2O10
Minasgeraisite-(Y) CaBe2Y2Si2O10

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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 Gadolinite-Datolite Group

Reference List:
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.

Internet Links for Gadolinite-Datolite Group

Localities for Gadolinite-Datolite Group

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