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Ardennite

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Name:
Named after the Belgian Ardennes region.
Synonym of:Ardennite-(As), Ardennite-(V)


Name for members with unspecified As:V ratios.
Prior to an IMA redefinition in 2007, this name was used only for As-dominant samples (Ardennite-(As)).

Classification of Ardennite

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Other Names for Ardennite

Other Languages:
Russian:Арденнит

Other Information

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References for Ardennite

Reference List:

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Barresi, A., Orlandi, P. & Pasero, M. (2007): History of ardennite and the new mineral ardennite-(V). European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 581-587.

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  • Localities for Ardennite

    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.
    Belgium
     
    • Liège Province
      • Stavelot Massif
    [Ardennite-(V)] Hatert, F., Blondieau, M., Puccio, S., Baijot, M. et Gustine, C. (2014) - Le gisement de manganèse de la vallée de la Lienne, Belgique. Le Règne Minéral, 117, pp. 5-28, editions du Piat.
          • Werbomont
    [Ardennite-(V)] Stefan Weiss (2008) Lapis, 33, #2, 8.
    • Luxembourg Province
      • Stavelot Massif
        • Vielsalm
    [Ardennite-(As)] Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols
    [Ardennite-(As)] Ann.Mines, 4th ser. (1842) 2, 357
    [Ardennite-(As)] Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols; Nagashima, M. and Armbruster, T. (2010): Ardennite, tiragalloite and medaite: structural control of (As5+,V5+,Si4+)O4 tetrahedra in silicates. Mineralogical Magazine 74, 55-71
    France
     
    • Rhône-Alpes
      • Savoie
        • Maurienne valley
    [Ardennite-(As)] Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols
    Greece
     
    • Aegean Islands Department (Aiyaíon)
      • Kykládes Prefecture
        • Cyclade Islands (Cyclades; Kikladhes; Nomos Kikladhon)
    [Ardennite-(As)] Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols
    • Sterea Hellas Department
      • Évvoia Prefecture
    [Ardennite-(As)] Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols
    [Ardennite-(V)] Stefan Weiss (2008) Lapis, 33, #2, 8.
    India
     
    • Madhya Pradesh
      • Jhabua District
    [Ardennite-(As)] Nayak, V. K. (1967): Ardennite from Kajlidongri, India. New locality. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen 1967, 295-304.
    Italy
     
    • Aosta Valley
      • Fenis
        • Clavalité Valley
    Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
      • Nus
        • Saint-Barthélemy
    [Ardennite-(As)] Pelloux, A. (1946): Mineralogy of Aosta Valley. Rend. soc. mineral. ital. 3, 188-206. ; Barresi, A.A., Kolitsch, U., Ciriotti, M.E., Ambrino, P., Bracco, R., Bonacina, E. (2005): La miniera di manganese di Varenche (Aosta, Italia nord-occidentale): ardennite, arseniopleite, manganberzeliite, pirofanite, sarkinite, thortveitite, nuovo As-Sc-analogo della metavariscite e altre specie. Micro (località), 2/2005, 81-122.
      • Saint-Marcel
    Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
      • Valtournanche Valley
        • Valtournanche
          • Breuil-Cervinia
    Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
    Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
    Reinecke, T. (1989): Mg-P-Si-rich ardennite: A high-pressure phase in eclogite-facies piemontite quartzites from Cignana, Valtournanche, Western Alps. 3rd Intern. Eclogite Conf., Würzburg, Germany, April 1989, 20-21.; Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
    • Lombardy
      • Sondrio Province
        • Malenco Valley
          • Torre Santa Maria
    [Ardennite-(As)] - Bedogné, F., Montrasio, A., Sciesa, E. (1993): I minerali della provincia di Sondrio: Valmalenco. Bettini, Sondrio, 275 pp. - Barresi, A.A., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M. (2007): History of ardennite and the new mineral ardennite-(V). Eur. J. Mineral., 19, 581-587.
    • Piedmont
      • Torino Province
        • Balangero - Corio area
    [Ardennite-(As)] Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
        • Canavese District
          • Orco Valley
    [Ardennite-(V)] Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
    [Ardennite-(V)] Barresi, A., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M. (2007): History of ardennite and the new mineral ardennite-(V). European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 581-587.
              • Feilongo
    (M.E. Ciriotti - 05/04/2008)
        • Lanzo Valleys
          • Ala Valley
            • Voragno
    Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
          • Ceres
    [Ardennite-(As)] Maccario,G.& Meda,F.(1970):Il giacimento manganesifero di Vernetto,Ceres.Notiziario del Gruppo Mineralogico Piemontese,2(2),9-10; Nagashima, M. and Armbruster, T. (2010): Ardennite, tiragalloite and medaite: structural control of (As5+,V5+,Si4+)O4 tetrahedra in silicates. Mineralogical Magazine 74, 55-71
          • Viù Valley
            • Viù
    Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
    Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associzaione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
      • Vercelli Province
        • Sesia Valley
    Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
    Japan
     
    • Honshu Island
      • Kanto Region
        • Gunma Prefecture
          • Fujioka
    Ohe Rikosha specimens
          • Tano-gun
            • Oniishi-machi (Onishi-machi)
              • Sambagawa
    [Ardennite-(V)] Matsubara, S. & Kato, A. (1987): Ardennite from Sanbagawa in Sanbagawa metamorphic terrain,. Kanto Mountains, Japan. Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Series C, 13, 1-11.
    [Ardennite-(As)] The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara
    • Kyushu Region
      • Nagasaki Prefecture
        • Nagasaki City
          • Kinkai-Tone-machi
    [Ardennite-(As)] Sasaki, N., Yano, M. & Matsuyama, F. (2002): Ardennite from the Tone mine, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. Chigaku Kenkyu 51, 67-72. (in Japanese)
    • Shikoku Island
      • Ehime Prefecture
        • Saijo City
    Kotaro Watanabe and Alfredo Petrov collections
      • Kochi Prefecture
    [Ardennite-(As)] Masaki Enami (1986) Mineralogical Journal, 13, 151-160.
        • Nagaoka-gun
    [Ardennite-(As)] The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara
    [Ardennite-(As)]
      • Tokushima prefecture
    [Ardennite-(As)] Joe Cilen collection No. 21,034
    New Zealand
     
    • South Island
      • Otago
        • Queenstown
    [Ardennite-(As)] C. Lemanski, Jr. collection (6782CL).
    Republic of Macedonia
     
    • Veles
    [Ardennite-(As)] Schweiz. mineral. petrogr. Mitt. (1994) 74, 321-328; Can.Min.(1996) 34, 1287-1297
    Russia
     
    • Northern Region
      • Komi Republic
        • Prepolar Ural
          • Kozhim River Basin
            • Maldynyrd (Maldy-nyrd) range
              • Grubependity Lake
    [Ardennite-(As)] Pavel M. Kartashov data
    Switzerland
     
    • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
      • Albula Valley
        • Oberhalbstein (Surses; Sursass)
          • Tinizong (Tinzen)
    [Ardennite-(As)] Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 49
    [Ardennite-(As)] Geiger T. & Cabalzar W. Ardennit - Ein Neufund von der Alp Parsettens, Val d'Err GR. Schweizer Strahler Nr.5, S. 201 - 211, (1989)
      • Bregaglia Valley (Bergell)
        • Maroz Valley
    [Ardennite-(As)] Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 49; Brugger J. (1996): The Fe, Mn, (V, Sb, As, Be, W) deposits of Val Ferrera (Graubünden, Switzerland). Unpublished PhD Thesis, Univ. Basel. 188 p.
    [Ardennite-(As)] Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 49
      • Engadin
        • Piz Corvatsch
    [Ardennite-(As)] Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 49
    UK
     
    • England
      • Somerset
        • Cranmore
    [Ardennite-(As)] Turner, R. (2006): A mechanism for the formation of the mineralized Mn deposits at Merehead Quarry, Cranmore, Somerset, England. Mineralogical Magazine 70, 629-653; Turner R.W. and Rumsey, M.S. (2007) Merehead Mineralogy - an Update. Russell Soc Newsletter, No 50, pp 17-18 (March 2007); Turner, R.W. and Rumsey, M.S. (2010): Mineral Relationships in the Mendip Hills. Journal of the Russell Society, vol 13, pp 3-46.
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