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Priderite

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Formula:
K(Ti74+Fe3+)O16
May contain minor Ba replacing K.
System:
Tetragonal
Colour:
Reddish to black
Hardness:
7
Name:
For Rex Tregilgas Prider, Professor of Geology at the University of Western Australia.

Classification of Priderite

Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
4.DK.05b

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
D : Metal: Oxygen = 1:2 and similar
K : With large (+- medium-sized) cations; tunnel structures
7.9.4.1

7 : MULTIPLE OXIDES
9 : AB8X16
7.9.27

7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
9 : Oxides of Ti
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First Recorded Occurrence of Priderite

Year of Discovery:
1951
Geological Setting of First Recorded Material:
Fine grained leucite rocks

Physical Properties of Priderite

Adamantine
Colour:
Reddish to black
Streak:
grey
Hardness (Mohs):
7
Cleavage:
Perfect
Basal - perfect
Prismatic - good
Density:
3.86(6) g/cm3 (Measured)    

Crystallography of Priderite

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.11Å, c = 2.96Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 0.293
Unit Cell Volume:
V 302.55 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Morphology:
Rods 0.5x1mm

Optical Data of Priderite

Type:
Uniaxial (-)

Chemical Properties of Priderite

Formula:
K(Ti74+Fe3+)O16

May contain minor Ba replacing K.
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Priderite to other Species

Other Members of Group:
HenrymeyeriteBa(Ti74+Fe2+)O16
MannarditeBa(Ti64+V23+)O16
RedledgeiteBa(Ti64+Cr23+)O16
4.DK.05Akaganeiteβ-Fe3+O(OH,Cl)
4.DK.05aCoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
4.DK.05aCryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
4.DK.05aHollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
4.DK.05aManjiroiteNa(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
4.DK.05bMannarditeBa(Ti64+V23+)O16
4.DK.05bRedledgeiteBa(Ti64+Cr23+)O16
4.DK.05bHenrymeyeriteBa(Ti74+Fe2+)O16
4.DK.05aStrontiomelaneSr(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
4.DK.10Romanèchite(Ba,H2O)2Mn5O10
4.DK.10Todorokite(Ca,K,Na,Mg,Ba,Mn)(Mn,Mg,Al)6O12 · 3H2O
7.9.1HongquiiteTiO
7.9.2RutileTiO2
7.9.3AnataseTiO2
7.9.4BrookiteTiO2
7.9.5GeikieliteMgTiO3
7.9.6PerovskiteCaTiO3
7.9.7KassiteCaTi2O4(OH)2
7.9.8TausoniteSrTiO3
7.9.9Crichtonite(Sr,La,Ce,Y)(Ti,Fe3+,Mn)21O38
7.9.10Lucasite-(Ce)CeTi2(O,OH)6
7.9.11Hibonite(Ca,Ce)Al12O19
7.9.12Yttrocrasite-(Y)(Y,Th,Ca,U)(Ti,Fe)2(O,OH)6
7.9.13PyrophaniteMn2+TiO3
7.9.14IwakiiteMn2+Fe23+O4
7.9.15IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
7.9.16PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5
7.9.17UlvöspinelFe2TiO4
7.9.18PseudorutileFe2Ti3O9
7.9.19FreudenbergiteNa2(Ti,Fe)8O16
7.9.20KennedyiteMgFe23+Ti3O10
7.9.21Armalcolite(Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5
7.9.22Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
7.9.23Qandilite(Mg,Fe)2(Ti,Fe,Al)O4
7.9.24Cafetite(Ca,Mg)(Fe,Al)2Ti4O12 · 4H2O
7.9.25Loveringite(Ca,Ce,La)(Zr,Fe)(Mg,Fe)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)18O38
7.9.26Lindsleyite(Ba,Sr)(Zr,Ca)(Fe,Mg)2(Ti,Cr,Fe)18O38
7.9.28Jeppeite(K,Ba)2(Ti,Fe)6O13
7.9.29AnkangiteBa(Ti,V3+,Cr)8O16
7.9.30Ecandrewsite(Zn,Fe2+,Mn2+)TiO3
7.9.31LandauiteNaMnZn2(Ti,Fe)6Ti12O38

Other Names for Priderite

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 Priderite

Reference List:
American Mineralogist (1951): 36: 793.

Post, J. E., Von Dreele, R. B., and Buseck, P. R. (1982): Symmetry and cation displacements in hollandites: structure refinements of hollandite, cryptomelane and priderite. Acta Crystallogr., B38, 1056-1065.

Mineralogical Magazine: 29: 496-501.

Australian Mineralogist (1985): 1: 298.

Internet Links for Priderite

Localities for Priderite

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
    • Derby-West Kimberley Shire
      • Ellendale
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
Prider, r.(1982): A Glassy Lamproite from the West Kimberley Area Western Australia, Mineralogical Magazine(1982):45: 279-282
      • Fitzroy Crossing
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
      • Noonkanbah Station
MM 1951, 496-501; Mineralogical Magazine 1984 48 : 263-266
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
The Kimberlites and Lamproites of Western Australia, 1986.
    • Wyndham-East Kimberley Shire
      • Lake Argyle area
[MinRec 21:561]
Brazil
 
  • Goiás
MinMag 58:409
Canada
 
  • Northwest Territories
Anton R. Chakhmouradian and Roger H. Mitchell (2001) Three compositional varieties of perovskite from kimberlites of the Lac de Gras Field (Northwest Territories, Canada). Mineralogical Magazine 65:133-148
France
 
  • Corsica
    • Haute-Corse
      • Bastia
Mineralogical Magazine 1968 36 : 867-870.
Germany
 
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Eifel
      • Daun
        • Üdersdorf
Blass, G., Graf, HW., Kolitsch, U., Neue Funde aus der Vulkaneifel - ein Rückblick auf die Sammelsaison 2002, Mineralien-Welt 5/2003
      • Hillesheim
Blass, G., Graf, HW., Kolitsch, U., Neue Funde und Mineralien aus der Eifel, Mineralien-Welt 1/2002
Greenland
 
  • Qaasuitsup
http://www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/green.htm
Italy
 
  • Aosta Valley
    • 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.
Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire)
 
  • Worodougou region
    • Séguéla department
      • Toubabouko
Pouclet A. et al. (2004) C.R.Geoscience 336, 9-17
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
[World of Stones 12:49]
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaja Oblast'
      • Kola Peninsula
        • Khibiny Massif
[World of Stones 95:5-6, p64]
P.M. Kartashov data
        • Kovdor Massif
[World of Stones 95:5-6, p64]
South Africa
 
  • Free State Province
    • Lejweleputswa District
      • Theunissen
        • Theunissen kimberlite field
Minerals of South Africa; Roger H. Mitchell and Henry O. A. Meyer (1989) Niobian K-Ba-V Titanates from Micaceous Kimberlite, Star Mine, Orange Free State, South Africa. Mineralogical Magazine 53:451-456
Spain
 
  • Murcia
    • Jumilla
      • La Celia
E. Salvioli-mariani et al. , Eur. J. Mineral. , 1996, 8, pp. 1027-1039.
USA
 
  • Arkansas
    • Pike Co.
      • Murfreesboro
Am. Mineral. 83:1323-1329 (1998)
  • Montana
    • Garfield Co.
www.minsocam.org/msa/Handbook/Davanite.PDF.; Journal of Petrology Volume 33 :3 Pages 505-520 1992
    • Hill Co.
      • Bearpaw Mts
Chakhmouradian A.R. & Mitchell R.H. (1999) Primary, agpaitic and deuteric stages in the evolution of Accessory Sr, REE, Ba and Nb-mineralization in nepheline-syenite pegmatites at Pegmatite Peak, Bearpaw Mts., Montana, Mineral. Petrol., 67: 85-110.
  • Pennsylvania
    • Fayette Co.
      • Masontown
Bikerman, Michael et al. (1997). New Phlogopite K-Ar Dates and the Age of Southwestern Pennsylvania Kimberlite Dikes.
  • Wyoming
    • Sweetwater Co.
Rocks & Minerals 76:390
P & E Médard collection
Mitchell R.H. & Bergman S.C. (1991) Petrology of Lamproites, Plenum Press, New-York, 447 pp.
Barton, M. & van Bergen, M. J. 1981. Green Clinopyroxenes and Associated Phases in a Potassium-Rich Lava from the Leucite Hills, Wyoming. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 77: 101-114.
Mitchell R.H. & Bergman S.C. (1991) Petrology of Lamproites, Plenum Press, New-York, 447 pp.
Mitchell R.H. & Bergman S.C. (1991) Petrology of Lamproites, Plenum Press, New-York, 447 pp.
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