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|Name:||Named in 1970 by Fabien P. Cesbron for French mineralogist, Henri Jean Schubnel (b. January 30, 1935), curator of the Musee Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France.|
This page provides mineralogical data about Schubnelite.
Classification of Schubnelite
|IMA status:||Approved 1970|
|Strunz 8th edition ID:||4/G.03-20|
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||8.CB.35|
8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
C : Phosphates without additional anions, with H2O
B : With only medium-sized cations, RO4:H2O = 1:1
|Dana 8th edition ID:||184.108.40.206|
47 : VANADIUM OXYSALTS
3 : Hydrated Normal Vanadium Oxysalts
|Hey's CIM Ref.:||21.4.22|
21 : Vanadates (and vanadates with arsenate or phosphate)
4 : Vanadates of U, Mn, Fe or Ni
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Type Occurrence of Schubnelite
|Type Locality:||Mounana Mine (Mouana Mine), Franceville, Haut-Ogooué Province, Gabon|
|Year of Discovery:||1970|
Crystallography of Schubnelite
|Cell Parameters:||a = 6.59Å, b = 5.43Å, c = 6.62Å|
α = 125°, β = 104°, γ = 84.72°
|Ratio:||a:b:c = 1.214 : 1 : 1.219|
|Unit Cell Volume:||V 187.96 Å³ (Calculated from Unit Cell)|
Chemical Properties of Schubnelite
|Essential elements:||Fe, H, O, V|
|All elements listed in formula:||Fe, H, O, V|
Relationship of Schubnelite to other Species
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Other Names for Schubnelite
|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 Schubnelite
American Mineralogist (1972): 57: 1556.
American Mineralogist (1990): 75: 508-521.
Schindler, M., and Hawthorne, F.C. (1999): Schubnelite, Fe(3+)(V(5+)O4)(H2O), a novel heteropolyhedral framework mineral. American Mineralogist 84(4), 665-668.
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Localities for Schubnelite
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(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.
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Locality Updated: Longwood Range peridotite outcrops, Southland, South Island, New ZealandFrom Judy Rowe, 5th Dec 2013 00:19:36