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Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia
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|Name:||Named after G. Söhnge, chief geologist, Tsumeb corporation, Tsumeb (Namibia).|
Classification of Söhngeite
|IMA status:||Approved 1965|
|Strunz 8th edition ID:||4/F.15-10|
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||4.FC.05|
4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
F : Hydroxides (without V or U)
C : Hydroxides with OH, without H2O; corner-sharing octahedra
|Dana 8th edition ID:||126.96.36.199|
6 : HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
3 : X(OH)3
|Hey's CIM Ref.:||7.7.1|
7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
7 : Oxides of Group III metals other than Al
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Type Occurrence of Söhngeite
|Type Locality:||Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia|
|Year of Discovery:||1965|
Physical Properties of Söhngeite
Chemical Properties of Söhngeite
|Essential elements:||Ga, H, O|
|All elements listed in formula:||Ga, H, O|
Relationship of Söhngeite to other Species
|Member of:||Söhngeite Group|
|Other Members of Group:|
|Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):|
|Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:|
Other Names for Söhngeite
|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 Söhngeite
Naturwissenschaften (1965): 52: 493.
American Mineralogist (1966): 51: 1815.
Internet Links for Söhngeite
Localities for Söhngeite
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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: Line pit (Lowe's Mine), State Line District, Cecil Co., Maryland, USAFrom Bill Cordua, 9th Dec 2013 21:28:40