Help mindat.org|Log In|Register|
Home PageMindat NewsThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusManagement TeamContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatSponsor a PageSponsored PagesTop Available PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on MindatThe Mindat Store
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryRandom MineralSearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsMember ListBooks & MagazinesMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryHow to Link to MindatDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Strüverite

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Formula:
(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
Hardness:
6 - 6½
Name:
Named after Giovanni Strüver (1842-1915), Professor of Mineralogy, University of Rome, Rome, Italy.
A variety of Rutile

A Ta- and Fe-bearing variety of rutile.
Compare also ilmenorutile.

Classification of Strüverite

4.4.1.3

4 : SIMPLE OXIDES
4 : AX2
18.1.50

18 : Niobates and Tantalates
1 : Niobates and tantalates containing neither rare earths nor U
mindat.org URL:
http://www.mindat.org/min-3812.html
Please feel free to link to this page.

Physical Properties of Strüverite

Hardness (Mohs):
6 - 6½

Optical Data of Strüverite

Type:
Uniaxial (+)

Chemical Properties of Strüverite

Formula:
(Ti,Ta,Fe)O2
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Strüverite to other Species

18.1.1LithiotantiteLi(Ta,Nb)3O8
18.1.2LueshiteNaNbO3
18.1.3NatroniobiteNaNbO3
18.1.4FranconiteNa2Nb4O11 · 9H2O
18.1.5NatrotantiteNa2Ta4O11
18.1.6IrtyshiteNa2(Ta,Nb)4O11
18.1.7Rankamaite(Na,K)3(Ta,Nb,Al)11(O,OH)31
18.1.8Hydropyrochlore(H2O,□)2Nb2(O,OH)6(H2O,K,Sr)
18.1.9CalciotantiteCaTa4O11
18.1.10RynersoniteCa(Ta,Nb)2O6
18.1.11Microlite Group
18.1.12BelyankiniteCa1-2(Ti,Nb)5O12 · 9H2O (?)
18.1.13Latrappite(Ca,Na)(Nb,Ti,Fe)O3
18.1.14Hochelagaite(Ca,Na,Sr)(Nb,Ti,Si,Al)4O11 · 8H2O
18.1.15Bariomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)
18.1.16ParabariomicroliteBaTa4O10(OH)2 · 2H2O
18.1.17Bariopyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)
18.1.18AlumotantiteAlTaO4
18.1.19SimpsoniteAl4(Ta,Nb)3O13(OH,F)
18.1.20Sosedkoite(K,Na)5Al2(Ta,Nb)22O60
18.1.21Thoreaulite(Sn2+,Pb)(Ta,Nb)2O6
18.1.22Stannomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)
18.1.23Foordite(Sn,Pb)(Nb,Ta)2O6
18.1.24ChangbaiitePbNb2O6
18.1.25Plumbopyrochlore (of Skorobogatova et al.)
18.1.26Plumbomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)
18.1.27StibiocolumbiteSb(Nb,Ta)O4
18.1.28StibiotantaliteSb(Ta,Nb)O4
18.1.29Natrobistantite
18.1.30Cesplumtantite(Cs,Na)2(Pb,Sb3+)3Ta8O24
18.1.31Stibiomicrolite (of Groat et al.)
18.1.32Cesstibtantite
18.1.34BismutotantaliteBi(Ta,Nb)O4
18.1.35Bismutomicrolite (of Hogarth 1977)
18.1.36Tantalite-(Mn)MnTa2O6
18.1.37Gerasimovskite(Mn,Ca)(Nb,Ti)5O12 · 9H2O
18.1.38Tapiolite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
18.1.39Columbite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O6
18.1.40WodginiteMn(Sn,Ta)Ta2O8
18.1.41Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8
18.1.42Columbite-(Fe)FeNb2O6
18.1.43Tantalite-(Fe)FeTa2O6
18.1.44Columbite(Fe,Mn)(Nb,Ta)2O6
18.1.45Tantalite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
18.1.46Tapiolite(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
18.1.47Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6
18.1.48Columbite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe,Mn)(Nb,Ta)2O6
18.1.51 Staringite(Fe,Mn)x(Ta,Nb)2xSn6-3xO12

Other Names for Strüverite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Strüverit
Simplified Chinese:钽金红石
Spanish:Strüverita

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 Strüverite

Reference List:
Rend.Accad.Sci.fis.mat., Napoli (1907), ser.3, 13, 35

Internet Links for Strüverite

Localities for Strüverite

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
    • Ashburton Shire
      • Nanutarra Station
Pegmatites of Western Australia; M Jacobson, M Calderwood, B Grguric; Hesperian Press, Perth, 2007.
    • Bridgetown-Greenbushes Shire
Jacobson., M., Calderwood, M., Grguric, B.(2007): Pegmatites of Western Australia
      • Greenbushes Tinfield
Econ Geol (1995) 90:616-635
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Doce valley
      • Conselheiro Pena
Specimen in the collection of Richard Gaines [Rock Currier 2010]
  • Paraíba
    • Borborema mineral province
      • Frei Martinho
Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.
      • Junco do Seridó
        • Alto do Lira
Revista Brasileira de Geociências 21(1):34-40 (1991).
Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.
      • Nova Palmeira
Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.; Beurlen, H., Soares, D. R., Thomas, R., Prado-Borges, L. E., & Castro, C. D. (2005). Mineral chemistry of tantalate species new in the Borborema Pegmatitic Province, Northeast Brazil. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 77(1), 169-182
Beurlen, H., Thomas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Da Silva, J. M. R., Rhede, D., Soares, D. R., & Da Silva, M. R. (2013). Chrysoberyl-sillimanite association from the Roncadeira pegmatite, Borborema Province, Brazil: implications for gemstone exploration. Journal of GEOsciences, 58(2), 79-90.
  • Rio Grande do Norte
    • Borborema mineral province
      • Acari
Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.
Beurlen, H., Da Silva, M.R.R., Thomas, R., Soares, D.R., and Olivier, P. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 207-228.
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Kenora District
      • Paterson Lake Area
ontariominerals.com
Tindle, A.G., Breaks, F.W., and Selway, J.B. (2002) Tourmaline in petalite-subtype gramitic pegmatites: evidence of fractionation and contamination from Pakeagama Lake and Separation Lake areas of northwestern Ontario, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 753-788.
    • Renfrew Co.
      • Lyndoch Township
ontariominerals.com
China
 
  • Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
    • Guilin Prefecture
      • Gongcheng Co.
        • Limu Ta-Sn ore field
Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.
Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.
Jinchu Zhu, Renke Li, Fuchun Li, Xiaolin Xiong, Fengying Zhou, and Xiaolong Huang (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36(5), 393-405.; Pengfei Zhou, Dongsheng Ma, Yang Cai, Haifeng Ding, and Chunyan Yao (2009): Geological Journal of China Universities 15(3), 417-428
  • Liaoning Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
    • Chaoyang Prefecture
      • Jianping Co.
        • Yebaishou
National Geological Archives of China database, record no. X00024115
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • South Bohemia Region
      • Písek
A. Tomek photo
Finland
 
  • Southwestern Finland Region
    • Somero
Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp
France
 
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Var
      • Le Pradet
[UKJMM 2:11-15 "Cap Gronne Secondary Copper and Lead - W.R. van den Berg"]
Italy
 
  • Piedmont
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Ossola Valley
        • Vigezzo Valley
          • Craveggia
Daniele Ravagnani - I giacimenti uraniferi italiani - Gruppo Min. Lombardo - Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Milano, 1974 and Vittorio Mattioli (1978) - Nota sulla titanite tantalifera e sulla struverite della pegmatite di Pian dei Lavonchi - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, Vol.9, fasc. 1, pp.34-35
          • Druogno
            • Orcesco
Callegari A., Mattioli V., 2002. Val Vigezzo: novità mineralogiche. Riv. Miner. Ital., 2: 78-80.
  • Tuscany
    • Livorno Province
      • Elba Island
        • Campo nell'Elba
          • San Piero in Campo
P. Orlandi, P.B. Scortecci (1983) - Minerali delle pegmatiti elbane. Cinque nuove segnalazioni. - Riv. Min. It., VII, 4: 97-112
Kazakhstan
 
  • Karagandy Province (Qaragandy Oblysy; Karaganda Oblast')
World of Stones, 1995, Vol. 8, p. 24, A.A. Eseev, Kazakhstan and Middle East - A brief moneralogical guide.
    • Betpakdala Desert (Bet-Pak-Dal Desert)
Jeremolenko, V. (2002): Kara-Oba: Mineralogische Perle der Betpak-Ebene bei Dzhambul, Kasachstan. Lapis 27 (4), 13-34 + 50
Madagascar
 
  • Antananarivo Province
    • Analamanga Region
      • Anjozorobe District
Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris, p 232
    • Vakinankaratra Region
      • Antsirabé 2 District
        • Sahanivotry Manandona Commune
Moore, T. (2008): Whats New in Minerals. Dallas Show 2008. Mineralogical Record. 39, p 332
      • Betafo District
        • Betafo Commune
Jason McAvoy collection & photo (Ex. Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences No. 21079)
Behier, J. (1963): Carte mineralogique de Madagascar. Archive Service Géologique Madagascar. A 1871
        • Mahaiza Commune
Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. p 232
        • Tritriva Commune
Ranorosoa, N. (1986): Etude mineralogique des pegmatites du champ de la Sahatany, Madagascar. These de Doctorat de l`Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse.
      • Faratsiho District
Lacroix, A. (1922): Mineralogie de Madagascar, Tome I. Géologie-Minéralogie descriptive. A.Challamel (Éditeur), Paris. p 225-226
"Madagascar", extraLapis English Vol 1, p50
  • Antsiranana Province
    • Sava Region (Northeastern Region)
      • Vohémar District
        • Andravory Pegmatite field
Pezzotta, F.(1999): Madagaskar. Das Paradies der Mineralien und Edelsteine. ExtraLapis nr 17, p.42 (German version)
  • Mahajanga Province (Majunga)
    • Betsiboka Region
      • Tsaratanàna District
        • Berere Pegmatite Field
Mücke, A. & Strunz, H. (1978): Petscheckite and liandratite, two new pegmatite minerals from Madagascar. American Mineralogist 63: 941-946
Mozambique
 
  • Zambezia Province
    • Alto Ligonha District
Dias, M. Bettencourt and Wilson, W. E., 2000, Mineralogical Record, 31:459-497.
Norway
 
  • Telemark
    • Drangedal
      • Tørdal
Larsen, A.O. (1982): Mineralene i Skarsfjell pegmatittbrudd, Tørdal. in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 101
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
      • Chitinskaya Oblast'
        • Krasnyi Chikoy
          • Malkhan pegmatite field (Malchan; "Malechansk")
[MinRec 32:44]
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Primorskiy Kray
      • Voznesenskii ore District
Seltmann, R., Soloviev, S., Shatov, V., Pirajno, F., Naumov, E., & Cherkasov, S. (2010). Metallogeny of Siberia: tectonic, geologic and metallogenic settings of selected significant deposits*. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 57(6), 655-706
  • Urals Region
    • Middle Urals
      • Sverdlovskaya Oblast'
        • Yuzhakovo Village
          • Alabashka pegmatite field
http://webcenter.ru/~minbooks/murz_kaz.html
Slovakia
 
  • Bratislava Region
    • Pezinok Co.
      • Limbach
Uher, P., Žitňan, P. & Ozdín, D. (2006) Compositional Variations Of Pegmatite Nb-ta Mineral Assemblage From The Limbach Area, Malé Karpaty Mts., Slovakia. Acta Miner.-Petrograph.,Abstract Series 5, Szeged, p.125
  • Košice Region
    • Rožňava Co.
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
    • Spišská Nová Ves Co.
      • Hnilec (Hniletz; Nyilas; Nagyhnilec)
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
South Africa
 
  • Northern Cape Province
    • ZF Mgcawu District
      • Kenhardt
Cairncross, B. and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, p 244;
Thailand
 
  • Phuket Province
http://amdis.bgl.esdm.go.id/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=55:classification-of-tin-bearing-pegmatites-in-phuket&catid=2:mineral-article
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Mount's Bay District
        • Breage
No reference listed
USA
 
  • Arkansas
    • Hot Spring Co.
      • Magnet Cove
Karl Estes (1998) Mineral News, 14, #5, 8-10.; Min News (1998) 14:4 pp 1,2,5
  • Colorado
    • Chaffee Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Eagle Co.
      • Fulford District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Gunnison Co.
      • Quartz Creek Pegmatite District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Lake Co.
      • Climax District
        • Climax
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
  • Connecticut
    • Hartford Co.
      • Glastonbury
        • South Glastonbury
Betts, John. (1999): The Quarries and Minerals of the Dayton Road District, South Glastonbury, Connecticut. Rocks and Minerals. Volume 74, Number 2. pp. 110-121
    • Middlesex Co.
      • East Hampton (Chatham)
Jarnot (1989) in Rocks & Min.: 64:471.
  • South Dakota
    • Pennington Co.
      • Keystone District
        • Glendale
R&M 75:3 pp 156-169
        • Keystone
Rocks & Minerals: 57: 160 &/or 60: 110 & 112.
Am Min 70:9-10 pp 1044-1049; USGS Prof Paper 297A
  • Wisconsin
    • Marathon Co.
      • Wausau Intrusive Complex
        • Nine Mile pluton
T.W. Buchholz, A.U. Falster, Wm.B. Simmons (2000) Mineral News, 16, #5.
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2015, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: September 2, 2015 15:57:34 Page generated: August 28, 2015 03:51:43