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Wakefieldite-(Nd)

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Formula:
Nd(VO4)
System:
Tetragonal
Member of:
Name:
For its relationship to the other wakefieldites.

Classification of Wakefieldite-(Nd)

Approved 2008
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Type Occurrence of Wakefieldite-(Nd)

Crystallography of Wakefieldite-(Nd)

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Class (H-M):
4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal
Space Group:
I41/amd
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.338Å, c = 6.509Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 0.887
Unit Cell Volume:
V 350.49 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
4.84 (27)
3.67 (100)
2.92 (7)
2.74 (51)
2.60 (11)
2.29 (9)
2.09 (14)
1.886 (25)

Chemical Properties of Wakefieldite-(Nd)

Formula:
Nd(VO4)
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Wakefieldite-(Nd) to other Species

Member of:
Other Members of Group:

Other Names for Wakefieldite-(Nd)

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 Wakefieldite-(Nd)

Reference List:
Moriyama, T., Miyawaki, R., Yokoyama, K., Matsubara, S., Hirano, H., Murakami, H., and Watanabe, Y. (2011): Wakefieldite-(Nd), a new neodymium vanadate mineral in the Arase stratiform ferromanganese deposit, Kochi Prefecture, Japan. Resource Geology 61, 101-110.

Internet Links for Wakefieldite-(Nd)

Localities for Wakefieldite-(Nd)

(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.
Germany
 
  • Thuringia
    • Harz
      • Nordhausen
        • Ilfeld
J. Gröbner, U. Kolitsch and J. Wesiger (2011): New finds of vanadate and rare-earth minerals from the manganese mine Ilfeld, Harz. Mineralien-Welt 22 (1), 41-49. (in German)
Japan (TL)
 
  • Shikoku Island
    • Kochi Prefecture
      • Kami city
Moriyama, T., Miyawaki, R., Yokoyama, K., Matsubara, S., Hirano, H., Murakami, H., and Watanabe, Y. (2011): Wakefieldite-(Nd), a new neodymium vanadate mineral in the Arase stratiform ferromanganese deposit, Kochi Prefecture, Japan. Resource Geology 61, 101-110.
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