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Nigerite Group

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This page provides mineralogical data about Nigerite Group.

Classification of Nigerite Group

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Relationship of Nigerite Group to other Species

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Ferronigerite-2N1S
Sn(Fe,Mg)Al
 
6
O
 
11
(OH)
Ferronigerite-6N6S
Sn(Fe,Mg)
 
2
Al
 
8
O
 
15
(OH)
Magnesionigerite-2N1S
Sn(Mg,Fe)Al
 
6
O
 
11
(OH)
Magnesionigerite-6N6S
Sn(Mg,Fe)
 
2
Al
 
8
O
 
15
(OH)
Zinconigerite-2N1S
Sn(Zn,Fe,Mg)Al
 
6
O
 
11
(OH)
Zinconigerite-6N6S

Other Information

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 Nigerite Group

Reference List:

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Armbruster, T. (2002): Revised nomenclature of högbomite, nigerite, and taaffeite minerals. Eur. Journ. Mineralogy 14, 389-395.

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  • Localities for Nigerite Group

    The 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. ? 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.
    Canada
     
    • Ontario
      • Kenora District
    [Ferronigerite-2N1S] 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.
      • Thunder Bay District
        • Gemmell Township
    [Ferronigerite-2N1S] ontariominerals.com; Can Mineral 1982 20: 549-553.
    China
     
    • Hunan Province
      • Chenzhou Prefecture
        • Yizhang Co.
          • Dongpo ore field
    [Ferronigerite-2N1S] Yihong Sun and Xiangmei Ren (1986): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 6(2), 179-187; Yuzhou Li (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(6), 29-35
      • Yiyang Prefecture
        • Anhua Co.
    [Magnesionigerite-6N6S] Chen Jingzhong, Yang Guangming, Pan Zhaolu, Shi Nicun, and Peng Zhizhong (1989): Discovery and study of pengzhizhongite-6H - A new mineral. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 9(1), 20-24.
    Czech Republic
     
    • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
      • Central Bohemia Region
        • Kutná Hora (Kuttenberg)
    [Ferronigerite-2N1S] Čech, F., Rieder, M., Novák, F., Novotny, J.: Accessory nigerite in a granite from central Bohemia, Czechoslovakia. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, H. 8, 1978, s. 337-346.
    Finland
     
    • Southern Finland Region
      • Heinola
    [Ferronigerite-6N6S] Mattila, E:, 1983 Rakokivenmäen Sn-Li-pitoisen pegmatiittijuonen kairaus. Rautaruukki oy. Raportti OU/83
      • Tammela
    [Ferronigerite-6N6S] Ilkka Mikkola
    • Southwestern Finland Region
      • Kemiö Island (Kimito Island)
    [Ferronigerite-6N6S] T. Armbruster (2002) Revised nomenclature of högbomite, nigerite, and taaffeite minerals.- Eur. Journ. Mineralogy 14, 389-395
    Namibia
     
    • Erongo Region
      • Karibib District
        • Spitzkopje Area
          • Klein Spitzkopje granite stock (Kleine Spitzkoppe)
    [Ferronigerite-2N1S] Ernst A. Schnaitmann
      • Omaruru District
    [Ferronigerite-2N1S] Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 543 pp. (in English)
      • Swakopmund District
        • Arandis
    [Ferronigerite-2N1S] Elmar Lachner. See messageboard at http://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,7,239107,239366#msg-239366
    • Kunene Region
      • Damaraland District
        • Uis (Groot Uis)
          • Uis pegmatites
    [Ferronigerite-2N1S] The-Vug.com Quarterly Magazine V4 #4 pg 37; Ernst A. Schnaitmann
    Nigeria
     
    • Kogi State
    [Ferronigerite-2N1S] Min.Mag.(1947) 28, 118-128
    Portugal
     
    • Porto District
      • Felgueiras
        • Borba de Godim
    [Zinconigerite-2N1S]
    • Viana do Castelo District
      • Ponte de Lima
        • Arcozelo
    [Zinconigerite-2N1S] T. Armbruster (2002) Revised nomenclature of högbomite, nigerite, and taaffeite minerals.- Eur. Journ. Mineralogy 14, 389-395
    • Vila Real District
      • Barroso-Alvão pegmatite field
    [Ferronigerite-2N1S] Novák, M. et al. (2009): Ferronigerite with dominant substitution TiSn-1 in muscovite+chlorite aggregate from massive quartz nodule associated with a petalite-rich aplite-pegmatite of the Barroso-Alvão pegmatite field, Northern Portugal. N. Jb. Mineral. Abh. 186, 67-78.
    Sweden
     
    • Dalarna
      • Falun
    [Ferronigerite-2N1S] Schumacher, J.C., Schäfer, K. & Seifert, F. (1987): Lamellar nigerite in Zn-rich spinel from the Falun deposit, Sweden. Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology. 95: 182-190
    USA
     
    [Ferronigerite-2N1S]
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