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Viséite

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Colour:Yellowish white, blueHardness:3 - 4
Name:Named after its discovery locality, Visé near Liège, Belgium.


Si-bearing crandallite.

Originally described from Visé, Liège Province, Belgium.

Classification of Viséite

IMA status:Discredited 1997
Explanation of status:discredited by the IMA Zeolite subcommittee (1997)
Strunz 8th edition ID:8/0.0-

8 : Silicates
0 :
0 :
Dana 8th edition ID:43.5.9.1

43 : COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
5 : Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Hey's CIM Ref.:17.6.3

17 : Silicates Containing other Anions
6 : Silicates with phosphate
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Physical Properties of Viséite

Lustre:Waxy, Earthy
Diaphaneity (Transparency):Translucent
Colour:Yellowish white, blue
Hardness (Mohs):3 - 4

Relationship of Viséite to other Species

Related Minerals - Strunz Grouping):

- +
8/0.0-Caryochroite
(Na,Sr)
 
3
(Fe
3+
 
,Mg)
 
10
[(O,OH)
 
9
|Ti
 
2
Si
 
12
O
 
37
] · (H
 
2
O,O,OH)
 
17
8/0.0-Yakovenchukite-(Y)
K
 
3
NaCaY
 
2
[Si
 
12
O
 
30
] · 4H
 
2
O
8/0.0-20Gismondine-Ca
CaAl
 
2
Si
 
2
O
 
8
· 4H
 
2
O
8/0.0-20Mcgovernite
Mn
 
19
Zn
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
3
(AsO
 
3
)(SiO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
21
8/0.0-25Rinkite
(Na,Ca)
 
3
(Ca,Ce)
 
4
Ti(Si
 
2
O
 
7
)
 
2
OF
 
3
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
17.6.1Nagelschmidtite
Ca
 
7
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
17.6.2Perhamite
Ca
 
3
Al
 
7.7
Si
 
3
P
 
4
O
 
23.5
(OH)
 
14.1
· 8H
 
2
O
17.6.4Phosinaite
17.6.5Clinophosinaite
Na
 
12
(Ca,Sr)
 
4
(Si
 
4
O
 
12
)(PO
 
4
)
 
4
17.6.6Karnasurtite-(Ce)
(Ce,La,Th)(Ti,Nb)(Al,Fe)(Si
 
2
O
 
7
)(OH)
 
4
· 3H
 
2
O
17.6.7Lomonosovite
Na
 
5
Ti
 
2
(Si
 
2
O
 
7
)(PO
 
4
)O
 
2
17.6.8Bornemanite
Na
 
6
BaTi
 
2
Nb(Si
 
2
O
 
7
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)O
 
2
(OH)F
17.6.9Sobolevite
Na
 
13
Ca
 
2
Mn
 
2
Ti
 
3
(Si
 
2
O
 
7
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
4
O
 
3
F
 
3
17.6.10Laplandite-(Ce)
Na
 
4
CeTiPO
 
4
Si
 
7
O
 
18
· 5H
 
2
O
17.6.11 Vunonnemite
Na
 
5
TiNb
 
3
Si
 
6
O
 
25
F
 
2
· 2Na
 
3
PO
 
4
17.6.12Saryarkite-(Y)
Ca(Y,Th)Al
 
5
(SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
,SO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
7
· 6H
 
2
O
17.6.13Steenstrupine-(Ce)
Na
 
14
Mn
2+
2
(Fe
3+
 
,Mn
3+
 
)
 
2
Ce
 
6
(Zr,Th)(Si
 
6
O
 
18
)
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
6
(HPO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
· 2H
 
2
O
17.6.14Waylandite
BiAl
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6
17.6.15Britholite-(Ce)
Ca
 
2
(Ce,Ca)
 
3
(SiO
 
4
,PO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH,F)
17.6.16Britholite-(Y)
Ca
 
2
(Y,Ca)
 
3
(SiO
 
4
,PO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH,F)
17.6.17Eylettersite
(Th,Pb)Al
 
3
(PO
 
4
,SiO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
6

Other Names for Viséite

Other Languages:
German:Viseit
Spanish:Viseita

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 Viséite

Reference List:

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Mélon, J. (1942) La viséite, nouvelle espèce minérale. Annales de la Société Géologique de Belgique 66, B53-B56. (in French) [Abs. in American Mineralogist 30 (1945): 548].

American Mineralogist (1952): 37: 609-617.

American Mineralogist (1978): 63: 796.

Di Renzo, F. and Gabelica, Z. (1995): New data on the structure and composition of the silicoaluminophosphate viséite and a discreditation of its status as a zeolite. In D. W. Ming and F. A. Mumpton, Eds., International Committee on Natural Zeolites, Brockport, New York, 173-185.

Kim, Y. and Kirkpatrick, R.J. (1996) Application of MAS NMR spectroscopy to poorly crystalline minerals: viséite. Mineralogical Magazine: 60: 957-962.

Coombs, D. S. et al. (1997): "Recommended nomenclature for zeolite minerals: Report of the subcommittee on Zeolites of the IMA, CNMMN", Can. Min. 35,1571-1606 (1997), specifically p.1592.

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  • Localities for Viséite

    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.
    Belgium
     
    • Liège Province
    Ann.Soc.Geol.Belg.(1943) 66, 53-56
    China
     
    • Hubei Province
      • Shiyan Prefecture
        • Zhushan Co.
    Zhenrong Shi, Keqin Cai, and Mingquan Gong (2008): Northwestern Geology 45(2), 56-62
    Russia
     
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
        • Buriatia Republic (Buryatia)
    Arkhipchuk, R. Z. (1971): Gearksutite from the Manzhinsk deposit. Mineralogicheskii Sbornik (Lvov), 25, 181-184.
    Slovakia
     
    • Košice Region
      • Rožňava Co.
        • Kečovo
    Cílek V., 1999: Mineralogické výskumy v jeskyni Domica. Aragonit, 4, 9 – 11
    USA
     
    • California
      • Mono Co.
        • White Mts
          • White Mountain Peak
    Wise, W. S. (1977): Mineralogy of the Champion mine White Mountains, California. Mineralogical Record: 8: 482, 484-485; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 310.
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