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Calciodelrioite

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Formula:
Ca(VO
 
3
)
 
2
·4H
 
2
O
Stabilised by minor amounts of Sr.
System:Monoclinic
Dimorph of:Rossite


Ca-dominant analogue of delrioite.

Classification of Calciodelrioite

IMA status:Approved 2012
Strunz 9th edition ID:4.HG.35

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
H : V[5,6] Vanadates
G : Unclassified V oxides
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Type Occurrence of Calciodelrioite

Type Locality:West Sunday Mine, Slick Rock District, San Miguel Co., Colorado, USA
Place of Conservation of Type Material:Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA, catalogue numbers 63837, 63838 and 63839.

Crystallography of Calciodelrioite

Crystal System:Monoclinic
Class (H-M):2/m - Prismatic
Cell Parameters:a = 14.6389(10) Å, b = 6.9591(4) Å, c = 17.052(2) Å
β = 102.568(9)°
Ratio:a:b:c = 2.104 : 1 : 2.45
Unit Cell Volume:V 1,695.52 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
7.18(14)
6.450(100)
4.350(16)
3.489(18)
3.215(17)
3.027(50)
2.560(28)
1.786(18)

Chemical Properties of Calciodelrioite

Formula:
Ca(VO
 
3
)
 
2
·4H
 
2
O


Stabilised by minor amounts of Sr.
Simplified for copy/paste:Ca(VO3)2·4H2O
Essential elements:Ca, H, O, V
All elements listed in formula:Ca, H, O, V

Other Names for Calciodelrioite

Synonyms:
IMA2012-031
Other Languages:

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 Calciodelrioite

Reference List:

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Kampf, A.R., Marty, J., Nash, B.,Plášil, J., Kasatkin, A.V. and Škoda, R. (2012): Calciodelrioite, IMA 2012-031. CNMNC Newsletter No. 14, October 2012, page 1285; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1281-1288

A. R. Kampf, J. Marty, B. P. Nash, J. Plášil, A. V. Kasatkin, R. Škoda (2012): Calciodelrioite, Ca(VO3)2(H2O)4, the Ca analogue of delrioite, Sr(VO3)2(H2O)4. Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 2803-2817.

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  • Localities for Calciodelrioite

    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.
    USA
     
    • Colorado
      • San Miguel Co.
        • Slick Rock District
          • Gypsum Valley
    KAMPF, A.R., HUGHES, J.M., MARTY, J. & NASH, B. (2013) Wernerbaurite,
    Kampf, A.R., Marty, J., Nash, B.,Plášil, J., Kasatkin, A.V. and Škoda, R. (2012): Calciodelrioite, IMA 2012-031. CNMNC Newsletter No. 14, October 2012, page 1285; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1281-1288
    • Utah
      • Grand Co.
        • Yellow Cat District (W. part of Thompsons District)
    Kasatkin, A.V., Plášil, J., Marty, J., Belakovskiy, D.I., Lykova, I.S. (2014): Nestolaite, CaSeO3·H2O, a new mineral from the Little Eva mine, Grand County, Utah, USA. Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 497-505.
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