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Whiteite-(MnMnMg)

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Formula:
MnMnMg
 
2
Al
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
Colour:Light yellow
Member of:Whiteite Group
This page provides mineralogical data about Whiteite-(MnMnMg).

Classification of Whiteite-(MnMnMg)

IMA status:Not Approved
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Physical Properties of Whiteite-(MnMnMg)

Colour:Light yellow

Chemical Properties of Whiteite-(MnMnMg)

Formula:
MnMnMg
 
2
Al
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
Simplified for copy/paste:MnMnMg2Al2(PO4)4(OH)2·8H2O
Essential elements:Al, H, Mg, Mn, O, P
All elements listed in formula:Al, H, Mg, Mn, O, P

Relationship of Whiteite-(MnMnMg) to other Species

Member of:Whiteite Group
Other Members of Group:

- +
Rittmannite
{(Mn
2+
 
,Ca)}{Mn
2+
 
}{(Fe
2+
 
,Mn
2+
 
,Mg)
 
2
}{(Al,Fe
3+
 
)
 
2
}(PO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
Whiteite-(CaFeMg)
{Ca}{(Fe
2+
 
,Mn
2+
 
)}{Mg
 
2
}{Al
 
2
}(PO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
Whiteite-(CaMnMg)
{Ca}{Mn
2+
 
}{Mg
 
2
}{Al
 
2
}(PO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
Whiteite-(CaMnMn)
Whiteite-(MnFeMg)
{(Mn
2+
 
,Ca)}{(Fe
2+
 
,Mn
2+
 
)}{Mg
 
2
}{Al
 
2
}(PO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O

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 Whiteite-(MnMnMg)

Reference List:

- +
Baijot, M., Hatert, F. & Philippo, S. (2012): Mineralogy and geochemistry of phosphates and silicates in the Sapucaia pegmatite, Minas Gerais, Brazil: Genetic implications. Canadian Mineralogist. 50, 1531-1554

Baijot, M., Hatert, F., Dal Rio, F. & Philipo, S. (2014) Mineralogy and petrography of phosphate mineral association from the Jocão pegmatite, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Canadian Mineralogist 52, 373-397.


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  • Localities for Whiteite-(MnMnMg)

    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.
    Brazil
     
    • Minas Gerais
      • Doce valley
        • Conselheiro Pena
    Baijot, M., Hatert, F., Dal Rio, F. & Philipo, S. (2014) Mineralogy and petrography of phosphate mineral association from the Jocão pegmatite, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Canadian Mineralogist 52, 373-397.
        • Galiléia
          • Sapucaia do Norte
    Baijot, M., Hatert, F. & Philippo, S. (2012): Mineralogy and geochemistry of phosphates and silicates in the Sapucaia pegmatite, Minas Gerais, Brazil: Genetic implications. Canadian Mineralogist. 50, 1531-1554
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