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Whiteite-(MnMnMg)

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Formula:
MnMnMg2Al2(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
System:
Monoclinic
Colour:
Light yellow
Member of:
Type locality of the approved species: Eastern side of the Iron Monarch Quarry (130 m level), Iron Knob, South Australia, Australia


Classification of Whiteite-(MnMnMg)

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2016

Type Occurrence of Whiteite-(MnMnMg)

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the mineralogical collections of the South Australian Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, registration number G32398

Physical Properties of Whiteite-(MnMnMg)

Colour:
Light yellow
Comment:
Colour of the approved material not yet reported

Crystallography of Whiteite-(MnMnMg)

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
P2/b
Space Group Setting:
P2/a
Cell Parameters:
a = 15.036(2) Å, b = 6.9408(5) Å, c = 9.9431(9) Å
β = 110.827(8)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 2.166 : 1 : 1.433
Unit Cell Volume:
V 969.88 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Chemical Properties of Whiteite-(MnMnMg)

Formula:
MnMnMg2Al2(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Whiteite-(MnMnMg) to other Species

Member of:
Other Members of Group:
Rittmannite{(Mn2+,Ca)}{Mn2+}{(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)2}{(Al,Fe3+)2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
Whiteite-(CaFeMg){Ca}{(Fe2+,Mn2+)}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
Whiteite-(CaMnMg){Ca}{Mn2+}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
Whiteite-(CaMnMn){Ca}{Mn2+}{Mn2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O
Whiteite-(MnFeMg){(Mn2+,Ca)}{(Fe2+,Mn2+)}{Mg2}{Al2}(PO4)4(OH)2 · 8H2O

Other Names for Whiteite-(MnMnMg)

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 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. The 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. The Canadian Mineralogist: 52: 373-397.

Elliott, P. (2016) Whiteite- (MnMnMg), IMA 2015-092. CNMNC Newsletter No. 29, February 2016, 202. Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 199–205.


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Localities for Whiteite-(MnMnMg)

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 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.
Australia (TL)
 
  • South Australia
    • Eyre Peninsula
      • Middleback Range
        • Iron Knob
Elliott, P. (2016) Whiteite- (MnMnMg), IMA 2015-092. CNMNC Newsletter No. 29, February 2016, 202. Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 199–205.
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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