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Yttrotungstite-(Y)

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Formula:
YW2O6(OH)3
Colour:
Orange-yellow
Hardness:
1
Name:
Named after its chemical composition containing yttrium and tungsten.

Classification of Yttrotungstite-(Y)

Approved
4.FD.20

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
F : Hydroxides (without V or U)
D : Hydroxides with OH, without H2O; chains of edge-sharing octahedra
49.3.3.2

49 : HYDRATED MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
3 : Hydrated Molybdates and Tungstates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
27.4.6

27 : Sulphites, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
4 : Tungstates
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Type Occurrence of Yttrotungstite-(Y)

Physical Properties of Yttrotungstite-(Y)

Colour:
Orange-yellow
Hardness (Mohs):
1
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
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Radiation - Copper Kα
Data Set:
Data courtesy of RRUFF project at University of Arizona, used with permission.

Optical Data of Yttrotungstite-(Y)

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.890 nβ = 1.980 nγ = 2.020
2V:
Measured: 68° , Calculated: 64°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.130
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Very High
Dispersion:
r > v strong

Chemical Properties of Yttrotungstite-(Y)

Formula:
YW2O6(OH)3
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Yttrotungstite-(Y) to other Species

4.FD.05SpertiniiteCu(OH)2
4.FD.10BracewelliteCrO(OH)
4.FD.10DiasporeAlO(OH)
4.FD.10GroutiteMn3+O(OH)
4.FD.10GuyanaiteCrO(OH)
4.FD.10Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
4.FD.10TsumgalliteGaO(OH)
4.FD.15ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
4.FD.20Yttrotungstite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,Y)W2O6(OH)3
4.FD.20Unnamed (Nd-analogue of Yttrotungstite-(Ce))(Nd,Ce,La)W2O6(OH)3
4.FD.25FrankhawthorneiteCu2Te6+O4(OH)2
4.FD.30KhinitePb2+Cu32+[Te6+O6](OH)2
4.FD.30Khinite-3TPb2+Cu32+Te6+O6(OH)2
27.4.1CuprotungstiteCu2(WO4)(OH)2
27.4.2ScheeliteCa(WO4)
27.4.4AnthoiniteAlWO3(OH)3
27.4.5MpororoiteWAlO3(OH)3 · 2(H2O)
27.4.7Yttrotungstite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,Y)W2O6(OH)3
27.4.8StolzitePb(WO4)
27.4.9RaspitePb(WO4)
27.4.10RusselliteBi2WO6
27.4.11PinalitePb3WO5Cl2
27.4.12Uranotungstite(Fe2+,Ba,Pb)(UO2)2(WO4)(OH)4 · 12H2O
27.4.13HübneriteMnWO4
27.4.14FerberiteFeWO4
27.4.15Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
27.4.16Ferritungstite
27.4.17Phyllotungstite(H2O,M)x(W,Fe)(O,OH)3 · yH2O (M = Ca, Cs, Pb or K)
27.4.18Qitianlingite(Fe,Mn)2(Nb,Ta)2WO10

Other Names for Yttrotungstite-(Y)

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 Yttrotungstite-(Y)

Reference List:
Colonial Geol. and Min. Resources, London (1950): 1: 50-51.

American Mineralogist (1951) 36: 641.

Davis, R.J. & Smith, G.W. (1971) Yttrotungstite. Mineralogical Magazine: 38, 261-285.

Mineralogical Record (1981): 12: 81.

Internet Links for Yttrotungstite-(Y)

Localities for Yttrotungstite-(Y)

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.
Malaysia (TL)
 
  • Perak
    • Kinta District
      • Kramat Pulai
[Colonial Geol. and Min. Resources, London (1950) 1, 50-51; MinRec 12:86]
[MinRec 12:86]
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