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Antitaenite

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Formula:
Fe
 
3
Ni
Lustre:Metallic
Name:For relationship to taenite.


Originally described from Vaca Muerta meteorite, Taltal, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile.

Classification of Antitaenite

IMA status:Rejected
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:1.AE.10

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
A : Metals and Intermetallic Alloys
E : Iron-chromium family
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Physical Properties of Antitaenite

Lustre:Metallic

Chemical Properties of Antitaenite

Formula:
Fe
 
3
Ni
Simplified for copy/paste:Fe3Ni
Essential elements:Fe, Ni
All elements listed in formula:Fe, Ni

Relationship of Antitaenite to other Species

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
1.AE.05Molybdenum
Mo
1.AE.05Chromium
Cr
1.AE.05Iron
Fe
1.AE.05Kamacite
(Fe,Ni)
1.AE.05Tungsten
W
1.AE.05UM2001-06-E:CrFeNi
Fe
 
7
Cr
 
2
Ni
1.AE.10Taenite
(Fe,Ni)
1.AE.10Tetrataenite
FeNi
1.AE.15Chromferide
Fe
 
3
Cr
 
1-x
(x=0.6)
1.AE.15Ferchromide
Cr
 
1.5
Fe
 
0.5-x
1.AE.15Wairauite
CoFe
1.AE.20Awaruite
Ni
 
3
Fe
1.AE.25Jedwabite
Fe
 
7
(Ta,Nb)
 
3
1.AE.30Manganese
Mn

Other Names for Antitaenite

Other Languages:
German:Antitaenit
Spanish:Antitaenita

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.

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  • Localities for Antitaenite

    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
     
    • Santa Catarina
      • São Francisco do Sul
        • Morro do Rócio
    Chile
     
    • Antofagasta Region
      • Antofagasta Province
        • Taltal
    Scorzelli, R. B., & Souza Azevedo, I. (2001). Mössbauer Spectroscopic Studies on Mesosiderites. Meteoritics and Planetary Science Supplement, 36, 185.
    USA
     
    • Iowa
      • Emmet Co.
    www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/metsoc2002/pdf/5020.pdf.
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