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Antitaenite

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Formula:
Fe3Ni
Lustre:
Metallic
Name:
For relationship to taenite.
Originally described from Vaca Muerta meteorite, Taltal, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile.

Classification of Antitaenite

Rejected
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

Metallic

Chemical Properties of Antitaenite

Formula:
Fe3Ni
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Antitaenite to other Species

1.AE.05MolybdenumMo
1.AE.05ChromiumCr
1.AE.05IronFe
1.AE.05Kamacite(Fe,Ni)
1.AE.05TungstenW
1.AE.05UM2001-06-E:CrFeNiFe7Cr2Ni
1.AE.10Taenite(Fe,Ni)
1.AE.10TetrataeniteFeNi
1.AE.15ChromferideFe3Cr1-x (x=0.6)
1.AE.15FerchromideCr3Fe1-x
1.AE.15WairauiteCoFe
1.AE.20AwaruiteNi3Fe
1.AE.25JedwabiteFe7(Ta,Nb)3
1.AE.30ManganeseMn

Other Names for Antitaenite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Antitaenit
Spanish:Antitaenita

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.

Internet Links for Antitaenite

Localities for Antitaenite

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.
Brazil
 
  • Santa Catarina
    • São Francisco do Sul
      • Morro do Rócio
Scorzelli, Rosa B..(2008) Meteorites: messengers from the outer space. J. Braz. Chem. Soc. [online]. 2008, vol.19, n.2 [cited 2014-08-16], pp. 226-23; Goldstein, J. I. et al. (1998) The Santa Catharina Meteorite: A Cloudy Zone Microstructure Consisting of a Fine Intergrowth of Tetrataenite and Antitaenite. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 33 (4, Suppl): pages A59-A60. (July 1998)
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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