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|Name:||Named for Ian S. E. Charmchael, Professor of Geology at the University of California, Berkeley, in recognition|
This page provides mineralogical data about Carmichaelite.
Classification of Carmichaelite
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||4.DB.50|
4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
D : Metal: Oxygen = 1:2 and similar
B : With medium-sized cations; chains of edge-sharing octahedra
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Type Occurrence of Carmichaelite
|Type Locality:||Garnet Ridge, Dinnehotso, Monument Valley, Navajo Indian Reservation, Apache Co., Arizona, USA|
Physical Properties of Carmichaelite
Crystallography of Carmichaelite
Optical Data of Carmichaelite
|Dispersion:||r > v strong|
Chemical Properties of Carmichaelite
|Simplified for copy/paste:||(Ti,Cr,Fe)[O2-x(OH)x]|
|Essential elements:||H, O, Ti|
|All elements listed in formula:||Cr, Fe, H, O, Ti|
Relationship of Carmichaelite to other Species
|Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):|
Other Names for Carmichaelite
|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 Carmichaelite
American Mineralogist: 85: 792-800.
Internet Links for Carmichaelite
Localities for Carmichaelite
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.