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|System:||Orthorhombic||Colour:||Reddish-brown, light grey|
|Name:||Named for the type locality at Bon Accord, South Africa.|
This page provides mineralogical data about Bonaccordite.
Classification of Bonaccordite
|IMA status:||Approved 1974|
|Strunz 8th edition ID:||5/G.04-40|
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||6.AB.30|
6 : BORATES
A : Monoborates
B : BO3, with additional anions; 1(D) + OH, etc.
|Dana 8th edition ID:||184.108.40.206|
24 : ANHYDROUS BORATES
2 : A2BO2[XO3]
|Hey's CIM Ref.:||9.9.1|
9 : Borates
9 : Borates of Ni
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Type Occurrence of Bonaccordite
|Type Locality:||Scotia Talc mine, Bon Accord, Barberton District, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa|
|Year of Discovery:||1974|
Physical Properties of Bonaccordite
|Colour:||Reddish-brown, light grey|
Crystallography of Bonaccordite
|Cell Parameters:||a = 9.21Å, b = 12.22Å, c = 3Å|
|Ratio:||a:b:c = 0.754 : 1 : 0.245|
|Unit Cell Volume:||V 337.64 Å³ (Calculated from Unit Cell)|
Chemical Properties of Bonaccordite
|Simplified for copy/paste:||Ni2Fe3+(BO3)O2|
|Essential elements:||B, Fe, Ni, O|
|All elements listed in formula:||B, Fe, Ni, O|
Relationship of Bonaccordite to other Species
|Member of:||Ludwigite Group|
|Other Members of Group:|
|Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):|
Other Names for Bonaccordite
|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 Bonaccordite
American Mineralogist: 61: 502.
Internet Links for Bonaccordite
Localities for Bonaccordite
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(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.
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Locality Updated: Jubilee Road, Styx valley, Maydena district, Tasmania, AustraliaFrom Ralph Bottrill, 10th Mar 2014 01:48:02