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Magnesian Annabergite

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Formula:
(Ni,Mg)
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
A variety of Annabergite

A magnesian variety of Annabergite. Contains Mg in substitution for (Ni,Co) with Mg:(Ni,Co) ~ 1:1.4 (original magnesian material from Spain) and 1:2.46 (material from Lavrion).
Originally reported from Sierra Cabrera, Almería, Andalusia, Spain.

Classification of Magnesian Annabergite

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Chemical Properties of Magnesian Annabergite

Formula:
(Ni,Mg)
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
· 8H
 
2
O
Simplified for copy/paste:(Ni,Mg)3(AsO4)2·8H2O
Essential elements:As, H, Ni, O
All elements listed in formula:As, H, Mg, Ni, O

Other Names for Magnesian Annabergite

Synonyms:
Cabrerite
Other Languages:
German:Cabrerit
Kabrerit
Wasserhaltige Nickeloxyd-Magnesia
Simplified Chinese:镁镍华
Spanish:Cabrerita

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.

References for Magnesian Annabergite

Reference List:

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Ferber (1863) Berg.- und hüttenmännisches Zeitung, Freiberg, Leipzig (merged into Glückauf): 22: 306 (as Wasserhaltige Nickeloxyd-Magnesia).

Dana, J.D. (1868) System of Mineralogy, 5th. Edition, New York: 561 (as Cabrerite).

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 749.

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  • Localities for Magnesian Annabergite

    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.
    Austria
     
    • Carinthia
      • Friesach - Hüttenberg area
        • Hirt
          • Griesserhof (Gulitzen; Gullitzen)
    G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
      • Gurktaler Alpen
        • Radenthein
          • Millstätter Alpe
    Pichler (2009)
        • St Urban
    H.Meixner (1976)
    • Styria
      • Koralpe
        • Soboth
          • Laaken
    C.Auer (2014)
    China
     
    • Shanxi Province
      • Yuncheng Prefecture
        • Yuanqu Co.
          • Zhongtiaoshan ore field
    Yongrui Zhao and Yunqing Zhen (2006): Journal of Guilin University of Technology 26(3), 310-319
    Yongrui Zhao and Yunqing Zhen (2006): Journal of Guilin University of Technology 26(3), 310-319
    Germany
     
    • Rhineland-Palatinate
      • Eifel
        • Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler
          • Ahrbrück
            • Martinsknipp
    Beyer, H. (1978): Über Haldenfunde aus den Antimonitgängen von Ahrbrück (Eifel)..., Der Aufschluß, 29, 401-408
    Greece
     
    • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
      • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
        • Lavrion District Mines
          • Lavrion (Laurion; Laurium)
    Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 749.
    Morocco
     
    • Souss-Massa-Draâ Region
      • Ouarzazate Province
        • Tazenakht
          • Bou Azer District (Bou Azzer District)
            • Khder
    Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
    Russia
     
    • Northern Caucasus Region
      • Adygea Republic (Adygeya)
    Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2011)
    Spain
     
    • Andalusia
      • Almería
    Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 749.
    USA
     
    • California
      • Santa Cruz Co.
        • Santa Cruz
    Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 77; Gross, E.B., Chesterman, C.W., Dunning, G.E., and Cooper, J.F. (1967) Mineralogy of the Kalkar quarry, Santa Cruz, California. California Division Mines and Geol. Special Report 92: 3-10; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 138.
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