SUPPORT US. Covid-19 has significantly affected our fundraising. Please help!
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe ElementsBooks & Magazines
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsUsersMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice SettingsThe Mineral Quiz
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesSearch by ColorNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day GalleryMineral Photography

Bihain, Vielsalm, Luxembourg, Wallonia, Belgiumi
Regional Level Types
BihainSection
VielsalmMunicipality
LuxembourgProvince
WalloniaRegion
BelgiumCountry

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Locality type:


Bihain is a section of the Belgian municipality of Vielsalm located in the province of Luxembourg in the Walloon Region.

It was a municipality in its own right before the 1977 municipal merger.

The village of Ottré was added to it in 1823.

Under the French regime, it was a municipality of the department of Forêts.

Bihain is a village on the Tailles plateau. It is crossed by the Eau de Ronce stream.

Quartz veins and diaclases in spessartite quartzite levels within Salmian (Cambro-Ordovician) Mn-rich metapelites. Partly overgrown dumps.

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Gallery Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

28 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Select Rock List Type

Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: José Dehove collection
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: José Dehove collection
'Ardennite'
Description: necessary entry for non-analysed specimens of either ardennite-(As) or ardennite-(V).
Reference: Fransolet, A.-M. (1982) Ardennite, Bihain. Bulletin de la Société belge de Géologie, 91, 50.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Ardennite-(As)
Formula: Mn2+4Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Reference: Anthony, J.W., Bideaux, R.A., Bladh, K.W., Nichols, M.C. (xxxx) Handbook of Mineralogy.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Ardennite-(V)
Formula: Mn2+4Al4(AlMg)(VO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Reference: Stefan Weiss (2008) Lapis, 33, #2, 8.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
Reference: http://perso.infonie.be/jose.dehove/photos/Bihain.htm
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Habit: spherules with fibroradiating structure and matte or spiky surface
Colour: brown
Reference: Fouassin, M., Jedwab, J., Van Tassel, R. (1975) La cacoxénite de la région de Bihain, Ardennes belges. Bulletin de l'Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, Sciences de la Terre, 51, 103.; Daltry, V.D.C., Deliens, M. (1994) The type mineralogy of Belgium. Annales de la Société Géologique de Belgique, 116, 15-28.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Daltry, V.D.C., Deliens, M. (1994) The type mineralogy of Belgium. Annales de la Société Géologique de Belgique, 116, 15-28.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Description: Mixtures with lithiophorite.
Reference: Fransolet, A.-M. (1979) Occurrences de lithiophorite, nsutite et cryptomélane dans le Massif de Stavelot, Belgique. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique, 102, 302.; Anthony, J.W., Bideaux, R.A., Bladh, K.W., Nichols, M.C. (2000) Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV.; Gustine, C. (2002) Les associations d'oxydes et d'hydroxides de manganèse dans le Massif de Stavelot. Mémoire de Licence, Université de Liège, 43 pages.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Davreuxite
Formula: MnAl6Si4O17(OH)2
Reference: H.J. Wilke collection
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: http://perso.infonie.be/jose.dehove/photos/Bihain.htm
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Reference: Jose Dehove collection
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: José Dehove collection
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Colour: black (dark brown when powdered)
Reference: Fransolet, A.-M., Mélon, J. (1975) Données nouvelles sur des minéraux de Belgique. Bulletin de la Société Royale des Sciences de Liège, 44, 157.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Jose Dehove collection
Lithiophorite
Formula: (Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Description: Intermixed with cryptomelane.
Reference: Fransolet, A.-M. (1979) Occurrences de lithiophorite, nsutite et cryptomélane dans le Massif de Stavelot, Belgique. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique, 102, 302.; Gustine, C. (2002) Les associations d'oxydes et d'hydroxides de manganèse dans le Massif de Stavelot. Mémoire de Licence, Université de Liège, 43 pages.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
'Monazite'
Formula: REE(PO4)
Reference: http://perso.infonie.be/jose.dehove/photos/Bihain.htm
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Description: Brown plates (iron oxides).
Reference: Daltry, V.D.C., Deliens, M. (1994) The type mineralogy of Belgium. Annales de la Société Géologique de Belgique, 116, 15-28.; Anthony, J.W., Bideaux, R.A., Bladh, K.W., Nichols M.C. (2000) Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Muscovite var. Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Nsutite
Formula: (Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
Reference: Fransolet, A.-M. (1979) Occurrences de lithiophorite, nsutite et cryptomélane dans le Massif de Stavelot, Belgique. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique, 102, 302.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Ottrélite
Formula: (Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Reference: Theye, T., Fransolet, A.-M. (1994) Virtually Pure Ottrelite from the Region of Ottré, Belgium. European Journal of Mineralogy, 6, 547-555.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Paragonite
Formula: NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Jose Dehove collection
Pyrophyllite
Formula: Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Harjo Neutkens collection.; Fransolet, A.-M. (1979) Occurrences de lithiophorite, nsutite et cryptomélane dans le Massif de Stavelot, Belgique. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique, 102, 302.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: José Dehove collection
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Fransolet, A.-M. (1987) La vantasselite, Al4(PO4)3(OH)3.9H2O, une nouvelle espèce minérale du Massif de Stavelot, Belgique. Bulletin de Minéralogie, 110(6), 647-656.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Sudoite
Formula: Mg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
Reference: Jose Dehove collection
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Turquoise
Formula: CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Habit: globules up to 2mm
Reference: Daltry, V.D.C., Deliens, M. (1994) The type mineralogy of Belgium. Annales de la Société Géologique de Belgique, 116, 15-28.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Vantasselite (TL)
Formula: Al4(PO4)3(OH)3 · 9H2O
Type Locality:
Habit: rosettes of thin tabular crystals; comb-shaped aggregates consisting of stacked fan-shaped lamellae (flattened according to {001}, elongated according to [100] and ending in {120} faces)
Colour: white
Reference: Fransolet, A.-M. (1987) La vantasselite, Al4(PO4)3(OH)3.9H2O, une nouvelle espèce minérale du Massif de Stavelot, Belgique. Bulletin de Minéralogie, 110(6), 647-656.; Daltry, V.D.C., Deliens, M. (1994) The type mineralogy of Belgium. Annales de la Société Géologique de Belgique, 116, 15-28.; Anthony, J.W., Bideaux, R.A., Bladh, K.W., Nichols, M.C. (2000) Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Habit: rosettes, lozenge-shaped, platy
Colour: white
Description: Associated with wavellite, vantasselite, turquoise and/or cacoxenite
Reference: Fransolet, A.-M. (1987) La vantasselite, Al4(PO4)3(OH)3.9H2O, une nouvelle espèce minérale du Massif de Stavelot, Belgique. Bulletin de Minéralogie, 110(6), 647-656. Daltry, V.D.C., Deliens, M. (1994) The type mineralogy of Belgium. Annales de la Société Géologique de Belgique, 116, 15-28.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Habit: sprays of crystals
Reference: Daltry, V.D.C., Deliens, M. (1994) The type mineralogy of Belgium. Annales de la Société Géologique de Belgique, 116, 15-28.; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).

Gallery:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Cryptomelane4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Gahnite4.BB.05ZnAl2O4
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hausmannite4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Lithiophorite4.FE.25(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Nsutite4.DB.15c(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Cacoxenite8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Turquoise8.DD.15CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Vantasselite (TL)8.DC.37Al4(PO4)3(OH)3 · 9H2O
Variscite8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
Wavellite8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Ardennite-(As)9.BJ.40Mn2+4Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Ardennite-(V)9.BJ.40Mn2+4Al4(AlMg)(VO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Davreuxite9.BF.15MnAl6Si4O17(OH)2
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var. Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Ottrélite9.AF.85(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Paragonite9.EC.15NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite9.EC.10Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Sudoite9.EC.55Mg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Ardennite'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
'Chlorite Group'-
'Monazite'-REE(PO4)
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Nsutite4.4.8.1(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Miscellaneous
Lithiophorite6.4.1.1(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Gahnite7.2.1.4ZnAl2O4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
AB8X16
Cryptomelane7.9.1.2K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Turquoise42.9.3.1CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
(AB)4(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Vantasselite (TL)42.12.1.1Al4(PO4)3(OH)3 · 9H2O
Miscellaneous
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Ottrélite52.3.3.3(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [4] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n=1, 2)
Davreuxite58.1.2.1MnAl6Si4O17(OH)2
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with insular single and triple groups (n=1, 3)
Ardennite-(As)58.3.1.1Mn2+4Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var. Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Paragonite71.2.2a.2NaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Pyrophyllite71.2.1.1Al2Si4O10(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Sudoite71.4.1.3Mg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Ardennite'-
Ardennite-(V)-Mn2+4Al4(AlMg)(VO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
'Chlorite Group'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Monazite'-REE(PO4)
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H VantasseliteAl4(PO4)3(OH)3 · 9H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
H Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
H PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H Ardennite-(As)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
H TurquoiseCuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
H DavreuxiteMnAl6Si4O17(OH)2
H Nsutite(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Ardennite-(V)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(VO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
H Muscovite var. IlliteK0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SudoiteMg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
LiLithium
Li Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O VantasseliteAl4(PO4)3(OH)3 · 9H2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
O PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O AnataseTiO2
O RutileTiO2
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O Ardennite-(As)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
O TurquoiseCuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
O DavreuxiteMnAl6Si4O17(OH)2
O Nsutite(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O Ardennite-(V)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(VO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O Muscovite var. IlliteK0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O GahniteZnAl2O4
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O SudoiteMg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
O MonaziteREE(PO4)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
FFluorine
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
NaSodium
Na ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Mg Ardennite-(As)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Ardennite-(V)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(VO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Mg SudoiteMg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al VantasseliteAl4(PO4)3(OH)3 · 9H2O
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Al PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
Al Ardennite-(As)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Al TurquoiseCuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Al DavreuxiteMnAl6Si4O17(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Ardennite-(V)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(VO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Al Muscovite var. IlliteK0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al GahniteZnAl2O4
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SudoiteMg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Si PyrophylliteAl2Si4O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Ardennite-(As)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si DavreuxiteMnAl6Si4O17(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si Ardennite-(V)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(VO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Si Muscovite var. IlliteK0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si SudoiteMg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P VantasseliteAl4(PO4)3(OH)3 · 9H2O
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
P TurquoiseCuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P MonaziteREE(PO4)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
KPotassium
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
K Muscovite var. IlliteK0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
VVanadium
V Ardennite-(V)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(VO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
MnManganese
Mn Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Mn Ardennite-(As)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Mn Lithiophorite(Al,Li)MnO2(OH)2
Mn DavreuxiteMnAl6Si4O17(OH)2
Mn Nsutite(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
Mn CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn Ardennite-(V)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(VO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe Ottrélite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg/Ti)([Si/Al/Fe]2Si2O10)(OH/F)2 or Simplified: K(Mg,Fe)3AlSi3O10(OH)2
CuCopper
Cu TurquoiseCuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
ZnZinc
Zn GahniteZnAl2O4
AsArsenic
As Ardennite-(As)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6

Fossils

References

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Fouassin, M., Jedwab, J., Van Tassel, R. (1975) Notes Minéralogiques. XVII. La cacoxénite de la région de Bihain, Ardennes belges. Bulletin de l'Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique, Sciences de la Terre: 51(12): 1-3.
Fransolet, A.-M., Mélon, J. (1975) Données nouvelles sur des minéraux de Belgique. Bulletin de la Société Royale des Sciences de Liège: 44: 157.
Fransolet, A.-M. (1979) Occurrences de lithiophorite, nsutite et cryptomélane dans le Massif de Stavelot, Belgique. Annales de la Société géologique de Belgique: 102(1): 303-312.
Fransolet, A.-M. (1982) Ardennite, Bihain. Bulletin de la Société belge de Géologie: 91: 50.
Fransolet, A.-M. (1987) La vantasselite, Al4(PO4)3(OH)3.9H2O, une nouvelle espèce minérale du Massif de Stavelot, Belgique. Bulletin de Minéralogie: 110(6): 647-656.
Daltry, V.D.C., Deliens, M. (1994) The type mineralogy of Belgium. Annales de la Société Géologique de Belgique: 116(1): 15-28.
Theye, T., Fransolet, A.-M. (1994) Virtually Pure Ottrelite from the Region of Ottré, Belgium. European Journal of Mineralogy: 6(4): 547-555.
Gustine, C. (2002) Les associations d'oxydes et d'hydroxides de manganèse dans le Massif de Stavelot. Mémoire de Licence, Université de Liège, 43 pages.
Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).

Other Databases

Wikipedia:https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bihain
Wikidata ID:Q2261737

External Links


Localities in this Region

Other Regions, Features and Areas that Intersect

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
Europe

This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat Discussions Facebook Logo Instagram Logo Discord Logo
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2021, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us - Report a bug/vulnerability Current server date and time: April 13, 2021 20:20:17 Page generated: April 10, 2021 07:20:24
Go to top of page