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Pegmatite No. 22 (Gottcha Claim), North Group, Cross Lake, Manitoba, Canada

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List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Microlite Group'4.00.
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Bobfergusonite' (TL)8.AC.15
'Manitobaite' (TL)8.AC.18
Group 9 - Silicates
Unclassified Minerals
'K Feldspar'-
'Pieczkaite' (TL)-


Ercit, T.S., Anderson, A.J., Černý, P. & Hawthorne, F.C. (1986): Bobfergusonite, a new phosphate mineral from Cross Lake, Manitoba. Canadian Mineralogist 24, 599-604.

The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 36,pp. 367-376 (1998)

Ercit, S.T., Tait, K.T., Cooper, M.A. Abdu, Y., Ball, N.A., Anderson, A.J., Černý, P. & Hawthorne, F.C. (2010) Manitobaite, Na16Mn2+25Al8(PO4)30, a new phosphate mineral species from Cross Lake, Manitoba, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist 48, 1455-1463.

Tait, K.T., Ercit, S.T., Abdu, Y., Černý, P. & Hawthorne, F.C. (2011) The crystal structure and crystal chemistry of Manitobaite, ideally Na16□Mn2+25Al8(PO4)30, from Cross Lake, Manitoba, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist 49, 1221-1242.

Tait, K.T et al. (2011) Minerals from the Cross Lake Pegmatite, Manitoba, Canada; PEG 2011 Conference Papers, Argentina (pegmatite map p. 231)

Tait, K.T. et al. (2014) Mn-rich apatite from Cross Lake, Manitoba, Canada; Goldschmidt Abstracts 2014 p. 2441.

Tait, K., Ball, N.A. and Hawthorne, F. (2015): Pieczkaite, ideally Mn5(PO4)3Cl, a new apatite-supergroup mineral from Cross Lake, Manitoba, Canada: Description and crystal structure. American Mineralogist, 100, 1047-1052

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