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Rinmanite

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About RinmaniteHide

Sven Rinman
Formula:
Zn2Sb2Mg2Fe4O14(OH)2
Colour:
Black, (translucent dark red)
Lustre:
Sub-Metallic
Hardness:
6 - 7
Specific Gravity:
5.13 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Name:
Named in honor of Sven Rinman (23 (or 12 by old system) June 1720, Uppsala, Sweden – 20 December 1792, Eskilstuna, Sweden), chemist, mineralogist and pioneer of the Swedish iron mining and industry, writing two important books on mining engineering. The pigment cobalt green, that he discovered, is also named after him (Rinman's green).
Isostructural with:
This page provides mineralogical data about Rinmanite.


Classification of RinmaniteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2000
First Published:
2001
4.CB.40

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
C : Metal: Oxygen = 2: 3,3: 5, and similar
B : With medium-sized cations

Physical Properties of RinmaniteHide

Sub-Metallic
Transparency:
Translucent
Colour:
Black, (translucent dark red)
Streak:
Brown
Hardness:
6 - 7 on Mohs scale
Hardness:
VHN100=841 - 907 - Vickers
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Very Good
Well developed {100}
Fracture:
Splintery
Density:
5.13(1) g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of RinmaniteHide

Type:
Uniaxial (-)
Internal Reflections:
Orange red
Pleochroism:
Visible
Comments:
O = dark red,
E = orange red

Chemical Properties of RinmaniteHide

Formula:
Zn2Sb2Mg2Fe4O14(OH)2
IMA Formula:
Mg2Fe4Zn2Sb2O14(OH)2

Crystallography of RinmaniteHide

Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Class (H-M):
6 - Pyramidal
Space Group:
P63
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.9889(4) Å, c = 9.353(1) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 1.562
Unit Cell V:
290.53 ų
Z:
1
Morphology:
Euhedral, prismatic crystals, elongate [001] to 0.5 mm.
Twinning:
Common penetration twinning.

Type Occurrence of RinmaniteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
Tiny flat prisms intergrown up to 0.5 mm length intergrown with franklinite.
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Skarn deposit
Reference:
Holtstam, D., Gatedal, K. Söderberg, K., Norrestam, R. (2001) Rinmanite, Zn2Sb2Mg2Fe4O14(OH)2, a new mineral species with a nolanite-type structure from the Garpenberg Norra mine, Dalarna, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist: 39: 1675-1685.

Synonyms of RinmaniteHide

Other Language Names for RinmaniteHide

German:Rinmanit
Simplified Chinese:羟铁镁锑锌矿
Spanish:Rinmanita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Franklinite1 photo of Rinmanite associated with Franklinite on mindat.org.
Calcite1 photo of Rinmanite associated with Calcite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.CB.05BrizziiteNaSb5+O3Trig. 3 : R3
4.CB.05CorundumAl2O3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c
4.CB.05Ecandrewsite(Zn,Fe2+,Mn2+)TiO3Trig. 3 : R3
4.CB.05EskolaiteCr2O3Trig.
4.CB.05GeikieliteMgTiO3Trig. 3 : R3
4.CB.05HematiteFe2O3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c
4.CB.05IlmeniteFe2+TiO3Trig. 3 : R3
4.CB.05KarelianiteV3+2O3Trig.
4.CB.05MelanostibiteMn2+(Sb5+,Fe3+)O3Trig.
4.CB.05PyrophaniteMn2+TiO3Trig. 3 : R3
4.CB.05Akimotoite(Mg,Fe2+)SiO3Trig.
4.CB.05Unnamed (Auroantimonate)AuSbO3
4.CB.05UM1998-11-O-AuHSbAu+2Sb3+O2(OH)
4.CB.05TistariteTi3+2O3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c
4.CB.10AvicenniteTl2O3Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Ia3
4.CB.10BixbyiteMn3+2O3Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Ia3
4.CB.15Armalcolite(Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
4.CB.15PseudobrookiteFe2TiO5Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
4.CB.20Zincohögbomite-2N2S[(Zn,Al,Fe2+)3(Al,Fe3+,Ti)8O15(OH)]2Hex. 6mm : P63mc
4.CB.20Zincohögbomite-2N6S[(Zn,Mg)7(Al,Fe3+,Ti)16O31(OH)]2Hex. 6mm : P63mc
4.CB.20Magnesiohögbomite-6N6S[(Mg,Fe2+)3(Al,Ti,Fe3+)8O15(OH)]6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
4.CB.20Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S[(Mg,Fe2+,Zn)4(Al,Ti,Fe3+)10O19(OH)]2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3 1m
4.CB.20Magnesiohögbomite-2N2S[(Mg,Fe2+)3[Al7(Ti,Fe3+)]O15(OH)]2Hex. 6mm : P63mc
4.CB.20Ferrohögbomite-6N12S[(Fe2+,Mg,Zn)5(Al,Ti,Fe3+)12O23(OH)]6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
4.CB.25PseudorutileFe2Ti3O9Hex.
4.CB.25KleberiteFeTi6O11(OH)5Mon. 2/m : P21/b
4.CB.30BerdesinskiiteV3+2TiO5Mon.
4.CB.30OxyvaniteV3+2V4+O5Mon. 2/m : B2/b
4.CB.35Olkhonskite(Cr,V)2Ti3O9Mon.
4.CB.35SchreyeriteV3+2Ti3O9Mon.
4.CB.40KamiokiteFe2Mo3O8Hex.
4.CB.40Nolanite(V3+,Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti)10O14(OH)2Hex.
4.CB.40IseiteMn2Mo3O8Hex. 6mm : P63mc
4.CB.40MajindeiteMg2Mo3O8Hex. 6mm : P63mc
4.CB.45ClaudetiteAs2O3Mon. 2/m
4.CB.45StibioclaudetiteAsSbO3Mon. 2/m : P21/m
4.CB.50ArsenoliteAs2O3Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.CB.50SenarmontiteSb2O3Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.CB.55ValentiniteSb2O3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pccn
4.CB.60BismiteBi2O3Mon. 2/m : P21/b
4.CB.65SphaerobismoiteBi2O3Tet.
4.CB.70SilléniteBi12SiO20Iso. 2 3 : I2 3
4.CB.75KyzylkumiteV3+Ti2O5(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
4.CB.80TietaiyangiteFe3+4Fe2+TiO9Hex.

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for RinmaniteHide

Reference List:
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Holtstam, D., Gatedal, K. Söderberg, K., Norrestam, R. (2001) Rinmanite, Zn2Sb2Mg2Fe4O14(OH)2, a new mineral species with a nolanite-type structure from the Garpenberg Norra mine, Dalarna, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist: 39: 1675-1685.
Jambor, J.L., Roberts, A.C. (2003) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 88: 251-255.
Mandarino, J.A. (2002) New minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist: 40: 1215-1234.

Internet Links for RinmaniteHide

Localities for RinmaniteHide

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Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Republic of Macedonia
 
  • Veles
    • Nežilovo
      • Jakupica Mts
Gunnar Färber
Chukanov, Nikita V., Jančev, Simeon., Pekov, Igor V. (2015): The association of Oxygen-bearing minerals of the chalcophile elements in the orogenetic zone related to the “mixed series” complex near Nežilovo, Republic of Macedonia. Macedonian Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 115–124
Sweden (TL)
 
  • Dalarna
    • Hedemora
      • Garpenberg
Holtstam, D., Gatedal, K., Söderberg, K. & Norrestam, R. (2001): Rinmanite, Zn2Sb2Mg2Fe4O14(OH)2, a new mineral species with a nolanite-type structure from the Garpenberg Norra Mine, Dalarna, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist, 39 : 1675-1683
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