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Greifensteinite

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Formula:
Ca2Fe2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
For the type locality, at the Greifenstein Rocks, Ehrenfriedersdorf, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany.
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Classification of GreifensteiniteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2001
8.DA.10

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
D : Phosphates, etc. with additional anions, with H2O
A : With small (and occasionally larger) cations

Chemical Properties of GreifensteiniteHide

Formula:
Ca2Fe2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O

Crystallography of GreifensteiniteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic

Type Occurrence of GreifensteiniteHide

Synonyms of GreifensteiniteHide

Other Language Names for GreifensteiniteHide

Simplified Chinese:水磷锰铍石
Traditional Chinese:水磷錳鈹石

Relationship of Greifensteinite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
AtencioiteCa2Fe2+3Mg2Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
FootemineiteCa2Mn2+Mn2+2Mn2+2Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2OTric. 1 : P1
GuimarãesiteCa2Be4Zn5(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
OkruschiteCa2Mn2+5Be4(AsO4)6(OH)4·6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
RoscheriteCa2Mn2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
RuifrancoiteCa2(◻,Mn)2(Fe3+,Mn,Mg)4Be4(PO4)6(OH)4(OH,H2O)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
ZanazziiteCa2Mg5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Eosphorite11 photos of Greifensteinite associated with Eosphorite on mindat.org.
Gormanite6 photos of Greifensteinite associated with Gormanite on mindat.org.
Muscovite4 photos of Greifensteinite associated with Muscovite on mindat.org.
Elbaite4 photos of Greifensteinite associated with Elbaite on mindat.org.
Lepidolite4 photos of Greifensteinite associated with Lepidolite on mindat.org.
Fluorapatite3 photos of Greifensteinite associated with Fluorapatite on mindat.org.
Albite2 photos of Greifensteinite associated with Albite on mindat.org.
Guimarãesite1 photo of Greifensteinite associated with Guimarãesite on mindat.org.
Zanazziite1 photo of Greifensteinite associated with Zanazziite on mindat.org.
Beryllonite1 photo of Greifensteinite associated with Beryllonite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.DA.05BearsiteBe2(AsO4)(OH) · 4H2OMon.
8.DA.05MoraesiteBe2(PO4)(OH) · 4H2OMon.
8.DA.10RoscheriteCa2Mn2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
8.DA.10ZanazziiteCa2Mg5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
8.DA.10AtencioiteCa2Fe2+3Mg2Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
8.DA.10RuifrancoiteCa2(◻,Mn)2(Fe3+,Mn,Mg)4Be4(PO4)6(OH)4(OH,H2O)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
8.DA.10GuimarãesiteCa2Be4Zn5(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
8.DA.10FootemineiteCa2Mn2+Mn2+2Mn2+2Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.DA.15UraloliteCa2Be4(PO4)3(OH)3 · 5H2OMon.
8.DA.20WeinebeneiteCaBe3(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2OMon.
8.DA.25TiptopiteK2(Na,Ca)2Li3Be6(PO4)6(OH)2 · H2OHex.
8.DA.30Veszelyite(Cu,Zn)2Zn(PO4)2 · 2H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.DA.35Kipushite(Cu,Zn)5Zn(PO4)2(OH)6 · H2OMon.
8.DA.35Philipsburgite(Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 · H2OMon.
8.DA.40SpenceriteZn4(PO4)2(OH)2 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : P2/b
8.DA.45GlucineCaBe4(PO4)2(OH)4 · 0.5H2O
8.DA.50Ianbruceite[Zn2(OH)(H2O)(AsO4)](H2O)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b

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 GreifensteiniteHide

Reference List:
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Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 131: 47-52.
Doklady Chemistry (2002): 383: 78.

Internet Links for GreifensteiniteHide

Localities for GreifensteiniteHide

This 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.

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.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Koralpe
      • Moschkogel - Weinebene area
        • Brandrücken
V. Chukanov, S. Möckel, K. Raszvetaeva, A. E. Zadov: Lapis 28(4):39 (2003)
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Água Boa
    • Conselheiro Pena
Baijot, M., Hatert, F., Dal Rio, F. & Philipo, S. (2014) Mineralogy and petrography of phosphate mineral association from the Jocão pegmatite, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Canadian Mineralogist 52, 373-397.
    • Divino das Laranjeiras
      • Linópolis
Luiz Alberto Dias Menezes Fo.
    • Galiléia
      • Laranjeiras
      • Sapucaia do Norte
Chukanov, N. V. ; Möckel, S.; Raszvetaeva, R.K. & Zadov, A. E. (2003): Greifensteinit aus Sachsen, Österreich, Cornwall, USA, Brasilien und Kasachstan. Lapis 28 (4), 39 ; Lindberg, M.L., (1958): American Mineralogist 43: 824-838
    • Iron Quadrangle
      • Ouro Preto
        • Main district
          • Saramenha
    • Itinga
www.minsocam.org/MSA/Special/Pig/PIG_best_shots/Pegmatites_shots.html.
      • Monte Belo
Zadov, A. E. (2003): Greifensteinit aus Sachsen, Österreich, Cornwall, USA, Brasilien und Kasachstan. Lapis 28 (4), 39
      • Taquaral
        • Piauí valley
Luis Menezes
    • Mendes Pimentel
Paulo Matioli, 2006, pers. com. to Sergio Varvello; Atencio, D., Coutinho, J.M.V., Mascarenhas, Y.P., Ellena, J. (2006): Matioliite, the Mg-analog of burangaite, from Gentil mine, Mendes Pimentel, Minas Gerais, Brazil, and other occurrences. American Mineralogist, 91, 1932-1936.
    • Virgem da Lapa
Donald Doell Collection
France
 
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
    • Haute-Vienne
      • Compreignac
        • Margnac Quarry
Patrice Queneau Collection; Boisson, J.-M. & Leconte, J. (2014): Analyses 2012-2013 MNHN-MICROMONTEURS. La revue de Micromonteurs, 21.
Germany (TL)
 
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
      • Ehrenfriedersdorf
ZVMO 131/4 (2002), 47; Am Min 88 (2003), 1176; Doklady Chemistry, 383, 78–81
Kazakhstan
 
  • Eastern Kazakhstan Province (Shyghys Qazaqstan Oblysy; Vostochno-Kazakhstanskaya Oblast')
    • Kalba Range
      • Irtysh River
Chukanov, N. V. ; Möckel, S.; Raszvetaeva, R.K. & Zadov, A. E. (2003): Greifensteinit aus Sachsen, Österreich, Cornwall, USA, Brasilien und Kasachstan. Lapis 28 (4), 39
USA
 
  • Maine
    • Cumberland Co.
      • Baldwin
        • West Baldwin
www.uno.edu/pegmatology/abstract/abstniz.html.
    • Oxford Co.
      • Newry
King, V.T., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, Descriptive Mineralogy, v. 1; King, V. T. in preparation, Mineralogy of Newry, Maine.
King, V.T., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, Descriptive Mineralogy, v. 1; King, V. T. in preparation, Mineralogy of Newry, Maine.
King, V. T., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, Descriptive Mineralogy, v. 1; King, V, 2006, Minerals of Halls Ridge and Plumbago-Puzzle Mountain, Newry, Oxford County, Maine, Mineral News, v. 22 (6), p. 1-3.
      • Paris
King, V. T. and Foord, E. E., 1994, Mineralogy of Maine, Descriptive Mineralogy, volume 1, Maine Geological Survey, Augusta, Maine, USA, pp. 418 + 88 plates.
      • Rumford
www.uno.edu/pegmatology/abstract/abstniz.html.
    • Sagadahoc Co.
      • Georgetown
J,Nizamoff ef al, Rochester Mineralogical Symposium proceedings 2013
  • New Hampshire
    • Cheshire Co.
      • Walpole
Bob Janules, Anna Wilken, Bob Wilken collections
    • Grafton Co.
      • Groton
Van King
www.uno.edu/pegmatology/abstract/abstniz.html.
  • South Dakota
    • Custer Co.
      • Custer District
        • Fourmile
www.uno.edu/pegmatology/abstract/abstniz.html.
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