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Zincohögbomite-2N6S

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Formula:
[(Zn,Mg)7(Al,Fe3+,Ti)16O31(OH)]2
Colour:
Orange
Lustre:
Adamantine
Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Name:
Named as the zinc dominant mineral and 2N6S member of polysomatic series of the Högbomite Group (originally described as Zincohögbomite-16H)
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Classification of Zincohögbomite-2N6SHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
4.CB.20

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 Zincohögbomite-2N6SHide

Adamantine
Colour:
Orange
Streak:
Light brown, light yellow

Chemical Properties of Zincohögbomite-2N6SHide

Formula:
[(Zn,Mg)7(Al,Fe3+,Ti)16O31(OH)]2
IMA Formula:
(Zn,Al)7(Al,Fe3+,Ti,Mg)16O31(OH)

Crystallography of Zincohögbomite-2N6SHide

Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Class (H-M):
6mm - Dihexagonal Pyramidal
Space Group:
P63mc
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.73 Å, c = 37.1 Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 6.475
Unit Cell V:
1,054.91 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
2

Type Occurrence of Zincohögbomite-2N6SHide

Synonyms of Zincohögbomite-2N6SHide

Other Language Names for Zincohögbomite-2N6SHide

Relationship of Zincohögbomite-2N6S to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Ferrohögbomite-2N2S[(Fe2+,Mg,Zn,Al)3(Al,Ti,Fe3+)8O15(OH)]2Hex. 6mm : P63mc
Ferrohögbomite-6N12S[(Fe2+,Mg,Zn)5(Al,Ti,Fe3+)12O23(OH)]6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
Magnesiohögbomite-2N2S[(Mg,Fe2+)3[Al7(Ti,Fe3+)]O15(OH)]2Hex. 6mm : P63mc
Magnesiohögbomite-2N3S[(Mg,Fe2+,Zn)4(Al,Ti,Fe3+)10O19(OH)]2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3 1m
Magnesiohögbomite-2N4S(Mg8.43Fe2+1.57)sum=10Al22Ti4+2O46(OH)2Hex. 6mm : P63mc
Zincohögbomite-2N2S[(Zn,Al,Fe2+)3(Al,Fe3+,Ti)8O15(OH)]2Hex. 6mm : P63mc

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.05AuroantimonateAuSbO3
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.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.40RinmaniteZn2Sb2Mg2Fe4O14(OH)2Hex. 6 : P63
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 Zincohögbomite-2N6SHide

Reference List:
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Ockenga, E., Ü. Yalcin, O. Medenbach & W. Schreyer (1998) Zincohögbomite, a new mineral from eastern Aegean metabauxites.- European Journal of Mineralogy: 10: 1361-1366.
Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen (1998):78: 461-488.
Armbruster, T. (2002) Revised nomenclature of högbomite, nigerite, and taaffeite minerals. European Journal of Mineralogy: 14: 389-395.

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Localities for Zincohögbomite-2N6SHide

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All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Republic of Macedonia (TL)
 
  • Veles
Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 78 (1998) 469-477; T. Armbruster (2002): Revised nomenclature of högbomite, nigerite, and taaffeite minerals.- Eur. J. Mineralogy 14, 389-395
USA
 
  • Virginia
Owens,B.E.,Belkin,H.E.,and Zerolis, J.M (2013) Margarite, Corundum, Gahnite, and Zincohogbomite in a blackwall, Raleigh Terrane, Eastern Piedmont Province, USA :Mineralogical Magazine, Oct 2013, Vol. 77 (7) pp. 2913-2929
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