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Zinconigerite-6N6S

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Formula:
(Zn,Mg,Al)3(Al,Sn,Fe)8O15(OH)
System:
Trigonal
Name:
Proposed name for the Zn-dominant mineral of the Nigerite group and the 6N6S polysome.
Potential Zn-dominant member of the Nigerite Group (Armbruster, 2002).


Classification of Zinconigerite-6N6S

4.FC.20

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
F : Hydroxides (without V or U)
C : Hydroxides with OH, without H2O; corner-sharing octahedra

Crystallography of Zinconigerite-6N6S

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Class (H-M):
3m (3 2/m) - Hexagonal Scalenohedral
Space Group:
R3m

Chemical Properties of Zinconigerite-6N6S

Formula:
(Zn,Mg,Al)3(Al,Sn,Fe)8O15(OH)
Elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Zinconigerite-6N6S to other Species

Other Members of Group:
Ferronigerite-2N1S(Al,Fe,Zn)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)
Ferronigerite-6N6S(Al,Fe,Zn)3(Al,Sn,Fe)8O15(OH)
Magnesionigerite-2N1S(Mg,Al,Zn)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)
Magnesionigerite-6N6S(Mg,Al,Zn)3(Al,Sn,Fe)8O15(OH)
Zinconigerite-2N1S(Zn,Al,Mg)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)
4.FC.05BernaliteFe(OH)3
4.FC.05DzhalinditeIn(OH)3
4.FC.05SöhngeiteGa(OH)3
4.FC.10BurtiteCaSn4+(OH)6
4.FC.10MushistoniteCu2+Sn4+(OH)6
4.FC.10NataniteFe2+Sn4+(OH)6
4.FC.10SchoenfliesiteMgSn(OH)6
4.FC.10VismirnoviteZnSn(OH)6
4.FC.10WickmaniteMn2+Sn4+(OH)6
4.FC.15Jeanbandyite(Fe3+,Mn2+)Sn4+(OH,O)6
4.FC.15MopungiteNaSb5+(OH)6
4.FC.15StottiteFe2+Ge4+(OH)6
4.FC.15TetrawickmaniteMn2+Sn4+(OH)6
4.FC.20Ferronigerite-2N1S(Al,Fe,Zn)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)
4.FC.20Magnesionigerite-6N6S(Mg,Al,Zn)3(Al,Sn,Fe)8O15(OH)
4.FC.20Magnesionigerite-2N1S(Mg,Al,Zn)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)
4.FC.20Ferronigerite-6N6S(Al,Fe,Zn)3(Al,Sn,Fe)8O15(OH)
4.FC.20Zinconigerite-2N1S(Zn,Al,Mg)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)
4.FC.25Magnesiotaaffeite-6N’3SMg2BeAl6O12
4.FC.25Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2SMg3BeAl8O16

Other Information

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 Zinconigerite-6N6S

Reference List:
Armbruster, T. (2002): Revised nomenclature of högbomite, nigerite, and taaffeite minerals. European Journal of Mineralogy 14: 389-395.

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Localities for Zinconigerite-6N6S

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Finland
 
  • Southwestern Finland Region
    • Kemiö Island (Kimito Island)
Burke, E.A.J., Lof, P., & Hazebroek,H.P. (1977): Nigerite from the Rosendal pegmatite and aplite, Kemiö island, southwestern Finland. Bull. Geol. Soc. Finland, 49, 151-157.;Armbruster, T. (2002) Revised nomenclature of högbomite, nigerite, and taaffeite minerals. European Journal of Mineralogy. 14: 389-395
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