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Kombatite

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About KombatiteHide

Formula:
Pb14(VO4)2O9Cl4
Hardness:
2 - 3
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Named for the type locality, the Kombat mine.
Chemically similar to erikjonssonite, hereroite, janchevite, and vanadinite.


Classification of KombatiteHide

Approved
3/D.10-180
8.BO.20

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
B : Phosphates, etc., with additional anions, without H2O
O : With only large cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 about 1:1
41.1.4.2

41 : ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
1 : (AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p > 4:1
22.2.15

22 : Phosphates, Arsenates or Vanadates with other Anions
2 : Phosphates, arsenates or vanadates with chloride

Pronounciation of KombatiteHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom
Debbie WoolfUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of KombatiteHide

Hardness:
2 - 3 on Mohs scale

Chemical Properties of KombatiteHide

Formula:
Pb14(VO4)2O9Cl4
IMA Formula:
Pb14O9(VO4)2Cl4

Crystallography of KombatiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 12.68 Å, b = 22.56 Å, c = 11.27 Å
β = 118.11°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.562 : 1 : 0.5
Unit Cell V:
2,843.63 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of KombatiteHide

Synonyms of KombatiteHide

Other Language Names for KombatiteHide

German:Kombatit
Spanish:Kombatita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
3 photos of Kombatite associated with HausmanniteMn2+Mn3+2O4
1 photo of Kombatite associated with
1 photo of Kombatite associated with JacobsiteMn2+Fe3+2O4
1 photo of Kombatite associated with Hereroite[Pb32(O,☐)21](AsO4)2[(Si,As,V,Mo]O4)2Cl10
1 photo of Kombatite associated with Vladkrivovichevite[Pb32O18][Pb4Mn2O]Cl14(BO3)8·2H2O
1 photo of Kombatite associated with AsisitePb7SiO9Cl2
1 photo of Kombatite associated with BarysilitePb8Mn2+[Si2O7]3
1 photo of Kombatite associated with SahlinitePb14(AsO4)2O9Cl4

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.BO.05NacaphiteNa2Ca(PO4)FMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BO.10PreisingeriteBi3(AsO4)2O(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BO.10PetitjeaniteBi3(PO4)2O(OH)Tric.
8.BO.10SchumacheriteBi3(VO4)2O(OH)Tric.
8.BO.15AtelestiteBi2(AsO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m
8.BO.15HechtsbergiteBi2(VO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BO.15SmrkoveciteBi2(PO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BO.20SahlinitePb14(AsO4)2O9Cl4Mon.
8.BO.25HeneuiteCaMg5(CO3)(PO4)3(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BO.30NefedoviteNa5Ca4(PO4)4FTric.
8.BO.35Kuznetsovite(Hg+2)Hg2+(AsO4)ClIso. 2 3 : P21 3
8.BO.40Artsmithite(Hg+2)2Al(PO4)1.74(OH)1.78Mon. 2/m : B2/b
8.BO.45SchlegeliteBi7(AsO4)3(MoO4)2O4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

41.1.4.1SahlinitePb14(AsO4)2O9Cl4Mon.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

22.2.1SampleiteNaCaCu5(PO4)4Cl · 5H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmmm
22.2.2LavendulanNaCaCu5(AsO4)4Cl · 5H2OMon. 2/m
22.2.3ChlorapatiteCa5(PO4)3ClHex. 6/m : P63/m
22.2.4TurneaureiteCa5(AsO4)3ClHex.
22.2.5ShubnikoviteCa2Cu8(AsO4)6(OH)Cl · 7H2OOrth.
22.2.6RichelsdorfiteCa2Cu5Sb(AsO4)4(OH)6Cl · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
22.2.7AlforsiteBa5(PO4)3ClHex. 6/m : P63/m
22.2.8MorelanditeCa2Ba3(AsO4)3ClHex.
22.2.9PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3ClHex. 6/m : P63/m
22.2.10MimetitePb5(AsO4)3ClHex. 6/m : P63/m
22.2.11Mimetite-MPb5(AsO4)3ClMon. 2/m : P21/b
22.2.12SahlinitePb14(AsO4)2O9Cl4Mon.
22.2.13GeorgiadèsitePb4(AsO3)Cl4(OH)Mon.
22.2.14VanadinitePb5(VO4)3ClHex. 6/m : P63/m
22.2.16LeningraditePbCu3(VO4)2ClOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Ibam
22.2.17HedyphaneCa2Pb3(AsO4)3ClHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
22.2.18NealitePb4Fe2+(As3+O3)2Cl4 · 2H2OTric. 1 : P1

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 KombatiteHide

Reference List:
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Rouse, R.C., Dunn, P.J., and Innes, J. (1986) Kombatite, the vanadium analogue of sahlinite, from the Kombat Mine, South West Africa. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 519-522.
American Mineralogist (1988) 73: 938.
Cooper, M. and Hawthorne, F.C. (1994) The crystal structure of kombatite, Pb14(VO4)2O9Cl4. American Mineralogist, 79, 550-554.
Rumsey, M.S. (2008) The first British occurrence of Kombatite, Pb14(VO4)2O9Cl4, from the "Wesley Mine" near Westbury on Trym, Bristol. Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 51-53.

Internet Links for KombatiteHide

Localities for KombatiteHide

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.
Namibia (TL)
 
  • Otjozondjupa Region
    • Grootfontein
      • Kombat
Rouse, R.C., Dunn, P.J., and Innes, J. (1986) Kombatite, the vanadium analogue of sahlinite, from the Kombat Mine, South West Africa. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 519-522.; Dunn, P.J. (1991) Rare minerals of the Kombat Mine, Mineralogical Record: 22(6): 421-425.; Anthony, J.W., Bideaux, R.A., Bladh, K.W., and Nichols, M.C. (2000) Handbook of Mineralogy IV: Arsenates, phosphates, vanadates. Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson, Arizona.; Rumsey, M.S. (2008) The first British occurrence of Kombatite, Pb14(VO4)2O9Cl4, from the "Wesley Mine" near Westbury on Trym, Bristol. Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 51-53.
UK
 
  • England
    • Bristol
      • Westbury on Trym
Rumsey, M.S. (2008) The First British occurrence of Kombatite; Pb14[O9(VO4)2Cl4] from the “Wesley Mine” near Westbury on Trym, Bristol. Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, pp 51-53.
 
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