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Calderónite

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Formula:
Pb2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)
Colour:
reddish orange to reddish brown, yellow
Lustre:
Adamantine
Hardness:
3 - 4
Specific Gravity:
6.05
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Honouring Prof. Salvador Calderón (1851-1911), for his contributions to the mineralogy of Spain.
Fe3+ analogue of Brackebuschite.

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Classification of CalderóniteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2001
8.BG.05

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
B : Phosphates, etc., with additional anions, without H2O
G : With medium-sized and large cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 = 0.5:1

Physical Properties of CalderóniteHide

Adamantine
Transparency:
Transparent
Colour:
reddish orange to reddish brown, yellow
Streak:
reddish orange, yellow
Hardness:
3 - 4 on Mohs scale
Tenacity:
Brittle
Fracture:
Splintery
Density:
6.05 g/cm3 (Measured)    

Optical Data of CalderóniteHide

Type:
Biaxial (+)
Pleochroism:
Strong
Comments:
X = light greenish brown
Y = brown
Z = reddish brown

Chemical Properties of CalderóniteHide

Formula:
Pb2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)
Common Impurities:
Mn

Crystallography of CalderóniteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
P21/m
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.647 Å, b = 6.094 Å, c = 8.9 Å
β = 112°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.255 : 1 : 1.46
Unit Cell V:
384.55 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Morphology:
Striated, prismatic to elongated tabular crystals to 1 mm.

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.24 (100)
2.98 (50)
2.74 (50)

Type Occurrence of CalderóniteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Mineralogical Museum of the Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, Madrid, (Spanish Geological Survey) MGM-7748
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of CalderóniteHide

Other Language Names for CalderóniteHide

Relationship of Calderónite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P2/m
ArsentsumebitePb2Cu(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
BearthiteCa2Al(PO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
BushmakinitePb2Al(PO4)(VO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
CanosioiteBa2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
FeinglositePb2Zn(AsO4)2 · H2OMon. 2/m
FerribushmakinitePb2Fe3+(PO4)(VO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
GamagariteBa2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
GoedkeniteSr2Al(PO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
GrandaiteSr2Al(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
LombardoiteBa2Mn3+(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
TokyoiteBa2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
TsumebitePb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
Unnamed (possible ordered As-analogue of Tokyoite)Ba2Mn[(As,V)O4]2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Vanadinite4 photos of Calderónite associated with Vanadinite on mindat.org.
Goethite2 photos of Calderónite associated with Goethite on mindat.org.
Čechite1 photo of Calderónite associated with Čechite on mindat.org.
Hinsdalite1 photo of Calderónite associated with Hinsdalite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.BG.05ArsentsumebitePb2Cu(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05BearthiteCa2Al(PO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05GamagariteBa2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05GoedkeniteSr2Al(PO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05UM1994-19-PO:CuHMoPbPb2Cu(PO4)(MoO4,AsO4,CrO4,GaO4)(OH)
8.BG.05TsumebitePb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P2/m
8.BG.05FeinglositePb2Zn(AsO4)2 · H2OMon. 2/m
8.BG.05BushmakinitePb2Al(PO4)(VO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05TokyoiteBa2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.10MélonjosephiteCaFe2+Fe3+(PO4)2(OH)
8.BG.15TancoiteLiNa2Al(PO4)(HPO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbca

Fluorescence of CalderóniteHide

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 CalderóniteHide

Reference List:
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Gonzalez Del Tanago, Jose; La Iglesia, Angel; Rius, Jordi; Fernandez Santin, Soledad. (2003): Calderonite, a new lead-iron-vanadate of the brackebuschite group: American Mineralogist 88, 1703-1708.

Internet Links for CalderóniteHide

Localities for CalderóniteHide

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.
Argentina
 
  • Córdoba
    • Punilla Department
      • Sierra de Córdoba
        • El Guaico District
          • Venus Pb-Zn deposit
Gonzalez Del Tanago, Jose; La Iglesia, Angel; Rius, Jordi; Fernandez Santin, Soledad. (2003): Calderonite, a new lead-iron-vanadate of the brackebuschite group: American Mineralogist 88, 1703-1708; Lapis 29(1), 46 (2004)
Australia
 
  • South Australia
    • Eyre Peninsula
      • Middleback Range
        • Iron Knob
Minerals of Iron Monarch, Glyn L. Francis
Austria
 
  • Lower Austria
    • Mostviertel
      • Annaberg
        • Galmeikogel
Gonzalez Del Tanago, Jose; La Iglesia, Angel; Rius, Jordi; Fernandez Santin, Soledad. (2003): Calderonite, a new lead-iron-vanadate of the brackebuschite group: American Mineralogist 88, 1703-1708; Lapis 29(1):46 (2004)
Italy
 
  • Liguria
    • Savona Province
      • Maremola Valley
        • Magliolo
analysed by Dr. Anthony Kampf, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, USA
          • Isallo
Balestra C., Armellino G. (2004): I minerali del giacimento di Isallo. Notiziario di Mineralogia e Paleontologia Ferrania Club, 18, 17-21; Balestra C. (2005): Tutto (o quasi) il vanadio della Liguria. Prie, 1 (maggio-agosto 2005), 60-74.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chubu Region
      • Shizuoka Prefecture
Yamada, T. & Watanabe, H. (2002) Vanadium-bearing minerals from the Enmei mine, Shizuoka Prefecture. Koubutsu-Gakkai Kou'en-Youshi, 33.
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Almería
      • Níjar
A. Arribas, F. Hernández, M. A. Fernández Périz, J. Gröbner, G. Leal (2005): Rodalquilar - El oro del capo del ágata. BOCAMINA 15, 12-88.
G. Leal, Antonio Arribas, Miguel A. Fernandez, Joachim Grobner, Francisco Hernandez (2005): Rodalquilar : El oro del Cabo del Agata. Bocamina, 15, 14-79.
    • Córdoba
      • Fuente Obejuna (Fuenteovejuna)
Carmona Ruiz, A.; Ramos Márquez, I.; Menor Salván, C. (2016). Grupo Minero de Navalespino y mina “La Solución”, Fuente Obejuna (Córdoba): historia, explotación y mineralogía. Acopios, 7. Pp. 21-227
Carmona Ruiz, A.; Ramos Márquez, I.; Menor Salván, C. (2016). Grupo Minero de Navalespino y mina “La Solución”, Fuente Obejuna (Córdoba): historia, explotación y mineralogía. Acopios, 7. Pp. 21-227
Carmona Ruiz, A.; Ramos Márquez, I.; Menor Salván, C. (2016). Grupo Minero de Navalespino y mina “La Solución”, Fuente Obejuna (Córdoba): historia, explotación y mineralogía. Acopios, 7. Pp. 21-227
http://www.mtiblog.com/2017/01/acopios-7-2016.html; Carmona Ruiz, A.; Ramos Márquez, I.; Menor Salván, C. (2016). Grupo Minero de Navalespino y mina “La Solución”, Fuente Obejuna (Córdoba): historia, explotación y mineralogía. Acopios, 7. Pp. 21-227
    • Málaga
      • Yunquera
Christian Rewitzer collection - analysed at LMU Munich
  • Catalonia
    • Tarragona
      • Priorat
        • Ulldemolins
Rosell, J., Rubio, C., Varela, F. (2017):"Els minerals de vanadi de la mina María Magdalena, Ulldemolins, el Priorat, Tarragona, Catalunya". Mineralogistes de Catalunya (cat.) / Paragénesis (es), 2017-1.
  • Extremadura
    • Badajoz
      • Azuaga
Leon, M. and Liso, M.J. (1996): Vanadinite from the Gerty Mine Badajoz Spain. Mineralogical Record, 27(5), 381-384.
Gonzalez Del Tanago, Jose; La Iglesia, Angel; Rius, Jordi; Fernandez Santin, Soledad. (2003): Calderonite, a new lead-iron-vanadate of the brackebuschite group: American Mineralogist 88, 1703-1708; Lapis 29(1), 46 (2004)
      • Berlanga
        • La Muda
Calvo, M. (2015). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol VII. Fosfatos, Arseniatos y Vanadatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 479 págs.
      • Santa Marta
Am. Min., 88, 1703–1708, 2003; Lapis 29(1), 46 (2004)
Javier Subiràn Reyes collection
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
      • Tombstone Hills
        • Tombstone District
Rob Bowell, lab tested
    • Gila Co.
      • Dripping Spring Mts
        • Banner District
          • Christmas area
            • Christmas
http://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,6,261345,261345#msg-261345
    • Maricopa Co.
      • Big Horn Mts
        • Osborn District
          • Tonopah
            • Belmont Mountain
              • Tiger Wash
Collected by and in the collection of Joe Ruiz. Analyzed at the University of Arizona.
    • Santa Cruz Co.
      • Patagonia Mts
        • Palmetto District
          • Fresno Canyon
Rolf Luetcke
  • Colorado
    • Montrose Co.
      • Uravan District
NHM Collection, London (2010) - EDX analysis
  • Nevada
    • Eureka Co.
      • Carlin Trend
        • Maggie Creek Subdistrict
Lapis 33 (4) (2008) 12
    • Humboldt Co.
      • Iron Point District
        • Valmy
Dr. William S. Wise presentation to Northwest Micro Mineral Study Group on 1 May 2004, Update on Mineralogy of the Silver Coin Mine, Iron Point District, Edna Mountains, Humboldt Co., Nevada
  • New Mexico
    • Sierra Co.
      • Hillsboro District
U.S. Geological Survey ( USGS), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS):, deposit ID 10097806 & MRDS ID D007225
  • Utah
    • Box Elder Co.
      • Grouse Creek Mts
        • Rosebud District
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne. Analyzed by Dr. Krause.
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