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Manganoneptunite

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About ManganoneptuniteHide

Formula:
Na2KLiMn2+2Ti2Si8O24
Colour:
Red
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
5 - 6
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Member of:
Name:
For being the Mn analogue of neptunite.
This page provides mineralogical data about Manganoneptunite.


Classification of ManganoneptuniteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
9.EH.05

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
E : Phyllosilicates
H : Transitional structures between phyllosilicate and other silicate units
Dana 7th ed.:
70.4.1.2
70.4.1.2

70 : INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
4 : Column or Tube Structures with linked chains forming cages
14.9.27

14 : Silicates not Containing Aluminum
9 : Silicates of Ti

Pronounciation of ManganoneptuniteHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of ManganoneptuniteHide

Vitreous
Colour:
Red
Hardness:
5 - 6 on Mohs scale

Optical Data of ManganoneptuniteHide

Type:
Biaxial (+)
RI values:
nα = 1.697 nβ = 1.700 nγ = 1.725
2V:
Measured: 36° , Calculated: 40°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.028
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
High
Dispersion:
r > v strong

Chemical Properties of ManganoneptuniteHide

Formula:
Na2KLiMn2+2Ti2Si8O24
IMA Formula:
KNa2LiMn2+2Ti2Si8O24

Crystallography of ManganoneptuniteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic

Type Occurrence of ManganoneptuniteHide

Synonyms of ManganoneptuniteHide

Other Language Names for ManganoneptuniteHide

Simplified Chinese:锰柱星叶石
Traditional Chinese:錳柱星葉石

Relationship of Manganoneptunite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
MagnesioneptuniteKNa2Li(Mg,Fe)2Ti2Si8O24Mon. 2/m : B2/b
NeptuniteNa2KLiFe2+2Ti2Si8O24Mon. m : Bb
Structurally related to group(s):
Forms a series with:

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Serandite48 photos of Manganoneptunite associated with Serandite on mindat.org.
Aegirine32 photos of Manganoneptunite associated with Aegirine on mindat.org.
Microcline22 photos of Manganoneptunite associated with Microcline on mindat.org.
Eudialyte Group17 photos of Manganoneptunite associated with Eudialyte Group on mindat.org.
Ussingite17 photos of Manganoneptunite associated with Ussingite on mindat.org.
Albite15 photos of Manganoneptunite associated with Albite on mindat.org.
Natrolite14 photos of Manganoneptunite associated with Natrolite on mindat.org.
Analcime14 photos of Manganoneptunite associated with Analcime on mindat.org.
Shkatulkalite14 photos of Manganoneptunite associated with Shkatulkalite on mindat.org.
Catapleiite13 photos of Manganoneptunite associated with Catapleiite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.EH.05NeptuniteNa2KLiFe2+2Ti2Si8O24Mon. m : Bb
9.EH.05WatatsumiiteNa2KLi(Mn2+,Fe2+)2V4+2[Si8O24]Mon.
9.EH.05MagnesioneptuniteKNa2Li(Mg,Fe)2Ti2Si8O24Mon. 2/m : B2/b
9.EH.10GrumantiteNa(HSi2O5) · H2OOrth. mm2 : Fdd2
9.EH.15SarcoliteNa4Ca12Al8Si12O46(SiO4,PO4)(OH,H2O)4(CO3,Cl)Tet.
9.EH.20UssingiteNa2AlSi3O8OHTric. 1 : P1
9.EH.25Leifite(Na,H2O)Na6[Be2Al2(Al,Si)Si15O39]F2Trig. 3m : P3m1
9.EH.25Telyushenkoite(Cs,Na,K)Na6[F2|Be2Al3Si15O39]Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3 1m
9.EH.25EirikiteKNa6Be2(Si15Al3)O39F2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
9.EH.30NafertisiteNa3Fe2+10Ti2(Si6O17)2O2(OH)6F(H2O)2Mon. 2/m

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

70.4.1.1NeptuniteNa2KLiFe2+2Ti2Si8O24Mon. m : Bb
70.4.1.3MagnesioneptuniteKNa2Li(Mg,Fe)2Ti2Si8O24Mon. 2/m : B2/b

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

14.9.1NatisiteNa2Ti(SiO4)OTet.
14.9.2LorenzeniteNa2Ti2(Si2O6)O3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
14.9.3LintisiteLiNa3Ti2(Si2O6)2O2 · 2H2OMon.
14.9.4DavaniteK2TiSi6O15Tric.
14.9.5KazakoviteNa6Mn2+Ti(Si6O18)Trig.
14.9.6TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)OMon. 2/m : P21/b
14.9.7OhmiliteSr3(Ti,Fe3+)(Si4O12)(O,OH) · 2-3H2OMon.
14.9.8Lamprophyllite(Na,Mn2+)3(Sr,Na)2(Ti,Fe3+)3(Si2O7)2O2(OH,O,F)2Mon.
14.9.9BenitoiteBaTi(Si3O9)Hex. 6 m2 : P62c
14.9.10BatisiteBaNaNaTi2(Si4O12)O2Orth.
14.9.11FresnoiteBa2Ti(Si2O7)OTet.
14.9.12Joaquinite-(Ce)NaBa2Ce2FeTi2[Si4O12]2O2(OH,F) · H2OMon. 2 : B2
14.9.13Orthojoaquinite-(Ce)NaBa2Ce2FeTi2[Si4O12]2O2(O,OH) · H2O
14.9.14StrontiojoaquiniteSr2Ba2(Na,Fe)2Ti2[Si4O12]2O2(O,OH)2 · H2OMon.
14.9.15Bario-orthojoaquinite(Ba,Sr)4Fe2Ti2[Si4O12]2O2 · H2OOrth.
14.9.16Strontio-orthojoaquinite(Na,Fe)2Sr2Ba2Ti2[Si4O12]2O2(O,OH)2 · H2OOrth.
14.9.17BafertisiteBa2Fe2+4Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2Tric.
14.9.18HejtmaniteBa2(Mn2+,Fe2+)4Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2Tric. 1
14.9.19Delindeite(Na,K)2(Ba,Ca)2(Ti,Fe,Al)3(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2 · 2H2OMon.
14.9.20Barytolamprophyllite(Ba,Na)2(Na,Ti,Fe3+)4Ti2(Si2O7)2O(OH,F)Mon.
14.9.21Trimounsite-(Y)Y2Ti2(SiO4)O5Mon.
14.9.22Perrierite-(Ce)Ce4MgFe3+2Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
14.9.23Chevkinite(Ce,Ca,Th)4(Fe,Mn)2(Ti,Fe)3[Si2O7]2O8
14.9.24Strontiochevkinite(Sr,La,Ce,Ca)4Fe2+(Ti,Zr)2Ti2(Si2O7)2O8Mon.
14.9.25TisinaliteNa3H3(Mn,Ca,Fe)TiSi6(O,OH)18 · 2H2OTrig.
14.9.26NeptuniteNa2KLiFe2+2Ti2Si8O24Mon. m : Bb
14.9.28Kupletskite(K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4FTric.
14.9.29AstrophylliteK2NaFe2+7Ti2Si8O28(OH)4FTric. 1 : P1
14.9.30Hydroastrophyllite(H3O,K,Ca)3(Fe,Mn)5-65Ti2Si8(O,OH)31Tric.
14.9.31LobanoviteK2Na(Fe2+4Mg2Na)Ti2(Si4O12)2O2(OH)4Mon. 2/m : B2/m
14.9.32BaratoviteKCa7(Ti,Zr)2Li3Si12O36F2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
14.9.34AenigmatiteNa4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]Tric. 1 : P1
14.9.35SchorlomiteCa3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3Iso.
14.9.36TinaksiteK2Na(Ca,Mn2+)2Ti[O|Si7O18(OH)]Tric.
14.9.37Janhaugite(Na,Ca)3(Mn2+,Fe2+)3(Ti,Zr,Nb)2(Si2O7)2O2(OH,F)2Mon. 2/m : P21/m
14.9.38KoashviteNa6(Ca,Mn)(Ti,Fe)Si6O18 · H2OOrth.

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 ManganoneptuniteHide

Reference List:
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Kurbatov, S.M. (1923): Analyse d'une neptounite manganifère des Monts Chibines en Laponie russe, Comptes Rendus de l’Académie des Sciences de Russie, 1, 59-60.
Fersman, A.E. (1926): Minerals of the Kola Peninsula. American Mineralogist, 11, 289-299.
Foshag W F, Schairer J F (1927): New mineral names. American Mineralogist, 12, 95-98.
Borisov, S.V., Klevtsova, R.F., Bakakin, V.V., Belov, N.V. (1966): The crystal structure of neptunite. Soviet Physics - Crystallography, 10, 684-689.
Zolotarev, A.A., Krivovichev, S.V., Yakovenchuk, V.N. (2007): Refinement of the mangan-neptunite crystal structure. Geology of Ore Deposits, 49, 835-838.
BØGGILD, O.B. (1953): The Mineralogy of Greenland. C.A. Reitzels Forlag, Copenhagen, 439 p.
MANDARINO, J.A., HARRIS, D.C., and BRADLEY, J. (1965): Mangan neptunite, epididymite, and new species from Mont St. Hilaire. Canadian Mineralogist, 8, 398. (Abstract)

Internet Links for ManganoneptuniteHide

Localities for ManganoneptuniteHide

ⓘ - 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.
Canada
 
  • Québec
    • Montérégie
      • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
        • Mont Saint-Hilaire
Mandarino, J.A., Harris, D.C. and Bradley, J. (1965), Mangan-neptunite, epididymite, and new species from Mont St.-Hilaire. Canadian Mineralogist: 8: 398.
      • Lajemmerais RCM
        • Varennes & St-Amable
HORVÁTH, L., PFENNINGER HORVÁTH, E., GAULT, R.A., and TARASSOFF, P. (1998) Mineralogy of the Saint Amable sill, Varennes and Saint Amable, Québec, Canada. Mineralogical Record, 29, 83 118.
Horváth, L., Pfenninger-Horváth, E., Gault, R. A., & Tarassoff, P. (1998): Mineralogy of the Saint-Amable Sill, Varennes and Saint-Amable, Québec. Mineralogical Record, 29: 83-118.
    • Montréal
      • Montréal-Est
Horváth collection
Denmark
 
  • Greenland
    • Kujalleq
      • Narsaq
Petersen, O.V. (2001): List of all minerals identified in the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin. 190, 25-33
Malawi
 
  • Zomba District
Petersen, O.V., Rønsbo, J.G. & Leonardsen, E.S. (1994): Hingganite-(Y) from the Zomba-Malosa complex, Malawi. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte. Heft 4: 185-192
Morocco
 
  • Béni Mellal-Khénifra Region
    • Khénifra Province
      • Tamazeght Mountain Range
Khadem Allah, B. (1993)
Namibia
 
  • Khomas Region
    • Windhoek District
      • Aris
Wartha, R., Palfi, A., Niedermayr, G., Brandstätter, F. and Petersen, O. V. (2001): Der Aris-Phonolith-Komplex und seine Mineralien. In Bahmann, U. and A. (Eds.), Namibia – Zauberwelt edler Steine und Kristalle, Bode-Verlag, Haltern, Germany, pp. 172-179. (in German); Uwe Kolitsch (single-crystal X-ray diffraction + SEM-EDS(?)); [http://www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/aris.htm]; Rocks & Min. (2007) 82: 243-244; Yakovenchuk, V.N., Ivanyuk, G.Yu., Pakhomovsky, Y.A., Selivanova, E.A., Mikhailova, J.A., Krivovichev, S.V., Zolotarev, A.A. and Zalkind, O.A. (2011): Ellingsenite, Na5Ca6Si18O38(OH)13·6H2O, a new martinite-related mineral from phonolite of the Aris alkaline complex (Namibia). Canadian Mineralogist, 49, 1165-1173; Blass, G. & Tremmel, G. (2014): Neptunit und weitere neue Mineralien aus den Phonolith-Steinbrüchen von Aris, Windhoek. Mineralien-Welt 25 (1), 76-83 (in German).
Russia
 
  • Buryatia
    • Mama River Basin
      • Maigunda River
Vladykin, N. V., & Sotnikova, I. A. (2017). Petrology, geochemistry and source characteristics of the Burpala alkaline massif, North Baikal. Geoscience Frontiers, 8(4), 711-719.
  • Murmansk Oblast
    • Khibiny Massif
      • Eveslogchorr Mt
        • Astrophyllite Stream
Pekov et al (2005) New Data on Minerals Vol 40 pp11-16
Arzamastsev, A., Yakovenchuk, V., Pakhomovsky, Y., & Ivanyuk, G. (2008). The Khibina and Lovozero alkaline massifs: Geology and unique mineralization. In Guidbook for 33rd International Geological Congress Excursion (No. 47, p. 58).
      • Koashva Mt
American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 1450–1458, 2009
Pekov, I.V. & Podlesnyi, A.S. (2004): Kukisvumchorr Deposit: Mineralogy of Alkaline Pegmatites and Hydrotermalites. Mineralogical Almanac, vol. 7, 140 pages + xxiv photo's pages
Collection of the Fersman's Mineralogical Museum in Moscow. Specimen donated by G. Riabinin in 2010.
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Pavel M. Kartashov data
various added photos
    • Lovozero Massif
[World of Stones 95:5-6, p64]; Yakovenchik, V.N., Ivaniuk, G.Yu., Pakhomovsky, Ya.A., Selivanova, E.A., Men'shikov, Yu.P., Korchak, J.A., Krivovichev, S.V., Spiridonova, D.V., Zalkind, O.A. (2010): Punkaruaivite, Li{Ti2(OH)2[Si4O11(OH)]}•H2O, a new mineral species from hydrothermalites of Khibiny and Lovozero alkaline massifs (Kola Peninsula, Russia). Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 41-50.
        • Umbozero mine (Umbozerskii mine; Umba Mine)
Th Witzke collection; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Pavel M. Kartashov data
Pavel M. Kartashov data
Arzamastsev, A., Yakovenchuk, V., Pakhomovsky, Y., & Ivanyuk, G. (2008). The Khibina and Lovozero alkaline massifs: Geology and unique mineralization. In Guidbook for 33rd International Geological Congress Excursion (No. 47, p. 58).
New Data on Minerals M., 2004 Vol 39 pp 5-13; Pekov, I. V., Chukanov, N. V., Yamnova, N. A., Zadov, A. E., & Tarassoff, P. (2007). Gjerdingenite-Na and gjerdingenite-Ca, two new mineral species of the labuntsovite group. The Canadian Mineralogist, 45(3), 529-539
Mineralogical Record (2000): 31: 203.; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Zubkova, N. V., Pekov, I. V., Pushcharovsky, D. Y., & Chukanov, N. V. (2009). The crystal structure and refined formula of mountainite, KNa2Ca2 [Si8O19 (OH)]⊙ 6 H2O. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 224(8), 389-396.
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
        • Karnasurt mine (Kedyk area)
Mineralogical Record: 36(4): 397-416.
      • Kuftn'yun Mt
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Pekov, I.V. (2000): Lovozero Massif. Moscow, Ocean Pictures Ltd, 480 pp.; Yakovenchuk, V. N., Ivanyuk, G. Y., Krivovichev, S. V., Pakhomovsky, Y. A., Selivanova, E. A., Korchak, J. A., ... & Zalkind, O. A. (2011). Eliseevite, Na1. 5Li [Ti2Si4O12. 5 (OH) 1.5]∙ 2H2O, a new microporous titanosilicate from the Lovozero alkaline massif (Kola Peninsula, Russia). American Mineralogist, 96(10), 1624-1629.
Ermolaeva, V.N., Pekov, I.V., Chukanov, N.V., Zadov, A.E. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(8), 758-775.
      • Seidozero Lake
Yakovenchuk, V.N., Pakhomovsky, Ya.A., Men’shikov, Yu.P., Mikhailova, J.A., and Ivanyuk, G.Yu. (2007): Canadian Mineralogist 45, 451-456.
Semenov E.I. (1972) Mineralogy of Lovozero alkaline massif, - Moscow, Nauka, p. 308 (in Rus.)
Ermolaeva, V.N., Pekov, I.V., Chukanov, N.V., Zadov, A.E. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(8), 758-775.
USA
 
  • Montana
    • Meagher Co.
www.cseg.ca/conferences/2000/376.PDF; Chakhmouradian A.R., Mitchell R.H. (2002): The mineralogy of Ba- and Zr-rich alkaline pegmatites from Gordon Butte, Crazy Mountains (Montana, USA): comparisons between potassic and sodic agpaitic pegmatites. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 143, 93-114.
  • New Mexico
    • Colfax Co.
      • Springer
        • Point of Rocks Mesa (Pecks Mesa)
Rocks & Min.:60:229.
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