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Monteponite

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Formula:
CdO
Colour:
Yellow-brown, red-brown, brown-black, black (lustrous)
Lustre:
Adamantine
Hardness:
3
Specific Gravity:
8.1 - 8.2
Crystal System:
Isometric
Name:
Named for the type locality of the Monteponi Mine, Iglesias, Iglesiente District, Sardinia, Italy.
Dimorph of:
This page provides mineralogical data about Monteponite.


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Classification of MonteponiteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
First Published:
1901
4.AB.25

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
A : Metal: Oxygen = 2:1 and 1:1
B : M:O = 1:1 (and up to 1:1.25); with small to medium-sized cations only
4.2.1.4

4 : SIMPLE OXIDES
2 : AX
7.5.11

7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
5 : Oxides of Zn, Cd and Hg

Pronounciation of MonteponiteHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of MonteponiteHide

Adamantine
Transparency:
Transparent
Colour:
Yellow-brown, red-brown, brown-black, black (lustrous)
Hardness:
Cleavage:
Distinct/Good
{111} (?) (artificial crystals)
Density:
8.1 - 8.2 g/cm3 (Measured)    8.21 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Chemical Properties of MonteponiteHide

Formula:
CdO

Crystallography of MonteponiteHide

Crystal System:
Isometric
Class (H-M):
m3m (4/m 3 2/m) - Hexoctahedral
Space Group:
Fm3m
Cell Parameters:
a = 4.69 Å
Unit Cell V:
103.16 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Morphology:
Octahedral, sometimes with modifying cube. Pulverulent.
Twinning:
Penetration twins observed (law unknown).

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
2.712 (100)
2.349 (88)
1.661 (43)
1.416 (28)
1.355 (13)
1.0499 (13)
0.9584 (11)

Type Occurrence of MonteponiteHide

Synonyms of MonteponiteHide

Other Language Names for MonteponiteHide

Relationship of Monteponite to other SpeciesHide

Forms a series with:

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Hemimorphite1 photo of Monteponite associated with Hemimorphite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.AB.Carbon Monoxide IceCO
4.AB.05CredneriteCuMnO2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
4.AB.10TenoriteCuOMon. 2/m : B2/b
4.AB.15DelafossiteCuFeO2Trig. 3m (3 2/m)
4.AB.15McconnelliteCuCrO2Trig.
4.AB.20BromelliteBeOHex. 6mm : P63mc
4.AB.20ZinciteZnOHex. 6mm : P63mc
4.AB.25BunseniteNiOIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
4.AB.25LimeCaOIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)
4.AB.25ManganositeMnOIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
4.AB.25PericlaseMgOIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
4.AB.25WüstiteFeOIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
4.AB.30PalladinitePdOTet.

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

4.2.1.1PericlaseMgOIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
4.2.1.2BunseniteNiOIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
4.2.1.3ManganositeMnOIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
4.2.1.5LimeCaOIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)
4.2.1.6WüstiteFeOIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
4.2.1.7HongquiiteTiO

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

7.5.1ZinciteZnOHex. 6mm : P63mc
7.5.2SweetiteZn(OH)2Tet.
7.5.3AshoveriteZn(OH)2Tet.
7.5.4WülfingiteZn(OH)2Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
7.5.5GahniteZnAl2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
7.5.6HetaeroliteZnMn2O4Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
7.5.7HydrohetaeroliteZnMn2O4 · H2OTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
7.5.8Chalcophanite(Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2OTrig. 3 : R3
7.5.9WoodruffiteZn2+x/2(Mn4+1-xMn3+x)O2·yH2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
7.5.10FrankliniteZn2+Fe3+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
7.5.12MontroyditeHgOOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmn

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 MonteponiteHide

Reference List:
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Wittich, E., Neumann, B. (1901) Ein neues Cadmium-Mineral. Centralblatt für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie: 1901: 549-551.
Ksanda, C.J. (1931) Comparison standards for the powder spectrum method; NiO and CdO. American Journal of Science: 22: 131-138.
Palache, C., Berman, H., Frondel, C. (1944) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Seventh edition, Volume I: 502-503 (as Cadmium Oxide).
Fleischer, M. (1947) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 32: 483-485.
Forti, P., Perna, G. (1988) Genesi della Monteponite di Monteponi (CA) - Rivista Min. Italiana, Milano, fasc.: 1: 45-49.

Internet Links for MonteponiteHide

Localities for MonteponiteHide

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.
China
 
  • Guizhou Province
    • Qiannan Autonomous Prefecture
      • Duyun Co.
Lin Ye and Tiegeng Liu (2001): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 21(1), 115-118.; Tiegeng Liu, Qian Zhang, Lin Ye, and Shuxun Shao (2004): Geology in China 31(1), 40-45
Greece
 
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
      • Lavrion District Mines
        • Lavrion (Laurion; Laurium)
No reference listed
Italy (TL)
 
  • Sardinia
    • Carbonia-Iglesias Province
      • Iglesias
Fairbanks, 1946 see also: Forti P., Perna G. (1988) :Genesi della Monteponite di Monteponi (CA) - Rivista Min. Italiana, Milano, fasc. 1, pp. 45-49
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Verkhoyansk
M.I. Novgorodova
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Sakhalinskaya Oblast'
      • Kuril Islands (Kurile Islands)
        • Iturup Island
http://maurice.strahlen.org/kurilles/kurilles.htm
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