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Mushistonite

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Formula:
Cu2+Sn4+(OH)6
Hardness:
4 - 4½
Name:
Named after the type locality, the Mushiston Deposit.
This page provides mineralogical data about Mushistonite.


Classification of Mushistonite

Approved
Approval Year:
1982
4.FC.10

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
6.3.6.6

6 : HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
3 : X(OH)3
7.11.11

7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
11 : Oxides of Sn and Pb

Physical Properties of Mushistonite

Hardness (Mohs):
4 - 4½

Chemical Properties of Mushistonite

IMA Formula:
Cu2+Sn4+(OH)6
Elements listed in formula:

Type Occurrence of Mushistonite

Relationship of Mushistonite to other Species

Other Members of Group:
BurtiteCa[Sn(OH)6]
JeanbandyiteFe3+xFe2+1-xSn(OH)6-xOx (1 ≥ x > 0.5)
NataniteFe2+[Sn(OH)6]
SchoenfliesiteMg[Sn(OH)6]
VismirnoviteZn[Sn(OH)6]
WickmaniteMn2+[Sn(OH)6]
4.FC.05BernaliteFe(OH)3
4.FC.05DzhalinditeIn(OH)3
4.FC.05SöhngeiteGa(OH)3
4.FC.10BurtiteCaSn4+(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.20Zinconigerite-6N6S(Zn,Mg,Al)3(Al,Sn,Fe)8O15(OH)
4.FC.25Magnesiotaaffeite-6N’3SMg2BeAl6O12
4.FC.25Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2SMg3BeAl8O16
7.11.1RomarchiteSnO
7.11.2CassiteriteSnO2
7.11.4SchoenfliesiteMgSn(OH)6
7.11.5BurtiteCaSn4+(OH)6
7.11.6VismirnoviteZnSn(OH)6
7.11.7WickmaniteMn2+Sn4+(OH)6
7.11.8TetrawickmaniteMn2+Sn4+(OH)6
7.11.9Jeanbandyite(Fe3+,Mn2+)Sn4+(OH,O)6
7.11.10NataniteFe2+Sn4+(OH)6
7.11.12Ferronigerite-2N1S(Al,Fe,Zn)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)
7.11.13Magnesionigerite
7.11.14ArgutiteGeO2
7.11.15BrunogeieriteFe22+Ge4+O4
7.11.16StottiteFe2+Ge4+(OH)6
7.11.17CarboiriteFe2+Al2GeO5(OH)2
7.11.18OtjisumeitePbGe4O9
7.11.19BartelkeitePbFeGe(Ge2O7)(OH)2 · H2O
7.11.20MassicotPbO
7.11.21LithargePbO
7.11.22MiniumPb22+Pb4+O4
7.11.23PlattneritePbO2
7.11.24ScrutinyitePbO2
7.11.25MurdochiteCu12Pb2O15Cl2
7.11.26MacedonitePbTiO3
7.11.27CesàrolitePbMn34+O6(OH)2
7.11.28CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
7.11.29QuenselitePbMn3+O2(OH)
7.11.30PlumboferritePb2(Fe3+,Mn2+,Mg)11O19
7.11.31MagnetoplumbitePbFe123+O19
7.11.32SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38

Other Names for Mushistonite

Name in Other Languages:

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 Mushistonite

Reference List:
Morgenstern-Badarau, I. (1976) Effet Jahn-Teller et structure cristalline de l'hydroxyde CuSn(OH)6. Journal of Solid State Chemistry: 17: 399-406.

Marshukova, N.K., Pavlovskii, A.B., Sidorenko, G.A. (1984) Mushistonite, (Cu,Zn,Fe)Sn(OH)6, a new tin mineral. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 113(5): 612-617.

Dunn, P.J., Ferraiolo, J.A., Fleischer, M., Gobel, V., Grice, J.D., Langley, R.H., Shigley, J.E., Vanko, D.A., Zilczer, J.A. (1985) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 70: 1329-1335.

Dunn, P.J., Roberts, W.L. (1986) Cuprocassiterite discredited as mushistonite; and an unnamed tin mineral from the Etta mine. The Mineralogical Record: 17: 383-383.

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Specimens:
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Localities for Mushistonite

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.
Australia
 
  • Western Australia
    • Coolgardie Shire
      • Nepean
M. Jacobson, M. Calderwood, B. Grguric; Pegmatites of Western Australia; (Perth 2007)
China
 
  • Sichuan Province
    • Mianyang Prefecture
      • Pingwu Co.
        • Mt Xuebaoding
          • Huya township
Hedland, A. (2004): Das Scheelit-Beryll-Kassiterit-Fluorit-Vorkommen von Huya-Zibeisha bei Pingwu, Provinz Sichuan, China. Mineralien Welt 15 (6), 46-57
Italy
 
  • Tuscany
    • Massa-Carrara Province
      • Apuan Alps
Orlandi P., Franzini M., 1994. I minerali del marmo di Carrara. Amilcare Pizzi S.p.A., Milano. ; Orlandi, P. & Criscuolo, A. (2009). Minerali del marmo delle Alpi Apuane. Pacini editore, Pisa, 180 pp.
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Rudawy Janowickie Mts
      • Czarnów
        • Rędziny
Pieczka, Adam, Golebiowska, and Parafiniuk, Jan, 2009, Conditions of Formation of Polymetallic Mineralization in the Eastern Envelope of the Karkonosze Granite: The Case of Redziny, Southwestern Poland, Canadian Mineralogist, v 47, p. 765-786.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Verkhoyansk
        • Yana River Basin
          • Yana-Adycha Region
            • Arga-Ynnakh-Khaya granite Massif
Pavel M. Kartashov data
Tajikistan (TL)
 
  • Viloyati Sogd (Viloyati Sughd; Viloyati Khodzhent; Viloyati Leninabad)
    • Zeravshan Range
      • Pendzhikent (Penjikent; Panjakent)
        • Kaznok Valley
ZVMO,(1984) 113, 612-617; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
USA
 
  • South Dakota
    • Pennington Co.
      • Keystone District
        • Keystone
Rocks & Minerals: 67(6): 380-388.; Dunn, P. J., & Roberts, W. L. (1986). Cuprocassiterite discredited as mushistonite and an unnamed tin mineral from the Etta mine. Mineralogical Record, 17, 383.
Dunn, P. J., & Roberts, W. L. (1986). Cuprocassiterite discredited as mushistonite and an unnamed tin mineral from the Etta mine. Mineralogical Record, 17, 383.
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