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Ardennite-(V)

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About Ardennite-(V)Hide

Formula:
Mn2+4Al4(AlMg)(VO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
Colour:
Yellow
Lustre:
Vitreous
Specific Gravity:
3.55 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Member of:
Name:
In allusion to its relationship to ardennite-(As) and the dominance of VO4 over AsO4 in the composition.
The VO4-analogue of ardennite-(As) and the Ca-analogue of kannanite..


Classification of Ardennite-(V)Hide

Approved
Approval Year:
2005
9.BJ.40

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
B : Sorosilicates
J : Sorosilicates with Si3O10, Si4O11, etc. anions; cations in octahedral [6] and greater coordination

Physical Properties of Ardennite-(V)Hide

Vitreous
Transparency:
Transparent
Colour:
Yellow
Streak:
White
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
None Observed
Parting:
None observed.
Density:
3.55 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of Ardennite-(V)Hide

Type:
Biaxial
Pleochroism:
Weak
Comments:
X = Pale yellow
Y = Pale yellow
Z = Yellowish

Chemical Properties of Ardennite-(V)Hide

Formula:
Mn2+4Al4(AlMg)(VO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6

Crystallography of Ardennite-(V)Hide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Pmmn
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.76 Å, b = 5.838 Å, c = 18.56 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.501 : 1 : 3.179
Unit Cell V:
949.17 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Morphology:
Crystals elongated parallel to [010] and are very thin (up to 1 mm long and a few microns in diamater).

Type Occurrence of Ardennite-(V)Hide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Centro Interdipartementale Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio, University Pisa-Calci
Museo Regiononale de Scienze Naturali, Torino

Synonyms of Ardennite-(V)Hide

Other Language Names for Ardennite-(V)Hide

Simplified Chinese:钒硅铝锰石

Relationship of Ardennite-(V) to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
AlpeiteCa4Mn3+2Al2(Mn3+Mg)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(V5+O4)(OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmn
Ardennite-(As)Mn2+4Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
KannaniteCa4Al4(AlMg)(VO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmn

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Piemontite1 photo of Ardennite-(V) associated with Piemontite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.BJ.05OrientiteCa8Mn3+10(SiO4)3(Si3O10)3(OH)10 · 4H2O Orth.
9.BJ.10RosenhahniteHCa3[Si3O9(OH)]Tric.
9.BJ.15TrabzoniteCa4(Si3O9)(OH)2Orth. mm2 : Ama2
9.BJ.20Thalénite-(Y)Y3Si3O10FMon.
9.BJ.25TiragalloiteMn2+4As5+Si3O12(OH)Mon. 2/m
9.BJ.30MedaiteMn2+6V5+Si5O18(OH)Mon.
9.BJ.35RuiziteCa2Mn3+2[Si4O11(OH)2](OH)2·2H2OMon. 2
9.BJ.40Ardennite-(As)Mn2+4Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
9.BJ.45KilchoaniteCa6(SiO4)(Si3O10)Orth.
9.BJ.50KornerupineMg3Al6(Si,Al,B)5O21(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
9.BJ.50Prismatine(◻,Fe,Mg)(Mg,Al,Fe)5Al4Si2(Si,Al)2(B,Si,Al)(O,OH,F)22Orth.
9.BJ.55ZunyiteAl13Si5O20(OH,F)18ClIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
9.BJ.60HubeiteCa2Mn2+Fe3+[HSi4O13] · 2H2OTric.
9.BJ.65Cassagnaite(Ca,Mn2+)4(Fe3+,Mn3+,Al)4(V3+,Mg,Al)2(Si3O10)(SiO4)2(OH,O)8Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm

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 Ardennite-(V)Hide

Reference List:
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Matsubara, S. & Kato, A. (1987): Ardennite from Sanbagawa in Sanbagawa metamorphic terrain,. Kanto Mountains, Japan. Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Series C, 13, 1-11. (First analytical confirmation of V-dominant ardennite, but not proposed as a new species at that time.)
Chimenti, S. (2004): Studio cristallochimico di campioni di ardennite da località italiane ed estere. Ph.D.Thesis Pisa University.
Pasero, M. & Orlandi, P. (2006): Two new minerals from Italy: ardennite-(V) and allanite-(La). International Mineralogical Association 19th General Meeting, Kobe, Japan, July 23-28 (2006), Conference Abstract Volume.
Barresi, A., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M. (2007): History of ardennite and the new mineral ardennite-(V). European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 581-587.

Internet Links for Ardennite-(V)Hide

Localities for Ardennite-(V)Hide

ⓘ - 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.
Austria
 
  • Salzburg
    • Lungau
      • Taurach valley
Kolitsch, U., Schachinger, T. and Bernhard, F. (2015): Ardennite-(As), ardennite-(V), gasparite-(Ce) and chernovite-(Y): first results of a mineralogical study of the metaradiolarite-hosted manganese ore mineralisations in the Fuchssee area, Radstadt Tauern, Salzburg, Austria. MinPet 2015, Leoben, Austria, September 10-13; abstract in Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 161, 67.
Belgium
 
  • Liège Province
    • Stavelot Massif
Hatert, F., Blondieau, M., Puccio, S., Baijot, M. et Gustine, C. (2014) - Le gisement de manganèse de la vallée de la Lienne, Belgique. Le Règne Minéral, 117, pp. 5-28, editions du Piat.
        • Werbomont
Stefan Weiss (2008) Lapis, 33, #2, 8.
  • Luxembourg Province
    • Stavelot Massif
      • Vielsalm
Stefan Weiss (2008) Lapis, 33, #2, 8.
Greece
 
  • Sterea Hellas Department
    • Évvoia Prefecture
      • Évvia Island (Euboea; Évvoia)
Stefan Weiss (2008) Lapis, 33, #2, 8.
Italy
 
  • Aosta Valley
    • Nus
      • Saint-Barthélemy
Barresi, A., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M. (2007): History of ardennite and the new mineral ardennite-(V). European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 581-587
  • Liguria
    • Genova Province
      • Genova
        • Varenna Valley
Balestra C. (2014): Sistematica ligure 2014. Prie, 10, 35-37; Munì F. (2014): Caratterizzazione mineralogica e minerochimica delle quarziti manganesifere della Val Varenna (Liguria). Università degli Studi di Genova. Scuola di Scienze Matematiche, Fisiche e Naturali. Tesi di laurea triennale in Scienze Geologiche, 70 pp.
      • Ne
        • Graveglia Valley
Probed by Dr. Tony Kampf, Natural History Museum, Los Angeles County, USA
  • Piedmont
    • Torino Province
      • Canavese District
        • Orco Valley
Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
Barresi, A., Orlandi, P., Pasero, M. (2007): History of ardennite and the new mineral ardennite-(V). European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 581-587.
            • Feilongo
Ciriotti, M.E., Fascio, L., Pasero, M. (2009): Italian type minerals. Edizioni Plus – Università di Pisa, Pisa, 357 pp.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Kanto Region
      • Gunma Prefecture
        • Tano-gun
          • Oniishi-machi (Onishi-machi)
            • Sambagawa
Matsubara, S. & Kato, A. (1987): Ardennite from Sanbagawa in Sanbagawa metamorphic terrain,. Kanto Mountains, Japan. Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Series C, 13, 1-11.
Republic of Macedonia
 
  • Prilep
Altherr, R., Soder, C., Meyer, H.-P., Ludwig, T., Böhm, M. (2017): Ardennite within a high-P/T metamorphic conglomerate near Vitoliste in the westernmost Vardar zone, Republic of Macedonia. European Journal of Mineralogy, 29, (in press).
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