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Ferronigerite-2N1S

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Formula:
(Al,Fe,Zn)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)
System:
Trigonal
Name:
Originally named Nigerite, for the type locality in Nigeria. Renamed according to the new Nigerite group nomenclature as Fe dominant mineral and the 2N1S polysome

Classification of Ferronigerite-2N1S

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
4.FC.20

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
7.11.8.2

7 : MULTIPLE OXIDES
11 : Miscellaneous
7.11.12

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

Chemical Properties of Ferronigerite-2N1S

Formula:
(Al,Fe,Zn)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Ferronigerite-2N1S

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Class (H-M):
3m (3 2/m) - Hexagonal Scalenohedral
Space Group:
P3m1
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.72 Å, c = 13.69 Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 2.393
Unit Cell Volume:
V 387.91 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
2

Type Occurrence of Ferronigerite-2N1S

Relationship of Ferronigerite-2N1S to other Species

Other Members of Group:
Ferronigerite-6N6S(Al,Fe,Zn)3(Al,Sn,Fe)8O15(OH)
Magnesionigerite-2N1S(Mg,Al,Zn)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)
Magnesionigerite-6N6S(Mg,Al,Zn)3(Al,Sn,Fe)8O15(OH)
Zinconigerite-2N1S(Zn,Al,Mg)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)
Zinconigerite-6N6S(Zn,Mg,Al)3(Al,Sn,Fe)8O15(OH)
4.FC.05BernaliteFe(OH)3
4.FC.05DzhalinditeIn(OH)3
4.FC.05SöhngeiteGa(OH)3
4.FC.10BurtiteCaSn4+(OH)6
4.FC.10MushistoniteCu2+Sn4+(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.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
7.11.11MushistoniteCu2+Sn4+(OH)6
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 Ferronigerite-2N1S

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:尼日利亚石

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 Ferronigerite-2N1S

Reference List:
Jacobson, R. & J.S. Webb (1947) Mineralogical Magazine: 28, 118-128.

Armbruster, T. (2002) Revised nomenclature of högbomite, nigerite, and taaffeite minerals.- European Journal of Mineralogy: 14, 389-395.

Internet Links for Ferronigerite-2N1S

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Localities for Ferronigerite-2N1S

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.
(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.
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Kenora District
Tindle, A.G., Breaks, F.W., and Selway, J.B. (2002) Tourmaline in petalite-subtype gramitic pegmatites: evidence of fractionation and contamination from Pakeagama Lake and Separation Lake areas of northwestern Ontario, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 753-788.
    • Thunder Bay District
      • Gemmell Township
ontariominerals.com; Can Mineral 1982 20: 549-553.
China
 
  • Hunan Province
    • Chenzhou Prefecture
      • Yizhang Co.
        • Dongpo ore field
Yihong Sun and Xiangmei Ren (1986): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 6(2), 179-187; Yuzhou Li (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(6), 29-35
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Central Bohemia Region
      • Kutná Hora (Kuttenberg)
Čech, F., Rieder, M., Novák, F., Novotny, J.: Accessory nigerite in a granite from central Bohemia, Czechoslovakia. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, H. 8, 1978, s. 337-346.
Finland
 
  • Southern Finland Region
    • Heinola
Mattila, E:, 1983 Rakokivenmäen Sn-Li-pitoisen pegmatiittijuonen kairaus. Rautaruukki oy. Raportti OU/83
Namibia
 
  • Erongo Region
    • Karibib District
      • Spitzkopje Area
        • Klein Spitzkopje granite stock (Kleine Spitzkoppe; Klein Spitzkoppe)
Ernst A. Schnaitmann
    • Omaruru District
Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 543 pp. (in English)
    • Swakopmund District
      • Arandis
Elmar Lachner. See messageboard at http://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,7,239107,239366#msg-239366
  • Kunene Region
    • Damaraland District
      • Uis (Groot Uis)
        • Uis pegmatites
The-Vug.com Quarterly Magazine V4 #4 pg 37; Ernst A. Schnaitmann
Nigeria (TL)
 
  • Kogi State
Mineralogical Magazine(1947) 28, 118-128
Portugal
 
  • Vila Real District
    • Barroso-Alvão pegmatite field
Novák, M. et al. (2009): Ferronigerite with dominant substitution TiSn-1 in muscovite+chlorite aggregate from massive quartz nodule associated with a petalite-rich aplite-pegmatite of the Barroso-Alvão pegmatite field, Northern Portugal. N. Jb. Mineral. Abh. 186, 67-78.
Sweden
 
  • Dalarna
    • Falun
Schumacher, J.C., Schäfer, K. & Seifert, F. (1987): Lamellar nigerite in Zn-rich spinel from the Falun deposit, Sweden. Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology. 95: 182-190
USA
 
Bell,Henry (2006) Strata Bound Sulfide deposits, wall-rock alteration,and associated tin -bearing minerals in the Carolina slate belt,South Carolina and Georgia: Economic Geology
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