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Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)

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About Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)Hide

Formula:
(Ce,Ca)(Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)6
Colour:
black, dark red
Hardness:
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Name:
For the relation to aeschynite-(Ce).
The niobium analogue of aeschynite-(Ce).


Classification of Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)Hide

Approved
4.DF.05

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
D : Metal: Oxygen = 1:2 and similar
F : With large (+- medium-sized) cations; dimers and trimers of edgesharing octahedra
8.3.6.2

8 : MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
3 : AB2O6
18.2.16

18 : Niobates and Tantalates
2 : Niobates and tantalates containing rare earths but not U

Physical Properties of Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)Hide

Colour:
black, dark red
Streak:
brown
Hardness:
5½ on Mohs scale
Cleavage:
None Observed

Chemical Properties of Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)Hide

Formula:
(Ce,Ca)(Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)6

Crystallography of Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)Hide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic

Crystal StructureHide

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0019173Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)Morrison S M, Downs R T, Domanik K J, Yang H, Doell D (2012) Nioboaeschynite-(Ce), Ce(NbTi)O6 Acta Crystallographica E68 i64-i652012Upper Fir carbonatite, Kamloops mining division, British Columbia, Canada0293
0012439Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)Aleksandrov V B (1962) The crystal structure of aeschynite Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR 142 181-1841962Vishnevye Mts, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Southern Urals, Russia0293
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Type Occurrence of Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)Hide

Synonyms of Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)Hide

Aeschynite (in part)

Nioboaeschynite (in part)

Other Language Names for Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)Hide

Relationship of Nioboaeschynite-(Ce) to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Aeschynite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca,Fe,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
Aeschynite-(Nd)(Nd,Ln,Ca)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
Nioboaeschynite-(Nd)(Nd,Ce,Ca,Th)(Nb,Ti,Fe,Ta)2(O,OH)6Orth.
Nioboaeschynite-(Y)(Y,REE,Ca,Th,Fe)(Nb,Ti,Ta)2(O,OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pban
RynersoniteCaTa2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
Tantalaeschynite-(Y)Y(Ta,Ti,Nb)2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
UM2001-09-O:CaNbREESiTiY(Ca,Y,REE)(Ti,Nb,Si)2(O,OH)6
Vigezzite(Ca,Ce)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
Forms a series with:

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
4 photos of Nioboaeschynite-(Ce) associated with Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)
2 photos of Nioboaeschynite-(Ce) associated with AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
2 photos of Nioboaeschynite-(Ce) associated with CalciteCaCO3
2 photos of Nioboaeschynite-(Ce) associated with PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
1 photo of Nioboaeschynite-(Ce) associated with AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.DF.05Aeschynite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca,Fe,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
4.DF.05Aeschynite-(Nd)(Nd,Ln,Ca)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
4.DF.05Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
4.DF.05Nioboaeschynite-(Nd)(Nd,Ce,Ca,Th)(Nb,Ti,Fe,Ta)2(O,OH)6Orth.
4.DF.05Nioboaeschynite-(Y)(Y,REE,Ca,Th,Fe)(Nb,Ti,Ta)2(O,OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pban
4.DF.05RynersoniteCaTa2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
4.DF.05Tantalaeschynite-(Y)Y(Ta,Ti,Nb)2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
4.DF.05Vigezzite(Ca,Ce)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
4.DF.10ChangbaiitePbNb2O6Trig.
4.DF.15Murataite-(Y)(Y,Na)6Zn(Zn,Fe3+)4(Ti,Nb,Na)12O29(O,F,OH)10F4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m

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

8.3.6.1Aeschynite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca,Fe,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
8.3.6.3Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
8.3.6.4Tantalaeschynite-(Y)Y(Ta,Ti,Nb)2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
8.3.6.5Aeschynite-(Nd)(Nd,Ln,Ca)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
8.3.6.7Nioboaeschynite-(Y)(Y,REE,Ca,Th,Fe)(Nb,Ti,Ta)2(O,OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pban

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

18.2.1Fergusonite-(Y)YNbO4Tet. 4/m : I41/a
18.2.2Fergusonite-(Y)-βYNbO4Mon. 2/m
18.2.3Fergusonite-(Ce)CeNbO4 · 0.3H2O
18.2.4Fergusonite-(Ce)-βCeNbO4
18.2.5Fergusonite-(Nd)NdNbO4
18.2.6Fergusonite-(Nd)-β(Nd,Ce)NbO4
18.2.7Formanite-(Y)YTaO4Tet. 4/m : I41/a
18.2.8Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
18.2.9Ceriopyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
18.2.10Strontiopyrochlore (of Hogarth 1977)A2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
18.2.11Loparite-(Ce)(Na,REE)2Ti2O6Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)
18.2.12Fersmite(Ca,Ce,Na)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH,F)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
18.2.13Aeschynite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca,Fe,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
18.2.14Aeschynite-(Nd)(Nd,Ln,Ca)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
18.2.15Aeschynite-(Y)(Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
18.2.17Nioboaeschynite-(Nd)(Nd,Ce,Ca,Th)(Nb,Ti,Fe,Ta)2(O,OH)6Orth.
18.2.18Tantalaeschynite-(Y)Y(Ta,Ti,Nb)2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
18.2.19Vigezzite(Ca,Ce)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
18.2.20Murataite-(Y)(Y,Na)6Zn(Zn,Fe3+)4(Ti,Nb,Na)12O29(O,F,OH)10F4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m

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 Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)Hide

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American Mineralogist (1962): 47: 417.
American Mineralogist (1975): 60: 313.
Doklady of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Earth Science Sections: 143: 86-89.
Morrison, S. M., Downs, R. T., Domanik, K. J., Yang, H. and Doell, D. (2012): Nioboaeschynite-(Ce), Ce(NbTi)O6. Acta Crystallographica E68, i64-i65.

Internet Links for Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)Hide

Localities for Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)Hide

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Locality ListHide

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All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Golden Mining Division
      • Ice River Alkaline Complex
Caudle, Dana; Jan Cempírek, Lee A. Groat, Leo J. Millonig (2016) Mineralogy, geochemistry and geochronology of allanite pegmatites on the KIN property, eastern British Columbia. in Second Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium July 15-19, 2016 Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado.
    • Kamloops Mining Division
Shaunna Morrison et. al. (2012) Nioboaeschynite-(Ce), Ce(NbTi)O6. Acta Crystallographica Section E Structure Reports
China
 
  • Hubei
    • Shiyan
      • Zhushan Co.
Li, S. (1982). Geochemical features and petrogenesis of Miaoya carbonatites, Hubei Province. Geochemistry, 1(4), 409-420. Xu, C., Kynicky, J., Chakhmouradian, A. R., Li, X., & Song, W. (2015). A case example of the importance of multi-analytical approach in deciphering carbonatite petrogenesis in South Qinling orogen: Miaoya rare-metal deposit, central China. Lithos, 227, 107-121. Xu, C., Kynicky, J., Chakhmouradian, A. R., Campbell, I. H., & Allen, C. M. (2010). Trace-element modeling of the magmatic evolution of rare-earth-rich carbonatite from the Miaoya deposit, Central China. Lithos, 118(1-2), 145-155. Yang, Z., & Woolley, A. (2006). Carbonatites in China: a review. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 27(5), 559-575.
  • Inner Mongolia
    • Baotou City (Baotou Prefecture)
      • Bayan Obo mining district
        • Bayan Obo
Zhang Peishan, Yang Zhuming, Tao Kejie, and Yang Xueming (1996): "Mineralogy and Geology of Rare Earths in China", Science Press (Beijing), 226 pp.; Zhuming Yang, Rengui Song, Kejie Tao, and Peishan Zhang (2003): Journal of the Chinese Rare Earth Society 21(6), 716-720
Czech Republic
 
  • Vysočina Region
    • Třebíč District
      • Třebíč Area
Pauliš P., Kopecký S., Černý P. 2007: Uranové minerály České Republiky a jejich naleziště. 1. část. (Kutna Hora, issue 1)]
Finland
 
  • Northern Savonia
    • Siilinjärvi
Al Ani, Thair (2013). Mineralogy and Petrography of Siilinjärvi Carbonatite and Glimmerite Rocks, Eastern Finland, Geological Survey of Finland, arkistoraportit 164/2013.
France
 
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
    • Pyrénées-Atlantiques
      • Oloron-Sainte-Marie
        • Aramits
          • Ance
MONCHOUX P., FONTAN F., DE PARSEVAL P., MARTIN R. F., WANG R. C. (2006) - Igneous albitite dikes in orogenic lherzolithes, Western Pyrénées, France: A possible source for corundum and alkali feldspar xenocrysts in basaltic terranes. I. Mineralogical Asssociations. The Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 44, pp. 817-842.
MONCHOUX P., FONTAN F., DE PARSEVAL P., MARTIN R. F., WANG R. C. (2006) - Igneous albitite dikes in orogenic lherzolithes, Western Pyrénées, France: A possible source for corundum and alkali feldspar xenocrysts in basaltic terranes. I. Mineralogical Asssociations. The Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 44, pp. 817-842.
Germany
 
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Mayen-Koblenz District
      • Mendig
        • Mendig
Blass, G., Graf, H.W., Kolitsch,U., Neue Funde aus der Vukaneifel, Mineralien-Welt 5/2003; Blaß, G. & Kruijen, F. (2013): Die Mineralogischen Neuigkeiten aus der Vulkaneifel. Mineralien-Welt 24 (3), 33-41.
Blass, G., Graf, H.W., Kolitsch,U., Neue Funde aus der Vukaneifel, Mineralien-Welt 5/2003
          • Wingertsberg
Blass, G., Graf, H.W., Kolitsch,U., Neue Funde aus der Vulkaneifel, Mineralien-Welt 5/2003
      • Pellenz
        • Kruft
Blass, G., Graf, H.W., Kolitsch,U., Neue Funde aus der Vukaneifel, Mineralien-Welt 5/2003
North Korea
P.M. Kartashov data
Russia
 
  • Chelyabinsk Oblast
    • Miass
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2011)
Fleischer's Glossary of Mineral Species 2004; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Nedosekova, I.L. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(2), 129-146.
http://webmineral.ru/deposits/item.php?id=841
  • Irkutsk Oblast
    • Vitim Plateau
      • Biraya and Bya Rivers confluence area (Chara Basin)
Koneva A.A., Konev A.A., Vladykin N.V. (2010) Vein complex of the Biraya carbonatite deposit. in Abstracts of XXVII International conference School «Geochemistry of Alkaline rocks». – Moscow-Koktebel’. pp. 240 pp.
Mills, S. J., Kartashov, P. M., Kampf, A. R., Konev, A. A., Koneva, A. A., & Raudsepp, M. (2012). Cordylite-(La), A New Mineral Species In Fenite From The Biraya Fe–Ree Deposit, Irkutsk, Russia. The Canadian Mineralogist, 50(5), 1281-1290.
South Korea
 
  • North Chungcheong Province
    • Chungju City
      • Joongwon-gun
        • Mt. Eorae
P.M. Kartashov data
USA
 
  • New Hampshire
    • Carroll Co.
      • Ossipee
Janules, Bob (2004). A Micromounter Explores New Hampshire's Conway Granite. (MMNE no. 257, Sept 2004).
 
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