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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

Type Occurrence of Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)Hide

Other Language Names for Nioboaeschynite-(Ce)Hide

Simplified Chinese:铌铈易解石

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)
Vigezzite(Ca,Ce)(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O6Orth.
Forms a series with:

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Monazite-(Ce)4 photos of Nioboaeschynite-(Ce) associated with Monazite-(Ce) on mindat.org.
Aegirine2 photos of Nioboaeschynite-(Ce) associated with Aegirine on mindat.org.
Calcite2 photos of Nioboaeschynite-(Ce) associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Phlogopite2 photos of Nioboaeschynite-(Ce) associated with Phlogopite on mindat.org.
Albite1 photo of Nioboaeschynite-(Ce) associated with Albite on mindat.org.

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.
4.DF.10ChangbaiitePbNb2O6Trig.
4.DF.15Murataite-(Y)(Y,Na)6Zn(Zn,Fe3+)4(Ti,Nb,Na)12O29(O,F,OH)10F4 Iso. 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)(Ce,La,Nd)NbO4
18.2.4Fergusonite-(Ce)-β(Ce,La,Nd)NbO4
18.2.5Fergusonite-(Nd)(Nd,Ce)(Nb,Ti)O4
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)Ti2O6
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.
18.2.20Murataite-(Y)(Y,Na)6Zn(Zn,Fe3+)4(Ti,Nb,Na)12O29(O,F,OH)10F4 Iso. 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

Reference List:
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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

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.
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Kamloops Mining Division
Shaunna Morrison et. al. (2012) Nioboaeschynite-(Ce), Ce(NbTi)O6. Acta Crystallographica Section E Structure Reports
China
 
  • Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
    • Baotou League (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
Pauliš P., Kopecký S., Černý P. 2007: Uranové minerály České Republiky a jejich naleziště. 1. část. (Kutna Hora, issue 1)]
Finland
 
  • Eastern Finland Region
    • 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
      • 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
    • Kruft
Blass, G., Graf, H.W., Kolitsch,U., Neue Funde aus der Vukaneifel, Mineralien-Welt 5/2003
    • Mendig
      • Niedermendig
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
North Korea
P.M. Kartashov data
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
      • Irkutskaya 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.
  • Urals Region
    • Southern Urals
      • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
        • Ilmen Mts
          • Ilmen Natural Reserve
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
South Korea
 
  • Chungcheongbukdo (Chungchong-pukto)
    • Chungju (Chung Won Kum; Chung-ju)
      • 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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