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Creamy white
Crystal System:
Named in honor of Andrey Valerievich Ivanov (Андрея Валерьевича Иванова) (20 September 1937 - 07 July 2016), Russian geochemist and mineralogist, Laboratory of Meteoritics, Moscow. Asteroid 5761 Andreivanov is also named after him. He is the father of Dmitry Ivanov (dmitryivanovite).
Cr-dominant analogue of Florenskyite

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Classification of AndreyivanoviteHide

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1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
B : Metallic Carbides, Silicides, Nitrides and Phosphides
D : Phosphides

1 : Metals, other than the Platinum Group

Physical Properties of AndreyivanoviteHide

Creamy white

Chemical Properties of AndreyivanoviteHide


Crystallography of AndreyivanoviteHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.833 Å, b = 3.569 Å, c = 6.658 Å
a:b:c = 1.634 : 1 : 1.866
Unit Cell V:
138.61 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Synthetic material

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
2.258 Å(46)
2.247 Å(100)
2.139 Å(81)
2.074 Å(31)
1.885 Å(34)
1.866 Å(31)
1.785 Å(43)
1.298 Å(22)
In situ single-crystal Laue diffraction work using synchrotron radiation (SXRD).

Type Occurrence of AndreyivanoviteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
5 × 8 μm.
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Curation Facility, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Vein in serpentine clast.
Zolensky, M., Gounelle, M., Mikouchi, T., Ohsumi, K., Le, L., Hagiya, K., Tachikawa, O. (2008) Andreyivanovite: A second new phosphide from the Kaidun meteorite. American Mineralogist: 93: 1295-1299.

Synonyms of AndreyivanoviteHide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

1.BD.ZuktamruriteFeP2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
1.BD.05Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3PTet. 4 : I4
1.BD.10Barringerite(Fe,Ni)2PHex. 6 m2 : P62m
1.BD.10MonipiteMoNiPHex. 6 m2 : P62m
1.BD.15Allabogdanite(Fe,Ni)2POrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
1.BD.20Melliniite(Ni,Fe)4PIso. 2 3 : P21 3

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

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 AndreyivanoviteHide

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Zolensky, M., Gounelle, M., Mikouchi, T., Ohsumi, K., Le, L., Hagiya, K., Tachikawa, O. (2008) Andreyivanovite: A second new phosphide from the Kaidun meteorite. American Mineralogist: 93: 1295-1299.

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Localities for AndreyivanoviteHide

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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.
Northwest Africa Meteorites
Fintor, K., Park, C., Nagy, S., Pál-Molnár, E. & Krot, A. N (2014) Hydrothermal origin of hexagonal CaAl2Si2O8 (dmisteinbergite) in a type A CAI from the Northwest Africa 2086 CV3 Chondrite: Meteoritics & Planetary Science 49 (5): 812-823 (May 2014)
Greshake, A. (2014) A strongly hydrated microclast in the Rumuruti chondrite NWA 6828: Implications for the distribution of hydrous material in the solar system. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 49 (5): 824-841. (May 2014)
Yemen (TL)
  • Hadramawt Governorate
American Mineralogist 93:1295-1299
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