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Odinite

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Formula:
(Fe,Mg,Al,Fe,Ti,Mn)2.4((Si,Al)2O5)(OH)4
Colour:
Silky green to dark green
Lustre:
Silky, Earthy
Hardness:
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
For French clay mineralogist Gilles Serge Odin (May 31, 1942 in Arcis sur Aube, France-), University P. and M. Curie, Paris, France.
Kaolinite-Serpentine Group.
Note: odinite can also refer to a basaltic dyke rock with primarily anorthite (labradorite) and some augite in a groundmass of fine grained hornblende and minor quartz.


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Classification of OdiniteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1988
9.ED.05

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
E : Phyllosilicates
D : Phyllosilicates with kaolinite layers composed of tetrahedral and octahedral nets
71.1.1.5

71 : PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
1 : Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
16.19.16

16 : Silicates Containing Aluminum and other Metals
19 : Aluminosilicates of Fe and Mg

Physical Properties of OdiniteHide

Silky, Earthy
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Silky green to dark green
Streak:
Gray green
Hardness:
2½ on Mohs scale

Optical Data of OdiniteHide

Type:
Biaxial
Dispersion:
r > v strong

Chemical Properties of OdiniteHide

Formula:
(Fe,Mg,Al,Fe,Ti,Mn)2.4((Si,Al)2O5)(OH)4
IMA Formula:
(Fe3+,Mg,Al,Fe2+)2.5(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4

Crystallography of OdiniteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
m - Domatic
Space Group:
Bm
Setting:
Cm
Comment:
1M (Cm) and 1A (P31m) polytypes.

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
7.15 (100)
4.65 (40)
4.53 (20)
3.58 (85)
2.67 (40)
2.41 (30)
1.552 (65)
Comments:
Mixed monoclinic and hexagonal polytypes.

Type Occurrence of OdiniteHide

Geological Setting of Type Material:
Recent sediments on continental margins.

Synonyms of OdiniteHide

Other Language Names for OdiniteHide

German:Odinit
Spanish:Odinita

Relationship of Odinite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4Mon. m : Bb
Greenalite(Fe2+,Fe3+)2-3Si2O5(OH)4Mon.
HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4Mon. m : Bb
KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4Tric. 1 : P1
ManandoniteLi2Al4(Si2AlB)O10(OH)8Orth.
NacriteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4Mon. m : Bb
Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.ED.ClinochrysotileMon. 2/m
9.ED.05DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4Mon. m : Bb
9.ED.05KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4Tric. 1 : P1
9.ED.05NacriteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4Mon. m : Bb
9.ED.10HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4Mon. m : Bb
9.ED.10HisingeriteFe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2OMon.
9.ED.10Halloysite-7ÅAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4Mon. m : Bb
9.ED.15AmesiteMg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4Tric. 1 : P1
9.ED.15AntigoriteMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4Mon. m : Bm
9.ED.15Berthierine(Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4Mon. m : Bm
9.ED.15Brindleyite(Ni,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4Mon.
9.ED.15CaryopiliteMn2+3Si2O5(OH)4Mon.
9.ED.15ChrysotileMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4Mon.
9.ED.15CronstedtiteFe2+2Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4Trig. 3m : P3 1m
9.ED.15Fraipontite(Zn,Al)3((Si,Al)2O5)(OH)4Mon.
9.ED.15Greenalite(Fe2+,Fe3+)2-3Si2O5(OH)4Mon.
9.ED.15KellyiteMn2+2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4Hex.
9.ED.15LizarditeMg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
9.ED.15ManandoniteLi2Al4(Si2AlB)O10(OH)8Orth.
9.ED.15Népouite(Ni,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4Orth.
9.ED.15PecoraiteNi3(Si2O5)(OH)4Mon.
9.ED.15GuidottiiteMn2Fe3+(Fe3+SiO5)(OH)4Hex. 6 : P63
9.ED.20Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2OAmor.
9.ED.20ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2OOrth.
9.ED.20ImogoliteAl2SiO3(OH)4
9.ED.20Neotocite(Mn,Fe,Mg)SiO3 · H2OAmor.
9.ED.25BismutoferriteFe3+2Bi(SiO4)2(OH)Mon. m : Bm
9.ED.25ChapmaniteFe3+2Sb3+(Si2O5)O3(OH)Mon. m : Bm

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

71.1.1.1DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4Mon. m : Bb
71.1.1.4HalloysiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4Mon. m : Bb

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

16.19.1IndialiteMg2Al3(AlSi5O18)Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P6/mcc
16.19.2Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cccm
16.19.3Sekaninaite(Fe,Mg)2Al3(AlSi5O18)Orth.
16.19.4Ferro-gedrite☐{Fe2+2}{Fe2+3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Orth.
16.19.5StauroliteFe2+2Al9Si4O23(OH)Mon. 2/m : B2/m
16.19.6Chloritoid(Fe2+,Mg,Mn2+)Al2(SiO4)O(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
16.19.7AmesiteMg2Al(AlSiO5)(OH)4Tric. 1 : P1
16.19.8Corundophilite(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
16.19.9YoderiteMg(Al,Fe3+)3(SiO4)2O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
16.19.10Delessite(Mg,Fe,Fe,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(O,OH)8
16.19.11Ferrocarpholite(Fe2+,Mg)Al2(Si2O6)(OH)4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Ccca
16.19.12Magnesiocarpholite(Mg,Fe2+)Al2(Si2O6)(OH)4Orth.
16.19.13Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8Mon.
16.19.14Orthochamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH,O)8
16.19.15Berthierine(Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)3(Si,Al)2O5(OH)4Mon. m : Bm
16.19.17ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8Mon. 2/m : B2/m
16.19.18Gedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Orth.
16.19.19Magnesiogedrite☐{Mg2}{Mg3Al2}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
16.19.20Diabantite(Mg,Fe,Al)6((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)8
16.19.21SudoiteMg2Al3(Si3Al)O10)(OH)8Mon.
16.19.22VermiculiteMg0.7(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)8O20(OH)4 · 8H2OMon. 2/m
16.19.23Corrensite(Mg,Fe)9((Si,Al)8O20)(OH)10 · nH2OOrth.

Other InformationHide

Thermal Behaviour:
DTA endothermic reactions at 125, 410, 550, 710
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 OdiniteHide

Reference List:
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Bailey, S. W. (1988). Odinite, a new dioctahedral-trioctahedral Fe 3+-rich 1: 1 clay mineral. Clay Minerals, 23(3), 237-247.
American Mineralogist (1990): 75: 432-433.

Internet Links for OdiniteHide

Localities for OdiniteHide

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Locality ListHide

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All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Czech Republic
 
  • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
    • Moravia-Silesia Region
      • Bruntál
Fojt B.: Ba-minerály železnorudné mineralizace na stratiformním sulfidickém ložisku Horní Benešov v Nízkém Jeseníku. Minerál, 2013, roč. 21, č. 4, s. 311-312.; Mücke A., Dolníček Z., Fojt B., Hladíková J., Pudilová M., Reif J., Škoda R.: The Horní Benešov ore deposit in the Devonian Šternberk-Horní Benešov Belt, Jeseníky Mts, Czech Republic. Part II: Fe-ore occurrences. – Čas. Slez. Muz. Opava (A), 2013, 62, 215-254.
Guinea (TL)
 
Bailey, S. W. (1988). Odinite, a new dioctahedral-trioctahedral Fe 3+-rich 1: 1 clay mineral. Clay Minerals, 23(3), 237-247.
New Caledonia
 
  • Southern Province
Bailey, S. W. (1988). Odinite, a new dioctahedral-trioctahedral Fe 3+-rich 1: 1 clay mineral. Clay Minerals, 23(3), 237-247.
USA
 
  • Texas
    • Burleson Co.
Flis,James E.,Flis,Christopher J.,(2015) Stone City Member,Middle Eocene,Claiborne Group,Stone City Bluff,Burleson Co.,TexasMain Glauconite Bed (MGB) Study Guide
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