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Orthopinakiolite

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About OrthopinakioliteHide

Formula:
(Mg,Mn2+)2Mn3+(BO3)O2
Hardness:
6
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Dimorph of:
The orthorhombic dimorph of Pinakiolite.


Classification of OrthopinakioliteHide

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6.AB.40

6 : BORATES
A : Monoborates
B : BO3, with additional anions; 1(D) + OH, etc.
24.2.5.1

24 : ANHYDROUS BORATES
2 : A2BO2[XO3]
9.7.2

9 : Borates
7 : Borates of Mn

Physical Properties of OrthopinakioliteHide

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Chemical Properties of OrthopinakioliteHide

Formula:
(Mg,Mn2+)2Mn3+(BO3)O2
IMA Formula:
Mg2Mn3+O2(BO3)

Crystallography of OrthopinakioliteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:
a = 18.45 Å, b = 12.7 Å, c = 6.07 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.453 : 1 : 0.478
Unit Cell V:
1,422.29 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

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0005157OrthopinakioliteTakeuchi Y, Haga N, Kato T, Miura Y (1978) Orthopinakiolite, Me2.95O2[BO3]: its crystal structure and relationship to pinakiolite, Me2.90O2[BO3] The Canadian Mineralogist 16 475-48519780293
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Type Occurrence of OrthopinakioliteHide

Other Language Names for OrthopinakioliteHide

Relationship of Orthopinakiolite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
BlatteriteSb5+3(Mn3+,Fe3+)9(Mn2+,Mg)35(BO3)16O32Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
ChestermaniteMg2(Fe3+,Mn3+,Al,Sb3+)(BO3)O2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
Takéuchiite(Mg,Mn2+)2(Mn3+,Fe3+)(BO3)O2Orth.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
2 photos of Orthopinakiolite associated with CalciteCaCO3

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

6.AB.ChubaroviteKZn2(BO3)Cl2Trig. 3 2 : R3 2
6.AB.05HambergiteBe2(BO3)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbca
6.AB.10BerboriteBe2(BO3)(OH,F) · H2OTrig.
6.AB.15JeremejeviteAl6(BO3)5(F,OH)3Hex. 6/m : P63/m
6.AB.20Warwickite(Mg,Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)2O(BO3)Orth.
6.AB.20YuanfuliiteMg(Fe3+,Al)O(BO3)Orth.
6.AB.25KarliteMg7(BO3)3(OH,Cl)5Orth.
6.AB.30Azoproite(Mg,Fe2+)2(Fe3+,Ti,Mg)(BO3)O2Orth.
6.AB.30BonaccorditeNi2Fe3+(BO3)O2Orth.
6.AB.30FredrikssoniteMg2(Mn3+,Fe3+)(BO3)O2Orth.
6.AB.30LudwigiteMg2Fe3+(BO3)O2Orth.
6.AB.30VonseniteFe2+2Fe3+(BO3)O2Orth.
6.AB.35Pinakiolite(Mg,Mn2+)2Mn3+(BO3)O2Mon.
6.AB.40BlatteriteSb5+3(Mn3+,Fe3+)9(Mn2+,Mg)35(BO3)16O32Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
6.AB.40ChestermaniteMg2(Fe3+,Mn3+,Al,Sb3+)(BO3)O2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
6.AB.40Takéuchiite(Mg,Mn2+)2(Mn3+,Fe3+)(BO3)O2Orth.
6.AB.45Hulsite(Fe2+,Mg)2(Fe3+,Sn)(BO3)O2Mon.
6.AB.45Magnesiohulsite(Mg,Fe2+)2(Fe3+,Sn,Mg)(BO3)O2Mon.
6.AB.45Aluminomagnesiohulsite(Mg,Fe2+)2(Al,Mg,Sn)(BO3)O2Mon. 2/m
6.AB.50FluoboriteMg3(BO3)(F,OH)3Hex.
6.AB.50HydroxylboriteMg3(BO3)(OH)3Hex. 6/m : P63/m
6.AB.55ShabyniteMg5(BO3)(OH)5(Cl,OH)2 · 4H2OMon.
6.AB.55WightmaniteMg5(BO3)O(OH)5 · 2H2OMon.
6.AB.60GaudefroyiteCa4Mn3+2-3(BO3)3(CO3)(O,OH)3Hex.
6.AB.65SakhaiteCa12Mg4(BO3)7(CO3)4(OH)2ClIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
6.AB.70HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
6.AB.75Pertsevite-(F)Mg2(BO3)(F,OH)Orth. mm2 : Pna21
6.AB.75Pertsevite-(OH)Mg2(BO3)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
6.AB.80JacquesdietrichiteCu2(H2BO3)(OH)3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
6.AB.85PainiteCaZrAl9(BO3)O15Hex. 6/m : P63/m

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

9.7.1Pinakiolite(Mg,Mn2+)2Mn3+(BO3)O2Mon.
9.7.3Jimboite(Mn2+,Mg)3[BO3]2Orth.
9.7.4SussexiteMn2+BO2(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 2
9.7.5Wiserite(Mn2+,Mg)14(B2O5)4(OH)8 · (Si,Mg)(O,OH)4ClTet.
9.7.6KurchatoviteCa(Mg,Mn2+)[B2O5]Orth.
9.7.7ClinokurchatoviteCa(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)[B2O5]Mon.
9.7.8Takéuchiite(Mg,Mn2+)2(Mn3+,Fe3+)(BO3)O2Orth.
9.7.9BlatteriteSb5+3(Mn3+,Fe3+)9(Mn2+,Mg)35(BO3)16O32Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
9.7.10TusioniteMn2+Sn4+[BO3]2Trig. 3 : R3

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 OrthopinakioliteHide

Reference List:
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American Mineralogist (1961): 46: 768.
Canadian Mineralogist (1978): 16: 475-485.
Acta Crystallographica: A37: 28-35.
Grew, E.S., and Anovitz, L.M. (1996) BORON: Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry, second edition, as revised (2002).

Internet Links for OrthopinakioliteHide

Localities for OrthopinakioliteHide

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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.
Sweden (TL)
 
  • Värmland County
    • Filipstad
      • Långban Ore District
Arkiv Min.Geol.(1961) 2, 551-555; Nysten, P., Holtstam, D. and Jonsson, E. (1999) The Långban minerals. In Långban - The mines,their minerals, geology and explorers (D. Holtstam and J. Langhof, eds.), Swedish Museum of Natural History and Raster Förlag, Stockholm & Chr. Weise Verlag, Munich, pp. 89-183.
 
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