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Paramontroseite

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About ParamontroseiteHide

Formula:
V4+O2
Colour:
Black
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Name:
Named because in the type material, the mineral was found to form a paramorph after montroseite.
This page provides mineralogical data about Paramontroseite.


Classification of ParamontroseiteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
4.DB.15a

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
D : Metal: Oxygen = 1:2 and similar
B : With medium-sized cations; chains of edge-sharing octahedra
4.4.11.1

4 : SIMPLE OXIDES
4 : AX2
7.12.3

7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
12 : Oxides of V, Nb and Ta

Physical Properties of ParamontroseiteHide

Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Black

Chemical Properties of ParamontroseiteHide

Formula:
V4+O2
IMA Formula:
VO2

Crystallography of ParamontroseiteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:
a = 4.9 Å, b = 9.42 Å, c = 2.91 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.52 : 1 : 0.309
Unit Cell V:
134.32 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of ParamontroseiteHide

Other Language Names for ParamontroseiteHide

Relationship of Paramontroseite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Akhtenskiteε-Mn4+O2Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
Nsutite(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2Hex.
RamsdelliteMn4+O2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
3 photos of Paramontroseite associated with Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)
1 photo of Paramontroseite associated with CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.DB.05ArgutiteGeO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
4.DB.05CassiteriteSnO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
4.DB.05PlattneritePbO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m)
4.DB.05PyrolusiteMn4+O2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
4.DB.05RutileTiO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
4.DB.05TripuhyiteFe3+Sb5+O4Tet.
4.DB.05TugarinoviteMoO2Mon.
4.DB.05Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
4.DB.10ByströmiteMgSb2O6Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
4.DB.10Tapiolite-(Fe)(Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb)2O6Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
4.DB.10Tapiolite-(Mn)(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
4.DB.10OrdoñeziteZnSb2O6Tet.
4.DB.15bAkhtenskiteε-Mn4+O2Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
4.DB.15cNsutite(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2Hex.
4.DB.15aRamsdelliteMn4+O2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
4.DB.20Scrutinyiteα-PbO2Orth.
4.DB.25IshikawaiteU4+Fe2+Nb2O8Mon.
4.DB.25Ixiolite(Ta,Nb,Sn,Fe,Mn)4O8Orth.
4.DB.25Samarskite-(Y)YFe3+Nb2O8Mon. 2/m : P2/b
4.DB.25SrilankiteZrTi2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
4.DB.25Yttrocolumbite-(Y)Y(U4+,Fe2+)Nb2O8
4.DB.25Calciosamarskite(Ca,Fe3+,Y)2(Nb,Ta,Ti)2O8Mon.
4.DB.25Samarskite-(Yb)(Yb,Y,U,Th,Ca,Fe)(Nb,Ta)2O8Mon. 2/m : P2/b
4.DB.30FerberiteFeWO4Mon. 2/m : P2/b
4.DB.30HübneriteMnWO4Mon. 2/m : P2/b
4.DB.30Sanmartinite(Zn,Fe)WO4Mon. 2/m : P21/b
4.DB.30KrasnoselskiteCoWO4Mon.
4.DB.30HeftetjerniteScTaO4Mon. 2/m
4.DB.30HuanzalaiteMgWO4Mon. 2/m : P2/b
4.DB.35Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
4.DB.35Tantalite-(Fe)Fe2+Ta2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
4.DB.35Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
4.DB.35Tantalite-(Mn)Mn2+Ta2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
4.DB.35Columbite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe,Mn)(Nb,Ta)2O6Orth.
4.DB.35Qitianlingite(Fe,Mn)2(Nb,Ta)2WO10Orth.
4.DB.35Magnocolumbite(Mg,Fe,Mn)(Nb,Ta)2O6
4.DB.35Tantalite-(Mg)(Mg,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb)2O6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
4.DB.40FerrowodginiteFe2+Sn4+Ta2O8Mon.
4.DB.40LithiotantiteLiTa3O8Mon.
4.DB.40LithiowodginiteLiTa3O8Mon.
4.DB.40TitanowodginiteMn2+TiTa2O8Mon.
4.DB.40WodginiteMn2+Sn4+Ta2O8Mon.
4.DB.40FerrotitanowodginiteFe2+TiTa2O8Mon.
4.DB.40WolframowodginiteMn(Mn,Sn,Fe,Ta)(W,Ta,Nb)2O8
4.DB.45TivaniteV3+TiO3(OH)Mon.
4.DB.50Carmichaelite(Ti,Cr,Fe)[O2-x(OH)x]Mon. 2/m : P21/b
4.DB.55AlumotantiteAlTaO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
4.DB.60Biehlite((Sb,As)O)2[MoO4]Mon.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

7.12.1Montroseite(V3+,Fe3+)O(OH)Orth.
7.12.2 ScherbinaiteV5+2O5
7.12.4HäggiteV3+V4+O2(OH)3Mon.
7.12.5DuttoniteV4+O(OH)2Mon. 2/m
7.12.6DoloresiteV4+3O4(OH)4Mon. 2/m
7.12.7LenobliteV4+2O4 · 2H2OOrth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
7.12.8NavajoiteFe3+V5+9O24 · 12H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
7.12.9VanoxiteV4+4V5+2O13 · 8H2O
7.12.10BarianditeAl0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2OMon.
7.12.11Corvusite(Na,K,Ca,Mg)2(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 6-10H2OMon.
7.12.12SimplotiteCaV4+4O9 · 5H2OMon.
7.12.13KyzylkumiteV3+Ti2O5(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
7.12.14SchreyeriteV3+2Ti3O9Mon.
7.12.15BerdesinskiiteV3+2TiO5Mon.
7.12.16TivaniteV3+TiO3(OH)Mon.
7.12.17MannarditeBa(Ti4+6V3+2)O16Tet. 4/m : I41/a
7.12.18KarelianiteV3+2O3Trig.
7.12.19CoulsoniteFe2+V3+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
7.12.20NolaniteV3+8Fe3+2O14(OH)2Hex.
7.12.21VuorelaineniteMn2+V3+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
7.12.22TantiteTa2O5Tric.
7.12.23Kimrobinsonite(Ta,Nb)(OH)5-2x(O,CO3)x ; x near 1.2Iso.

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 ParamontroseiteHide

Reference List:
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Evans, H.T., Block, S. (1953) The crystal structure of montroseite, a vanadium member of the diaspore group. American Mineralogist: 38: 1242-1250.
Evans, H.T., Mrose, M.E. (1955) A crystal study of montroseite and paramontroseite. American Mineralogist: 40: 861-875.

Internet Links for ParamontroseiteHide

Localities for ParamontroseiteHide

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.
UK
 
  • England
    • Devon
      • East Devon
        • Budleigh Salterton
Brian Craik-Smith collection
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Apache County
      • Cane Valley Mining District
        • Yazzie Mesa
          • Monument No. 2 channel
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 321; Evensen, C.G. & I.B. Gray (1958), Evaluation of uranium ore guides, Monument Valley, AZ and UT, Economic Geology: 53: 639-662; Young, R.G. (1964), Distribution of uranium deposits in the White Canyon-Monument Valley district, UT-AZ, Econ.Geol.: 59: 850-973; Galbraith, F.W. & D.J. Brennan (1959), Minerals of AZ: 36.
  • Arkansas
    • Hot Spring Co.
http://www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/magcov.htm
  • Colorado
    • Mesa Co.
      • Beaver Mesa
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
    • Montrose Co.
      • Uravan Mining District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
        • Bull Canyon
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
Tony Nikischer specimen
Am Min (1964) 49:1511-1526
        • Paradox Valley
Am Min 40 (1955), 861; "Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", p. 358, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
Minerals of Colorado 2nd ed.
Van King
USGS Prof Paper 320
USGS Prof Paper 320
    • San Miguel Co.
      • Slick Rock Mining District
Min News (1987) 3:9 p 5-6
http://www.handbookofmineralogy.com/pdfs/paramontroseite.pdf; Kampf, A.R., Hughes, J.M., Marty, J., Gunter, M.E., Nash, B. (2011): Rakovanite, Na3{H3[V10O28]}·15H2O, a new member of the pascoite family with a protonated decavanadate polyanion. Canadian Mineralogist: 49: 595-604.
      • Uravan Mining District
        • Carnation Mine group
Excalibur Mineral Co. sample and analysis
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
  • New Mexico
    • Cibola Co.
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.; Am Min (1964) 49:1511-1526; Kittel, Kelley Melancon (1966) Uranium Deposits of the Grants Region. New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook pp 173-183
Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd. rev. ed. (1996)
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
    • McKinley Co.
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
      • Poison Canyon area
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
Jeff Weismann
  • South Dakota
    • Fall River Co.
R&M 75:3 pp 156-169; USGS Bull 1063D
SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"; USGS Bull 1063D; USGS Bull 1063E
  • Utah
    • Emery Co.
      • San Rafael Mining District (San Rafael Swell)
        • Temple Mountain
Bullock, K.C. (1981) Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah. Utah Geological and Mineral Survey, Utah Department of Natural Resources, Bulletin 117, 177 pages and map.
    • Grand Co.
      • Thompsons Mining District
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
        • Yellow Cat Mesa
          • Parco Mine Group
      • Yellow Cat Mining District
Gunnar Färber
    • San Juan Co.
      • Big Indian Mining District (Big Indian Wash - Lisbon Valley area)
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
      • La Sal Mts
        • La Sal Mining District (Paradox Valley Mining District)
          • La Sal
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
          • Lion Canyon
Kampf A R, Hughes J M, Marty J, Nash B (2012) Postite, Mg(H2O)6Al2(OH)2(H2O)8(V10O28)·13H2O, a new mineral species from the La Sal Mining District, Utah: Crystal structure and descriptive mineralogy. The Canadian Mineralogist 50, 45-53
  • Wyoming
    • Campbell Co.
Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp371-374.
 
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