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Monipite

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This page provides mineralogical data about Monipite.


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Classification of MonipiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2007
1.BD.10

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
B : Metallic Carbides, Silicides, Nitrides and Phosphides
D : Phosphides
1.1.31.5

1 : NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
1 : Metals, other than the Platinum Group

Chemical Properties of MonipiteHide

Formula:
MoNiP

Crystallography of MonipiteHide

Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Class (H-M):
6 m2 - Ditrigonal Dipyramidal
Space Group:
P62m
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.681 Å, c = 3.704 Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 0.652
Unit Cell V:
103.53 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
2.298(100)
2.094(69)
1.918(73)
1.852(24)
1.408(20)
1.332(17)
1.316(18)
1.111(14)
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Type Occurrence of MonipiteHide

Synonyms of MonipiteHide

Relationship of Monipite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Barringerite(Fe,Ni)2PHex. 6 m2 : P62m

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.05Nickelphosphide(Ni,Fe)3PTet.
1.BD.10Barringerite(Fe,Ni)2PHex. 6 m2 : P62m
1.BD.15FlorenskyiteFeTiPOrth.
1.BD.15Allabogdanite(Fe,Ni)2POrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
1.BD.15AndreyivanoviteFeCrPOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
1.BD.20Melliniite(Ni,Fe)4PIso. 2 3 : P21 3

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 MonipiteHide

Reference List:
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Beckett, J. & Rossman, G.R. (2009) Discovery of a new phosphide mineral, Monipite (MoNiP) in an allende Type B1 CAI. 72nd Annual Meteorical Society Meeting Abstracts, 5090(2009)
Ma, C., Beckett, J.R., Rossman, G.R. (2014) Monipite, MoNiP, a new phosphide mineral in a Ca-Al-rich inclusiomn from the Allende meteorite. American Mineralogist 99, 198-205.

Internet Links for MonipiteHide

Localities for MonipiteHide

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.
Mexico (TL)
 
  • Chihuahua
    • Pueblito de Allende
72nd Meteor.Soc. Meeting, Abs. 5090(2009)
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