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Plumboferrite

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Formula:
Pb2(Fe3+,Mn2+,Mg)11O19
System:
Trigonal
Colour:
Blackish
Hardness:
5
Name:
From the composition, containing lead (Latin = PLUMBum) and Iron (Latin = FERRum).

Classification of Plumboferrite

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
4.CC.45

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
C : Metal: Oxygen = 2: 3,3: 5, and similar
C : With large and medium-sized cations
7.11.5.1

7 : MULTIPLE OXIDES
11 : Miscellaneous
7.11.30

7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
11 : Oxides of Sn and Pb

Physical Properties of Plumboferrite

Colour:
Blackish
Streak:
Red
Hardness (Mohs):
5
Cleavage:
Distinct/Good
On {0001}
Density:
6.07 g/cm3 (Measured)    5.94 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Chemical Properties of Plumboferrite

Formula:
Pb2(Fe3+,Mn2+,Mg)11O19

Also given as Pb2Fe3+11-xMn2+xO19-2x, x = 1/3.
Idealised Formula:
PbFe4O7
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Plumboferrite

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Class (H-M):
3 2 - Trapezohedral
Cell Parameters:
a = 11.86Å, c = 47.14Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 3.975
Unit Cell Volume:
V 5,742.35 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Morphology:
Crystals thick tabular {0001}. Cleavable masses common.

Type Occurrence of Plumboferrite

Relationship of Plumboferrite to other Species

Other Members of Group:
BarioferriteBaFe123+O19
BatiferriteBaTi2Fe83+Fe22+O19
HaggertyiteBaFe42+Fe23+Ti5MgO19
HawthorneiteBaMgTi3Cr4Fe22+Fe23+O19
Hibonite(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
Hibonite-(Fe)(Fe,Mg)Al12O19
Magnetoplumbite(Pb,Mn)(Fe,Mn)12O19
NežilovitePbZn2Mn24+Fe83+O19
YimengiteK(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19
4.CC.AllendeiteSc4Zr3O12
4.CC.Yttriaite-(Y)Y2O3
4.CC.05ChrombismiteBi16CrO27
4.CC.10FreudenbergiteNa(Ti34+Fe3+)O8
4.CC.15GrossiteCaAl4O7
4.CC.20ChlormayeniteCa12Al14O32[◻4Cl2]
4.CC.25YafsoaniteCa3Te26+Zn3O12
4.CC.30LatrappiteCa2NbFe3+O6
4.CC.30LueshiteNaNbO3
4.CC.30NatroniobiteNaNbO3
4.CC.30PerovskiteCaTiO3
4.CC.30BarioperovskiteBaTiO3
4.CC.30LakargiiteCaZrO3
4.CC.30MegawiteCaSnO3
4.CC.35Loparite-(Ce)(Na,Ce,Sr)(Ce,Th)(Ti,Nb)2O6
4.CC.35MacedonitePbTiO3
4.CC.35TausoniteSrTiO3
4.CC.35IsolueshiteNaNbO3
4.CC.40CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
4.CC.40Davidite-(Ce)Ce(Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH,F)38
4.CC.40Davidite-(La)La(Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH,F)38
4.CC.40Davidite-(Y)(La,Ce,Na,Ca,Pb)(Y,Fe2+,◻)(Fe2+,Mn2+)2(Ti,Fe3+,Nb,Zr)18O38 (hypothetical)
4.CC.40Landauite(Na,Pb)(Mn2+,Y)(Zn,Fe)2(Ti,Fe3+,Nb)18(O,OH,F)O38
4.CC.40Lindsleyite(Ba,Sr)(Zr,Ca)(Fe,Mg)2(Ti,Cr,Fe)18O38
4.CC.40Loveringite(Ca,Ce,La)(Zr,Fe)(Mg,Fe)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)18O38
4.CC.40Mathiasite(Mg,Cr,Fe,Ca,K)2(Ti,Zr,Cr,Fe)5O12
4.CC.40SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
4.CC.40Dessauite-(Y)Sr(Y,U,Mn)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
4.CC.40CleusonitePb(U4+,U6+)Fe22+(Ti,Fe2+,Fe3+)18(O,OH)38
4.CC.40Gramaccioliite-(Y)(Pb,Sr)(Y,Mn)Fe23+(Ti,Fe3+)18O38
4.CC.45DiaoyudaoiteNaAl11O17
4.CC.45HawthorneiteBaMgTi3Cr4Fe22+Fe23+O19
4.CC.45Hibonite(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
4.CC.45LindqvistitePb2Mn2+Fe163+O27
4.CC.45MagnetoplumbitePbFe123+O19
4.CC.45YimengiteK(Cr,Ti,Fe,Mg)12O19
4.CC.45HaggertyiteBaFe42+Fe23+Ti5MgO19
4.CC.45NežilovitePbZn2Mn24+Fe83+O19
4.CC.45BatiferriteBaTi2Fe83+Fe22+O19
4.CC.45Hibonite-(Fe)(Fe,Mg)Al12O19
4.CC.45BarioferriteBaFe123+O19
4.CC.50Jeppeite(K,Ba)2(Ti,Fe3+)6O13
4.CC.55ZenzénitePb3Fe43+Mn34+O15
4.CC.60Mengxianminite (of Huang et al.)(Ca,Na)3(Fe,Mn)2Mg2(Sn,Zn)5Al8O29
7.11.1RomarchiteSnO
7.11.2CassiteriteSnO2
7.11.4SchoenfliesiteMgSn(OH)6
7.11.5BurtiteCaSn4+(OH)6
7.11.6VismirnoviteZnSn(OH)6
7.11.7WickmaniteMn2+Sn4+(OH)6
7.11.8TetrawickmaniteMn2+Sn4+(OH)6
7.11.9Jeanbandyite(Fe3+,Mn2+)Sn4+(OH,O)6
7.11.10NataniteFe2+Sn4+(OH)6
7.11.11MushistoniteCu2+Sn4+(OH)6
7.11.12Ferronigerite-2N1S(Al,Fe,Zn)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)
7.11.13Magnesionigerite
7.11.14ArgutiteGeO2
7.11.15BrunogeieriteFe22+Ge4+O4
7.11.16StottiteFe2+Ge4+(OH)6
7.11.17CarboiriteFe2+Al2GeO5(OH)2
7.11.18OtjisumeitePbGe4O9
7.11.19BartelkeitePbFeGe(Ge2O7)(OH)2 · H2O
7.11.20MassicotPbO
7.11.21LithargePbO
7.11.22MiniumPb22+Pb4+O4
7.11.23PlattneritePbO2
7.11.24ScrutinyitePbO2
7.11.25MurdochiteCu12Pb2O15Cl2
7.11.26MacedonitePbTiO3
7.11.27CesàrolitePbMn34+O6(OH)2
7.11.28CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
7.11.29QuenselitePbMn3+O2(OH)
7.11.31MagnetoplumbitePbFe123+O19
7.11.32SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38

Other Names for Plumboferrite

Other Information

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 Plumboferrite

Reference List:
Igelström (1881), Ak. Stockholm Öfv.: 38(8): 27.

Igelström (1884), Geol. För. Förh.: 16: 594.

Johansson (1928), Zs. Kr.: 68: 87.

Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 726-727.

American Mineralogist (1995): 80: 1065-1072.

Internet Links for Plumboferrite

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Specimens:
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Localities for Plumboferrite

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Central Bohemia Region
      • Kutná Hora (Kuttenberg)
        • Poličany
          • Vrchlice river valley
Pauliš P. Mineralogické lokality okolí Kutné Hory. Kuttna, Kutná Hora 1999. ISBN 80-902719-0-1.
Germany
 
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Sauerland
      • Iserlohn
        • Letmathe
Namibia
 
  • Otjozondjupa Region
    • Otavi
[Mineralogical Record 28:124]
Sweden
 
  • Värmland
    • Filipstad
      • Nordmark district
Magnusson, N.H. (1929): Nordmarks malmtrakt. Sveriges Geologiska Undersökning, series Ca 13, 98p.
Igelström (1881) Öfvers. KVA handl 38, 27-31; Amer.Min.(1995) 80, 1065-1072
  • Västmanland
    • Hällefors
      • Grythyttan
http://rruff.geo.arizona.edu/doclib/hom/plumboferrite.pdf.
USA
 
  • Utah
    • Juab Co.
      • East Tintic Mts
        • Tintic District
          • Mammoth
American Mineralogist (1969): 54: 1726-1728.
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