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Qandilite

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Formula:
Mg2(Ti,Fe3+,Al)O4
Colour:
Black
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
7
Member of:
Name:
Named after its discovery locality.

Classification of Qandilite

Approved
4.BB.05

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
B : Metal: Oxygen = 3:4 and similar
B : With only medium-sized cations
7.2.5.1

7 : MULTIPLE OXIDES
2 : AB2X4
7.9.23

7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
9 : Oxides of Ti

Physical Properties of Qandilite

Metallic
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Opaque
Colour:
Black
Streak:
Black
Hardness (Mohs):
7

Chemical Properties of Qandilite

IMA Formula:
Mg2(Ti,Fe3+,Al)O4
Elements listed in formula:

Type Occurrence of Qandilite

Relationship of Qandilite to other Species

Member of:
Other Members of Group:
ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cochromite(Co,Ni,Fe)(Cr,Al)2O4
CoulsoniteFe2+V23+O4
CuprospinelCu2+Fe23+O4
Filipstadite(Sb0.5Fe0.5)Mn2O4
FrankliniteZn2+Fe23+O4
GahniteZnAl2O4
GalaxiteMn2+Al2O4
HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
MagnesiocoulsoniteMgV2O4
MagnesioferriteMgFe23+O4
MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
ManganochromiteMn2+Cr2O4
Nichromite(Ni,Co,Fe)(Cr,Fe,Al)2O4
SpinelMgAl2O4
TrevoriteNi2+Fe23+O4
UlvöspinelFe2TiO4
VuorelaineniteMn2+V23+O4
XieiteFe2+Cr2O4
ZincochromiteZnCr2O4
4.BB.05ChromiteFe2+Cr2O4
4.BB.05CochromiteCoCr2O4
4.BB.05CoulsoniteFe2+V23+O4
4.BB.05CuprospinelCu2+Fe23+O4
4.BB.05Filipstadite(Mn2+,Mg)2(Sb5+,Fe3+)O4
4.BB.05FrankliniteZnFe23+O4
4.BB.05GahniteZnAl2O4
4.BB.05GalaxiteMn2+Al2O4
4.BB.05HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
4.BB.05JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
4.BB.05ManganochromiteMn2+Cr2O4
4.BB.05MagnesiocoulsoniteMgV2O4
4.BB.05MagnesiochromiteMgCr23+O4
4.BB.05MagnesioferriteMgFe23+O4
4.BB.05MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
4.BB.05Nichromite(Ni,Co,Fe)(Cr,Fe,Al)2O4
4.BB.05SpinelMgAl2O4
4.BB.05TrevoriteNiFe23+O4
4.BB.05UlvöspinelFe22+TiO4
4.BB.05VuorelaineniteMn2+V23+O4
4.BB.05ZincochromiteZnCr2O4
4.BB.10HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
4.BB.10HetaeroliteZnMn23+O4
4.BB.10HydrohetaeroliteHZnMn3+5/3O4
4.BB.10IwakiiteMn2+Fe23+O4
4.BB.15MaghemiteFe2.67O4
4.BB.15TitanomaghemiteFe(Fe,Ti)2O4
4.BB.20TegengreniteMg2(Sb,Mn)O4
4.BB.25XieiteFeCr2O4
7.9.1HongquiiteTiO
7.9.2RutileTiO2
7.9.3AnataseTiO2
7.9.4BrookiteTiO2
7.9.5GeikieliteMgTiO3
7.9.6PerovskiteCaTiO3
7.9.7KassiteCaTi2O4(OH)2
7.9.8TausoniteSrTiO3
7.9.9CrichtoniteSr(Mn,Y,U)Fe2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38
7.9.10Lucasite-(Ce)CeTi2O5(OH)
7.9.11Hibonite(Ca,Ce)(Al,Ti,Mg)12O19
7.9.12Yttrocrasite-(Y)(Y,Th,Ca,U)(Ti,Fe)2(O,OH)6
7.9.13PyrophaniteMn2+TiO3
7.9.14IwakiiteMn2+Fe23+O4
7.9.15IlmeniteFe2+Ti4+O3
7.9.16PseudobrookiteFe23+TiO5
7.9.17UlvöspinelFe22+TiO4
7.9.18PseudorutileFe23+Ti34+O9
7.9.19FreudenbergiteNa(Ti34+Fe3+)O8
7.9.20KennedyiteFe2TiO5
7.9.21Armalcolite(Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5
7.9.22Högbomite(Mg,Fe)2(Al,Ti)5O10
7.9.24CafetiteCaTi2O5 · H2O
7.9.25Loveringite(Ca,Ce,La)(Zr,Fe)(Mg,Fe)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,Al)18O38
7.9.26Lindsleyite(Ba,Sr)(Zr,Ca)(Fe,Mg)2(Ti,Cr,Fe)18O38
7.9.27PrideriteK(Ti74+Fe3+)O16
7.9.28Jeppeite(K,Ba)2(Ti,Fe3+)6O13
7.9.29AnkangiteBa(Ti,V3+,Cr)8O16
7.9.30EcandrewsiteZnTiO3
7.9.31Landauite(Na,Pb)(Mn2+,Y)(Zn,Fe)2(Ti,Fe3+,Nb)18(O,OH,F)O38

Other Names for Qandilite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Qandilit
Spanish:Qandilita

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 Qandilite

Reference List:
American Mineralogist (1988): 73: 930.

Acta Crystallographica (1989): B45: 542.

Mineralogical Record: 49: 739-744.

Internet Links for Qandilite

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Localities for Qandilite

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.
Iraq (TL)
 
  • Iraqi Kurdistan
    • Sulaymaniyah province
      • Qala-Diz (Qala-Dizeh; Qala-Diza)
        • Hero
Mineralogical Magazine(1985) 49, 739-744
Italy
 
  • Campania
    • Benevento Province
      • Cusano Mutri
Mondillo N., Balassone G., Boni M., Rollinson G. (2011): Karst bauxites in the Campania Apennines (southern Italy): a new approach. Per. Mineral., 80, 3, 407-432.
    • Naples Province
Pascal, M.-L., Di Muro, A., Boudouma, O., Fointeilles, M., Principe, C. (2008): Zirconlite, calzirtite, baddeleyite, betafite, geikielite and qandilite in skarn ejecta from Vesuvius - inferences for the magma-wallrock interactions. EGU General Assembly 2008. Geophysical Research Abstract, 10, EGU2008-A-06674, 2008. ; Pascal, M.-L., Di Muro, A., Boudouma, O., Fointeilles, M., Principe, C. (2008): Zirconolite, calzirtite, baddeleyite, betafite, geikielite and qandilite in skarn ejecta from Vesuvius - inferences for the magma-wallrock interactions. EGU General Assembly 2008. Geophysical Research Abstract, 10, EGU2008-A-06674, 2008.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
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