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Reederite-(Y)

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Dr. Richard J. Reeder (c. 2009)
Formula:
(Na,Mn)15Y2(CO3)9(FSO3)Cl
Colour:
Yellow to orange-brown
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
3 - 3½
Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Name:
Named in honor of Professor Richard J. Reeder, at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, for his significant contributions to carbonate mineralogy.
Presently, the only known mineral with a fluorosulphate (FSO3)- anion.


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Classification of Reederite-(Y)Hide

Approved
Approval Year:
1994
5/C.07-200
5.BF.20

5 : CARBONATES (NITRATES)
B : Carbonates with additional anions, without H2O
F : With (Cl), SO4, PO4, TeO3

Physical Properties of Reederite-(Y)Hide

Vitreous
Colour:
Yellow to orange-brown
Streak:
White
Hardness:
3 - 3½ on Mohs scale

Optical Data of Reederite-(Y)Hide

Type:
Uniaxial (-)
RI values:
nω = 1.548 nε = 1.537
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.011
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Low

Chemical Properties of Reederite-(Y)Hide

Formula:
(Na,Mn)15Y2(CO3)9(FSO3)Cl
IMA Formula:
(Na,Mn)15Y2(CO3)9(SO3F)Cl

Crystallography of Reederite-(Y)Hide

Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Class (H-M):
6 - Trigonal Dipyramidal
Space Group:
P6
Setting:
P6
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.773 Å, c = 10.746 Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 1.225
Unit Cell V:
716.26 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
1

Type Occurrence of Reederite-(Y)Hide

Synonyms of Reederite-(Y)Hide

Other Language Names for Reederite-(Y)Hide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

5.BF.05FerrotychiteNa6(Fe,Mn,Mg)2(CO3)4(SO4)
5.BF.05ManganotychiteNa6Mn2(CO3)4(SO4)
5.BF.05NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2ClIso. m3 (2/m 3) : Fd3
5.BF.05TychiteNa6Mg2(CO3)4(SO4)Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Fd3
5.BF.10BonshtedtiteNa3Fe2+(CO3)(PO4)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
5.BF.10BradleyiteNa3Mg(CO3)(PO4)Mon.
5.BF.10CrawforditeNa3Sr(CO3)(PO4)Mon.
5.BF.10SidorenkiteNa3Mn2+(CO3)(PO4)Mon.
5.BF.15Daqingshanite-(Ce)(Sr,Ca,Ba)3(Ce,La)(CO3)3-x(PO4)(OH,F)2xTrig.
5.BF.25Mineevite-(Y)Na25Ba(Y,Gd,Dy)2(CO3)11(HCO3)4(SO4)2F2ClHex.
5.BF.30BrianyoungiteZn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4Mon. 2/m : P21/m
5.BF.35PhilolithitePb12Mn2+(Mg,Mn2+)2(Mn2+,Mg)4(CO3)4(SO4)O6(OH)12Cl4Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m)
5.BF.40LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.BF.40MacphersonitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.BF.40SusannitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2Trig. 3 : P3

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 Reederite-(Y)Hide

Reference List:
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Grice J D, Gault R A, Chao G Y (1995) Reederite-(Y), a new sodium rare-earth carbonate mineral with a unique fluorosulfate anion, American Mineralogist 80, 1059-1064.
Mineralogical Record: 27: 304-305.

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Localities for Reederite-(Y)Hide

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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.
Canada (TL)
 
  • Québec
    • Montérégie
      • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
        • Mont Saint-Hilaire
GRICE, J.D., GAULT, R.A., and CHAO,G.Y. (1995) Reederite (Y), a new sodium rare earth carbonate mineral with a unique fluorosulfate anion. American Mineralogist, 80, 1059 1064.
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