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Saneroite

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About SaneroiteHide

Edoardo Sanero
Formula:
NaMn2+5[Si5O14(OH)](VO3)(OH)
Colour:
Bright orange
Lustre:
Resinous, Greasy
Hardness:
6 - 7
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
Named in honor of Edoardo Sanero (31 May 1901, Turin, Italy - 28 March 1983), chemist and Professor of Mineralogy, University of Genoa, Italy. He spent much of his career rebuilding Institute of Mineralogy in the post-war years.
V analogue of braccoite.


Classification of SaneroiteHide

Approved
9.DK.15

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
D : Inosilicates
K : Inosilicates with 5-periodic single chains
69.2.2.1

69 : INOSILICATES Chains with Side Branches or Loops
2 : Chains with Side Branches or Loops with P>2
14.14.5

14 : Silicates not Containing Aluminum
14 : Silicates of V and Bi

Physical Properties of SaneroiteHide

Resinous, Greasy
Colour:
Bright orange
Hardness:
6 - 7 on Mohs scale

Optical Data of SaneroiteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.715 - 1.725 nβ = 1.740 - 1.745 nγ = 1.745 - 1.750
2V:
Measured: 40° to 48°, Calculated: 46° to 52°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.030
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
High
Dispersion:
r < v moderate

Chemical Properties of SaneroiteHide

Formula:
NaMn2+5[Si5O14(OH)](VO3)(OH)
Common Impurities:
Fe,As,Ca,H2O

Crystallography of SaneroiteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 9.74 Å, b = 9.97 Å, c = 9.1 Å
α = 92.7°, β = 117.11°, γ = 105.3°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.977 : 1 : 0.913
Unit Cell V:
744.16 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of SaneroiteHide

Synonyms of SaneroiteHide

Other Language Names for SaneroiteHide

German:Saneroit
Japanese:サネロ石
Simplified Chinese:杉硅钠锰石
Spanish:Saneroita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Baryte1 photo of Saneroite associated with Baryte on mindat.org.
Quartz1 photo of Saneroite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.DK.05BabingtoniteCa2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
9.DK.05LithiomarsturiteLiCa2Mn2Si5O14(OH)Tric.
9.DK.05ManganbabingtoniteCa2(Mn,Fe)FeSi5O14(OH)Tric.
9.DK.05MarsturiteNaCaMn3Si5O14(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
9.DK.05NambuliteLiMn2+4Si5O14(OH)Tric.
9.DK.05Natronambulite(Na,Li)(Mn,Ca)4Si5O14OHTric.
9.DK.05RhodoniteMn2+SiO3Tric. 1
9.DK.05ScandiobabingtoniteCa2(Fe2+,Mn)ScSi5O14(OH)Tric.
9.DK.05Fowlerite(Mn2+,Zn,Ca)SiO3
9.DK.10SantaclaraiteCaMn4[Si5O14OH](OH) · H2OTric.
9.DK.20Hellandite-(Y)(Ca,REE)4Y2Al◻2(B4Si4O22) (OH)2Mon.
9.DK.20Tadzhikite-(Ce)Ca4Ce3+2Ti◻(B4Si4O22)(OH)2Mon.
9.DK.20Mottanaite-(Ce)Ca4(CeCa)AlBe2(Si4B4O22)O2Mon.
9.DK.20CiprianiiteCa4[(Th,U)(REE)]Al◻2(Si4B4O22)(OH,F)2Mon.
9.DK.20Hellandite-(Ce)(Ca,REE)4Ce2Al□2(B4Si4O22) (OH)2

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

14.14.1CavansiteCa(VO)Si4O10 · 4H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
14.14.2PentagoniteCa(VO)Si4O10 · 4H2OOrth. mm2
14.14.3GoldmaniteCa3V3+2(SiO4)3Iso.
14.14.4HaradaiteSrVSi2O7Orth.
14.14.6Erlianite(Fe,Mg)4(Fe,V)2Si6O15(OH,O)8Orth.
14.14.7EulytineBi4(SiO4)3Iso. 4 3m : I4 3d
14.14.8BismutoferriteFe3+2Bi(SiO4)2(OH)Mon. m : Bm

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 SaneroiteHide

Reference List:
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Lucchetti, G., Penco, A.M., and Rinaldi, R. (1981) Saneroite, a new natural hydrated Mn-silicate. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte: 4: 161-168. [Abs. in: American Mineralogist (1981): 66: 1277-1278]
Basso, R., Della Giusta, A. (1980) The crystal structure of a new manganese silicate. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen: 138: 333-342. [as unnamed mineral]
Nagashima, M. & Armbruster, T. (2010) Saneroite: chemical and structural variations of manganese pyroxenoids with hydrogen bonding in the silicate chain. European Journal of Mineralogy: 22: 393-402.

Internet Links for SaneroiteHide

Localities for SaneroiteHide

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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.
Italy
 
  • Liguria
    • Genova and La Spezia Provinces
      • Tre Monti mining concession
        • Castiglione Chiavarese and Maissana
analysed by Dr. Anthony Kampf, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, USA
    • Genova Province
      • Ne
        • Graveglia Valley
Analyses of Anthony Kampf of Natural History museum of Los Angeles - U.S.A.
[MinRec 32:356]
          • Reppia
[Rend.Soc.Ital.Mineral.Petrol.(1979) 35, 151-197; MinRec 32:354]
  • Piedmont
    • Cuneo Province
      • Maira Valley
        • Canosio
          • Vallone della Valletta
Bracco R. (2014) Sempre novità "estere". Segnalazioni in breve. Prie, 10, 48; Cámara, F., Bittarello, E., Ciriotti, M.E., Nestola, F., Radica, F., Marchesini, M. (2015) Arsenic-bearing new mineral species from Valletta mine, Maira Valley, Piedmont, Italy: II. Braccoite, NaMn2+5[Si5AsO17(OH)](OH), description and crystal structure. Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 171-189; Cámara, F., Bittarello, E., Ciriotti, M.E., Nestola, F., Radica, F., Massimi, F., Balestra, C., Bracco, R. (2017a) As-bearing new mineral species from Valletta mine, Maira Valley, Piedmont, Italy: III. Canosioite, Ba2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH), description and crystal structure. Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 305–317.
Switzerland
 
  • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
    • Hinterrhein Valley
      • Ferrera Valley
        • Ausserferrera
Amer.Min.(1996) 81, 1270-1276
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