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Schubnelite

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About SchubneliteHide

Henri J. Schubnel
Formula:
Fe3+VO4 · H2O
Colour:
Brilliant black, splinters are transparent yellowish- to greenish-brown
Specific Gravity:
3.28 - 3.29
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
Named in 1970 by Fabien P. Cesbron in honor of Henri Jean Schubnel (30 January 1935, Nice, France - ), French mineralogist and curator of the Musee Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France. He wrote many books on gems and minerals.
This page provides mineralogical data about Schubnelite.


Classification of SchubneliteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1970
First Published:
1970
8.CB.35

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
C : Phosphates without additional anions, with H2O
B : With only medium-sized cations, RO4:H2O = 1:1
47.3.3.1

47 : VANADIUM OXYSALTS
3 : Hydrated Normal Vanadium Oxysalts
21.4.22

21 : Vanadates (and vanadates with arsenate or phosphate)
4 : Vanadates of U, Mn, Fe or Ni

Physical Properties of SchubneliteHide

Transparency:
Translucent
Comment:
Brilliant
Colour:
Brilliant black, splinters are transparent yellowish- to greenish-brown
Density:
3.28 - 3.29 g/cm3 (Measured)    

Chemical Properties of SchubneliteHide

Formula:
Fe3+VO4 · H2O
IMA Formula:
Fe3+(V5+O4) · H2O

Crystallography of SchubneliteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.59 Å, b = 5.43 Å, c = 6.62 Å
α = 125°, β = 104°, γ = 84.72°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.214 : 1 : 1.219
Unit Cell V:
187.96 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Morphology:
{01O}, {100} and {OO1}
Twinning:
Twinned on {2-12}

Type Occurrence of SchubneliteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
National School of Mines, Paris, France.
The Natural History Museum, London, England, 1970,149.
National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C., USA, 137457.
Reference:
Cesbron, F. (1970) La schubnélite, nouveau vanadate de fer hydraté. Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie: 93: 470-475.

Synonyms of SchubneliteHide

Other Language Names for SchubneliteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Fervanite5 photos of Schubnelite associated with Fervanite on mindat.org.
Francevillite1 photo of Schubnelite associated with Francevillite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.CB.05SerrabrancaiteMnPO4 · H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
8.CB.10Hureaulite(Mn,Fe)5(PO4)2(HPO4)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
8.CB.10SainfelditeCa5(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
8.CB.10VillyaelleniteMnMn2Ca2(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
8.CB.10UM1997-09-AsO:CaHMgZn(Mg,Ca,Zn)5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 4H2OMon.
8.CB.10NyholmiteCd3Zn2(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
8.CB.10MiguelromeroiteMnMn2Mn2(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
8.CB.15FluckiteCaMn2+(HAsO4)2 · 2H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.CB.15KrautiteMn(HAsO4) · H2OMon. 2 : P21
8.CB.20Cobaltkoritnigite(Co,Zn)(HAsO4) · H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.CB.20KoritnigiteZn(HAsO4) · H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.CB.25YvoniteCu(HAsO4) · 2H2OTric.
8.CB.30GeminiteCu(HAsO4) · H2OTric.
8.CB.40RadovaniteCu2Fe3+(AsO4)(HAs3+O3)2 · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
8.CB.45KazakhstaniteFe3+5V4+3V5+12O39(OH)9 · 9H2OMon.
8.CB.50KolovratiteNixZny(VO4)0.67(x+y) · nH2O
8.CB.55IrhtemiteCa4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 4H2OMon.
8.CB.60BurgessiteCo2(H2O)4[AsO3(OH)]2(H2O)Mon. 2/m

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

21.4.1UvaniteU6+2V5+6O21 · 15H2O (?)Orth.
21.4.2Vanuranylite(H3O)2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 4H2O
21.4.3StrelkiniteNa2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2OOrth.
21.4.4CarnotiteK2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
21.4.5Margaritasite(Cs,K,H3O)2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
21.4.6SengieriteCu2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
21.4.7MetatyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3-5H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
21.4.8TyuyamuniteCa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5-8H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnna
21.4.9RauviteCa(UO2)2(V10O28) · 16H2O
21.4.10FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2OOrth.
21.4.11MetavanuraliteAl(UO2)2(VO4)2(OH) · 8H2OTric.
21.4.12VanuraliteAl(UO2)2(V2O8)(OH) · 11H2OMon.
21.4.13CurienitePb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2OOrth.
21.4.14FritzscheiteMn(UO2)2(PO4,VO4)2 · 10H2O (?)Tet.
21.4.15Palenzonaite(Ca,Na)3CaMn2+2(VO4)3Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Ia3d
21.4.16Santafeite(Na,Ca,Sr)12(Mn2+,Fe3+,Al,Mg)8Mn4+8(VO4)16(OH,O)20 · 8H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
21.4.17PyrobelonitePbMn2+(VO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
21.4.18BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
21.4.19ČechitePbFe2+(VO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
21.4.20HeyitePb5Fe2+2(VO4)2O4Mon.
21.4.21MounanaitePbFe3+2(VO4)2(OH,F)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
21.4.23FervaniteFe3+4V5+4O16 · 5H2OMon.
21.4.24KazakhstaniteFe3+5V4+3V5+12O39(OH)9 · 9H2OMon.
21.4.25Bokite(Al,Fe3+)1.3(V5+,V4+,Fe3+)8O20 · 7.4H2OMon.
21.4.26Rusakovite(Fe3+,Al)5(VO4,PO4)2(OH)9 · 3H2O
21.4.27KolovratiteNixZny(VO4)0.67(x+y) · nH2O

Other InformationHide

Notes:
Magnetic
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 SchubneliteHide

Reference List:
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Cesbron, F. (1970) La schubnélite, nouveau vanadate de fer hydraté. Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie: 93: 470-475.
Fleischer, M. (1972) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 57: 1552-1561.
Evans, H.T., Hughes, J.M. (1990) Crystal chemistry of the natural vanadium bronzes. American Mineralogist: 75: 508-521.
Jensen, M.C., Rota, J.C., Foord, E.E. (1995) The Gold Quarry mine, Carlin-Trend, Eureka, Nevada. Mineralogical Record: 26: 449–469.
Schindler, M., Hawthorne, F.C. (1999) Schubnelite, [Fe3+(V5+O4)(H2O)], a novel heteropolyhedral framework mineral. American Mineralogist: 84: 665-668.

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Localities for SchubneliteHide

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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.
Gabon (TL)
 
  • Haut-Ogooué Province
    • Franceville
Bull.Soc.fr.Min.Crist.(1970) 93, 470-475
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Apache Co.
      • Monument Valley
        • Yazzi Mesa
          • Monument No. 2 channel
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 365; Haynes, P. (1991), Arizona news, Min.News: Jan: 9.
  • Nevada
    • Eureka Co.
      • Carlin Trend
        • Maggie Creek Subdistrict
MinRec 26(5):449-469.
      • Lynn District
        • Elko
Mineralogical Record 26:467
Mineral and/or Locality  
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