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Squawcreekite

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Formula:
Fe3+Sb5+O4
Name:
Named after its discovery locality, the Squaw Creek Mine, Taylor Creek Tin District (Black Range Tin District), Sierra Co., New Mexico, USA.
Originally approved as a new mineral by IMA in 1991. Discredited in 2003 by the IMA as a tin-rich triphuyite (Berlepsch et al., 2003).
A variety of Tripuhyite


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Classification of SquawcreekiteHide

Discredited

Pronounciation of SquawcreekiteHide

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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of SquawcreekiteHide

Formula:
Fe3+Sb5+O4

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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 SquawcreekiteHide

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Basso, R., Cabella, R., Lucchetti, G., Marescotti, P., Martinelli, A. (2003): Structural studies on synthetic and natural Fe-Sb-oxides of MO2 type. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte 2003, 407-420.
Berlepsch, P., Armbuster, T., Brugger, J., Criddle A.J., Graeser, S. (2003): Tripuhyite, FeSbO4, revisited. Mineralogical Magazine 67, 31-46. (incl. discussion and discreditation of squawcreekite)
Cabella, R., Basso, R., Lucchetti, G., Marescotti, P., Martinelli, A. & Nayak, V. K. (2003): Squawcreekite-rutile solid solution from the Kajlidongri Mine (India). European Journal of Mineralogy 15, 427-433.

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