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Khoharite

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About KhohariteHide

Formula:
Mg3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Hypothetical end member of garnet group proposed by L.L. Fermor in 1938. Mentioned as constituent of garnets from Jagersfontein mine in Southern Africa. This end member is also a rare component of garnets from schists from different regions.


Classification of KhohariteHide

Notes:
Intermediate member of a solid-solution series

Chemical Properties of KhohariteHide

Formula:
Mg3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Idealised Formula:
Mg3Fe3+2[SiO4]3

Relationship of Khoharite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Berzeliite Group
Bitikleite Group
BlythiteMn2+3Mn3+2[SiO4]3
CryolithioniteNa3Li3[AlF6]2Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Ia3d
Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Henritermierite Group
KatoiteCa3Al2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x (x = 1.5-3)Iso.
MonteneveiteCa3Sb5+2(Fe3+2Fe2+)O12Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Ia3d
NikmelnikoviteCa12Fe2+Fe3+3Al3(SiO4)6(OH)20Trig. 3 : R3
Schorlomite Group
SkiagiteFe2+3Fe3+2[SiO4]3
UM1984-37-SiO:CrMnMn2+3(Cr3+,Mn3+)2Si3O12
YafsoaniteCa3Zn3(TeO6)2Iso. m3 (2/m 3)

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 KhohariteHide

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Grew, E. S., Locock, A. J., Mills, S. J., Galuskina, I. O., Galuskin, E. V., & Hålenius, U. (2013): Nomenclature of the garnet supergroup. American Mineralogist, 98, 785-811. [http://nrmima.nrm.se/Published%20garnet%20paper.pdf]

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Localities for KhohariteHide

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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.
Russia
 
  • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
    • Polar Yakutia
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2010)
 
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