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Tetrawickmanite

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Formula:
Mn2+[Sn4+(OH)6]
Colour:
Honey-yellow, brown-orange
Lustre:
Waxy
Hardness:
3½ - 4½
Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Name:
Named as the tetragonal dimorph of wickmanite.
Dimorph of:
Stottite Group.


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Classification of TetrawickmaniteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1971
4.FC.15

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
F : Hydroxides (without V or U)
C : Hydroxides with OH, without H2O; corner-sharing octahedra
6.3.7.2

6 : HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
3 : X(OH)3
7.11.8

7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
11 : Oxides of Sn and Pb

Physical Properties of TetrawickmaniteHide

Transparency:
Transparent, Translucent
Colour:
Honey-yellow, brown-orange
Hardness:
3½ - 4½ on Mohs scale

Optical Data of TetrawickmaniteHide

Type:
Uniaxial (-)
RI values:
nω = 1.724 nε = 1.720
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.004
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
High

Chemical Properties of TetrawickmaniteHide

Formula:
Mn2+[Sn4+(OH)6]
IMA Formula:
Mn2+Sn4+(OH)6

Crystallography of TetrawickmaniteHide

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Class (H-M):
4/m - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
P42/n
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.8655(4) Å, c = 7.7938(6) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 0.991
Unit Cell V:
482.17 ų
Z:
4

Type Occurrence of TetrawickmaniteHide

Synonyms of TetrawickmaniteHide

Other Language Names for TetrawickmaniteHide

Relationship of Tetrawickmanite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
MopungiteNa[Sb5+(OH)6]Tet. 4/m : P42/n
StottiteFe2+[Ge4+(OH)6]Tet.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Wickmanite4 photos of Tetrawickmanite associated with Wickmanite on mindat.org.
Magnetite4 photos of Tetrawickmanite associated with Magnetite on mindat.org.
Quartz2 photos of Tetrawickmanite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Dolomite1 photo of Tetrawickmanite associated with Dolomite on mindat.org.
Lithiomarsturite1 photo of Tetrawickmanite associated with Lithiomarsturite on mindat.org.
Fluorapatite1 photo of Tetrawickmanite associated with Fluorapatite on mindat.org.
Chiavennite1 photo of Tetrawickmanite associated with Chiavennite on mindat.org.
Behoite1 photo of Tetrawickmanite associated with Behoite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.FC.05BernaliteFe(OH)3 · nH2O (n = 0.0 to 0.25)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmn
4.FC.05DzhalinditeIn(OH)3Iso.
4.FC.05SöhngeiteGa(OH)3Tet.
4.FC.10BurtiteCa[Sn(OH)6]Iso.
4.FC.10Mushistonite(Cu,Zn,Fe2+)[Sn(OH)6]
4.FC.10NataniteFe2+[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pn3m
4.FC.10SchoenfliesiteMg[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pn3
4.FC.10VismirnoviteZn[Sn(OH)6]Iso.
4.FC.10WickmaniteMn2+[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pn3
4.FC.15JeanbandyiteFe3+xFe2+1-xSn(OH)6-xOx (1 ≥ x > 0.5)Tet. 4/m : P42/n
4.FC.15MopungiteNa[Sb5+(OH)6]Tet. 4/m : P42/n
4.FC.15StottiteFe2+[Ge4+(OH)6]Tet.
4.FC.20Ferronigerite-2N1S(Al,Fe,Zn)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
4.FC.20Magnesionigerite-6N6S(Mg,Al,Zn)3(Al,Sn,Fe)8O15(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
4.FC.20Magnesionigerite-2N1S(Mg,Al,Zn)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
4.FC.20Ferronigerite-6N6S(Al,Fe,Zn)3(Al,Sn,Fe)8O15(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
4.FC.20Zinconigerite-2N1S(Zn,Al,Mg)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
4.FC.20Zinconigerite-6N6S(Zn,Mg,Al)3(Al,Sn,Fe)8O15(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
4.FC.25Magnesiotaaffeite-6N’3SMg2BeAl6O12Trig.
4.FC.25Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2SMg3Al8BeO16Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m)

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

6.3.7.1StottiteFe2+[Ge4+(OH)6]Tet.
6.3.7.3JeanbandyiteFe3+xFe2+1-xSn(OH)6-xOx (1 ≥ x > 0.5)Tet. 4/m : P42/n
6.3.7.4MopungiteNa[Sb5+(OH)6]Tet. 4/m : P42/n

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

7.11.1RomarchiteSnOTet.
7.11.2CassiteriteSnO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
7.11.4SchoenfliesiteMg[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pn3
7.11.5BurtiteCa[Sn(OH)6]Iso.
7.11.6VismirnoviteZn[Sn(OH)6]Iso.
7.11.7WickmaniteMn2+[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pn3
7.11.9JeanbandyiteFe3+xFe2+1-xSn(OH)6-xOx (1 ≥ x > 0.5)Tet. 4/m : P42/n
7.11.10NataniteFe2+[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pn3m
7.11.11Mushistonite(Cu,Zn,Fe2+)[Sn(OH)6]
7.11.12Ferronigerite-2N1S(Al,Fe,Zn)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
7.11.13MagnesionigeriteTrig.
7.11.14ArgutiteGeO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
7.11.15BrunogeieriteFe2+2Ge4+O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
7.11.16StottiteFe2+[Ge4+(OH)6]Tet.
7.11.17CarboiriteFeAl2(GeO4)O(OH)2Tric.
7.11.18OtjisumeitePbGe4O9Tric.
7.11.19BartelkeitePb(Fe2+Ge)[Ge2O7](OH)2 · H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
7.11.20MassicotPbOOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmmm
7.11.21LithargePbOTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
7.11.22MiniumPb3O4Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mbc
7.11.23PlattneritePbO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m)
7.11.24Scrutinyiteα-PbO2Orth.
7.11.25MurdochitePbCu6O8-x(Cl,Br)2x where x<=0.5Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
7.11.26MacedonitePbTiO3Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
7.11.27CesàrolitePb(Mn4+)3O6(OH)2
7.11.28CoronaditePb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16Mon. 2/m
7.11.29QuenselitePbMnO2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P2/b
7.11.30PlumboferritePb2(Fe3+,Mn2+,Mg)11O19Trig. 3 2
7.11.31Magnetoplumbite(Pb,Mn)(Fe,Mn)12O19Hex.
7.11.32SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38Trig.

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 TetrawickmaniteHide

Reference List:
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White, J. S., Jr. & Nelen, J. A. (1973): Tetrawickmanite, tetragonal manganese tin hexahydroxide, a new mineral from North Carolina, and the stottite group. Mineralogical Record, 4, 24-30.
American Mineralogist (1973): 58: 966-967.
B. Lafuente, H. Yang and R. T. Downs (2015): Crystal structure of tetra­wickmanite, Mn2+Sn4+(OH)6. Acta Crystallographica E71, 234-237.

Internet Links for TetrawickmaniteHide

Localities for TetrawickmaniteHide

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Locality ListHide

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All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Australia
 
  • Tasmania
    • Waratah-Wynyard municipality
      • Heazlewood district
        • Luina
Evan Sorrell collection
Norway
 
  • Telemark
    • Porsgrunn
      • Mørje
        • Sagåsen
Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 pp
Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 pp
  • Vestfold
    • Larvik
      • Tvedalen
Larsen, A. O. (ed.) (2010): The Langesundsfjord. History, geology, pegmatites, minerals. Bode Verlag Gmbh, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 240 pp
        • Tuften (Tuften 1 Quarry; Tuften 2 Quarry)
Nordrum, F.S. (2010): Nyfunn av mineraler i Norge 2009-2010. Stein 37 (2), 4-14
Sweden
 
  • Värmland
    • Filipstad
Dunn, P.J. (1978): Tungstenian tetrawickmanite from Långban, Sweden. Mineralogical record.9, 41; Nysten, P., Holtstam, D. and Jonsson, E. (1999) The Långban minerals. In Långban - The mines,their minerals, geology and explorers (D. Holtstam and J. Langhof, eds.), Swedish Museum of Natural History and Raster Förlag, Stockholm & Chr. Weise Verlag, Munich, pp. 89-183.
Tajikistan
 
  • Viloyati Mukhtori Gorno-Badakhshan (Viloyati Badakhshoni Kuni)
    • Pamir Mts
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Konovalenko, S. I., Voloshin, A. V., Pakhomovskiy, Y. A., Anen'yev, S. S., Perlina, G. A., Rogachev, D. L., & Kuznetsov, V. Y. (1984). Tusionite, MnSn (BO3) 2, A New Borate from Granite Pegmatite of Southwestern Pamir. International Geology Review, 26(4), 481-485.
USA (TL)
 
  • North Carolina
    • Cleveland Co.
      • Kings Mountain District
Mineralogical Record, vol. 4, January-February 1973. pages 24-30.; Rocks and Minerals, (1985) 60:76-82; Carolina Geological Society Field Trip Guidebook 1981, 39-48
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