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Betpakdalite Group

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About Betpakdalite GroupHide

The betpakdalite group, a group of complex heteropolymolybdates, was redefined in 2010 (IMA 10-E). Several hypothetical members are proposed.


Other Language Names for Betpakdalite GroupHide

Simplified Chinese:砷钼铁钙矿
Traditional Chinese:砷鉬鐵鈣礦

Relationship of Betpakdalite Group to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Group Members:
Betpakdalite-CaCa [Ca2(H2O)17Ca(H2O)6][Mo6+8As5+2Fe3+3O36(OH)]Mon. 2/m : B2/m
Betpakdalite-CaMg [Ca2(H2O)17Mg(H2O)6][Mo8As2Fe3+3O36(OH)] Mon. 2/m : B2/m
Betpakdalite-FeFe [Fe3+2 (H2O)15(OH)2Fe3+(H2O)6][Mo8As2Fe3+3 O37]Mon. 2/m : B2/m
Betpakdalite-NaCa [Na2(H2O)17Ca(H2O)6][Mo6+8As5+2Fe3+3O34(OH)3]Mon. 2/m : B2/m
Betpakdalite-NaNa [Na2(H2O)16Na(H2O)6][Mo8As2Fe3+3O33(OH)4] Mon. 2/m : B2/m
Structurally related to group(s):

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 Betpakdalite GroupHide

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Kampf, A.R., S.J. Mills,M.S. Rumsey, M. Dini, W.D. Birch, J. Spratt, J.J.Pluth, I.M. Steele, R.A. Jenkins, and W.w. Pinch (2012) The heteropolymolybdate family: structural relations, nomenclature scheme, and new species. Mineralogical Magazine, 76(5), 1175-1207.

Internet Links for Betpakdalite GroupHide

Localities for Betpakdalite GroupHide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

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.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Gough Co.
      • Elsmore
[Betpakdalite-CaCa] Williams, P.A., Leverett, P., Sharpe, J.L., Colchester, D.M. (2005) Elsmoreite, cubic WO3•0.5H2O, a new mineral species from Elsmore, New South Wales, Australia. Canadian Mineralogist, 43:3, 1061-1064.
      • Kingsgate
Stuart Mills
  • Victoria
    • Central Goldfields Shire
      • Moliagul
[Betpakdalite-FeFe] Mills, S.J., Kampf, A.R., Sutton, P. and Birch, W.D. (2017) Betpakdalite-FeFe, IMA 2017-011. CNMNC Newsletter No. 37, June 2017, page 740; Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 737–742.
Austria
 
  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
      • Inn valley
        • Brixlegg - Schwaz area
          • Schwaz
            • Arzberg
              • Schwazer Eisenstein
Schuster, H., Poeverlein, R., Salomon, J., Hochleitner, R. & Grundmann, G. (2066): Die Alte Zeche mit der Bertagrube und ihren Mineralien. Lapis. 30 (2), 20-29, 50
Chile
 
  • Antofagasta
    • Antofagasta Province
      • Cerro Palestina
        • Estación Cerro Negro
[Betpakdalite-NaCa] Lukasz Kruszewski
[Betpakdalite-NaCa] Brent Thorne collection. Previously in the collection of Dr. Wilke.
    • El Loa Province
      • Calama
        • Chuquicamata District
[Betpakdalite-NaNa] Kampf, A.R. and Mills, S.J. (2011): Betpakdalite-NaNa, IMA 2011-078. CNMNC Newsletter No. 11, December 2011, page 2892; Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 2887-2893; Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Rumsey, M.S., Dini, M., Birch, W.D., Spratt, J., Pluth, J.J., Steele, I.M., Jenkins, R.A., Pinch, W.W. (2012): The heteropolymolybdate family: structural relations, nomenclature scheme and new species. Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1175-1207.
  • Atacama
    • Copiapó Province
      • Tierra Amarilla
        • Pampa Larga district
[Betpakdalite-CaCa] analysed with Edx, Pdf and Microprobe (by dr. Jochen Schlüter); Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Rumsey, M.S., Dini, M., Birch, W.D., Spratt, J., Pluth, J.J., Steele, I.M., Jenkins, R.A., Pinch, W.W. (2012): The heteropolymolybdate family: structural relations, nomenclature scheme and new species. Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1175-1207
China
 
  • Hebei
    • Zhangjiakou
      • Guyuan Co.
[Betpakdalite-CaCa] Dahlkamp, F.J. (2009): Uranium Deposits of the World. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), pp. 31-156
Czech Republic
 
  • Karlovy Vary Region
    • Sokolov District
      • Horní Slavkov
        • Krásno (Schönfeld)
[Betpakdalite-CaCa] Sejkora, J., Ondruš, P., Fikar, M., Veselovský, F., Mach, Z., Gabašová, A., Skoda, R. & Beran, P. (2006): Supergene minerals at the Huber stock and Schnöd stock deposits, Krásno ore District, the Slavkovský les area, Czech Republic. Journal of the Czech Geological Society 51, 57-101.
  • Ústí nad Labem Region
    • Krupka (Graupen)
      • Knöttel area (Knötel; Knödel; Knödlberg)
[Betpakdalite-CaCa] Lapis 23(4), 18-34 (1998)
France
 
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
    • Haute-Vienne
      • Nantiat
        • Vaulry
[Betpakdalite-CaCa] [MinRec 23:434]
          • Vaulry Mines
[Betpakdalite-CaCa] Queneau Patrice collection MinRec 23:434
Germany
 
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirgskreis
      • Schmiedeberg
[Betpakdalite-CaCa] Thomas Witzke
Japan
 
  • Hiroshima
    • Inland Sea (Setonaikai)
      • Ikuchi Island
[Betpakdalite-CaCa] The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara
Kazakhstan
 
  • Almaty Region
    • Alakol
[Betpakdalite-CaCa] P.M. Kartashov data
  • Jambyl Region
    • Moiynkum
      • Chu-Ili Mts
[Betpakdalite-NaCa] Skvortsova K V, Sidorenko G A, Nesterova Y S, Arapova G A, Dara A D, Rybakova L I (1971) Sodium betpakdalite and conditions of its formation. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 100, issue 5, 603-611; Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Rumsey, M.S., Dini, M., Birch, W.D., Spratt, J., Pluth, J.J., Steele, I.M., Jenkins, R.A., Pinch, W.W. (2012): The heteropolymolybdate family: structural relations, nomenclature scheme and new species. Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1175-1207
  • Karaganda Region
    • Karazhal
      • Betpakdala Desert (Bet-Pak-Dal Desert)
[Betpakdalite-CaCa] [Nickel & Nichols, 1991 - "Mineral Reference Manual", p22]; Ermilova, L. P. & Senderova, V. M. (1961): Betpakdalite, a new mineral from the oxidation zone of the wolframite ore deposit of Karaoba (Central Kazakhstan). Zapiski Vserossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 90, 425-430. (in Russian) ; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Mongolia
 
[Betpakdalite-CaCa] Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Rumsey, M.S., Dini, M., Birch, W.D., Spratt, J., Pluth, J.J., Steele, I.M., Jenkins, R.A., Pinch, W.W. (2012): The heteropolymolybdate family: structural relations, nomenclature scheme and new species. Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1175-1207
Namibia
 
  • Oshikoto Region
    • Tsumeb
[Betpakdalite-CaCa] Schmetzer, K. et al., Neues Jahrbuch Min., Monarshefte 1984, 393-403
Norway
 
  • Nordland
    • Tysfjord
      • Drag
[Betpakdalite-CaCa] Husdal, T. (2011): Tysfjordgranittens pegmatitter. Stein. 38 (4): 4-35; Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Rumsey, M.S., Dini, M., Birch, W.D., Spratt, J., Pluth, J.J., Steele, I.M., Jenkins, R.A., Pinch, W.W. (2012): The heteropolymolybdate family: structural relations, nomenclature scheme and new species. Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1175-1207
Russia
 
  • Zabaykalsky Krai
    • Chitinskaya Oblast
      • Nerchinsk (Nertschinsk)
        • Nerchinsk Gem mines
          • Adun-Cholon Range
[Betpakdalite-CaMg] Kasatkin, A. V., Klopotov, K. I., & Plasil, J. (2014). Supergene Minerals of Sherlova Gora. Mineralogical Almanac, Ltd. Lakewood, CO80227, USA, 19, 94-139.
USA
 
  • Utah
    • Tooele Co.
      • Gold Hill Mining District (Clifton Mining District)
[Betpakdalite-CaCa] Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Rumsey, M.S., Dini, M., Birch, W.D., Spratt, J., Pluth, J.J., Steele, I.M., Jenkins, R.A., Pinch, W.W. (2012): The heteropolymolybdate family: structural relations, nomenclature scheme and new species. Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1175-1207
 
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