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Wicksite Group

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A group of chemically complex, orthorhombic Na-Ca-Mn/Fe/Mg-phosphates.


Classification of Wicksite Group

Relationship of Wicksite Group to other Species

Group Members:
Bederite Ca2(Mn2+)4(Fe3+)2(PO4)6 · 2H2O
Grischunite NaCa2Mn52+Fe3+(AsO4)6 · 2H2O
Maneckiite (Na◻)Ca2Fe22+(Fe3+Mg)Mn2(PO4)6 · 2H2O
Tassieite (Na,◻)Ca2(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)2(Fe2+,Mg)2(Fe3+,Mg)2(PO4)6 · 2H2O
Wicksite NaCa2(Fe2+,Mn2+)4MgFe3+(PO4)6 · 2H2O

Other Names for Wicksite Group

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:魏磷石族

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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Localities for Wicksite Group

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Antarctica
 
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Princess Elizabeth Land
      • Ingrid Christensen Coast
        • Prydz Bay
          • Larsemann Hills (Larseman Hills)
            • Stornes Peninsula
[Tassieite] Canadian Mineralogist 45,293(2007); Grew, E.S., Armbruster, T., Medenbach, O., Yates, M.G., Carson, C.J. (2006): Tassieite, (Na,◻)Ca2(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)2(Fe3+,Mg)2(Fe2+,Mg)2(PO4)6•2H2O, a hydrothermal wicksite-group mineral in fluorapatite nodules from granulite-facies paragneiss in the Larsemann Hills, Prydz Bay, East Antarctica. Canadian Mineralogist, 45, 293-305(2007).
Argentina
 
  • Salta
    • La Poma department
      • Nevados de Palermo
[Bederite] M. A. Galliski (1981). Estructura, mineralogía y génesis de las pegmatitas de El Quemado, Salta, República Argentina. Tesis doctoral, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba.
[Bederite] Amer.Min.(1999) 84, 1674-1679; Galliski, M. A., & Hawthorne, F. C. (2002). Refinement of the crystal structure of ushkovite from Nevados de Palermo, Republica Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(3), 929-937.
Canada
 
  • Yukon
    • Dawson Mining District
[Wicksite] STURMAN, B.D., PEACOR, D.R. & DUNN, P.J. (1981): Wicksite, a new mineral from northeastern Yukon Territory. Canadian Mineralogist 19, 377-380. COOPER, M.A. & HAWTHORNE, F.C. (1997): The crystal structure of wicksite. Canadian Mineralogist 35, 777-784.
[Wicksite] Robinson, G.W., Van Velthuizen, J., Ansell, H.G. & Sturman, B.D. (1992): Mineralogy of the Rapid Creek and Big Fish River area, Yukon Territory. Mineralogical Record 23, 1-47.
Morocco
 
  • Drâa-Tafilalet Region
    • Ouarzazate Province
      • Tazenakht
[Bederite] Kampf, A.R., Mills, S.J., Housley, R.M., Favreau, G., Boulliard, J-C, and Bourgoin, V. (2012) Angarfite, a new mineral species from the Angarf-sud pegmatite, Morocco : description and crystal structure. The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 50, pages 781-791. DOI 10.3749/canmin.50.4.781
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Sudetes Mts
      • Sowie Mts
Pieczka, A., Włodek, A., Gołębiowska, B., Szełęg, E., Szuszkiewicz, A., Ilnicki, S., Nejbert, K., Turniak, K. (2015): Phosphate-bearing pegmatites in the Góry Sowie Block and adjacent areas, Sudetes, SW Poland. 7th International Symposium on Granitic Pegmatites, PEG 2015 Książ, Poland. Abstracts: 77-78
[Maneckiite] Pieczka, A., Hawthorne, F.C., Gołębiowska, B. and Włodek, A. (2015) Maneckiite, IMA 2015-056. CNMNC Newsletter No. 27, October 2015, page 1227; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1229–1236.; Pieczka, A., Hawthorne, F.C., Gołębiowska, B., Włodek, A., Grochowina, A. (2016): Maneckiite, ideally NaCa2Fe2+2(Fe3+Mg)Mn2(PO4)6(H2O)2, a new phosphate mineral of the wicksite supergroup from the Michałkowa pegmatite, Góry Sowie block, southwestern Poland. Mineralogical Magazine: 80: (in press
Sweden
 
  • Värmland
    • Torsby
[Wicksite] Grensman, F.(1989): Hålsjøberg- En fyndortsbeskrivning. NAGS-nytt 16(3), 24-27
Switzerland
 
  • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
    • Albula Valley
      • Oberhalbstein (Surses; Sursass)
        • Tinizong (Tinzen)
[Grischunite] [Schweiz.Min.Petr.Mitt.(1984) 64,; Nickel & Nichols, 1991, 80 - "Mineral Reference Manual"]
USA
 
  • South Dakota
    • Custer Co.
      • Custer District
        • Custer
[Wicksite] Rocks & Min.:60:117.
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