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Wicksite Group

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


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Simplified Chinese:魏磷石族

Relationship of Wicksite Group to other SpeciesHide

Group Members:
Bederite Ca2(Mn2+)4(Fe3+)2(PO4)6 · 2H2OOrth.
Grischunite NaCa2Mn2+5Fe3+(AsO4)6 · 2H2OOrth.
Maneckiite (Na◻)Ca2Fe2+2(Fe3+Mg)Mn2(PO4)6 · 2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbca
Tassieite (Na,◻)Ca2(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)2(Fe2+,Mg)2(Fe3+,Mg)2(PO4)6 · 2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbca
Wicksite NaCa2(Fe2+,Mn2+)4MgFe3+(PO4)6 · 2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)

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Localities for Wicksite 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.

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- 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.
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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