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Nigerite Group

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About Nigerite GroupHide

This page provides mineralogical data about Nigerite Group.


Relationship of Nigerite Group to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Högbomite Group
Magnesiobeltrandoite-2N3S(Mg6Al2)(Al18Fe3+2)O38(OH)2 Trig. 3m : P3m1
Taaffeite Group
Zincovelesite-6N6SZn3(Fe3+,Mn3+,Al,Ti)8O15(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
Group Members:
Ferronigerite-2N1S (Al,Fe,Zn)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
Ferronigerite-6N6S (Al,Fe,Zn)3(Al,Sn,Fe)8O15(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
Magnesionigerite-2N1S (Mg,Al,Zn)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
Magnesionigerite-6N6S (Mg,Al,Zn)3(Al,Sn,Fe)8O15(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
Zinconigerite-2N1S (Zn,Al,Mg)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
Zinconigerite-6N6S (Zn,Mg,Al)3(Al,Sn,Fe)8O15(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m

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 Nigerite GroupHide

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Armbruster, T. (2002): Revised nomenclature of högbomite, nigerite, and taaffeite minerals. Eur. Journ. Mineralogy 14, 389-395.

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Localities for Nigerite 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
 
  • Queensland
    • Tablelands Region
      • Mount Garnet
[Ferronigerite-6N6S] Am. Mineral. 1979, 1255-1264
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Kenora District
[Ferronigerite-2N1S] Tindle, A.G., Breaks, F.W., and Selway, J.B. (2002) Tourmaline in petalite-subtype gramitic pegmatites: evidence of fractionation and contamination from Pakeagama Lake and Separation Lake areas of northwestern Ontario, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 753-788.
    • Thunder Bay District
      • Gemmell Township
[Ferronigerite-2N1S] ontariominerals.com; Can Mineral 1982 20: 549-553.
China
 
  • Hunan Province
    • Chenzhou Prefecture
      • Linwu Co.
[Magnesionigerite-6N6S] Yang, Z., Ding, K., de Fourestier, J., Mao, Q., Li, He (2013): Fe-rich Li-bearing magnesionigerite-6N6S from Xianghualing tin-polymetallic orefield, Hunan Province, P.R. China. Mineralogy and Petrology, 107, 163-169.
[Zinconigerite-2N1S] Rao, C., Wang, R., Gu, X., Xia, Q., Dong, C., Hatert, F., Yu, X. and Wang, W.(2018) Zinconigerite-2N1S, IMA 2018-037. CNMNC Newsletter No. 44, August 2018, page xxx; Mineralogical Magazine: 82: xxx–xxx.
      • Yizhang Co.
        • Dongpo ore field
[Ferronigerite-2N1S] Yihong Sun and Xiangmei Ren (1986): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 6(2), 179-187; Yuzhou Li (1990): Geology and Prospecting 26(6), 29-35
    • Yiyang Prefecture
      • Anhua Co.
[Magnesionigerite-6N6S] Chen Jingzhong, Yang Guangming, Pan Zhaolu, Shi Nicun, and Peng Zhizhong (1989): Discovery and study of pengzhizhongite-6H - A new mineral. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 9(1), 20-24.
Czech Republic
 
  • Central Bohemia Region
    • Kutná Hora (Kuttenberg)
[Ferronigerite-2N1S] Čech, F., Rieder, M., Novák, F., Novotny, J.: Accessory nigerite in a granite from central Bohemia, Czechoslovakia. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, H. 8, 1978, s. 337-346.
Finland
 
  • Southern Finland Region
    • Heinola
[Ferronigerite-6N6S] Mattila, E:, 1983 Rakokivenmäen Sn-Li-pitoisen pegmatiittijuonen kairaus. Rautaruukki oy. Raportti OU/83
    • Tammela
[Ferronigerite-6N6S] Ilkka Mikkola
  • Southwestern Finland Region
    • Kemiö Island (Kimito Island)
[Ferronigerite-6N6S] T. Armbruster (2002) Revised nomenclature of högbomite, nigerite, and taaffeite minerals.- Eur. Journ. Mineralogy 14, 389-395
Namibia
 
  • Erongo Region
    • Arandis
[Ferronigerite-2N1S] Elmar Lachner. See messageboard at http://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,7,239107,239366#msg-239366
    • Dâures
[Ferronigerite-2N1S] Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2008): Namibia Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag GmbH, Haltern, 543 pp. (in English)
      • Uis (Groot Uis)
[Zinconigerite-2N1S] Chukanov, N.V., & Chervonnyi, A.D (2016): Infrared spectroscopy of mineral species and related compounds. Springer, Dordrecht 2016., p.193
[Ferronigerite-2N1S] The-Vug.com Quarterly Magazine V4 #4 pg 37; Ernst A. Schnaitmann
    • Karibib
      • Spitzkopje Area
        • Klein Spitzkopje granite stock (Kleine Spitzkoppe; Klein Spitzkoppe)
[Ferronigerite-2N1S] Ernst A. Schnaitmann
Nigeria
 
  • Kogi State
[Ferronigerite-2N1S] Mineralogical Magazine(1947) 28, 118-128
Portugal
 
  • Porto District
    • Felgueiras
      • Borba de Godim
[Zinconigerite-2N1S]
  • Viana do Castelo District
    • Ponte de Lima
      • Arcozelo
[Ferronigerite-2N1S] Neiva, A.M.R. and Champness, P.E. (1997): Nigerite and gahnite from the granitic pegmatite veins of Cabanas, Ponte de Lima, northern Portugal. N. Jahrb. Mineral. Mh 1997, 385-409.
  • Vila Real District
    • Barroso-Alvão pegmatite field
[Ferronigerite-2N1S] Novák, M. et al. (2009): Ferronigerite with dominant substitution TiSn-1 in muscovite+chlorite aggregate from massive quartz nodule associated with a petalite-rich aplite-pegmatite of the Barroso-Alvão pegmatite field, Northern Portugal. N. Jb. Mineral. Abh. 186, 67-78.
Sweden
 
  • Dalarna
    • Falun
[Ferronigerite-2N1S] Schumacher, J.C., Schäfer, K. & Seifert, F. (1987): Lamellar nigerite in Zn-rich spinel from the Falun deposit, Sweden. Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology. 95: 182-190
USA
 
[Ferronigerite-2N1S]
[Ferronigerite-2N1S] Bell,Henry (2006) Strata Bound Sulfide deposits, wall-rock alteration,and associated tin -bearing minerals in the Carolina slate belt,South Carolina and Georgia: Economic Geology
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