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Crystal System:
Isostructural with:
Known as exsolution lamellae in terrestrial minerals, from meteorite chondrules, and as an abundant constituent of slag from smelting Ti-rich magnetite sands.

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Chemical Properties of FerropseudobrookiteHide


Crystallography of FerropseudobrookiteHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Cell Parameters:
a = 9.8 Å, b = 3.7 Å, c = 10.0 Å
a:b:c = 2.649 : 1 : 2.703
Unit Cell V:
362.60 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

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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 FerropseudobrookiteHide

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Akira MIYAKE, Youhei TORIGOE, and Tomokazu HOKADA (2007) Ferropseudobrookite exsolution in quartz from Napier Complex, East Antarctica. 2007 Annual Meeting of Japan Association of Mineralogical Sciences, G4-P02.
Miyake, A. & Hokada, T. (2013): First find of ferropseudobrookite in quartz from Napier Complex, East Antarctica. European Journal of Mineralogy, 25, 33-38.

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Localities for FerropseudobrookiteHide

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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.
  • Eastern Antarctica
    • Enderby Land
Akira MIYAKE, Youhei TORIGOE, and Tomokazu HOKADA (2007) Ferropseudobrookite exsolution in quartz from Napier Complex, East Antarctica. 2007 Annual Meeting of Japan Association of Mineralogical Sciences, G4-P02.
    • Victoria Land
      • Allan Hills
Fujimaki Hirokazu, et al (1981) Ferropseudobrookite-silica mineral-albite-chondrule in the ALH-77015 chondrite (L3). National Institute of Polar Research.
  • Kirovohrad Oblast
Cuney, M., Emetz, A., Mercadier, J., Mykchaylov, V., Shunko, V., & Yuslenko, A. (2012). Uranium deposits associated with Na-metasomatism from central Ukraine: a review of some of the major deposits and genetic constraints. Ore Geology Reviews, 44, 82-106.
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