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Elsmoreite Group

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About Elsmoreite GroupHide

W-dominant members of the Pyrochlore Supergroup.

The nomenclature was recently revised by Atencio et al. (2010); see also Christy & Atencio (2013).


First Recorded Occurrence of Elsmoreite GroupHide

Varieties of Elsmoreite GroupHide

JixianiteJixianite (Liu 1979) is 'plumboelsmoreite'. In the absence of a crystal-structure study, it is not possible to know the dominant anion of the dominant valence at the Y site of jixianite.

Compare also hydrokenoelsmoreite (formerly ferritungstite, alumot...

Relationship of Elsmoreite Group to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Betafite GroupA2(Ti,Nb)2O6Z
Coulsellite GroupGroup, where M2+ cations are dominant at the B site, and Mg is dominant among them, and F1– is ...
Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-nIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Ralstonite GroupGroup, where M3+ cations are dominant at the B site, and Al is dominant among them, and F1– is ...
Roméite GroupSb-dominant members of the Pyrochlore Supergroup.
Group Members:
Hydrokenoelsmoreite 2W2O6(H2O)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
Hydroxykenoelsmoreite (□,Pb)2(W,Fe3+,Al)2(O,OH)6(OH)Trig. 3 : R3

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 Elsmoreite GroupHide

Reference List:
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Atencio, D., Andrade, M.B., Christy, A.G., Giere, R., and Kartashov, P.M. (2010) The pyrochlore supergroup of minerals: nomenclature. Canadian Mineralogist: 48: 673-698.
Brik, M.G. & Srivastava, A.M. (2012): Pyrochlore structural chemistry: predicting the lattice constant by the ionic radii and electronegativities of the constituting ions. J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 95, 1454-1460.
Christy, A.G. and Atencio, D. (2013) Clarification of status of species in the pyrochlore supergroup. Mineralogical Magazine: 77: 13-20.

Internet Links for Elsmoreite GroupHide

Localities for Elsmoreite GroupHide

ⓘ - 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.
Argentina
 
  • Córdoba
    • Minas Department
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Fernández, R.R., 1999. El distrito minero La Bismutina, Córdoba. En Recursos Minerales de la República Argentina (Ed. E.O. Zappettini), Instituto de Geología y Recursos Minerales SEGEMAR, Anales 35:443-448.
  • Jujuy
    • Cochinoca Department
      • Tusaquillas
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Kittl (1939) Rev. min., Soc. Argentina Min. Geol.: 10: 78; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1094.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Gough Co.
      • Dundee
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite] Dieter Mylius collection, collected in 2015, analysed by XRD
      • Elsmore
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Rankin, J., Lawrence, L. J., Sharpe, J. L. and Williams, P. A. (2002): Rare secondary bismuth, tungsten and molybdenum minerals from Elsmore, New England district of New South Wales. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 8, 55-60.
    • Wellesley Co.
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite] Williams, P.A., Leverett, J. L., Sharpe, L. & Colchester, D. M. (2005). Elsmoreite, Cubic WO3 0.5H20, A new mineral species from Elsmore, New South Wales, Australia. The Canadian Mineralogist, Vol 43. pp. 1061-1064
  • Tasmania
    • Circular Head municipality
      • Interview River district
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
    • Kentish municipality
      • Moina - Middlesex District
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite] http://www.crocoite.com/locations/princessmoina.htm
  • Victoria
    • Campaspe Shire
      • Cornella
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Ryan Eagle field observation
    • Golden Plains Shire
      • Pittong
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite] Birch, W.D., Grey, I.E., Mills, S.J., Bougerol, C., Pring, A., Ansermet, S. (2007): Pittongite, a new secondary tungstate from Pittong, Victoria, Australia. Canadian Mineralogist, 45, 857-864.
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite] Museum Victoria Mineralogy Collection
  • Western Australia
    • Port Hedland Shire
      • Abydos Station
        • Wodgina
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Simpson, Edward S. (1928) Famous Mineral Localities: Wodgina, North West Australia, American Mineralogist, Vol. 13, No. 9, September 1928, pp.457-468.
    • Westonia Shire
      • Westonia
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Simpson, E.S., (1948) Minerals of Western Australia. Volume 1-3. Government Printer, Perth. ; Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 2, p 284
Bolivia
 
  • Potosí
    • Nor Chichas Province
      • Atocha-Quechisla District
        • Cerro Tazna
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite] [MinRec 32:472]
Burundi
 
  • Muyinga Province
[Hydroxykenoelsmoreite] Mills, S.J., Christy, A.G., Kampf, A.R., Birch, W.D. and Kasatkin, A. (2016) Hydroxykenoelsmoreite, IMA 2016-056. CNMNC Newsletter No. 33, October 2016, page 1141; Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 1135–1144; Mills, S.J., Christy, A.G., Kampf, A.R., Birch, W.D., Kasatkin, A. (2017): Hydroxykenoelsmoreite, the first new mineral from the Republic of Burundi. European Journal of Mineralogy, 29, 491-497.
Canada
 
  • Yukon
    • Mayo mining district
      • Mayo
        • Kalzas Mt
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] J.W. Anthony, R.A. Bideaux, K.W. Bladh, M.C. Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. III (1997); Bernard & Hyrsl (2004) Minerals and their Localities. (Granit, Prague); T. S. Ercit and G. W. Robinson (1994) A refinement of the structure of ferritungstite from Kalzas Mountain, Yukon, and observations on the tungsten pyrochlores. Can Mineral 32:567-574
China
 
  • Tianjin Municipality
    • Ji Co.
[var: Jixianite] Liu Jianchang (1979): Acta Geologica Sinica 53(1), 45-49.
Czech Republic
 
  • Vysočina Region
    • Pelhřimov District
      • Pacov
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Losertová, L., Losos, Z. (2014): W-mineralization from greisen at Cetoraz near Pacov, Czech Republic. 4th Central European Mineralogical Conference, Skalský Dvůr, Czech Republic, 23-26 April 2014, Abstract Volume, 78.
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Allier
      • Ébreuil
        • Échassières
[var: Jixianite] Kolitsch, U., Gröbner, J. & Brandstätter, F. (2009): Neufunde von Les Montmins, Allier, Frankreich. Lapis 34 (11), 24-32; 54 (in German). [citing unpublished analyses by N. Meisser and S. Ansermet]; unpublished analyses by S. Mills (see Comments field)
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
    • Corrèze
      • Meymac
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Ansermet, S., Cuchet, S. & Meisser, N. (2010): Minéralogie de la mine de La grange, Meymac, Corrèze. Le Règne Minéral, 91: 23-31
    • Haute-Vienne
      • Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Patrice Queneau collection (analyzed)
      • Saint-Sulpice-Laurière
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] "Les minéraux, leurs gisements, leurs associations", P. Bariand, F. Cesbron et J. Geffroy (1977), Editions Minéraux et Fossiles, BRGM Germany; Bernard & Hyrsl (2004) Minerals and their Localities. (Granit, Prague)
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Wolfach
        • Oberwolfach
          • Rankach valley
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Weiß, S. (2001): Ferritungstit aus der Grube Clara. Lapis 25 (5), 35-36.
  • Saxony
    • Vogtland
      • Auerbach
        • Eich
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Andreas Gerstenberg collection
Italy
 
  • Piedmont
    • Biella Province
      • Cervo Valley
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Piccoli, G. C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., & Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo F. Eusebio - Alba, 607 pag.
          • Cascine Machetto
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Orlandi, P. & Campostrini, I. (2005): Zibaldone. Aggiornamenti di mineralogia italiana 2004. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 3/2005, 184-191.; Piccoli, G. C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., & Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo F. Eusebio - Alba, 607 pag.
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Ossola Valley
        • Vigezzo Valley
          • Druogno
            • Antoliva Valley
              • Alpe Campra (Campra)
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Vanini, F. , Meisser, N., Bonacina, E. (2008): Galenobismutite e ferritungstite in Val Vigezzo. Micro (notizie mineralogiche), 1/2008, 121-122.
  • Sardinia
    • Carbonia-Iglesias Province
      • Fluminimaggiore
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Stara, P., Rizzo, R., Tanca, G. A. (1996): Iglesiente – Arburese, Miniere e Minerali. Associazioni e Gruppi Mineralogici Italiani Ed., 238 pp.
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Brizzi G., Cocco E., Olmi F., Sabelli C. (1989) - Nuovi ritrovamenti di minerali nella Sardegna Sud Occidentale - Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, Milano, fasc. 2, pp. 69-82
    • Medio Campidano Province
      • Gonnosfanadiga
        • Fenugu Sibiri Mine
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Brizzi, G., Olmi, F., Sabelli, C. (1994): Gli arseniati di Pira Inferida, Gonnofanadiga (CA). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 17, 3 (3-1994), 193-206.
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Stara, P., Rizzo, R., Tanca, G.A. (1996): Iglesiente e Arburese. Miniere e Minerali. Edito a cura dell'EMSA e "varie associazioni mineralogiche", Volume 2°, 239 pp.
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Stara, P., Rizzo, R., Tanca, G.A. (1996): Iglesiente e Arburese. Miniere e Minerali. Edito a cura dell'EMSA e "varie associazioni mineralogiche", Volume 2°, 239 pp.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chubu region
      • Yamanashi prefecture
        • Kinpuzan district
          • Kofu City
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Tsunoda & Shimizu (1995) Shigen-Chishitsu, 45, 111-120.
    • Chugoku Region
      • Yamaguchi Prefecture
        • Mine city
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Shirose, Y. & Uehara, S. (2011) Philipsburgite from the Yamato mine, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 106, 153-157.; Nagashima, M., Akasaka, M., & Morifuku, Y. (2016). Ore and Skarn Mineralogy of the Yamato Mine, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, with Emphasis on Silver‐, Bismuth‐, Cobalt‐, and Tin‐bearing Sulfides. Resource Geology, 66(1), 37-54.
    • Kinki Region
      • Kyoto Prefecture
        • Sohraku-gun
          • Wazuka-cho
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite] SHIMOBAYASHI, N., OHNISHI, M., and TSURUTA, K. (2012) Secondary tungsten minerals in quartz veins in the Ishidera area, Wazuka, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan: anthoinite, mpororoite, and Fe-free hydrokenoelsmoreite. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 107, No. 1 (February), 33-38.
  • Kyushu Region
    • Nansei Archipelago
      • Kagoshima Prefecture
        • Yakushima-cho
          • Yakushima Island
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Matsubara, S., et al (1994) Bulletin of the National Science Museum, 20, 45-51; rruff.geo.arizona.edu/doclib/hom/ferritungstite.pdf
Kazakhstan
 
  • Karaganda
    • Karazhal
      • Betpakdala Desert (Bet-Pak-Dal Desert)
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Jeremolenko, V. (2002): Kara-Oba: Mineralogische Perle der Betpak-Ebene bei Dzhambul, Kasachstan. Lapis 27 (4), 13-34 + 50
    • Shet District
      • Akchatau (Aqshatau; Akschatau; Akchataul; Akshatau)
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Portugal
 
  • Braga District
    • Terras de Bouro
      • Cibões
        • Vergaço
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Pedro Alves collection
  • Bragança District
    • Freixo de Espada à Cinta
      • Lagoaça
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Gomes, M.E.P., Antunes, I.M.H.R., Pacheco, F.A.L., Neiva, A. M. R., and Silva, P.B. (2010): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2010.
  • Castelo Branco District
    • Idanha-a-Nova
      • Proença-a-Velha
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite] Alexandre Pedroso samples.
  • Vila Real District
    • Montalegre
      • Salto
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Bernard & Hyrsl (2004) Minerals and their Localities. (Granit, Prague) Sahama, T.G. (1981) The secondary tungsten minerals, a review. Mineral. Record, 12, 81–87
    • Sabrosa
      • Souto Maior
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite] Alves, P. (2017) The Mining District of Vale das Gatas, Sabrosa, Portugal. Mineral Up Vol. IV, nº5, 8-53.
Russia
 
  • Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
    • Iul'tinskiy Mining Complex
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Stuart Mills
  • Zabaykalsky Krai
    • Chitinskaya Oblast
[var: Jixianite] A. Kasatkin and I. Pekov analytical data
Rwanda
 
  • Kigali City Province
    • Kigali
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Bernard & Hyrsl (2004) Minerals and their Localities. (Granit, Prague); Dewaele, S., De Clercq, F., Hulsbosch, N., Piessens, K., Boyce, A., Burgess, R., & Muchez, P. (2016). Genesis of the vein-type tungsten mineralization at Nyakabingo (Rwanda) in the Karagwe–Ankole belt, Central Africa. Mineralium Deposita, 51(2), 283-307.
  • Northern Province
    • Cyeru Commune
      • Gifurwe sector
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] J. W. Anthony et al.: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol.3 (1997), 11
Spain
 
  • Extremadura
    • Cáceres
      • Almoharín
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Bocamina, GMM (Grupo Mineralogista de Madrid)
Thailand
 
  • Phrae Province
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Dill, H.G., Melcher, F., and Botz, R. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 242-262.
Uganda
 
  • Western Region
    • Kabale District
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Ricard W. Barstow List. November 1977 (http://barstow.mindat.org/pdf/1977-11.pdf)
    • Kigezi District
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] J. W. Anthony et al.: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol.3 (1997), 11
      • Kisoro
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] O. von Knorring, T.G. Sahama, M. Lehtinen: Bull. Geol. Soc. Finland 44:107-110 (1972); Amer. Mineral. 58:1112 (1973)
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Elmar Lackner specimen
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Calstock
        • Gunnislake
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Golley, P., and Williams, R. (1995): Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications (Truro), 104 pp.
      • St Day
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite] No reference listed
    • Devon
      • Plymouth
        • Plympton
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Steve Rust and Richard de Nul specimens.
  • Northern Ireland
    • Co. Down
      • Mourne Mts
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite] Moles, N. R., & Tindle, A. G. (2012). Tungsten and bismuth minerals, including russellite, within greisen veins in the western Mourne Mountains, Northern Ireland. Journal of the Russell Society, 15, 40-48.
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite] Moles, N. R., & Tindle, A. G. (2012). Tungsten and bismuth minerals, including russellite, within greisen veins in the western Mourne Mountains, Northern Ireland. Journal of the Russell Society, 15, 40-48.
USA
 
  • Colorado
    • Boulder Co.
      • Boulder County Tungsten District
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
  • Connecticut
    • Middlesex Co.
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Reported by Dick Schooner (not analyzed?)
  • Missouri
    • Madison Co.
      • Fredericktown District
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] R&M 73:2 pp 98-117; Graf, D.L. (1947) A study of the mineral ferritungstite (unpublished masters thesis, Columbia University).
  • Nevada
    • Humboldt Co.
      • Osgood Mts
        • Potosi District
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Mineral Co.
      • Eagleville District
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] NBMG Bull 58 Geology and Mineral Resources of Mineral County, Nevada
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
  • New Mexico
    • Hidalgo Co.
[var: Jixianite] DeMark, R.S. (2004): News from the Apache mine, New Mexico. Mineral News, 20, 8.
[var: Jixianite] Min News 20:10 p 8
  • Utah
    • Tooele Co.
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Bernard & Hyrsl (2004) Minerals and their Localities. (Granit, Prague)
  • Washington
    • Stevens Co.
      • Huckleberry Range
        • Deer Trail & Cedar Canyon Districts
          • Adams Mountain
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite var: Ferritungstite] Bernard & Hyrsl (2004) Minerals and their Localities. (Granit, Prague)
Zimbabwe
 
  • Matabeleland North
    • Hwange District
[Hydrokenoelsmoreite] Wolfgang Hampel, studies 2017
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