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Uduminelite

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Formula:
Ca3Al8(PO4)2O12 · 2H2O
Name:
Named for the Mt. Uzumine feldspar mining area. (Udumine is a variant orthography no longer current.)
Inadequate data. Not approved by IMA CNMNC.
Doubtful species.
White acicular crystals in cracks in perthite. [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"]

Originally reported from Mt Uzumine, Fukushima Prefecture, Tohoku Region, Honshu Island, Japan.


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Classification of UdumineliteHide

'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
Notes:
Unnamed (probably valid)
Approval History:
Unnamed, but probably valid.
8.DM.30

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
D : Phosphates, etc. with additional anions, with H2O
M : With large and medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 > 2:1

Chemical Properties of UdumineliteHide

Formula:
Ca3Al8(PO4)2O12 · 2H2O

Synonyms of UdumineliteHide

Other Language Names for UdumineliteHide

German:Uduminelit
Spanish:Uduminelita

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.DM.Betpakdalite-CaMg[Ca2(H2O)17Mg(H2O)6][Mo8As2Fe3+3O36(OH)] Mon. 2/m : B2/m
8.DM.Betpakdalite-FeFe[Fe3+2 (H2O)15(OH)2Fe3+(H2O)6][Mo8As2Fe3+3 O37]Mon. 2/m : B2/m
8.DM.05MoriniteNaCa2Al2(PO4)2(OH)F4 · 2H2OMon. 2/m
8.DM.05EsperanzaiteNaCa2Al2(AsO4)2(OH)F4 · 2H2OMon.
8.DM.10ClinotyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4,SO4)4(OH,O)10 · 10H2OMon.
8.DM.10TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2OMon. 2/m
8.DM.15Betpakdalite-CaCa[Ca2(H2O)17Ca(H2O)6][Mo6+8As5+2Fe3+3O36(OH)]Mon. 2/m : B2/m
8.DM.15Melkovite[Ca2(H2O)15Ca(H2O)6][Mo8P2Fe3+3O36(OH)]Mon. 2/m : B2/m
8.DM.15Betpakdalite-NaCa[Na2(H2O)17Ca(H2O)6][Mo6+8As5+2Fe3+3O34(OH)3]Mon. 2/m : B2/m
8.DM.20Phosphovanadylite-BaBa[V4+4P2O8(OH)8]·12H2OIso.
8.DM.20Phosphovanadylite-CaCa[V4+4P2O12(OH)4] · 12H2O Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
8.DM.25YukoniteCa3Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2OOrth. mm2
8.DM.35DelvauxiteCaFe4(PO4,SO4)2(OH)8 · 4-6H2O not confirmed · Amor.
8.DM.40Santafeite(Na,Ca,Sr)12(Mn2+,Fe3+,Al,Mg)8Mn4+8(VO4)16(OH,O)20 · 8H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)

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 UdumineliteHide

Reference List:
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Shibata, H. (1950):"New mineral Uduminelite": Journal Geological Survey of Japan, 56, 243 [abstract, in Japanese].
Shibata, H. (1967): "Rocks in Japan II, plutonic rocks (2)and granitic rocks", 96, Asakura-shoten, Japan [in Japanese]
"Introduction to Japanese Minerals" (1970), p126
American Mineralogist 58 (1973), 806 [Abstract].

Internet Links for UdumineliteHide

Localities for UdumineliteHide

ⓘ - 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.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Tohoku Region
      • Fukushima Prefecture
[Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"]
Mineral and/or Locality  
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