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Orthopinakiolite Group

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About Orthopinakiolite GroupHide

This page provides mineralogical data about Orthopinakiolite Group.

Relationship of Orthopinakiolite Group to other SpeciesHide

Group Members:
Blatterite Sb5+(Mn3+,Fe3+)9(Mn2+,Mg)35(BO3)16O32Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
Chestermanite Mg2(Fe3+,Mn3+,Al,Sb3+)(BO3)O2Orth.
Orthopinakiolite (Mg,Mn2+)2Mn3+(BO3)O2Orth.
Takéuchiite (Mg,Mn2+)2(Mn3+,Fe3+)(BO3)O2Orth.

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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.

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Localities for Orthopinakiolite 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.
  • Värmland
    • Filipstad
[Blatterite] Handbook of Mineralogy
      • Nordmark Odal Field (Nordmarksberg)
[Blatterite] Handbook of Mineralogy
[Blatterite] Raade, G., M.H. Mladeck, V.K. Din, A.J. Criddle, and C.J. Stanley (1988): Blatterite, a new Sb-bearing Mn2+−Mn3+ member of the pinakiolite group, from Nordmark, Sweden. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Monatshefte, 121-136
[Blatterite] Bovin J O, Carlsson A, Sjôvall R, Thomasson R, Norrestam R, Søtofte I, (1996) The crystal structure of a blatterite mineral, Mg1.33Mn1.44Fe0.05Sb0.17O2BO3, a combined single crystal X-ray and HREM study. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie 211, 440-448
  • California
    • Fresno Co.
      • Lakeshore
[Chestermanite] Canadian Minelalogist Vol.26, pp. 911-916 (1988)
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