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Veatchite-A

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Formula:
Sr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2O
Colour:
Colourless to white
Lustre:
Pearly
Hardness:
2
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
Named as a triclinic (anorthic) veatchite.
A polytype of Veatchite


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Classification of Veatchite-AHide

Discredited
5/K.05-50

5 : Nitrates, Carbonates & Borates
K : Layered borates with complex groups [Bx(O,OH)y]
05 : Volkovskite - Veatchite-A series
26.5.10.1

26 : HYDRATED BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
5 : Pentaborates
9.3.28

9 : Borates
3 : Borates of Ca and Sr

Physical Properties of Veatchite-AHide

Pearly
Transparency:
Translucent
Colour:
Colourless to white
Hardness:

Chemical Properties of Veatchite-AHide

Formula:
Sr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2O

Crystallography of Veatchite-AHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic

First Recorded Occurrence of Veatchite-AHide

Synonyms of Veatchite-AHide

Other Language Names for Veatchite-AHide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping (8th Edition)Hide

5/K.05-10VolkovskiteKCa4[B5O8OH]4[B(OH)3]2Cl · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
5/K.05-20GoweriteCa[B5O8(OH)][B(OH)3] · 3H2OMon.
5/K.05-30VeatchiteSr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2OMon. m : Bb
5/K.05-40Veatchite-1MSr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2OMon.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

9.3.1CalciboriteCa(B2O4)Orth.
9.3.2SibirskiteCa2(HB2O5)(OH)Mon.
9.3.3FabianiteCaB3O5OHMon. 2/m : P21/b
9.3.4UralboriteCa2[B3O3(OH)5 · OB(OH)3]Mon.
9.3.5VimsiteCaB2O2(OH)4Mon.
9.3.6OlshanskyiteCa2[B3O3(OH)6](OH) · 3H2O
9.3.7FroloviteCa[B(OH)4]2Tric.
9.3.8KorzhinskiteCa(B2O4) · H2O
9.3.9TyretskiteCa2B5O9OH · H2OTric.
9.3.10NifontoviteCa3B6O6(OH)12(H2O)2Mon.
9.3.12InyoiteCa(H4B3O7)(OH) · 4H2OMon. 2/m
9.3.13GoweriteCa[B5O8(OH)][B(OH)3] · 3H2OMon.
9.3.14ColemaniteCa[B3O4(OH)3] · H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
9.3.15PentahydroboriteCaB2O(OH)6 · 2H2OTric.
9.3.16HexahydroboriteCa[B(OH)4]2 · 2H2O or CaB2O4 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
9.3.17MeyerhofferiteCa2(H3B3O7)2 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
9.3.18PriceiteCa2B5O7(OH)5 · H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
9.3.19GinoriteCa2B14O20(OH)6 · 5H2OMon.
9.3.20ProbertiteNaCaB5O7(OH)4 · 3H2OMon. 2/m
9.3.21UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2OTric. 1 : P1
9.3.22HydroboraciteCaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2OMon.
9.3.23InderboriteCaMg(H3B3O7)2 · 8H2OMon. 2/m
9.3.24WardsmithiteCa5Mg[B4O7]6 · 30H2OHex.
9.3.25HenmiliteCa2Cu[B(OH)4]2(OH)4Tric.
9.3.26StrontioboriteSrB8O11(OH)4Mon.
9.3.27VeatchiteSr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2OMon. m : Bb
9.3.29 P-VeatchiteSr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2O
9.3.30 BalavinskiteSr2B6O11 · 4H2O
9.3.31TunelliteSrB6O9(OH)2 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
9.3.32StrontioginoriteCaSrB14O20(OH)6 · 5H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b

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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 Veatchite-AHide

Reference List:
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I. Kumbasar (1979) Veatchite-A, a new modification of veatchite. American Mineralogist; April 1979; v. 64; no. 3-4; p. 362-366

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Localities for Veatchite-AHide

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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.
Turkey (FRL)
 
  • Aegean Region
    • Kütahya Province
      • Emet
        • Emet Borate deposit
American Mineralogist; April 1979; v. 64; no. 3-4; p. 362-366
American Mineralogist; April 1979; v. 64; no. 3-4; p. 362-366
USA
 
  • California
    • Los Angeles Co.
      • Lang
        • Tick Canyon
          • Tick Canyon Borate deposit
Bernard J.H. and Hyrsl J. (2004) Minerals and their Localities.
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