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Viséite

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About ViséiteHide

Colour:
Yellowish white, blue
Lustre:
Waxy, Earthy
Hardness:
3 - 4
Name:
Named after its discovery locality, Visé near Liège, Belgium.
Si-bearing crandallite.

Originally described from Visé, Liège Province, Belgium.


Classification of ViséiteHide

Discredited
8/0.0-

8 : Silicates
0 :
0 :
43.5.9.1

43 : COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
5 : Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
17.6.3

17 : Silicates Containing other Anions
6 : Silicates with phosphate

Physical Properties of ViséiteHide

Waxy, Earthy
Transparency:
Translucent
Colour:
Yellowish white, blue
Hardness:
3 - 4 on Mohs scale

Other Language Names for ViséiteHide

Afrikaans:Viséite
German:Viseit
Spanish:Viseita

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

8/0.0-Maufite
8/0.0-Sturtite
8/0.0-Caryochroite(Na,Sr)3(Fe3+,Mg)10[(O,OH)9|Ti2Si12O37] · (H2O,O,OH)17Mon.
8/0.0-Yakovenchukite-(Y)K3NaCaY2[Si12O30] · 4H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pcca
8/0.0-20Gismondine-CaCaAl2Si2O8 · 4H2O
8/0.0-20McgoverniteMn19Zn3(AsO4)3(AsO3)(SiO4)3(OH)21Trig. 3m (3 2/m)
8/0.0-25Rinkite-(Ce)(Ca3Ce)Na(NaCa)Ti(Si2O7)2(OF)F2Mon.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

17.6.1NagelschmidtiteCa7(SiO4)2(PO4)2Hex. 6 : P61
17.6.2PerhamiteCa3Al7.7Si3P4O23.5(OH)14.1 · 8H2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
17.6.4PhosinaiteNa13Ca2(Ce,La,Th,Nd,Pr)(Si4O12)(PO4)4
17.6.5ClinophosinaiteNa12(Ca,Sr)4(Si4O12)(PO4)4Mon.
17.6.6Karnasurtite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Th)(Ti,Nb)(Al,Fe)(Si2O7)(OH)4 · 3H2O
17.6.7LomonosoviteNa5Ti2(Si2O7)(PO4)O2Tric.
17.6.8BornemaniteNa6BaTi2Nb(Si2O7)2(PO4)O2(OH)F Tric. 1 : P1
17.6.9SoboleviteNa13Ca2Mn2Ti3(Si2O7)2(PO4)4O3F3Mon. m : Pb
17.6.10Laplandite-(Ce)Na4CeTiPO4Si7O18 · 5H2O
17.6.11 VunonnemiteNa5TiNb3Si6O25F2 · 2Na3PO4
17.6.12Saryarkite-(Y)Ca(Y,Th)Al5(SiO4)2(PO4,SO4)2(OH)7 · 6H2OTet. 4 2 2
17.6.13Steenstrupine-(Ce)Na14Mn2+2(Fe3+,Mn3+)2Ce6(Zr,Th)(Si6O18)2(PO4)6(HPO4)(OH)2 · 2H2OTrig.
17.6.14WaylanditeBiAl3(PO4)2(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
17.6.15Britholite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca)5(SiO4)3OHHex. 6/m : P63/m
17.6.16Britholite-(Y)(Y,Ca)5(SiO4)3OHHex. 6/m : P63/m
17.6.17EylettersiteTh0.75Al3(PO4)2(OH)6Trig.

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 ViséiteHide

Reference List:
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Mélon, J. (1942) La viséite, nouvelle espèce minérale. Annales de la Société Géologique de Belgique 66, B53-B56. (in French) [Abs. in American Mineralogist 30 (1945): 548].
American Mineralogist (1952): 37: 609-617.
American Mineralogist (1978): 63: 796.
Di Renzo, F. and Gabelica, Z. (1995): New data on the structure and composition of the silicoaluminophosphate viséite and a discreditation of its status as a zeolite. In D. W. Ming and F. A. Mumpton, Eds., International Committee on Natural Zeolites, Brockport, New York, 173-185.
Kim, Y. and Kirkpatrick, R.J. (1996) Application of MAS NMR spectroscopy to poorly crystalline minerals: viséite. Mineralogical Magazine: 60: 957-962.
Coombs, D. S. et al. (1997): "Recommended nomenclature for zeolite minerals: Report of the subcommittee on Zeolites of the IMA, CNMMN", Can. Min. 35,1571-1606 (1997), specifically p.1592.

Internet Links for ViséiteHide

Localities for ViséiteHide

ⓘ - 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.
Belgium
 
  • Liège Province
Ann.Soc.Geol.Belg.(1943) 66, 53-56
Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M. & van der Meersche, E. (2002): Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Ed., 304 p.
China
 
  • Hubei Province
    • Shiyan Prefecture
      • Zhushan Co.
Zhenrong Shi, Keqin Cai, and Mingquan Gong (2008): Northwestern Geology 45(2), 56-62
Russia
 
  • Zabaykalsky Krai
    • Buriatia Republic (Buryatia)
Arkhipchuk, R. Z. (1971): Gearksutite from the Manzhinsk deposit. Mineralogicheskii Sbornik (Lvov), 25, 181-184.
Slovakia
 
  • Košice Region
    • Rožňava Co.
      • Kečovo
Cílek V., 1999: Mineralogické výskumy v jeskyni Domica. Aragonit, 4, 9 – 11
USA
 
  • California
    • Mono Co.
      • White Mts
        • White Mountain Peak
Wise, W. S. (1977): Mineralogy of the Champion mine White Mountains, California. Mineralogical Record: 8: 482, 484-485; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 310.
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