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Vismirnovite

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About VismirnoviteHide

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Vladimir I. Smirnov
Formula:
Zn[Sn(OH)6]
Colour:
Pale yellow
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
4
Crystal System:
Isometric
Name:
Named in 1980 by N.K. Marshukova, A.B. Palovskii, G.A. Sidorenko, and N.I. Chistyakova in honour of Academician Vladimir Ivanovich Smirnov (1910–1988), Institute of Mineral Resources, Moscow University, Moscow, Russia, an early investigator of tin deposits in Central Asia.

Classification of VismirnoviteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1980
4.FC.10

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
F : Hydroxides (without V or U)
C : Hydroxides with OH, without H2O; corner-sharing octahedra
6.3.6.4

6 : HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
3 : X(OH)3
7.11.6

7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
11 : Oxides of Sn and Pb

Physical Properties of VismirnoviteHide

Vitreous
Colour:
Pale yellow
Streak:
White
Hardness:

Optical Data of VismirnoviteHide

Type:
Isotropic

Chemical Properties of VismirnoviteHide

Formula:
Zn[Sn(OH)6]
IMA Formula:
ZnSn(OH)6

Crystallography of VismirnoviteHide

Crystal System:
Isometric
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.72 Å
Unit Cell V:
460.10 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of VismirnoviteHide

Synonyms of VismirnoviteHide

Other Language Names for VismirnoviteHide

Simplified Chinese:轻锡锌石
Spanish:Vismirnovita

Relationship of Vismirnovite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
BurtiteCa[Sn(OH)6]Iso.
JeanbandyiteFe3+xFe2+1-xSn(OH)6-xOx (1 >= x > 0.5)Tet. 4/m : P42/n
Mushistonite(Cu,Zn,Fe2+)[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pn3m
NataniteFe2+[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pn3m
SchoenfliesiteMg[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pn3
WickmaniteMn2+[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pn3

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
2 photos of Vismirnovite associated with NataniteFe2+[Sn(OH)6]
2 photos of Vismirnovite associated with Kësterite Cu2ZnSnS4
1 photo of Vismirnovite associated with Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
1 photo of Vismirnovite associated with MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.FC.05BernaliteFe(OH)3 · nH2O (n = 0.0 to 0.25)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmn
4.FC.05DzhalinditeIn(OH)3Iso.
4.FC.05SöhngeiteGa(OH)3Tet.
4.FC.10BurtiteCa[Sn(OH)6]Iso.
4.FC.10Mushistonite(Cu,Zn,Fe2+)[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pn3m
4.FC.10NataniteFe2+[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pn3m
4.FC.10SchoenfliesiteMg[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pn3
4.FC.10WickmaniteMn2+[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pn3
4.FC.15JeanbandyiteFe3+xFe2+1-xSn(OH)6-xOx (1 >= x > 0.5)Tet. 4/m : P42/n
4.FC.15MopungiteNa[Sb5+(OH)6]Tet. 4/m : P42/n
4.FC.15StottiteFe2+[Ge4+(OH)6]Tet.
4.FC.15TetrawickmaniteMn2+[Sn4+(OH)6]Tet. 4/m : P42/n
4.FC.20Ferronigerite-2N1S(Al,Fe,Zn)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
4.FC.20Magnesionigerite-6N6S(Mg,Al,Zn)3(Al,Sn,Fe)8O15(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
4.FC.20Magnesionigerite-2N1S(Mg,Al,Zn)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
4.FC.20Ferronigerite-6N6S(Al,Fe,Zn)3(Al,Sn,Fe)8O15(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
4.FC.20Zinconigerite-2N1S(Zn,Al,Mg)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
4.FC.20Zinconigerite-6N6S(Zn,Mg,Al)3(Al,Sn,Fe)8O15(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
4.FC.25Magnesiotaaffeite-6N’3SMg2BeAl6O12Trig.
4.FC.25Magnesiotaaffeite-2N’2SMg3Al8BeO16Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m)

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

6.3.6.1WickmaniteMn2+[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pn3
6.3.6.2SchoenfliesiteMg[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pn3
6.3.6.3NataniteFe2+[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pn3m
6.3.6.5BurtiteCa[Sn(OH)6]Iso.
6.3.6.6Mushistonite(Cu,Zn,Fe2+)[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pn3m

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

7.11.1RomarchiteSnOTet.
7.11.2CassiteriteSnO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
7.11.4SchoenfliesiteMg[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pn3
7.11.5BurtiteCa[Sn(OH)6]Iso.
7.11.7WickmaniteMn2+[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pn3
7.11.8TetrawickmaniteMn2+[Sn4+(OH)6]Tet. 4/m : P42/n
7.11.9JeanbandyiteFe3+xFe2+1-xSn(OH)6-xOx (1 >= x > 0.5)Tet. 4/m : P42/n
7.11.10NataniteFe2+[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pn3m
7.11.11Mushistonite(Cu,Zn,Fe2+)[Sn(OH)6]Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pn3m
7.11.12Ferronigerite-2N1S(Al,Fe,Zn)2(Al,Sn)6O11(OH)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
7.11.13MagnesionigeriteTrig.
7.11.14ArgutiteGeO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
7.11.15BrunogeieriteGe4+Fe2+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
7.11.16StottiteFe2+[Ge4+(OH)6]Tet.
7.11.17CarboiriteFeAl2(GeO4)O(OH)2Tric.
7.11.18OtjisumeitePbGe4O9Tric.
7.11.19BartelkeitePb(Fe2+Ge)[Ge2O7](OH)2 · H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
7.11.20MassicotPbOOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmmm
7.11.21LithargePbOTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
7.11.22MiniumPb3O4Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mbc
7.11.23PlattneritePbO2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m)
7.11.24Scrutinyiteα-PbO2Orth.
7.11.25MurdochitePbCu6O8-x(Cl,Br)2x where x<=0.5Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
7.11.26MacedonitePbTiO3Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
7.11.27CesàrolitePb(Mn4+)3O6(OH)2
7.11.28CoronaditePb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16Mon. 2/m
7.11.29QuenselitePbMnO2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P2/b
7.11.30PlumboferritePb2(Fe3+,Mn2+,Mg)11O19Trig. 3 2 : P3 1 2
7.11.31Magnetoplumbite(Pb,Mn)(Fe,Mn)12O19Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
7.11.32SenaitePb(Mn,Y,U)(Fe,Zn)2(Ti,Fe,Cr,V)18(O,OH)38Trig.

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 VismirnoviteHide

Reference List:
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Cohen-Addad, C. (1967) Étude des hydroxystannates CaSn(OH)6 et ZnSn(OH)6 par diffraction des rayons X et résonance magnétique nucléaire. Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie: 90: 32-35.
Cohen-Addad, C. (1968) Étude structurale des hydroxystannates CaSn(OH)6 et ZnSn(OH)6 par diffraction neutronique, absorption infrarouge et résonance magnétique nucléaire. Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie: 91: 315-324.
Marshukova, N.K., Palovskii, A.B., Sidorenko, G.A., Chistyakova, N.I. (1981) Vismirnovite, ZnSn(OH)6, and natanite, FeSn(OH)6, new tin minerals. Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 110: 492-500. (in Russian)
Fleischer, M., Cabri, L.J., Chao, G.Y., Mandarino, J.A., Pabst, A. (1982) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 67: 1074-1082.
Xu, Y., Hu, Z. (1985) Discovery and research of vismirnovite. Geology and Prospecting: 21(4): 25-27. (in Chinese)

Internet Links for VismirnoviteHide

Localities for VismirnoviteHide

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Locality ListHide

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All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
China
 
  • Guangdong
    • Shaoguan
      • Lechang Co.
Yile Xu and Zuoyou Hu (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(4), 25-27
  • Sichuan
    • Mianyang
      • Pingwu Co.
        • Mt Xuebaoding
          • Huya township
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2014), Jiangbin material
Kyrgyzstan (TL)
 
  • Issyk-Kul Region
    • Inyl'chek Range
ZVMO,(1981) 110, 492-500; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Tajikistan (TL)
 
  • Sughd
    • Zeravshan Range
      • Pendzhikent (Penjikent; Panjakent)
        • Kaznok Valley
ZVMO,(1981) 110, 492-500; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
 
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