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Vuorelainenite

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Yrjö Vuorelainen
Formula:
Mn2+V23+O4
Lustre:
Sub-Metallic
Hardness:
Member of:
Name:
Named by M.A. Zakrzewski, Ernst A.J. Burke, and W.J. Lustenhouwer in 1982 in honor of Yrjö Vuorelainen (1922 - 1988), a Finnish exploration geologist who worked for the Outokumpo Company, Finland. He found the new mineral but it was not properly described until found at a second occurrence.

Classification of Vuorelainenite

Approved
Approval Year:
1980
First Published:
1963
4.BB.05

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
B : Metal: Oxygen = 3:4 and similar
B : With only medium-sized cations
7.2.4.1

7 : MULTIPLE OXIDES
2 : AB2X4
7.12.21

7 : Oxides and Hydroxides
12 : Oxides of V, Nb and Ta

Physical Properties of Vuorelainenite

Sub-Metallic
Hardness (Mohs):

Chemical Properties of Vuorelainenite

Formula:
Mn2+V23+O4
Elements listed in formula:

Type Occurrence of Vuorelainenite

Relationship of Vuorelainenite to other Species

Series:
Forms a series with Manganochromite (see here)
Member of:
Other Members of Group:
ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Cochromite(Co,Ni,Fe)(Cr,Al)2O4
CoulsoniteFe2+V23+O4
CuprospinelCu2+Fe23+O4
Filipstadite(Sb0.5Fe0.5)Mn2O4
FrankliniteZn2+Fe23+O4
GahniteZnAl2O4
GalaxiteMn2+Al2O4
HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4
MagnesiocoulsoniteMgV2O4
MagnesioferriteMgFe23+O4
MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
ManganochromiteMn2+Cr2O4
Nichromite(Ni,Co,Fe)(Cr,Fe,Al)2O4
Qandilite(Mg,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+,Al)O4
SpinelMgAl2O4
TrevoriteNi2+Fe23+O4
UlvöspinelFe2TiO4
XieiteFe2+Cr2O4
ZincochromiteZnCr2O4
4.BB.05ChromiteFe2+Cr2O4
4.BB.05CochromiteCoCr2O4
4.BB.05CoulsoniteFe2+V23+O4
4.BB.05CuprospinelCu2+Fe23+O4
4.BB.05Filipstadite(Mn2+,Mg)2(Sb5+,Fe3+)O4
4.BB.05FrankliniteZnFe23+O4
4.BB.05GahniteZnAl2O4
4.BB.05GalaxiteMn2+Al2O4
4.BB.05HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
4.BB.05JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
4.BB.05ManganochromiteMn2+Cr2O4
4.BB.05MagnesiocoulsoniteMgV2O4
4.BB.05MagnesiochromiteMgCr23+O4
4.BB.05MagnesioferriteMgFe23+O4
4.BB.05MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
4.BB.05Nichromite(Ni,Co,Fe)(Cr,Fe,Al)2O4
4.BB.05QandiliteMg2(Ti,Fe3+,Al)O4
4.BB.05SpinelMgAl2O4
4.BB.05TrevoriteNiFe23+O4
4.BB.05UlvöspinelFe22+TiO4
4.BB.05ZincochromiteZnCr2O4
4.BB.10HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
4.BB.10HetaeroliteZnMn23+O4
4.BB.10HydrohetaeroliteHZnMn3+5/3O4
4.BB.10IwakiiteMn2+Fe23+O4
4.BB.15MaghemiteFe2.67O4
4.BB.15TitanomaghemiteFe(Fe,Ti)2O4
4.BB.20TegengreniteMg2(Sb,Mn)O4
4.BB.25XieiteFeCr2O4
7.12.1Montroseite(V3+,Fe2+,V4+)O(OH)
7.12.2 ScherbinaiteV25+O5
7.12.3ParamontroseiteVO2
7.12.4HäggiteV3+V4+O2(OH)3
7.12.5DuttoniteV4+O(OH)2
7.12.6DoloresiteV34+O4(OH)4
7.12.7LenobliteV24+O4 · 2H2O
7.12.8Navajoite(V5+,Fe3+)10O24 · 12H2O
7.12.9VanoxiteV6O13 · 8H2O(?)
7.12.10BarianditeAl0.6(V5+,V4+)8O20 · 9H2O
7.12.11Corvusite(Na,Ca,K)1-x(V5+,V4+,Fe2+)8O20 · 4H2O
7.12.12SimplotiteCaV44+O9 · 5H2O
7.12.13KyzylkumiteTi2V3+O5(OH)
7.12.14SchreyeriteV23+Ti34+O9
7.12.15BerdesinskiiteV23+TiO5
7.12.16TivaniteTiV3+O3(OH)
7.12.17MannarditeBa(Ti64+V23+)O16
7.12.18KarelianiteV2O3
7.12.19CoulsoniteFe2+V23+O4
7.12.20Nolanite(V3+,Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti)10O14(OH)2
7.12.22TantiteTa2O5
7.12.23KimrobinsoniteTa(OH)3(O,CO3)

Other Names for Vuorelainenite

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:沃钒锰矿
Traditional Chinese:沃釩錳礦

Other Information

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 Vuorelainenite

Reference List:
Plumier, R. (1962) Magnétisme - Étude par diffraction des neutrons du composé spinelle MnV2O4. Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l’Académie des Sciences: 255: 2244-2246.

Long, J.V.P., Vuorelainen, Y., Kuovo, O. (1963) Karelianite, a new vanadium mineral. American Mineralogist, 48, 33-41. (as unnamed material)

Reuter, B., Riedel, E., Buxbaum, G. (1969) Über Oxidsysteme mit Übergangsmetallionen in verschiedenen Oxydationsstufen. VII. Das System Mn(NixV2-x)O4. Zeitschrift für Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie: 367: 113-118.

Zakrzewski, M.A., Burke, E.A.J., Lustenhouwer, W.J. (1982) Vuorelaineite, a new spinel, and associated minerals from the Sätra (Doverstorp) pyrite deposit, central Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist: 20: 281–290.

Dunn, P.J., Fleischer, M., Burns, R.G., Pabst, A. (1983) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 68: 471-475.

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Localities for Vuorelainenite

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Finland
 
  • Eastern Finland Region
Long, J.V.P. &al 1963.; Long, J.V.P. & al 1963. Karelianite, a new vanadium mineral. The American Mineralogist 48 (1-2), 33-41.
France
 
  • Occitanie
    • Hautes-Pyrénées
Le Règne Minéral 47: 5-21
        • Vielle-Aure
DE ASCENCAO GUEDES R., TIXADOR Y., CASTERET A. & GOUJOU JC. (2002) La mine de Coustou, Vielle-Aure, Hautes-Pyrénées. Le Règne Minéral, 47, 23-31. (in french)
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Kanto Region
      • Saitama Prefecture
        • Hannou
Yamada et al (2000) Koubutsu-Gakkai Kou’en-Youshi, 88
  • Shikoku Island
    • Ehime Prefecture
      • Saijo City
Gunnar Farber specimens; Tanaka, H. et al. (2010) Momoiite (Mn2+,Ca)3(V3+,Al)2Si3O12, a new manganese vanadium garnet from Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 105, 92-96.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
      • Irkutskaya Oblast'
        • Lake Baikal area
[MinRec 27:304]
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaja Oblast'
      • Kola Peninsula
        • Khibiny Massif
Mikhailova, Y.A., Konopleva, N.G., Yakovenchuk, V.N., Ivanyuk, G.Y., Men’shikov, Y.P., and Pakhomovsky, Y.A. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(7), 590-598.
Sweden (TL)
 
  • Östergötland
    • Finspång
      • Doverstorp ore field
Zakrzewski, M.A., Burke, E.A.J., and Lustenhouwer, W.J. (1982): Vuorelainenite, a new spinel, and associated minerals from the Satra (Doverstorp) pyrite deposit, central Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 20, 281-290.
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