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D'Ansite-(Mn)

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About D'Ansite-(Mn)Hide

Formula:
Na21Mn2+(SO4)10Cl3
Colour:
Colourless
Lustre:
Vitreous
Specific Gravity:
2.610 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Isometric
Member of:
Name:
For the mineral d'ansite and the manganese content
Mn2+-dominant analogue of d’ansite



Classification of D'Ansite-(Mn)Hide

Approved
Approval Year:
2011

Physical Properties of D'Ansite-(Mn)Hide

Vitreous
Transparency:
Translucent
Colour:
Colourless
Streak:
white
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
None Observed
Density:
2.610 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of D'Ansite-(Mn)Hide

Type:
Isotropic
RI values:
n = 1.50(1)
Birefringence:
Isotropic minerals have no birefringence
Surface Relief:
Low

Chemical Properties of D'Ansite-(Mn)Hide

Formula:
Na21Mn2+(SO4)10Cl3
IMA Formula:
Na21Mn(SO4)10Cl3

Crystallography of D'Ansite-(Mn)Hide

Crystal System:
Isometric
Class (H-M):
4 3m - Hextetrahedral
Space Group:
I4 3d
Cell Parameters:
a = 15.9291(9) Å
Unit Cell V:
4,041.79 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4
Morphology:
Tristetrahedral crystals up to 0.2 mm on edge.

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
6.503(100)
5.632(27)
5.037(73)
4.257(80)
3.252(46)
3.124(64)
2.584(27)
2.458(22)

Type Occurrence of D'Ansite-(Mn)Hide

General Appearance of Type Material:
translucent tristetrahedral crystals up to 0.2 mm on edge
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Holotype material is deposited in the mineral collections of Osservatorio Vesuviano - Napoli(Catalogue number OV128); a fragment of the holotype is housed in in the Reference Collection of the DCSSI, University of Milan, sample number 2011-03
Geological Setting of Type Material:
As encrustations in fumaroles at Vesuvius, Italy
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of D'Ansite-(Mn)Hide

Relationship of D'Ansite-(Mn) to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
D'AnsiteNa21Mg(SO4)10Cl3Iso.
D'Ansite-(Fe)Na21Fe2+(SO4)10Cl3Iso. 4 3m : I4 3d

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Aphthitalite1 photo of D'Ansite-(Mn) associated with Aphthitalite on mindat.org.

Fluorescence of D'Ansite-(Mn)Hide

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 D'Ansite-(Mn)Hide

Reference List:
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Campostrini, I., Demartin, F., Castellano, C., Gramaccioli, C.M. and Russo, M. (2011): D’ansite-(Mn), IMA 2011-064. CNMNC Newsletter No. 11, December 2011, page 2890; Mineralogical Magazine, 75,2887-2893.
Demartin, F., Campostrini, I., Castellano, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Russo, M. (2012): D'ansite-(Mn), Na21Mn2+(SO4)10Cl3 and d'ansite-(Fe), Na21Fe2+(SO4)10Cl3, two new minerals from volcanic fumaroles. Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 2773-2783.

Internet Links for D'Ansite-(Mn)Hide

Localities for D'Ansite-(Mn)Hide

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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.
Italy (TL)
 
  • Campania
    • Naples Province
Campostrini, I., Demartin, F., Castellano, C., Gramaccioli, C.M. and Russo, M. (2011): D’ansite-(Mn), IMA 2011-064. CNMNC Newsletter No. 11, December 2011, page 2890; Mineralogical Magazine, 75,2887-2893; Demartin, F., Campostrini, I., Castellano, C., Gramaccioli, C.M., Russo, M. (2012): D'ansite-(Mn), Na21Mn2+(SO4)10Cl3 and d'ansite-(Fe), Na21Fe2+(SO4)10Cl3, two new minerals from volcanic fumaroles. Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 2773-2783.
USA
 
  • Utah
    • San Juan Co.
      • White Canyon District
        • Red Canyon
Joe Marty (2015) Minerals of the Blue Lizard Mine and other Western Localities, NCMA Annual Symposium 2015
Mineral and/or Locality  
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