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Blythite

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Formula:
Mn2+3Mn3+2[SiO4]3
Name used for hypothetical end member.


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Classification of BlythiteHide

Notes:
Unnamed (probably valid)
Approval History:
Unnamed, but probably valid.

Chemical Properties of BlythiteHide

Formula:
Mn2+3Mn3+2[SiO4]3

Relationship of Blythite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Berzeliite Group
Bitikleite Group
CryolithioniteNa3Li3[AlF6]2Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Ia3d
Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Henritermierite Group
KatoiteCa3Al2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x (x = 1.5-3)Iso.
KhohariteMg3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
MonteneveiteCa3Sb5+2(Fe3+2Fe2+)O12Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Ia3d
NikmelnikoviteCa12Fe2+Fe3+3Al3(SiO4)6(OH)20Trig. 3 : R3
Schorlomite Group
SkiagiteFe2+3Fe3+2[SiO4]3
UM1984-37-SiO:CrMnMn2+3(Cr3+,Mn3+)2Si3O12
YafsoaniteCa3Zn3(TeO6)2Iso. m3 (2/m 3)

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 BlythiteHide

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Fermor, L. L. (1926): On the composition of some Indian garnets. Records Geol. Surv. India, 59, Pt. 2, 191-207.
Fermor, L. L. (1934): Records Geol. Surv. India, 68, 337.
Arlt T, Armbruster T, Miletich R, Ulmer P, Peters T (1998): High pressure single-crystal synthesis, structure and compressibility of the garnet Mn2+3Mn3+2[SiO4]3. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 26, 100-106.
V. Milman, E. V. Akhmatskaya, R. H. Nobes, B.Winkler, C. J. Pickard and J. A.
White (2001): Systematic ab initio study of the compressibility of silicate garnets. Acta Crystallogr. B57, 163–177.

Internet Links for BlythiteHide

 
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