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Quintinite Group

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About Quintinite GroupHide

This page provides mineralogical data about Quintinite Group.

Relationship of Quintinite Group to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Akopovaite Al4Li2(OH)12(CO3)(H2O)3Mon. 2/m : B2/m
BrugnatelliteMg6Fe3+(CO3)(OH)13 · 4H2OHex.
CoalingiteMg10Fe3+2(OH)24[CO3] · 2H2OTrig.
Cualstibite GroupA group within the Hydrotalcite supergroup characterized by (M2+,M3+)(OH)2 brucite-type sheets, in which M2+ ...
Fougèrite Group
Glaucocerinite Group
Hydrocalumite Group
Hydrotalcite GroupMg6R3+2(OH)16CO3·4H2O, where R3+ = Al, Cr, or Fe
MuskoxiteMg7Fe4O13 · 10H2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m)
Wermlandite Group
Woodwardite GroupMay be considered a subgroup of the Hydrotalcite Group.
Group Members:
Caresite Fe2+4Al2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2OTrig.
Charmarite Mn2+4Al2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2O
Chlormagaluminite Mg4Al2(OH)12Cl2 · 3H2OHex.
Comblainite Ni4Co2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2OTrig.
Quintinite Mg4Al2(OH)12(CO3) · 3H2OHex. 6 2 2 : P63 2 2
Zaccagnaite Zn4Al2(OH)12[CO3] · 3H2OHex.

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 Quintinite GroupHide

Reference List:
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Mills, S.J., Christy, A.G., Genin, J.-M.R., Kameda, T., Colombo, F. (2012): Nomenclature of the hydrotalcite supergroup: natural layered double hydroxides. Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 1289-1336.

Internet Links for Quintinite GroupHide

Localities for Quintinite GroupHide

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.

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.
  • Wallonia
    • Liège
      • Verviers
        • Plombières-Vieille Montagne-Moresnet (Plombières-Altenberg-Moresnet) mining district
          • Lontzen
            • Walhorn
[Zaccagnaite] Bulletin de la Société Royale des Sciences de Liège, Vol. 85, 2016, p. 30 - 55 Minéralogie de l’ancienne mine plomb-zinc de
  • Cochabamba
    • Ayopaya Province
[Quintinite-1M] A.R. Kampf
  • São Paulo
    • Cajati
[Quintinite] Chao, G.Y., Gault, R.A. (1997), Quintinite-2H, quintinite-3T, charmarite-2H, charmarite-3T, and caresite-3T, a new group of carbonate minerals related to the hydrotalcite-manasseite group. Canadian Mineralogist: 35: 1541-1549.
  • Québec
    • Montérégie
      • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
        • Mont Saint-Hilaire
[Caresite] Chao, G.Y. and Gault, R.A. (1997) Quintinite-2H, quintinite-3T, charmarite-2H, charmarite-3T, and caresite-3T, a new group of carbonate minerals related to the hydrotalcite-manasseite group. Canadian Mineralogist: 35: 1541-1549.
    • Montréal
      • Mont Royal
[Caresite] Chao, G.Y. and Gault, R.A. (1997) Quintinite-2H, quintinite-3T, charmarite-2H, charmarite-3T and caresite-3T, a new group of carbonate minerals related to the hydrotalcite-manasseite group. Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 1541-1549.
  • Yunnan
    • Pu'er
      • Jiangcheng Co.
[Comblainite] 高翔, 方勤方, 姚薇, 彭强, 董娟, 秦红, & 邸迎伟. (2013). 云南兰坪-思茅盆地勐野井钾盐矿床物质组分对成因的指示. 地球学报, 34(5), 529-536.
DR Congo
  • Haut-Katanga
    • Kambove District
      • Shinkolobwe
[Comblainite] Piret, P. and Deliens, M. (1980) Comblainite, (Nix2+, Co1-x3+)(OH)2(CO3)(1-x/2)·yH2O, a new mineral of the pyroaurite group. Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie: 103: 113-117 (in French).; http://edit.africamuseum.be/geco_website/pdf/Shinkolobwe.pdf
  • Bavaria
    • Upper Palatinate
      • Waidhaus
[Caresite] http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/caresite.pdf
[Caresite] http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/caresite.pdf
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
      • Lautenthal
[Comblainite] No reference listed
[Comblainite] Schnorrer-Köhler, G. (1988): Mineralogische Notizen IV. Der Aufschluss, 39, 153-168.
  • Attica
    • East Attica
      • Lavreotiki
        • Lavrion District Mines
          • Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza)
            • Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines)
[Zaccagnaite] No reference listed
              • Hilarion area
[Zaccagnaite] T. Witzke & G. Raade (2000) Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 455-465
  • Friuli-Venezia Giulia
    • Udine Province
      • Degano Valley
[Zaccagnaite-3R] Bortolozzi, G.M., Bracco, R., De Tuoni, F., Vidus, L., Bittarello, E., Marengo, A., Ciriotti, M.E., Zorzi, F. (2018) Antiche miniere e affioramenti metalliferi a Comeglians (Val Degano, Friuli-Venezia Giulia): recenti ritrovamenti. Micro, 16, 1-2018, 2-36.
  • Liguria
    • Genova Province
      • Rovegno
[Quintinite] A. Kampf, personal communication
  • Tuscany
    • Massa-Carrara Province
      • Apuan Alps
[Zaccagnaite] Orlandi, P. & Criscuolo, A. (2009). Minerali del marmo delle Alpi Apuane. Pacini editore, Pisa, 180 pp.
          • Colonnata quarrying basin
[Zaccagnaite] S. Merlino & P. Orlandi (2001): Carraraite and zaccagnaite, two new minerals ..... Amer. Miner. 86, 1293-1301
  • Veneto
    • Vicenza Province
      • Recoaro Terme
        • Civillina Mt.
[Zaccagnaite-3R] Zorzi F., Boscerdin M., Rocchetti I. (2014): Zaccagnaite-3R del Monte Civillina, Recoaro Terme (Vicenza). GMT 2014 Giornate Mineralogiche di Tavagnasco, 6-8 giugno 2014. Plinius, 40, 154.
  • Buskerud
    • Modum
      • Snarum
[Quintinite] Raade, G. (2013): Hydrotalcite and quintinite from Dypingdal, snarum, Buskerud, Norway. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrifter. 50, 55-57
  • Irkutsk Oblast
    • Middle Angara River
[Chlormagaluminite] ZVMO,(1982) 111, 121-127; International Geology Review (1983) 1938-2839, 25 (7), 848–853; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
    • Zheleznogorsk (Korshunikha)
[Chlormagaluminite] Mazurov, M.P., Grishina, S.N., Istomin, V.E., and Titov, A.T. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(4), 271-284.; Mazurov et al (2007) Geology of Ore Deposits, 49, 271–284.
  • Murmansk Oblast
[Quintinite-1M] Mineralogical Magazine 74, 833–840 (2010)
[Quintinite] http://maurice.strahlen.org/kola/kovdor.htm; Britvin, S. N., Chukanov, N. V., Bekenova, G. K., Yagovkina, M. A., Antonov, A. V., Bogdanova, A. N., & Krasnova, N. I. (2008). Karchevskyite,[Mg18Al9 (OH) 54][Sr2 (CO3, PO4) 9 (H2O, H3O) 11], a new mineral species of the layered double hydroxide family. Geology of Ore Deposits, 50(7), 556-564.
[Quintinite] Mikhailova, J. A., Kalashnikov, A. O., Sokharev, V. A., Pakhomovsky, Y. A., Konopleva, N. G., Yakovenchuk, V. N., ... & Ivanyuk, G. Y. (2016). 3D mineralogical mapping of the Kovdor phoscorite–carbonatite complex (Russia). Mineralium Deposita, 51(1), 131-149.
  • Sverdlovsk Oblast
    • Yekaterinburg
      • Malyshevo
        • Izumrudnye Kopi area
[Quintinite-1M] Zhitova, E. S., Popov, M. P., Krivovichev, S. V., Zaitsev, A. N., & Vlasenko, N. S. (2017). Quintinite-1M from the Mariinsky Deposit, Ural Emerald Mines, Central Urals, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 59(8), 745-751.
  • Cantabria
    • Sierra de Arnero
      • La Florida mining area
[Zaccagnaite-3R] Lozano, R.P., Rossi,C., La Iglesia, A. y Matesanz, E. (2012). Zaccagnaite-3R, a new Zn-Al hydrotalcite polytype from El Soplao cave (Cantabria, Spain). American Mineralogist, 97, 513–523,
  • Värmland
    • Filipstad
      • Långban
[Quintinite-2H] Strand, U. (2016) Quintinit-2H, ett nytt mineral för Långban. LångbansNytt 22 (1): 21-23
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Anniviers Valley
      • Ayer
[Comblainite] Ansermet, S. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais - II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. With contributions by N. Meisser, Ed. Porte-plumes (Ayer)
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