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Wermlandite Group

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About Wermlandite GroupHide

This page provides mineralogical data about Wermlandite Group.


Relationship of Wermlandite Group to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
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)
Quintinite Group
UM1987-05-OH:AlCMgMg4Al2(OH)12(CO3,SO4)•3H2O
Woodwardite GroupMay be considered a subgroup of the Hydrotalcite Group.
Group Members:
Karchevskyite Mg18Al9(OH)54Sr2(CO3)9(H2O)6 (H3O)5Trig.
Motukoreaite Mg6Al3(OH)18[Na(H2O)6][SO4]2 · 6H2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
Natroglaucocerinite Zn6Al3(OH)18[Na(H2O)6](SO4)2•6H2OHex.
Nikischerite Fe2+6Al3(OH)18[Na(H2O)6](SO4)2 · 6H2OTrig.
Shigaite Mn6Al3(OH)18[Na(H2O)6](SO4)2 · 6H2OTrig.
Wermlandite Mg7Al2(OH)18[Ca(H2O)6][SO4]2 · 6H2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3c1

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Health Risks:
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References for Wermlandite GroupHide

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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.

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Localities for Wermlandite 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.
Australia
 
  • South Australia
    • Eyre Peninsula
      • Middleback Range
        • Iron Knob
[Shigaite] Pring, A., Francis, G. & Birch, W. D. (1992): Nissonite, namibite, and other additions to the mineral suite from Iron Monarch, South Australia. Australian Mineral. 6, 31-39. ; Pring A, Birch W D (1993) Gatehouseite, a new manganese hydroxy phosphate from Iron Monarch, South Australia. Mineralogical Magazine 57, 309-313
  • Western Australia
    • Coolgardie Shire
      • Widgiemooltha
[Motukoreaite] Clissold, M. E. (2007) Aspects of the Supergene Geochemistry of Copper, Nickel and Bismuth. PhD Thesis University of Sydney, Australia 162pp.
Austria
 
  • Styria
    • Bad Gleichenberg
      • Wilhelmsdorf
[Motukoreaite] Alker, A., Golob, P., Postl, W. & Waltinger, H. (1981): Hydrotalkit, Nordstrandit und Motukoreait vom Stradner Kogel, südlich Gleichenberg, Steiermark. Mitt.-Bl. Abt. Mineral. Landesmuseum Joanneum 49, 1-13.; Bryner, V., Rodgers, K.A., Courtney, S.F. and W. Postl (1991): Motukoreaite from Brown´s Island, New Zealand, and Stradner Kogel, Austria: a scanning electron microscopic study. N. Jahrb. Mineral. Abh., 163, 291-304.; R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993); Postl, W. et al. (2008)
Bolivia
 
  • Oruro Department
    • Dalence Province
      • Huanuni
[Nikischerite] Min Rec 34 (2003), 155
Canada
 
  • Québec
    • Montérégie
      • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
        • Mont Saint-Hilaire
[Shigaite] HORVÁTH, L., PFENNINGER HORVÁTH, E. (2000) I minerali di Mont-Saint-Hilaire (Québec, Canada) Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, XXIV, 140-202 (in Italian with English summary).
Greece
 
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium; Lavreotiki Municipality)
      • Lavrion District Mines
        • Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza)
          • Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines)
            • Hilarion area
[Natroglaucocerinite] American Mineralogist, Volume 86, pages 767–770, 2000
[Natroglaucocerinite] No reference listed
Italy
 
  • Veneto
    • Vicenza Province
      • Crespadoro
        • Chiampo Valley
[Motukoreaite] Daleffe, A., & Boscardin, M. (2008): Motukoreaite. Primo ritrovamento in Italia. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/2008, 22-23
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Kinki Region
      • Shiga Prefecture
        • Ritto City
[Shigaite] PEACOR, D.R., DUNN, P.J., KATO, A. & WICKS, F.J. (1985): Shigaite, a new manganese aluminum sulfate mineral from the Ioi Mine, Shiga, Japan. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte Jg. 1985(10), 453-457. Abstracted in: American Mineralogist (1986): 71: 1546.
New Zealand
 
  • North Island
    • Auckland Region
[Motukoreaite] Rodgers, K.A., Chisholm, J.E., Davis, R.J., Nelson, C.S. (1977) Motukoreaite, a new hydrated carbonate, sulphate, and hydroxide of Mg and Al from Auckland, New Zealand. Mineralogical Magazine, Vol 41: 319, 389-390.
Poland
 
  • Wielkopolskie
[Motukoreaite] Wachowiak, J., Pieczka, A. (2016): Motukoreaite from the Kłodawa Salt Dome, Central Poland. Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 277-289
Russia
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • Kovdor Massif
[Karchevskyite] 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.
South Africa
 
  • Northern Cape Province
    • Kalahari manganese field
      • Hotazel
[Shigaite] Bruce Cairncross (2000) The Desmond Sacco Collection
      • Kuruman
[Shigaite] Cairncross, B., and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, Linden 2014, RSA; Gutzmer, J. (1996). Genesis and alteration of the Kalahari and Postmasburg manganese deposits, Griqualand West, South Africa (Doctoral dissertation, Rand Afrikaans University); Cairncross, B., and Beukes, N. J., (2013) The Kalahari Manganese Field, the adventure continues. Struik Nature Publishers, Cape Town, South Africa; Cairncross, B. (2016) Connoisseur's Choice: Shigaite, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa, Rocks & Minerals, 91:2, 150-15
[Shigaite] Cairncross, B., and Dixon, R., (1995) Minerals of South Africa. The Geological Society of South Africa, Linden 2014, RSA; Gutzmer, J. (1996). Genesis and alteration of the Kalahari and Postmasburg manganese deposits, Griqualand West, South Africa (Doctoral dissertation, Rand Afrikaans University); Cairncross, B. & Balayer, P. (2007): Neufund: Shigait aus den Kalahari-Manganfeldern, Südafrika. LAPIS 32 (4): 23-26 + 50; Cairncross, B., and Beukes, N. J., (2013) The Kalahari Manganese Field, the adventure continues. Struik Nature Publishers, Cape Town, South Africa; Cairncross, B. (2016) Connoisseur's Choice: Shigaite, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa, Rocks & Minerals, 91:2, 150-15
[Shigaite] Gutzmer, J. (1996). Genesis and alteration of the Kalahari and Postmasburg manganese deposits, Griqualand West, South Africa (Doctoral dissertation, Rand Afrikaans University).
Sweden
 
  • Värmland
    • Filipstad
[Wermlandite] Lithos,(1971) 4, 213-217; Nysten, P., Holtstam, D. and Jonsson, E. (1999) The Långban minerals. In Långban - The mines,their minerals, geology and explorers (D. Holtstam and J. Langhof, eds.), Swedish Museum of Natural History and Raster Förlag, Stockholm & Chr. Weise Verlag, Munich, pp. 89-183.
      • Persberg district
[Wermlandite] Linden, R.H. (2002): Gåsgruvan, En mineralundersökning under åren 1996-2002. Östra Värmlands Mineralsällskap (Cited in Sandström, F., Lorin, T. & Strand, U. (2009): Geologi och mineralogi i Gåsgruvefältet, Filipstad. Litofilen. 26 (2): 16-38
[Wermlandite] Östra Värmlands Mineral Society,Långban,Sweden
USA
 
  • Michigan
    • Iron Co.
      • Menominee iron range
        • Mineral Hills
[Shigaite] Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
[Shigaite] Shawn Carlson (2010) Mineral News, 26, #11, 1-2 & 9-10.
        • Stambaugh
[Shigaite] A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum collection.
[Shigaite] A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum collection.
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