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Fluoro-riebeckite

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Formula:
◻{Na2}{Fe2+3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)F2
Fluoro-riebeckite is defined as a member of the riebeckite group with Fe2+>Mgin the C2+ position and F in the W position.
This page provides mineralogical data about Fluoro-riebeckite.


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Classification of Fluoro-riebeckiteHide

Approved
Notes:
Renamed by the IMA

Chemical Properties of Fluoro-riebeckiteHide

Formula:
◻{Na2}{Fe2+3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)F2

Fluoro-riebeckite is defined as a member of the riebeckite group with Fe2+>Mgin the C2+ position and F in the W position.
IMA Formula:
◻Na2(Fe2+3Fe3+2)Si8O22F2

Relationship of Fluoro-riebeckite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Magnesio-fluoro-riebeckite◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)F2
Magnesio-riebeckite◻{Na2}{Mg3Fe3+2}(Si8O22)(OH)2Mon.
Riebeckite◻[Na2][Fe2+3Fe3+2]Si8O22(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m

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 Fluoro-riebeckiteHide

Reference List:
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Gross, E.B., Heinrich, E.W. (1966) Petrology and mineralogy of the Mount Rosa area, El Paso and Teller Counties, Colorado.II. Pegmatites. American Mineralogist: 51: 299-323.
Hawthorne, F.C. (1978) The crystal structure of the amphiboles. VIII. The crystal
structure and site chemistry of fluor-riebeckite. The Canadian Mineralogist: 16: 187-194.
Hawthorne, F.C., Oberti, R., Harlow, G.E., Maresch, W.V., Martin, R.F., Schumacher, J.C., Welch, M.D. (2012) Nomenclature of the amphibole supergroup. American Mineralogist: 97: 2031-2048.

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Localities for Fluoro-riebeckiteHide

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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.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
      • Chitinskaya Oblast'
Victor Sharygin's analytical data (2013)
USA
 
  • Colorado
    • El Paso Co.
Eugene. B. Gross and E. Wm. Heinrich (1966), PETROLOGY AND MINERALOGY OF THE MOUNT ROSA AREA, EL PASO AND TELLER COUNTIES, COLORADO.II. Pegmatites THE AMERICAN MINERALOGIST, VOL. 5 1 Hawthorne, F.C. (1978) The crystal structure of the amphiboles. VIII. The crystal structure and site chemistry of Fluor-riebeckite. Can. Mineral., 16, 187{194.
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