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Yeatmanite

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About YeatmaniteHide

Pope Yeatman
Formula:
Zn6Mn2+9Sb5+2(SiO4)4O12
Colour:
Clove-brown, rose-pink
Lustre:
Greasy
Hardness:
4
Specific Gravity:
4.91
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
Named in 1937 by Charles Palache, Lawson Henry Bauer, and Harry Berman in honor of Pope Yeatman [August 3, 1861 Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - December 5, 1953 Springfield, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA], mining engineer for the New Jersey Zinc Company at Franklin, New Jersey, USA.
This page provides mineralogical data about Yeatmanite.


Classification of YeatmaniteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
9.AE.45

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
A : Nesosilicates
E : Nesosilicates with additional anions (O,OH,F,H2O); cations in tetrahedral [4] coordination
44.3.6.1

44 : ANTIMONATES
3 : Miscellaneous
17.7.15

17 : Silicates Containing other Anions
7 : Silicates with vanadate, arsenate or antimonate

Physical Properties of YeatmaniteHide

Greasy
Transparency:
Translucent
Colour:
Clove-brown, rose-pink
Streak:
Light brown
Hardness:
Density:
4.91 g/cm3 (Measured)    5.04 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of YeatmaniteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.864 nβ = 1.895 nγ = 1.905
2V:
Measured: 52° , Calculated: 58°
Birefringence:
0.041
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.041
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Very High
Dispersion:
r > v

Chemical Properties of YeatmaniteHide

Formula:
Zn6Mn2+9Sb5+2(SiO4)4O12
IMA Formula:
Zn6Mn2+9Sb5+2O12(SiO4)4
Common Impurities:
Fe

Crystallography of YeatmaniteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.604 Å, b = 11.602 Å, c = 9.058 Å
α = 92.17°, β = 100.90°, γ = 77.30°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.483 : 1 : 0.781
Unit Cell V:
564.15 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
9.0 (5)
5.66 (5)
5.32 (5)
4.94 (5)
4.44 (10)
4.24 (1)
3.51 (5)
3.435 (5)
2.969 (100)
2.782 (60)
2.753 (30)
2.587 (60)
2.547 (60)
2.474 (60)
2.276 (1)
2.237 (1)
2.146 (40)
1.45 (30)
1.916 (40)
1.818 (1)
1.796 (1)
1.757 (1)
1.708 (1)
1.671 (30)
1.656 (30)
1.621 (30)
1.605 (60)
1.583 (40)
1.569 (30)
1.489 (30)
1.431 (5)
1.415 (40)
1.377 (3)
1.370 (3)
Comments:
ICDD 35-457

Type Occurrence of YeatmaniteHide

Other Language Names for YeatmaniteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Willemite2 photos of Yeatmanite associated with Willemite on mindat.org.
Franklinite2 photos of Yeatmanite associated with Franklinite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.AE.05BerylliteBe3(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2OOrth.
9.AE.10EuclaseBeAl(SiO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
9.AE.15SverigeiteNaMnMgSnBe2(SiO4)3(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Imma
9.AE.20HodgkinsoniteMn2+Zn2(SiO4)(OH)2Mon.
9.AE.25GerstmanniteMnMgZn(SiO4)(OH)2Orth.
9.AE.30ClinohedriteCaZn(SiO4) · H2OMon. m : Bb
9.AE.35StringhamiteCaCu(SiO4) · H2OMon.
9.AE.40Katoptrite(Mn2+,Mg)13(Al,Fe3+)4Sb5+2(SiO4)2O20Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.AE.50SphaerobertranditeBe3(SiO4)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

17.7.1SuzukiiteBaVSi2O7Orth.
17.7.2FranciscaniteMn2+6(V5+,☐)2(SiO4)2(O,OH)6Hex.
17.7.3Kurumsakite(Zn,Ni,Cu)8Al8V5+2Si5O35 · 27H2O (?)
17.7.4Ardennite-(As)Mn2+4Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
17.7.5MedaiteMn2+6V5+Si5O18(OH)Mon.
17.7.6JohninnesiteNa2Mn2+9Mg7(OH)8[AsO4]2[Si6O17]2Tric.
17.7.7TiragalloiteMn2+4As5+Si3O12(OH)Mon. 2/m
17.7.8DixeniteCuMn2+14Fe2+(SiO4)2(As5+O4)(As3+O3)5(OH)6Trig.
17.7.9AsbecasiteCa3(Ti,Sn4+)Be2(AsO3)6(SiO4)2Trig. 3m : P3c1
17.7.10McgoverniteMn19Zn3(AsO4)3(AsO3)(SiO4)3(OH)21Trig. 3m (3 2/m)
17.7.11KraissliteZn3(Mn,Mg)25(Fe3+,Al)(As3+O3)2[(Si,As5+)O4]10(OH)16Orth. 2 2 2 : C2 2 21
17.7.12SchalleriteMn2+16As3Si12O36(OH)17Trig. 3m : P3m1
17.7.13Nelenite(Mn,Fe)16(Si12O30)(OH)14[As3+3O6(OH)3]Mon.
17.7.14KoliciteMn2+7Zn4(AsO4)2(SiO4)2(OH)8Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmca
17.7.16WelshiteCa4Mg9Sb3O4[Si6Be3AlFe2O36]Tric. 1 : P1
17.7.17Katoptrite(Mn2+,Mg)13(Al,Fe3+)4Sb5+2(SiO4)2O20Mon. 2/m : B2/m
17.7.18ParweliteMn10Sb2As2Si2O24Mon. m : Bb
17.7.19LångbaniteMn2+4Mn3+9Sb5+O16(SiO4)2Trig. 3m : P3m1
17.7.20ChapmaniteFe3+2Sb3+(Si2O5)O3(OH)Mon. m : Bm
17.7.21Cervandonite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,La)(Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti,Al)3O2(Si2O7)(As3+O3)(OH)Trig. 3m : R3m

Fluorescence of YeatmaniteHide

Does not fluoresce in UV

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 YeatmaniteHide

Reference List:
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Palache, C., Bauer, L. H. & Berman, H. (1938): Yeatmanite, a new mineral, and sarkinite from Franklin, New Jersey. American Mineralogist: 23: 527-530.
American Mineralogist (1966): 51: 1494-1500.
American Mineralogist (1980): 65: 196-199.
Mineralogical Journal (Japan) (1986): 13: 53-64.
Nysten, P. (2003): Yeatmanite and magnussonite from the Garpenberg Norra mine, Bergslagen ore province, Sweden. Can. Mineral., 41, 201-206.

Internet Links for YeatmaniteHide

Localities for YeatmaniteHide

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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.
Sweden
 
  • Dalarna
    • Hedemora
      • Garpenberg
Nysten, P. (2003): Yeatmanite and magnussonite from the Garpenberg Norra mine, Bergslagen ore province, Sweden. Can. Mineral., 41, 201-206.
USA (TL)
 
  • New Jersey
    • Sussex Co.
      • Franklin mining district
        • Franklin
          • Franklin Mine
Am.Min.:65:196-199 (1980); John Cianciulli, Curator, Franklin Mineral Museum.
        • Ogdensburg
          • Sterling Hill
Palache, C., et al: Am.Min.:23:527-530 (1938); Am.Min.:22(2):11 (abstract); Dunn, P.J. & Leavens,P.B.: Am.Min.:65:196-199 (1980); Dunn(1995):Pt3:400.
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