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About Yttrialite-(Y)Hide

Olive-green, brown to black; often with an orange-yellow crust
Named after its chemical composition containing yttrium.
NOTE: not to be confused with Yttriaite-(Y)

Classification of Yttrialite-(Y)Hide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
B : Sorosilicates
C : Si2O7 groups, without non-tetrahedral anions; cations in octahedral [6] and greater coordination

55 : SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
2 : Si2O7 Groups, Generally with no Additional Anions with cations in [6] coordination

14 : Silicates not Containing Aluminum
11 : Silicates of Th and Hg

Physical Properties of Yttrialite-(Y)Hide

Olive-green, brown to black; often with an orange-yellow crust

Chemical Properties of Yttrialite-(Y)Hide

IMA Formula:

Chemical AnalysisHide

Oxide wt%:
SiO228.70 %
Fe2O31.18 %
MnO0.48 %
MgO0.15 %
CaO0.93 %
UO22.59 %
ThO26.97 %
Y2O331.37 %
La2O30.14 %
Ce2O30.66 %
Pr2O30.15 %
Nd2O31.09 %
Sm2O31.17 %
Eu2O30.05 %
Gd2O32.44 %
Tb2O30.61 %
Dy2O35.35 %
Ho2O31.00 %
Er2O33.69 %
Tm2O30.75 %
Yb2O35.58 %
Lu2O31.45 %
H2O3.68 %
Total:100.18 %
Sample references:
1Ivedal 1 Feldspar Prospect, Ivedal, Iveland, Aust-Agder, NorwayNilssen, B. (1971): Yttrialite from Ivedal, Iveland, South Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 51: 1-8

Type Occurrence of Yttrialite-(Y)Hide

Other Language Names for Yttrialite-(Y)Hide

Simplified Chinese:硅钍钇矿

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Keiviite-(Y)4 photos of Yttrialite-(Y) associated with Keiviite-(Y) on
Tengerite-(Y)3 photos of Yttrialite-(Y) associated with Tengerite-(Y) on
Kamphaugite-(Y)1 photo of Yttrialite-(Y) associated with Kamphaugite-(Y) on
Elpidite1 photo of Yttrialite-(Y) associated with Elpidite on
Keiviite-(Y)-Keiviite-(Yb) Series1 photo of Yttrialite-(Y) associated with Keiviite-(Y)-Keiviite-(Yb) Series on

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.BC.05Keiviite-(Yb)Yb2Si2O7Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.BC.10Keldyshite(Na,H)2ZrSi2O7Tric. 1 : P1
9.BC.15RankiniteCa3Si2O7Mon. 2/m : P21/b
9.BC.30KristianseniteCa2ScSn(Si2O7)(Si2O6OH)Tric. 1
9.BC.35Percleveite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Nd)2Si2O7Tet. 4

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

55.2.1b.1Rowlandite-(Y)(Y,Ce)4Fe2+(Si2O7)2F2 (?)Tric.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

14.11.4Thornasite(Na,K)12Th3[Si8O19]4 · 18H2OTrig. 3m : R3m

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 Yttrialite-(Y)Hide

Reference List:
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American Journal of Science (1889): 138: 477.
Soviet Physics – Crystallography (1971): 16: 786.
American Mineralogist (1973): 58: 545.

Internet Links for Yttrialite-(Y)Hide

Localities for Yttrialite-(Y)Hide

ⓘ - 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.
  • Rio de Janeiro
    • Itatiaia
elluso, L., Guarino, V., Lustrino, M., Morra, V., De' Gennaro, R. (2016): The REE- and HFSE-bearing phases in the Itatiaia Alkaline Complex (Brazil), and geochemical evolution of feldspar-rich felsic melts. Mineralogical Magazine: 80: (in press); (2016)
  • Northern Finland Region
    • Pyhäntä
Al Ani and Torppa Akseli 2011. REE-Nb mineralogy in Katajakangas and Lamujärvi alkaline rocks, Central Finland.
  • Southwestern Finland Region
    • Kemiö Island (Kimito Island)
Jyrki Autio Collection. Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data.
  • Western and Inner Finland Region
    • Valkeakoski
Pavel M. Kartashov analythical data (2014), Jyrki Autio specimen
  • New Caledonia
    • Northern Province
      • Ouégoa Commune
Spandler, C.; Hermann, J. and Rubatto, R. (2004) : Exsolution of thortveitite, yttrialite, and xenotime during low-temperature recrystallization of zircon from New Caledonia, and their significance for trace element incorporation in zircon. American Mineralogist 89: 1795-1806
  • Macedonia Department
    • Kilkís Prefecture Chemical, X-Ray and Mössbauer investigation of a turquoise from the Vathi area volcanic rocks, Macedonia, Greece. S. Sklavounos, T. Ericcson, A. Filippidis, K. Michailidis, C. Kougoulis
  • Honshu Island
    • Tohoku Region
      • Fukushima Prefecture
        • Kawamata
Handbook of Mineralogy; Yamada, S. (2004) Nihonsan-koubutsu Gojuon-hairetsu Sanchi-ichiranhyou (111 pp.)
          • Iizaka Village (Iisaka)
Sueno, S., Matsuura, S., Bunno, M., & Kurosawa, M. (2002). Occurrence and crystal chemical features of protoferro-anthophyllite and protomangano-ferro-anthophyllite from Cheyenne Canyon and Cheyenne Mountain, USA and Hirukawa-mura, Suisho-yama, and Yokone-yama, Japan. Journal of mineralogical and petrological sciences, 97(4), 127-136.
  • Shikoku Island
    • Ehime prefecture
      • Matsuyama City
Kato, A. (1973) Sakurai Koubutsu Hyohon, 57. (Kinichi Sakurai collection)
    • Kagawa Prefecture
      • Takamatsu
Bernard & Hyrsl (2004) Minerals and their localities.
  • Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag)
    • Altai Mts
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data
  • Aust-Agder
    • Evje og Hornnes
Nilssen, B. (1971): Yttrialite from Ivedal, Iveland, South Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 51, 1-8
    • Iveland
      • Ivedal
Nilssen, B. (1971): Yttrialite from Ivedal, Iveland, South Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 51, 1-8
Nilssen, B. (1968): [no title]. in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 20.
Stensrud, S. (2009): De opptredende mineraler på granittpegmatittganger i Iveland og Evje. Unpublished paper based on 4 previous papers written together with Johan Løchen.
  • Nordland
    • Rana
Grauch et al. (1994): Høgtuvaite, a new beryllian member of the aenigmatite group fom Norway, with x-ray data on aenigmatite. Canadian Mineralogist. 32: 439-448.
    • Tysfjord
Husdal, T. (2008): The minerals of the pegmatites within the Tysfjord granite, northern Norway. Norsk Bergverksmuseum, skrift 38, 5-28.
  • Telemark
Nilssen, B. (1965): 4.1.1965. in Geologisk Museum. Interne notater 1961-1990. Published by Geologisk Museums Venner, Oslo 1991, p 14
  • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
    • Polar Yakutia
      • Cherskii range system
        • Selennyakh range
          • Tommot river
no reference
  • Dalarna
    • Borlänge
      • Stora Tuna
Bertil Otter photo
Mike Scott S103050 fm Cureton #DZE from Geomar 1998
  • Texas
    • Burnet Co.
Crook, Wilson W. III (1977) Texasite, a new mineral: the first example of a differentiated rare-earth species. American Mineralogist: 62: 1006-1008.; Crook, Wilson W. III (1977) The Clear Creek pegmatite: a rare earth pegmatite in Burnett County, Texas. Mineralogical Record, 8 (2): 88-90.
    • Llano Co.
      • Bluffton
Dana 6; Canadian Mineralogist (1961): 6: 576-581.; Am Min (1932) Volume 17, pages 381-390,
Ewing, R.C. & Ehlmann, A.J. (1973) Yttrialite and uraninite, additional minerals from the Rode Ranch pegmatite, Central Mineral Region, Texas. American Mineralogist 58: 545-547.; R&M 66:3 pp. 196-224.
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
    • Bedford Co.
      • Moneta-Forest
Minerals of Virginia, 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
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