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Crystal System:
New structure type.

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Classification of TewiteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:

Pronounciation of TewiteHide

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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of TewiteHide

IMA Formula:

Crystallography of TewiteHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.2585(4) Å, b = 25.8099(15) Å, c = 3.8177(2) Å
a:b:c = 0.281 : 1 : 0.148
Unit Cell V:
715.21 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:

Type Occurrence of TewiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the Crystal Structure Laboratory, China University of Geosciences, Beijing 100083, Peoples’ Republic of China, catalogue number NY-1W

Synonyms of TewiteHide

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 TewiteHide

Reference List:
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Li, G., Xue, Y. and Xiong, M.(2014) Tewite, IMA 2014-053. CNMNC Newsletter No. 22, October 2014, page 1245; Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 1241-1248.

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Localities for TewiteHide

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.
China (TL)
  • Yunnan
    • Lijiang
      • Huaping Co.
Li, G., Xue, Y. and Xiong, M.(2014) Tewite, IMA 2014-053. CNMNC Newsletter No. 22, October 2014, page 1245; Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 1241-1248
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