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Ilirneyite

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About IlirneyiteHide

Formula:
Mg0.5ZnMn3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Member of:
The Mn3+ analogue of zemannite. Also Zn-Mn(3+)-analogue of kinichilite and keystoneite.


Classification of IlirneyiteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2015

Chemical Properties of IlirneyiteHide

Formula:
Mg0.5ZnMn3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
IMA Formula:
Mg0.5[ZnMn3+(TeO3)3] · 4.5H2O

Crystallography of IlirneyiteHide

Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Class (H-M):
6/m - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
P63/m
Cell Parameters:
a = 9.40(2) Å, c = 7.66(2) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 0.815
Unit Cell V:
586.16 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
8.18(100)
4.088(61)
3.847(14)
3.087(15)
2.977(16)
2.864(24)
2.796(52)
2.356(10)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of IlirneyiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, registration number 4720/1.

Synonyms of IlirneyiteHide

Relationship of Ilirneyite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
KeystoneiteMg0.5Ni2+Fe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2OHex.
KinichiliteMg0.5Mn2+Fe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2OHex. 6/m : P63/m
ZemanniteMg0.5ZnFe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2OHex. 6/m : P63/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 IlirneyiteHide

Reference List:
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Pekov, I.V., Siidra, O.I., Vlasov, E.A., Yapaskurt, V.O., Lukina, E.A., Polekhovsky, Y.S. and Apletalin, A.V. (2015) Ilirneyite, IMA 2015-046. CNMNC Newsletter No. 27, October 2015, page 1225; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1229–1236.

Internet Links for IlirneyiteHide

Localities for IlirneyiteHide

ⓘ - 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 (TL)
 
  • Chukotskii Autonomous Okrug
Pekov, I.V., Siidra, O.I., Vlasov, E.A., Yapaskurt, V.O., Lukina, E.A., Polekhovsky, Y.S. and Apletalin, A.V. (2015) Ilirneyite, IMA 2015-046. CNMNC Newsletter No. 27, October 2015, page 1225; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1229–1236.
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