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Manganiceladonite

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About ManganiceladoniteHide

Formula:
KMgMn3+Si4O10(OH)2
Colour:
Orange-brown
Lustre:
Silky
Specific Gravity:
3.042 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Member of:
Name:
Named for “celadonite” and “mangani”, in allusion to the dominant Mn3+ trivalent octahedral cation instead of Fe3+.
The Mn3+ analogue of celadonite. A mica transitional between di- and trioctahedral.
Second K-Mg-Mn mineral after lipuite. Contains trace Mn4+ and some Li.


Classification of ManganiceladoniteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2015
First Published:
2017

Physical Properties of ManganiceladoniteHide

Silky
Transparency:
Transparent
Colour:
Orange-brown
Cleavage:
Perfect
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Density:
3.042 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Chemical Properties of ManganiceladoniteHide

Formula:
KMgMn3+Si4O10(OH)2
Common Impurities:
Li,Mg,(Fe)

Crystallography of ManganiceladoniteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.149(1) Å, b = 8.915(1) Å, c = 10.304(1) Å
β = 102.03(1)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.578 : 1 : 1.156
Unit Cell V:
462.60 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Comment:
C2 or C2/m

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
10.055(100)
5.033(8)
4.482(6)
3.359(60)
3.328(49)
3.034(19)
2.686(6)
2.015(15)

Type Occurrence of ManganiceladoniteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
Micaceous appearance and forms thin and extremely elongated lamellae in radial aggregates. Can look acicular.
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the mineralogical collections of the Museo di Storia Naturale, Università di Firenze, Via La Pira 4, I-50121, Firenze (Italy), catalogue number 3164/I.
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Mn-Fe ores associated with metacherts in ophiolitic sequence
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of ManganiceladoniteHide

Relationship of Manganiceladonite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
AluminoceladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Al(Si4O10)(OH)2Mon.
Anandite(Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3((Si,Al,Fe)4O10)(S,OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
AnniteKFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
AspidoliteNaMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
BalestraiteKLi2V5+Si4O12Mon. 2 : B2
BiotiteA series or subgroup of the Mica Group.
BityiteLiCaAl2(AlBeSi2O10)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
BoromuscoviteKAl2(BSi3O10)(OH)2Mon.
Brammallite(Na,H3O)(Al,Mg,Fe)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2Mon.
CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
Chernykhite(Ba,Na)(V3+,Al,Mg)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2Mon.
ChromceladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)(Cr,Al)(Si4O10)(OH)2Mon.
ChromphylliteK(Cr,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH,F)2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
ClintoniteCa(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
EastoniteKMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2Mon.
EphesiteLiNaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2Tric.
FerroaluminoceladoniteK(Fe2+,Mg)(Al,Fe3+)(Si4O10)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
FerroceladoniteK(Fe2+,Mg)(Fe3+,Al)(Si4O10)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
Ferrokinoshitalite(Ba,K)(Fe2+,Mg)3(Al2Si2O10)(OH,F)2Mon.
FluoranniteKFe2+3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2Mon.
FluorophlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
Ganterite(Ba,Na,K)(Al,Mg)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2Mon.
GarmiteCsLiMg2(Si4O10)F2Mon.
Glauconite(K,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)(Fe3+,Al)(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
GorbunoviteCsLi2(Ti,Fe)Si4O10(F,OH,O)2Mon.
HendricksiteK(Zn,Mg,Mn2+)3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
IlliteK0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
Kinoshitalite(Ba,K)(Mg,Mn2+,Al)3(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2Mon.
LepidoliteA Li-rich mica in, or close to, the so-called Polylithionite-Trilithionite series.Mon.
LuanshiweiiteKLiAl1.50.5(Si3.5Al0.5)O10(OH,F)2 Mon. 2/m : B2/b
MargariteCaAl2(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2Mon.
Masutomilite(K,Rb)(Li,Mn3+,Al)3(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2Mon.
Montdorite(K,Na)2(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)5(Si4O10)2(OH,F)4
MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
NanpingiteCsAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH,F)2Mon.
Natro-glauconite(Na,K)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2
NorrishiteKLiMn3+2(Si4O10)O2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
Oxykinoshitalite(Ba,K)(Mg,Ti,Fe3+,Fe2+)3((Si,Al)4O10)(O,OH,F)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
OxyphlogopiteK(Mg,Ti,Fe)3[(Si,Al)4O10](O,F)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
ParagoniteNaAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2Mon.
PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
PreiswerkiteNaMg2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2Mon.
RoscoeliteK(V3+,Al)2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
ShirokshiniteKNaMg2(Si4O10)F2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
ShirozuliteK(Mn2+,Mg)3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
SiderophylliteKFe2+2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2Mon.
SokolovaiteCsLi2Al(Si4O10)F2Mon.
Suhailite(NH4)Fe2+3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
TainioliteKLiMg2(Si4O10)F2Mon.
TetraferrianniteKFe2+3((Fe3+,Al)Si3O10)(OH)2Mon.
TetraferriphlogopiteKMg3(Fe3+Si3O10)(OH,F)2
Tobelite(NH4,K)Al2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2Mon.
TrilithioniteK(Li1.5Al1.5)(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
UM1988-22-SiO:AlCaFFeHKLiMgKLiMgAl2Si3O10F2Mon.
VoloshiniteRb(LiAl1.51.5)(Al0.5Si3.5)O10F2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
Wonesite(Na,K)(Mg,Fe,Al)6((Al,Si)4O10)2(OH,F)4Mon. 2/m : B2/m
YangzhumingiteKMg2.5(Si4O10)F2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
ZinnwalditeMica Group.

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 ManganiceladoniteHide

Reference List:
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Lepore, G.O., Bindi, L., Bonazzi, P., Ciriotti, M.E., Di Benedetto, F., Mugnaioli, E., Viti, C., Zanetti, A. (2015): Manganiceladonite, IMA 2015-052. CNMNC Newsletter No. 27, October 2015, page 1226; Mineralogical Magazine: 79: 1229–1236.
Lepore, G.O., Bindi, L., Mugnaioli, E., Viti, C., Zanetti, A., Ciriotti, M.E., Bonazzi, P. (2017): A multimethodic approach for the characterization of manganiceladonite, a new member of the celadonite family from Cerchiara mine, Eastern Liguria, Italy. Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 167-173.

Internet Links for ManganiceladoniteHide

Localities for ManganiceladoniteHide

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Locality ListHide

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All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Italy (TL)
 
  • Liguria
    • La Spezia Province
      • Vara Valley
        • Borghetto Vara
Lepore, G.O., Bindi, L., Bonazzi, P., Ciriotti, M.E., Di Benedetto, F., Mugnaioli, E., Viti, C. and Zanetti, A. (2015) Manganiceladonite, IMA 2015-052. CNMNC Newsletter No. 27, October 2015, page 1226; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1229–1236.; Lepore, G.O., Bindi, L., Mugnaioli, E., Viti, C., Zanetti, A., Ciriotti, M.E., Bonazzi, P. (2017): A multimethodic approach for the characterization of manganiceladonite, a new member of the celadonite family from Cerchiara mine, Eastern Liguria, Italy. Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 167-173.
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