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Verbierite

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Formula:
BeCr3+2TiO6
Ideal formula (by analogy to byrudite): Cr23+Ti(BeO4)O2.
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Isostructural with:
The Cr analogue of byrudite. Unique combination of elements. Second Be-Cr mineral after mariinskite.



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Classification of VerbieriteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2016

Chemical Properties of VerbieriteHide

Formula:
BeCr3+2TiO6

Ideal formula (by analogy to byrudite): Cr23+Ti(BeO4)O2.

Crystallography of VerbieriteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Pnma
Cell Parameters:
a = 9.933(2) Å, b = 8.458(2) Å, c = 4.511(1) Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.174 : 1 : 0.533
Unit Cell V:
378.98 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
4.10 (20)
3.70 (60)
2.54 (60)
2.25 (30)
1.670 (100)
1.661 (60)
1.428 (30)
1.351(30)

Type Occurrence of VerbieriteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Collections of the Musée Cantonal de Géologie, Lausanne, Switzerland (registration nos. MGL 93100 and MGL 93101)

Synonyms of VerbieriteHide

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 VerbieriteHide

Reference List:
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Meisser, N., Widmer, R., Armbruster, T., May, E., Bussy, F., Ulianov, A., Michellod, P.M. (2016): Verbierite, IMA 2015-089. CNMNC Newsletter No. 30, April 2016, page 408; Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 407–413.

Internet Links for VerbieriteHide

Localities for VerbieriteHide

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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.
Switzerland (TL)
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Bagnes Valley
      • Verbier
Meisser, N., Widmer, R., Armbruster, T., May, E., Bussy, F., Ulianov, A. and Michellod, P.M. (2016) Verbierite, IMA 2015-089. CNMNC Newsletter No. 30, April 2016, page 408; Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 407–413.
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