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A dimorph of ilmenite.

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Classification of WangdaodeiteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:

Chemical Properties of WangdaodeiteHide


Crystallography of WangdaodeiteHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
3m - Ditrigonal Pyramidal
Space Group:
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.1158(2) Å, c = 13.7805(6) Å
a:c = 1 : 2.694
Unit Cell V:
312.34 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:

Type Occurrence of WangdaodeiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
In the mineralogical collections of 1) the Geological Museum, Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, catalogue number 15010, 2)the Mineral Museum of the University of Arizona, USA, catalogue number 21312, and the RRUFF
Geological Setting of Type Material:
In shock veins of the Suizhou L6 meteorite.

Synonyms of WangdaodeiteHide

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 WangdaodeiteHide

Reference List:
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Xie, X., Gu, X., Yang, H., Chen, M. and Li, K. (2016) Wangdaodeite, IMA 2016-007. CNMNC Newsletter No. 31, June 2016, page 695; Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 691–697.

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Localities for WangdaodeiteHide

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- 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)
  • Hubei
    • Suizhou
      • Zengdu District (Cengdou District)
        • Xihe
Xie, X., Gu, X., Yang, H., Chen, M. and Li, K. (2016) Wangdaodeite, IMA 2016-007. CNMNC Newsletter No. 31, June 2016, page 695; Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 691–697.
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