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Zhanghuifenite

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Zhang Huifen
Formula:
Na3Mn4Mg2Al(PO4)6
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Named in honor of Zhang Huifen (张惠芬) (b. January 1034), researcher at the Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. She is an expert in mineral physics and mineral materials research.
Isostructural with:
Chemically similar to qingheiite.


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Classification of ZhanghuifeniteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2016

Chemical Properties of ZhanghuifeniteHide

Formula:
Na3Mn4Mg2Al(PO4)6
IMA Formula:
Na3Mn2+4Mg2Al(PO4)6

Crystallography of ZhanghuifeniteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Cell Parameters:
a = 12.8926(3) Å, b = 12.4658(3) Å, c = 10.9178(2) Å
β = 97.920(1)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.034 : 1 : 0.876
Unit Cell V:
1,737.93 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Comment:
Space group is P21/n

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
6.201(21)
3.445(13)
2.877(25)
2.697(100)
2.527(34)
2.096(14)
1.742(14)
1.561(13)

Type Occurrence of ZhanghuifeniteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
cotypes: collections of (1) the Mineral Museum of the University of Arizona, Tucson, USA (catalogue # 21321), and (2) the RRUFF Project (deposition # R160030)
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of ZhanghuifeniteHide

Relationship of Zhanghuifenite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Alluaudite(Na,Ca)Mn2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)2(PO4)3Mon.
Alluaudite-Ca□4Ca4Mn2+4Fe3+8(PO4)12Mon. 2/m : B2/b
Alluaudite-Na□4Na4Mn2+4Fe3+8(PO4)12Mon. 2/m : B2/b
Arseniopleite(Ca,Na)NaMn2+(Mn2+,Mg,Fe2+)2(AsO4)3Mon. 2/m : P2/b
BadaloviteNa2Mg2Fe(AsO4)3Mon. 2/m : B2/b
BradaczekiteNaCu4(AsO4)3Mon. 2/m : B2/b
CalciojohilleriteNaCaMg3(AsO4)3Mon. 2/m : B2/b
CamanchacaiteNaCaMg2[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
CanutiteNaMn3[AsO4][AsO3(OH)]2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
Caryinite(Na,Pb)(Ca,Na)CaMn2+2(AsO4)3Mon. 2/m
ErikapohliteCu3(Zn,Cu,Mg)4Ca2(AsO4)6·2H2O Mon. 2/m : B2/m
Ferroalluaudite(Na,Ca)Fe2+(Fe3+,Mn2+,Fe2+)2(PO4)3
Ferroalluaudite-NaNaNa4Na4Fe2+4Fe3+8(PO4)12Mon. 2/m : B2/m
FerrohagendorfiteNaCaFe2+Fe2+2(PO4)3Mon.
GroatiteNaCaMn2(PO4)(HPO4)2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
HagendorfiteNaCaMn2+Fe2+2(PO4)3Mon. 2/m : B2/b
Hagendorfite-(Na)(Na)Fe2+Mn2+(PO4)-(Na)(Na)Mon. 2/m : B2/b
HatertiteNa2(Ca,Na)(Fe3+,Cu)2(AsO4)3Mon. 2/m : B2/b
JohilleriteNa(Mg,Zn)3Cu(AsO4)3Mon. 2/m : B2/b
KeyiteCu2+3Zn4Cd2(AsO4)6 · 2H2OMon. 2/m
KhrenoviteNa3Fe3+2(AsO4)3Mon. 2/m : B2/b
Maghagendorfite(□,Na,)(Na,Ca,Fe2+)Mn(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+)3(PO4)3Mon.
MagnesiocanutiteNaMnMg2[AsO4]2[AsO2(OH)2]Mon. 2/m : B2/b
Magnesiohatertite(Na,Ca)2Ca(Mg,Fe3+)2(AsO4)3Mon. 2/m : B2/b
ManitobaiteNa16Mn2+ 25Al8(PO4)30Mon. m : Pb
NickenichiteNa0.8Ca0.4Cu0.4(Mg,Fe)3(AsO4)3Mon. 2/m : B2/b
O'DanieliteNa(Zn,Mg)3H2(AsO4)3Mon. 2/m : B2/b
ParaberzeliiteNaCa2Mg2(AsO4)3Mon. 2/m : B2/b
VaruliteNaCaMn2+Mn2+2(PO4)3Mon. 2/m : B2/b
YazganiteNaFe3+2(Mg,Mn2+)(AsO4)3 · H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
ZincobradaczekiteNaZn2Cu2(AsO4)3Mon. 2/m : B2/b

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 ZhanghuifeniteHide

Reference List:
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Yang, H., Kobsch, A., Gu, X., Downs, R.T., Xie, X. (2016) Zhanghuifenite, IMA 2016-074. CNMNC Newsletter No. 34, December 2016, page 1318. Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 1315–1321.

Internet Links for ZhanghuifeniteHide

Localities for ZhanghuifeniteHide

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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.
Argentina (TL)
 
  • San Luis
    • Coronel Pringles Department
      • Totoral pegmatitic field
Yang, H., Kobsch, A., Gu, X., Downs, R.T., Xie, X. (2016): Zhanghuifenite, IMA 2016-074. CNMNC Newsletter No. 34, December 2016, page 1318; Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 1315–1321
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