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Bitikleite Group

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About Bitikleite GroupHide

This page provides mineralogical data about Bitikleite Group.


Relationship of Bitikleite Group to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Berzeliite Group
BlythiteMn2+3Mn3+2[SiO4]3
CryolithioniteNa3Li3[AlF6]2Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Ia3d
Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Henritermierite Group
KatoiteCa3Al2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x (x = 1.5-3)Iso.
KhohariteMg3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
MonteneveiteCa3Sb5+2(Fe3+2Fe2+)O12Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Ia3d
NikmelnikoviteCa12Fe2+Fe3+3Al3(SiO4)6(OH)20Trig. 3 : R3
Schorlomite Group
SkiagiteFe2+3Fe3+2[SiO4]3
UM1984-37-SiO:CrMnMn2+3(Cr3+,Mn3+)2Si3O12
YafsoaniteCa3Zn3(TeO6)2Iso. m3 (2/m 3)
Group Members:
Bitikleite Ca3SbSn(AlO4)3Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Ia3d
Dzhuluite Ca3SbSnFe3+3O12Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Ia3d
Elbrusite Ca3(Zr1.5U6+0.5)Fe3+3O12Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Ia3d
Usturite Ca3SbZr(Fe3+O4)3Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Ia3d

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References for Bitikleite GroupHide

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Galuskina, I.O., Galuskin, E.V., Kusz,J., Dzierżanowski, P., Prusik, K., Gazeev, V.M., Pertsev, N.N., Dubrovinsky, L. (2013): Dzhuluite, Ca3SbSnFe3+3O12, a new bitikleite-group garnet from the Upper Chegem Caldera, Northern Caucasus, Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia. European Journal of Mineralogy: 25: 231-239.
Grew, E. S., Locock, A. J., Mills, S. J., Galuskina, I. O., Galuskin, E. V., & Hålenius, U. (2013): Nomenclature of the garnet supergroup. American Mineralogist, 98, 785-811. [http://nrmima.nrm.se/Published%20garnet%20paper.pdf]

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Localities for Bitikleite GroupHide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

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.
Israel
 
  • Negev
[Elbrusite] Vapnik, Y., Galuskina, I., Murashko, M., Britvin, S., & Galuskin, E. (2014). The Hatrurim Complex-the New Unique Locality on World Mineral Map: the Review of Mineral Discoveries. In Israel Geological Society 2014, Annual Meeting, En Boqeq (pp. 143-144).
Russia
 
  • Kabardino-Balkaria
    • Baksan Valley
[Elbrusite] Galuskin, E.V., Galuskina, I.O., Kusz, J., Gfeller, F., Armbruster, T., Bailau, R., Dulski, M., Gazeev, V.M., Pertsev, N.N., Zadov, A.E., Dzieržanowski, P. (2015): Mayenite supergroup, part II: Chlorkyuygenite from Upper Chegem, northern Caucasus Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia, a new microporous mayenite supergroup mineral with “zeolitic” H2O. European Journal of Mineralogy. 27, 113-122
[Usturite] Gałuskina, I.O., Gałuskin, E.V., Armbruster, T., Lazić, B., Dzierżanowski, P., Gazeev, V.M, Prusik, K., Pertsev, N.N., Winiarski, A., Zadov, A.E., Wrzalik, R., Gurbanov, A.G. (2010): American Mineralogist 95(7), 959-967.
[Bitikleite] Galuskina, I., Galuskin, E.V., Armbruster, T., Lazić, B., Dzierżanowski, P., Gazeev, V., Prusik, K., Pertsev, N., Winiarski, A., Zadov, A., Wrzalik, R., Gurbanov, A. (2010): Bitikleite-(SnAl) and bitikleite-(ZrFe) - new garnets from xenoliths of the Upper Chegem volcanic structure, Kabardino-Balkaria, Northern Caucasus, Russia. American Mineralogist, 95, 959-967.
[Elbrusite] Galuskin, E.V., Galuskina, I.O., Gazeev, V.M., Dzierżanowski, P., Prusik, K., Pertsev, N.N., Zadov, A.E., Bailau, R., Gurbanov, A.G. (2011): Megawite, CaSnO3: a new perovskite-group mineral from skarns of the Upper Chegem caldera, Kabardino-Balkaria, Northern Caucasus, Russia. Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 2563-2572.
[Usturite] Gałuskina, I.O., Gałuskin, E.V., Armbruster, T., Lazić, B., Dzierżanowski, P., Gazeev, V.M, Prusik, K., Pertsev, N.N., Winiarski, A., Zadov, A.E., Wrzalik, R., Gurbanov, A.G. (2010): American Mineralogist 95(7), 959-967.
 
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