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The ferrous iron analogue of bobfergusonite.

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Classification of FerrobobfergusoniteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:

Pronounciation of FerrobobfergusoniteHide

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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of FerrobobfergusoniteHide


Crystallography of FerrobobfergusoniteHide

Crystal System:
Cell Parameters:
a = 12.7156(3) Å, b = 12.3808(3) Å, c = 10.9347(3) Å
β = 97.3329(10)°
a:b:c = 1.027 : 1 : 0.883
Unit Cell V:
1,707.36 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Spacegroup P21/n

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of FerrobobfergusoniteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the Mineral Museum of the University of Arizona, Tucson, USA, catalogue # 21437, and the RRUFF Project, deposition # R140993

Synonyms of FerrobobfergusoniteHide

Relationship of Ferrobobfergusonite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
BobfergusoniteNa2Mn5FeAl(PO4)6Mon. 2/m : P2/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 FerrobobfergusoniteHide

Reference List:
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Yong, T., Yang, H. and Downs, R. T. (2017) Ferrobobfergusonite, IMA 2017-006. CNMNC Newsletter No. 37, June 2017, page 739; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 737–742.

Internet Links for FerrobobfergusoniteHide

Localities for FerrobobfergusoniteHide

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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.
  • South Dakota
    • Custer Co.
      • Custer District
        • Custer
Yong, T., Yang, H. and Downs, R. T. (2017) Ferrobobfergusonite, IMA 2017-006. CNMNC Newsletter No. 37, June 2017, page 739; Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 737–742.
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