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About SchmiditeHide

[Zn2(Fe3+,Mn2+)2Fe3+(PO4)3(OH)3(H2O)6]· 2H2O
Crystal System:

Classification of SchmiditeHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:

Chemical Properties of SchmiditeHide

[Zn2(Fe3+,Mn2+)2Fe3+(PO4)3(OH)3(H2O)6]· 2H2O
IMA Formula:
[Zn2(Fe3+,Mn2+)2Fe3+(PO4)3(OH)3(H2O)6] · 2H2O

Crystallography of SchmiditeHide

Crystal System:
Cell Parameters:
a = 11.002(1) Å, b = 25.310(2) Å, c = 6.390(1) Å
a:b:c = 0.435 : 1 : 0.252
Unit Cell V:
1,779.36 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Spacegroup: Pmab

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of SchmiditeHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the mineralogical collections of the Museums Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, registration number M53810 and M53811

Synonyms of SchmiditeHide

Relationship of Schmidite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
SchooneriteZnMn2+Fe2+2Fe3+(PO4)3(OH)2 · 9H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbam
WildenaueriteZn(Fe3+,Mn2+)2MnFe3+(PO4)3(OH)3(H2O)6·2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbam
WilhelmgümbeliteZnFe2+Fe3+3(PO4)3(OH)4(H2O)5·2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)

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 SchmiditeHide

Reference List:
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Grey, I.E., Keck, E., Kampf, A.R., MacRae, C.M., Glenn, A.M., Cashion, J. and Gozukara, Y. (2017) Schmidite, IMA 2017-012. CNMNC Newsletter No. 37, June 2017, page 741; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 737–742.
Grey, I.E., Keck, E., Kampf, A.R., MacRae, C.M., Glenn, A.M., Cashion, J., Gozukara, Y.: Schmidite and wildenauerite, two new schoonerite-group minerals from the Hagendorf Süd pegmatite, Oberpfalz, Bavaria. Mineralogical Magazine, prepublication.

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Localities for SchmiditeHide

ⓘ - 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.
Germany (TL)
  • Bavaria
    • Upper Palatinate
      • Waidhaus
        • Hagendorf
Grey, I.E., Keck, E., Kampf, A.R., MacRae, C.M., Glenn, A.M., Cashion, J. and Gozukara, Y. (2017) Schmidite, IMA 2017-012. CNMNC Newsletter No. 37, June 2017, page 741; Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 737–742.
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