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About WildenaueriteHide

Crystal System:
Isostructural with:

Classification of WildenaueriteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:

Chemical Properties of WildenaueriteHide

IMA Formula:
Zn(Fe3+,Mn2+)2MnFe3+(PO4)3(OH)3(H2O)6 · 2H2O

Crystallography of WildenaueriteHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Cell Parameters:
a = 11.044(1) Å, b = 25.431(1) Å, c = 6.412(1) Å
a:b:c = 0.434 : 1 : 0.252
Unit Cell V:
1,800.87 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Space group is Pmab

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:

Type Occurrence of WildenaueriteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
mineralogical collections of the Museum Victoria, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia, registration number M53979

Relationship of Wildenauerite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Schmidite[Zn2(Fe3+,Mn2+)2Fe3+(PO4)3(OH)3(H2O)6]· 2H2OOrth.
SchooneriteZnMn2+Fe2+2Fe3+(PO4)3(OH)2 · 9H2OOrth. 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 WildenaueriteHide

Reference List:
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Grey, I.E., Keck, E., Kampf, A.R., MacRae, C.M., Cashion, J.D., Glen, A.M., Davidson, C.J., Gozukara, Y. (2017): Wildenauerite, IMA 2017-058. CNMNC Newsletter No. 39, October 2017, page 1284; Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 1279–1286;
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. https://doi.org/10.1180/mgm.2018.123

Internet Links for WildenaueriteHide

Localities for WildenaueriteHide

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.
Germany (TL)
  • Bavaria
    • Upper Palatinate
      • Waidhaus
        • Hagendorf
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