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Vittinkiite

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About VittinkiiteHide

Formula:
MnMn3Mn[Si5O15]
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Member of:
Name:
Named for the Vittinki iron mines, Finland, the type locality.
Dimorph of:
This page provides mineralogical data about Vittinkiite.


Classification of VittinkiiteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2019

Chemical Properties of VittinkiiteHide

Formula:
MnMn3Mn[Si5O15]

Crystallography of VittinkiiteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.6980(3) Å, b = 7.6203(3) Å, c = 11.8473(5) Å
α = 105.663(3)°, β = 92.400(3)°, γ = 94.309(3)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.879 : 1 : 1.555
Unit Cell V:
579.38 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.332Å(42)
3.138Å(61)
3.077Å(28)
2.987Å(29)
2.958Å(79)
2.935Å(95)
2.749Å(100)
2.655Å(28)

Type Occurrence of VittinkiiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
In the collections of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninskiy Prospekt 18-2, Moscow 119071, Russia, registration number 15061

Synonyms of VittinkiiteHide

Relationship of Vittinkiite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
FerrorhodoniteCaMn3Fe(Si5O15)Tric. 1
RhodoniteMn2+SiO3Tric. 1

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 VittinkiiteHide

Reference List:
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Shchipalkina, N.V., Pekov, I.V., Chukanov, N.V., Zubkova, N.V., Belakovskiy, D.I., Britvin, S.N. and Koshlyakova, N.N. (2019) Vittinkiite, IMA 2017-082a. CNMNC Newsletter No. 51. European Journal of Mineralogy: 31. https://doi.org/10.1127/ejm/2019/0031-2894
Shchipalkina, N.V., Pekov, I.V., Chukanov, N.V., Biagioni, C., Pasero, M. (2019) Crystal chemistry and nomenclature of rhodonite-group minerals. Mineralogical Magazine: 83: 829-835.

Internet Links for VittinkiiteHide

Localities for VittinkiiteHide

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.
Australia
 
  • Tasmania
    • West Coast municipality
      • Rosebery district
        • Rosebery
Bottrill, R.S. (2018) Mineralogical Analyses, Rosebery. Unpub. MRT Lab report LJN2018-134
Finland (TL)
 
  • South Ostrobothnia
    • Seinäjoki
      • Ylistaro
Shchipalkina, N.V., Pekov, I.V., Chukanov, N.V., Zubkova, N.V., Belakovskiy, D.I., Britvin, S.N. and Koshlyakova, N.N. (2019) Vittinkiite, IMA 2017-082a. CNMNC Newsletter No. 51; European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, https://doi.org/10.1127/ejm/2019/0031-2894
Russia
 
  • Sverdlovsk Oblast
    • Yekaterinburg
Brusnitsyn, A.I. (2000) Rhodonite deposits of Middle Ural. St. Petersburg University press, p. 200 (in Russ.).
      • Kurganovo
Brusnitsyn, A.I. (2000) Rhodonite deposits of Middle Ural. - St. Petersburg University press, p. 200 (in Russ.).
      • Sedel'nikovo
Brusnitsyn, A.I. (2000) Rhodonite deposits of Middle Ural. - St. Petersburg University press, p. 200 (in Russ.).
 
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