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This page provides mineralogical data about Oxybismutomicrolite.

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Classification of OxybismutomicroliteHide

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Chemical Properties of OxybismutomicroliteHide


Crystallography of OxybismutomicroliteHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
m3m (4/m 3 2/m) - Hexoctahedral
Space Group:
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.475(1) Å
Unit Cell V:
1,149.38 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of OxybismutomicroliteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninskiy Prospekt 18-2, Moscow 119071, Russia, registration number 5409/1

Synonyms of OxybismutomicroliteHide

Relationship of Oxybismutomicrolite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Betafite GroupA2(Ti,Nb)2O6Z
Coulsellite GroupA2-mMg2F6-wF1-n
Elsmoreite GroupW-dominant members of the Pyrochlore Supergroup.
Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-nIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
Pyrochlore GroupA2Nb2(O,OH)6Z
Ralstonite GroupGroup, where M3+ cations are dominant at the B site, and Al is dominant among them, and F1– is ...
Roméite GroupA2(Sb5+)2O6Z

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 OxybismutomicroliteHide

Reference List:
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Kasatkin, A.V., Britvin, S.N., Peretyazhko, I.S., Chukanov, N.V., Škoda, R. and Agakhanov, A.A. (2019) Oxybismutomicrolite, IMA 2019-047. CNMNC Newsletter No. 51; European Journal of Mineralogy, 31,

Internet Links for OxybismutomicroliteHide

Localities for OxybismutomicroliteHide

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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.
Russia (TL)
  • Zabaykalsky Krai
    • Chitinskaya Oblast
      • Krasnyi Chikoy
        • Malkhan pegmatite field (Malchan; "Malechansk")
Kasatkin, A.V., Britvin, S.N., Peretyazhko, I.S., Chukanov, N.V., Škoda, R. and Agakhanov, A.A. (2019) Oxybismutomicrolite, IMA 2019-047. CNMNC Newsletter No. 51; European Journal of Mineralogy, 31,
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