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Zirconolite-3O

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About Zirconolite-3OHide

Formula:
(Ca,REE)2Zr2(Ti,Nb)3FeO14
From Chukanov et al. (2018)
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
A polytype of Zirconolite


Chemical Properties of Zirconolite-3OHide

Formula:
(Ca,REE)2Zr2(Ti,Nb)3FeO14

From Chukanov et al. (2018)

Crystallography of Zirconolite-3OHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.148(4) Å, b = 14.147(5) Å, c = 7.278(3) Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.717 : 1 : 0.514
Unit Cell V:
1,044.86 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Morphology:
10.13(1), b = 14.16(1) and c = 7.288(2),
Comment:
Space group Acam.

Other Language Names for Zirconolite-3OHide

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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 Zirconolite-3OHide

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Mazzi, F. and Munno, R. (1983): Calciobetafite (new mineral of the pyrochlore group) and related minerals from Campi Flegrei, Italy; crystal structures of polymignyte and zirkelite: comparison with pyrochlore and zirconolite. Am. Mineral. 68, 262-276.
Mineralogical Magazine (1994): 5: 259-269.
Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR: 110: 845-848.
Della Ventura, G., Williams, T. C., Raudsepp, M., Bellatreccia, F., Caprilli, E. and Giordano, G. (2001): Perrierite-(Ce) and zirconolite from a syenitic ejectum of the Roccamonfina volcano (Latium, Italy): implications for the mobility of Zr, Ti and REE in volcanic environments. N. Jb. Mineral. 2001, 385-402.
Bellatreccia, F., Della Ventura, G., Williams, C. T., Lumpkin, G. R., Smith, K. L. and Colella, M. (2002): Non-metamict zirconolite polytypes from the feldspathoid-bearing alkali-syenitic ejecta of the Vico volcanic complex (Latium, Italy). Eur. J. Mineral. 14, 809-820.
Chukanov, N.V., Zubkova, N.V., Britvin, S.N., Pekov, I.V., Vigasina, M.F., Schäfer, C., Ternes, B., Schüller, W., Polekhovsky, Y.S., Ermolaeva, V.N., Pushcharovsky, D.Yu. (2018): Nöggerathite-(Ce), (Ce,Ca)2Zr2(Nb,Ti)(Ti,Nb)2Fe2+O14, a New Zirconolite-Related Mineral from the Eifel Volcanic Region, Germany. Minerals, 8, 449; https://doi.org/10.3390/min8100449.

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Localities for Zirconolite-3OHide

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- 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
 
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Mayen-Koblenz
      • Mendig
        • Niedermendig
Blass, G., Graf, H.W., Kolitsch,U., Zirkonolith (CaZrTi2O7) aus der Vulkaneifel: Nachweis drei verschiedener Polytypoide, Mineralien Welt 14/3, 352-35, 2003
          • Wingertsberg
Blass, G., Graf, H.W., Kolitsch,U., Zirkonolith (CaZrTi2O7) aus der Vulkaneifel: Nachweis drei verschiedener Polytypoide, Mineralien Welt 14/3, 352-35, 2003
      • Pellenz
        • Kruft
Blass, G., Graf, H.W., Kolitsch,U., Zirkonolith (CaZrTi2O7) aus der Vulkaneifel: Nachweis drei verschiedener Polytypoide, Mineralien Welt 14/3, 352-35, 2003
Sweden
 
  • Västernorrland
    • Sundsvall
Sandström, F., Binett, T., Wiklund, C. & Vikström, J. (2010): Alnöområdets geologi och mineralogi. Litiofilen. 27 (2) :14-42
    • Timrå
      • Tynderö
Sandström, F., Binett, T., Wiklund, C. & Vikström, J. (2010): Alnöområdets geologi och mineralogi. Litiofilen. 27 (2) :14-42
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