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Zirconolite-3T

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About Zirconolite-3THide

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


Chemical Properties of Zirconolite-3THide

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

From Chukanov et al. (2018)

Crystallography of Zirconolite-3THide

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Class (H-M):
3 2 - Trapezohedral
Space Group:
P31 2 1
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.279(2) Å, c = 16.89(2) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 2.32
Unit Cell V:
775.00 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Other Language Names for Zirconolite-3THide

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Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Spinel1 photo of Zirconolite-3T associated with Spinel on mindat.org.

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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-3THide

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Mineralogical Magazine (1913): 16: 309.
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.
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.
Zubkova, N.V., Chukanov, N.V., Pekov, I.V., Ternes, B., Schüller, W., Ksenofontov, D.A., Pushcharovsky, D.Yu. (2018): The crystal structure of nonmetamict Nb-rich zirconolite-3T from the Eifel paleovolcanic region, Germany. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie - Crystalline Materials, 233, 463–468.
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-3THide

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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
Italy
 
  • Tuscany
    • Grosseto Province
      • Pitigliano
Nasti, V., Benvegnù, N., Fiori, S., Fratangeli, G., Mussino, A., Signoretti, E. (2006): Segnalazioni in breve. Zirconolite di Poggio Bettinello. Stoppaniite (?) di Capranica. Il Cercapietre, 1-2/2006.
Myanmar
 
  • Mandalay Region
    • Pyin-Oo-Lwin District
      • Mogok Township
        • Kyauk-Pyat-That
          • Thurein-taung
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data, Sieghard Ellenberger specimens
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