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Antitaenite

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Formula:
Fe3Ni
Lustre:
Metallic
Name:
For relationship to taenite.
Originally described from Vaca Muerta meteorite, Taltal, Antofagasta Province, Antofagasta Region, Chile.


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Classification of AntitaeniteHide

Notes:
Rejected by the IMA
1.AE.10

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
A : Metals and Intermetallic Alloys
E : Iron-chromium family

Physical Properties of AntitaeniteHide

Metallic

Chemical Properties of AntitaeniteHide

Formula:
Fe3Ni

Other Language Names for AntitaeniteHide

German:Antitaenit
Spanish:Antitaenita

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

1.AE.VanadiumVIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Im3m
1.AE.05MolybdenumMoIso.
1.AE.05ChromiumCrIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Im3m
1.AE.05IronFeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Im3m
1.AE.05Kamacite(Fe,Ni)Iso.
1.AE.05TungstenWIso.
1.AE.05UM2001-06-E:CrFeNiFe7Cr2Ni
1.AE.10Taenite(Fe,Ni)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.AE.10TetrataeniteFeNiTet.
1.AE.15ChromferideFe3Cr1-x (x=0.6)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pm3m
1.AE.15FerchromideCr3Fe1-xIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pm3m
1.AE.15WairauiteCoFe
1.AE.20AwaruiteNi3FeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.AE.25JedwabiteFe7(Ta,Nb)3Hex. 6mm : P63mc
1.AE.30ManganeseMnIso. 4 3m : I4 3m

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.

Internet Links for AntitaeniteHide

Localities for AntitaeniteHide

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.
Brazil
 
  • Pernambuco
    • Vicência
      • Borracha
Keil, K & 22 others (2015) The Vicência meteorite fall: A new unshocked (S1) weakly metamorphosed (3.2) LL chondrite. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 50(6): 1089-1111. (June 2015).
  • Santa Catarina
    • São Francisco do Sul
      • Morro do Rócio
Scorzelli, Rosa B..(2008) Meteorites: messengers from the outer space. J. Braz. Chem. Soc. [online]. 2008, vol.19, n.2 [cited 2014-08-16], pp. 226-23; Goldstein, J. I. et al. (1998) The Santa Catharina Meteorite: A Cloudy Zone Microstructure Consisting of a Fine Intergrowth of Tetrataenite and Antitaenite. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 33 (4, Suppl): pages A59-A60. (July 1998)
Chile
 
  • Antofagasta Region
    • Antofagasta Province
      • Taltal
Scorzelli, R. B., & Souza Azevedo, I. (2001). Mössbauer Spectroscopic Studies on Mesosiderites. Meteoritics and Planetary Science Supplement, 36, 185.
USA
 
  • Iowa
    • Emmet Co.
www.lpi.usra.edu/meetings/metsoc2002/pdf/5020.pdf.
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