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Ferrolaueite

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About FerrolaueiteHide

Max von Laue
Formula:
Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Colour:
light brown to orange-brown
Lustre:
Sub-Vitreous, Resinous
Hardness:
3
Specific Gravity:
2.514 - 2.519
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
Named in 2012 by Curt George Segeler, Paul Brian Moore, M. Darby Dyar, Frank Leans, and James A. Ferraiolo in honor of Max von Laue, who established the science of x-ray diffraction, and its being the ferrous analog of laueite.
Isostructural with:
The ferrous analogue of laueite. The P analogue of césarferreiraite.


Classification of FerrolaueiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1987
8.DC.30

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
D : Phosphates, etc. with additional anions, with H2O
C : With only medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 = 1:1 and < 2:1
42.11.10.7

42 : HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
11 : (AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O

Physical Properties of FerrolaueiteHide

Sub-Vitreous, Resinous
Transparency:
Translucent
Colour:
light brown to orange-brown
Streak:
palest yellow
Hardness:
Hardness Data:
Measured
Parting:
none
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven
Density:
2.514 - 2.519 g/cm3 (Measured)    2.506 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Chemical Properties of FerrolaueiteHide

Formula:
Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O

Crystallography of FerrolaueiteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.34 Å, b = 10.63 Å, c = 7.21 Å
α = 107.35°, β = 111.26°, γ = 71.27°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.502 : 1 : 0.678
Unit Cell V:
353.47 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Morphology:
b{010}, M{1_10}, c{001}, a{100}, m{110}

Type Occurrence of FerrolaueiteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
Sporadic crystals (50-200 microns in maximum dimension) and crystal bunches in marl.
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Royal Ontario Museum, accession no M56407 (neotype)
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Phosphate nodules in unconsolidated marl sediments.
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of FerrolaueiteHide

Other Language Names for FerrolaueiteHide

Relationship of Ferrolaueite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
GordoniteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric. 1 : P1
Kastningite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric. 1 : P1
KummeriteMn2+Fe3+Al(PO4)2(OH)2·8H2OTric. 1 : P1
LaueiteMn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric. 1 : P1
MangangordoniteMn2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric.
ParavauxiteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric. 1 : P1
SigloiteFe3+Al2(PO4)2(OH)3 · 7H2OTric.
UshkoviteMgFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.DC.05NissoniteCu2Mg2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 5H2OMon.
8.DC.07EuchroiteCu2(AsO4)(OH) · 3H2OOrth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.DC.10LegranditeZn2(AsO4)(OH) · H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.DC.12StrashimiriteCu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2OMon.
8.DC.15ArthuriteCuFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2OMon.
8.DC.15EarlshannoniteMn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2OMon.
8.DC.15OjuelaiteZnFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2OMon.
8.DC.15WhitmoreiteFe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.DC.15Cobaltarthurite(Co,Mg)Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.DC.15BendadaiteFe2+Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.DC.15KunatiteCuFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.DC.15UKI-2006-(PO:FeHZn)ZnFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2OMon.
8.DC.15UKI-2006-(PO:AlCuFeH)Fe2+Al3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2O
8.DC.17KleemaniteZnAl2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 3H2OMon.
8.DC.20BermaniteMn2+Mn3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : P2/b
8.DC.20CoralloiteMn2+Mn3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.DC.22KovdorskiteMg2(PO4)(OH) · 3H2OMon.
8.DC.25FerristrunziteFe3+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2OTric.
8.DC.25FerrostrunziteFe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2OTric.
8.DC.25MetavauxiteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.DC.25MetavivianiteFe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.DC.25StrunziteMn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.DC.27BerauniteFe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)5 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
8.DC.30GordoniteMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.DC.30LaueiteMn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.DC.30MangangordoniteMn2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric.
8.DC.30ParavauxiteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.DC.30PseudolaueiteMn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.DC.30SigloiteFe3+Al2(PO4)2(OH)3 · 7H2OTric.
8.DC.30StewartiteMn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.DC.30UshkoviteMgFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric.
8.DC.30Kastningite(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.DC.30MaghrebiteMgAl2(AsO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.DC.30NordgauiteMnAl2(PO4)2(F,OH)2 · 5H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.DC.32TinticiteFe3+5.34(PO4)3.62(VO4)0.38(OH)4 · 6.7H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.DC.35VauxiteFe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 6H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.DC.37VantasseliteAl4(PO4)3(OH)3 · 9H2OOrth.
8.DC.40CacoxeniteFe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2OHex. 6/m : P63/m
8.DC.45Gormanite(Fe2+,Mg)3(Al,Fe3+)4(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2OTric.
8.DC.45Souzalite(Mg,Fe2+)3(Al,Fe3+)4(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2OTric.
8.DC.47KingiteAl3(PO4)2F2(OH) · 7H2OTric.
8.DC.50WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
8.DC.50AllanpringiteFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
8.DC.52KribergiteAl5(PO4)3(SO4)(OH)4 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.DC.55MapimiteZn2Fe3+3(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 10H2OMon.
8.DC.57OgdensburgiteCa2Fe3+4(Zn,Mn2+)(AsO4)4(OH)6 · 6H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmmm
8.DC.60Nevadaite(Cu2+,Al,V3+)6Al8(PO4)8F8(OH)2 · 22H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
8.DC.60CloncurryiteCu0.5(VO)0.5Al2(PO4)2F2 · 5H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

42.11.10.1LaueiteMn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric. 1 : P1
42.11.10.2StewartiteMn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric. 1 : P1
42.11.10.3PseudolaueiteMn2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
42.11.10.4UshkoviteMgFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2OTric.

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 FerrolaueiteHide

Reference List:
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Segeler, C.G., P.B. Moore, M.D. Dyar, F. Leans, and J.A.Ferraiolo (2012): Ferrolaueite, a new mineral from Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA, Australian Journal of Mineralogy 16(2), 69-76.
Ferraiolo, J.A. (2012): Ferrolaueite - new occurrences. Australian Journal of Mineralogy 16(2), 77-78.

Internet Links for FerrolaueiteHide

Localities for FerrolaueiteHide

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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.
France
 
  • Occitanie
    • Pyrénées-Orientales
      • Albères massif
BERBAIN. C, RILEY. T, FAVREAU. G, (2014) Els fosfats de les pegmatites del massis de l'Albera, Mineralogistes de Catalunya, 2014/1, p 6-24
BERBAIN. C, RILEY. T, FAVREAU. G, (2012). Phosphates des pegmatites du massif des Albères. Ed Association française de Microminéralogie,
Germany
 
  • Bavaria
    • Upper Palatinate
      • Pleystein
DILL, H.G., MELCHER, F., GERDES, A. and WEBER, B. (2008): The origin and zoning of hypogene and supergene Fe-Mn-Mg-Sc-U-REE-Zn phosphate mineralization from the newly discovered Trutzhofmühle aplite (Hagendorf pegmatite province, Germany). Canadian Mineralogist 46, 1131-1157.
  • Saxony
    • Oberlausitz
      • Görlitz
        • Neißeaue
Witzke, T. & Giesler, T. (2013): Seltene Phosphate und Vanadate von Emmerichswalde bei Görlitz/Sachsen. Mineralien-Welt 24 (2), 40-55
USA (TL)
 
  • New Jersey
    • Monmouth Co.
      • Upper Freehold Township
        • Arneytown
Segeler, C.G., P.B. Moore, M.D. Dyar, F. Leans, and J.A.Ferraiolo (2012): Ferrolaueite, a new mineral from Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA, Australian Journal of Mineralogy 16(2), 69-76.
  • South Dakota
    • Pennington Co.
      • Keystone District
        • Keystone
Loomis, T. (2011), News from the Black Hills, South Dakota. Mineral News (2011), 27(11),4-5, 8
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