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Tegengrenite

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Formula:
Mg2(Sb,Mn)O4
System:
Trigonal
Colour:
Deep ruby red
Lustre:
Sub-Adamantine
Name:
For Felix Tegengren (1884-1980) - Finlandic geologist and expert on ore deposits of Sweden & China.
This page provides mineralogical data about Tegengrenite.


Classification of Tegengrenite

Approved
4.BB.20

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
B : Metal: Oxygen = 3:4 and similar
B : With only medium-sized cations

Physical Properties of Tegengrenite

Sub-Adamantine
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Translucent
Colour:
Deep ruby red

Chemical Properties of Tegengrenite

IMA Formula:
Mg2(Sb,Mn)O4
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Tegengrenite

Crystal System:
Trigonal

Type Occurrence of Tegengrenite

Relationship of Tegengrenite to other Species

4.BB.05ChromiteFe2+Cr2O4
4.BB.05CochromiteCoCr2O4
4.BB.05CoulsoniteFe2+V23+O4
4.BB.05CuprospinelCu2+Fe23+O4
4.BB.05Filipstadite(Mn2+,Mg)2(Sb5+,Fe3+)O4
4.BB.05FrankliniteZnFe23+O4
4.BB.05GahniteZnAl2O4
4.BB.05GalaxiteMn2+Al2O4
4.BB.05HercyniteFe2+Al2O4
4.BB.05JacobsiteMn2+Fe23+O4
4.BB.05ManganochromiteMn2+Cr2O4
4.BB.05MagnesiocoulsoniteMgV2O4
4.BB.05MagnesiochromiteMgCr23+O4
4.BB.05MagnesioferriteMgFe23+O4
4.BB.05MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
4.BB.05Nichromite(Ni,Co,Fe)(Cr,Fe,Al)2O4
4.BB.05QandiliteMg2(Ti,Fe3+,Al)O4
4.BB.05SpinelMgAl2O4
4.BB.05TrevoriteNiFe23+O4
4.BB.05UlvöspinelFe22+TiO4
4.BB.05VuorelaineniteMn2+V23+O4
4.BB.05ZincochromiteZnCr2O4
4.BB.10HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
4.BB.10HetaeroliteZnMn23+O4
4.BB.10HydrohetaeroliteHZnMn3+5/3O4
4.BB.10IwakiiteMn2+Fe23+O4
4.BB.15MaghemiteFe2.67O4
4.BB.15TitanomaghemiteFe(Fe,Ti)2O4
4.BB.25XieiteFeCr2O4

Other Names for Tegengrenite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

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 Tegengrenite

Reference List:
American Mineralogist (2000): 85: 1315-1320.

Internet Links for Tegengrenite

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Localities for Tegengrenite

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Sweden
 
  • Värmland
    • Filipstad
      • Nordmark district
        • Jakobsberg ore field
[Am Min (2000) 85, 1315–1320; MinRec 32:311] Kjell Gatedal
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