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Paganoite

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About PaganoiteHide

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Renato & Adriana Pagano
Formula:
NiBi(AsO4)O
Colour:
Orange-brown to deep-golden-brown
Lustre:
Adamantine
Hardness:
1 - 2
Specific Gravity:
6.715 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
The name honours Renato Pagano (24 September 1938, Catania, Italy - ) and Adriana (Paccagnella 1939-2020) Pagano for their long-standing service to the European mineralogical community.
This page provides mineralogical data about Paganoite.


Classification of PaganoiteHide

Approved
Approval year:
1999
First published:
2001
8.BH.50

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
B : Phosphates, etc., with additional anions, without H2O
H : With medium-sized and large cations, (OH,etc.):RO4 = 1:1

Physical Properties of PaganoiteHide

Adamantine
Transparency:
Translucent
Colour:
Orange-brown to deep-golden-brown
Streak:
Pale orange-brown
Hardness:
1 - 2 on Mohs scale
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
None Observed
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven
Density:
6.715 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of PaganoiteHide

Type:
Biaxial
RI values:
nα = 2.070 nγ = 2.090
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.020
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
r < v strong
Colour in reflected light:
grey
Internal Reflections:
dark-orange internal reflections with crossed polarizers

Chemical Properties of PaganoiteHide

Formula:
NiBi(AsO4)O
IMA Formula:
NiBi3+O(AsO4)

Crystallography of PaganoiteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.7127(8) Å, b = 6.8293(8) Å, c = 5.2345(6) Å
α = 107.625(2)°, β = 95.409(2)°, γ = 111.158(2)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.983 : 1 : 0.766
Unit Cell V:
207.62 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
2

Crystal StructureHide

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0006855PaganoiteRoberts A C, Burns P C, Gault R A, Criddle A J, Feinglos M N, Stirling J A R (2001) Paganoite, NiBiAsO5, a new mineral from Johanngeorgenstadt, Saxony, Germany: description and crystal structure European Journal of Mineralogy 13 167-1752001Johanngeorgenstadt, Saxony, Germany0293
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Geological EnvironmentHide

Paragenetic Mode(s):
•  Oxidation

Type Occurrence of PaganoiteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
prismatic subhedral to euhedral crystals average 0.3 mm in size, but may reach to 1 mm in maximum length
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
e Systematic Reference Series of the
National Mineral Collection of Canada, housed within the Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Canada, under catalogue number NMCC 68083
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of PaganoiteHide

Other Language Names for PaganoiteHide

German:Paganoit
Spanish:Paganoita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
1 photo of Paganoite associated with AerugiteNi8.5(AsO4)2As5+O8

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.BH.CrimsonitePbFe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cccm
8.BH.05ThadeuiteCa(Mg,Fe2+)3(PO4)2(OH,F)2Orth. 2 2 2 : C2 2 21
8.BH.10DurangiteNaAl(AsO4)FMon. 2/m : B2/b
8.BH.10IsokiteCaMg(PO4)FMon. 2/m : B2/b
8.BH.10LacroixiteNaAl(PO4)FMon. 2/m : B2/b
8.BH.10MaxwelliteNaFe3+(AsO4)FMon. 2/m : P2/m
8.BH.10PanasqueiraiteCaMg(PO4)(OH,F)Mon.
8.BH.10TilasiteCaMg(AsO4)FMon. m : Bb
8.BH.15DrugmanitePb2(Fe3+,Al)(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BH.20Bjarebyite(Ba,Sr)(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)2Al2(PO4)3(OH)3Mon.
8.BH.20CirroliteCa3Al2(PO4)3(OH)3 (?)
8.BH.20KulaniteBa(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)2(Al,Fe3+)2(PO4)3(OH)3Mon.
8.BH.20PenikisiteBa(Mg,Fe2+,Ca)2Al2(PO4)3(OH)3Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BH.20PerloffiteBa(Mn2+,Fe2+)2Fe3+2(PO4)3(OH)3Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BH.20JohntomaiteBaFe2+2Fe3+2(PO4)3(OH)3Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BH.25Bertossaite(Li,Na)2(Ca,Fe2+,Mn2+)Al4(PO4)4(OH,F)4Orth.
8.BH.25Palermoite(Li,Na)2(Sr,Ca)Al4(PO4)4(OH)4Orth.
8.BH.30CarminitePbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cccm
8.BH.30SewarditeCaFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cccm
8.BH.35AdeliteCaMg(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.BH.35ArsendescloizitePbZn(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.BH.35AustiniteCaZn(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.BH.35CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.BH.35ConichalciteCaCu(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.BH.35DuftitePbCu(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.BH.35GabrielsonitePbFe3+(As3+O3)OOrth. mm2 : Pmc21
8.BH.35NickelaustiniteCaNi(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.BH.35TangeiteCaCu(VO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.BH.35GottlobiteCaMg(VO4,AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.BH.35HermannroseiteCaCu(PO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
8.BH.40ČechitePbFe2+(VO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
8.BH.40DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
8.BH.40MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
8.BH.40PyrobelonitePbMn2+(VO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
8.BH.45BayldonitePbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
8.BH.45VésigniéiteBaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
8.BH.55JagoweriteBaAl2(PO4)2(OH)2Tric.
8.BH.60AttakoliteCaMn2+Al4(SiO3OH)(PO4)3(OH)4Mon. 2/m : B2/m
8.BH.65LeningraditePbCu3(VO4)2ClOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Ibam

Fluorescence of PaganoiteHide

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 PaganoiteHide

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Roberts, A.C., Burns, P.C., Gault, R.A., Criddle, A.J., Feinglos, M.N., Stirling, J.A.R. (2001) Paganoite, NiBi3+As5+O5, a new mineral from Johanngeorgenstadt, Saxony, Germany: Description and crystal structure. European Journal of Mineralogy: 13: 167-175.

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Localities for PaganoiteHide

ⓘ - 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 (TL)
 
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirgskreis
[Eur.J.Mineral 13:167-175]
 
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