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Smolyaninovite

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About SmolyaninoviteHide

Nikolai A. Smol'yaninov (1885-1957), mineralogist, Moscow University, Russia.
Formula:
Co3Fe3+2(AsO4)4 · 11H2O
With minor Ni, Mg and Ca replacing Co, and minor Al replacing Fe(III).
Colour:
Yellow
Lustre:
Silky
Hardness:
2
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Name:
Named for Nikolai A. Smol'yaninov (1885-1957), mineralogist, Moscow University, Russia.

Also spelled Smolianinovite, but Smolyaninovite is the correct, and official, spelling according to latest IMA lists.
This page provides mineralogical data about Smolyaninovite.


Classification of SmolyaninoviteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
8.CH.55

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
C : Phosphates without additional anions, with H2O
H : With large and medium-sized cations, RO4:H2O < 1:1
40.5.8.1

40 : HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
5 : AXO4·xH2O
20.10.10

20 : Arsenates (also arsenates with phosphate, but without other anions)
10 : Arsenates of Co and Ni

Physical Properties of SmolyaninoviteHide

Silky
Colour:
Yellow
Hardness:

Optical Data of SmolyaninoviteHide

Type:
Biaxial (+)
Dispersion:
r < v moderate

Chemical Properties of SmolyaninoviteHide

Formula:
Co3Fe3+2(AsO4)4 · 11H2O

With minor Ni, Mg and Ca replacing Co, and minor Al replacing Fe(III).

Crystallography of SmolyaninoviteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.4 Å, b = 11.72 Å, c = 21.9 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.546 : 1 : 1.869
Unit Cell V:
1,642.68 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Comment:
Space group not determined.

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
21.94 (10)
11.58 (8)
3.20 (6)
2.92 (5)
2.59 (1)
1.642 (5)
1.486 (2)
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Comments:
All lines diffuse.

Type Occurrence of SmolyaninoviteHide

Synonyms of SmolyaninoviteHide

Other Language Names for SmolyaninoviteHide

Relationship of Smolyaninovite to other SpeciesHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Erythrite26 photos of Smolyaninovite associated with Erythrite on mindat.org.
Mansfieldite13 photos of Smolyaninovite associated with Mansfieldite on mindat.org.
Heterogenite9 photos of Smolyaninovite associated with Heterogenite on mindat.org.
Roselite2 photos of Smolyaninovite associated with Roselite on mindat.org.
Skutterudite1 photo of Smolyaninovite associated with Skutterudite on mindat.org.
Cobaltian Mansfieldite1 photo of Smolyaninovite associated with Cobaltian Mansfieldite on mindat.org.
Spherocobaltite1 photo of Smolyaninovite associated with Spherocobaltite on mindat.org.
Vladimirite1 photo of Smolyaninovite associated with Vladimirite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.CH.05WalentaiteH(Ca,Mn2+,Fe2+)Fe3+3(AsO4,PO4)4 · 7H2OOrth.
8.CH.10AnapaiteCa2Fe2+(PO4)2 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.CH.15PicropharmacoliteCa4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.CH.20Dittmarite(NH4)Mg(PO4) · H2OOrth.
8.CH.20Niahite(NH4)(Mn2+,Mg)(PO4) · H2OOrth. mm2 : Pmn21
8.CH.25FrancoanelliteK3Al5(PO4)2(HPO4)3 · 12H2OTrig.
8.CH.25Taranakite(K,NH4)Al3(PO4)3(OH) · 9H2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c
8.CH.30Schertelite(NH4)2MgH2(PO4)2 · 4H2OOrth.
8.CH.35Hannayite(NH4)2Mg3H4(PO4)4 · 8H2OTric. 1 : P1
8.CH.40Struvite(NH4)Mg(PO4) · 6H2OOrth. mm2
8.CH.40Struvite-(K)KMg(PO4)·6H2OOrth. mm2 : Pmn21
8.CH.40HazeniteKNaMg2(PO4)2 · 14H2OOrth. mm2
8.CH.45Rimkorolgite(Mg,Mn)5(Ba,Sr,Ca)(PO4)4 · 8H2OOrth.
8.CH.50BakhchisaraitseviteNa2Mg5(PO4)4 · 7H2OMon.
8.CH.55FahleiteCaZn5Fe3+2(AsO4)6 · 14H2OOrth.
8.CH.60Barahonaite-(Al)(Ca,Cu,Na,Fe3+,Al)12Al2(AsO4)8(OH,Cl)x · nH2OMon. 2/m : P2/b
8.CH.60Barahonaite-(Fe)(Ca,Cu,Na,Fe3+,Al)12Fe3+2(AsO4)8(OH,Cl)x · nH2OMon. 2/m : P2/b

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

40.5.8.2FahleiteCaZn5Fe3+2(AsO4)6 · 14H2OOrth.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

20.10.1ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
20.10.2CobaltaustiniteCaCo(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
20.10.3RoseliteCa2(Co2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
20.10.4β-RoseliteCa2Co(AsO4)2 · 2H2OTric.
20.10.5WendwilsoniteCa2Mg(AsO4)2 · 2H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
20.10.6Cobaltkoritnigite(Co,Zn)(HAsO4) · H2OTric. 1 : P1
20.10.7AerugiteNi8.5(AsO4)2As5+O8Mon. 2/m : B2/m
20.10.8XanthiositeNi3(AsO4)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
20.10.9AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
20.10.11NickelaustiniteCaNi(AsO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21

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 SmolyaninoviteHide

Reference List:
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Yakhontova, L.K. (1956): A new mineral - smolyaninovite. Dokl. Akad. Nauk. SSSR, 109(4), 849-850.
American Mineralogist (1957): 42: 307.
Yakhontova, L. K., Sidorenko, G. A., Sergeeva, N. E., Rybakova, L. I. (1973): New data for smolianinovit. Konstitutsiya i Svoistva Mineralov 7, 120-123.
American Mineralogist (1974): 59: 1141.
Smith, L. K., Han, K. N. & Lawson, F. (1977): On the occurrence of smolyaninovite in the Mount Cobalt deposit, in north-western Queensland, Australia. Mineralogical Magazine 41, 385-388.
American Mineralogist (1989): 74: 502.
Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (1996): 97-102.

Internet Links for SmolyaninoviteHide

Localities for SmolyaninoviteHide

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.
Australia
 
  • Queensland
    • Cloncurry Shire
      • Selwyn District
Smith, L. K., Han, K. N. & Lawson, F. (1977): On the occurrence of smolyaninovite in the Mount Cobalt deposit, in north-western Queensland, Australia. Mineralogical Magazine 41, 385-388.
  • South Australia
    • Olary Province
      • Boolcoomatta Reserve (Boolcoomata Station; Boolcoomatta)
Segnit, E.R., Australian Mineralogist 1(15), 73-74(1978); Vera Munro-Smith (2006) Cobalt Mineralisation in Selected Australian Deposits. PhD thesis, University of Western Sydney.
Germany
 
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
Mineralogical Magazine 41, 385-388(1977)
Ireland
 
  • Co. Kerry
    • Killarney
S. MORETON, P. DAVIDSON, D. I. GREEN and G. RYBACK (1999) Unusual Supergene Minerals at Muckross Mine, Killarney, Co. Kerry. Irish Journal of Earth Sciences 17:19-24
  • Co. Tipperary
    • Monard
NHM (London) Specimen, XRD verified Oct 2011
Morocco
 
  • Drâa-Tafilalet Region
    • Ouarzazate Province
      • Tazenakht
S. Weiß: Lapis 31(7/8), 72-73 (2006)
Portugal
 
  • Aveiro District
    • Albergaria-a-Velha
      • Branca
Marques de Sá, J. & Leal Gomes, C. (2010): Les mines de cuivre et nickel de Palhal et Telhadela, Albergaria-a-Velha, Aveiro, Portugal. Le Règne Minéral, 92, 36-47.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Tuva Republic
Yakhontova, L.K., Dokl. Akad. Nauk SSSR 109,849-850(1956)
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Granada
      • Molvizar
J. Gröbner and M. A. Fernández Périz (2006): Minerals of the Copper-Cobalt Deposits Molvizar and Cerro Minado in Andalusia. Mineralup February 2006, 48-56.
  • Murcia
    • Mazarrón
      • Pastrana
Calvo, M. (2015): Minerales y Minas de España. Vol. VII, Fosfatos, arseniatos y vanadatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid - Fundación Gómez Pardo. 479 pp.
Sweden
 
  • Västmanland
    • Skinnskatteberg
      • Riddarhyttan
http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/smolyaninovite.pdf
Switzerland
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Anniviers Valley
      • Ayer
Ansermet, S. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais - II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. With contributions by N. Meisser, Ed. Porte-plumes (Ayer)
UK
 
  • England
    • Cumbria
      • Eden
        • Alston Moor
          • Garrigill
[Russell Society Newsletter 35 Sep 1999 p 35]
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