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Cervandonite-(Ce)

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Formula:
(Ce,Nd,La)(Fe3+,Ti,Fe2+,Al)3O2(Si2O7)1-x+y(AsO3)1+x-y(OH)3x-3y, x=0.5, y=0.3
System:
Trigonal
Hardness:
5
Name:
Named in 1988 by T. Armbruster, C. Bühler, S. Graeser, H.A. Stalder, and G. Amthauer for the type locality at Pizzo Cervandone, a mountain ridge along the Italian-Swiss border.
This page provides mineralogical data about Cervandonite-(Ce).


Classification of Cervandonite-(Ce)

Approved
9.BE.92

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
B : Sorosilicates
E : Si2O7 groups, with additional anions; cations in octahedral [6] and greater coordination
43.4.12.1

43 : COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
4 : Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
17.7.21

17 : Silicates Containing other Anions
7 : Silicates with vanadate, arsenate or antimonate

Physical Properties of Cervandonite-(Ce)

Hardness (Mohs):
5

Optical Data of Cervandonite-(Ce)

Type:
Biaxial
RI values:
nα = 1.990 nγ = 2.000
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.010
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
r > v

Chemical Properties of Cervandonite-(Ce)

IMA Formula:
(Ce,Nd,La)(Fe3+,Ti,Fe2+,Al)3O2(Si2O7)1-x+y(AsO3)1+x-y(OH)3x-3y, x=0.5, y=0.3
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Cervandonite-(Ce)

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Class (H-M):
3m - Ditrigonal Pyramidal
Space Group:
R3m
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.508(1) Å, c = 18.520(3) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 2.846
Unit Cell Volume:
V 679.4 ų
Z:
3
Comment:
Monoclinic supercell (Z = 6)

Type Occurrence of Cervandonite-(Ce)

Relationship of Cervandonite-(Ce) to other Species

9.BE.02WadsleyiteMg2SiO4
9.BE.05HennomartiniteSrMn23+Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
9.BE.05LawsoniteCaAl2Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
9.BE.05NoelbensoniteBaMn23+Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
9.BE.05ItoigawaiteSrAl2Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
9.BE.07IlvaiteCaFe3+Fe22+O(Si2O7)(OH)
9.BE.07ManganilvaiteCaFe2+Fe3+Mn2+(Si2O7)O(OH)
9.BE.10SuoluniteCa2Si2O5(OH)2 · H2O
9.BE.12JaffeiteCa6Si2O7(OH)6
9.BE.15FresnoiteBa2TiO(Si2O7)
9.BE.17BaghdaditeCa3Zr(Si2O7)O2
9.BE.17BurpaliteNa2CaZr(Si2O7)F2
9.BE.17CuspidineCa4(Si2O7)F2
9.BE.17Hiortdahlite(Na,Ca)2Ca4Zr(Mn,Ti,Fe)(Si2O7)2(F,O)4
9.BE.17Janhaugite(Na,Ca)3(Mn2+,Fe2+)3(Ti,Zr,Nb)2(Si2O7)2O2(OH,F)2
9.BE.17Låvenite(Na,Ca)2(Mn2+,Fe2+)(Zr,Ti,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
9.BE.17NiocaliteCa7Nb(Si2O7)2O3F
9.BE.17NormanditeNaCa(Mn,Fe)(Ti,Nb,Zr)(Si2O7)OF
9.BE.17WöhleriteNaCa2(Zr,Nb)(Si2O7)(O,F)2
9.BE.17Hiortdahlite INa4Ca8Zr2(Nb,Mn,Ti,Fe,Mg,Al)2(Si2O7)4O3F5
9.BE.17MarianoiteNa2Ca4(Nb,Zr)2(Si2O7)2(O,F)4
9.BE.20Mosandrite-(Ce)(Ca,Ce)4(◻,Ca,Na)3Ti(Si2O7)2(H2O,OH,F)4 · H2O
9.BE.20Nacareniobsite-(Ce)Na3Ca3CeNb(Si2O7)2OF3
9.BE.22GötzeniteNaCa6Ti(Si2O7)2OF3
9.BE.22Hainite-(Y)Na2Ca4(Y,REE)Ti(Si2O7)2OF3
9.BE.22RosenbuschiteNa2(Na,Ca)4Ca6Zr3Ti(Si2O7)4O4F4
9.BE.22KochiteNa(Na,Ca)2Ca2(Mn,Ca)ZrTi(Si2O7)2(F,O)4
9.BE.23DovyreniteCa6Zr(Si2O7)2(OH)4
9.BE.25BarytolamprophylliteNa3(BaK)Ti3(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2
9.BE.25EricssoniteBaMn22+Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
9.BE.25LamprophylliteNa3(SrNa)Ti3(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2
9.BE.25Ericssonite-2OBaMn22+Fe3+(Si2O7)O(OH)
9.BE.25Seidozerite(Na,Ca)4Mn(Ti,Zr)2(Si2O7)2(O,F,OH)4
9.BE.25NabalamprophylliteNa3(BaNa)Ti3(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2
9.BE.25GrenmariteNa4MnZr3(Si2O7)2O2F2
9.BE.25SchülleriteNa2Ba2Mg2Ti2(Si2O7)2O2F2
9.BE.25LileyiteBa2(Na,Fe,Ca)3MgTi2(Si2O7)2O2F2
9.BE.27MurmaniteNa2Ti2(Si2O7)O2 · 2H2O
9.BE.30EpistoliteNa4TiNb2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2 · 4H2O
9.BE.32LomonosoviteNa5Ti2(Si2O7)(PO4)O2
9.BE.35VuonnemiteNa11Ti4+Nb2(Si2O7)2(PO4)2O3F
9.BE.37SoboleviteNa13Ca2Mn2Ti3(Si2O7)2(PO4)4O3F3
9.BE.40InneliteNa2CaBa4Ti3(Si2O7)2(SO4)2O4
9.BE.40PhosphoinneliteNa3Ba4Ti3Si4O14(PO4)2O2F
9.BE.42YoshimuraiteBa2Mn22+Ti(Si2O7)(PO4)O(OH)
9.BE.45QuadruphiteNa14Ca2Ti4(Si2O7)2(PO4)4O4F2
9.BE.47PolyphiteNa9Ca2Ti2(Si2O7)(PO4)3O2F2
9.BE.50BornemaniteNa6BaTi2Nb(Si2O7)2(PO4)O2(OH)F
9.BE.50ShkatulkaliteNa10MnTi3Nb3(Si2O7)6(OH)2F · 12H2O
9.BE.55BafertisiteBaFe22+Ti(Si2O7)O(OH,F)2
9.BE.55HejtmaniteBaMn22+Ti(Si2O7)O(OH,F)2
9.BE.55Bykovaite(Ba,Na,K)2(Na,Ti,Mn)4(Ti,Nb)2O2Si4O14(H2O,F,OH)2 · 3.5H2O
9.BE.55Nechelyustovite(Ba,Na)2(Na,Ti,Mn)4(Ti,Nb)2Si4O14(OH,O,F)5 · 3H2O
9.BE.60DelindeiteNa2Ba2Ti3(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2 · 2H2O
9.BE.65BusseniteNa2Ba2Fe2+TiSi2O7(CO3)O(OH)F · H2O
9.BE.67JinshajiangiteNaBaFe42+Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F
9.BE.67Perraultite(Na,Ca)2(Ba,K)2(Mn,Fe)8(Ti,Nb)4O4(OH)2(Si2O7)4(OH,F)4
9.BE.67SurkhobiteNaCaBa2Mn8Ti4O4(Si2O7)4(F5O)
9.BE.70Karnasurtite-(Ce)CeTiAlSi2O7(OH)4 · 3H2O
9.BE.70Perrierite-(Ce)Ce4MgFe23+Ti24+O8(Si2O7)2
9.BE.70Strontiochevkinite(Sr,Ce,La)4Fe2+(Ti,Zr)4O8(Si2O7)2
9.BE.70Chevkinite-(Ce)Ce4(Ti,Fe2+,Fe3+)5O8(Si2O7)2
9.BE.70Polyakovite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca)4MgCr2(Ti,Nb)2Si4O22
9.BE.70RengeiteSr4Ti4ZrO8(Si2O7)2
9.BE.70MatsubaraiteSr4Ti5O8(Si2O7)2
9.BE.70Dingdaohengite-(Ce)(Ce3+,La)4Fe2+(Ti,Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)2Ti2Si4O22
9.BE.70Maoniupingite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca)4(Fe3+,Ti,Fe2+,◻)(Ti,Fe3+,Fe2+,Nb)4Si4O22
9.BE.70Perrierite-(La)(La,Ce,Ca)4(Fe2+,Mn)(Ti,Fe3+,Al)4(Si2O7)2O8
9.BE.70UKI-2008-(SiO:SrTiZr)Sr4ZrTi4(Si2O7)2O8
9.BE.70Hezuolinite(Sr,REE)4Zr(Ti,Fe3+,Fe2+)2Ti2O8(Si2O7)2
9.BE.72FersmaniteCa4(Na,Ca)4(Ti,Nb)4(Si2O7)2O8F3
9.BE.75BelkoviteBa3Nb6(Si2O7)2O12
9.BE.77NasoniteCa4Pb6(Si2O7)3Cl2
9.BE.80KentrolitePb2Mn23+O2(Si2O7)
9.BE.80MelanotekitePb2Fe23+O2Si2O7
9.BE.82TilleyiteCa5Si2O7(CO3)2
9.BE.85KillalaiteCa3.2[H0.6Si2O7](OH)
9.BE.87Stavelotite-(La)La3Mn32+Cu2+(Mn3+,Fe3+,Mn4+)26(Si2O7)6O30
9.BE.90Biraite-(Ce)Ce2Fe2+Si2O7(CO3)
9.BE.95BatisiviteBaTi6(V,Cr)8Si2O29
17.7.1SuzukiiteBaV4+Si2O7
17.7.2FranciscaniteMn62+V5+(SiO4)2(O,OH)6
17.7.3KurumsakiteZn8Al8V25+Si5O35 · 27H2O
17.7.4Ardennite-(As)Mn42+Al4(AlMg)(AsO4)(SiO4)2(Si3O10)(OH)6
17.7.5MedaiteMn62+V5+Si5O18(OH)
17.7.6JohninnesiteNa2Mn92+Mg7(AsO4)2(Si6O17)2(OH)8
17.7.7TiragalloiteMn42+As5+Si3O12(OH)
17.7.8DixeniteCu1+Mn142+Fe3+(As3+O3)5(SiO4)2(As5+O4)(OH)6
17.7.9AsbecasiteCa3TiAs6Be2Si2O20
17.7.10McgoverniteMn19Zn3(AsO3)(AsO4)3(SiO4)3(OH)21
17.7.11KraissliteZn3(Mn,Mg)25(Fe3+,Al)(As3+O3)2[(Si,As5+)O4]10(OH)16
17.7.12SchalleriteMn162+As33+Si12O36(OH)17
17.7.13NeleniteMn162+As33+Si12O36(OH)17
17.7.14KoliciteZn4Mn72+(AsO4)2(SiO4)2(OH)8
17.7.15YeatmaniteZn6Mn92+Sb25+O12(SiO4)4
17.7.16WelshiteCa4(Mg9Sb35+)O4[Si6Be3AlFe23+O36]
17.7.17KatoptriteMn132+Al4Sb25+O20(SiO4)2
17.7.18ParweliteMn102+Sb25+As25+Si2O24
17.7.19LångbaniteMn42+Mn93+Sb5+O16(SiO4)2
17.7.20ChapmaniteFe23+Sb3+(SiO4)2(OH)

Other Names for Cervandonite-(Ce)

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

Health Risks:
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References for Cervandonite-(Ce)

Reference List:
Armbruster, T., Bühler, C., Graeser, S., Stalder, H.A., Amthauer, G. (1988) Cervandonite-(Ce), (Ce,Nd,La)(Fe3+,Fe2+,Ti4+,Al)3SiAs(Si,As)O13, a new alpine fissure mineral. Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen: 68: 125-132.

Jambor, J.L., Grew, E.S. (1990) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 75: 931-937.

Roth, P. (2007) Minerals first discovered in Switzerland and minerals named after Swiss individuals, Kristallografik Verlag (Achberg Germany), 50-51.

Demartin, F., Gramaccioli, C.M., Graeser, S. (2008) The crystal structure of cervandonite-(Ce), an interesting example of As3+ → Si diadochy. Canadian Mineralogist: 46: 423-430.

Ciriotti, M.E., Fascio, L., Pasero, M. (2009) Italian type minerals. Edizioni Plus – Università di Pisa, Pisa, 357 pp. (p.75)

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Localities for Cervandonite-(Ce)

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.
Italy (TL)
 
  • Piedmont
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Ossola Valley
        • Antigorio Valley
          • Devero Valley
            • Baceno
              • Devero Alp
Stalder, H.A. (1987): Eine neue Mineralart entdeckt, Cervandonit – Funde in Italien und in der Schweiz. Berner Zeitung, 26 mars 1987, 47; Armbruster, T., Bühler, C., Graeser, S., Stalder, H.A., Amthauer, G. (1988): Cervandonite-(Ce), (Ce,Nd,La)(Fe3+,Fe2+Ti,Al)3SiAs(Si,As)O13, a new Alpine fissure mineral. Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 68, 125-132; Frey, A., Margot, C., Mumenthaler, T. (1988): Cervandonite-(Ce), une nouvelle espèce minérale de la région du Cherbadung (CH) / P. Cervandone (I). Schweizer Strahler, 1988, 125-132; Graeser, S. (1989): Gasparite-(Ce) e Cervandonite-(Ce), due nuovi minerali della regione Cervandone/Cherbandung. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1989, 151-156; Mineralogical Record 23:435, 21:489; Guastoni, A., Pezzotta, F., Vignola, P. (2006): Characterization and genetic inferences of arsenates, sulfates and vanadates of Fe, Cu, Pb, Zn from Mount Cervandone (Western Alps, Italy). Periodico di Mineralogia, 76, 141-150.
Albertini C. (1991): L'Alpe Devero ed i suoi minerali. Edizioni Grafica P.G.A., Dormelletto (Novara), 299 pp.; Piccoli G.C., Maletto G., Bosio P., Lombardo B. (2007): Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" di Alba, Ed., Alba, 607 pp.
Switzerland
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Binn Valley
      • Kriegalp Valley (Chriegalp Valley)
Armbruster, T., Bühler, C., Graeser, S., Stalder, H.A., Amthauer, G. (1988): Cervandonite-(Ce), (Ce,Nd,La)(Fe3+,Fe2+Ti,Al)3SiAs(Si,As)O13, a new Alpine fissure mineral. Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 68, 125-132
      • Lercheltini area (Lärcheltini)
[MinRec 27:302]; American Mineralogist, Volume 79, pages 996-1002, 1994
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