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Chernovite-(Y)

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Formula:
Y(AsO4)
Hardness:
4 - 5
Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Member of:
Name:
Named in 1967 by B. A. Goldin, N. P. Yushkin, and M. V. Fishman in honor of Professor Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Chernov (1877–1963), Russian geologist, Institute of Geology, Syktyvar, Russia, explorer of the Polar Urals.
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Classification of Chernovite-(Y)Hide

Approved
8.AD.35

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
A : Phosphates, etc. without additional anions, without H2O
D : With only large cations
38.4.11.2

38 : ANHYDROUS NORMAL PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, AND VANADATES
4 : AXO4
20.4.12

20 : Arsenates (also arsenates with phosphate, but without other anions)
4 : Arsenates of Group III metals (Al, rare earths)

Physical Properties of Chernovite-(Y)Hide

Hardness:
4 - 5 on Mohs scale

Optical Data of Chernovite-(Y)Hide

Type:
Uniaxial (+)
RI values:
nω = 1.783 nε = 1.879
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.096
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Very High

Chemical Properties of Chernovite-(Y)Hide

Formula:
Y(AsO4)
IMA Formula:
YAsO4

Crystallography of Chernovite-(Y)Hide

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Class (H-M):
4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal
Space Group:
I41/amd
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.05 Å, c = 6.25 Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 0.887
Unit Cell V:
310.64 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4
Comment:
Range: a = 6.99–7.09 c = 6.17–6.32 A.

Type Occurrence of Chernovite-(Y)Hide

Synonyms of Chernovite-(Y)Hide

Other Language Names for Chernovite-(Y)Hide

Simplified Chinese:砷钇矿

Relationship of Chernovite-(Y) to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
PretuliteSc(PO4)Tet.
Wakefieldite-(Ce)Ce(VO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
Wakefieldite-(La)La(VO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
Wakefieldite-(Nd)Nd(VO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
Wakefieldite-(Y)Y(VO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
Xenotime-(Yb)Yb(PO4)Tet.
Forms a series with:

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz6 photos of Chernovite-(Y) associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Pseudobrookite6 photos of Chernovite-(Y) associated with Pseudobrookite on mindat.org.
Zircon5 photos of Chernovite-(Y) associated with Zircon on mindat.org.
Hematite4 photos of Chernovite-(Y) associated with Hematite on mindat.org.
Bixbyite3 photos of Chernovite-(Y) associated with Bixbyite on mindat.org.
Rutile2 photos of Chernovite-(Y) associated with Rutile on mindat.org.
Albite1 photo of Chernovite-(Y) associated with Albite on mindat.org.
Muscovite1 photo of Chernovite-(Y) associated with Muscovite on mindat.org.
Cassiterite1 photo of Chernovite-(Y) associated with Cassiterite on mindat.org.
Monazite-(La)1 photo of Chernovite-(Y) associated with Monazite-(La) on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.AD.05NahpoiteNa2HPO4Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.AD.10MonetiteCa(HPO4)Tric. 1
8.AD.10WeiliteCa(HAsO4)Tric. 1 : P1
8.AD.10ŠvenekiteCa(H2AsO4)2Tric. 1 : P1
8.AD.15Archerite(K,NH4)(H2PO4)Tet. 4 2m : I4 2d
8.AD.15Biphosphammite(NH4,K)(H2PO4)Tet. 4 2 2 : I41 2 2
8.AD.20Phosphammite(NH4)2(HPO4)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.AD.25BuchwalditeNaCa(PO4)Orth. mm2 : Pmn21
8.AD.30SchultenitePb(HAsO4)Mon. 2/m : P2/b
8.AD.35DreyeriteBi(VO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
8.AD.35Wakefieldite-(Ce)Ce(VO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
8.AD.35Wakefieldite-(Y)Y(VO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
8.AD.35Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
8.AD.35PretuliteSc(PO4)Tet.
8.AD.35Xenotime-(Yb)Yb(PO4)Tet.
8.AD.35Wakefieldite-(La)La(VO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
8.AD.40PucheriteBi(VO4)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
8.AD.45XimengiteBi(PO4)Trig.
8.AD.50Gasparite-(Ce)Ce(AsO4)
8.AD.50Monazite-(Ce)Ce(PO4)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.AD.50Monazite-(La)La(PO4)
8.AD.50Monazite-(Nd)Nd(PO4)
8.AD.50RooseveltiteBi(AsO4)Mon. 2/m
8.AD.50CheraliteCaTh(PO4)2Mon. 2/m
8.AD.50Monazite-(Sm)Sm(PO4)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.AD.50UM2005-35-VO:CaFePSiTh(Th,Ca)(VO4,SiO4,PO4)
8.AD.55TetrarooseveltiteBi(AsO4)Tet.
8.AD.60Chursinite(Hg+2)0.5Hg2+(AsO4)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.AD.65ClinobisvaniteBi(VO4)Mon. 2/m

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

38.4.11.3Wakefieldite-(Y)Y(VO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
38.4.11.4Wakefieldite-(Ce)Ce(VO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

20.4.1MansfielditeAlAsO4 · 2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbca
20.4.2BulachiteAl2(AsO4)(OH)3 · 3H2OOrth.
20.4.3PharmacoalumiteKAl4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6.5H2OIso. 4 3m : P4 3m
20.4.4LuetheiteCu2Al2(AsO4)2(OH)4Mon. 2/m : P21/m
20.4.5ArsenogoyaziteSrAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
20.4.6ArsenocrandalliteCaAl3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m)
20.4.7Arsenoflorencite-(Ce)CeAl3(AsO4)2(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
20.4.8Arsenoflorencite-(La)LaAl3(AsO4)2(OH)6Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
20.4.9Arsenoflorencite-(Nd)NdAl3(AsO4)2(OH)6Trig.
20.4.10Gerdtremmelite(Zn,Fe)(Al,Fe)2(AsO4)(OH)5Tric.
20.4.11Gasparite-(Ce)Ce(AsO4)
20.4.13Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2OHex. 6/m : P63/m
20.4.14Agardite-(La)LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2OHex. 6/m
20.4.15GoudeyiteAlCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2OHex.
20.4.16Retzian-(Ce)Mn2+2Ce(AsO4)(OH)4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pban
20.4.17Retzian-(La)(Mn2+,Mg)2(La,Ce,Nd)(AsO4)(OH)4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pban
20.4.18Retzian-(Nd)Mn2+2(Nd,Ce,La)(AsO4)(OH)4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pban

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 Chernovite-(Y)Hide

Reference List:
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American Mineralogist: 53: 1777.
Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 96: 699-704.
Mineralogical Magazine: 39: 145-151.

Internet Links for Chernovite-(Y)Hide

Localities for Chernovite-(Y)Hide

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.
Austria
 
  • Lower Austria
    • Wachau
      • Spitz
        • Miesling valley
Kolitsch, U. (2017): 2039) Allanit-(Ce), Cerianit-(Ce), Cheralith, Chernovit-(Y), Mineralien der Pyrochlorsupergruppe, Columbit-(Fe), Columbit-(Mn), Uraninit und weitere Mineralien aus einem Pegmatit im Blocherleitengraben im Mieslingtal bei Spitz, Waldviertel, Niederösterreich. Pp. 256-259 in Walter, F. et al. (2017): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXVI. Carinthia II, 207./127., 217-284.
  • Salzburg
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Rauris valley
        • Hüttwinkl valley
PUTZ, H. (2010): Chernovit-(Y) aus den Plattenbrüchen im Rauriser Tal – ein Erstfund für das Bundesland Salzburg. Mineralogisches Archiv Salzburg, 13, 274.
PUTZ, H. (2010): Chernovit-(Y) aus den Plattenbrüchen im Rauriser Tal – ein Erstfund für das Bundesland Salzburg. Mineralogisches Archiv Salzburg, 13, 274.
    • Lungau
      • Taurach valley
Kolitsch, U., Schachinger, T. and Bernhard, F. (2015): Ardennite-(As), ardennite-(V), gasparite-(Ce) and chernovite-(Y): first results of a mineralogical study of the metaradiolarite-hosted manganese ore mineralisations in the Fuchssee area, Radstadt Tauern, Salzburg, Austria. MinPet 2015, Leoben, Austria, September 10-13; abstract in Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 161, 67.
Brazil
 
  • Bahia
    • Brumado (Bom Jesus dos Meiras)
      • Serra das Éguas
No reference listed
  • Minas Gerais
    • Jaguaraçu
[Mineralogical Record - Vol 25 No.3]
China
 
  • Jiangxi Province
    • Ganzhou Prefecture
      • Longnan Co.
Zhiwei Bao and Zhenhua Zhao (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 519-535.; Yunhuai Lin and Shiyang Chen (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(3), 23-31
Deqian Chen, Daoling Yin, Jianxiong Zhou, Xingyuan Lin, Hanqing Zhang and Nicheng Shi (1994): Geological Review 59(1), 82-86
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Liberec Region
Scharm, B.: Přehled minerálů nalezených v oblasti uranových koncentrací v severočeské křídě. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1995, roč. 3, s. 169-172.
    • Ústí Region
      • Most
        • Hora Svaté Kateřiny (Sankt Katharinaberg; Halleberg; Katterberg)
Breiter, Karel, Copjakova, Renata, and Skoda, Radek, 2009, The Involvement of F, CO2, and As in the Alteration of Zr-Th-REE-bearing Accessory Minerals in the Hora Svaté Kateřiny A-type Granite, Czech Republic, Canadian Mineralogist, v. 47, p. 1375-1398.
  • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
    • Vysočina Region
      • Třebíč
Novák, M. & Škoda, R. (2007): Mn3+-rich andalusite to kanonaite and their breakdown products from metamanganolite at Kojetice near Třebíč, the Moldanubian Zone, Czech Republic. Journal of Geosciences, 52(1-2), 161-167.
Finland
 
  • Western and Inner Finland Region
    • Valkeakoski
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2011), Ilkka Mikkola material
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Gengenbach
        • Haigerach valley
Wittern,A. (1995) Mineralien finden im Schwarzwald
  • Bavaria
    • Franconia
      • Spessart
        • Hösbach
          • Sailauf
            • Hartkoppe
No reference listed
Italy
 
  • Liguria
    • Genova and La Spezia Provinces
      • Tre Monti mining concession
        • Castiglione Chiavarese and Maissana
Castellaro, F., Passarino, G. (2011): I minerali di Monte Alpe. Sezione dell'antica Concessione Tre Monti (La Spezia e Genova). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana. 4/2011, 214-224.
    • Genova Province
      • Ne
        • Graveglia Valley
Palenzona A. (1988) - La Chernovite di Molinello (GE) - Rivista Miner. Ital., Milano, fasc. 3, pp.121-122 and [MinRec 32:356]
          • Reppia
Bruno Marello collection
    • Savona Province
      • Maremola Valley
        • Magliolo
Castellaro F. (2014): Chernovite-(Y) a Costa Balzi Rossi. Segnalazioni in breve. Prie, 10, 46.
  • Piedmont
    • Cuneo Province
      • Corsaglia Valley
        • Montaldo di Mondovì
          • Borgata Oberti
Cabella, R., Lucchetti, G. and Marescotti, P. (1999): Occurrence of LREE- and Y-arsenates from a Fe-Mn deposit, Ligurian Briançonnais Domain, Maritime Alps, Italy. Can. Mineral. 37, 961-972. Kolitsch, U., Ciriotti, M.E., Cadoni, M., Armellino, G., Piccoli, G.C., Ambrino, P., Blass, G., Odicino, G., Ciuffardi, M. (2011): Montaldo di Mondovì Minerali della miniera di manganese e ferro. Micro, 9, 4-21.
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Ossola Valley
        • Antigorio Valley
          • Devero Valley
            • Baceno
              • Devero Alp
http://www.webmineralshop.com/ Cervandone article& personal collection
Albertini C. (1991): L'Alpe Devero ed i suoi minerali. Edizioni Grafica P.G.A., Dormelletto (Novara), 299 pp.; 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). Per. Mineral., 76, 141-150; 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.
Mongolia
 
  • Hovd Aimag (Khovd Aimag)
    • Altai Mts
P.M. Kartashov analytical data
Namibia
 
  • Erongo Region
    • Swakopmund District
      • Arandis
Bezing, L. von, Bode, R. & Jahn, S. (2007): Namibia. Minerals and Localities. Edition Schloss Freudenstein, Bode Verlag, Haltern, 343 pp. (in English)
Norway
 
  • Aust-Agder
Hawthorne, F.C., Groat, L.A., Raudsepp, M., Ball, N.A., Kimata, M., Spike, F.D., Gaba, R., Halden N.M. & Lumpkin, G.R. (1991): Alphadecay damage of titanite. American Mineralogist, 76, 370-396
  • Nordland
    • Sørfold
Ellingsen, H.V., Haugen, A., Raade, G., Eldjarn, K. & Berg, H.-J., (1995): Sjeldne mineraler i en amazonittpegmatitt ved Tennvatn i Nordland. Norsk Bergverksmuseums Skriftserie 9, 35-37
  • Telemark
    • Kragerø
      • Lindvikskollen-Kalstadgangen pegmatite
Kristiansen, Roy (1993): Caysichitt-(Y) og Chernovitt-(Y) fra Lindvikskollen, Kragerø; to nye mineraler for Norge. STEIN 20 (2), 125-128
Russia
 
  • Northern Region
    • Komi Republic
      • Prepolar Ural
        • Kozhim River Basin
          • Maldynyrd range (Maldy-nyrd range)
Pavel M. Kartashov data
P.M. Kartashov data
            • Grubependity Lake
Pavel M. Kartashov data
Heys Mineral Index 3rd ed.
  • Western-Siberian Region
    • Polar Urals
      • Tyumenskaya Oblast'
        • Tel'pos-Iz Mt
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Rimavská Sobota Co.
      • Tisovec
Ondrejka M., Uher P., Pršek J., Ozdín D., Putiš M., 2005: Arsenian monazite-Ce and REE arsenates and carbonates: Composition and substitution in the REEPO4 – REEAsO4 system. Example from Tisovec – Rejkovo thyolite (Western Carpathians, Slovakia). Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol.7, 04857.
Sweden
 
  • Dalsland
    • Åmål
      • Strandhem ore field
Kjell Gatedal
Switzerland
 
  • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
    • Hinterrhein Valley
      • Ferrera Valley
        • Ausserferrera
Am Min 83: 1100–1110. (1998)
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Binn Valley
      • Chummibort
Cuchet, S., van der Burgt, A. und Meisser, N. (2005): Chummibort, eine neue Fundstelle für Arsenmineralien im Binntal. Schweizer Strahler, Nr. 2, 19-29. (in German/French)
See references at locality description - cuchet et al. 2014, Schweizer Strahler. I am co-author - M. Crumbach
      • Kriegalp Valley (Chriegalp Valley)
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 110.
      • Lercheltini area (Lärcheltini)
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 196.
    • Collonges
      • Plex
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 111.
Tajikistan
 
  • Region of Republican Subordination
    • Tien Shan Mtn
      • Alai Range (Alayskiy)
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2011)
UK
 
  • England
    • Leicestershire
      • Leicester
Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine vol. 42, n° 322: 169-177.
USA
 
  • New Mexico
    • Catron Co.
      • Taylor Creek District
Min.Rec.: 20(5):404.
    • Sierra Co.
      • Paramount Canyon
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd rev. Ed., 1996
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