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About ChervetiteHide

2 - 2½
Crystal System:
For French mineralogist, Jean Chervet (1904-62).
This page provides mineralogical data about Chervetite.

Classification of ChervetiteHide


F : Polyphosphates, Polyarsenates, [4]-Polyvanadates
A : Polyphosphates, etc., without OH and H2O; dimers of corner-sharing RO4 tetrahedra.

5 : Miscellaneous

21 : Vanadates (and vanadates with arsenate or phosphate)
3 : Vanadates of Al, rare earths, Pb, V or Bi

Physical Properties of ChervetiteHide

2 - 2½ on Mohs scale

Optical Data of ChervetiteHide

Biaxial (-)
r > v very strong

Chemical Properties of ChervetiteHide

IMA Formula:

Crystallography of ChervetiteHide

Crystal System:
Cell Parameters:
a = 13.3 Å, b = 7.14 Å, c = 7.08 Å
β = 106°
a:b:c = 1.863 : 1 : 0.992
Unit Cell V:
646.29 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
4.93 Å(F)
4.32 Å(mF)
3.569 Å(mF)
3.441 Å(FFF)
3.428 Å(FFF)
3.206 Å(FF)
3.081 Å(F)

Type Occurrence of ChervetiteHide

Other Language Names for ChervetiteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
30 photos of Chervetite associated with FrancevilliteBa(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
18 photos of Chervetite associated with CurienitePb(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 5H2O
7 photos of Chervetite associated with MounanaitePbFe3+2(VO4)2(OH,F)2
4 photos of Chervetite associated with ČechitePbFe2+(VO4)(OH)
2 photos of Chervetite associated with HedyphaneCa2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl
2 photos of Chervetite associated with Curienite-Francevillite Series
1 photo of Chervetite associated with DuttoniteV4+O(OH)2
1 photo of Chervetite associated with VanuraliteAl(UO2)2(V2O8)(OH) · 11H2O

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.FA.05Blossiteα-Cu2(V2O7)Orth. mm2 : Fdd2
8.FA.25Petewilliamsite(Ni,Co)30(As2O7)15Mon. 2 : B2

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hideβ-Cu2(V2O7)Mon.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

21.3.1SteigeriteAl(VO4) · 3H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
21.3.2AlvaniteZnAl4(V5+O3)2(OH)12 · 2H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
21.3.3MetaschoderiteAl2(PO4)(VO4) · 6H2OMon. 2/m : P2/m
21.3.4SchoderiteAl2(PO4)(VO4) · 8H2OMon.
21.3.5SatpaeviteAl12V4+2V5+6O37 · 30H2O
21.3.6VanaliteNaAl8V10O38 · 30H2OMon.
21.3.7Wakefieldite-(Ce)Ce(VO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
21.3.7Wakefieldite-(Y)Y(VO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
21.3.9MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
21.3.10DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
21.3.11ClinobisvaniteBi(VO4)Mon. 2/m
21.3.11DreyeriteBi(VO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
21.3.11PucheriteBi(VO4)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
21.3.13NamibiteCu(BiO)2(VO4)(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
21.3.14Pottsite(Pb3xBi4-2x)(VO4)4·H2O (0.8 < x < 1.0)Tet. 4/m : I41/a

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 ChervetiteHide

Reference List:
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Bariand, P., Chantret, F., Pouget, R. and Rimsky, A. (1963): Une nouvelle éspèce minérale: la chervetite, pyrovanadate de plomb Pb2V2O7. Bull. Soc. Franc. Minéral. Cristallogr. 86, 117-120. (in French).
American Mineralogist: 48: 1416.
Shannon, R. D. & Calvo, C. (1973): Refinement of the crystal structure of synthetic chervetite, Pb2V2O7. Can. J. Chem. 51, 70-76.
Bulletin de Mineralogie: 90: 279-284.

Internet Links for ChervetiteHide

Localities for ChervetiteHide

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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.
Czech Republic
  • Central Bohemian Region
    • Příbram District
      • Vrančice
[Lapis 1995, 12, p.13-24]
J.Hyrsl (1992)
Gabon (TL)
  • Haut-Ogooué Province
    • Franceville 86, 117-120
  • Lower Saxony
    • Goslar
      • Braunlage
No reference listed
  • Michigan
    • Baraga Co.
      • Huron River
Rocks & Minerals 82:298-308
  • Nevada
    • Clark Co.
      • Spring Mts
        • Goodsprings Mining District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
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