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Magnesiocoulsonite

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About MagnesiocoulsoniteHide

Arthur L. Coulson
Formula:
MgV2O4
Colour:
Black
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
Crystal System:
Isometric
Name:
Named for its relationship to coulsonite and for dominant magnesium. The root name is in honor of Dr. Arthur Lennox Coulson (25 January 1898, Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia - 1955, Melbourne, Australia), Geological Survey of India.



Classification of MagnesiocoulsoniteHide

Approved
First Published:
1995
4.BB.05

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
B : Metal: Oxygen = 3:4 and similar
B : With only medium-sized cations
7.2.4.3

7 : MULTIPLE OXIDES
2 : AB2X4

Physical Properties of MagnesiocoulsoniteHide

Metallic
Colour:
Black
Streak:
Black
Hardness:
6½ on Mohs scale
Hardness:
VHN100=873 - 1080 kg/mm2 - Vickers
Tenacity:
Brittle
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven

Optical Data of MagnesiocoulsoniteHide

Type:
Isotropic
Type:
Isotropic
Colour in reflected light:
Light gray

Chemical Properties of MagnesiocoulsoniteHide

Formula:
MgV2O4

Crystallography of MagnesiocoulsoniteHide

Crystal System:
Isometric

Type Occurrence of MagnesiocoulsoniteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
Black, irregular grains up to 0.25 mm.
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Moscow, Russia.
Reference:
Reznitskii, L.Z., Sklyarov, E.V., Ushchapovskaya, Z.F. (1995) Magnesiocoulsonite MgV2O4 — a new mineral species in the spinel group. Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 124(4): 91-98.

Synonyms of MagnesiocoulsoniteHide

Other Language Names for MagnesiocoulsoniteHide

Relationship of Magnesiocoulsonite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
ChromiteFe2+Cr3+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
Cochromite(Co,Ni,Fe)(Cr,Al)2O4
CoulsoniteFe2+V3+2O4
CuprospinelCu2+Fe3+2O4Iso.
DellagiustaiteV2+Al2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
FrankliniteZn2+Fe3+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
GahniteZnAl2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
GalaxiteMn2+Al2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
HercyniteFe2+Al2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
JacobsiteMn2+Fe3+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
MagnesioferriteMgFe3+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
MagnetiteFe2+Fe3+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
ManganochromiteMn2+Cr2O4
SpinelMgAl2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
ThermaerogeniteCuAl2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
TrevoriteNi2+Fe3+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
VuorelaineniteMn2+V3+2O4
ZincochromiteZnCr2O4Iso.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite6 photos of Magnesiocoulsonite associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Chrome-Tremolite6 photos of Magnesiocoulsonite associated with Chrome-Tremolite on mindat.org.
Chromian Diopside2 photos of Magnesiocoulsonite associated with Chromian Diopside on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.BB.ChenmingiteFeCr2O4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
4.BB.ThermaerogeniteCuAl2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.BB.05ChromiteFe2+Cr3+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.BB.05Cochromite(Co,Ni,Fe)(Cr,Al)2O4
4.BB.05CoulsoniteFe2+V3+2O4
4.BB.05CuprospinelCu2+Fe3+2O4Iso.
4.BB.05Filipstadite(Sb0.5Fe0.5)Mn2O4Iso.
4.BB.05FrankliniteZn2+Fe3+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.BB.05GahniteZnAl2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.BB.05GalaxiteMn2+Al2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.BB.05HercyniteFe2+Al2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.BB.05JacobsiteMn2+Fe3+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.BB.05ManganochromiteMn2+Cr2O4
4.BB.05MagnesiochromiteMgCr2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.BB.05MagnesioferriteMgFe3+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.BB.05MagnetiteFe2+Fe3+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.BB.05Nichromite(Ni,Co,Fe)(Cr,Fe,Al)2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.BB.05Qandilite(Mg,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+,Al)O4
4.BB.05SpinelMgAl2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.BB.05TrevoriteNi2+Fe3+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.BB.05UlvöspinelTiFe2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
4.BB.05VuorelaineniteMn2+V3+2O4
4.BB.05ZincochromiteZnCr2O4Iso.
4.BB.10HausmanniteMn2+Mn3+2O4Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
4.BB.10HetaeroliteZnMn2O4Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
4.BB.10HydrohetaeroliteZnMn2O4 · H2OTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
4.BB.10IwakiiteMn2+Fe3+2O4Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
4.BB.15MaghemiteFe3+2O3Iso. 4 3 2 : P41 3 2
4.BB.15TitanomaghemiteFe3+(Fe3+,Ti4+,Fe2+,⃞)2O4Iso. 4 3 2 : P43 3 2
4.BB.20Tegengrenite(Mg,Mn2+)2Sb5+0.5(Mn3+,Si,Ti)0.5O4Trig.
4.BB.25XieiteFe2+Cr2O4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)

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

7.2.4.1VuorelaineniteMn2+V3+2O4
7.2.4.2CoulsoniteFe2+V3+2O4

Other InformationHide

Notes:
Insoluble in HCl and HN03.
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 MagnesiocoulsoniteHide

Reference List:
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Rüdorf, W., Reuter, B. (1947) Die struktur der magnesium- und zink- vanadinspinelle. Zeitschrift für Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie: 253: 194-208.
Reuter, B., Aust, R., Colsmann, G., Neuwald, C. (1983) Darstellung und eigenschaften vanadium(II)-haltiger und damit n-leitender vanadium(III)-spinelle. Zeitschrift für Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie: 500: 188-198.
Wang, X., Zhang, H., Sinkler, W., Poeppelmeier, K.R., Marks, L.D. (1988) Reduction of magnesium orthovanadate Mg3(VO4)2. Journal of Alloys and Compounds: 270: 88-94.
Reznitskii, L.Z., Sklyarov, E.V., Ushchapovskaya, Z.F. (1995) Magnesiocoulsonite MgV2O4 — a new mineral species in the spinel group. Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 124(4): 91-98.
Mamiya, H., Onoda, M. (1995) Electronic states of vanadium spinels MgV2O4 and ZnV2O4. Solid State Communications: 95: 217-221.
Jambor, J.L., Kovalenker, V.A., Puziewics, J., Roberts, A.C. (1996) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 81: 1282-1286.
Mineralogical Record: 27: 303.

Internet Links for MagnesiocoulsoniteHide

Localities for MagnesiocoulsoniteHide

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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.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Irkutsk Oblast
    • Lake Baikal area
      • Slyudyanka (Sludyanka)
ZVMO,(1995) 124, n4, 91-98
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