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Melanite

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Melanit
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Melanit

Größe: 2,22 mm; Fundort: Monte Somma, Somma-Vesuv-Komplex, Neapel, Kampanien (Campania), Italien

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2010-12-31
Locality: Monte Somma / Somma-Vesuv-Komplex / Neapel, Provinz / Kampanien (Campania), Region / Italien
Andradit Var. Melanit
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Andradit Var. Melanit

Specimen = ca. 67 mm; Sokolovskoe Iron Mine, Rudny, Kostanay Province,; Kazakhstan

Collection: Andreas Schmid
Copyright: Andreas Schmid
Contribution: Andreas Schmid 2016-06-08
Locality: Sokolovskoye Mine / Rudny / Sokolov-Sarbai / Qostanay oblysy (Qostanai; Kustany) / Kasachstan
Melanite
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Melanite

Melanite (Andradite) garnet specimen, from Sokolovskoe Iron Mine, Rudny, Kostanay Province, Kazakhstan; Size 53 x 45 x 20 mm

Copyright: pegmatite
Contribution: pegmatite 2017-10-04
Locality: Sokolovskoye Mine / Rudny / Sokolov-Sarbai / Qostanay oblysy (Qostanai; Kustany) / Kasachstan
Ti-Andradit  - Schorlomit-Serie
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Ti-Andradit - Schorlomit-Serie

Hoher Atlas, Marokko, 50x40 mm

Collection: Embarak
Copyright: Norbert Brieske
Contribution: Embarak 2010-08-18
Locality: Jebel Bou Agrao (Tamazeght; Tamazert) / Amersid / Aït Oufella, Caïdat / Midelt, Cercle / Midelt, Provinz / Drâa-Tafilalet, Region / Marokko
Melanit
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Melanit

Größe: 5,64 mm, Fundort: Ariccia, Albaner Berge (Colli Albani), Rom, Provinz, Latium (Lazio), Region, Italien

Collection: Domenico Preite
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2010-10-12
Locality: Ariccia / Rom, Provinz / Latium (Lazio), Region / Italien
Ti-Andradit  (Melanit)
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Ti-Andradit (Melanit)

Größe: 1,06 mm; Fundort: Montenero, Onano, Viterbo, Latium, Italien

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2010-11-19
Locality: Montenero / Onano / Viterbo, Provinz / Latium (Lazio), Region / Italien

Collectors Summary

Color schwarz

Chemism

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

9.AD.25

9: Silikate (Germanate)
A: Inselsilikate (Nesosilikate)
D: Insel(Neso)silikate ohne weitere Anionen; Kationen in oktahedraler [6] und gewöhnlich größerer Koordination
25:Granat-Gruppe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

9.AC.310

9: SILICATES
A: Nesosilicates
C: Garnet-Group
3: Andradite-Group - 6-coord. Fe(3+)

IMA sta­tus

nicht anerkannt

Min­eral sta­tus

Varietät

Var­i­ety / poly­type of

Andradite

Optical Properties

Color

schwarz

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

1300 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Related minerals "Strunz Classification" (9. Edition) [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Pyrope

{Mg3}[Al2](Si3)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

'Garnet supergroup'

neue Definition: {X3}[Y2](Z3)φ12

kubisch : kubisch-hexakisoktaedrisch

9.AD.25

Katoite

{Ca3}[Al2](☐3)(OH)12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Majorite

Mg3(MgSi)(SiO4)3

9.AD.25

'Melanite' (Var.v. Andradite)

9.AD.25

Rubinite

Ca3Ti3+2Si3O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Wadalite

Ca6Al5Si2O16Cl3

kubisch : 43m : I43d

9.AD.25

Almandine

{Fe2+3}[Al2](Si3)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Andradite

{Ca3}[Fe3+2](Si3)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Calderite

{Mn2+3}[Fe3+2](Si3)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

'Hessonite' (Var.v. Grossular)

Ca3Al2(SiO4)3

9.AD.25

'Hibschite' (Var.v. Grossular)

Ca3Al2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4*x {x<0.2-1.5}

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Kimzeyite

{Ca3}[Zr2](SiAl2)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Uvarovite

{Ca3}[Cr3+2](Si3)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Goldmanite

{Ca3}[V3+2](Si3)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Grossular

{Ca3}[Al2](Si3)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Holtstamite

{Ca3}[Al2](Si2)(☐)O8(OH)4

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I41/acd

9.AD.25

Hutcheonite

{Ca3}[Ti2](SiAl2)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Knorringite

{Mg3}[Cr3+2](Si3)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Morimotoite

{Ca3}[TiFe2+](Si3)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Schorlomite

{Ca3}[Ti2](SiFe3+2)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Spessartine

{Mn2+3}[Al2](Si3)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Momoiite

{Mn2+3}[V3+2](Si3)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Kerimasite

{Ca3}[Zr2](SiFe3+2)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Toturite

{Ca3}[Sn4+2](SiFe3+2)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Menzerite-(Y)

{Y2Ca}[Mg2](Si3)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Elbrusite

{Ca3}[U6+0.5Zr1.5](Fe3+3)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Bitikleite

{Ca3}[Sb5+Sn4+](Al3)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Usturite

{Ca3}[Sb5+Zr](Fe3+3)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Eringaite

{Ca3}[V3+2](Si3)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Dzhuluite

{Ca3}[Sb5+Sn4+](Fe3+3)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Irinarassite

{Ca3}[Sn4+2](SiAl2)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

Eltyubyuite

Ca12Fe3+10Si4O32Cl6

kubisch : 43m : I43d

9.AD.25

Adrianite

Ca12(Al4Mg3Si7)O32Cl6

kubisch : 43m : I43d

9.AD.25

Priscillagrewite-(Y)

YCa2Zr2Al3O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AD.25

'Hydroandradite' (Var.v. Andradite)

Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x

9.AD.25

'Hydrougrandite'

(Ca,Mg,Fe2+)3(Fe3+,Al)2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x

9.AD.25

Nikmelnikovite

Ca12Fe2+Fe3+3Al3(SiO4)6(OH)20

trigonal : 3 : R3

9.AD.25

Henritermierite

{Ca3}[Mn3+2](Si2)(☐)O8(OH)4

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I41/acd

9.AD.25

Related minerals "Hoelzel Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Andradite

{Ca3}[Fe3+2](Si3)O12

kubisch : m3m : Ia3d

9.AC.300

'Melanite' (Var.v. Andradite)

9.AC.310

Alternative Name

Spanish

Melanita

Titano-Andradit

titanhaltiger Andradit

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