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Zirconolite-3O

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Zirkonolith-3O
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Zirkonolith-3O

Bildbreite: 1 mm; Fundort Stbr. Caspar, Ettringer Bellerberg, Ettringen, Eifel

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2006-12-24
Locality: Ettringer Bellerberg (Stbr. Caspar) / Bellerberg / Ettringen / Mayen / Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland
Zirkonolith-3O
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Zirkonolith-3O

Bildbreite: 1 mm; Fundort: Stbr. Caspar, Ettringer Bellerberg, Ettringen, Eifel, Deutschland

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-08-10
Locality: Ettringer Bellerberg (Stbr. Caspar) / Bellerberg / Ettringen / Mayen / Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland
Zirkonolith-3O, Varietät Polymignit
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Zirkonolith-3O, Varietät Polymignit

Fundort: Håkestad, Tjølling, Sandefjord, Vestfold, Norwegen; Kristall 2 cm

Collection: Michael K.
Copyright: Michael K.
Contribution: Michael K. 2007-10-27
Locality: Håkestad (Hakestad) / Tjølling / Larvik / Vestfold og Telemark, Provinz / Norwegen
Zirkonolith 3O
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Zirkonolith 3O

Bildbreite: ca. 1,5 mm; Fundort:In den Dellen, Mending, Eifel, Deutschland

Copyright: JHM
Contribution: JHM 2005-08-07
Locality: In den Dellen (Grube Zieglowski) / Mendig, Verbandsgemeinde / Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland
Zirkonolith-3O
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Zirkonolith-3O

Bildbreite: 2 mm; Fundort Stbr. Caspar, Ettringer Bellerberg, Ettringen, Eifel

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2006-12-24
Locality: Ettringer Bellerberg (Stbr. Caspar) / Bellerberg / Ettringen / Mayen / Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland
Zirkonolith-3O
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Zirkonolith-3O (SNr: A000873)

Dünne Langtafelige dunkelbraune Kristalle, BB = 3,5 mm. Fundort: In den Dellen, Laacher See, Mendig, Eifel, Rheinland Pfalz, Deutschland.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Bebo
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2013-01-26
Locality: In den Dellen (Grube Zieglowski) / Mendig, Verbandsgemeinde / Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland

Collectors Summary

Color schwarz, braun
Streak color dunkelbraun
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Acam

Additional information / Summary

Es gibt mehrere Polytypen von Zirkonolith

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Ca,Fe,Y,Th)2Fe(Ti,Nb)3Zr2O14

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Calcium, Eisen, Niob, Thorium, Titan, Yttrium, Zirconium, Sauerstoff

Unit weight: 758.2447229 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 22

Info

Empirical formula:

(Ca0.55Fe0.3Y0.1Th0.05)2Fe(Ti0.75Nb0.25)3Zr2O14

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Oxygen

O

29.54

14

63.64

15.9994300

223.9920200

Calcium

Ca

5.81

1.1

5.00

40.0784000

44.0862400

Titanium

Ti

14.20

2.25

10.23

47.8671000

107.7009750

Iron

Fe

11.78

1.6

7.27

55.8452000

89.3523200

Yttrium

Y

2.35

0.2

0.91

88.9058520

17.7811704

Zirconium

Zr

24.06

2

9.09

91.2242000

182.4484000

Niobium

Nb

9.19

0.75

3.41

92.9063820

69.6797865

Thorium

Th

3.06

0.1

0.45

232.0381100

23.2038110

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ø Nb2O5 : 3.90, HfO2 : 0.42, ZrO2 : 30.60, TiO2 : 25.60, Fe2O3 : 9.00, MnO : 0.86, ThO2 : 7.00, UO2 : 4.80, Y2O3 : 1.17, La2O3 : 0.80, Ce2O3 : 4.80, Pr2O3 : 0.55, Nd2O3 : 1.95, CaO : 7.60, Ln2O3 : 10.05 (Ref: European Journal of Mineralogy 2002)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

4.DH.30

4: Oxide, Hydroxide (Oxide, Hydroxide, V[5,6]-Vanadate, Arsenite, Antimonite, Bismutite, Sulfite, Selenite, Tellurite, Iodate)
D: Metall: Sauerstoff = 1:2 und vergleichbare
H: Mit großen (± mittelgroßen) [Kationen]; Lagen kantenverknüpfter Oktaeder
30:Zirkonolith-Zirkelit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

IV/C.20-030

IV: OXIDE
C: Oxide mit Verhältnis Metall : Sauerstoff = 2:3 (M2O3 und ver-wandte Verbindungen)
20: Pyrochlor-Gruppe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

4.CO.144

4: OXIDES
C: R2O3 Sesquioxides
O: Pseudopyrochlore-Group

IMA sta­tus

Mit Anerkennung der CNMNC umbenannt

Min­eral sta­tus

Polytype

Var­i­ety / poly­type of

Zirconolite-2M

Optical Properties

Color

schwarz, braun

Streak color

dunkelbraun

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

64

Space Group

Acam

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

10.148

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

14.147

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

7.278

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.717

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.514

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

1044.857

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

2.94(100),
2.81(30),
2.52(40),
1.82(80),
1.75(50),
1.55(50),
1.53(50),
1.179(50)

XRD chart Zirconolite-3O

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Physical Properties

Density (g/cm³)

4.8

4.82 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Bayliss & Mazzi & Munno & White, Mineral nomenclature: zirconolite, Mineralogical Magazine (1989), Vol. 53, pp 565-569

References

American Mineralogist (1983): 68: 262-276.

Mineralogical Magazine (1994): 5: 259-269.

Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR: 110: 845-848.

Strunz Mineralogical Tables 9. Edition (2001): 225.

Giancarlo Della Ventura, Fabio Bellatreccia, C. Terry Williams, Zirconolite with significant REEZrNb(Mn,Fe)O7 from a xenolith of the Laacher See eruptive center, Eifel Volcanic Region, Germany, The Canadian Mineralogist (2000) 38 (1): 57–65.

Fabio Bellatreccia, Giancarlo Della Ventura, C. Terry Williams, Gregory R. Lumpkin, Katherine L. Smith, Michael Colella, Non-metamict zirconolite polytypes from the feldspathoid-bearing alkali-syenitic ejecta of the Vico volcanic complex (Latium, Italy), European Journal of Mineralogy (2002) 14 (4): 809–820.

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

Laachite

(Ca,Mn)2Zr2Nb2TiFeO14

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

4.DH.30

'Zirconolite'

CaZrTi2O7

4.DH.30

Stefanweissite

(Ca,REE)2Zr2(Nb,Ti)(Ti,Nb)2Fe2+O14

orthorhombisch : mmm : Cmca

4.DH.30

Zirconolite-2M

(Ca,Y)Zr(Ti,Mg,Al)2O7

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

4.DH.30

'Zirconolite-3O' (Pol.v. Zirconolite-2M)

(Ca,Fe,Y,Th)2Fe(Ti,Nb)3Zr2O14

orthorhombisch : mmm : Acam

4.DH.30

'Zirconolite-3T' (Pol.v. Zirconolite-2M)

CaZrTi2O7

trigonal : 32 : P3121

4.DH.30

Nöggerathite-(Ce)

(Ce,Ca)2Zr2(Nb,Ti)(Ti,Nb)2Fe2+O14

orthorhombisch : mmm : Cmca

4.DH.30

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

Zirkelite

(Ti,Ca,Zr)O2-x

IV/C.20-010

Zirconolite-2M

(Ca,Y)Zr(Ti,Mg,Al)2O7

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

IV/C.20-020

'Zirconolite-3T' (Pol.v. Zirconolite-2M)

CaZrTi2O7

trigonal : 32 : P3121

IV/C.20-020

'Zirconolite-3O' (Pol.v. Zirconolite-2M)

(Ca,Fe,Y,Th)2Fe(Ti,Nb)3Zr2O14

orthorhombisch : mmm : Acam

IV/C.20-030

Nöggerathite-(Ce)

(Ce,Ca)2Zr2(Nb,Ti)(Ti,Nb)2Fe2+O14

orthorhombisch : mmm : Cmca

IV/C.20-060

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

Zirkelite

(Ti,Ca,Zr)O2-x

4.CO.100

Kassite

CaTi2O4(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

4.CO.110

Cafetite

CaTi2O5 ·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

4.CO.120

'Uhligite'

Ca3(Ti,Al,Zr)9O20

4.CO.130

'Zirconolite'

CaZrTi2O7

4.CO.140

Zirconolite-2M

(Ca,Y)Zr(Ti,Mg,Al)2O7

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

4.CO.142

'Zirconolite-3O' (Pol.v. Zirconolite-2M)

(Ca,Fe,Y,Th)2Fe(Ti,Nb)3Zr2O14

orthorhombisch : mmm : Acam

4.CO.144

'Zirconolite-3T' (Pol.v. Zirconolite-2M)

CaZrTi2O7

trigonal : 32 : P3121

4.CO.146

Tazheranite

(Zr,Ti,Ca)O2

kubisch : m3m, 43m : Fm3m, P43m

4.CO.160

Calzirtite

Ca2Zr5Ti2O16

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbca

4.CO.180

Hiärneite

Ca2(Zr,Ti)5(Sb5+,Mn3+)2O16

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I41/acd

4.CO.185

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