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Zirconolite-3O (Zirkonolith-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
Location: Deutschland/Rheinland-Pfalz/Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis/Vordereifel, Verbandsgemeinde/Ettringen/Bellerberg/Ettringer Bellerberg (Stbr. Caspar)
Mineral: Zirconolite-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 / Vordereifel, Verbandsgemeinde / Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland
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Zirkonolith-3O
Bildbreite: 1 mm; Fundort: Stbr. Caspar, Ettringer Bellerberg, Ettringen, Eifel, Deutschland
Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried; Contribution: Philip Blümner
Location: Deutschland/Rheinland-Pfalz/Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis/Vordereifel, Verbandsgemeinde/Ettringen/Bellerberg/Ettringer Bellerberg (Stbr. Caspar)
Mineral: Zirconolite-3O
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Zirkonolith-3O

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

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Philip Blümner 2009-08-09
Locality: Ettringer Bellerberg (Stbr. Caspar) / Bellerberg / Ettringen / Vordereifel, Verbandsgemeinde / 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
Copyright: Michael K.; Contribution: Michael K.
Collection: Michael K.
Location: Norwegen/Vestfold, Provinz/Larvik, Kommune/Tjølling/Håkestad (Hakestad)
Mineral: Zirconolite-3O
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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, Kommune / Vestfold, Provinz / Norwegen
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Zirkonolith 3O
Bildbreite: ca. 1,5 mm; Fundort:In den Dellen, Mending, Eifel, Deutschland
Copyright: JHM; Contribution: JHM
Location: Deutschland/Rheinland-Pfalz/Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis/Mendig, Verbandsgemeinde/In den Dellen (Grube Zieglowski)
Mineral: Zirconolite-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
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Zirkonolith-3O
Bildbreite: 2 mm; Fundort Stbr. Caspar, Ettringer Bellerberg, Ettringen, Eifel
Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried; Contribution: Hg
Location: Deutschland/Rheinland-Pfalz/Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis/Vordereifel, Verbandsgemeinde/Ettringen/Bellerberg/Ettringer Bellerberg (Stbr. Caspar)
Mineral: Zirconolite-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 / Vordereifel, Verbandsgemeinde / Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland

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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

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

Volume (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.

Other languages

Spanish

Zirconolita-3O

English

Zirconolite-3O

German

Zirkonolith-3O

Russian

Цирконолит-3О

Locations with GPS information

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) Hq0FEHv4GUuTr4BeVf9NBw
GUID (Global unique identifier) 1005AD1E-F87B-4B19-93AF-805E55FF4D07
Database ID 4306