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Relationship to other minerals

Crystal system, Space group; Structure determined, yes or no

Unit-cell parameters

Strongest lines in the X-ray powder diffraction pattern

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NEW MINERAL PROPOSALS APPROVED IN FEBRUARY 2019

IMA No. 2018-131

Kollerite

(NH4)2Fe3+(SO3)2(OH)·H2O

In a coal open pit near Köves Hill, Pécs-Vasas, Mecsek Mts., Hungary (46.16°N, 18.32°E)

Béla Fehér*, István Sajó, László Kótai, Sándor Szakáll, Martin Ende, Herta Effenberger, Judith Mihály and Dávid Szabó

*E-mail: feherbela@upcmail.hu

New structure type

Orthorhombic: Cmcm; structure determined

a = 17.803(7), b = 7.395(4), c = 7.096(3) Å

8.905(100), 6.830(61), 3.887(8), 3.417(17), 3.283(8), 2.973(15), 2.847(16), 2.643(9)

Type material is deposited in the mineralogical collections of the Herman Ottó Museum, Kossuth u. 13, H-3525 Miskolc, Hungary, catalogue number 2018.201 (holotype), and the Hungarian Natural History Museum, Ludovika tér 2-6, H-1083 Budapest, Hungary, catalogue number Gyn/3591 (cotype)

How to cite: Fehér, B., Sajó, I., Kótai, L., Szakáll, S., Ende, M., Effenberger, H., Mihály, J. and Szabó, D. (2019) Kollerite, IMA 2018-131. CNMNC Newsletter No. 48, April 2019, page 399; European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 399–402.

IMA No. 2018-133

Nixonite

Na2Ti6O13

Darby kimberlite field, beneath the west central Rae Craton, ca. 200 km SW of the community of Kugaaruk, Nunavut, Canada (67°23′56.6″N, 93°21′13.9″W)

Chiara Anzolini*, Fei Wang, Garrett A. Harris, Andrew J. Locock, Dongzhou Zhang, Steven D. Jacobsen and D. Graham Pearson

*E-mail: anzolini@ualberta.ca

The Na analogue of jeppeite

Monoclinic: C2/m

a = 15.363(3), b = 3.7782(7), c = 9.127(1) Å, β = 99.3(1)°

7.57(73), 6.31(68), 3.66(75), 3.02(100), 2.96(63), 2.71(62), 2.09(51), 1.89(48)

Type material is deposited in the mineralogical collections of the Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada, catalogue number M59224

How to cite: Anzolini, C., Wang, F., Harris, G.A., Locock, A.J., Zhang, D., Jacobsen, S.D. and Pearson, D.G. (2018) Nixonite, IMA 2018-133. CNMNC Newsletter No. 48, April 2019, page 400; European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 399–402.

NEW MINERAL PROPOSALS APPROVED IN MARCH 2019

IMA No. 2018-136

Spiridonovite

(Cu1-xAgx)2Te (x ≈ 0.4)

Good Hope mine, Vulcan, Gunnison Co., Colorado, USA (38°20′35″N, 107°0′26″W)

Luca Bindi* and Marta Morana

*E-mail: luca.bindi@unifi.it

Chemically related to weissite

Trigonal: P3¯c1; structure determined

a = 4.630(2), c = 22.551(9) Å

3.78(60), 3.76(20), 2.317(100), 2.035(85), 1.973(15), 1.635(30), 1.338(10), 1.333(25)

Type material is deposited in the mineralogical collections of the Museo di Storia Naturale, Università di Firenze, Via La Pira 4, I-50121, Firenze, Italy, catalogue number 3295/I

How to cite: Bindi, L. and Morana, M. (2019) Spiridonovite, IMA 2018-136. CNMNC Newsletter No. 48, April 2019, page 400; European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 399–402.

IMA No. 2018-137

Lazaraskeite

Cu(C2H3O3)2

Western end of Pusch Ridge, Santa Catalina Mountains, Pima Co., Arizona, USA (32°21′42″N, 110°57′30″W)

Hexiong Yang*, Ronald B. Gibbs, Xiangping Gu, Stanley H. Evans, Robert T. Downs and Zak Jabrin

*E-mail: hyang@email.arizona.edu

Known synthetic analogue

Monoclinic: P21/n; structure determined

a = 5.1049(2), b = 8.6742(4), c = 7.7566(3) Å, β = 106.834(2)°

5.64(100), 4.77(52), 4.25(21), 3.34(63), 3.23(25), 2.50(22), 2.22(25), 2.09(22)

Type material is deposited in the collections of the University of Arizona Mineral Museum, 1601 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA, catalogue # 22052 (holotype), and the RRUFF Project, deposition # R180026 (cotype)

How to cite: Yang, H., Gibbs, R.B., Gu, X., Evans, S.H., Downs, R.T. and Jabrin, Z. (2019) Lazaraskeite, IMA 2018-137. CNMNC Newsletter No. 48, April 2019, page 400; European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 399–402.

IMA No. 2018-139

Isselite

Cu6(SO4)(OH)10·5H2O

Lagoscuro mine, Ceranesi, Genoa Province, Liguria, Italy (44°28′35″N, 8°51′35″E)

Cristian Biagioni*, Donato Belmonte, Cristina Carbone, Roberto Cabella, Nicola Demitri, Natale Perchiazzi, Anthony R. Kampf and Ferdinando Bosi

*E-mail: cristian.biagioni@unipi.it

Chemically, the Cu analogue of guarinoite

Orthorhombic: Pmn21; structure determined

a = 6.807(1), b = 5.897(1), c = 20.653(4) Å

10.3(s), 6.4(m), 5.67(mw), 4.84(vs), 3.400(mw), 2.708(s), 2.225(m), 2.179(mw)

Type material is deposited in the mineralogical collections of the Museo di Storia Naturale, Università di Pisa, Via Roma 79, Calci (Pisa, Italy), catalogue number 19904 (holotype), the Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, dell’Ambiente e della Vita (DISTAV), Università di Genova, Corso Europa 26, Genova, Italy, catalogue number MO484 (holotype), and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA, catalogue number 67195 (cotype)

How to cite: Biagioni, C., Belmonte, D., Carbone, C., Cabella, R., Demitri, N., Perchiazzi, N., Kampf, A.R. and Bosi, F. (2019) Isselite, IMA 2018-139. CNMNC Newsletter No. 48, April 2019, page 400; European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 399–402.

IMA No. 2018-140

Khurayyimite

Ca7Zn4(Si2O7)2(OH)10·4H2O

Northern part of the Daba-Siwaqa pyrometamorphic rock area, Hatrurim Complex, ca. 80 km S of Amman, Jordan (31°24′23″N, 36°15′06″E)

Irina O. Galuskina*, Biljana Krüger, Evgeny V. Galuskin, Yevgeny Vapnik and Mikhail Murashko

*E-mail: irina.galuskina@us.edu.pl

New structure type

Monoclinic: P21/c; structure determined

a = 11.2450(8), b = 9.0963(5), c = 14.068(1) Å, β = 113.237(8)°

10.311(81), 5.455(59), 3.833(100), 3.408(42), 3.215(34), 2.952(67), 2.908(55), 2.661(57)

Type material is deposited in the collections of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninskiy Prospekt 18-2, Moscow 119071, Russia, registration number 5298/1

How to cite: Galuskina, I.O., Krüger, B., Galuskin, E.V., Vapnik, Y. and Murashko, M. (2019) Khurayyimite, IMA 2018-140. CNMNC Newsletter No. 48, April 2019, page 401; European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 399–402.

IMA No. 2018-147

Polekhovskyite

MoNiP2

Halamish wadi, southern part of the Hatrurim Formation, Negev Desert, Israel (31°09′47″N, 35°17′57″E)

Sergey N. Britvin*, Mikhail N. Murashko, Oleg S. Vereshchagin, Yevgeny Vapnik, Vladimir V. Shilovskikh and Natalia S. Vlasenko

*E-mail: sbritvin@gmail.com

Known synthetic analogue

Hexagonal: P63/mmc; structure determined

a = 3.330(1), c = 11.227(4) Å

5.614(4), 2.884(71), 2.807(14), 2.793(9), 2.565(8), 2.011(100), 1.665(35), 1.432(9)

Type material is deposited in the collections of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninskiy Prospekt 18-2, Moscow 119071, Russia, registration number 5287/1

How to cite: Britvin, S.N., Murashko, M.N., Vereshchagin, O.S., Vapnik, Y., Shilovskikh, V.V. and Vlasenko, N.S. (2019) Polekhovskyite, IMA 2018-147. CNMNC Newsletter No. 48, April 2019, page 401; European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 399–402.

IMA No. 2018-150

Siwaqaite

Ca6Al2(CrO4)3(OH)12·26H2O

North Siwaqa complex, Lisdan-Siwaqa Fault, Hatrurim Complex, ca. 60 km S of Amman, Jordan (31°24′15″N, 36°14′34″E)

Rafał Juroszek*, Biljana Krüger, Irina O. Galuskina, Hannes Krüger, Yevgeny Vapnik and Evgeny V. Galuskin

*E-mail: rjuroszek@us.edu.pl

The Cr analogue of ettringite

Trigonal: P31c; structure determined

a = 11.3640(2), c = 21.4485(2) Å

9.841(100), 5.682(65), 5.021(16), 4.709(38), 3.900(29), 3.280(17), 2.798(33), 2.224(16)

Type material is deposited in the collections of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninskiy Prospekt 18-2, Moscow 119071, Russia, registration number 5277/1

How to cite: Juroszek, R., Krüger, B., Galuskina, I.O., Krüger, H., Vapnik, Y. and Galuskin, E.V. (2019) Siwaqaite, IMA 2018-150. CNMNC Newsletter No. 48, April 2019, page 401; European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 399–402.

IMA No. 2018-151

Mangani-pargasite

NaCa2(Mg4Mn3+)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2

Långban deposit, Filipstad district, Värmland, Bergslagen ore province, Sweden (59.86°N, 14.26°E)

Ulf Hålenius*, Ferdinando Bosi and Erik Jonsson

E-mail: ulf.halenius@nrm.se

Amphibole supergroup

Monoclinic: C2/m; structure determined

a = 9.9448(5), b = 18.0171(9), c = 5.2829(3) Å, β = 105.445(2)°

8.42(29), 3.28(49), 3.14(100), 2.82(44), 2.70(21), 1.904(29), 1.650(22), 1.448(46)

Type material is deposited in the mineralogical collections of the Department of Geosciences, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Box 50007, SE-10405 Stockholm, Sweden, collection number NRM20100001

How to cite: Hålenius, U., Bosi, F. and Jonsson, E. (2019) Mangani-pargasite, IMA 2018-151. CNMNC Newsletter No. 48, April 2019, page 401; European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 399–402.

IMA No. 2018-152

Natromarkeyite

Na2Ca8(UO2)4(CO3)13·27H2O

Markey Mine, Red Canyon, White Canyon District, San Juan Co., Utah, USA (37°32′57″N, 110°18′08″W)

Anthony R. Kampf*, Travis A. Olds, Jakub Plášil, Joe Marty and Peter C. Burns

E-mail: akampf@nhm.org

Chemically and structurally related to markeyite

Orthorhombic: Pmmn; structure determined

a = 17.882(1), b = 18.3030(4), c = 10.2249(3) Å

10.21(88), 6.40(92), 5.43(100), 5.07(42), 4.141(55), 4.009(42), 2.975(36), 2.726(31)

Type material is deposited in the mineralogical collections of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA, catalogue numbers 67487 (holotype) and 67488 (cotype)

How to cite: Kampf, A.R., Olds, T.A., Plášil, J., Marty, J. and Burns, P.C. (2019) Natromarkeyite, IMA 2018-152. CNMNC Newsletter No. 48, April 2019, page 401; European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 399–402.

IMA No. 2018-074a

Bohuslavite

Fe43+PO43SO4(OH)·nH2O (15 ≤ n ≤ 24)

Buca della Vena mine, Stazzema, Apuan Alps, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy (43°59′55″N, 10°18′37″E – type locality); Horní Město deposit, near Rýmařov, northern Moravia, Czech Republic (cotype locality)

Daniela Mauro, Cristian Biagioni*, Elena Bonaccorsi, Ulf Hålenius, Marco Pasero, Henrik Skogby, Federica Zaccarini, Jiří Sejkora, Jakub Plášil, Anthony R. Kampf, Jan Filip, Pavel Novotný and Radek Škoda

*E-mail: cristian.biagioni@unipi.it

New structure type

Triclinic: P1¯; structure determined

a = 13.376(3), b = 13.338(3), c = 10.863(4) Å, α = 92.80(2), β = 91.03(2), γ = 119.92(2)°

11.34(100), 8.01(13), 5.71(14), 5.14(10), 4.359(16), 4.210(9), 4.094(7), 3.210(8)

Type material is deposited in the mineralogical collections of the Museo di Storia Naturale, Università di Pisa, Via Roma 79, Calci (Pisa), Italy, catalogue number 19899 (Buca della Vena), the Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, National Museum Prague, Cirkusová 1740, CZ-193 00 Praha 9, Czech Republic, catalogue number P1P 1/2018 (Horní Město), and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, 900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90007, USA, catalogue number 66768 (Horní Město)

How to cite: Mauro, D., Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Hålenius, U., Pasero, M., Skogby, H., Zaccarini, F., Sejkora, J., Plášil, J., Kampf, A.R., Filip, J., Novotný, P. and Škoda, R. (2019) Bohuslavite, IMA 2018-074a. CNMNC Newsletter No. 48, April 2019, page 402; European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 399–402.

NOMENCLATURE PROPOSALS APPROVED IN JANUARY 2019

IMA 18-J: Redefinition of samarskite-(Y)

The proposal 18-J is accepted. According to new structural data, samarskite-(Y) shows a cation ordering, leading to the end-member formula YFe3+Nb2O8.

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