Mesaite

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Mesaite is a very rare mineral with formula CaMn2+5(V2O7)3•12H2O. It is monoclinic (space group P2/n). It is related to fianelite, another manganese-rich divanadate. Examples of other divanadate minerals are volborthite, engelhauptite, karpenkoite, and martyite. [1][2][3][4][5][6]

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  1. ^ Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Marty, J., and Hughes, J.M., 2015. Mesaite, IMA 2015-069. CNMNC Newsletter No. 28, December 2015, 1861; Mineralogical Magazine 79, 1859–1864
  2. ^ "Mesaite: Mesaite mineral information and data". Mindat.org. Retrieved 2016-03-04.
  3. ^ "Volborthite: Volborthite mineral information and data". Mindat.org. Retrieved 2016-03-08.
  4. ^ "Engelhauptite: Engelhauptite mineral information and data". Mindat.org. Retrieved 2016-03-08.
  5. ^ "Karpenkoite: Karpenkoite mineral information and data". Mindat.org. Retrieved 2016-03-08.
  6. ^ "Martyite: Martyite mineral information and data". Mindat.org. Retrieved 2016-03-08.