Hingganite-(Y)

minerals

cassiterite

stokesite

hingganite-(Ce)

Formula: BeY(SiO4)(OH)
Nesosilicate (insular SiO4 groups), gadolinite group, beryllium and yttrium bearing mineral
Specific gravity:
Hardness: 6 to 7
Streak: White
Colour: Green, Yellow brown, White, Light blue, Light yellow
Environments

Pegmatites

Hingganite-(Y) generally occurs in granite pegmatites (Dana).

Localities

The type locality is an unnamed rare-metal deposit at Qiqihaer, Heilongjiang, China.

At the Trimouns quarry, France, hingganite-(Y) has been found in vugs in dolomite (MinRec 35.3.237-238).

At the Suishoyama pegmatite, Iizaka Village, Kawamata, Date District, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, hingganite-(Y) occurs with quartz, feldspar, mica, cassiterite, stokesite, fluorite, chlorite and titanite (Dana). The hingganite-(Y) is found in the same environment as iimoriite (Minrec 35.3.237-238).

At Tawara (Tahara), Hirukawa, Nakatsugawa City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, hingganite-(Y) is associated with hingganite-(Ce), quartz, K-feldspar, albite, zinnwaldite, cassiterite, stokesite, fluorite, chlorite and titanite (HOM).

At Mount Malosa, Malawi, hingganite-(Y) is associated with aegirine, zircon and quartz (HOM).

At the Kola peninsula, Russia, hingganite-(Y) occurs in a granite pegmatite with muscovite, spodumene and pyrochlore (Dana).

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