Dzhalindite is a rare indium hydroxide mineral discovered in Siberia. Its chemical formula is In(OH)3. It is an isometric-diploidal yellow-brown mineral containing hydrogen, indium, and oxygen.
It was first described in 1963 for an occurrence in the Dzhalinda tin deposit, Malyi Khingan Range, Khabarovskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia.
- Category: Oxide mineral
- Formula: In(OH)3
- Crystal system: Cubic
- Crystal class: Diploidal (m3)
- Color: Yellow-brown; light yellow in transmitted light; dark gray in the reflected light
- Crystal habit: Massive
- Mohs scale hardness: 4 – 4.5
- Diaphaneity: Transparent to subopaque
- Specific gravity: 4.38
- Optical properties: Isotropic
Generally Dzhalindite found in Dzhalinda Sn deposit, Malyi Khingan Range, Siberia, Russia. It has also been reported from Mount Pleasant, New Brunswick, Canada; the Flambeau Mine, Ladysmith, Rusk County, Wisconsin, US; in the Mangabeira tin deposit, Goiás, Brazil; Attica, mines of the Lavrion District, Greece; Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany; the Krušné Hory Mountains of Bohemia, Czech Republic; the Chubu Region, Honshu Island, Japan; and the Arashan Massif of Tashkent, Uzbekistan.