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Zorite from
Yubileinaya pegmatite (Yubileinoye; Jubilejnaja), Karnasurt area, Karnasurt underground mine, Karnasurt Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia

Mineral Species
Species:Zorite
Formula:Na8(Ti,Nb)5(Si6O17)2(OH,O)5 · 14H2O
Description
Type Locality:Yubileinaya pegmatite (Yubileinoye; Jubilejnaja), Karnasurt area, Karnasurt underground mine, Karnasurt Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia is the type locality for Zorite
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Zubkova, N. V., Pekov, I. V., Pushcharovsky, D. Y., & Chukanov, N. V. (2009). The crystal structure and refined formula of mountainite, KNa2Ca2 [Si8O19 (OH)]⊙ 6 H2O. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 224(8), 389-396.; Pluth, J. J., Smith, J. V., Pushcharovsky, D. Y., Semenov, E. I., Bram, A., Riekel, C., ... & Broach, R. W. (1997). Third-generation synchrotron x-ray diffraction of 6-μm crystal of raite,≈ Na3Mn3Ti0. 25Si8O20 (OH) 2⋅ 10H2O, opens up new chemistry and physics of low-temperature minerals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 94(23), 12263-12267.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Raite14 photos of Zorite associated with Raite at this locality.
Aegirine6 photos of Zorite associated with Aegirine at this locality.
Penkvilksite5 photos of Zorite associated with Penkvilksite at this locality.
Lomonosovite4 photos of Zorite associated with Lomonosovite at this locality.
Leucosphenite4 photos of Zorite associated with Leucosphenite at this locality.
Microcline3 photos of Zorite associated with Microcline at this locality.
Terskite1 photo of Zorite associated with Terskite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Zorite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Yubileinaya pegmatite (Yubileinoye; Jubilejnaja), Karnasurt area, Karnasurt underground mine, Karnasurt Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
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