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|Name:||For A.E.Lisitsyn (1928-1999)|
This page provides mineralogical data about Lisitsynite.
Classification of Lisitsynite
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||9.FA.25|
9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
F : Tektosilicates without zeolitic H2O
A : Tektosilicates without additional non-tetrahedral anions
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Type Occurrence of Lisitsynite
|Type Locality:||Koashva Mt, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia|
Physical Properties of Lisitsynite
Crystallography of Lisitsynite
Optical Data of Lisitsynite
|RI values:||nα = 1.561 nβ = 1.563 nγ = 1.564|
|2V:||Measured: 51° , Calculated: 70°|
|Maximum Birefringence:||δ = 0.003|
Chart shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Chemical Properties of Lisitsynite
|Essential elements:||B, K, O, Si|
|All elements listed in formula:||B, K, O, Si|
Relationship of Lisitsynite to other Species
|Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):|
Other Names for Lisitsynite
|Health Warning:||No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.|
References for Lisitsynite
Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva (Proceedings of the Russian Mineralogical Society)(2000): 129(6): 35-42.
Grew, E.S., and Anovitz, L.M. (1996) BORON: Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry, second edition, as revised (2002).
Internet Links for Lisitsynite
Localities for Lisitsynite
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New Locality Added: Agualva, Sintra, Lisbon District, PortugalFrom Rui Nunes, 21st May 2013 14:53:39