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Malinkoite

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Formula:
NaBSiO4
System:
Hexagonal
Colour:
White, Creamy rose pink
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
7
This page provides mineralogical data about Malinkoite.

Classification of Malinkoite

Approved 2000
9.FA.10

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
F : Tektosilicates without zeolitic H2O
A : Tektosilicates without additional non-tetrahedral anions
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Type Occurrence of Malinkoite

Physical Properties of Malinkoite

Vitreous
Colour:
White, Creamy rose pink
Streak:
White
Hardness (Mohs):
7

Crystallography of Malinkoite

Crystal System:
Hexagonal

Optical Data of Malinkoite

Type:
Uniaxial (-)
RI values:
nω = 1.591 nε = 1.582
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.009
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate

Chemical Properties of Malinkoite

Formula:
NaBSiO4
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Malinkoite to other Species

9.FA.05KaliophiliteKAlSiO4
9.FA.05KalsiliteKAlSiO4
9.FA.05Nepheline(Na,K)AlSiO4
9.FA.05Panunzite(K,Na)AlSiO4
9.FA.05Trikalsilite(K,Na)AlSiO4
9.FA.05Yoshiokaite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)O4]
9.FA.05MegakalsiliteKAlSiO4
9.FA.15VirgiliteLiAlSi2O6
9.FA.25LisitsyniteKBSi2O6
9.FA.30AdulariaKAlSi3O8
9.FA.30Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
9.FA.30Buddingtonite(NH4)AlSi3O8
9.FA.30CelsianBaAl2Si2O8
9.FA.30Hyalophane(K,Ba)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
9.FA.30MicroclineKAlSi3O8
9.FA.30OrthoclaseKAlSi3O8
9.FA.30SanidineKAlSi3O8
9.FA.30Rubicline(Rb,K)AlSi3O8
9.FA.30MonalbiteNaAlSi3O8
9.FA.35AlbiteNaAlSi3O8
9.FA.35Andesine(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
9.FA.35AnorthiteCaAl2Si2O8
9.FA.35Bytownite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
9.FA.35Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
9.FA.35Oligoclase(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
9.FA.35ReedmergneriteNa[BSi3O8]
9.FA.40ParacelsianBaAl2Si2O8
9.FA.45SvyatoslaviteCaAl2Si2O8
9.FA.45KumdykoliteNaAlSi3O8
9.FA.50Slawsonite(Sr,Ca)Al2Si2O8
9.FA.55LisetiteCaNa2Al4Si4O16
9.FA.60BanalsiteBaNa2[Al2Si2O8]2
9.FA.60StronalsiteSrNa2[Al2Si2O8]2
9.FA.65DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
9.FA.65MaleeviteBaB2Si2O8
9.FA.65PekoviteSrB2Si2O8
9.FA.70Lingunite(Na,Ca)AlSi3O8
9.FA.75KokchetaviteKAlSi3O8

Other Names for Malinkoite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Malinkoite

Reference List:
Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva (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 Malinkoite

Localities for Malinkoite

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Canada
 
  • Québec
    • Montérégie
      • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
        • Mont Saint-Hilaire
SOKOLOVA, E., HAWTHORNE, F.C., and KHOMYAKOV, A.P (2001) The crystal chemistry of malinkoite, NaBSiO4, and lisitsynite, KBSi2O6, from the Khibina-Lovozero complex, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Canadian Mineralogist, 39, 159-169.
Russia
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaja Oblast'
      • Kola Peninsula
        • Lovozero Massif
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