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Chukhrovite-(Ce)

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Russian mineralogist and geochemist Fedor Vasil’evich Chukhrov.
Formula:
Ca3(Ce,Y)[F|SO4|(AlF6)2] · 10H2O
System:
Isometric
Colour:
white
Hardness:
3
Name:
Named in 1978 by Kurt Walenta in honor of Fedor Vassil’evich Chukhrov (1908-1988), Russian mineralogist and geochemist. Suffix added to show the Ce dominance in the composition.
This page provides mineralogical data about Chukhrovite-(Ce).

Classification of Chukhrovite-(Ce)

Approved
3.CG.10

3 : HALIDES
C : Complex halides
G : Aluminofluorides with CO3, SO4, PO4
12.1.5.2

12 : COMPOUND HALIDES
1 : Miscellaneous
26.21

26 : Sulphates with Halide
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Type Occurrence of Chukhrovite-(Ce)

Physical Properties of Chukhrovite-(Ce)

Colour:
white
Streak:
white
Hardness (Mohs):
3
Cleavage:
Poor/Indistinct

Crystallography of Chukhrovite-(Ce)

Crystal System:
Isometric

Chemical Properties of Chukhrovite-(Ce)

Formula:
Ca3(Ce,Y)[F|SO4|(AlF6)2] · 10H2O
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Chukhrovite-(Ce) to other Species

Other Members of Group:
Chukhrovite-(Ca)Ca4.5Al2(SO4)F13·12H2O
Chukhrovite-(Nd)Ca3(Nd,Y)Al2(SO4)F13·12H2O
Chukhrovite-(Y)Ca3(Y,Ce)[F|SO4|(AlF6)2] · 10H2O
MeniayloviteCa4[F|SO4|SiF6|AlF6] · 12H2O
3.CG.05Stenonite(Sr,Ba,Na)2Al(CO3)F5
3.CG.10Chukhrovite-(Y)Ca3(Y,Ce)[F|SO4|(AlF6)2] · 10H2O
3.CG.10MeniayloviteCa4[F|SO4|SiF6|AlF6] · 12H2O
3.CG.10Chukhrovite-(Nd)Ca3(Nd,Y)Al2(SO4)F13·12H2O
3.CG.15CreediteCa3SO4Al2F8(OH)2 · 2H2O
3.CG.20BøggilditeNa2Sr2Al2PO4F9
3.CG.25ThermessaiteK2(AlF3)(SO4)
26.1KogarkoiteNa3(SO4)F
26.2SulphohaliteNa6(SO4)2FCl
26.3SchaireriteNa3(SO4)(F,Cl)
26.4GaleiteNa15(SO4)5F4Cl
26.5ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
26.6ChlorothioniteK2Cu(SO4)Cl2
26.7KamchatkiteKCu3(SO4)2OCl
26.8SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
26.9AubertiteCuAl(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
26.10Magnesioaubertite(Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
26.11Svyazhinite(Mg,Mn2+,Ca)(Al,Fe3+)(SO4)2F · 14H2O
26.12D'AnsiteNa21Mg(SO4)10Cl3
26.13AnhydrokainiteKMg(SO4)Cl
26.14KainiteKMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2O
26.15Mosesite(Hg2N)(Cl,SO4,MoO4) · H2O
26.16Kleinite(Hg2N)(Cl,SO4) · nH2O
26.17WilcoxiteMgAl(SO4)2F · 17H2O
26.18CreediteCa3SO4Al2F8(OH)2 · 2H2O
26.19LannoniteMg2Ca4Al4(SO4)8F8 · 24H2O
26.20Chukhrovite-(Y)Ca3(Y,Ce)[F|SO4|(AlF6)2] · 10H2O
26.22GrandreefitePb2(SO4)F2
26.23PseudograndreefitePb6(SO4)F10
26.24SundiusitePb10(SO4)O8Cl2
26.25CaracoliteNa3Pb2(SO4)3Cl
26.26MammothitePb6Cu4AlSb5+O2(OH)16Cl4(SO4)2
26.27AtlasoviteK(BiO)Cu6Fe3+(SO4)5O3Cl
26.28XitieshaniteFe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2O
26.29NabokoiteKCu7(SO4)5(Te4+O3)OCl

Other Names for Chukhrovite-(Ce)

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 Chukhrovite-(Ce)

Reference List:
Ermilova, L. P., Moleva, V. A. & Klevtsova, R. F. (1960): Chukhrovite, a new mineral from Central Kazakhstan. Zapiski Vserossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 89, 15-25. (in Russian)

American Mineralogist: 65: 1065.

Bokii, G. B. & Gorogotskaya, L. I. (1965): Crystal structure of chukhrovite. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR 163, 183-185. (in Russian)

Walenta, K. (1979): Chukhrovit-(Ce) und Rhabdophan-(Ce) aus der Grube Clara im mittleren Schwarzwald. Chem. Erde, 38, 331-339. (in German)

Mathew, M., Takagi, S., Waerstad, K. R. & Frazier, A. W. (1981): The crystal structure of synthetic chukhrovite, Ca4AlSi(SO4)F13.12H2O. American Mineralogist 66, 392-397.

Internet Links for Chukhrovite-(Ce)

Localities for Chukhrovite-(Ce)

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.
Austria
 
  • Salzburg
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Rauris valley
        • Hüttwinkl valley
          • Grieswies - Krumlkeeskopf area
            • Grieswies
Niedermayr, G. et al. (2008): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LVII. Carinthia II, 198./118., 223-274.
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Wolfach
        • Oberwolfach
          • Rankach valley
Walenta, K. (1979): Chukhrovit-(Ce) und Rhabdophan-(Ce) aus der Grube Clara im mittleren Schwarzwald. Chem. Erde, 38, 331-39. (in German); Walenta, K. (1992): Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 336 pp. (in German)
Italy
 
  • Lombardy
    • Varese Province
      • Valganna
Gentile, P., Vignola, P. & Gatta, D.G. (2012): La chukhrovite-(Ce) di Valvassera. Quarto ritrovamento mondiale in Valganna (VA), primo per l'Italia. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/2012, 26-29.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Primorskiy Kray
      • Voznesenskii ore District
ZVMO (1973) 102/2, 200-202; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
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