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Chukhrovite-(Y)

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Formula:
Ca
 
3
(Y,Ce)[F|SO
 
4
|(AlF
 
6
)
 
2
] · 10H
 
2
O
System:IsometricColour:white, colourless
Hardness:3
Member of:Chukhrovite Group
Name:
Named in 1960 by L. P. Ermilova, V. A. Moleva, and R. F. Klevtsova in honor of Fedor Vasil’evich Chukhrov (1908-1988) and for being the Y-dominant member of the series.
This page provides mineralogical data about Chukhrovite-(Y).

Classification of Chukhrovite-(Y)

IMA status:Approved
Strunz 8th edition ID:3/C.01-50
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:3.CG.10

3 : HALIDES
C : Complex halides
G : Aluminofluorides with CO3, SO4, PO4
Dana 8th edition ID:12.1.5.1

12 : COMPOUND HALIDES
1 : Miscellaneous
Hey's CIM Ref.:26.20

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

Type Locality:Kara-Oba W deposit, Betpakdala Desert (Bet-Pak-Dal Desert), Karagandy Province (Qaragandy Oblysy; Karaganda Oblast'), Kazakhstan

Physical Properties of Chukhrovite-(Y)

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

Crystallography of Chukhrovite-(Y)

Crystal System:Isometric

Chemical Properties of Chukhrovite-(Y)

Formula:
Ca
 
3
(Y,Ce)[F|SO
 
4
|(AlF
 
6
)
 
2
] · 10H
 
2
O
Simplified for copy/paste:Ca3(Y,Ce)[F|SO4|(AlF6)2]·10H2O
Essential elements:Al, Ca, F, H, O, S, Y
All elements listed in formula:Al, Ca, Ce, F, H, O, S, Y

Relationship of Chukhrovite-(Y) to other Species

Member of:Chukhrovite Group
Other Members of Group:

- +
Chukhrovite-(Ca)
Ca
 
4.5
Al
 
2
(SO
 
4
)F
 
13
·12H
 
2
O
Chukhrovite-(Ce)
Ca
 
3
(Ce,Y)[F|SO
 
4
|(AlF
 
6
)
 
2
] · 10H
 
2
O
Chukhrovite-(Nd)
Ca
 
3
(Nd,Y)Al
 
2
(SO
 
4
)F
 
13
·12H
 
2
O
Meniaylovite
Ca
 
4
[F|SO
 
4
|SiF
 
6
|AlF
 
6
] · 12H
 
2
O
Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
3.CG.05Stenonite
(Sr,Ba,Na)
 
2
Al(CO
 
3
)F
 
5
3.CG.10Chukhrovite-(Ce)
Ca
 
3
(Ce,Y)[F|SO
 
4
|(AlF
 
6
)
 
2
] · 10H
 
2
O
3.CG.10Meniaylovite
Ca
 
4
[F|SO
 
4
|SiF
 
6
|AlF
 
6
] · 12H
 
2
O
3.CG.10Chukhrovite-(Nd)
Ca
 
3
(Nd,Y)Al
 
2
(SO
 
4
)F
 
13
·12H
 
2
O
3.CG.15Creedite
Ca
 
3
SO
 
4
Al
 
2
F
 
8
(OH)
 
2
· 2H
 
2
O
3.CG.20Bøggildite
Na
 
2
Sr
 
2
Al
 
2
PO
 
4
F
 
9
3.CG.25Thermessaite
K
 
2
(AlF
 
3
)(SO
 
4
)
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
26.1Kogarkoite
Na
 
3
(SO
 
4
)F
26.2Sulphohalite
Na
 
6
(SO
 
4
)
 
2
FCl
26.3Schairerite
Na
 
3
(SO
 
4
)(F,Cl)
26.4Galeite
Na
 
15
(SO
 
4
)
 
5
F
 
4
Cl
26.5Connellite
Cu
 
19
(SO
 
4
)(OH)
 
32
Cl
 
4
· 3H
 
2
O
26.6Chlorothionite
K
 
2
Cu(SO
 
4
)Cl
 
2
26.7Kamchatkite
KCu
 
3
(SO
 
4
)
 
2
OCl
26.8Spangolite
Cu
 
6
Al(SO
 
4
)(OH)
 
12
Cl · 3H
 
2
O
26.9Aubertite
CuAl(SO
 
4
)
 
2
Cl · 14H
 
2
O
26.10Magnesioaubertite
(Mg,Cu)Al(SO
 
4
)
 
2
Cl · 14H
 
2
O
26.11Svyazhinite
(Mg,Mn
2+
 
,Ca)(Al,Fe
3+
 
)(SO
 
4
)
 
2
F · 14H
 
2
O
26.12D'Ansite
Na
 
21
Mg(SO
 
4
)
 
10
Cl
 
3
26.13Anhydrokainite
KMg(SO
 
4
)Cl
26.14Kainite
KMg(SO
 
4
)Cl · 3H
 
2
O
26.15Mosesite
(Hg
 
2
N)(Cl,SO
 
4
,MoO
 
4
) · H
 
2
O
26.16Kleinite
(Hg
 
2
N)(Cl,SO
 
4
) · nH
 
2
O
26.17Wilcoxite
MgAl(SO
 
4
)
 
2
F · 17H
 
2
O
26.18Creedite
Ca
 
3
SO
 
4
Al
 
2
F
 
8
(OH)
 
2
· 2H
 
2
O
26.19Lannonite
Mg
 
2
Ca
 
4
Al
 
4
(SO
 
4
)
 
8
F
 
8
· 24H
 
2
O
26.21Chukhrovite-(Ce)
Ca
 
3
(Ce,Y)[F|SO
 
4
|(AlF
 
6
)
 
2
] · 10H
 
2
O
26.22Grandreefite
Pb
 
2
(SO
 
4
)F
 
2
26.23Pseudograndreefite
Pb
 
6
(SO
 
4
)F
 
10
26.24Sundiusite
Pb
 
10
(SO
 
4
)O
 
8
Cl
 
2
26.25Caracolite
Na
 
3
Pb
 
2
(SO
 
4
)
 
3
Cl
26.26Mammothite
Pb
 
6
Cu
 
4
AlSb
5+
 
O
 
2
(OH)
 
16
Cl
 
4
(SO
 
4
)
 
2
26.27Atlasovite
K(BiO)Cu
 
6
Fe
3+
 
(SO
 
4
)
 
5
O
 
3
Cl
26.28Xitieshanite
Fe
3+
 
(SO
 
4
)Cl · 6H
 
2
O
26.29Nabokoite
KCu
 
7
(SO
 
4
)
 
5
(Te
4+
 
O
 
3
)OCl

Other Names for Chukhrovite-(Y)

Other Languages:
German:Chukhrovit-(Y)
Russian:Чухровит-(Y)

Other Information

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 Chukhrovite-(Y)

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: 45: 1132.

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

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.

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  • Localities for Chukhrovite-(Y)

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    (TL) indicates type locality. ? 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.
    Kazakhstan
     
    • Karagandy Province (Qaragandy Oblysy; Karaganda Oblast')
      • Betpakdala Desert (Bet-Pak-Dal Desert)
    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); Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Pautov et al (2005) New Data on Minerals Vol 40 pp5-10
    Russia
     
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
        • Chitinskaya Oblast'
    P.M. Karashov data
    • Far-Eastern Region
      • Primorskiy Kray
        • Voznesenskii ore District
    ZVMO (1973) 102/2, 200-202
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