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|Name:||After the Indigirka River, upon the upper course of which lies the Sarylakh Au-Sb deposit, in which the species occurs.|
This page provides mineralogical data about Indigirite.
Classification of Indigirite
|IMA status:||Approved 1971|
|Strunz 8th edition ID:||5/E.01-50|
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||5.DA.10|
5 : CARBONATES (NITRATES)
D : Carbonates with additional anions, with H2O
A : With medium-sized cations
|Dana 8th edition ID:||16b.1.3.1|
16b : HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
1 : AmBn(XO3)pZq
|Hey's CIM Ref.:||11.7.6|
11 : Carbonates
7 : Carbonates of Al
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Type Occurrence of Indigirite
|Type Locality:||Sarylakh Au-Sb deposit, Indigirka River Basin, Saha Republic (Sakha Republic; Yakutia), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia|
|Year of Discovery:||1971|
Physical Properties of Indigirite
Optical Data of Indigirite
|RI values:||nω = 1.472 nε = 1.502|
|Maximum Birefringence:||δ = 0.030|
Chart shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Chemical Properties of Indigirite
|Essential elements:||Al, C, H, Mg, O|
|All elements listed in formula:||Al, C, H, Mg, O|
Relationship of Indigirite to other Species
|Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):|
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Other Names for Indigirite
|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 Indigirite
American Mineralogist (1972): 57: 326.
Internet Links for Indigirite
Localities for Indigirite
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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.
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Locality Updated: Line pit (Lowe's Mine), State Line District, Cecil Co., Maryland, USAFrom Bill Cordua, 9th Dec 2013 21:28:40