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Mineevite-(Y)

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Formula:
Na
 
25
Ba(Y,Gd,Dy)
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
 
11
(HCO
 
3
)
 
4
(SO
 
4
)
 
2
F
 
2
Cl
System:HexagonalColour:Pale green to ...
Hardness:4
This page provides mineralogical data about Mineevite-(Y).

Classification of Mineevite-(Y)

IMA status:Approved
Strunz 8th edition ID:5/C.07-190
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:5.BF.25

5 : CARBONATES (NITRATES)
B : Carbonates with additional anions, without H2O
F : With (Cl), SO4, PO4, TeO3
Dana 8th edition ID:17.1.14.1

17 : COMPOUND CARBONATES
1 : Miscellaneous
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Type Occurrence of Mineevite-(Y)

Type Locality:Alluaiv Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia

Physical Properties of Mineevite-(Y)

Colour:Pale green to yellowish-green.
Hardness (Mohs):4

Crystallography of Mineevite-(Y)

Crystal System:Hexagonal

Optical Data of Mineevite-(Y)

Type:Uniaxial (-)
RI values: nω = 1.536 nε = 1.510
Maximum Birefringence:δ = 0.026

Chart shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:Low

Chemical Properties of Mineevite-(Y)

Formula:
Na
 
25
Ba(Y,Gd,Dy)
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
 
11
(HCO
 
3
)
 
4
(SO
 
4
)
 
2
F
 
2
Cl
Simplified for copy/paste:Na25Ba(Y,Gd,Dy)2(CO3)11(HCO3)4(SO4)2F2Cl
Essential elements:Ba, C, Cl, F, H, Na, O, S, Y
All elements listed in formula:Ba, C, Cl, Dy, F, Gd, H, Na, O, S, Y

Relationship of Mineevite-(Y) to other Species

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
5.BF.05Ferrotychite
Na
 
6
(Fe,Mn,Mg)
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
 
4
(SO
 
4
)
5.BF.05Manganotychite
Na
 
6
Mn
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
 
4
(SO
 
4
)
5.BF.05Northupite
Na
 
3
Mg(CO
 
3
)
 
2
Cl
5.BF.05Tychite
Na
 
6
Mg
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
 
4
(SO
 
4
)
5.BF.10Bonshtedtite
Na
 
3
Fe
2+
 
(CO
 
3
)(PO
 
4
)
5.BF.10Bradleyite
Na
 
3
Mg(CO
 
3
)(PO
 
4
)
5.BF.10Crawfordite
Na
 
3
Sr(CO
 
3
)(PO
 
4
)
5.BF.10Sidorenkite
Na
 
3
Mn
2+
 
(CO
 
3
)(PO
 
4
)
5.BF.15Daqingshanite-(Ce)
(Sr,Ca,Ba)
 
3
(Ce,La)(CO
 
3
)
 
3-x
(PO
 
4
)(OH,F)
 
2x
5.BF.20Reederite-(Y)
(Na,Mn)
 
15
Y
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
 
9
(FSO
 
3
)Cl
5.BF.30Brianyoungite
Zn
 
3
(CO
 
3
,SO
 
4
)(OH)
 
4
5.BF.35Philolithite
Pb
 
12
Mn
2+
 
(Mg,Mn
2+
 
)
 
2
(Mn
2+
 
,Mg)
 
4
(CO
 
3
)
 
4
(SO
 
4
)O
 
6
(OH)
 
12
Cl
 
4
5.BF.40Leadhillite
Pb
 
4
(CO
 
3
)
 
2
(SO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
5.BF.40Macphersonite
Pb
 
4
(CO
 
3
)
 
2
(SO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
5.BF.40Susannite
Pb
 
4
(CO
 
3
)
 
2
(SO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2

Other Names for Mineevite-(Y)

Synonyms:
IMA1991-048
Other Languages:
Russian:Минеевит-(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 Mineevite-(Y)

Reference List:

- +
Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 121(6): 138-142.

American Mineralogist (1994): 79: 764.

New Minerals (1997), New Minerals 1990-1994.

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  • Localities for Mineevite-(Y)

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    Russia
     
    • Northern Region
      • Murmanskaja Oblast'
        • Kola Peninsula
          • Lovozero Massif
    ZVMO,(1992) 121, n6, 138-143; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
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