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Mineevite-(Y)

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Formula:
Na25Ba(Y,Gd,Dy)2(CO3)11(HCO3)4(SO4)2F2Cl
System:
Hexagonal
Colour:
Pale green to ...
Hardness:
4
This page provides mineralogical data about Mineevite-(Y).

Classification of Mineevite-(Y)

Approved
5/C.07-190
5.BF.25

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

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

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
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.026
Image 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:
Na25Ba(Y,Gd,Dy)2(CO3)11(HCO3)4(SO4)2F2Cl
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Mineevite-(Y) to other Species

5.BF.05FerrotychiteNa6(Fe,Mn,Mg)2(CO3)4(SO4)
5.BF.05ManganotychiteNa6Mn2(CO3)4(SO4)
5.BF.05NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2Cl
5.BF.05TychiteNa6Mg2(CO3)4(SO4)
5.BF.10BonshtedtiteNa3Fe2+(CO3)(PO4)
5.BF.10BradleyiteNa3Mg(CO3)(PO4)
5.BF.10CrawforditeNa3Sr(CO3)(PO4)
5.BF.10SidorenkiteNa3Mn2+(CO3)(PO4)
5.BF.15Daqingshanite-(Ce)(Sr,Ca,Ba)3(Ce,La)(CO3)3-x(PO4)(OH,F)2x
5.BF.20Reederite-(Y)(Na,Mn)15Y2(CO3)9(FSO3)Cl
5.BF.30BrianyoungiteZn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4
5.BF.35PhilolithitePb12Mn2+(Mg,Mn2+)2(Mn2+,Mg)4(CO3)4(SO4)O6(OH)12Cl4
5.BF.40LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
5.BF.40MacphersonitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
5.BF.40SusannitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2

Other Names for Mineevite-(Y)

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 Mineevite-(Y)

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

American Mineralogist (1994): 79: 764.

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

Internet Links for Mineevite-(Y)

Localities for Mineevite-(Y)

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.
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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