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|System:||Hexagonal||Colour:||Pale green to ...|
This page provides mineralogical data about Mineevite-(Y).
Classification of Mineevite-(Y)
|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:||126.96.36.199|
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.|
Crystallography of Mineevite-(Y)
Optical Data of Mineevite-(Y)
|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.
Chemical Properties of Mineevite-(Y)
|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):|
Other Names for Mineevite-(Y)
|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)
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)
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Locality Updated: Medanitos meteorite, Timogasta, Catamarca, ArgentinaFrom Lon Clay Hill, 22nd Aug 2014 17:37:32