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Farneseite

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Formula:
(Na,Ca,K)56(Al6Si6O24)7(SO4)12 · 6H2O
System:
Hexagonal
Name:
For the type locality
This page provides mineralogical data about Farneseite.

Classification of Farneseite

Approved 2004
9.FB.05

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
F : Tektosilicates without zeolitic H2O
B : Tektosilicates with additional anions
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Type Occurrence of Farneseite

Crystallography of Farneseite

Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Class (H-M):
6/m - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
P63/m
Cell Parameters:
a = 12.8784Å, c = 37.0078Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 2.874
Unit Cell Volume:
V 5,315.54 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
5.404(20)
3.862(23)
3.722(100)
3.668(26)
3.485(65)
3.119(36)
2.648(32)
2.149(34)
Comments:
From type description.

Chemical Properties of Farneseite

Formula:
(Na,Ca,K)56(Al6Si6O24)7(SO4)12 · 6H2O
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Farneseite to other Species

9.FB.05Afghanite(Na,Ca,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4,CO3)3 · 0.5H2O
9.FB.05Bystrite(Na,K)7Ca(Al6Si6O24)(S3)1.5 · H2O
9.FB.05Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
9.FB.05CancrisiliteNa7(Al5Si7O24)(CO3) · 3H2O
9.FB.05Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2
9.FB.05Franzinite(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)2 · 0.5H2O
9.FB.05Giuseppettite(Na,K,Ca)7-8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,Cl)1-2
9.FB.05HydroxycancriniteNa8(Al6Si6O24)(OH)2 · 2H2O
9.FB.05Liottite(Na,K)16Ca8(Al6Si6O24)3(SO4)5Cl4
9.FB.05MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2
9.FB.05PitiglianoiteNa6K2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · 2H2O
9.FB.05Quadridavyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)Cl4
9.FB.05Sacrofanite(Na,K)98Ca20(Al6Si6O24)14(SO4)26Cl2 · 8H2O
9.FB.05Tounkite(Na,Ca,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)2Cl · H2O
9.FB.05Vishnevite(Na,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3) · 2H2O
9.FB.05Marinellite(Na,K)42Ca6(Al6Si6O24)6(SO4)8Cl2 · 3H2O
9.FB.05Alloriite(Na,Ca,K)26Ca4(Al6Si6O24)4(SO4)6Cl6
9.FB.05Fantappièite[Na82.5Ca33K16.5](Si99Al99O396)(SO4)33 · 4H2O
9.FB.05KyanoxaliteNa7(Al6-xSi6+xO24)(C2O4)0.5+x · 5H2O (0 < x < 0.5)
9.FB.05Balliranoite(Na,K)6Ca2(Si6Al6O24)Cl2(CO3)
9.FB.05CarbobystriteNa8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3) · 3.5H2O
9.FB.05DepmeieriteNa8(Al6Si6O24)(PO4,CO3)1-x · 3H2O (x<0.5)
9.FB.05KircheriteNa5Ca2K(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)2 · 0.33H2O
9.FB.10BicchuliteCa2(Al2SiO6)(OH)2
9.FB.10DanaliteFe42+(Be3Si3O12)S
9.FB.10GenthelviteZn4(Be3Si3O12)S
9.FB.10Haüyne(Na,Ca)4-8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,Cl)1-2
9.FB.10HelvineMn42+(Be3Si3O12)S
9.FB.10KamaishiliteCa2(Al2SiO6)(OH)2
9.FB.10LazuriteNa6 Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2, S3,Cl,OH)2
9.FB.10NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2O
9.FB.10SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2
9.FB.10Tsaregorodtsevite(N(CH3)4)(AlSi5O12)
9.FB.10TugtupiteNa4(AlBeSi4O12)Cl
9.FB.15MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
9.FB.15MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
9.FB.15Silvialite(Ca,Na)4(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3)

Other Names for Farneseite

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:法那西石
Traditional Chinese:法那西石

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 Farneseite

Reference List:
F. Cámara, F. Bellatreccia, G. Della Ventura and A. Mottana (2005): "Farneseite, a new mineral of the cancrinite-sodalite group with a 14-layer stacking sequence: occurrence and crystal structure", Eur. J. Mineral. 17, 839-846.

Internet Links for Farneseite

Localities for Farneseite

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.
Italy (TL)
 
  • Latium
    • Viterbo Province
      • Làtera volcano
        • Farnese
F. Cámara, F. Bellatreccia, G. Della Ventura and A. Mottana (2005): "Farneseite, a new mineral of the cancrinite-sodalite group with a 14-layer stacking sequence: occurrence and crystal structure", Eur. J. Mineral. 17, 839-846.
  • Tuscany
    • Grosseto Province
      • Pitigliano
Mattei, L. & Americolo, F. (2009): Nuovo ritrovamento di farneseite a Poggio Bottinello. Il Cercapietre, 1-2 /2009, 69-69.
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