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Nabaphite

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Formula:
NaBaPO4 · 9H2O
System:
Isometric
Colour:
Colourless
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
2
Name:
For its chemical constituents sodium (latin: NAtrium), BArium and PHosphate.
This page provides mineralogical data about Nabaphite.

Classification of Nabaphite

Approved
8.CJ.15

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
C : Phosphates without additional anions, with H2O
J : With only large cations
40.1.3.2

40 : HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
1 : AB(XO4)·xH2O
19.5.6

19 : Phosphates
5 : Phosphates of Sr and Ba
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First Recorded Occurrence of Nabaphite

Year of Discovery:
1982

Physical Properties of Nabaphite

Vitreous
Colour:
Colourless
Hardness (Mohs):
2

Crystallography of Nabaphite

Crystal System:
Isometric
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.71Å
Unit Cell Volume:
V 1,228.48 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Optical Data of Nabaphite

Type:
Isotropic

Chemical Properties of Nabaphite

Formula:
NaBaPO4 · 9H2O
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Nabaphite to other Species

8.CJ.05StercoriteNa(NH4)HPO4 · 4H2O
8.CJ.10Mundrabillaite(NH4)2Ca(HPO4)2 · H2O
8.CJ.10Swaknoite(NH4)2Ca(HPO4)2 · H2O
8.CJ.15NastrophiteNa(Sr,Ba)PO4 · 9H2O
8.CJ.20HaidingeriteCaHAsO4 · H2O
8.CJ.25VladimiriteCa4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH) · 4H2O
8.CJ.30FerrarisiteCa5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 9H2O
8.CJ.35Machatschkiite(Ca,Na)6(AsO4)(HAsO4)3(PO4,SO4) · 15H2O
8.CJ.40PhaunouxiteCa3(AsO4)2 · 11H2O
8.CJ.40RauenthaliteCa3(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
8.CJ.45Brockite(Ca,Th,Ce)PO4 · H2O
8.CJ.45Grayite(Th,Pb,Ca)(PO4) · H2O
8.CJ.45Rhabdophane-(Ce)(Ce,La)(PO4) · H2O
8.CJ.45Rhabdophane-(La)(La,Ce)(PO4) · H2O
8.CJ.45Rhabdophane-(Nd)(Nd,Ce,La)(PO4) · H2O
8.CJ.45Tristramite(Ca,U,Fe)(PO4,SO4) · 2H2O
8.CJ.45SmirnovskiteCaTh(PO4)2 · nH2O
8.CJ.50ArdealiteCa2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
8.CJ.50BrushiteCa(HPO4) · 2H2O
8.CJ.50Churchite-(Y)Y(PO4) · 2H2O
8.CJ.50PharmacoliteCa(HAsO4) · 2H2O
8.CJ.50Churchite-(Nd)Nd(PO4) · 2H2O
8.CJ.55McneariteNaCa5(AsO4)(HAsO4)4 · 4H2O
8.CJ.60DorfmaniteNa2HPO4 · 2H2O
8.CJ.65SincositeCa(VO)2(PO4)2 · 5H2O
8.CJ.65BariosincositeBa(VO)2(PO4)2 · 4H2O
8.CJ.70CatalanoiteNa2(HPO4) · 8H2O
8.CJ.75GuériniteCa5(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 9H2O
8.CJ.85NingyoiteCaU(PO4)2 · 1-2H2O
19.5.1StrontiowhitlockiteSr9Mg(PO4)6(HPO4)
19.5.2Belovite-(Ce)NaCeSr3(PO4)3F
19.5.3GoyaziteSrAl3(PO4)2(OH)5 · H2O
19.5.4GoedkeniteSr2Al(PO4)2(OH)
19.5.5Palermoite(Li,Na)2(Sr,Ca)Al4(PO4)4(OH)4
19.5.7Olgite(Sr,Ba)(Na,Sr,REE)2Na(PO4)2
19.5.8NastrophiteNa(Sr,Ba)PO4 · 9H2O
19.5.9JagoweriteBaAl2(PO4)2(OH)2
19.5.10GorceixiteBaAl3(PO4)2(OH)5 · H2O
19.5.11PenikisiteBa(Mg,Fe2+,Ca)2Al2(PO4)3(OH)3
19.5.12CuretoniteBa4Al3Ti(PO4)4(O,OH)6
19.5.13Bjarebyite(Ba,Sr)(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)2Al2(PO4)3(OH)3
19.5.14KulaniteBa(Fe2+,Mn2+,Mg)2(Al,Fe3+)2(PO4)3(OH)3
19.5.15PerloffiteBa(Mn2+,Fe2+)2Fe23+(PO4)3(OH)3

Other Names for Nabaphite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Nabaphit
Spanish:Nabaphita

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 Nabaphite

Reference List:
American Mineralogist (1983): 68: 643-644.

Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR: 266: 624-627.

Internet Links for Nabaphite

Localities for Nabaphite

(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
        • Khibiny Massif
Pekov, I.V. & Podlesnyi, A.S. (2004): Kukisvumchorr Deposit: Mineralogy of Alkaline Pegmatites and Hydrotermalites. Mineralogical Almanac, vol. 7, 140 pages + xxiv photo's pages
          • Yukspor Mt
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
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