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Faizievite

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Formula:
K
 
2
Na(Ca
 
6
Na)Ti
 
4
Li
 
6
[F
 
2
|Si
 
24
O
 
66
]
System:Triclinic


Related to the Beryl Group and Osumilite Group minerals.

Classification of Faizievite

IMA status:Approved 2006
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:9.CM.10

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
C : Cyclosilicates
M : [Si6O18]12- 6-membered double rings (sechser-Doppelringe)
Dana 8th edition ID:63.2.10.1

63 : CYCLOSILICATES Condensed Rings
2 : Condensed Rings (Milarite - Osumilite group)
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Type Occurrence of Faizievite

Type Locality:Darai-Pioz Glacier (Dara-i-Pioz; Dara-Pioz), Alai Range (Alayskiy), Tien Shan Mtn, Region of Republican Subordination, Tajikistan

Crystallography of Faizievite

Crystal System:Triclinic
Class (H-M):1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:P1
Cell Parameters:a = 9.8156Å, b = 9.8249Å, c = 17.3087Å
α = 99.209°, β = 94.67°, γ = 119.839°
Ratio:a:b:c = 0.999 : 1 : 1.762
Unit Cell Volume:V 1,403.74 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Chemical Properties of Faizievite

Formula:
K
 
2
Na(Ca
 
6
Na)Ti
 
4
Li
 
6
[F
 
2
|Si
 
24
O
 
66
]
Simplified for copy/paste:K2Na(Ca6Na)Ti4Li6[F2|Si24O66]
All elements listed in formula:Ca, F, K, Li, Na, O, Si, Ti

Relationship of Faizievite to other Species

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
9.CM.05Armenite
BaCa
 
2
Al
 
6
Si
 
9
O
 
30
· 2H
 
2
O
9.CM.05Brannockite
(K,Na)□
 
2
Li
 
3
(Sn,Zr,Ti)
 
2
[Si
 
12
O
 
30
]
9.CM.05Chayesite
K(Mg,Fe)
 
4
FeSi
 
12
O
 
30
9.CM.05Darapiosite
KNa
 
2
(Zn,Li)
 
3
(Mn,Zr)
 
2
[Si
 
12
O
 
30
]
9.CM.05Eifelite
KNa
 
3
Mg
 
4
Si
 
12
O
 
30
9.CM.05Merrihueite
(K,Na)
 
2
(Fe,Mg)
 
5
Si
 
12
O
 
30
9.CM.05Milarite
K
 
2
Ca
 
4
Al
 
2
Be
 
4
Si
 
24
O
 
60
· H
 
2
O
9.CM.05Osumilite-(Mg)
KMg
 
2
Al
 
3
(Al
 
2
Si
 
10
)O
 
30
9.CM.05Osumilite
(K,Na)(Fe
2+
 
,Mg)
 
2
(Al,Fe
3+
 
)
 
3
(Si,Al)
 
12
O
 
30
9.CM.05Poudretteite
KNa
 
2
B
 
3
Si
 
12
O
 
30
9.CM.05Roedderite
(Na,K)
 
2
(Mg,Fe)
 
5
Si
 
12
O
 
30
9.CM.05Sogdianite
K(□,Na)
 
2
Li
 
3
(Zr,Fe,Ti)
 
2
[Si
 
12
O
 
30
]
9.CM.05Sugilite
K(Na,□)
 
2
Li
 
3
(Fe,Mn,Al,Zr)
 
2
[Si
 
12
O
 
30
]
9.CM.05Yagiite
(Na,K)
 
3
Mg
 
4
(Al,Mg)
 
6
(Si,Al)
 
24
O
 
60
9.CM.05Berezanskite
K□
 
2
Li
 
3
(Ti,Zr,Sn)
 
2
[Si
 
12
O
 
30
]
9.CM.05Dusmatovite
K(Na,□)
 
2
(Zn,Li)
 
3
(Mn
2+
 
,Y,Zr)
 
2
[Si
 
12
O
 
30
]
9.CM.05Shibkovite
K(□,K,Na)
 
2
Zn
 
3
Ca
 
2
[Si
 
12
O
 
30
]
9.CM.05Almarudite
K(□,Na)
 
2
(Mn
2+
 
,Fe
2+
 
,Mg)
 
2
(Be,Al)
 
3
[Si
 
12
O
 
30
]
9.CM.05Trattnerite
□(Fe
3+
 
,Mg,Fe
2+
 
)
 
2
(Mg,Fe
2+
 
,Fe
3+
 
)
 
3
(Si
 
12
O
 
30
)
9.CM.05Oftedalite
(Sc,Ca,Mn
2+
 
)
 
2
K[(Be,Al)
 
3
Si
 
12
O
 
30
]

Other Names for Faizievite

Synonyms:
IMA2006-037
Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:氟硅钛钙锂石

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 Faizievite

Reference List:

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IMA Website

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    Tajikistan
     
    • Region of Republican Subordination
      • Tien Shan Mtn
        • Alai Range (Alayskiy)
    IMA Website; Agakhanov A.A., Pautov L.A., Karpenko V.Yu., Bekenova G.K., Uvarova Y.A. (2011) Orlovite, KLi2 TiSi4 O11F, a new mineral of the mica group New Mineral Data 46:13-19
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