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Cámaraite

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Formula:
Ba
 
3
Na(Fe
2+
 
,Mn)
 
8
Ti
 
4
(Si
 
2
O
 
7
)
 
4
O
 
4
(OH,F)
 
7
System:Triclinic
Name:Named in honor of Fernando Cámara (born 1967) of Melilla, Spain, in recognition of his contributions in the fields of mineralogy and crystallography.


Closely related to jinshajiangite and bafertisite.

Classification of Cámaraite

IMA status:Approved 2009
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Type Occurrence of Cámaraite

Type Locality:Verkhnee Espe Massif (Verkhnee Espe deposit), Akzhaylyautas Mts (Akzhailyautas Mts; Akjaylautas Mts; Akzhalautas Mts), Tarbagatai Range, Eastern Kazakhstan Province (Shyghys Qazaqstan Oblysy; Vostochno-Kazakhstanskaya Oblast'), Kazakhstan

Crystallography of Cámaraite

Crystal System:Triclinic
Class (H-M):1 - Pedial
Cell Parameters:a = 10.6965(7) Å, b = 21.478(2) Å, c = 21.478(2) Å
α = 99.345(1)°, β = 92.315(2)°, γ = 89.993(2)°
Ratio:a:b:c = 0.498 : 1 : 1
Unit Cell Volume:V 4,864.78 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Comment:Non-standard space group C-1.
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
3.825 (30)
3.394 (50)
3.182 (50)
2.869 (40)
2.788 (90)
2.629 (100)
2.101 (50)
1.721 (70)

Chemical Properties of Cámaraite

Formula:
Ba
 
3
Na(Fe
2+
 
,Mn)
 
8
Ti
 
4
(Si
 
2
O
 
7
)
 
4
O
 
4
(OH,F)
 
7
Simplified for copy/paste:Ba3Na(Fe2+,Mn)8Ti4(Si2O7)4O4(OH,F)7
Essential elements:Ba, Fe, H, Na, O, Si, Ti
All elements listed in formula:Ba, F, Fe, H, Mn, Na, O, Si, Ti

Other Names for Cámaraite

Synonyms:
CamaraiteIMA2009-011
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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 Cámaraite

Reference List:

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IMA Approvals - May 2009

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  • Localities for Cámaraite

    The 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. ? 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.
    Kazakhstan
     
    • Eastern Kazakhstan Province (Shyghys Qazaqstan Oblysy; Vostochno-Kazakhstanskaya Oblast')
      • Tarbagatai Range
        • Akzhaylyautas Mts (Akzhailyautas Mts; Akjaylautas Mts; Akzhalautas Mts)
    IMA Approvals - May 2009 Sokolova, E., Y. Abdu, F.C. Hawthorne, A.V. Stepanov, G.K. Bekenova, and P.E. Kotel’nikov (2009) Cámaraite, Ba3NaTi4(Fe2+,Mn)8(Si2O7)4O4(OH,F)7. I. A new Ti-silicate mineral from the Verkhnee Espe Deposit, Akjailyautas Mountains, Kazakhstan. Mineral. Mag., 73, 847–854.
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