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Carbobystrite

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Formula:
Na8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3) · 3.5H2O
System:
Trigonal
Colour:
Colorless
Hardness:
6
Name:
The name denotes the compositional relation between the new mineral and bystrite, (Na,K)7Ca[Al6Si6O24](S)1.5·H2O; they are related by the substitution Na+ + (CO3)2– + 2.5H2O Ca2+ + (S2–)1.5.

Classification of Carbobystrite

Approved
Approval Year:
2009
9.FB.05

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
F : Tektosilicates without zeolitic H2O
B : Tektosilicates with additional anions

Type Occurrence of Carbobystrite

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, catalogue #3836.
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Pegmatite

Physical Properties of Carbobystrite

Vitreous
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Transparent
Colour:
Colorless
Streak:
White
Hardness (Mohs):
6
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
None Observed
Parting:
None
Fracture:
Conchoidal
Density:
2.366 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Crystallography of Carbobystrite

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Class (H-M):
3m - Ditrigonal Pyramidal
Space Group:
P3 1c
Cell Parameters:
a = 12.6678(5) Å, c = 10.3401(4) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 0.816
Unit Cell Volume:
V 1,437.00 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
2
X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
6.378 (80)
4.689 (100)
3.867 (70)
3.664 (70)
3.249 (100)
2.661 (80)
2.399 (50)
2.117 (60)

Optical Data of Carbobystrite

Type:
Uniaxial (-)
RI values:
nω = 1.500 n = 1.488
Max Birefringence:
δ = 1.500
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Pleochroism:
Non-pleochroic

Chemical Properties of Carbobystrite

Formula:
Na8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3) · 3.5H2O
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Carbobystrite to other Species

9.FB.05Afghanite(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6
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(Na61K19Ca32)(Si84Al84O336)(SO4)26Cl2F6•2H2O
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.05Farneseite(Na,Ca,K)56(Al6Si6O24)7(SO4)12 · 6H2O
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.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.10DanaliteBe3Fe42+(SiO4)3S
9.FB.10GenthelviteBe3Zn4(SiO4)3S
9.FB.10Haüyne(Na,Ca)4-8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,Cl)1-2
9.FB.10HelvineBe3Mn42+(SiO4)3S
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.10TugtupiteNa4BeAlSi4O12Cl
9.FB.15MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24Cl
9.FB.15MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3
9.FB.15Silvialite(Ca,Na)4(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3)

Other Names for Carbobystrite

Name in Other Languages:

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 Carbobystrite

Reference List:
Khomyakov, A. P., Cámara, F., & Sokolova, E. (2010). Carbobystrite, Na8 [Al6Si6O24](CO3)· 4H2O, a new cancrinite-group mineral species from the Khibina alkaline massif, Kola peninsula, Russia: description and crystal structure. The Canadian Mineralogist, 48(2), 291-300.

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Localities for Carbobystrite

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.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaja Oblast'
      • Kola Peninsula
        • Khibiny Massif
          • Koashva Mt
Khomyakov, A. P., Cámara, F., & Sokolova, E. (2010). Carbobystrite, Na8 [Al6Si6O24](CO3)· 4H2O, a new cancrinite-group mineral species from the Khibina alkaline massif, Kola peninsula, Russia: description and crystal structure. The Canadian Mineralogist, 48(2), 291-300.
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