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|Name:||Named after Alfred Elis Törnebohm (1838-1911), geologist, a pioneer in the study of the Archean rocks of central Sweden.|
Classification of Törnebohmite-(La)
|Strunz 8th edition ID:||8/B.19-30|
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||9.AG.45|
9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
A : Nesosilicates
G : Nesosilicates with additional anions; cations in >  +-  coordination
|Dana 8th edition ID:||220.127.116.11|
52 : NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
4 : Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in  and/or > coordination
|Hey's CIM Ref.:||16.13.3|
16 : Silicates Containing Aluminum and other Metals
13 : Aluminosilicates of the rare earths
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Type Occurrence of Törnebohmite-(La)
|Type Locality:||Mochalin Log (Motchaline-log), Kyshtym (Kychtym; Kishtim), Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia|
Physical Properties of Törnebohmite-(La)
Optical Data of Törnebohmite-(La)
|RI values:||nα = 1.808 nβ = 1.812 nγ = 1.838|
|Maximum Birefringence:||δ = 0.030|
Chart shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
|Surface Relief:||Very High|
Chemical Properties of Törnebohmite-(La)
|Essential elements:||Al, H, La, O, Si|
|All elements listed in formula:||Al, Ce, H, La, O, Si|
Relationship of Törnebohmite-(La) to other Species
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Other Names for Törnebohmite-(La)
|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 Törnebohmite-(La)
Mineralogical Magazine (1921): 19: 351.
American Mineralogist (1982): 67: 1021-1028.
Canadian Mineralogist (1988): 25: 376.
Internet Links for Törnebohmite-(La)
Localities for Törnebohmite-(La)
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(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.
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