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Hydroxykenomicrolite

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Formula:
(◻,Na,Sb3+)2Ta2O6(OH)
System:
Isometric
Colour:
Grayish, colorless
This page provides mineralogical data about Hydroxykenomicrolite.

Classification of Hydroxykenomicrolite

Approved 2010
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Type Occurrence of Hydroxykenomicrolite

General Appearance of Type Material:
greyish adamantine grains
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Albitized zones of granite pegmatite, Kola, Russia

Physical Properties of Hydroxykenomicrolite

Adamantine
Colour:
Grayish, colorless
Tenacity:
Brittle
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven

Crystallography of Hydroxykenomicrolite

Crystal System:
Isometric

Chemical Properties of Hydroxykenomicrolite

Formula:
(◻,Na,Sb3+)2Ta2O6(OH)
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Hydroxykenomicrolite to other Species

Other Members of Group:
Fluorcalciomicrolite(Ca,Na)2(Ta,Nb)2O6F
Fluornatromicrolite(Na1.5Bi0.5)Ta2O6F
Hydrokenomicrolite(◻,H2O)2Ta2(O,OH)6(H2O)
Hydromicrolite(H2O,◻)2Ta2(O,OH)6(H2O)
HydroxycalciomicroliteCa1.5Ta2O6(OH)
Kenoplumbomicrolite(Pb,◻)2Ta2O6(◻,O,OH)
OxycalciomicroliteCa2Ta2O6O
OxystannomicroliteSn2Ta2O6O
Oxystibiomicrolite(Sb3+,Ca)2Ta2O6O
Yttromicrolite (of Hogarth)(Ca,Y3+,U,Na)2-x(Ta,Nb,Ti,Fe3+)2O7

Other Information

Orange under long wave ultraviolet light
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 Hydroxykenomicrolite

Reference List:
Voloshin A V, Men´shikov Y P, Pakhomovsky Y A, Polezhaeva L I (1981): Cesstibtantite, (Cs,Na)SbTa4O12, a new mineral from granitic pegmatites. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 110, issue 3, 345-351 [as cesstibtantite]

Fleischer M, Burns R G, Cabri L J, Francis C A, Pabst A (1982): New mineral names. American Mineralogist. 67, 413-418. [as cesstibtantite]

Ercit T S, Černý P, Hawthorne F C (1993): Cesstibtantite - a geologic introduction to the inverse pyrochlores. Mineralogy and Petrology. 48, 235-255 [as cesstibtantite]

Atencio D, Andrade M B, Christy A G, Gieré R, Kartashov P M (2010): The pyrochlore supergroup of minerals: nomenclature. The Canadian Mineralogist. 48, 673-698

Internet Links for Hydroxykenomicrolite

Localities for Hydroxykenomicrolite

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.
Canada
 
  • Manitoba
    • Lac-du-Bonnet area
      • Bernic Lake
Richard Gunter collection
    • Red Cross Lake
Cerny et al. 2012; Černý, O., Teertstra, D.K., Chapman, R., Selway, J.B., Hawthorne, F.C., Ferreira, K., Chackowsky, L.E., Wang, X.J. & and Meintzer, R.E. (2012)
Russia (TL)
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaja Oblast'
      • Kola Peninsula
        • Voron'i Tundry
Voloshin, A.V., Menshikov, Yu.P., Pakhomovsky, Ya.A., Polezhaeva, L.I. (1981): Cesstibtantite, (Cs,Na)SbTa4O12 – a new mineral from granite pegmatites. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 110, 345-351.; Ercit, T.S., Černý, P., Hawthorne, F.C. (1993) Cesstibtantite: a geologic introduction to the inverse pyrochlores. Mineralogy and Petrology: 48: 235-255.; Atencio D, Andrade M B, Christy A G, Gieré R, Kartashov P M (2010) The pyrochlore supergroup of minerals: nomenclature, The Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 673-698
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