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Chukhrovite-(Ca)

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Russian mineralogist and geochemist Fedor Vasil’evich Chukhrov.
Formula:
Ca4.5Al2(SO4)F13·12H2O
System:
Isometric
Name:
Named in 2011 by P. Vignola, F. Hatert, Olaf Medenbach, D. Bersani, V. Diella, P. Gentile, and A. Risplendente in honor of Fedor Vasil'evich Chukhrov and for its being the Ca analogue of chukrovite-(Ce).
Very closely related to meniaylovite.

Classification of Chukhrovite-(Ca)

Approved 2011
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Type Occurrence of Chukhrovite-(Ca)

Crystallography of Chukhrovite-(Ca)

Crystal System:
Isometric
Class (H-M):
m3 (2/m 3) - Diploidal
Space Group:
Fd3
Cell Parameters:
a = 16.749(1) Å
Unit Cell Volume:
V 4,698.58 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
9.665 (100)
5.921 (31)
5.053 (16)
4.190 (10)
3.226 (15)
2.556 (10)
2.182 (12)
1.915 (17)

Chemical Properties of Chukhrovite-(Ca)

Formula:
Ca4.5Al2(SO4)F13·12H2O
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Chukhrovite-(Ca) to other Species

Other Members of Group:
Chukhrovite-(Ce)Ca3(Ce,Y)[F|SO4|(AlF6)2] · 10H2O
Chukhrovite-(Nd)Ca3(Nd,Y)Al2(SO4)F13·12H2O
Chukhrovite-(Y)Ca3(Y,Ce)[F|SO4|(AlF6)2] · 10H2O
MeniayloviteCa4[F|SO4|SiF6|AlF6] · 12H2O

Other Names for Chukhrovite-(Ca)

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 Chukhrovite-(Ca)

Reference List:
Vignola, P., Hatert, F., Medenbach, O., Bersani, D., Diella, V., Gentile, P. and Risplendente, A. (2011) Chukhrovite-(Ca), IMA 2010-081. CNMNC Newsletter No. 8, April 2011, page 294; Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 289-294.

Vignola, P., Hatert, F., Medenbach, O., Bersani, D., Diella, V., Gentile, P., Risplendente, A. (2012): Chukhrovite-(Ca), Ca4.5Al2(SO4)F13·12H2O, a new mineral species from the Val Cavallizza Pb-Zn-(Ag) mine, Cuasso al Monte, Varese province, Italy. European Journal of Mineralogy, 24, 1069-1076.

Kolitsch, U., Brandstätter, F., Schreiber, F., Fink, R. & Auer, C. (2013): Die Mineralogie der weltweit einzigartigen Schlacken von Waitschach, Kärnten. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie A, 115, 19-87 (in German).

Internet Links for Chukhrovite-(Ca)

Localities for Chukhrovite-(Ca)

(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.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Friesach - Hüttenberg area
      • Hüttenberg
        • Waitschach
Kolitsch, U., Brandstätter, F., Schreiber, F., Fink, R. & Auer, C. (2013): Die Mineralogie der weltweit einzigartigen Schlacken von Waitschach, Kärnten. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie A, 115, 19-87 (in German).
Italy (TL)
 
  • Lombardy
    • Varese Province
      • Ceresio Valley
        • Cuasso al Monte
          • Cavagnano
Vignola, P., Hatert, F., Medenbach, O., Bersani, D., Diella, V., Gentile, P. and Risplendente, A. (2011) Chukhrovite-(Ca), IMA 2010-081. CNMNC Newsletter No. 8, April 2011, page 294; Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 289-294; Vignola, P., Hatert, F., Medenbach, O., Bersani, D., Diella, V., Gentile, P., Risplendente, A. (2012): Chukhrovite-(Ca), Ca4.5Al2(SO4)F13·12H2O, a new mineral species from the Val Cavallizza Pb-Zn-(Ag) mine, Cuasso al Monte, Varese province, Italy. European Journal of Mineralogy, 24, 1069-1076.
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