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Calciolangbeinite

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Formula:
K
 
2
Ca
 
2
(SO
 
4
)
 
3
System:Isometric
Member of:Langbeinite Group
Name:Name as being the Ca-analogue of langbeinite.
This page provides mineralogical data about Calciolangbeinite.

Classification of Calciolangbeinite

IMA status:Approved 2011
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Type Occurrence of Calciolangbeinite

Type Locality:Yadovitaya fumarole, Second scoria cone, Northern Breakthrough (North Breach), Great Fissure eruption (Main Fracture), Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka Oblast', Far-Eastern Region, Russia

Crystallography of Calciolangbeinite

Crystal System:Isometric
Class (H-M):2 3 - Tetartoidal
Space Group:P21 3
Cell Parameters:a = 10.1887(2) Å
Unit Cell Volume:V 1,057.68 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
5.84 (8)
4.54 (9)
4.15 (27)
3.218 (100)
2.838 (8)
2.736 (37)
2.006 (11)
1.658 (8)

Chemical Properties of Calciolangbeinite

Formula:
K
 
2
Ca
 
2
(SO
 
4
)
 
3
Simplified for copy/paste:K2Ca2(SO4)3
Essential elements:Ca, K, O, S
All elements listed in formula:Ca, K, O, S

Relationship of Calciolangbeinite to other Species

Member of:Langbeinite Group
Other Members of Group:

- +
Efremovite
(NH
 
4
)
 
2
Mg
 
2
(SO
 
4
)
 
3
Langbeinite
K
 
2
Mg
 
2
(SO
 
4
)
 
3
Manganolangbeinite
K
 
2
Mn
 
2
(SO
 
4
)
 
3

Other Names for Calciolangbeinite

Synonyms:
IMA2011-067
Other Languages:

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 Calciolangbeinite

Reference List:

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Pekov, I.V., Zelenski, M.E., Zubkova, N.V., Yapaskurt, V.O., Chukanov, N.V., Belakovskiy, D.I. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2011) Calciolangbeinite, IMA 2011-067. CNMNC Newsletter No. 11, December 2011, page 2890; Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 2887-2893.

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  • Localities for Calciolangbeinite

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    Russia
     
    • Far-Eastern Region
      • Kamchatka Oblast'
        • Tolbachik volcano
          • Great Fissure eruption (Main Fracture)
            • Northern Breakthrough (North Breach)
              • Second scoria cone
    Pekov, I.V., Zelenski, M.E., Zubkova, N.V., Yapaskurt, V.O., Chukanov, N.V., Belakovskiy, D.I. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2011) Calciolangbeinite, IMA 2011-067. CNMNC Newsletter No. 11, December 2011, page 2890; Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 2887-2893.; Pekov, I. V., Zelenski, M. E., Zubkova, N. V., Yapaskurt, V. O., Chukanov, N. V., Belakovskiy, D. I., & Pushcharovsky, D. Y. (2012). Calciolangbeinite, K2Ca2 (SO4) 3, a new mineral from the Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka, Russia. Mineralogical Magazine, 76(3), 673-682.
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