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Calciolangbeinite

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Formula:
K2Ca2(SO4)3
System:
Isometric
Name:
Name as being the Ca-analogue of langbeinite.
This page provides mineralogical data about Calciolangbeinite.

Classification of Calciolangbeinite

Approved 2011
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First Recorded Occurrence of Calciolangbeinite

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 Data:
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:
K2Ca2(SO4)3
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Calciolangbeinite to other Species

Other Members of Group:
Efremovite(NH4)2Mg2(SO4)3
LangbeiniteK2Mg2(SO4)3
ManganolangbeiniteK2Mn2(SO4)3

Other Names for Calciolangbeinite

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 Calciolangbeinite

Reference List:
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.

Internet Links for Calciolangbeinite

Localities for Calciolangbeinite

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.
Palestine
 
  • West Bank
    • Hatrurim Formation
Galuskina, I.O., Vapnik Ye., Lazic B., Armbruster T., Murashko M. and Galuskin E. Harmunite CaFe2O4: A new mineral from the Jabel Harmun, West Bank, Palestinian Autonomy, Israel. American Mineralogist, 99, 965–975.
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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