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Nashite

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Formula:
Na
 
3
Ca
 
2
[(V
5+
9
V
4+
 
)O
 
28
] · 24H
 
2
O
System:Monoclinic
Name:Named in honour of Dr. Barbara P. Nash (b. 1944), Professor of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Utah.
This page provides mineralogical data about Nashite.

Classification of Nashite

IMA status:Approved 2012
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Type Occurrence of Nashite

Co-type Localities:St Jude Mine, Gypsum Valley, Slick Rock District, San Miguel Co., Colorado, USA
Little Eva Mine, Yellow Cat District (W. part of Thompsons District), Grand Co., Utah, USA
Place of Conservation of Type Material:Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, California, USA, catalogue numbers 63583 (holotype) and 63584 (Little Eva mine), and 63585, 63586 and 63587 (St Jude mine)

Crystallography of Nashite

Crystal System:Monoclinic
Class (H-M):2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:P21/m {P1 1 21/m} {P21/m} {P1 21/m 1}
Space Group Setting:P21/m
Cell Parameters:a = 10.0099(3) Å, b = 21.8472(7) Å, c = 11.1504(7) Å
β = 116.584(8)°
Ratio:a:b:c = 0.458 : 1 : 0.51
Unit Cell Volume:V 2,180.67 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
10.995 (46)
9.044 (100)
8.350 (64)
6.962 (15)
5.526 (17)
3.501 (15)
2.994 (13)
2.652 (15)

Chemical Properties of Nashite

Formula:
Na
 
3
Ca
 
2
[(V
5+
9
V
4+
 
)O
 
28
] · 24H
 
2
O
Simplified for copy/paste:Na3Ca2[(V5+9V4+)O28]·24H2O
Essential elements:Ca, H, Na, O, V
All elements listed in formula:Ca, H, Na, O, V

Other Names for Nashite

Synonyms:
IMA2011-105
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 Nashite

Reference List:

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Kampf, A.R., Hughes, J.M., Marty, J., Brown, F. (2012) Nashite, IMA 2011-105. CNMNC Newsletter No. 13, June 2012, page 810; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 807-817.

Kampf, A.R., Hughes, J.M., Marty, J. and Brown, F. H. (2013): Nashite, Na3Ca2[(V4+V5+9)O28]•24H2O, a new mineral species from the Yellow Cat Mining District, Utah and the Slick Rock Mining District, Colorado: Crystal structure and descriptive mineralogy. Canadian Mineralogist, 51, 27-38.

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  • Localities for Nashite

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    USA
     
    • Colorado
      • San Miguel Co.
        • Slick Rock District
          • Gypsum Valley
    Kampf, A.R., Hughes, J.M., Marty, J., Brown, F. (2012) Nashite, IMA 2011-105. CNMNC Newsletter No. 13, June 2012, page 810; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 807-817; Kampf, A.R., Hughes, J.M., Marty, J. and Brown, F. H. (2013): Nashite, Na3Ca2[(V4+V5+9)O28]•24H2O, a new mineral species from the Yellow Cat Mining District, Utah and the Slick Rock Mining District, Colorado: Crystal structure and descriptive mineralogy. Canadian Mineralogist, 51, 27-38.
    • Utah
      • Grand Co.
        • Yellow Cat District (W. part of Thompsons District)
    Kampf, A.R., Hughes, J.M., Marty, J., Brown, F. (2012) Nashite, IMA 2011-105. CNMNC Newsletter No. 13, June 2012, page 810; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 807-817; Kampf, A.R., Hughes, J.M., Marty, J. and Brown, F. H. (2013): Nashite, Na3Ca2[(V4+V5+9)O28]•24H2O, a new mineral species from the Yellow Cat Mining District, Utah and the Slick Rock Mining District, Colorado: Crystal structure and descriptive mineralogy. Canadian Mineralogist, 51, 27-38.
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