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Kasatkinite

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Formula:
Ba
 
2
Ca
 
8
B
 
5
Si
 
8
O
 
32
(OH)
 
3
·6H
 
2
O
System:Monoclinic
Name:
Named for Anatoly Vital'evich Kasatkin (May 1970-) systematic collector from Moskow.
This page provides mineralogical data about Kasatkinite.

Classification of Kasatkinite

IMA status:Approved 2011
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Type Occurrence of Kasatkinite

Type Locality:Bazhenovskoe deposit, Asbest, Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia
Place of Conservation of Type Material:Fersman Mineralogical Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow,Russia, registration number 4129/1

Crystallography of Kasatkinite

Crystal System:Monoclinic
Cell Parameters:a = 5.74(2) Å, b = 7.234(8) Å, c = 20.81(2) Å
β = 90.70(12)°
Ratio:a:b:c = 0.793 : 1 : 2.877
Unit Cell Volume:V 864.03 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Comment:Space group P21/c, P2/c or Pc
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
5.89(24)
3.48(23)
3.36(24)
3.009(100)
2.925(65)
2.633(33)
2.116(29)

Chemical Properties of Kasatkinite

Formula:
Ba
 
2
Ca
 
8
B
 
5
Si
 
8
O
 
32
(OH)
 
3
·6H
 
2
O
Simplified for copy/paste:Ba2Ca8B5Si8O32(OH)3·6H2O
Essential elements:B, Ba, Ca, H, O, Si
All elements listed in formula:B, Ba, Ca, H, O, Si

Other Names for Kasatkinite

Synonyms:
IMA2011-045
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 Kasatkinite

Reference List:

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Pekov, I.V., Chukanov, N.V.,.Filinchuk, Y.E., Zadov, A.E., Kononkova, N.N., Epanchintsev, S.G., Kaden, P., Kutzer, A. and Göttlicher, J. (2011): Kasatkinite, IMA 2011-045. CNMNC Newsletter No. 10, October 2011,page 2559

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  • Localities for Kasatkinite

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    Russia
     
    • Urals Region
      • Middle Urals
        • Sverdlovskaya Oblast'
          • Asbest
    Pekov, I.V., Chukanov, N.V.,.Filinchuk, Y.E., Zadov, A.E., Kononkova, N.N., Epanchintsev, S.G., Kaden, P., Kutzer, A. and Göttlicher, J. (2011): Kasatkinite, IMA 2011-045. CNMNC Newsletter No. 10, October 2011,page 2559
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