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Vigrishinite

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Formula:
Zn
 
2
Ti
 
2-x
[Ti
 
2
(Si
 
2
O
 
7
)
 
2
](OH,H
 
2
O,☐)
 
8
(x < 1)
System:Triclinic
Name:
Named for Victor. G. Grishin (31 October 1953 - ) - systematic collector from Revda city.


Heterophyllosilicate of the bafertisite meroplesiotype series

Classification of Vigrishinite

IMA status:Approved 2011
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Type Occurrence of Vigrishinite

Type Locality:Pegmatite No. 71, Malyi Punkaruaiv Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Place of Conservation of Type Material:Fersman Mineralogical Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow,Russia, registration number 4156/1

Crystallography of Vigrishinite

Crystal System:Triclinic
Class (H-M):1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:P1
Cell Parameters:a = 8.743(9) Å, b = 8.698(9) Å, c = 11.581(11) Å
α = 91.54(8)°, β = 98.29(8)°, γ = 105.65(8)°
Ratio:a:b:c = 1.005 : 1 : 1.331
Unit Cell Volume:V 837.18 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
11.7(67)
8.27(50)
7.37(27)
6.94(43)
5.73(54)
4.17(65)
2.861(100)
2.609(30)

Chemical Properties of Vigrishinite

Formula:
Zn
 
2
Ti
 
2-x
[Ti
 
2
(Si
 
2
O
 
7
)
 
2
](OH,H
 
2
O,☐)
 
8
(x < 1)
Simplified for copy/paste:Zn2Ti2-x[Ti2(Si2O7)2](OH,H2O,☐)8 (x < 1)
Essential elements:H, O, Si, Ti, Zn
All elements listed in formula:H, O, Si, Ti, Zn

Other Names for Vigrishinite

Synonyms:
IMA2011-073
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 Vigrishinite

Reference List:

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Pekov, I.V., Britvin, S.N.,Zubkova, N.V., Chukanov, N.V., Bryzgalov, A.A., Lykova, I.S., Belakovskiy, D.I. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2011): Vigrishinite, IMA 2011-073. CNMNC Newsletter No. 11, December 2011, page 2892; Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 2887-2893

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  • Localities for Vigrishinite

    (TL) indicates type locality. ? 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.
    Russia
     
    • Northern Region
      • Murmanskaja Oblast'
        • Kola Peninsula
          • Lovozero Massif
            • Malyi Punkaruaiv Mt
    Pekov, I.V., Britvin, S.N.,Zubkova, N.V., Chukanov, N.V., Bryzgalov, A.A., Lykova, I.S., Belakovskiy, D.I. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2011): Vigrishinite, IMA 2011-073. CNMNC Newsletter No. 11, December 2011, page 2892; Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 2887-2893
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