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|Colour:||Olive-green, brown to ...|
|Name:||Named after its chemical composition containing yttrium.|
NOTE: not to be confused with Yttriaite-(Y)
Classification of Yttrialite-(Y)
|Strunz 8th edition ID:||8/C.01-40|
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||9.BC.05|
9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
B : Sorosilicates
C : Si2O7 groups, without non-tetrahedral anions; cations in octahedral  and greater coordination
|Dana 8th edition ID:||55.2.1b.3|
55 : SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
2 : Si2O7 Groups, Generally with no Additional Anions with cations in  coordination
|Hey's CIM Ref.:||14.11.5|
14 : Silicates not Containing Aluminum
11 : Silicates of Th and Hg
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Type Occurrence of Yttrialite-(Y)
|Type Locality:||Baringer Hill (Barringer Hill), Bluffton, Llano Co., Texas, USA|
Physical Properties of Yttrialite-(Y)
|Colour:||Olive-green, brown to black; often with an orange-yellow crust|
Chemical Properties of Yttrialite-(Y)
|Simplified for copy/paste:||(Y,Th)2Si2O7|
|Essential elements:||O, Si, Y|
|All elements listed in formula:||O, Si, Th, Y|
Relationship of Yttrialite-(Y) to other Species
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Other Names for Yttrialite-(Y)
|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 Yttrialite-(Y)
American Journal of Science (1889): 138: 477.
Soviet Physics – Crystallography (1971): 16: 786.
American Mineralogist (1973): 58: 545.
Internet Links for Yttrialite-(Y)
Localities for Yttrialite-(Y)
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(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.
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Locality Updated: Ibitira meteorite, Ibitira, Martinho Campos, Minas Gerais, BrazilFrom Lon Clay Hill, 31st Jul 2014 01:29:55