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Chanabayaite

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Formula:
CuCl(N3C2H2)(NH3)·0.25H2O
Formula from type description: Cu2(N^3C^2H^2)^2Cl(NH^3Cl,H^2О,□)^4
System:
Orthorhombic
Colour:
Blue
Hardness:
2
Name:
Name after the typelocality.
Chanabayaite is a transformational mineral species formed as a result of leaching Na and one third of CI and partial dehydration of the protophase Na2Cu2Cl3(N3C2H2)2(NH3)2∙4H20.

Classification of Chanabayaite

Approved 2013
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Type Occurrence of Chanabayaite

General Appearance of Type Material:
Blue translucent imperfect prismatic crystals up to 0.05x0.1 xO.5 mm in size and their radial aggregates.
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, registration number 4418/1
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Found in a guano deposit.
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Physical Properties of Chanabayaite

Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Translucent
Colour:
Blue
Hardness (Mohs):
2
Hardness Data:
Measured
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Perfect
Perfect cleavage on (001) and imperfect cleavage on (100) and (010).
Density:
1.48(2) g/cm3 (Measured)    1.464 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Crystallography of Chanabayaite

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Imma
Space Group Setting:
Imma
Cell Parameters:
a = 19.484(3) Å, b = 7.2136(10) Å, c = 11.999(4) Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 2.701 : 1 : 1.663
Unit Cell Volume:
V 1686.5 ų
Z:
2
Morphology:
Prismatic
X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
10.19(100)
6.189(40)
5.729(23)
5.216(75)
4.964(20)
2.870(14)
2.830(20)
2.611(24)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Optical Data of Chanabayaite

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.561(2) nβ = 1.615(3) nγ = 1.620(2)
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.059
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Pleochroism:
Strong
Comments:
Z ~ Y (deep blue) 3> X (pale grey-blue)

Chemical Properties of Chanabayaite

Formula:
CuCl(N3C2H2)(NH3)·0.25H2O

Formula from type description: Cu2(N^3C^2H^2)^2Cl(NH^3Cl,H^2О,□)^4
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:
Analytical Data:
Cu (32.23)
Fe (1.14)
CI (16.13)
H (3.1)
N (29.9)
С (12.2)
О (3.4)
total 98.1
Empirical Formula:
Cu1.92Fe0.08Cl1.72N8.09C3.85H11.66O0.81

Other Names for Chanabayaite

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 Chanabayaite

Reference List:
Chukanov, N.V., Zubkova, N.V., Möhn, G., Pekov, I.V., Zadov, A.E. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2013) Chanabayaite, IMA 2013-065. CNMNC Newsletter No. 17, October 2013, page 3004; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2997-3005.

Chukanov, N.V., Zubkova, N.V., Mohn, G., Pekov, I.V., Pushcharovsky, D.Yu., Zadov, A.E. (2015): Chanabayaite, Cu2(N3C2H2)2Cl(NH3Cl,H2О,□)4 a new mineral containing triazolate anion. Zapiski RMO, 144(2), 36-47.

Internet Links for Chanabayaite

Localities for Chanabayaite

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.
Chile (TL)
 
  • Tarapacá Region
    • Iquique Province
      • Chanabaya
Chukanov, N.V., Zubkova, N.V., Möhn, G., Pekov, I.V., Zadov, A.E. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2013) Chanabayaite, IMA 2013-065. CNMNC Newsletter No. 17, October 2013, page 3004; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2997-3005.; Chukanov, N.V., Zubkova, N.V., Mohn, G., Pekov, I.V., Pushcharovsky, D.Yu., Zadov, A.E. (2015): Chanabayaite, Cu2(N3C2H2)2Cl(NH3Cl,H2О,□)4 a new mineral containing triazolate anion. Zapiski RMO, 144(2), 36-47.
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