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UM1941-01-F:AlCaHMgNa

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Formula:
NaCaMgAl
 
3
F
 
14
· 4H
 
2
O
Lustre:Vitreous


Originally reported from Bilyukai crater, Klyuchevskiy (Klyuchevskaya) Volcano, Kamchatka Oblast', Far-Eastern Region, Russia.

Also named boldyrevite but this name was never formally accepted by the IMA.

Classification of UM1941-01-F:AlCaHMgNa

IMA status:Unnamed - valid
Explanation of status:The unnamed mineral of Naboko (1941).
Strunz 8th edition ID:3/C.03-80
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:3.CF.10

3 : HALIDES
C : Complex halides
F : Tekto-aluminofluorides
Dana 8th edition ID:11.8.4.

11 : HALIDE COMPLEXES
8 : Aluminofluorides - Chains, Sheets and Frameworks
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Physical Properties of UM1941-01-F:AlCaHMgNa

Lustre:Vitreous

Chemical Properties of UM1941-01-F:AlCaHMgNa

Formula:
NaCaMgAl
 
3
F
 
14
· 4H
 
2
O
Simplified for copy/paste:NaCaMgAl3F14·4H2O
Essential elements:Al, Ca, F, H, Mg, Na, O
All elements listed in formula:Al, Ca, F, H, Mg, Na, O

Relationship of UM1941-01-F:AlCaHMgNa to other Species

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
3.CF.05Ralstonite
NaMg[Al(F,OH)
 
6
] · H
 
2
O
3.CF.15Bøgvadite
Na
 
2
SrBa
 
2
Al
 
4
F
 
20

Other Names for UM1941-01-F:AlCaHMgNa

Synonyms:
Boldyrevite
Other Languages:
German:Boldyrevit
Spanish:Boldyrevita

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 UM1941-01-F:AlCaHMgNa

Reference List:

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Naboko (1941) Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR: 33: 140. (unnamed)

Pabst (1939) American Mineralogist: 24: 566.

American Mineralogist (1943): 28: 283.

American Mineralogist (1951): 36: 641.

Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: Halides, Nitrates, Borates, Carbonates, Sulfates, Phosphates, Arsenates, Tungstates, Molybdates, Etc. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 127 (as an unnamed mineral).

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  • Localities for UM1941-01-F:AlCaHMgNa

    (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.
    Nigeria
     
    • Kaduna State
    Emeralds of the World English extraLapis Vol. 2 2002 pp24-35
    Russia
     
    • Far-Eastern Region
      • Kamchatka Oblast'
        • Klyuchevskiy volcano (Klyuchevskaya)
    Palache et al (1951), Dana's System of Mineralogy, seventh ed., vol. II: 127.
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