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|Name:||Named after it's composition of calcium, beryllium, boron and silicon.|
Questionable member of the Gadolinite-Datolite Group.
Originally reported from Dara-i-Pioz Glacier, Alayskiy (Alai) Range, Tien Shan Mts, Region of Republican Subordination, Tajikistan.
Classification of Calcybeborosilite-(Y)
|IMA status:||Published without Approval 1996|
|Explanation of status:||Unnamed Mineral A of Semenov et al. (1963); named by Povarennykh & Dusmatov (1970), but not approved by CNMMN. Levinson-type suffix added later in conformity with CNMMN policy. Probably = gadolinite-(Y).|
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||9.AJ.20|
9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
A : Nesosilicates
J : Nesosilicates with BO3 triangles and/or B, Be tetrahedra, cornersharing with SiO4
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Type Occurrence of Calcybeborosilite-(Y)
|Type Locality:||Darai-Pioz Glacier (Dara-i-Pioz; Dara-Pioz), Alai Range (Alayskiy), Tien Shan Mtn, Region of Republican Subordination, Tajikistan|
Crystallography of Calcybeborosilite-(Y)
Chemical Properties of Calcybeborosilite-(Y)
|Simplified for copy/paste:||(Y,Ca)2(□,Fe2+)(B,Be)2[SiO4]2(OH,O)2|
|Essential elements:||B, H, O, Si, Y|
|All elements listed in formula:||B, Be, Ca, Fe, H, O, Si, Y|
Relationship of Calcybeborosilite-(Y) to other Species
|Member of:||Gadolinite-Datolite Group|
|Other Members of Group:|
|Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):|
Other Names for Calcybeborosilite-(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 Calcybeborosilite-(Y)
Soviet Physics - Crystallography 8 (1963), 539.
American Mineralogist 49 (1964), 443.
Mineralogical Magazine 39 (1974), 909.
Crystallography Reports 41 (1996), 217.
American Mineralogist 86 (2001), 1537.
Rastsvetaeva et al. (1996): Kristallografiya, 41, 2, 235-239.
Pekov, I. V. (1998): Minerals first discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union. Ocean Pictures Ltd., Moscow, 369 pp. (page 53).
Internet Links for Calcybeborosilite-(Y)
Localities for Calcybeborosilite-(Y)
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Locality Updated: Salt Mountain, Cardona, Bages, Barcelona, Catalonia, SpainFrom Gascon Cuello Fernando, 18th Dec 2014 19:20:50