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Coskrenite-(Ce)

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Formula:
(Ce,Nd,La)2(C2O4)(SO4)2 · 12H2O
System:
Triclinic
Lustre:
Vitreous
Name:
For T. Dennis Coskren (b. 1942), American geochemist and mineralogist.
This page provides mineralogical data about Coskrenite-(Ce).

Classification of Coskrenite-(Ce)

Approved 1996
9/A.01-110
10.AB.65

10 : ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
A : Salts of organic acids
B : Oxalates
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Type Occurrence of Coskrenite-(Ce)

Physical Properties of Coskrenite-(Ce)

Vitreous

Crystallography of Coskrenite-(Ce)

Crystal System:
Triclinic

Optical Data of Coskrenite-(Ce)

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.544 nβ = 1.578 nγ = 1.602
2V:
Measured: 65° , Calculated: 78°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.058
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Low
Dispersion:
medium

Chemical Properties of Coskrenite-(Ce)

Formula:
(Ce,Nd,La)2(C2O4)(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Coskrenite-(Ce) to other Species

10.AB.05HumboldtineFe2+(C2O4) · 2H2O
10.AB.05LindbergiteMn2+(C2O4) · 2H2O
10.AB.10GlushinskiteMg(C2O4) · 2H2O
10.AB.15MoolooiteCu(C2O4) · 0.4H2O
10.AB.20StepanoviteNaMgFe3+(C2O4)3 · 8-9H2O
10.AB.25MinguzziteK3Fe3+(C2O4)3 · 3H2O
10.AB.30WheatleyiteNa2Cu(C2O4)2 · 2H2O
10.AB.35ZhemchuzhnikoviteNaMg(Fe3+,Al)(C2O4)3 · 8H2O
10.AB.40WeddelliteCa(C2O4) · 2H2O
10.AB.45WhewelliteCa(C2O4) · H2O
10.AB.50CaoxiteCa(C2O4) · 3H2O
10.AB.55Oxammite(NH4)2(C2O4) · H2O
10.AB.60NatroxalateNa2(C2O4)
10.AB.70Levinsonite-(Y)(Y,Nd,La)Al(C2O4)(SO4)2 · 12H2O
10.AB.75Zugshunstite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,La)Al(C2O4)(SO4)2 · 12H2O
10.AB.80NovgorodovaiteCa2(C2O4)Cl2 · 2H2O

Other Names for Coskrenite-(Ce)

Name in Other Languages:
German:Coskrenit
Spanish:Coskrenita

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 Coskrenite-(Ce)

Reference List:
Canadian Mineralogist: 37: 1453-1462.

Internet Links for Coskrenite-(Ce)

Localities for Coskrenite-(Ce)

(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.
USA (TL)
 
  • Tennessee
    • Sevier Co.
      • Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Canadian Mineralogist (1999) 37, 1453-1462
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