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Kukharenkoite-(Ce)

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Formula:
Ba
 
2
Ce(CO
 
3
)
 
3
F
System:MonoclinicColour:yellow, red-brown, ...
Lustre:GreasyHardness:
Name:For Prof. Alexander A. Kukharenko (1914-1993), Department of Mineralogy, St. Petersburg University, St. Petersburg, Russia.
This page provides mineralogical data about Kukharenkoite-(Ce).

Classification of Kukharenkoite-(Ce)

IMA status:Approved 1995
Strunz 8th edition ID:5/C.07-155
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:5.BD.10

5 : CARBONATES (NITRATES)
B : Carbonates with additional anions, without H2O
D : With rare earth elements (REE)
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Type Occurrence of Kukharenkoite-(Ce)

Co-type Localities:Poudrette quarry (Demix quarry; Uni-Mix quarry; Desourdy quarry; Carrière Mont Saint-Hilaire), Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
Demix-Varennes quarry, Saint-Amable sill, Varennes & St-Amable, Lajemmerais RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
Kirovskii apatite mine (Kirovsky Mine; Kirovskii Mine; Kirov Mine), Kukisvumchorr Mt, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Vuoriyarvi alkaline-ultrabasic massif, Northern Karelia, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Geological Setting of type material:Kukharenkoite-(Ce) has 4 type localities with data derived from bona fide type specimens from all four localities. In fact we found the TL3 type specimen in 1976. TL 1: Kirov mine, Khibina massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia TL 2: Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville County, Québec [45 33' N, 73 08' W]. TL 3: Demix (Varennes) quarry, Saint-Amable sill, Saint-Amable and Varennes, Verchères County, Québec [45 39' N, 73 17' W]. TL 4: Vuorijärvi massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia

Physical Properties of Kukharenkoite-(Ce)

Lustre:Greasy
Colour:yellow, red-brown, pink-grey, colourless
Streak:white
Hardness (Mohs):

Crystallography of Kukharenkoite-(Ce)

Crystal System:Monoclinic
Class (H-M):2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:P21/m
Cell Parameters:a = 13.406Å, b = 5.072Å, c = 6.707Å
β = 106.57°
Ratio:a:b:c = 2.643 : 1 : 1.322
Unit Cell Volume:V 437.11 ų
Z:2

Optical Data of Kukharenkoite-(Ce)

Type:Biaxial (-)
RI values: nα = 1.584 - 1.594 nβ = 1.710 - 1.724 nγ = 1.715 - 1.728
2V:Measured: 16° , Calculated: 18° to 20°
Maximum Birefringence:δ = 0.131 - 0.134

Chart shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:High
Dispersion:r > v moderate

Chemical Properties of Kukharenkoite-(Ce)

Formula:
Ba
 
2
Ce(CO
 
3
)
 
3
F
Simplified for copy/paste:Ba2Ce(CO3)3F
Essential elements:Ba, C, Ce, F, O
All elements listed in formula:Ba, C, Ce, F, O

Relationship of Kukharenkoite-(Ce) to other Species

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

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5.BD.05Cordylite-(Ce)
NaBaCe
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
 
4
F
5.BD.05Lukechangite-(Ce)
Na
 
3
Ce
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
 
4
F
5.BD.10Zhonghuacerite-(Ce)
Ba
 
2
Ce(CO
 
3
)
 
3
F
5.BD.10Kukharenkoite-(La)
Ba
 
2
(La,Ce,Th)(CO
 
3
)
 
3
F
5.BD.15Cebaite-(Ce)
Ba
 
3
Ce
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
 
5
F
 
2
5.BD.15Cebaite-(Nd)
Ba
 
3
(Nd,Ce)
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
 
5
F
 
2
5.BD.18Arisite-(Ce)
NaCe
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
 
3-x
F
 
2x+1
5.BD.18Arisite-(La)
NaLa
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
 
3-x
F
 
2x+1
5.BD.20aBastnäsite-(Ce)
(Ce,La)(CO
 
3
)F
5.BD.20aBastnäsite-(La)
(La,Ce)(CO
 
3
)F
5.BD.20aBastnäsite-(Y)
(Y,Ce)(CO
 
3
)F
5.BD.20aHydroxylbastnäsite-(Ce)
(Ce,La)(CO
 
3
)(OH,F)
5.BD.20aHydroxylbastnäsite-(Nd)
(Nd,Ce,La)(CO
 
3
)(OH,F)
5.BD.20aHydroxylbastnäsite-(La)
(La,Nd,Ce)(CO
 
3
)(OH,F)
5.BD.20bParisite-(Ce)
Ca(Ce,La)
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
 
3
F
 
2
5.BD.20bParisite-(Nd)
Ca(Nd,Ce,La)
 
2
(CO
 
3
)
 
3
F
 
2
5.BD.20dRöntgenite-(Ce)
Ca
 
2
(Ce,La)
 
3
(CO
 
3
)
 
5
F
 
3
5.BD.20cSynchysite-(Ce)
Ca(Ce,La)(CO
 
3
)
 
2
F
5.BD.20cSynchysite-(Nd)
Ca(Nd,Y,Gd)(CO
 
3
)
 
2
F
5.BD.20cSynchysite-(Y)
Ca(Y,Ce)(CO
 
3
)
 
2
F
5.BD.20aThorbastnäsite
Th(Ca,Ce)(CO
 
3
)
 
2
F
 
2
· 3H
 
2
O
5.BD.20aBastnäsite-(Nd)
Nd(CO
 
3
)F
5.BD.25Horváthite-(Y)
NaY(CO
 
3
)F
 
2
5.BD.25Qaqarssukite-(Ce)
Ba(Ce,REE)(CO
 
3
)
 
2
F
5.BD.35Huanghoite-(Ce)
BaCe(CO
 
3
)
 
2
F

Other Names for Kukharenkoite-(Ce)

Synonyms:
IMA1995-040Unnamed (MSH UK-65)
Other Languages:
Russian:Кухаренкоит-(Ce)

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 Kukharenkoite-(Ce)

Reference List:

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Zaitsev, A.N., Yakovenchuk, V.N., Chao, G.Y., Gault, R.A., Subbotin, V.V., Pakhomosky, Y.A. & Bogdanova, A.N. (1996): Kukharenkoite-(Ce), Ba2Ce(CO3)3F, a new mineral from Kola Peninsula, Russia and Québec, Canada. European Journal of Mineralogy 8, 1327-1336.
HORVÁTH, L., PFENNINGER HORVÁTH, E., GAULT, R.A., and TARASSOFF, P. (1998) Mineralogy of the Saint Amable sill, Varennes and Saint Amable, Québec, Canada. Mineralogical Record, 29, 83 118.

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  • Localities for Kukharenkoite-(Ce)

    The 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. ? 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.
    Canada
     
    • British Columbia
      • Omenica Mining Division
        • Wicheeda Lake
    Dalsin, M.L. (2013) The Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Geochronology of the Wicheeda Carbonatite Complex, British Columbia. M.Sc. Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
    • Québec
      • Montérégie
        • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
          • Mont Saint-Hilaire
    ZAITSEV, A.N., YAKOVENCHUK, V.N., CHAO, G.Y., GAULT, R.A., SUBBOTIN, V.V., PAKHOMOVSKY, Y.A., and BOGDANOVA, A.N. (1996) Kukharenkoite (Ce) Ba2Ce(CO3)3F, a new mineral from Kola Peninsula, Russia and Qu_bec, Canada. European Journal of Mineralogy, 8, 1327 1336.
        • Lajemmerais RCM
          • Varennes & St-Amable
    HORVÁTH, L., PFENNINGER HORVÁTH, E., GAULT, R.A., and TARASSOFF, P. (1998) Mineralogy of the Saint Amable sill, Varennes and Saint Amable, Québec, Canada. Mineralogical Record, 29, 83 118.
    ZAITSEV, A.N., YAKOVENCHUK, V.N., CHAO, G.Y., GAULT, R.A., SUBBOTIN, V.V., PAKHOMOVSKY, Y.A., and BOGDANOVA, A.N. (1996): Kukharenkoite-(Ce) Ba2Ce(CO3)3F, a new mineral from Kola Peninsula, Russia and Québec, Canada. European Journal of Mineralogy, 8, 1327-1336. Horváth, L., Pfenninger-Horváth, E., Gault, R. A., & Tarassoff, P. (1998): Mineralogy of the Saint-Amable Sill, Varennes and Saint-Amable, Québec. Mineralogical Record, 29: 83-118.
      • Nord-du-Québec
    Nadeau, O., Stevenson, R. and Jébrak, M. (2014) The geology, petrology and geochemistry of the Montviel alkaline-carbonatite hosted lanthanide-Nb ore deposit, Abitibi, Canada. Abstract with Program, GAC/MAC Annual meeting 2014. 1p.
    Russia
     
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
        • Irkutskaya Oblast'
          • Vitim Plateau
            • Biraya and Bya Rivers confluence area (Chara Basin)
    Koneva A.A., Konev A.A., Vladykin N.V. (2010) Vein complex of the Biraya carbonatite deposit. in Abstracts of XXVII International conference School «Geochemistry of Alkaline rocks». – Moscow-Koktebel’. pp. 240 pp.
    C. Lemanski, Jr. (re-entry of lost Mindat data).
    • Northern Region
      • Murmanskaja Oblast'
        • Kola Peninsula
          • Khibiny Massif
            • Kukisvumchorr Mt
    Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
    Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
        • Northern Karelia
    ZAITSEV, A.N., YAKOVENCHUK, V.N., CHAO, G.Y., GAULT, R.A., SUBBOTIN, V.V., PAKHOMOSKY, Y.A., and BOGDANOVA, A.N. (1996) Kukharenkoite (Ce) Ba2Ce(CO3)3F, a new mineral from Kola Peninsula, Russia and Qu_bec, Canada. European Journal of Mineralogy, 8, 1327 1336.
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