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Calcioburbankite

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Formula:
Na3(Ca,REE,Sr)3(CO3)5
System:
Hexagonal
Colour:
Deep orange, silky white ...
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
3 - 4
Name:
Named in allusion to its composition wherein CALCIum substitutes for barium in regular Burbankite.
This page provides mineralogical data about Calcioburbankite.

Classification of Calcioburbankite

Approved
5.AC.30

5 : CARBONATES (NITRATES)
A : Carbonates without additional anions, without H2O
C : Alkali and alkali-earth carbonates
14.4.4.3

14 : ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
4 : Miscellaneous
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Type Occurrence of Calcioburbankite

Physical Properties of Calcioburbankite

Vitreous
Colour:
Deep orange, silky white to light pink
Streak:
White
Hardness (Mohs):
3 - 4

Crystallography of Calcioburbankite

Crystal System:
Hexagonal

Optical Data of Calcioburbankite

Type:
Uniaxial (-)
RI values:
nω = 1.636 nε = 1.631
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.005
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate

Chemical Properties of Calcioburbankite

Formula:
Na3(Ca,REE,Sr)3(CO3)5
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Calcioburbankite to other Species

5.AC.05EiteliteNa2Mg(CO3)2
5.AC.10NyerereiteNa2Ca(CO3)2
5.AC.10ZemkoriteNa2Ca(CO3)2
5.AC.15BütschliiteK2Ca(CO3)2
5.AC.20FairchilditeK2Ca(CO3)2
5.AC.25ShortiteNa2Ca2(CO3)3
5.AC.30Burbankite(Na,Ca)3(Sr,Ba,Ce)3(CO3)5
5.AC.30Khanneshite(Na,Ca)3(Ba,Sr,Ce,Ca)3(CO3)5
5.AC.30SanromániteNa2CaPb3[CO3]5

Other Names for Calcioburbankite

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 Calcioburbankite

Reference List:
VAN VELTHUIZEN, J., GAULT, R., and GRICE, J.D. (1995) Calcioburbankite, Na3(Ca,REE,Sr)3(CO3)5, a new mineral species from Mont Saint Hilaire, Quebec, and its relationship to the burbankite group of minerals. Canadaian Mineralogist, 33, 1231 1235.

Internet Links for Calcioburbankite

Localities for Calcioburbankite

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.
Canada (TL)
 
  • Québec
    • Montérégie
      • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
        • Mont Saint-Hilaire
Van Velthuizen, J., Gault, R.A. and Grice, J.D. (1995), Calcio-burbankite, Na3(Ca,REE,Sr)3(CO3)5, a new mineral species from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, and its relationship to the burbankite group of minerals. Canadian Mineralogist: 33: 1231-1236.
Mongolia
 
  • Dornogovi Aimag
    • Hövsgöl
Kynický, J. & Samec, P. (2005): Hydrothermally-metasomatic and exsolution-like mineralization of the carbonatites from selected localities at Gobi. Mongolian Geoscientist. sv. 9, č. 27, s. 52-55.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Aldan Shield
New Data on Minerals (2004): 39: 50-64
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaja Oblast'
      • Northern Karelia
SUBBOTIN, V.V., VOLOSHIN, A.V., PAKHOMOVSKY, Yu.A., and BAKHCHISARAYTSEV, A.Yu. (1999) Calcioburbankite and burbankite from the carbonatites of Vuoriyarvi massif (New data). Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 128, 78 87 (in Russian with English abstract). P.M. Kartashov data; New Data on Minerals (2004): 39: 50-64
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