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Calcjarlite

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Formula:
Na(Ca,Sr)
 
3
Al
 
3
(OH)
 
2
F
 
14
System:Monoclinic
Name:Named in allusion to its chemical relationship to Jarlite, containing CALCium in substitution for sodium in a specific structural site.


The Ca analogue of jarlite.

Classification of Calcjarlite

IMA status:Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
Strunz 8th edition ID:3/B.03-60
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:3.CC.20

3 : HALIDES
C : Complex halides
C : Soro-aluminofluorides
Dana 8th edition ID:11.6.10.2

11 : HALIDE COMPLEXES
6 : Aluminofluorides - Isolated Octahedra
Hey's CIM Ref.:8.4.13

8 : Halides - Fluorides, Chlorides, Bromides and Iodides; also Fluoborates and Fluosilicates
4 : Halides of the alkaline earths and Mg
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Type Occurrence of Calcjarlite

Type Locality:Fluorite vein, Parvaya Noiba River, Enisei Range (Yenisei Ridge; Enisei Ridge), Krasnoyarsk Territory (Krasnoyarsk Kray; Krasnoyarskii Krai), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia
Year of Discovery:1973

Crystallography of Calcjarlite

Crystal System:Monoclinic
Cell Parameters:a = 16.19Å, b = 9.86Å, c = 7.15Å
β = 99.2°
Ratio:a:b:c = 1.642 : 1 : 0.725
Unit Cell Volume:V 1,126.70 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Comment:Monoclinic symmetry assumed by analogy to jarlite.
X-Ray Powder Diffraction:
d-spacingIntensity
3.51 (5)
3.44 (3)
3.16 (6)
3.04 (7)
2.96 (10)
2.23 (4)
2.15 (4)

Optical Data of Calcjarlite

Type:Biaxial (+)
RI values: nα = 1.425 nβ = 1.428 nγ = 1.432
2V:Measured: 72° , Calculated: 82°
Maximum Birefringence:δ = 0.007

Chart shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:Moderate
Dispersion:not discernible

Chemical Properties of Calcjarlite

Formula:
Na(Ca,Sr)
 
3
Al
 
3
(OH)
 
2
F
 
14
Simplified for copy/paste:Na(Ca,Sr)3Al3(OH)2F14
Essential elements:Al, Ca, F, H, Na, O
All elements listed in formula:Al, Ca, F, H, Na, O, Sr

Relationship of Calcjarlite to other Species

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
3.CC.05Gearksutite
Ca[Al(F,OH)
 
5
(H
 
2
O)]
3.CC.10Acuminite
Sr[AlF
 
4
(OH)(H
 
2
O)]
3.CC.10Tikhonenkovite
Sr[AlF
 
4
(OH)(H
 
2
O)]
3.CC.15Artroeite
Pb[AlF
 
3
(OH)
 
2
]
3.CC.20Jarlite
Na(Sr,Na)
 
7
MgAl
 
6
F
 
32
(OH,H
 
2
O)
 
2
3.CC.20Jørgensenite
Na
 
2
(Sr,Ba)
 
14
Na
 
2
Al
 
12
F
 
64
(OH,F)
 
4
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
8.4.1Sellaite
MgF
 
2
8.4.2Neighborite
NaMgF
 
3
8.4.3Bischofite
MgCl
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
8.4.4Korshunovskite
Mg
 
2
Cl(OH)
 
3
· 4H
 
2
O
8.4.5Carnallite
KMgCl
 
3
· 6H
 
2
O
8.4.6Tachyhydrite
CaMg
 
2
Cl
 
6
· 12H
 
2
O
8.4.7Fluorite
CaF
 
2
8.4.8Sinjarite
CaCl
 
2
· 2H
 
2
O
8.4.9Antarcticite
CaCl
 
2
· 6H
 
2
O
8.4.10Chlorocalcite
KCaCl
 
3
8.4.11Rorisite
CaFCl
8.4.12Jarlite
Na(Sr,Na)
 
7
MgAl
 
6
F
 
32
(OH,H
 
2
O)
 
2
8.4.14Tikhonenkovite
Sr[AlF
 
4
(OH)(H
 
2
O)]
8.4.15Acuminite
Sr[AlF
 
4
(OH)(H
 
2
O)]
8.4.16Frankdicksonite
BaF
 
2
8.4.17Usovite
Ba
 
2
CaMgAl
 
2
F
 
14
8.4.18Bøgvadite
Na
 
2
SrBa
 
2
Al
 
4
F
 
20

Other Names for Calcjarlite

Other Languages:
German:Calcjarlit
Spanish:Calcjarlita

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 Calcjarlite

Reference List:

- +
American Mineralogist: 59: 873-874.

Canadian Mineralogist: 21: 553-560.

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  • Localities for Calcjarlite

    (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.
    Russia
     
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Krasnoyarsk Territory (Krasnoyarsk Kray; Krasnoyarskii Krai)
        • Enisei Range (Yenisei Ridge; Enisei Ridge)
          • Parvaya Noiba River
    Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
    USA
     
    • Colorado
      • El Paso Co.
        • Cheyenne District (St. Peters Dome District)
          • St Peters Dome
    Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data, material of Dean Allum
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