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Calcjarlite

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Formula:
Na(Ca,Sr)3Al3(OH)2F14
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

Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
3.CC.20

3 : HALIDES
C : Complex halides
C : Soro-aluminofluorides
11.6.10.2

11 : HALIDE COMPLEXES
6 : Aluminofluorides - Isolated Octahedra
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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First Recorded Occurrence of Calcjarlite

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 Data:
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°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.007
Image 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)3Al3(OH)2F14
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Calcjarlite to other Species

3.CC.05GearksutiteCa[Al(F,OH)5(H2O)]
3.CC.10AcuminiteSr[AlF4(OH)(H2O)]
3.CC.10TikhonenkoviteSr[AlF4(OH)(H2O)]
3.CC.15ArtroeitePb[AlF3(OH)2]
3.CC.20JarliteNa(Sr,Na)7MgAl6F32(OH,H2O)2
3.CC.20JørgenseniteNa2(Sr,Ba)14Na2Al12F64(OH,F)4
8.4.1SellaiteMgF2
8.4.2NeighboriteNaMgF3
8.4.3BischofiteMgCl2 · 6H2O
8.4.4KorshunovskiteMg2Cl(OH)3 · 4H2O
8.4.5CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2O
8.4.6TachyhydriteCaMg2Cl6 · 12H2O
8.4.7FluoriteCaF2
8.4.8SinjariteCaCl2 · 2H2O
8.4.9AntarcticiteCaCl2 · 6H2O
8.4.10ChlorocalciteKCaCl3
8.4.11RorisiteCaFCl
8.4.12JarliteNa(Sr,Na)7MgAl6F32(OH,H2O)2
8.4.14TikhonenkoviteSr[AlF4(OH)(H2O)]
8.4.15AcuminiteSr[AlF4(OH)(H2O)]
8.4.16FrankdicksoniteBaF2
8.4.17UsoviteBa2CaMgAl2F14
8.4.18BøgvaditeNa2SrBa2Al4F20

Other Names for Calcjarlite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Calcjarlit
Spanish:Calcjarlita

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 Calcjarlite

Reference List:
American Mineralogist: 59: 873-874.

Canadian Mineralogist: 21: 553-560.

Internet Links for Calcjarlite

Localities for Calcjarlite

(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.
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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