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Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral II)

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Formula:
Na, La, Si, O, H
With minor Ce and trace Nd. Si content slightly lower than that in Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral I).
System:
Orthorhombic
Colour:
Colourless, white
Very rare in the Aris quarries (U. Kolitsch, unpubl. results, 2001, 2012, 2015).

Unit-cell parameters a and b are nearly identical to those of sazhinite.
Crystal structure presently unknown.

Compare Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral I).

Classification of Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral II)

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Physical Properties of Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral II)

Colour:
Colourless, white

Crystallography of Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral II)

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.169Å, b = 7.378Å, c = 23.487Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.972 : 1 : 3.183
Unit Cell Volume:
V 1,242.30 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Comment:
Space group presently unknown.

Chemical Properties of Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral II)

Formula:
Na, La, Si, O, H

With minor Ce and trace Nd. Si content slightly lower than that in Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral I).
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

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.

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Localities for Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral II)

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Namibia
 
  • Khomas Region
    • Windhoek District
      • Aris
Uwe Kolitsch (unpublished data)
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