SUPPORT US. If mindat.org is important to you, click here to donate to our Fall 2019 fundraiser!
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe ElementsBooks & Magazines
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsUsersMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day GalleryMineral Photography

Mountainite from
Yubileinaya pegmatite (Yubileinoye; Jubilejnaja), Karnasurt Mountain, Lovozersky District, Murmansk Oblast, Russia

Locality type:Pegmatite
Classification
Species:Mountainite
Formula:KNa2Ca2[Si8O19(OH)] · 6H2O
Habit:prismatic crystals to 2mm.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Zubkova, N. V., Pekov, I. V., Pushcharovsky, D. Y., & Chukanov, N. V. (2009). The crystal structure and refined formula of mountainite, KNa2Ca2 [Si8O19 (OH)]⊙ 6 H2O. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 224(8), 389-396.; Pluth, J. J., Smith, J. V., Pushcharovsky, D. Y., Semenov, E. I., Bram, A., Riekel, C., ... & Broach, R. W. (1997). Third-generation synchrotron x-ray diffraction of 6-μm crystal of raite,≈ Na3Mn3Ti0. 25Si8O20 (OH) 2⋅ 10H2O, opens up new chemistry and physics of low-temperature minerals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 94(23), 12263-12267.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Vitusite-(Ce)4 photos of Mountainite associated with Vitusite-(Ce) at this locality.
Steenstrupine-(Ce)4 photos of Mountainite associated with Steenstrupine-(Ce) at this locality.
Natrolite4 photos of Mountainite associated with Natrolite at this locality.
Sazhinite-(Ce)2 photos of Mountainite associated with Sazhinite-(Ce) at this locality.
Magnesio-arfvedsonite2 photos of Mountainite associated with Magnesio-arfvedsonite at this locality.
Raite2 photos of Mountainite associated with Raite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Mountainite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Yubileinaya pegmatite (Yubileinoye; Jubilejnaja), Karnasurt Mountain, Lovozersky District, Murmansk Oblast, Russia
Photo GalleryView Gallery (3 photos)
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: December 9, 2019 07:48:02
Go to top of page