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Hexacelsian from
Gurim anticline, Hatrurim Basin, Tamar Regional Council, Southern District (HaDarom District), Israel

Locality type:Anticline
Classification
Species:Hexacelsian
Formula:BaAl2Si2O8
Chemical Analyses:
Empirical formulae:
1(Ba0.911K0.059Ca0.042Na0.0101.022Al1.891Fe3+0.072Si2.034O8
Sample references:
SampleReference
1Type SpecimenGaluskina, I.O., Galuskin, E.V., Vapnik, Y., Prusik, K., Stasiak, M., Dzier?anowski, P., Murashko, M. (2017): Gurimite, Ba3(VO4)2, and hexacelsian, BaAl2Si2O8
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Galuskina, I.O., Galuskin, E.V., Vapnik, Y., Prusik, K., Stasiak, M., Dzierżanowski, P., Murashko, M. (2017): Gurimite, Ba3(VO4)2, and hexacelsian, BaAl2Si2O8 – two new minerals from schorlomite-rich paralava of the Hatrurim Complex, Negev Desert, Israel. Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 1009-1019.; Krzątała, A.; Krüger, B.; Galuskina, I.; Vapnik, Y.; Galuskin, E. (2020) Walstromite, BaCa2(Si3O9), from Rankinite Paralava within Gehlenite Hornfels of the Hatrurim Basin, Negev Desert, Israel. Minerals 10, 407.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Hexacelsian data
Locality Data:Click here to view Gurim anticline, Hatrurim Basin, Tamar Regional Council, Southern District (HaDarom District), Israel
 
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