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Malinkoite

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Formula:
NaBSiO4
System:
Hexagonal
Colour:
White, Creamy rose pink
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
7
Name:
Named by A.P. Khomyakov, G.N. Nechelyustov, E.V. Sokolova, and F.C. Hawthorne in 2000 in honor of Svetlana Vyacheslavovna Malinko (1927 - ), Russian mineralogist at the Institute of Mineral Resources, Moscow, Russia. She specializes in minerals containing boron and has discovered several new ones.
This page provides mineralogical data about Malinkoite.


Classification of Malinkoite

Approved
Approval Year:
2000
9.FA.10

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
F : Tektosilicates without zeolitic H2O
A : Tektosilicates without additional non-tetrahedral anions

Physical Properties of Malinkoite

Vitreous
Colour:
White, Creamy rose pink
Streak:
White
Hardness (Mohs):
7

Optical Data of Malinkoite

Type:
Uniaxial (-)
RI values:
nω = 1.591 nε = 1.582
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.009
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate

Chemical Properties of Malinkoite

Formula:
NaBSiO4
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Malinkoite

Crystal System:
Hexagonal

Type Occurrence of Malinkoite

Relationship of Malinkoite to other Species

9.FA.05KaliophiliteKAlSiO4
9.FA.05KalsiliteKAlSiO4
9.FA.05NephelineNaAlSiO4
9.FA.05PanunziteK3Na(AlSiO4)4
9.FA.05TrikalsiliteK2NaAl3(SiO4)3
9.FA.05YoshiokaiteCa1-x(Al,Si)2O4
9.FA.05MegakalsiliteKAlSiO4
9.FA.15VirgiliteLiAlSi2O6
9.FA.25LisitsyniteKBSi2O6
9.FA.30AdulariaKAlSi3O8
9.FA.30Anorthoclase(Na,K)AlSi3O8
9.FA.30Buddingtonite(NH4)AlSi3O8
9.FA.30CelsianBaAl2Si2O8
9.FA.30Hyalophane(K,Ba)(Al,Si)4O8
9.FA.30MicroclineKAlSi3O8
9.FA.30OrthoclaseKAlSi3O8
9.FA.30SanidineKAlSi3O8
9.FA.30RubiclineRbAlSi3O8
9.FA.30MonalbiteNaAlSi3O8
9.FA.35AlbiteNaAlSi3O8
9.FA.35Andesine(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
9.FA.35AnorthiteCaAl2Si2O8
9.FA.35Bytownite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
9.FA.35Labradorite(Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
9.FA.35Oligoclase(Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
9.FA.35ReedmergneriteNaBSi3O8
9.FA.40ParacelsianBaAl2Si2O8
9.FA.45SvyatoslaviteCaAl2Si2O8
9.FA.45KumdykoliteNaAlSi3O8
9.FA.50SlawsoniteSrAl2Si2O8
9.FA.55LisetiteNa2CaAl4(SiO4)4
9.FA.60BanalsiteNa2BaAl4Si4O16
9.FA.60StronalsiteNa2SrAl4Si4O16
9.FA.65DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
9.FA.65MaleeviteBaB2Si2O8
9.FA.65PekoviteSrB2Si2O8
9.FA.70LinguniteNaAlSi3O8
9.FA.75KokchetaviteKAlSi3O8

Other Names for Malinkoite

Name in Other Languages:

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 Malinkoite

Reference List:
Khomyakov, A.P., Nechelyustov, G.N., Sokolova, E.V., Hawthorne, F.C. (2000) New borosilicates: malinkoite, NaBSiO4, and lisitsynite, KBSi2O6, from alkaline pegmatites of the Khibiny-Lovozero complex, Kola Peninsula. Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 129: 35-42. (in Russian with English abstract)

Sokolova, E.V., Hawthorne, F.C., Khomyakov, A.P. (2001) The crystal chemistry of malinkoite, NaBSiO4, and lisitsynite, KBSi2O6, from the Khibina-Lovozero complex, Kola Peninsula, Russia. The Canadian Mineralogist: 39: 159-169.

Mandarino, J.A. (2001) New minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist: 39: 1473-1502.

Jambor, J.L., Grew, E.S., Roberts, A.C. (2002) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 87: 181-184.

Grew, E.S., Anovitz, L.M. (2002) BORON: Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry, second edition.

Pekov, I.V. (2007) New minerals from former Soviet Union countries, 1998-2006: new minerals approved by the IMA commission on new minerals and mineral names. Mineralogical Almanac: 11: 9-51.

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Localities for Malinkoite

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(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.
Canada
 
  • Québec
    • Montérégie
      • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
        • Mont Saint-Hilaire
SOKOLOVA, E., HAWTHORNE, F.C., and KHOMYAKOV, A.P (2001) The crystal chemistry of malinkoite, NaBSiO4, and lisitsynite, KBSi2O6, from the Khibina-Lovozero complex, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Canadian Mineralogist, 39, 159-169.
Russia
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaja Oblast'
      • Kola Peninsula
        • Lovozero Massif
[AmMin 87:181]
[AmMin 87:181]
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