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Chukhrovite-(Ce)

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About Chukhrovite-(Ce)Hide

Russian mineralogist and geochemist Fedor Vasil’evich Chukhrov.
Formula:
Ca3(Ce,Y)[F|SO4|(AlF6)2] · 10H2O
Colour:
white
Hardness:
3
Crystal System:
Isometric
Name:
Named in 1978 by Kurt Walenta in honor of Fedor Vassil’evich Chukhrov (1908-1988), Russian mineralogist and geochemist. Suffix added to show the Ce dominance in the composition.
This page provides mineralogical data about Chukhrovite-(Ce).


Classification of Chukhrovite-(Ce)Hide

Approved
3.CG.10

3 : HALIDES
C : Complex halides
G : Aluminofluorides with CO3, SO4, PO4
12.1.5.2

12 : COMPOUND HALIDES
1 : Miscellaneous
26.21

26 : Sulphates with Halide

Physical Properties of Chukhrovite-(Ce)Hide

Colour:
white
Streak:
white
Hardness:
Cleavage:
Poor/Indistinct

Chemical Properties of Chukhrovite-(Ce)Hide

Formula:
Ca3(Ce,Y)[F|SO4|(AlF6)2] · 10H2O
IMA Formula:
Ca3CeAl2(SO4)F13 · 12H2O

Crystallography of Chukhrovite-(Ce)Hide

Crystal System:
Isometric

Type Occurrence of Chukhrovite-(Ce)Hide

Other Language Names for Chukhrovite-(Ce)Hide

Relationship of Chukhrovite-(Ce) to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Chukhrovite-(Ca)Ca4.5Al2(SO4)F13·12H2OIso. m3 (2/m 3) : Fd3
Chukhrovite-(Nd)Ca3(Nd,Y)Al2(SO4)F13·12H2OIso. m3 (2/m 3) : Fd3
Chukhrovite-(Y)Ca3(Y,Ce)[F|SO4|(AlF6)2] · 10H2OIso.
MeniayloviteCa4[F|SO4|SiF6|AlF6] · 12H2OIso. m3 (2/m 3) : Fd3

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Bariopharmacosiderite1 photo of Chukhrovite-(Ce) associated with Bariopharmacosiderite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

3.CG.05Stenonite(Sr,Ba,Na)2Al(CO3)F5Mon. 2/m
3.CG.10Chukhrovite-(Y)Ca3(Y,Ce)[F|SO4|(AlF6)2] · 10H2OIso.
3.CG.10MeniayloviteCa4[F|SO4|SiF6|AlF6] · 12H2OIso. m3 (2/m 3) : Fd3
3.CG.10Chukhrovite-(Nd)Ca3(Nd,Y)Al2(SO4)F13·12H2OIso. m3 (2/m 3) : Fd3
3.CG.15CreediteCa3SO4Al2F8(OH)2 · 2H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
3.CG.20BøggilditeNa2Sr2Al2PO4F9Mon.
3.CG.25ThermessaiteK2AlF3(SO4)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

12.1.5.1Chukhrovite-(Y)Ca3(Y,Ce)[F|SO4|(AlF6)2] · 10H2OIso.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

26.1KogarkoiteNa3(SO4)FMon.
26.2SulphohaliteNa6(SO4)2FClIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)
26.3SchaireriteNa21(SO4)7ClF6Trig. 3m (3 2/m)
26.4GaleiteNa15(SO4)5F4ClTrig.
26.5ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2OHex. 6 m2 : P62c
26.6ChlorothioniteK2Cu(SO4)Cl2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
26.7KamchatkiteKCu3(SO4)2OClOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
26.8SpangoliteCu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2OTrig. 3m : P3 1c
26.9AubertiteCuAl(SO4)2Cl · 14H2OTric. 1
26.10Magnesioaubertite(Mg,Cu)Al(SO4)2Cl · 14H2O
26.11Svyazhinite(Mg,Mn2+,Ca)(Al,Fe3+)(SO4)2F · 14H2OTric.
26.12D'AnsiteNa21Mg(SO4)10Cl3Iso.
26.13AnhydrokainiteKMg(SO4)Cl
26.14KainiteKMg(SO4)Cl · 3H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
26.15Mosesite(Hg2N)(Cl,SO4,MoO4) · H2OIso.
26.16Kleinite(Hg2N)(Cl,SO4) · nH2OHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
26.17WilcoxiteMgAl(SO4)2F · 17H2OTric. 1 : P1
26.18CreediteCa3SO4Al2F8(OH)2 · 2H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
26.19LannoniteMg2Ca4Al4(SO4)8F8 · 24H2O Tet. 4/m : I4/m
26.20Chukhrovite-(Y)Ca3(Y,Ce)[F|SO4|(AlF6)2] · 10H2OIso.
26.22GrandreefitePb2(SO4)F2Mon. 2/m
26.23PseudograndreefitePb6(SO4)F10Orth. 2 2 2 : F2 2 2
26.24SundiusitePb10(SO4)O8Cl2Mon.
26.25CaracoliteNa3Pb2(SO4)3ClMon.
26.26MammothitePb6Cu4AlSb5+O2(OH)16Cl4(SO4)2Mon. 2 : B2
26.27AtlasoviteK(BiO)Cu6Fe3+(SO4)5O3ClTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/ncc
26.28XitieshaniteFe3+(SO4)Cl · 6H2OMon.
26.29NabokoiteKCu7(SO4)5(Te4+O3)OClTet.

Other InformationHide

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 Chukhrovite-(Ce)Hide

Reference List:
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Ermilova, L. P., Moleva, V. A. & Klevtsova, R. F. (1960): Chukhrovite, a new mineral from Central Kazakhstan. Zapiski Vserossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 89, 15-25. (in Russian)
American Mineralogist: 65: 1065.
Bokii, G. B. & Gorogotskaya, L. I. (1965): Crystal structure of chukhrovite. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR 163, 183-185. (in Russian)
Walenta, K. (1979): Chukhrovit-(Ce) und Rhabdophan-(Ce) aus der Grube Clara im mittleren Schwarzwald. Chem. Erde, 38, 331-339. (in German)
Mathew, M., Takagi, S., Waerstad, K. R. & Frazier, A. W. (1981): The crystal structure of synthetic chukhrovite, Ca4AlSi(SO4)F13.12H2O. American Mineralogist 66, 392-397.

Internet Links for Chukhrovite-(Ce)Hide

Localities for Chukhrovite-(Ce)Hide

ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Austria
 
  • Salzburg
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Rauris valley
        • Hüttwinkl valley
          • Grieswies - Krumlkeeskopf area
            • Grieswies
Niedermayr, G. et al. (2008): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LVII. Carinthia II, 198./118., 223-274.
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Wolfach
        • Oberwolfach
          • Rankach valley
Walenta, K. (1979): Chukhrovit-(Ce) und Rhabdophan-(Ce) aus der Grube Clara im mittleren Schwarzwald. Chem. Erde, 38, 331-39. (in German); Walenta, K. (1992): Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 336 pp. (in German)
Italy
 
  • Lombardy
    • Varese Province
      • Valganna
Gentile, P., Vignola, P. & Gatta, D.G. (2012): La chukhrovite-(Ce) di Valvassera. Quarto ritrovamento mondiale in Valganna (VA), primo per l'Italia. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/2012, 26-29.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Primorskiy Kray
    • Voznesenskii ore District
ZVMO (1973) 102/2, 200-202; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
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