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About Chukhrovite-(Y)Hide

Russian mineralogist and geochemist Fedor Vasil’evich Chukhrov.
Ca3(Y,Ce)[F|SO4|(AlF6)2] · 10H2O
white, colourless
Crystal System:
Named in 1960 by L. P. Ermilova, V. A. Moleva, and R. F. Klevtsova in honor of Fedor Vasil’evich Chukhrov (1908-1988) and for being the Y-dominant member of the series.
This page provides mineralogical data about Chukhrovite-(Y).

Classification of Chukhrovite-(Y)Hide


C : Complex halides
G : Aluminofluorides with CO3, SO4, PO4

1 : Miscellaneous

26 : Sulphates with Halide

Physical Properties of Chukhrovite-(Y)Hide

white, colourless

Chemical Properties of Chukhrovite-(Y)Hide

Ca3(Y,Ce)[F|SO4|(AlF6)2] · 10H2O
IMA Formula:
Ca3YAl2(SO4)F13 · 12H2O

Crystallography of Chukhrovite-(Y)Hide

Crystal System:

Type Occurrence of Chukhrovite-(Y)Hide

Other Language Names for Chukhrovite-(Y)Hide

Relationship of Chukhrovite-(Y) to other SpeciesHide

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

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz4 photos of Chukhrovite-(Y) associated with Quartz on
Creedite3 photos of Chukhrovite-(Y) associated with Creedite on
Natrojarosite3 photos of Chukhrovite-(Y) associated with Natrojarosite on
Goethite2 photos of Chukhrovite-(Y) associated with Goethite on
Stolzite1 photo of Chukhrovite-(Y) associated with Stolzite on
Anglesite1 photo of Chukhrovite-(Y) associated with Anglesite on

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

3.CG.05Stenonite(Sr,Ba,Na)2Al(CO3)F5Mon. 2/m
3.CG.10Chukhrovite-(Ce)Ca3(Ce,Y)[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.25ThermessaiteK2AlF3(SO4)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide,Y)[F|SO4|(AlF6)2] · 10H2OIso.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

26.2SulphohaliteNa6(SO4)2FClIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)
26.3SchaireriteNa21(SO4)7ClF6Trig. 3m (3 2/m)
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.
26.14KainiteKMg(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
26.21Chukhrovite-(Ce)Ca3(Ce,Y)[F|SO4|(AlF6)2] · 10H2OIso.
26.22GrandreefitePb2(SO4)F2Mon. 2/m
26.23PseudograndreefitePb6(SO4)F10Orth. 2 2 2 : F2 2 2
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.

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-(Y)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: 45: 1132.
Bokii, G. B. & Gorogotskaya, L. I. (1965): Crystal structure of chukhrovite. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR 163, 183-185. (in Russian)
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-(Y)Hide

Localities for Chukhrovite-(Y)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.
Kazakhstan (TL)
  • Karaganda
    • Karazhal
      • Betpakdala Desert (Bet-Pak-Dal Desert)
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); Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Pautov et al (2005) New Data on Minerals Vol 40 pp5-10
  • Primorskiy Kray
    • Voznesenskii ore District
ZVMO (1973) 102/2, 200-202
  • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
    • Chitinskaya Oblast'
P.M. Karashov data
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