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About Chukhrovite-(Y)Hide

Russian mineralogist and geochemist Fedor Vasil’evich Chukhrov.
Ca3(Y,Ce)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 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)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 10H2O
IMA Formula:
Ca3YAl2(SO4)F13 · 12H2O

Crystallography of Chukhrovite-(Y)Hide

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Crystal StructureHide

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0012445Chukhrovite-(Y)Bokiy G B, Gorogotskaya L I (1965) The crystal structure of chukrovite Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR 163 92-941965Central Kazakhstan0293
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Type Occurrence of Chukhrovite-(Y)Hide

Synonyms of Chukhrovite-(Y)Hide

Chukhrovite (in part)

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)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 10H2OIso.
Chukhrovite-(Nd)Ca3(Nd,Y)Al2(SO4)F13·12H2OIso. m3 (2/m 3) : Fd3
MeniayloviteCa4[(SO4)(SiF6)(AlF6)]F · 12H2OIso. m3 (2/m 3) : Fd3

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
4 photos of Chukhrovite-(Y) associated with QuartzSiO2
3 photos of Chukhrovite-(Y) associated with CreediteCa3SO4Al2F8(OH)2 · 2H2O
3 photos of Chukhrovite-(Y) associated with NatrojarositeNaFe3(SO4)2(OH)6
2 photos of Chukhrovite-(Y) associated with Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
1 photo of Chukhrovite-(Y) associated with StolzitePb(WO4)
1 photo of Chukhrovite-(Y) associated with AnglesitePbSO4

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

3.CG.3.CG.Chukhrovite-(Ca)Ca4.5Al2(SO4)F13·12H2OIso. m3 (2/m 3) : Fd3
3.CG.05Stenonite(Sr,Ba,Na)2Al(CO3)F5Mon. 2/m
3.CG.10Chukhrovite-(Ce)Ca3(Ce,Y)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 10H2OIso.
3.CG.10MeniayloviteCa4[(SO4)(SiF6)(AlF6)]F · 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)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 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 · 14H2OTric. 1 : P1
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. 4 3m : F4 3m
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)(AlF6)2(SO4)F · 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. 2/m : P21/b

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

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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

This 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.

Locality ListHide

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All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirgskreis
      • Annaberg-Buchholz
        • Kleinrückerswalde
Möhn, G. & Desor, J. SEM-EDS confirmed
Kazakhstan (TL)
  • Karaganda Region
    • 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
  • Primorsky Krai
    • Voznesenskii ore District
ZVMO (1973) 102/2, 200-202
  • Zabaykalsky Krai
P.M. Karashov data
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