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Bushmakinite

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Formula:
Pb2Al(PO4)(VO4)(OH)
Colour:
bright yellow
Lustre:
Adamantine, Vitreous
Hardness:
3 - 3½
Specific Gravity:
6.22 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
For A. F. Bushmakin (1947-1999), russian mineralogist
This page provides mineralogical data about Bushmakinite.


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Classification of BushmakiniteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2001
8.BG.05

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
B : Phosphates, etc., with additional anions, without H2O
G : With medium-sized and large cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 = 0.5:1

Physical Properties of BushmakiniteHide

Adamantine, Vitreous
Transparency:
Translucent
Colour:
bright yellow
Streak:
pale yellow
Hardness:
3 - 3½ on Mohs scale
Hardness Data:
Measured
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Perfect
perfect
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven, Step-Like
Density:
6.22 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of BushmakiniteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.990 nβ = 2.030 nγ = 2.060
2V:
Calculated: 80°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.070
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Very High

Chemical Properties of BushmakiniteHide

Formula:
Pb2Al(PO4)(VO4)(OH)

Crystallography of BushmakiniteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
P21/m
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.734 Å, b = 5.814 Å, c = 8.69 Å
β = 112.1°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.33 : 1 : 1.495
Unit Cell V:
362 ų
Z:
2

Type Occurrence of BushmakiniteHide

Synonyms of BushmakiniteHide

Other Language Names for BushmakiniteHide

Simplified Chinese:羟钒磷铝铅石
Spanish:Bushmakinita
Traditional Chinese:羥釩磷鋁鉛石

Relationship of Bushmakinite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P2/m
ArsentsumebitePb2Cu(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
BearthiteCa2Al(PO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
CalderónitePb2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
CanosioiteBa2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
FeinglositePb2Zn(AsO4)2 · H2OMon. 2/m
FerribushmakinitePb2Fe3+(PO4)(VO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
GamagariteBa2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
GoedkeniteSr2Al(PO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
GrandaiteSr2Al(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
LombardoiteBa2Mn3+(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
TokyoiteBa2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
TsumebitePb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
Unnamed (possible ordered As-analogue of Tokyoite)Ba2Mn[(As,V)O4]2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.BG.05ArsentsumebitePb2Cu(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05BearthiteCa2Al(PO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05BrackebuschitePb2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05GamagariteBa2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05GoedkeniteSr2Al(PO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05UM1994-19-PO:CuHMoPbPb2Cu(PO4)(MoO4,AsO4,CrO4,GaO4)(OH)
8.BG.05TsumebitePb2Cu(PO4)(SO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05ArsenbrackebuschitePb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P2/m
8.BG.05FeinglositePb2Zn(AsO4)2 · H2OMon. 2/m
8.BG.05TokyoiteBa2Mn3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.05CalderónitePb2Fe3+(VO4)2(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
8.BG.10MélonjosephiteCaFe2+Fe3+(PO4)2(OH)
8.BG.15TancoiteLiNa2Al(PO4)(HPO4)(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbca

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 BushmakiniteHide

Reference List:
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Pekov, I.V., D.A. Kleimenov, N.V. Chukanov, O.V. Yakubovich, V. Massa, D.I. Belakovskiy & L.A. Pautov (2002): Bushmakinite Pb2Al(PO4)(VO4)(OH), a new mineral of the brackebuschite group from the oxidized zone of the Berezovskoye gold deposit, the Middle Urals.- Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 132(2) [131(2)??], 62-71.

Internet Links for BushmakiniteHide

Localities for BushmakiniteHide

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Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - 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.
Australia
 
  • Western Australia
    • Sandstone Shire
      • Youangarra Goldfield (Curran's Find)
Jorgensen, G.C., Downes, P.J., Deacon, G.L., Verrall, M. (2017): Wulfenite from the Penny West gold mine, near Youanmi: a new occurrence for Western Australia. Australian Journal of Mineralogy, 18 (1), 23-33.
France
 
  • Occitanie
    • Tarn
      • Castelnau-de-Brassac
        • Fumade
LHEUR, C. & MEISSER, N. (2010): Découverte de minéraux rares à Castelnau-de-Brassac (Tarn), Le Règne Minéral, 91, 46.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Urals Region
    • Middle Urals
      • Sverdlovskaya Oblast'
        • Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk)
          • Berezovskii (Berezovskii Zavod)
            • Berezovskoe Au Deposit (Berezovsk Mines)
American Mineralogist, Volume 88, pages 475–479, 2003
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