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Burnsite

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About BurnsiteHide

Dr. Peter C. Burns
Formula:
KCdCu2+7(SeO3)2O2Cl9
Colour:
dark red
Name:
Named in honor of Peter Carman Burns (b. 1966), Canadian Crystallographer, Professor of Mineralogy, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA, in recognition of his important contributions to structural mineralogy.
This page provides mineralogical data about Burnsite.


Classification of BurnsiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2000
4.JG.35

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
J : Arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites; iodates
G : Selenites with additional anions, without H2O

Physical Properties of BurnsiteHide

Colour:
dark red
Streak:
red

Chemical Properties of BurnsiteHide

Formula:
KCdCu2+7(SeO3)2O2Cl9
IMA Formula:
KCdCu7O2(SeO3)2Cl9

Type Occurrence of BurnsiteHide

Synonyms of BurnsiteHide

Other Language Names for BurnsiteHide

German:Burnsit
Simplified Chinese:伯恩矿
Spanish:Burnsita
Traditional Chinese:伯恩礦

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.JG.PrewittiteKPb1.5ZnCu6(SeO3)2O2Cl10Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
4.JG.05GeorgbokiiteCu5(SeO3)2O2Cl2Mon.
4.JG.05ParageorgbokiiteCu5(SeO3)2O2Cl2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
4.JG.10ChloromeniteCu9(SeO3)4O2Cl6Mon.
4.JG.15SofiiteZn2(SeO3)Cl2Orth.
4.JG.20Ilinskite(Na,K)Cu5(SeO3)2O2Cl3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
4.JG.25FrancisiteCu3Bi(SeO3)2O2ClOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmn
4.JG.30DerriksiteCu4(UO2)(SeO3)2(OH)6
4.JG.40AllochalcoseliteCu+PbCu2+5(SeO3)2Cl5O2Mon. 2/m : B2/m

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 BurnsiteHide

Reference List:
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Krivovichev S V, Vergasova L P, Starova G L, Filatov S K, Britvin S N, Roberts A C, Steele I M (2002) Burnsite, KCdCu7O2(SeO3)2Cl9, a new mineral species from the Tolbachik Volcano, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 1171-1175.
Burns, P.C., Krivovichev, S.V. & Filatov, S.K. (2002) New Cu2+ coordination polyhedra in the crystal structure of burnsite, KCdCu7O2(SeO3)2Cl9.
Canadian Mineralogist 40, 1587-1595.

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Localities for BurnsiteHide

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

- 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.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Kamchatka Oblast'
      • Tolbachik volcano
        • Great Fissure eruption (Main Fracture)
          • Northern Breakthrough (North Breach)
Krivovichev S V, Vergasova L P, Starova G L, Filatov S K, Britvin S N, Roberts A C, Steele I M (2002) Burnsite, KCdCu7O2(SeO3)2Cl9, a new mineral species from the Tolbachik Volcano, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 1171-1175. Burns, P.C., Krivovichev, S.V. & Filatov, S.K. (2002) New Cu2+ coordination polyhedra in the crystal structure of burnsite, KCdCu7O2(SeO3)2Cl9. Canadian Mineralogist 40, 1587-1595. ; Mandarino, J. A. (2003). New minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(3), 803-828.
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