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Ertixiite

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This page provides mineralogical data about Ertixiite.


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Classification of ErtixiiteHide

Approved
9.HA.05

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
H : Unclassified silicates
A : With Alkali and Alkali-earth Elements
78.7.3.1

78 : Unclassified Silicates
7 :
14.1.2

14 : Silicates not Containing Aluminum
1 : Silicates of the alkali metals

Physical Properties of ErtixiiteHide

Hardness:
0 - 6½ on Mohs scale

Chemical Properties of ErtixiiteHide

Formula:
Na2Si4O9
Common Impurities:
Al,Fe,Ca

Type Occurrence of ErtixiiteHide

Synonyms of ErtixiiteHide

Other Language Names for ErtixiiteHide

German:Ertixiit
Simplified Chinese:额尔齐斯石
Spanish:Ertixiita

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.HA.10KenyaiteNa2Si22O41(OH)8 · 6H2OMon.
9.HA.20WawayandaiteCa6Mn2BBe9Si6O23(OH,Cl)15Mon.
9.HA.25MagbasiteKBaFe3+Mg7Si8O22(OH)2F6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmma
9.HA.30AfanasyevaiteCa8[Si2O7]OCl2
9.HA.40IgumnoviteCa3Al2(SiO4)2Cl4Iso.
9.HA.50RudenkoiteSr3(Al3.5Si3.5)O10(OH,O)8Cl2 · H2OMon.
9.HA.55FoshallasiteCa3[Si2O7] · 3H2O(?)
9.HA.60NagelschmidtiteCa7(SiO4)2(PO4)2Hex. 6 : P61
9.HA.65Caryochroite(Na,Sr)3(Fe3+,Mg)10[(O,OH)9|Ti2Si12O37] · (H2O,O,OH)17Mon.
9.HA.70JuaniteCa10Mg4Al2Si11O39 · 4H2O or near
9.HA.75TacharaniteCa12Al2Si18O33 (OH)36Mon.
9.HA.80OyeliteCa10Si8B2O29 · 12.5H2OOrth.
9.HA.85DenisoviteCa2(K,Na)Si3O8(F,OH)2Mon.
9.HA.90Tiettaite(Na,K)17FeTiSi16O29(OH)30 · 2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

14.1.1NatrosiliteNa2Si2O5Mon.
14.1.3RevditeNa16Si16O27(OH)26 · 28H2OMon. 2 : B2
14.1.4MakatiteNa2Si4O8(OH)2 · 4H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
14.1.5MagadiiteNa2Si14O29 · 11H2OMon.
14.1.6KenyaiteNa2Si22O41(OH)8 · 6H2OMon.
14.1.7GrumantiteNa(HSi2O5) · H2OOrth. mm2 : Fdd2
14.1.8SilinaiteNaLiSi2O5 · 2H2OMon. 2/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 ErtixiiteHide

Reference List:
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Zhang Rubo, Han Fengming, and Du Chongliang (1985): Ertixiite - A new mineral from the Altai pegmatite mine, Xinjiang, China. Geochemistry [China] 4(2), 192-195 (in English). - American Mineralogist (1986), 71, 1544 (abstract).

Internet Links for ErtixiiteHide

Localities for ErtixiiteHide

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.
China (TL)
 
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Aletai Prefecture (Altay Prefecture)
        • Fuyun Co. (Koktokay Co.)
          • Koktokay pegmatite field (Keketuohai pegmatite field)
            • Altay Mine
Zhang Rubo, Han Fengming, and Du Chongliang (1985): Geochemistry [China] 4(2), 192-95.
Mineral and/or Locality  
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