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Korzhinskite

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About KorzhinskiteHide

Dmitri S. Korzhinskii
Formula:
Ca(B2O4) · H2O
Name:
Named in honor of Dmitri Sergeevich Korzhinskii (Дмитрия Сергеевича Коржинского)(13 (1 old style) September 1899, St. Petersburg, Russian Empire – 16 December 1985, Moscow, USSR), petrologist, Institute of Geology of Ore Deposits, Petrology, Mineralogy, and Geochemistry, Moscow, Russia. He was awarded, among other things, the 1980 Roebling medal. His contributions included developing theory for metamorphic reactions involving a gas phase, and open systems.
This page provides mineralogical data about Korzhinskite.


Classification of KorzhinskiteHide

Approved
First Published:
1963
6.GA.30

6 : BORATES
G : Heptaborates and other megaborates
A : Tekto-heptaborates
26.7.1.1

26 : HYDRATED BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
7 : Miscellaneous
9.3.8

9 : Borates
3 : Borates of Ca and Sr

Optical Data of KorzhinskiteHide

Type:
Biaxial (+)
RI values:
nα = 1.642 nβ = 1.647 nγ = 1.672
2V:
Measured: 43° , Calculated: 50°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.030
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
relatively weak

Chemical Properties of KorzhinskiteHide

Formula:
Ca(B2O4) · H2O
IMA Formula:
CaB2O4 · 0.5H2O

Type Occurrence of KorzhinskiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Vernadsky Geological Museum, Moscow, 48612.
A.E. Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, 72025.
Reference:
Malinko, S.V. (1963) A new calcium borate, korzhinskite. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 92: 555-559.

Other Language Names for KorzhinskiteHide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

6.GA.05BoraciteMg3(B7O13)ClOrth. mm2 : Pca21
6.GA.05ChambersiteMn2+3(B7O13)ClOrth. mm2 : Pca21
6.GA.05EricaiteFe2+3(B7O13)ClOrth.
6.GA.10Congolite(Fe2+,Mg)3(B7O13)ClTrig. 3m : R3c
6.GA.10Trembathite(Mg,Fe)3(B7O13)ClTrig.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

9.3.1CalciboriteCa(B2O4)Orth.
9.3.2SibirskiteCa2(HB2O5)(OH)Mon.
9.3.3FabianiteCaB3O5OHMon. 2/m : P21/b
9.3.4UralboriteCa2[B3O3(OH)5 · OB(OH)3]Mon.
9.3.5VimsiteCaB2O2(OH)4Mon.
9.3.6OlshanskyiteCa2[B3O3(OH)6](OH) · 3H2O
9.3.7FroloviteCa[B(OH)4]2Tric.
9.3.9TyretskiteCa2B5O9OH · H2OTric.
9.3.10NifontoviteCa3B6O6(OH)12(H2O)2Mon.
9.3.12InyoiteCa(H4B3O7)(OH) · 4H2OMon. 2/m
9.3.13GoweriteCa[B5O8(OH)][B(OH)3] · 3H2OMon.
9.3.14ColemaniteCa[B3O4(OH)3] · H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
9.3.15PentahydroboriteCaB2O(OH)6 · 2H2OTric.
9.3.16HexahydroboriteCa[B(OH)4]2 · 2H2O or CaB2O4 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
9.3.17MeyerhofferiteCa2(H3B3O7)2 · 4H2OTric. 1 : P1
9.3.18PriceiteCa2B5O7(OH)5 · H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
9.3.19GinoriteCa2B14O20(OH)6 · 5H2OMon.
9.3.20ProbertiteNaCaB5O7(OH)4 · 3H2OMon. 2/m
9.3.21UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2OTric. 1 : P1
9.3.22HydroboraciteCaMg[B3O4(OH)3]2 · 3H2OMon.
9.3.23InderboriteCaMg(H3B3O7)2 · 8H2OMon. 2/m
9.3.24WardsmithiteCa5Mg[B4O7]6 · 30H2OHex.
9.3.25HenmiliteCa2Cu[B(OH)4]2(OH)4Tric.
9.3.26StrontioboriteSrB8O11(OH)4Mon.
9.3.27VeatchiteSr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2OMon. m : Bb
9.3.28Veatchite-ASr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2OTric.
9.3.29 P-VeatchiteSr2B11O16(OH)5 · H2O
9.3.30 BalavinskiteSr2B6O11 · 4H2O
9.3.31TunelliteSrB6O9(OH)2 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
9.3.32StrontioginoriteCaSrB14O20(OH)6 · 5H2OMon. 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 KorzhinskiteHide

Reference List:
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Malinko, S.V. (1963) A new calcium borate, korzhinskite. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 92: 555-559.
Fleischer, M. (1964) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 49: 439-448.
International Mineralogical Association (1967) Commission on new minerals and mineral names. Mineralogical Magazine: 36: 131-136.
Malinko, S.V., Dubinchuk, V.T. (1996) New data on calcium borates: korzhinskite and sibirskite. Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 125(4): 60-71.
Grew, E.S., and Anovitz, L.M. (1996) BORON: Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry, second edition, as revised (2002).

Internet Links for KorzhinskiteHide

Localities for KorzhinskiteHide

ⓘ - 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)
 
  • Urals Region
    • Middle Urals
      • Sverdlovskaya Oblast
        • Tur'insk-Auerbakovsk ore field
          • Turya river
            • Tur'insk
[ZVMO,(1963) 92, 555-559; AmMin 82:822]; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
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