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Kuliokite-(Y)

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Formula:
Y4Al(SiO4)2(OH)2F5
Hardness:
4 - 5
Name:
For the Kuliok River, Kola Peninsula, Russia, and the "-(Y)" suffix for the yttrium in its composition.
This page provides mineralogical data about Kuliokite-(Y).


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Classification of Kuliokite-(Y)Hide

Approved
9.AG.50

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
A : Nesosilicates
G : Nesosilicates with additional anions; cations in > [6] +- [6] coordination
78.7.8.1

78 : Unclassified Silicates
7 :
17.2.8

17 : Silicates Containing other Anions
2 : Silicates with fluoride

Physical Properties of Kuliokite-(Y)Hide

Hardness:
4 - 5 on Mohs scale

Optical Data of Kuliokite-(Y)Hide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.656 nβ = 1.700 nγ = 1.703
2V:
Measured: 19° to 29°, Calculated: 28°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.047
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
High
Dispersion:
r > v

Chemical Properties of Kuliokite-(Y)Hide

Formula:
Y4Al(SiO4)2(OH)2F5

Type Occurrence of Kuliokite-(Y)Hide

General Appearance of Type Material:
White crusts on fluorite.
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of Kuliokite-(Y)Hide

Other Language Names for Kuliokite-(Y)Hide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Yttrofluorite1 photo of Kuliokite-(Y) associated with Yttrofluorite on mindat.org.
Fluocerite-(Ce)1 photo of Kuliokite-(Y) associated with Fluocerite-(Ce) on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.AG.05AbswurmbachiteCuMn3+6(SiO4)O8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/acd
9.AG.05BrauniteMn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/acd
9.AG.05NeltneriteCaMn3+6(SiO4)O8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/acd
9.AG.05Braunite-IICaMn3+14(SiO4)O20Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/acd
9.AG.10LångbaniteMn2+4Mn3+9Sb5+O16(SiO4)2Trig. 3m : P3m1
9.AG.15MalayaiteCaSn(SiO4)OMon.
9.AG.15TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)OMon. 2/m : P21/b
9.AG.15VanadomalayaiteCaV4+(SiO4)OMon.
9.AG.15Natrotitanite(Na0.5Y0.5)Ti(SiO4)OMon. 2/m : B2/b
9.AG.15ŻabińskiiteCa[Al0.5(Ta,Nb)0.5)](SiO4)OTric. 1
9.AG.20Cerite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca)9(Mg,Fe)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3Trig. 3m : R3c
9.AG.20Cerite-(La)(La,Ce,Ca)9(Fe,Ca,Mg)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3Trig. 3m : R3c
9.AG.20Aluminocerite-(Ce)(Ce,La,Ca)9(Al,Fe3+)(SiO4)3(HSiO4)4(OH)3Trig. 3m : R3c
9.AG.25Trimounsite-(Y)Y2Ti2(SiO4)O5Mon.
9.AG.25Yftisite-(Y)(Y,Dy,Er)4(Ti,Sn)(SiO4)2O(F,OH)6
9.AG.25Mieite-(Y)Y4Ti(SiO4)2O[F,(OH)]6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
9.AG.30SitinakiteKNa2Ti4(SiO4)2O5(OH) · 4H2OTet.
9.AG.35KittatinnyiteCa2Mn2Mn(SiO4)2(OH)4 · 9H2OHex.
9.AG.40aNatisiteNa2Ti(SiO4)OTet.
9.AG.40bParanatisiteNa2Ti(SiO4)OOrth.
9.AG.45Törnebohmite-(Ce)(Ce,La)2Al(SiO4)2(OH)
9.AG.45Törnebohmite-(La)(La,Ce)2Al(SiO4)2(OH)
9.AG.55ChantaliteCaAl2(SiO4)(OH)4Tet. 4/m : I41/a
9.AG.60MozartiteCaMn3+(SiO4)(OH)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
9.AG.60VuagnatiteCaAl(SiO4)(OH)Orth.
9.AG.65HatruriteCa3(SiO4)OTrig.
9.AG.70JasmunditeCa11(SiO4)4O2STet. 4 2m : I4m2
9.AG.75AfwilliteCa3(HSiO4)2 · 2H2OMon. m : Bb
9.AG.80BultfonteiniteCa2(HSiO4)F · H2OTric.
9.AG.85ZoltaiiteBaV4+2V3+12(SiO4)2O19Trig. 3 : P3
9.AG.90Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12Hex.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

17.2.1TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
17.2.2PolylithioniteKLi2Al(Si4O10)(F,OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
17.2.3Leifite(Na,H2O)Na6[Be2Al2(Al,Si)Si15O39]F2Trig. 3m : P3m1
17.2.5Meliphanite(Ca,Na)2(Be,Al)[Si2O6(OH,F)]Tet. 4 : I4
17.2.6SarcoliteNa4Ca12Al8Si12O46(SiO4,PO4)(OH,H2O)4(CO3,Cl)Tet.
17.2.7GötzeniteNaCa6Ti(Si2O7)2OF3Tric. 1 : P1
17.2.9ZinnwalditeKLiFe2+Al(AlSi3O10)(F,OH)2Mon.
17.2.10MagbasiteKBaFe3+Mg7Si8O22(OH)2F6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmma

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 Kuliokite-(Y)Hide

Reference List:
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Voloshin et al (1986) Kuliokite-(Y), a new yttrium-aluminium fluorine-silicate from amazonite pegmatites of the Kola Peninsula. Mineral. Zhurn., 8: 94-99 (in Russ.).
Sokolova et al (1986) Crystal structure of the new Y-Al silicate kuliokite-(Y),
Y4Al(SiO4)2 (OH)2 F5 (in Russ) [English translation in Sov. Phys. Dokl. 31(8): 601-603 (1986)].
Voloshin, A.V., Ya. A. Pakhomovskii (1986) Minerals and mineral formation evolution in amazonite pegmatites of Kola peninsula, - Leningrad, Nauka, 1986, pp.168.
American Mineralogist (1988): 73: 192.
Raade, Sæbø, Austrheim & Kristiansen (1993) Kuliokite-(Y) and its alteration products kainosite-(Y) and kamphaugite-(Y) from granite pegmatite in Tørdal, Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy: 5: 691-698.

Internet Links for Kuliokite-(Y)Hide

Localities for Kuliokite-(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

- 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.
Norway
 
  • Nordland
    • Tysfjord
Husdal, T. (2008): The minerals of the pegmatites within the Tysfjord granite, northern Norway. Norsk Bergverksmuseum, skrift 38, 5-28.
  • Telemark
    • Drangedal
      • Tørdal
Raade, Sæbø, Austrheim & Kristiansen (1993): Kuliokite-(Y) and its alteration products kainosite-(Y) and kamphaugite-(Y) from granite pegmatite in Tørdal, Norway, European Journal of Mineralogy: 5: 691-698.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • Keivy Mountains
        • Western Keivy Massif
Voloshin A.V., Pakhomovskii Ya.A. [Волошин А. В., Пахомовский Я. А.] (1986): Minerals and evolution of mineral formation in amazonite pegmatites of the Kola Peninsula [Минералы и эволюция минералообразования в амазонитовых пегматитах Кольского полуострова]. Nauka, Leningrad, 168 pp. (in Russian); Voloshin A.V., Pakhomovskii Ya.A., Tyusheva F.N., Sokolova E.V., Egorov-Tismenko Yu.K. [Волошин А.В., Пахомовский Я.А., Тюшева Ф.Н., Соколова Е.В., Егоров-Тисменко Ю.К.] (1986): Kuliokite-(Y) - a new yttrium-aluminium fluorsilicate from amazonite pegmatites of the Kola Peninsula. [Кулиокит-(Y) - новый иттрий-алюминиевый фторсиликат из амазонитовых пегматитов Кольского полуострова]. Min. Zhurnal [Мин. Журнал], 8, 94-99 (in Russian); Pekov I.V. (1998): Minerals first discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union. Ocean Pictures, Moscow, 369 pp.
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