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Marinellite

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About MarinelliteHide

Formula:
(Na,K)42Ca6(Al6Si6O24)6(SO4)8Cl2 · 3H2O
Colour:
colourless to pale yellowish
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
Specific Gravity:
2.405
Crystal System:
Trigonal
Name:
Named in honor of Giorgio Marinelli (28 October 1922, Florence, Italy - 28 March 1993, Pisa, Italy), professor in the Earth Science Department, University of Pisa, Italy.

Classification of MarinelliteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2002
First Published:
2003
9.FB.05

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
F : Tektosilicates without zeolitic H2O
B : Tektosilicates with additional anions

Pronounciation of MarinelliteHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of MarinelliteHide

Vitreous
Transparency:
Transparent
Colour:
colourless to pale yellowish
Streak:
white
Hardness:
5½ on Mohs scale
Hardness Data:
Measured
Cleavage:
Poor/Indistinct
on {001}
Fracture:
Conchoidal
Density:
2.405 g/cm3 (Measured)    2.4 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of MarinelliteHide

Type:
Uniaxial (+)
RI values:
nω = 1.495 nε = 1.497
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.002
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate

Chemical Properties of MarinelliteHide

Formula:
(Na,K)42Ca6(Al6Si6O24)6(SO4)8Cl2 · 3H2O
IMA Formula:
Na42Ca6Al36Si36O144(SO4)8Cl2 · 6H2O

Crystallography of MarinelliteHide

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Class (H-M):
3m - Ditrigonal Pyramidal
Space Group:
P3 1c
Cell Parameters:
a = 12.88 Å, c = 31.761 Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 2.466
Unit Cell V:
4563.1 ų
Z:
1

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.725 (100)
3.513 (80)
4.20 (42)
3.089 (40)
2.150 (40)
(

Occurrences of MarinelliteHide

Paragenetic Mode(s):
•  Ejecta

Type Occurrence of MarinelliteHide

Reference:
Bonaccorsi, E., Orlandi, P. (2003) Marinellite, a new feldspathoid of the cancrinite-sodalite group. European Journal of Mineralogy: 15: 1019-1027

Synonyms of MarinelliteHide

Other Language Names for MarinelliteHide

Simplified Chinese:玛令南利石
Traditional Chinese:瑪令南利石

Relationship of Marinellite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Afghanite(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6Trig. 3m : P3 1c
Alloriite(Na,Ca,K)26Ca4(Al6Si6O24)4(SO4)6Cl6Trig. 3m : P3 1c
Balliranoite(Na,K)6Ca2(Si6Al6O24)Cl2(CO3)Hex. 6 : P63
Biachellaite(Na,Ca,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)2(OH)0.5 · H2OTrig. 3 : P3
Bystrite(Na,K)7Ca(Al6Si6O24)(S5)ClHex.
Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2OHex. 6 : P63
CancrisiliteNa7(Al5Si7O24)(CO3) · 3H2OHex.
Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2Hex. 6/m : P63/m
DepmeieriteNa8(Al6Si6O24)(PO4,CO3)1-x · 3H2O (x<0.5)Hex. 6 : P63
Franzinite(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)2 · 0.5H2OHex.
Giuseppettite(Na,K,Ca)7-8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,Cl)1-2Hex.
HydroxycancriniteNa8(Al6Si6O24)(OH)2 · 2H2OHex.
KircheriteNa5Ca2K(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)2 · 0.33H2OTrig. 3 2 : R3 2
KyanoxaliteNa7(Al6-xSi6+xO24)(C2O4)0.5+x · 5H2O (0 < x < 0.5)Hex. 6 : P63
Liottite(Na,K)16Ca8(Al6Si6O24)3(SO4)5Cl4Hex.
MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2Hex.
PitiglianoiteNa6K2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · 2H2OHex.
Quadridavyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)Cl4Hex.
Sacrofanite(Na61K19Ca32)(Si84Al84O336)(SO4)26Cl2F6•2H2OHex.
SulfhydrylbystriteNa5K2Ca[Al6Si6O24](S5)2(SH)Trig. 3m : P3 1c
Tounkite(Na,Ca,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)2Cl · H2OHex.
Vishnevite(Na,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3) · 2H2OHex. 6 : P63

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Biotite1 photo of Marinellite associated with Biotite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.FB.05Afghanite(Na,K)22Ca10(Si24Al24O96)(SO4)6Cl6Trig. 3m : P3 1c
9.FB.05Bystrite(Na,K)7Ca(Al6Si6O24)(S5)ClHex.
9.FB.05Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2OHex. 6 : P63
9.FB.05CancrisiliteNa7(Al5Si7O24)(CO3) · 3H2OHex.
9.FB.05Davyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(Cl2,SO4)2Hex. 6/m : P63/m
9.FB.05Franzinite(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)2 · 0.5H2OHex.
9.FB.05Giuseppettite(Na,K,Ca)7-8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,Cl)1-2Hex.
9.FB.05HydroxycancriniteNa8(Al6Si6O24)(OH)2 · 2H2OHex.
9.FB.05Liottite(Na,K)16Ca8(Al6Si6O24)3(SO4)5Cl4Hex.
9.FB.05MicrosommiteNa4K2Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)Cl2Hex.
9.FB.05PitiglianoiteNa6K2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · 2H2OHex.
9.FB.05Quadridavyne(Na,K)6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)Cl4Hex.
9.FB.05Sacrofanite(Na61K19Ca32)(Si84Al84O336)(SO4)26Cl2F6•2H2OHex.
9.FB.05Tounkite(Na,Ca,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)2Cl · H2OHex.
9.FB.05Vishnevite(Na,K)8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3) · 2H2OHex. 6 : P63
9.FB.05Farneseite(Na,Ca,K)56(Al6Si6O24)7(SO4)12 · 6H2OHex. 6/m : P63/m
9.FB.05Alloriite(Na,Ca,K)26Ca4(Al6Si6O24)4(SO4)6Cl6Trig. 3m : P3 1c
9.FB.05Fantappièite[Na82.5Ca33K16.5](Si99Al99O396)(SO4)33 · 4H2OTrig. 3 : R3
9.FB.05KyanoxaliteNa7(Al6-xSi6+xO24)(C2O4)0.5+x · 5H2O (0 < x < 0.5)Hex. 6 : P63
9.FB.05Balliranoite(Na,K)6Ca2(Si6Al6O24)Cl2(CO3)Hex. 6 : P63
9.FB.05CarbobystriteNa8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3) · 3.5H2OTrig. 3m : P3 1c
9.FB.05DepmeieriteNa8(Al6Si6O24)(PO4,CO3)1-x · 3H2O (x<0.5)Hex. 6 : P63
9.FB.05KircheriteNa5Ca2K(Al6Si6O24)(SO4)2 · 0.33H2OTrig. 3 2 : R3 2
9.FB.10BicchuliteCa2(Al2SiO6)(OH)2Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
9.FB.10DanaliteBe3Fe2+4(SiO4)3SIso. 4 3m : P4 3n
9.FB.10GenthelviteBe3Zn4(SiO4)3SIso. 4 3m : P4 3n
9.FB.10Haüyne(Na,K)3(Ca,Na)(Al3Si3O12)(SO4,S,Cl)Iso. 4 3m : P4 3n
9.FB.10HelvineBe3Mn2+4(SiO4)3SIso. 4 3m : P4 3n
9.FB.10KamaishiliteCa2(Al2SiO6)(OH)2Tet.
9.FB.10LazuriteNa6Ca2(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,S,S2, S3,Cl,OH)2Iso. 4 3m : P4 3n
9.FB.10NoseanNa8(Al6Si6O24)(SO4) · H2OIso. 4 3m : P4 3n
9.FB.10SodaliteNa8(Al6Si6O24)Cl2Iso. 4 3m : P4 3n
9.FB.10Tsaregorodtsevite(N(CH3)4)(AlSi5O12)Orth.
9.FB.10TugtupiteNa4BeAlSi4O12ClTet. 4 : I4
9.FB.15MarialiteNa4Al3Si9O24ClTet. 4/m : I4/m
9.FB.15MeioniteCa4Al6Si6O24CO3Tet. 4/m : I4/m
9.FB.15Silvialite(Ca,Na)4(Al6Si6O24)(SO4,CO3)Tet. 4/m : I4/m

Fluorescence of MarinelliteHide

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 MarinelliteHide

Reference List:
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Bonaccorsi, E. & P. Orlandi (2003): Marinellite, a new feldspathoid of the cancrinite-sodalite group.- European Journal of Mineralogy (2003): 15: 1019-1027.

Internet Links for MarinelliteHide

Localities for MarinelliteHide

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Locality ListHide

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All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Italy
 
  • Latium
    • Rome Province
Bellatreccia, F., Pucci, R., Della Ventura, G., Mattei, L. (2006): Secondo ritrovamento di marinellite nel Lazio. Il Cercapietre. Not. del Gruppo Mineralogico Romano, 1-2: 4-13
      • Sacrofano Caldera
        • Campagnano di Roma
in the collection of Luigi Mattei
        • Sacrofano
Bonaccorsi, E., Orlandi, P. (2003) Marinellite, a new feldspathoid of the cancrinite-sodalite group. European Journal of Mineralogy: 15: 1019-1027; M.E. Ciriotti collection (EDS probed);
Mineral and/or Locality  
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