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Mineevite-(Y)

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Formula:
Na25Ba(Y,Gd,Dy)2(CO3)11(HCO3)4(SO4)2F2Cl
Colour:
Pale green to yellowish-green.
Lustre:
Vitreous, Pearly
Hardness:
4
Specific Gravity:
2.85(2)
Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Name:
Named by A.P. Khomjakov, L.I. Polezhaeva, N.A. Yamnova, and D.Y. Pushcharovsky in 1992 honor of Dmitrii (Dmitry) Andreevich Mineev (14 April 1935 - 5 August 1992), Russian mineralogist and funder of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
This page provides mineralogical data about Mineevite-(Y).


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Classification of Mineevite-(Y)Hide

Approved
First Published:
1992
5/C.07-190
5.BF.25

5 : CARBONATES (NITRATES)
B : Carbonates with additional anions, without H2O
F : With (Cl), SO4, PO4, TeO3
17.1.14.1

17 : COMPOUND CARBONATES
1 : Miscellaneous

Physical Properties of Mineevite-(Y)Hide

Vitreous, Pearly
Transparency:
Transparent
Comment:
Vitreous luster on fractures, pearly on cleavage.
Colour:
Pale green to yellowish-green.
Hardness:
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Perfect
{0001}
Fracture:
Step-Like
Density:
2.85(2) g/cm3 (Measured)    2.84 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of Mineevite-(Y)Hide

Type:
Uniaxial (-)
RI values:
nω = 1.536 nε = 1.510
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.026
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Low

Chemical Properties of Mineevite-(Y)Hide

Formula:
Na25Ba(Y,Gd,Dy)2(CO3)11(HCO3)4(SO4)2F2Cl
IMA Formula:
Na25BaY2(CO3)11(HCO3)4(SO4)2F2Cl

Crystallography of Mineevite-(Y)Hide

Crystal System:
Hexagonal

Type Occurrence of Mineevite-(Y)Hide

Synonyms of Mineevite-(Y)Hide

Other Language Names for Mineevite-(Y)Hide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

5.BF.05FerrotychiteNa6(Fe,Mn,Mg)2(CO3)4(SO4)
5.BF.05ManganotychiteNa6Mn2(CO3)4(SO4)
5.BF.05NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2ClIso. m3 (2/m 3) : Fd3
5.BF.05TychiteNa6Mg2(CO3)4(SO4)Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Fd3
5.BF.10BonshtedtiteNa3Fe2+(CO3)(PO4)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
5.BF.10BradleyiteNa3Mg(CO3)(PO4)Mon.
5.BF.10CrawforditeNa3Sr(CO3)(PO4)Mon.
5.BF.10SidorenkiteNa3Mn2+(CO3)(PO4)Mon.
5.BF.15Daqingshanite-(Ce)(Sr,Ca,Ba)3(Ce,La)(CO3)3-x(PO4)(OH,F)2xTrig.
5.BF.20Reederite-(Y)(Na,Mn)15Y2(CO3)9(FSO3)ClHex. 6 : P6
5.BF.30BrianyoungiteZn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4Mon. 2/m : P21/m
5.BF.35PhilolithitePb12Mn2+(Mg,Mn2+)2(Mn2+,Mg)4(CO3)4(SO4)O6(OH)12Cl4Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m)
5.BF.40LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.BF.40MacphersonitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.BF.40SusannitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2Trig. 3 : P3

Fluorescence of Mineevite-(Y)Hide

Weak yellowish green fluorescence.

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 Mineevite-(Y)Hide

Reference List:
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Khomjakov, A.P., Polezhaeva, L.I., Yamnova, N.A., Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (1992) Mineevite-(Y) — Na25Ba(Y,Gd,Dy)2(CO3)11(HCO3)4(SO4)2F2—a new mineral. Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 121(6): 138-142.
Yamonva, N.A., Pushcharovskii, D.Y., Vyatkin, S.V., Khomyakov, A.P. (1992) Crystal structure of the new native sulfate-carbonate Na25BaTR2(CO3)11(HCO3)4(SO4)2F2Cl. Soviet Physics - Crystallography: 37: 753-756.
Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J., Roberts, A.C. (1994) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 79: 763-767.
New Minerals (1997), New Minerals 1990-1994.

Internet Links for Mineevite-(Y)Hide

Localities for Mineevite-(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.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • Lovozero Massif
ZVMO,(1992) 121, n6, 138-143; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Mineral and/or Locality  
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