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Mineevite-(Y)

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Formula:
Na25BaY2(CO3)11(HCO3)4(SO4)2F2Cl
System:
Hexagonal
Colour:
Pale green to ...
Lustre:
Vitreous, Pearly
Hardness:
4
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).


Classification of Mineevite-(Y)

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)

Vitreous, Pearly
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Transparent
Comment:
Vitreous luster on fractures, pearly on cleavage.
Colour:
Pale green to yellowish-green.
Hardness (Mohs):
4
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)

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)

IMA Formula:
Na25BaY2(CO3)11(HCO3)4(SO4)2F2Cl
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Mineevite-(Y)

Crystal System:
Hexagonal

Type Occurrence of Mineevite-(Y)

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Moscow, Russia.

Relationship of Mineevite-(Y) to other Species

5.BF.05FerrotychiteNa6Fe22+(CO3)4(SO4)
5.BF.05ManganotychiteNa6Mn22+(CO3)4(SO4)
5.BF.05NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2Cl
5.BF.05TychiteNa6Mg2(CO3)4(SO4)
5.BF.10BonshtedtiteNa3Fe2+(PO4)(CO3)
5.BF.10BradleyiteNa3Mg(PO4)(CO3)
5.BF.10CrawforditeNa3Sr(PO4)(CO3)
5.BF.10SidorenkiteNa3Mn(PO4)(CO3)
5.BF.15Daqingshanite-(Ce)Sr3CePO4(CO3)3
5.BF.20Reederite-(Y)(Na,Mn)15Y2(CO3)9(SO3F)Cl
5.BF.30BrianyoungiteZn3CO3(OH)4
5.BF.35PhilolithitePb12O6Mn(Mg,Mn)2(Mn,Mg)4(SO4)(CO3)4Cl4(OH)12
5.BF.40LeadhillitePb4(SO4)(CO3)2(OH)2
5.BF.40MacphersonitePb4(SO4)(CO3)2(OH)2
5.BF.40SusannitePb4(SO4)(CO3)2(OH)2

Other Names for Mineevite-(Y)

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

Weak yellowish green fluorescence.
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)

Reference List:
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)

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Localities for Mineevite-(Y)

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaja Oblast'
      • Kola Peninsula
        • 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
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