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Dissakisite-(La)

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About Dissakisite-(La)Hide

Formula:
{CaLa}{Al2Mg}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Colour:
Black to very dark brown.
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
6½ - 7
Specific Gravity:
3.79
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
For its close relationship with dissakisite-(Ce).
A member of the Allanite Subgroup of the Epidote Group.


Classification of Dissakisite-(La)Hide

Approved
Approval Year:
2003
9.BG.05

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
B : Sorosilicates
G : Sorosilicates with mixed SiO4 and Si2O7 groups; cations in octahedral [6] and greater coordination

Physical Properties of Dissakisite-(La)Hide

Vitreous
Transparency:
Translucent
Colour:
Black to very dark brown.
Streak:
Grey-greenish
Hardness:
6½ - 7 on Mohs scale
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Imperfect/Fair
(001)
Fracture:
Conchoidal
Density:
3.79 g/cm3 (Measured)    3.84 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Chemical Properties of Dissakisite-(La)Hide

Formula:
{CaLa}{Al2Mg}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
IMA Formula:
CaLa(Al2Mg)[Si2O7][SiO4]O(OH)
Common Impurities:
Cr,Fe,Th,Ti

Crystallography of Dissakisite-(La)Hide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
P21/m
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.9616 Å, b = 5.7265 Å, c = 10.2353 Å
α = 115.193°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.565 : 1 : 1.787
Unit Cell V:
475.3 ų
Z:
2

Type Occurrence of Dissakisite-(La)Hide

General Appearance of Type Material:
Up to 2.5cm-sized black to very dark brown anhedral nodules, thick blades and smaller grains.
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
(-) Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France (203.133)
(-) Museo di Mineralogia e Petrologia dell'Università di Padova, Padova, Italy
Geological Setting of Type Material:
In Alpine-type peridotite, under eclogite-facies conditions.
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of Dissakisite-(La)Hide

Other Language Names for Dissakisite-(La)Hide

Relationship of Dissakisite-(La) to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
Allanite-(La){CaLa}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
Allanite-(Nd){CaNd}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
Allanite-(Y){CaY}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon.
Androsite-(Ce){Mn2+REE}{AlAlMn2+}(SiO4)(Si2O7)O(OH)
Dissakisite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Mg}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
Ferriakasakaite-(Ce) {CaCe}{Fe3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
Ferriakasakaite-(La){CaLa}{Fe3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
Ferriallanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
Ferriallanite-(La){CaLa}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
Ferriandrosite-(Ce){Mn2+REE}{Fe3+AlMn2+}(SiO4)(Si2O7)O(OH)
Ferriandrosite-(La){MnLa}{Fe3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
Manganiakasakaite-(La){CaLa}{Mn3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
Manganiandrosite-(Ce){Mn2+Ce}{Mn3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
Manganiandrosite-(La){Mn2+La}{Mn3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon.
Uedaite-(Ce){Mn2+Ce}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
UM1989-32-SiO:AlCaFeHREE(Ca0.50.5)(Ce,La,Nd)Fe3+Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unnamed (Ce- and Mn-analogue of Ferriakasakaite-(La)){Ca,(Ce,La,Nd),Mn2+}2(Mn3+,Fe3+,Al)Al(Mn2+,Mg)(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unnamed (Mg-analogue of Ferriallanite-(Ce)){CaCe}{(Fe3+,Al)Al(Mg,Fe2+)}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Unnamed (Mn-analogue of Ferriallanite-(Ce)){CaCe}{Fe3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Vanadoallanite-(La){CaLa}{V3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH) Mon. 2/m : P21/m
Vanadoandrosite-(Ce){Mn2+Ce}{V3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Bastnäsite-(La)1 photo of Dissakisite-(La) associated with Bastnäsite-(La) on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.BG.XCyprineCa19Cu2+(Al10Mg2)Si18O68(OH)10Tet. 4/m : P4/n
9.BG.05bAllanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
9.BG.05bAllanite-(La){CaLa}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
9.BG.05bAllanite-(Y){CaY}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon.
9.BG.05aClinozoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
9.BG.05bDissakisite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Mg}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
9.BG.05Dollaseite-(Ce){CaCe}{MgAlMg}(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)FMon. 2/m : P21/m
9.BG.05aEpidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
9.BG.05Hancockite{CaPb}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon.
9.BG.05Khristovite-(Ce){CaCe}{MgAlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)FMon. 2/m : P21/m
9.BG.05Mukhinite{Ca2}{Al2V3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon.
9.BG.05Piemontite{Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
9.BG.05Piemontite-(Sr){CaSr}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon.
9.BG.05bManganiandrosite-(La){Mn2+La}{Mn3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon.
9.BG.05Tawmawite{Ca2}{(Al,Fe3+,Cr)3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
9.BG.05Tweddillite{CaSr}{Mn3+AlMn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
9.BG.05bFerriallanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
9.BG.05Niigataite{CaSr}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m
9.BG.05Manganiandrosite-(Ce){Mn2+Ce}{Mn3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
9.BG.05Vanadoandrosite-(Ce){Mn2+Ce}{V3+AlMn2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
9.BG.05Uedaite-(Ce){Mn2+Ce}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
9.BG.05Epidote-(Sr){CaSr}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
9.BG.05bAllanite-(Nd){CaNd}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
9.BG.05bFerriallanite-(La){CaLa}{Fe3+AlFe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/m
9.BG.05bÅskagenite-(Nd){Mn2+Nd}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O2Mon. 2/m : P21/m
9.BG.10Zoisite{Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
9.BG.15MacfalliteCa2Mn3+3(SiO4)(Si2O7)(OH)3Mon.
9.BG.15SursassiteMn2+2Al3(SiO4)(Si2O7)(OH)3Mon. 2/m : P21/m
9.BG.20Julgoldite-(Fe2+)Ca2Fe2+Fe3+2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2OMon.
9.BG.20OkhotskiteCa2(Mn,Mg)(Mn3+,Al,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2OMon.
9.BG.20Pumpellyite-(Fe2+)Ca2Fe2+Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2OMon.
9.BG.20Pumpellyite-(Fe3+)Ca2(Fe3+,Mg)(Al,Fe3+)2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH,O)2 · H2OMon.
9.BG.20Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2OMon.
9.BG.20Pumpellyite-(Mn2+)Ca2Mn2+Al2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2OMon.
9.BG.20ShuiskiteCa2MgCr2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · 2H2OMon.
9.BG.20Julgoldite-(Fe3+)Ca2Fe3+Fe3+2(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH) · H2OMon.
9.BG.20Pumpellyite-(Al)Ca2Al3(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH,O)2 · H2OMon.
9.BG.20PoppiiteCa2(V3+,Fe3+,Mg)(V3+,Al)2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH,O)2 · H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
9.BG.20Julgoldite-(Mg)Ca2MgFe3+2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2OMon.
9.BG.25GanomalitePb9Ca5Mn(Si2O7)4(SiO4)OHex.
9.BG.30RustumiteCa10(Si2O7)2(SiO4)(OH)2Cl2Mon.
9.BG.35Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nnc
9.BG.35WiluiteCa19(Al,Mg)13(B,☐,Al)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(O,OH)10Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nnc
9.BG.35ManganvesuvianiteCa19Mn3+(Al,Mn3+,Fe3+)10(Mg,Mn2+)2(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10O(OH)9Tet. 4/m : P4/n
9.BG.35FluorvesuvianiteCa19(Al,Mg,Fe2+)13(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10O(F,OH)9Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m)
9.BG.40Vyuntspakhkite-(Y)(Y,Yb)4Al2.5-1.5(Si,Al)1.5-2.5(SiO4)4O(OH)7
9.BG.45DellaiteCa6Si3O11(OH)2Tric.
9.BG.50Gatelite-(Ce)CaCe3Al2(Al,Mg)(Mg,Fe2+,Al)(Si2O7)(SiO4)3(O,F)(OH,O)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
9.BG.55Västmanlandite-(Ce)Ce3CaMg2Al2Si2O15(OH)2FMon. 2/m : P21/m

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
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References for Dissakisite-(La)Hide

Reference List:
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Tumiati, S., Godard, G., Martin, S., Nimis, P. (2005): Dissakisite-(La), a new end-member of the epidote group from the Ulten peridotites (Italian Eastern Alps): Evidence of mantle-crust interactions in subduction zones. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 7, 00616.
Tumiati, S., Godard, G., Martin, S., Nimis, P., Mair, V., Boyer, B. (2005): Dissakisite-(La) from the Ulten zone peridotite (Italian Eastern Alps): A new end-member of the epidote group. American Mineralogist, 90, 1177-1185.
Lavina, B., Carbonin, S., Russo, U., Tumiati, S. (2006): The crystal structure of dissakisite-(La), a new member of the epidote group, and its structural variations after annealing of radiation damage. American Mineralogist, 91, 104-110.
Tumiati, S., Carbonin, S., Mair, V., Russo, U. (2006): Dissakisite-(La). Nuova specie dalla Val d'Ultimo, Alto Adige. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 30(4), 244-247.

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All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Italy (TL)
 
  • Trentino-South Tyrol
    • Bolzano Province (South Tyrol)
      • Ultimo Valley (Ulten Valley)
Am Min 90:1177-1185
Russia
 
  • Chelyabinsk Oblast
    • Kyshtym (Kychtym; Kishtim)
P.M. Kartashov analytical data
Slovakia
 
  • Bratislava Region
    • Pezinok Co.
      • Pezinok
- Bačík P. & Uher P., 2010: Dissakisite-(La), Mukhinite, and Clinozoisite: (V,Cr,REE)-rich members of the epidote group in amphibole-pyrite-pyrrhotite matabasic rocks from Pezinok, Rybníček mine, Western Carpathians, Slovakia. Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 3, 523-536.
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