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Nefedovite

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About NefedoviteHide

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Dr. Evgeniy Ivanovich Nefedov
Formula:
Na5Ca4(PO4)4F
Colour:
colorless
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
Specific Gravity:
3.01
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
Named in honor of Dr. Yevgeny I. Nefedov (Евгения Ивановича Нефедова) (1910–1976), Russian mineralogist, St. Petersburg, Russia, involved in the discovery of a number of Kola minerals.
This page provides mineralogical data about Nefedovite.


Classification of NefedoviteHide

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First Published:
1983
8.BO.30

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
B : Phosphates, etc., with additional anions, without H2O
O : With only large cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 about 1:1
41.11.4.1

41 : ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
11 : Miscellaneous
22.1.7

22 : Phosphates, Arsenates or Vanadates with other Anions
1 : Phosphates, arsenates or vanadates with fluoride

Physical Properties of NefedoviteHide

Vitreous
Transparency:
Transparent
Colour:
colorless
Hardness:
4½ on Mohs scale
Fracture:
Conchoidal
Density:
3.01 g/cm3 (Measured)    3.05(1) g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of NefedoviteHide

Type:
Biaxial (+)
RI values:
nα = 1.571(2) nβ = 1.571(2) nγ = 1.590(2)
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.019
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Low
Dispersion:
r < v

Chemical Properties of NefedoviteHide

Formula:
Na5Ca4(PO4)4F

Crystallography of NefedoviteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.401(6) Å, b = 11.647(8) Å, c = 16.484(7) Å
α = 134.99°, β = 90.04°, γ = 89.96°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.464 : 1 : 1.415
Unit Cell V:
733.35 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
2
Comment:
P1 or P_1

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IDSpeciesReferenceLinkYearLocalityPressure (GPa)Temp (K)
0012476NefedoviteSebals M, Dorokhova G I, Pobedimskaya E A, Khomyakov A P (1984) The crystal structure of nefedovite and its typomorphism Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR 278 353-35719840293
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Type Occurrence of NefedoviteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
As irregular rounded grains, to 1 mm, in aggregates, typically replacing apatite
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Mining Institute, St. Petersburg, 1302/1; A.E. Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, 82759.
Reference:
Khomyakov, A.P., Nechelyustov, G.N., Dorokhova, G.I. (1983) Nefedovite, Na5Ca4(PO4)4F, a new mineral. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 112(4): 479-483.

Synonyms of NefedoviteHide

Other Language Names for NefedoviteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
4 photos of Nefedovite associated with VilliaumiteNaF
1 photo of Nefedovite associated with Eudialyte Group[N(1)N(2)N(3)N(4)N(5)]3[M(1.1)M(1.2)]3[M(2.1)M(2.2)M(2.3)]3-6[M(3)M(4)]Z3[Si24O724X(1)X(2)

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.BO.AriegilatiteBaCa12(SiO4)4(PO4)2F2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
8.BO.AravaiteBa2Ca18(SiO4)6(PO4)3(CO3)F3OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
8.BO.05NacaphiteNa2Ca(PO4)FMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BO.10PreisingeriteBi3(AsO4)2O(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BO.10PetitjeaniteBi3(PO4)2O(OH)Tric.
8.BO.10SchumacheriteBi3(VO4)2O(OH)Tric.
8.BO.15AtelestiteBi2(AsO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m
8.BO.15HechtsbergiteBi2(VO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BO.15SmrkoveciteBi2(PO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BO.20KombatitePb14(VO4)2O9Cl4Mon.
8.BO.20SahlinitePb14(AsO4)2O9Cl4Mon.
8.BO.25HeneuiteCaMg5(CO3)(PO4)3(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BO.35Kuznetsovite[Hg2]2+Hg2+[AsO4]ClIso. 2 3 : P21 3
8.BO.40Artsmithite[Hg2]2+2Al(PO4)1.74(OH)1.78Mon. 2/m : B2/b
8.BO.45SchlegeliteBi7(AsO4)3(MoO4)2O4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

22.1.1AmblygoniteLiAl(PO4)FTric. 1 : P1
22.1.2LacroixiteNaAl(PO4)FMon. 2/m : B2/b
22.1.3NatrophosphateNa7(PO4)2F · 19H2OIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3c
22.1.5NacaphiteNa2Ca(PO4)FMon. 2/m : P21/b
22.1.6ArctiteNa2Ca4(PO4)3FTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
22.1.9FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3FHex. 6/m : P63/m
22.1.10HerderiteCaBe(PO4)FMon. 2/m
22.1.11IsokiteCaMg(PO4)FMon. 2/m : B2/b
22.1.12PanasqueiraiteCaMg(PO4)(OH,F)Mon.
22.1.13BabefphiteBaBePO4(F,OH)Tet.
22.1.14FluelliteAl2(PO4)F2(OH) · 7H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Fddd
22.1.15MinyuliteKAl2(PO4)2(OH,F) · 4H2OOrth. mm2 : Pba2
22.1.16MoriniteNaCa2Al2(PO4)2(OH)F4 · 2H2OMon. 2/m
22.1.17BøggilditeNa2Sr2Al2PO4F9Mon.
22.1.18FluorstrophiteSrCaSr3(PO4)3FHex. 6/m : P63/m
22.1.19ViitaniemiiteNa(Ca,Mn2+)Al(PO4)(F,OH)3Mon.
22.1.20VäyryneniteMn2+Be(PO4)(OH,F)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
22.1.21MaxwelliteNaFe3+(AsO4)FMon. 2/m : P2/m
22.1.22Wagnerite(Mg,Fe2+)2(PO4)FMon. 2/m : P21/b
22.1.23TripliteMn2+2(PO4)FMon. 2/m
22.1.24Magniotriplite(Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)2PO4FMon.
22.1.25ZwieseliteFe2+2(PO4)FMon. 2/m : P21/b
22.1.26McauslaniteFe3Al2(PO4)3(PO3OH)F · 18H2OTric.
22.1.27RichelliteCaFe3+2(PO4)2(OH,F)2Amor.
22.1.28SvabiteCa5(AsO4)3FHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
22.1.29TilasiteCaMg(AsO4)FMon. m : Bb
22.1.30Johnbaumite-MCa5(AsO4)3OHMon. 2/m : P21/m
22.1.31DurangiteNaAl(AsO4)FMon. 2/m : B2/b

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 NefedoviteHide

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Khomyakov, A.P., Nechelyustov, G.N., Dorokhova, G.I. (1983) Nefedovite, Na5Ca4(PO4)4F, a new mineral. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 112(4): 479-483.
Dunn, P.J., Fleischer, M., Francis, C.A., Langley, R.H., Kissin, S.A., Shigley, J.E., Vanko, D.A., Zilczer, J.A. (1984) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 69: 810-815.
Sebals, M., Dorokhova, G.I., Pobedimskaya, E.A., Khomyakov, A.P. (1984) The crystal structure of nefedovite and its typomorphism. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR: 278: 353-357.

Internet Links for NefedoviteHide

Localities for NefedoviteHide

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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
 
  • Murmansk Oblast
    • Khibiny Massif
      • Koashva Mt
Sergey Vasiliev of Systematic Mineralogy (dealer); Khomyakov, A. P., Nechelyustov, G. N., Sokolova, E., Bonaccorsi, E., Merlino, S., & Pasero, M. (2002). Megakalsilite, a new polymorph of KAlSiO4 from the Khibina alkaline massif, Kola peninsula, Russia: Mineral description and crystal structure. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(3), 961-970.
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
      • The Carbonatite Stock in the vicinity of Tul'ilukht Bay
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
      • Yukspor Mt
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
 
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