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Chesnokovite

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About ChesnokoviteHide

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Russian mineralogist Boris Valentinovich Chesnokov
Formula:
Na2[SiO2(OH)2] · 8H2O
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Name:
In honor of Russian mineralogist Boris Valentinovich Chesnokov (Борис Валентинович Чеснокова) (11 June 1928 - 25 October 2005). He was a specialist in the mineralogy of the Southern Urals and founder of a Russian school of mineralogy technogenesis. He also described about 10 new minerals.
Alters to Thermonatrite and Opal when left exposed to normal atmospheric humidity.


Classification of ChesnokoviteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2006
First Published:
2007
9.AC.20

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
A : Nesosilicates
C : Nesosilicates without additional anions; cations in octahedral [6] coordination

Chemical Properties of ChesnokoviteHide

Formula:
Na2[SiO2(OH)2] · 8H2O
IMA Formula:
Na2SiO2(OH)2 · 8H2O

Crystallography of ChesnokoviteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Ibca
Cell Parameters:
a = 11.7119 Å, b = 16.973 Å, c = 11.5652 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.69 : 1 : 0.681
Unit Cell V:
2,299.00 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Crystal StructureHide

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0012665ChesnokovitePekova I V, Chukanov N V, Zadov A E, Zubkova N V, Pushcharovsky D Yu (2007) Chesnokovite, Na2[SiO2(OH)2]*8H2O, the first natural sodium orthosilicate from the Lovozero alkaline pluton, Kola Peninsula: Description and crystal structure of a new mineral species Geology of Ore Deposits 49 727-7382007Mt. Kedykverpakhk, Lovozero alkaline pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia0293
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X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
5.001 Å(30)
4.788 Å(42)
3.847 Å(89)
2.932 Å(42)
2.832 Å(35)
2.800 Å(97)
2.774 Å(100)
2.035 Å(20)

Type Occurrence of ChesnokoviteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
colorless to pale brownish aggregates of small, coarsely lamellar crystals
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Ussingite vein
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:
Reference:
Pekov, I.V., Chukanov, N.V., Zadov, A.E., Zubkova, N.V., Pushcharovsky, D.Yu. (2007) Chesnokovite, Na2[SiO2(OH)2]•8H2O, the first natural sodium orthosilicate from the Lovozero alkaline massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia: description and crystal structure of a new mineral. Proceedings of the Russian Mineralogical Society (Zapiski RMO): 136(2): 25-39.

Synonyms of ChesnokoviteHide

Other Language Names for ChesnokoviteHide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.AC.AhrensiteSiFe2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)
9.AC.05FayaliteFe2+2SiO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
9.AC.05ForsteriteMg2SiO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
9.AC.05GlaucochroiteCaMn2+SiO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
9.AC.05KirschsteiniteCaFe2+SiO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
9.AC.05Laihunite(Fe2+0.50.5)Fe3+[SiO4]Mon.
9.AC.05LiebenbergiteNi2SiO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
9.AC.05TephroiteMn2+2SiO4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
9.AC.10MonticelliteCaMgSiO4Orth.
9.AC.15BrunogeieriteGe4+Fe2+2O4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
9.AC.15Ringwoodite(Mg,Fe2+)2SiO4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m

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 ChesnokoviteHide

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Pekov, I.V., Chukanov, N.V., Zadov, A.E., Zubkova, N.V., Pushcharovsky, D.Yu. (2007) Chesnokovite, Na2[SiO2(OH)2]•8H2O, the first natural sodium orthosilicate from the Lovozero alkaline massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia: description and crystal structure of a new mineral. Proceedings of the Russian Mineralogical Society (Zapiski RMO): 136(2): 25-39.

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Localities for ChesnokoviteHide

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All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Murmansk Oblast
    • Lovozersky District
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