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Olekminskite

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Classification of OlekminskiteHide

Approved
5.AB.40

5 : CARBONATES (NITRATES)
A : Carbonates without additional anions, without H2O
B : Alkali-earth (and other M2+) carbonates
14.2.2.3

14 : ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
2 : AB(XO3)2

Physical Properties of OlekminskiteHide

Hardness:

Optical Data of OlekminskiteHide

Type:
Uniaxial (-)
RI values:
nω = 1.670 nε = 1.527
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.143
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate

Chemical Properties of OlekminskiteHide

Formula:
Sr(Sr,Ca,Ba)(CO3)2
IMA Formula:
Sr2(CO3)2
Common Impurities:
TR,La,Ce

Crystallography of OlekminskiteHide

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.66 Å, c = 6.08 Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 0.702
Unit Cell V:
394.88 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of OlekminskiteHide

Synonyms of OlekminskiteHide

Other Language Names for OlekminskiteHide

Relationship of Olekminskite to other SpeciesHide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

5.AB.05CalciteCaCO3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c
5.AB.05GaspéiteNi(CO3)Hex.
5.AB.05MagnesiteMgCO3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c
5.AB.05OtaviteCdCO3Trig. 3m (3 2/m)
5.AB.05RhodochrositeMnCO3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c
5.AB.05SideriteFeCO3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c
5.AB.05SmithsoniteZnCO3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c
5.AB.05SpherocobaltiteCoCO3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c
5.AB.10AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2Trig. 3 : R3
5.AB.10DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2Trig. 3 : R3
5.AB.10KutnohoriteCa(Mn,Mg,Fe)(CO3)2Trig. 3 : R3
5.AB.10MinrecorditeCaZn(CO3)2Trig. 3 : R3
5.AB.15AragoniteCaCO3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.AB.15CerussitePbCO3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.AB.15StrontianiteSrCO3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.AB.15WitheriteBaCO3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.AB.20VateriteCaCO3Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
5.AB.25HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4Trig. 3 2 : R3 2
5.AB.30NorsethiteBaMg(CO3)2Trig. 3 2 : R3 2
5.AB.35AlstoniteBaCa(CO3)2Tric.
5.AB.40ParalstoniteBaCa(CO3)2Trig.
5.AB.45BarytocalciteBaCa(CO3)2Mon. 2/m : P21/m
5.AB.50Carbocernaite(Ca,Na)(Sr,Ce,Ba)(CO3)2Orth. mm2
5.AB.55BenstoniteBa6Ca6Mg(CO3)13Trig. 3 : R3
5.AB.60JuangodoyiteNa2Cu(CO3)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

14.2.2.1NorsethiteBaMg(CO3)2Trig. 3 2 : R3 2
14.2.2.2ParalstoniteBaCa(CO3)2Trig.

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 OlekminskiteHide

Reference List:
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Konyev, A.A., Vorobyev, E.I., Piskunova, L.F., Ushchalovskaya, Z.F., and Tokhonova, G.A. (1991) Olekminskite Sr(Sr,Ca,B)(CO3)2, a new mineral and the new isomorphous series olekminskite-paralstonite. Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 120(3): 89-96.
American Mineralogist (1993): 78: 451.
New Minerals (1997), New Minerals 1990-1994.

Internet Links for OlekminskiteHide

Localities for OlekminskiteHide

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.
Bolivia
 
  • Cochabamba Department
    • Ayopaya Province
Laszlo Horvath
Greenland
 
  • Qeqqata
    • Isortoq Fjord (Søndre Isortoq)
      • Sarfartoq region
HUTCHINSON, M.T. & HEAMAN, L.M. (2008) Chemical and physical characteristics of diamond crystals from Garnet Lake, Sarfartoq, West Greenland: an association with carbonatitic magmatism. Canadian mineralogist 46, 1063-1078.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Aldan Shield
        • Chara and Tokko Rivers Confluence
[Lapis 1993:4 p.13-20]
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • Northern Karelia
New Data on Minerals (2004): 39: 50-64
Sorokhtina, N.V., Chukanov, N.V., Voloshin, A.V., Pakhomovsky, Y.A., Bogdanova, A.N., and Moiseev, M.M. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(7), 620-628.
South Africa
 
  • North West Province
    • Bojanala Platinum District
      • Western Bushveld Complex
The Canadian Mineralogist, V 42, 2004, pp. 1169-1178.; R. Liferovich - L. Horváth p.c. (2004)
Mineral and/or Locality  
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