Help mindat.org|Log In|Register|
Home PageMindat NewsThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusManagement TeamContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatSponsor a PageSponsored PagesTop Available PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralSearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsThe ElementsMember ListBooks & MagazinesMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryHow to Link to MindatDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Paraumbite

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Formula:
K3Zr2H(Si3O9)2 · nH2O
System:
Orthorhombic
Hardness:
This page provides mineralogical data about Paraumbite.


Classification of Paraumbite

Approved
9.DG.25

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
D : Inosilicates
G : Inosilicates with 3-periodic single and multiple chains
59.2.1.2

59 : CYCLOSILICATES Three-Membered Rings
2 : Three-Membered Rings, hydrated
14.10.17

14 : Silicates not Containing Aluminum
10 : Silicates of Zr or Hf

Physical Properties of Paraumbite

Hardness (Mohs):

Optical Data of Paraumbite

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.588 nβ = 1.601 nγ = 1.610
2V:
Measured: 82° , Calculated: 78°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.022
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
relatively strong

Chemical Properties of Paraumbite

Formula:
K3Zr2H(Si3O9)2 · nH2O
IMA Formula:
K3Zr2H(Si3O9)2 · 3H2O
Elements listed in formula:
Common Impurities:
Ti,Hf,Fe,Na,K

Crystallography of Paraumbite

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.34 Å, b = 13.29 Å, c = 14.55 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.778 : 1 : 1.095
Unit Cell Volume:
V 1,999.44 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of Paraumbite

Relationship of Paraumbite to other Species

9.DG.05BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
9.DG.05FerrobustamiteCaFe2+(Si2O6)
9.DG.05PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
9.DG.05SeranditeNaMn22+Si3O8(OH)
9.DG.05WollastoniteCaSiO3
9.DG.05Wollastonite-1ACaSiO3
9.DG.07CascanditeCa(Sc,Fe3+)(HSi3O9)
9.DG.08Plombièrite[Ca4Si6O16(OH)2 · 2H2O]·(Ca·5H2O)
9.DG.10Clinotobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
9.DG.10RiversideiteCa5(HSi3O9)2 · 2H2O
9.DG.10Tobermorite[Ca4Si6O17 · 2H2O]·(Ca·3H2O)
9.DG.15FoshagiteCa4(Si3O9)(OH)2
9.DG.20JenniteCa9(Si3O9)2(OH)8 · 8H2O
9.DG.25UmbiteK2(Zr,Ti)Si3O9 · H2O
9.DG.30SørenseniteNa4SnBe2Si6O16(OH)4
9.DG.35XonotliteCa6(Si6O17)(OH)2
9.DG.40HillebranditeCa2(SiO3)(OH)2
9.DG.45ZoriteNa8(Ti,Nb)5(Si6O17)2(OH,O)5 · 14H2O
9.DG.45ChivruaiiteCa4(Ti,Nb)5(Si6O17)2(OH,O)5 · 13-14H2O
9.DG.50Haineaultite(Na,Ca)5Ca(Ti,Nb)5(Si6O17)2(OH,F)8 · 5H2O
9.DG.55EpididymiteNa2Be2Si6O15 · H2O
9.DG.60EudidymiteNa2Be2Si6O15 · H2O
9.DG.65ElpiditeNa2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
9.DG.70Fenaksite(K,Na)4(Fe,Mn)2(Si4O10)2(OH,F)
9.DG.70LitidioniteCuNaKSi4O10
9.DG.70ManaksiteKNaMnSi4O10
9.DG.75TinaksiteK2Na(Ca,Mn2+)2Ti[O|Si7O18(OH)]
9.DG.75TokkoiteK2Ca4[Si7O18(OH)](OH,F)
9.DG.75SenkevichiteCsKNaCa2Ti[O|Si7O18(OH)]
9.DG.80CanasiteK3Na3Ca5Si12O30(OH)4
9.DG.80FluorcanasiteK3Na3Ca5Si12O30F4 · H2O
9.DG.85MiseriteK1.5-x(Ca,Y,REE)5(Si6O15)(Si2O7)(OH,F)2 · yH2O
9.DG.90FrankameniteK3Na3Ca5(Si12O30)(F,OH)4 · H2O
9.DG.92Charoite(K,Sr)15-16(Ca,Na)32[Si6O11(O,OH)6]2[Si12O18(O,OH)12]2[Si17O25(O,OH)18]2(OH,F)4 · ~3H2O
9.DG.95YuksporiteK4(Ca,Na)14(Sr,Ba)2(◻,Mn,Fe)(Ti,Nb)4(O,OH)4(Si6O17)2(Si2O7)3(H2O,OH)3
9.DG.97Eveslogite(Na,K,Ca,Sr,Ba)48 [(Ti,Nb,Mn,Fe2+)12Si48O144(OH)12](F,OH,Cl)14
14.10.1ZirconZr(SiO4)
14.10.2HafnonHf(SiO4)
14.10.3ZektzeriteLiNaZrSi6O15
14.10.4ParakeldyshiteNa2ZrSi2O7
14.10.5VlasoviteNa2ZrSi4O11
14.10.6Keldyshite(Na,H)2ZrSi2O7
14.10.7GaidonnayiteNa2Zr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
14.10.8TerskiteNa4ZrSi6O16 · 2H2O
14.10.9ElpiditeNa2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2O
14.10.10HilairiteNa2Zr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
14.10.11PetarasiteNa5Zr2(Si6O18)(Cl,OH) · 2H2O
14.10.12KhibinskiteK2ZrSi2O7
14.10.13WadeiteK2Zr(Si3O9)
14.10.14DalyiteK2ZrSi6O15
14.10.15KostyleviteK2Zr(Si3O9) · H2O
14.10.16UmbiteK2(Zr,Ti)Si3O9 · H2O
14.10.18GeorgechaoiteNaKZr[Si3O9] · 2H2O
14.10.19GittinsiteCaZrSi2O7
14.10.20CalciocatapleiiteCaZr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
14.10.21CalciohilairiteCaZr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
14.10.22ArmstrongiteCaZr[Si6O15] · 3H2O
14.10.23Lemoynite(Na,K)2CaZr2Si10O26 · 5H2O
14.10.24CatapleiiteNa2Zr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
14.10.25BaghdaditeCa3(Zr,Ti)(Si2O7)O2
14.10.26LovozeriteNa2Ca(Zr,Ti)(Si6O12)[(OH)4O2] · H2O
14.10.27Låvenite(Na,Ca)2(Mn2+,Fe2+)(Zr,Ti)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2
14.10.28PenkvilksiteNa4Ti2Si8O22 · 4H2O
14.10.29DarapiositeK(Na,◻,K)2(Li,Zn,Fe)3(Mn,Zr,Y)2[Si12O30]
14.10.30BaziriteBaZr(Si3O9)
14.10.31KomkoviteBaZr[Si3O9] · 3H2O
14.10.32ZirsinaliteNa6(Ca,Mn2+,Fe2+)Zr(Si6O18)
14.10.33Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12

Other Names for Paraumbite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Paraumbit
Spanish:Paraumbita

Other Information

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 Paraumbite

Reference List:
KHOMYAKOV, A.P., VORONKOV, A.A. KOBYASHEV, Yu.S., and POLEZHAEVA, L.I. (1983b) Umbite and paraumbite, new potassium zirconosilicates from the Khibina alkali massif. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 112, 461 469 (Russian). Abstract in English: American Mineralogist, 69, (1984) 813-814.
HORVÁTH, L., and GAULT, R.G. (1990) The mineralogy of Mont Saint Hilaire. Mineralogical Record, 21, 284-359.
YAKOVENCHUK, V.N., IVANYUK, G.Yu., PAKHOMOVSKY, Ya.A., and MENSHIKOV, Yu.P. (2005) Khibiny. Published by Laplandia Minerals, Apatity. 468 p.
TICE, P.E., FALSTER, A.U., and SIMMONS, W.B. (2000) Mineralogy of pegmatite bodies with rare-element syenite of the Magnet Cove igneous complex, Hot Springs Co., Arkansas. Abstracts with Program, 27rd Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, 2000, 12-13. Rocks and Minerals, 76, 257.

Internet Links for Paraumbite

mindat.org URL:
https://www.mindat.org/min-3117.html
Please feel free to link to this page.

Localities for Paraumbite

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.
(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.
Canada
 
  • Québec
    • Montérégie
      • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
        • Mont Saint-Hilaire
Horváth, L and Gault, R.A. (1990), The mineralogy of Mont Saint-Hilaire Quebec. Mineralogical Record: 21: 284-359.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaja Oblast'
      • Kola Peninsula
        • Khibiny Massif
[ZVMO,(1983) 112, 461-469; World of Stones 95:5-6, p. 64]; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
P.M. Kartashov data; Arzamastsev, A., Yakovenchuk, V., Pakhomovsky, Y., & Ivanyuk, G. (2008). The Khibina and Lovozero alkaline massifs: Geology and unique mineralization. In Guidbook for 33rd International Geological Congress Excursion (No. 47, p. 58).
PEKOV, I.V. & NIKOLAEV, A.P. (2013) Minerals of the pegmatites and hydrothermal assemblages of the Koashva deposit (Khibiny, Kola Peninsula, Russia). Mineralogical Almanac 189(2), 7-65.
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 4, 2000
USA
 
  • Arkansas
    • Hot Spring Co.
TICE, P.E., FALSTER, A.U., and SIMMONS, W.B. (2000) Mineralogy of pegmatite bodies with rare-element syenite of the Magnet Cove igneous complex, Hot Springs Co., Arkansas. Abstracts with Program, 27rd Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, 2000, 12-13. Rocks and Minerals, 76, 257.
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2017, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: September 25, 2017 02:00:32 Page generated: July 7, 2017 11:10:43
Go to top of page