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Laptevite-(Ce)

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Formula:
Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)Y3REE7(SiO4)3(PO4)(B3Si3O18)(BO3)F11
Specific Gravity:
4.660 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Trigonal
Member of:
Name:
Tatyana Mikhailovna Lapteva (1928-2011), a Russian geologist and petrologist who worked on the geology of Central Asia and the REE cerium.
Structurally related to the Vicanite Group (e.g. Okanoganite-(Y)).



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Classification of Laptevite-(Ce)Hide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2011

Physical Properties of Laptevite-(Ce)Hide

Density:
4.660 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Chemical Properties of Laptevite-(Ce)Hide

Formula:
Ca6(Fe2+,Mn2+)Y3REE7(SiO4)3(PO4)(B3Si3O18)(BO3)F11
IMA Formula:
NaFe2+(REE7Ca5Y3)(SiO4)4(Si3B2PO18)(BO3)F11

Crystallography of Laptevite-(Ce)Hide

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Class (H-M):
3m - Ditrigonal Pyramidal
Space Group:
R3m
Setting:
R3m
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.804(2) Å, c = 27.726(6) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 2.566
Unit Cell V:
2802.6 ų
Z:
3

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
4.41(29)
3.13(26)
3.03(100)
2.982(85)
2.954(60)
2.689(40)
1.797(31)
1.770(21)

Type Occurrence of Laptevite-(Ce)Hide

General Appearance of Type Material:
anhedral grains to 8mm
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Fersman Mineralogical Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, registration number 4195/1
Geological Setting of Type Material:
hydrothermal mineral
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of Laptevite-(Ce)Hide

Other Language Names for Laptevite-(Ce)Hide

Relationship of Laptevite-(Ce) to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
Hundholmenite-(Y)(Y,REE,Ca,Na)15(Al,Fe3+)(CaxAs3+1-x)(Si,As5+)Si6B3(O,F)48Trig. 3m : R3m
Okanoganite-(Y)(Na,Ca)3(Y,Ce)12Si6B2O27F14
Proshchenkoite-(Y)Ca(Y,REE,Ca,Na,Mn)15Fe2+(P,Si)Si6B3O34F14Trig. 3m : R3m
Vicanite-(Ce)(Ca,Ce,La,Th)15As5+(As3+0.5,Na0.5)Fe3+Si6B4O40F7Trig.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Astrophyllite5 photos of Laptevite-(Ce) associated with Astrophyllite on mindat.org.
Aegirine5 photos of Laptevite-(Ce) associated with Aegirine on mindat.org.
Bafertisite4 photos of Laptevite-(Ce) associated with Bafertisite on mindat.org.
Quartz3 photos of Laptevite-(Ce) associated with Quartz on mindat.org.

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 Laptevite-(Ce)Hide

Reference List:
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Agakhanov, A.A., Pautov, L.A., Uvarova, Y., Karpenko, V.Y., Sokolova, E.V. and Hawthorne, F.C. (2012): Laptevite-(Ce), IMA 2011-081. CNMNC Newsletter No. 12, February 2012, page 153; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 151-155.
Uvarova, Y.A., Sokolova, E., Hawthorne, F.C., Agakhanov, A.A., Karpenko, V.Y., Pautov, L.A. (2013): The crystal structure of laptevite-(Ce), NaFe2+(REE7Ca5Y3)(SiO4)4(Si3B2PO18)(BO3)F11, a new mineral species from the Darai-Pioz alkaline massif, Northern Tajikistan. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie - Crystalline Materials, 228, 550-557.

Internet Links for Laptevite-(Ce)Hide

Localities for Laptevite-(Ce)Hide

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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.
Kyrgyzstan
 
  • Osh Oblast
    • Zeravshan range
      • Matcha massif
Atali A.Agakhanov and Leonid A.Pautov analytical data
Tajikistan (TL)
 
  • Region of Republican Subordination
    • Tien Shan Mtn
      • Alai Range (Alayskiy)
Agakhanov, A.A., Pautov, L.A., Uvarova, Y., Karpenko, V.Y., Sokolova, E.V. and Hawthorne, F.C. (2012): Laptevite-(Ce), IMA 2011-081. CNMNC Newsletter No. 12, February 2012, page 153; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 151-155; Uvarova, Y.A., Sokolova, E., Hawthorne, F.C., Agakhanov, A.A., Karpenko, V.Y., Pautov, L.A. (2013): The crystal structure of laptevite-(Ce), NaFe2+(REE7Ca5Y3)(SiO4)4(Si3B2PO18)(BO3)F11, a new mineral species from the Darai-Pioz alkaline massif, Northern Tajikistan. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie - Crystalline Materials, 228, 550-557.
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