IMPORTANT MESSAGE. We need your support now to keep mindat.org running. Click here to find out why.
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for Educators
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch 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 ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Markhininite

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Formula:
TlBi(SO4)2
Colour:
White
Lustre:
Adamantine
Specific Gravity:
5.91 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
Named in honour of Professor Yevgeniy Konstantinovich Markhinin (b. 1926), Institute of Volcanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Kamchatka peninsula, Russia, in recognition of his contributions to volcanology.
Related to but not isostructural with yavapaiite and eldfellite.


Hide all sections | Show all sections

Classification of MarkhininiteHide

Approved

Physical Properties of MarkhininiteHide

Adamantine
Transparency:
Translucent
Colour:
White
Streak:
white
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Perfect
{011}
Fracture:
Conchoidal
Density:
5.91 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Chemical Properties of MarkhininiteHide

Formula:
TlBi(SO4)2

Crystallography of MarkhininiteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.375(9) Å, b = 10.647(16) Å, c = 10.671(12) Å
α = 61.24(9)°, β = 70.77(13)°, γ = 70.85(12)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.693 : 1 : 1.002
Unit Cell V:
678.85 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
4.264(68)
3.442(100)
3.350(35)
3.125(24)
3.054(23)
2.717(45)
2.217(20)
2.114(34)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of MarkhininiteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
pseudohexagonal crystal habit grow on shcherbinaite needles
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Mineralogical Museum, Department of Mineralogy, St Petersburg State University, St Petersburg, Russia, specimen number 1/19526
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Fumarole, temperature of gases in the sampling location was ~500ºC.
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of MarkhininiteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Shcherbinaite1 photo of Markhininite associated with Shcherbinaite on mindat.org.
Pauflerite1 photo of Markhininite associated with Pauflerite 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 MarkhininiteHide

Reference List:
Sort by Year (asc) | by Year (desc) | by Author (A-Z) | by Author (Z-A)
Filatov, S.K., Vergasova, L.P., Siidra, O.I., Krivovichev, S.V. and Kretser, Y.L. (2013) Markhininite , IMA 2012-040. CNMNC Newsletter No. 15, February 2013, page 2; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 1-12.
Siidra, O.I., Vergasova, L.P., Krivovichev, S.V., Kretser, Y.L., Zaitsev, A.N. and Filatov, S.K. (2014): Unique thallium mineralization in the fumaroles of Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. I. Markhininite, TlBi(SO4)2. Mineralogical Magazine 78, 1687-1698.

Internet Links for MarkhininiteHide

Localities for MarkhininiteHide

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.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Kamchatka Oblast'
      • Tolbachik volcano
        • Great Fissure eruption (Main Fracture)
          • Northern Breakthrough (North Breach)
Filatov, S.K., Vergasova, L.P., Siidra, O.I., Krivovichev, S.V. and Kretser, Y.L. (2013) Markhininite , IMA 2012-040. CNMNC Newsletter No. 15, February 2013, page 2; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 1-12.; Siidra, O.I., Vergasova, L.P., Krivovichev, S.V., Kretser, Y.L., Zaitsev, A.N. and Filatov, S.K. (2014): Unique thallium mineralization in the fumaroles of Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. I. Markhininite, TlBi(SO4)2. Mineralogical Magazine 78, 1687-1698. ; Siidra, O. I., Vergasova, L. P., Kretser, Y. L., Polekhovsky, Y. S., Filatov, S. K., & Krivovichev, S. V. (2014). Unique thallium mineralization in the fumaroles of Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. III. Evdokimovite, Tl4 (VO) 3 (SO4) 5 (H2O) 5. Mineralogical Magazine, 78(7), 1711-1724.
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 1993-2018, 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: October 23, 2018 13:56:11 Page generated: August 25, 2018 20:06:22
Go to top of page