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Szklaryite

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Formula:
◻Al6BAs3+3O15
Specific Gravity:
3.71 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Name:
Named after the type locality, Szklary pegmatite, Poland.
This page provides mineralogical data about Szklaryite.


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Classification of SzklaryiteHide

Approved

Physical Properties of SzklaryiteHide

Density:
3.71 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Chemical Properties of SzklaryiteHide

Formula:
◻Al6BAs3+3O15
Common Impurities:
Sb

Crystallography of SzklaryiteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Pbcm
Cell Parameters:
a = 47.001 Å, b = 11.828 Å, c = 20.243 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 3.974 : 1 : 1.711
Unit Cell V:
11,253.65 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
5.914(57)
5.861(100)
3.458(60)
3.444(34)
3.231(95)
3.068(50)
2.931(51)
2.895(59)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of SzklaryiteHide

Synonyms of SzklaryiteHide

Relationship of Szklaryite to other SpeciesHide

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 SzklaryiteHide

Reference List:
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Pieczka, A., Evans, R.J., Grew, E.S., Groat, L.A., Ma, C., Rossman, G.R. (2013) Szklaryite, IMA 2012-070. CNMNC Newsletter No. 15, February 2013, page 8; Mineralogical Magazine: 77: 1-12.
Pieczka, A., Evans, R.J., Grew, E.S., Groat, L.A., Ma, C., Rossman, G.R. (2013a) The dumortierite supergroup. II. Three new minerals from the Szklary pegmatite, SW Poland: Nioboholtite, (Nb0.6◻0.4)Al6BSi3O18, titanoholtite, (Ti0.75◻0.25)Al6BSi3O18, and szklaryite, ◻Al6BAs3+3O15. Mineralogical Magazine: 77(6): 2841-2856.

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Localities for SzklaryiteHide

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.
Poland (TL)
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Ząbkowice Slaskie District
      • Ząbkowice (Frankenstein)
        • Szklary (Gläsendorf)
Pieczka, A., Evans, R.J., Grew, E.S., Groat, L.A., Ma, C. and Rossman, G.R. (2013) Szklaryite, IMA 2012-070. CNMNC Newsletter No. 15, February 2013, page 8; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 1-12; Pieczka, A., Evans, R. J., Grew, E. S., Groat, L. A., Ma, C., & Rossman, G. R. (2013). The dumortierite supergroup. II. Three new minerals from the Szklary pegmatite, SW Poland: Nioboholtite,(Nb0. 6⃞0. 4) Al6BSi3O18, titanoholtite,(Ti0. 75⃞0. 25) Al6BSi3O18, and szklaryite, ⃞Al6BAs33+ O15. Mineralogical Magazine, 77(6), 2841-2856.
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