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Anzaite-(Ce)

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Formula:
Ce3+ 4Fe2+Ti6O18 (OH)2
Colour:
Grey
Specific Gravity:
5.054 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Named in honour of Anatoly N. Zaitsev of St Petersburg State University (Russia) and The Natural History Museum (UK), in recognition of his contribution to the study of carbonatites and REE minerals.
This page provides mineralogical data about Anzaite-(Ce).


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Classification of Anzaite-(Ce)Hide

Approved
Approval Year:
2013

Physical Properties of Anzaite-(Ce)Hide

Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Grey
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
None Observed
Lacks cleavage.
Density:
5.054 g/cm3 (Calculated)
Comment:
Calculated on the basis of structural data

Chemical Properties of Anzaite-(Ce)Hide

Formula:
Ce3+ 4Fe2+Ti6O18 (OH)2
IMA Formula:
Ce4Fe2+Ti6O18(OH)2

Crystallography of Anzaite-(Ce)Hide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
B2/m
Setting:
C2/m
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.293(1) Å, b = 14.586(3) Å, c = 5.233(1) Å
γ = 97.30(2)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.363 : 1 : 0.359
Unit Cell V:
400.4 ų
Z:
1

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.814(11)
2.596(100)
2.046(12)
1.935(18)
1.730(12)
1.506(14)
1.286(13)
1.272(12)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of Anzaite-(Ce)Hide

General Appearance of Type Material:
As scarce minute crystals.
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the collections of the Robert B. Ferguson Museum of Mineralogy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, catalogue number M7888
Geological Setting of Type Material:
In hydrothermally altered silicocarbonatites in the Afrikanda alkali-ultramafic complex, Russia.
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of Anzaite-(Ce)Hide

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 Anzaite-(Ce)Hide

Reference List:
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Chakhmouradian, A.R., Cooper, M.A., Medici, L., Abdu, Y.A. and Shelukhina, Y.S. (2013) Anzaite -(Ce), IMA 2013-004. CNMNC Newsletter No. 16, August 2013, page 2701; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2695-2709.
Chakhmouradian, A.R., Cooper, M.A., Medici, L., Abdu, Y.A., Shelukhina, Y.S. (2015): Anzaite-(Ce), a new rare-earth mineral and structure type from the Afrikanda silicocarbonatite, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1231-1244.

Internet Links for Anzaite-(Ce)Hide

Localities for Anzaite-(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.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
Chakhmouradian, A.R., Cooper, M.A., Medici, L., Abdu, Y.A., Shelukhina, Y.S. (2015): Anzaite-(Ce), a new rare-earth mineral and structure type from the Afrikanda silicocarbonatite, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1231-1244.
South Africa
 
  • Limpopo Province
    • Phalaborwa
      • Loolekop
Giebel, R.J., Gauert, C.D.K., Marks, M.A.W., Costin, G. and Markl, G. (2017): Multi-stage formation of REE minerals in the Palabora Carbonatite Complex, South Africa. American Mineralogist 102, 1218-1233.
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