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Khesinite

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Formula:
Ca4(Mg3Fe3+9)O4(Fe3+9Si3)O36
Crystal System:
Triclinic
This page provides mineralogical data about Khesinite.


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Classification of KhesiniteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2014

Chemical Properties of KhesiniteHide

Formula:
Ca4(Mg3Fe3+9)O4(Fe3+9Si3)O36
IMA Formula:
Ca4(Mg2Fe3+10)O4(Fe3+10Si2)O36

Crystallography of KhesiniteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Setting:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.5363(1) Å, b = 10.9242(2) Å, c = 9.0612(1) Å
α = 106.340(1)°, β = 95.765(1)°, γ = 124.373(1)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.964 : 1 : 0.829
Unit Cell V:
780.54 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
7.575(56)
2.995(53)
2.994(56)
2.728(60)
2.727(60)
2.590(100)
2.587(80)
2.586(81)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of KhesiniteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the Museum of Natural History in Bern, Bernastrasse 5, CH-3005 Bern, Switzerland, catalogue number NMBE 4717

Synonyms of KhesiniteHide

Relationship of Khesinite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Aenigmatite GroupA subgroup of the Sapphirine Supergroup.
BeckettiteCa2V6Al6O20Tric. 1 : P1
Rhönite GroupSubgroup of the Sapphirine Supergroup.
Sapphirine GroupSubgroup of the Sapphirine Supergroup.
Surinamite(Mg,Fe)3Al4BeSi3O16Mon.
UM1988-26-SiO:AlMgMg4Al2O[Si3Al2O15]

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 KhesiniteHide

Reference List:
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Galuskina, I.O., Galuskin, E.V., Pakhomova, A.S., Widmer, R., Armbruster, T., Lazic, B., Grew, E.S., Vapnik, Y., Dzierżanowski, P. and Murashko, M. (2014) Khesinite, IMA 2014-033. CNMNC Newsletter No. 21, August 2014, page 802; Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 797-804.

Internet Links for KhesiniteHide

Localities for KhesiniteHide

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.
France
 
  • Occitanie
    • Aveyron
Kruszewski, Ł., Gatel, P., Thiéry, V., Moszumańska, I., and Kusy, D. (2018) Crystallochemical Behavior of Slag Minerals and the Occurrence of Potentially New Mineral Species from Lapanouse-de-Sévérac, France. In: Stracher, G.B. (Ed.) Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective, Vol. 5: Case Studies - Advances in Field and Laboratory Research, xx-xx (in press; publication date: November 2018).
Israel (TL)
 
  • Negev
    • Hatrurim Formation
Galuskina, I.O., Galuskin, E.V., Pakhomova, A.S., Widmer, R., Armbruster, T., Lazic, B., Grew, E.S., Vapnik, Y., Dzierżanowski, P. and Murashko, M. (2014) Khesinite, IMA 2014-033. CNMNC Newsletter No. 21, August 2014, page 802; Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 797-804.; Galuskina, I.O., Galuskin, E.V., Vapnik, Y., Prusik, K., Stasiak, M., Dzierżanowski, P., Murashko, M. (2017): Gurimite, Ba3(VO4)2, and hexacelsian, BaAl2Si2O8 – two new minerals from schorlomite-rich paralava of the Hatrurim Complex, Negev Desert, Israel. Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 1009-1019.; Arkadiusz Krzątała, Evgeny V. Galuskin, Irina O. Galuskina, Yevgeny Vapnik (2018) “Uranian cuspidine” – a potentially new mineral from paralava of Eastern Gurim, Hatrurim Complex, Israel. in abstracts of the 22nd IMA Meeting Melbourne p 358
USA
 
  • Wyoming
    • Campbell Co.
      • Reno Junction
Gunnar Färber - Mineralienliste 1-2018.
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