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Itelmenite

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Chemically somewhat similar but more simple than dravertite and saranchinaite.


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Classification of ItelmeniteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2015

Chemical Properties of ItelmeniteHide

Formula:
Na4Mg3Cu3(SO4)8

Crystallography of ItelmeniteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Pbca
Setting:
Pbca
Cell Parameters:
a = 9.568(2) Å, b = 8.790(2) Å, c = 28.715(8) Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.089 : 1 : 3.267
Unit Cell V:
2,415.01 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
7.961(30)
7.180(31)
5.912(100)
3.845(62)
3.629(33)
3.491(26)
3.000(24)
2.939(52)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of ItelmeniteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the Mineralogical Museum, Department of Mineralogy, St Petersburg State University, St Petersburg, Russia, specimen number 19637.

Synonyms of ItelmeniteHide

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 ItelmeniteHide

Reference List:
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Nazarchuk, E.V., Siidra, O.I., Agakhanov, A.A., Lukina, E.A., Avdontseva, E.Y., Vergasova, L.P., Filatov, S.K. and Karpov, G.A.(2015) Itelmenite, IMA2015-047. CNMNC Newsletter No. 27, October 2015, page 1225; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1229–1236.

Internet Links for ItelmeniteHide

Localities for ItelmeniteHide

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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)
 
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Kamchatka Oblast'
      • Tolbachik volcano
        • Great Fissure eruption (Main Fracture)
Nazarchuk, E.V., Siidra, O.I., Agakhanov, A.A., Lukina, E.A., Avdontseva, E.Y., Vergasova, L.P., Filatov, S.K. and Karpov, G.A.(2015) Itelmenite, IMA2015-047. CNMNC Newsletter No. 27, October 2015, page 1225; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1229–1236.
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