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Tatarinovite

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About TatarinoviteHide

Formula:
Са3Al(SO4)[B(OH)4](OH)6·12H2O
Colour:
Colorless
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
3
Specific Gravity:
1.79
Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Name:
Named in memory of the Russian geologist and petrologist Pavel Mikhailovich Tatarinov (1895–1976), a well-known specialist in chrysotile asbestos deposits.
This page provides mineralogical data about Tatarinovite.


Classification of TatarinoviteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2015
First Published:
2016

Physical Properties of TatarinoviteHide

Vitreous
Colour:
Colorless
Hardness:
Hardness Data:
Measured
Cleavage:
Perfect
on (100)
Density:
1.79(1) g/cm3 (Measured)    1.777 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of TatarinoviteHide

Type:
Uniaxial (+)
RI values:
nω = 1.475() nε = 1.496(2)
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.021
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate

Chemical Properties of TatarinoviteHide

Formula:
Са3Al(SO4)[B(OH)4](OH)6·12H2O
IMA Formula:
Ca3Al(SO4)[B(OH)4](OH)6 · 12H2O

Crystallography of TatarinoviteHide

Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Class (H-M):
6 - Pyramidal
Space Group:
P63
Cell Parameters:
a = 11.1110(4) Å, c = 10.6294(6) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 0.957
Unit Cell V:
1136.44 ų
Z:
2
Morphology:
Bipyramidal crystals up to 1 mm across; Granular aggregates up to 5 mm.
Epitaxi Comments:
White granular aggregates up to 5 mm in size on grossular

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
9.63(100)
5.556(30)
4.654(14)
3.841(21)
3.441(12)
2.746(10)
2.538(12)
2.186(9)

Type Occurrence of TatarinoviteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
1): As colorless, bipyramidal crystals up to 1 mm across in cavities within massive diopside. 2): As white granular aggregates up to 5 mm in size on grossular.
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Cotype material is deposited in the collections of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, registration numbers 4736/1 and 4736/2
Empirical Formula of Type Material:
H31.41Ca3.00(Al0.76Si0.251.01·(B0.72S0.65C0.591.96O24.55
Chemical Analysis of Type Material:
CaO27.40 %
B2O34.06 %
A12O36.34 %
Fe2O30.03 %
SiO22.43 %
SO38.48 %
CO24.2 %
H2O46.1 %
Total:99.04 %
Geological Setting of Type Material:
In cavities of rodingites
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:
Reference:
Chukanov, N.V., Kasatkin, A.V., Zubkova, N. V., Britvin, S.N., Pautov, L.A., Pekov, I.V., Varlamov, D.A., Bychkova, Ya. V., Loskutov, A.B., Novgorodova, E.A. (2016): Tatarinovite Са3Al(SO4)[В(ОH)4](ОH)6 · 12H2O, a new ettringite-group mineral from the Bazhenovskoe deposit, Middle Urals, Russia, and its crystal structure. Geology of Ore Deposits 58: 653-665.

Synonyms of TatarinoviteHide

Relationship of Tatarinovite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
BentoriteCa6(Cr3+,Al)2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2OHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
BuryatiteCa3(Si,Fe,Al)(SO4)[B(OH)4]O(OH)5 · 12H2O
CarraraiteCa3(SO4)[Ge(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2OHex.
CharlesiteCa6(Al,Si)2(SO4)2[B(OH)4](OH,O)12 · 26H2OTrig. 3m : P3 1c
EttringiteCa6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2OTrig. 3m : P3 1c
HielscheriteCa3Si(SO4)(SO3)(OH)6 · 11H2OHex. 6 : P63
ImayoshiiteCa3Al(CO3)[B(OH)4](OH)6 · 12H2OHex. 6 : P63
JouravskiteCa3Mn4+(SO4)(CO3)(OH)6 · 12H2OHex.
KottenheimiteCa 3Si(SO4)2(OH)6·12H2O Hex. 6/m : P63/m
Micheelsenite(Ca,Y)3Al(HPO4,CO3)(CO3)(OH)6 · 12H2OHex.
SturmaniteCa6(Fe3+,Al,Mn3+)2(SO4)2[B(OH)4](OH)12 · 25H2OTrig. 3m : P3 1c
ThaumasiteCa3(SO4)[Si(OH)6](CO3) · 12H2OHex. 6 : P63

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 TatarinoviteHide

Reference List:
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Chukanov, N.V., Kasatkin, A.V., Zubkova, N.V., Britvin, S.N., Pautov, L.A., Pekov, I.V., Varlamov, D.A., Bychkova, Y.V., Loskutov, A.B. and Novgorodova, E.A. (2015) Tatarinovite,IMA2015-055.CNMNC Newsletter No. 27, October 2015, page 1227; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1229–1236.
Chukanov, N.V., Kasatkin, A.V., Zubkova, N. V., Britvin, S.N., Pautov, L.A., Pekov, I.V., Varlamov, D.A., Bychkova, Ya. V., Loskutov, A.B., Novgorodova, E.A. (2016): Tatarinovite Са3Al(SO4)[В(ОH)4](ОH)6 · 12H2O, a new ettringite-group mineral from the Bazhenovskoe deposit, Middle Urals, Russia, and its crystal structure. Geology of Ore Deposits 58: 653-665.

Internet Links for TatarinoviteHide

Localities for TatarinoviteHide

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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)
 
  • Urals Region
    • Middle Urals
      • Sverdlovskaya Oblast'
        • Asbest
          • Bazhenovskoe deposit
            • Southern open pit
Chukanov, N.V., Kasatkin, A.V., Zubkova, N. V., Britvin, S.N., Pautov, L.A., Pekov, I.V., Varlamov, D.A., Bychkova, Ya. V., Loskutov, A.B., Novgorodova, E.A. (2016): Tatarinovite Са3Al(SO4)[В(ОH)4](ОH)6 · 12H2O, a new ettringite-group mineral from the Bazhenovskoe deposit, Middle Urals, Russia, and its crystal structure. Geology of Ore Deposits 58: 653-665
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