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Abellaite

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Joan Abella i Creus
Formula:
NaPb2(CO3)2(OH)
System:
Trigonal
Name:
Named in honour of Catalan gemmologist Joan Abella i Creus (born 13 December 1968, Sabadell, Catalonia, Spain) who found the mineral.
Known synthetic analogue. Chemically similar to sanrománite.


Classification of Abellaite

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2015
5.BE.X

5 : CARBONATES (NITRATES)
B : Carbonates with additional anions, without H2O
E : With Pb, Bi

Chemical Properties of Abellaite

Formula:
NaPb2(CO3)2(OH)
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Abellaite

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Class (H-M):
3m - Ditrigonal Pyramidal
Space Group:
P3 1c
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.260(2) Å, c = 13.463(5) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 2.56
Unit Cell Volume:
V 322.58 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.364(22)
3.197(100)
2.631(73)
2.278(52)
2.247(26)
2.075(43)
2.031(95)
2.012(25)

Type Occurrence of Abellaite

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Cotype material is deposited in the collections of the Natural History Museum of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, specimen number MGB 26.350

Relationship of Abellaite to other Species

5.BE.05ShannonitePb2O(CO3)
5.BE.10HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
5.BE.15PlumbonacritePb5(CO3)3O(OH)2
5.BE.20PhosgenitePb2CO3Cl2
5.BE.25BismutiteBi2O2(CO3)
5.BE.30KettneriteCaBiO(CO3)F
5.BE.35BeyeriteCaBi2O2(CO3)2

Other Names for Abellaite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

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 Abellaite

Reference List:
Ibáñez-Insa, J., Elvira, J.J., Oriols, N., Llovet, X., Viñals, J. (2016) Abellaite, IMA 2014-111. CNMNC Newsletter No. 29, February 2016, page 200. Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 199–205.

Internet Links for Abellaite

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Localities for Abellaite

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Russia
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaja Oblast'
      • Kola Peninsula
        • Lovozero Massif
          • Karnasurt Mt
            • Karnasurt underground mine
              • Karnasurt area
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data of 2017, Reiner Mielke sample
Spain (TL)
 
  • Catalonia
    • Lleida (Lérida)
      • El Pallars Jussà
        • La Vall Fosca
          • La Torre de Cabdella (La Torre de Capdella)
            • Castell-estaó
Ibáñez-Insa, J., Elvira, J.J., Oriols, N., Llovet, X. and Viñals, J. (2016) Abellaite, IMA 2014-111. CNMNC Newsletter No. 29, February 2016, page 200; Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 199–205.
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