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Abellaite

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Joan Abella i Creus
Formula:
NaPb2(CO3)2(OH)
Crystal 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.


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Classification of AbellaiteHide

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 AbellaiteHide

Formula:
NaPb2(CO3)2(OH)

Crystallography of AbellaiteHide

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 V:
322.58 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

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 AbellaiteHide

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
Reference:
Ibáñez-Insa, J., Elvira, J. J., Llovet, X., Pérez-Cano, J., Oriols, N., Busquets-Masó, M., & Hernández, S. (2017). Abellaite, NaPb 2 (CO 3) 2 (OH), a new supergene mineral from the Eureka mine, Lleida province, Catalonia, Spain. European Journal of Mineralogy, ejm2630_pap_gsw.

Synonyms of AbellaiteHide

Other Language Names for AbellaiteHide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

5.BE.05ShannonitePb2OCO3Orth.
5.BE.10HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2Trig.
5.BE.15PlumbonacritePb5O(OH)2(CO3)3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3c1
5.BE.20PhosgenitePb2CO3Cl2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mbm
5.BE.25Bismutite(BiO)2CO3Orth. mm2 : Imm2
5.BE.30KettneriteCaBiCO3OFOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.BE.35BeyeriteCa(BiO)2(CO3)2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Immm

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 AbellaiteHide

Reference List:
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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 AbellaiteHide

Localities for AbellaiteHide

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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
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • 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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