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Marinaite

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About MarinaiteHide

Marina Vsevolodovna Kuznetsova (1948-2015)
Formula:
Cu2Fe3+O2(BO3)
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Named in honour of Marina Vsevolodovna Kuznetsova (1948-2015), Russian mineralogist, worked at IGEM RAS (Moscow).
The Cu analogue of ludwigite. Unique combination of elements: the only currently known natural borate of both Cu and Fe.


Classification of MarinaiteHide

Approved

Chemical Properties of MarinaiteHide

Formula:
Cu2Fe3+O2(BO3)

Crystallography of MarinaiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
P21/b
Setting:
P21/c
Cell Parameters:
a = 3.1275(2) Å, b = 11.9690(8) Å, c = 9.4657(5) Å
β = 97.568(6)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.261 : 1 : 0.791
Unit Cell V:
351.24 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
5.501(95)
4.700(69)
3.675(26)
2.764(100)
2.524(94)
2.444(45)
2.320(31)
2.037(22)

Type Occurrence of MarinaiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
collections of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum of the
Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia (registration number 4854/1)

Synonyms of MarinaiteHide

Relationship of Marinaite to other SpeciesHide

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 MarinaiteHide

Reference List:
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Chaplygin, I.V., Yudovskaya, M.A., Pekov, I.V., Zubkova, N.V., Britvin, S.N., Vigasina, M.F., Pushcharovsky, D.Y., Belakovskiy, D.I., Griboedova, I.G., Kononkova, N.N. and Rassulov, V.A. (2016): Marinaite, IMA 2016-021. CNMNC Newsletter No. 32, August 2016, page 917; Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 915–922

Internet Links for MarinaiteHide

Localities for MarinaiteHide

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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
Chaplygin, I.V., Yudovskaya, M.A., Pekov, I.V., Zubkova, N.V., Britvin, S.N., Vigasina, M.F., Pushcharovsky, D.Y., Belakovskiy, D.I., Griboedova, I.G., Kononkova, N.N. and Rassulov, V.A. (2016): Marinaite, IMA 2016-021. CNMNC Newsletter No. 32, August 2016, page 917; Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 915–922
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