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New structure type. Chemically resembles iowaite, which however is also a hydrate. Probably the Fe analogue of haydeeite, a member of the atacamite group, which is also trigonal.

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Classification of KuliginiteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:

Chemical Properties of KuliginiteHide


Crystallography of KuliginiteHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
3 - Rhombohedral
Space Group:
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.9512(1) Å, c = 14.5713(3) Å
a:c = 1 : 2.096
Unit Cell V:
609.75 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

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Type Occurrence of KuliginiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Collections of the Central Siberian Geological Museum, V.S. Sobolev Institute of Geology and Mineralogy, 3 Ac. Koptyuga Avenue, Novosibirsk, 630090 Russia (catalogue number VI-53/1)

Synonyms of KuliginiteHide

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 KuliginiteHide

Reference List:
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Mihailenko, D.S., Korsakov, A.V., Rashchenko, S.V., Seryotkin, Y.V., Belakovskiy, D., Golovin, A.V. (2016): Kuliginite, IMA2016-049. CNMNC Newsletter No. 33, October 2016, page 1139; Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 1135–1144

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Localities for KuliginiteHide

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- 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)
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
      • Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field
        • Daldyn
Mihailenko, D.S., Korsakov, A.V., Rashchenko, S.V., Seryotkin, Y.V., Belakovskiy, D. and Golovin, A.V. (2016) Kuliginite, IMA 2016-049. CNMNC Newsletter No. 33, October 2016, page 1139; Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 1135–1144
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