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Batagayite

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Batagay, Russia
Formula:
CaZn2(Zn,Cu)6(PO4)4[PO3(OH)]3·12H2O
Colour:
Colorless
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
3
Specific Gravity:
2.90
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Named for the town of Batagay, located about 50 km from the type locality. It is the administrative center of the Verkhoyansky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia.
New structure type. The first natural Ca-Zn hydroxophosphate.


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Classification of BatagayiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2017
First Published:
2018

Physical Properties of BatagayiteHide

Vitreous
Transparency:
Transparent
Colour:
Colorless
Streak:
White
Hardness:
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Perfect
Perfect cleavage on {001}
Parting:
None observed
Density:
2.90(3) g/cm3 (Measured)    3.02 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of BatagayiteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.566(2) nβ = 1.572(2) nγ = 1.573(2)
2V:
Measured: 40° (5), Calculated: 44.3°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.007
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Low
Dispersion:
None
Pleochroism:
Non-pleochroic

Chemical Properties of BatagayiteHide

Formula:
CaZn2(Zn,Cu)6(PO4)4[PO3(OH)]3·12H2O
IMA Formula:
CaZn2(Zn,Cu)6(PO4)4[PO3(OH)]3 · 12H2O

Crystallography of BatagayiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2 - Sphenoidal
Space Group:
P21
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.4264(4) Å, b = 12.8309(6) Å, c = 14.6928 Å
β = 98.514(6)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.657 : 1 : 1.145
Unit Cell V:
1571.05 ų
Z:
2
Morphology:
Blades, flattened on {001} and elongated on [100].

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
14.59(100)
6.34(25)
6.02(11)
4.864(37)
4.766(13)
3.102(20)
2.678(11)
2.411(16)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Occurrences of BatagayiteHide

Paragenetic Mode(s):
•  Oxidation

Type Occurrence of BatagayiteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
Blades up to 2 mm long, often in radial aggregates.
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the Mineralogical museum of the St. Petersburg State University, Russia, No. 19659/1
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:
Reference:
Yakovenchuk, V.N., Pakhomovsky, Y.A., Konopleva, N.G., Panikorovskii, T.L., Bazai, A., Mikhailova, J.A., Bocharov, V.N., Ivanyuk, G.Yu., Krivovichev, S.V. (2018) Batagayite, CaZn2(Zn,Cu)6(PO4)4(PO3OH)3·12H2O, a new phosphate mineral from Këster tin deposit (Yakutia, Russia): occurrence and crystal structure. Mineralogy and Petrology: 112: 591-601.

Synonyms of BatagayiteHide

Other InformationHide

Notes:
easily dissolves in 10% room-temperature HCl.
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 BatagayiteHide

Reference List:
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Yakovenchuk, V.N., Pakhomovsky, Y.A., Konoplyova, N.G., Panikirovskii, T.L., Bazai, A., Mikhailova, J.A., Bocharov, V.N., Krivovichev, S.V. and Ivanyuk, G.Y. (2017) Batagayite, IMA 2017-002. CNMNC Newsletter No. 37, June 2017, page 738; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 737–742.
Yakovenchuk, V.N., Pakhomovsky, Y.A., Konopleva, N.G., Panikorovskii, T.L., Bazai, A., Mikhailova, J.A., Bocharov, V.N., Ivanyuk, G.Yu., Krivovichev, S.V. (2018) Batagayite, CaZn2(Zn,Cu)6(PO4)4(PO3OH)3·12H2O, a new phosphate mineral from Këster tin deposit (Yakutia, Russia): occurrence and crystal structure. Mineralogy and Petrology: 112: 591-601.

Internet Links for BatagayiteHide

Localities for BatagayiteHide

This 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.

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)
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
      • Verkhoyansk
        • Yana River Basin
          • Yana-Adycha Region
            • Arga-Ynnakh-Khaya granite Massif
Yakovenchuk, V.N., Pakhomovsky, Y.A., Konoplyova, N.G., Panikirovskii, T.L., Bazai, A., Mikhailova, J.A., Bocharov, V.N., Krivovichev, S.V. and Ivanyuk, G.Y. (2017) Batagayite, IMA 2017-002. CNMNC Newsletter No. 37, June 2017, page 738; Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 737–742. ; Yakovenchuk, V. N., Pakhomovsky, Y. A., Konopleva, N. G., Panikorovskii, T. L., Bazai, A., Mikhailova, J. A., ... & Krivovichev, S. V. (2018). Batagayite, CaZn 2 (Zn, Cu) 6 (PO 4) 4 (PO 3 OH) 3· 12H 2 O, a new phosphate mineral from Këster tin deposit (Yakutia, Russia): occurrence and crystal structure. Mineralogy and Petrology, 1-11.
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