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Vanadiopargasite

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This page provides mineralogical data about Vanadiopargasite.


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Classification of VanadiopargasiteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2017

Chemical Properties of VanadiopargasiteHide

Formula:
NaCa2(Mg4V)(Al2Si6)O22(OH)2
IMA Formula:
NaCa2(Mg4V)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2

Crystallography of VanadiopargasiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
B2/m
Setting:
C2/m
Cell Parameters:
a = 9.914(3) Å, b = 18.003(2) Å, c = 5.300(2) Å
β = 105.69(3)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.551 : 1 : 0.294
Unit Cell V:
910.71 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
8.98(15)
8.43(40)
3.27(30)
3.14(100)
2.82(35)
2.70(18)
2.34(15)
1.445(25)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of VanadiopargasiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, catalogue numbers 5035/1, 5035/2 and 5035/3

Synonyms of VanadiopargasiteHide

Relationship of Vanadiopargasite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Chromio-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Cr3+}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
Ferro-chloro-pargasiteNaCa2(Fe2+4Al)(Al2Si6O22)Cl2
Ferro-fluoro-pargasite(Na)(Ca2)(Fe2+4Al)(Al2Si6O22)F2
Ferro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon.
Fluoro-pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(F,OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
Pargasite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon.
Potassic-chloro-pargasite{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(Cl,OH)2
Potassic-ferro-pargasite{K}{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
Potassic-fluoro-pargasite{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)F2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
Potassic-pargasite{K}{Ca2}{Mg4Al}(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2Mon.

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 VanadiopargasiteHide

Reference List:
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Reznitsky, L.Z., Sklyarov, E.V., Cametti, G., Armbruster, T., Ushchapovskaya, Z.F., Suvorova, L.F. and Barash, I.G. (2017) Vanadiopargasite, IMA 2017-019. CNMNC Newsletter No. 38, August 2017, page 1034; Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 1033–1038.

Internet Links for VanadiopargasiteHide

Localities for VanadiopargasiteHide

ⓘ - 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)
 
  • Irkutskaya Oblast
    • Lake Baikal area
      • Slyudyanka (Sludyanka)
Reznitsky, L.Z., Sklyarov, E.V., Cametti, G., Armbruster, T., Ushchapovskaya, Z.F., Suvorova, L.F. and Barash, I.G. (2017) Vanadiopargasite, IMA 2017-019. CNMNC Newsletter No. 38, August 2017, page 1034; Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 1033–1038.
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