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New structure type. Unique combination of elements.

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Classification of AxeliteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval year:

B : Phosphates, etc., with additional anions, without H2O
A : With small and medium-sized cations

Chemical Properties of AxeliteHide


Crystallography of AxeliteHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
4mm - Ditetragonal Pyramidal
Space Group:
Cell Parameters:
a = 14.5957(2) Å, c = 8.3433(2) Å
a:c = 1 : 0.572
Unit Cell V:
1,777.41 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
8.32 Å(44)
5.156 Å(47)
4.168 Å(21)
3.246 Å(34)
3.180 Å(61)
2.747 Å(100)
2.709 Å(36)
2.580 Å(29)
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of AxeliteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, registration number 5031/1

Synonyms of AxeliteHide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.BA.05VäyryneniteMn2+Be(PO4)(OH,F)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BA.10BergslagiteCaBeAsO4(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BA.10HerderiteCaBe(PO4)FMon. 2/m
8.BA.10HydroxylherderiteCaBe(PO4)(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b

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 AxeliteHide

Reference List:
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Pekov, I.V., Zubkova, N.V., Agakhanov, A.A., Yapaskurt, V.O., Belakovskiy, D.I., Britvin, S.N., Sidorov, E.G. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2017) Axelite, IMA 2017-015a. CNMNC Newsletter No. 38, August 2017, page 1038; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 1033–1038.

Internet Links for AxeliteHide

Localities for AxeliteHide

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)
  • Kamchatka Krai
    • Tolbachik volcano
      • Great Fissure eruption (Main Fracture)
        • Northern Breakthrough (North Breach)
          • Second scoria cone
Pekov, I.V., Zubkova, N.V., Agakhanov, A.A., Yapaskurt, V.O., Belakovskiy, D.I., Britvin, S.N., Sidorov, E.G. and Pushcharovsky, D.Y. (2017) Axelite, IMA 2017-015a. CNMNC Newsletter No. 38, August 2017, page 1038; Mineralogical Magazine: 81: 1033–1038. ; Shchipalkina, N.V.; Pekov, I.V.; Britvin, S.N.; Koshlyakova, N.N.; Vigasina, M.F.; Sidorov, E.G. (2019) A New Mineral Ferrisanidine, K[Fe3+Si3O8], the First Natural Feldspar with Species-Defining Iron. Minerals 9, 770.
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