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Aravaite

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About AravaiteHide

Formula:
Ba2Ca18(SiO4)6(PO4)3(CO3)F3O
Crystal System:
Trigonal
Name:
Named for the Arava Valley, near the type locality.
This page provides mineralogical data about Aravaite.


Classification of AravaiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2018
First Published:
2018
8.BO.

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
B : Phosphates, etc., with additional anions, without H2O
O : With only large cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 about 1:1

Chemical Properties of AravaiteHide

Formula:
Ba2Ca18(SiO4)6(PO4)3(CO3)F3O

Crystallography of AravaiteHide

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Class (H-M):
3m (3 2/m) - Hexagonal Scalenohedral
Space Group:
R3m
Setting:
R3m
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.1255(1) Å, c = 66.2902(1) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 9.303
Unit Cell V:
2914.81 ų
Z:
3

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.566 Å(60)
3.075 Å(89)
2.776 Å(86)
2.764 Å(57)
2.157 Å(39)
1.967 Å(50)
1.783 Å(100)
1.498 Å(49)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of AravaiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninskiy Prospekt 18-2, Moscow 119071, Russia, registration number 4960/1
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Pyrometamorphic spurrite rocks
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:
Reference:
Krüger, B., Krüger, H., Galuskin, E.V., Galuskina, I.O., Vapnik, Y., Olieric, V., Pauluhn, A. (2018) Aravaite, Ba2Ca18(SiO4)6(PO4)3(CO3)F3O: modular structure and disorder of a new mineral with single and triple antiperovskite layers. Acta Crystallographica Section B: 74(6): 492-501.

Synonyms of AravaiteHide

Relationship of Aravaite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
ArctiteNa2Ca4(PO4)3FTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
Nabimusaite Group
Zadovite Group

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.BO.AriegilatiteBaCa12(SiO4)4(PO4)2F2OTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
8.BO.05NacaphiteNa2Ca(PO4)FMon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BO.10PreisingeriteBi3(AsO4)2O(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BO.10PetitjeaniteBi3(PO4)2O(OH)Tric.
8.BO.10SchumacheriteBi3(VO4)2O(OH)Tric.
8.BO.15AtelestiteBi2(AsO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m
8.BO.15HechtsbergiteBi2(VO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BO.15SmrkoveciteBi2(PO4)O(OH)Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.BO.20KombatitePb14(VO4)2O9Cl4Mon.
8.BO.20SahlinitePb14(AsO4)2O9Cl4Mon.
8.BO.25HeneuiteCaMg5(CO3)(PO4)3(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
8.BO.30NefedoviteNa5Ca4(PO4)4FTric.
8.BO.35Kuznetsovite[Hg2]2+Hg2+[AsO4]ClIso. 2 3 : P21 3
8.BO.40Artsmithite[Hg2]2+2Al(PO4)1.74(OH)1.78Mon. 2/m : B2/b
8.BO.45SchlegeliteBi7(AsO4)3(MoO4)2O4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)

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 AravaiteHide

Reference List:
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Galuskin, E.V., Krüger, B., Galuskina, I.O., Krüger, H. and Vapnik, Y. (2018) Aravaite, IMA 2018-078. CNMNC Newsletter No. 46, December 2018, page 1370. Mineralogical Magazine: 82: 1369–1379.
Krüger, B., Krüger, H., Galuskin, E.V., Galuskina, I.O., Vapnik, Y., Olieric, V., Pauluhn, A. (2018) Aravaite, Ba2Ca18(SiO4)6(PO4)3(CO3)F3O: modular structure and disorder of a new mineral with single and triple antiperovskite layers. Acta Crystallographica Section B: 74(6): 492-501.

Internet Links for AravaiteHide

Localities for AravaiteHide

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.
Israel (TL)
 
  • Southern District (HaDarom District)
    • Tamar Regional Council
      • Hatrurim Basin
Krüger, B., Krüger, H., Galuskin, E.V., Galuskina, I.O., Vapnik, Y., Olieric, V., Pauluhn, A. (2018) Aravaite, Ba2Ca18(SiO4)6(PO4)3(CO3)F3O: modular structure and disorder of a new mineral with single and triple antiperovskite layers. Acta Crystallographica Section B: 74(6): 492-501.
 
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