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Canasite Group

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This page provides mineralogical data about Canasite Group.


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0014522FrankameniteRozhdestvenskaya I V, Nikishova L V, Lazebnik K A (1996) The crystal structure of frankamenite Mineralogical Magazine 60 897-9051996South Yukutia, Russia0293
0012509FluorcanasiteRastsvetaeva R K, Rozenberg K A, Khomyakov A P, Rozhdestvenskaya I V (2003) Crystal structure of F-canasite Doklady Chemistry 391 177-1802003Khibiny alkaline massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia0293
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Relationship of Canasite Group to other SpeciesHide

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Canasite K3Na3Ca5Si12O30(OH)4Mon.
Fluorcanasite K3Na3Ca5Si12O30F4 · H2OMon. m : Bm
Frankamenite K3Na3Ca5(Si12O30)(F,OH)4 · H2OTric.

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Canasite Group in petrologyHide

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Localities for Canasite GroupHide

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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.
Namibia
 
  • Khomas Region
    • Windhoek Rural
      • Aris
[Canasite] [http://www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/aris.htm]
Russia
 
  • Aldan Shield
    • Chara and Tokko Rivers Confluence
[Frankamenite] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
[Canasite] Solyanik, V. A., Pakhomova, V. A., & Ushkova, M. A. (2008). Charoite–a champion among mineralogical discoveries in the second half of the 20th century. The Journal of the Gemmological Association of Hong Kong, 29, 77-80.
[Frankamenite] Konev, A.A., Vorob'yev, E.I., and Lazebnik, K.A. (1996) The Mineralogy of the Murun Massif. Russian Academy of Science Press, Siberian Branch, Novosbirsk, Russia (in Rus.)
[Frankamenite] Konev, A.A., Vorob'yev, E.I., and Lazebnik, K.A. (1996) The Mineralogy of the Murun Massif. Russian Academy of Science Press, Siberian Branch, Novosbirsk, Russia (in Rus.)
[Canasite] Wolfgang Henckel
  • Murmansk Oblast
    • Khibiny Massif
[Fluorcanasite] Khomyakov A P, Nechelyustov G N, Krivokoneva G K, Rastsvetaeva R K, Rozenberg K A, Rozhdestvenskay I V (2009) Fluorcanasite, K3Na3Ca5Si12O30(F,OH)4·H2O - a new mineral from Khibiny Alkaline Massif (Kola Peninsula, Russia) and new data on canasite. Zapiski Rossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchetstva 138, issue 2, 52-66
[Canasite] [World of Stones 95:5-6, p64]
[Canasite] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
[Canasite] Handbook of Mineralogy
      • Yukspor Mt
[Canasite] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
 
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