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Nazarovite

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Another natural Ni phosphide after nickelphosphide, halamishite, melliniite, negevite, transjordanite, and 'Unnamed (Ni-Fe Phosphide)'.

Has the largest number of P atoms per formula unit among the currently known natural phosphides.

Known synthetic analogue.


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Classification of NazaroviteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2019

Chemical Properties of NazaroviteHide

Formula:
Ni12P5

Crystallography of NazaroviteHide

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Class (H-M):
4/m - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
I4/m
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.640(1) Å, c = 5.071(3) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 0.587
Unit Cell V:
378.55 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
4.374(5)
2.503(5)
2.341(54)
2.160(13)
2.040(15)
1.931(40)
1.860(100)

Type Occurrence of NazaroviteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Collections of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninskiy Prospekt 18-2, Moscow 119071, Russia, registration number 5381/1

Synonyms of NazaroviteHide

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 NazaroviteHide

Reference List:
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Britvin S.N., Murashko M.N., Krzhizhanovskaya M.G., Vereshchagin O.S., Vapnik Y., Shilovskikh V.V., Lozhkin M.S. (2019): Nazarovite, IMA 2019-013. CNMNC Newsletter No. 50; Mineralogical Magazine, 31: doi: 10.1180/mgm.2019.46; http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=15578&sid=813c77a70706fa166a7b80754bd6a1e5 (visited 23.07.2019)

Internet Links for NazaroviteHide

Localities for NazaroviteHide

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)
 
  • Negev
    • Hatrurim Formation
Britvin S.N., Murashko M.N., Krzhizhanovskaya M.G., Vereshchagin O.S., Vapnik Y., Shilovskikh V.V., Lozhkin M.S. (2019): Nazarovite, IMA 2019-013. CNMNC Newsletter No. 50; Mineralogical Magazine, 31: doi: 10.1180/mgm.2019.46; http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=15578&sid=813c77a70706fa166a7b80754bd6a1e5 (visited 23.07.2019)
Russia (TL)
 
  • Republic of Karelia
    • Viipuri
Britvin S.N., Murashko M.N., Krzhizhanovskaya M.G., Vereshchagin O.S., Vapnik Y., Shilovskikh V.V., Lozhkin M.S. (2019): Nazarovite, IMA 2019-013. CNMNC Newsletter No. 50; Mineralogical Magazine, 31: doi: 10.1180/mgm.2019.46
 
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