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Batisite

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About BatisiteHide

Formula:
BaNaNaTi2(Si4O12)O2
Colour:
Dark brown
Hardness:
5½ - 6
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Member of:
Name:
Named in allusion to its chemical composition, containing BArium, TItanium, and SIlicon.
Batisite Group.
Easily confused with Shcherbakovite and Noonkanbahite.


Classification of BatisiteHide

Approved
9.DH.20

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
D : Inosilicates
H : Inosilicates with 4-periodic single chains, Si4O12
65.3.4.1

65 : INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
3 : Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=4
14.9.10

14 : Silicates not Containing Aluminum
9 : Silicates of Ti

Physical Properties of BatisiteHide

Colour:
Dark brown
Hardness:
5½ - 6 on Mohs scale

Optical Data of BatisiteHide

Type:
Biaxial (+)
RI values:
nα = 1.727 nβ = 1.732 nγ = 1.789
2V:
Measured: 7° to 40°, Calculated: 34°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.062
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
High
Dispersion:
strong

Chemical Properties of BatisiteHide

Formula:
BaNaNaTi2(Si4O12)O2
IMA Formula:
Na2BaTi2O2(Si2O6)2
Common Impurities:
Zr,Al,Fe,Nb,Mn,Mg,Ca,Sr

Crystallography of BatisiteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.43 Å, b = 13.88 Å, c = 8.08 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.751 : 1 : 0.582
Unit Cell V:
1,169.73 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of BatisiteHide

Other Language Names for BatisiteHide

German:Batisit
Simplified Chinese:硅钡钛石
Spanish:Batisita
Traditional Chinese:矽鋇鈦石

Relationship of Batisite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
NoonkanbahiteBaKNaTi2(Si4O12)O2Orth.
Shcherbakovite(K,Ba)KNa(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)O2Orth.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Magnesio-arfvedsonite3 photos of Batisite associated with Magnesio-arfvedsonite on mindat.org.
Nepheline1 photo of Batisite associated with Nepheline on mindat.org.
Pyroxene Group1 photo of Batisite associated with Pyroxene Group on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.DH.05LeucophaniteNaCaBeSi2O6FOrth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
9.DH.10OhmiliteSr3(Ti,Fe3+)(Si4O12)(O,OH) · 2-3H2OMon.
9.DH.15HaradaiteSrVSi2O7Orth.
9.DH.15SuzukiiteBaVSi2O7Orth.
9.DH.20Shcherbakovite(K,Ba)KNa(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)O2Orth.
9.DH.25TaikaniteSr3BaMn2+2(Si4O12)O2Mon.
9.DH.30KrauskopfiteBaSi2O5 · 3H2OMon.
9.DH.35Balangeroite(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+,Mn2+)42Si16O54(OH)40Mon.
9.DH.35GageiteMn21(Si4O12)2O3(OH)20Mon. 2/m
9.DH.40AenigmatiteNa4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]Tric. 1 : P1
9.DH.40DorriteCa4(Mg3Fe3+9)O4(Si3Al8Fe3+O36)Tric.
9.DH.40HøgtuvaiteCa4[Fe2+6Fe3+6]O4[Si8Be2Al2O36]Tric. 1 : P1
9.DH.40KrinoviteNa2Mg4Cr3+2(Si6O18)O2Tric.
9.DH.40Makarochkinite(Ca,Na)2Fe2+4Fe3+Ti[O2|BeAlSi4O18]Tric. 1 : P1
9.DH.40RhöniteCa2(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+,Ti)6[O2|(Si,Al)6O18]Tric. 1 : P1
9.DH.40SerendibiteCa4[Mg6Al6]O4[Si6B3Al3O36]Tric. 1 : P1
9.DH.40WelshiteCa4Mg9Sb3O4[Si6Be3AlFe2O36]Tric. 1 : P1
9.DH.40WilkinsoniteNa2Fe2+4Fe3+2(Si6O18)O2Tric. 1 : P1
9.DH.45SapphirineMg4(Mg3Al9)O4[Si3Al9O36]Mon. 2/m : P21/b
9.DH.50Khmaralite(Mg,Al,Fe)16[(Al,Si,Be)12O36]O4Mon. 2/m : P21/b
9.DH.55Surinamite(Mg,Fe)3Al4BeSi3O16Mon.
9.DH.60Deerite(Fe,Mn)6(Fe,Al)3[Si6O17]O3(OH)5Mon.
9.DH.65HowieiteNa(Fe,Mn)10(Fe,Al)2Si12O31(OH)13Tric.
9.DH.65Taneyamalite(Na,Ca)(Mn,Mg,Fe)12Si12(O,OH)44Tric.
9.DH.70JohninnesiteNa2Mn2+9Mg7(OH)8[AsO4]2[Si6O17]2Tric.
9.DH.75AgrelliteNaCa2Si4O10FTric.

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

65.3.4.2Shcherbakovite(K,Ba)KNa(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)O2Orth.
65.3.4.3OhmiliteSr3(Ti,Fe3+)(Si4O12)(O,OH) · 2-3H2OMon.
65.3.4.3IMA2009-059BaKNaTi2(Si4O12)O2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Imma

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

14.9.1NatisiteNa2Ti(SiO4)OTet.
14.9.2LorenzeniteNa2Ti2(Si2O6)O3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
14.9.3LintisiteLiNa3Ti2(Si2O6)2O2 · 2H2OMon.
14.9.4DavaniteK2TiSi6O15Tric.
14.9.5KazakoviteNa6Mn2+Ti(Si6O18)Trig.
14.9.6TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)OMon. 2/m : P21/b
14.9.7OhmiliteSr3(Ti,Fe3+)(Si4O12)(O,OH) · 2-3H2OMon.
14.9.8Lamprophyllite(Na,Mn2+)3(Sr,Na)2(Ti,Fe3+)3(Si2O7)2O2(OH,O,F)2Mon.
14.9.9BenitoiteBaTi(Si3O9)Hex. 6 m2 : P62c
14.9.11FresnoiteBa2Ti(Si2O7)OTet.
14.9.12Joaquinite-(Ce)NaBa2Ce2FeTi2[Si4O12]2O2(OH,F) · H2OMon. 2 : B2
14.9.13Orthojoaquinite-(Ce)NaBa2Ce2FeTi2[Si4O12]2O2(O,OH) · H2O
14.9.14StrontiojoaquiniteSr2Ba2(Na,Fe)2Ti2[Si4O12]2O2(O,OH)2 · H2OMon.
14.9.15Bario-orthojoaquinite(Ba,Sr)4Fe2Ti2[Si4O12]2O2 · H2OOrth.
14.9.16Strontio-orthojoaquinite(Na,Fe)2Sr2Ba2Ti2[Si4O12]2O2(O,OH)2 · H2OOrth.
14.9.17BafertisiteBa2Fe2+4Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2Tric.
14.9.18HejtmaniteBa2(Mn2+,Fe2+)4Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F2Tric. 1
14.9.19Delindeite(Na,K)2(Ba,Ca)2(Ti,Fe,Al)3(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2 · 2H2OMon.
14.9.20Barytolamprophyllite(Ba,Na)2(Na,Ti,Fe3+)4Ti2(Si2O7)2O(OH,F)Mon.
14.9.21Trimounsite-(Y)Y2Ti2(SiO4)O5Mon.
14.9.22Perrierite-(Ce)Ce4MgFe3+2Ti2(Si2O7)2O8
14.9.23Chevkinite(Ce,Ca,Th)4(Fe,Mn)2(Ti,Fe)3[Si2O7]2O8
14.9.24Strontiochevkinite(Sr,La,Ce,Ca)4Fe2+(Ti,Zr)2Ti2(Si2O7)2O8Mon.
14.9.25TisinaliteNa3H3(Mn,Ca,Fe)TiSi6(O,OH)18 · 2H2OTrig.
14.9.26NeptuniteNa2KLiFe2+2Ti2Si8O24Mon. m : Bb
14.9.27ManganoneptuniteNa2KLiMn2+2Ti2Si8O24Mon.
14.9.28Kupletskite(K,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4FTric.
14.9.29AstrophylliteK2NaFe2+7Ti2Si8O28(OH)4FTric. 1 : P1
14.9.30Hydroastrophyllite(H3O,K,Ca)3(Fe,Mn)5-65Ti2Si8(O,OH)31Tric.
14.9.31LobanoviteK2Na(Fe2+4Mg2Na)Ti2(Si4O12)2O2(OH)4Mon. 2/m : B2/m
14.9.32BaratoviteKCa7(Ti,Zr)2Li3Si12O36F2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
14.9.34AenigmatiteNa4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]Tric. 1 : P1
14.9.35SchorlomiteCa3(Ti,Fe3+)2((Si,Fe3+)O4)3Iso.
14.9.36TinaksiteK2Na(Ca,Mn2+)2Ti[O|Si7O18(OH)]Tric.
14.9.37Janhaugite(Na,Ca)3(Mn2+,Fe2+)3(Ti,Zr,Nb)2(Si2O7)2O2(OH,F)2Mon. 2/m : P21/m
14.9.38KoashviteNa6(Ca,Mn)(Ti,Fe)Si6O18 · H2OOrth.

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 BatisiteHide

Reference List:
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American Mineralogist: 45: 908, 1317.
Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR: 133: 657-660.
Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, Earth Science Sections: 146: 142-143, 805-808.
Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR: 146: 1401-1403.

Internet Links for BatisiteHide

Localities for BatisiteHide

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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.
Australia
 
  • Western Australia
    • Derby-West Kimberley Shire
      • Noonkanbah Station
Collection of NHM, Vienna
Canada
 
  • Nunavut
    • Baffin Island
Hogarth (1997) Canadian Mineralogist 35, 53-78.
Germany
 
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Daun
      • Schalkenmehren
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
      • Üdersdorf
Hentschel, G., Die Mineralien der Eifelvulkane, Weise Verlag München, 1983
    • Gerolstein
      • Roth
Blaß, G. & Schüller, W. (2012): Der Rother Kopf in der Vulkaneifel. Lapis, 37 (3), 20-29.
    • Hillesheim
Hentschel, G., Die Lavaströme der Graulai: eine neue Fundstelle in der Westeifel, Lapis, Weise Verlag München, 09/1993
Russia (TL)
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
      • Aldan Shield
        • Aldan
          • Inagli Massif
AN-SSSR,(1959) 128, 1046-1049 and DAN-SSSR,(1960) 133, 657-660; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
        • Chara and Tokko Rivers Confluence
          • Murunskii Massif
            • Ditmar stream
Vorob'yev, Y. I., Konev, A. A., Malyshonok, Y. V., Afonina, G. F., & Sapozhnikov, A. N. (1984). Tausonite, SrTiO3, a new mineral of the perovskite group. International Geology Review, 26(4), 462-465.
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • Khibiny Massif
Handbook of Mineralogy
      • Kovdor Massif
Moiseev, M.M., and Chukanov, N.V. (2007): New Data on Minerals 41, 46–55.
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