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About Kupletskite-(Cs)Hide

Crystal System:
In allusion to its composition, being the caesium-dominant analogue of kupletskite.
Astrophyllite Group.
Kupletskite-Kupletskite-(Cs) Series.
Originally named cesium kupletskite. The cesium analogue of Kupletskite.

Classification of Kupletskite-(Cs)Hide


9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
D : Inosilicates
C : Inosilicates with branched 2-periodic single chains; Si2O6 + 2SiO3 Si4O12

69 : INOSILICATES Chains with Side Branches or Loops
1 : Chains with Side Branches or Loops with (P=2, and N=4, 2 branches)

Physical Properties of Kupletskite-(Cs)Hide


Optical Data of Kupletskite-(Cs)Hide

Biaxial (+)
r < v

Chemical Properties of Kupletskite-(Cs)Hide

IMA Formula:

Crystallography of Kupletskite-(Cs)Hide

Crystal System:

Type Occurrence of Kupletskite-(Cs)Hide

Synonyms of Kupletskite-(Cs)Hide

Other Language Names for Kupletskite-(Cs)Hide

Simplified Chinese:铯锰星叶石
Traditional Chinese:銫錳星葉石

Relationship of Kupletskite-(Cs) to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
NiobokupletskiteK2NaMn2+7(Nb,Ti)(Si4O12)2O2(OH)4(O,F)Tric. 1 : P1
Forms a series with:

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Genthelvite1 photo of Kupletskite-(Cs) associated with Genthelvite on mindat.org.
Leucosphenite1 photo of Kupletskite-(Cs) associated with Leucosphenite on mindat.org.
Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)1 photo of Kupletskite-(Cs) associated with Betafite (of Hogarth 1977) on mindat.org.
Microcline1 photo of Kupletskite-(Cs) associated with Microcline on mindat.org.
Quartz1 photo of Kupletskite-(Cs) associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Aegirine1 photo of Kupletskite-(Cs) associated with Aegirine on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.DC.05AstrophylliteK2NaFe2+7Ti2Si8O28(OH)4FTric. 1 : P1
9.DC.05LobanoviteK2Na(Fe2+4Mg2Na)Ti2(Si4O12)2O2(OH)4Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.DC.05NiobokupletskiteK2NaMn2+7(Nb,Ti)(Si4O12)2O2(OH)4(O,F)Tric. 1 : P1
9.DC.05NalivkiniteLi2Na(Fe2+,Mn2+)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4FTric. 1 : P1
9.DC.05SveinbergeiteCa(Fe2+6Fe3+)Ti2(Si4O12)2O2(OH)5(H2O)4Tric. 1 : P1

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide 1 : P1,Na)3(Mn,Fe)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4FTric.,Na)3(Fe,Mn)6(Nb,Ti)2Si8(O,OH,F)31Tric.,Mn2+)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4FTric. 1 : P1,K,Ca)3(Fe,Mn)5-65Ti2Si8(O,OH)31Tric. 1 : P1 2/m : B2/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 Kupletskite-(Cs)Hide

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American Mineralogist: 57: 328.
Bayliss, P. (2007): Cesium kupletskite renamed kupletskite-(Cs). Mineralogical Magazine, 71, 365-367.

Internet Links for Kupletskite-(Cs)Hide

Localities for Kupletskite-(Cs)Hide

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.
  • Chelyabinsk Oblast
Агаханов А.А., Пеков И.В., Паутов Л.А., Карпенко В.Ю., Нишанбаев Т.П., Сийдра О.И., Рассомахин М.А. (2015). Цезийкуплетскит из амазонитового пегматита Ильменских гор - вторая находка в мире. Онтогения, филогения, система минералогии. Мат-лы Всероссийской конференции. Миасс: Ин-т Минералогии УрО РАН, 58-63.
Tajikistan (TL)
  • Districts of Republican Subordination
    • Tien Shan Mtn
      • Alai Range (Alayskiy)
www.koeln.netsurf.de/~w.steffens/dara.htm; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
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