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Coskrenite-(Ce)

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Formula:
(Ce,Nd,La)2(C2O4)(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Lustre:
Vitreous
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
For T. Dennis Coskren (b. 1942), American geochemist and mineralogist.
This page provides mineralogical data about Coskrenite-(Ce).


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Classification of Coskrenite-(Ce)Hide

Approved
Approval Year:
1996
9/A.01-110
10.AB.65

10 : ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
A : Salts of organic acids
B : Oxalates

Physical Properties of Coskrenite-(Ce)Hide

Vitreous

Optical Data of Coskrenite-(Ce)Hide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.544 nβ = 1.578 nγ = 1.602
2V:
Measured: 65° , Calculated: 78°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.058
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Low
Dispersion:
medium

Chemical Properties of Coskrenite-(Ce)Hide

Formula:
(Ce,Nd,La)2(C2O4)(SO4)2 · 12H2O
IMA Formula:
Ce2(SO4)2(C2O4) · 8H2O

Crystallography of Coskrenite-(Ce)Hide

Crystal System:
Triclinic

Type Occurrence of Coskrenite-(Ce)Hide

Synonyms of Coskrenite-(Ce)Hide

Other Language Names for Coskrenite-(Ce)Hide

German:Coskrenit
Spanish:Coskrenita

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

10.AB.05HumboldtineFe2+(C2O4) · 2H2OMon. 2/m
10.AB.05LindbergiteMn2+(C2O4) · 2H2OMon. 2/m
10.AB.10GlushinskiteMg(C2O4) · 2H2OMon.
10.AB.15MoolooiteCu(C2O4) · 0.4H2OOrth.
10.AB.20StepanoviteNaMgFe3+(C2O4)3 · 8-9H2OTrig. 3m : P3c1
10.AB.25MinguzziteK3Fe3+(C2O4)3 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
10.AB.30WheatleyiteNa2Cu(C2O4)2 · 2H2OTric.
10.AB.35ZhemchuzhnikoviteNaMgAl(C2O4)3 · 8H2OTrig. 3m : P3c1
10.AB.40WeddelliteCa(C2O4) · (2.5-x)H2OTet. 4/m : I4/m
10.AB.45WhewelliteCa(C2O4) · H2OMon. 2/m : P21/b
10.AB.50CaoxiteCa(C2O4) · 3H2OTric.
10.AB.55Oxammite(NH4)2(C2O4) · H2OOrth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 2
10.AB.60NatroxalateNa2(C2O4)Mon.
10.AB.70Levinsonite-(Y)(Y,Nd,La)Al(C2O4)(SO4)2 · 12H2OMon. 2/m
10.AB.75Zugshunstite-(Ce)(Ce,Nd,La)Al(C2O4)(SO4)2 · 12H2OMon.
10.AB.80NovgorodovaiteCa2(C2O4)Cl2 · 2H2OMon. 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 Coskrenite-(Ce)Hide

Reference List:
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Canadian Mineralogist: 37: 1453-1462.

Internet Links for Coskrenite-(Ce)Hide

Localities for Coskrenite-(Ce)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.
USA (TL)
 
  • Tennessee
    • Sevier Co.
      • Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Canadian Mineralogist (1999) 37, 1453-1462
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