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Ferronordite-(Ce)

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Formula:
Na3SrCeFe2+Si6O17
System:
Orthorhombic
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
5 - 5½
Member of:
Name:
Named as the Fe++ dominant analogue of nordite-(Ce). Nordite series is named after the word for north because of its northern origin in the Lovozero Massif.
The Fe2+ analogue of Nordite-(Ce) and Manganonordite-(Ce). The cerium analogue of Ferronordite-(La).


Classification of Ferronordite-(Ce)

Approved
9.DO.15

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
D : Inosilicates
O : Inosilicates with 7-, 8-, 10-, 12- and 14-periodic chains

Physical Properties of Ferronordite-(Ce)

Vitreous
Hardness (Mohs):
5 - 5½

Optical Data of Ferronordite-(Ce)

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.623 nβ = 1.636 nγ = 1.642
2V:
Measured: 60° , Calculated: 66°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.019
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
weak

Chemical Properties of Ferronordite-(Ce)

Formula:
Na3SrCeFe2+Si6O17
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Ferronordite-(Ce)

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic

Type Occurrence of Ferronordite-(Ce)

Relationship of Ferronordite-(Ce) to other Species

Member of:
Other Members of Group:
Ferronordite-(La)Na3Sr(La,Ce)FeSi6O17
Manganonordite-(Ce)Na3SrCeMn2+Si6O17
Nordite-(Ce)(Ce,La)(Sr,Ca)Na2(Na,Mn)(Zn,Mg)Si6O17
Nordite-(La)(La,Ce)(Sr,Ca)Na2(Na,Mn)(Zn,Mg)Si6O17
9.DO.05PyroxferroiteFe2+SiO3
9.DO.05PyroxmangiteMn2+SiO3
9.DO.10PellyiteBa2CaFe22+Si6O17
9.DO.15Nordite-(Ce)Na3SrCeZnSi6O17
9.DO.15Nordite-(La)Na3SrLaZnSi6O17
9.DO.15Manganonordite-(Ce)Na3SrCeMn2+Si6O17
9.DO.15Ferronordite-(La)Na3SrLaFe2+Si6O17
9.DO.20AlamositePbSiO3
9.DO.25LiebauiteCa3Cu5Si9O26

Other Names for Ferronordite-(Ce)

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

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 Ferronordite-(Ce)

Reference List:
Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 127(1): 32-41.

Internet Links for Ferronordite-(Ce)

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Localities for Ferronordite-(Ce)

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Russia
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaja Oblast'
      • Kola Peninsula
        • Lovozero Massif
Pekov I V, Chukanov N V, Turchkova A G, Grishin V G (2001) Ferronordorite-(La), Na3Sr(La,Ce)FeSi6O17, a new mineral of the nordite group from Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 130, issue 2, 53-58
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Pakhomovsky, Y. A., Ivanyuk, G. Y., & Yakovenchuk, V. N. (2014). Loparite-(Ce) in rocks of the Lovozero layered complex at Mt. Karnasurt and Mt. Kedykvyrpakhk. Geology of Ore Deposits, 56(8), 685-698.
          • Kedykverpakhk Mt
            • Karnasurt underground mine
              • Kedyk area
Mineralogical Record: 36(4): 397-416.
Yakovenchuk, V. N., Ivanyuk, G. Y., Krivovichev, S. V., Pakhomovsky, Y. A., Selivanova, E. A., Korchak, J. A., ... & Zalkind, O. A. (2011). Eliseevite, Na1. 5Li [Ti2Si4O12. 5 (OH) 1.5]∙ 2H2O, a new microporous titanosilicate from the Lovozero alkaline massif (Kola Peninsula, Russia). American Mineralogist, 96(10), 1624-1629.
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