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Kozoite-(Nd)

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Formula:
(Nd,La,Sm,Pr)(CO3)(OH)
Colour:
pale pinkish-purple to white
Lustre:
Vitreous
Specific Gravity:
4.77 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Member of:
Name:
Named for Kozo Hanashima (1925-1985), a chemist, and pioneer in the study of chemistry of rare earth minerals in Japan.
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Classification of Kozoite-(Nd)Hide

Approved
5.DC.05

5 : CARBONATES (NITRATES)
D : Carbonates with additional anions, with H2O
C : With large cations

Physical Properties of Kozoite-(Nd)Hide

Vitreous
Colour:
pale pinkish-purple to white
Density:
4.77 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of Kozoite-(Nd)Hide

Type:
Biaxial
RI values:
nα = 1.698 nγ = 1.780
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.082
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
relatively strong

Chemical Properties of Kozoite-(Nd)Hide

Formula:
(Nd,La,Sm,Pr)(CO3)(OH)
IMA Formula:
NdCO3(OH)

Crystallography of Kozoite-(Nd)Hide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Cell Parameters:
a = 4.9829(1) Å, b = 8.5188(2) Å, c = 7.2570(2) Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.585 : 1 : 0.852
Unit Cell V:
308.05 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4
Comment:
Space group Pmcn (non-standard setting).

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
4.29 (100)
2.93 (89)
2.33 (78)
2.06 (78)

Type Occurrence of Kozoite-(Nd)Hide

Synonyms of Kozoite-(Nd)Hide

Other Language Names for Kozoite-(Nd)Hide

Simplified Chinese:羟碳钕石
Traditional Chinese:羥碳釹石

Relationship of Kozoite-(Nd) to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
Ancylite-(Ce)CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
Ancylite-(La)LaSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
Calcioancylite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca,Sr)Ce(CO3)(OH,H2O)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
Calcioancylite-(Nd)Ca(Nd,La,Ce)(CO3)2(OH).H2OMon. m : Pm
Gysinite-(Nd)PbNd(CO3)2(OH) · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
Kozoite-(La)(La,Nd)(CO3)(OH)Orth.
Unnamed (Ce-analogue of Kozoite-(La) and -(Nd))(Ce,La)(CO3)(OH)Orth.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

5.DC.05Ancylite-(Ce)CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.DC.05Calcioancylite-(Ce)(Ce,Ca,Sr)Ce(CO3)(OH,H2O)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.DC.05Calcioancylite-(Nd)Ca(Nd,La,Ce)(CO3)2(OH).H2OMon. m : Pm
5.DC.05Gysinite-(Nd)PbNd(CO3)2(OH) · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.DC.05Ancylite-(La)LaSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.DC.05Kozoite-(La)(La,Nd)(CO3)(OH)Orth.
5.DC.10Kamphaugite-(Y)Ca(Y,REE)(CO3)2(OH) · H2OTet. 4 2 2 : P41 21 2
5.DC.15SheldrickiteNaCa3(CO3)2F3 · H2OTrig. 3 : P32
5.DC.20Thomasclarkite-(Y)(Na,Ce)(Y,REE)(HCO3)(OH)3 · 4H2OMon. 2 : P2
5.DC.25Peterbaylissite(Hg+2)1.5(CO3)(OH) · 2H2OOrth.
5.DC.30Clearcreekite(Hg+2)1.5(CO3)(OH) · 2H2OMon.
5.DC.35NiveolaniteNaBe(CO3)(OH) · 2H2OTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mcc

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 Kozoite-(Nd)Hide

Reference List:
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Miyawaki, R., Matsubara, S., Yokoyama, K., Takeuchi, K., Terada, Y., Nakai, I. (2000): Kozoite-(Nd), Nd(CO3)(OH), a new mineral in an alkali olivine basalt from Hizen-cho, Saga Prefecture, Japan. American Mineralogist, 85, 1076-1081.

Internet Links for Kozoite-(Nd)Hide

Localities for Kozoite-(Nd)Hide

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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.
Japan
 
  • Kyushu Region
    • Saga Prefecture
      • Karatsu City (Higashi-Matsuura-gun)
        • Hizen-cho
Miyawaki R, Matsubara S, Yokoyama K, Iwano S, Hamasaki K, Yukinori I (2003) Kozoite-(La), La(CO3)(OH), a new mineral from Mitsukoshi, Hizen-cho, Saga Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 98, 137-141
Amer.Min.(2000) 85, 1076-1081; Miyawaki, R., Matsubara, S., Yokoyama, K., Takeuchi, K., Terada, Y., & Nakai, I. (2000). Kozoite-(Nd), Nd (CO3)(OH), a new mineral in an alkali olivine basalt from Hizen-cho, Saga Prefecture, Japan. American Mineralogist, 85(7-8), 1076-1081.
Norway
 
  • Nordland
    • Tysfjord
Husdal, T. (2009): Ancylittmineraler i Norge. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift 41, 33 - 42
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Rimavská Sobota Co.
      • Tisovec
Ondrejka M., Uher P., Pršek J., Ozdín D., 2007: Arsenian monazite-(Ce) and xenotime-(Y), REE arsenates and carbonates from the Tisovec-Rejkovo rhyolite, Western Carpathians, Slovakia: Composition and substitutions in the (REE,Y)XO4 system (X = P, As, Si, Nb, S). Lithos, 95, 116-129.
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