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Bonshtedtite

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About BonshtedtiteHide

Russian mineralogist Elsa Maximilianovna Bohnshtedt-Kupletskaya.
Formula:
Na3Fe2+(CO3)(PO4)
Hardness:
4
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Named in 1982 by Alexander Petrovich Khomyakov, V. B. Aleksandrov, N. I. Krasnova, et al. in honor of Russian mineralogist Elsa Maximilianovna Bohnshtedt-Kupletskaya [1897-1974].
Structurally related to bradleyite.


Classification of BonshtedtiteHide

Approved
5.BF.10

5 : CARBONATES (NITRATES)
B : Carbonates with additional anions, without H2O
F : With (Cl), SO4, PO4, TeO3
43.2.1.3

43 : COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
2 : Anhydrous Normal Compound Phosphates, etc·
22.4.11

22 : Phosphates, Arsenates or Vanadates with other Anions
4 : Phosphates, arsenates or vanadates with carbonate

Physical Properties of BonshtedtiteHide

Hardness:

Optical Data of BonshtedtiteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.520 nβ = 1.568 nγ = 1.591
2V:
Measured: 68° , Calculated: 66°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.071
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Low
Dispersion:
relatively strong

Chemical Properties of BonshtedtiteHide

Formula:
Na3Fe2+(CO3)(PO4)
IMA Formula:
Na3Fe2+(PO4)(CO3)

Crystallography of BonshtedtiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
P21/m
Setting:
P21/m
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.92 Å, b = 6.63 Å, c = 5.15 Å
β = 90.25°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.345 : 1 : 0.777
Unit Cell V:
304.57 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of BonshtedtiteHide

Synonyms of BonshtedtiteHide

Other Language Names for BonshtedtiteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Sidorenkite1 photo of Bonshtedtite associated with Sidorenkite on mindat.org.
Titanian Aegirine1 photo of Bonshtedtite associated with Titanian Aegirine on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

5.BF.05FerrotychiteNa6(Fe,Mn,Mg)2(CO3)4(SO4)
5.BF.05ManganotychiteNa6Mn2(CO3)4(SO4)
5.BF.05NorthupiteNa3Mg(CO3)2ClIso. m3 (2/m 3) : Fd3
5.BF.05TychiteNa6Mg2(CO3)4(SO4)Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Fd3
5.BF.10BradleyiteNa3Mg(CO3)(PO4)Mon.
5.BF.10CrawforditeNa3Sr(CO3)(PO4)Mon.
5.BF.10SidorenkiteNa3Mn2+(CO3)(PO4)Mon.
5.BF.15Daqingshanite-(Ce)(Sr,Ca,Ba)3(Ce,La)(CO3)3-x(PO4)(OH,F)2xTrig.
5.BF.20Reederite-(Y)(Na,Mn)15Y2(CO3)9(FSO3)ClHex. 6 : P6
5.BF.25Mineevite-(Y)Na25Ba(Y,Gd,Dy)2(CO3)11(HCO3)4(SO4)2F2ClHex.
5.BF.30BrianyoungiteZn3(CO3,SO4)(OH)4Mon. 2/m : P21/m
5.BF.35PhilolithitePb12Mn2+(Mg,Mn2+)2(Mn2+,Mg)4(CO3)4(SO4)O6(OH)12Cl4Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m)
5.BF.40LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.BF.40MacphersonitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.BF.40SusannitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2Trig. 3 : P3

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

43.2.1.1BradleyiteNa3Mg(CO3)(PO4)Mon.
43.2.1.2SidorenkiteNa3Mn2+(CO3)(PO4)Mon.
43.2.1.4CrawforditeNa3Sr(CO3)(PO4)Mon.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

22.4.1BradleyiteNa3Mg(CO3)(PO4)Mon.
22.4.2KovdorskiteMg2(PO4)(OH) · 3H2OMon.
22.4.3Carbonate-rich HydroxylapatiteCa5(PO4,CO3)3(OH,O)Hex.
22.4.4Carbonate-rich FluorapatiteCa5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)Hex.
22.4.5TyroliteCa2Cu9(AsO4)4(CO3)(OH)8 · 11H2OMon. 2/m
22.4.6HeneuiteCaMg5(CO3)(PO4)3(OH)Tric. 1 : P1
22.4.7GirvasiteNaCa2Mg3(PO4)3(CO3)(H2O)6Mon. 2/m : P21/b
22.4.8Daqingshanite-(Ce)(Sr,Ca,Ba)3(Ce,La)(CO3)3-x(PO4)(OH,F)2xTrig.
22.4.9GartrellitePb(Cu,Fe3+,Zn)2(AsO4,SO4)2 · 2(H2O,OH)Tric. 1 : P1
22.4.10VoggiteNa2Zr(PO4)(CO3)(OH) · 2H2OMon.

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 BonshtedtiteHide

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American Mineralogist: 68: 1038.
Khomyakov A P, Aleksandrov V V, Krasnova N I, Ermilov V V, Smolyaninova N N (1982) Bonshtedtite, Na3Fe(PO4)(CO3), a new mineral. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 111, issue 4, 486-490
Mineralogicheskii Zhurnal: 6: 79-84.
S. V. Krivovichev, A. P. Chernyatieva, S. N. Britvin, V. N. Yakovenchuk, V. G. Krivovichev (2013): Refinement of the crystal structure of bonshtedtite, Na3Fe(PO4)(CO3). Geology of Ore Deposits 55, 669-675.

Internet Links for BonshtedtiteHide

Localities for BonshtedtiteHide

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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.
Canada
 
  • Québec
    • Montérégie
      • La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM
        • Mont Saint-Hilaire
HORVÁTH, L., PFENNINGER HORVÁTH, E. (2000) I minerali di Mont-Saint-Hilaire (Québec, Canada) Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, XXIV, 140-202 (in Italian with English summary).
Russia
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • Khibiny Massif
PEKOV, I.V. & NIKOLAEV, A.P. (2013) Minerals of the pegmatites and hydrothermal assemblages of the Koashva deposit (Khibiny, Kola Peninsula, Russia). Mineralogical Almanac 189(2), 7-65.
        • Kukisvumchorr Mt
[World of Stones 95:5-6, p64]
Khomyakov A P, Aleksandrov V V, Krasnova N I, Ermilov V V, Smolyaninova N N (1982) Bonshtedtite, Na3Fe(PO4)(CO3), a new mineral. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 111, issue 4, 486-490
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Khomyakov A P, Aleksandrov V V, Krasnova N I, Ermilov V V, Smolyaninova N N (1982) Bonshtedtite, Na3Fe(PO4)(CO3), a new mineral. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 111, issue 4, 486-490
        • The Carbonatite Stock in the vicinity of Tul'ilukht Bay
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; Khomyakov A P, Aleksandrov V V, Krasnova N I, Ermilov V V, Smolyaninova N N (1982) Bonshtedtite, Na3Fe(PO4)(CO3), a new mineral. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 111, issue 4, 486-490
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; New Data on Minerals (2004): 39: 50-64; Khomyakov A P, Aleksandrov V V, Krasnova N I, Ermilov V V, Smolyaninova N N (1982) Bonshtedtite, Na3Fe(PO4)(CO3), a new mineral. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 111, issue 4, 486-490
      • Lovozero Massif
        • Alluaiv Mt
          • Umbozero mine (Umbozerskii mine; Umba Mine)
Pekov, I.V. (2000): Lovozero Massif. Moscow, Ocean Pictures Ltd, 480 pp.
        • Suoluaiv Mt
Khomyakov A P, Aleksandrov V V, Krasnova N I, Ermilov V V, Smolyaninova N N (1982) Bonshtedtite, Na3Fe(PO4)(CO3), a new mineral. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 111, issue 4, 486-490
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