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Odintsovite

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Prof. M. M. Odintsov
Formula:
K2Na4Ca3Ti2Be4Si12O38
System:
Orthorhombic
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
5 - 5½
Name:
For Prof. M. M. Odintsova (1911-1979), a founder of the Institute of the Earth's Crust, Irkutsk.
This page provides mineralogical data about Odintsovite.


Classification of Odintsovite

Approved
9.CJ.50

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
C : Cyclosilicates
J : [Si6O18]12- 6-membered single rings (sechser-Einfachringe), without insular complex anions
61.1.5.1

61 : CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
1 : Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution

Physical Properties of Odintsovite

Vitreous
Hardness (Mohs):
5 - 5½

Optical Data of Odintsovite

Type:
Biaxial (+)
RI values:
nα = 1.630 nβ = 1.644 nγ = 1.675
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.045
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
r > v

Chemical Properties of Odintsovite

Formula:
K2Na4Ca3Ti2Be4Si12O38
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Odintsovite

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic

Type Occurrence of Odintsovite

Relationship of Odintsovite to other Species

9.CJ.05BazziteBe3(Sc,Fe3+,Mg)2Si6O18 · Na0.32 · nH2O
9.CJ.05BerylBe3Al2Si6O18
9.CJ.05IndialiteMg2Al3(AlSi5)O18
9.CJ.05StoppaniiteFe23+Be3Si6O18 · H2O
9.CJ.10CordieriteMg2Al3(AlSi5)O18
9.CJ.10SekaninaiteFe22+Al3(AlSi5)O18
9.CJ.15aCombeiteNa2Ca2Si3O9
9.CJ.15bImandriteNa12Ca3Fe23+Si12O36
9.CJ.15aKazakoviteNa6Mn2+TiSi6O18
9.CJ.15cKoashviteNa6CaTiSi6O18
9.CJ.15aLovozeriteNa3CaZrSi6O15(OH)3
9.CJ.15aTisinaliteNa3Mn2+TiSi6O15(OH)3
9.CJ.15aZirsinaliteNa6CaZrSi6O18
9.CJ.15aLitvinskiteNa3ZrSi6O13(OH)5
9.CJ.15aKapustiniteNa6ZrSi6O16(OH)2
9.CJ.25BaratoviteKLi3Ca7Ti2(SiO3)12F2
9.CJ.25KatayamaliteKLi3Ca7Ti2(SiO3)12(OH)2
9.CJ.25AleksandroviteKLi3Ca7Sn2(SiO3)12F2
9.CJ.30DioptaseCuSiO3 · H2O
9.CJ.35KostyleviteK2ZrSi3O9 · H2O
9.CJ.40PetarasiteNa5Zr2Si6O18(Cl,OH) · 2H2O
9.CJ.45Gerenite-(Y)(Ca,Na)2Y3Si6O18 · 2H2O
9.CJ.55MathewrogersitePb7FeAl3GeSi12O36(OH,H2O)6
9.CJ.60PezzottaiteCsLiBe2Al2Si6O18

Other Names for Odintsovite

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 Odintsovite

Reference List:
Mineralogical Record: 28: 404.

Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva (1995): 124(5): 92-96.

Crystallography Reports: 40: 228-232.

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Localities for Odintsovite

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.
Greenland
 
  • Kujalleq
    • Narsaq
Petersen, O.V. (2001): List of all minerals identified in the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin. 190, 25-33
        • Taseq area
Neues Jahrbuch Miner. Mh. 5, s. 235-240. 2001
Russia (TL)
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
      • Irkutskaya Oblast'
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Konev A A, Vorobjev E I, Sapozhnikov A N, Piskunov L F, Ushchapovskaya Z F (1995) Odintsovite – K2Na4Ca3Ti2Be4Si12O38 – a new mineral from Murunsky massif, Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 124, issue 5, 92-96
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaja Oblast'
      • Kola Peninsula
        • 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.
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