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Vuoriyarvite-K

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About Vuoriyarvite-KHide

Formula:
K2(Nb,Ti)2(Si4O12)(O,OH)2 · 4H2O
Colour:
White
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
For the type locality, Vuoriyarvi alkai-ultrabasic massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia.
Nb dominant analogue of Tsepinite-K.


Classification of Vuoriyarvite-KHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1995
9.CE.30b

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
C : Cyclosilicates
E : [Si4O12]8- 4-membered single rings (vierer-Einfachringe), without insular complex anions
Dana 7th ed.:
78.0.0.0

Physical Properties of Vuoriyarvite-KHide

Vitreous
Transparency:
Translucent
Colour:
White
Streak:
White
Hardness:
4½ on Mohs scale
Tenacity:
Brittle

Chemical Properties of Vuoriyarvite-KHide

Formula:
K2(Nb,Ti)2(Si4O12)(O,OH)2 · 4H2O
IMA Formula:
(K,Na,◻)12Nb8(Si4O12)4O8 · 12-16H2O
Common Impurities:
Na

Crystallography of Vuoriyarvite-KHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic

Type Occurrence of Vuoriyarvite-KHide

Synonyms of Vuoriyarvite-KHide

Other Language Names for Vuoriyarvite-KHide

Relationship of Vuoriyarvite-K to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Tsepinite-CaCa(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)(OH,O)2 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
Tsepinite-KK2(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)(OH,O)2 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
Tsepinite-NaNa2(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)(OH,O)2 · 3H2OMon.
Tsepinite-SrSr(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)(OH,O)2 · 3H2OMon. m : Bm

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.CE.05PapagoiteCaCu[H3AlSi2O9]Mon.
9.CE.10VerplanckiteBa2(Mn,Fe,Ti)Si2O6(O,OH,Cl,F)2 · 3H2O or nearHex.
9.CE.15BaotiteBa4Ti8Si4O28ClTet. 4/m : I41/a
9.CE.20NagashimaliteBa4(V,Ti)4B2Si8O27(O,OH)2ClOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmn
9.CE.20TaramelliteBa4(Fe3+,Ti,Fe2+,Mg)4(B2Si8O27)O2ClxOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmn
9.CE.20TitantaramelliteBa4(Ti,Fe3+,Fe2+,Mg)4(B2Si8O27)O2ClxOrth.
9.CE.25Bario-orthojoaquinite(Ba,Sr)4Fe2Ti2[Si4O12]2O2 · H2OOrth.
9.CE.25Byelorussite-(Ce)NaBa2Ce2MnTi2[Si4O12]2O2(F,OH) · H2O
9.CE.25Joaquinite-(Ce)NaBa2Ce2FeTi2[Si4O12]2O2(OH,F) · H2OMon. 2 : B2
9.CE.25Orthojoaquinite-(Ce)NaBa2Ce2FeTi2[Si4O12]2O2(O,OH) · H2O
9.CE.25StrontiojoaquiniteSr2Ba2(Na,Fe)2Ti2[Si4O12]2O2(O,OH)2 · H2OMon.
9.CE.25Strontio-orthojoaquinite(Na,Fe)2Sr2Ba2Ti2[Si4O12]2O2(O,OH)2 · H2OOrth.
9.CE.25Orthojoaquinite-(La)NaBa2La2Fe2+Ti2[Si4O12]2O2(O,OH) · H2OOrth.
9.CE.30eLabuntsovite-MnNa4K4(Ba,K)2Mn2+(Ti,Nb)8(Si4O12)4(O,OH)8 · 10-12H2OMon.
9.CE.30aNenadkevichite(Na,◻)8Nb4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 8H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbam
9.CE.30dLemmleinite-KK2(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)(OH,O)2 · 4H2OOrth.
9.CE.30aKorobitsyniteNa2(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)(OH,O)2 · 3-4H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbam
9.CE.30cKuzmenkoite-MnK2Mn2+(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(OH,O)4 · 5-6H2OMon.
9.CE.30bTsepinite-NaNa2(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)(OH,O)2 · 3H2OMon.
9.CE.30cKarupmøllerite-Ca(Na,Ca,K)2Ca(Nb,Ti)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 7H2O
9.CE.30eLabuntsovite-MgNa4K4(Ba,K)2Mg(Ti,Nb)8(Si4O12)4(O,OH)8 · 10H2OMon.
9.CE.30eLabuntsovite-FeNa4K4(Ba,K)2Fe2+(Ti,Nb)8(Si4O12)4(O,OH)8 · 10H2OMon.
9.CE.30dLemmleinite-BaNa2K2Ba(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 5H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
9.CE.30cGjerdingenite-FeK2Fe2+(Nb,Ti)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
9.CE.30hNeskevaaraite-FeK3Na2Fe2+(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 5-6 H2OMon. m : Bm
9.CE.30bTsepinite-KK2(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)(OH,O)2 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
9.CE.30bParatsepinite-BaBa4(Ti,Nb)8(Si4O12)4(OH,O)8 · 8H2O
9.CE.30bTsepinite-CaCa(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)(OH,O)2 · 3H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
9.CE.30hAlsakharovite-ZnNaSrKZn(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 7H2OMon. m : Bm
9.CE.30cGjerdingenite-MnK2Mn2+(Nb,Ti)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
9.CE.30cLepkhenelmite-Zn(Ba,K)2Zn(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 7H2OMon. m : Bm
9.CE.30bTsepinite-SrSr(Ti,Nb)2(Si4O12)(OH,O)2 · 3H2OMon. m : Bm
9.CE.30bParatsepinite-Na(Na,Sr,K,Ca)7(Ti,Nb)8(Si4O12)4(O,OH)8·nH2O n ~ 8Mon. 2/m : B2/m
9.CE.30fParalabuntsovite-MgNa8K8Mg4Ti16(Si4O12)8(OH,O)16 · 20-24H2OMon. 2/m
9.CE.30cGjerdingenite-CaK2Ca(Nb,Ti)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
9.CE.30cGjerdingenite-NaK2Na(Nb,Ti)4(Si4O12)2(OH,O)4 · 5H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
9.CE.30hGutkovaite-MnK2CaMn(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 5H2OMon.
9.CE.30cKuzmenkoite-ZnK2Zn(Ti,Nb)4(Si4O12)2(OH,O)4·6-8H2OMon. m : Bm
9.CE.30gOrganovaite-MnK2Mn(Nb,Ti)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 5-7H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
9.CE.30gOrganovaite-ZnK2Zn(Nb,Ti)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4 · 6H2O
9.CE.30gParakuzmenkoite-Fe(K,Ba)4Fe(Ti,Nb)8(Si4O12)4(O,OH)8 · 14H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
9.CE.30cBurovaite-Ca(Na,K)4Ca2(Ti,Nb)8(Si4O12)4(OH,O)8 · 12H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
9.CE.45Komarovite(Ca,Mn)Nb2[O3|Si2O7] · 3.5H2OOrth.
9.CE.45Natrokomarovite(Na,Ca,H)2Nb2Si2O10(OH,F)2 · H2OOrth.

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Health Risks:
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References for Vuoriyarvite-KHide

Reference List:
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Perrault G., Vicat J., Sang N. (1969) Canad. Mineral., 10, 143-144
Rastsvetaeva R.K., Tamazyan R.A., Pushcharovsky D.Yu., Nadezhina T.N. (1994) Eur.J.Mineral., 6, 503-509
Subbotin V.V., Voloshin A.V., Pakhomovsky Ya.A., Bakhchisaraitsev A.Yu., Pushcharovsky D.Yu., Rastsvetaeva R.K., Nadezhina T.N. (1998) Doklady Ross.Akad.Nauk, 358, 517-519 [Doklady Acad.Science, 358, 73-75]
Chukanov N.V., Pekov I.V., Khomyakov A.P. (2002) Eur.J.Mineral., 14, 165-173
Belokoneva E.L. (2005) Crystallogr.Reports, 50, 13-19

Internet Links for Vuoriyarvite-KHide

Localities for Vuoriyarvite-KHide

ⓘ - 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.
Namibia
 
  • Erongo Region
    • Arandis
Irene M. Abraham (2009): Geology and spatial distribution of uranium mineralisation in the SK anomaly area, Rossing area, Namibia, Master thesis University of the Witwatersrand.
Russia
 
  • Murmanskaya Oblast'
    • Khibiny Massif
      • Eveslogchorr Mt
        • Astrophyllite Stream
Pekov et al (2005) New Data on Minerals Vol 40 pp11-16
Arzamastsev, A., Yakovenchuk, V., Pakhomovsky, Y., & Ivanyuk, G. (2008). The Khibina and Lovozero alkaline massifs: Geology and unique mineralization. In Guidbook for 33rd International Geological Congress Excursion (No. 47, p. 58).
Arzamastsev, A., Yakovenchuk, V., Pakhomovsky, Y., & Ivanyuk, G. (2008). The Khibina and Lovozero alkaline massifs: Geology and unique mineralization. In Guidbook for 33rd International Geological Congress Excursion (No. 47, p. 58).
Specimen from Dr. Igor Pekov, Moscow State University. A photo also appears in 'masthead'.
Pekov, I.V. & Podlesnyi, A.S. (2004): Kukisvumchorr Deposit: Mineralogy of Alkaline Pegmatites and Hydrotermalites. Mineralogical Almanac, vol. 7, 140 pages + xxiv photo's pages; Krivovichev, S.V., Pakhomovsky, Ya.A., Ivanyuk, G.Yu., Mikhailova, J.A., Men’shikov, Yu.P., Armbruster, Th., Selivanova, E.A., Meisser, N. (2007): Yakovenchukite-(Y), K3NaCaY2(Si12O30)(H2O)4, a new mineral from the Khibiny massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia: A novel type of octahedral-tetrahedral open-framework structure. American Mineralogist, 92, 1525-1530.
        • Kirovskii apatite mine (Kirovsky Mine; Kirovskii Mine; Kirov Mine)
Pekov, I. et al (2003): New Data on Minerals: 38: 20-33.
American Mineralogist, Volume 92, pages 1525-1530, 2007
    • Lovozero Massif
N.V. Chukanov, I.V. Pekov, A.E. Zadov, S.V. Krivovichev, P.C.Burns, Yu. Schneider (2001): Organovaite-Mn,K2Mn(Nb,Ti)4(Si4O12)2(O,OH)4·6H2O, a new labuntsovite-group mineral from the Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula. Zap. Vseross. Mineral. Obshch. 130(2), 46­53; Pekov, I. et al (2003): New Data on Minerals: 38: 20-33.
    • Northern Karelia
SUBBOTIN, V.V., VOLOSHIN, A.V., PAKHOMOVSKY, Ya.A., and BAKHCHISARAYTSEV, A.Yu., PUSHCHAROVSKY, D.Yu., RASTSVETAEVA, R.K., and NADEZHINA, T.N. (1998) Vuoriyarvite, (K,Na)2(Nb,Ti)2Si4O12(O,OH)2•4H2O, a new mineral from carbonatites of the Vuoriyarvi massif (Kola Peninsula). Doklady Rossiyskogo Akademii Nauk, 358, 517-519. (In Russian). Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
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