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Calciohilairite

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About CalciohilairiteHide

Formula:
CaZr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
Hardness:
4
Crystal System:
Trigonal
Name:
For its chemical composition and relationship to Hilairite
This page provides mineralogical data about Calciohilairite.


Classification of CalciohilairiteHide

Approved
9.DM.10

9 : SILICATES (Germanates)
D : Inosilicates
M : Inosilicates with 6-periodic single chains
59.2.3.2

59 : CYCLOSILICATES Three-Membered Rings
2 : Three-Membered Rings, hydrated
14.10.21

14 : Silicates not Containing Aluminum
10 : Silicates of Zr or Hf

Physical Properties of CalciohilairiteHide

Hardness:

Optical Data of CalciohilairiteHide

Type:
Uniaxial (-)
RI values:
nω = 1.622 nε = 1.619
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.003
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate

Chemical Properties of CalciohilairiteHide

Formula:
CaZr[SiO3]3 · 3H2O
IMA Formula:
CaZrSi3O9 · 3H2O
Common Impurities:
Na,Cu,Al,Fe,Ti

Crystallography of CalciohilairiteHide

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Cell Parameters:
a = 20.87 Å, c = 16 Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 0.767
Unit Cell V:
6,035.25 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of CalciohilairiteHide

Synonyms of CalciohilairiteHide

Other Language Names for CalciohilairiteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Kuzmenkoite-Mn5 photos of Calciohilairite associated with Kuzmenkoite-Mn on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

9.DM.05StokesiteCaSn[Si3O9] · 2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnna
9.DM.10HilairiteNa2Zr[SiO3]3 · 3H2OTrig.
9.DM.10KomkoviteBaZr[Si3O9] · 3H2OTrig.
9.DM.10Sazykinaite-(Y)Na5YZr[SiO3]6 · 6H2O
9.DM.10Pyatenkoite-(Y)Na5YTi[SiO3]6 · 6H2OTrig.
9.DM.15GaidonnayiteNa2Zr(Si3O9) · 2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
9.DM.15GeorgechaoiteNaKZr[Si3O9] · 2H2OOrth. mm2
9.DM.20ChkaloviteNa2BeSi2O6Orth. mm2 : Fdd2
9.DM.25VlasoviteNa2ZrSi4O11Mon. 2/m : B2/b
9.DM.30RevditeNa16Si16O27(OH)26 · 28H2OMon. 2 : B2
9.DM.35ScheuchzeriteNa(Mn,Mg,Zn)9[VSi9O28(OH)](OH)3Tric. 1 : P1
9.DM.40TerskiteNa4ZrSi6O16 · 2H2OOrth.

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

59.2.3.1HilairiteNa2Zr[SiO3]3 · 3H2OTrig.
59.2.3.3Sazykinaite-(Y)Na5YZr[SiO3]6 · 6H2O

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

14.10.1ZirconZr(SiO4)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
14.10.2HafnonHfSiO4Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
14.10.3ZektzeriteLiNaZrSi6O15Orth.
14.10.4ParakeldyshiteNa2ZrSi2O7Tric.
14.10.5VlasoviteNa2ZrSi4O11Mon. 2/m : B2/b
14.10.6Keldyshite(Na,H)2ZrSi2O7Tric. 1 : P1
14.10.7GaidonnayiteNa2Zr(Si3O9) · 2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
14.10.8TerskiteNa4ZrSi6O16 · 2H2OOrth.
14.10.9ElpiditeNa2ZrSi6O15 · 3H2OOrth.
14.10.10HilairiteNa2Zr[SiO3]3 · 3H2OTrig.
14.10.11PetarasiteNa5Zr2(Si6O18)(Cl,OH) · 2H2OMon. 2/m : P21/m
14.10.12KhibinskiteK2ZrSi2O7Mon.
14.10.13WadeiteK2Zr(Si3O9)Hex.
14.10.14DalyiteK2ZrSi6O15Tric.
14.10.15KostyleviteK2Zr(Si3O9) · H2OMon.
14.10.16UmbiteK2(Zr,Ti)Si3O9 · H2OOrth.
14.10.17ParaumbiteK3Zr2H(Si3O9)2 · nH2OOrth.
14.10.18GeorgechaoiteNaKZr[Si3O9] · 2H2OOrth. mm2
14.10.19GittinsiteCaZrSi2O7Mon.
14.10.20CalciocatapleiiteCaZr(Si3O9) · 2H2O
14.10.22ArmstrongiteCaZr[Si6O15] · 3H2OMon.
14.10.23Lemoynite(Na,K)2CaZr2Si10O26 · 5H2OMon. 2/m : B2/b
14.10.24CatapleiiteNa2Zr(Si3O9) · 2H2OMon.
14.10.25BaghdaditeCa3(Zr,Ti)(Si2O7)O2Mon.
14.10.26LovozeriteNa2Ca(Zr,Ti)(Si6O12)[(OH)4O2] · H2OMon.
14.10.27Låvenite(Na,Ca)2(Mn2+,Fe2+)(Zr,Ti)(Si2O7)(O,OH,F)2Mon. 2/m : P21/b
14.10.28PenkvilksiteNa4Ti2Si8O22 · 4H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbcn
14.10.29DarapiositeK(Na,◻,K)2(Li,Zn,Fe)3(Mn,Zr,Y)2[Si12O30]Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P6/mcc
14.10.30BaziriteBaZr(Si3O9)Hex.
14.10.31KomkoviteBaZr[Si3O9] · 3H2OTrig.
14.10.32ZirsinaliteNa6(Ca,Mn2+,Fe2+)Zr(Si6O18)Trig.
14.10.33Tranquillityite(Fe2+,Ca)8(Zr,Y)2Ti3(SiO4)3O12Hex.

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 CalciohilairiteHide

Reference List:
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BOGGS, R.C. (1988) Calciohilairite: CaZrSi3O9•3H2O The calcium analogue of hilairite from the Golden Horn batholith, Northern Cascades, Washington. American Mineralogist, 73, 1191-1194.
PEKOV, I.V., CHUKANOV, N.V., KONONKOVA, N.N., and PUSHCHAROVSKY, D. Yu. (2003) Rare-metal “zeolites” of the Hilairite group. New data on minerals, 38, M: 2003, 20-33.
PUSHCHAROVSKII, D.Yu., PEKOV, I.V., PAZERO, M. GOBECHIYA, E.R., MERLINO, S., and ZUBKOVA, N.V. (2002) Crystal structure of cation-deficient calciohilairite and probable decationing mechanisms in minerals with mixed frameworks. Kristallographia, 47(5), 814-818. (in Russian)
Salvi, S. & Williams-Jones, A.E. (1995) Zirconosilicate phase relations in the Strange Lake (Lac Brisson) pluton, Quebec-Labrador, Canada American Mineralogist, 80, 1031-1040.

Internet Links for CalciohilairiteHide

Localities for CalciohilairiteHide

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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).
      • Lajemmerais RCM
        • Varennes & St-Amable
HORVÁTH, L., PFENNINGER HORVÁTH, E., GAULT, R.A., and TARASSOFF, P. (1998) Mineralogy of the Saint Amable sill, Varennes and Saint Amable, Québec, Canada. Mineralogical Record, 29, 83 118.
Horváth, L., Pfenninger-Horváth, E., Gault, R. A., & Tarassoff, P. (1998): Mineralogy of the Saint-Amable Sill, Varennes and Saint-Amable, Québec. Mineralogical Record, 29: 83-118.
  • Québec & Newfoundland and Labrador
Miller (1996), Canadian Mineralogist: 34:349-371; Salvi & Williams-Jones (1995); Am.Min.: 80:1031-1040; Miller (1990), Newfoundland Dept. of Mines & Energy Geol. Sur. Report 90-1: 171-182.; BIRKETT, T.C., MILLER, R.R., ROBERTS, A.C., & MARIANO, A.N. (1992) Zirconium bearing minerals from the Strange Lake intrusive complex, Quebec Labrador. Canadian Mineralogist, 30, 191-205.
Norway
 
  • Vestfold
    • Larvik
      • Tvedalen
        • Tuften (Tuften 1 Quarry; Tuften 2 Quarry)
Larsen, K. E. (2015). Noen funn av mineraler i Norge 2013-2015. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2015, 79-88.
Russia
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • Lovozero Massif
        • Seidozero Lake
Pekov, I. et al (2003): New Data on Minerals: 38: 20-33.
[AmMin 85:1562]; Pekov, I. et al (2003): New Data on Minerals: 38: 20-33.
USA (TL)
 
  • Washington
    • Okanogan Co.
      • Golden Horn Batholith
BOGGS, R.C. (1988) Calciohilairite: CaZrSi3O9•3H2O The calcium analogue of hilairite from the Golden Horn batholith, Northern Cascades, Washington. American Mineralogist, 73, 1191 1194. Micro Probe Volume VI Number 8; Rocks and Minerals, 66:6, p. 457;
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