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Calcjarlite

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Formula:
Na(Ca,Sr)3Al3(OH)2F14
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Named in allusion to its chemical relationship to Jarlite, containing CALCium in substitution for sodium in a specific structural site.
The Ca analogue of jarlite.


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Classification of CalcjarliteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
3.CC.20

3 : HALIDES
C : Complex halides
C : Soro-aluminofluorides
11.6.10.2

11 : HALIDE COMPLEXES
6 : Aluminofluorides - Isolated Octahedra
8.4.13

8 : Halides - Fluorides, Chlorides, Bromides and Iodides; also Fluoborates and Fluosilicates
4 : Halides of the alkaline earths and Mg

Optical Data of CalcjarliteHide

Type:
Biaxial (+)
RI values:
nα = 1.425 nβ = 1.428 nγ = 1.432
2V:
Measured: 72° , Calculated: 82°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.007
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Dispersion:
not discernible

Chemical Properties of CalcjarliteHide

Formula:
Na(Ca,Sr)3Al3(OH)2F14
IMA Formula:
NaCa3Al3F16

Crystallography of CalcjarliteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 16.19 Å, b = 9.86 Å, c = 7.15 Å
β = 99.2°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.642 : 1 : 0.725
Unit Cell V:
1,126.70 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Comment:
Monoclinic symmetry assumed by analogy to jarlite.

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.51 (5)
3.44 (3)
3.16 (6)
3.04 (7)
2.96 (10)
2.23 (4)
2.15 (4)

Type Occurrence of CalcjarliteHide

Other Language Names for CalcjarliteHide

German:Calcjarlit
Spanish:Calcjarlita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Thomsenolite1 photo of Calcjarlite associated with Thomsenolite on mindat.org.
Hydrokenoralstonite1 photo of Calcjarlite associated with Hydrokenoralstonite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

3.CC.05GearksutiteCa[Al(F,OH)5(H2O)]Tric. 1 : P1
3.CC.10AcuminiteSr[AlF4(OH)(H2O)]Mon. 2/m : B2/b
3.CC.10TikhonenkoviteSr[AlF4(OH)(H2O)]Mon. 2/m : P21/b
3.CC.15ArtroeitePb[AlF3(OH)2]Tric. 1 : P1
3.CC.20JarliteNa(Sr,Na)7MgAl6F32(OH,H2O)2Mon. 2/m
3.CC.20JørgenseniteNa2(Sr,Ba)14Na2Al12F64(OH,F)4Mon. 2/m

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

11.6.10.1JarliteNa(Sr,Na)7MgAl6F32(OH,H2O)2Mon. 2/m

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

8.4.1SellaiteMgF2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
8.4.2NeighboriteNaMgF3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
8.4.3BischofiteMgCl2 · 6H2OMon. 2/m : B2/m
8.4.4KorshunovskiteMg2Cl(OH)3 · 4H2OTric.
8.4.5CarnalliteKMgCl3 · 6H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnna
8.4.6TachyhydriteCaMg2Cl6 · 12H2OTrig.
8.4.7FluoriteCaF2Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
8.4.8SinjariteCaCl2 · 2H2OTet.
8.4.9AntarcticiteCaCl2 · 6H2OTrig. 3 2 : P3 2 1
8.4.10ChlorocalciteKCaCl3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
8.4.11RorisiteCaFClTet.
8.4.12JarliteNa(Sr,Na)7MgAl6F32(OH,H2O)2Mon. 2/m
8.4.14TikhonenkoviteSr[AlF4(OH)(H2O)]Mon. 2/m : P21/b
8.4.15AcuminiteSr[AlF4(OH)(H2O)]Mon. 2/m : B2/b
8.4.16FrankdicksoniteBaF2Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
8.4.17UsoviteBa2CaMgAl2F14Mon.
8.4.18BøgvaditeNa2SrBa2Al4F20Mon. 2/m

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 CalcjarliteHide

Reference List:
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American Mineralogist: 59: 873-874.
Canadian Mineralogist: 21: 553-560.

Internet Links for CalcjarliteHide

Localities for CalcjarliteHide

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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.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Krasnoyarsk Territory (Krasnoyarsk Kray; Krasnoyarskii Krai)
      • Enisei Range (Yenisei Ridge; Enisei Ridge)
        • Parvaya Noiba River
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
USA
 
  • Colorado
    • El Paso Co.
      • Cheyenne District (St. Peters Dome District)
        • St Peters Dome
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data, material of Dean Allum
Mineral and/or Locality  
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