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Cheremnykhite

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Formula:
Pb3Zn3(VO4)2(TeO6)
Hardness:
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Member of:
Name:
Named for I.M. Cheremnykh (1928–), geologist, a discoverer of the Kuranakh deposit.
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Classification of CheremnykhiteHide

Approved
8.DL.20

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
D : Phosphates, etc. with additional anions, with H2O
L : With large and medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 = 2:1
43.2.5.3

43 : COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
2 : Anhydrous Normal Compound Phosphates, etc·
28.4.12

28 : Selenites, Selenates, Tellurites, and Tellurates
4 : Tellurates

Physical Properties of CheremnykhiteHide

Hardness:
5½ on Mohs scale

Optical Data of CheremnykhiteHide

Type:
Biaxial (-)
RI values:
nα = 1.986 nβ = 1.997 nγ = 1.997
2V:
Measured: 20° , Calculated: 24°
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.011
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Very High
Dispersion:
r > v

Chemical Properties of CheremnykhiteHide

Formula:
Pb3Zn3(VO4)2(TeO6)
IMA Formula:
Pb3Zn3TeO6(VO4)2
Common Impurities:
As

Crystallography of CheremnykhiteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.58 Å, b = 14.86 Å, c = 5.18 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.577 : 1 : 0.349
Unit Cell V:
660.44 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of CheremnykhiteHide

Synonyms of CheremnykhiteHide

Other Language Names for CheremnykhiteHide

Relationship of Cheremnykhite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
DugganitePb3Zn3(AsO4)2(TeO6)Trig. 3 2 : P3 2 1
JoëlbruggeritePb3Zn3(Sb5+,Te6+)As2O13(OH,O)Trig. 3 2 : P3 2 1
KuksitePb3Zn3(PO4)2(TeO6)Trig. 3 2 : P3 2 1

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

8.DL.05FoggiteCaAl(PO4)(OH)2 · H2OOrth.
8.DL.10CyriloviteNaFe3+3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2OTet. 4 2 2 : P41 21 2
8.DL.10Millisite(Na,K)CaAl6(PO4)4(OH)9 · 3H2OTet.
8.DL.10WarditeNaAl3(PO4)2(OH)4 · 2H2OTet. 4 2 2 : P41 21 2
8.DL.15Agardite-(Nd)NdCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2OHex. 6/m : P63/m
8.DL.15Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2OHex. 6/m : P63/m
8.DL.15Agardite-(Ce)CeCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2OHex. 6/m : P63/m
8.DL.15Agardite-(La)LaCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2OHex. 6/m
8.DL.15GoudeyiteAlCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2OHex.
8.DL.15MixiteBiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2OHex. 6/m : P63/m
8.DL.15Petersite-(Y)(Y,Ce,Nd)Cu6(PO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2OHex.
8.DL.15ZálesíiteCaCu6(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2OHex.
8.DL.15Plumboagardite(Pb,REE,Ca)Cu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2OHex. 6/m : P63/m
8.DL.15CalciopetersiteCaCu6(PO4)2(PO3OH)(OH)6 · 3H2OHex. 6/m : P63/m
8.DL.20DugganitePb3Zn3(AsO4)2(TeO6)Trig. 3 2 : P3 2 1
8.DL.20KuksitePb3Zn3(PO4)2(TeO6)Trig. 3 2 : P3 2 1
8.DL.20WallkilldelliteCa2Mn2+3(AsO4)2(OH)4 · 9H2OHex.
8.DL.20Wallkilldellite-(Fe)(Ca,Cu)4Fe2+6(AsO4,SiO4)4(OH,O)8 · 18H2OHex.
8.DL.25AngastoniteCaMgAl2(PO4)2(OH)4 · 7H2OTric. 1 : P1

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

43.2.5.1DugganitePb3Zn3(AsO4)2(TeO6)Trig. 3 2 : P3 2 1
43.2.5.2KuksitePb3Zn3(PO4)2(TeO6)Trig. 3 2 : P3 2 1
43.2.5.4JoëlbruggeritePb3Zn3(Sb5+,Te6+)As2O13(OH,O)Trig. 3 2 : P3 2 1

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

28.4.1XocomecatliteCu3(TeO4)(OH)4Orth.
28.4.2CarlfriesiteCaTe4+2Te6+O8Mon. 2/m : B2/b
28.4.3YafsoaniteCa3Zn3(TeO6)2Iso. m3 (2/m 3)
28.4.4TlalociteCu10Zn6(Te6+O4)2(Te4+O3)(OH)25Cl · 27H2OOrth.
28.4.5OboyeriteH6(Pb,Ca)6(Te4+O3)3(Te6+O6)2 · 2H2OTric.
28.4.6SchieffelinitePb10Te6+6O20(OH)14(SO4)(H2O)5Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
28.4.7GirditeH2Pb3(Te4+O3)(Te6+O6)Mon. m
28.4.8KhinitePb2+Cu2+3[Te6+O6](OH)2Orth. mm2 : Fdd2
28.4.9Khinite-3TPb2+Cu2+3Te6+O6(OH)2Trig. 3 : P32
28.4.10DugganitePb3Zn3(AsO4)2(TeO6)Trig. 3 2 : P3 2 1
28.4.11KuksitePb3Zn3(PO4)2(TeO6)Trig. 3 2 : P3 2 1
28.4.13TlapalliteH6(Ca,Pb)2(Cu,Zn)3(TeO3)4(TeO6)(SO4)
28.4.14MontaniteBi2(TeO6) · 2H2O
28.4.15KuranakhitePbMn4+Te6+O6Orth.
28.4.16CuzticiteFe3+2(TeO6) · 3H2OHex.
28.4.17YecoraiteFe3+3Bi5(Te6+O4)2(Te4+O3)O9 · 9H2O

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 CheremnykhiteHide

Reference List:
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New Minerals (1997), New Minerals 1990-1994.
Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 119(5): 50-57.

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Localities for CheremnykhiteHide

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
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Aldan Shield
        • Aldan
          • Kuranakh Au Deposit
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Mills, S. J., Kampf, A. R., Kolitsch, U., Housley, R. M. & Raudsepp, M. (2010) The crystal chemistry and crystal structure of kuksite, Pb3Zn3Te6+P2O14, and a note on the crystal structure of yafsoanite, (Ca,Pb)3Zn(TeO6)2. American Mineralogist, 95(7), 933–938.
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