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Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral II)

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Na, La, Si, O, H
With minor Ce and trace Nd. Si content slightly lower than that in Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral I).
Colourless, white
Crystal System:
Very rare in the Aris quarries (U. Kolitsch, unpubl. results, 2001, 2012, 2015).

Unit-cell parameters a and b are nearly identical to those of sazhinite.
Crystal structure presently unknown.

Compare Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral I).

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Physical Properties of Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral II)Hide

Colourless, white

Chemical Properties of Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral II)Hide

Na, La, Si, O, H

With minor Ce and trace Nd. Si content slightly lower than that in Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral I).

Crystallography of Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral II)Hide

Crystal System:
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.169 Å, b = 7.378 Å, c = 23.487 Å
a:b:c = 0.972 : 1 : 3.183
Unit Cell V:
1,242.30 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Space group presently unknown.

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Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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Localities for Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral II)Hide

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- 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.
  • Khomas Region
    • Windhoek District
      • Aris
Uwe Kolitsch (unpublished data)
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