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Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral II)

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Formula:
Na, La, Si, O, H
With minor Ce and trace Nd. Si content slightly lower than that in Unnamed (Sazhinite-related mineral I).
Colour:
Colourless, white
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
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

Colour:
Colourless, white

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

Formula:
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:
Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.169 Å, b = 7.378 Å, c = 23.487 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.972 : 1 : 3.183
Unit Cell V:
1,242.30 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Comment:
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.
Namibia
 
  • Khomas Region
    • Windhoek District
      • Aris
Uwe Kolitsch (unpublished data)
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