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Chernykhite Mineral Data

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General Chernykhite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Ba,Na)V+++,Al)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 436.38 gm
   Barium     8.81 %  Ba    9.84 % BaO
   Sodium     1.05 %  Na    1.42 % Na2O
   Aluminum  14.53 %  Al   27.45 % Al2O3
   Vanadium  16.34 %  V    18.89 % V2O3 /  6.25 % V2O5
   Silicon   14.80 %  Si   31.67 % SiO2
   Hydrogen   0.46 %  H     4.13 % H2O
   Oxygen    44.00 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       99.65 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ba0.28Na0.2V3+1.1Al0.65V5+0.3Si2.3Al1.7O10(OH)2
Help on Environment: Environment: In small veinlets cutting carbonate rocks interbedded with vanadium-rich Lower Paleozoic shales.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1972
Help on Locality: Locality: From "northwestern Karatu" [Kara-Tau Mountains], southern Kazakhstan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for V. V. Chernykh, Professor at the Mining Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia.
 

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  Chernykhite

Comments: Dark green flake of chernykhite.
Location: Balasauskandyk, Juzno-Kazahstan, Kazakhstan. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Chernykhite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.5761:1:2.1806
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 5.29, b = 9.182, c = 20.023, Z = 4; beta = 95.68° V = 967.80 Den(Calc)= 2.99
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: C 2/c
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.33(1), 2.607(0.7), 1.66(0.6),1.996(0.6), 1.53(0.5), 3.01(0.5), 2.887(0.4),
 

Physical Properties of Chernykhite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {001} Perfect
Help on Color: Color: Dark green, Olive green.
Help on Density: Density: 3.14
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Habit: Habit: Crystalline - Fine - Occurs as well-formed fine sized crystals.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 3-4 - Calcite-Fluorite
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: greenish white
 

Optical Properties of Chernykhite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.045 (Good) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= -0.003 (Superior) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2266,KPDmeas= 0.2158,KC= 0.226
Ncalc = 1.68 - 1.71
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (-), a=1.64-1.643, b=1.686-1.691, g=1.702-1.704, bire=0.0610-0.0620, 2V(Calc)=52-58, 2V(Meas)=11-12.
 

Calculated Properties of Chernykhite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.89 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Chernykhite =2.99 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.02
Boson Index = 0.98
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEChernykhite = 40.69 barns/electron
U=PEChernykhite x rElectron Density= 117.57 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Chernykhite is Not Radioactive
 

Chernykhite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 71.02.02a.03 (71)Phyllosilicate Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
  (71.02)with 2:1 Layers
  (71.02.02a)Mica Group (Muscovite subgroup)
 
71.02.02a.01 Muscovite KAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02a.02 Paragonite NaAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH)2 C 2/c,Cc Mono
 
71.02.02a.03 Chernykhite (Ba,Na)V,Al)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2 C 2/c 2/m
 
71.02.02a.04 Roscoelite K(V,Al,Mg)2AlSi3O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02a.05 Glauconite (K,Na)(Fe,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02a.06 Celadonite K(Mg,Fe)(Fe,Al)[Si4O10](OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02a.06b Ferroceladonite! K2FeFeSi8O20(OH)4 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02a.06c Ferroaluminoceladonite! K2Fe2Al2Si8O20(OH)4 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02a.06d Aluminoceladonite! KAl(Mg,Fe)[]Si4O10(OH)2 2/m
 
71.02.02a.06e Chromceladonite! KCrMg(Si4O10)(OH)2 C 2 2
 
71.02.02a.07 Tobelite (NH4,K)Al2(Si3Al)O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02a.08 Nanpingite Cs(Al,Mg,Fe,Li)2(Si3Al)O10(OH,F)2 C 2/c 2/m
 
71.02.02a.09 Boromuscovite KAl2(Si3B)O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02a.10 Montdorite (K,Na)(Fe,Mn,Mg)2.5[Si4O10](F,OH)2 C 2/c 2/m
 
71.02.02a.11 Chromphyllite! (K,Ba)(Cr,Al)2[AlSi3O10](OH,F)2 C 2c 2/m
 
71.02.02a.12 Shirokshinite! K(NaMg2)Si4O10F2 C 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.EC.15 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.E - Phyllosilicates
  09.EC -Phyllosilicates with mica sheets, composed of tetrahedral and octahedral nets
 
09.EC.15 Boromuscovite KAl2(Si3B)O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Celadonite K(Mg,Fe)(Fe,Al)[Si4O10](OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Chernykhite (Ba,Na)V,Al)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2 C 2/c 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Chromphyllite! (K,Ba)(Cr,Al)2[AlSi3O10](OH,F)2 C 2c 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Glauconite (K,Na)(Fe,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Aluminoceladonite! KAl(Mg,Fe)[]Si4O10(OH)2 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Ferroaluminoceladonite! K2Fe2Al2Si8O20(OH)4 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Ferroceladonite! K2FeFeSi8O20(OH)4 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Montdorite (K,Na)(Fe,Mn,Mg)2.5[Si4O10](F,OH)2 C 2/c 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Nanpingite Cs(Al,Mg,Fe,Li)2(Si3Al)O10(OH,F)2 C 2/c 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Tobelite (NH4,K)Al2(Si3Al)O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Roscoelite K(V,Al,Mg)2AlSi3O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Muscovite KAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Paragonite NaAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH)2 C 2/c,Cc Mono
 
09.EC.15 Tainiolite KLiMg2Si4O10F2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.15 Chromceladonite! KCrMg(Si4O10)(OH)2 C 2 2
 
09.EC.15 Ganterite! [Ba0.5(Na,K)0.5]Al2(Si2.5Al1.5O10)(OH)2 C 2/c 2/m
 

Other Chernykhite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic2) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(AntBidBlaNic2)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Chernykhite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - EUROmin Project
4 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
5 - GeoScienceWorld
6 - Google Images
7 - Google Scholar
8 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
9 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
10 - MinDAT
11 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
12 - Online Mineral Museum
13 - QUT Mineral Atlas
14 - Ruff.Info

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Chernykhite

(Ba,Na)V+++,Al)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Dana No: 71.02.02a.03 Strunz No: 09.EC.15
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