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Kazakovite Mineral Data

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General Kazakovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na6Mn++TiSi6O18
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 645.92 gm
   Potassium   0.61 %  K     0.73 % K2O
   Sodium     19.58 %  Na   26.39 % Na2O
   Titanium    4.45 %  Ti    7.42 % TiO2
   Manganese   3.40 %  Mn    4.39 % MnO
   Iron        1.73 %  Fe    2.22 % FeO
   Silicon    25.65 %  Si   54.88 % SiO2
   Oxygen     44.59 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %       96.04 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na5.5K0.1Mn2+0.4Ti0.6Fe2+0.2Si5.9O18
Help on Environment: Environment: In sodalite-rich syenites in an alkalic massif.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1974
Help on Locality: Locality: On Mts. Karnasurt and Alluaiv, Lovozero Massif, and in the Khibiny massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Maria Efimovna Kazakova, analytical chemist who provided the mineral's analysis.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kazakovite + Pronunciation Say KAZAKOVITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 200602
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Comments: Yellow brown transparent kazakovite grains in matrix.
Location: Mt. Rasvumchorr, Chibiny, Kola, Russia. Scale: Not Given.
© Diederik Visser

Kazakovite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:1.2829
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 10.18, c = 13.06, Z = 3; V = 1,172.11 Den(Calc)= 2.75
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral H-M Symbol (3 2/m) Space Group: R 3m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.6(1), 1.816(0.8), 2.52(0.8),

Physical Properties of Kazakovite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: None
Help on Color: Color: Light yellow.
Help on Density: Density: 2.84
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Conchoidal - Uneven - Uneven fracture producing small, conchoidal fragments.
Help on Habit: Habit: Granular - Generally occurs as anhedral to subhedral crystals in matrix.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4 - Fluorite
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous - Greasy
Help on Streak: Streak: white

Optical Properties of Kazakovite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= -0.085 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= -0.121 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2328,KPDmeas= 0.2254,KC= 0.2077
Ncalc = 1.57 - 1.59
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Uniaxial (-), e=1.625-1.638, w=1.648-1.65, bire=0.0120-0.0230.

Calculated Properties of Kazakovite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.79 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Kazakovite =2.84 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.01
Boson Index = 0.99
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEKazakovite = 3.46 barns/electron
U=PEKazakovite x relectron= 9.67 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity:

GRapi = 8.56 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Concentration of Kazakovite per GRapi unit = 11.68 (%)

Estimated Radioactivity from Kazakovite - barely detectable


Kazakovite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 61.01.02a.02 (61)Cyclosilicate Six-Membered Rings
  (61.01)with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
  (61.01.02a)Lovozerite group (HEX and HEX-R subgroup)
61.01.02a.01 Lovozerite H4Na2Ca(Zr,Ti)[Si6O18] R 3m 3 2/m
61.01.02a.02 Kazakovite Na6MnTiSi6O18 R 3m 3 2/m
61.01.02a.03 Tisinalite Na3H3(Mn,Ca,Fe)TiSi6(O,OH)18•2(H2O) R 3m 3 2/m
61.01.02a.04 Zirsinalite Na6(Ca,Mn,Fe)Zr[Si6O18] R 3m 3 2/m
61.01.02a.05 Combeite Na2Ca2Si3O9 P 3221,P 3121 3 2
61.01.02a.06 Kapustinite! Na5.5Mn0.25ZrSi6O16(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.CJ.15 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.C - Cyclosilicates
  09.CJ -[Si6O18]12- 6-membered single rings (sechser-Einfachringe),
09.CJ.15 Combeite Na2Ca2Si3O9 P 3221,P 3121 3 2
09.CJ.15 Kazakovite Na6MnTiSi6O18 R 3m 3 2/m
09.CJ.15 Lovozerite H4Na2Ca(Zr,Ti)[Si6O18] R 3m 3 2/m
09.CJ.15 Zirsinalite Na6(Ca,Mn,Fe)Zr[Si6O18] R 3m 3 2/m
09.CJ.15 Kapustinite! Na5.5Mn0.25ZrSi6O16(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
09.CJ.15 Tisinalite Na3H3(Mn,Ca,Fe)TiSi6(O,OH)18•2(H2O) R 3m 3 2/m
09.CJ.15 Litvinskite! Na2([],Na,Mn)Zr[Si6O12(OH,O)6] Cm m

Other Kazakovite 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 Kazakovite :
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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Dana No: 61.01.02a.02 Strunz No: 09.CJ.15





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