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Kukisvumite Mineral Data

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General Kukisvumite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na6ZnTi4Si8O28•4(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,139.58 gm
   Sodium    12.10 %  Na   16.32 % Na2O
   Titanium  16.81 %  Ti   28.04 % TiO2
   Zinc       5.74 %  Zn    7.14 % ZnO
   Silicon   19.72 %  Si   42.18 % SiO2
   Hydrogen   0.71 %  H     6.32 % H2O
   Oxygen    44.93 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na6ZnTi4Si8O28•4(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: In pegmatite veins cutting ijolite-urtite rocks in a differentiated alkalic massif.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1991
Help on Locality: Locality: At the Korovskii apatite mine, Mt. Kukisvumchorr, Khibiny massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kukisvumite + Pronunciation Say KUKISVUMITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1989-052
 

Kukisvumite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =3.3576:1:0.6061
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 28.889, b = 8.604, c = 5.215, Z = 2; V = 1,296.25 Den(Calc)= 2.92
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (2/m 2/m 2/m) Space Group: Pccn
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.009(1), 14.49(0.9), 4.815(0.8),
 

Physical Properties of Kukisvumite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: None
Help on Color: Color: Colorless, White.
Help on Density: Density: 2.9
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 5.5-6 - Knife Blade-Orthoclase
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Kukisvumite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.026 (Excellent) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.033 (Excellent) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2531,KPDmeas= 0.2548,KC= 0.2617
Ncalc = 1.76
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (-), a=1.676, b=1.746, g=1.795, bire=0.1190, 2V(Calc)=76, 2V(Meas)=77.
 

Calculated Properties of Kukisvumite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.85 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Kukisvumite =2.90 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.03
Boson Index = 0.97
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEKukisvumite = 6.49 barns/electron
U=PEKukisvumite x rElectron Density= 18.51 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Kukisvumite is Not Radioactive
 

Kukisvumite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 65.01.06.02 (65)Inosilicate Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1
  (65.01)with chains P=2
  (65.01.06)Lorenzenite group
 
65.01.06.01 Lorenzenite Na2Ti2Si2O9 P bcn 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
65.01.06.02 Kukisvumite Na6ZnTi4Si8O28•4(H2O) Pccn 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
65.01.06.03 Lintisite Na3LiTi2Si4O14•2(H2O) C 2/c 2/m
 
65.01.06.04 Manganokukisvumite! Na6MnTi4Si8O28•4(H2O) Pccn 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
65.01.06.05 Punkaruaivite! Li{Ti2(OH)2[Si4O11(OH)]}•H2O C 2/c 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.DB.20 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.D - Inosilicates* Structural terminology according to Liebau (1985)
  09.DB -Inosilicates with 2-periodic single chains, Si2O6; Pyroxene-related minerals
 
09.DB.20 Kukisvumite Na6ZnTi4Si8O28•4(H2O) Pccn 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
09.DB.20 Manganokukisvumite! Na6MnTi4Si8O28•4(H2O) Pccn 2/m 2/m 2/m
 

Other Kukisvumite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic2) PHYS. PROP.(37th List of New Min.,Min. Mag.,1996) OPTIC PROP.(37th List of New Min.,Min. Mag.,19)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Kukisvumite :
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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Na6ZnTi4Si8O28•4(H2O)
Dana No: 65.01.06.02 Strunz No: 09.DB.20
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