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Kuliokite-(Y) Mineral Data

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General Kuliokite-(Y) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Y,REE)4Al(SiO4)2(OH)2F5
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 706.82 gm
   La,Ce,Pr,Nd,Sm,   6.11 %  RE    7.13 % REE2O3
   Yttrium          45.28 %  Y    57.51 % Y2O3
   Aluminum          3.82 %  Al    7.21 % Al2O3
   Silicon           7.95 %  Si   17.00 % SiO2
   Hydrogen          0.31 %  H     2.80 % H2O
   Oxygen           23.09 %  O
   Fluorine         13.44 %  F    13.44 % F
                      -   %   F    -5.66 % -O=F2    
                   ______        ______ 
                   100.00 %       99.43 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Y3.6REE0.3Al(SiO4)2(OH)2.2F5
Help on Environment: Environment: As inclusions in fluorite or on fissures in microcline pegmatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1984
Help on Locality: Locality: From the [Keivy massif,] Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Kuliok River, Kola Peninsula, Russia.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kuliokite-(Y) + Pronunciation Say KULIOKITE-(Y)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 62355
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  Kuliokite-(Y)

Comments: White encrustations of kuliokite-(Y) grains on pegmatite.
Location: Ploskaya Mt., Western Keivy, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Scale: Specimen Size 14x10x8 mm.
© Sergey Vasiliev / Systematic Mineralogy

Kuliokite-(Y) Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.9923:1:0.4978
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 8.606, b = 8.672, c = 4.317, Z = 1; alpha = 102.79°, beta = 97.94°, gamma = 116.66° V = 278.09 Den(Calc)= 4.22
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Triclinic - Pedial H-M Symbol (1) Space Group: P1
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.793(1), 3.49(0.9), 3.71(0.9),
 

Physical Properties of Kuliokite-(Y)

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {010} Poor
Help on Color: Color: Colorless, White, Light pink.
Help on Density: Density: 4.3
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Habit: Habit: Platy - Sheet forms (e.g. micas).
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4-5 - Fluorite-Apatite
Help on Luminescence: Luminescence: Cathodolumiescence.
Help on Luster: Luster: Adamantine
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Kuliokite-(Y)

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.078 (Fair) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.087 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.1581,KPDmeas= 0.1596,KC= 0.1732
Ncalc = 1.74 - 1.75
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (-), a=1.656, b=1.7, g=1.703, bire=0.0470, 2V(Calc)=28, 2V(Meas)=19-29. Dispersion r > v.
 

Calculated Properties of Kuliokite-(Y)

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.00 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Kuliokite-(Y) =4.30 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.01
Boson Index = 0.99
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEKuliokite-(Y) = 94.93 barns/electron
U=PEKuliokite-(Y) x relectron= 379.42 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity:

GRapi = 6,081.62 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Concentration of Kuliokite-(Y) per GRapi unit = 164.43 (PPM)

Kuliokite-(Y) is Radioactive as defined in 49 CFR 173.403. Greater than 70 Bq / gram.

Estimated Radioactivity from Kuliokite-(Y) - mild
Specimen
Size
Weight/Volume
(Sphere)
*
Calculated
Activity
Bequerols
(Bq)
Calculated
Activity
Curies (Ci)
Estimated
Activity
GR(api)
Estimated
Exposure
(mRem**)/hr
If Held in Hand
For One Hour
1000 gm / 7.63 cm 137,398 3.71E-06 6,081.62 2.00
100 gm / 3.54 cm 13,740 3.71E-07 608.16 0.20
10 gm / 1.64 cm 1,374 3.71E-08 60.82 0.02
1 gm / 7.63 mm 137 3.71E-09 6.08 0.00
0.1 gm / 3.54 mm 14 3.71E-10 0.61 0.00
0.01 gm / 1.64 mm 1 3.71E-11 0.06 0.00
0.001 gm / 0.76 mm 0 3.71E-12 0.01 0.00

Weight of pure Kuliokite-(Y) in grams (gm) and Calculated Diameter of a Sphere with a Density of 4.30 gm/cc.*
Goverment Estimate of Average Annual Exposure ( 360 mRem) **
Note: 10 microsieverts/hr = 1 mRem/hr **
Max Permissable Adult Dose 50,000 mRem/yr (hands), 15,000 mRem/yr (eyes)
Lethal Dose LD(50) Exposure 400,000 to 500,000 mRem
Estimated Thorium Activity ( 0.31 % Th) From Sum REE Elements ( 6.11 % REE)
 

Kuliokite-(Y) Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 78.07.08.01 (78)Unclassified silicates
  (78.07)wholly unclassified silicates
  (78.07.08)Dana Group
 
78.07.08.01 Kuliokite-(Y) (Y,REE)4Al(SiO4)2(OH)2F5 P1 1
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.AG.50 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.A - Nesosilicates
  09.AG -Nesosilicates with additional anions; cations in > [6] � [6] coordination
 
09.AG.50 Kuliokite-(Y) (Y,REE)4Al(SiO4)2(OH)2F5 P1 1
 

Other Kuliokite-(Y) Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic2) PHYS. PROP.(AntBidBlaNic2) OPTIC PROP.(Am.Min.,Vol.73,p192,1988)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Kuliokite-(Y) :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - EUROmin Project
4 - GeoScienceWorld
5 - Google Images
6 - Google Scholar
7 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
8 - MinDAT
9 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
10 - Online Mineral Museum
11 - QUT Mineral Atlas
12 - Ruff.Info
13 - WWW-MINCRYST

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(Y,REE)4Al(SiO4)2(OH)2F5
Dana No: 78.07.08.01 Strunz No: 09.AG.50
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