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General Kupletskite-(Cs) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Cs,K)2Na(Mn,Fe++,Li)7(Ti,Nb)2Si8O26(OH)4F
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,455.85 gm
   Cesium     13.69 %  Cs   14.52 % Cs2O
   Potassium   1.34 %  K     1.62 % K2O
   Sodium      1.58 %  Na    2.13 % Na2O
   Lithium     0.19 %  Li    0.41 % Li2O
   Titanium    4.60 %  Ti    7.68 % TiO2
   Manganese  17.36 %  Mn   22.41 % MnO
   Niobium     3.19 %  Nb    4.56 % Nb2O5
   Iron        8.06 %  Fe    9.87 % FeO /  0.55 % Fe2O3
   Silicon    15.43 %  Si   33.02 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    0.28 %  H     2.47 % H2O
   Oxygen     32.97 %  O
   Fluorine    1.30 %  F     1.30 % F
                -   %   F    -0.55 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cs1.5K0.5NaMn2+4.6Fe2+2Li0.4Ti1.4Nb0.5Fe3+0.1Si8O26(OH)4F
Help on Environment: Environment: At the border of aegirine-microcline-quartz pegmatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1971
Help on Locality: Locality: In the [Dara-i-Pioz massif,] Alai Range, Tien Shan, Tadzhikistan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the cesium in the composition and similarity to kupletskite. Renamed kupletskite-(Cs) from cesium kupletskite (IMA order 04-A).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Kupletskite-(Cs) + Pronunciation Say KUPLETSKITE-(CS)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Cesium-kupletskite
  IMA2004-04a
 

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  Tienshanite   Kupletskite-(Cs)

Comments: Dark olive-green colored crystalline tienshanite with cesium-kupletskite in microcline.
Location: Dara-Pioz, Tien-Shan, Tadzhikistan. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Kupletskite-(Cs) Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.4608:1:1.8023
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 5.41, b = 11.74, c = 21.16, Z = 2; alpha = 89°, beta = 90°, gamma = 102.383° V = 1,312.48 Den(Calc)= 3.68
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Triclinic - Pinacoidal H-M Symbol ( 1) Space Group: P1
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 10.4(1), 2.66(0.8), 3.54(0.8),2.79(0.8), 2.58(0.6), 1.772(0.4), 4.09(0.3),
 

Physical Properties of Kupletskite-(Cs)

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {001} Perfect
Help on Color: Color: Brown, Black.
Help on Density: Density: 3.68
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Translucent to Opaque
Help on Habit: Habit: Platy - Sheet forms (e.g. micas).
Help on Habit: Habit: Rosette - Bundled tabular aggregates resembling rose flower petals.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4 - Fluorite
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous - Adamantine
 

Optical Properties of Kupletskite-(Cs)

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.041 (Good) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.041 (Good) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2016,KPDmeas= 0.2016,KC= 0.2103
Ncalc = 1.77
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (+), b=1.726, g=1.758, , 2V(Meas)=75.
 

Calculated Properties of Kupletskite-(Cs)

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.49 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Kupletskite-(Cs) =3.68 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.01
Boson Index = 0.99
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEKupletskite-(Cs) = 68.38 barns/electron
U=PEKupletskite-(Cs) x relectron= 238.55 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity:

GRapi = 18.37 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Concentration of Kupletskite-(Cs) per GRapi unit = 5.44 (%)

Estimated Radioactivity from Kupletskite-(Cs) - barely detectable

 

Kupletskite-(Cs) Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 69.01.01.03 (69)Inosilicate Chains with Side Branches or Loops
  (69.01)with (P=2, and N=4, 2 branches)
  (69.01.01)Astrophyllite group
 
69.01.01.01 Astrophyllite K2Na(Fe,Mn)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4 P1 1
 
69.01.01.02 Kupletskite K2Na(Mn,Fe)7(Ti,Nb)2Si8O26(OH)4F C 2/c 2/m
 
69.01.01.03 Kupletskite-(Cs) (Cs,K)2Na(Mn,Fe,Li)7(Ti,Nb)2Si8O26(OH)4F P1 1
 
69.01.01.04 Niobophyllite K2Na(Fe,Mn)7(Nb,Ti)2Si8O26(OH)4(F,O) P1,P 1 Tri
 
69.01.01.05 Zircophyllite K2(Na,Ca)(Mn,Fe)7(Zr,Nb)2Si8O26(OH)4F P1 1
 
69.01.01.06 Hydroastrophyllite (H3O,K)2Ca(Fe,Mn)5-6Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F P1 1
 
69.01.01.07 Magnesioastrophyllite K2Na[Na(Fe,Fe,Mn)Mg2]Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F A2/m 2/m
 
69.01.01.08 Niobokupletskite! K2Na(Mn,Zn,Fe)7(Nb,Zr,Ti)2Si8O26(OH)4(O,F) P1 1
 
69.01.01.09 Nalivkinite! Li2NaFe7Ti2Si8O24(OH)4F P1 1
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.DC.05 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.D - Inosilicates* Structural terminology according to Liebau (1985)
  09.DC -Inosilicates with branched 2-periodic single chains Si2O6 + 2SiO3 � Si4O12
 
09.DC.05 Astrophyllite K2Na(Fe,Mn)7Ti2Si8O26(OH)4 P1 1
 
09.DC.05 Kupletskite-(Cs) (Cs,K)2Na(Mn,Fe,Li)7(Ti,Nb)2Si8O26(OH)4F P1 1
 
09.DC.05 Kupletskite K2Na(Mn,Fe)7(Ti,Nb)2Si8O26(OH)4F C 2/c 2/m
 
09.DC.05 Magnesioastrophyllite K2Na[Na(Fe,Fe,Mn)Mg2]Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F A2/m 2/m
 
09.DC.05 Hydroastrophyllite (H3O,K)2Ca(Fe,Mn)5-6Ti2Si8O26(OH)4F P1 1
 
09.DC.05 Niobophyllite K2Na(Fe,Mn)7(Nb,Ti)2Si8O26(OH)4(F,O) P1,P 1 Tri
 
09.DC.05 Nalivkinite! Li2NaFe7Ti2Si8O24(OH)4F P1 1
 
09.DC.05 Zircophyllite K2(Na,Ca)(Mn,Fe)7(Zr,Nb)2Si8O26(OH)4F P1 1
 
09.DC.05 Niobokupletskite! K2Na(Mn,Zn,Fe)7(Nb,Zr,Ti)2Si8O26(OH)4(O,F) P1 1
 

Other Kupletskite-(Cs) Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic2) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Kupletskite-(Cs) :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - GeoScienceWorld
4 - Google Images
5 - Google Scholar
6 - MinDAT
7 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
8 - Online Mineral Museum
9 - QUT Mineral Atlas
10 - Ruff.Info

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Kupletskite-(Cs)

(Cs,K)2Na(Mn,Fe++,Li)7(Ti,Nb)2Si8O26(OH)4F
Dana No: 69.01.01.03 Strunz No: 09.DC.05
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