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Kyanoxalite Mineral Data

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General Kyanoxalite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na7(Al5-6Si6-7O24)(C2O4)0.5-1.0•5H2O
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,031.96 gm
   Sodium    15.59 %  Na   21.02 % Na2O
   Aluminum  14.38 %  Al   27.17 % Al2O3
   Silicon   17.69 %  Si   37.85 % SiO2
   Hydrogen   0.98 %  H     8.73 % H2O
   Carbon     1.75 %  C     5.23 % C2O3
   Oxygen    49.61 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na7Al5.5Si6.5O24(C2O4)0.75•5(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Cancrinite group
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2008 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Mount Karnasurt, Kola peninsula, Russia Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the blue color and containing the oxalate anion.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2008-041

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Comments: Small aggregate of white kyanoxalite crystals in matrix.
Location: Karnasurt Mt. Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Scale: Sample Size 15x8x6 mm.
© Sergey Vasiliev / Systematic Mineralogy

Kyanoxalite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:0.40832
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 12.6792, c = 5.1772, Z = 1; V = 720.79 Den(Calc)= 2.38
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Hexagonal - Pyramidal H-M Symbol (6) Space Group: P 63
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.264(1), 4.73(0.92), 3.679(0.72),6.39(0.44), 2.618(0.36), 2.126(0.29), 2.76(0.29), 2.437(0.24),

Physical Properties of Kyanoxalite

Help on Color: Color: Colorless, Pale blue.

Optical Properties of Kyanoxalite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: NCalc= 1.49 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.2046) where Ncalc=Dcalc*KC+1

Calculated Properties of Kyanoxalite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.37 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Kyanoxalite =2.38 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0086929763
Boson Index = 0.9913070237
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEKyanoxalite = 1.38 barns/electron
U=PEKyanoxalite x rElectron Density= 3.28 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Kyanoxalite is Not Radioactive

Kyanoxalite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (76)Tectosilicate Al-Si Framework
  (76.02)Feldspathoids and related species
  (76.02.05)Cancrinite group Afghanite (Na,Ca,K)8(Si,Al)12O24(SO4,Cl,CO3)3•(H2O) P 63/mmc, P 63mc, or P 62c Hex Bystrite (Na,K)7Ca(Si6Al6)O24S4.5•(H2O) P 31c 3m Cancrinite Na6Ca2Al6Si6O24(CO3)2 P 63 6 Cancrisilite Na7Al5Si7O24(C03)•3(H2O) P 63 6 Davyne Na4K2Ca2Si6Al6O24(SO4)Cl2 P 63/m 6/m Franzinite [(Na,K)30Ca10][Si30Al30O120](SO4)10•2(H2O) P 321 3 2 Giuseppettite [Na42K16Ca6]S64Si48Al48O192(SO4)10Cl2•5H2O P 31c 3m Hydroxycancrinite Na4(AlSiO4)3(OH)•(H2O) P 63 6 Liottite (Ca,Na,K)8(Si,Al)12O24[(SO4),(CO3),Cl,OH]4•(H2O) P 6m2 6 m2 Microsommite (Na,Ca,K)7-8(Si,Al)12O24(Cl,SO4)2-3 P 6322 6 2 2 Pitiglianoite Na6K2Si6Al6O24(SO4)•2(H2O) P 63 6 Quadridavyne (Na,K)6Ca2Al6Si6O24Cl4 P 63/m 6/m Sacrofanite (Na,Ca,K)9Si6Al6O24[(OH),(SO4),(CO3),Cl)]4•n(H2O) P 63/mmc ? 6/m 2/m 2/m Tounkite (Na,Ca,K)8Al6Si6O24(SO4)2Cl•(H2O) P 6222 6 2 2 Vishnevite (Na,Ca,K)6(Si,Al)12O24[(SO4),(CO3),Cl2]2-4•n(H2O) P 6322 6 2 2 Wenkite Ba4Ca6(Si,Al)20O39(OH)2(SO4)3•n(H2O)(?) P 62m 6 m2 Marinellite! [(Na,K)42Ca6](Si36Al36O144)(SO4)8Cl2•6(H2O) P 31c or P 2c Trig Farneseite! (Na37K9Ca10)S56(Si42Al42)S84O168(SO4)12•6(H2O) P 63/m 6/m 2/m 2/m Alloriite! Na5K1.5Ca(Si6Al6O24)(SO4)(OH)0.5•H2O P 31c 3m Biachellaite (Na,Ca,K)8(Si6Al6O24)(SO4)2(OH)0.5•H2O P 3 3 IMA2008-006! [Na82.5Ca33K16.5](Si99Al99O396)(SO4)33•4H2O P 3 3 Kyanoxalite! Na7(Al5-6Si6-7O24)(C2O4)0.5-1.0•5H2O P 63 6 IMA2008-065! (Na,K)6Ca2(Si6Al6O24)Cl2(CO3) P 63 6
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.FX.00 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.F - Unclassified Strunz Tectosilicates
  09.FX -Unknown
09.FX.00 Kyanoxalite! Na7(Al5-6Si6-7O24)(C2O4)0.5-1.0•5H2O P 63 6

Other Kyanoxalite Information

Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Kyanoxalite :
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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