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General Nalivkinite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Li2NaFe++7Ti2Si8O24(OH)4F
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,309.53 gm
   Cesium      0.91 %  Cs    0.97 % Cs2O
   Potassium   2.24 %  K     2.70 % K2O
   Sodium      1.40 %  Na    1.89 % Na2O
   Lithium     0.60 %  Li    1.30 % Li2O
   Calcium     0.89 %  Ca    1.24 % CaO
   Magnesium   0.07 %  Mg    0.12 % MgO
   Zirconium   1.11 %  Zr    1.51 % ZrO2
   Tantalum    0.55 %  Ta    0.67 % Ta2O5
   Titanium    5.70 %  Ti    9.52 % TiO2
   Manganese   3.78 %  Mn    4.88 % MnO
   Niobium     1.70 %  Nb    2.44 % Nb2O5
   Aluminum    0.31 %  Al    0.58 % Al2O3
   Zinc        0.20 %  Zn    0.25 % ZnO
   Iron       24.05 %  Fe   30.94 % FeO
   Silicon    16.92 %  Si   36.20 % SiO2
   Tin         0.82 %  Sn    0.93 % SnO
   Hydrogen    0.31 %  H     2.75 % H2O
   Lead        0.32 %  Pb    0.34 % PbO
   Oxygen     36.65 %  O
   Fluorine    1.45 %  F     1.45 % F
                -   %   F    -0.61 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.07 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Li1.14K0.75Cs0.09Na0.02Na0.78Ca0.22Fe2+5.64Mn2+0.9Sn0.09Ca0.07Mg0.04Zn0.04Pb0.02 Ti1.56Nb0.24Zr0.16Ta0.04Si7.89Al0.15F
Help on Environment: Environment: Occurs in a coarse-grained quartzofeldspathic rock. Astrophyllite group.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2006 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Dar-i-Pioz glacier, Alai mountain range, northern Tajikistan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Name origin not given in paper.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2006-038
 

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  Nalivkinite

Comments: Aggregate of metallic, bronze nalivkinite flake-like plates in alkaline granitic pegmatite. Associated minerals are quartz, feldspars and aegirine.
Location: . Scale: Picture Size 3x2.5 cm.
© Pavel M. Kartashov

Nalivkinite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.4505:1:0.9766
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 5.3745, b = 11.9299, c = 11.6509, Z = 1; alpha = 113.325°, beta = 94.524°, gamma = 103.08° V = 666.09 Den(Calc)= 3.26
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): 3.5(1), 10.56(1), 2.78(0.8),2.578(0.7), 2.648(0.45), 2.106(0.35), 1.76(0.3), 2.295(0.3),
 

Physical Properties of Nalivkinite

Help on Color: Color: Bronze brown.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Uneven - Very brittle fracture producing uneven fragments.
Help on Habit: Habit: Prismatic - Crystals Shaped like Slender Prisms (e.g. tourmaline).
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous - Metallic
 

Optical Properties of Nalivkinite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: NCalc= 1.73 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.2215) where Ncalc=Dcalc*KC+1
 

Calculated Properties of Nalivkinite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.20 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Nalivkinite =3.31 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.02
Boson Index = 0.98
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PENalivkinite = 31.09 barns/electron
U=PENalivkinite x relectron= 99.51 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity:

GRapi = 31.22 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Concentration of Nalivkinite per GRapi unit = 3.20 (%)

Estimated Radioactivity from Nalivkinite - barely detectable

 

Nalivkinite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 69.01.01.09 (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 Nalivkinite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( CanMin, v46:651) PHYS. PROP.(CanMin, v46:651)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Nalivkinite :
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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Nalivkinite

Li2NaFe++7Ti2Si8O24(OH)4F
Dana No: 69.01.01.09 Strunz No: 09.DC.05
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