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General Orlovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: KLi2TiSi4O11F
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 401.25 gm
   Potassium   9.74 %  K    11.74 % K2O
   Lithium     1.73 %  Li    3.72 % Li2O
   Titanium   11.93 %  Ti   19.91 % TiO2
   Silicon    28.00 %  Si   59.90 % SiO2
   Oxygen     43.86 %  O
   Fluorine    4.73 %  F     4.73 % F
                -   %   F    -1.99 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %       98.01 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: KLiTiSi4O11F
Help on Environment: Environment: Mica group
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2009
Help on Locality: Locality: Darai-Pioz glacier (39o 30' N 70o 40' E), Alai mountain range, Tien-Shan, Tajikistan Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2009-006
 

Orlovite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.5733:1:1.1104
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 5.199, b = 9.068, c = 10.07, beta = 99.35° V = 468.44
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Sphenoidal H-M Symbol (2) Space Group: C 2
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.33(1), 4.48(0.67), 3.87(0.4),9.96(0.4), 2.86(0.35), 2.4(0.31), 2.57(0.3), 2.6(0.28),
 

Optical Properties of Orlovite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data:
 

Calculated Properties of Orlovite

Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.03
Boson Index = 0.97
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEOrlovite = 4.05 barns/electron
U=PEOrlovite x relectron= . barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity:

GRapi = 138.03 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Concentration of Orlovite per GRapi unit = 0.72 (%)

Estimated Radioactivity from Orlovite - barely detectable

 

Orlovite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 71.00.00.00 (71)Phyllosilicate Minerals
  (71.00)Without Dana Classification Numbers
  (71.00.00)Mica Group
 
71.00.00.00 Bariumbannisterite* (K,H3O)(Ba,Ca)(Mn,Fe,Mg)21(Si,Al)32O80(O,OH)16•4-12(H2O) Mono
 
71.00.00.00 Ekmanite? (Fe,Mg,Mn,Fe)3(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2•2(H2O) Unk Ortho
 
71.00.00.00 Griffithite* 4(Mg,Fe,Ca)O.(Al,Fe)2O3.5SiO2•7(H2O) Mono
 
71.00.00.00 Orlovite KLi2TiSi4O11F C 2 2
 
71.00.00.00 Shlykovite KCa[Si4O9(OH)]•3H2O P 21/c 2/m
 
71.00.00.00 Spodiophyllite? (Na,K)4(Mg,Fe)3(Fe,Al)2(Si8O24) Mono
 
71.00.00.00 Voloshinite Rb(LiAl1.5[]0.5)(Al0.5Si3.5)O10F2 C 2/c 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.BX.00 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.B - Unclassified Strunz Phyllosilicates
  09.BX -Mica Group
 
09.BX.00 Spodiophyllite? (Na,K)4(Mg,Fe)3(Fe,Al)2(Si8O24) Mono
 
09.BX.00 Pimelite? Ni3Si4O10(OH)2•4(H2O) Unk. Hex
 
09.BX.00 Zinalsite Zn2AlSi2O5(OH)4•2(H2O)(?) Mono
 
09.BX.00 Voloshinite Rb(LiAl1.5[]0.5)(Al0.5Si3.5)O10F2 C 2/c 2/m
 
09.BX.00 Shlykovite KCa[Si4O9(OH)]•3H2O P 21/c 2/m
 
09.BX.00 Orlovite KLi2TiSi4O11F C 2 2
 
09.BX.00 IMA2009-011 Ba3Na(Fe,Mn)8Ti4(Si2O7)4O4(OH,F)7 C1 1
 

Other Orlovite Information

Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Orlovite :
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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KLi2TiSi4O11F
Dana No: 71.00.00.00 Strunz No: 09.BX.00
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