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Shlykovite Mineral Data

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General Shlykovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: KCa[Si4O9(OH)]•3H2O
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 743.59 gm
   Potassium   5.26 %  K
   Calcium     5.39 %  Ca
   Silicon    60.43 %  Si
   Hydrogen    0.95 %  H
   Oxygen     27.97 %  O
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: KCa4(Si4)O9(OH)•3(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Phyllosilicate representing a new structural typ
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2009
Help on Locality: Locality: Tsentral�nyi mine, Khibiny alkaline complex, Kola Peninsula, Russia Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2008-062

Shlykovite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.9275:1:3.8179
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 6.4897, b = 6.9969, c = 26.714, beta = 94.597° V = 1,209.12
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: P 21/c
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 13.33(1), 2.912(0.9), 6.67(0.76),2.945(0.62), 3.068(0.57), 6.47(0.55), 3.042(0.45), 3.469(0.45),

Physical Properties of Shlykovite

Help on Color: Color: Grayish white, Beige.

Calculated Properties of Shlykovite

Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.02
Boson Index = 0.98
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEShlykovite = 3.28 barns/electron
U=PEShlykovite x relectron= . barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity:

GRapi = 76.31 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Concentration of Shlykovite per GRapi unit = 1.31 (%)

Estimated Radioactivity from Shlykovite - barely detectable


Shlykovite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (71)Phyllosilicate Minerals
  (71.00)Without Dana Classification Numbers
  (71.00.00)Phyllosilicates Bariumbannisterite* (K,H3O)(Ba,Ca)(Mn,Fe,Mg)21(Si,Al)32O80(O,OH)16•4-12(H2O) Mono Ekmanite? (Fe,Mg,Mn,Fe)3(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2•2(H2O) Unk Ortho Griffithite* 4(Mg,Fe,Ca)O.(Al,Fe)2O3.5SiO2•7(H2O) Mono Orlovite KLi2TiSi4O11F C 2 2 Shlykovite KCa[Si4O9(OH)]•3H2O P 21/c 2/m Spodiophyllite? (Na,K)4(Mg,Fe)3(Fe,Al)2(Si8O24) Mono 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 -Phyllosilicates
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 Shlykovite Information

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