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General Tsaregorodtsevite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: N(CH3)4AlSi5O12
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 433.55 gm
   Aluminum   6.22 %  Al
   Silicon   32.39 %  Si
   Hydrogen   2.79 %  H
   Carbon    11.08 %  C
   Nitrogen   3.23 %  N
   Oxygen    44.28 %  O
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: N(CH3)4AlSi5O12
Help on Environment: Environment: Museum specimen of mica shist.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1993
Help on Locality: Locality: Man'-Khambo Range, Polar Urals, Khanti-Mansi Autonomous Area, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Sergei Vasilievich Tsargorodtsev (1953-1986), mineral collector.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Tsaregorodtsevite + Pronunciation Say TSAREGORODTSEVITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1991-042
 

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  Tsaregorodtsevite

Comments: Translucent tsaregorodtsevite crystals, with small quartz crystals, on mica schist.
Location: Near Mount Yaruta, Man-Khambo Range, Republic of Komi, Near-Polar Urals, Russia. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Tsaregorodtsevite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =1.0052:1:0.9988
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 8.984, b = 8.937, c = 8.927, Z = 2; V = 716.75 Den(Calc)= 2.01
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic - Disphenoidal H-M Symbol (2 2 2) Space Group: I 222
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.66(1), 4.46(0.82), 6.33(0.6),
 

Physical Properties of Tsaregorodtsevite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: None
Help on Color: Color: Colorless, Yellow, White.
Help on Density: Density: 2.04
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 6 - Orthoclase
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Tsaregorodtsevite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (-), a=1.529, g=1.531, bire=0.0020, 2V(Meas)=76. Dispersion r < v weak.
 

Calculated Properties of Tsaregorodtsevite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.06 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Tsaregorodtsevite =2.01 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.04
Boson Index = 0.96
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PETsaregorodtsevite = 1.42 barns/electron
U=PETsaregorodtsevite x rElectron Density= 2.93 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Tsaregorodtsevite is Not Radioactive
 

Tsaregorodtsevite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 76.02.03.08 (76)Tectosilicate Al-Si Framework
  (76.02)Feldspathoids and related species
  (76.02.03)Sodalite group
 
76.02.03.01 Sodalite Na8Al6Si6O24Cl2 P 43n 4 3m
 
76.02.03.02 Nosean Na8Al6Si6O24(SO4) P 43m 4 3m
 
76.02.03.03 Hauyne (Na,Ca)4-8Al6Si6(O,S)24(SO4,Cl)1-2 P 43n 4 3m
 
76.02.03.04 Lazurite Na3Ca(Al3Si3O12)S P 43n 4 3m
 
76.02.03.05 Bicchulite Ca2Al2SiO6(OH)2 I 43m 4 3m
 
76.02.03.06 Kamaishilite Ca2Al2SiO6(OH)2 I-lattice Tetra
 
76.02.03.07 Tugtupite Na4AlBeSi4O12Cl I 4 4
 
76.02.03.08 Tsaregorodtsevite N(CH3)4AlSi5O12 I 222 2 2 2
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.FB.10 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.F - Tektosilicates without Zeolitic H2O
  09.FB -Tektosilicates with additional anions
 
09.FB.10 Bicchulite Ca2Al2SiO6(OH)2 I 43m 4 3m
 
09.FB.10 Danalite Fe4Be3(SiO4)3S P 43n 4 3m
 
09.FB.10 Hauyne (Na,Ca)4-8Al6Si6(O,S)24(SO4,Cl)1-2 P 43n 4 3m
 
09.FB.10 Genthelvite Zn4Be3(SiO4)3S P 43n 4 3m
 
09.FB.10 Helvite Mn4Be3(SiO4)3S P 43n 4 3m
 
09.FB.10 Lazurite Na3Ca(Al3Si3O12)S P 43n 4 3m
 
09.FB.10 Kamaishilite Ca2Al2SiO6(OH)2 I-lattice Tetra
 
09.FB.10 Nosean Na8Al6Si6O24(SO4) P 43m 4 3m
 
09.FB.10 Sodalite Na8Al6Si6O24Cl2 P 43n 4 3m
 
09.FB.10 Tugtupite Na4AlBeSi4O12Cl I 4 4
 
09.FB.10 Tsaregorodtsevite N(CH3)4AlSi5O12 I 222 2 2 2
 

Other Tsaregorodtsevite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) PHYS. PROP.(Am.Min.,Vol.79,p1013,1994) OPTIC PROP.(Am.Min.,Vol.79,p1013,1994)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Tsaregorodtsevite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - EUROmin Project
4 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
5 - GeoScienceWorld
6 - Google Images
7 - Google Scholar
8 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
9 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
10 - MinDAT
11 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
12 - Online Mineral Museum
13 - QUT Mineral Atlas
14 - Ruff.Info
15 - WWW-MINCRYST

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N(CH3)4AlSi5O12
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