Chesnokovite R070234

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Record 755 of 4043  

Name: Chesnokovite
RRUFF ID: R070234
Ideal Chemistry: Na2SiO2(OH)2·8H2O
Locality: Kedykverpakhk Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaya Oblast'; Northern Region, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S100431 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Light purple massive fragment in a sealed glass vial
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070234
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Chesnokovite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Pekov I V (2007) New minerals from former Soviet Union countries, 1998-2006: new minerals approved by the IMA commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Almanac, 11, 9-51   [view file]

Pekov I V, Chukanov N V, Zadov A E, Zubkova N V, Pushcharovsky D Y (2007) Chesnokovite, Na2[SiO2(OH)2]·8H2O, the first natural sodium orthosilicate from the Lovozero alkaline pluton, Kola Peninsula: Description and crystal structure of a new mineral species, Geology of Ore Deposits, 49, 727-738   [view file]

Ercit T S, Piilonen P C, Poirier G, Tait K T (2009) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 94, 1075-1083   [view file]

Zubkova N V, Pekov I V, Pushcharovsky D Y (2014) A review of crystal chemistry of natural silicates of alkaline elements in the light of new structural data, Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 253-265   [view file]