Filatovite R070030

Name: Filatovite
RRUFF ID: R070030
Ideal Chemistry: K(Al,Zn)2(As,Si)2O8
Locality: Great Tolbachik Eruption (1976), Tolbachik Volcano, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S105093 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless prismatic single crystal embedded in epoxy, co-type material
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ feldspar (59) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070030
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Filatovite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Grice J D, Ferraris G (2003) New minerals approved in 2002 and nomenclature modifications approved in 1998-2002 by the Commission on the New Minerals and Mineral Names, International Mineralogical Association, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 795-802   [view file]

Filatov S K, Krivovichev S V, Burns P C, Vergasova L P (2004) Crystal structure of filatovite, K[(Al,Zn)2(As,Si)2O8], the first arsenate of the feldspar group, European Journal of Mineralogy, 16, 537-543

Mandarino J A (2004) New minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 1901-1927   [view file]

Vergasova L P, Krivovichev S V, Britvin S N, Burns P C, Ananiev V V (2004) Filatovite, K[(Al,Zn)2(As,Si)2O8], a new mineral species from the Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka peninsula, Russia, European Journal of Mineralogy, 16, 533-536   [view file]

Jambor J L, Grew E S, Roberts A C (2005) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 90, 518-522   [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]