Gagarinite-(Y) R060517

Name: Gagarinite-(Y)
RRUFF ID: R060517
Ideal Chemistry: NaCaYF6
Locality: Gjerdingen, Nordmark, north of Oslo, Norway
Source: Michael Scott S100305 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Brownish-orange massive blebs associated with quartz, feldspar, brown astrophyllite and black riebeckite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Gagarinite (1) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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REFERENCES for Gagarinite-(Y)

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]

Stepanov A V, Severov E A (1961) Gagarinite, a new rare-earth mineral, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 141, 954-957   [view file]

Fleischer M (1962) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 47, 805-812   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1967) Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 131-136   [view file]

Dib A, Roux M T, Aléonard S (1987) Composés Pb2xK3/2-xLn3/2-xF6 de type gargarinite. Structure d’un cristal mâclé de KPbLaF6. Relations structurales avec les composés de types NaNdF4 et KCeF4, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 66, 47-55

Nickel E H, Mandarino J A (1987) Procedures involving the IMA Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names and guidelines on mineral nomenclature, American Mineralogist, 72, 1031-1042   [view file]

Frank-Kamenetskaya O V, Fundamenskii V S, Tsytsenko A K, Frank-Kamenetskii V A (1994) Crystal structure of gagarinite from precision X-ray data: Structural changes in the NaCaTRF6-Na1.5TR1.5F6 series, Crystallography Reports, 39, 923-928

Hughes J M, Drexler J W (1994) Refinement of the structure of gagarinite-(Y), Nax(CaxREE2-x)F6, The Canadian Mineralogist, 32, 563-565   [view file]