Lokkaite-(Y) R061092

Name: Lokkaite-(Y)
RRUFF ID: R061092
Ideal Chemistry: CaY4(CO3)7·9H2O
Locality: Mitsukoshi, Hizen-cho, Karatsu City, Saga Prefecture, Japan
Source: Marcus Origlieri [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale pink radial aggregate of blades
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Tengerite (3) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R061092
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Lokkaite-(Y)

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]

Perttunen V (1970) Lokkaite, a new hydrous RE-carbonate from Pyörönmaa pegmatite in Kangasala, SW-Finland, Bulletin of the Geological Society of Finland, 43, 67-72

Fleischer M (1971) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 56, 1838-1840   [view file]

Nagashima K, Miyawaki R, Takase J, Nakai I, Sakurai K, Matsubara S, Kato A, Iwano S (1986) Kimuraite, CaY2(CO3)4·6H2O, a new mineral from fissures in an alkali olivine basalt from Saga Prefecture, Japan, and new data on lokkaite, American Mineralogist, 71, 1028-1033   [view file]

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]