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Cesstibtantite (Cesstibtantit)

Collectors Summary

Color farblos, grau
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 6.5
Cleavages undeutlich
Crystal System kubisch, Fd3m

Additional information / Summary

Varietät der Pyrochlor-Supergruppe oder Hydroxykenomikrolith. Der ursprüngliche Typmaterial Cesstibtantit wurde zu einem anderen Mineralnamen "Hydroxykenomikrolith" übertragen.

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Cs,Na)SbTa4O12

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Antimon, Cäsium, Natrium, Tantal, Sauerstoff

Unit weight: 1142.97143155 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 18

Info

Empirical formula:

(Cs0.75Na0.25)SbTa4O12

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Oxygen

O

16.80

12

66.67

15.9994300

191.9931600

Sodium

Na

0.50

0.25

1.39

22.9897702

5.7474426

Antimony

Sb

10.65

1

5.56

121.7601000

121.7601000

Caesium

Cs

8.72

0.75

4.17

132.9054520

99.6790890

Tantalum

Ta

63.33

4

22.22

180.9479100

723.7916400

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

4.DH.15

4: Oxide, Hydroxide (Oxide, Hydroxide, V[5,6]-Vanadate, Arsenite, Antimonite, Bismutite, Sulfite, Selenite, Tellurite, Iodate)
D: Metall: Sauerstoff = 1:2 und vergleichbare
H: Mit großen (± mittelgroßen) [Kationen]; Lagen kantenverknüpfter Oktaeder
15:Pyrochlor-Gruppe

Dana 8th edi­tion

08.02.04.01

08: Multiple Oxides with Nb, Ta, and Ti
02: Multiple Oxides with Nb, Ta, and Ti where (A)2 (B2O6) (O,OH,F)
04: Pyrochlore Group (Cesstibtantite Subgroup; (Na,Cs)(Bi,Sb)(Ta,Nb)4O12

IMA sta­tus

diskreditiert - The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 48, pp. 673-698 (2010)

Min­eral sta­tus

Varietät

Var­i­ety / poly­type of

Pyrochlore supergroup

Optical Properties

Color

farblos, grau

Streak color

weiß

Optical Data Luminescence

Color LW-UV (365nm)

 

orangegelb

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

orangegelb

Most Common Acti­vator

(UO2)2+ (Uranyl-Ion) als Verunreinigungen

After­glow (Per­sistant Lumi­nes­cence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

kubisch

Class (H-M)

m3m

Space Group number

227

Space Group

Fd3m

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

8

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.17(90),
3.04(100),
1.860(100),
1.587(100),
1.370(90),
1.017(90),
1.012(100)

XRD chart Cesstibtantite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

6.5

Cleav­ages

undeutlich

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Voloshin & Men'shikov & Pakhomovskiy & Polezhaeva &1981

References

Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 110 (1981), 345

The Pyrochlore Supergroup of Minerals: Nomenclature; The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 48, pp. 673-698 (2010)http://pubsites.uws.edu.au/ima-cnmnc/Atencio%20et%20al%20pyrochlore%20nomenclature.pdf

Clarification of status of species in the pyrochlore supergroup Mineralogical Magazine, February 2013, v. 77, p. 13-20, published online February 13, 2013 http://nrmima.nrm.se/MM%2077%281%29%20AG%20Christy.pdf

Related minerals "Strunz Classification" (9. Edition) [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

'Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)' (Var.v. Pyrochlore supergroup)

(Ca,Na,U)2(Ti,Nb,Ta)2O6(OH)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Hydroplumboelsmoreite

(Pb,☐)2(W,Fe3+)2O6(H2O)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Fluornatrocoulsellite

CaNa3AlMg3F14

trigonal : 3m : R3m

4.DH.15

Hydroxymanganopyrochlore

(Mn,Th,Na,Ca,REE)2(Nb,Ti)2O6(OH)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

'Alumotungstite' (Var.v. Hydrokenoelsmoreite)

(H2O,Ca)x(W,Al)2(O,OH)6·nH2O

4.DH.15

'Calciobetafite' (Var.v. Pyrochlore supergroup)

Ca2(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

'Cesstibtantite' (Var.v. Pyrochlore supergroup)

(Cs,Na)SbTa4O12

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

'Ferritungstite' (Var.v. Hydrokenoelsmoreite)

(W6+,Fe3+)2(O,OH)6·n(H2O,K,Ca,Na)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Hydropyrochlore

(H2O,☐)2Nb2(O,OH)6(H2O)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

'Plumbobetafite' (Var.v. Pyrochlore supergroup)

(Pb,U,Ca)(Ti,Nb)2O6(OH,F)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

'Stibiobetafite' (Var.v. Pyrochlore group)

(Sb3+,Ca)2(Ti,Nb,Ta)2(O,OH)7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

'Uranmicrolite' (Var.v. Microlite group)

(Ca,U)2(Ta,Nb)2O6(OH,F)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

'Uranopyrochlore' (Var.v. Pyrochlore supergroup)

(Ca,U,Na,Ce)2(Nb,Ta)2(O,OH,F)7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

'Bariomicrolite'

Ba(Ta,Nb)2(O,OH)7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

'Bariopyrochlore' (Var.v. Pyrochlore supergroup)

(Ba,Sr)(Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

'Natrobistantite' (Var.v. Microlite group)

(Na,Cs)Bi(Ta,Nb,Sb)4O12

4.DH.15

'Plumbomicrolite' (Var.v. Microlite group)

(Pb,Na,Ca)2(Ta,Nb)2(O,OH)7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

'Plumbopyrochlore' (Var.v. Pyrochlore group)

(Pb,Y,U,Ca)2-xNb2O6(OH)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

'Stannomicrolite' (Var.v. Microlite group)

(Sn2+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb,Sn4+)2(O,OH)7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

'Stibiomicrolite' (Var.v. Microlite group)

(Sb,Ca,Na)2(Ta,Nb)2(O,OH)7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

'Bismutomicrolite'

(Bi,Ca)(Ta,Nb)2O6(OH)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

'Bismutopyrochlore' (Var.v. Pyrochlore supergroup)

(Bi,U,Ca,Pb)1+x(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH)·nH2O

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Oxynatromicrolite

(Na,Ca,U)2(Ta,Nb)2O6(O,F)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

'Yttrobetafite-(Y)' (Var.v. Pyrochlore supergroup)

(Y,U,Ce)2(Ti,Nb,Ta)2O6(OH)

amorph

4.DH.15

'Strontiopyrochlore' (Var.v. Pyrochlore group)

Sr0.6Nb2(O,OH)7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Cesiokenopyrochlore

☐Nb2(O,OH)6Cs1−x {x ∼ 0.20}

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Hydrokenoelsmoreite

WO3·0.5H2O

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Hydrokenomicrolite

(◻,H2O)2Ta2(O,OH)6(H2O)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Oxybismutomicrolite

(Bi1.33☐0.67)Σ2Ta2O6O

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Oxycalciomicrolite

Ca2Ta2O7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Oxystannomicrolite

Sn2Ta2O6O

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Oxystibiomicrolite

(Sb3+,Ca)2Ta2O6O

4.DH.15

'Yttropyrochlore-(Y)' (Var.v. Pyrochlore group)

(Y,Na,Ca,U)1-2(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH)7

4.DH.15

'Ceriopyrochlore-(Ce)' (Var.v. Pyrochlore supergroup)

(Ca,Ce,Y,Na)2(Nb,Ta)2(O,OH,F)7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Fluornatromicrolite

(Na,Ca,Bi)2(Ta,Nb)2O6F

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Fluornatropyrochlore

(Na,Pb,Ca,REE,U)2Nb2O6F

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Hydrokenopyrochlore

2Nb2O4(OH)2(H2O)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Hydroxyferroroméite

(Fe2+1.50.5)Sb5+2O6(OH)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Kenoplumbomicrolite

(Pb,◻)2Ta 2O6(◻,O,OH)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Oxycalciopyrochlore

Ca2Nb2O6O

4.DH.15

Fluorcalciomicrolite

(Ca,Na)2Ta2(O,OH)6F

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Hydroxykenoelsmoreite

(☐,Pb)2(W,Fe3+,Al)2(O,OH)6(OH)

trigonal : 3 : R3

4.DH.15

Hydroxykenomicrolite

(◻,Na,Sb3+)2Ta2O6(OH)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Hydroxykenopyrochlore

(☐,Ce,Ba)2(Nb,Ti)2O6(OH,F)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Fluorcalciopyrochlore

(Ca,Na)2(Nb,Ti)2O6F

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Hydroxynatropyrochlore

(Na,Сa,Ce)2Nb2O6(OH)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Hydroxycalciomicrolite

Ca1.5Ta2O6(OH)

kubisch : 432 : P4332

4.DH.15

Hydroxyplumbopyrochlore

(Pb1.50.5)Nb2O6(OH)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Hydroxycalciopyrochlore

(Ca,Na,U,☐)2(Nb,Ti)2O6(OH)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15

Fluorcalcioroméite

(Ca,Na)2Sb5+2O6(F,OH)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

4.DH.15d

Related minerals "Dana 8. Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

'Pyrochlore'

08.02.01.01

Hydropyrochlore

(H2O,☐)2Nb2(O,OH)6(H2O)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

08.02.01.02

'Bariopyrochlore' (Var.v. Pyrochlore supergroup)

(Ba,Sr)(Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

08.02.01.03

'Yttropyrochlore-(Y)' (Var.v. Pyrochlore group)

(Y,Na,Ca,U)1-2(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH)7

08.02.01.04

'Ceriopyrochlore-(Ce)' (Var.v. Pyrochlore supergroup)

(Ca,Ce,Y,Na)2(Nb,Ta)2(O,OH,F)7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

08.02.01.05

'Plumbopyrochlore' (Var.v. Pyrochlore group)

(Pb,Y,U,Ca)2-xNb2O6(OH)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

08.02.01.06

'Uranopyrochlore' (Var.v. Pyrochlore supergroup)

(Ca,U,Na,Ce)2(Nb,Ta)2(O,OH,F)7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

08.02.01.07

'Bismutopyrochlore' (Var.v. Pyrochlore supergroup)

(Bi,U,Ca,Pb)1+x(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH)·nH2O

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

08.02.01.09

'Bariomicrolite'

Ba(Ta,Nb)2(O,OH)7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

08.02.02.02

'Plumbomicrolite' (Var.v. Microlite group)

(Pb,Na,Ca)2(Ta,Nb)2(O,OH)7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

08.02.02.03

'Uranmicrolite' (Var.v. Microlite group)

(Ca,U)2(Ta,Nb)2O6(OH,F)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

08.02.02.04

'Bismutomicrolite'

(Bi,Ca)(Ta,Nb)2O6(OH)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

08.02.02.05

'Stannomicrolite' (Var.v. Microlite group)

(Sn2+,Fe2+)(Ta,Nb,Sn4+)2(O,OH)7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

08.02.02.06

'Stibiomicrolite' (Var.v. Microlite group)

(Sb,Ca,Na)2(Ta,Nb)2(O,OH)7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

08.02.02.07

'Betafite group'

08.02.03.01

'Yttrobetafite-(Y)' (Var.v. Pyrochlore supergroup)

(Y,U,Ce)2(Ti,Nb,Ta)2O6(OH)

amorph

08.02.03.02

'Plumbobetafite' (Var.v. Pyrochlore supergroup)

(Pb,U,Ca)(Ti,Nb)2O6(OH,F)

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

08.02.03.03

'Stibiobetafite' (Var.v. Pyrochlore group)

(Sb3+,Ca)2(Ti,Nb,Ta)2(O,OH)7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

08.02.03.04

'Calciobetafite' (Var.v. Pyrochlore supergroup)

Ca2(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)7

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

08.02.03.05

'Cesstibtantite' (Var.v. Pyrochlore supergroup)

(Cs,Na)SbTa4O12

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

08.02.04.01

'Natrobistantite' (Var.v. Microlite group)

(Na,Cs)Bi(Ta,Nb,Sb)4O12

08.02.04.02

Zircosulfate

Zr(SO4)2·4H2O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Fddd

08.02.05.01

Orthobrannerite

U4+U6+Ti4O12(OH)2

orthorhombisch : 222 : P2122

08.02.07.01

'Parabariomicrolite ' (Pol.v. Hydrokenomicrolite)

BaTa4O10(OH)2·2H2O

08.02.08.01

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