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Kaersutite

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Kaersutit
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Kaersutit
Kurzsäuliger Kristall, ca. 1,5cm, in Tuff. Härtlingen, Westerburg, Westerwald, RLP, D.
Copyright: Erik; Contribution: Erik
Location: Deutschland/Rheinland-Pfalz/Westerwaldkreis/Westerburg/Härtlingen
Mineral: Kaersutite
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Rating: 7.5 (votes: 2)
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Kaersutit

Kurzsäuliger Kristall, ca. 1,5cm, in Tuff. Härtlingen, Westerburg, Westerwald, RLP, D.

Copyright: Erik
Contribution: Erik 2013-03-11
Locality: Härtlingen / Westerburg / Westerwaldkreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland
Kaersutit
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Kaersutit
Prismatischer schwarzer Kristall, BB = 2,8 mm; Fundort: Nickenicher Sattel, Nickenich, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland.
Copyright: Bebo; Contribution: Münchener Micromounter
Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter, Collection number: A031432, Donator: Domenico Preite
Location: Deutschland/Rheinland-Pfalz/Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis/Pellenz, Verbandsgemeinde/Nickenich/Nickenicher Sattel (Eicher Sattel)
Mineral: Kaersutite
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Kaersutit (SNr: A031432)

Prismatischer schwarzer Kristall, BB = 2,8 mm; Fundort: Nickenicher Sattel, Nickenich, Eifel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Deutschland.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Bebo
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2015-02-08
Locality: Nickenicher Sattel (Eicher Sattel) / Nickenich / Pellenz, Verbandsgemeinde / Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland
Kaersutit mit Titanit von Barranco Hondo, Teneriffa
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Kaersutit mit Titanit von Barranco Hondo, Teneriffa
Eingelagert in Lapillituff. Bildbreite 2,5 mm
Copyright: Kurt Rüsenberg; Contribution: humboldt
Collection: humboldt
Location: Spanien/Kanarische Inseln/Teneriffa/Barranco Hondo
Mineral: Kaersutite
Image: 1538134818
Rating: 8 (votes: 1)
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Kaersutit mit Titanit von Barranco Hondo, Teneriffa

Eingelagert in Lapillituff. Bildbreite 2,5 mm

Collection: humboldt
Copyright: Kurt Rüsenberg
Contribution: humboldt 2018-09-28
Locality: Barranco Hondo / Teneriffa / Kanarische Inseln / Spanien
Kaersutit-Doppelender
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Kaersutit-Doppelender
Größe: 47 x 20 mm; Fundort: Vlčí hora, Černošín, Plzeň, Böhmen, Tschechien
Copyright: slugslayer; Contribution: slugslayer
Location: Tschechien/Pilsen (Plzeňský kraj)/Tachov, Okres/Tschernoschin (Cernosin)/Vlci hora
Mineral: Kaersutite
Image: 1202226356
Rating: 6.5 (votes: 2)
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Kaersutit-Doppelender

Größe: 47 x 20 mm; Fundort: Vlčí hora, Černošín, Plzeň, Böhmen, Tschechien

Copyright: slugslayer
Contribution: slugslayer 2008-02-05
Locality: Vlci hora / Tschernoschin (Cernosin) / Tachov, Okres / Pilsen (Plzeňský kraj) / Tschechien
Kaersutit in Lava
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Kaersutit in Lava
Fundort: Wolfsberg, Cernošín, Plzen, West-Böhmen, Tschechien; Stufengröße: ca. 5 x 6 cm, Kristallgröße ca. 1,7 cm
Copyright: Klinoklas; Contribution: Klinoklas
Collection: Klinoklas
Location: Tschechien/Pilsen (Plzeňský kraj)/Tachov, Okres/Tschernoschin (Cernosin)
Mineral: Kaersutite
Image: 1182444001
Rating: 7 (votes: 1)
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Kaersutit in Lava

Fundort: Wolfsberg, Cernošín, Plzen, West-Böhmen, Tschechien; Stufengröße: ca. 5 x 6 cm, Kristallgröße ca. 1,7 cm

Collection: Klinoklas
Copyright: Klinoklas
Contribution: Klinoklas 2007-06-21
Locality: Tschernoschin (Cernosin) / Tachov, Okres / Pilsen (Plzeňský kraj) / Tschechien
Kaersutit
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Kaersutit
Isometrischer x aufgewachsen auf einen prismatischen; Vlci Hora, Cernosin,Tschechien; BB: 4 cm
Copyright: Rockhounder; Contribution: Rockhounder
Collection: Rockhounder
Location: Tschechien/Pilsen (Plzeňský kraj)/Tachov, Okres/Tschernoschin (Cernosin)/Vlci hora
Mineral: Kaersutite
Image: 1434750622
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Kaersutit

Isometrischer x aufgewachsen auf einen prismatischen; Vlci Hora, Cernosin,Tschechien; BB: 4 cm

Collection: Rockhounder
Copyright: Rockhounder
Contribution: Rockhounder 2015-06-19
Locality: Vlci hora / Tschernoschin (Cernosin) / Tachov, Okres / Pilsen (Plzeňský kraj) / Tschechien

Collectors Summary

Color dunkelbraun, schwarz
Streak color bräunlich grau
Hardness (Mohs) 5.5
Crystal System monoklin, C2/m

Additional information / Summary

Kaersutit ist in der Amphibol-Supergruppe und innerhalb der Kaersutit (Krs) Amphibole definiert mit:

A Position: Na dominant
C2+ position: Mg dominant
C3+ position: Al dominant

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

NaCa2(Mg3TiAl)(Si6Al2)O22O2

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Aluminium, Calcium, Magnesium, Natrium, Silicium, Titan, Sauerstoff

Unit weight: 857.3729648 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 40

Info

Empirical formula:

NaCa2(Mg3TiAl)(Si6Al2)O22O2

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Oxygen

O

44.79

24

60.00

15.9994300

383.9863200

Sodium

Na

2.68

1

2.50

22.9897702

22.9897702

Magnesium

Mg

8.50

3

7.50

24.3050600

72.9151800

Aluminium

Al

9.44

3

7.50

26.9815382

80.9446146

Silicon

Si

19.65

6

15.00

28.0855300

168.5131800

Calcium

Ca

9.35

2

5.00

40.0784000

80.1568000

Titanium

Ti

5.58

1

2.50

47.8671000

47.8671000

Anal­y­sis wt%

SiO2 : 40.73, TiO2 : 8.47, Al2O3 : 10.62, Fe2O3 : 1.39, FeO : 11.91, MgO : 10.46, CaO : 10.40, Na2O : 2.92, K2O : 1.33, H2O : 2.20 (Ref: Geol.Soc.Am.Bull.53)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

9.DE.15

9: Silikate (Germanate)
D: Ketten- und Bandsilikate (Inosilikate)
E: Ketten- und Bandsilikate mit 2-periodischen Doppelketten, Si4O11; Amphibol-Familie, Klinoamphibole
15:Amphibole: Ca > Na

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VIII/F.10-150

VIII: SILIKATE
F: Ketten- und Bandsilikate
10: Zweierbänder [Si4O11] 6-; Amphibol-Gruppe; Ca2-Amphibole

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

9.DH.800

9: SILICATES
D: Inosilicates; ~[Si2O6]4--...2-Chain
H: Amphiboles; Calcic Amphiboles
8: Kaersutite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

66.01.03a.18

66: Inosilicates Inosilicate Double-Width Unbranched Chains, W=2
01: Inosilicates Inosilicate Double-Width Unbranched Chains, W=2 with P=2 amphibole configuration
03a: Group 2, the calcic amphiboles

IMA sta­tus

Neudefinition von der CNMNC anerkannt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Amphibole supergroup  ⇒ O-dominant amphiboles  ⇒ Kaersutite (Krs) amphiboles

Optical Properties

Color

dunkelbraun, schwarz

Streak color

bräunlich grau

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

durchscheinend bis teilweise opak

max. Birefrin­gence

0.056

Birefringence chart\! Kaersutite title=Birefringence chart Kaersutite

Michel-Levy Color Chart viewed according to the maximum birefringence (at 30μm). Mineral color is not taken into account. Click on the image to enlarge or change thickness.

RI value α / ω / n

1.680!

RI value β

1.716!

RI value γ / ε

1.736!

Ri mean

1.711

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 74°!

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

12

Space Group

C2/m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

9.890

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

19.060

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

5.315

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.519

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.279

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

105.40

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

965.923

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

8.39(80),
3.270(60),
3.113(100),
2.795(70),
2.551(30),
1.808(30),
1.644(40),
1.580(30)

XRD chart Kaersutite

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)

5.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

530 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

3.2 - 3.28 / Durchschnittlich = 3.24

2.948 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Grönland/Qaasuitsup Kommunia/Uummannaq/Qaarsut (Kaersut)

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Lorenzen, 1884

References

  • Canadian Mineralogist 35 (1997), 219
  • Hawthorne et al, Nomenclature of the amphibole supergroup, American Mineralogist 97 (2012), 2031-2048

IMA group assignments




 
 
 
 
NaCa2(Mg3Fe3+Ti)(Si6Al2)O22O2
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
 
NaCa2(Fe2+3Ti4+Fe3+)(Si6Al2)O22O2
 
 

 
 
 
 
NaCa2(Fe2+3TiAl)(Si6Al2)O22O2
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
 
NaCa2(Mg3TiAl)(Si6Al2)O22O2
monoklin
C2/m

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Other languages

German

Kaersutit

Spanish

Kaersutita

English

Kaersutite

French

Kaersutite

Russian

Керсутит

Simplified Chinese

钛闪石

Japanese

ケルスート閃石

Alternative Name

German

Linosit

Spanish

Linosita

Linosite

German

Oxykaersutit

Oxykaersutit = Kaersutit

Mineral. Mag. 32 (1961), 974; Name nicht genannt in Amphibol-Reports

Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 44, pp. 1557-1560 (2006)

English

Oxykaersutite

Oxykaersutit = Kaersutit

Mineral. Mag. 32 (1961), 974; Name nicht genannt in Amphibol-Reports

Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 44, pp. 1557-1560 (2006)

Simplified Chinese

钛角闪石

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Krs

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