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Kalicinite

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Weißlich-blassbraune Kalicinit-xx (vergesellschaftet mit Bobierrit, ohne Maßstab), FO: Khibiny Massiv, Murmansk Oblast, Russland. Ex Van den Broucke Sammlung (sh.: https://www.mindat.org/mesg-560223.html).
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Location: Russland/Nordwestrussland, Föderationskreis/Murmansk, Oblast/Kola-Halbinsel/Chibiny (Khibiny)
Mineral: Kalicinite
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Kalicinit

Weißlich-blassbraune Kalicinit-xx (vergesellschaftet mit Bobierrit, ohne Maßstab), FO: Khibiny Massiv, Murmansk Oblast, Russland. Ex Van den Broucke Sammlung (sh.: https://www.mindat.org/mesg-56022~...

Copyright: Wikipedia-user: David Hospital
Contribution: oliverOliver 2023-12-23
Locality: Chibiny (Khibiny) / Kola-Halbinsel / Murmansk, Oblast / Nordwestrussland, Föderationskreis / Russland

Collectors Summary

Hardness (Mohs) 1.5
Solubility +++ H2O
Crystal System monoklin, P21/a

Chemism

Chemical formula

KH[CO3]

Chemical composition

Kalium, Kohlenstoff, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 100.115327 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 6

Info

Empirical formula:

KH[CO3]

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

1.01

1

16.67

1.0079470

1.0079470

Carbon

C

12.00

1

16.67

12.0107800

12.0107800

Oxygen

O

47.94

3

50.00

15.9994300

47.9982900

Potassium

K

39.05

1

16.67

39.0983100

39.0983100

Analysis wt%

K2O : 47.05, CO2 : 43.96, H2O : 9.00 (Ref: berechnet)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

5.AA.20

5: Carbonate (Carbonate, Nitrate)
A: Carbonate ohne weitere Anionen, ohne H2O
A: Alkali-Carbonate
20:Kalicinit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

V/B.01-030

V: NITRATE, CARBONATE UND BORATE
B: Wasserfreie Carbonate [CO3] 2-, ohne fremde Anionen

Classification by Hölzel

5.AA.200

5: CARBONATES NITRATES ARSENITES SULFITES SELENITES TELLURITES IODATES
A: Carbonates (-Anions -Water)
A: Alkali-Carbonates

Dana 8th edition

13.01.02.01

13: Carbonate Minerals
01: Acid Carbonates with miscellaneous formulae

IMA status

Erstbeschreibung vor CNMNC-Gründung (1959), als Mineral meist anerkannt

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

max. Birefringence

0.198

Birefringence chart\! Kalicinite title=Birefringence chart Kalicinite

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

1.380

RI value β

1.482

RI value γ / ε

1.578

Ri mean

1.480

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 82°

Crystallography

Crystal System

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

14

Space Group

P21/a

Cell parameters a (Å)

15.11

Cell parameters b (Å)

5.67

Cell parameters c (Å)

3.71

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

2.665

Cell parameters c/b

0.654

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

103.75

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

4

Volume (ų)

308.741

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

7.34(20),
3.67(100),
2.97(70),
2.863(80),
2.816(80),
2.630(90),
2.377(30),
1.832(30)

XRD chart Kalicinite

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

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hardness (Mohs)

1.5

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

18 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

2.154 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Instability

+++ H2O

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Schweiz/Wallis, Kanton/Siders (Sierre), Bezirk/Chippis

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Pisani, 1865

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 5 (2003), 343

Other languages

Spanish

Calicinita

German

Kalicinit

French

Kalicinite

English

Kalicinite

Russian

Калицинит

Alternative Name

Kalicine

Spanish

Kalicinita

German

Kalicit

Potassium Bicarbonate

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Kcn

Locations with GPS information

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) EtUwwKgGtECqn9jFngfmYQ
GUID (Global unique identifier) C030D512-06A8-40B4-AA9F-D8C59E07E661
Database ID 1841