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Litvinskite

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Größe: 55x50 mm; Fundort: Shkatulka-Pegmatit, Umbozero, Alluaiv, Lovozero, Kola Peninsula, Russland
Copyright: Pavel M. Kartashov; Contribution: slugslayer
Location: Russland/Nordwestrussland, Föderationskreis/Murmansk, Oblast/Kola-Halbinsel/Lovozero/Alluaiv/Umbozero/Shkatulka-Pegmatit
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Litvinskit

Größe: 55x50 mm; Fundort: Shkatulka-Pegmatit, Umbozero, Alluaiv, Lovozero, Kola Peninsula, Russland

Copyright: Pavel M. Kartashov
Contribution: slugslayer 2008-12-27
Locality: Shkatulka-Pegmatit / Umbozero / Alluaiv / Lovozero / Kola-Halbinsel / Murmansk, Oblast / Nordwestrussland, Föderationskreis / Russland
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Bildbreite: 23 mm; Fundort: Shkatulka-Pegmatit, Umbozero, Alluaiv, Lovozero, Kola Peninsula, Russland
Copyright: Pavel M. Kartashov; Contribution: slugslayer
Location: Russland/Nordwestrussland, Föderationskreis/Murmansk, Oblast/Kola-Halbinsel/Lovozero/Alluaiv/Umbozero/Shkatulka-Pegmatit
Mineral: Gaidonnayite, Litvinskite
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Litvinskit umrandet von Gaidonnayit

Bildbreite: 23 mm; Fundort: Shkatulka-Pegmatit, Umbozero, Alluaiv, Lovozero, Kola Peninsula, Russland

Copyright: Pavel M. Kartashov
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-06-06
Locality: Shkatulka-Pegmatit / Umbozero / Alluaiv / Lovozero / Kola-Halbinsel / Murmansk, Oblast / Nordwestrussland, Föderationskreis / Russland

Collectors Summary

Color rötlichbraun
Hardness (Mohs) 5
Cleavages unvollkommen
Fracture muschelig
Crystal System monoklin, Cm

Chemism

Chemical formula

Na2(Na,Mn2+)<1Zr[Si6(O,OH)18]

Chemical composition

Mangan, Natrium, Silicium, Zirconium, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Analysis wt%

SiO2 : 57.67, ZrO2 : 18.85, MnO : 1.61, Na2O : 12.43, H2O : 8.90 (Ref: Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 1904-1974 2000)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

9.CJ.15

9: Silikate (Germanate)
C: Ringsilikate (Cyclosilikate)
J: ~[Si6O18]12- sechser-Einfachringe, ohne inselartig, komplexe [Anionen]
15:Lovozerit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

VIII/E.16-025

VIII: SILIKATE
E: Ringsilikate
16: Sechserringe [Si6O18] 12-; Lovozerit-Gruppe

Classification by Hölzel

9.CD.220

9: SILICATES
C: Cyclosilicates
D: ~[Si6O18]-rings, without borate
2: Lovozerite-Subgroup - Cation-defizient members (with vacant B- site)

Dana 8th edition

61.01.02b.04

61: Cyclosilicates Cyclosilicate Six-Membered Rings
01: Cyclosilicates Cyclosilicate Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
02b: Lovozerite group (Ortho and MON subgroup)

IMA status

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Lovozerite group  ⇒ Zirsinalite-Lovozerite subgroup

Optical Properties

Color

rötlichbraun

max. Birefringence

0.029

Birefringence chart\! Litvinskite title=Birefringence chart Litvinskite

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

1.546

RI value β

1.574

RI value γ / ε

1.575

Ri mean

1.565

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 10°<

Optical Data Luminescence

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

gelblich weiß

SW-UV Intensity

schwach

Afterglow (Persistant Luminescence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal System

monoklin

Class (H-M)

m

Space Group number

8

Space Group

Cm

Cell parameters a (Å)

10.589

Cell parameters b (Å)

10.217

Cell parameters c (Å)

7.355

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

1.036

Cell parameters c/b

0.720

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

92.92

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

2

Volume (ų)

794.688

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

7.37(40),
5.29(100),
3.674(30),
3.329(70),
3.328(100),
2.981(40),
2.642(30),
2.553(40)

XRD chart Litvinskite

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

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

390 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

2.61 (gemessen)

Cleavages

unvollkommen

Fracture

muschelig

Tenacity

spröde

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Pekov & Ekimenkova & Chukanov & Zadov & Yamnova & Egorov-Tismenko, 200

References

Zapiski Vserossiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchetstva 129 (2000) (1), 45.

N. V. Zubkova, I. V. Pekov, N. V. Chukanov, V. G. Grishin, N. N. Koshlyakova, V. O. Yapaskurt, D. A. Ksenofontov, A. G. Turchkova, D. Yu. Pushcharovsky: New Data on Mineralogy and Crystal Chemistry of the Lovozerite Group: Unusual Varieties of Kazakovite and Litvinskite. Geology of Ore Deposits Volume 64, Issue 8 (2022) S. 657–669.

IMA group assignments



 
 
 
Na2Ca2Si3O9
trigonal
P3121

 
 
 
Na5.5Mn0.25ZrSi6O16(OH)2
monoklin
C2/m

 
 
 
Na6(Mn,H2)TiSi6O18
trigonal
R3m

 
 
 
Na2(Na,Mn2+)<1Zr[Si6(O,OH)18]
monoklin
Cm

 
 
 
Na3CaZrSi6O15(OH)3
trigonal
R3

 
 
 
Na3H3(Mn2+,Ca,Fe)TiSi6(O,OH)18·2H2O
trigonal
P3

 
 
 
Na6(Ca,Mn,Fe2+)ZrSi6O18
trigonal
R3m

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Russian

Литвинскит

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 1999-017

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Ltv

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IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) fdj3t1Tl5kmy9L11-ep69w
GUID (Global unique identifier) B7F7D87D-E554-49E6-B2F4-BD75F9EA7AF7
Database ID 2236