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Lovozerite (Lovozerit)

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Lovozerit
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Lovozerit
Bildbreite: 10 mm; Fundort: Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Québec, Kanada
Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried; Contribution: Hg
Location: Kanada/Québec, Provinz/Montérégie, Region/La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM/Mont Saint-Hilaire/Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry; Uni-Mix Quarry; Desourdy Quarry)
Mineral: Lovozerite
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Rating: 8 (votes: 1)
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Lovozerit

Bildbreite: 10 mm; Fundort: Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Québec, Kanada

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2006-12-07
Locality: Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry; Uni-Mix Quarry; Desourdy Quarry) / Mont Saint-Hilaire / La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM / Montérégie, Region / Québec, Provinz / Kanada
Lovozerit
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Lovozerit
Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Québec, Kanada
Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried; Contribution: Hg
Location: Kanada/Québec, Provinz/Montérégie, Region/La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM/Mont Saint-Hilaire/Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry; Uni-Mix Quarry; Desourdy Quarry)
Mineral: Lovozerite
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Rating: 7 (votes: 3)
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Lovozerit

Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Québec, Kanada

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2008-08-22
Locality: Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry; Uni-Mix Quarry; Desourdy Quarry) / Mont Saint-Hilaire / La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM / Montérégie, Region / Québec, Provinz / Kanada
Lovozerit
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Lovozerit
Bildbreite: 4 mm; Fundort: Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Québec, Kanada
Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried; Contribution: Hg
Location: Kanada/Québec, Provinz/Montérégie, Region/La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM/Mont Saint-Hilaire/Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry; Uni-Mix Quarry; Desourdy Quarry)
Mineral: Lovozerite
Image: 1219402537
Rating: 6.5 (votes: 2)
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Lovozerit

Bildbreite: 4 mm; Fundort: Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Québec, Kanada

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2008-08-22
Locality: Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry; Uni-Mix Quarry; Desourdy Quarry) / Mont Saint-Hilaire / La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM / Montérégie, Region / Québec, Provinz / Kanada
Aegirin, Lovozerit
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Aegirin, Lovozerit
Aegirin (schwarz) mit kleinen Lovozerit-Aggregaten (braun), Bildbreite: 2,3 cm, Fundort: Kukisvumchorr, Khibiny, Kola-Halbinsel, Murmansk, Russland
Copyright: Dan Weinrich; Contribution: thdun5
Location: Russland/Nordwestrussland, Föderationskreis/Murmansk, Oblast/Kola-Halbinsel/Chibiny (Khibiny)/Kukisvumchorr
Mineral: Aegirine, Lovozerite
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Aegirin, Lovozerit

Aegirin (schwarz) mit kleinen Lovozerit-Aggregaten (braun), Bildbreite: 2,3 cm, Fundort: Kukisvumchorr, Khibiny, Kola-Halbinsel, Murmansk, Russland

Copyright: Dan Weinrich
Contribution: thdun5 2013-02-11
Locality: Kukisvumchorr / Chibiny (Khibiny) / Kola-Halbinsel / Murmansk, Oblast / Nordwestrussland, Föderationskreis / Russland
Lovozerit
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Lovozerit
bräunliche Lovozerit (xx) neben schwarzen Aegirin (xx); Kukisvumchorr, Chibiny-Massiv, Halbinsel Kola, Murmansk, Russland; Stufe: 9 x 5,5 cm
Copyright: chribiedav; Contribution: chribiedav
Collection: chribiedav
Location: Russland/Nordwestrussland, Föderationskreis/Murmansk, Oblast/Kola-Halbinsel/Chibiny (Khibiny)/Kukisvumchorr
Mineral: Lovozerite
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Lovozerit

bräunliche Lovozerit (xx) neben schwarzen Aegirin (xx); Kukisvumchorr, Chibiny-Massiv, Halbinsel Kola, Murmansk, Russland; Stufe: 9 x 5,5 cm

Collection: chribiedav
Copyright: chribiedav
Contribution: chribiedav 2021-05-02
Locality: Kukisvumchorr / Chibiny (Khibiny) / Kola-Halbinsel / Murmansk, Oblast / Nordwestrussland, Föderationskreis / Russland

Collectors Summary

Color dunkelbraun, rötlichbraun, schwarz
Streak color braun
Lustre Glasglanz, Harzglanz, matt
Hardness (Mohs) 5
Cleavages zwei Richtungen, unvollkommen
Fracture uneben, muschelig
Solubility - Säuren
Crystal System trigonal, R3
Morphology Masiv; unregelmässige Körner von 0,3 - 30 mm Grösse; Auch Pseudomorphosen nach Eudialith. Nicht selten Zwillinge. Polysnthetisch.

Chemism

Chemical formula

Na3CaZrSi6O15(OH)3

Chemical composition

Calcium, Natrium, Silicium, Zirconium, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 659.7986716 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 32

Info

Empirical formula:

Na3CaZrSi6O15(OH)3

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.46

3

9.38

1.0079470

3.0238410

Oxygen

O

43.65

18

56.25

15.9994300

287.9897400

Sodium

Na

10.45

3

9.38

22.9897702

68.9693106

Silicon

Si

25.54

6

18.75

28.0855300

168.5131800

Calcium

Ca

6.07

1

3.13

40.0784000

40.0784000

Zirconium

Zr

13.83

1

3.13

91.2242000

91.2242000

Analysis wt%

SiO2 : 51.12, TiO2 : 1.02, ZrO2 : 16.54, ThO2 : 0.56, Al2O3 : 0.40, Fe2O3 : 0.72, MnO : 3.46, MgO : 0.76, CaO : 3.34, Na2O : 3.74, K2O : 1.90, H2O : 15.03 (Ref: Doklady Akademiia Nauk, SSSR 39)

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.16-030

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

Classification by Hölzel

9.CD.200

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

Dana 8th edition

61.01.02a.01

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

IMA status

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

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Lovozerite group  ⇒ Zirsinalite-Lovozerite subgroup

Optical Properties

Color

dunkelbraun, rötlichbraun, schwarz

Streak color

braun

Change in color

dünn - gelblichrosa; gealtert - dunkelbraun

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

opak bis durchscheinend

Lustre

Glasglanz, Harzglanz, matt

max. Birefringence

0.016

Birefringence chart\! Lovozerite title=Birefringence chart Lovozerite

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

α = 1.545, ω = 1.561

RI value β

1.560

RI value γ / ε

γ = 1.561, ε = 1.549

Ri mean

1.555

2V angle

Uniaxial (-), Biaxial (-)

Pleochroism

Schwach; gelblich bis rötlich

Crystallography

Crystal System

trigonal

Class (H-M)

3

Space Group number

148

Space Group

R3

Cell parameters a (Å)

10.18

Cell parameters b (Å)

-

Cell parameters c (Å)

13.13

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

1.29

Cell parameters c/b

-

Z

3

Volume (ų)

1178.395

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

3.31(40),
3.24(50),
2.64(90),
2.57(80),
1.842(100),
1.543(40),
1.498(60),
1.369(40)

XRD chart Lovozerite

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

Morphology

Masiv; unregelmässige Körner von 0,3 - 30 mm Grösse; Auch Pseudomorphosen nach Eudialith. Nicht selten Zwillinge. Polysnthetisch.

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)

2.69 (berechnet) 2.38 - 2.71 (gemessen)

2.789 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleavages

zwei Richtungen, unvollkommen

Fracture

uneben, muschelig

Tenacity

spröde

Instability

- Säuren

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Russland/Nordwestrussland, Föderationskreis/Murmansk, Oblast/Kola-Halbinsel/Lovozero/Oberer El'maraiok (Elemaraik), Fluss

Type material

A. E. Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Academy of Sciences, Moskau, Russland

Collection number of type material

42701

Preface

Associations

Mikroklin, Ägirin, Nephelin, Eudialith u.a. (Lovozero)

Name from

Für das Auftreten in der Lovozero Massiv, Kola-Halbinsel, Russland

Author (Name, Year)

Kapustin & Bykova & Poduvkina, 1973

Additional Information

Mitglied der Lovozerit-Gruppe: Imandrit, Kazakovit, KOashvit, Lovozerit, Petarasit, Tisinalit, Zirsinalit

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 2 (1995), 484

IMA group assignments



 
 
 
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trigonal
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monoklin
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trigonal
R3

 
 
 
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trigonal
P3

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

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Other languages

German

Lovozerit

Spanish

Lovozerita

French

Lovozerite

English

Lovozerite

Russian

Ловозерит

Simplified Chinese

基性异性石

Traditional Chinese

基性異性石

Japanese

ロボゼライト

Alternative Name

Lovozerite M

Lovozerite T

Mineral No. 7 (of Chirvinsky)

Monoclinic lovozerite

Oxy-Lovozerite

Trigonal Lovozerite

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Lvz

Locations with GPS information

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) l6_Nly9MdEqPCc-eGmeeGg
GUID (Global unique identifier) 97CDAF97-4C2F-4A74-8F09-CF9E1A679E1A
Database ID 2257