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Neighborite

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Neighborit
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Neighborit
Bildbreite: 4 mm; Fundort Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebéc, Kanada
Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried; Contribution: Hg
Location: Kanada/Québec/Montérégie, Region/La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM/Mont Saint-Hilaire/Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry; Uni-Mix Quarry; Desourdy Quarry)
Mineral: Neighborite
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Neighborit

Bildbreite: 4 mm; Fundort Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebéc, Kanada

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2006-12-08
Locality: Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry; Uni-Mix Quarry; Desourdy Quarry) / Mont Saint-Hilaire / La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM / Montérégie, Region / Québec / Kanada
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Neighborit
Kristallgröße: 0,9 mm, Fundort: Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Québec, Kanada
Copyright: Jason B. Smith; Contribution: thdun5
Location: Kanada/Québec/Montérégie, Region/La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM/Mont Saint-Hilaire/Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry; Uni-Mix Quarry; Desourdy Quarry)
Mineral: Neighborite
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Neighborit

Kristallgröße: 0,9 mm, Fundort: Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Québec, Kanada

Copyright: Jason B. Smith
Contribution: thdun5 2010-06-05
Locality: Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry; Uni-Mix Quarry; Desourdy Quarry) / Mont Saint-Hilaire / La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM / Montérégie, Region / Québec / Kanada
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Neighborit
Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: Poudrette quarry (Demix quarry; Uni-Mix quarry; Desourdy quarry), Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Québec, Kanada
Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried; Contribution: Hg
Location: Kanada/Québec/Montérégie, Region/La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM/Mont Saint-Hilaire/Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry; Uni-Mix Quarry; Desourdy Quarry)
Mineral: Neighborite
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Neighborit

Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: Poudrette quarry (Demix quarry; Uni-Mix quarry; Desourdy quarry), Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Québec, Kanada

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2010-01-08
Locality: Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry; Uni-Mix Quarry; Desourdy Quarry) / Mont Saint-Hilaire / La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM / Montérégie, Region / Québec / Kanada
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Neighborit
Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: Poudrette quarry (Demix quarry; Uni-Mix quarry; Desourdy quarry), Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Québec, Kanada
Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried; Contribution: Hg
Location: Kanada/Québec/Montérégie, Region/La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM/Mont Saint-Hilaire/Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry; Uni-Mix Quarry; Desourdy Quarry)
Mineral: Neighborite
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Neighborit

Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: Poudrette quarry (Demix quarry; Uni-Mix quarry; Desourdy quarry), Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Québec, Kanada

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2010-01-08
Locality: Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry; Uni-Mix Quarry; Desourdy Quarry) / Mont Saint-Hilaire / La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM / Montérégie, Region / Québec / Kanada
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Hexaedrischer, farbloser Neighboritkristall zusammen mit grünene Aegirinnaden von Gjerdingen, Nordmarka, Norwegen. Bildbreite etwa 3 mm. Ex. coll. Gunnar Raade.
Copyright: Klaus Schäfer; Contribution: Klaus Schäfer
Collection: Klaus Schäfer, Collection number: Gj-Neig-2-1-1
Location: Norwegen/Akershus, Provinz/Lunner, Kommune/Nordmarka/Gjerdingen
Mineral: Neighborite
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Neighborit (SNr: Gj-Neig-2-1-1)

Hexaedrischer, farbloser Neighboritkristall zusammen mit grünene Aegirinnaden von Gjerdingen, Nordmarka, Norwegen. Bildbreite etwa 3 mm. Ex. coll. Gunnar Raade.

Collection: Klaus Schäfer
Copyright: Klaus Schäfer
Contribution: Klaus Schäfer 2017-12-16
Locality: Gjerdingen / Nordmarka / Lunner, Kommune / Akershus, Provinz / Norwegen
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Hexaedrische, leicht angelöste, farblose Neighboritkristalle zusammen mit gelbem, dipyramidalem Zirkon von Gjerdingen, Nordmarka, Norwegen. Bildbreite etwa 3 mm. Ex. coll. Gunnar Raade.
Copyright: Klaus Schäfer; Contribution: Klaus Schäfer
Collection: Klaus Schäfer, Collection number: Gj-Neig-2-1-2
Location: Norwegen/Akershus, Provinz/Lunner, Kommune/Nordmarka/Gjerdingen
Mineral: Neighborite, Zircon
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Neighborit (SNr: Gj-Neig-2-1-2)

Hexaedrische, leicht angelöste, farblose Neighboritkristalle zusammen mit gelbem, dipyramidalem Zirkon von Gjerdingen, Nordmarka, Norwegen. Bildbreite etwa 3 mm. Ex. coll. Gunnar Raade.

Collection: Klaus Schäfer
Copyright: Klaus Schäfer
Contribution: Klaus Schäfer 2017-12-16
Locality: Gjerdingen / Nordmarka / Lunner, Kommune / Akershus, Provinz / Norwegen

Collectors Summary

Color farblos, rosa, rötlichbraun
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 4.5
Solubility +++ H2SO4, ++ HCl, HNO3, - H2O
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Pcmn

Chemism

Chemical formula

NaMgF3

Chemical composition

Magnesium, Natrium, Fluor

Unit weight: 104.29003995 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 5

Info

Empirical formula:

NaMgF3

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Fluorine

F

54.65

3

60.00

18.9984033

56.9952098

Sodium

Na

22.04

1

20.00

22.9897702

22.9897702

Magnesium

Mg

23.31

1

20.00

24.3050600

24.3050600

Analysis wt%

Na2O : 29.72, MgO : 38.65, F : 54.64 (Ref: berechnet)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

3.AA.35

3: Halide (Fluoride, Chloride, Bromide, Iodide)
A: Einfache Halogenide ohne H2O
A: M:X = 1:1 und 2:3
35:Neighborit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

III/C.03-070

III: HALOGENIDE (Fluoride, Chloride, Bromide, Jodide)
C: Doppelhalogenide (meist mit OH,H2O)
3: Fluoride

Classification by Hölzel

3.DA.200

3: HALIDES
D: Complex Halides
A: Without H2O and without Al

Dana 8th edition

11.01.01.01

11: Halide Complexes; Alumino-fluorides
01: Halide Complexes; Alumino-fluorides where (A)m B (X)3

IMA status

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Perovskite supergroup  ⇒ Stoichiometric perovskites  ⇒ Neighborite subgroup

Optical Properties

Color

farblos, rosa, rötlichbraun

Streak color

weiß

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

transparent bis durchscheinend

max. Birefringence

0.003

Birefringence chart\! Neighborite title=Birefringence chart Neighborite

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

1.364

Ri mean

1.364

2V angle

Biaxial

Optical Data Luminescence

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

orange

Most Common Activator

Mn2+

Afterglow (Persistant Luminescence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal System

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

62

Space Group

Pcmn

Cell parameters a (Å)

5.352

Cell parameters b (Å)

5.485

Cell parameters c (Å)

7.662

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

0.976

Cell parameters c/b

1.397

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

90°

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

4

Volume (ų)

224.924

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

3.83(30),
2.71(50),
2.30(20),
2.23(20),
2.20(10),
1.918(100),
1.575(10),
1.556(20)

XRD chart Neighborite

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)

4.5

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

280 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

3.03

3.08 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Instability

+++ H2SO4, ++ HCl, HNO3, - H2O

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

USA/Utah/Uintah Co./South Ouray No. 1 Well

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Chao & Evans & Skinner & Milton, 1961

References

American Mineralogist 90 (2005), 1534.

Kevin S. Knight: A high-resolution powder neutron diffraction study of the crystal structure of neighborite (NaMgF3) between 9 and 440 K. American Mineralogist Vol. 99 (2014) S. 824-838.

IMA group assignments

Other languages

German

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Spanish

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French

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English

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Russian

Нейборит

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Nbo

Locations with GPS information

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) -OWJlTk740qtfsbwe35t3A
GUID (Global unique identifier) 9589E5F8-3B39-4AE3-AD7E-C6F07B7E6DDC
Database ID 2715