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von Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Grönland, Dänemark; BB = 12,2 mm
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strahliger Sörensenit, blaßrosa (SNr: A003549)

von Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Grönland, Dänemark; BB = 12,2 mm

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2017-03-04
Locality: Ilimaussaq-Komplex / Narsaq / Kommune Kujalleq / Grönland

You find additional specimen at the Geolitho Museum

Collectors Summary

Color milchig weiß / farblos / rosa bis lachsfarben
Streak color weiß
Lustre Glasglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 5.5
Crystal System monoklin, C2/c
Morphology linealförmige bis langtafelige Kristalle; parallelstengelig; prismatisch

Chemism

Chemical formula

Na4SnBe2Si6O18·2(H2O)

Chemical composition

Beryllium, Natrium, Silicium, Zinn, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 721.2277134 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 37

Info

Empirical formula:

Na4SnBe2Si6O18·2(H2O)

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.56

4

10.81

1.0079470

4.0317880

Beryllium

Be

2.50

2

5.41

9.0121823

18.0243646

Oxygen

O

44.37

20

54.05

15.9994300

319.9886000

Sodium

Na

12.75

4

10.81

22.9897702

91.9590808

Silicon

Si

23.36

6

16.22

28.0855300

168.5131800

Tin

Sn

16.46

1

2.70

118.7107000

118.7107000

Analysis wt%

Ø SiO2 : 50.07, SnO2 : 19.24, Nb2O5 : 1.05, BeO : 7.73, Na2O : 16.58, H2O : 5.13 (Ref: Medd.Grönland,65)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

9.DG.30

9: Silikate (Germanate)
D: Ketten- und Bandsilikate (Inosilikate)
G: Ketten- und Bandsilikate mit 3-periodischen Einfach- und Mehrfachketten
30:

Lapis Classification

VIII/E.15-020

VIII: SILIKATE
E: Ringsilikate
15: Sechserringe [Si6O18] 12-

Classification by Hölzel

9.CA.440

9: SILICATES
C: Cyclosilicates
A: ~[Si3O9]6--Rings
4: Monoclinic, with Ti,Zr,Sn Kostylevite-Group

Dana 8th edition

65.02.04.01

65: Inosilicate Minerals
02: Inosilicates Inosilicate Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3

IMA status

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

milchig weiß / farblos / rosa bis lachsfarben

Streak color

weiß

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

transparent bis durchscheinend

Lustre

Glasglanz

max. Birefringence

0.007

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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

1.578

RI value β

1.583

RI value γ / ε

1.585

Ri mean

1.582

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 45°!!

Optical Data Luminescence

Color LW-UV (365nm)

 

bläulich weiß

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

gelblich weiß

SW-UV Intensity

schwach

Most Common Activator

TiO6

Afterglow (Persistant Luminescence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal System

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

15

Space Group

C2/c

Cell parameters a (Å)

18.58

Cell parameters b (Å)

7.45

Cell parameters c (Å)

12.05

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

2.494

Cell parameters c/b

1.617

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

98.15

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

4

Volume (ų)

1651.127

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

6.31(60),
3.41(80),
3.06(70),
2.960(80),
2.918(100),
2.837(50),
2.676(50),
2.122(40)

XRD chart Sørensenite

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

Morphology

linealförmige bis langtafelige Kristalle; parallelstengelig; prismatisch

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hardness (Mohs)

5.5

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

616

Density (g/cm³)

2.90

2.901 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Radioactivity

nicht bekannt

Chemical Properties and Tests

chemisch und durch Röntgenanalyse

Preface

Associations

in hydrothermalen Gängen von Nakalaq: Analcim, Mikroklin, Aegirin, u.a.; in grobkörnigem Gestein von Kvanefjeld, Grönland: Mikroklin, Nephelin, Analcim und Arfvedsonit

Rareness

sehr selten

Author (Name, Year)

Semenov & Gerasimovskiy & Maksimova & Anderson & Petersen, 1965

Relevance, Usage

zu Sammlerzwecken

References

Meddelelser om Grønland 181 (1965) no. 1

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English

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Russian

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Alternative Name

English

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German

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falsche Schreibweise

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Sør

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IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) 3vi_7VDVDkuAJL8xT3LwWg
GUID (Global unique identifier) EDBFF8DE-D550-4B0E-8024-BF314F72F05A
Database ID 3349