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Vitusite-(Ce) (Vitusit-(Ce))

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hellbraune Vitsuit-Ce xx
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hellbraune Vitsuit-Ce xx

Hellbraune radialstrahlige Kristalle. Illimaussaq;
Größe: 15 mm

Copyright: Sönke Stolze
Contribution: slugslayer 2008-12-26
Locality: Ilimaussaq-Komplex / Narsaq / Kommune Kujalleq / Grönland
Vitusit-(Ce)
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Vitusit-(Ce)

Bildbreite: 20 mm; Fundort: Jubiläumspegmatit, Karnarsurt-Berg, Lovozero-Massiv, Kola-Halbinsel, Russland

Copyright: Pavel M. Kartashov
Contribution: slugslayer 2008-12-28
Locality: Jubiläumspegmatit (Yubileinaya; Yubileinoye; Jubilejnaja) / Karnasurt, Berg / Lovozero / Kola-Halbinsel / Murmansk, Oblast / Nordwestrussland, Föderationskreis / Russland
Vitusit-(Ce) (blassrosa x)
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Vitusit-(Ce) (blassrosa x)

Bildbreite: 12 mm; Fundort: Kedykverpachk-Berg, Lovozero-Massiv, Kola-Halbinsel, Russland

Copyright: Pavel M. Kartashov
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-06-16
Locality: Kedykverpakhk, Berg / Lovozero / Kola-Halbinsel / Murmansk, Oblast / Nordwestrussland, Föderationskreis / Russland
Hellbraune Vitsuit-(Ce) und Lomonosovit in Matrix
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Hellbraune Vitsuit-(Ce) und Lomonosovit in Matrix

Fundort: Grönland/Kommune Kujalleq/Narsaq/Ilimaussaq-Komplex/Kuannersuit-Plateau/Kvanefjeld Mt; Größe: 5,0 x 3,2 x 3,0 cm

Collection: blackforestmining
Copyright: blackforestmining
Contribution: blackforestmining 2021-10-09
Locality: Kvanefjeld Mt. / Kuannersuit-Plateau / Ilimaussaq-Komplex / Narsaq / Kommune Kujalleq / Grönland
Vitusit-(Ce) auf Matrix (?)
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Vitusit-(Ce) auf Matrix (?)

Kvanefjeld-Tunnel, Kvanefjeld, Kuannersuit-Plateau, Ilimaussaq, Kitaa, Grönland. BB: 17mm.

Collection: Doc Diether
Copyright: Doc Diether
Contribution: Doc Diether 2018-03-28
Locality: Kvanefjeld-Tunnel / Kvanefjeld U-Lagerstätte / Kuannersuit-Plateau / Ilimaussaq-Komplex / Narsaq / Kommune Kujalleq / Grönland

Collectors Summary

Color weiß, hellgrün, hellrosa
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 4.5
Solubility +++ Säuren
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Pc21b

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Na3(Ce,La,Nd)(PO4)2

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Cerium, Lanthanum, Natrium, Neodymium, Phosphor, Sauerstoff

Unit weight: 399.077889 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 14

Info

Empirical formula:

Na3(Ce0.6La0.3Nd0.1)(PO4)2

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Oxygen

O

32.07

8

57.14

15.9994300

127.9954400

Sodium

Na

17.28

3

21.43

22.9897702

68.9693106

Phosphorus

P

15.52

2

14.29

30.9737612

61.9475224

Lanthanum

La

10.44

0.3

2.14

138.9055200

41.6716560

Cerium

Ce

21.07

0.6

4.29

140.1161000

84.0696600

Neodymium

Nd

3.61

0.1

0.71

144.2430000

14.4243000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ø P2O5 : 36.23, Na2O : 22.88, CaO : 2.30, La2O3 : 12.34, Ce2O3 : 19.39, Nd2O3 : 5.47, Pr2O3 : 1.43, Ln2O3 : 37.20 (Ref: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, (Monatshefte) 79)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

8.AC.35

8: Phosphate, Arsenate, Vanadate
A: Phosphate, etc., ohne weitere Anionen, ohne H2O
C: Mit mittelgroßen und großen [Kationen]
35:Vitusit

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VII/A.16-010

VII: PHOSPHATE, ARSENATE UND VANADATE ("Phosphate" des Registers immer einschließlich isotyper Arsenate und Vanadate!)
A: Wasserfreie Phosphate [PO4] 3-, ohne fremde Anionen

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

8.AF.400

8: PHOSPHATES ARSENATES VANADATES
A: Phosphates (-anions -water)
F: Monazite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

38.01.08.01

38: Anhydrous Phosphates, etc
01: Anhydrous Phosphates, etc A+ B++ XO4

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

weiß, hellgrün, hellrosa

Streak color

weiß

max. Birefrin­gence

0.052

Birefringence chart\! Vitusite-(Ce) title=Birefringence chart Vitusite-(Ce)

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

1.602

RI value β

1.650

RI value γ / ε

1.654

Ri mean

1.635

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 29°

Optical Data Luminescence

Color LW-UV (365nm)

 

rot

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

blau

Most Common Acti­vator

Ce3+

Other Acti­vators

Sm3+

After­glow (Per­sistant Lumi­nes­cence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mm2

Space Group number

29

Space Group

Pc21b

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

5.342

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

18.680

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

14.062

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.286

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.753

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

8

Volumne (ų)

1403.227

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

6.580(90),
4.665(90),
4.634(90),
3.512(90),
2.811(100),
2.801(100),
2.690(90),
2.671(90)

XRD chart Vitusite-(Ce)

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)

3.6 - 3.7 / Durchschnittlich = 3.65

3.778 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ Säuren

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Rønsbo & Khomyakov & Semenov & Voronkov & Garanin, 1979

References

Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen 137 (1979), 42

Other languages

German

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Spanish

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English

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French

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Russian

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Traditional Chinese

磷鈰鈉石

Simplified Chinese

磷铈钠石

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 1976-055

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Vtu-Ce

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