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Zirconolite-3T

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Zirkonolith
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Zirkonolith

Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: Laacher See-Vulkangebiet, Eifel, Deutschland

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2006-12-29
Locality: Laacher See / Ahrweiler, Landkreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland
Zirkonolith
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Zirkonolith

Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: Laacher See-Vulkangebiet, Eifel, Deutschland

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2006-12-29
Locality: Laacher See / Ahrweiler, Landkreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland
Zirkonolith 3T
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Zirkonolith 3T

Fo: Palabora, Phalaborwa, Transvaal, Südafrikanische Union; Größe: 30 x 15 mm

Collection: rtbstone
Copyright: rtbstone
Contribution: rtbstone 2007-06-27
Locality: Palabora Mine / Loolekop / Phalaborwa / Mopani, Distrikt / Limpopo, Provinz / Südafrika
Zirkonolith-3T
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Zirkonolith-3T

Größe: 14x14x09 mm; Fundort: Kyauk-Tha-Berge, Kyauk-Pyat-Thet, Mogok, Mandalay Division, Myanmar

Copyright: Pavel M. Kartashov
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-06-21
Locality: Myan Gyi mine (Myaing-Gyi Mine) / Kyauk-Pyat-That / Mogok Township / Pyin-Oo-Lwin, Distrikt / Mandalay-Division / Myanmar (Burma)

Collectors Summary

Crystal System trigonal, P3121

Additional information / Summary

Es gibt mehrere Polytypen von Zirkonolith

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

CaZrTi2O7

Empir­ical formula (anal­y­sis)

Ca1.28Ce0.31La0.14Nd0.12Pr0.06Th0.16Zr1.94Hf0.04Ti1.74Nb1.22Fe0.72Mn0.28O14

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Calcium, Titan, Zirconium, Sauerstoff

Unit weight: 837.405218532 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 22.01

Info

Empirical formula:

Ca1.28Ce0.31La0.14Nd0.12Pr0.06Th0.16Zr1.94Hf0.04Ti1.74Nb1.22Fe0.72Mn0.28O14

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Oxygen

O

26.75

14

63.61

15.9994300

223.9920200

Calcium

Ca

6.13

1.28

5.82

40.0784000

51.3003520

Titanium

Ti

9.95

1.74

7.91

47.8671000

83.2887540

Manganese

Mn

1.84

0.28

1.27

54.9380499

15.3826540

Iron

Fe

4.80

0.72

3.27

55.8452000

40.2085440

Zirconium

Zr

21.13

1.94

8.81

91.2242000

176.9749480

Niobium

Nb

13.54

1.22

5.54

92.9063820

113.3457860

Lanthanum

La

2.32

0.14

0.64

138.9055200

19.4467728

Cerium

Ce

5.19

0.31

1.41

140.1161000

43.4359910

Praseodymium

Pr

1.01

0.06

0.27

140.9076520

8.4544591

Neodymium

Nd

2.07

0.12

0.55

144.2430000

17.3091600

Hafnium

Hf

0.85

0.04

0.18

178.4920000

7.1396800

Thorium

Th

4.43

0.16

0.73

232.0381100

37.1260976

Anal­y­sis wt%

Nb2O5 : 4.10, ZrO2 : 30.90, TiO2 : 26.40, Al2O3 : 0.43, Fe2O3 : 8.60, MnO : 0.87, ThO2 : 8.80, UO2 : 5.60, Y2O3 : 1.10, Ce2O3 : 2.50, Nd2O3 : 1.30, CaO : 8.20, Ln2O3 : 5.64 (Ref: European Journal of Mineralogy 2002)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

4.DH.30

4: Oxide, Hydroxide (Oxide, Hydroxide, V[5,6]-Vanadate, Arsenite, Antimonite, Bismutite, Sulfite, Selenite, Tellurite, Iodate)
D: Metall: Sauerstoff = 1:2 und vergleichbare
H: Mit großen (± mittelgroßen) [Kationen]; Lagen kantenverknüpfter Oktaeder
30:Zirkonolith-Zirkelit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

IV/C.20-020

IV: OXIDE
C: Oxide mit Verhältnis Metall : Sauerstoff = 2:3 (M2O3 und ver-wandte Verbindungen)
20: Pyrochlor-Gruppe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

4.CO.146

4: OXIDES
C: R2O3 Sesquioxides
O: Pseudopyrochlore-Group

IMA sta­tus

Neudefinition von der CNMNC anerkannt

Min­eral sta­tus

Polytype

Var­i­ety / poly­type of

Zirconolite-2M

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

trigonal

Class (H-M)

32

Space Group number

152

Space Group

P3121

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

7.287

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

16.886

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

2.317

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Z

6

Volumne (ų)

776.524

Physical Properties

Density (g/cm³)

4.8 (gemessen) 4.88 (berechnet)

10.744 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Bayliss & Mazzi & Munno & White, Mineral nomenclature: zirconolite, Mineralogical Magazine (1989), Vol. 53, pp 565-569

References

Mineralogical Magazine (1913): 16: 309.

American Mineralogist (1983): 68: 262-276.

Mineralogical Magazine (1994): 5: 259-269.

Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR: 110: 845-848.

Strunz Mineralogical Table 9. Edition (2001): 225.

Natalia V. Zubkova, Nikita V. Chukanov, Igor V. Pekov, Bernd Ternes, Willi Schüller, Dmitry A. Ksenofontov, Dmitry Yu. Pushcharovsky, The crystal structure of nonmetamict Nb-rich zirconolite-3T from the Eifel paleovolcanic region, Germany, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, (2018), Band 233 Heft 7, pp. 463-468

Fabio Bellatreccia, Giancarlo Della Ventura, C. Terry Williams, Gregory R. Lumpkin, Katherine L. Smith, Michael Colella, Non-metamict zirconolite polytypes from the feldspathoid-bearing alkali-syenitic ejecta of the Vico volcanic complex (Latium, Italy), European Journal of Mineralogy (2002) 14 (4): 809–820.

Related minerals "Strunz Classification" (9. Edition) [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Laachite

(Ca,Mn)2Zr2Nb2TiFeO14

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

4.DH.30

'Zirconolite'

CaZrTi2O7

4.DH.30

Stefanweissite

(Ca,REE)2Zr2(Nb,Ti)(Ti,Nb)2Fe2+O14

orthorhombisch : mmm : Cmca

4.DH.30

Zirconolite-2M

(Ca,Y)Zr(Ti,Mg,Al)2O7

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

4.DH.30

'Zirconolite-3O' (Pol.v. Zirconolite-2M)

(Ca,Fe,Y,Th)2Fe(Ti,Nb)3Zr2O14

orthorhombisch : mmm : Acam

4.DH.30

'Zirconolite-3T' (Pol.v. Zirconolite-2M)

CaZrTi2O7

trigonal : 32 : P3121

4.DH.30

Nöggerathite-(Ce)

(Ce,Ca)2Zr2(Nb,Ti)(Ti,Nb)2Fe2+O14

orthorhombisch : mmm : Cmca

4.DH.30

Related minerals "Lapis Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Zirkelite

(Ti,Ca,Zr)O2-x

IV/C.20-010

Zirconolite-2M

(Ca,Y)Zr(Ti,Mg,Al)2O7

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

IV/C.20-020

'Zirconolite-3T' (Pol.v. Zirconolite-2M)

CaZrTi2O7

trigonal : 32 : P3121

IV/C.20-020

'Zirconolite-3O' (Pol.v. Zirconolite-2M)

(Ca,Fe,Y,Th)2Fe(Ti,Nb)3Zr2O14

orthorhombisch : mmm : Acam

IV/C.20-030

Nöggerathite-(Ce)

(Ce,Ca)2Zr2(Nb,Ti)(Ti,Nb)2Fe2+O14

orthorhombisch : mmm : Cmca

IV/C.20-060

Related minerals "Hoelzel Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Zirkelite

(Ti,Ca,Zr)O2-x

4.CO.100

Kassite

CaTi2O4(OH)2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

4.CO.110

Cafetite

CaTi2O5 ·H2O

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

4.CO.120

'Uhligite'

Ca3(Ti,Al,Zr)9O20

4.CO.130

'Zirconolite'

CaZrTi2O7

4.CO.140

Zirconolite-2M

(Ca,Y)Zr(Ti,Mg,Al)2O7

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

4.CO.142

'Zirconolite-3O' (Pol.v. Zirconolite-2M)

(Ca,Fe,Y,Th)2Fe(Ti,Nb)3Zr2O14

orthorhombisch : mmm : Acam

4.CO.144

'Zirconolite-3T' (Pol.v. Zirconolite-2M)

CaZrTi2O7

trigonal : 32 : P3121

4.CO.146

Tazheranite

(Zr,Ti,Ca)O2

kubisch : m3m, 43m : Fm3m, P43m

4.CO.160

Calzirtite

Ca2Zr5Ti2O16

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbca

4.CO.180

Hiärneite

Ca2(Zr,Ti)5(Sb5+,Mn3+)2O16

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I41/acd

4.CO.185

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