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Aegirine (Эгирин)

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Aegirin-Sonnen in Charoit
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Aegirin-Sonnen in Charoit

mit weißem Barytocalcit; Bildbreite: 40 mm; Fundort: Vostochnyi, Murun-Massiv, Aldan-Hochland, Jakutien, Russland

Copyright: Pavel M. Kartashov
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-04-13
Locality: Vostochnyi-Gebiet / Murun-Massiv (Murunskyi Massif) / Aldan / Sacha (Jakutija, Jakutien, Yakutia), Republik / Ferner Osten, Föderationskreis / Russland
Aegirin auf Villiaumit
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Aegirin auf Villiaumit

Größe: 2,71 mm; Fundort: Aris, Windhoek, Windhoek District, Khomas Region, Namibia

Collection: Domenico Preite
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2010-08-09
Locality: Aris-Steinbrüche (Ariskop Quarry; Railway Quarry) / Aris / Windhoek-Land, Kreis / Khomas, Region / Namibia
Aegirine
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Aegirine

Large, perfect quality and finished all around, aegirine single crystal, from Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi; Size 114 х 8 х 8 mm

Collection: pegmatite
Copyright: pegmatite
Contribution: pegmatite 2013-03-14
Locality: Mount Malosa / Zomba, Distrikt / Southern Region / Malawi
Aegirine
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Aegirine

Perfect quality and aesthetic specimen, where aegirine crystals, associated with DT smoky quartz, from Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi; Size 70 х 67 х 34 mm

Collection: pegmatite
Copyright: pegmatite
Contribution: pegmatite 2016-11-02
Locality: Mount Malosa / Zomba, Distrikt / Southern Region / Malawi
Aegirin-Doppelender
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Aegirin-Doppelender

Fundort: aufgelassener Steinbruch in Vogtsburg im Kaiserstuhl; Bildbreite: ca. 5 mm

Collection: Findus
Copyright: Findus
Contribution: Mineralienatlas 2005-02-20
Locality: Alt-Vogtsberg / Oberbergen / Vogtsburg im Kaiserstuhl / Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald, Landkreis / Freiburg, Bezirk / Baden-Württemberg / Deutschland
Aegirin auf Pyroxmangit/-ferroit
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Aegirin auf Pyroxmangit/-ferroit

Bildbreite: 2 mm; Fundort: Ettringer Bellerberg, Ettringen, Eifel, Deutschland

Copyright: Fred Kruijen
Contribution: Hg 2010-02-21
Locality: Ettringer Bellerberg (Stbr. Caspar) / Bellerberg / Ettringen / Mayen / Mayen-Koblenz-Kreis / Rheinland-Pfalz / Deutschland

Collectors Summary

Color grün, grünlich schwarz, rötlichbraun, schwarz
Streak color gelblich grau
Hardness (Mohs) 6
Cleavages gut nach {110}
Fracture uneben
Solubility ++ HF, + HCl, !Ultraschallbad
Crystal System monoklin, C2/c

Chemism

Chemical formula

NaFe3+Si2O6

Chemical composition

Eisen, Natrium, Silicium, Sauerstoff

Unit weight: 231.0026102 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 10

Info

Empirical formula:

NaFeSi2O6

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Oxygen

O

41.56

6

60.00

15.9994300

95.9965800

Sodium

Na

9.95

1

10.00

22.9897702

22.9897702

Silicon

Si

24.32

2

20.00

28.0855300

56.1710600

Iron

Fe

24.18

1

10.00

55.8452000

55.8452000

Analysis wt%

SiO2 : 52.10, TiO2 : 0.64, Fe2O3 : 33.10, FeO : 0.64, Na2O : 12.90 (Ref: Journal of Petrology 62)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

9.DA.25

9: Silikate (Germanate)
D: Ketten- und Bandsilikate (Inosilikate)
A: Ketten- und Bandsilikate mit 2 periodischen Ketten SiO6; Pyroxen-Familie, Othopyroxene
25:

Lapis Classification

VIII/F.01-140

VIII: SILIKATE
F: Ketten- und Bandsilikate
1: Zweierketten [Si2O6] 4-; Pyroxen-Gruppe; Klinopyroxene

Classification by Hölzel

9.DD.200

9: SILICATES
D: Inosilicates; ~[Si2O6]4--...2-Chain
D: Jadeite-Group

Dana 8th edition

65.01.03c.02

65: Inosilicate Minerals
01: Inosilicates Inosilicate Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
03c: C2/c clinopyroxenes (Na clinopyroxenes)

IMA status

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Pyroxene group  ⇒ Clinopyroxene group

Optical Properties

Color

grün, grünlich schwarz, rötlichbraun, schwarz

Streak color

gelblich grau

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

teilweise transparent bis durchscheinend bis opak

max. Birefringence

0.056

Birefringence chart\! Aegirine title=Birefringence chart Aegirine

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

1.767

RI value β

1.806

RI value γ / ε

1.823

Ri mean

1.799

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 60°

Optical Data Luminescence

Luminescence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal System

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

15

Space Group

C2/c

Cell parameters a (Å)

9.657

Cell parameters b (Å)

8.801

Cell parameters c (Å)

5.291

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

1.097

Cell parameters c/b

0.601

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

107.40

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

429.111

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

6.369(90),
4.416(80),
3.188(50),
2.983(70),
2.900(100),
2.470(60),
1.729(60),
1.397(60)

XRD chart Aegirine

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)

6

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

730 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

3.5 - 3.54 / Durchschnittlich = 3.52

3.575 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleavages

gut nach {110}

Fracture

uneben

Instability

++ HF, + HCl, !Ultraschallbad

Preface

Occurrences

in magmatischen Gesteinen und in basischen Graniten

Name from

dem nordischen Meeresgott Ägire

Author (Name, Year)

Berzelius, 1835 / Esmark, 1835

Additional Information

s.a. > Mineralienportrait/Pyroxene

References

Canadian Mineralogist 36 (1998), 779

Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Geologie und Petrefaktenkunde (1835), 184

American Mineralogist 93 (2008), 1829

IMA group assignments



 
 
 
NaFe3+Si2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
(Ca,Na)(Fe3+,Mg,Fe2+)Si2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe,Al,Ti)(Si,Al)2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
Mg2Si2O6
monoklin
P21/c

 
 
 
Fe2+2Si2O6
monoklin
P21/c

 
 
 
CaMgSi2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
CaFe3+AlSiO6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
CaTi3+AlSiO6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
CaFe2+Si2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
(Na,Ca,Fe2+)(Sc,Mg,Fe2+)Si2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
CaMnSi2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
MnMgSi2O6
monoklin
P21/c

 
 
 
NaCr3+Si2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
CaAl2SiO6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
NaMn3+[Si2O6]
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
Na(V3+,Cr3+)Si2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)Si2O6
monoklin
C2/c, P2/n

 
 
 
Ca(Zn,Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Si2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
(Mg,Fe,Ca)2Si2O6
monoklin
P21/c

 
 
 
LiAlSi2O6
monoklin
C2/c

 
 
 
(Ca,Na,☐)AlSi2O6
monoklin
C2/c

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

Aegirine

NaFe3+Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

9.DA.25

Jadeite

Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

9.DA.25

Jervisite

(Na,Ca,Fe2+)(Sc,Mg,Fe2+)Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

9.DA.25

Kosmochlor

NaCr3+Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

9.DA.25

Namansilite

NaMn3+[Si2O6]

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

9.DA.25

Natalyite

Na(V3+,Cr3+)Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

9.DA.25

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

Clinoenstatite

Mg2Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VIII/F.01-010

Clinoferrosilite

Fe2+2Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VIII/F.01-020

Kanoite

MnMgSi2O6

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VIII/F.01-030

Pigeonite

(Mg,Fe,Ca)2Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

VIII/F.01-040

Diopside

CaMgSi2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VIII/F.01-050

Hedenbergite

CaFe2+Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VIII/F.01-060

Johannsenite

CaMnSi2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VIII/F.01-070

Petedunnite

Ca(Zn,Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VIII/F.01-080

Augite

(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe,Al,Ti)(Si,Al)2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VIII/F.01-090

Omphacite

(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m, 2/m : C2/c, P2/n

VIII/F.01-100

Kushiroite

CaAl2SiO6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VIII/F.01-105

Esseneite

CaFe3+AlSiO6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VIII/F.01-110

Grossmanite

CaTi3+AlSiO6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VIII/F.01-112

Davisite

CaScAlSiO6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VIII/F.01-115

Spodumene

LiAlSi2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VIII/F.01-120

Jadeite

Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VIII/F.01-130

Aegirine

NaFe3+Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VIII/F.01-140

Namansilite

NaMn3+[Si2O6]

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VIII/F.01-145

Jervisite

(Na,Ca,Fe2+)(Sc,Mg,Fe2+)Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VIII/F.01-150

Natalyite

Na(V3+,Cr3+)Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VIII/F.01-160

Kosmochlor

NaCr3+Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

VIII/F.01-170

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

Aegirine

NaFe3+Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

9.DD.200

Related minerals "Dana 8. Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Clinoenstatite

Mg2Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

65.01.01.01

Clinoferrosilite

Fe2+2Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

65.01.01.02

Kanoite

MnMgSi2O6

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

65.01.01.03

Pigeonite

(Mg,Fe,Ca)2Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

65.01.01.04

Enstatite

Mg2Si2O6

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbca

65.01.02.01

Ferrosilite

(Fe2+,Mg)2Si2O6

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbca

65.01.02.02

Donpeacorite

(Mn,Mg)MgSi2O6

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbca

65.01.02.03

Diopside

CaMgSi2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

65.01.03a.01

Augite

(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe,Al,Ti)(Si,Al)2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

65.01.03a.03

Johannsenite

CaMnSi2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

65.01.03a.04

Petedunnite

Ca(Zn,Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg)Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

65.01.03a.05

Esseneite

CaFe3+AlSiO6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

65.01.03a.06

Omphacite

(Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Fe3+,Al)Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m, 2/m : C2/c, P2/n

65.01.03b.01

Aegirine-augite

(Ca,Na)(Fe3+,Mg,Fe2+)Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

65.01.03b.02

Jadeite

Na(Al,Fe3+)Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

65.01.03c.01

Aegirine

NaFe3+Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

65.01.03c.02

Namansilite

NaMn3+[Si2O6]

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

65.01.03c.03

Kosmochlor

NaCr3+Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

65.01.03c.04

Natalyite

Na(V3+,Cr3+)Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

65.01.03c.05

Jervisite

(Na,Ca,Fe2+)(Sc,Mg,Fe2+)Si2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

65.01.03c.06

Spodumene

LiAlSi2O6

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

65.01.04.01

Carpholite

MnAl2Si2O6(OH)4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Ccca

65.01.05.01

Ferrocarpholite

(Fe2+,Mg)Al2Si2O6(OH)4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Ccca

65.01.05.02

Magnesiocarpholite

MgAl2Si2O6(OH)4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Ccca

65.01.05.03

Balipholite

BaMg2LiAl3Si4O12(OH,F)8

orthorhombisch : mmm : Ccca

65.01.05.04

Potassiccarpholite

K(Mn2+,Li)2Al4Si4O12(OH,F)8

orthorhombisch : mmm : Ccca

65.01.05.05

Vanadiocarpholite

Mn2+V3+Al(Si2O6)(OH)4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Ccca

65.01.05.06

Lorenzenite

Na2Ti2Si2O9

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbcn

65.01.06.01

Kukisvumite

Na6ZnTi4O4(SiO3)8·4H2O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pccn

65.01.06.02

Lintisite

Na3LiTi2O2(SiO3)4·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

65.01.06.03

'Manganokukisvumite'

Na6MnTi4Si8O28·4(H2O)

65.01.06.04

Shattuckite

Cu5(SiO3)4(OH)2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pcab

65.01.07.01

Nchwaningite

Mn2SiO3(OH)2·H2O

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pca21

65.01.08.01

Varieties

Titanian Aegirine

Ti4+-haltiger Aegirin

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Alternative Name

Achirit

Achmit

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German

Schefferit

Spanish

Schefferita

English

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Ægirin

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錐輝石

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