lovozerite

lovozerite

[lō′vä·zə‚rīt]
(mineralogy)
(Na,K)2(Mn,Ca)ZrSi6O16·3H2O Mineral composed of hydrous silicate of sodium, potassium, manganese, calcium, and zirconium.
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Kapustinite, a new mineral of the lovozerite group discovered in the Palitra pegmatite (Pekov et al., 2003b), was named for Yury L.
(2003b) New mineral kapustinite, [Na.sub.5.5][Mn.sub.0.25]Zr[Si.sub.6][O.sub.16](OH)[.sub.2], from Lovozero massif (Kola Peninsula) and new data on the genetic crystallochemistry of the lovozerite group.
K-feldspar, natrolite, pectolite, aegirine, nacaphite, vitusite, fluorcaphite, belovite, umbite, lemmleinite-K, lomonosovite, lovozerite, phlogopite, sphalerite and galena.
Associated minerals are: feldspar, sodalite, nepheline, analcime, aegirine, lovozerite, lomonosovite, vuonnemite, lamprophyllite, tisinalite, manaksite, umbozerite, molybdenite and villiaumite.
Relationship to other species: A member of the lovozerite group.
It has also been found at Mont Saint-Hilaire (Horvath and Gault, 1990) as pseudomorphs, most likely after lovozerite. The Saint-Amable sill is the third known occurrence for the species (Gault and Horvath, 1993).