Meaning of ALTISITE in English

ALTISITE

General Information:

Chemical Formula:

Na3K6Ti2Al2Si8O26Cl3

Composition:

(Molecular Weight = 1,200.31 gm)

Potassium 19.54 % K

Sodium 5.75 % Na

Titanium 7.98 % Ti

Aluminum 4.50 % Al

Silicon 18.72 % Si

Chlorine 8.86 % Cl

Oxygen 34.66 % O

Empirical Formula:

Na3K6Ti2Al2(Si8O26)Cl3

Environment:

In the interstices of pectolite crystals in a hyperagpaitic pegmatite.

IMA Status:

Approved IMA 1993

Locality:

TL: In a drill core from the Oleny Stream apatite deposit in the southeastern part of the Khibina alkaline massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia.

Name Origin:

Name for the elements Al, Ti, and Si in the composition.

Physical Properties:

Cleavage:

None

Color:

white.

Density:

2.64 - 2.67, Average = 2.65

Diaphaniety:

Transparent

Habits:

Anhedral Grains - Granular minerals without the expression of crystal shapes, ,

Hardness:

6 - Orthoclase

Luminescence:

Non-fluorescent.

Luster:

Vitreous (Glassy)

Streak:

white

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