Jinshajiangite

minerals

arfvedsonite

aegirine

monozite

Formula: BaNaFe2+4Ti2(Si2O7)2O2(OH)2F
Unclassified silicate, bafertisite group, barium-bearing mineral
Specific gravity: 3.61
Hardness: 4½ to 5
Streak: Light yellow
Colour: Brown-red, yellow-red, black or black-red
Common impurities: Hf,TR,Al,Ta,Mg,Sr,K,H2O
Environments:

Plutonic igneous environments

Localities

At the type locality, the Luku mine, Yanbian County, Panzhihua, Sichuan, China, jinshajiangite occurs in an arfvedsonite dike in alkalic syenite near the Jinshajiang River (Yangtze River) as tabular crystals up to 2 cm long. Associated minerals include albite, arfvedsonite, aegirine, pyrochlore, monazite and chevkinite (AM 69.567, HOM)

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