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General Acetamide Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CO(CH3)(NH2)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 59.07 gm
   Hydrogen   8.53 %  H
   Carbon    40.67 %  C
   Nitrogen  23.71 %  N
   Oxygen    27.09 %  O
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CO(CH3)(NH2)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1975
Help on Locality: Locality: Russia, L'vov-Volynskii Basin Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For ACETic acid and AMIDE, for ammonia in its composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Acetamide + Pronunciation Say ACETAMIDE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Ethanamide

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Comments: White crystalline crust of acetamide on black shale.
Location: Shamokin, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Acetamide Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:1.18006
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 11.44, c = 13.5, Z = 18; V = 1,530.09 Den(Calc)= 1.15
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Trigonal - Ditrigonal Pyramidal H-M Symbol (3m) Space Group: R 3c
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 5.7(1), 3.54(0.91), 2.86(0.78),

Physical Properties of Acetamide

Help on Color: Color: Colorless, Gray.
Help on Density: Density: 1.17
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 1-1.5 - Talc or a little harder
Help on Streak: Streak: white

Optical Properties of Acetamide

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Uniaxial (-), e=1.46, w=1.495, bire=0.0350.

Calculated Properties of Acetamide

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=1.25 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Acetamide =1.15 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.24
Boson Index = 0.76
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEAcetamide = 0.23 barns/electron
U=PEAcetamide x rElectron Density= 0.29 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Acetamide is Not Radioactive

Acetamide Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (50)Salts of Organic Acids
  (50.04)with miscellaneous formulae
  (50.04.07)Dana Group Acetamide CO(CH3)(NH2) R 3c 3m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 10.AA.20 10 - ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
  10.A - Salts of Organic Acids
  10.AA -Formates, Acetates, etc.
10.AA.20 Acetamide CO(CH3)(NH2) R 3c 3m

Other Acetamide Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Acetamide :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - EUROmin Project
4 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
5 - GeoScienceWorld
6 - Google Images
7 - Google Scholar
8 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
9 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
10 - MinDAT
11 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
12 - Online Mineral Museum
13 - QUT Mineral Atlas
14 - Ruff.Info

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