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Alfredstelznerite Mineral Data

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General Alfredstelznerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca4(H2O)4 [B4O4(OH)6]4 {H2O}15
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,339.73 gm
   Calcium   11.97 %  Ca   16.74 % CaO
   Boron     12.91 %  B    41.57 % B2O3
   Hydrogen   4.66 %  H    41.69 % H2O
   Oxygen    70.46 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca4H2O44(B4)4(O4)4(OH)6•15(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: New structure type
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2007
Help on Locality: Locality: Santa Rosa mine, Sijes, Salta province, Argentina Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2007-050

Alfredstelznerite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.3004:1:0.2516
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 12.161, b = 40.477, c = 10.1843, V = 5,013.13
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic - Pyramidal H-M Symbol (mm2) Space Group: P ca21
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 10.501(1), 3.118(0.7), 3.837(0.7),5.226(0.7), 2.538(0.6), 2.612(0.6), 4.623(0.6), 9.992(0.5),

Optical Properties of Alfredstelznerite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data:

Calculated Properties of Alfredstelznerite

Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.02
Boson Index = 0.98
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEAlfredstelznerite = 1.70 barns/electron
U=PEAlfredstelznerite x rElectron Density= . barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Alfredstelznerite is Not Radioactive

Alfredstelznerite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (13)Carbonate Minerals
  (13.00)Without Dana Classification Numbers
  (13.00.00)Borate, Basic Hydrated Aldzhanite* CaMgB2O4Cl•7(H2O)(?) Unk Ortho Alfredstelznerite Ca4(H2O)4[B4O4(OH)6]4{H2O}15 P ca21 mm2 Balavinskite? Sr2B6O11•4(H2O) Mono ? Mono IMA2008-069 Na3Y(CO3)3•6H2O P 63 6 Mackelveyite-(Y) NaBa3CaY(CO3)3(OH)6•3H2O P1 1
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 06. 06 - BORATES
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06. Alfredstelznerite Ca4(H2O)4[B4O4(OH)6]4{H2O}15 P ca21 mm2

Other Alfredstelznerite Information

Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Alfredstelznerite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - GeoScienceWorld
4 - Google Images
5 - Google Scholar
6 - MinDAT
7 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
8 - Online Mineral Museum
9 - QUT Mineral Atlas
10 - Ruff.Info

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Ca4(H2O)4 [B4O4(OH)6]4 {H2O}15
Dana No: Strunz No: 06.