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Almbosite Mineral Data

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General Almbosite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe++5Fe+++4V+++++4Si3O27
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,222.63 gm
   Vanadium  16.67 %  V    29.75 % V2O5
   Iron      41.11 %  Fe   29.38 % FeO / 26.12 % Fe2O3
   Silicon    6.89 %  Si   14.74 % SiO2
   Oxygen    35.33 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+5Fe3+4V5+4Si3O27
Help on Environment: Environment: Permian sandstones adjacent to the granodiorite-tonalite of the Adanello pluton. An inadequately described species.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Discredited IMA 1987 - Published 1980
Help on Locality: Locality: Almhiitte Bos, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
 

Almbosite Crystallography

Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic Space Group: Ortho ?
 

Physical Properties of Almbosite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {???} Good
Help on Color: Color: Blue gray.
 

Optical Properties of Almbosite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data:
 

Calculated Properties of Almbosite

Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.01
Boson Index = 0.99
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEAlmbosite = 15.98 barns/electron
U=PEAlmbosite x rElectron Density= . barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Almbosite is Not Radioactive
 

Almbosite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 78.00.00.00 (78)Unclassified Silicate Minerals
  (78.00)Without Dana Classification Numbers
  (78.00.00)Unclassified Silicate
 
78.00.00.00 Almbosite? Fe5Fe4V4Si3O27 Ortho ? Ortho
 
78.00.00.00 Chelyabinskite* (Ca,Mg)3Si(OH)6(SO4,CO3)2•9(H2O) Unk Ortho
 
78.00.00.00 Cryptophyllite K2Ca[Si4O10]•5H2O P 21/n 2/m
 
78.00.00.00 IMA2007-041T Na2[Ti4O2(OH)2(SiO4)3]•6H2O R 3m 3m
 
78.00.00.00 IMA2009-001 Ba5(Ca,REE,Y)22(Ti,Nb)18(SiO4)4[(PO4),(SiO4)]4(BO3)9O22[(OH),F]43(H2O)1.5 R 3 3
 
78.00.00.00 Iddingsite? MgO.Fe2O3.3SiO2•4(H2O) Ortho
 
78.00.00.00 Ivanyukite-Cu Cu[Ti4(OH)2O2(SiO4)3]•7H2O P 4 3m 4 3m
 
78.00.00.00 Ivanyukite-K K2[Ti4(OH)2O2(SiO4)3]•9H2O P 4 3m 4 3m
 
78.00.00.00 Ivanyukite-Na Na2[Ti4O2(OH)2(SiO4)3]•6H2O P 4 3m 4 3m
 
78.00.00.00 Plumbophyllite Pb2Si4O10•H2O P bcn 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
78.00.00.00 Sturtite? (Fe3)(Mn2,Ca,Mg)Si4O10(OH)3•10(H2O) None
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.EC.40 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.E - Phyllosilicates
  09.EC -Phyllosilicates with mica sheets, composed of tetrahedral and octahedral nets
 
09.EC.40 Almbosite? Fe5Fe4V4Si3O27 Ortho ? Ortho
 
09.EC.40 Beidellite Na0.5Al2(Si3.5Al0.5)O10(OH)2•n(H2O) C 2/m or ORTH 2/m
 
09.EC.40 Kurumsakite (Zn,Ni,Cu)8Al8V2Si5O35•27(H2O)(?) Unk Ortho
 
09.EC.40 Montmorillonite (Na,Ca)0,3(Al,Mg)2Si4O10(OH)2•n(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.40 Nontronite Na0.3Fe2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2•n(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.40 Volkonskoite Ca0.3(Cr,Mg,Fe)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2•4(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.40 Yakhontovite (Ca,K)0.5(Cu,Fe,Mg)2Si4O10(OH)2•3(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
 

Other Almbosite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AmMin, v66:878) PHYS. PROP.(Bull.Miner.,Vol.107-111,1984-1988)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Almbosite :
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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Almbosite

Fe++5Fe+++4V+++++4Si3O27
Dana No: 78.00.00.00 Strunz No: 09.EC.40
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