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General Aluminoceladonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: KAl(Mg,Fe++)[ ]Si4O10(OH)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 404.62 gm
   Potassium   9.66 %  K    11.64 % K2O
   Magnesium   4.51 %  Mg    7.47 % MgO
   Aluminum    6.67 %  Al   12.60 % Al2O3
   Iron        3.45 %  Fe    4.44 % FeO
   Silicon    27.76 %  Si   59.40 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    0.50 %  H     4.45 % H2O
   Oxygen     47.45 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: KAlMg0.75Fe2+0.25Si4O10(OH)2
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1997 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Wiesmath ant Frohsdorf, Austria Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the French celadon, (sea green), in allusion to its common color.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Aluminoceladonite Say ALUMINOCELADONITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Leucophyllite (Starkl 1883)

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  Muscovite   Aluminoceladonite

Comments: Large, 1cm, purple crystals of muscovite/leucophyllite, (var. alurgite which is an intermediate composition to muscovite and leucophyllite (aluminoceladonite).
Location: Ultevis, Sweden. Scale: 5x3.5x3cm.
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Aluminoceladonite Crystallography

Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m)

Optical Properties of Aluminoceladonite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (-), a=1.606-1.644, b=1.63-1.662, g=1.63-1.663, bire=0.0190-0.0240

Calculated Properties of Aluminoceladonite

Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.01
Boson Index = 0.99
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEAluminoceladonite = 3.34 barns/electron
U=PEAluminoceladonite x relectron= . barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity:

GRapi = 138.87 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Concentration of Aluminoceladonite per GRapi unit = 0.72 (%)

Estimated Radioactivity from Aluminoceladonite - barely detectable


Aluminoceladonite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 71.02.02a.06d (71)Phyllosilicate Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
  (71.02)with 2:1 Layers
  (71.02.02a)Mica Group (Muscovite subgroup)
71.02.02a.01 Muscovite KAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
71.02.02a.02 Paragonite NaAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH)2 C 2/c,Cc Mono
71.02.02a.03 Chernykhite (Ba,Na)V,Al)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2 C 2/c 2/m
71.02.02a.04 Roscoelite K(V,Al,Mg)2AlSi3O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
71.02.02a.05 Glauconite (K,Na)(Fe,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
71.02.02a.06 Celadonite K(Mg,Fe)(Fe,Al)[Si4O10](OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
71.02.02a.06b Ferroceladonite! K2FeFeSi8O20(OH)4 C 2/m 2/m
71.02.02a.06c Ferroaluminoceladonite! K2Fe2Al2Si8O20(OH)4 C 2/m 2/m
71.02.02a.06d Aluminoceladonite! KAl(Mg,Fe)[]Si4O10(OH)2 2/m
71.02.02a.06e Chromceladonite! KCrMg(Si4O10)(OH)2 C 2 2
71.02.02a.07 Tobelite (NH4,K)Al2(Si3Al)O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
71.02.02a.08 Nanpingite Cs(Al,Mg,Fe,Li)2(Si3Al)O10(OH,F)2 C 2/c 2/m
71.02.02a.09 Boromuscovite KAl2(Si3B)O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
71.02.02a.10 Montdorite (K,Na)(Fe,Mn,Mg)2.5[Si4O10](F,OH)2 C 2/c 2/m
71.02.02a.11 Chromphyllite! (K,Ba)(Cr,Al)2[AlSi3O10](OH,F)2 C 2c 2/m
71.02.02a.12 Shirokshinite! K(NaMg2)Si4O10F2 C 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.EC.15 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.E - Phyllosilicates
  09.EC -Phyllosilicates with mica sheets, composed of tetrahedral and octahedral nets
09.EC.15 Boromuscovite KAl2(Si3B)O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
09.EC.15 Celadonite K(Mg,Fe)(Fe,Al)[Si4O10](OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
09.EC.15 Chernykhite (Ba,Na)V,Al)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2 C 2/c 2/m
09.EC.15 Chromphyllite! (K,Ba)(Cr,Al)2[AlSi3O10](OH,F)2 C 2c 2/m
09.EC.15 Glauconite (K,Na)(Fe,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
09.EC.15 Aluminoceladonite! KAl(Mg,Fe)[]Si4O10(OH)2 2/m
09.EC.15 Ferroaluminoceladonite! K2Fe2Al2Si8O20(OH)4 C 2/m 2/m
09.EC.15 Ferroceladonite! K2FeFeSi8O20(OH)4 C 2/m 2/m
09.EC.15 Montdorite (K,Na)(Fe,Mn,Mg)2.5[Si4O10](F,OH)2 C 2/c 2/m
09.EC.15 Nanpingite Cs(Al,Mg,Fe,Li)2(Si3Al)O10(OH,F)2 C 2/c 2/m
09.EC.15 Tobelite (NH4,K)Al2(Si3Al)O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
09.EC.15 Roscoelite K(V,Al,Mg)2AlSi3O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
09.EC.15 Muscovite KAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
09.EC.15 Paragonite NaAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH)2 C 2/c,Cc Mono
09.EC.15 Tainiolite KLiMg2Si4O10F2 C 2/m 2/m
09.EC.15 Chromceladonite! KCrMg(Si4O10)(OH)2 C 2 2
09.EC.15 Ganterite! [Ba0.5(Na,K)0.5]Al2(Si2.5Al1.5O10)(OH)2 C 2/c 2/m

Other Aluminoceladonite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) OPTIC PROP.(Dana8)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Aluminoceladonite :
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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KAl(Mg,Fe++)[ ]Si4O10(OH)2
Dana No: 71.02.02a.06d Strunz No: 09.EC.15





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