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Andreyivanovite Mineral Data

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General Andreyivanovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: FeCrP
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 138.79 gm
   Titanium     2.79 %  Ti
   Vanadium     4.00 %  V
   Chromium    21.99 %  Cr
   Iron        46.27 %  Fe
   Cobalt       0.08 %  Co
   Nickel       2.54 %  Ni
   Phosphorus  22.32 %  P
              100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe0+Cr0.58Fe0+0.15V0+0.1Ti0.08Ni0.06Co0.002P
Help on Environment: Environment: Interstital inclusions in serpentine grains. Cr-dominant analogue of florenskyite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2006 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Kaidun meteorite (South Yemen). Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Andrey Ivanov (b. 1937), Russian geochemist and mineralogist, who was one of the principal investigators for the Luna missions.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2006-003

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Comments: BSE image of serpentine (gray) grain containing curvilinear arrays of andreyivanovite crystals (A) and associated florenskyite (F) lath. AmMin v93, p1296.
Location: Kaidun meteorite (South Yemen). Scale: Scale Bar 20 µm.
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Andreyivanovite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =1.6343:1:1.8655
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 5.833, b = 3.569, c = 6.658, Z = 4; V = 138.61 Den(Calc)= 6.65
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (2/m 2/m 2/m) Space Group: P nma
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.217(1), 2.139(0.81), 2.258(0.46),1.785(0.43), 1.885(0.34), 1.866(0.31), 2.074(0.31), 1.298(0.22),

Physical Properties of Andreyivanovite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: Unknown, Unknown, Unknown
Help on Color: Color: Creamy white.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Habit: Habit: Inclusions - Generally found as inclusions in other minerals.
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic

Optical Properties of Andreyivanovite

Help on RL Color: RL Color: Creamy white.

Calculated Properties of Andreyivanovite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=6.23 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Andreyivanovite =6.65 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.03
Boson Index = 0.97
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEAndreyivanovite = 22.62 barns/electron
U=PEAndreyivanovite x rElectron Density= 140.90 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Andreyivanovite is Not Radioactive

Andreyivanovite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (01)Native Elements
  (01.01)with metallic elements other than the platinum group
  (01.01.17)Dana Group Tongbaite Cr3C2 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m Florenskyite! (Fe,Ni)TiP P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m Andreyivanovite! FeCrP P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 01.BD.15 01 - ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
  01.B - Metallic Carbides, Silicides, Nitrides and Phosphides
  01.BD -Phosphides
01.BD.15 Allabogdanite! (Fe,Ni)2P P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
01.BD.15 Florenskyite! (Fe,Ni)TiP P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
01.BD.15 Andreyivanovite! FeCrP P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m

Other Andreyivanovite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AmMin v93, p1295) PHYS. PROP.(AmMin v93, p1295)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Andreyivanovite :
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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