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General Artroeite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbAlF3(OH)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 325.19 gm
   Aluminum   8.30 %  Al   15.68 % Al2O3
   Hydrogen   0.62 %  H     5.54 % H2O
   Lead      63.72 %  Pb   68.64 % PbO
   Oxygen     9.84 %  O
   Fluorine  17.53 %  F    17.53 % F
               -   %   F    -7.38 % -O=F2    
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbAlF3(OH)2
Help on Environment: Environment: In a quartz-lined vug.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1995
Help on Locality: Locality: The Grand Reef mine, near Klondyke, Graham County, Arizona, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Dr. Arthur (Art) Roe (1912-1993).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Artroeite + Pronunciation Say ARTROEITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 79740
  IMA1993-031
  PDF 47-1868
 

Artroeite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.9192:1:0.7413
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 6.27, b = 6.821, c = 5.057, Z = 2; alpha = 90.113°, beta = 107.115°, gamma = 104.767° V = 199.87 Den(Calc)= 5.40
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Triclinic - Pinacoidal H-M Symbol ( 1) Space Group: P1
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 4.42(1), 2.595(0.7), 2.19(0.65),
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Forms: ( 0 0 1) ( 1 1 1) ( 1 0 1) ( 1 0 0) ( 1 2 1) ( 0 1 0)

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Physical Properties of Artroeite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {100} Perfect, {010} Good
Help on Color: Color: Colorless.
Help on Density: Density: 5.36 - 5.42, Average = 5.39
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Generally displayed by glasses and most non-metallic minerals.
Help on Habit: Habit: Bladed - Aggregates of thin lath-like crystals (e.g. kyanite).
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 2.5 - Finger Nail
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Artroeite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (-), a=1.629, b=1.682, g=1.691, bire=0.0620, 2V(Calc)=42, 2V(Meas)=41.
 

Calculated Properties of Artroeite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.67 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Artroeite =5.42 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.14
Boson Index = 0.86
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEArtroeite =1,136.36 barns/electron
U=PEArtroeite x rElectron Density=5,303.16 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Artroeite is Not Radioactive
 

Artroeite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 11.06.18.01 (11)Halide Complexes; Alumino-fluorides
  (11.06)with miscellaneous formulae
  (11.06.18)Dana Group
 
11.06.18.01 Artroeite PbAlF3(OH)2 P1 1
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 03.CC.15 03 - HALIDES
  03.C - Complex Halides
  03.CC -Soro-aluminofluorides
 
03.CC.15 Artroeite PbAlF3(OH)2 P1 1
 

Other Artroeite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( MinRec) PHYS. PROP.(Am.Min.,Vol.80,p179-183,1995) OPTIC PROP.(MinRec)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Artroeite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - EUROmin Project
4 - GeoScienceWorld
5 - Google Images
6 - Google Scholar
7 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
8 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
9 - MinDAT
10 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
11 - Online Mineral Museum
12 - QUT Mineral Atlas
13 - Ruff.Info
14 - WWW-MINCRYST

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PbAlF3(OH)2
Dana No: 11.06.18.01 Strunz No: 03.CC.15
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