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Barioperovskite Mineral Data

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General Barioperovskite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: BaTiO3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 228.97 gm
   Barium    58.18 %  Ba   64.95 % BaO
   Titanium  20.49 %  Ti   34.19 % TiO2
   Silicon    0.37 %  Si    0.79 % SiO2
   Oxygen    20.96 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       99.93 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ba0.97Ti0.98Si0.03O3
Help on Environment: Environment: Found as micron-sized inclusions in benitoite crystal. Perovskite group
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2006 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Benitoite Mine, New Idria District, San Benito County, California, USA Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the barium analoge of perovskite.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2006-040

Barioperovskite Image

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Comments: BSE image showing one area where barioperovskite (BaTiO3) micro- to nano-crystals occur in the tubular inclusion, along with BaTi2O5 and fresnoite. Inset B&W image shows inclusion in benitoite with area of magnification in red outline.
Location: Benitoite Mine, San Benito County, California, U.S.A. Scale: See Images.
© American Mineralogist

Barioperovskite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.7026:1:1.0026
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 3.9874, b = 5.6751, c = 5.6901, Z = 2; V = 128.76 Den(Calc)= 5.91
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic - Pyramidal H-M Symbol (mm2) Space Group: Amm2
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.83(1), 2.845(0.3), 2.009(0.28),2.312(0.23), 2.316(0.2), 1.637(0.19), 4.018(0.18), 1.415(0.15),

Physical Properties of Barioperovskite

Help on Fracture: Fracture: Unknown - Minerals too small to observe fractures.
Help on Habit: Habit: Inclusions - Generally found as inclusions in other minerals.
Help on Habit: Habit: Microscopic Crystals - Crystals visible only with microscopes.

Optical Properties of Barioperovskite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: NCalc= 2.3 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.2191) where Ncalc=Dcalc*KC+1

Calculated Properties of Barioperovskite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=5.18 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Barioperovskite =5.91 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.13
Boson Index = 0.87
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEBarioperovskite = 269.90 barns/electron
U=PEBarioperovskite x rElectron Density=1,397.45 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Barioperovskite is Not Radioactive

Barioperovskite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (04)Simple Oxides
  (04.03)with a cation charge of 3+ (A+++2 O3)
  (04.03.03)Perovskite Group Perovskite CaTiO3 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m Latrappite (Ca,Na)(Nb,Ti,Fe)O3 Pcmn 2/m 2/m 2/m Loparite-(Ce) (Ce,Na,Ca)2(Ti,Nb)2O6 P m3m 4/m 3 2/m Lueshite NaNbO3 P 2221 2 2 2 Tausonite SrTiO3 P m3m 4/m 3 2/m Isolueshite! (Na,La,Ca)(Nb,Ti)O3 P m3m 4/m 3 2/m Barioperovskite! BaTiO3 Amm2 mm2 Lakargiite! CaZrO3 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 04.CC.30 04 - OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodate
  04.C - Metal:Oxygen = 2:3, 3:5, and Similar
  04.CC -With large and medium-sized cations
04.CC.30 Natroniobite NaNbO3 Mono
04.CC.30 Latrappite (Ca,Na)(Nb,Ti,Fe)O3 Pcmn 2/m 2/m 2/m
04.CC.30 Lueshite NaNbO3 P 2221 2 2 2
04.CC.30 Perovskite CaTiO3 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
04.CC.30 Barioperovskite! BaTiO3 Amm2 mm2
04.CC.30 Lakargiite! CaZrO3 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m

Other Barioperovskite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AmMin, v93:154) PHYS. PROP.(AmMin, v93:154) OPTIC PROP.(AmMin, v93:154)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Barioperovskite :
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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