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Bariopyrochlore Mineral Data

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General Bariopyrochlore Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Ba,Sr)(Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)7
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 343.55 gm
   Barium     11.99 %  Ba   13.39 % BaO
   Strontium   5.10 %  Sr    6.03 % SrO
   Calcium     1.17 %  Ca    1.63 % CaO
   Titanium    2.79 %  Ti    4.65 % TiO2
   Niobium    48.68 %  Nb   69.64 % Nb2O5
   Hydrogen    0.47 %  H     4.20 % H2O
   Oxygen     29.81 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %       99.53 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ba0.3Sr0.2Ca0.1Nb1.8Ti0.2O5.6(H2O)0.8
Help on Environment: Environment: Contact zone of a highly weathered, biotite-bearing roof pendant in a carbonatite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1977
Help on Locality: Locality: From the Mbeya carbonatite, Panda Hill, near Mbeya, Tanzania. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Assigned by the IMA pyrochlore nomenclature group for the predominant barium content and to pyrochlore.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Bariopyrochlore + Pronunciation Say BARIOPYROCHLORE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 45819
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  Pandaite
 

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  Bariopyrochlore

Comments: Yellow crystalline massive bariopyrochlore.
Location: Catalao #2 Mine, Goias, Brazil. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Bariopyrochlore Crystallography

Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 10.562, Z = 8; V = 1,178.25 Den(Calc)= 3.87
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Isometric - Hexoctahedral H-M Symbol (4/m 3 2/m) Space Group: F d3m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.044(1), 6.09(0.8), 1.864(0.7),
 

Physical Properties of Bariopyrochlore

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {111} Indistinct, {111} Indistinct, {111} Indistinct
Help on Color: Color: Green gray, Yellow gray.
Help on Density: Density: 4
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Conchoidal - Very brittle fracture producing small, conchoidal fragments.
Help on Habit: Habit: Anhedral Grains - Granular minerals without the expression of crystal shapes
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4.5-5 - Near Apatite
Help on Luster: Luster: Resinous
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Bariopyrochlore

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= -0.097 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= -0.134 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2817,KPDmeas= 0.2725,KC= 0.2485
Ncalc = 1.96 - 1.99
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Isotropic, n=2.07-2.11.
 

Calculated Properties of Bariopyrochlore

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.67 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Bariopyrochlore =4.00 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.02
Boson Index = 0.98
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEBariopyrochlore = 134.09 barns/electron
U=PEBariopyrochlore x rElectron Density= 491.47 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Bariopyrochlore is Not Radioactive
 

Bariopyrochlore Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 08.02.01.03 (08)Multiple Oxides with Nb, Ta, and Ti
  (08.02)where (A)2 (B2O6) (O,OH,F)
  (08.02.01)Pyrochlore Group (Pyrochlore Subgroup; Nb>Ta;(Nb+Ta)>2(Ti)
 
08.02.01.01 Pyrochlore (Na,Ca)2Nb2O6(OH,F) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
08.02.01.02 Kalipyrochlore (H2O,Sr)(Nb,Ti)(O,OH)6•(H2O,K) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
08.02.01.03 Bariopyrochlore (Ba,Sr)(Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
08.02.01.04 Yttropyrochlore-(Y) (Y,Na,Ca,U)1-2(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH)7 F d3m 2/m 3
 
08.02.01.05 Ceriopyrochlore-(Ce) (Ce,Ca,Y)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
08.02.01.06 Plumbopyrochlore (Pb,Y,U,Ca)2-xNb2O6(OH) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
08.02.01.07 Uranpyrochlore (U,Ca,Ce)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
08.02.01.08 Strontiopyrochlore* Sr2Nb2(O,OH)7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
08.02.01.09 Bismutopyrochlore! (Bi,U,Ca,Pb)1x(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH)•n(H2O) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 04.DH.15 04 - OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodate
  04.D - Metal:Oxygen = 1:2 and similar
  04.DH -With large (� medium-sized) cations; sheets of edge-sharing octahedra
 
04.DH.15 Alumotungstite (W,Al)(O,OH)3(?) Unk Cubic
 
04.DH.15 Betafite (Ca,U)2(Ti,Nb,Ta)2O6(OH) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Ferritungstite (K,Ca,Na)(W,Fe)2(O,OH)6•(H2O) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Cesstibtantite (Cs,Na)SbTa4O12 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Bismutomicrolite (Bi,Ca)(Ta,Nb)2O6(OH) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Ceriopyrochlore-(Ce) (Ce,Ca,Y)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Bariopyrochlore (Ba,Sr)(Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Bariomicrolite Ba(Ta,Nb)2(O,OH)7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Calciobetafite Ca2(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Jixianite Pb(W,Fe)2(O,OH)7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Plumbomicrolite (Pb,Ca,U)2Ta2O6(OH) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Kalipyrochlore (H2O,Sr)(Nb,Ti)(O,OH)6•(H2O,K) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Plumbopyrochlore (Pb,Y,U,Ca)2-xNb2O6(OH) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Strontiopyrochlore* Sr2Nb2(O,OH)7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Uranmicrolite (U,Ca)2(Ta,Nb)2O6(OH) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Pyrochlore (Na,Ca)2Nb2O6(OH,F) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Microlite (Na,Ca)2Ta2O6(O,OH,F) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Natrobistantite (Na,Cs)Bi(Ta,Nb,Sb)4O12 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Plumbobetafite (Pb,U,Ca)(Ti,Nb)2O6(OH,F) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Stibiomicrolite (Sb,Ca,Na)2(Ta,Nb)2(O,OH)7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Stannomicrolite (Sn,Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb,Sn)2(O,OH)7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Stibiobetafite (Sb,Ca)2(Ti,Nb,Ta)2(O,OH)7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Uranpyrochlore (U,Ca,Ce)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Bismutopyrochlore! (Bi,U,Ca,Pb)1x(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH)•n(H2O) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Fluornatromicrolite! (Na,Ca,Bi)2Ta2O6F F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Yttrobetafite-(Y) (Y,U,Ce)2(Ti,Nb,Ta)2O6(OH) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Yttropyrochlore-(Y) (Y,Na,Ca,U)1-2(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH)7 F d3m 2/m 3
 
04.DH.15 Elsmoreite! WO3•0.5(H2O) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 

Other Bariopyrochlore Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic3) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(AntBidBlaNic3)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Bariopyrochlore :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - EUROmin Project
4 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
5 - GeoScienceWorld
6 - Google Images
7 - Google Scholar
8 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
9 - MinDAT
10 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
11 - Online Mineral Museum
12 - QUT Mineral Atlas
13 - Ruff.Info
14 - WWW-MINCRYST

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Bariopyrochlore

(Ba,Sr)(Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)7
Dana No: 08.02.01.03 Strunz No: 04.DH.15
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