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General Bariosincosite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ba(V++++O)2(PO4)2•4(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 533.21 gm
   Barium      25.75 %  Ba   28.76 % BaO
   Vanadium    19.11 %  V    31.11 % VO2
   Phosphorus  11.62 %  P    26.62 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     1.51 %  H    13.51 % H2O
   Oxygen      42.01 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: BaV4+2O2(PO4)2•4(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Within the copper-mineralized contact zone of a quartzite unit and a slate unit. The Ba-dominant analogue of sincosite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: The Spring Creek mine about 10 km south of Wilmingon and on the eastern flank of Mt. Remarkable, at the southern end of the Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its relationship to sincosite.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1998-047

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  Bariosincosite   Fluellite

Comments: Vivid green crystals of bariosincosite well placed on a matrix covered by colorless, tabular fluellite with some minor metavariscite.
Location: Eugui Quarry, Cantera Azkarate, Eugui, Navarra, Spain. Scale: Rosette size: 0.3 x 0.2 cm.
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Bariosincosite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:1.41235
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 9.031, c = 12.755, Z = 4; V = 1,040.29 Den(Calc)= 3.40
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Tetragonal - Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (4/m) Space Group: P 4/n or P 4/nmm
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.017(1), 3.11(1), 2.786(0.8),5.784(0.7), 2.847(0.4), 2.368(0.3), 4.522(0.3),
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Forms: ( 1 0 0) ( 0 0 1)

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Physical Properties of Bariosincosite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {001} Distinct
Help on Color: Color: Pale green, Pale bluish green.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Splintery - Thin, elongated fractures produced by intersecting good cleavages or partings (e.g. hornblende).
Help on Habit: Habit: Divergent - Crystals radiate from a center without producing stellar forms.
Help on Habit: Habit: Platy - Sheet forms (e.g. micas).
Help on Habit: Habit: Radial - Crystals radiate from a center without producing stellar forms (e.g. stibnite)
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 3 - Calcite
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: pale green

Optical Properties of Bariosincosite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI calc= 0.168 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2112,KC= 0.2537
Ncalc = 1.86
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Uniaxial (-), e=1.715, w=1.721, bire=0.0060.

Calculated Properties of Bariosincosite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.21 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Bariosincosite =3.40 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.04
Boson Index = 0.96
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEBariosincosite = 113.55 barns/electron
U=PEBariosincosite x rElectron Density= 364.91 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Bariosincosite is Not Radioactive

Bariosincosite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (42)Hydrated Phosphates, etc., Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (42.11)where (AB)4 (XO4)3 Zq � x(H2O)
  (42.11.19)Sincosite Group Sincosite Ca(VO)2(PO4)2•5(H2O) P mmm or P 4/nmm Tetra Bariosincosite! Ba(VO)2(PO4)2•4(H2O) P 4/n or P 4/nmm 4/m Phosphovanadylite! (Ba,Ca,K,Na)x[(V,Al)4P2(O,OH)16]•12(H2O)x~0.66 I 43m 4 3m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 08.CJ.65 08 - PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
  08.C - Phosphates without Additional Anions, with H2O
  08.CJ -With only large cations
08.CJ.65 Sincosite Ca(VO)2(PO4)2•5(H2O) P mmm or P 4/nmm Tetra
08.CJ.65 Bariosincosite! Ba(VO)2(PO4)2•4(H2O) P 4/n or P 4/nmm 4/m

Other Bariosincosite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( MinRec, Vol 31 No 4) PHYS. PROP.(MinRec, Vol 31 No 4) OPTIC PROP.(MinRec, Vol 31 No 4)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Bariosincosite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - GeoScienceWorld
4 - Google Images
5 - Google Scholar
6 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
7 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
8 - MinDAT
9 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
10 - Online Mineral Museum
11 - QUT Mineral Atlas
12 - Ruff.Info

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Dana No: Strunz No: 08.CJ.65





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