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Bismutostibiconite Mineral Data

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General Bismutostibiconite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi(Sb+++++,Fe+++)2O7
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 618.57 gm
   Iron       4.51 %  Fe    6.45 % Fe2O3
   Bismuth   43.92 %  Bi   48.96 % Bi2O3
   Antimony  33.46 %  Sb   44.45 % Sb2O5
   Oxygen    18.11 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       99.87 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi1.3Sb1.7Fe3+0.5O7
Help on Environment: Environment: Associated as an alteration product of stibnite and other bismuth minerals
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1983
Help on Locality: Locality: Clara mine, Black Forest, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its bismuth content and relationship to stibiconite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Bismutostibiconite + Pronunciation Say BISMUTOSTIBICONITE
 

Bismutostibiconite Crystallography

Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 10.38, Z = 8; V = 1,118.39 Den(Calc)= 7.35
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): 3.01(1), 1.833(0.7), 2.6(0.7),
 

Physical Properties of Bismutostibiconite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: None
Help on Color: Color: Green, Greenish brown, Yellow, Yellow brown.
Help on Density: Density: 7.38
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Translucent to Opaque
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4-5 - Fluorite-Apatite
Help on Luster: Luster: Earthy (Dull)
 

Optical Properties of Bismutostibiconite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.095 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.092 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.1483,KPDmeas= 0.1477,KC= 0.1633
Ncalc = 2.2
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Isotropic, n=2.09.
 

Calculated Properties of Bismutostibiconite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=6.26 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Bismutostibiconite =7.35 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0010443589
Boson Index = 0.9989556411
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEBismutostibiconite = 946.31 barns/electron
U=PEBismutostibiconite x rElectron Density=5,928.02 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Bismutostibiconite is Not Radioactive
 

Bismutostibiconite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 44.01.01.06 (44)Antimonates
  (44.01)(A)2 (X2 O6) (O,OH,F)
  (44.01.01)Stibiconite Group
 
44.01.01.01 Stibiconite SbSb2O6(OH) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
44.01.01.02 Bindheimite Pb2Sb2O6(O,OH) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
44.01.01.03 Romeite (Ca,Fe,Mn,Na)2(Sb,Ti)2O6(O,OH,F) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
44.01.01.03a Lewisite? (Ca,Fe,Na)2(Sb,Ti)2O7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
44.01.01.04 Monimolite (Pb,Ca)2Sb2O7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
44.01.01.05 Stetefeldtite Ag2Sb2O6(O,OH) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
44.01.01.06 Bismutostibiconite Bi(Sb,Fe)2O7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
44.01.01.07 Partzite Cu2Sb2(O,OH)7(?) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 04.DH.20 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.20 Bismutostibiconite Bi(Sb,Fe)2O7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.20 Bindheimite Pb2Sb2O6(O,OH) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.20 Monimolite (Pb,Ca)2Sb2O7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.20 Partzite Cu2Sb2(O,OH)7(?) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.20 Stetefeldtite Ag2Sb2O6(O,OH) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.20 Romeite (Ca,Fe,Mn,Na)2(Sb,Ti)2O6(O,OH,F) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.20 Stibiconite SbSb2O6(OH) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 

Other Bismutostibiconite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic3) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Bismutostibiconite :
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

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Bismutostibiconite

Bi(Sb+++++,Fe+++)2O7
Dana No: 44.01.01.06 Strunz No: 04.DH.20
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