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Boggildite Mineral Data

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General Boggildite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Sr2Na2Al2(PO4)F9
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 541.14 gm
   Sodium       8.50 %  Na   11.45 % Na2O
   Strontium   32.38 %  Sr   38.30 % SrO
   Aluminum     9.97 %  Al   18.84 % Al2O3
   Phosphorus   5.72 %  P    13.12 % P2O5
   Oxygen      11.83 %  O
   Fluorine    31.60 %  F    31.60 % F
                 -   %   F   -13.30 % -O=F2    
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Sr2Na2Al2(PO4)F9
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1954
Help on Locality: Locality: Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Boeggildite
  ICSD 201343
  PDF 14-417
 

Boggildite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.5018:1:1.7753
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 5.251, b = 10.464, c = 18.577, Z = 4; beta = 107.53° V = 973.34 Den(Calc)= 3.69
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: P 21/c
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.162(1), 3.893(0.8), 3.96(0.65),
 

Physical Properties of Boggildite

Help on Color: Color: Red.
Help on Density: Density: 3.66
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4-5 - Fluorite-Apatite
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Boggildite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (+), a=1.462, b=1.466, g=1.469, bire=0.0070, 2V(Calc)=80, 2V(Meas)=78-80.
 

Calculated Properties of Boggildite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.44 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Boggildite =3.69 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.02
Boson Index = 0.98
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEBoggildite = 37.61 barns/electron
U=PEBoggildite x rElectron Density= 129.25 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Boggildite is Not Radioactive
 

Boggildite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 12.01.06.01 (12)Compound Halides
  (12.01)with miscellaneous anions
  (12.01.06)Dana Group
 
12.01.06.01 Boggildite Sr2Na2Al2(PO4)F9 P 21/c 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 03.CG.20 03 - HALIDES
  03.C - Complex Halides
  03.CG -Aluminofluorides with CO3, SO4, PO4
 
03.CG.20 Boggildite Sr2Na2Al2(PO4)F9 P 21/c 2/m
 

Other Boggildite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Athena) 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 Boggildite :
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 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
10 - MinDAT
11 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
12 - Online Mineral Museum
13 - QUT Mineral Atlas
14 - Ruff.Info
15 - WWW-MINCRYST

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Boggildite

Sr2Na2Al2(PO4)F9
Dana No: 12.01.06.01 Strunz No: 03.CG.20
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