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General Calcioaravaipaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbCa2Al(F,OH)9
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 483.33 gm
   Calcium   16.58 %  Ca   23.20 % CaO
   Aluminum   5.58 %  Al   10.55 % Al2O3
   Hydrogen   0.21 %  H     1.86 % H2O
   Lead      42.87 %  Pb   46.18 % PbO
   Oxygen     3.31 %  O
   Fluorine  31.45 %  F    31.45 % F
               -   %   F   -13.24 % -O=F2    
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbCa2AlF8(OH)
Help on Environment: Environment: In a small epithermal lead-copper-silver deposit in a silicified breccia.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1996 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: The Grand Reef mine in Laurel Canyon, about 6 km northeast of Klondyke, Aravaipa mining district, Graham County, Arizona. USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the relationship with aravaipaite
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Calcioaravaipaite + Pronunciation Say CALCIOARAVAIPAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1994-018

Calcioaravaipaite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =1.0274:1:1.624
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 7.722, b = 7.516, c = 12.206, Z = 4; alpha = 98.86°, beta = 96.91°, gamma = 90° V = 694.88 Den(Calc)= 4.62
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Triclinic - Pinacoidal H-M Symbol ( 1) Space Group: C1
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 11.9(1), 3.81(0.85), 3.71(0.7),2.981(0.6),
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Physical Properties of Calcioaravaipaite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {100} Good
Help on Color: Color: Colorless, Milk white.
Help on Density: Density: 4.85
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Conchoidal - Very brittle fracture producing small, conchoidal fragments.
Help on Habit: Habit: Crystalline - Fine - Occurs as well-formed fine sized crystals.
Help on Habit: Habit: Massive - Uniformly indistinguishable crystals forming large masses.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 2.5 - Finger Nail
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: white

Optical Properties of Calcioaravaipaite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (-), a=1.51, b=1.528, g=1.531, bire=0.0210, 2V(Calc)=44, 2V(Meas)=36. Dispersion r > v strong.

Calculated Properties of Calcioaravaipaite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.13 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Calcioaravaipaite =4.62 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.09
Boson Index = 0.91
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PECalcioaravaipaite = 738.89 barns/electron
U=PECalcioaravaipaite x rElectron Density=3,051.13 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Calcioaravaipaite is Not Radioactive

Calcioaravaipaite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (11)Halide Complexes; Alumino-fluorides
  (11.06)with miscellaneous formulae
  (11.06.22)Dana Group Calcioaravaipaite! PbCa2Al(F,OH)9 C1 1
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 03.DC.37 03 - HALIDES
  03.D - Oxyhalides, Hydroxyhalides and Related Double Halides
  03.DC -With Pb (As,Sb,Bi), without Cu
03.DC.37 Calcioaravaipaite! PbCa2Al(F,OH)9 C1 1

Other Calcioaravaipaite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AmMin, V 38, No. 3) PHYS. PROP.(Am.Min.,Vol.88, p 430) OPTIC PROP.(Am.Min.,Vol.82,p207,1997)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Calcioaravaipaite :
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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