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Calciohilairite Mineral Data

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General Calciohilairite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaZrSi3O9•3(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 413.60 gm
   Calcium     9.69 %  Ca   13.56 % CaO
   Zirconium  22.06 %  Zr   29.79 % ZrO2
   Silicon    20.37 %  Si   43.58 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    1.46 %  H    13.07 % H2O
   Oxygen     46.42 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaZrSi3O9•3(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: In miarolitic cavities in a perialkalic alaskitic border granite of batholith.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1988
Help on Locality: Locality: From Washington Pass, on Liberty Bell Mountain, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the "calcium" content and relation to "hilairite."
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Calciohilairite + Pronunciation Say CALCIOHILAIRITE
 

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  Calciohilairite   Kuzmenkoite-Mn

Comments: White rhombododecahedral crystals of calciohilairite associated with orange=brown stout prismatic kuzmenkoite-Mn on matrix.
Location: Flora Mt, Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia. Scale: FOV ~1x1 cm.
© Pavel M. Kartashov

Calciohilairite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:0.76674
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 20.87, c = 16.002, Z = 24; V = 6,036.01 Den(Calc)= 2.73
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Trigonal - Trapezohedral H-M Symbol (3 2) Space Group: R 32
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 5.23(1), 3.02(0.34), 1.817(0.31),
 

Physical Properties of Calciohilairite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: None
Help on Color: Color: Blue white, White.
Help on Density: Density: 2.68
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Translucent
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4 - Fluorite
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Calciohilairite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= -0.023 (Excellent) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= -0.004 (Superior) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2273,KPDmeas= 0.2315,KC= 0.2264
Ncalc = 1.61 - 1.62
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Uniaxial (-), e=1.619, w=1.622, bire=0.0030.
 

Calculated Properties of Calciohilairite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.69 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Calciohilairite =2.73 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.03
Boson Index = 0.97
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PECalciohilairite = 30.77 barns/electron
U=PECalciohilairite x rElectron Density= 82.88 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Calciohilairite is Not Radioactive
 

Calciohilairite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 59.02.03.02 (59)Cyclosilicate Three-Membered Rings
  (59.02)hydrated
  (59.02.03)Hilairite group
 
59.02.03.01 Hilairite Na2ZrSi3O9•3(H2O) R 3m 3 2/m
 
59.02.03.02 Calciohilairite CaZrSi3O9•3(H2O) R 32 3 2
 
59.02.03.03 Sazykinaite-(Y) Na5YZrSi6018•6(H2O) R 32 3 2
 
59.02.03.04 Pyatenkoite-(Y)! Na5(Y,Dy,Gd)TiSi6O18•6(H2O) R 32 3 2
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.DM.10 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.D - Inosilicates* Structural terminology according to Liebau (1985)
  09.DM -Inosilicates with 6-periodic single chains
 
09.DM.10 Calciohilairite CaZrSi3O9•3(H2O) R 32 3 2
 
09.DM.10 Hilairite Na2ZrSi3O9•3(H2O) R 3m 3 2/m
 
09.DM.10 Komkovite BaZrSi3O9•3(H2O) R 32 3 2
 
09.DM.10 Pyatenkoite-(Y)! Na5(Y,Dy,Gd)TiSi6O18•6(H2O) R 32 3 2
 
09.DM.10 Sazykinaite-(Y) Na5YZrSi6018•6(H2O) R 32 3 2
 

Other Calciohilairite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic2) PHYS. PROP.(Am.Min.,Vol.73,p1191-1194,1988) OPTIC PROP.(Am.Min.,Vol.73,p1191-1194,1988)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Calciohilairite :
1 - Alkali-Nuts(English)
2 - Alkali-Nuts(Francais)
3 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
4 - Athena
5 - EUROmin Project
6 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
7 - GeoScienceWorld
8 - Google Images
9 - Google Scholar
10 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
11 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
12 - MinDAT
13 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
14 - Online Mineral Museum
15 - QUT Mineral Atlas
16 - Ruff.Info

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CaZrSi3O9•3(H2O)
Dana No: 59.02.03.02 Strunz No: 09.DM.10
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