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General Calcjarlite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na(Ca,Sr)3Al3(F,OH)16
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 555.84 gm
   Sodium      4.14 %  Na    5.58 % Na2O
   Strontium  11.82 %  Sr   13.98 % SrO
   Calcium    16.22 %  Ca   22.70 % CaO
   Aluminum   14.56 %  Al   27.52 % Al2O3
   Hydrogen    0.73 %  H     6.48 % H2O
   Oxygen     11.51 %  O
   Fluorine   41.02 %  F    41.02 % F
                -   %   F   -17.27 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: NaCa2.25Sr0.75Al3F12(OH)4
Help on Environment: Environment: In a fluorite vein in quartz-mica schists.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1973
Help on Locality: Locality: From an undefined locality on the upper right Noyba River, left tributary to the Teya River, Yenisei Ridge, Siberia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: As a CALCium analog of "jarlite."
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Calcjarlite + Pronunciation Say CALCJARLITE

Calcjarlite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =1.6406:1:0.7252
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 16.19, b = 9.868, c = 7.157, Z = 4; beta = 99.2° V = 1,128.71 Den(Calc)= 3.27
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: C 2/m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.96(1), 3.04(0.7), 3.16(0.6),

Physical Properties of Calcjarlite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: None
Help on Color: Color: White.
Help on Density: Density: 3.51
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Uneven - Flat surfaces (not cleavage) fractured in an uneven pattern.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4 - Fluorite
Help on Streak: Streak: white

Optical Properties of Calcjarlite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (+), a=1.425, b=1.428, g=1.432, bire=0.0070, 2V(Calc)=82, 2V(Meas)=72.

Calculated Properties of Calcjarlite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.15 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Calcjarlite =3.27 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0085512963
Boson Index = 0.9914487037
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PECalcjarlite = 15.75 barns/electron
U=PECalcjarlite x rElectron Density= 49.58 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Calcjarlite is Not Radioactive

Calcjarlite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (11)Halide Complexes; Alumino-fluorides
  (11.06)with miscellaneous formulae
  (11.06.10)Jarlite Group Jarlite Na(Sr,Na,[])7(Mg,[])Al6F32(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m Calcjarlite Na(Ca,Sr)3Al3(F,OH)16 C 2/m 2/m Jorgensenite! Na2(Sr,Ba)14Na2Al12F64(OH,F) C 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 03.CC.20 03 - HALIDES
  03.C - Complex Halides
  03.CC -Soro-aluminofluorides
03.CC.20 Calcjarlite Na(Ca,Sr)3Al3(F,OH)16 C 2/m 2/m
03.CC.20 Jarlite Na(Sr,Na,[])7(Mg,[])Al6F32(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
03.CC.20 Jorgensenite! Na2(Sr,Ba)14Na2Al12F64(OH,F) C 2/m 2/m

Other Calcjarlite 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 Calcjarlite :
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

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