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Demicheleite-(Cl) Mineral Data

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General Demicheleite-(Cl) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: BiSCl
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 276.50 gm
   Bismuth   75.58 %  Bi
   Sulfur    11.60 %  S
   Chlorine  12.82 %  Cl
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: BiSCl
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2008 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: La Fossa crater, Vulcano, Aeolian Islands, Italy Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2008-020

Demicheleite-(Cl) Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.7856:1:0.4018
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 7.802, b = 9.93, c = 3.99, V = 309.12
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (2/m 2/m 2/m) Space Group: Pnam
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.896(1), 4.174(0.45), 2.684(0.42),2.784(0.33), 1.725(0.3), 2.543(0.27), 1.992(0.25), 2.044(0.23),

Calculated Properties of Demicheleite-(Cl)

Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0008705416
Boson Index = 0.9991294584
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEDemicheleite-(Cl) =1,451.31 barns/electron
U=PEDemicheleite-(Cl) x rElectron Density= . barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Demicheleite-(Cl) is Not Radioactive

Demicheleite-(Cl) Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (09)Anhydrous and Hydrated Halides
  (09.01)where A X
  (09.01.09)Demicheleite Group Demicheleite-(Cl)! BiSCl Pnam 2/m 2/m 2/m Demicheleite-(Br)! BiSBr Pnam 2/m 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 02.FC.25 02 - SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulf
  02.F - Sulfides of Arsenic, Alkalies; Sulfides with Halide, Oxide, Hydroxide, H2O
  02.FC -With Cl, Br, I (halide-sulfides)
02.FC.25 Demicheleite-(Br)! BiSBr Pnam 2/m 2/m 2/m
02.FC.25 Demicheleite-(Cl)! BiSCl Pnam 2/m 2/m 2/m

Other Demicheleite-(Cl) Information

Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Demicheleite-(Cl) :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - GeoScienceWorld
4 - Google Images
5 - Google Scholar
6 - MinDAT
7 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
8 - Online Mineral Museum
9 - QUT Mineral Atlas
10 - Ruff.Info

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