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Dzhalindite Mineral Data

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General Dzhalindite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: In(OH)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 165.84 gm
   Indium    69.23 %  In   83.71 % In2O3
   Hydrogen   1.82 %  H    16.29 % H2O
   Oxygen    28.94 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: In(OH)3
Help on Environment: Environment: Probalble secondary origin from its occurrence along fractures through primary hydrothermal minerals associated with brecciated felsic volcanic rocks
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1963
Help on Locality: Locality: Dzhalinda tin deposit, Little Khingan Ridge, Far Eastern Region, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Dzhalindite + Pronunciation Say DZHALINDITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 64714
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Comments: Translucent to opaque yellow brown dzhalidite in matrix.
Location: Dzhalinda Tin Deposit, Malyi Khnigan Range, Khabarovsk Territory, Russia. Scale: Picture Size 3 mm.
© Diederik Visser

Dzhalindite Crystallography

Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 7.958, Z = 8; V = 503.98 Den(Calc)= 4.37
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Isometric - Diploidal H-M Symbol (2/m 3) Space Group: I m3
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.96(1), 1.778(0.9), 2.8(0.9),

Physical Properties of Dzhalindite

Help on Color: Color: Yellow brown.
Help on Density: Density: 4.34
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Subopaque
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4-4.5 - Between Fluorite and Apatite
Help on Streak: Streak: yellow white

Optical Properties of Dzhalindite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= -0.011 (Superior) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= -0.004 (Superior) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.1649,KPDmeas= 0.166,KC= 0.1642
Ncalc = 1.71 - 1.72
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Isotropic, n=1.716-1.725.

Calculated Properties of Dzhalindite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.01 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Dzhalindite =4.37 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0001416572
Boson Index = 0.9998583428
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEDzhalindite = 196.04 barns/electron
U=PEDzhalindite x rElectron Density= 785.18 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Dzhalindite is Not Radioactive

Dzhalindite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (06)Hydroxides and Oxides Containing Hydroxyl
  (06.03)with (OH)3 or (OH)6 groups
  (06.03.05)Dzhalindite Group Dzhalindite In(OH)3 I m3 2/m 3 Sohngeite Ga(OH)3 I m3 2/m 3 Bernalite Fe(OH)3 Pmmn 2/m 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 04.FC.05 04 - OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodate
  04.F - Hydroxides (without V or U)
  04.FC -Hydroxides with OH, without H2O; corner-sharing octahedra
04.FC.05 Bernalite Fe(OH)3 Pmmn 2/m 2/m 2/m
04.FC.05 Dzhalindite In(OH)3 I m3 2/m 3
04.FC.05 Sohngeite Ga(OH)3 I m3 2/m 3

Other Dzhalindite 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 Dzhalindite :
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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