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Dzharkenite Mineral Data

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General Dzharkenite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: FeSe2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 213.77 gm
   Iron      26.13 %  Fe
   Selenium  73.87 %  Se
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+Se2
Help on Environment: Environment: In selenium ore associated with ferrosellite and goethite. Polymorphous with ferroselite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1995
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Suluchekinskoye Se-U deposit, Dzharkenskaya depression, SE Kazakhstan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after its locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Dzharkenite + Pronunciation Say DZHARKENITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1993-054
 

Dzharkenite Crystallography

Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 5.783, Z = 4; V = 193.40 Den(Calc)= 7.34
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Isometric - Diploidal H-M Symbol (2/m 3) Space Group: P a3
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.588(1), 2.364(0.8), 1.546(0.6),
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Physical Properties of Dzharkenite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: None
Help on Color: Color: Black.
Help on Density: Density: 7.34
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Uneven - Flat surfaces (not cleavage) fractured in an uneven pattern.
Help on Habit: Habit: Crystalline - Fine - Occurs as well-formed fine sized crystals.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 5 - Apatite
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
Help on Streak: Streak: black
 

Optical Properties of Dzharkenite

Help on RL Anisotrophism: RL Anisotrophism: Absent.
Help on RL Bireflectance: RL Bireflectance: Absent.
Help on RL Color: RL Color: Pink-yellow.
Help on RL Pleochroism: RL Pleochroism: Absent.
Help on Reflectivity Reflectivity
Standardized Intensity (100%) Reflection Spectra of Dzharkenite in Air
λ R  ∑ R(λ) 
 480 nm   41.70   
 540 nm   42.60 
 580 nm   45.10 
 660 nm   50.20 
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Calculated Properties of Dzharkenite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=6.46 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Dzharkenite =7.34 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.06
Boson Index = 0.94
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEDzharkenite = 67.56 barns/electron
U=PEDzharkenite x rElectron Density= 436.09 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Dzharkenite is Not Radioactive
 

Dzharkenite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 02.12.01.17 (02)Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides
  (02.12)where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=1:2
  (02.12.01)Pyrite Group (Isometric: Pa3)
 
02.12.01.01 Pyrite FeS2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.01.02 Vaesite NiS2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.01.03 Cattierite CoS2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.01.04 Penroseite (Ni,Co,Cu)Se2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.01.05 Trogtalite CoSe2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.01.06 Villamaninite (Cu,Ni,Co,Fe)S2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.01.07 Fukuchilite Cu3FeS8 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.01.08 Krutaite CuSe2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.01.09 Hauerite MnS2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.01.10 Laurite RuS2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.01.11 Aurostibite AuSb2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.01.12 Krutovite NiAs2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.01.13 Sperrylite PtAs2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.01.14 Geversite Pt(Sb,Bi)2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.01.15 Insizwaite Pt(Bi,Sb)2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.01.16 Erlichmanite OsS2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.01.17 Dzharkenite FeSe2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.01.18 Gaotaiite Ir3Te8 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.01.19 Mayingite IrBiTe P a3 2/m 3
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 02.EB.05a 02 - SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulf
  02.E - Metal Sulfides, M:S � 1:2
  02.EB -M:S = 1:2, with Fe, Co, Ni, PGE, etc.
 
02.EB.05a Aurostibite AuSb2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.05a Cattierite CoS2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.05a Hauerite MnS2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.05a Fukuchilite Cu3FeS8 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.05a Dzharkenite FeSe2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.05a Erlichmanite OsS2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.05a Geversite Pt(Sb,Bi)2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.05a Gaotaiite Ir3Te8 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.05a Insizwaite Pt(Bi,Sb)2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.05a Laurite RuS2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.05a Krutaite CuSe2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.05a Pyrite FeS2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.05a Penroseite (Ni,Co,Cu)Se2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.05a Sperrylite PtAs2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.05a Vaesite NiS2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.05a Villamaninite (Cu,Ni,Co,Fe)S2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.05a Trogtalite CoSe2 P a3 2/m 3
 

Other Dzharkenite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( MinRec, v 27, p 116) PHYS. PROP.(MinRec, v 27, p 116) OPTIC PROP.(MinRec, v 27, p 116)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Dzharkenite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - EUROmin Project
4 - GeoScienceWorld
5 - Google Images
6 - Google Scholar
7 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
8 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
9 - MinDAT
10 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
11 - Online Mineral Museum
12 - QUT Mineral Atlas
13 - Ruff.Info
14 - WWW-MINCRYST

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Dzharkenite

FeSe2
Dana No: 02.12.01.17 Strunz No: 02.EB.05a
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