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General Eztlite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb2Fe+++6(Te++++O3)3(Te++++++O6)(OH)10•8(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,814.07 gm
   Iron       18.47 %  Fe   26.41 % Fe2O3
   Tellurium  28.14 %  Te   35.19 % TeO2
   Hydrogen    1.44 %  H    12.91 % H2O
   Lead       22.84 %  Pb   24.61 % PbO
   Oxygen     29.10 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %       99.12 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb2Fe3+6(TeO3)3(TeO6)(OH)10•8(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidation zone associated with other Te-bearing minerals.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: Noctezuma mine, ("La Bambolla"). Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the Nahua "eztli," blood, in allusion to the color of the mineral.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Eztlite Say EZTLITE

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Comments: Reddish-brown crystalline eztlite on matrix.
Location: Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico. Scale: Picture size 4 mm.
© Thomas Witzke / Abraxas-Verlag

Eztlite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.6797:1:2.1198
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 6.58, b = 9.68, c = 20.52, Z = 2; beta = 90.25° V = 1,307.00 Den(Calc)= 4.61
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic Space Group: Unk
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.289(1), 3.426(1), 4.037(0.9),

Physical Properties of Eztlite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {001} Good
Help on Color: Color: Blood red.
Help on Density: Density: 4.5
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Generally displayed by glasses and most non-metallic minerals.
Help on Habit: Habit: Druse - Crystal growth in a cavity which results in numerous crystal tipped surfaces.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 3 - Calcite
Help on Streak: Streak: orange

Optical Properties of Eztlite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= -0.104 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= -0.077 (Fair) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2484,KPDmeas= 0.2544,KC= 0.2305
Ncalc = 2.04 - 2.06
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (?), a=2.14, g=2.15, bire=0.0100
Help on Pleochroism (x): Pleochroism (x): none.
Help on Pleochroism (y): Pleochroism (y): none.
Help on Pleochroism (z): Pleochroism (z): none.

Calculated Properties of Eztlite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.16 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Eztlite =4.61 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.07
Boson Index = 0.93
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEEztlite = 490.58 barns/electron
U=PEEztlite x rElectron Density=2,039.59 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Eztlite is Not Radioactive

Eztlite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (34)Selenites - Tellurites - Sulfites
  (34.08)Dana Type
  (34.08.05)Dana Group Eztlite Pb2Fe6(TeO3)3(TeO6)(OH)10•8(H2O) Unk Mono
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 04.JN.20 04 - OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodate
  04.J - Arsenites, Antimonites, Bismuthites, Sulfites,
  04.JN -Tellurites with additional anions, with H2O
04.JN.20 Eztlite Pb2Fe6(TeO3)3(TeO6)(OH)10•8(H2O) Unk Mono

Other Eztlite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) PHYS. PROP.(Dana8) OPTIC PROP.(Dana8)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Eztlite :
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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