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Ferrisymplesite Mineral Data

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General Ferrisymplesite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe+++3(AsO4)2(OH)3•5(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 586.48 gm
   Iron      28.57 %  Fe   40.84 % Fe2O3
   Arsenic   25.55 %  As   39.19 % As2O5
   Hydrogen   2.23 %  H    19.97 % H2O
   Oxygen    43.65 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe3+3(AsO4)2(OH)3•5(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: In the oxidized zone of a Co�Ni sulfide deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1924
Help on Locality: Locality: Hudson Bay mine, Timiskaming district, Cobalt, Ontario, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its ferric iron content and supposed relation to symplesite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ferrisymplesite + Pronunciation Say FERRISYMPLESITE
 

Ferrisymplesite Crystallography

Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Amorphous- No Crystals
 

Physical Properties of Ferrisymplesite

Help on Color: Color: Yellow brown, Resin brown.
Help on Density: Density: 2.88
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Habit: Habit: Fibrous - Crystals made up of fibers.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 2.5 - Finger Nail
Help on Luminescence: Luminescence: Non-fluorescent.
Help on Luster: Luster: Resinous
 

Optical Properties of Ferrisymplesite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.105 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
KPDmeas= 0.2326,KC= 0.26
Ncalc = 1.75
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Isotropic, n=1.67.
 

Calculated Properties of Ferrisymplesite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.80 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Ferrisymplesite =2.88 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0062691375
Boson Index = 0.9937308625
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEFerrisymplesite = 25.65 barns/electron
U=PEFerrisymplesite x rElectron Density= 71.79 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Ferrisymplesite is Not Radioactive
 

Ferrisymplesite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 42.10.01.01 (42)Hydrated Phosphates, etc., Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (42.10)where (AB)3 (XO4)2 Zq � x(H2O)
  (42.10.01)Ferrisymplesite Group
 
42.10.01.01 Ferrisymplesite Fe3(AsO4)2(OH)3•5(H2O) None
 
42.10.01.02 Santabarbaraite! Fe3(PO4)2(OH)3•5(H2O) None
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 08.CE.40 08 - PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
  08.C - Phosphates without Additional Anions, with H2O
  08.CE -With only medium-sized cations, RO4:H2O � 1:2.5
 
08.CE.40 Arupite (Ni,Fe)3(PO4)2•8(H2O) I2/m 2/m
 
08.CE.40 Annabergite Ni3(AsO4)2•8(H2O) I2/m 2/m
 
08.CE.40 Baricite (Mg,Fe)3(PO4)2•8(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CE.40 Erythrite Co3(AsO4)2•8(H2O) I2/m 2/m
 
08.CE.40 Ferrisymplesite Fe3(AsO4)2(OH)3•5(H2O) None
 
08.CE.40 Hornesite Mg3(AsO4)2•8(H2O) I2/m 2/m
 
08.CE.40 Kottigite Zn3(AsO4)2•8(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CE.40 Manganohornesite (Mn,Mg)3(AsO4)2•8(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
 
08.CE.40 Parasymplesite Fe3(AsO4)2•8(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CE.40 Vivianite Fe3(PO4)2•8(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CE.40 Pakhomovskyite! Co3(PO4)2•8(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
 

Other Ferrisymplesite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic4) PHYS. PROP.(Dana) OPTIC PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Ferrisymplesite :
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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Ferrisymplesite

Fe+++3(AsO4)2(OH)3•5(H2O)
Dana No: 42.10.01.01 Strunz No: 08.CE.40
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