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Ferrolaueite Mineral Data

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General Ferrolaueite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe++Fe+++2(PO4)2(OH)2•8(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 535.62 gm
   Iron        31.28 %  Fe   13.41 % FeO / 29.81 % Fe2O3
   Phosphorus  11.57 %  P    26.50 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     3.39 %  H    30.27 % H2O
   Oxygen      53.77 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(PO4)2(OH)2•8(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Probably considerd to be ferroan laueite and not s separate species.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved IMA 1992 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the ferrous analog of laueite.
 

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  Ferrolaueite

Comments: Pale tan microcrystal aggregates of ferro laueite on quartz.
Location: My Creek, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Ferrolaueite Crystallography

Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Triclinic
 

Physical Properties of Ferrolaueite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {???} Perfect
Help on Color: Color: Brownish yellow, Light yellow.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 3 - Calcite
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Ferrolaueite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data:
 

Calculated Properties of Ferrolaueite

Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0068944793
Boson Index = 0.9931055207
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEFerrolaueite = 9.68 barns/electron
U=PEFerrolaueite x rElectron Density= . barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Ferrolaueite is Not Radioactive
 

Ferrolaueite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 42.11.10.05 (42)Hydrated Phosphates, etc., Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (42.11)where (AB)4 (XO4)3 Zq � x(H2O)
  (42.11.10)Laueite Group
 
42.11.10.01 Laueite MnFe2(PO4)2(OH)2•8(H2O) P1 1
 
42.11.10.02 Stewartite MnFe2(PO4)2(OH)2•8(H2O) P1 1
 
42.11.10.03 Pseudolaueite MnFe2(PO4)2(OH)2•7-8(H2O) P 21/a 2/m
 
42.11.10.04 Ushkovite MgFe2(PO4)2(OH)2•8(H2O) P1 1
 
42.11.10.05 Ferrolaueite! FeFe2(PO4)2(OH)2•8(H2O) Tri
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 08.DC.30 08 - PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
  08.D - Phosphates, etc
  08.DC -With only medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 = 1:1 and < 2:1
 
08.DC.30 Gordonite MgAl2(PO4)2(OH)2•8(H2O) P1 1
 
08.DC.30 Ferrolaueite! FeFe2(PO4)2(OH)2•8(H2O) Tri
 
08.DC.30 Mangangordonite (Mn,Fe,Mg)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2•8(H2O) P1 1
 
08.DC.30 Laueite MnFe2(PO4)2(OH)2•8(H2O) P1 1
 
08.DC.30 Sigloite FeAl2(PO4)2(OH)3•5(H2O) P1 1
 
08.DC.30 Pseudolaueite MnFe2(PO4)2(OH)2•7-8(H2O) P 21/a 2/m
 
08.DC.30 Paravauxite FeAl2(PO4)2(OH)2•8(H2O) P1 1
 
08.DC.30 Stewartite MnFe2(PO4)2(OH)2•8(H2O) P1 1
 
08.DC.30 Ushkovite MgFe2(PO4)2(OH)2•8(H2O) P1 1
 
08.DC.30 Kastningite! (Mn,Fe,Mg)Al2(PO4)2(OH)2•8(H2O) P1 1
 
08.DC.30 Maghrebite! MgAl2(AsO4)2(OH)2•8H2O P1 1
 

Other Ferrolaueite Information

Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Ferrolaueite :
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 - MinDAT
9 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
10 - Online Mineral Museum
11 - QUT Mineral Atlas
12 - Ruff.Info

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Ferrolaueite

Fe++Fe+++2(PO4)2(OH)2•8(H2O)
Dana No: 42.11.10.05 Strunz No: 08.DC.30
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