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General Haggite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: V2O2(OH)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 184.90 gm
   Vanadium  55.10 %  V    81.06 % V2O3
   Hydrogen   1.64 %  H    14.61 % H2O
   Oxygen    43.26 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       95.67 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: V3+2O2(OH)3
Help on Environment: Environment: In the oxidized zone of Colorado Plateau-type U-V deposits. Intimately intergrown with other vanadium oxide hydrates.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1958
Help on Locality: Locality: In sandstone from a drill core at 55 m from near Carlile, Crook County, Wyoming, USA Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Gunnar Hagg (1903-), chemist and crystallographer, of the University of Uppsala, Sweden.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Haggite Say HAGGITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Haeggite

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Comments: Black botryoidal to massive haggite in beige calcite with yellowish tyuyamunite.
Location: Section 33 Mine, near Grants, Valencia County, New Mexico, USA. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Haggite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =4.0702:1:1.6153
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 12.17, b = 2.99, c = 4.83, Z = 2; beta = 98.25° V = 173.94 Den(Calc)= 3.53
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: C 2/m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 4.8(1), 4.05(0.5), 3.02(0.25),

Physical Properties of Haggite

Help on Color: Color: Black.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Habit: Habit: Botryoidal - "Grape-like" rounded forms (e.g.. malachite).
Help on Habit: Habit: Disseminated - Occurs in small, distinct particles dispersed in matrix.
Help on Habit: Habit: Efflorescences - Crystals covering matrix, generally produced from transpiro-evaporation.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4.5 - Between Fluorite and Apatite
Help on Luster: Luster: Sub Metallic

Optical Properties of Haggite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: NCalc= 1.97 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.2758) where Ncalc=Dcalc*KC+1
Help on RL Anisotrophism: RL Anisotrophism: Very strong; yellowish gray to bluish gray.
Help on RL Color: RL Color: Yellowish gray to dark gray.
Help on Reflectivity Reflectivity
Standardized Intensity (100%) Reflection Spectra of Haggite in Air
λ R1 R2  ∑ R1(λ)   ∑ R2(λ) 
 440 nm   11.70   11.00 
 460 nm   11.80   11.00 
 480 nm   12.00   11.00 
 500 nm   12.30   11.00 
 520 nm   12.30   11.00 
 540 nm   13.00   11.10 
 560 nm   13.40   11.20 
 580 nm   13.70   11.20 
 600 nm   14.00   11.20 
 620 nm   14.30   11.20 
 640 nm   14.60   11.20 
 660 nm   14.90   11.30 
 680 nm   15.20   11.50 
 700 nm   15.60   11.90 
Calculated Relative Intensity Colors of Haggite in Air
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Calculated Properties of Haggite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.40 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Haggite =3.53 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0015876342
Boson Index = 0.9984123658
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEHaggite = 10.52 barns/electron
U=PEHaggite x rElectron Density= 35.74 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Haggite is Not Radioactive

Haggite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (06)Hydroxides and Oxides Containing Hydroxyl
  (06.04)containing multiple cations
  (06.04.03)Dana Group Haggite V2O2(OH)3 C 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 04.HE.25 04 - OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodate
  04.H - V[5,6] Vanadates
  04.HE -Phyllovanadates
04.HE.25 Haggite V2O2(OH)3 C 2/m 2/m

Other Haggite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic3) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(AntBidBlaNic3)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Haggite :
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 - MinDAT
10 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
11 - Online Mineral Museum
12 - QUT Mineral Atlas
13 - Ruff.Info

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