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Haineaultite Mineral Data

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General Haineaultite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Na,Ca)5Ca(Ti,Nb)5(Si,S)12O34(OH,F)8•5(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,557.11 gm
   Potassium   1.78 %  K     2.15 % K2O
   Sodium      3.56 %  Na    4.80 % Na2O
   Calcium     7.28 %  Ca   10.19 % CaO
   Magnesium   0.05 %  Mg    0.08 % MgO
   Zirconium   0.23 %  Zr    0.32 % ZrO2
   Titanium   11.56 %  Ti   19.29 % TiO2
   Manganese   0.21 %  Mn    0.27 % MnO
   Niobium     4.00 %  Nb    5.72 % Nb2O5
   Iron        0.39 %  Fe    0.51 % FeO
   Silicon    20.38 %  Si   43.60 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    1.16 %  H    10.33 % H2O
   Sulfur      1.07 %  S     2.41 % S2O5
   Oxygen     48.15 %  O
   Fluorine    0.17 %  F     0.17 % F
                -   %   F    -0.07 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %       99.76 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na2.41Ca1.83K0.71CaTi3.76Nb0.67Fe2+0.11Mn2+0.06Zr0.04Mg0.03Si11.3S0.52O34(OH)7.86F0.14�5(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in altered marble xenoliths. A monoclinic polymorph of zorite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1997 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Poudrette Quarry, Mout Saint-Hilaire, Rouville County, Quebec, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Gilles Haineault (1946-), collector and dealer in Mont Saint-Hilaire minerals. (prounounced �a �n �o ite)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1997-015
 

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  Haineaultite

Comments: Transparent, yellow crystals to 5 mm of haineaultite on matrix.
Location: Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada. Scale: Picture size 1.5 cm.
© Rob Lavinsky

Haineaultite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.3111:1:0.3002
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 7.204, b = 23.155, c = 6.953, Z = 1; V = 1,159.82 Den(Calc)= 2.23
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic - Disphenoidal H-M Symbol (2 2 2) Space Group: C 222
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 11.564(1)(020), 6.932(0.9)(001,110), 3.052(0.75)(240),2.977(0.7)(042), 2.582(0.4)(152,062), 4.446(0.4)(041), 5.258(0.4)(130),
 

Physical Properties of Haineaultite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {100} Distinct, {010} Distinct, {001} Distinct
Help on Color: Color: Pale brown, Brown, Orange yellow.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to translucent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Splintery - Brittle fracture leaving splintery fragments.
Help on Habit: Habit: Fan Shaped - Occurs as radiating crystals shaped like a fan.
Help on Habit: Habit: Prismatic - Crystals Shaped like Slender Prisms (e.g. tourmaline).
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 3-4 - Calcite-Fluorite
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Haineaultite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI calc= -0.121 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2848,KC= 0.2541
Ncalc = 1.57
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (+), a=1.599, b=1.61, g=1.696, bire=0.0970, 2V(Calc)=42, 2V(Meas)=38-41. Dispersion 38.
 

Calculated Properties of Haineaultite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.22 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Haineaultite =2.23 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.02
Boson Index = 0.98
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEHaineaultite = 10.03 barns/electron
U=PEHaineaultite x relectron= 22.23 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity:

GRapi = 25.55 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Concentration of Haineaultite per GRapi unit = 3.91 (%)

Estimated Radioactivity from Haineaultite - barely detectable

 

Haineaultite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 66.03.01.06 (66)Inosilicate Double-Width Unbranched Chains, W=2
  (66.03)with chains P>2
  (66.03.01)P=3
 
66.03.01.01 Xonotlite Ca6Si6O17(OH)2 P 2/a 2/m
 
66.03.01.02 Zorite Na6Ti5[Si12O34](O,OH)5•11(H2O) C mmm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
66.03.01.03 Eudidymite NaBeSi3O7(OH) C 2/c 2/m
 
66.03.01.04 Epididymite NaBeSi3O7(OH) Pnam 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
66.03.01.05 Yuksporite (Sr,Ba)2K4(Ca,Na)14([],Mn,Fe){(Ti,Nb)4(O,OH)4[Si6O17]2[Si2O7]3}(H2O,OH)n,n~3 P 21/m 2/m
 
66.03.01.06 Haineaultite! (Na,Ca)5Ca(Ti,Nb)5(Si,S)12O34(OH,F)8•5(H2O) C 222 2 2 2
 
66.03.01.07 Chivruaiite! Ca4(Ti,Nb)5[(Si6O17)2[(OH,O)5]•13-14H2O C mmm 2/m 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.DG.50 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.D - Inosilicates* Structural terminology according to Liebau (1985)
  09.DG -Inosilicates with 3-periodic single and multiple chains
 
09.DG.50 Haineaultite! (Na,Ca)5Ca(Ti,Nb)5(Si,S)12O34(OH,F)8•5(H2O) C 222 2 2 2
 

Other Haineaultite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( CanMin, v 43, p 769) PHYS. PROP.(CanMin, v 43, p 769) OPTIC PROP.(CanMin, v 43, p 769)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Haineaultite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - GeoScienceWorld
4 - Google Images
5 - Google Scholar
6 - MinDAT
7 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
8 - Online Mineral Museum
9 - QUT Mineral Atlas
10 - Ruff.Info

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Haineaultite

(Na,Ca)5Ca(Ti,Nb)5(Si,S)12O34(OH,F)8•5(H2O)
Dana No: 66.03.01.06 Strunz No: 09.DG.50
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