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Hainite Mineral Data

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General Hainite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na4Ca8(Ti,Zr,Mn,Fe)3Si8O28F8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,456.09 gm
   Sodium            5.53 %  Na    7.45 % Na2O
   Calcium          23.40 %  Ca   32.74 % CaO
   La,Ce,Pr,Nd,Sm,   1.98 %  RE    2.31 % REE2O3
   Zirconium         5.01 %  Zr    6.77 % ZrO2
   Titanium          4.93 %  Ti    8.23 % TiO2
   Manganese         1.89 %  Mn    2.44 % MnO
   Iron              0.96 %  Fe    1.23 % FeO
   Silicon          15.04 %  Si   32.19 % SiO2
   Oxygen           30.44 %  O
   Fluorine         10.83 %  F    10.83 % F
                      -   %   F    -4.56 % -O=F2    
                   ______        ______ 
                   100.00 %       99.62 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na3.5Ca8.5REE0.2Ti1.5Zr0.8Mn2+0.5Fe2+0.25Si7.8O27.7F8.3
Help on Environment: Environment: In cavities and embedded in the groundmass of a phonolite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1893
Help on Locality: Locality: Hradiste Mountain, (formerly named Hoher Hain) near Mildenau, Czech Republic. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hainite Say HAINITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Giannettite
 

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  Hainite

Comments: Brownish-yellow crystal of hainite in pegmatite matrix.
Location: Bortolan Quarry, Pocos de Caldos, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Hainite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.7819:1:1.3205
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 5.676, b = 7.259, c = 9.586, Z = 1; alpha = 101.08°, beta = 101.14°, gamma = 90.27° V = 380.29 Den(Calc)= 6.36
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Triclinic - Pinacoidal H-M Symbol ( 1) Space Group: P1
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.961(1), 3.073(0.9), 1.896(0.7),
 

Physical Properties of Hainite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {010} Perfect, {100} Indistinct
Help on Color: Color: Honey yellow, Wine yellow.
Help on Density: Density: 3.148
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Translucent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Generally displayed by glasses and most non-metallic minerals.
Help on Habit: Habit: Acicular - Occurs as needle-like crystals.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 5 - Apatite
Help on Luster: Luster: Adamantine
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Hainite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= -0.059 (Good) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.476 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.111,KPDmeas= 0.2242,KC= 0.2117
Ncalc = 1.67 - 2.35
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (+), a=1.7, b=1.705, g=1.712, bire=0.0120, 2V(Calc)=82, 2V(Meas)=Large. Dispersion r >v strong, N calculated.
Help on Pleochroism (x): Pleochroism (x): colorless.
Help on Pleochroism (z): Pleochroism (z): wine yellow.
 

Calculated Properties of Hainite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.07 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Hainite =3.15 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.02
Boson Index = 0.98
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEHainite = 23.32 barns/electron
U=PEHainite x relectron= 71.60 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity:

GRapi = 2,065.43 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Concentration of Hainite per GRapi unit = 484.16 (PPM)

Estimated Radioactivity from Hainite - mild
Specimen
Size
Weight/Volume
(Sphere)
*
Calculated
Activity
Bequerols
(Bq)
Calculated
Activity
Curies (Ci)
Estimated
Activity
GR(api)
Estimated
Exposure
(mRem**)/hr
If Held in Hand
For One Hour
1000 gm / 8.47 cm 44,464 1.20E-06 2,065.43 0.68
100 gm / 3.93 cm 4,446 1.20E-07 206.54 0.07
10 gm / 1.82 cm 445 1.20E-08 20.65 0.01
1 gm / 8.47 mm 44 1.20E-09 2.07 0.00
0.1 gm / 3.93 mm 4 1.20E-10 0.21 0.00
0.01 gm / 1.82 mm 0 1.20E-11 0.02 0.00
0.001 gm / 0.85 mm 0 1.20E-12 0.00 0.00

Weight of pure Hainite in grams (gm) and Calculated Diameter of a Sphere with a Density of 3.15 gm/cc.*
Goverment Estimate of Average Annual Exposure ( 360 mRem) **
Note: 10 microsieverts/hr = 1 mRem/hr **
Max Permissable Adult Dose 50,000 mRem/yr (hands), 15,000 mRem/yr (eyes)
Lethal Dose LD(50) Exposure 400,000 to 500,000 mRem
Estimated Thorium Activity ( 0.10 % Th) From Sum REE Elements ( 1.98 % REE)
 

Hainite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 56.02.04.09 (56)Sorosilicate Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F. and H2O
  (56.02)with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
  (56.02.04)Cuspidine - Wohlerite group
 
56.02.04.01 Baghdadite Ca3(Zr,Ti)Si2O9 P 21/a 2/m
 
56.02.04.02 Burpalite Na2CaZrSi2O7F2 P 21/a 2/m
 
56.02.04.03 Cuspidine Ca4Si2O7(F,OH)2 P 21/c 2/m
 
56.02.04.04 Lavenite (Na,Ca)2(Mn,Fe)(Zr,Ti,Nb)Si2O7(O,OH,F) P 21/a 2/m
 
56.02.04.05 Wohlerite NaCa2(Zr,Nb)Si2O7(O,OH,F)2 P 21/m 2/m
 
56.02.04.06 Niocalite Ca14Nb2(Si2O7)4O6F2 Pa m
 
56.02.04.07 Hiortdahlite (Ca,Na,Y)3(Zr,Ti)Si2O7(F,O,OH)2 P1 1
 
56.02.04.08 Rosenbuschite (Ca,Na)3(Zr,Ti)Si2O8F P1 1
 
56.02.04.09 Hainite Na4Ca8(Ti,Zr,Mn,Fe)3Si8O28F8 P1 1
 
56.02.04.10 Janhaugite (Na,Ca)3(Mn,Fe)3(Ti,Zr,Nb)2Si4O15(OH,F,O)3 P 21/n 2/m
 
56.02.04.11 Jennite Ca9Si6O18(OH)6•8H2O P1 1
 
56.02.04.12 Komarovite (Ca,Mn)2(Nb,Ti)2Si2O7(O,F)2•3.5(H2O) Unk Ortho
 
56.02.04.13 Natrokomarovite* Na6CaNb6[Si4O12F2•4(H2O) C mmm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
56.02.04.14 Suolunite Ca2Si2O5(OH)2•(H2O) F dd2 mm2
 
56.02.04.15 Mongolite Ca4Nb6Si5O24(OH)10•5(H2O) Unk Tetra
 
56.02.04.16 Kristiansenite! Ca2ScSn(Si2O7)(Si2O6OH) C1 1
 
56.02.04.17 Kochite! Na2(Na,Ca)4Ca4(Mn,Ca)2Zr2Ti2(Si2O7)4(O,F)4F4 P1 1
 
56.02.04.18 Marianoite! Na2Ca4(Nb,Zr)2(Si2O7)2(O,F)4 P 21 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.BE.22 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.B - Sorosilicates
  09.BE -Si2O7 groups with additional anions;
 
09.BE.22 Hainite Na4Ca8(Ti,Zr,Mn,Fe)3Si8O28F8 P1 1
 
09.BE.22 Gotzenite (Ca,Na)3(Ti,Al)Si2O7(F,OH)2 P1 1
 
09.BE.22 Rosenbuschite (Ca,Na)3(Zr,Ti)Si2O8F P1 1
 
09.BE.22 Kochite! Na2(Na,Ca)4Ca4(Mn,Ca)2Zr2Ti2(Si2O7)4(O,F)4F4 P1 1
 

Other Hainite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic2) PHYS. PROP.(Am.Min.,Vol.75,p937,1990) OPTIC PROP.(Am.Min.,Vol.75,p937,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Hainite :
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
15 - WWW-MINCRYST

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Hainite

Na4Ca8(Ti,Zr,Mn,Fe)3Si8O28F8
Dana No: 56.02.04.09 Strunz No: 09.BE.22
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