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Hatrurite Mineral Data

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General Hatrurite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca3SiO5
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 228.32 gm
   Calcium  52.66 %  Ca   73.68 % CaO
   Silicon  12.30 %  Si   26.32 % SiO2
   Oxygen   35.04 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca3SiO5
Help on Environment: Environment: In a high-temperature contact metamorphic assemblage in a larnite-brownmillerite-mayenite rock, probably derived from fine-grained sediments.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1977
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Hatrurim Formation, Israel. The Hatrurim Formation is composed of a type of natural portland cement formed by high-temperature alteration of late Cretaceous to lower Eocene bitu Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the Hatrurim Formation in Israel.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hatrurite + Pronunciation Say HATRURITE

Hatrurite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:3.57482
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 7.15, c = 25.56, Z = 9; V = 1,131.63 Den(Calc)= 3.02
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Trigonal - Ditrigonal Pyramidal H-M Symbol (3m) Space Group: R 3m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.649(1), 2.787(1), 3.07(0.9),

Physical Properties of Hatrurite

Help on Color: Color: Brownish red, Colorless.
Help on Density: Density: 3.02
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 6 - Orthoclase
Help on Streak: Streak: white

Optical Properties of Hatrurite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: NCalc= 1.63 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.2095) where Ncalc=Dcalc*KC+1
NCalc= 1.63 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.2095) where Ncalc=Dmeas*KC+1

Calculated Properties of Hatrurite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.02 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Hatrurite =3.02 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.006623732
Boson Index = 0.993376268
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEHatrurite = 6.92 barns/electron
U=PEHatrurite x rElectron Density= 20.87 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Hatrurite is Not Radioactive

Hatrurite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (52)Nesosilicate Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O
  (52.04)with cations in [6] and/or > [6] coordination
  (52.04.07)Afwillite and related species Afwillite Ca3Si2O4(OH)6 P 21 2 Bultfonteinite Ca2SiO2(OH,F)4 P1 1 Hatrurite Ca3SiO5 R 3m 3m Jasmundite Ca11(SiO4)4O2S I 42m 4 2m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.AG.65 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.A - Nesosilicates
  09.AG -Nesosilicates with additional anions; cations in > [6] � [6] coordination
09.AG.65 Hatrurite Ca3SiO5 R 3m 3m

Other Hatrurite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic2) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Hatrurite :
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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Dana No: Strunz No: 09.AG.65





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