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General Hematolite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Mn,Mg,Al)15(AsO3)(AsO4)2(OH)23
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,468.19 gm
   Magnesium   4.97 %  Mg    8.24 % MgO
   Manganese  37.42 %  Mn   48.32 % MnO
   Aluminum    3.68 %  Al    6.94 % Al2O3
   Arsenic    15.31 %  As    6.74 % As2O3 / 15.65 % As2O5
   Hydrogen    1.58 %  H    14.11 % H2O
   Oxygen     37.05 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn2+10Mg3Al2(AsO3)(AsO4)2(OH)23
Help on Environment: Environment: In fissures in metamorphosed limestone and metamorphosed Fe-Mn orebodies.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1884
Help on Locality: Locality: Moss mine, Nordmark and Langban, Varmland, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek for "blood" in allusion to its color.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hematolite + Pronunciation Say HEMATOLITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 200234
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  Hematolite

Comments: Reddish-orange granular hematolite in white quartz.
Location: Langban, Varmland, Sweden. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Hematolite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:4.42296
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 8.275, c = 36.6, Z = 3; V = 2,170.44 Den(Calc)= 3.37
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Trigonal - Pyramidal H-M Symbol (3) Space Group: R 3
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 4.137(1), 12.2(0.36), 5.642(0.29),
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Physical Properties of Hematolite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {0001} Perfect
Help on Color: Color: Blood red, Brown red, Black, Black red.
Help on Density: Density: 3.49
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Translucent to Subopaque
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Uneven - Very brittle fracture producing uneven fragments.
Help on Habit: Habit: Tabular - Form dimensions are thin in one direction.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 3.5 - Copper Penny
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous - Pearly
Help on Streak: Streak: brown red
 

Optical Properties of Hematolite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.037 (Excellent) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.002 (Superior) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2147,KPDmeas= 0.2073,KC= 0.2152
Ncalc = 1.73 - 1.75
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Uniaxial (-), e=1.714, w=1.733, bire=0.0190.
 

Calculated Properties of Hematolite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.24 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Hematolite =3.37 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.005146548
Boson Index = 0.994853452
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEHematolite = 20.17 barns/electron
U=PEHematolite x rElectron Density= 65.38 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Hematolite is Not Radioactive
 

Hematolite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 43.04.06.01 (43)Compound Phosphates, etc.
  (43.04)(Anhydrous Compound Anions With Hydroxyl or Halogen)
  (43.04.06)Dana Group
 
43.04.06.01 Hematolite (Mn,Mg,Al)15(AsO3)(AsO4)2(OH)23 R 3 3
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 08.BE.45 08 - PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
  08.B - Phosphates, etc. with Additional Anions, without H2O
  08.BE -With only medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 > 2:1
 
08.BE.45 Dixenite CuMn14Fe(AsO3)5(SiO4)2(AsO4)(OH)6 R 3 3
 
08.BE.45 Hematolite (Mn,Mg,Al)15(AsO3)(AsO4)2(OH)23 R 3 3
 
08.BE.45 Kraisslite (Mn,Mg)24Zn3Fe(AsO3)2(AsO4)3(SiO4)6(OH)18 P 6322 6 2 2
 
08.BE.45 Mcgovernite Mn9Mg4Zn2As2Si2O17(OH)14 R 3c 3 2/m
 
08.BE.45 Turtmannite! (Mn,Mg)25.5[(V,As)O4]3(SiO4)3[AsO3]xO5-5x(OH)20x R 3c 3 2/m
 
08.BE.45 Arakiite! (Zn,Mn)(Mn,Mg)12(Fe,Al)2(AsO3)(AsO4)2(OH)23 Cc m
 

Other Hematolite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic4) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Hematolite :
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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Hematolite

(Mn,Mg,Al)15(AsO3)(AsO4)2(OH)23
Dana No: 43.04.06.01 Strunz No: 08.BE.45
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