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Hematophanite Mineral Data

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General Hematophanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb4Fe+++3O8(OH,Cl)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,145.95 gm
   Iron      14.62 %  Fe   20.90 % Fe2O3
   Hydrogen   0.07 %  H     0.59 % H2O
   Lead      72.32 %  Pb   77.91 % PbO
   Chlorine   0.77 %  Cl    0.77 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -0.17 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen    12.22 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb4Fe3+3O8(OH)0.75Cl0.25
Help on Environment: Environment: Metamorphosed banded Fe�Mn ore deposit in dolostone.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1928
Help on Locality: Locality: Jakobsberg and Langban, Varmland, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the Greek for blood and visible, presumably for the blood-red color exhibited in transmitted light.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hematophanite + Pronunciation Say HEMATOPHANITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 15521
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Comments: Deep red earthy hematophanite in manganese ore matrix.
Location: Kombat Mine, Otavi, Otjozondjupa, Namibia. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Hematophanite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:3.90561
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 3.92, c = 15.31, Z = 1; V = 235.26 Den(Calc)= 8.09
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Pyramidal H-M Symbol (4mm) Space Group: P 4mm
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.71(1), 2.76(1), 3.9(0.6),

Physical Properties of Hematophanite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {001} Good
Help on Color: Color: Reddish brown.
Help on Density: Density: 7.7
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 2-3 - Gypsum-Calcite
Help on Luster: Luster: Sub Metallic
Help on Streak: Streak: yellow red

Optical Properties of Hematophanite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: NCalc= 2.41 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.1739) where Ncalc=Dcalc*KC+1
NCalc= 2.34 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.1739) where Ncalc=Dmeas*KC+1

Calculated Properties of Hematophanite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=6.79 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Hematophanite =8.09 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.16
Boson Index = 0.84
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEHematophanite =1,327.67 barns/electron
U=PEHematophanite x rElectron Density=9,016.64 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Hematophanite is Not Radioactive

Hematophanite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (07)Multiple Oxides
  (07.11)as titano-oxides with [4] and [6] substitutions
  (07.11.04)Dana Group Hematophanite Pb4Fe3O8(OH,Cl) P 4mm 4mm
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 03.DB.35 03 - HALIDES
  03.D - Oxyhalides, Hydroxyhalides and Related Double Halides
  03.DB -With Pb, Cu, etc.
03.DB.35 Hematophanite Pb4Fe3O8(OH,Cl) P 4mm 4mm

Other Hematophanite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic3) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Hematophanite :
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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