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Hydrohetaerolite Mineral Data

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General Hydrohetaerolite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Zn2Mn+++4O8•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 496.54 gm
   Manganese  44.26 %  Mn   63.59 % Mn2O3
   Zinc       26.34 %  Zn   32.78 % ZnO
   Hydrogen    0.41 %  H     3.63 % H2O
   Oxygen     29.00 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Zn2Mn3+4O8•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxidized manganese-bearing zinc deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1929
Help on Locality: Locality: Wolftone mine, Leadville, Lake Co., Colorado, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for a HYDROus mineral, and its relation to hetaerolite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hydrohetaerolite + Pronunciation Say HYDROHETAEROLITE

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Comments: Dull brown patches of hydrohetaerolite in franklinite.
Location: Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Hydrohetaerolite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:1.57018
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 5.735, c = 9.005, Z = 2; V = 296.18 Den(Calc)= 5.57
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (4/m 2/m 2/m) Space Group: I 41/amd
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.47(1), 2.66(0.8), 3.02(0.7),

Physical Properties of Hydrohetaerolite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {???} Good
Help on Color: Color: Brownish black, Dark brown.
Help on Density: Density: 4.64
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Habit: Habit: Botryoidal - "Grape-like" rounded forms (e.g.. malachite).
Help on Habit: Habit: Massive - Uniformly indistinguishable crystals forming large masses.
Help on Habit: Habit: Radial - Crystals radiate from a center without producing stellar forms (e.g. stibnite)
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 5-6 - Between Apatite and Orthoclase
Help on Luminescence: Luminescence: Non-fluorescent.
Help on Luster: Luster: Sub Metallic
Help on Magnetism: Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
Help on Streak: Streak: dark brown

Optical Properties of Hydrohetaerolite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.005 (Superior) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.171 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2118,KPDmeas= 0.2543,KC= 0.2555
Ncalc = 2.19 - 2.42
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Uniaxial (-), e=2.1, w=2.26, bire=0.1600.

Calculated Properties of Hydrohetaerolite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.37 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Hydrohetaerolite =4.64 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.01
Boson Index = 0.99
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEHydrohetaerolite = 24.97 barns/electron
U=PEHydrohetaerolite x rElectron Density= 109.22 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Hydrohetaerolite is Not Radioactive

Hydrohetaerolite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (07)Multiple Oxides
  (07.02)(A+ B++)2 X4 Spinel group
  (07.02.07)Dana Group Hausmannite MnMn2O4 I 41/amd 4/m 2/m 2/m Hetaerolite ZnMn2O4 I 41/amd 4/m 2/m 2/m Hydrohetaerolite Zn2Mn4O8•(H2O) I 41/amd 4/m 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 04.BB.10 04 - OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodate
  04.B - Metal:Oxygen = 3:4 and similar
  04.BB -With only medium-sized cations
04.BB.10 Hausmannite MnMn2O4 I 41/amd 4/m 2/m 2/m
04.BB.10 Iwakiite Mn(Fe,Mn)2O4 P 41/nnm 4/m 2/m 2/m
04.BB.10 Hydrohetaerolite Zn2Mn4O8•(H2O) I 41/amd 4/m 2/m 2/m
04.BB.10 Hetaerolite ZnMn2O4 I 41/amd 4/m 2/m 2/m

Other Hydrohetaerolite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic3) 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 Hydrohetaerolite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - EUROmin Project
4 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
5 - Franklin Minerals(Dunn)
6 - Franklin Minerals(Palache)
7 - GeoScienceWorld
8 - Google Images
9 - Google Scholar
10 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
11 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
12 - MinDAT
13 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
14 - Online Mineral Museum
15 - QUT Mineral Atlas
16 - Ruff.Info

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