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General Hydroscarbroite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Al14(CO3)3(OH)36•n(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,188.05 gm
   Aluminum  31.80 %  Al   60.08 % Al2O3
   Hydrogen   3.22 %  H    28.81 % H2O
   Carbon     3.03 %  C    11.11 % CO2
   Oxygen    61.95 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Al14(CO3)3(OH)36•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Vertical fissures in sandstone, intermixed with scarbroite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1965
Help on Locality: Locality: South Bay, near Scarborough, Yorkshire, England. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as a higher hydrate of scarbroite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hydroscarbroite + Pronunciation Say HYDROSCARBROITE

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  Hydroscarbroite   Scarbroite

Comments: White to tan nodular hydroscarbroite intermixed with scarbroite in sandstone.
Location: Weston Favell, Northamptonshire, England. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Hydroscarbroite Crystallography

Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Triclinic
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 8.74(1), 9(1), 4.47(0.5),

Physical Properties of Hydroscarbroite

Help on Color: Color: White.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 1-2 - Between Talc and Gypsum
Help on Streak: Streak: white

Optical Properties of Hydroscarbroite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data:

Calculated Properties of Hydroscarbroite

Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0006358115
Boson Index = 0.9993641885
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEHydroscarbroite = 1.04 barns/electron
U=PEHydroscarbroite x rElectron Density= . barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Hydroscarbroite is Not Radioactive

Hydroscarbroite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 16b.07.09.01 (16b)Carbonates - Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (16b.07)Dana Type
  (16b.07.09)Dana Group
16b.07.09.01 Hydroscarbroite Al14(CO3)3(OH)36•n(H2O) Tri
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 05.DA.35 05 - CARBONATES (NITRATES)
  05.D - Carbonates with Additional Anions, with H2O
  05.DA -With medium-sized cations
05.DA.35 Hydroscarbroite Al14(CO3)3(OH)36•n(H2O) Tri
05.DA.35 Scarbroite Al5(CO3)(OH)13•5(H2O) P1 or P1 Tri

Other Hydroscarbroite 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 Hydroscarbroite :
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: 16b.07.09.01 Strunz No: 05.DA.35