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Hydroxylpyromorphite Mineral Data

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General Hydroxylpyromorphite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb5(PO4)3OH
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,337.92 gm
   Phosphorus   6.95 %  P    15.91 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     0.08 %  H     0.67 % H2O
   Lead        77.43 %  Pb   83.41 % PbO
   Oxygen      15.55 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb5(PO4)3(OH)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Submitted IMA (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek pyr - "fire" and morfe - "form" in allusion the recrystallization reaction of the molten mineral.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hydroxylpyromorphite + Pronunciation Say HYDROXYLPYROMORPHITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Hydroxyl-pyromorphite - Renamed Hydroxylpyromorphite by Mineralogical Record v39 (2008), p131
  ICSD 87518

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Comments: Small crudely formed crystals of hydroxylpyromorphite on quartzite matrix, formed from alteration of galena.
Location: Mapleton, Brady Township, Hares Valley Area, Huntingdon Co., Pennsylvania, USA. Scale: Crystallite Size 0.15 cm.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Hydroxylpyromorphite Crystallography

Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Hexagonal - Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (6/m) Space Group: P 63/m

Physical Properties of Hydroxylpyromorphite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {1011} Imperfect
Help on Color: Color: Grayish white.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Subtransparent to subtranslucent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Generally displayed by glasses and most non-metallic minerals.
Help on Luster: Luster: Adamantine - Resinous
Help on Streak: Streak: white

Optical Properties of Hydroxylpyromorphite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Uniaxial (-).

Calculated Properties of Hydroxylpyromorphite

Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.17
Boson Index = 0.83
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEHydroxylpyromorphite =1,420.35 barns/electron
U=PEHydroxylpyromorphite x rElectron Density= . barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Hydroxylpyromorphite is Not Radioactive

Hydroxylpyromorphite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (41)Anhydrous Phosphates, etc. Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (41.08)where (A)5 (XO4)3 Zq
  (41.08.04)Pyromorphite Group Pyromorphite Pb5(PO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m Mimetite Pb5(AsO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m Vanadinite Pb5(VO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m Hydroxylpyromorphite! Pb5(PO4)3OH P 63/m 6/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 08.BN.05 08 - PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
  08.B - Phosphates, etc. with Additional Anions, without H2O
  08.BN -With only large cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 = 0.33:1
08.BN.05 Alforsite Ba5(PO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
08.BN.05 Apatite* Ca5(PO4)3(OH,F,Cl) P 63/m 6/m
08.BN.05 Belovite-(Ce) (Sr,Ce,Na,Ca)5(PO4)3(OH) P 3 3
08.BN.05 Belovite-(La)! (Sr,La,Ce,Ca)5(PO4)3(F,OH) P 3 3
08.BN.05 Fermorite (Ca,Sr)5(AsO4,PO4)3(OH) P 63/m 6/m
08.BN.05 Deloneite-(Ce)! NaCa2SrCe(PO4)3F P 3 3
08.BN.05 Johnbaumite Ca5(AsO4)3(OH) P 63/m,P 63 Hex
08.BN.05 Apatite-(CaOH) Ca5(PO4)3(OH) P 63/m 6/m
08.BN.05 Apatite-(CaCl) Ca5(PO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
08.BN.05 Carbonate-fluorapatite? Ca5(PO4,CO3)3F P 63/m 6/m
08.BN.05 Carbonate-hydroxylapatite? Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH) P 63/m 6/m
08.BN.05 Clinomimetite Pb5(AsO4)3Cl P 21/b 2/m
08.BN.05 Apatite-(CaF) Ca5(PO4)3F P 63/m 6/m
08.BN.05 Fluorcaphite! (Ca,Sr,Ce,Na)5(PO4)3F P 63 6
08.BN.05 Hedyphane Ca2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
08.BN.05 Mimetite Pb5(AsO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
08.BN.05 Apatite-(SrOH) (Sr,Ca)5(PO4)3(F,OH) P 63/m 6/m
08.BN.05 Morelandite (Ba,Ca,Pb)5(AsO4,PO4)3Cl P 63/m,P 63 Hex
08.BN.05 Pyromorphite Pb5(PO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
08.BN.05 Vanadinite Pb5(VO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
08.BN.05 Apatite-(CaOH)-M! (Ca,Na)5[(P,S)O4]3(OH,Cl) P 21/b 2/m
08.BN.05 IMA2008-068! Ca2Pb3(PO4)3F P 63/m 6/m
08.BN.05 Svabite Ca5(AsO4)3F P 63/m 6/m
08.BN.05 Kuannersuite-(Ce)! Ba6Na2REE2(PO4)6FCl P 3 3
08.BN.05 Turneaureite Ca5[(As,P)O4]3Cl P 63/m 6/m
08.BN.05 Phosphohedyphane! Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
08.BN.05 IMA2008-009! Sr5(PO4)3F P 63/m 6/m 2/m 2/m
08.BN.05 Hydroxylpyromorphite! Pb5(PO4)3OH P 63/m 6/m

Other Hydroxylpyromorphite Information

Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Hydroxylpyromorphite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - GeoScienceWorld
4 - Google Images
5 - Google Scholar
6 - MinDAT
7 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
8 - Online Mineral Museum
9 - QUT Mineral Atlas
10 - Ruff.Info

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