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IMA2008-046 Mineral Data

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General IMA2008-046 Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: MgZr(PO4)2•4H2O
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 377.53 gm
   Magnesium    6.44 %  Mg   10.68 % MgO
   Zirconium   24.16 %  Zr   32.64 % ZrO2
   Phosphorus  16.41 %  P    37.60 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     2.14 %  H    19.09 % H2O
   Oxygen      50.85 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: MgZr(PO4)2•4(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Isochemical with mahlmoodite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2008 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Newry, Maine, USA Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)

IMA2008-046 Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.5681:1:1.0311
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 5.3049, b = 9.3372, c = 9.6282, Z = 2; alpha = 97.348°, beta = 91.534°, gamma = 90.512° V = 472.81 Den(Calc)= 2.65
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Triclinic - Pinacoidal H-M Symbol ( 1) Space Group: P1
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 9.55(1), 4.108(0.7), 4.008(0.5),4.411(0.5), 3.177(0.4), 4.589(0.4), 2.66(0.3), 3.569(0.3),

Optical Properties of IMA2008-046

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: NCalc= 1.59 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.2239) where Ncalc=Dcalc*KC+1

Calculated Properties of IMA2008-046

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.61 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of IMA2008-046 =2.65 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.03
Boson Index = 0.97
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEIMA2008-046 = 32.52 barns/electron
U=PEIMA2008-046 x rElectron Density= 84.90 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
IMA2008-046 is Not Radioactive

IMA2008-046 Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (40)Hydrated Phosphates, etc
  (40.01)where A++ B++ (XO4) � x(H2O)
  (40.01.06)Dana Group IMA2008-046! MgZr(PO4)2•4H2O P1 1
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 08.CE.75 08 - PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
  08.C - Phosphates without Additional Anions, with H2O
  08.CE -With only medium-sized cations, RO4:H2O � 1:2.5
08.CE.75 Malhmoodite FeZr(PO4)2•4(H2O) P 21/c 2/m
08.CE.75 IMA2008-046! MgZr(PO4)2•4H2O P1 1

Other IMA2008-046 Information

Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for IMA2008-046 :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - Google Images
4 - Google Scholar
5 - MinDAT
6 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
7 - Online Mineral Museum
8 - Ruff.Info

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Dana No: Strunz No: 08.CE.75