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IMA2008-048 Mineral Data

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General IMA2008-048 Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Zn6(PO4)4•7H2O
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 898.33 gm
   Zinc        43.67 %  Zn   54.36 % ZnO
   Phosphorus  13.79 %  P    31.60 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     1.57 %  H    14.04 % H2O
   Oxygen      40.96 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Zn6(PO4)4•7(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Structurally related to rimkorologite and bakhchisaraitsevite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2008 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Block 14 Open cut, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)

IMA2008-048 Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.863:1:1.2661
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 8.299, b = 9.616, c = 12.175, Z = 2; alpha = 71.68°, beta = 82.02°, gamma = 80.18° V = 900.04 Den(Calc)= 3.31
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): 2.537(1), 2.55(0.85), 8.438(0.8),2.956(0.75), 2.967(0.75), 3.206(0.6), 2.085(0.4), 3.414(0.4),

Optical Properties of IMA2008-048

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: NCalc= 1.63 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.1914) where Ncalc=Dcalc*KC+1

Calculated Properties of IMA2008-048

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.22 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of IMA2008-048 =3.30 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.01
Boson Index = 0.99
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEIMA2008-048 = 22.12 barns/electron
U=PEIMA2008-048 x rElectron Density= 71.19 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
IMA2008-048 is Not Radioactive

IMA2008-048 Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (40)Hydrated Phosphates, etc
  (40.05)with miscellaneous formulae
  (40.05.15)Dana Group Rimkorolgite! Mg5Ba(PO4)4•8(H2O) P 21/c 2/m IMA2008-048! Zn6(PO4)4•7H2O P1 1
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 08.CH.55 08 - PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
  08.C - Phosphates without Additional Anions, with H2O
  08.CH -With large and medium-sized cations, RO4:H2O < 1:1
08.CH.55 Fahleite Zn5CaFe2(AsO4)6•14(H2O) Unk Ortho
08.CH.55 Smolianinovite (Co,Ni,Mg,Ca)3(Fe,Al)2(AsO4)4•11(H2O) Unk Ortho
08.CH.55 IMA2008-048! Zn6(PO4)4•7H2O P1 1

Other IMA2008-048 Information

Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for IMA2008-048 :
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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