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IMA2008-060 Mineral Data

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General IMA2008-060 Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Mg2(BO3)(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 124.43 gm
   Magnesium  39.07 %  Mg   64.78 % MgO
   Boron       8.69 %  B    27.98 % B2O3
   Hydrogen    0.81 %  H     7.24 % H2O
   Oxygen     51.43 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mg2(BO3)(OH)
Help on Environment: Environment: OH-dominant analogue of pertsevite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2009 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Snezhnoye deposit, Chersky Mountains, Republic of Sakha-Yakutia, Russian Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)

IMA2008-060 Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =1.7236:1:0.3858
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 20.494, b = 11.89, c = 4.588, Z = 16; V = 1,117.97 Den(Calc)= 2.96
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (2/m 2/m 2/m) Space Group: P nma
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 1.713(1), 2.244(0.88), 2.748(0.65),1.481(0.5), 1.71(0.45), 2.237(0.42), 2.478(0.41), 2.417(0.39),

Optical Properties of IMA2008-060

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: NCalc= 1.63 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.2143) where Ncalc=Dcalc*KC+1

Calculated Properties of IMA2008-060

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.95 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of IMA2008-060 =2.96 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.05
Boson Index = 0.95
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEIMA2008-060 = 0.98 barns/electron
U=PEIMA2008-060 x rElectron Density= 2.89 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
IMA2008-060 is Not Radioactive

IMA2008-060 Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (25)Anhydrous Borates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (25.06)Dana Type
  (25.06.04)Dana Group Pertsevite! Mg2(BO3)F P na21 mm2 IMA2008-060! Mg2(BO3)(OH) P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 06.AB.75 06 - BORATES
  06.A - Monoborates
  06.AB -BO3, with additional anions; 1(D) + OH, etc.
06.AB.75 Pertsevite! Mg2(BO3)F P na21 mm2
06.AB.75 IMA2008-060! Mg2(BO3)(OH) P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m

Other IMA2008-060 Information

Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for IMA2008-060 :
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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