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General Innelite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Na,Mg,Ca)2(Ba,K)4Ti3(Si2O7)2(SO4)2(OH,F)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,284.02 gm
   Potassium   0.61 %  K     0.73 % K2O
   Barium     39.57 %  Ba   44.18 % BaO
   Sodium      4.12 %  Na    5.55 % Na2O
   Calcium     0.62 %  Ca    0.87 % CaO
   Magnesium   0.57 %  Mg    0.94 % MgO
   Titanium   11.19 %  Ti   18.66 % TiO2
   Silicon     8.75 %  Si   18.72 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    0.10 %  H     0.91 % H2O
   Sulfur      4.99 %  S    12.47 % SO3
   Oxygen     29.03 %  O
   Fluorine    0.44 %  F     0.44 % F
                -   %   F    -0.19 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      103.30 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na2.3Mg0.3Ca0.2Ba3.7K0.2Ti3(Si2O7)2(SO4)2(OH)1.3F0.3
Help on Environment: Environment: In miarolitic cavities of aegirine-eckermannite-microcline pegmatites in dunites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1961
Help on Locality: Locality: In the Inagli massif, 30 km west of Aldan, and the Yakokutsk massif, near Schelochnoy Spring, Yakutia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Yakut name, "inneli," for the Inagli River, Yakutia, Russia.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Innelite Say INNELITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 23181
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Comments: Yellow crystalline granular innelite.
Location: Inagli, Aldan, Republic of Sakha, Siberia, Russia. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Innelite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.7535:1:2.0672
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 5.38, b = 7.14, c = 14.76, Z = 1; alpha = 99°, beta = 95°, gamma = 90° V = 557.87 Den(Calc)= 3.82
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Triclinic - Pedial H-M Symbol (1) Space Group: P1
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.92(1), 2.95(0.6), 3.04(0.6),

Physical Properties of Innelite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {010} Perfect, {110} Perfect, {001} Distinct
Help on Color: Color: Brown, Light yellow.
Help on Density: Density: 3.96
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Generally displayed by glasses and most non-metallic minerals.
Help on Habit: Habit: Platy - Sheet forms (e.g. micas).
Help on Habit: Habit: Radial - Crystals radiate from a center without producing stellar forms (e.g. stibnite)
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4.5-5 - Near Apatite
Help on Luminescence: Luminescence: Piezoelectric.
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous - Greasy

Optical Properties of Innelite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.106 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.073 (Fair) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.1945,KPDmeas= 0.1876,KC= 0.2099
Ncalc = 1.8 - 1.83
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (+), a=1.726, b=1.737, g=1.766, bire=0.0400, 2V(Calc)=66, 2V(Meas)=82. Dispersion r > v strong.
Help on Pleochroism (x): Pleochroism (x): light yellow.
Help on Pleochroism (y): Pleochroism (y): light yellow.
Help on Pleochroism (z): Pleochroism (z): pale brownish yellow.

Calculated Properties of Innelite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.50 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Innelite =3.82 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.09
Boson Index = 0.91
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEInnelite = 175.95 barns/electron
U=PEInnelite x relectron= 615.89 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity:

GRapi = 8.07 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Concentration of Innelite per GRapi unit = 12.39 (%)

Estimated Radioactivity from Innelite - barely detectable


Innelite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (58)Sorosilicate Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
  (58.02)with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n=1,2)
  (58.02.06)Yoshimuraite and related species Yoshimuraite (Ba,Sr)2(Mn,Fe)2(Ti,Fe)(Si2O7)2(PO4,SO4)(OH) P1 1 Innelite (Na,Mg,Ca)2(Ba,K)4Ti3(Si2O7)2(SO4)2(OH,F) P1 1 Phosphoinnelite! Ba4Na3Ti3Si4O14(PO4,SO4)2(O,F)3 P1 or P1 Tri
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.BE.40 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.B - Sorosilicates
  09.BE -Si2O7 groups with additional anions;
09.BE.40 Innelite (Na,Mg,Ca)2(Ba,K)4Ti3(Si2O7)2(SO4)2(OH,F) P1 1
09.BE.40 Phosphoinnelite! Ba4Na3Ti3Si4O14(PO4,SO4)2(O,F)3 P1 or P1 Tri

Other Innelite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic2) PHYS. PROP.(AntBidBlaNic2) OPTIC PROP.(AntBidBlaNic2)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Innelite :
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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