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Jahnsite-(CaMnFe) Mineral Data

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General Jahnsite-(CaMnFe) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaMn++Fe++2Fe+++2(PO4)4(OH)2•8(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 876.43 gm
   Calcium      4.57 %  Ca    6.40 % CaO
   Manganese    6.27 %  Mn    8.09 % MnO
   Iron        25.49 %  Fe   16.40 % FeO / 18.22 % Fe2O3
   Phosphorus  14.14 %  P    32.39 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     2.07 %  H    18.50 % H2O
   Oxygen      47.46 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaMn2+Fe2+2Fe3+2(PO4)4(OH)2•8(H2O)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1978
Help on Locality: Locality: Fletcher mine, North Groton, New Hampsire, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Richard H. Jahns (1915-1983), mineralogist and pegmatite expert, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Jahnsite-(CaMnFe) Say JAHNSITE-(CAMNFE)
 

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  Jahnsite-(CaMnFe)

Comments: Orange-brown microcrystalline jahnsite-(CaMnFe) associated with quartz.
Location: Voron'i Tundry, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast', Northern Region, Russia. Scale: See Image.
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Jahnsite-(CaMnFe) Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =2.0993:1:1.3804
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 15.01, b = 7.15, c = 9.87, Z = 2; beta = 111.23° V = 987.38 Den(Calc)= 2.95
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: P 2/a
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 9.15(1), 2.81(0.5), 4.6(0.4),3.45(0.3), 3.48(0.3), 1.874(0.2), 4.96(0.2), 4.84(0.1),
 

Physical Properties of Jahnsite-(CaMnFe)

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {001} Good
Help on Color: Color: Brown, Purplish brown, Yellow, Yellow orange.
Help on Density: Density: 2.86
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Generally displayed by glasses and most non-metallic minerals.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4 - Fluorite
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous - Adamantine
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Jahnsite-(CaMnFe)

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: NCalc= 1.71 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.2398) where Ncalc=Dcalc*KC+1
NCalc= 1.69 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.2398) where Ncalc=Dmeas*KC+1
 

Calculated Properties of Jahnsite-(CaMnFe)

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.93 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Jahnsite-(CaMnFe) =2.95 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0056962282
Boson Index = 0.9943037718
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEJahnsite-(CaMnFe) = 10.33 barns/electron
U=PEJahnsite-(CaMnFe) x rElectron Density= 30.24 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Jahnsite-(CaMnFe) is Not Radioactive
 

Jahnsite-(CaMnFe) Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 42.11.02.02 (42)Hydrated Phosphates, etc., Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (42.11)where (AB)4 (XO4)3 Zq � x(H2O)
  (42.11.02)Jahnsite Group
 
42.11.02.01 Jahnsite-(CaMnMg) CaMnMg2Fe2(PO4)4(OH)2•8(H2O) P 2/a 2/m
 
42.11.02.02 Jahnsite-(CaMnFe) CaMnFe2Fe2(PO4)4(OH)2•8(H2O) P 2/a 2/m
 
42.11.02.03 Jahnsite-(CaMnMn) CaMnMn2Fe2(PO4)4(OH)2•8(H2O) P 2/a 2/m
 
42.11.02.04 Jahnsite-(MnMnMn)* MnMnMn2Fe2(PO4)4(OH)2•8(H2O) P 2/a 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 08.DH.15 08 - PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
  08.D - Phosphates, etc
  08.DH -With large and medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 < 1:1
 
08.DH.15 Keckite Ca(Mn,Zn)2Fe3(PO4)4(OH)3•2(H2O) P 21/a 2/m
 
08.DH.15 Jahnsite-(CaMnFe) CaMnFe2Fe2(PO4)4(OH)2•8(H2O) P 2/a 2/m
 
08.DH.15 Jahnsite-(CaMnMg) CaMnMg2Fe2(PO4)4(OH)2•8(H2O) P 2/a 2/m
 
08.DH.15 Jahnsite-(CaMnMn) CaMnMn2Fe2(PO4)4(OH)2•8(H2O) P 2/a 2/m
 
08.DH.15 Jahnsite-(MnMnMn)* MnMnMn2Fe2(PO4)4(OH)2•8(H2O) P 2/a 2/m
 
08.DH.15 Kaluginite* (Mn,Ca)MgFe(PO4)2(OH)•4(H2O) C cca 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
08.DH.15 Rittmannite MnMnFeAl2(OH)2(PO4)4•8(H2O) P 2/a 2/m
 
08.DH.15 Whiteite-(MnFeMg) (Mn,Ca)(Fe,Mn)Mg2Al2(PO4)4(OH)2•8(H2O) P 2/a 2/m
 
08.DH.15 Whiteite-(CaFeMg) Ca(Fe,Mn)Mg2Al2(PO4)4(OH)2•8(H2O) P 21/a 2/m
 
08.DH.15 Whiteite-(CaMnMg) CaMnMg2Al2(PO4)4(OH)2•8(H2O) P 2/a 2/m
 
08.DH.15 Jahnsite-(CaFeFe)! (Ca,Mn)(Fe,Mn)Fe2Fe2(PO4)4(OH)2•8(H2O) P 2/a 2/m
 
08.DH.15 Jahnsite-(NaFeMg)! NaFeMg2Fe2(PO4)4(OH)2•8H2O P 2/a 2/m
 
08.DH.15 Jahnsite-(CaMgMg)! CaMgMg2Fe2(PO4)4(OH)2•8H2O P 2/a 2/m
 
08.DH.15 Jahnsite-(NaMnMg)! NaMnMg2Fe2(PO4)4(OH)2•8H2O P 2/a 2/m
 

Other Jahnsite-(CaMnFe) Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) PHYS. PROP.(Dana8)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Jahnsite-(CaMnFe) :
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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Jahnsite-(CaMnFe)

CaMn++Fe++2Fe+++2(PO4)4(OH)2•8(H2O)
Dana No: 42.11.02.02 Strunz No: 08.DH.15
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