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General Jeanbandyite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Fe+++,Mn++)Sn++++(OH)6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 247.09 gm
   Manganese   4.45 %  Mn    5.74 % MnO
   Iron       15.82 %  Fe   22.62 % Fe2O3
   Tin        38.43 %  Sn   48.79 % SnO2
   Hydrogen    2.45 %  H    21.87 % H2O
   Oxygen     38.85 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %       99.03 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe3+0.7Mn2+0.2Sn0.8(OH)6
Help on Environment: Environment: Oxide zone of polymetallic hydrothermal deposits epitaxially overgrown on wickmanite or natanite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: Llallagua, Bolivia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Jean A. Bandy, Wickenburg, Arizona, USA, who, with her husband Mark Bandy, translated Agricola's "De Natura Fossilium" from original Latin.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Jeanbandyite + Pronunciation Say JEANBANDYITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 27661
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Comments: Yellowish brown translucent microcrystal of jeanbandyite on mineral encrusted fluorite.
Location: Mount Pleasant Tin Mine, New Brunswick, Canada. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Jeanbandyite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:1
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 7.648, c = 7.648, Z = 4; V = 447.35 Den(Calc)= 3.67
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Tetragonal - Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (4/m) Space Group: P 41/n
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.83(1), 2.71(0.7), 1.71(0.6),

Physical Properties of Jeanbandyite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {001} Good, {100} Fair
Help on Color: Color: Brown orange, Red brown, Pale yellow.
Help on Density: Density: 4.41
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Habit: Habit: Crystalline - Coarse - Occurs as well-formed coarse sized crystals.
Help on Habit: Habit: Pseudo Octohedral - Crystals show an octohedral outline.
Help on Habit: Habit: Striated - Parallel lines on crystal surface or cleavage face.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 3.5 - Copper Penny
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous - Adamantine
Help on Streak: Streak: light yellow

Optical Properties of Jeanbandyite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.165 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= -0.004 (Superior) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2275,KPDmeas= 0.1893,KC= 0.2267
Ncalc = 1.83 - 2
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Uniaxial (-), e=1.833, w=1.837, bire=0.0040.

Calculated Properties of Jeanbandyite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.48 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Jeanbandyite =3.67 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.06
Boson Index = 0.94
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEJeanbandyite = 117.67 barns/electron
U=PEJeanbandyite x rElectron Density= 409.68 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Jeanbandyite is Not Radioactive

Jeanbandyite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (06)Hydroxides and Oxides Containing Hydroxyl
  (06.03)with (OH)3 or (OH)6 groups
  (06.03.07)Wickmanite group (Tetragonal: P42/n) Stottite FeGe(OH)6 P 41/n 4/m Tetrawickmanite MnSn(OH)6 P 41/n 4/m Jeanbandyite (Fe,Mn)Sn(OH)6 P 41/n 4/m Mopungite NaSb(OH)6 P 41/n 4/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 04.FC.15 04 - OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodate
  04.F - Hydroxides (without V or U)
  04.FC -Hydroxides with OH, without H2O; corner-sharing octahedra
04.FC.15 Jeanbandyite (Fe,Mn)Sn(OH)6 P 41/n 4/m
04.FC.15 Mopungite NaSb(OH)6 P 41/n 4/m
04.FC.15 Stottite FeGe(OH)6 P 41/n 4/m
04.FC.15 Tetrawickmanite MnSn(OH)6 P 41/n 4/m

Other Jeanbandyite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic3) PHYS. PROP.(AntBidBlaNic3) OPTIC PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Jeanbandyite :
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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