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General Jixianite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb(W,Fe+++)2(O,OH)7
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 624.91 gm
   Iron       4.47 %  Fe    6.39 % Fe2O3
   Hydrogen   0.32 %  H     2.88 % H2O
   Lead      33.16 %  Pb   35.72 % PbO
   Tungsten  44.13 %  W    55.65 % WO3
   Oxygen    17.92 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.64 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbW1.5Fe3+0.5O5(OH)2
Help on Environment: Environment: In the oxidized zone of hypothermal to mesothermal tungsten-bearing quartz veins peripheral to a quartz monzonite stock.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: Pan-shan stock, Jixian, Hebei Province, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Jixianite + Pronunciation Say JIXIANITE
 

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  Jixianite   Cuprotungstite

Comments: Reddish brown crystal druse of jixianite with minor tan cuprotungstite.
Location: Apache Mine, Hidalgo County, New Mexico, USA. Scale: See Image.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Jixianite Crystallography

Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 10.3594, Z = 8; V = 1,111.74 Den(Calc)= 7.47
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Isometric - Hexoctahedral H-M Symbol (4/m 3 2/m) Space Group: F d3m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.982(1), 1.833(0.8), 1.562(0.7),
 

Physical Properties of Jixianite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: None
Help on Color: Color: Brown red, Red.
Help on Density: Density: 6.04
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 3 - Calcite
Help on Luster: Luster: Resinous
Help on Streak: Streak: yellow
 

Optical Properties of Jixianite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= -0.236 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.001 (Superior) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.1725,KPDmeas= 0.2133,KC= 0.1726
Ncalc = 2.04 - 2.29
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Isotropic, n=2.262-2.315.
 

Calculated Properties of Jixianite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=6.31 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Jixianite =7.47 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.13
Boson Index = 0.87
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEJixianite =1,167.51 barns/electron
U=PEJixianite x rElectron Density=7,368.84 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Jixianite is Not Radioactive
 

Jixianite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 48.04.02.01 (48)Anhydrous Molybdates and Tungstates
  (48.04)with miscellaneous formulae
  (48.04.02)Dana Group
 
48.04.02.01 Jixianite Pb(W,Fe)2(O,OH)7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 04.DH.15 04 - OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodate
  04.D - Metal:Oxygen = 1:2 and similar
  04.DH -With large (� medium-sized) cations; sheets of edge-sharing octahedra
 
04.DH.15 Alumotungstite (W,Al)(O,OH)3(?) Unk Cubic
 
04.DH.15 Betafite (Ca,U)2(Ti,Nb,Ta)2O6(OH) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Ferritungstite (K,Ca,Na)(W,Fe)2(O,OH)6•(H2O) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Cesstibtantite (Cs,Na)SbTa4O12 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Bismutomicrolite (Bi,Ca)(Ta,Nb)2O6(OH) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Ceriopyrochlore-(Ce) (Ce,Ca,Y)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Bariopyrochlore (Ba,Sr)(Nb,Ti)2(O,OH)7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Bariomicrolite Ba(Ta,Nb)2(O,OH)7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Calciobetafite Ca2(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Jixianite Pb(W,Fe)2(O,OH)7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Plumbomicrolite (Pb,Ca,U)2Ta2O6(OH) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Kalipyrochlore (H2O,Sr)(Nb,Ti)(O,OH)6•(H2O,K) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Plumbopyrochlore (Pb,Y,U,Ca)2-xNb2O6(OH) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Strontiopyrochlore* Sr2Nb2(O,OH)7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Uranmicrolite (U,Ca)2(Ta,Nb)2O6(OH) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Pyrochlore (Na,Ca)2Nb2O6(OH,F) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Microlite (Na,Ca)2Ta2O6(O,OH,F) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Natrobistantite (Na,Cs)Bi(Ta,Nb,Sb)4O12 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Plumbobetafite (Pb,U,Ca)(Ti,Nb)2O6(OH,F) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Stibiomicrolite (Sb,Ca,Na)2(Ta,Nb)2(O,OH)7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Stannomicrolite (Sn,Fe,Mn)(Ta,Nb,Sn)2(O,OH)7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Stibiobetafite (Sb,Ca)2(Ti,Nb,Ta)2(O,OH)7 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Uranpyrochlore (U,Ca,Ce)2(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH,F) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Bismutopyrochlore! (Bi,U,Ca,Pb)1x(Nb,Ta)2O6(OH)•n(H2O) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Fluornatromicrolite! (Na,Ca,Bi)2Ta2O6F F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Yttrobetafite-(Y) (Y,U,Ce)2(Ti,Nb,Ta)2O6(OH) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.DH.15 Yttropyrochlore-(Y) (Y,Na,Ca,U)1-2(Nb,Ta,Ti)2(O,OH)7 F d3m 2/m 3
 
04.DH.15 Elsmoreite! WO3•0.5(H2O) F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 

Other Jixianite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic4) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Jixianite :
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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Jixianite

Pb(W,Fe+++)2(O,OH)7
Dana No: 48.04.02.01 Strunz No: 04.DH.15
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