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General Kaluginite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Mn++,Ca)MgFe+++(PO4)2(OH)•4(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 410.39 gm
   Calcium      2.44 %  Ca    3.42 % CaO
   Magnesium    5.92 %  Mg    9.82 % MgO
   Manganese   10.04 %  Mn   12.96 % MnO
   Iron        13.61 %  Fe   19.46 % Fe2O3
   Phosphorus  15.09 %  P    34.59 % P2O5
   Hydrogen     2.21 %  H    19.75 % H2O
   Oxygen      50.68 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn2+0.75Ca0.25MgFe3+(PO4)2(OH)•4(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary decomposition product from a granitic pegmatite vein.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved IMA 1991
Help on Locality: Locality: Ilmenskij National Park, Rual Mountans, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Aleksandr V. Kalugin (1857-1933), mineralogist, Ural Mountains, Russia.
 

Kaluginite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.4027:1:0.1921
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 15.05, b = 37.37, c = 7.18, Z = 16; V = 4,038.16 Den(Calc)= 2.70
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (2/m 2/m 2/m) Space Group: C cca
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 9.38(1), 2.84(0.9), 2.6(0.8),
 

Physical Properties of Kaluginite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {???} Indistinct
Help on Color: Color: Green yellow, Yellow green.
Help on Density: Density: 2.69
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 3.5 - Copper Penny
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous - Greasy
Help on Streak: Streak: yellow white
 

Optical Properties of Kaluginite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.022 (Excellent) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.025 (Excellent) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2379,KPDmeas= 0.2388,KC= 0.2441
Ncalc = 1.66
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (-), a=1.627, b=1.642, g=1.658, bire=0.0310, 2V(Calc)=90, 2V(Meas)=90.
 

Calculated Properties of Kaluginite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.68 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Kaluginite =2.69 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0090870003
Boson Index = 0.9909129997
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEKaluginite = 7.67 barns/electron
U=PEKaluginite x rElectron Density= 20.59 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Kaluginite is Not Radioactive
 

Kaluginite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 42.11.01.06 (42)Hydrated Phosphates, etc., Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (42.11)where (AB)4 (XO4)3 Zq � x(H2O)
  (42.11.01)Overite Group
 
42.11.01.01 Overite CaMgAl(PO4)2(OH)•4(H2O) Pcca 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
42.11.01.02 Segelerite CaMgFe(PO4)2(OH)•4(H2O) Pcca 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
42.11.01.03 Manganosegelerite (Mn,Ca)(Mn,Fe,Mg)Fe(PO4)2(OH)•4(H2O) P bca 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
42.11.01.04 Lunokite (Mn,Ca)(Mg,Fe,Mn)Al(PO4)2(OH)•4(H2O) P bca 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
42.11.01.05 Wilhelmvierlingite CaMnFe(PO4)2(OH)•2(H2O) P bca 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
42.11.01.06 Kaluginite* (Mn,Ca)MgFe(PO4)2(OH)•4(H2O) C cca 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
42.11.01.07 Juonniite! CaMgSc(PO4)2(OH)•4(H2O) P bca 2/m 2/m 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 Kaluginite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) PHYS. PROP.(37th List of New Min.,Min. Mag.,1996) OPTIC PROP.(37th List of New Min.,Min. Mag.,19)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Kaluginite :
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 - MinDAT
9 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
10 - Online Mineral Museum
11 - QUT Mineral Atlas
12 - Ruff.Info

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Kaluginite

(Mn++,Ca)MgFe+++(PO4)2(OH)•4(H2O)
Dana No: 42.11.01.06 Strunz No: 08.DH.15
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