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Korzhinskite Mineral Data

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General Korzhinskite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaB2O4•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 143.71 gm
   Calcium   27.89 %  Ca   39.02 % CaO
   Boron     15.04 %  B    48.44 % B2O3
   Hydrogen   1.40 %  H    12.54 % H2O
   Oxygen    55.67 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaB2O4•(H2O)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1963
Help on Locality: Locality: Novofrolovskoye Cu deposit, Ural Mountians, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for D.S. Korzhinski
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Korzhinskite + Pronunciation Say KORZHINSKITE

Korzhinskite Image

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Comments: Translucent fragment of korzhinskite.
Location: Novofrolovskoye, Sverdlovsk District, Northern Urals, Russia. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Korzhinskite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.6692:1:1.5579
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 4.33, b = 6.47, c = 10.08, Z = 3; beta = 85° V = 281.32 Den(Calc)= 2.54
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: P 2/m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.02(1), 2.81(0.7), 3.11(0.7),

Physical Properties of Korzhinskite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {???} Indistinct
Help on Color: Color: Colorless.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Habit: Habit: Platy - Sheet forms (e.g. micas).
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: white

Optical Properties of Korzhinskite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI calc= -0.125 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2573,KC= 0.2287
Ncalc = 1.58
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (+), a=1.642, b=1.647, g=1.672, bire=0.0300, 2V(Calc)=50, 2V(Meas)=43.6.

Calculated Properties of Korzhinskite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.55 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Korzhinskite =2.54 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.03
Boson Index = 0.97
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEKorzhinskite = 3.61 barns/electron
U=PEKorzhinskite x rElectron Density= 9.19 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Korzhinskite is Not Radioactive

Korzhinskite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (26)Hydrated Borates Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (26.07)Dana Type
  (26.07.01)Dana Group Korzhinskite CaB2O4•(H2O) P 2/m 2/m Parasibirskite! Ca2B2O5•(H2O) P 21/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 06.HA.30 06 - BORATES
  06.H - Unclassified Borates
  06.HA -Unclassified borates
06.HA.30 Korzhinskite CaB2O4•(H2O) P 2/m 2/m

Other Korzhinskite Information

Help on References: References: 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 Korzhinskite :
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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