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Kuannersuite-(Ce) Mineral Data

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General Kuannersuite-(Ce) Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ba6Na2REE2(PO4)6FCl
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,704.53 gm
   Barium      45.20 %  Ba   50.46 % BaO
   Sodium       2.89 %  Na    3.89 % Na2O
   Strontium    0.77 %  Sr    0.91 % SrO
   Lanthanum    2.04 %  La    2.39 % La2O3
   Cerium       8.22 %  Ce    9.63 % Ce2O3
   Samarium     0.44 %  Sm    0.51 % Sm2O3
   Thorium      0.27 %  Th    0.31 % ThO2
   Silicon      0.23 %  Si    0.49 % SiO2
   Phosphorus  10.94 %  P    25.07 % P2O5
   Neodymium    3.64 %  Nd    4.24 % Nd2O3
   Chlorine     1.21 %  Cl    1.21 % Cl
                 -   %   Cl   -0.27 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen      22.26 %  O
   Fluorine     1.89 %  F     1.89 % F
                 -   %   F    -0.80 % -O=F2    
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %       99.94 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ba5.61Sr0.15Na2.14CeNd0.43La0.25Sm0.05Th0.02P6.02Si0.14O23.72F1.7Cl0.58
Help on Environment: Environment: Accessory mineral found in albite veins intersecting augite syenites of the Ilimaussaq alkaline rocks. Ba-dominant analogue of belovite-(Ce); structure determined.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2004 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Kuannersuit Plateau (formerly Kvanefjeld) in the Ilimaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2002-013
 

Kuannersuite-(Ce) Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:0.747
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 9.9097, c = 7.4026, Z = 1; V = 629.56 Den(Calc)= 4.50
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Trigonal - Rhombohedral H-M Symbol ( 3) Space Group: P 3
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.969(1)(211,112), 1.965(0.8)(320,213), 1.863(0.6)(303),2.867(0.6)(300), 4.077(0.4)(111), 3.693(0.2)(201),
 

Physical Properties of Kuannersuite-(Ce)

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {001} Poor, {100} Poor
Help on Color: Color: Light rose.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Translucent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Uneven - Very brittle fracture producing uneven fragments.
Help on Habit: Habit: Hexagonal - Six-sided crystal shape in cross-section or habit.
Help on Habit: Habit: Prismatic - Crystals Shaped like Slender Prisms (e.g. tourmaline).
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4.5-5.5 - Near Apatite
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Kuannersuite-(Ce)

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI calc= -0.014 (Superior) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.1514,KC= 0.1493
Ncalc = 1.67
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Uniaxial (-), e=1.669, w=1.694, bire=0.0250.
 

Calculated Properties of Kuannersuite-(Ce)

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.98 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Kuannersuite-(Ce) =4.50 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.09
Boson Index = 0.91
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEKuannersuite-(Ce) = 290.34 barns/electron
U=PEKuannersuite-(Ce) x relectron=1,155.19 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity:

GRapi = 5,158.93 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Concentration of Kuannersuite-(Ce) per GRapi unit = 193.84 (PPM)

Kuannersuite-(Ce) is Radioactive as defined in 49 CFR 173.403. Greater than 70 Bq / gram.

Estimated Radioactivity from Kuannersuite-(Ce) - mild
Specimen
Size
Weight/Volume
(Sphere)
*
Calculated
Activity
Bequerols
(Bq)
Calculated
Activity
Curies (Ci)
Estimated
Activity
GR(api)
Estimated
Exposure
(mRem**)/hr
If Held in Hand
For One Hour
1000 gm / 7.52 cm 122,533 3.31E-06 5,158.93 1.70
100 gm / 3.49 cm 12,253 3.31E-07 515.89 0.17
10 gm / 1.62 cm 1,225 3.31E-08 51.59 0.02
1 gm / 7.52 mm 123 3.31E-09 5.16 0.00
0.1 gm / 3.49 mm 12 3.31E-10 0.52 0.00
0.01 gm / 1.62 mm 1 3.31E-11 0.05 0.00
0.001 gm / 0.75 mm 0 3.31E-12 0.01 0.00

Weight of pure Kuannersuite-(Ce) in grams (gm) and Calculated Diameter of a Sphere with a Density of 4.50 gm/cc.*
Goverment Estimate of Average Annual Exposure ( 360 mRem) **
Note: 10 microsieverts/hr = 1 mRem/hr **
Max Permissable Adult Dose 50,000 mRem/yr (hands), 15,000 mRem/yr (eyes)
Lethal Dose LD(50) Exposure 400,000 to 500,000 mRem
 

Kuannersuite-(Ce) Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 41.08.01.06b (41)Anhydrous Phosphates, etc. Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (41.08)where (A)5 (XO4)3 Zq
  (41.08.01)Apatite Group
 
41.08.01.00 Apatite* Ca5(PO4)3(OH,F,Cl) P 63/m 6/m
 
41.08.01.01 Apatite-(CaF) Ca5(PO4)3F P 63/m 6/m
 
41.08.01.02 Apatite-(CaCl) Ca5(PO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
 
41.08.01.03 Apatite-(CaOH) Ca5(PO4)3(OH) P 63/m 6/m
 
41.08.01.04 Carbonate-fluorapatite? Ca5(PO4,CO3)3F P 63/m 6/m
 
41.08.01.05 Carbonate-hydroxylapatite? Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH) P 63/m 6/m
 
41.08.01.06 Belovite-(Ce) (Sr,Ce,Na,Ca)5(PO4)3(OH) P 3 3
 
41.08.01.06a Belovite-(La)! (Sr,La,Ce,Ca)5(PO4)3(F,OH) P 3 3
 
41.08.01.06b Kuannersuite-(Ce)! Ba6Na2REE2(PO4)6FCl P 3 3
 
41.08.01.07 Apatite-(SrOH) (Sr,Ca)5(PO4)3(F,OH) P 63/m 6/m
 
41.08.01.08 Fluorcaphite! (Ca,Sr,Ce,Na)5(PO4)3F P 63 6
 
41.08.01.09 Deloneite-(Ce)! NaCa2SrCe(PO4)3F P 3 3
 
41.08.01.10 IMA2008-009! Sr5(PO4)3F P 63/m 6/m 2/m 2/m
 
41.08.01.11 IMA2008-068! Ca2Pb3(PO4)3F P 63/m 6/m
 
41.08.01.12 Phosphohedyphane! Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 08.BN.05 08 - PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
  08.B - Phosphates, etc. with Additional Anions, without H2O
  08.BN -With only large cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 = 0.33:1
 
08.BN.05 Alforsite Ba5(PO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Apatite* Ca5(PO4)3(OH,F,Cl) P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Belovite-(Ce) (Sr,Ce,Na,Ca)5(PO4)3(OH) P 3 3
 
08.BN.05 Belovite-(La)! (Sr,La,Ce,Ca)5(PO4)3(F,OH) P 3 3
 
08.BN.05 Fermorite (Ca,Sr)5(AsO4,PO4)3(OH) P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Deloneite-(Ce)! NaCa2SrCe(PO4)3F P 3 3
 
08.BN.05 Johnbaumite Ca5(AsO4)3(OH) P 63/m,P 63 Hex
 
08.BN.05 Apatite-(CaOH) Ca5(PO4)3(OH) P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Apatite-(CaCl) Ca5(PO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Carbonate-fluorapatite? Ca5(PO4,CO3)3F P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Carbonate-hydroxylapatite? Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH) P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Clinomimetite Pb5(AsO4)3Cl P 21/b 2/m
 
08.BN.05 Apatite-(CaF) Ca5(PO4)3F P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Fluorcaphite! (Ca,Sr,Ce,Na)5(PO4)3F P 63 6
 
08.BN.05 Hedyphane Ca2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Mimetite Pb5(AsO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Apatite-(SrOH) (Sr,Ca)5(PO4)3(F,OH) P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Morelandite (Ba,Ca,Pb)5(AsO4,PO4)3Cl P 63/m,P 63 Hex
 
08.BN.05 Pyromorphite Pb5(PO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Vanadinite Pb5(VO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Apatite-(CaOH)-M! (Ca,Na)5[(P,S)O4]3(OH,Cl) P 21/b 2/m
 
08.BN.05 IMA2008-068! Ca2Pb3(PO4)3F P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Svabite Ca5(AsO4)3F P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Kuannersuite-(Ce)! Ba6Na2REE2(PO4)6FCl P 3 3
 
08.BN.05 Turneaureite Ca5[(As,P)O4]3Cl P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Phosphohedyphane! Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 IMA2008-009! Sr5(PO4)3F P 63/m 6/m 2/m 2/m
 
08.BN.05 Hydroxylpyromorphite! Pb5(PO4)3OH P 63/m 6/m
 

Other Kuannersuite-(Ce) Information

Help on References: References: NAME( CanMin, v 42, p 95) PHYS. PROP.(CanMin, v 42, p 95) OPTIC PROP.(CanMin, v 42, p 95)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Kuannersuite-(Ce) :
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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Kuannersuite-(Ce)

Ba6Na2REE2(PO4)6FCl
Dana No: 41.08.01.06b Strunz No: 08.BN.05
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