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Kushiroite Mineral Data

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General Kushiroite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CaAl2SiO6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 218.12 gm
   Calcium   18.37 %  Ca   25.71 % CaO
   Aluminum  24.74 %  Al   46.74 % Al2O3
   Silicon   12.88 %  Si   27.55 % SiO2
   Oxygen    44.01 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CaAl2SiO6
Help on Environment: Environment: Pyroxene group
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2009
Help on Locality: Locality: CH3 chondrite ALH85085 Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2008-059
 

Kushiroite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =1.1106:1:0.6095
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 9.609, b = 8.652, c = 5.274, beta = 106.06° V = 421.35
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: C 2/c
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.94(1), 2.478(0.48), 2.863(0.45),2.535(0.38), 2.904(0.36), 1.991(0.35), 1.382(0.32), 2.509(0.28),
 

Optical Properties of Kushiroite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data:
 

Calculated Properties of Kushiroite

Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0064723874
Boson Index = 0.9935276126
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEKushiroite = 3.48 barns/electron
U=PEKushiroite x rElectron Density= . barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Kushiroite is Not Radioactive
 

Kushiroite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 65.00.00.00 (65)Inosilicate Minerals
  (65.00)Without Dana Classification Numbers
  (65.00.00)Pyroxenes, Clino
 
65.00.00.00 Ashcroftine-(Ce)* K5Na5(Ce,Ca)12Si28O70(OH)2(CO3)8•8(H2O) I 4/mmm 4/m 2/m 2/m
 
65.00.00.00 Brokenhillite* (Mn,Fe)32[Si24O60]OH29Cl11 P 63mc 6mm
 
65.00.00.00 Grossmanite CaTiAlSiO6 C 2/m 2/m
 
65.00.00.00 Hypersthene? (Mg,Fe)2Si2O6 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
65.00.00.00 IMA2007-015 K(CaNa)(Fe3Al2)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
65.00.00.00 IMA2008-070 NaLi2(Fe2Al2Li)(Si6Al2)O22F2 C 2/m 2/m
 
65.00.00.00 IMA2009-010 [Ba6(PO4)2(CO3)][Fe7(OH)4Fe2O2(SiO3)8] P1 1
 
65.00.00.00 IMA2009-012 NaNa2(Mg2Al2Li)Si8O22F2 C 2/m 2/m
 
65.00.00.00 Kushiroite CaAl2SiO6 C 2/c 2/m
 
65.00.00.00 Plumalsite* Pb4Al2(SiO3)7(?) Unk Ortho
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.DX.00 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.D - Unclassified Strunz Inosilicates
  09.DX -Pyroxenes, Clino
 
09.DX.00 Hypersthene? (Mg,Fe)2Si2O6 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
09.DX.00 Plumalsite* Pb4Al2(SiO3)7(?) Unk Ortho
 
09.DX.00 IMA2008-070 NaLi2(Fe2Al2Li)(Si6Al2)O22F2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DX.00 IMA2007-015 K(CaNa)(Fe3Al2)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DX.00 Tanohataite! LiMn2Si3O8(OH) P1 1
 
09.DX.00 Punkaruaivite! Li{Ti2(OH)2[Si4O11(OH)]}•H2O C 2/c 2/m
 
09.DX.00 Yegorovite! Na4[Si2O4(OH)2]2•7H2O P 21/c 2/m
 
09.DX.00 Kushiroite CaAl2SiO6 C 2/c 2/m
 
09.DX.00 Grossmanite CaTiAlSiO6 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DX.00 IMA2009-009 KNa2Li(Mg,Fe)2Ti2Si8O24 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DX.00 IMA2009-010 [Ba6(PO4)2(CO3)][Fe7(OH)4Fe2O2(SiO3)8] P1 1
 
09.DX.00 IMA2009-012 NaNa2(Mg2Al2Li)Si8O22F2 C 2/m 2/m
 

Other Kushiroite Information

Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Kushiroite :
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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Kushiroite

CaAl2SiO6
Dana No: 65.00.00.00 Strunz No: 09.DX.00
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