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Manganogrunerite Mineral Data

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General Manganogrunerite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: [ ]Mn2Fe++5Si8O22(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 999.80 gm
   Manganese  10.99 %  Mn   14.19 % MnO
   Iron       27.93 %  Fe   35.93 % FeO
   Silicon    22.47 %  Si   48.08 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    0.20 %  H     1.80 % H2O
   Oxygen     38.41 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn2+2Fe2+5(Si8O22)(OH)2
Help on Environment: Environment: Contact metamorphism of manganese rocks. Forms a series with manganocummintonite (tirolite).
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Renamed IMA 1997, Formerly Dannemorite 1855
Help on Locality: Locality: Dannemora, Uppsala, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Renamed IMA 1997 as the Mn analog of grunerite, Formerly dannemorite (1855) which was named after its locality.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Manganogrunerite Say MANGANOGRUNERITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Dannemorite - Renamed
 

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  Manganogrunerite

Comments: Brown fibrous massive, iron stained manganogrunerite.
Location: Hallefors, Orebro, Sweden. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Manganogrunerite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.535:1:0.2944
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 9.606, b = 17.953, c = 5.287, Z = 2; beta = 104.3° V = 883.53 Den(Calc)= 3.76
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: C 2/m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 8.36(1), 3.09(0.9), 2.76(0.4),3.28(0.4), 2.2(0.2), 2.52(0.2), 2.63(0.2), 3.45(0.2),
 

Physical Properties of Manganogrunerite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {110} Perfect, {???} Imperfect
Help on Color: Color: Brown, Gray green, Yellow green, Dark green.
Help on Density: Density: 3.1 - 3.4, Average = 3.25
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Translucent to subtranslucent to opaque
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Conchoidal - Very brittle fracture producing small, conchoidal fragments.
Help on Habit: Habit: Massive - Fibrous - Distinctly fibrous fine-grained forms.
Help on Habit: Habit: Radial - Crystals radiate from a center without producing stellar forms (e.g. stibnite)
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 5-6 - Between Apatite and Orthoclase
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous - Silky
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Manganogrunerite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.006 (Superior) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.141 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.1732,KPDmeas= 0.2004,KC= 0.2016
Ncalc = 1.63 - 1.76
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (+/-), a=1.638, b=1.651, g=1.665, bire=0.0270
 

Calculated Properties of Manganogrunerite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.16 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Manganogrunerite =3.25 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.01
Boson Index = 0.99
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEManganogrunerite = 12.02 barns/electron
U=PEManganogrunerite x rElectron Density= 37.98 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Manganogrunerite is Not Radioactive
 

Manganogrunerite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 66.01.01.05 (66)Inosilicate Double-Width Unbranched Chains, W=2
  (66.01)with P=2 amphibole configuration
  (66.01.01)Group 1, the Mg-Fe-Mn-Li amphiboles (Monoclinic)
 
66.01.01.01 Magnesiocummingtonite (Mg,Fe)7Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.01.02 Cummingtonite []Mg7Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.01.03 Grunerite []Fe7Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.01.03b Permanganogrunerite! []Mn4(Fe)3(Si8O22)(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.01.04 Manganocummingtonite Na(Na,Mn)2(Mg4,Fe)5Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.01.05 Manganogrunerite []Mn2Fe5Si8O22(OH) C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.01.06 Magnesioclinoholmquistite? Li2(Mg,Fe)3Al2Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.01.07 Clinoholmquistite? [](Li2Mg3Al2)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.01.08 Clinoferroholmquistite [](Li2Fe3Al2)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.01.08a Ferri-clinoholmquistite! []Li2Mg3(Fe3)2(Si8O22)(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.01.08b Ferri-clinoferroholmquistite! []Li2(Fe2Fe3)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.01.09 Sodic-ferripedrizite! Na(LiNa)(Fe2Mg2Li)Si8O22(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.01.09a Ferripedrizite! NaLi2(Fe2Mg2Li)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.01.09b Sodic-ferri-ferropedrizite! NaLi2(Fe2Fe3)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.01.09c Fluoro-sodic-pedrizite! NaLi2(Mg2Al2Li)S5Si8O22F2 C 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.DE.05 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.D - Inosilicates* Structural terminology according to Liebau (1985)
  09.DE -Inosilicates with 2-periodic double chains, Si4O11; amphibole family
 
09.DE.05 Ferro-anthophyllite []Fe7Si8O22(OH)2 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Anthophyllite []Mg7Si8O22(OH)2 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Ferrogedrite []Fe5Al2Si6Al2O22(OH)2 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Gedrite []Mg5Al2Si6Al2O22(OH)2 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Ferroholmquistite [](Li2Fe3Al2)Si8O22(OH)2 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Holmquistite [](Li2Mg3Al2)Si8O22(OH)2 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Cummingtonite []Mg7Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Clinoferroholmquistite [](Li2Fe3Al2)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Grunerite []Fe7Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Magnesiocummingtonite (Mg,Fe)7Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Manganogrunerite []Mn2Fe5Si8O22(OH) C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Magnesioanthophyllite? (Mg,Fe)7Si8O22(OH)2 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Protomangano-ferro-anthophyllite! (Mn,Fe)2(Fe,Mg)5(Si4O11)2(OH)2 Pnmn 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Sodicgedrite NaMg6AlSi6Al2O22(OH)2 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Sodic-ferro-anthophyllite! NaFe7Si8O22(OH)2 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Sodic-ferrogedrite! NaFe6AlSi6Al2O22(OH)2 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Sodicanthophyllite NaMg7Si8O22(OH)2 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Permanganogrunerite! []Mn4(Fe)3(Si8O22)(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Protoferro-anthophyllite! (Fe,Mn)2(Fe,Mg)5(Si4O11)2(OH)2 Pnmn 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Fluoro-sodic-pedrizite! NaLi2(Mg2Al2Li)S5Si8O22F2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Sodic-ferri-ferropedrizite! NaLi2(Fe2Fe3)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Manganocummingtonite Na(Na,Mn)2(Mg4,Fe)5Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Protoanthophyllite! (Mg,Fe)7Si8O22(OH)2 Pnmn 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Ferri-clinoferroholmquistite! []Li2(Fe2Fe3)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Sodic-ferripedrizite! Na(LiNa)(Fe2Mg2Li)Si8O22(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.05 Ferripedrizite! NaLi2(Fe2Mg2Li)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 

Other Manganogrunerite Information

Help on References: References: PHYS. PROP.(Min.Mag.,Vol.61,p303,1997) OPTIC PROP.(Dana8)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Manganogrunerite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - GeoScienceWorld
4 - Google Images
5 - Google Scholar
6 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
7 - MinDAT
8 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
9 - Online Mineral Museum
10 - QUT Mineral Atlas
11 - Ruff.Info

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Manganogrunerite

[ ]Mn2Fe++5Si8O22(OH)
Dana No: 66.01.01.05 Strunz No: 09.DE.05
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