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Manganosite Mineral Data

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General Manganosite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: MnO
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 70.94 gm
   Manganese  77.45 %  Mn  100.00 % MnO
   Oxygen     22.55 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn2+O
Help on Environment: Environment: Metamorphosed manganese deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1874
Help on Locality: Locality: Franklin, New Jersey, USA. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as an oxide of manganese.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Manganosite Say MANGANOSITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 9864
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  Manganosite

Comments: Dark green manganosite in matrix.
Location: Nordmark, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden. Scale: Picture size 3.5 mm.
© Thomas Witzke / Abraxas-Verlag

Manganosite Crystallography

Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 4.436, Z = 4; V = 87.29 Den(Calc)= 5.40
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Isometric - Hexoctahedral H-M Symbol (4/m 3 2/m) Space Group: F m3m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.223(1), 1.571(0.6), 2.568(0.6),
 

Physical Properties of Manganosite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {001} Perfect, {010} Perfect, {100} Perfect
Help on Color: Color: Green, Greenish black.
Help on Density: Density: 5.18
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to translucent to opaque
Help on Habit: Habit: Massive - Granular - Common texture observed in granite and other igneous rock.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 5-6 - Between Apatite and Orthoclase
Help on Luminescence: Luminescence: Non-fluorescent.
Help on Luster: Luster: Adamantine
Help on Magnetism: Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
Help on Streak: Streak: brown
 

Optical Properties of Manganosite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= -0.142 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= -0.095 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2157,KPDmeas= 0.2249,KC= 0.197
Ncalc = 2.02 - 2.06
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Isotropic, n=2.16-2.17.
Help on RL Color: RL Color: Gray with emerald-green internal reflections.
Help on Reflectivity Reflectivity
Standardized Intensity (100%) Reflection Spectra of Manganosite in Air
λ R  ∑ R(λ) 
 400 nm   13.80   
 420 nm   14.40 
 440 nm   15.00 
 460 nm   14.80 
 480 nm   14.50 
 500 nm   14.20 
 520 nm   14.00 
 540 nm   13.90 
 560 nm   13.80 
 580 nm   13.60 
 600 nm   13.50 
 620 nm   13.60 
 640 nm   13.60 
 660 nm   13.60 
 680 nm   13.60 
 700 nm   13.60 
Calculated Relative Intensity Colors of Manganosite in Air
Relative
Intensity
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Calculated Properties of Manganosite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=5.02 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Manganosite =5.40 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0001082603
Boson Index = 0.9998917397
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEManganosite = 20.52 barns/electron
U=PEManganosite x rElectron Density= 103.11 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Manganosite is Not Radioactive
 

Manganosite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 04.02.01.03 (04)Simple Oxides
  (04.02)with a cation charge of 2+ (A++ O)
  (04.02.01)Periclase group (Isometric, Fm3m)
 
04.02.01.01 Periclase MgO F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.02.01.02 Bunsenite NiO F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.02.01.03 Manganosite MnO F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.02.01.04 Monteponite CdO F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.02.01.05 Lime CaO F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.02.01.06 Wustite FeO F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.02.01.07 Hongquiite* TiO F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 04.AB.25 04 - OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodate
  04.A - Metal:Oxygen = 2.1 and 1:1
  04.AB -M:O = 1:1 (and up to 1:1.25); with small to medium-sized cations only
 
04.AB.25 Bunsenite NiO F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.AB.25 Lime CaO F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.AB.25 Monteponite CdO F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.AB.25 Manganosite MnO F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.AB.25 Periclase MgO F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
04.AB.25 Wustite FeO F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 

Other Manganosite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic3) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(AntBidBlaNic3)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Manganosite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - EUROmin Project
4 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
5 - Franklin Minerals(Dunn)
6 - Franklin Minerals(Palache)
7 - GeoScienceWorld
8 - Google Images
9 - Google Scholar
10 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
11 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
12 - MinDAT
13 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
14 - Online Mineral Museum
15 - QUT Mineral Atlas
16 - Ruff.Info
17 - University of Colorado - Mineral Structure Data
18 - WWW-MINCRYST

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Manganosite

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Dana No: 04.02.01.03 Strunz No: 04.AB.25
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