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Mavlyanovite Mineral Data

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General Mavlyanovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Mn5Si3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 358.95 gm
   Manganese  76.53 %  Mn
   Silicon    23.47 %  Si
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn1+5Si3
Help on Environment: Environment: Suessite group
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2008 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Koshmansay river, Chatkal ridge, Uzbekistan Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Gani Mavlyanov (1910-1988), Uzbek geologist and seismologist.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2008-026

Mavlyanovite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:0.69703
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 6.8971, c = 4.8075, Z = 2; V = 198.05 Den(Calc)= 6.02
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (6/m 2/m 2/m) Space Group: P 63/mcm
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.044(1), 1.972(0.67), 2.258(0.44),1.991(0.3), 2.23(0.29), 1.307(0.22), 1.401(0.16), 1.268(0.15),

Calculated Properties of Mavlyanovite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=5.60 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Mavlyanovite =6.02 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.01
Boson Index = 0.99
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEMavlyanovite = 21.01 barns/electron
U=PEMavlyanovite x rElectron Density= 117.70 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Mavlyanovite is Not Radioactive

Mavlyanovite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (01)Native Elements
  (01.01)with metallic elements other than the platinum group
  (01.01.23)Suessite Group silicides Suessite (Fe,Ni)3Si I m3m 4/m 3 2/m Gupeiite Fe3Si F m3m 4/m 3 2/m Xifengite Fe5Si3 P 63/mcm 6/m 2/m 2/m Hapkeite! Fe2Si P m3m 4/m 3 2/m Luobusaite! Fe0.83Si2 C mca 2/m 2/m 2/m Mavlyanovite! Mn5Si3 P 63/mcm 6/m 2/m 2/m Brownleeite! MnSi P 213 2 3
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 01.BB.05 01 - ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
  01.B - Metallic Carbides, Silicides, Nitrides and Phosphides
  01.BB -Silicides
01.BB.05 Suessite (Fe,Ni)3Si I m3m 4/m 3 2/m
01.BB.05 Mavlyanovite! Mn5Si3 P 63/mcm 6/m 2/m 2/m

Other Mavlyanovite Information

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