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Millosevichite Mineral Data

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General Millosevichite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Al,Fe+++)2(SO4)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 356.59 gm
   Aluminum  11.35 %  Al   21.45 % Al2O3
   Iron       7.83 %  Fe   11.20 % Fe2O3
   Sulfur    26.98 %  S    67.36 % SO3
   Oxygen    53.84 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Al1.5Fe3+0.5(SO4)3
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in fumaroles and coal deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1913
Help on Locality: Locality: Vulcano, Lipari Islands, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for F. Millosevich (1874-1942), Italian mineralogist, University of Rome.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Millosevichite + Pronunciation Say MILLOSEVICHITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 73249
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Millosevichite Image

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Comments: Porous crust of Millosevichite.
Location: Schoeller Mine, Kladno, Stredoceský Kraj, Bohemia, Czech Republic. Scale: Picture size 5 mm.
© Thomas Witzke / Abraxas-Verlag

Millosevichite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:2.63078
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 8.055, c = 21.191, Z = 6; V = 1,190.73 Den(Calc)= 2.98
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Trigonal - Rhombohedral H-M Symbol ( 3) Space Group: R 3
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.502(1), 2.033(0.4), 5.82(0.35),

Physical Properties of Millosevichite

Help on Color: Color: Red, Clear red, Brick red.
Help on Density: Density: 2.86
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 1.5 - Between Talc and Gypsum
Help on Streak: Streak: red

Optical Properties of Millosevichite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.108 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.144 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.1703,KPDmeas= 0.1774,KC= 0.1989
Ncalc = 1.57 - 1.59
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Uniaxial (+), w=1.5, e=1.515, bire=0.0150.

Calculated Properties of Millosevichite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.83 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Millosevichite =2.86 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0039418747
Boson Index = 0.9960581253
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEMillosevichite = 4.28 barns/electron
U=PEMillosevichite x rElectron Density= 12.12 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Millosevichite is Not Radioactive

Millosevichite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (28)Anhydrous Acid and Sulfates
  (28.04)with miscellaneous formulae
  (28.04.05)Dana Group Millosevichite (Al,Fe)2(SO4)3 R 3 3 Mikasaite Fe2(SO4)3 R 3 3
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 07.AB.05 07 - SULFATES (SELENATES, TELLURATES)
  07.A - Sulfates (selenates, etc.) without Additional Anions, without H2O
  07.AB -With medium-sized cations
07.AB.05 Millosevichite (Al,Fe)2(SO4)3 R 3 3
07.AB.05 Mikasaite Fe2(SO4)3 R 3 3

Other Millosevichite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Millosevichite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - EUROmin Project
4 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
5 - GeoScienceWorld
6 - Google Images
7 - Google Scholar
8 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
9 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
10 - MinDAT
11 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
12 - Online Mineral Museum
13 - QUT Mineral Atlas
14 - Ruff.Info

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