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General Nadorite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PbSbO2Cl
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 396.40 gm
   Antimony  30.71 %  Sb   36.77 % Sb2O3
   Lead      52.27 %  Pb   56.31 % PbO
   Chlorine   8.94 %  Cl    8.94 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -2.02 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen     8.07 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PbSbO2Cl
Help on Environment: Environment: Commonly altered from jamesonite. Commony altered to bindheimite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1870
Help on Locality: Locality: Djebel Nador, Constantine, Algeria. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the locality
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Nadorite Say NADORITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 36159
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Comments: Blocky, yellowish brown crystals of nadorite on matrix.
Location: Langban mine, Filipstad , Värmland, Sweden. Scale: Crystal size 1 mm.
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Nadorite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =1.0294:1:2.2463
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 5.6, b = 5.44, c = 12.22, Z = 4; V = 372.27 Den(Calc)= 7.07
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (2/m 2/m 2/m) Space Group: Bmmb
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.8(1), 1.945(0.3), 3.71(0.3),
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Physical Properties of Nadorite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {010} Perfect
Help on Color: Color: Brown, Brownish yellow, Grayish brown, Yellow.
Help on Density: Density: 7.02
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Translucent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Generally displayed by glasses and most non-metallic minerals.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 3.5-4 - Copper Penny-Fluorite
Help on Luster: Luster: Adamantine - Resinous
Help on Streak: Streak: yellow white

Optical Properties of Nadorite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= -0.082 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= -0.074 (Fair) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.1909,KPDmeas= 0.1923,KC= 0.1778
Ncalc = 2.25 - 2.26
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (+), a=2.3, b=2.35, g=2.4, bire=0.1000, 2V(Calc)=88, 2V(Meas)=85. Dispersion r > v strong.

Calculated Properties of Nadorite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=5.92 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Nadorite =7.07 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.11
Boson Index = 0.89
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PENadorite =1,066.56 barns/electron
U=PENadorite x rElectron Density=6,315.51 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Nadorite is Not Radioactive

Nadorite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (10)Oxyhalides and Hydroxyhalides
  (10.02)where A (O,OH) Xq
  (10.02.05)Perite Series Perite PbBiO2Cl Bmmb 2/m 2/m 2/m Nadorite PbSbO2Cl Bmmb 2/m 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 03.DC.30 03 - HALIDES
  03.D - Oxyhalides, Hydroxyhalides and Related Double Halides
  03.DC -With Pb (As,Sb,Bi), without Cu
03.DC.30 Nadorite PbSbO2Cl Bmmb 2/m 2/m 2/m
03.DC.30 Perite PbBiO2Cl Bmmb 2/m 2/m 2/m

Other Nadorite 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 Nadorite :
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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