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Nickelschneebergite Mineral Data

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General Nickelschneebergite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi(Ni,Co)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 588.23 gm
   Calcium    2.04 %  Ca    2.86 % CaO
   Iron       1.90 %  Fe    2.44 % FeO
   Cobalt     6.01 %  Co    8.46 % Co2O3
   Nickel    11.97 %  Ni   15.24 % NiO
   Bismuth   24.87 %  Bi   27.72 % Bi2O3
   Arsenic   25.47 %  As   39.07 % As2O5
   Hydrogen   0.53 %  H     4.75 % H2O
   Oxygen    27.20 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.54 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi0.7Ca0.3Ni1.2Co0.6Fe2+0.2(AsO4)2(H2O)1.1(OH)0.9
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral found in the oxidized dump material.Tsumcorite group. Bi-dominant analog of nickel-lotharmeyerite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2003 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Dump material of the "Am Roten Berg" mining area, about 5 km SW of Schneeberg, Saxony, Germay. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the Ni-dominant analog of schneebergite (Locality).
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1999-028
 

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  Nickelschneebergite

Comments: Small crystals of nickelschneebergite.
Location: Roter Berg, Neustädtel, Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany. Scale: Picture size 2 mm.
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Nickelschneebergite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =1.4491:1:1.2021
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 8.995, b = 6.207, c = 7.462, Z = 2; beta = 115° V = 377.58 Den(Calc)= 5.17
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): 3.196(1)(112), 2.98(0.72)(201), 1.702(0.57)(221,404,51 2.507(0.47)(112), 2.821(0.44)(021), 4.586(0.4)(111),
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Physical Properties of Nickelschneebergite

Help on Color: Color: Olive green, Brown.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Conchoidal - Very brittle fracture producing small, conchoidal fragments.
Help on Habit: Habit: Microscopic Crystals - Crystals visible only with microscopes.
Help on Habit: Habit: Tabular - Form dimensions are thin in one direction.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4-4.5 - Between Fluorite and Apatite
Help on Luster: Luster: Subadamantine
Help on Streak: Streak: pale brown
 

Optical Properties of Nickelschneebergite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI calc= 0.014 (Superior) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.1844,KC= 0.1871
Ncalc = 1.97
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (+), a=1.94, b=1.95, g=1.97, bire=0.0300
 

Calculated Properties of Nickelschneebergite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.71 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Nickelschneebergite =5.17 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0019146824
Boson Index = 0.9980853176
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PENickelschneebergite = 465.12 barns/electron
U=PENickelschneebergite x rElectron Density=2,192.79 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Nickelschneebergite is Not Radioactive
 

Nickelschneebergite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 40.02.09.07 (40)Hydrated Phosphates, etc
  (40.02)where A++ (B++)2 (XO4) � x(H2O)
  (40.02.09)Helmutwinklerite Subgroup
 
40.02.09.01 Tsumcorite PbZnFe(AsO4)2•(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
 
40.02.09.02 Helmutwinklerite PbZn2(AsO4)2•2(H2O) P1 1
 
40.02.09.03 Thometzekite Pb(Cu,Zn)2(AsO4)2•2(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
 
40.02.09.04 Mawbyite Pb(FeZn)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
40.02.09.05 Rappoldite! Pb(Co,Ni,Zn,)2(AsO4)2•2(H2O) P1 1
 
40.02.09.06 Schneebergite! Bi(Co,Ni)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
40.02.09.07 Nickelschneebergite! Bi(Ni,Co)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
40.02.09.08 Cobalttsumcorite! Pb(Co,Fe)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 08.CG.15 08 - PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
  08.C - Phosphates without Additional Anions, with H2O
  08.CG -With large and medium-sized cations, RO4:H2O = 1:1
 
08.CG.15 Cobaltlotharmeyerite! Ca(Co,Fe,Ni)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Ferrilotharmeyerite Ca(Zn,Cu)(Fe,Zn)(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Cabalzarite! Ca(Mg,Al,Fe)2(AsO4)2(H2O,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Mawbyite Pb(FeZn)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Lotharmeyerite CaZnMn(AsO3OH)4(OH)3 C 2/m,C 2,Cm Mono
 
08.CG.15 Mounanaite PbFe2(VO4)2(OH)2 P1 1
 
08.CG.15 Tsumcorite PbZnFe(AsO4)2•(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Thometzekite Pb(Cu,Zn)2(AsO4)2•2(H2O) C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Cobalttsumcorite! Pb(Co,Fe)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Manganlotharmeyerite! Ca(Mn,Mg,)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Nickellotharmeyerite! Ca(Ni,Fe,Co)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Krettnichite! PbMn2(VO4)2(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Schneebergite! Bi(Co,Ni)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
08.CG.15 Nickelschneebergite! Bi(Ni,Co)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 

Other Nickelschneebergite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AmMin, Vol 88, p 253) PHYS. PROP.(AmMin, Vol 88, p 253) OPTIC PROP.(AmMin, Vol 88, p 253)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Nickelschneebergite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - GeoScienceWorld
4 - Google Images
5 - Google Scholar
6 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
7 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
8 - MinDAT
9 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
10 - Online Mineral Museum
11 - QUT Mineral Atlas
12 - Ruff.Info

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Nickelschneebergite

Bi(Ni,Co)2(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)2
Dana No: 40.02.09.07 Strunz No: 08.CG.15
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