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General Novgorodovaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca2(C2O4)Cl2•2(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 278.57 gm
   Calcium   28.77 %  Ca   40.26 % CaO
   Hydrogen   1.66 %  H    14.87 % H2O
   Carbon     8.62 %  C    25.85 % C2O3
   Chlorine  24.18 %  Cl   24.18 % Cl
               -   %   Cl   -5.46 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen    36.76 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %       99.71 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca2(C2O4)Cl1.9(OH)0.2•2.2(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Marine evaporite deposits.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2000 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Drill core intersection (850-900m) of evaporitic rocks at the Chelkar salt dome deposit, western Kazakhstan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Margarita Ivanovna Novgorodova (1938-), director of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Moscow, Russia.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2000-039

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Comments: A small fragment of the oxalate mineral novgorodovaite.
Location: Chelkar salt dome, Aksai Valley, Aqtöbe Oblysy (Aktubinsk [Aktyubinsk; Aktubinskaya] Oblast'), Kazakhstan. Scale: Grain size 0.8 mm.
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Novgorodovaite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.9395:1:1.0082
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 6.936, b = 7.382, c = 7.443, Z = 2; beta = 94.3° V = 380.02 Den(Calc)= 2.43
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: I2/m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.917(1)(112), 2.956(0.8)(211), 4.063(0.7)(111),4.323(0.7)(111), 5.062(0.7)(110),

Physical Properties of Novgorodovaite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {100} Good, {010} Good
Help on Color: Color: Colorless.
Help on Density: Density: 2.38
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Generally displayed by glasses and most non-metallic minerals.
Help on Habit: Habit: Aggregates - Made of numerous individual crystals or clusters.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 2.5 - Finger Nail
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: white

Optical Properties of Novgorodovaite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= -0.281 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= -0.255 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2654,KPDmeas= 0.271,KC= 0.2115
Ncalc = 1.5 - 1.51
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (-), a=1.565, b=1.645, g=1.725, bire=0.1600

Calculated Properties of Novgorodovaite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.44 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Novgorodovaite =2.43 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0015159457
Boson Index = 0.9984840543
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PENovgorodovaite = 5.17 barns/electron
U=PENovgorodovaite x rElectron Density= 12.64 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Novgorodovaite is Not Radioactive

Novgorodovaite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (50)Salts of Organic Acids
  (50.01.10)Dana Group Novgorodovaite! Ca2(C2O4)Cl2•2(H2O) I2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 10.AB.80 10 - ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
  10.A - Salts of Organic Acids
  10.AB -Oxalates
10.AB.80 Novgorodovaite! Ca2(C2O4)Cl2•2(H2O) I2/m 2/m

Other Novgorodovaite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AmMin, vol 87, p 1511) PHYS. PROP.(AmMin, vol 87, p 1511) OPTIC PROP.(AmMin, vol 87, p 1511)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Novgorodovaite :
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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