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Oxyvanite Mineral Data

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General Oxyvanite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: V3O5
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 232.82 gm
   Vanadium  65.64 %  V    64.38 % V2O3 / 35.62 % VO2
   Oxygen    34.36 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: V3+2V4+O5
Help on Environment: Environment: Related to berdesinskiite
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Proposed IMA 2008 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Sludyanka, Irkutsk region, Russia Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2008-044

Oxyvanite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =1.9865:1:1.3861
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 10.032, b = 5.05, c = 7, Z = 4; beta = 111.14° V = 330.77 Den(Calc)= 4.67
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: C 2/c
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 1.379(0.5), 1.633(0.5), 1.717(0.5),2.44(0.5), 2.65(0.5), 2.88(0.5), 3.28(0.5), 1.446(0.4),

Optical Properties of Oxyvanite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: NCalc= 2.49 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.3196) where Ncalc=Dcalc*KC+1

Calculated Properties of Oxyvanite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.37 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Oxyvanite =4.67 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0018059321
Boson Index = 0.9981940679
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEOxyvanite = 12.80 barns/electron
U=PEOxyvanite x rElectron Density= 55.97 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Oxyvanite is Not Radioactive

Oxyvanite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (07)Multiple Oxides
  (07.07)with miscellaneous formulae
  (07.07.02)Dana Group Berdesinskiite V2TiO5 P 2/c or Pc Mono Oxyvanite! V3O5 C 2/c 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 04.CB.30 04 - OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodate
  04.C - Metal:Oxygen = 2:3, 3:5, and Similar
  04.CB -With medium-sized cations
04.CB.30 Berdesinskiite V2TiO5 P 2/c or Pc Mono
04.CB.30 Oxyvanite! V3O5 C 2/c 2/m

Other Oxyvanite Information

Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Oxyvanite :
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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Dana No: Strunz No: 04.CB.30