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Paulmooreite Mineral Data

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General Paulmooreite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb2As+++2O5
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 644.24 gm
   Arsenic  23.26 %  As   30.71 % As2O3
   Lead     64.32 %  Pb   69.29 % PbO
   Oxygen   12.42 %  O
           ______        ______ 
           100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb2As2O5
Help on Environment: Environment: Secondary mineral in a metamorphosed Fe�Mn orebody
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: Langban, Varmland, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Paul Brian Moore (1940- ), American mineralogist and structural crystallographer, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Paulmooreite + Pronunciation Say PAULMOOREITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 100229
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Comments: Scanning electron photomicrograph of paulmooreite. AmMin v64:352.
Location: Langban,Varmland, Sweden. Scale: 150X Magnification.
© American Mineralogist

Paulmooreite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =1.5136:1:2.4064
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 8.558, b = 5.654, c = 13.606, Z = 4; beta = 108.88° V = 622.93 Den(Calc)= 6.87
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Sphenoidal H-M Symbol (2) Space Group: P 21
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.3(1), 2.761(0.8), 2.905(0.8),

Physical Properties of Paulmooreite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {001} Perfect
Help on Color: Color: Colorless, Light orange.
Help on Density: Density: 6.95
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 3 - Calcite
Help on Luster: Luster: Adamantine
Help on Streak: Streak: white

Optical Properties of Paulmooreite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: NCalc= 2.13 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.1643) where Ncalc=Dcalc*KC+1
NCalc= 2.14 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.1643) where Ncalc=Dmeas*KC+1

Calculated Properties of Paulmooreite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=5.76 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Paulmooreite =6.87 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.14
Boson Index = 0.86
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEPaulmooreite =1,195.98 barns/electron
U=PEPaulmooreite x rElectron Density=6,886.92 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Paulmooreite is Not Radioactive

Paulmooreite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (45)Acid and normal Antimonites, Arsenites and Phosphites
  (45.01)with miscellaneous formulae
  (45.01.08)Dana Group Paulmooreite Pb2As2O5 P 21 2
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 04.JA.50 04 - OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodate
  04.J - Arsenites, Antimonites, Bismuthites, Sulfites,
  04.JA -Arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites; without additional anions, without H2O
04.JA.50 Paulmooreite Pb2As2O5 P 21 2

Other Paulmooreite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic4) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Paulmooreite :
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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