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General Phosphohedyphane Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,068.23 gm
   Calcium      6.57 %  Ca    9.19 % CaO
   Arsenic      1.68 %  As    2.58 % As2O5
   Phosphorus   8.00 %  P    18.34 % P2O5
   Lead        62.46 %  Pb   64.87 % Pb2O
   Chlorine     3.32 %  Cl    3.32 % Cl
                 -   %   Cl   -0.75 % -O=Cl2   
   Oxygen      17.97 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %       97.54 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca1.75Pb3.223(PO4)0.923(AsO4)0.08Cl
Help on Environment: Environment: Occurs on specimens collected from the dumps of the southern workings of the Capitana mine. Apatite group
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2005 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Capitana mine, Copiapo, Atacama Province, Chile Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the phosphate analog of hedyphane.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2005-026
  Nussierite
  Polysphaerite
 

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  Phosphohedyphane

Comments: Clear, prismatic phosphohedyphane crystal on matrix.
Location: Argentena mine, Goodsprings, Clark Co., Nevada, USA. Scale: Crystal size 0.5mm.
© Tom Loomis / Dakota Matrix

Phosphohedyphane Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:0.72334
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 9.857, c = 7.13, Z = 2; V = 599.94 Den(Calc)= 5.91
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Hexagonal - Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (6/m) Space Group: P 63/m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.942(1), 4.054(0.6), 2.139(0.35),3.565(0.3), 1.89(0.25), 1.918(0.25), 8.538(0.2),
 

Physical Properties of Phosphohedyphane

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: None
Help on Color: Color: Coloress, Yellow, Yellowish green, Orange, Greenish blue.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Sub Conchoidal - Fractures developed in brittle materials characterized by semi-curving surfaces.
Help on Habit: Habit: Hexagonal - Six-sided crystal shape in cross-section or habit.
Help on Habit: Habit: Prismatic - Crystals Shaped like Slender Prisms (e.g. tourmaline).
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4 - Fluorite
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous - Greasy
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Phosphohedyphane

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI calc= -1.334 (Poor) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.1576,KC= 0.0675
Ncalc = 1.4
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Uniaxial (-), e=1.928, w=1.935, bire=0.0070.
 

Calculated Properties of Phosphohedyphane

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=5.10 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Phosphohedyphane =5.91 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.13
Boson Index = 0.87
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEPhosphohedyphane =1,112.84 barns/electron
U=PEPhosphohedyphane x rElectron Density=5,680.97 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Phosphohedyphane is Not Radioactive
 

Phosphohedyphane Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 41.08.01.12 (41)Anhydrous Phosphates, etc. Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (41.08)where (A)5 (XO4)3 Zq
  (41.08.01)Apatite Group
 
41.08.01.00 Apatite* Ca5(PO4)3(OH,F,Cl) P 63/m 6/m
 
41.08.01.01 Apatite-(CaF) Ca5(PO4)3F P 63/m 6/m
 
41.08.01.02 Apatite-(CaCl) Ca5(PO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
 
41.08.01.03 Apatite-(CaOH) Ca5(PO4)3(OH) P 63/m 6/m
 
41.08.01.04 Carbonate-fluorapatite? Ca5(PO4,CO3)3F P 63/m 6/m
 
41.08.01.05 Carbonate-hydroxylapatite? Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH) P 63/m 6/m
 
41.08.01.06 Belovite-(Ce) (Sr,Ce,Na,Ca)5(PO4)3(OH) P 3 3
 
41.08.01.06a Belovite-(La)! (Sr,La,Ce,Ca)5(PO4)3(F,OH) P 3 3
 
41.08.01.06b Kuannersuite-(Ce)! Ba6Na2REE2(PO4)6FCl P 3 3
 
41.08.01.07 Apatite-(SrOH) (Sr,Ca)5(PO4)3(F,OH) P 63/m 6/m
 
41.08.01.08 Fluorcaphite! (Ca,Sr,Ce,Na)5(PO4)3F P 63 6
 
41.08.01.09 Deloneite-(Ce)! NaCa2SrCe(PO4)3F P 3 3
 
41.08.01.10 IMA2008-009! Sr5(PO4)3F P 63/m 6/m 2/m 2/m
 
41.08.01.11 IMA2008-068! Ca2Pb3(PO4)3F P 63/m 6/m
 
41.08.01.12 Phosphohedyphane! Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 08.BN.05 08 - PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
  08.B - Phosphates, etc. with Additional Anions, without H2O
  08.BN -With only large cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 = 0.33:1
 
08.BN.05 Alforsite Ba5(PO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Apatite* Ca5(PO4)3(OH,F,Cl) P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Belovite-(Ce) (Sr,Ce,Na,Ca)5(PO4)3(OH) P 3 3
 
08.BN.05 Belovite-(La)! (Sr,La,Ce,Ca)5(PO4)3(F,OH) P 3 3
 
08.BN.05 Fermorite (Ca,Sr)5(AsO4,PO4)3(OH) P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Deloneite-(Ce)! NaCa2SrCe(PO4)3F P 3 3
 
08.BN.05 Johnbaumite Ca5(AsO4)3(OH) P 63/m,P 63 Hex
 
08.BN.05 Apatite-(CaOH) Ca5(PO4)3(OH) P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Apatite-(CaCl) Ca5(PO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Carbonate-fluorapatite? Ca5(PO4,CO3)3F P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Carbonate-hydroxylapatite? Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH) P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Clinomimetite Pb5(AsO4)3Cl P 21/b 2/m
 
08.BN.05 Apatite-(CaF) Ca5(PO4)3F P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Fluorcaphite! (Ca,Sr,Ce,Na)5(PO4)3F P 63 6
 
08.BN.05 Hedyphane Ca2Pb3(AsO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Mimetite Pb5(AsO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Apatite-(SrOH) (Sr,Ca)5(PO4)3(F,OH) P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Morelandite (Ba,Ca,Pb)5(AsO4,PO4)3Cl P 63/m,P 63 Hex
 
08.BN.05 Pyromorphite Pb5(PO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Vanadinite Pb5(VO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Apatite-(CaOH)-M! (Ca,Na)5[(P,S)O4]3(OH,Cl) P 21/b 2/m
 
08.BN.05 IMA2008-068! Ca2Pb3(PO4)3F P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Svabite Ca5(AsO4)3F P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Kuannersuite-(Ce)! Ba6Na2REE2(PO4)6FCl P 3 3
 
08.BN.05 Turneaureite Ca5[(As,P)O4]3Cl P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 Phosphohedyphane! Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl P 63/m 6/m
 
08.BN.05 IMA2008-009! Sr5(PO4)3F P 63/m 6/m 2/m 2/m
 
08.BN.05 Hydroxylpyromorphite! Pb5(PO4)3OH P 63/m 6/m
 

Other Phosphohedyphane Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AmMin, v 91, p 1909) PHYS. PROP.(AmMin, v 91, p 1909) OPTIC PROP.(AmMin, v 91, p 1909)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Phosphohedyphane :
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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