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General Plumbonacrite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb10(CO3)6O(OH)6
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,550.10 gm
   Hydrogen   0.24 %  H     2.12 % H2O
   Lead      81.25 %  Pb   87.53 % PbO
   Carbon     2.83 %  C    10.35 % CO2
   Oxygen    15.69 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb10(CO3)6O(OH)6
Help on Environment: Environment: Incompletely characterized mineral.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1889
Help on Locality: Locality: Wanlockhead, Scotland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named in for its composition and luster.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Plumbonacrite + Pronunciation Say PLUMBONACRITE

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Comments: Transparent crystals of plumbonacrite.
Location: Wanlockhead, Scotland. Scale: See Image.
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Plumbonacrite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:2.7501
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 9.076, c = 24.96, Z = 3; V = 1,780.59 Den(Calc)= 7.13
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Hexagonal Space Group: Unk
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.619(1), 4.26(0.8), 3.36(0.7),

Physical Properties of Plumbonacrite

Help on Color: Color: Colorless, White, Gray.
Help on Density: Density: 7.07
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent to Translucent
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 3.5 - Copper Penny
Help on Luster: Luster: Adamantine - Pearly

Optical Properties of Plumbonacrite

Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: NCalc= 2.04 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.1455) where Ncalc=Dcalc*KC+1
NCalc= 2.03 - from Gladstone-Dale relationship (KC = 0.1455) where Ncalc=Dmeas*KC+1

Calculated Properties of Plumbonacrite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=5.94 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Plumbonacrite =7.13 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.17
Boson Index = 0.83
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEPlumbonacrite =1,497.56 barns/electron
U=PEPlumbonacrite x rElectron Density=8,893.49 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Plumbonacrite is Not Radioactive

Plumbonacrite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 16a.05.01.01 (16a)Carbonates - Hydroxyl or Halogen
  (16a.05)with miscellaneous formulae
  (16a.05.01)Dana Group
16a.05.01.01 Plumbonacrite Pb10(CO3)6O(OH)6 Unk Hex
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 05.BE.15 05 - CARBONATES (NITRATES)
  05.B - Carbonates with additional anions, without H2O
  05.BE -With Pb, Bi
05.BE.15 Plumbonacrite Pb10(CO3)6O(OH)6 Unk Hex

Other Plumbonacrite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Plumbonacrite :
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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Dana No: 16a.05.01.01 Strunz No: 05.BE.15





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