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Potassicarfvedsonite Mineral Data

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General Potassicarfvedsonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: KNa2Fe++4Fe+++Si8O22(OH)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 962.95 gm
   Potassium   2.72 %  K     3.28 % K2O
   Sodium      5.18 %  Na    6.98 % Na2O
   Lithium     0.21 %  Li    0.45 % Li2O
   Calcium     0.21 %  Ca    0.29 % CaO
   Magnesium   0.03 %  Mg    0.04 % MgO
   Titanium    0.25 %  Ti    0.41 % TiO2
   Manganese   1.08 %  Mn    1.40 % MnO
   Aluminum    0.31 %  Al    0.58 % Al2O3
   Zinc        0.14 %  Zn    0.17 % ZnO
   Iron       27.14 %  Fe   24.55 % FeO / 11.53 % Fe2O3
   Silicon    22.63 %  Si   48.42 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    0.19 %  H     1.69 % H2O
   Oxygen     39.56 %  O
   Fluorine    0.36 %  F     0.36 % F
                -   %   F    -0.15 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: K0.67Na0.22Na1.95Ca0.05Fe2+3.29Fe3+1.26Li0.29Mn2+0.19Ti0.05Zn0.02Mg0.01Si7.76 Fe3+0.13Al0.11O22OH1.81F0.18
Help on Environment: Environment: Alkaline pegmatites in agpaitic complexe Il�maussaq (Greenland). Amphibole group
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2003 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Il�maussaq complex, Greenland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as the K-dominant analogue of arfvedsonite.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2003-043
 

Potassicarfvedsonite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.554:1:0.2946
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 10.002, b = 18.054, c = 5.319, Z = 2; beta = 103.9° V = 932.36 Den(Calc)= 3.43
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: C 2/m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 8.53(1)(110), 3.184(0.4)(310), 9.02(0.28)(020),3.303(0.23)(240), 2.847(0.17)(330), 3.419(0.12)(131), 2.725(0.1)(151),
 

Physical Properties of Potassicarfvedsonite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {110} Perfect, {110} Perfect
Help on Color: Color: Bluish gray, Dark blue green.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Translucent to transparent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Splintery - Brittle fracture leaving splintery fragments.
Help on Habit: Habit: Acicular - Occurs as needle-like crystals.
Help on Habit: Habit: Prismatic - Crystals Shaped like Slender Prisms (e.g. tourmaline).
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 5.5-6 - Knife Blade-Orthoclase
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
Help on Streak: Streak: pale blue
 

Optical Properties of Potassicarfvedsonite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI calc= 0.07 (Fair) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2016,KC= 0.2167
Ncalc = 1.74
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (-), a=1.683, b=1.692, g=1.699, bire=0.0160, 2V(Calc)=82, 2V(Meas)=>60. Dispersion strong, r > v.
 

Calculated Properties of Potassicarfvedsonite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.35 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Potassicarfvedsonite =3.43 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.01
Boson Index = 0.99
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEPotassicarfvedsonite = 9.73 barns/electron
U=PEPotassicarfvedsonite x relectron= 32.63 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity:

GRapi = 38.36 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Concentration of Potassicarfvedsonite per GRapi unit = 2.61 (%)

Estimated Radioactivity from Potassicarfvedsonite - barely detectable

 

Potassicarfvedsonite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 66.01.03c.09b (66)Inosilicate Double-Width Unbranched Chains, W=2
  (66.01)with P=2 amphibole configuration
  (66.01.03c)Group 4, the sodic amphiboles
 
66.01.03c.01 Glaucophane []Na2(Mg3Al2)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.02 Ferroglaucophane []Na2(Fe3Al2)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.03 Crossite? Na2(Mg,Fe)3(Al,Fe)2Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.04 Magnesioriebeckite []Na2[(Mg,Fe)3Fe2]Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.05 Riebeckite []Na2(Fe3Fe2)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.06 Eckermannite NaNa2(Mg4Al)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.07 Ferro-eckermannite NaNa2(Fe4Al)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.08 Magnesio-arfvedsonite NaNa2(Mg4Fe)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.09 Arfvedsonite NaNa2(Fe4Fe)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.09a Fluoro-magnesio-arfvedsonite! NaNa2(Mg,Fe)4Fe[Si8O22](F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.09b Potassicarfvedsonite! KNa2Fe4FeSi8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.10 Kozulite NaNa2Mn4(Fe,Al)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.11 Nyboite NaNa2(Mg3Al2)Si7AlO22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.11a Ferronyboite! NaNa2(Fe)3Al2(Si7Al)O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.11b Ferric-ferronyboite! NaNa2(Fe)3(Fe)2(Si7Al)O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.11c Fluoronyboite! NaNa2(Al2Mg3)(Si7Al)O22(F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.12 Leakeite NaNa2(Mg2Fe2Li)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.12a Ferroleakeite! NaNa2(Fe)3(Fe)2Li(Si8O22)(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.12b Potassicleakeite! KNa2Mg2Fe2LiSi8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.13 Kornite Na(CaNa)Fe4(Al,Fe)Si7AlO22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.14 Ungarettiite NaNa2(Mn2Mn3)Si8O22O2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.15 Fluoro-ferroleakeite NaNa2(Fe2Fe2Li)Si8O22F2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.16 Obertiite! NaNa2(Mg3FeTi)Si8O22(O,F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
66.01.03c.17 Dellaventuraite! NaNa2(Mg2,Mn,Li,Ti)Si8O22O2 C 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.DE.25 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.D - Inosilicates* Structural terminology according to Liebau (1985)
  09.DE -Inosilicates with 2-periodic double chains, Si4O11; amphibole family
 
09.DE.25 Arfvedsonite NaNa2(Fe4Fe)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Ferroglaucophane []Na2(Fe3Al2)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Crossite? Na2(Mg,Fe)3(Al,Fe)2Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Eckermannite NaNa2(Mg4Al)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Glaucophane []Na2(Mg3Al2)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Fluoro-ferroleakeite NaNa2(Fe2Fe2Li)Si8O22F2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Ferro-eckermannite NaNa2(Fe4Al)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Ferroleakeite! NaNa2(Fe)3(Fe)2Li(Si8O22)(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Ferronyboite! NaNa2(Fe)3Al2(Si7Al)O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Ferric-ferronyboite! NaNa2(Fe)3(Fe)2(Si7Al)O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Obertiite! NaNa2(Mg3FeTi)Si8O22(O,F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Nyboite NaNa2(Mg3Al2)Si7AlO22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Magnesioriebeckite []Na2[(Mg,Fe)3Fe2]Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Kozulite NaNa2Mn4(Fe,Al)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Kornite Na(CaNa)Fe4(Al,Fe)Si7AlO22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Leakeite NaNa2(Mg2Fe2Li)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Magnesio-arfvedsonite NaNa2(Mg4Fe)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Ungarettiite NaNa2(Mn2Mn3)Si8O22O2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Riebeckite []Na2(Fe3Fe2)Si8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Potassicleakeite! KNa2Mg2Fe2LiSi8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Fluoronyboite! NaNa2(Al2Mg3)(Si7Al)O22(F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Fluoro-magnesio-arfvedsonite! NaNa2(Mg,Fe)4Fe[Si8O22](F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Potassicarfvedsonite! KNa2Fe4FeSi8O22(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.DE.25 Dellaventuraite! NaNa2(Mg2,Mn,Li,Ti)Si8O22O2 C 2/m 2/m
 

Other Potassicarfvedsonite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AmMin, v90, p1437) PHYS. PROP.(AmMin, v90, p1437) OPTIC PROP.(AmMin, v90, p1437)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Potassicarfvedsonite :
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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Potassicarfvedsonite

KNa2Fe++4Fe+++Si8O22(OH)2
Dana No: 66.01.03c.09b Strunz No: 09.DE.25
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