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General Scandiobabingtonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Ca2(Fe++,Mn)ScSi5O14(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 562.16 gm
   Calcium    14.26 %  Ca   19.95 % CaO
   Scandium    8.00 %  Sc   12.27 % Sc2O3
   Manganese   2.44 %  Mn    3.15 % MnO
   Iron        7.45 %  Fe    9.59 % FeO
   Silicon    24.98 %  Si   53.44 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    0.18 %  H     1.60 % H2O
   Oxygen     42.69 %  O
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Ca2Fe2+0.75Mn2+0.25ScSi5O14(OH)
Help on Environment: Environment: Found in a miarolitic cavity.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1998 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Montecatini quarry in the Baveno granite, near Novara, Piedmont, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: The name reflects its composition, as the scandium analogue of babingtonite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Scandiobabingtonite + Pronunciation Say SCANDIOBABINGTONITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 86582
  IMA1993-012
 

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  Scandiobabingtonite

Comments: Green micro crystals of scandiobabingtonite to about 0.75mm with several grayish brown ball-like micro crystals of titanite to 0.75mm scattered in a large vug.
Location: Heftetjern pegmatite, Tørdal, Drangedal, Telemark, Norway. Scale: Picture size 2.5 mm.
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Scandiobabingtonite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.6422:1:0.575
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 7.536, b = 11.734, c = 6.748, Z = 2; alpha = 91.7°, beta = 93.86°, gamma = 104.53° V = 576.06 Den(Calc)= 3.24
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Triclinic - Pinacoidal H-M Symbol ( 1) Space Group: P1
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.895(1), 2.969(1), 2.755(0.7),
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Physical Properties of Scandiobabingtonite

Help on Color: Color: Gray.
Help on Density: Density: 3.24
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 6 - Orthoclase
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous (Glassy)
 

Optical Properties of Scandiobabingtonite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= -0.003 (Superior) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= -0.003 (Superior) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.2149,KPDmeas= 0.2149,KC= 0.2143
Ncalc = 1.69
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (+), a=1.686, b=1.694, g=1.709, bire=0.0230
 

Calculated Properties of Scandiobabingtonite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.20 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Scandiobabingtonite =3.24 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.01
Boson Index = 0.99
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEScandiobabingtonite = 6.65 barns/electron
U=PEScandiobabingtonite x rElectron Density= 21.28 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Scandiobabingtonite is Not Radioactive
 

Scandiobabingtonite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 65.04.01.08 (65)Inosilicate Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1
  (65.04)with chains P=5
  (65.04.01)Rhodonite group
 
65.04.01.01 Rhodonite (Mn,Fe,Mg,Ca)SiO3 P1 1
 
65.04.01.02 Babingtonite Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH) P1 1
 
65.04.01.03 Manganbabingtonite Ca2(Mn,Fe)FeSi5O14(OH) P1 1
 
65.04.01.04 Nambulite (Li,Na)Mn4[Si5O14(OH)] P1 1
 
65.04.01.05 Natronambulite (Na,Li)Mn4[Si5O14(OH)] P1 1
 
65.04.01.06 Marsturite NaCaMn3[Si5O14(OH)] P1,P 1 Tri
 
65.04.01.07 Lithiomarsturite LiCa2Mn2HSi5O15 P1 1
 
65.04.01.08 Scandiobabingtonite! Ca2(Fe,Mn)ScSi5O14(OH) P1 1
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.DK.05 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.D - Inosilicates* Structural terminology according to Liebau (1985)
  09.DK -Inosilicates with 5-periodic single chains
 
09.DK.05 Babingtonite Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH) P1 1
 
09.DK.05 Marsturite NaCaMn3[Si5O14(OH)] P1,P 1 Tri
 
09.DK.05 Natronambulite (Na,Li)Mn4[Si5O14(OH)] P1 1
 
09.DK.05 Lithiomarsturite LiCa2Mn2HSi5O15 P1 1
 
09.DK.05 Manganbabingtonite Ca2(Mn,Fe)FeSi5O14(OH) P1 1
 
09.DK.05 Nambulite (Li,Na)Mn4[Si5O14(OH)] P1 1
 
09.DK.05 Rhodonite (Mn,Fe,Mg,Ca)SiO3 P1 1
 
09.DK.05 Scandiobabingtonite! Ca2(Fe,Mn)ScSi5O14(OH) P1 1
 

Other Scandiobabingtonite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( CanMin, 8/99) PHYS. PROP.(Am.Min.,Vol.83,p1330-1334,1998) OPTIC PROP.(Am.Min.,Vol.83,p1330-1334,1998)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Scandiobabingtonite :
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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Scandiobabingtonite

Ca2(Fe++,Mn)ScSi5O14(OH)
Dana No: 65.04.01.08 Strunz No: 09.DK.05
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