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General Shirozulite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: KMn3(AlSi3)O10(OH,F)2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 480.43 gm
   Potassium   7.32 %  K     8.82 % K2O
   Barium      2.57 %  Ba    2.87 % BaO
   Magnesium   4.76 %  Mg    7.89 % MgO
   Titanium    0.40 %  Ti    0.67 % TiO2
   Manganese  17.50 %  Mn   22.59 % MnO
   Aluminum    9.88 %  Al   18.68 % Al2O3
   Iron        2.32 %  Fe    2.99 % FeO
   Silicon    14.85 %  Si   31.77 % SiO2
   Hydrogen    0.41 %  H     3.69 % H2O
   Oxygen     39.86 %  O
   Fluorine    0.12 %  F     0.12 % F
                -   %   F    -0.05 % -O=F2    
             ______        ______ 
             100.00 %      100.03 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: K0.9Ba0.09Mn2+1.53Mg0.94Fe2+0.2Al0.29Ti0.04Si2.54Al1.47O10(OH)1.97F0.03
Help on Environment: Environment: Metamorphosed strata-bound Mn ore deposit. (Mn-dominant analogue of phlogopite; structure)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2004 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Tauchi mine, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Haruo Shirozu, Professor Emeritus of Kyushu University for his contributions to the crystal chemistry of sheet-silicate minerals.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2001-045
 

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  Shirozulite

Comments: Back-scattered-electron image of shirozulite. Shr = shirozulite; Tp = tephroite; Ap = apatite; Rds = rhodochrosite; Bm = bementite. (AmMin, 89:233).
Location: Tauchi mine, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. Scale: See Image.
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Shirozulite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.5772:1:1.1043
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 5.3791, b = 9.319, c = 10.2918, Z = 2; beta = 100.18° V = 507.78 Den(Calc)= 3.14
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): 10.09(1)(001), 2.646(0.96)(131), 3.376(0.51)(003),2.458(0.46)(132), 2.194(0.36)(133), 3.426(0.33)(022),
 

Physical Properties of Shirozulite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {001} Perfect
Help on Color: Color: Dark reddish brown.
Help on Density: Density: 3.2
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Transparent
Help on Habit: Habit: Micaceous - Platy texture with "flexible" plates.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 3 - Calcite
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous - Pearly
 

Optical Properties of Shirozulite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.062 (Fair) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.044 (Good) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.1977,KPDmeas= 0.194,KC= 0.2068
Ncalc = 1.65 - 1.66
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (-), a=1.592, b=1.635, g=1.635, bire=0.0430
 

Calculated Properties of Shirozulite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=3.06 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Shirozulite =3.14 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.01
Boson Index = 0.99
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEShirozulite = 17.49 barns/electron
U=PEShirozulite x relectron= 53.56 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity:

GRapi = 103.02 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Concentration of Shirozulite per GRapi unit = 0.97 (%)

Estimated Radioactivity from Shirozulite - barely detectable

 

Shirozulite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 71.02.02b.01b (71)Phyllosilicate Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
  (71.02)with 2:1 Layers
  (71.02.02b)Mica Group (Biotite subgroup)
 
71.02.02b.01 Phlogopite KMg3(Si3Al)O10(F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.01a Tetraferriphlogopite! KMg3FeSi3O10(OH)2 2/m
 
71.02.02b.01b Shirozulite! KMn3(AlSi3)O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.01c Fluorophlogopite! KMg3(AlSi3)O10F2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.02 Biotite* K(Mg,Fe)3[AlSi3O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.03 Annite KFe3AlSi3O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.03a Fluorannite! KFe3AlSi3O10F2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.04 Tetraferriannite K(Fe,Mg)3(Fe,Al)Si3O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.05 Siderophyllite KFe2Al(Al2Si2)O10(F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.05a Eastonite! KMg2Al[Al2Si2O10](OH)2 2/m
 
71.02.02b.06 Hendricksite K(Zn,Mg,Mn)3Si3AlO10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.07 Lepidolite K(Li,Al)3(Si,Al)4O10(F,OH)2 C 2/m,Cm Mono
 
71.02.02b.08 Polylithionite KLi2AlSi4O10(F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.08a Trilithionite! KLi1.5Al1.5AlSi3O10F2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.08b Sokolovaite! CsLi2AlSi4O10F2 C 2/m, C 2 or Cm Mono
 
71.02.02b.09 Tainiolite KLiMg2Si4O10F2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.10 Zinnwaldite KLiFeAl(AlSi3)O10(F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.11 Norrishite K(Mn2Li)Si4O10(O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.12 Masutomilite K(Li,Al,Mn)3[(Si,Al)4O10](F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.13 Aspidolite NaMg3AlSi3O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.14 Wonesite (Na,K).5(Mg,Fe,Al)3(Si,Al)4O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.15 Preiswerkite NaMg2Al3Si2O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
71.02.02b.16 Ephesite NaLiAl2(Al2Si2)O10(OH)2 C 2/c 2/m
 
71.02.02b.18 Suhailite! (NH4)Fe3(Si3Al)O10(OH)2 C 2/m? 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 09.EC.20 09 - SILICATES (Germanates)
  09.E - Phyllosilicates
  09.EC -Phyllosilicates with mica sheets, composed of tetrahedral and octahedral nets
 
09.EC.20 Annite KFe3AlSi3O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Biotite* K(Mg,Fe)3[AlSi3O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Hendricksite K(Zn,Mg,Mn)3Si3AlO10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Ephesite NaLiAl2(Al2Si2)O10(OH)2 C 2/c 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Aspidolite NaMg3AlSi3O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Lepidolite K(Li,Al)3(Si,Al)4O10(F,OH)2 C 2/m,Cm Mono
 
09.EC.20 Preiswerkite NaMg2Al3Si2O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Masutomilite K(Li,Al,Mn)3[(Si,Al)4O10](F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Wonesite (Na,K).5(Mg,Fe,Al)3(Si,Al)4O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Polylithionite KLi2AlSi4O10(F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Phlogopite KMg3(Si3Al)O10(F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Norrishite K(Mn2Li)Si4O10(O)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Siderophyllite KFe2Al(Al2Si2)O10(F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Fluorannite! KFe3AlSi3O10F2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Shirokshinite! K(NaMg2)Si4O10F2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Zinnwaldite KLiFeAl(AlSi3)O10(F,OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Eastonite! KMg2Al[Al2Si2O10](OH)2 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Tetraferriannite K(Fe,Mg)3(Fe,Al)Si3O10(OH)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Tetraferriphlogopite! KMg3FeSi3O10(OH)2 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Trilithionite! KLi1.5Al1.5AlSi3O10F2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Sokolovaite! CsLi2AlSi4O10F2 C 2/m, C 2 or Cm Mono
 
09.EC.20 Shirozulite! KMn3(AlSi3)O10(OH,F)2 C 2/m 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Suhailite! (NH4)Fe3(Si3Al)O10(OH)2 C 2/m? 2/m
 
09.EC.20 Fluorophlogopite! KMg3(AlSi3)O10F2 C 2/m 2/m
 

Other Shirozulite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AmMin, v 89, p 232) PHYS. PROP.(AmMin, v 89, p 232) OPTIC PROP.(AmMin, v 89, p 232)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Shirozulite :
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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Dana No: 71.02.02b.01b Strunz No: 09.EC.20
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