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Siderazot Mineral Data

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General Siderazot Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe5N2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 307.25 gm
   Iron      90.88 %  Fe
   Nitrogen   9.12 %  N
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe0+5N2
Help on Environment: Environment: Thin coating on lava.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1876
Help on Locality: Locality: Mt. Etna and Mt. Vesuvius, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for its composition (Greek, "sideros" = iron).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Siderazot + Pronunciation Say SIDERAZOT
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 79983
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Comments: Bluish siderazot coatings on scoria lava rock.
Location: Eruption of 1941, Vesuvius, Campania, Italy. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Siderazot Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:0.93394
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 4.678, c = 4.369, Z = 0.5; V = 82.80 Den(Calc)= 3.08
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Hexagonal - Trapezohedral H-M Symbol (6 2 2) Space Group: P 6322
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.34(1), 2.19(1), 2.06(1),1.59(1), 1.34(1), 1.24(1), 1.15(1), 1.13(1),

Physical Properties of Siderazot

Help on Color: Color: Silver white.
Help on Density: Density: 3.147
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Habit: Habit: Encrustations - Forms crust-like aggregates on matrix.
Help on Habit: Habit: Thin - Flat dimensioned crystals.
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic

Calculated Properties of Siderazot

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.89 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Siderazot =3.08 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.11
Boson Index = 0.89
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PESiderazot = 28.04 barns/electron
U=PESiderazot x rElectron Density= 80.96 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Siderazot is Not Radioactive

Siderazot Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (01)Native Elements
  (01.01)with metallic elements other than the platinum group
  (01.01.18)Dana Group Siderazot Fe5N2 P 6322 6 2 2 Roaldite (Fe,Ni)4N P 43m 4 3m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 01.BC.10 01 - ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
  01.B - Metallic Carbides, Silicides, Nitrides and Phosphides
  01.BC -Nitrides
01.BC.10 Siderazot Fe5N2 P 6322 6 2 2

Other Siderazot Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) PHYS. PROP.(Dana8)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Siderazot :
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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