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Sidorenkite Mineral Data

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General Sidorenkite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na3Mn(PO4)(CO3)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 278.89 gm
   Sodium      24.73 %  Na   33.34 % Na2O
   Manganese   19.70 %  Mn   25.44 % MnO
   Phosphorus  11.11 %  P    25.45 % P2O5
   Carbon       4.31 %  C    15.78 % CO2
   Oxygen      40.16 %  O
              ______        ______ 
              100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na3Mn2+(PO4)(CO3)
Help on Environment: Environment: Syenite pegmatite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1979
Help on Locality: Locality: Mt. Alluaiv, Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Alexander V. Sidorenko (1917-1982), Russian mineralogist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Sidorenkite + Pronunciation Say SIDORENKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 200789
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  Sidorenkite

Comments: Dark brown sidorenkite masses in syenite rock.
Location: Mont Saint Hilaire, Quebec, Canada. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Sidorenkite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =1.3343:1:0.7653
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 8.979, b = 6.729, c = 5.15, Z = 2; beta = 90.1° V = 311.16 Den(Calc)= 2.98
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: P 21/m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.36(1), 1.682(0.2), 8.97(0.2),
 

Physical Properties of Sidorenkite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {100} Perfect, {010} Perfect, {001} Indistinct
Help on Color: Color: Light pink.
Help on Density: Density: 2.9
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Generally displayed by glasses and most non-metallic minerals.
Help on Habit: Habit: Irregular Grains - Occurs as splotchy, anhedral crystals forming inclusions in other minerals or rocks.
Help on Habit: Habit: Prismatic - Crystals Shaped like Slender Prisms (e.g. tourmaline).
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 2 - Gypsum
Help on Luster: Luster: Vitreous - Pearly
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Sidorenkite

Help on Gladstone-Dale: Gladstone-Dale: CI meas= 0.008 (Superior) - where the CI = (1-KPDmeas/KC)
CI calc= 0.034 (Excellent) - where the CI = (1-KPDcalc/KC)
KPDcalc= 0.1867,KPDmeas= 0.1918,KC= 0.1933
Ncalc = 1.56 - 1.58
Help on Optical Data: Optical Data: Biaxial (-), a=1.521, b=1.563, g=1.585, bire=0.0640, 2V(Calc)=70, 2V(Meas)=68.
 

Calculated Properties of Sidorenkite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=2.81 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Sidorenkite =2.90 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0006665007
Boson Index = 0.9993334993
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PESidorenkite = 6.00 barns/electron
U=PESidorenkite x rElectron Density= 16.85 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Sidorenkite is Not Radioactive
 

Sidorenkite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 43.02.01.02 (43)Compound Phosphates, etc.
  (43.02)(Anhydrous Normal Compound Anions)
  (43.02.01)Bradleyite Group
 
43.02.01.01 Bradleyite Na3Mg(PO4)(CO3) P 21/m 2/m
 
43.02.01.02 Sidorenkite Na3Mn(PO4)(CO3) P 21/m 2/m
 
43.02.01.03 Bonshtedtite Na3Fe(PO4)(CO3) P 21/m 2/m
 
43.02.01.04 Crawfordite Na3Sr(PO4)(CO3) P 21 2
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 05.BF.10 05 - CARBONATES (NITRATES)
  05.B - Carbonates with additional anions, without H2O
  05.BF -With (Cl), SO4, PO4, TeO3
 
05.BF.10 Bonshtedtite Na3Fe(PO4)(CO3) P 21/m 2/m
 
05.BF.10 Crawfordite Na3Sr(PO4)(CO3) P 21 2
 
05.BF.10 Bradleyite Na3Mg(PO4)(CO3) P 21/m 2/m
 
05.BF.10 Sidorenkite Na3Mn(PO4)(CO3) P 21/m 2/m
 

Other Sidorenkite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) PHYS. PROP.(Dana8) OPTIC PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Sidorenkite :
1 - Alkali-Nuts(English)
2 - Alkali-Nuts(Francais)
3 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
4 - Athena
5 - EUROmin Project
6 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
7 - GeoScienceWorld
8 - Google Images
9 - Google Scholar
10 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
11 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
12 - MinDAT
13 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
14 - Online Mineral Museum
15 - QUT Mineral Atlas
16 - Ruff.Info
17 - WWW-MINCRYST

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Na3Mn(PO4)(CO3)
Dana No: 43.02.01.02 Strunz No: 05.BF.10
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