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General Simonellite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: C19H24
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 252.40 gm
   Hydrogen   9.58 %  H
   Carbon    90.42 %  C
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: C19H24
Help on Environment: Environment: Sedimentary rocks with organic material.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1919
Help on Locality: Locality: Fognano, Tuscany, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Vittorio Simonelli (1860-1929), Italian geologist and paleontologist, University of Bologna, Italy.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Simonellite + Pronunciation Say SIMONELLITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Akyltetrahrdrophenanthrene

Simonellite Image

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Comments: Colorless to white Simonellite on fossil wood.
Location: Fognano, Tuscany, Italy. Scale: Picture size 6 mm.
© Thomas Witzke / Abraxas-Verlag

Simonellite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =1.0106:1:3.9424
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 9.231, b = 9.134, c = 36.01, Z = 8; V = 3,036.22 Den(Calc)= 1.10
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (2/m 2/m 2/m) Space Group: Pnaa
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 6.445(1), 9.002(0.3), 8.214(0.26),

Physical Properties of Simonellite

Help on Color: Color: White.
Help on Density: Density: 1.08
Help on Streak: Streak: white

Calculated Properties of Simonellite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=1.20 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Simonellite =1.10 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0099601108
Boson Index = 0.9900398892
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PESimonellite = 0.13 barns/electron
U=PESimonellite x rElectron Density= 0.16 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Simonellite is Not Radioactive

Simonellite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (50)Salts of Organic Acids
  (50.03.03)Dana Group Simonellite C19H24 Pnaa 2/m 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 10.BA.45 10 - ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
  10.B - Hydrocarbons
  10.BA -Hydrocarbons
10.BA.45 Simonellite C19H24 Pnaa 2/m 2/m 2/m

Other Simonellite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Simonellite :
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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Dana No: Strunz No: 10.BA.45